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Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission

Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission

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Foxconn Tore Up a Small Town to Build a Big Factory---Then Retreated The iPhone maker got fat incentives to build a $10 billion LCD plant that largely hasn’t materialized on land where Mount Pleasant, Wis., razed homes and crops. “We’re talking about things that are ju...
20:17, 04/29/2019

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
22:51, 06/26/2019

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
02:51, 05/31/2019

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are planning to testify. CNBC's Phil LeBeau report...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Brooklyn HS turns violent again as administrators nowhere to be seen The hallways of Brooklyn’s Progress HS for Professional Careers again turned violent last week with staffers putting themselves in harm’s way to break up a fight....
02:34, 05/05/2019

Jamie Oliver restaurants line up administrators Well over 1,000 jobs are at risk as the restaurant chain set up by the celebrity chef Jamie Oliver crashes into administration just two years after narrowly averting an earlier collapse....
14:51, 05/21/2019

Administrators say 1,000 jobs to go at Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain Around 1,000 jobs will be made redundant at Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain, the group's administrators KPMG said on Tuesday, as all but 3 of its 25 branches are closed with immediate effect....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Carige's temporary administrators summon trade unions: sources The temporary administrators in charge of Banca Carige have summoned union representatives for an urgent meeting, two sources close to matter said on Thursday....
12:34, 05/09/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
12:51, 06/24/2019

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
17:17, 06/13/2019

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
07:17, 05/27/2019

JFK Library launches app to celebrate Apollo 11 mission BOSTON (AP) — The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new app that helps users relive the 1969 launch of the Apollo 11 m...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia Billions of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny organisms live in Australia. A bold project hopes to use DNA sequencing to identify all of them – can it be done? ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reli...
18:17, 06/18/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Mission to Launch on July 15 at 2:51am India's second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan announced....
13:51, 06/12/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was t...
15:34, 06/17/2019

"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

She's Running From Kashmir To Kanyakumari In 100 Days With A Mission A 33-year-old marathon runner from Delhi is on a unique mission, one that combines immense physical strength and a wish to bring people of the country together. To accomplish this mission, Sufiya......
16:17, 06/18/2019

U.S. Air Force F-35As conduct first combat mission An airstrike against an IS tunnel network and weapons cache in Iraq marked the first combat employment for the U.S. Air Force's variant of the F-35 fifth generation fighter aircraft....
18:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
09:51, 06/21/2019

UN votes to establish political mission in Haiti The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution establishing a political mission in Haiti starting Oct. 16 that will officially replace all U.N. peacekeeping activities in the Western Hemisphere’s...
02:00, 06/26/2019

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the...
09:17, 06/21/2019

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month e...
22:17, 06/18/2019

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Most Of Debris From Mission Shakti Has Decayed: DRDO Chief Most of the debris generated from from the anti-satellite test India conducted in March have decayed and rest of it will dissipate in a "short period of time", Defence Research and Development......
21:34, 05/10/2019

SpaceX overcomes delays to launch resupply mission After a series of delays SpaceX has launched a resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying almost 2.5 tonnes of equipment....
20:51, 05/04/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration orde...
23:17, 06/14/2019

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped....
00:00, 06/15/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. T...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries....
20:34, 05/04/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed during their rescue....
17:34, 05/11/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth mission...
00:00, 06/19/2019

"Congress Will Accomplish 'Mission 25' In Rajasthan": Sachin Pilot Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot today said that BJP had failed to tell people during the Lok Sabha election what had they done for them in the last five years....
12:17, 05/04/2019

UN mission: Ukraine actions after Odessa fire inadequate Five years after 48 people died in clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, a United Nations’ human rights monitoring mission has criticized authorities for delays in investigating and prosecuting peo...
00:34, 05/03/2019

Chinese mission uncovers secrets on the far side of the moon China's Chang'e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is shedding light on one of the moon's biggest mysteries, according to a new study....
02:51, 05/16/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses...
08:51, 05/14/2019

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis....
00:51, 06/14/2019

First All-Women IAF Crew Fly Mi-17 Helicopter In Battle Training Mission Three women Indian Air Force officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday....
23:34, 05/27/2019

AEW's Double Or Nothing Delivered As Both A Mission Statement And A Wrestling Show LAS VEGAS — All Elite Wrestling’s inaugural event on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas gave fans a lot to digest, but more importantly it delivered a well-balanced and suitably...
16:34, 05/28/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
22:00, 06/08/2019

Officials: Search For Missing Kayaker Now Recovery Mission NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County kayaker is now a recovery mission. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River...
18:34, 06/06/2019

Israel plans new moonshot after maiden mission fails The aerospace company behind Israel's failed first moonshot said on Saturday it would pursue a second mission with funds raised from private donors and the public....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Indian mission to recover climbers' bodies could take 10 days or more Indian authorities will likely take at least 10 days to recover the bodies of a group of climbers feared killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials said on Wednesday...
12:17, 06/05/2019

India says mission to recover climbers' bodies likely to take 10 days Indian authorities will likely take around ten days to recover the bodies of five missing climbers believed to have been killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials s...
12:00, 06/05/2019

India launches mission to recover bodies of mountaineers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials say they will airdrop mountaineers at a site on a Himalayan mountain where pilots spotted five bodies while searching for a missing team of foreign climbers. Indo Tib...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
20:34, 06/03/2019

X-23 and Honey Badger go on one last mission in this exclusive finale preview Marvel Comics’ entire X-line is getting cancelled to clean the slate for Jonathan Hickman’s upcoming takeover, and next week sees the final issue of X-23, a charming comic that did great work building...
21:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX’s Secret Satellite Mission May Have Failed. What Happened? Rumors are that an expensive, classified mission code-named “Zuma” failed to deploy in orbit and is now lost. Will we ever find out what actually happened?...
18:00, 05/20/2019

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, an extended stay for NASA astronau...
21:51, 04/28/2019

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

SpaceX launches Starlink mission, deploys 60 satellites [Updated] Launch of the Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday evening from Cape Canaveral, Florida. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] ...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experience, visiting NASA's Johnson Space Center on May 18....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This...
16:51, 06/01/2019

Jeff Bezos to announce Blue Origin’s mission to the moon Jeff Bezos is expected to announce plans Thursday of his space company Blue Origin’s mission to the moon, according to a new report. The world’s richest man and Amazon founder will lay out...
20:51, 05/09/2019

Mali in a ‘critical phase’ of peace process, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadl...
23:51, 06/12/2019

IMF mission team travels to Argentina to review economic plan "An IMF team led by Roberto Cardarelli will arrive in Buenos Aires on May 8 in the context of the fourth review of Argentina's economic plan that supports the 36-month Stand-By Agreement," said an IMF...
21:51, 05/08/2019

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port CAIRO (AP) — The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen’s key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port. Lt. Gen. Mic...
00:17, 06/13/2019

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to res...
16:17, 05/21/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars,...
03:17, 06/08/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
20:17, 05/24/2019

NASA: $1.6B extra in 2020 adequate for moon mission, but more needed later NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed doubts and naysayers in a town hall meeting about $1.6 billion proposed for 2020 to advance a new moon landing in 2024....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Ferrari to replace Mission Winnow branding for Canadian, French GPs Ferrari has confirmed it will replace its Mission Winnow branding for the Canadian and French rounds of the Formula 1 season, and use a 90th anniversary livery instead...
15:00, 05/28/2019

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
14:17, 06/12/2019

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
02:51, 05/29/2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s audacious moon mission The White House will ask Congress for the additional funding for NASA’s budget next year as the space agency attempts to return humans to the moon within five years....
03:51, 05/14/2019

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
10:17, 06/08/2019

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend ...
20:17, 06/04/2019

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
00:34, 04/29/2019

A mission to Alpha Centauri affirms humanity's faith in the future Designing and building spacecraft that can traverse 4.3 light years in just two decades is an unprecedented challenge, but one well worth undertaking...
19:17, 04/28/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches 24 satellites in government mission SpaceX's third-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launched early Tuesday from Florida, carrying 24 satellites in a complex government mission from Kennedy Space Center....
09:34, 06/25/2019

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popu...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Revealed: new evidence of China's mission to raze the mosques of Xinjiang Guardian and Bellingcat investigation finds more than two dozen Islamic religious sites partly or completely demolished since 2016 Around this time of the year, the edge of the Taklamakan desert in fa...
05:51, 05/07/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
17:51, 05/24/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international an...
04:17, 05/25/2019

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is ...
14:17, 06/07/2019

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on t...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Ethnic attacks in Mali killed 18 civilians this week: peacekeeping mission At least 18 civilians were killed in two related attacks this week in central Mali, the United Nations MINUSMA peacekeeping mission said on Saturday, as the death toll from fighting between local hunt...
17:00, 05/04/2019

NASA delays SpaceX’s ISS resupply mission over space station glitch It’s only been a little over a week since a static test fire of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon resulted in what appeared to be the complete destruction of the vehicle. SpaceX and NASA both cited the...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid Iran differences Spain said on Tuesday it had temporarily withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led combat group in the Gulf in a possible sign of diplomatic differences between Europe and Washington over Iran....
12:34, 05/14/2019

In Mobile Game, Players Kill Reporter To Win "Breaking News" Mission The mission is called "Breaking News." It's the seventh mission in the game, and it comes after you've upgraded your sniper rifle to shoot at a distance of nearly 1,000 feet with accuracy....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission probes ex-president over drug money An international anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Friday it is investigating former president Porfirio Lobo on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider p...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Peruvian Climber, On Mission To Scale 14 Mountains, Dies On Nepal Peak Experienced Peruvian climber Richard Hidalgo was found dead Wednesday on Mount Makalu, the world's fifth-highest mountain, expedition organisers in Nepal said....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert and removed nonemergency diplomatic staff from Baghd...
14:00, 05/15/2019

China's Lunar Mission Has Found Mantle Material on the Far Side of the Moon Scientists in China have released an important first set of results from the Chang’e 4 lunar lander, revealing what appears to be material from the Moon’s mantle on its far side.Read more......
19:34, 05/15/2019

SpaceX's 'challenging' Falcon Heavy mission launch goes 2/3 on booster landings Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history. It's...
09:00, 06/25/2019

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s t...
22:17, 04/28/2019

NASA to Announce New Solar System Mission, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce a major new science mission to explore our solar system during a broadcast of NASA Science Live at 4 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 27. The announcement will air on NASA Television, the ag...
00:17, 06/27/2019

Driver on deranged mission to ‘kill meth addicts’ mows down mom, toddler A deranged Tennessee motorist intentionally mowed down and killed a pregnant mom and her stroller-bound toddler and injured two others because he was on a mission to “kill meth addicts,” police and re...
18:34, 06/20/2019

India mission to recover climbers' bodies hampered by technical problems An Indian helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted after encountering technical problems, official...
07:17, 06/05/2019

Join OSIRIS-Rex Mission: Select sample sites for Bennu excavation TUCSON – The OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft has been in search of a sample collection site that is safe since Dec. 3, 2018. While they search, the spacecraft remains at Bennu where it is worthy of closer study...
21:51, 05/22/2019

‘I’ll be flying till I die!’ Why Wally Funk won’t give up her lifelong space mission The pilot broke astronaut training records in the 1960s before being told a woman’s place is not in orbit. Sixty years on, she is still pursuing her dreamWhen Wally Funk was barely a year old, she dis...
07:51, 06/24/2019

India launches mission to recover bodies of missing Himalayas climbers Rescuers believe climbers from Britain, US, Australia and India died in avalanche on Nanda Devi Indian authorities have begun a helicopter mission to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believe...
06:17, 06/05/2019

Mission To Retrieve Nanda Devi Climbers' Bodies Halted Over Bad Weather Eight climbers - four from Britain, two from the United States and one each from Australia and India - were reported missing last Friday after they failed to return to their base camp near Nanda Devi,...
15:51, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: 'We Didn't Miss' - Air Force Pilots Who Flew Balakot Mission "We smoked a lot of cigarettes before the mission," says the young Squadron Leader who was one among the group of pilots who struck the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror training facility near Balakot in......
16:34, 06/24/2019

| India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi Treacherous conditions forced India's military to abort an aerial attempt to recover the bodies of eight climbers feared killed high in the Himalayas, officials have said....
06:34, 06/06/2019

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
10:34, 06/11/2019

Indian authorities begin mission to remove bodies of missing climbers from mountainside Indian authorities began a helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, a government official said....
05:51, 06/05/2019

Inside Impossible Foods' mission to mass-produce the fake burger of the future Fake burgers are for real. The Beyond Meat IPO and national restaurant-chain deals for Impossible Foods show that the meat industry has a long-term problem. And the science of plant-based burgers keep...
16:51, 05/15/2019

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore th...
20:34, 06/12/2019

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of the more i...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Search crew that found Amanda Eller on new mission to find missing hiker The rescue team that found yoga teacher Amanda Eller 17 days after she disappeared in Hawaii have started a new hunt for yet another missing hiker. Javier Cantellops and Chris Berquist — who dis...
01:17, 05/29/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
18:00, 06/19/2019

UN Mission in Afghanistan ‘gravely concerned’ about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some ca...
14:34, 05/26/2019

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
23:17, 06/21/2019

NASA Selects Three Additional Informal Learning Institutions to Engage Learners in its Mission NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) has selected three additional informal education organizations to supplement the initial group selected in June 2018....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Media Invited to Final Roll of Mobile Launcher Before Artemis 1 Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida from 6 to 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 27, to view the agency’s mobile launcher as it makes its final roll on crawler-transporter 2 to Launch ...
23:34, 06/19/2019

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates Return from Space Station Mission NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47 p.m. EDT (8:47 a.m. Tuesday, Jun...
06:17, 06/25/2019

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says...
01:00, 05/10/2019

NASA Invites Media to Opening of Newly-Restored Apollo Mission Control Center Fifty years ago, an unparalleled team of experts in a mission control center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston landed the first humans on the Moon. Media are invited to join NASA Administrator...
02:34, 06/21/2019

NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Stati...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance....
01:34, 06/26/2019

Violence on the rise in Darfur following Sudan military takeover, but UN-AU peacekeeping mission maintains ‘robust posture’ Security across the volatile Darfur region of Sudan has deteriorated since last week’s military takeover in Khartoum, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday, but the peacekeeping mission in Darfur...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard w...
01:51, 05/22/2019

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The rocket NASA plans to use to get astronauts to the moon by 2024 has for years suffered significant cost overruns and schedule delays. But those problems are even worse than originally thought, acco...
01:17, 06/19/2019

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The r...
04:51, 06/20/2019

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country ...
23:34, 06/19/2019

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will...
20:51, 06/17/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations....
17:51, 05/04/2019

US agency probes whether GM pickup recall went far enough DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether General Motors went far enough when it recalled about 3,000 small pickup trucks in 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrat...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Air Force sends message to Iran by releasing images of Bomber Task Force mission A U.S. bomber group is broadcasting its first apparent message to Iran after the Air Force sent it to the Middle East “to defend American forces and interests in the region.”...
17:17, 05/13/2019

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents....
05:34, 06/14/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report ...
12:17, 05/28/2019

NBA notebook: Durant opts out, will hit free agency NBA superstar Kevin Durant has declined his $31.5 million player option with the Golden State Warriors and will become an unrestricted free agent, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday....
03:51, 06/27/2019

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
19:17, 06/23/2019

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes....
12:51, 06/07/2019

NBA free agency 2019: Ranking the top 12 available players NBA free agency is wild, and it's no different this year with All-Stars and MVPs available and several teams with a lot of salary cap space.       ...
21:34, 06/25/2019

Strong El Nino 'unlikely' this year: U.N. weather agency There is a 60-65% percent chance of El Nino weather conditions emerging between June and August, but a strong El Nino looks unlikely, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Monday, citing ...
12:34, 05/27/2019

Tottenham's Champions League Final means I finally understand Mauricio Pochettino's mission, says Danny Rose Danny Rose has admitted he never thought Tottenham could reach a Champions League Final but says he finally understands Mauricio Pochettino's desire to reach for the stars....
18:17, 05/29/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
02:34, 05/24/2019

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency PARIS (AP) — Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country’s intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Federal Agency Terminates Agreement With Kentucky Hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Centers for...
19:51, 05/31/2019

Raheem Sterling set to captain England against Netherlands, says his PR agency • Forward in line to win 50th cap on Thursday in Nations League• Gareth Southgate may not start Kane or Henderson after MadridRaheem Sterling’s PR agency has suggested he will be named as England’s ca...
12:34, 06/05/2019

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secr...
11:17, 06/03/2019

Supreme Court chips away at federal agency power The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that calls for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declining...
22:34, 06/26/2019

NBA’s free-agency obsession is giving execs a new chance on TV Bobby Marks was let go as Nets assistant general manager in 2015 after 20 years with the organization and had no idea what was next. Then he started tweeting. “No, never,” Marks, now an analyst with E...
22:17, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Ligado's Wireless Plans Caught In 5G Agency Crossfire Ligado Networks’ plan to develop some of the nation’s most valuable airwaves is being undercut by disagreements between U.S. regulators—miring the company in a holding pattern and pressuring its finan...
00:00, 06/26/2019

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says t...
09:34, 05/28/2019

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a malicious cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ lice...
10:51, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Acting head of border agency steps down HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout over the discovery of children found in filthy conditions at a Border Patrol station near El Paso (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The acting commissioner of U.S....
20:17, 06/25/2019

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed ...
20:34, 05/28/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
15:17, 06/07/2019

Border Agency’s Images of Travelers Stolen in Hack The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
03:00, 06/11/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
19:17, 04/28/2019

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Hollywood's biggest talent agency is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under th...
20:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it cause...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year ...
00:51, 06/15/2019

Draft Done, What’s Next for the Knicks and Nets? Patience and Free Agency R.J. Barrett could turn out to be a terrific draft pick, but the Knicks need much more to contend. Both New York teams are eyeing free agency and have money to spend....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Rockets, without a draft pick, prepare for free agency HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets didn’t have a pick in Thursday night’s draft after past trades sent their first-round pick to Cleveland and their pick in the second round to New York. A...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
10:17, 06/17/2019

The Latest: China’s Qu Dongyu is new chief of UN food agency ROME (AP) — The Latest on picking the new chief for the Food and Agriculture Organization (all times local): 1:55 p.m. China’s agricultural deputy minister Qu Dongyu has been elected as the new ...
14:00, 06/23/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last y...
13:34, 06/19/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gulf of Mexico....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
06:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirem...
22:34, 06/18/2019

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, alone has allegedly laundered over Rs 5,000 crore.....
07:51, 06/21/2019

US SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk's use of Twitter, a court filing showed....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO....
14:00, 06/23/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, but he just wants to be compensated fairly. However ...
21:00, 05/07/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanizatio...
12:00, 05/07/2019

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring Niger. The UNHCR released a statement Thursday sayin...
19:51, 06/20/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:34, 05/01/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The U.N. food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and fraud in food distribution....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French advertising group tries to keep up with changing consu...
11:34, 06/20/2019

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAOR...
12:34, 06/23/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Vene...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
13:17, 06/10/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, incl...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Georgia agency raising Jekyll Island parking fees by $2 JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The agency that manages Jekyll Island on the Georgia coast is raising parking fees at the state park by $2. That means beginning July 1 it will cost $8 to drive a vehicle ont...
22:17, 06/23/2019

Knicks confident they’ll get free agency meeting with Kawhi Leonard OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks do not have all their eggs in one basket as they prepare for free agency. According to NBA sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry expect to ...
06:34, 06/07/2019

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Get Excited For Free Agency, A Delightful Graveyard Of Best-Laid Plans According to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, who got his number from someone else, there is around $474 million in available cap space to be flung about the NBA this summer, more than the last two seaso...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Nets deal their way closer to dream free-agency scenario The Nets hosted the NBA draft Thursday, but general manager Sean Marks’ moves sure looked like he had an eye toward free agency as well, clearing space for a run at Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Free...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Kevin Durant confidant gives peek into free agency mindset Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury occurred nine days ago in Toronto. His surgery to repair the rupture occurred one week ago in New York. ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Durant friend and a partner with Durant’s ...
17:51, 06/19/2019

Alito suggests chance to rein in federal agency power WASHINGTON (AP) — With one sentence Thursday, Justice Samuel Alito signaled his willingness to throw out the Supreme Court’s 84-year-old record of support for the broad powers of federal agencie...
08:00, 06/21/2019

NBA free agency 2019: Khris Middleton is too important to Bucks Khris Middleton is the Bucks’ free agent before the free agent. Milwaukee is fully expected to re-sign the star forward, likely to a five-year deal for max money, as part of the bigger plan to k...
23:34, 06/26/2019

Kevin Durant opting out as free agency sweepstakes begins The race is officially on. Kevin Durant is an unrestricted free agent, declining his $31.5 million player option to return to the Warriors on Wednesday, ESPN is reporting. His recruitment could be a s...
22:17, 06/26/2019

Agency removes mold from soon-to-open migrant detention site HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s clearing mold from a South Texas facility that will soon house up to 1,300 migrant children. HHS said in a statement Wed...
20:51, 06/26/2019

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge?       ...
03:51, 06/15/2019

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to.....
10:17, 06/11/2019

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Louisiana deputy accused of sexual abuse remains with agency ST. BERNARD, La. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming a teenage girl was subjected to sexual abuse by a Louisiana jail deputy has been settled and the deputy remains with the agency. The New Orle...
16:00, 06/11/2019

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a lett...
22:17, 06/13/2019

Brian Poole could turn into Jets free-agency steal As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not incl...
19:51, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Mexico migrant agency chief presents resignation The latest on Mexico's actions to stem the flow of migrants across its territory (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Mexico's National Migration Institute says its top official has presented his resignation ...
00:17, 06/15/2019

Sudan's foreign ministry summons British ambassador: agency Sudan's foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country, Sudan's state news agency (SUNA) reported....
21:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea's Kim not ready to denuclearize: U.S. intelligence agency chief The U.S. intelligence community does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to denuclearize, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Robert Ashley told Fox News in a...
00:51, 06/25/2019

Pakistan removes ISI spy agency head after eight months, appoints hardliner Pakistan on Sunday appointed a hardliner general as new chief of the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, replacing the agency's current head, Lieutenant General Asim Munir, after on...
20:51, 06/16/2019

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
00:17, 06/23/2019

NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the global defense contractor hired to run the system, ...
04:51, 06/22/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances...
03:17, 06/10/2019

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
04:17, 06/18/2019

Federal agency hears testimony on fate of gray wolves BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials are weighing testimony from the only public hearing in the country on the government’s latest attempt to take gray wolves off the endangered and threaten...
18:51, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court applies limits to federal agency power The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that called for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declinin...
17:17, 06/26/2019

U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday said it would review whether Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can claim rights to a gene-editing technology known as CRIS...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenshi...
01:34, 06/11/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts. Pierre Kra...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Migrant children relocated as US Border Agency commissioner resigns Around 250 children have been moved from a squalid detention center that was lacking in food, water, and medicine. Customs and Border Agency commissioner John Sanders has resigned his post amidst the ...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Blue Jackets at center of attention as NHL free agency looms Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekäläinen is keeping his options open given the uncertain state of his roster heading into the NHL's free agency signing period next week &...
23:34, 06/24/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations R...
19:51, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Rescue agency says rocket wounds Israeli woman GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict: (all times local): 4 p.m. A rescue agency says rockets fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip have wound...
17:17, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Custo...
00:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
02:17, 05/15/2019

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton v...
00:34, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:34, 05/01/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
12:00, 04/30/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guid...
23:51, 05/22/2019

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest...
20:51, 05/28/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it i...
03:00, 05/23/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligenc...
05:51, 05/14/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
00:51, 05/09/2019

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 203...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Why the Warriors aren't sweating Klay Thompson's free agency Like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson can leave Golden State this summer. But the Warriors remain confident the Splash Brothers will stay united for years to come....
19:51, 05/08/2019

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix on the grounded 737 MAX....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across t...
03:34, 05/23/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has pu...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited...
18:51, 05/26/2019

US agency probes effectiveness of 2014 GM seat belt recall DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating whether a 5-year-old General Motors seat belt recall fixed the problem. The recall covered about 1.4 million Chevrolet...
16:51, 05/30/2019

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in ...
13:17, 05/22/2019

People In Wreck That Killed Kentucky Officer Sue City Agency LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four people pulled over by a Louisville, Kentucky, police officer just before she was killed by a semitruck have joined her family’s lawsuit against the driver charged in ...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 2...
15:51, 05/16/2019

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are...
16:51, 05/31/2019

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive....
19:34, 05/21/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, ab...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning LONDON (AP) — Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit uncertainty was prompting travelers t...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical ...
07:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a pro...
12:17, 06/04/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, cit...
11:51, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Missouri child welfare agency head indicted ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on charges against the head of an alternative school in suburban St. Louis (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The head of a suburban St. Louis child welfare agency and alternativ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Argentina’s state news agency Telam says power has been restored to 90% of country BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s state news agency Telam says power has been restored to 90% of country....
01:51, 06/17/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
07:34, 05/20/2019

Russia uncovers attempted U.S. cyber attacks on its infrastructure: RIA news agency Russia has uncovered attempts by the United States to carry out cyber attacks on Russian infrastructure, Russia's RIA and TASS news agencies cited an unnamed security source as saying on Monday....
16:51, 06/17/2019

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorit...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive offender in a case related to negotiations favouring....
03:17, 05/16/2019

National Probe Agency Alleges Kashmiri Separatists Got Funds From Abroad The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that hardline separatists received funds from abroad and utilised them for......
19:34, 06/16/2019

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
11:00, 05/21/2019

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic...
18:34, 06/18/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 1...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: agency Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said on Saturday....
03:34, 05/12/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday, the final step t...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Columbus Blue Jackets are at center of attention as NHL free agency looms Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is keeping his options open given the uncertain state of his roster heading into free agency.       ...
04:00, 06/25/2019

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Create a New Agency to Fix America’s Laughable Election Security Presidential candidate and professional plan-haver Elizabeth Warren just proposed an overhaul of American elections touching on improved cybersecurity and opening access to voting. The crux of the sen...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Knicks feel their black front office helps in free agency Knicks president Steve Mills indicated having a pioneering predominately black front office will help the team in the upcoming free agency. “The African American front office, that doesn’t get lost on...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil Congress ditches Bolsonaro decree weakening indigenous agency Brazil's Congress threw out part of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro giving say over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry, further undermining the right-wing president's agenda to em...
01:51, 06/26/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday, citing ongoing political d...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to ne...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Leonardo Fariña denies ex-lawyer's claim AFI spy agency influenced his testimony Leonardo Fariña tells the Fourth Oral Tribunal (TOF 4) that his former lawyer made the allegations in a covert attempt to favour Lázaro Báez, the jailed businessman who allegedly acted as a frontman f...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry Approximately 113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity last year, according to a new joint UN and European Union (EU) report released on Tuesday, which warns that ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, sources said Monday....
03:17, 06/25/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunch amid a persistent dispute with Israel over payme...
01:51, 06/23/2019

How potential Nets target Tobias Harris is viewing free agency Tobias Harris turned down an $80 million contract extension last summer to bet on himself. Now, the Long Island native is set to cash in. The question is will it be to come to his hometown Nets, to st...
11:17, 06/20/2019

Bucks prepare for free agency after dealing sole draft pick MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA draft came and went without the Milwaukee Bucks adding a player to its roster. Milwaukee drafted Kevin Porter Jr. of Southern California with the 30th overall pick Thursday ni...
08:00, 06/21/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy with the free money they get.” Continue reading......
18:17, 05/05/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he called “Israeli terrorism” after the Gaza office for ...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
02:34, 05/05/2019

NBA free agency landscape could lead Knicks to bigger Kawhi push The Knicks believe they fared excellently in Thursday’s NBA draft, but head into the next step of free agency on June 30 with more caution and recasting expectations. The landscape has changed with Ke...
23:34, 06/21/2019

Probe Agency Gets 7 More Days To File Reply In Robert Vadra Case The Delhi High Court Thursday granted more time to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file an affidavit regarding the maintainability of Robert Vadra's plea seeking quashing of a money laundering......
14:51, 05/02/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s i...
16:51, 05/01/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agenc...
22:34, 04/28/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of miscondu...
18:00, 05/21/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince says UAE to guarantee maritime freedom in the region: agency Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince said on Wednesday the United Arab Emirates is working with Arab countries to guarantee maritime freedom in the region, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
20:34, 05/22/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, ser...
23:17, 05/22/2019

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos an...
02:17, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’...
01:51, 06/12/2019

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN Migration agency A rescue operation on the Mediterranean concluded on Tuesday with confirmation that seven people drowned and 57 were rescued, following a shipwreck off the Greek island of Lesvos, the UN Migration age...
00:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions with the University of California....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scot...
21:17, 05/30/2019

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency repor...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and int...
19:51, 05/29/2019

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
02:17, 05/25/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
02:51, 06/10/2019

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormou...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and....
21:34, 06/10/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since P...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Celtics preparing for Kyrie Irving to bolt for Nets in free agency Everyone did the math yesterday, including the Boston Celtics. The All-Star guard opting out of the final year of his deal with the Celtics and a reported switch in agents — he’s expected ...
01:34, 06/14/2019

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
00:17, 06/03/2019

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of her contract. The 18-year-old model — who has...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Again Over Land Grabbing Case Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Congress president Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra to appear before the agency on Tuesday, in connection with a land grabbing case....
00:17, 06/03/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corrup...
11:17, 06/15/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
11:17, 06/11/2019

Probe Agency Summons Chanda Kochhar On June 10 Over Money Laundering Case Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been asked to depose before the Enforcement Directorate or ED next week as the agency has decided to expand its probe into the money laundering case involving....
17:00, 06/08/2019

Singapore sets up inter-agency digital team with aim to create 10,000 tech jobs Employees from Economic Development Board, Enterprise Singapore, and Infocomm Media Development Authority form a new office that aims to drive growth opportunities and serve as a centralised contact p...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Report: Nets-Hawks trade spurs interesting possibilities for NBA free agency Brooklyn will have $46 million in salary cap space, allowing the team to land a major free agent, while Atlanta now has three first-round picks.        ...
07:51, 06/07/2019

U.S. transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it has granted tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country,...
18:34, 04/28/2019

NASA was sold faulty aluminum in 19-year scam which cost agency $700 million NASA was sold faulty aluminum in a 19-year scam that led to a pair of high-profile launch failures, costing the space agency more than $700 million and years of people’s scientific work....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Probe Agency Summons Main Suspect Mansoor Khan In IMA Jewels Case The ED has summoned Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the owner of IMA Jewels, for questioning in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged ponzi scam perpetrated by his group that is said to.....
07:51, 06/21/2019

NASA bought junk aluminum in a 19-year scam that cost the agency over $700 million NASA is staffed with some of the brightest minds in engineering, astronomy, and mathematics. You wouldn’t expect anyone to even attempt to pull the wool over the agency’s eyes — much...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Tomorrow In Money-Laundering Case Businessman Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has been called by the Enforcement Directorate, to appear before it tomorrow, as part of investigation into alleged illegal....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Arrested Terror Suspects Planned ISIS Caliphate In India: Probe Agency Ten suspects arrested in a case involving a terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha were planning to establish an ISIS caliphate in the country after planning large-scale attacks in and......
05:34, 06/22/2019

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
11:34, 06/10/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three...
16:51, 06/14/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring...
00:17, 06/12/2019

Trump picks Morgan, backer of border wall, to head U.S. immigration agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he plans to appoint Mark Morgan, a border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama who supports Trump's border wall, to head the U.S. Immigratio...
20:34, 05/05/2019

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fights which led to a brain injury....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Trump names Mark Morgan as new head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama, will head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency....
22:00, 05/05/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Pakistan-based proscribed group......
23:34, 05/02/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes that leave China before 12:01 a.m. on Friday, U.S. Cus...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Snubbed in free agency twice, Brewers' Mike Moustakas having All-Star season Mike Moustakas, snubbed on the free-agent market two years in a row, is making sure it won't be a trifecta with All-Star banner season.       ...
17:51, 06/18/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as l...
10:51, 05/24/2019

Nets prepare for free agency splash with cap-clearing Allen Crabbe trade The Nets dumped Allen Crabbe’s contract, but it came at quite a cost. Brooklyn traded Crabbe, along with their 2019 first-round pick (No. 17) and a protected first rounder in 2020, to the Hawks ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring System data, so it can take an informed decision on......
17:17, 05/15/2019

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s ne...
12:00, 06/06/2019

Tech Giants Slam British Spy Agency Proposal to Snoop on Encrypted Chats Some of the biggest names in tech - Google, Apple, Microsoft and WhatsApp, among them - have joined human rights groups and security researchers in condemning a British intelligence proposal that......
13:00, 05/31/2019

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts found in the open. Security researcher Anurag Sen foun...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harm...
20:17, 04/28/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues notice of higher tariff rate on Chinese goods U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. (0401 GMT) on Friday, another step toward ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

To meet development goals, UN agriculture agency ‘cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore’ Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the United Nations agriculture agency’s governing council o...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Probe Agency Summons Ex-Mayor's Wife, Minister's Daughter In Narada Case The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to four persons, including Ratna Chatterjee, wife of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Shreya Pandey, daughter of state Consumer Affairs minister...
16:00, 06/01/2019

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as we...
19:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subje...
06:17, 06/26/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World He...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Reported Nets trade with Hawks could shake up free agency — and give the Knicks agita While Atlanta adds to its bounty of first-round picks, Brooklyn could clear enough salary-cap space to sign the likes of Kyrie irving and Kevin Durant....
15:17, 06/07/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit organization  there, alleging that personnel had carr...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Quinn Cook has unique view of Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving free agency TORONTO — Quinn Cook, the Warriors’ backup point guard out of Duke, can’t confirm where his two buddies, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, will land this summer, but he can confirm the two are tigh...
23:17, 05/30/2019

Biggest NBA free agency moves of the past 25 years, from Shaq to LeBron to Kevin Durant From Shaquille O'Neal to Kevin Durant, USA TODAY Sports looks back at the most important player moves in the past 25 years of NBA free agency.       ...
16:51, 06/25/2019

Column: Ex-heads of U.S. Social Security Administration offer plan to fix agency's customer service A worsening customer service crisis at the Social Security Administration has prompted three of its former commissioners to urge the U.S. Congress to fix the annual budgeting process that has starved....
14:00, 06/05/2019

‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: UN reproductive health agency  As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Wednesday it was in “a race against time” t...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Warriors' Andre Iguodala on one team's free agency hopes: 'Nobody’s gonna sign with the Knicks, sorry' The New York Knicks are expected to be major players once the NBA free agency period opens Sunday as the team is expected to go after big-name free agents like Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving....
21:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. border agency acting head to leave July 5 amid child detentions outcry The acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, John Sanders, is resigning and will leave his post on July 5, the agency said on Tuesday, a move that coincides with an ...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Egyptian delegation to join Bahrain conference on Palestinian economy: state news agency An Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian economic development, the state news agency MENA quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as...
18:17, 06/22/2019

UN food agency begins ‘last resort’ partial withdrawal of aid to opposition-held Yemeni capital The World Food Programme (WFP), the UN’s emergency food relief agency, confirmed on Friday in a statement that it has started a "partial suspension" of aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi oppos...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for greater international solidarity to counter the fact th...
12:17, 06/19/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable posit...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of f...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Kyrie Irving 'essentially ghosted' Boston Celtics ahead of free agency: report It is beginning to appear more and more likely that Kyrie Irving is not going to re-sign with the Boston Celtics once the NBA’s free agency period begins at the end of the month....
20:00, 06/18/2019

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
18:01, 06/13/2019

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up, a sign of growing tension over plans to zero out t...
19:51, 06/19/2019

2020 Dems pull back from #AbolishICE while AOC renews call to dismantle immigration agency Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination seem to be backing away from the #AbolishICE movement as a new poll shows the call to dismantle the federal Immigration and Customs Enforce...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:51, 06/13/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, foll...
00:51, 05/01/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
15:34, 06/21/2019

A Photo Agency Took Photos of Prince Harry’s Bedroom From a Helicopter. It’s Now Paid Him ‘Substantial Damages’ (LONDON) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bed...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that t...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Flat, Land of Delhi Minister Harish Gahlot's Brother The Enforcement Directorate has seized a flat in the posh Vasant Kunj area of Delhi and a land in Haryana worth Rs 1.48 crore in connection with a Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and hawala......
12:51, 05/07/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned...
06:34, 06/14/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the respo...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Joe Biden the subject of critical editorial published by North Korea's state-owned media agency North Korea's news agency published a scathing op-ed on Tuesday, deriding former Vice President Joe Biden's intelligence, demeanor and all-around quality as a human being....
05:34, 05/22/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
19:00, 05/14/2019

The Clippers reportedly looked into buying Kawhi Leonard's signature logo from Nike to woo him in free agency John Raoux/AP The Los Angeles Clippers considered buying Kawhi Leonard's personal "Klaw" logo from Nike to woo him in free agency this summer, according to a report from The New York Times. According...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’...
12:17, 06/17/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their j...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Erik Karlsson agrees to extension with San Jose Sharks, making free-agency pool a little less glamorous NHL defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an extension with the San Jose Sharks, putting a dent in the intrigue surrounding the league's free-agency period.       ...
06:51, 06/18/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being haile...
20:34, 05/30/2019

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat SURAT, India (AP) — Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Afr...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four warmest on record,’ UN Secretary-General António Guter...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food...
20:51, 05/08/2019