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UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election

Uttar Pradesh Bar Council chairperson Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after sh...

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election

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Top Court Refuses Plea For CBI Probe Into Murder Of UP Bar Council Chief The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav at the Agra court premises and asked the......
22:34, 06/25/2019

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

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot Dead After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
12:51, 06/23/2019

12 Dead In Shooting At Government Building In Virginia; Gunman Shot Dead A longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach shot and killed 11 people Friday afternoon and injured several others inside a public works building before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with...
06:34, 06/01/2019

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
07:17, 06/08/2019

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaz...
16:17, 06/02/2019

Ethiopia PM Abiy in Sudan to meet with chief of military council Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Friday to meet with the chief of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, his office said....
10:17, 06/07/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Girl, 11, is 2nd child fatally shot in St. Louis in 2 days ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl, the second child to be shot and killed in the city in two days. Police on Tuesday said Charnija Keys was ...
17:34, 06/11/2019

Congress Candidate In Odisha Dies Three Days After He Was Shot Congress candidate from Aska Assembly seat in Odisha's Ganjam district, Manoj Jena who was shot by unknown people three days ago succumbed to injuries during treatment, police said on Saturday....
12:17, 05/25/2019

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insec...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing th...
19:17, 04/28/2019

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation w...
07:00, 06/14/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “co...
22:17, 05/23/2019

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General A...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to se...
18:17, 04/28/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagre...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations ...
22:34, 05/22/2019

Teen boy shot dead in Harlem A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot at a Harlem housing project Friday night, police said. Jeremiah Draper, who lived in the development, was found with a gunshot wound to his head at about 9:35 p.m. b...
10:34, 05/18/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Australia's PM launches official campaign six days out from election Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party's election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he will lo...
08:17, 05/12/2019

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-right content to nearly 1.7 million people in Spain,...
15:34, 05/01/2019

Minneapolis to pay $20M to family of woman shot dead by cop The city of Minneapolis will pay $20 million to the family of Justine Damond after being fatally shot by a police officer, city leaders announced Friday....
00:17, 05/04/2019

Man shot dead inside Brooklyn bodega A 48-year-old man was shot dead inside a Brooklyn bodega Wednesday night, police said. The victim was found with at least four gunshot wounds — including one to the neck — inside the store...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Baltimore police: 8 shot at cookouts, 1 dead A gunman fired indiscriminately into crowds that had gathered for Sunday afternoon cookouts on opposite sides of a west Baltimore, Maryland street, killing a man and wounding seven other people, autho...
11:51, 04/29/2019

Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot: PM's aide Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in a federal state north of the capital....
06:51, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government....
09:34, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Fellow SEALs say chief shot girl and old man SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Two snipers say a decorated Navy SEAL shot a y...
04:17, 06/22/2019

Man shot dead over allegation of smuggling cows in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police and residents say a Muslim man has been shot and killed and another injured by Hindu vigilantes in Indian-controlled Kashmir over allegations of smuggling cows. Police sa...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Teen shot dead in front of dad as thugs try to rob him of Xbox An Indiana teenager was shot dead in front of his dad when a pair of men tried to rob him of the Xbox he was trying to sell, according to a new report. Johnny Peluyera, 16, made the 20 minute trip wit...
14:34, 06/14/2019

Man acquitted in Rochester triple murder is shot dead ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A man who was suspected but ultimately acquitted in a triple killing in Rochester was himself shot and killed, and police warned the public not to jump to conclusions or retaliation ...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Boston police: Man, 19, shot dead after firing at officers BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say a 19-year-old man has been fatally shot after he fired at officers during a foot chase. Commissioner William Gross says officers had been responding to reports of gunfi...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Gunman dead, 2 injured in second California Costco shooting in three days A gunman shot two people in a Costco parking lot Monday afternoon in Southern California before turning his weapon on himself.        ...
07:17, 06/18/2019

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pictures from her room balcony last Saturday when she...
04:34, 06/06/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, adding that the miscreants attacking the security....
04:17, 05/13/2019

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S. State Department....
06:17, 06/06/2019

Police: 2 shot dead at Northern California Ford dealership MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — Police say a shooting at a Ford dealership in the San Francisco Bay Area has killed two people in what may be a workplace confrontation. KPIX-TV report s police say employee...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Texas: woman shot dead by officer was not pregnant despite her claim Video shows an officer open fire on Pamela Turner, who can be heard yelling ‘I’m pregnant’, after she allegedly used his TaserPolice in Texas said on Tuesday a woman who was shot and killed by an offi...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Mississippi police shooting: suspect who shot officer dead on the run Biloxi police chief says he believes the man who killed officer Robert McKeithen outside the police station is still in the areaA man who shot dead an officer outside the police station in Biloxi, Mis...
18:51, 05/06/2019

Tasered woman shot dead by cop moments after yelling, ‘I’m pregnant!’ Horrifying video captures a Texas police officer shooting dead a woman moments after she yelled, “I’m pregnant!” while getting Tasered. The woman — identified by family as gran...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Soldier Killed, 2 Terrorists Shot Dead In Encounter In J&K's Pulwama A soldier was killed and two terrorists were shot dead during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, the police said. Troops of the Central Reserve Police Force, Rashtriya Rifles......
05:34, 05/16/2019

Former Journalist And Cultural Advisor To Afghan Parliament Shot Dead A former journalist who worked for the Afghan parliament was shot and killed in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, in the latest brazen attack to rock Afghanistan's capital....
08:51, 05/12/2019

Three people shot with crossbow found dead in German hotel Investigators say they believe no one else was involved in deaths of men and two women Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious discovery of three bodies shot with crossbow bolts in a Bavari...
15:51, 05/13/2019

South Texas officer shot dead, suspect arrested A Texas police officer has been shot and killed in what officials say was the line of duty, and a suspect is in custody. No details have been released on what led to the shooting.    &...
14:00, 06/21/2019

$20m compensation paid to family of woman shot dead by police The US city of Minneapolis will pay $20m (£15m) compensation to the family of an unarmed woman who was shot and killed by a police officer outside her home....
04:00, 05/04/2019

14-year-old athlete tipped for NFL stardom shot dead at party Jaylon McKenzie was killed in Venice, Illinois, on SaturdayEighth grader had received college football scholarship offersA 14-year-old featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who...
18:51, 05/06/2019

Amethi BJP Worker, Who Campaigned For Smriti Irani, Shot Dead A former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, was allegedly shot dead on Saturday night....
07:17, 05/26/2019

2 Terrorists Shot Dead In J&K; 3 Soldiers, Including Officer, Injured Two terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today, the police said. Three soldiers including an officer were also injured in the encounter, the.....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a former female journalist and an adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul...
14:17, 05/11/2019

Popular basketball coach shot dead outside California home A beloved youth basketball coach was gunned down outside his California home, and shattered relatives are struggling to understand why someone would want to kill the beloved dad of two. Claudell Walte...
20:17, 06/06/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, Party Says "Trinamool Goons" Behind It A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district....
09:17, 06/14/2019

Prominent journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Afghanistan Unidentified attackers fatally shot a prominent female journalist in Afghanistan. Two men on a motorcycle approached Mena Mangal on Saturday morning while she was waiting for a car on her way to work,...
18:51, 05/11/2019

Aide to winning candidate of India's ruling BJP shot dead An aide to an Indian ruling party candidate, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight, police said on Sunday....
11:51, 05/26/2019

Afghan journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Kabul Former TV presenter and cultural adviser for lower house of parliament is killedAn Afghan journalist and adviser to the country’s parliament in Kabul has been shot and killed by one or more unidentifi...
15:17, 05/11/2019

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and....
18:00, 06/19/2019

20-Year-Old Wanted Black Man, Father Of 2, Shot Dead By US Marshals The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple.....
05:17, 06/14/2019

Danish shot-putter turned politician places election ad on Pornhub A member of the center-right Liberal Alliance party in Denmark placed an ad encouraging people to vote for him in the general election on one of the world’s top adult websites, Pornhub....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Three Days After Dead Lizard Found In Its Food, Haldiram Allowed To Reopen Outlet Within just three days of shutting shop due to a public outcry over the discovery of a lizard in its food, Haldiram has now been allowed to restart its operations...
16:17, 05/16/2019

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
21:51, 05/24/2019

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road yesterday. Her family reported her missing on Sunday ...
00:17, 05/24/2019

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments about land ownership....
00:51, 06/04/2019

Report: Wife of Iran presidential adviser shot dead at home TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official news agency in Iran says a wife of an adviser to President Hassan Rouhani has been shot and killed at her home. Tuesday’s report by the ISNA news agency says ...
13:00, 05/28/2019

BJP Leader Shot Dead In Jammu And Kashmir By Suspected Terrorists: Police Gul Muhammad Mir, a local BJP worker, was on Saturday shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, the police have said....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Maoist Allegedly Involved In Chhattisgarh BJP Leader's Killing Shot Dead A Maoist, allegedly involved in the IED explosion that killed BJP legislator Bhima Mandavi and four other was shot dead by security forces in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada today, the police...
18:51, 05/26/2019

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
19:00, 06/17/2019

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports....
01:51, 06/04/2019

Mom allegedly shot dead by 9-year-old son feared she was ‘raising the next serial killer’ A Michigan mom allegedly shot dead by her 9-year-old adopted son feared she was raising “the next serial killer,” her family said. Pauline Randol, 51, was shot dead in her Fawn River Towns...
15:34, 05/09/2019

Suspected mastermind of Ethiopia coup attempt shot dead, says official Gen Asamnew Tsige accused of planning attacks that killed army chief of staff and Amhara state president A man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara state has been shot dead...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activist has been murdered before a referendum on a cont...
16:51, 05/01/2019

Woman Yelled "I'm Pregnant" Seconds Before Police Officer Shot Her Dead An 11-year officer with the Baytown, Texas, Police Department shot and killed a 44-year-old woman Monday night in the parking lot of the apartment complex where she lived, authorities said - an......
04:34, 05/15/2019

Athletes are shot dead all the time in the US. It makes grim, tragic sense Three young athletes were shot to death in the last week alone. When you factor in race, guns and politics in the US, tragedies are inevitable“A senseless act of violence.” That’s how University of Ne...
11:34, 05/10/2019

Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot: prime minister's press secretary Ethiopia's army chief of staff, Seare Mekonnen, has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary told Reuters early on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported against the Amhara regi...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Top Court Grants BJP Bengal Candidate Protection From Arrest For 5 Days The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Bengal, in criminal cases lodged against him by the......
12:51, 05/22/2019

Woman claims to find missing puppy dead days after getting loose on subway tracks The 8-month-old cocker spaniel that got loose on the Midtown subway tracks was found dead nearly a week after running from its owner, according to a report. Good Samaritan Simone Peterson discovered M...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith found shot dead in her home Former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith was found shot dead in her home, and authorities are treating her death as a homicide, according to reports. The 57-year-old Republican former senator...
18:34, 06/05/2019

23-Year-Old Shot Dead In Bengal In Clash Allegedly Linked To Poll Results A 23-year-old goldsmith was shot dead at Chakdah, 70 km north of Kolkata, last night in what is suspected to be a clash following the Lok Sabha election results....
12:17, 05/25/2019

Transgender woman recently assaulted on camera found shot dead in Dallas Body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street on Saturday and no suspect has been identified, police saidA 23-year-old transgender woman who was seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in fron...
18:34, 05/20/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police....
23:17, 05/05/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom Jaylon McKenzie shot dead after dance A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police. The...
03:17, 05/06/2019

Court documents reveal days leading up to elderly woman’s death TUCSON – Court documents reveal new details on the Arkansas couple accused of killing an elderly woman. Shane Martin and Marietta Keeter are accused of killing Martin’s mother 73-year-old Julia ...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel.        ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its oste...
22:51, 05/20/2019

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go ...
12:17, 05/22/2019

A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital....
12:34, 06/23/2019

High school football star shot dead by friend over video game dispute A Florida football player was shot dead by a longtime friend this week during a spat over a video game, according to a new report. Joshua Ancrum, 17, was killed inside his pal’s Miami Gardens ho...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Police officer who shot dead Aussie woman after sex assault report GUILTY of murder A POLICE officer has been found guilty of murder for shooting dead an Australian woman while responding to her report of a sex assault near her home....
14:17, 05/01/2019

U.S. citizen shot dead in Nicaraguan prison was a Navy veteran, critic of President Ortega Eddy Montes, a protestor shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to the Central American country where he fought for a...
09:34, 05/18/2019

More than 270 workers dead after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
05:51, 04/29/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.        ...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Encephalitis Outbreak: Supreme Court Gives Centre, Bihar 7 Days To Respond To Plea The Supreme Court, which also directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file a response after being informed of a similar plea in that state, was told by the centre that the situation was under control...
15:34, 06/24/2019

Facebook finally faces GDPR lawsuit after getting shot down in Austrian court A GDPR case against Facebook, launched by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, has been deemed legal under EU law after the Austrian Supreme Court’s ruling, ComputerWeekly reports. Why is this a big...
20:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a...
11:51, 05/22/2019

More than 270 poll workers dead from overwork after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
07:34, 04/29/2019

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
10:17, 05/22/2019

France’s conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France’s traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last month...
13:34, 06/03/2019

Lok Sabha Election Result "Unprecedented": Assam Chief Minister Terming the Lok Sabha election results as "historic" and "unprecedented", Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said the mandate is for nationalism and faster development of a new India....
14:17, 05/23/2019

France's conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France's traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last month....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Algeria’s army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria’s powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people’s revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government....
23:51, 06/17/2019

Texas’ election chief resigns after voter citizenship flub AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters has resigned ahead of being forced out of office. Local media outlets report Secre...
01:00, 05/28/2019

All Suspects In Sri Lanka Bombings Arrested Or Dead: Police Chief All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting police chief said on Monday....
05:51, 05/07/2019

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57 Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man i...
18:51, 06/04/2019

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month's election, the governor of the Indones...
08:51, 05/22/2019

6 dead after rioters clash with police over Indonesia election results The clashes began Tuesday night when supporters of former Gen. Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency...
21:00, 05/22/2019

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
13:34, 05/22/2019

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won’t WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is readying for primaries Tuesday. But a case the justices have yet to de...
16:51, 06/08/2019

Indonesia riots: Six dead as protesters clash with troops over election results At least Six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots in Jakarta as protests over Indonesia's newly announced election result spilled into violence....
09:51, 05/22/2019

Spanish court to rule if Puigdemont can run in EU election MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court will decide whether Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest will be able to run in next month’s European Pa...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s decla...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Chief Justice Appears Before Top Court Panel On Allegations Against Him Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has agreed to appear before the three-member in-house committee that is looking into the sexual harassment allegation against him by a former employee of the top......
21:34, 05/01/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr nails half-court shot ahead of Game 5 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr showed off his shooting ability with a half-court shot before Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
01:17, 06/11/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning ab...
09:17, 05/30/2019

Congress Goes To Top Court Over Election Body 'Inaction' On PM's Speeches The Congress today approached the Supreme Court against alleged "inaction" by the Election Commission in looking into alleged poll code violation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit......
07:34, 04/29/2019

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election has filed a challenge against the result in the country’s top court just days after seven people died during rioting by his supporters in th...
18:34, 05/24/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea For Probe Over "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice The Supreme Court Monday said a plea seeking direction to CBI to lodge an FIR into alleged conspiracy to fix Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in a "concocted, false sexual harassment" case will be....
13:51, 05/06/2019

Military Court Allows Karambir Singh To Take Charge As New Navy Chief A military tribunal on Wednesday allowed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to take charge as the new Navy chief on Friday as it deferred hearing on a petition challenging his appointment by nearly seven......
12:00, 05/29/2019

Protests Outside Supreme Court After Panel Clears Chief Justice A protest broke out outside the house of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in Delhi after an in-house panel of the Supreme Court cleared him of sex harassment allegations on Monday. Women lawyers......
09:17, 05/07/2019

Plea In Supreme Court To Probe "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice A lawyer Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to CBI to register a plea into alleged conspiracy to "fix" Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi in a "concocted false sexual......
20:17, 04/30/2019

Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several uns...
23:51, 05/24/2019

Georgia high court to hear appeal in election challenge ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court plans to hear an appeal of the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the outcome of the election for lieutenant governor in November. The arguments set for Tu...
08:51, 05/07/2019

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Panama election hopefuls court poor in tale of two societies Panama elects a new president on Sunday who will inherit Latin America's fastest-growing economy and rising pressure to reduce inequality in the financial hub that straddles two oceans....
15:17, 05/02/2019

Security ramped up as Indonesia court rules on disputed election Indonesia's Constitutional Court will rule on Thursday on an opposition challenge to the official presidential election result after allegations the vote won by President Joko Widodo in the world's th...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Decide By Monday, Top Court Tells Election Body On Complaints Against PM All Congress complaints against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah will have to be resolved by Monday, the Supreme Court has told the Election Commission. The Congress had appealed.....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Guatemala court ruling all but ends ex-prosecutor's election hopes Guatemala's top court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to clear the way for a former attorney general to seek the country's presidency next month, all but ending her chances of competing....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Produce Records On Selection Of New Navy Chief: Military Court To Centre A military tribunal on Wednesday directed the government to produce before it on May 29 all records and documents relating to selection of the new Navy Chief....
06:34, 05/23/2019

Algeria's former national police chief appears in court over corruption charges Algeria's former national police chief Abdelghani Hamel appeared in a court on Monday as part of a probe into corruption allegations, private Ennahar TV said....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Venezuela Supreme Court chief rebuffs Pence's threats of sanctions Venezuela's Supreme Court head, Maikel Moreno, on Wednesday rebuffed the U.S. government's threats to sanction members of his court if they did not reject President Nicolas Maduro's government and bac...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the US. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan told the Senat...
04:17, 06/12/2019

Chief Justice Writes To PM Modi, Seeks More Supreme Court Judges Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court as well as raise the retirement age of high court judges.....
21:51, 06/22/2019

Vice Admiral Moves Military Court Again On Appointment Of New Navy Chief Vice Admiral Bimal Verma on Tuesday filed a fresh petition at a military tribunal in New Delhi, seeking cancellation of the defence ministry's order appointing Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Top Court Notice To Puducherry Chief Minister Over Tussle With Kiran Bedi The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy over the issue of power tussle in the union territory between him and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi....
11:51, 06/04/2019

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap elections. Thursday’s ruling paves the way for elect...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elec...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results....
02:51, 05/26/2019

Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital....
04:34, 06/01/2019

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dead after collapsing in court Mohamed Morsi, the former president of Egypt and top Muslim Brotherhood official who was ousted by the military in 2013 and had been standing trial for espionage, collapsed and died during a court ses...
23:51, 06/17/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Territory's government, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy......
21:34, 05/01/2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Advance Poll Timing In Lok Sabha Election The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to the Election Commission to advance poll timings to 5:30 am from 7 am for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha polls in view of searing......
10:34, 05/13/2019

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Arun Shourie Slams Top Court Panel That Gave Clean Chit To Chief Justice The Judges of the In-House Inquiry Committee of the top court, which gave a clean chit to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on the allegations of sexual harassment against him, has done grave "injustice to.....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
02:17, 06/08/2019

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

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 de...
17:34, 06/20/2019

Sam's Club is currently offering a 'Buy 2 Days, Get 3 Days Free' deal on tickets to Universal Orlando Universal Orlando Resort/Facebook You can get three days at Universal Orlando Resort for free when you purchase two days through Sam's Club. The ticket deal is being offered through July 31. You do ...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Days Gone Game Wiki: PS4 Trophy Hunters ultimate guide to PlayStation's Days Gone Looking for Days Gone guides to help you thrive in the harsh post-apocalyptic world of PlayStation's latest PS4 exclusive? We've got you covered with guides on bosses, collectible locations and tips f...
17:17, 05/02/2019

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
00:34, 04/29/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on...
01:17, 06/04/2019

Justice DN Patel's Name Recommended For Delhi High Court Chief Justice The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the appointment of Justice DN Patel of the Jharkhand High Court as the next Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court....
21:34, 05/13/2019

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import...
18:51, 05/27/2019

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss....
00:00, 05/27/2019

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

Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as election too close to call Benjamin Netanyahu's hopes of securing a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister are on hold for the moment after early results showed a tight election race with his main rival on Tuesday....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted.....
21:17, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Election board orders Istanbul election redone The Latest on disputed mayoral elections in Turkey (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says the country's highest electoral body has ruled for a rerun of the Istanbul mayoral e...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 2 dead, 16 hurt; suspect dead, reports say A knife-wielding man attacked commuters -- including schoolchildren -- waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during the morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least 19 o...
07:34, 05/28/2019

Red Dead Online Is Filled With Massive Piles Of Dead And Burned Horses Red Dead Online players jumping into the game yesterday and today have discovered something terrible and strange: Piles of burned horse carcasses outside some towns, like Valentine. Many are surprised...
19:51, 05/19/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Good news for Red Dead Online amid shock GTA 5 reveal Rockstar and Take-Two had quite a lot of information to drop on us this week regarding Red Dead Online and Red Dead Redemption 2 - here's everything you need to know....
08:34, 05/19/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
21:17, 06/15/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Update: Red Dead Online news as shock RDR2 PC rumours return Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week includes plenty of new Red Dead Online bonuses' and another instance of rumours surrounding a PC release for the game....
09:00, 05/12/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
01:17, 05/05/2019

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street sh...
23:17, 06/11/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosce...
16:17, 06/24/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state...
17:00, 06/17/2019

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

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in anoth...
18:51, 06/17/2019

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

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
04:17, 06/09/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
03:17, 06/08/2019

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
00:00, 05/30/2019

GST Council To Consider Reducing Tax On Electric Vehicles The GST Council will consider reducing tax on electric vehicles, which are seen as more environment-friendly, and the matter is pending before it, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur informed....
12:00, 06/24/2019

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kr...
03:34, 06/27/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, said Indonesian U.N. Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djan...
21:17, 05/10/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small to...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Sudan transition to last three years: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council agreed with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance that the country's transition period will last three years, a TMC member said on Wedn...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Germany's SPD becoming unelectable, works council chiefs say Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are becoming unelectable after the head of their youth wing JUSOS called for companies such as BMW to be collectively owned, works council chiefs have warned....
19:00, 05/04/2019

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern o...
20:17, 05/26/2019

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
18:17, 05/30/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in Monday’s inauguration of Ukr...
03:17, 05/21/2019

UN Security Council condemns attacks on oil tankers, but not Iran A closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council Monday afternoon on the recent attacks on oil tankers and a U.S. drone ended without a condemnation of Iran....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions...
03:51, 05/18/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
04:34, 05/15/2019

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushin...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him ...
20:17, 06/11/2019

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve a...
10:51, 05/30/2019

Council of Europe restores Russia's voting rights Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula....
02:51, 06/25/2019

| Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has agreed to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea....
07:51, 06/26/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
10:00, 05/17/2019

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive ...
13:51, 06/18/2019

De Blasio, City Council at odds in budget talks City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the council are so far apart on a new budget that he expects negotiations to drag into the summer. “Typically, we try to ge...
01:51, 05/07/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
05:34, 05/28/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their v...
18:51, 05/22/2019

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor t...
12:51, 06/18/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Ru...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
22:51, 05/30/2019

Kentucky council lowers priority on marijuana possession LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Metro Council has passed an ordinance declaring marijuana possession a low priority for officers. The Courier-Journal reports the ordinance passed Tuesday in a 15...
18:51, 06/26/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources....
11:51, 05/06/2019

Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll: TV Algeria's constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after Presi...
14:17, 06/02/2019

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on M...
07:00, 06/11/2019

New Vampire: The Masquerade game in the works from creators of The Council BIGBEN has announced a new game within the Vampire: The Masquerade licence, developed by Big Bad Wolf, creators of the episodic adventure game The Council....
19:34, 05/14/2019

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites Sudan's transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
08:34, 06/15/2019

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the Int...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Sudan’s military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan’s ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country’s political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital,...
12:34, 05/19/2019

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested th...
08:17, 06/04/2019

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Ex-Chicago Council member gets year in prison for corruption CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago City Council member has been sentenced to a year and one day prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso sentenced 66-year-old ...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, announced over the weekend that he plans to ru...
01:17, 06/11/2019

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle ...
04:00, 06/10/2019

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Sudan's military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan's ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country's political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital,...
14:51, 05/19/2019

Nine candidates vie to fill Jumaane Williams’ seat on City Council Voters in Central Brooklyn will head to the polls Tuesday for a special election to pick Public Advocate Jumaane Williams’ replacement on the City Council. Nine candidates are running to replace the f...
00:34, 05/14/2019

Trade war hurting the U.S. ethanol industry 'badly': U.S. Grains Council The U.S.-China trade war is hurting the U.S. ethanol industry "badly," Mike Dwyer, chief economist of the U.S. Grains Council, said on Wednesday at an event at New York Sugar week:...
08:34, 05/16/2019

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

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and picked up the Hebrew Bible and quoted from Genesis w...
21:17, 04/30/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition.....
09:17, 05/07/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new report said Friday....
16:00, 05/10/2019

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV sh...
00:34, 05/14/2019

Sudan's military council: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' The deputy head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said that he was ready to negotiate with the opposition but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disruptin...
12:34, 04/30/2019

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disa...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fift...
02:00, 06/19/2019

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regul...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought togeth...
11:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: 11 UN council nations urge Idlib cease-fire Eleven members of the U.N. Security Council are urging fighters in Syria’s last rebel-held stronghold in Idlib province to honor last September’s cease-fire arrangements...
21:17, 05/10/2019

EU Council President Tusk: 20-30% chance Brexit doesn't happen EU Council President Donald Tusk says he will never give up hope that the UK will reverse its exit course. He said that Brexit has triggered a pro-Europe movement across Britain....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to...
08:34, 06/15/2019

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
18:51, 06/13/2019

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
18:34, 05/23/2019

Justin Gimelstob says he will quit ATP player council after assault case American entered no contest plea to assaulting friend last yearFormer player had been at centre of argument over ATP’s futureJustin Gimelstob, who entered a no contest plea to a felony battery charge ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ o...
04:34, 06/10/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abba...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that b...
06:17, 06/06/2019

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
22:51, 05/30/2019

City Council blames Thrive NYC over stalled budget agreement Members of the City Council on Monday slammed First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC mental-health initiative as too secretive, complaining it’s become a stumbling block in securing agreement on a new...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Ukraine recalls Council of Europe envoy over Russia vote MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s foreign minister has recalled the country’s permanent representative to the Council of Europe after the human rights organization’s assembly approved a resolu...
20:17, 06/25/2019

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has be...
02:51, 05/31/2019

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacifi...
21:34, 06/14/2019

France falls short of its own emission targets - climate council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Economic Advisory Council To PM Reacts To Arvind Subramanian: Full Text The former Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), Dr. Arvind Subramanian, has published a paper "India's GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications" in June, 2019, on the basis of...
14:51, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro invited to Texas event by World Affairs Council Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is expected to attend an event next week in Texas at the invitation of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, the council said on Wednesday, following the c...
02:34, 05/09/2019

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of doll...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the coun...
00:34, 06/24/2019

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
11:17, 06/21/2019

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Sudanese military council says criminals, not protesters, targeted, talks to resume soon Sudanese Transitional Military Council said on Monday that criminal elements near a Khartoum protest site were targeted in a raid by security forces, denying that authorities were trying to clear the ...
10:51, 06/03/2019

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexu...
23:00, 06/13/2019

PM Meets Council Of Ministers Ahead Of NDA Dinner Hosted By Amit Shah Two days to go for the counting of votes, BJP chief Amit Shah is touching base with the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance, with a special dinner this evening....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.        ...
07:17, 06/20/2019

'Entire' North Korean WMD program violates U.N. security council resolutions: U.S. North Korea's "entire" weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. security council resolutions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday when asked about recent missile launches by P...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitu...
00:51, 06/04/2019

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Mike Pompeo Won’t Mention Climate Change at the Arctic Council Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world&#...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
03:00, 05/15/2019

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have a...
03:34, 06/21/2019

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

Calgary city council discuss water security, stormwater management With a growing population and the likelihood the region will become drier, Calgary city council began discussing strategies to protect the region's water security and stormwater management....
04:51, 05/14/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Sunday it would publish its views for the country's transitional period on Monday, its latest move in negotiations with opposition factions after the oust...
01:17, 05/06/2019

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two dipl...
19:17, 06/06/2019

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the ha...
23:00, 06/19/2019

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government...
17:51, 06/11/2019

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Ha...
23:00, 05/30/2019

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

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

U.N. Security Council adds Islamic State satellite to terror blacklist The U.N. Security Council has added an Islamic State-linked group to a sanctions blacklist, due to terrorism links and dozens of attacks it's accused of carrying out in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
18:34, 05/15/2019

City council grills taxi bosses over medallion market collapse City lawmakers grilled Taxi and Limousine Commission bosses on Monday over the agency’s failure to head off the medallion market collapse — an outcome forecast by a nearly decade-old report the TLC co...
01:00, 06/25/2019

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources...
19:51, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military council says officer killed, protesters wounded: statement Sudan's transitional military council said that one military police officer had been killed and a large number of protesters wounded in clashes in Khartoum late on Monday....
01:17, 05/14/2019

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were pre...
22:17, 04/28/2019

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

St. Vincent and the Grenadines wins record-breaking seat on Security Council Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest so far. Also elected were Niger...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
05:17, 05/24/2019

Asia-Pacific Group Backs India For Non-Permanent UN Security Council Seat In a highly significant diplomatic win for India and testament to its global stature, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term has been......
09:00, 06/26/2019

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run....
18:00, 06/02/2019

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Magaluf booze and party warning signs RETURN despite council’s ‘emotional’ campaign SIGNS warning Magaluf revellers of £500 fines for drinking and partying in the street have returned after the local council launching an “emotional” campaign to stop Brits dying at the party resort....
20:00, 05/11/2019

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling t...
04:34, 06/19/2019

Former Minnesota City Council candidate sentenced for posting wife’s topless pic online A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minn., has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to posting a topless photo of his estranged wife to his campaign website during his run for of...
18:51, 05/12/2019

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an ancient and star-studded tribunal led by famous vampire...
03:51, 05/31/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, ...
20:17, 06/17/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Om...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Queens Councilman Barry Grodenchik admits to sexually harassing City Council staffer A Democratic Queens legislator admitted Tuesday to sexually harassing a female City Council staffer for over a year — giving her so many unwelcome hugs and kisses that she avoided meetings with him. ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition....
12:34, 06/05/2019

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
02:51, 06/14/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to rec...
01:17, 04/29/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistan...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, the United Nations Security Council held an open deb...
21:00, 04/28/2019

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the...
10:51, 05/31/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent divisi...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare...
01:34, 06/07/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ur...
19:00, 05/28/2019

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juvenile sat in the back seat, police said....
12:51, 06/07/2019

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to ...
23:34, 06/11/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, befo...
18:34, 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

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay....
05:51, 06/13/2019

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again describ...
23:34, 06/25/2019

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

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesd...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the isla...
10:00, 06/12/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to dem...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior Unit...
18:51, 06/20/2019

Paddington Cucumber tower: Westminster council approves plan for 42-storey skyscraper with hundreds of new London Zone 1 homes Westminster council has approved a new 42-storey skyscraper, which, thanks to its inky terracotta cladding, white ridges and distinctive curved profile has been dubbed the Blue Marrow....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members on the Security Council; the plight of migran...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Secu...
18:17, 04/28/2019

House-building in London: number of council homes started at highest level since the Eighties but some borough starts in single figures New data from the Mayor's office reveals huge gulf in how many new affordable homes were started by London's 32 councils — with just seven new homes started in Lambeth....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a...
00:17, 06/25/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work toward...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on In...
20:51, 04/28/2019

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senio...
23:34, 06/04/2019

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday....
22:17, 06/12/2019

We Were Paid Way Too Much Money By The National Bread Council To Post These 5 Pics Of Rye Bread When the National Rye Bread Council approached us about working on a sponsored post, we figured they’d give us $10,000, tops. Instead they offered $11 million, no questions asked, and told us they did...
12:51, 06/22/2019

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.        ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Council rolls out £4.5m 'smart' cameras to monitor toxic air and trigger vehicle fines Scores of "smart" traffic cameras capable of monitoring air pollution and catching "banned" lorries are to be rolled out in Islington to fight toxic air....
16:17, 05/20/2019

Here's every 'Game of Thrones' character on the Westeros council, the ones responsible for that game-changing decision on the series finale HBO Warning: Major spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode six, "The Iron Throne." On the series finale, following the death of Daenerys Targaryen, representatives from the m...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
07:17, 06/11/2019

Promoted | 7 Days In The MG3 Want to know what it’s like to drive MG’s fun affordable supermini? We gave one to the Judd family for a full week to get their verdict The best way to find out whether a car is right for you is to s...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Dry Days Ahead After a few light morning showers, the pattern has turned dry. High pressure will be building through the rest of today keeping clouds from building tall enough for rain shower development. With the a...
20:17, 06/25/2019

Welcome to the last days of Theresa May Theresa May has thrown the kitchen sink at her Brexit deal three times to date. It hasn't worked on any of those occasions, but for some reason, the British Prime Minister having a fourth go....
19:17, 05/15/2019

Promoted | 7 Days In The MG ZS What’s it like to use MG’s distinctive, spacious and affordable SUV in the real world? We gave it to the Judd family for a full week to find out It takes time to discover all the great features of a n...
17:51, 05/29/2019

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
20:00, 06/18/2019

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Options Industry Council (OIC), a provider of unbiase...
15:00, 05/01/2019

US Delays Huawei Ban For 90 Days US officials Monday delayed a ban on American technology exports to Chinese tech giant Huawei until mid-August, saying the time was needed to allow for software updates and other contractual......
01:34, 05/21/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 9: Ray J ‘One Wish’ I hear you looking at me right now like, “How did Ray J end up ‘round here?” And to that I say, despite the fact that I have stated very plainly that I’m a fan of one Willie Ray Norwood, I didn’t put ...
15:51, 06/09/2019

What’s next for Venezuela after days of tumult? CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After days of upheaval, Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate. In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see ...
16:34, 06/02/2019

Dry And Summery Days Ahead Lexington’s had rain for the last 9 days in a row totaling a soggy 4.92″… our normal total for the entire month of June is 4.44″.   We deserve a break… and for mor...
11:00, 06/25/2019

US like a 'war zone' after 500 tornadoes in 30 days America has been hit with 500 tornadoes in the last 30 days, with Tuesday breaking a 40-year record by marking the 12th day in a row with at least eight tornado reports, according to US forecasters....
16:34, 05/29/2019

Not the Prettiest of Mother’s Days Our time is running out. We’ve been able to hold of the rain for most of the day, but now the next round is assembling and will move in tonight. Sadly Mother’s Day won’t be the prett...
02:51, 05/12/2019

PSG says Neymar’s injury to be re-assessed in next 3 days PARIS (AP) — Neymar will be re-examined by Paris Saint-Germain’s medical staff within the next three days to determine how long the Brazil forward will need to be sidelined. PSG said Thursday th...
23:34, 06/06/2019

A Couple of Warm and Comfortable Days It’s still warm, despite the late-weekend cold front, but it’s also comfortable. Temperatures have fallen into the mid-70s and we’ll get away with only a few ticks higher on the thermometer. In additi...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Brexit deal could be done in 'next few days', top Conservative says Prime Minister Theresa May could reach a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party within days, a leading Conservative Party figure said on Saturday, after senior ministers urged compromise followi...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Days Gone's Best Twist Is At The End Of Its Worst Storyline The absolute worst part of Days Gone involve something that, on paper, sounds interesting: A clandestine government organization called NERO that’s scouring the freaker wastes searching for… something...
21:51, 05/13/2019

Commodities: First Few Trading Days of the Month are Key You learn a lot when you observe (and forecast) market behavior for a couple of decades. Jeffrey Kennedy, our Commodity Junctures editor, tells you why the first few days of the month are so important...
21:17, 05/01/2019

A Huge Swath of the U.S. Could See Tornadoes Over the Next Five Days A dangerous weather setup is shaping up over the Midwest this weekend. Powerful storms could usher tornadoes, hail, and lighting into the region, putting millions at risk. Heavy rain could also cause ...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Review: Days Gone Saves the Best for Last, But It’s Too Little, Too Late I needed some explosive chemicals from the old sawmill on the edge of town, but hundreds of freakers were gathered there, feasting on a mass grave. So I set explosive traps around the building’s...
18:51, 04/28/2019

A-Rod lost 6.5 pounds in 2 days to not ‘look fat’ at Met Gala Alex Rodriguez reveals 'fat' diet double standard in Met Gala video. He talks about starving himself to fit into his size 44 pink Versace tux....
00:17, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Nishikori completes 5-set win over 2 days PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 2:50 p.m. Kei Nishikori completed a five-set win over two days to reach the French Open quarterfinals. The seventh-seeded Japanese pla...
15:00, 06/03/2019

5 police officers were killed in 9 days Three of the five police officers killed in the past nine days across the US each leave behind two children. A fourth was a young police academy graduate who was about to hit the streets on her own. A...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Amazon's Prime Day will be two days this year If you're looking to buy a new Echo or any other Amazon product, you may want to hold on to your dollars for a few more weeks. Amazon's annual Prime Day this year will start at midnight PT/3...
19:17, 06/25/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 21: Nicole Bus, 'You' Almost nine years ago now, I was listening to the radio, back when that was a thing, and I heard a song that sounded so much like a Lauryn Hill song, or one that should have been a Lauryn Hill song, t...
23:00, 06/21/2019

10 Days of Consecutive Measurable Rain Lexington just tied a record for the most consecutive measurable precipitation days in the month of June! Rainfall was recorded for 10 days straight at the Blue Grass Airport starting Sunday the 16th....
02:00, 06/26/2019

Spain rescues over 400 migrants at sea in 3 days Spain's maritime rescue service says that it has saved hundreds of migrants during the last three days trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea....
20:51, 05/06/2019

What to wear in June: five looks for five days – in pictures As we continue towards midsummer’s day, things can become a little sticky. Here’s how to stay stylish – and keep a cool head this month Continue reading......
14:51, 06/05/2019

Yuma CBP apprehends more than 1,500 migrants in 3 days YUMA, Ariz. – The Customs and Border Protection Yuma Sector apprehended 700 illegal migrants Monday. In the past three days, CBP officials said more than 1,500 migrants have been apprehended. Y...
21:17, 05/07/2019

Why The Times Is Taking Down Its Paywall for 3 Days As we mark World Press Freedom Day, our international editor asks each of us to imagine what would happen around the world if journalists, and the public, were not watching....
23:17, 05/02/2019

Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia The multitalented Barbara Hannigan organized this year’s Ojai Music Festival, a well-balanced meal of programming that went down easily, without bloat....
16:34, 06/11/2019

The Linux desktop's last, best shot With Microsoft cutting off support for Windows 7, the Linux desktop may finally get its day in the sun. But are Linux companies ready to take advantage of their opportunity?...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Iran says it has shot down a US drone Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian offic...
16:51, 06/20/2019

Amy Klobuchar to Outline Plans for Her First 100 Days as President Ms. Klobuchar is set to unveil a list of well over 100 actions she would take in the early days of her presidency, without the involvement of Congress....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Verizon to start locking phones for 60 days Verizon has succeeded in gaining a partial waiver from the "C-block rules" put in place in 2007 which allows the carrier to add a temporary lock on all new phones....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Ex-NYPD cop gets 60 days for road-rage beating An ex-cop found guilty of whipping another driver with handcuffs during an off-duty road rage incident is in “absolute denial” over the caught-on-video attack, according to a judge who on ...
21:34, 06/26/2019

Second horse in 4 days dies at Santa Anita LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a gelding pulled up during a race Sunday and was euthanized a day later. Twenty-five horses have now died in racing or train...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Tuesday Forecast: Hot days ahead this week TUCSON – Triple digit temperatures continue this week. We have seen two straight days of them since the ice broke on Sunday. 103 degrees for the high, Tuesday. The strong high pressure aloft is ...
15:34, 06/11/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 6: Oddisee 'That's Love' Oddisee is one of the hardest working artists in music. And I say music, and not just hip-hop, because his catalog is so expansive that it’s unfair to limit him to the genre he’s most well known for. ...
01:34, 06/07/2019

Thai king marries days before coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun revealed he has wed his royal consort General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Aydhaya and declared her queen just days before his coronation....
02:17, 05/02/2019

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be shut down for a week to 10 days, manager Aaron Boon...
04:17, 05/23/2019