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EU condemns Venezuela's 'flawed' court case against opposition lawmakers

The European Union condemned what it called Venezuela's "flawed judicial decisions" against four opposition lawmakers on Wednesday, saying it would lead to an escalation of the pol...

EU condemns Venezuela's 'flawed' court case against opposition lawmakers

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Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in suppor...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Ishrat Jahan Case: Court Drops Case Against Ex-Cops DG Vanzara, NK Amin Former Gujarat police officers DG Vanzara and NK Amin will no longer be accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jehan fake encounter killing. A CBI court today approved their request for discharge....
10:34, 05/02/2019

Supreme Court Stays Disqualification Proceedings Against AIADMK Lawmakers The Supreme Court on Monday stayed disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK legislators, who were served notice by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker for allegedly indulging in "anti-party"......
11:17, 05/06/2019

Venezuela's top court accuses more lawmakers of treason; congress building closed Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Venezuela top court accuses more lawmakers of treason as congress building blocked Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American...
05:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the afte...
05:00, 05/08/2019

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 questions about its role in the case....
23:34, 05/12/2019

Cambodian court summons members of defunct opposition party PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them ...
11:51, 05/08/2019

Top Court Rejects Opposition's Request To Increase EVM Paper Trail Count The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by 21 opposition parties that asked for counting of at least 25% per cent EVM paper trail machines - instead of only five - in every assembly segment. This was....
09:17, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan court issues arrest warrant for opposition politician Lopez A Venezuelan court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez given he violated a 2017 court-imposed order to remain under house arrest, according to a statement on ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion....
20:17, 05/07/2019

Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election....
11:34, 05/06/2019

Venezuela court issues warrant for opposition figure Lopez as Maduro seeks to show military loyalty Venezuela's leadership made a show of unity with top military chiefs on Thursday and a court issued an arrest warrant for an opposition figure as the ruling socialists pushed back against U.S.-backed ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of the country’s former president in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Armenian ex-president's case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Court Of Appeals Rules Against UK In Open Records Case FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The state’s court of Appeals agreed with Attorney General Beshear’s ruling that the University of Kentucky wrongly withheld records and violated the Open Re...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Huawei Executive Returns to Court in Extradition Case Relations between Canada and China continue to fray as Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, awaits a decision on extradition to the United States....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-Goldman exec in court in Malaysia fraud case A former Goldman Sachs executive accused in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of a Malaysian state investment fund made an initial court appearance in the U.S. His attorney says he will fight...
01:34, 05/07/2019

R. Kelly due back in court for hearing on sex-abuse case CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly is due back in court for a hearing on his sex-abuse case. The R&B singer is required to attend Tuesday morning’s status hearing. It is unclear what issues will be discuss...
08:51, 05/07/2019

Murder case against former Green Beret will proceed to court-martial The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial, Army officials said Wedne...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Nationwide liver transplant policy caught up in court case ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney says a nonprofit that manages the U.S. organ transplant system is rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers available for transplants as the is...
00:00, 05/21/2019

CAB Moves Supreme Court In Sexual Harassment Case Against BCCI CEO CAB Secretary Aditya Verma through his advocate Jagnath Singh informed a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday regarding the charges against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Supreme Court Allows Apple Apps Antitrust Case to Proceed The Supreme Court ruled consumers can proceed with a suit challenging Apple’s control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of billions of dollars in sales....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly case The ruling will allow iPhone users to pursue an antitrust lawsuit against the company, which could lead to a decision that forces Apple to change its App Store purchase model and policies....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed. The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes....
03:34, 05/18/2019

U.S. court rules in favour of Dutch ASML in IP theft case against Xtal Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV said on Saturday a U.S. court had issued its final judgment in favour of ASML in an intellectual property theft case against U.S. software maker Xtal....
19:00, 05/04/2019

UP Government Files Hapur Lynching Case Status Report In Top Court The Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it has filed a fresh status report on investigation in the Hapur lynching case last yearin which one person had died....
19:51, 05/02/2019

No settlement expected in $27 million SEC 'market manipulation' case, court filing says Florida businessman Barry Honig appears to no longer want to settle with the SEC in what it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," a court filing says....
02:34, 05/08/2019

Dutch court will hear widows' case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutc...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store price fixing case The Supreme Court has ruled against Apple in a long-standing case over price fixing in the App Store, in a decision that allows iPhone owners to proceed with a lawsuit against the company. The court h...
04:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. court rules in favor of Dutch ASML in IP theft case against Xtal Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV said on Saturday a U.S. court had issued its final judgment in favor of ASML in an intellectual property theft case against U.S. software maker Xtal....
15:34, 05/04/2019

In Ayodhya Case, Supreme Court To Take Up Mediation Panel Report Tomorrow The decades-old Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will be taken up by the Supreme Court tomorrow as the three-member panel of mediators given eight weeks to speak to all stakeholders for a solution has......
16:34, 05/09/2019

Pak Court Adjourns Hearing In Treason Case Against Musharraf Till June 12 Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf did not turn up for the treason trial against him on Thursday citing deteriorating health and a special court accepted his plea to postpone the......
12:51, 05/02/2019

House Democrat weighs subpoena or court case for Trump's taxes U.S. House tax committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday that he will decide by the end of the week whether to subpoena President Donald Trump's tax returns or go to court to obtain the documen...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Why the UK’s grand plan to stop gadgets turning against us is flawed Internet-connected gizmos from kettles to TVs are an underestimated security risk. But the UK government’s response ignores the biggest risk – ourselves, says Chris Stokel-Walker...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Bihar Shelter Home Case: CBI To File Status Report In Top Court By June 3 The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file by June 3 its status report on the ongoing probe into the alleged murder of 11 girls at a shelter home in......
13:51, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules in favour of Dutch ASML in IP theft case against Xtal Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV said on Saturday a U.S. court had issued its final judgment in favour of ASML in an intellectual property theft case against U.S. software maker Xtal....
19:00, 05/04/2019

Robert Kraft sex spa video evidence will not be released in masseuse's court case Attorneys for a masseuse who police say provided sex services to the New England Patriots owner won argument to keep the evidence from being released.        ...
02:00, 04/30/2019

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state...
23:51, 05/20/2019

In Rajiv Gandhi Case, Top Court Rejects Plea Opposing Release Of Convicts The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the petitions of families of those killed along with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, objecting to the Tamil Nadu government's 2014 decision to......
13:17, 05/09/2019

Corruption case against CFK verges on collapse after Supreme Court favours defence demand The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austra...
17:51, 05/15/2019

Dutch court to hear case against Shell brought by Nigerian activists' widows A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against energy company Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995....
11:34, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he asked people to suffer through....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Case against former Green Beret in suspected Taliban bombmaker’s death will proceed to court-martial The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial, Army officials said Wedne...
05:51, 05/16/2019

Dutch court to hear case vs. Shell brought by widows of hanged Nigeria activists A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995....
13:51, 05/01/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known a...
02:34, 05/21/2019

Construction company sues Army Corps, calls border fence bid process 'highly flawed' An Arizona construction company competing for border fence projects has sued the Department of Defense over the Army Corps of Engineers' "highly flawed solicitation and award" process, the Washington ...
19:51, 05/07/2019

'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots A big imagination compensates for a messy plot in Simeon Mills' "The Obsoletes," a coming-of-age tale of teenage robots in small-town Michigan.        ...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Federal case to proceed against Indiana cops in beating case ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Indiana prosecutors are setting aside their case against two police officers who were caught on video repeatedly punching a handcuffed man so that a federal case against them can ...
16:17, 05/09/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum has demanded that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany, or AfD, stop using one of its paintings in campaigns for the European elections...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Corbyn condemns May's defiance of Chagos Islands ruling Exclusive: Labour leader accuses PM of disregarding international lawJeremy Corbyn has written to the prime minister condemning her decision to defy a ruling of the UN’s principal court which conclude...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial waters and said it stood by that country....
05:51, 05/13/2019

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
00:34, 05/13/2019

Pakistan PM condemns insurgent attack against luxury hotel Five confirmed dead after assault on Pearl Continental hotel in Gwadar on SaturdayAn insurgent attack at a luxury hotel on Pakistan’s south-west coast killed five people, including a special forces so...
19:51, 05/12/2019

"Perpetrators Won't Be Spared": PM Condemns Maoist Attack In Maharashtra Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condemned as "despicable" the Maoist attack in which 15 security men and a driver was killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, and said those behind such violence would.....
13:00, 05/01/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
03:51, 05/18/2019

Pak PM Condemns Gwadar Attack, Says Effort To "Sabotage" Projects Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today condemned a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar in Balochistan province, saying the terror strike was an effort to "sabotage" the......
11:34, 05/12/2019

PM Condemns Killing Of BJP Leader In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the killing of a local BJP leader Ghulam Mohammed Mir, who was shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district....
06:34, 05/05/2019

Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Gut...
10:17, 05/19/2019

Pakistani PM condemns deadly insurgent attack on hotel Pakistan's prime minister has condemned a deadly insurgent attack that took place a day earlier at a luxury hotel on the southwestern coast, calling it an act of terrorism....
10:00, 05/12/2019

US Ambassador to Greece condemns vandal attack on his home ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Greece has condemned a vandalism attack on his home in Athens, after paint was thrown at the wall outside his residence near the embassy. Geoffrey Pyatt sa...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Polish PM condemns 'xenophobic' attack on ambassador to Israel The ambassador was spat at in his car near the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, according to police. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called the incident a "racist attack;" Israel said it was "a top prior...
19:17, 05/15/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
00:34, 05/12/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three month...
00:34, 05/09/2019

Dillian Whyte condemns Anthony Joshua opponent choice Joshua rival Dillian Whyte gives his take on Andy Ruiz as a challenger The post Dillian Whyte condemns Anthony Joshua opponent choice appeared first on Boxing News....
16:34, 05/01/2019

Busy Philipps speaks about her abortion and condemns Georgia's six-week ban Philipps reveals her own abortion at age 15 on her talkshowGovernor Brian Kemp signed highly restrictive law on TuesdayThe actor Busy Philipps condemned Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, signed into la...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Gadchiroli Blast Updates: PM Modi Condemns Maoist Attack A police vehicle was targeted today by the Maoists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district in which Sixteen security personnel lost their life. An an improvised explosive device(IED) was triggered to......
13:00, 05/01/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensur...
18:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. condemns Putin's decree pushing Russian citizenship for Ukrainians The United States condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to hasten the process for residents in separatist-occupied Ukraine to gain citizenship....
18:17, 04/28/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amas...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Setback For Kiran Bedi, Supreme Court Won't Stay Madras High Court Order The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
10:17, 05/10/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for...
18:34, 04/28/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Auschwitz Museum condemns company for ‘disrespectful’ concentration camp merchandise The Auschwitz Museum has denounced an online marketplace for independent artists over the sale of memorabilia featuring images of the infamous Nazi death camp....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate cri...
22:17, 04/28/2019

U.N. 'strongly condemns' Saudi Arabia's beheading of 37 people in mass executions U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet strongly condemned the beheading of 37 Saudi in spite of repeated protests from the international community....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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 called “Israeli terrorism” after the Gaza office for ...
10:00, 05/05/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN condemns ‘unspeakable’ attack that leaves scores dead in central Mali The United Nations has strongly condemned the armed attack on a village in restive central Mali which reportedly left at least 134 people dead and dozens wounded early on Saturday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:00, 05/08/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces in Kashmir The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February and has called on aut...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Trump condemns anti-Semitism, hate crimes at rally after synagogue shooting The remarks came after Trump in recent days defended past comments that there were “very fine people” who marched with self-proclaimed neo-Nazis and white supremacists at the 2017 Unite the Right rall...
22:00, 04/28/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner fo...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and i...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Dozens killed and injured by new attacks in western Yemen, UN coordinator condemns ‘outrageous’ toll Reports from Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate indicate that scores of civilians have been killed following attacks on residential areas over the past two days. Medical sources suggest that at least 22 have ...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Ove...
21:17, 05/05/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Pal...
01:17, 04/29/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was writ...
23:34, 05/15/2019

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared with Iran, with even some Republicans say...
04:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially includi...
22:51, 05/06/2019

Democratic state lawmakers try to get Trump tax returns, too TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Congress won’t be seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns any time soon, but that request is not the only way Democrats are trying to pry them loose. So far this y...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell ...
22:34, 05/15/2019

NY lawmakers vote to let inmates use phone before solitary ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Inmates sent to solitary confinement would get to make a phone call first under legislation heading to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk after passing the Democrat-led Legisl...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territor...
14:34, 05/11/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch over to the Congress, saying the Arvind......
18:34, 04/28/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from...
00:00, 05/10/2019

UK's May 'sure' lawmakers will want to deliver Brexit in June vote British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was confident lawmakers would want to deliver Brexit when legislation to secure Britain's departure from the European Union comes before parliament next mon...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on th...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Lawmakers eye stricter gun control measures in Delaware DOVER, Del. (AP) — A package of stricter gun control measures proposed by Democratic lawmakers is getting its first hearing in Delaware’s legislature. Among the bills to be considered by a Senat...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I ...
17:17, 05/06/2019

"Modi-Ji, Not So Easy To Buy AAP Lawmakers": Arvind Kejriwal Arvind Kejriwal, retaliating after Union Minister Vijay Goel's claim that 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmakers were in touch with the BJP and ready to defect, said in a tweet addressed to Prime Minister...
10:17, 05/03/2019

NY lawmakers jump into fight over Trump tax returns ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s senate is poised to approve a bill that would allow congressional investigators to get access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, giving Democrats...
11:51, 05/08/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Remain Downbeat on Brexit Talks Senior British lawmakers from opposing sides of the political aisle were downbeat about the prospects that bipartisan talks would spark a breakthrough in resolving a longstanding impasse over Brexit....
22:51, 05/14/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
18:51, 05/17/2019

7 Lawmakers "Offered 10 Crore Each" By BJP To Switch, Alleges AAP The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today levelled allegations of horse trading against the BJP, claiming that the ruling party has offered Rs 10 crore each to seven of its legislators for switching sides. "Our...
15:00, 05/01/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of co...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Portuguese lawmakers support teachers over back pay claim Portugal's government was under pressure on Friday from a broad alliance of lawmakers to grant teachers salary increases held back over several years since 2005, a payout that could undermine efforts ...
13:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft digital privacy bill Lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer, but disputes are likely to push ...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Austrian lawmakers approve elementary school headscarf ban BERLIN (AP) — Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing restrictions on veils. The Austria Press Agency repo...
12:17, 05/16/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
05:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Trump officials to brief lawmakers after warning of Iranian threats The Trump administration will brief congressional leaders on Thursday about the Middle East amid administration warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on U.S. people and facilities in the region...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Texas lawmakers may stiffen penalties for pipeline damage AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would stiffen penalties for those who damage or trespass around oil and gas operations, despite opposition from environmental activi...
23:34, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to end exemptions in state laws for rape by a spouse are gaining renewed attention in the #MeToo era. Vestiges of the so-called “marital rape exemption” or &#...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowi...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eig...
02:51, 05/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or...
02:51, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers announce plan for more security after mosque fire HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bi-partisan group of Connecticut lawmakers has announced plans to free up $5 million in state bonding to increase security at houses of worship. The move comes in response to ...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Kansas lawmakers in impasse over budget, Medicaid expansion TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is locked in an impasse over a Medicaid expansion plan favored by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. It’s been unable to pass a new bud...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Floridians Gave Ex-Felons the Right to Vote. Lawmakers Just Put a Big Obstacle in Their Way. State legislators adopted limits on which Floridians with felony records should be eligible to vote, six months after a ballot measure restored their rights....
03:17, 05/04/2019

The Latest: No Medicaid plan as Kansas lawmakers adjourn TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 3:15 a.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has wrapped up most of its...
11:00, 05/05/2019

IPOs bring tax jackpot for California; can lawmakers resist? At least six major California tech companies, including Uber and Airbnb, are scheduled to go public this year, generating billions in profits. It’s an enticing opportunity for lawmakers to fund chosen...
13:17, 05/06/2019

"Find One": Mamata Banerjee's Dare After PM Says "40 Lawmakers In Touch" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment that 40 Trinamool lawmakers will join the BJP, has prompted Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to issue a dare....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply c...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Trinamool Wants PMs Nomination Scrapped For Lawmakers Joining BJP Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that 40 lawmakers of Trinamool Congress are in touch with him and will join the BJP, is horse-trading and his nomination should be cancelled for such "provocative....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. House Speaker Glen Casada is c...
18:34, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially includi...
00:17, 05/07/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker s...
22:17, 05/12/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator J...
22:51, 05/07/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislati...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were to strengthen the Federal Trade Commission, which...
21:34, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in t...
20:34, 04/30/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
21:51, 05/08/2019

SNC-Lavalin affair: Canada's Trudeau expels lawmakers Canada's prime minister has expelled two lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Party, saying "trust has been broken" after one accused the government of pressuring her to go easy on a major company accuse...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook....
03:17, 05/09/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won’t name abuse bill lobbyists AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts have testified in Texas about a bill that seeks to expand the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse victims after lawmakers ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
05:17, 05/16/2019

One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.        ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Trump Tells Lawmakers He’s Mulling Limits on Imported Steel Democrats at the bipartisan meeting voiced support for the president’s proposal to restrict imports of steel and aluminum, while Republicans urged caution....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
00:34, 05/03/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parliament. They were brawling Saturday over controversia...
18:51, 05/11/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration...
04:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by Californi...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki honored by Texas governor, lawmakers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Retired Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has been honored by Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas lawmakers for his outstanding 21-year career with the same NBA team. Nowitzki was in Aus...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,”...
18:51, 05/11/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers seek probe on U.S. hacking services sold globally U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing to control the spread of U.S. hacking tools around the world....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Swiss lawmakers delay vote on FIFA prosecutor’s future BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss lawmakers have postponed a vote on whether to re-elect attorney general Michael Lauber, who is facing a disciplinary inquiry into his handling of a sweeping investigatio...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year’s mass shooting at a Parkland hi...
13:51, 05/02/2019

As assault grinds on, Tripoli lawmakers reject offensive by UAE ally Lawmakers loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government on Thursday denounced an attack on Tripoli by an ally of the United Arab Emirates and defended their record in fighting terrorism, after the Gulf stat...
21:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive regimes, according to a letter signed by a biparti...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against I...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Top air safety officials face US lawmakers after fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes U.S. air safety officials are facing lawmakers on Wednesday about the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two fatal crashes of the popular planes within five months of one another....
13:34, 05/15/2019

25 US Lawmakers Urge Against Ending Preferential Trade Treatment To India A group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative not to terminate the GSP programme with India after the expiry of the 60-day notice on Friday, saying the country's.....
08:34, 05/03/2019

UK: Theresa May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in June Prime Minister Theresa May intends to introduce a bill implementing the Brexit deal in early June. She's hoping to reach a compromise with Labour to overcome a deadlock in Parliament....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues ...
20:17, 05/20/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
08:34, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in the city's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to neighboring China despite the country's poor human ri...
09:51, 05/11/2019

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border ...
07:51, 05/19/2019

Lawmakers, Justice Dept. meet over more access to Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department will meet with House lawmakers Tuesday to negotiate for a less-redacted version of the Mueller report, ahead of a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
17:34, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts...
02:34, 05/01/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the majo...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property HOUSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters such as 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chron...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Satur...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Lawmakers seek probe in heatstroke death of football player New Jersey's U.S. House delegation is seeking an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a Kansas community college football player from their state      ...
23:34, 04/30/2019

Lawmakers urge Trump to back away from ultimatum to world on auto imports Lawmakers urged President Trump on Friday to pull back from a threat to impose tariffs on auto imports. Their warnings followed Trump declaring a national emergency to protect the domestic auto indust...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Force is officially with Californians as lawmakers recognize May 4 as ‘Star Wars Day’: report The fan-favorite "Star Wars" movie franchise -- famed for its array of stormtroopers, Jedi knights and epic space battles -- has added something new to its legend in California....
01:00, 05/05/2019

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving measures that could help President Emmanuel Macron achi...
04:17, 05/11/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers to question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration will appear in Congress Wednesday to brief lawmakers on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded for two months over a software iss...
12:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security f...
04:17, 05/17/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicize...
01:34, 05/17/2019

‘SOTC’: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Pits Teachers Versus Lawmakers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s politics and policy show, “State of the Commonwealth,” takes a deep dive this week into the commonwealth’s crushing pension crisis. Spe...
17:00, 05/12/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
22:51, 05/08/2019

After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President...
22:00, 05/01/2019

US lawmakers seek to ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Loot boxes remain one of the most controversial topics in gaming, and now lawmakers in the US are planning to ban paid loot boxes in titles aimed at kids.Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has put forward a...
14:34, 05/09/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the l...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported ...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration briefed Congress Wednesday on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded over a software issue that officials say contributed to two ...
17:51, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to tr...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U...
02:17, 05/21/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transacti...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, on...
05:17, 05/08/2019

Trump’s Taxes: N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of His State Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Trump’s state returns....
23:51, 05/07/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he w...
18:51, 04/30/2019

Farmers feel the pain as lawmakers haggle over delayed disaster relief plan Lawmakers in both parties typically work together to send help quickly following a natural disaster. But this time, aid for farmers like Greg Mims has gotten tangled up inside a massive $17 billion di...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of cons...
16:51, 05/15/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get sucked into the growing movement to phase the drinki...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Trump’s bipartisan infrastructure plan already imperiled as Mulvaney, GOP lawmakers object to cost The surprise push with top Democrats for a $2 trillion package has run into immediate opposition from many Republicans and their conservative allies....
05:00, 05/04/2019

In the SNL finale, Leslie Jones tells anti-choice lawmakers to kiss her entire ass Leslie Jones might not be the most natural sketch performer Saturday Night Live’s ever had, but she’s arguably the most immediate and personal Weekend Update correspondent ever. As herself—or the on-a...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled bipartisan measures to protect Americans from this c...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
12:34, 05/14/2019

California lawmakers weigh budget proposals to cover health care for illegal immigrants California lawmakers are weighing proposals this week that would offer government-funded health care to adult illegal immigrants but are at odds over how far to go....
12:17, 05/21/2019

Venezuela: Lawmakers wary as Trump aides leave open the possibility of sending US military Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the president.        ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Brexit talks between UK government and opposition near collapse - ITV Talks between Britain's government and the main opposition Labour Party to break the Brexit deadlock are on the verge of collapse, broadcaster ITV's political editor said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/08/2019

Portuguese teachers' pay row defused by opposition parties Portugal's main conservative opposition parties would approve retroactive pay rises for teachers only if public finances can sustain them, they said on Sunday, reducing the chances of the Socialist go...
01:17, 05/06/2019

"Mission Mahamilawat Wants Khichdi Government": PM's Dig At Opposition Attacking the opposition once again today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "missionmahamilawat'' wants a "khichdi" government at the centre, the control of which will stay in the hands of the.....
18:00, 04/29/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling ...
17:34, 05/15/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate...
21:51, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norw...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s Maduro tightens pressure on opposition Venezuelan authorities intensify pressure on opposition after its failed call for a military rebellion, but the crackdown has fueled speculation about government factionalism...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Australia’s opposition confident as voting ends Voting has closed in Australia’s general election, with some senior opposition lawmakers confident that they will form a center-left government with a focus on slashing greenhouse gas emissions....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Venezuela says talking with "democratic" opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution following a failed uprising against Pres...
16:34, 05/16/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
05:34, 05/05/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home. The Yenicag new...
10:17, 05/11/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Opposition Creating Divisions In Name Of Manohar Parrikar's Son: Goa BJP The Goa BJP Sunday said opposition parties were trying to create a rift in it by using the name of former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal, who was not given a ticket for the Panaji......
19:17, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Australian opposition leader favorite to win election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But t...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Opposition Should Reveal Its PM Candidate, Says Rajnath Singh Expressing confidence that the BJP will win more seats that it did in 2014, senior party leader Rajnath Singh today said a two-thirds majority for the NDA cannot be ruled out....
13:34, 05/14/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruli...
06:51, 05/08/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo...
22:51, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norw...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s opposition appeals for global support MADRID (AP) — Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation. Antonio Ecarri is oppositi...
16:17, 05/09/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embat...
17:00, 05/01/2019

California chief praises cop allegedly slain by illegal immigrant, hits lawmakers who make it 'more difficult’ The police chief of a tiny California department that lost an officer the day after Christmas when he was killed after stopping an illegal immigrant suspected of driving drunk took a swipe at lawmaker...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Missouri lawmakers pass ban on abortions at eight weeks, sending bill to Republican governor, who is expected to sign it JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers pass ban on abortions at eight weeks, sending bill to Republican governor, who is expected to sign it....
19:17, 05/17/2019

Leader Of Venezuela Opposition Arrested, Car Towed Away With Him Inside Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to....
17:17, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Ni...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Opposition slams decision for re-run Istanbul vote as ‘coup’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is denouncing a decision by the country’s electoral board to force a re-run of the mayoral race in Istanbul. The Supreme Electoral Board ruled Mon...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Turkey Cancels Istanbul Mayoral Election Won by Opposition Turkey’s national election board cancelled results of the Istanbul mayoral race that President Erdogan’s ruling party lost five weeks ago and ordered a rerun, sparking outrage in opposition ranks....
22:17, 05/06/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:34, 05/07/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Turkey Orders a Do-Over of Istanbul Election Narrowly Won by Opposition (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s top election authority voided the Istanbul mayoral election won by an opposition candidate and ordered a do-over, ruling Monday in favor of a request by the pre...
09:17, 05/07/2019

PM Modi Challenges Opposition To Prove If He Has Amassed Assets Prime Minister Narendra Modi today threw an open challenge to the Opposition to prove if he had amassed any assets or kept money in any foreign bank....
13:34, 05/14/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The U.S. and European Union lawmakers are calling on Albania’s center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests. Protests over t...
18:00, 05/13/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trum...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Maduro rallies troops against opposition leader Guaido The Venezuelan president has proclaimed support for his armed forces just days after the opposition staged a rally to display its military backing. Meanwhile, international pressure is mounting on Mad...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is appealing to the country’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts after the authority a...
14:17, 05/08/2019

"Desperation": Opposition Slams BJP After Attack On Arvind Kejriwal Opposition parties rallied in support of Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal who was today slapped by a man during a roadshow....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Let’s make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadloc...
14:34, 05/05/2019

Albania opposition set to continue anti-govt protests Albania's center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War. Tuesda...
19:00, 05/07/2019

UK's Theresa May Under Pressure To Ditch Brexit Talks With Opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Broad coalitions key to fighting populism: Polish opposition Poland's newly formed broad opposition alliance should be an example to others in Europe hoping to stem a tide of rightist populism ahead of European Parliament elections on May 26, centrist leader Gr...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Opposition tries to maintain momentum after bid to topple Maduro crumbled Juan Guaidó called for daily protests until President Nicolás Maduro leaves. The embattled socialist leader, meanwhile, convened a weekend of talks to critique his mandate and fine-tune “the revolutio...
00:34, 05/03/2019

Australia's opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia's opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks....
08:34, 05/05/2019

Australia’s opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia’s opposition party officially has launched its election campaign putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks...
07:34, 05/05/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained, Guaidó Says The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Opposition Parties To Meet Election Commission Today Two days after the exit polls predicted an easy win for the ruling BJP, representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission today to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Major opposition figures not among those given back Bahraini citizenship Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week, a Reuters revi...
12:17, 04/29/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in opposition uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and...
19:17, 04/30/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo v...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
04:34, 05/01/2019

UK's opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill The leader of Britain's opposition said he would not support Prime Minister Theresa May's new attempt to push through her Brexit bill if it was fundamentally the same as the bill that had been defeate...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American co...
23:51, 05/16/2019

"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, the Shiv Sena Tuesday sought to know if the......
20:17, 04/30/2019

Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition A proposed highway that would start at the border with Mexico and serve as the southern leg of Arizona's Interstate 11 is being called both an economic benefit and an environmental threat....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Center-right Ciudadanos claims leadership of Spain's opposition The head of Spain's center-right Ciudadanos ('Citizens') said his party would take on the leadership of the country's opposition, after the Socialist Party of Pedro Sanchez claimed victory in Sunday's...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Spain's Conservative PP party leader says will lead opposition The leader of Spain's conservative People's Party (PP) said his party would be the main opposition force in parliament to Pedro Sanchez's Socialists....
01:17, 04/29/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust ...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Spain's Ciudadanos says it will play responsible role as opposition The leader of the Ciudadanos party, Spain's third-biggest after Sunday's national election, said on Tuesday he would not block major international or terrorism-related legislation in parliament....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Venezuela's Opposition Held Talks With Government on Ousting Maduro Venezuela’s opposition held secret talks with members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle in recent months in an ill-fated bid to get Mr. Maduro to leave power and install a united interim gove...
06:51, 05/02/2019

Venezuela’s imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government, and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Why Venezuela’s Government and Opposition Are Finally Coming to the Negotiating Table Four months into the chaotic political stand-off between Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s regime and opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempted revolution, officials conf...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Uganda: Opposition pop star Bobi Wine jailed over protest The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine has been remanded to jail after being charged over his role in a street protest against social media tax last year...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Maduro Moves to Reassert Authority, Arrest Opposition Leaders Venezuela’s government began cracking down on those it accused of planning a military uprising to oust autocrat Nicolás Maduro, ordering the arrest of opposition leaders as antigovernment protests wan...
05:51, 05/03/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Turkey's Opposition Vows to Reconquer Istanbul Mayor Seat Turkish opposition leaders vowed to reconquer Istanbul’s mayoral seat in a rerun set for next month, after the national election authority drew international condemnation when it erased the results of...
23:17, 05/07/2019

Albanian opposition clash with police at anti-govt rally Thousands of supporters of the Albania’s center-right opposition have protested in Tirana, calling for the left-wing government to resign and for an early parliamentary election...
22:51, 05/11/2019

Those Against Bihar Liquor Ban May Vote For Opposition: Sushil Kumar Modi Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has said those opposed to the ban on sale and consumption of liquor might vote for the opposition if they wish, and asserted that the policy has made the....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday....
21:34, 05/03/2019

BJP Credits PM For Masood Azhar Listing, Opposition Praises Diplomats The United Nation Security Council's decision to list Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist created a flurry in political circles today, with those from the ruling BJP laying the.....
21:34, 05/01/2019

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition party has cast his ballot in Dobsonville, a part of Sow...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Egypt's prosecutor orders release of seven opposition figures: source Egypt's public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a judicial source said....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
08:17, 05/08/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
13:17, 05/03/2019

‘Hope never dies’: Venezuela opposition ponders what’s next after failed uprising As protesters returned to the streets on Saturday some voiced optimism while others showed signs of bafflement and angerWhen the tip off came late on Monday night, Jesús Armas could hardly believe wha...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against Preside...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically leg...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Will Take Call On Joining Opposition Front Post Election Results: CPI-M With the exit polls predicting a debacle for the Left Front in the Lok Sabha election, the leaders of various Left parties are set to play a waiting game as regards joining the UPA or being part of a....
23:17, 05/20/2019

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey’s electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts, following the board’s controversial decision to strip the opposition of...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Venezuela opposition, government reportedly headed to Norway for talks It was unclear if representatives for both sides would meet directly, or whether Norwegian officials would serve as intermediaries to explore possible resolutions for the crisis in Venezuela....
11:34, 05/16/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Congo drops mercenaries investigation of opposition leader Katumbi Congolese prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations opposition leader Moise Katumbi hired mercenaries, a document showed on Tuesday, opening the door for him to return home from three...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joi...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Albanian opposition blocks roads in push for snap polls Several thousand supporters of Albania's opposition parties blocked national roads in a dozen towns on Thursday evening, the latest in three months of protests to try to push the government to accept ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
20:17, 05/06/2019

Thailand's opposition wins most seats, but won't get to choose country's leader Thailand's opposition party won the most seats of any political party in the country's first election since a military coup five years ago, but will still likely not be able to choose the country's ne...
09:51, 05/09/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Philippine President Flicks Off Cockroach, Jokes It's Opposition's. Watch Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night....
17:17, 05/09/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, Opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not to call the single largest party to form the......
22:17, 05/07/2019

Sudanese military and opposition resume talks after street violence Sudan's ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday with an alliance of protest and opposition groups that is pushing for a civilian-led transition to democracy....
03:51, 05/20/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposi...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Sudan opposition says military rulers' suspension of talks is regrettable Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for three days was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era follo...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Danish PM suggests allying with main opposition to curb extremists Danish Prime Minister Lokke Rasmussen is willing to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties, he said ...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Tanzania opposition activist found beaten, dumped in village A Tanzanian opposition activist has been found beaten and unconscious at a village in the country's southern highlands five days after unidentified people abducted him, stoking new fears of an opposit...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
03:51, 05/01/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader J...
17:00, 05/07/2019

PM Modi's Delhi Rally Will Be Last Nail In Opposition's Coffin: Vijay Goel Union minister and BJP leader Vijay Goel today said PM Modi's rally at the iconic Ramlila Maidan will be the last nail in the coffin of the AAP and the Congress in Delhi, and that the BJP is expecting...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Massa: President Macri should negotiate exit strategy with opposition, including CFK "I want to be president. I believe I have the necessary team of people but I understand that it's not yet time, it's not time to discuss candidacies", says Massa....
10:34, 04/30/2019

Turkish opposition confident of winning Istanbul poll re-run, lira sinks again Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday its candidate for Istanbul mayor would again contest and win the post, after the election board ordered a re-run of the city election in a ruling that h...
18:51, 05/07/2019

PM Modi Never Did Caste Politics: Arun Jaitley Hits Back At Opposition Hitting out at the opposition, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has never done caste politics and is inspired by nationalism....
04:17, 04/29/2019

Sudan's military, opposition discuss powers of joint council: sources Sudan's military rulers and an opposition alliance met on Monday to discuss the powers of a joint military-civilian council to steer the country's transition after three decades of rule by Omar al-Bas...
22:17, 04/29/2019

House Approves Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Aid Over Trump’s Opposition The House again passed a massive bill to help the victims of floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, but President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico relief could doom it....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s opposition debates new tactics as diplomats race to defuse crisis The European Union called on the Vatican and the United Nations to join talks to defuse tensions. Canada and other nations were seeking to enlist Cuba — one of Maduro’s closest allies — in finding a p...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Albanian opposition demands fresh polls in anti-govt rally TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition parties are holding a protest in Tirana, calling for the government to resign and for an early parliamentary election. Thousands of supporters of the center-...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Return of firebrand opposition leader Lopez energizes Venezuelan protests When Felix Garcia woke up on Tuesday he was fired up by surprising news - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, under house arrest for the past two years, had appeared in public....
04:34, 05/01/2019

Amid Opposition Uproar, Pranab Mukherjee Praises "Perfect" Elections Former President Pranab Mukherjee complimented the Election Commission over its "perfect" handling of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday, taking a starkly divergent stand on the matter from that of the......
23:17, 05/20/2019

Explainer: Will opposition leader Guaido topple Venezuela's President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon President Nicolas Maduro, a day before planned mass pro...
01:51, 05/01/2019

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 to immediately open relations with the U.S. military...
06:51, 05/12/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all aspects of the Venezuelan crisis."...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Uprising in Venezuela: Could opposition leader Guaido topple President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon President Nicolas Maduro, a day before planned mass pro...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says Norway talks sought 'peaceful agenda' with opposition Talks in Norway this week with representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition sought to "build a peaceful agenda" for the crisis-stricken South American country, President Nicolas Maduro...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Clashes Flare After Venezuela Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising The opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, appeared at a military base in Caracas along with Leopoldo López, a prominent activist who had been under house arrest....
17:34, 04/30/2019

Venezuela opposition-led congress authorizes payment on PDVSA 2020 bond Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized a $71 million interest payment on state oil company PDVSA's 2020 bond, which is backed by shares in U.S. refi...
20:00, 05/07/2019

From 'Kaun Banega Pradhan Mantri' To Hide-And-Seek: PM Mocks Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ramping up his attack against the Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav alliance, today said the two parties will rip off each other's clothes once the national election results are......
22:17, 04/30/2019

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’s national assembly, Juan Guaidó, has asked for a m...
19:51, 05/13/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayora...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
20:51, 05/09/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an apparent crackdown on opposition leaders involved in a f...
18:17, 05/09/2019

‘We Are With You!’ Trump Administration Backs Venezuela Opposition’s Call for Military Uprising (WASHINGTON) — Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolas Maduro gained quick messages of support Tuesday from the Trump administra...
18:34, 04/30/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president's re-election confirmed Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has refused to conce...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, o...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) agreed the country's transition period would last for three years, a TMC member said on W...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Indonesia election tainted, opposition marchers say, but government warns against treason Hundreds of supporters of an opposition presidential candidate marched in Indonesia on Friday to protest against what they called election fraud, as the government warned that efforts to cast doubt on...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow instructed him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Sudan opposition decries army's suspension of talks, sees growing anger Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following th...
18:34, 05/16/2019

After Exit Polls, Opposition Talks Of Voting Machines, To Meet Poll Body Representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission tomorrow afternoon to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting Machines and the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Trail......
23:17, 05/20/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor pa...
19:00, 05/18/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
03:00, 05/05/2019

Russians, opposition figures sentenced over role in 2016 Montenegro coup attempt Two Russian intelligence officers and two opposition politicians were among 13 people sentenced on Thursday over a 2016 election day plot aimed at toppling Montenegro's government, killing the prime m...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez enters Chile diplomatic residence in Caracas Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and his family have been admitted to a Chilean diplomatic residence in Caracas, Chile's foreign minister said on Tuesday via Twitter....
00:00, 05/01/2019

"Modi Code Of Misconduct?": Opposition Attacks Poll Body Over Bengal Move A day after the Election Commission cut short campaigning in Bengal for the last round of the national election over violence during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, opposition parties.....
08:17, 05/16/2019

Australian opposition holds slim lead over government ahead of May 18 election: poll Australia's opposition Labor Party retained a narrow lead over the conservative coalition government, a closely watched poll showed on Monday, while the Labor's leader popularity hit a four-year high ...
05:51, 05/13/2019

Australia opposition leader promises 'real' change at official campaign launch Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten said on Sunday that if his party wins the May 18 election, wages will rise, more children will go to pre-school, small businesses will get more tax cuts and ...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
15:34, 04/30/2019

U.K. Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn Refuses to Attend President Trump’s State Dinner (LONDON) — The leader of Britain’s main left-wing opposition party criticized the government Friday for “rolling out the red carpet” for U.S. President Donald Trump’s Jun...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
17:51, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history as he attempts to yet again ga...
14:17, 05/01/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases,...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Official count gives President Widodo victory in Indonesian election, opposition claim cheating Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission's official count sa...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Quayside, Toronto’s Google-linked smart city, draws opposition over privacy and costs As in New York, where fierce opposition to Amazon led the online retail giant to cancel plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, a local movement here is growing to send Sidewalk Labs...
14:17, 05/06/2019

Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say....
06:34, 05/16/2019

South Africa's largest opposition party promises to lead coalitions, tackle racism South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), although heading for defeat in May 8 national elections, pledged to forge coalitions with smaller parties to break the dominance ...
17:00, 05/04/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
20:51, 05/14/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproven, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criticism of the decision to invite President Trump to t...
04:34, 05/15/2019

Venezuela uprising turns violent after military armored vehicle plows into crowd of opposition supporters Emboldened supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido brutally clashed with Venezuelan security forces as dramatic footage from Caracas showed a military armored vehicle plowing into the crowd....
21:17, 04/30/2019

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthr...
16:34, 05/16/2019

'We need to know why': Lawmakers wary as Trump aides weigh military options for Venezuela Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the president.        ...
20:51, 05/09/2019

'We would like to get to yes:' Lawmakers signal growing concern on Trump’s Mexico-Canada trade deal President Trump is under pressure to lift tariffs on aluminum and steel as he pushes for approval of a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada.        ...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. Energy drinks and any beverages with at least 54 mill...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of Pres...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising, Declaring ‘Final Stage’ of Plan to Oust Maduro Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of armed soldiers, calling for a military uprising against author...
17:51, 04/30/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
04:51, 05/18/2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit....
21:00, 05/11/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
18:34, 05/18/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
01:34, 05/01/2019

Turkey election board rejects opposition bids to annul Erdogan's 2018 election victory Turkey's High Election Board (YSK) has rejected bids by opposition parties to annul all votes in the Istanbul local elections, as well as last year's nationwide elections, broadcaster NTV said on Mond...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
01:34, 05/01/2019

Huawei CFO's extradition case: Everything you need to know Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's fight against extradition to the U.S. continues on Wednesday as she takes one step in what could be a long and drawn out process....
08:00, 05/08/2019

Huawei says US case against CFO is about politics The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei was back in a Canadian court Wednesday for what is shaping up to be a very long battle against extradition to the United States....
15:51, 05/09/2019

The Case for Overcooked Rice Eating is a sensory experience, and sometimes it’s a good idea to re-set your senses. Maybe you’ve been eating too many aggressively flavorful foods, maybe your stomach is iffy due to illness (or indu...
23:34, 05/20/2019

The Case Against Dark Mode The main advantage of apps with a dark mode is that they don’t shine so brightly in our eyes late at night. But there’s a disadvantage, too: dark mode can actually be harder to read, and possibly cont...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
05:34, 05/17/2019

The Case for Buying Fancy Condiments They say variety is the spice of life, but I live my life literally, and I get my diverse kicks from actual spices, seasonings, and condiments. This is why various jars and squeeze bottles take up hal...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the virus...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Keep This $12 Power Inverter In Your Glove Box, Just In Case You might not need to use it often, but a car inverter is one of those “just in case” things that you should always keep in your trunk or glove box. And at $12 with code HXFQQQBO, why wouldn’t you? Th...
15:17, 05/02/2019

A Case for Lower Rates Still Lurks Inflation could starts to reflect new technology, business models and statistical methods. If that happens, the case for lowering rates could become overwhelming....
14:17, 05/02/2019