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House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1 billion casino. The bill, approved 275-146, would ...

House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe

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House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed par...
07:48, 05/16/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donal...
03:00, 05/11/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiti...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies s...
02:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-bln Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies s...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Wynn Resorts Cleared to Open Massachusetts Casino as Regulator Levies $35 Million Fine Massachusetts gambling regulators said casino giant Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state, despite finding violations ...
02:16, 05/01/2019

Massachusetts bill would impose death penalty for cop killers Massachusetts lawmakers recently filed a bill to have the option of sentencing adults who kill police officers to death after a rash of cop slayings i...
08:16, 05/19/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bets the house on a broadly comic casino riff Has Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ever done an episode as purely goofy as this? Sure, there have been some lighthearted outings, like season four’s ...
03:48, 05/25/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The issu...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in oth...
04:00, 05/17/2019

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppor...
23:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: New York Senate approves double jeopardy bill ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Senate voting to allow congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump’s state...
21:00, 05/08/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to...
20:32, 05/02/2019

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected?...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one o...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &#...
04:32, 05/15/2019

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow U...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.  ...
09:00, 05/01/2019

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

House approves measure to keep US in Paris climate agreement WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has approved legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from following through on his ple...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods an...
01:16, 05/24/2019

House Approves Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Aid Over Trump’s Opposition The House again passed a massive bill to help the victims of floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, but President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico relief ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the f...
06:48, 05/09/2019

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of I...
23:48, 05/23/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter j...
00:32, 05/15/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to ...
08:48, 05/17/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. Davi...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in ...
06:16, 05/19/2019

NY bill to let US House see Trump’s state returns narrowed ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal that would grant congressional committees access to New York state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump is being...
21:16, 05/20/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild s...
22:32, 05/10/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other ...
20:16, 05/23/2019

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House’s speaker says the governor still lacks the votes in the Republican-led House to pass his pension-relief pr...
18:16, 05/15/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill t...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Dems push bill on Obamacare, drug prices toward House OK WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pushing legislation buttressing the 2010 health care law and curbing prescription drug prices toward House passage. Th...
23:32, 05/16/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration ke...
02:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to t...
20:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House ha...
18:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require the Trump administration to ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor bidding for US House RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking u...
18:16, 05/11/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Tex...
11:48, 05/26/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender co...
20:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; 2nd attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to t...
18:00, 05/24/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total o...
21:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. House backs Paris agreement goals in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require the Trump administration to ...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and ...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state̵...
09:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of b...
04:00, 05/16/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become ...
05:32, 05/18/2019

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey as long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yem...
00:32, 05/24/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in t...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiremen...
20:00, 05/24/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administratio...
07:48, 05/17/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricane...
19:32, 05/10/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their fi...
22:16, 05/02/2019

House Republican holds up $19 billion disaster relief bill expected to pass unanimously Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, has objected to a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill that was expected to pass unanimously Friday. The bill is likely to next ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

US tribe can hunt in Bighorn National Forest says US top court An 1868 treaty which gave Crow tribe members the right to hunt did not expire after Wyoming became a state, the US Supreme Court has ruled. The decisi...
01:16, 05/21/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that r...
02:32, 05/15/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" was headed for victory on Tuesday in a special primary to ...
04:16, 05/15/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a...
00:16, 05/03/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- a...
20:16, 05/10/2019

A pod of orcas is starving to death. A tribe has a radical plan to feed them The Lummi Nation is dropping live salmon into the sea in a last-ditch rescue effort: ‘We don’t have much time’Bobbing on the gray-green waters west of...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Opting Out: Some of China's '996' Tech Tribe Quit, Seek Less Stress The protests point to a mindset shift in the tech industry, whose penchant for long hours has been praised by Western executives as a reason for China...
16:48, 05/16/2019

High court sides with Crow tribe member in hunting dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a member of the Crow tribe who was fined for hunting elk in Wyoming’s Bighorn National Forest...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Oglala Sioux Tribe Tells South Dakota Governor ‘You Are Not Welcome’ in Dispute Over Right to Protest Keystone Pipeline The Oglala Sioux Tribe has yanked the welcome mat right out from under South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s feet, basically telling her to stay off their l...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty today, marking the second time he’s joined the Sup...
21:16, 05/20/2019

'You are not welcome to visit our homelands': Tribe threatens to banish SD governor The Oglala Sioux council demanded that South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem rescind her support for her two bills aimed at Keystone XL pipeline protesters. ...
04:48, 05/03/2019

The Complicated Story Behind Trump’s Casino Tweet On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump shot off a tweet that knocked a proposal he characterized as “a special interest casino Bill.”...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese high...
16:00, 05/06/2019

14-year-old Massachusetts boy killed by pack of dogs he was tending A 14-year-old boy Massachusetts boy was mauled to death Thursday night by a pack of dogs that he was tending for a homeowner who was out of town. ...
00:48, 05/12/2019

Philadelphia casino fined for serving 17 drinks to gambler PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A casino in Philadelphia that served a gambler 17 free drinks over an eight-hour period has been fined $17,500. Th...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino BOSTON (AP) — Two major casino operators are in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast. Wynn Resorts...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Pelosi heading to Massachusetts to talk about child care MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is heading to Massachusetts to talk about child care. The California Democrat will tour the Elio...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednes...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. The casino...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Massachusetts fines Wynn Resorts $35M over sex misconduct claims Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and for...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlement...
02:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 mln fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and for...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Massachusetts latest state to push ban on tackle football for kids Lawmakers argue that the ban would be for kids' safety, citing research on brain trauma. Some parents and coaches are calling it government overreach....
01:16, 05/04/2019

Massachusetts teen dies after being dumped at hospital in disturbing mystery A 13-year-old missing Massachusetts girl was dumped at a hospital there — possibly by a much older man — and pronounced dead shortly afterward, accord...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 million fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and for...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Watch: Massachusetts family's home cleaned by unknown intruder A Massachusetts man said he arrived at his family's home to find someone had broken in and given the residence a deep cleaning without stealing anythi...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino is finally making money ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino says it will finally turn a profit after months in the red. The Ocean Casino ...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Encore casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies s...
23:16, 05/17/2019

A round of mergers and takeovers may be coming to the casino sector, investor says There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment a...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Warren's rebound? Massachusetts senator regains footing in polls Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the populist senator who’s put out one progressive policy proposal after another during the race for the Democratic presidentia...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Massachusetts teen beheaded classmate in jealous rage: prosecutor Insane jealousy compelled a Massachusetts teenager to stab a classmate, then behead him and hack off his hands, said a prosecutor in the opening argum...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Massachusetts teen found guilty of beheading classmate, tried as an adult Mathew Borges of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was convicted Tuesday of beheading Lee Manuel Villoria-Paulino, then 16, in a dispute about a girl.  &...
01:48, 05/16/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s th...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week ...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Massachusetts power plant cooling towers demolition draws spectators Two 500-foot cooling towers of a Massachusetts power plant came crumbling down within seconds Saturday morning during a controlled demolition that dre...
20:16, 04/28/2019

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- ...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Police probe Massachusetts 14-year-old’s mauling death by dogs he was caring for _____ Police are investigating the mauling death of a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy by dogs he was caring for. Ryan Hazel died after the attack by a g...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Macau's April casino revenue posts worst drop in nearly three years Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 8.3 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop since June 2016, due to tempered demand fr...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Massachusetts trooper responds to call of injured dog, finds wounded coyote pup A Massachusetts state trooper was in for a surprise earlier this month when the "wounded dog" he tried to rescue turned out to be an injured coyote pu...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Massachusetts says Wynn Resorts can retain gaming license with fine, other conditions Massachusetts gaming regulators said on Tuesday that Wynn Resorts Ltd can retain its gaming license needed to run a $2.6 billion casino built outside ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Whistleblower warned B.C. casino in 2000 of alleged ‘co-operation with organized crime’ A casino employee concerned about workplace safety informed the company’s founder that she felt staff had to “accept doing business ... with organized...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Freia David, woman with Down syndrome who worked at Massachusetts McDonald's for 32 years, dies at 55 Freia David — a woman with Down syndrome who was a beloved employee at a Massachusetts McDonald’s for 32 years and praised by Hillary Clinton during t...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Former B.C. casino supervisor blows whistle on when Macau-style money laundering may have exploded She didn’t know exactly what she was seeing, but one woman's documents appear to provide a view from the casino floor as frightened staff witnessed th...
15:32, 05/01/2019

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things ha...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Reports that casino money laundering dates to 1990s more proof public inquiry is needed: B.C. Greens Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver pointed to Global News reports showing money laundering in B.C. casinos goes back to the NDP governments of the 1990s...
05:16, 05/02/2019

A new moment for the Catskills in New York: Casino, waterpark and 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' A Catskills casino and a $200 million waterpark jumpstart a new age in New York's land of blintzes and borscht.       &...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts End Talks Over Boston-Area Casino Wynn Resorts said it was ending talks with MGM Resorts International to sell its Encore Boston Harbor property. MGM would have had to unload a propert...
16:00, 05/22/2019

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever US regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of those...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two deca...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Spain approves changes to Copa del Rey and Super Cup The Spanish soccer federation has approved format changes to the Copa del Rey and the Super Cup despite opposition from the Spanish league  ...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex coup...
08:48, 05/17/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Gu...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Law refers to ‘ideologically or religiously influenced clothing’ but Sikh and Jewish headwear not affected Austrian MPs on Wednesday approved a law ai...
03:48, 05/16/2019

FDA approves sale of new electronic tobacco product A new electronic tobacco device has been given the green light to enter the U.S. market, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, adding that th...
13:16, 05/01/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put t...
00:32, 04/30/2019

Pima County approves Operation Stonegarden 3-2 TUCSON – The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to accept the federal border security grant known as Operation Stonegarden during Tuesda...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservativ...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel befor...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC agreement over Twitter use by CEO A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Mus...
03:16, 05/01/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the Na...
08:16, 05/24/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages...
05:16, 05/04/2019

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time Saudi Arabia approves creation of permanent residency permit for the first time for certain expatriates that allows them to own real estate in the kin...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Britain provisionally approves PayPal-iZettle deal Britain's competition watchdog on Tuesday provisionally cleared PayPal Holdings Inc's $2.2 billion takeover of Swedish fintech startup iZettle, saying...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Judge approves unusual transportation plan for 900-pound man RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has approved an unusual court transportation plan for a Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds. Kenneth Hic...
15:00, 05/13/2019

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approv...
23:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. State Dept approves possible $314 mln sale of missiles to S.Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defence missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions ...
15:48, 05/18/2019

SEC approves a stock exchange built for tech startups For tech companies, going public is often fraught with pressure -- they're suddenly expected to deliver positive news every quarter, and they mig...
22:16, 05/12/2019

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3...
02:48, 05/23/2019

FDA Approves a Cigarette Alternative That Heats Tobacco Without Burning It (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials will allow Philip Morris International to sell a cigarette alternative that heats tobacco without burning i...
09:32, 05/01/2019

Judge approves agreement between Elon Musk and SEC over the CEO's Twitter use A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Mus...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Days before elections, EU approves new cyber sanctions regime The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the wo...
15:32, 05/17/2019

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader Voters approve constitutional amendments giving President el-Sisi new powers, reversing gains of the Arab Spring and allowing him to rule until 2030....
18:48, 04/28/2019

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections,...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local peop...
13:32, 05/12/2019

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting ...
04:00, 05/25/2019

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology ...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Georgia athletic board approves naming field for Dooley ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia athletic association’s board of directors has unanimously endorsed naming the field at Sanford Stadium in honor o...
23:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles t...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the Unite...
04:48, 05/12/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an ente...
02:48, 05/23/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent Ca...
04:32, 05/23/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of h...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5B for wall along US-Mexico border The Pentagon has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.5 billion to build 80 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. defense offic...
20:16, 05/10/2019

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one...
00:48, 05/24/2019

KHSAA Approves Spectator Conduct Policy To Protect Referees (LEX 18)– The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has a new message for disruptive fans — if you get kicked out, you may not get to ...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already...
19:00, 05/24/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice...
22:16, 05/20/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn...
01:00, 05/21/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing ...
01:48, 05/21/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruct...
00:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the non...
21:00, 05/14/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction o...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern p...
23:32, 04/28/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the pan...
23:16, 04/28/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about spec...
22:32, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegat...
01:48, 05/16/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually ...
03:32, 05/10/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his t...
17:32, 05/21/2019

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning ag...
09:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $314 million sale of missiles to South Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions ...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Judge Approves Deal Spelling Out Oversight of Elon Musk's Tweets A federal judge approved a new deal clarifying how Tesla must oversee Elon Musk’s use of Twitter, an outcome that erases the risk its chief executive ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. Senate approves EXIM Bank nominees, restores lending powers The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of three new board members of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, filling vacancies th...
21:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters to Qatar, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's offi...
07:32, 05/22/2019

White House to tell former counsel not to comply with House subpoena: ABC The White House has decided to tell former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents relating to Specia...
17:48, 05/07/2019

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into Presi...
19:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump nominee Rosen as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's deputy attorney general nominee, Jeffrey Rosen, an action th...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Jay Cutler Checks Out a Location for His Future Butcher Shop--and Kristin Cavallari Approves! Did Jay Cutler just find his butcher shop? Maybe! Kristin Cavallari's husband takes a big step toward making his store owner dreams a reality in this...
21:48, 05/07/2019

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing...
00:32, 05/25/2019

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE'...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Roche: FDA approves drug combo Venclexta plus Gazyva for previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia Roche said on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved a treatment using its drugs Venclexta plus Gazyva for people with previ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

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 profil...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree decla...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Bill de Blas-Oh-No Deeply unpopular New York City mayor and gleeful rodent killer Bill de Blasio is expected to announce he is tossing his hat into crowded Democratic pr...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Maybe Bill Clinton Should Sit This One Out Former President Bill Clinton probably shouldn’t weigh in on anything to do with the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, given, well, ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Could a 'heartbeat bill' take down Roe v. Wade? A handful of red states are placing bets on abortion bans in the hopes of having the Supreme Court reconsider Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that ...
07:32, 05/10/2019

Okay, So Harriet Tubman Might End Up on the $20 Bill After All Remember when Harriet Tubman was supposed to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? If you don’t, I don’t blame you—since the Trump administration se...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Florida teachers can arm themselves under new gun bill Florida's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high ...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Florida Teachers Can Now Arm Themselves Under New Gun Bill Florida's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high ...
23:00, 05/01/2019

3 strategies you can use to pay off an unexpected tax bill If you're looking at a whopper of a tax bill, the IRS probably will grant you some leeway. Still, try these tricks to pay it off sooner.  &...
20:00, 05/12/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come ...
21:16, 05/15/2019

5 ways to cut your 2019 tax bill now You filed your 2018 tax return. Don’t stuff it in a file cabinet just yet. Review it to uncover steps you can take now to lower your 2019 tax bi...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Bill Would Aid U.S. Telecom Carriers Hit by Huawei Ban Lawmakers introduced legislation that would provide up to $700 million to help U.S. telecom carriers remove equipment purchased from Huawei and other ...
10:32, 05/23/2019

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue...
06:16, 05/27/2019

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to acc...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Portugal’s PM gets his way in defeat of spending bill LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister isn’t carrying out his threat to resign — and has even scored a political victory over o...
16:32, 05/10/2019

UK government says it will introduce Brexit bill as soon as possible The British government will introduce the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill to parliament as soon as possible in order to give lawmakers time to scruti...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows: He has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. ...
21:16, 05/03/2019

Why New Yorkers mock Bill de Blasio New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's longshot presidential campaign rollout was greeted on Thursday morning with a loud and persistent round of Bronx cheer...
00:32, 05/18/2019

A Hypebeast Rates Bill de Blasio's New 2020 Fit New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a new job: candidate for president. And as part of his big entrance to national politics, someone somewhere dec...
06:16, 05/18/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone ...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid New York mayor, who traveled to early primary states such as Iowa, says he is running ‘because it’s time we put working people first’New York’s mayor,...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Dougla...
15:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. bill aims to thwart China's EV dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithiu...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in cas...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Dreamer bill stalls amid Dem divisions House Democrats have shelved plans to advance legislation protecting “Dreamers” next week, delivering a setback to the caucus on a top legislative pri...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Right to Repair bill killed, do you think the iPhone is really 'too complex' to fix on your own? Say what you will about trends, but when they get to California, and the Silicon Valley in particular, the stakes usually get sky high, and its landma...
17:16, 05/03/2019

GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative House Republican complaining of Washington’s free-spending ways has temporarily blocked a long-overdue $19 bill...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extr...
02:16, 05/16/2019

GOP threat to LGBTQ bill triggers Dem mobilization Some senior House Democrats are privately anxious that GOP floor antics on Friday could jeopardize the fate of a sweeping bill to shield LGBTQ people ...
03:32, 05/17/2019

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Won’t Arrive Until 2028, If It Ever Comes at All WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet T...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Apple Reportedly Lobbied Against Right-to-Repair Bill An Apple lobbyist met with legislators in California to kill the so-called right-to-repair bill that would make it easier for consumers to repair thei...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Bill and Chelsea Clinton are starting a podcast The Clintons are getting into podcasting. Former president Bill and his daughter Chelsea, the vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, have revealed they...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Why That Anti-Loot Box Bill Is Actually Kinda Shitty A bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday aimed at banning pay-to-win microtransactions and loot boxes in video games that are “m...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Bill Gates Congratulates PM Modi On Poll Win Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday for leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a historic win in...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Bill Maher: The Dem who 'stands up' to the Twitter mob will win nomination "Real Time" host Bill Maher argued on Friday night that the 2020 Democratic candidate who "stands up to the Twitter mob" will ultimately win the nomin...
15:16, 05/11/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
03:00, 05/20/2019

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on th...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Bill de Blasio expected to announce presidential bid next week "I'm going to make my decision in the month of May and as soon as we have something to tell you, we'll tell you," the mayor said Thursday at a press c...
09:16, 05/04/2019

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA interview Bill de Blasio’s first interview as a presidential candidate was marred on Thursday by protesters chanting “Liar!” and “Can...
15:00, 05/16/2019

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican govern...
19:32, 05/07/2019

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental con...
14:00, 05/21/2019

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

Redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman won't come out in 2020 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Trump administration delayed the planned redesign of the $20 bill, which was expected to pro...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the s...
09:16, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Re...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.   ...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Britain's Labour will vote against Brexit bill: Starmer Britain's Labour Party will vote against the Withdrawal Agreement Bill if there is no deal between the government and the opposition party, its Brexit...
12:32, 05/16/2019

How Bill Belichick belittles Tom Brady: Gisele, GQ taunts Bill Belichick even called out Tom Brady during the Patriots’ 16-0 regular season in 2007. Former New England fullback Heath Evans shared a few tellin...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Bill Nye on global warming: ‘The planet is on f–king fire’ Science commentator Bill Nye had some choice words about the need for urgent action to combat global warming. On “Last Week Tonight With John Ol...
18:48, 05/14/2019

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislatio...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical ...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Harriet Tubman Won’t Appear on $20 Bill Next Year, Treasury Secretary Says Steven Mnuchin said plans to feature the abolitionist and civil rights leader would be pushed back several years as the department planned to focus on...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Georgia governor to sign 'heartbeat bill' on Tuesday Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is keeping his campaign promise to sign the "heartbeat" abortion bill in the face of Hollywood actors threatening a statew...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Bill de Blasio considering changes to alternate side parking rules Mayor de Blasio said Friday that he plans to investigate whether the city can offer drivers some relief by cutting down on alternate-side parking regu...
21:16, 05/03/2019

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Sena...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Bill de Blasio says decision about his 2020 bid coming ‘this week’ Mayor Bill de Blasio finally committed to providing a decision about his much-teased presidential ambitions “this week,” as speculation continues to m...
23:32, 05/13/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Pho...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Wall Street Chokes on Cannabis Bank Bill The U.S. cannabis industry could do with backup from Wall Street as it pushes for banking reform on Capitol Hill. But the most powerful banks are stee...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Imprisoning Bill Barr is left’s new rallying cry: ‘Have him locked up’ The battle between congressional Democrats and the Justice Department over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report has reached new levels of vi...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Bill Belichick confidant crushes Mike Maccagnan on his way out Mike Maccagnan never should have even had this perch to fall from. That’s the word from Mike Lombardi, the former longtime NFL executive and bri...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proce...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five boo...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is t...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told report...
15:00, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: Australia prints millions of typos on Aus$50 bill Millions of Aus$50 banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and ci...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t elimina...
20:16, 05/23/2019

Putin signs Russian internet isolation bill into law Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will tighten government control over the internet. The new law requires that...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perfor...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' w...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacte...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make e...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the...
01:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. mili...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterren...
20:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Re...
11:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee v...
02:16, 05/01/2019

Changes to Bill C-69 ‘critical’ for Canadian energy sector: Enbridge CEO The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says it's "critical'' to Canada's energy future that substantive changes are made to proposed federal legislation to revamp h...
07:32, 05/09/2019

| British goverment to put forward Brexit bill in June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by par...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering o...
15:16, 04/30/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Por...
03:00, 05/09/2019

British Government To Put Forward Brexit Bill In June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by par...
07:00, 05/15/2019

We are pleased to inform you that Bill Nighy is a full-on Pokémaniac Detective Pikachu’s titular mouse creature is voiced by Ryan Reynolds, which is a fine enough choice for a role previously filled only by two-syllable...
21:48, 05/09/2019

New York bill would allow kids to run lemonade stands without a permit ALBANY — When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or craft a state law. Last July, 7-year-old Brendan Mulvaney’s entrepreneurial dreams soured when ...
20:32, 05/02/2019

UK's opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill The leader of Britain's opposition said he would not support Prime Minister Theresa May's new attempt to push through her Brexit bill if it was fundam...
16:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. Senator Introduces Bill To Ban Loot Boxes And Pay-To-Win Microtransactions Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) today announced a bill that would ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions in “games played by minors,” a broad labe...
21:00, 05/08/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which woul...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Bill Ford: 'Very pleased' with recent stock performance Ford's leadership defended the company's actions during CEO Jim Hackett's first two years on the job, saying 2019 will be proof they've made the right...
00:48, 05/10/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data...
02:16, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 Campaign Is Off to a Great Start! Well, he finally did it. Large New York City Mayor and rodent extermination enthusiast Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidentia...
23:48, 05/16/2019

British PM May says will present bill that ensures orderly Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she was sure lawmakers would recognize their duty to deliver on the result of the Brexit referend...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Arizona governor signs bill legalizing nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is lifting the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation to remove nunchucks fro...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Governor signs 'heartbeat bill': Georgia will 'not back down' Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, approved a piece of legislation Tuesday that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected — usually a...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious h...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Florida bill mandates felons pay all fees before voting TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Most Florida felons will have their voting rights restored under a bill the state Senate passed Thursday to implement a constituti...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Andrea Leadsom quits over Theresa May's Brexit bill Leader of house known to be unhappy with some of 10 concessions set out by PMAll the latest politics news – liveAndrea Leadsom has resigned as the lea...
00:32, 05/23/2019

If New Yorkers won't back Bill de Blasio, nobody else will | Clio Chang The presidential aspirations of New York’s mayor seem doomed alreadyIn recent history, no other potential presidential candidate has had a more humili...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Bill Shorten Wants Australia to Embrace China. But at What Cost? Mr. Shorten, the front-runner to become prime minister, sees trade with China as crucial to fulfilling his economic promises. Critics fear he could ma...
22:48, 05/15/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill which aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway...
05:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 ...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Bill Cosby's latest get-out-of-jail bid turned down again Bill Cosby will continue to sit in his Pennsylvania prison cell after being turned down on his latest bid to be released on bail while awaiting appeal...
23:16, 04/29/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue ...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio...
23:48, 05/17/2019

NOT REAL NEWS: Texas bill won’t ban van pools to polls A proposed Texas Senate bill does not prohibit drivers from transporting groups of “elderly, disabled or poor” to the polls to vote as soc...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Stamp lets people put Harriet Tubman on $20 bill The rollout of the redesigned $20 bill may have been pushed back, but people can still put Harriet Tubman on their bills.     ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
21:16, 05/09/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the ...
20:16, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extradi...
18:48, 05/11/2019

Teachers blast idea of guns in class after Florida bill becomes law Days after Florida’s governor signed a bill making more teachers eligible to carry guns in the classroom, educators across the state are blasting the ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Singapore Just Passed a Controversial Bill Criminalizing ‘Fake News’ (SINGAPORE) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the re...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Bill de Blasio slams Ruben Diaz Sr. for refusing to ‘rat’ on sex harassers Mayor Bill de Blasio rapped Ruben Diaz Sr. on Twitter Thursday morning over the Bronx councilman’s refusal to “rat” if he witnessed ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature The Texas House approved a bill that would allow a vehicle manufacturer or distributor to also own a dealership, as long as it was for a different typ...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Trump calls Bill de Blasio a ‘JOKE’ after he announces 2020 bid President Trump wasted no time Thursday in attacking Mayor de Blasio, slamming him as a “JOKE” after Hizzoner announced his run for the Wh...
17:32, 05/16/2019

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter ...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Jim Jordan: Dems out to 'destroy' Bill Barr and derail his FBI review House Judiciary Committee Republican Jim Jordan charged at an explosive hearing to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt that Democrats were on ...
00:48, 05/09/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills...
21:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. energy secretary - sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pur...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Joe Biden is stuck in the past when it comes to climate change | Bill McKibben Biden thinks fracked gas is an acceptable way to reduce emissions. He is too stuck in the past to be a credible standard-bearer for the Democratic par...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Theresa May prepares 'bold' last-ditch offer to MPs on Brexit bill Prime minister will ask her cabinet to sign off on concessions this weekTheresa May will ask her cabinet to sign off a package of Brexit concessions t...
21:48, 05/19/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from l...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discriminati...
19:00, 05/11/2019

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to Ch...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf ...
08:32, 05/19/2019

Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon: U.S. energy secretary United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream ...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bil...
23:16, 05/08/2019

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Bill Shorten faces down hostile questions in solo Q&A appearance Labor leader leaves open option of boosting wages for aged care workersBill Shorten has left open the option of boosting wages for aged care workers, ...
00:16, 05/07/2019

Florida governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that will allow more classroom teachers to carry guns in school, a res...
03:32, 05/09/2019

Dems look to modify Dreamer bill to break internal logjam House Democratic leaders are eyeing changes to legislation to protect “Dreamers” in a bid to resolve an intraparty dispute that’s stalled a key piece ...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action...
18:16, 05/13/2019

Bill Bennett: Abortion issue is a 'grenade in American politics' Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett believes abortion is the "most divisive and difficult" issue in American politics, but emphasized that America...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Bill Cosby Blasts 'Grossly Immoral' Judge Who Sentenced Him Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is living well below his best life. So in his quest to overturn his conviction for sexual assault, he’s decided to unloa...
02:16, 05/16/2019

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream ...
15:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Missouri Democratic lawmakers slam abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Missouri ...
15:32, 05/18/2019

Texas advances bill to stiffen penalties for pipeline damage AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would stiffen penalties for those who damage or trespass around oil and gas operations is advancing through the Texas...
06:32, 05/21/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill heads to state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeWith a vote o...
02:32, 05/15/2019

APNewsBreak: Montana governor signs sports betting bill HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana is the first state in 2019 to authorize sports betting. Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the Montana State Lot...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a v...
07:32, 05/15/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and othe...
02:32, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee v...
02:00, 05/01/2019

NC ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor wins GOP redo of tainted election RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans want the sponsor of a headline-grabbing “bathroom bill” that voided anti-discrimination protections for L...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Iowa governor signs bill limiting funds for sex-reassignment DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a budget bill that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding to pay for sex-reassignment surgery. The...
02:48, 05/04/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish d...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Re...
06:00, 05/04/2019

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and...
07:32, 05/24/2019

Cattlemen rip Bill de Blasio’s ‘misguided’ Meatless Monday plan The US cattle industry has got a major beef with Mayor de Blasio. Hizzoner has vowed to cut the purchase of red meat for public schools, prisons and h...
09:16, 05/04/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or...
18:32, 05/24/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt ...
22:32, 05/01/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause ...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between P...
05:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secr...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profit...
16:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. senators offer bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipe...
00:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill t...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response t...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Judge in Bill Cosby Case Disputes Grounds for Appeal Mr. Cosby’s lawyers had challenged his conviction on 11 grounds, including that the judge allowed five additional women to testify. The appeal will pr...
05:32, 05/15/2019

The Quiet One review – controversial and evasive Bill Wyman documentary An underdeveloped look at the life of the former Rolling Stone has led to outrage over its portrayal of an alleged sexual predatorIt should probably s...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
02:48, 05/02/2019

'Bathroom bill' sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesd...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill go...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to s...
21:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Ivey to veto an attempte...
18:16, 05/15/2019

New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
11:16, 05/16/2019

'The planet is on fucking fire': Bill Nye is getting angry about climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Loo...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Minister: Defeating May’s bill will leave Brexit deal ‘dead’ LONDON (AP) — Britain’s chief Brexit minister says Britain will be faced with a choice between a no-deal EU exit and remaining in the European U...
19:32, 05/15/2019

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same way...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Bill de Blasio officially launches 2020 presidential campaign He’s late — again. After nearly half a year of hemming and hawing, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday entered the 2020 presidential race, becoming the 2...
14:00, 05/16/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats int...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that m...
07:32, 05/23/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pac...
13:16, 05/22/2019

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debatin...
11:32, 05/22/2019

Bill Murray enjoys money, is open to appearing in the new Ghostbusters By the time Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters finally hit theaters in 2016, Bill Murray’s refusal to participate in a sequel had become something of internet l...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Mobile switch: How I canceled Verizon and cut my phone bill in half After I made the last payment on a two-year Verizon device contract, I decided to take a closer look at my mobile bill. To my surprise, i discovered I...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexuall...
19:16, 04/28/2019

US should pay North Korea hospital bill for Otto Warmbier, ex-envoy says The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay P...
03:16, 04/30/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his na...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Brooklyn soldier slams Mykonos hotspot over $937 lunch bill A US Army soldier from Brooklyn is warning tourists to avoid a hotspot in Greece, saying he and his friends were ripped off to the tune of $937 for a ...
22:16, 05/24/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” o...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican state Senate that would ban a common abortion proc...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Single vote prevents Kansas Medicaid expansion bill from advancing Legislation to advance the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Kansas failed by a single vote Wednesday, likely killing the bill until the next legislativ...
13:16, 05/02/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records t...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from A...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says President Trump said in 2016 that the Obama-era decision to put Tubman on the bill was “pure political correctness.’’ Now it won’t be in circulation u...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Girl’s $143,000 bill for snakebite treatment reveals antivenin price gouging Enlarge / Even this copperhead thinks that's crazy. (credit: Getty | Smith Collection) Snakebites can be painful and scary. But they may seem like w...
14:16, 05/02/2019

UK govt plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June The British government plans to publish the legislation to enact Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in the week beginning June 3, government whi...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Theresa May To Make "New, Bold Offer" In Brexit Bill, Labour Sceptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel roast Bill de Blasio over 2020 bid Bill de Blasio’s longshot presidential aspirations became fodder for late-night television on both coasts Thursday night. In their respective roasts, ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideT...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Amber Heard touts revenge porn bill on Capitol Hill Actress Amber Heard was on Capitol Hill Wednesday to tout a bill that would make revenge porn a federal crime — after dozens of states, including New ...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Dems settle differences, push forward on bill to protect Dreamers House Democrats are moving ahead with a key bill to offer protections to Dreamers after largely settling an intraparty squabble over citizenship righ...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Q&A: Melinda Gates on new book, lifting up impoverished women and marriage with Bill Lifting up impoverished communities means first lifting up women, Melinda Gates says in her new book. She also shares stories from her marriage. ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Bill Barr asks Nancy Pelosi at DC event: ‘Did you bring handcuffs?’ Attorney General Bill Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if she brought “handcuffs” for him Wednesday at an event at the Capitol, according to repo...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Outrage as Trump delays putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill until 2026 As a candidate Trump called planned replacement of Andrew Jackson with anti-slavery activist ‘pure political correctness’Donald Trump’s administration...
19:48, 05/23/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will enter the 2020 presidential race: NBC News De Blasio has faced more resistance to his presidential aspirations – including from his own constituents – than nearly any other Democrat in the race...
01:00, 05/16/2019

New York Dems take heat for bill prying loose Trump’s tax returns New York Democrats are facing furious condemnation from Republicans over legislation that would create a backdoor method for lawmakers on Capitol Hill...
21:32, 05/09/2019

American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill American government officials have finally taken their shot at video game lootboxes. Specifically, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri announced his inten...
11:16, 05/09/2019

The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimu The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023. More than 30% of th...
21:48, 05/17/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disas...
00:32, 05/25/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy...
21:32, 05/17/2019

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandpar...
06:48, 05/25/2019

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Ho...
10:48, 05/25/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Bill Hader and Seth Meyers talk the Barry finale and getting loopy at 4 a.m. on SNL Bill Hader’s been making the talk show rounds in preparation for the Sunday season finale of his Emmy-winning black comedy Barry. With his signature b...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
20:48, 05/09/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcasti...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Senator Hawley announces bill banning loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) (credit: Senate.gov) Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) today announced plans to introduce "The Protecting Children from Abusive ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like o...
22:32, 05/17/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the presid...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Going Dutch on clean energy? Polluters push for state to split the bill In a meeting at the economic affairs ministry in The Hague late last year, Tata Steel's Dutch chief Theo Henrar pledged he would spend hundreds of mil...
19:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. should pay North Korea hospital bill for student prisoner who died: ex-envoy The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay P...
07:16, 04/30/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Joe Biden Downplays Infamous 1994 Crime Bill, But Kamala Harris Isn't Here For It Sen. Kamala Harris is not feeling Joe Biden’s claim that the infamous 1994 crime bill—which he was instrumental in creating in order to thwart “predat...
20:00, 05/16/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights...
07:00, 05/03/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be deter...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read mor...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Netanyahu’s supporters push a bill to give him immunity as indictments loom Knesset members cannot be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in unless immunity is waived by the body, a draft of ...
21:16, 05/21/2019

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon fro...
23:00, 05/22/2019

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked in...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Bill Gates Actually Made a Good Point About the Socialism Debate in America Billionaires Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett were interviewed on CNBC this morning, and it wasn’t surprising to hear the three men defe...
19:48, 05/06/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Ticket prices plunge for Bill and Hillary Clinton’s speaking tour Tickets to the latest stop on Bill and Hillary Clinton’s speaking tour were going for as little as $20 on the secondary market as their 13-city advent...
23:32, 05/04/2019

Bill Maher says Trump and supporters are about 'owning the libs': 'I feel owned now' "Real Time" host Bill Maher said on Friday's show that he felt "owned" by President Trump and his supporters, adding that in his view their main missi...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental p...
10:48, 05/04/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipia...
01:32, 05/22/2019

California bill: President Trump won't appear on ballot unless he releases tax returns California lawmakers are attempting to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns — a move that could bar President Do...
06:32, 05/04/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to ...
11:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. senators plan bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline: source A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will introduce legislation as soon as Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a gas ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer say they will boycott Georgia if the 'heartbeat bill' goes into effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor si...
00:16, 05/21/2019

Cory Booker fundraises on back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 launch Cory Booker is making a hard push for donations on the back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 announcement on Thursday — in a bid to not get squeezed out...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industr...
21:48, 05/08/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the ann...
20:16, 05/18/2019

May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa ...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward....
18:32, 05/24/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
04:16, 05/17/2019

John Oliver enlists Bill Nye to rebut bad faith arguments about the Green New Deal Last Week Tonight started late on Sunday because of some sort of dragon incident, and, according to Oliver, was desperate to keep viewers’ interest so...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Cannes 2019 week one roundup: zombies, babies and a sleeping Bill Murray Jim Jarmusch embraces the undead, Ken Loach continues his career resurrection and Les Misérables goes 21st-century reinventionIt’s the opening day of ...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Democrats Harris and Biden clash over 1994 crime bill in New Hampshire stops U.S. Senator Kamala Harris said during a presidential campaign stop in New Hampshire on Wednesday that she disagreed with former Vice President Joe Bi...
01:48, 05/16/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sale...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Robert Mueller Criticized Bill Barr's Depiction Of Russia Probe: Reports US Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained to the attorney general over his characterization of the Russia probe that allowed President Donald Trump...
15:00, 05/01/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce decision on 2020 run this month New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to announce sometime this month whether he will add his name to the growing list of Democrats vying f...
01:16, 05/04/2019

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of ...
16:16, 05/24/2019

Maze Will Stop Featuring Frankie Beverly Before Harriet Tubman Makes It Onto the $20 Bill Let’s be clear about this: President Donald Trump, the white nationalist president who appeals to racist Midwesterners and Southerners by leaning into...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American mi...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Scott Morrison claims animal testing bill is 'action' on extinction crisis PM’s claim after landmark UN report turns out to be a law that restricts testing of make-up on animals Scott Morrison has identified a bill that restr...
10:16, 05/09/2019

N.B. Green Party makes progress in bill that promotes municipality-based renewables The plan - which passed second reading on Thursday - would amend the Electricity Act to allow local governments and First Nations to partner with loca...
23:16, 05/17/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who commit...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Selena Gomez And Bill Murray Are The Ultimate Red-Carpet Double Act At Cannes 2019 Gomez donned a matching Louis Vuitton bustier and floor-length skirt paired with an art-deco collar of Bulgari diamonds, but her co-star was still her...
14:16, 05/15/2019

Kamala Harris Reintroduces Bill Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis U.S. Senator Kamala Harris reintroduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (Maternal CARE) Act on Wednesday, her 2018 bill that seeks t...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Qualcomm reveals Apple's final 5G iPhone desperation bill, Tim Cook is glad it's over with In one fell swoop, Apple cut its self-inflicted Gordian knot of 5G modem supply and paid Qualcomm undisclosed amount to settle the patent litigation a...
14:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being presc...
01:48, 05/26/2019

Video game ‘loot boxes’ would be outlawed in many games under forthcoming federal bill Video games popular among kids would be prohibited from offering "loot boxes," or randomized assortments of digital weapons, clothing and other items ...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Fact-checking Biden's claim the '94 crime bill didn't cause mass incarceration During a campaign event in Nashua, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden was asked about the 1994 crime bill he help...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesd...
02:48, 05/23/2019