NEWS2BUSINESS.NET: Top News and Analysis 23:32, 09/13/2019

Republicans seize on O’Rourke’s emphatic call for mandatory buyback of assault weapons

Vice President Pence, others in the GOP sought to paint Democrats as overly eager to confiscate firearms in the wake of Thursday night’s presidential debate....

Republicans seize on O’Rourke’s emphatic call for mandatory buyback of assault weapons

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Kamala Harris says she supports a mandatory buyback on 'assault weapons' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., expressed her support for a mandatory buyback program for "assault weapons" on Monday during her appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."...
15:16, 09/17/2019

2020 Dems ramp up calls to mandate assault weapons buyback: ‘All of them’ Democratic presidential candidates are stepping up calls for the federal government to start buying firearms from gun owners, with Beto O’Rourke and others going as far as seeking a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons. ...
17:32, 09/04/2019

Beto O'Rourke's stance on assault weapons buyback roils Texas politics Beto O'Rourke's aggressive push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas....
16:01, 09/18/2019

Joe Biden pushes for federal gun buyback program, assault weapons ban in wake of mass shootings During a CNN interview that aired Monday night, Biden offered his most extensive comments since the mass shootings over the weekend that left 31 dead in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio....
09:16, 08/06/2019

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buyback’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, among the most popular guns in the world....
02:32, 09/21/2019

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
03:16, 06/29/2019

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
01:48, 06/08/2019

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
16:48, 07/16/2019

Sudanese forces seize weapons, including explosives belts: agency Sudanese forces seized explosives belts, guns including rifles fitted with silencers, devices used to detonate explosives remotely and satellite telephones in a raid on a property in the capital Khartoum, the state news agency reported on Monday....
22:16, 05/06/2019

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforcement officials said Monday....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Assault Weapons Ban: What Would It Actually Look Like? Fifteen years ago, Congress decided not to renew the 1994 assault weapons ban. Now, many 2020 presidential candidates are talking about bringing it back....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Democrats Want to Revive a Ban on Assault Weapons But with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, an assault weapons ban has little chance of being signed into law before 2021....
00:00, 08/13/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
00:32, 06/13/2019

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994 Congress and the White House found a way to come together on guns 25 years ago. It is hard to see that kind of bipartisanship resurfacing in the current environment....
05:16, 09/08/2019

Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. The Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California detailed her proposal on Wednesday to stop importing the weapons until the Bureau of Alcohol, Toba...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Democrats diverge over pursuing assault weapons ban Presidential candidates favor restoring the 1994 ban, but House members set their strategy on popular, more modest measures in an effort to pressure Senate Republicans....
10:00, 09/12/2019

Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons Joe Biden said he will push to ban assault weapons if elected president in 2020 -- a pledge that comes as the nation debates how to curb gun violence following two deadly mass shootings that killed more than 30 people in Ohio and Texas....
02:32, 08/13/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
23:48, 08/06/2019

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
01:32, 08/10/2019

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the US in the wake of a weekend of devastating mass shootings, calls for an assault weapons ban have resurfaced. While this has led many Americans to cite...
07:48, 08/06/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
02:00, 05/29/2019

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
23:32, 08/15/2019

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overturned the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.  ...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Walmart to stop selling ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it would discontinue sales of ammunition for handguns and some assault-style rifles in stores across the United States, in response to recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
01:48, 09/04/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s new position on assault weapons is reversal from stance in 2018 Beto O’Rourke’s vow during the third round of Democratic presidential debates “to take your AR-15, your AK-47” if elected president appears to be a direct reversal of his stance last year. The former Texas congressman shared an emotional anecdote about children who were killed by a mass shooter in O...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
01:32, 06/11/2019

Assault weapons ban gaining steam in wake of El Paso, Dayton mass shootings: poll Banning assault weapons in America is gaining support in the wake of the double mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton — even among Republicans. A new Fox News poll found that 67 percent of registered voters surveyed want Congress to outlaw assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons. That’s up fr...
06:00, 08/16/2019

Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures | Luke Buckmaster From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir’s film is a salute to inspiration itselfTo appreciate the cultural impact of Peter Weir’s 1989 coming-of-age classic, Dead Poets Society, one need only note that for a whole generation the line “O Captain! My Captain!” evokes not t...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Tim Ryan calls for passage of background check bill, ban on assault weapons following attacks in El Paso and Dayton 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Tim Ryan on Sunday called on Congress to immediately head back to session to pass a background check bill for those seeking to buy firearms and called for a ban on the purchase of assault weapons....
19:16, 08/04/2019

George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll’s Assault Accusations Against Trump George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, has spoken out about writer E. Jean Carroll’s new sexual assault accusations against the President. In an op-ed for the Washington Post posted Saturday, Conway wrote that CarrollR...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
02:32, 06/21/2019

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s Jamaica home at 97th Avenue near 147th Place on W...
12:32, 06/02/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
19:48, 05/25/2019

'Enough is enough': Virginia lawmakers debate ban on assault weapons Virginia lawmakers are considering a ban on assault weapons and background checks for all gun sales at a special session Tuesday in Richmond.        ...
19:00, 07/09/2019

Tories demand answers on delayed call to police over prison sexual assault allegations The Correctional Service of Canada says it contacted police on March 29 - three months after it first learned of the allegations now at the centre of a lawsuit by three women....
21:16, 05/28/2019

Ajax win Dutch Cup in emphatic fashion "Striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored twice as Ajax Amsterdam lifted the KNVB Cup with an emphatic 4-0 win over Willem II Tilburg on Sunday to keep alive their chances of lifting three trophies this season."...
03:32, 05/06/2019

Le’Veon Bell makes emphatic Jets entrance: ‘We here!’ Whatever concern there was is now gone. Le’Veon Bell showed up in Florham Park on Monday for mandatory minicamp, and he seems more than happy to be there. In a video posted to Twitter by the Jets, Bell is excitable and ready to go. “Y’all see it? Yeah. We here, baby,” Bell sa...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Rahm and Palmer team up for emphatic Zurich Classic win Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer made an odd pairing but proved a perfect match in teaming up to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans by three strokes on Sunday....
01:48, 04/29/2019

Mets’ J.D. Davis makes emphatic statement for more playing time Starling Marte drifted back and back, his hand edging out to find the wall before his feet gripped it and his glove rose over the top of the fence. Whatever chance he thought he had was nil. The ball found its way over the center-field fence, 395 feet from Citi Field’s home plate, and J.D.......
14:48, 07/28/2019

French GP: Hamilton takes emphatic win, Bottas resists Leclerc Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton absolutely dominated the French Grand Prix, leading every lap from pole position to extend his lead in the championship to 36 points...
20:32, 06/23/2019

Shohei Ohtani making emphatic, partial Angels return Shohei Ohtani is back — well, sort of. The Los Angeles Angels’ two-way wunderkind will make his season debut Monday night, batting third as the DH against the Detroit Tigers. Ohtani, the reigning AL Rookie of the Year, has been rehabbing from offseason Tommy John surgery on his right pit...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Watch: Kawhi Leonard delivers emphatic dunk over Giannis Toronto star forward Kawhi Leonard punctuated the Raptors' Game 6 comeback over the Milwaukee Bucks with an emphatic slam dunk over NBA MVP finalist Giannis Antetokounmpo....
11:16, 05/26/2019

WNBA Referee Walks Into Astou Ndour’s Hand, Delivers Emphatic Ejection You can’t touch a referee. That’s the rule in basketball and basically every sport. So, the ejection of the Chicago Sky’s Astou Ndour from today’s game against the Washington Mystics was understandable. But the reaction of WNBA ref Kevin Fahey was a bit over the top....
03:01, 09/09/2019

Dylan Frittelli caps emphatic weekend at John Deere Classic with first PGA Tour win Dylan Frittelli, 29, won for the first time on the PGA Tour after he carded a 21-under in the John Deere Classic.       ...
07:16, 07/15/2019

This buyback-focused ETF is beating the market—here's how TrimTabs' All-Cap U.S. Free-Cash Flow exchange-traded fund is beating the market this year by focusing on high-quality buyback programs, says its manager....
02:32, 06/30/2019

World Cup hero and Golden Boot winner: Megan Rapinoe's emphatic response to Donald Trump tweet After the United States won the Women's World Cup, social media users did not waste time in reminding Donald Trump of a tweet he had directed toward star player Megan Rapinoe earlier in the tournament....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Senator Who Came Forward as Military Assault Survivor Defends Trump Nominee Accused of Assault Earlier this year, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally shared her story of being sexually assault by a fellow member of the armed forces. On Tuesday, McSally said before the Senate Armed Services Committee that she stands by a top Air Force official accused of sexual assault....
00:16, 07/31/2019

New Zealand gun buyback: Over 10,000 firearms surrendered in less than a month More than 10,000 firearms have been voluntarily surrendered to authorities in New Zealand as part of a buyback scheme that was introduced after the country's worst mass shooting in modern history....
17:53, 08/12/2019

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch....
08:48, 07/13/2019

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $669,000 worth of now-banned weapons were handed over by 378 owners during the government’s fir...
05:00, 07/15/2019

$100M buyback program has taken 10,000 guns in New Zealand A New Zealand firearm buyback program -- announced after shooting attacks killed 51 people at two mosques last spring -- has removed more than 10,000 guns in one month, officials said....
04:32, 08/13/2019

WeWork Bond Prices Surge on Buyback Hopes WeWork’s debt is surging following the company’s S-1 filing for a proposed IPO, as investors bet the company could retire bonds before they mature in 2025....
05:32, 08/16/2019

New Zealanders turn in thousands of guns as buyback begins New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by a mass shooting....
18:48, 07/21/2019

Angus Taylor says he did not set up Caymans structure on $80m water buyback Energy minister was a director of Eastern Australia Agriculture but says he only advised on the agricultural sideThe energy minister, Angus Taylor, has denied he played a role in structuring the company which received an $80m government buyback of its water rights through the tax haven of the Cayman...
07:00, 05/02/2019

New Zealand's first buyback event since Christchurch collects 224 guns Police in New Zealand said 224 banned firearms were turned over in the country's first buyback event since a gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch....
07:16, 07/14/2019

REFILE-Tapestry quarterly sales rise, announces $1 bln buyback Tapestry Inc reported a rise in third-quarter sales on strong demand for its Coach and Kate Spade handbags, and announced a $1 billion share buyback program....
13:48, 05/09/2019

New Zealand launches post-mosque attack gun buyback scheme The government hopes the gun buyback scheme will rid society of the rapid-fire type used in the white supremacist attack on two Christchurch mosques. A firearms spokeswoman says owners feel "ripped off."...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Kaveri Seed Shares Rise 3%, Board To Consider Buyback On September 24 Kaveri Seed share price today: By noon, 9,184 Kaveri Seed shares had changed hands on the BSE, as against an average of 23,000 in the past two weeks. Kaveri Seed shares opened higher at Rs 536.00......
13:00, 09/18/2019

Standard Chartered Signals Progress With $1 Billion Buyback Plan Standard Chartered is planning its first share buyback in two decades, in a signal of its return to health after a multiyear restructuring and the settlement of a sanctions probe....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Democrats try to tempt Trump on guns as Beto beats drum for AR-15 buyback Pelosi and Schumer speak to president on gun controlButtigieg and Paul offer criticism of O’Rourke’s rhetoricNancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Sunday offered Donald Trump a rare and highly symbolic bipartisan win – if he can somehow force Republicans in the Senate to enact gun control legislation co...
11:32, 09/16/2019

China's Xiaomi plans $1.5 billion buyback to arrest stock tumble Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its cash-management strategy that is aimed at boosting its floundering stock....
01:16, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Tapestry beats profit estimates, announces $1 bln buyback; shares rise 12 pct Tapestry Inc beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit on better-than-expected sales of its Coach and Kate Spade handbags, and announced a $1 billion share buyback program, sending its shares up 12 percent....
13:48, 05/09/2019

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged in morning trade on Friday after the company announced the previous day a share buyback of more than $1 billion....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Nikkei rises as techs lead gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday, led by Sony and technology shares, but ended the week with a slight loss amid concerns about rising U.S.-China trade tensions....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buybacks’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, the most popular guns in the world....
03:48, 09/20/2019

Google's iPhone-like gestures will become mandatory in Android Q The iPhone X's gesture navigation systemAndroid’s classic 3-button navigation system has served users well since it was introduced with version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich way back in October of 2011. But with screen sizes ballooning, bezels shrinking, and screen real estate becoming increasingly more va...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Germany Might Make Measles Vaccinations Mandatory Lawmakers in Germany are considering a new law that would fine parents if their children aren’t vaccinated against measles. The Guardian reports that the draft law would make vaccinations mandatory for any child attending nurseries or schools, as well as teachers, educators and medical staff. ...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Court rules measles vaccine is still mandatory in NYC New York City can continue to enforce its measles vaccination mandate, a court has ruled. The decision came just a day after city health officials ordered the closure of a Queens Yeshiva in continued attempts to combat the measles outbreak. A group of parents sued the city earlier this year, protest...
07:16, 05/15/2019

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
15:16, 06/15/2019

Ugandan President wants mandatory death penalty for murder Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has asked the courts to impose mandatory death sentences for people convicted of murder following a series of kidnapping and killings, including one in which his nephew died....
13:01, 09/12/2019

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
21:16, 06/17/2019

This Demonstration Shows Why Proper Trailer Loading Is Mandatory If you have a boat, a horse, a camper or anything else that won’t fit in a pickup or van, you probably pull a trailer. If you do, you probably know the importance of loading it up properly to keep things in control. If you don’t, have a look at this demonstration from U-Haul....
14:49, 09/22/2019

Could a mandatory keto diet improve US military performance? The US military is studying whether a ketogenic diet can help lower obesity rates — and boost soldiers’ physical and mental performance in the field. Researchers at Ohio State University recently published the first-ever keto study that specifically used military members as subjects, and the ...
02:48, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Mandatory evacuation issued for Missouri floods PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for some residents of a central Missouri county where the Missouri River has topped a levee. KRCG reports Howard County emergency management co-director...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post published late last month, Microsoft said it was re...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT) Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Microsoft's stock price rose 2.8% to an intraday record high on Thursday after the company announced an 11% increase to its dividend and a $40 billion share buyback program. This is the third time Microsoft has pursued a buyback plan worth $40 billion. The company did the sa...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Mandatory evacuations issued due to levee failure near Mississippi River Residents in West Quincy, Mo., were ordered late Thursday to flee to higher ground due to a levee failure near the already bloated Mississippi River....
13:32, 05/31/2019

MPs studying bus safety not calling for mandatory seatbelts on school buses The House of Commons transportation committee launched an investigation into bus safety, including on school buses, following the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash in Saskatchewan last year that killed 16 people and injured 13....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
06:48, 05/25/2019

John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith John Ryder will box Bilal Akkawy on the Canelo Alvarez undercard in Las Vegas The post John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith appeared first on Boxing News....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Pope makes it mandatory for priests, nuns to report sex abuse Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
17:00, 05/09/2019

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River ‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Nevada, Mexico.        ...
16:32, 08/17/2019

‘They’re Chipping Away.’ Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit hole–and in her case it happened 14 years ago, when she was pregnant with her first child. In a world filled with chemicals and toxins, processe...
14:16, 06/13/2019

NYPD chief fatally shoots self a month before mandatory retirement An NYPD chief fatally shot himself in the head while sitting in an unmarked patrol car on Wednesday, just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement, sources said. Steven Silks, the deputy chief of Queens North, was found shot in a parking lot just blocks from his office at the 112th Precinct S...
07:48, 06/06/2019

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
07:00, 05/25/2019

Government agencies pushing for longer mandatory metadata retention Home affairs says agencies are pushing for data to be held for more than two years for complex investigationsGovernment agencies are pushing for telecommunications companies to be forced to retain customer data for law enforcement agencies for longer than the current two-year requirement.Under the m...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Germany's Bundesliga to impose mandatory brain scans for footballers Medical experts have demanded annual brain screenings for all footballers playing for first and second division clubs in Germany. They also recommend checking youth players, according to Bild newspaper....
01:32, 06/24/2019

Modern Warfare Makes Night Vision Goggles Mandatory (And Fun) Night vision goggles in first-person shooters often felt like a gimmick, so I was surprised to find myself actually enjoying them in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta over the weekend. The PlayStation 4 beta featured two maps, “Azhir Cave” and “Hackney Yard,” in a nighttime setting with night vi...
01:16, 09/20/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a cyberattack is high. To curtail potential risks, the UK government has proposed a new Secure By Design code of practice that could see connected d...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Florida student hacks into school, announces ‘Mandatory Penis Inspection’ A Florida high school student managed to hack into his school’s computer system and deliver an email about a “Mandatory Penis Inspection” to all faculty, staff, and students, a report said. The student sent the message about the bogus inspection to all students and faculty at Label...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.        ...
11:48, 08/18/2019

Rajasthan Denies Report Of Gayatri Mantra Being Mandatory In Labour Rooms Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Wednesday denied reports that claimed Gayatri Mantra is mandatory to be played in labour rooms of medical centres....
00:48, 05/16/2019

For third-party apps that use social login, Sign In with Apple will be mandatory, not optional Third party apps that already use a social log-in service like Sign In with Facebook or Sign In with Google, supporting the new Sign In with Apple will be required, not optional.The important disclaimer can be found in the fine print of its freshly updated App Store Review Guidelines:“Sign In with A...
12:16, 06/04/2019

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
00:16, 06/01/2019

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Farmers concerned over how mandatory water cuts from Colorado River will impact agriculture The Colorado River, which supplies water to 40 million people and about five million acres of land across seven western states, has dropped below levels triggering mandatory water cuts for the first time ever for Nevada and Arizona....
00:32, 09/05/2019

Dillian Whyte unconvinced he will get title shot against Deontay Wilder despite becoming mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte remains unconvinced over his chances of getting a world title shot despite becoming the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder's WBC title....
02:16, 07/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons....
18:32, 08/16/2019

Evan Rachel Wood jokes men should get 'mandatory vasectomies' after Georgia 'heartbeat' bill signed into law Evan Rachel Wood jokingly suggested on Thursday that men should get "mandatory vasectomies" until they're ready to have children after the state of Georgia signed a bill into law making it illegal to get an abortion once a heartbeat is detected....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Feds make electronic logs mandatory for truck drivers on recommendation of Humboldt report The federal department says it will make the tamper-resistant devices mandatory on June 12, 2021, to ensure truck and bus drivers are not on the road for longer than their daily limit....
01:00, 06/14/2019

OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro Cashify Offer Assures 60 Percent Buyback Value As part of its offer, Cashify is giving extra value on selling of old OnePlus smartphones if they upgrade to the new OnePlus 7 series and register for the buyback offer....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
20:48, 07/11/2019

Wyden Blasts Senate Russia Report for Failing to Back 'Mandatory' Election Security Standards Citing what he called the “ongoing crisis,” one of the U.S. Senate’s staunchest proponents of sweeping election-security reforms renewed a call Thursday for Congress to immediately intervene and impose mandatory security standards on election systems nationwide.Read more......
04:32, 07/26/2019

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared to look, and congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Corte...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019....
23:32, 09/17/2019

The IRS may seize your passport if you owe a lot of back taxes You may not be able to get a new passport or renew your existing one if you owe the IRS more than $52,000. Worse, your existing one might simply be revoked....
16:32, 08/14/2019

LA authorities seize over 1,000 guns from mansion in Bel-Air Authorities seized more than a thousand guns from a large Los Angeles home after getting an anonymous tip regarding illegal firearms sales in a posh area near the Playboy Mansion....
06:00, 05/09/2019

CBP seize $90K in meth in two incidents at I-8 Checkpoint YUMA, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated bulk cash and almost $90K in methamphetamine on Friday and Sunday while working at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint. The first seizure took place Friday afternoon when a car was sent to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patr...
21:32, 09/13/2019

U.S. moves to seize Iranian oil supertanker The United States has applied to seize an Iranian oil supertanker, according to the government in Gibraltar. The ship was due to be released.        ...
15:01, 08/15/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorithms to enable Windows to detect tampering or modif...
13:00, 05/02/2019

How Jets' Le'Veon Bell impressed coach Adam Gase during mandatory minicamp Le'Veon Bell didn't do much during Jets' mandatory minicamp. But Adam Gase saw enough to be impressed by his team's new star running back.        ...
22:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. Tries to Seize Iranian Oil Tanker Held in Gibraltar The U.S. has made an application in Gibraltar’s Supreme Court to seize an Iranian tanker that the British overseas territory impounded in July, stoking a brewing crisis between the U.K. and Iran....
14:32, 08/15/2019

Iranian supertanker that US tried to seize is now heading toward Greece An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into the Mediterranean Sea, with its next destination reported to be Greece....
17:32, 08/19/2019

Dutch police seize 2.5 tons of methamphetamine THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have made Europe’s biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine after discovering 2.5 tons of the drug stashed behind a wall in a building in the port city of Rotterdam. Police said in a statement Wednesday that the drugs, which were found last we...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Look: Customs officers seize counterfeit NBA rings at LAX Customs officials in Los Angeles said they intercepted a shipment of 28 counterfeit NBA championship rings that, if sold as genuine, could have been worth up to $560,000....
00:48, 09/13/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officers say they seized 78 pounds of meth plus 18 pounds of heroin and four pounds of fentanyl from a 31-year-old Sahu...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Authorities seize more than 100 animals from Michigan home COLUMBUS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating an animal welfare complaint concerning the living conditions of rabbit at a Michigan home ended up seizing more than 100 animals. St. Clair County Animal Control went to the home Tuesday. Erika Stroman, the shelter’s director, says an o...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban take hostages in attempt to seize Kunduz Insurgents have taken several patients hostage at a local hospital during a massive attack on the 6th largest city. The hard-line Islamist group is close to finalizing a deal with the US that could lead to peace....
16:16, 08/31/2019

US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker in Gibraltar The US issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent the ship from leaving Gibraltar. The Grace 1 was seized by British officials July 4 because it was suspected of violating European Union sanctions prohibiting the sale of oil to Syria. The seizure led to a ...
18:00, 08/17/2019

US Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Supertanker Grace 1 The US Justice Department unveiled a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel....
19:32, 08/17/2019

U.S. Issues Warrant to Seize Iranian Oil Tanker in Gibraltar The U.S. launched new legal action to detain an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar that has become a symbol of tensions between Tehran and the West, unveiling a warrant to seize the ship for alleged violations of American sanctions....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Iran threatens to seize UK ship over Gibraltar incident A senior Iranian official has said that Tehran should retaliate after the Royal Marines confiscated an oil tanker. It is believed that the vessel called Grace 1 was headed for Syria, in violation of EU sanctions....
21:00, 07/05/2019

CBP officers seize $4.2M worth of hard drugs in Nogales Courtesy: U.S. Customs and Border Protection NOGALES, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized $4.2 million worth of hard drugs last weekend at the Port of Nogales, CBP said Friday. Officials reportedly seized more than 314 pounds of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and fentanyl. CBP says f...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Lowry breaks course record to seize control at The Open "If there were any nerves concealed behind Shane Lowry\u0027s thick beard they had no impact on his golf as the Irishman took the British Open by the scruff of the neck with a sensational course record in Saturday\u0027s third round."...
23:16, 07/20/2019

Seize Your Free Time With a 'Sudden Opportunity List' Perhaps you’ve been going, going, going and it feels like you haven’t had a break in weeks. Or months? Who knows? And then, out of nowhere, it hits you. A random pocket of time. Maybe a neighbor offers to take your kids to see a movie this afternoon or your morning appointment got canceled or your b...
18:48, 05/24/2019

All tied up: Rockets seize momentum from Warriors and even series 2-2 Houston held off Golden State 112-108 for its second straight win after two losses to open the series and send it back to Oakland all square.        ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Iranian supertanker US tried to seize moves toward unknown destination Amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West a year after President Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, an Iranian supertanker the U.S. has suspected to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its anchor and started moving away from Gibraltar, ma...
11:32, 08/19/2019

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
23:48, 08/18/2019

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar authorities have rejected a US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker that was previously detained by UK troops.  The ship has since been released, but the US tried to keep it in port by claiming terrorism links....
15:48, 08/18/2019

1 serviceman dead in raid to seize ex-Kyrgyz president Kyrgyz forces were reported pulling out of a village after an unsuccessful raid to try to arrest the country’s ex-president at his residence in an operation that left one serviceman dead and more than 40 people injured...
00:48, 08/08/2019

| German customs seize record 4.5 tons of cocaine Germany's customs service said Friday it had seized a 4.5 ton cocaine shipment, the country's largest ever, with an estimated street value of 1bn euros ($1.1bn)....
17:16, 08/02/2019

U.S. Applies to Seize Iranian Tanker Held in Gibraltar The legal basis for the request was not immediately clear. The local authorities have been considering the ship’s release to ease a weekslong standoff....
13:00, 08/15/2019

US applies to seize Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar Washington move seeks to intensify effect of existing economic sanctions on Syria and IranThe US has applied to a court in Gibraltar to seize an Iranian tanker detained for breaching international sanctions on oil shipments as it ratchets up pressure on Iran and Syria.Trump administration officials ...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Iranian Supertanker Freed by Gibraltar Despite U.S. Effort to Seize It (MADRID) — Gibraltar on Thursday allowed a detained Iranian supertanker to leave the British overseas territory after a last-minute U.S. attempt to seize the vessel, potentially defusing tensions between London and Tehran as a British-flagged tanker remains held by the Islamic Republic. The re...
19:32, 08/15/2019

CBP officers seize 50 pounds of meth at Port of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine, and arrested a man who was crossing into Arizona through the Port of Lukeville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they searched a Nissan sedan belonging to the 26-year-old Caborca, Sonora resident on Mo...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
14:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new book The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreements....
23:32, 09/17/2019

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to prevent the vessel from leaving Gibraltar....
14:00, 08/17/2019

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanker. The UK-flagged tanker British Heritage was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz when it was approached by the fleet of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary G...
08:00, 07/11/2019

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that the man declared the 32 pounds of meat on June 26 wh...
08:16, 07/03/2019

Police seize 120 sports cars during Eurorally 'race' through Germany Porsches and Lamborghinis spotted doing high speeds on unrestricted part of autobahnGerman police have seized 120 sports cars that were taking part in a suspected road race across Europe. Cars including Porsches, Lamborghinis and Audis were stopped on Thursday on the A20 east of Wismar, in north-eas...
19:00, 05/03/2019

CBP officers seize 53 pounds of meth at Lukeville Port of Entry TUCSON – Federal authorities seized 53 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested a woman who was crossing into Arizona through the Lukeville Port of Entry Monday night. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers searched a Nissan sedan belonging to the 24-year-old Caborca, Sonora resident. Accord...
23:32, 09/04/2019

Protest in Hungary over govt plan to seize research network A few thousand mostly academics and students held a protest march against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to seize control of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland Security officials and mobilizing the party around...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
03:32, 08/20/2019

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. But by the afternoon, it was released....
17:32, 08/15/2019

Feds seize nearly 800 children’s brushes that had ‘dangerous’ lead levels They may look cute, but these children’s folding hair brushes are actually chock-full o’ lead — with 25 times the amount allowed by United States law, according to federal officials. Nearly 800 of them were seized in Baltimore, Maryland, this week by Customs and Border Protection o...
09:32, 07/20/2019

| Mexico's Diaz fires 62 to seize John Deere lead Mexico's Roberto Diaz birdied four of the first five holes on his way to a nine-under par 62 for a two-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic....
11:48, 07/12/2019

Bhopal Cops Seize Rs 4.11 Crore Cash From Mumbai-Bound SUV The seizure of unaccounted cash worth Rs 4.11 crore from a Mumbai-bound car is expected to lead the Income Tax department to a major tax evasion scam by a gold and bullion trader based in Bhopal...
12:32, 09/05/2019

US officials seize Egyptian mummy linens coming from Canada PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — U.S. border officials say they have seized ancient Egyptian mummy linens during enforcement operations at the Blue Water Bridge that connects Michigan with the Canadian province of Ontario. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday officers seized a package ...
18:32, 06/26/2019

French authorities seize half-tonne of cocaine at Dunkirk French authorities seized half a tonne of cocaine worth around 40 million euros ($44.9 million) in the northern port of Dunkirk last month, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said in a statement on Tuesday....
08:48, 05/14/2019

Sri Lankan police arrest three, seize grenades in Colombo raid Sri Lankan police arrested three people, and seized 21 locally made grenades and six swords, during a raid in Colombo, a police spokesman said on Thursday....
05:32, 04/29/2019

CBP officials seize entire ship that held 20 tons of cocaine US Customs and Border Protection authorities recently seized the entire ship on which they discovered a whopping 20 tons of cocaine last month — the largest vessel seizure in the agency’s 230-year history, according to a new statement. Authorities executed a seizure warrant on the Fourth of July for...
22:32, 07/10/2019

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found in barrels when customs officers checked a shipping con...
11:32, 06/14/2019

US unveils warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar dispute A day after Gibraltar judge allows vessel’s release, US condemns ‘scheme to unlawfully access US financial system’The US justice department on Friday unveiled a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a weeks-long diplomatic dispute, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed...
07:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
23:48, 06/18/2019

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen US Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month. Inspection of a shipment on a Canadian mail truck in Marysville, Michigan, on May 25 revealed the illegal antiquities, believed to be from b...
03:32, 06/28/2019

Iranian tanker set to leave Gibraltar despite US warrant to seize vessel The United States faced an against-the-clock legal battle to re-seize an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff before the vessel's shipping agent said Saturday he would go ahead with the ship's planned departure from Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday....
21:48, 08/17/2019

Tehran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
15:00, 08/19/2019

K9 officer helps HSI agents seize more than $4 million worth of drugs YUMA, Ariz.- Homeland Security Investigations agents, with the help of a K9 officer, arrested a man and seized over 200 lbs. of methamphetamine, 5 lbs. of cocaine and multiple cell phones Thursday. Narcotics seized during a traffic stop on Jul 18. On July 18, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office c...
14:16, 07/24/2019

US officials seize North Korean freighter for defying sanctions The U.S. has seized a North Korean shipping freighter for defying economic sanctions while hauling supplies in and out of the Hermit Kingdom, authorities announced Thursday. Officials with the Southern District of New York in Manhattan and the Department of Justice say that operators of the Wise Hon...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Golf: Lowry breaks course record to seize control at Open If there were any nerves concealed behind Shane Lowry's thick beard they had no impact on his golf as the Irishman took the British Open by the scruff of the neck with a sensational course record in Saturday's third round....
00:32, 07/21/2019

U.S. has order to seize Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar based on new violations The United States revealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawfully access the U.S. financial system" and ship oil to Syria....
14:00, 08/17/2019

Authorities seize $479K in narcotics at Nogales Port of Entry TUCSON – Federal authorities say they have seized more nearly 91 pounds of methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl that was being smuggled through the Nogales Port of Entry. On Tuesday, Customs and Border Protection officers searched a Mercury SUV being driven by a 29-year-old Mexican national, a...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Yemen separatists seize control of Aden presidential palace Separatist forces in Yemen say they have taken control of the southern port city of Aden from forces loyal to the internationally backed government. The development complicates efforts to bring peace to the region....
08:32, 08/11/2019

Exclusive: Zambian government has no plans to seize First Quantum - sources Zambia has no plans to seize the assets of Quantum Minerals Ltd and the copper producer intends to stay in the country despite the government's move to wrest control of a rival miner, government and industry sources told Reuters....
11:32, 06/11/2019

Iranian supertanker released by Gibraltar, despite last-minute US attempt to seize it An Iranian supertanker has been released by Gibraltar Thursday after being held for more than a month on suspicions that it was trying to provide crude oil to Bashar Assad’s Syrian regime....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Royal Marines help seize tanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over incident off Gibraltar as tensions escalate over nuclear dealRoyal Marines have helped seize an Iranian supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria off the coast of Gibraltar, escalating tensions between the UK and Tehran as the agreement aimed at halting Iran’s nu...
23:48, 07/04/2019

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions....
11:48, 07/04/2019

Asgreen fires up in final moments to seize stage two victory in California "Deceuninck-Quick-Step’s Kasper Asgreen won stage two of the Tour of California as the riders completed the first mountain section of this year’s race."...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Pentagon chief says he currently has no plan to seize Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Thursday he currently had no plan on his desk to seize the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, which is at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers....
02:32, 09/06/2019

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian tanker being held in Gibraltar is not released....
20:00, 07/05/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
14:00, 07/05/2019

Bees seize field and wreak havoc on Giants-Reds game CINCINNATI — A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game between the Giants and Reds. The game began after the swarm moved toward the upper deck. It’s the second time the Giants have been involved in a be...
22:48, 05/06/2019

Italian Police Seize Air-to-Air Missile, Dozens of Firearms in Raids on Neo-Nazis The Italian General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) seized an arsenal of weaponry ranging from bolt-action rifles and automatic weapons to a “combat-ready” air-to-air missile from a neo-Nazi group in a series of raids supported by police in Milan, Varese, Forli and Novara, the...
05:32, 07/16/2019

Italian police seize German rescue ship, say migrants to disembark Italian police on Monday seized a German migrant rescue ship that had been stranded at sea for a week with more than 100 migrants aboard, and will disembark the migrants soon, a police spokesman said....
13:16, 09/02/2019

Georgia Stanway and Rachel Daly seize chance to impress Neville The coach promised rotation and these World Cup debutantes certainly justified their selection in the 2-0 defeat of JapanPhil Neville is known as a bit of a tinkerman but even those most used to his mix-it-up style balked at the eight changes for such a statement game against Japan. He has made 12 i...
14:16, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong media reported Saturday that police also found banners against the extradition bill that has sparked more than a month of demon...
22:00, 07/20/2019

New Mexico preparing to seize land at Epstein ranch, officials tell Fox News New Mexico officials are in the process of canceling state land leases for the Zorro Ranch owned by accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, the state's land commissioner told Fox News on Friday....
04:16, 08/31/2019

Australia, New Zealand seize enormous haul of MDMA, meth, worth $60M Investigators uncovered nearly 1,700 pounds of MDMA and 440 pounds of crystal meth in Australia and New Zealand — one of the most "significant drug seizures" in Australian history that's led to six arrests and is connected to several countries....
23:32, 08/14/2019

'Scores' killed in Yemen as UAE-backed fighters seize parts of Aden Clashes between forces backed by former Gulf allies UAE and Saudi threaten ‘new civil war within a civil war’, says thinktank“Scores” of people were killed and hundreds wounded during recent fighting in Yemen’s key port of Aden when southern separatists – trained by the UAE – seized key locations of...
19:32, 08/14/2019

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month....
14:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.        ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
08:48, 07/10/2019

Italy's new government must seize opportunity of low borrowing costs, ex-finance minister says Italy's 67th government since World War II now has a unique opportunity to invest in and grow the country as borrowing costs have dropped to such low levels, according to a former finance minister....
16:48, 09/06/2019

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
18:32, 06/05/2019

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new documentary on the fight to legalise the procedure in Argentina received its premiére there this weekend....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of Justice moved to take formal possession of the 43rd-floor Trump Tower condo owned by Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager. He pleaded guilty ...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Italian police seize migrant boat, risking stand-off with deputy PM Italian prosecutors have ordered the seizure of a rescue boat anchored outside the port of Lampedusa in Sicily, triggering a potential tug-of-war with Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini who has pledged to stop the migrants from disembarking....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area’s history, authorities said Tuesday. The large haul of coke — with a street value of approximately $1 billion — was seized from a l...
01:00, 06/19/2019

A DEA Special Agent Apparently Convinced a Drug Dealer to Buy a Truck for Him to Then Seize and Drive The Department of Justice said Wednesday that a federal law enforcement agent was convicted on seven counts for actions that apparently included telling an alleged drug dealer to buy a truck and then seizing the truck for his own use at work....
04:48, 08/29/2019

Dems seize on Hope Hicks testimony to break Trump's oversight blockade Hope Hicks’ name appears 184 times in special counsel Robert Mueller’s blockbuster report, in which the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump delivers a painstakingly detailed account of efforts by Trump to thwart the investigation of his campaign's contacts with Russia. On Wednesday, Hicks...
15:32, 06/19/2019

German customs seize 4.5 tons of cocaine disguised as soybeans, worth $1.1 billion German customs announced they have confiscated a record-high 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay after suspicions arose Friday—a haul with an estimated street value of  almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion)....
19:16, 08/02/2019

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said in a tweet on Friday....
12:48, 07/05/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Brexit rebels seize Parliament's agenda in major blow to Boris Johnson A rebel alliance of British lawmakers has voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda, inflicting a humiliating defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and threatening to derail his Brexit plans....
00:16, 09/04/2019

Malaysia authorities seize 5,255 tiny turtles and drugs at Kuala Lumpur airport Malaysia authorities have arrested four Indians and seized more than 14 kilograms of drugs and over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport....
19:16, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong police seize huge explosives cache ahead of rallies One man has been arrested after "very powerful" explosives were found at a storage unit used by a pro-independence group. Weeks of sometimes violent protests spurred a fresh rally calling on police to restore order....
23:00, 07/20/2019

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New Yo...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Europa League: Bold but blunt Frankfurt misfire as Arsenal seize the moment Eintracht Frankfurt’s first Europa League game of the season ended in a harsh defeat by Arsenal. While the hosts showed plenty of ambition, they also missed the attacking threat of their opponents....
16:35, 09/20/2019

Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace....
01:32, 08/20/2019

’A bad, sad and dangerous day’: Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
18:32, 06/05/2019

CBP says agents arrest convicted sex offender, seize 8.5 pounds of heroin at San Diego border Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender who crossed the border illegally and, in a separate incident, seized nearly $90,000 worth of heroin in an “eventful” weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
16:00, 08/14/2019

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the British ambassador to the Foreign Ministry in Tehran ...
00:00, 07/05/2019

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
19:32, 08/19/2019

Watch: Coast Guards Leap Onto "Narco-Sub", Seize Drugs Worth $232 Million Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines - cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs - have bedeviled Coast Guardsmen tasked with stemming the flow of......
05:00, 07/12/2019

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Governor Rick Snyder and 65 other cur...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Police seize missile, guns, Nazi memorabilia in sting tied to far-right extremists in Italy Police in Italy arrested three men, one of whom had ties to a far-right party, after uncovering a massive cache of weapons and Nazi memorabilia.        ...
17:32, 07/16/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as loads of narcotics. “[The Wall Street Market] was the world’s second largest dark web market, enabling the trade in drugs (including cocaine, heroin, c...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy, new report claims Fars News Agency Photo via USNI News Three Iranian gunboats failed in an attempt to seize a British oil tanker in Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a UK government spokesperson said to INSIDER. A UK Royal Navy frigate was escorting the oil tanker and pointed its weapons on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard ...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to the Associated Press. The phones of 65 current and former officials were also seized as the state investigates the Flint water crisis.Read more......
17:48, 06/04/2019

EURO 2020 qualifying: Germany ready to seize intiative in Group C double header Germany are looking to maintain their perfect record in EURO 2020 qualifying as they find their new groove. Positive results against the Netherlands and Northern Ireland could make the home stretch smooth sailing....
20:00, 09/04/2019

California dive boat fire investigators execute search warrants, seize records Federal investigators executed search warrants Sunday in the continuing probe into the deadly California dive boat fire that killed 34 people, officials said....
03:00, 09/10/2019

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing an oil tanker on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
19:32, 07/11/2019

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
22:48, 06/27/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters seize roads and tunnel in defiance of China warnings Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong erected barricades in a popular shopping district and blocked a major tunnel, defying increasingly stern warnings from China over weeks-long unrest that has plunged the city into crisis....
17:32, 08/03/2019

Border agents seize nearly 350 pounds of protected fish from cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico A group of fisherman in Louisiana could be facing jail time after border agents say they illegally reeled in nearly 350 pounds of a protected fish in the Gulf of Mexico last month. ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Police arrest 51 people and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust in Connecticut Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $15,000 in cash and thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale....
09:00, 05/19/2019

British PM Boris Johnson dealt major blow as opponents seize parliamentary agenda control British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major setback Tuesday when lawmakers opposed to a no deal Brexit tool control of the parliamentary agenda....
02:48, 09/04/2019

'Call of Duty' gamer Casey Viner solicited a fatal 'swatting' call. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison Casey Viner, a 19-year-old gamer who planned a hoax 911 call resulting in an innocent Kansas man's death, was sentenced to 15 months in prison Friday.        ...
08:03, 09/16/2019

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
13:32, 07/11/2019

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S.        ...
00:16, 07/20/2019

Why robocalls will be 'shaken' and 'stirred' with new mandatory caller verification The FCC is hosting a Robocall Summit to discuss phone carriers implementing SHAKEN/STIR, a caller verification system coming at the end of this year.       ...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Shamima Begum: Anti-terror police lose bid to seize journalists' notes from interviews with ISIS bride Anti-terror detectives have lost a court bid to force journalists to hand over their notes and unbroadcast footage from interviews with ISIS bride Shamima Begum....
16:32, 09/04/2019

You Call it Craft, I Call it Art Weavers, sculptors and visionary eccentrics at the International Folk Art Market have liberated traditional definitions of craft. Social media is challenging ideas about who can make art....
21:16, 08/23/2019

This Is What Republicans Dream About Last night, Alabama lawmakers gleefully passed a bill that, if signed by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, will effectively ban abortions in the state. In passing a near-total abortion prohibition—with the only exception being when the mother’s life is at serious risk, and no exceptions for rape or incest—A...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Republicans get into the climate game The top Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are looking to engage with the Democratic majority on climate change, promoting private sector innovation as an alternative to regulation, taxes, or mandates....
11:48, 05/03/2019

Republicans turn on Mueller Republicans have long straddled a fine line when it comes to Robert Mueller — laying off the special counsel’s investigation while being careful not to draw the ire of President Donald Trump.Not anymore.With the revelation that Mueller challenged Attorney General William Barr’s handling of his repor...
14:16, 05/02/2019

John Bolton’s gone — and Republicans want in John Bolton’s ouster from the Trump administration creates an immediate void on President Donald Trump’s national security team as the president weighs critical decisions about the war on Afghanistan.It’s a vacuum that a number of Senate Republicans are eager to fill.Senators who have been trying to...
01:32, 09/11/2019

Please don't put weapons or fireworks on your drones, FAA warns When you invest in a drone to take some stunning video footage from the skies, you agree to abide by certain rules – and that includes not adding weapons or fireworks to your autonomous flying machine, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has warned.The US agency has issued an update on ...
18:48, 08/26/2019

Old grudges, new weapons… is the US on the brink of war with Iran? While American hawks talk up an ‘imminent’ threat from Tehran with no hard evidence, echoing the start of the Iraq conflict, hardliners are in the ascendant in IranFor better or worse, America remains the world’s leading military superpower. In Washington last week, a familiar row erupted over how b...
21:48, 05/18/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution, rape and murder of Muslim Rohingya....
17:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
21:00, 05/22/2019

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
02:48, 08/28/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:32, 05/22/2019

Saudis Say Oil Facilities Were Hit With Iranian Weapons U.S. officials have blamed Iran for the attacks, which slashed Saudi production. Houthi rebels in Yemen, who are backed by Iran, claimed responsibility....
20:32, 09/16/2019

Saudi oil attacks: Weapons 'came from Iran' The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russia has said that military retaliation would be "unacceptable."...
01:48, 09/17/2019

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons in its internal weapons bay....
14:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
10:48, 05/22/2019

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
17:00, 07/24/2019

More House Republicans Ask: Why Win Re-election When You Can Retire Instead A majority of the Republicans planning to leave the House could have easily held onto their seats — but they most likely didn’t want to suffer any more time in the minority....
22:48, 09/06/2019

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight years, a mix of veteran and vulnerable members have decided to call it quits instead of sticking aro...
11:16, 08/01/2019

Republicans eke out a House win that gives them reason for worry The victory in a special election confirmed trends in the Trump era: Republicans dominate in rural areas while Democrats increase their hold in the suburbs....
10:00, 09/12/2019

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback.President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate Conservatives Fund, to be director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But there may ...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Democrats Will Never Beat Republicans at Their Own Game Amy McGrath, a Democrat, is running a fairly uphill Senate campaign in Kentucky against Mitch McConnell. Her genius plan to beat him is to...outflank him on the right. I feel like I’ve heard this one before....
21:32, 09/12/2019

Republicans tune out Robert Mueller Democrats hope to bring Robert Mueller’s report to life on Wednesday. But at least one member of the target audience says “they’re just grooming a corpse.” Senate Republicans are dismissing Mueller’s testimony to the House before it even happens. Most say they are too busy and won’t watch it, other...
02:00, 07/24/2019

Four Republicans, 19 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest field of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era got a little bit smaller on Friday when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race....
21:32, 09/20/2019

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rules, a move that comes as some buzz had built aroun...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Republicans hide behind Trump in gun debate President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend.But skeptical Republicans familiar with Trump’s mercurial nature didn’t rush out to embrace the idea.“...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
00:32, 09/09/2019

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” the former vice president told a Massachusetts fundraiser on Saturday, accord...
20:16, 08/18/2019

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grace 1.'        ...
17:32, 08/17/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
06:16, 05/23/2019

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
17:32, 07/13/2019

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
20:16, 07/14/2019

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
11:16, 05/29/2019

Surprise: Most Americans Think We Shouldn't Be Selling Weapons To Anyone Seventy percent Americans think showering the rest of the world with tanks, ships, planes, radar and munitions makes the U.S. less safe, according to a new survey, a bipartisan consensus on a policy that both Republican and Democratic administrations have embraced. Imagine that....
19:32, 09/14/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
13:32, 07/26/2019

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons c...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
02:48, 07/12/2019

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
20:50, 08/13/2019

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
19:32, 09/16/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
22:32, 06/19/2019

Jets’ two new weapons make strong first impression Jamison Crowder and Ty Montgomery’s Jets debuts didn’t last long. But Sam Darnold’s two new weapons made sure to introduce themselves before getting the rest of the night off. With the Jets first-team offense only playing one drive in Thursday’s preseason opener — a 31-22 loss to the Giants at MetLi...
12:48, 08/09/2019

Putin Says Weapons Test Was Behind Deadly Blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said a deadly explosion in northern Russia earlier this month occurred during the test of a promising weapons system and cast the Russian personnel who perished as national heroes....
00:48, 08/22/2019

SVPD arrests two on narcotic, weapons charges SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Two people were arrested on narcotic and weapons charges, according to Sierra Vista Police Department. Nathaniel Ranier/ Courtesy: Sierra Vista Plice Department The arrests of Nathaniel Ranier, 39, and Danielle Gentry, 40, come after a multi-agency investigation into local drug...
23:32, 09/04/2019

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improving the Navy’s armed defense of its surface fleet. ...
16:32, 08/17/2019

Trump: I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons President Trump spoke about Iran in an interview on Fox. Trump emphasized that he isn't looking for war, but he just doesn't want Iran to have nuclear weapons.        ...
14:32, 05/20/2019

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
01:32, 07/10/2019

Erdogan says it's unacceptable that Turkey can't have nuclear weapons Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was unacceptable for nuclear-armed states to forbid Ankara from obtaining its own nuclear weapons, but did not say whether Turkey had plans to obtain them....
21:32, 09/04/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch precision -- to preserve the widely held belief that the stealth fighter is the most advanced and dominant air-to-air fighter ever to exist....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Putin hails new Russian laser weapons MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says that new types of laser weapons developed in Russia will significantly enhance the nation’s military capability. Speaking during Friday’s meeting with top officials, Putin specifically mentioned the Peresvet, the military’s first laser we...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world is at a dangerous ...
21:16, 08/07/2019

Authorities say crashed fighter jet had standard weapons A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
06:48, 05/18/2019

Britain 'woefully' under-using power to seize dirty money from foreign tycoons, security experts warn Powers for seizing dirty money from foreign tycoons are "woefully" under-used despite a flagship case involving a woman who spent £16 million at Harrods, a leading security think tank warned today....
03:32, 06/11/2019

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in negotiating with Mexico....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Needle exchanges find new champions among Republicans More Republicans, at the statehouse level, are saying research and results support their endorsement of a once controversial plan to limit disease among drug users.        ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Oregon Republicans Played Chicken with the Democrats and Won The GOP members of the Oregon Senate didn’t need the votes. They just needed the rules of their chamber, and more importantly, the wherewithal to call the Democrats’ bluff....
07:32, 05/15/2019

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Since then, Trump has doubled down on his attacks, and ...
06:16, 07/16/2019

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — even if it means plunging the GOP into a debate that splits the party and leaves them politically vul...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (and Other Republicans) Must Be Voted Out In the wake of not one, but two mass shootings in his state in less than a month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demonstrated on Sunday neither the courage nor the leadership required to confront this country’s epidemic of gun-fueled mass murder, but rather the utter shamelessness of a Republican Party that...
10:16, 09/02/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
22:00, 07/12/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the strictest in the United States, was passed by this group of exclusively white, male politicians.Of t...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Thanks to Fox News, Republicans Now Hate the Green New Deal For a brief, shining moment, Americans were largely united in their support of a Green New Deal. When the policy was first announced, Americans didn’t know a lot about it but they generally liked the sound of transitioning to 100 percent clean energy through a massive, New Deal-style jobs program....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Texas Republicans Are Terrified of a 2020 Wipeout The midterm elections produced the first sign of life in the Texas Democratic Party in a long time, with Beto O’Rourke nearly pulling off an upset in the U.S. Senate race and the party picking up a few House seats in the Houston and Dallas suburbs, not to mention a slew of downballot seats. Republic...
01:00, 08/13/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and large swathes of the Midwest and the Southeast, all of which have been torn apart by fires, floods, tornadoes, or hurricanes over the past two years. Desp...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Joe Biden Believes in the Good Will of Republicans. Is That Naïve? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as antiquated and unrealistic....
03:48, 09/19/2019

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Republicans Reportedly Stunned by How Dumb Jared Actually Is The bloom may finally be off the rose for White House wunderkind Jared Kushner, who managed to deeply underwhelm a group of GOP lawmakers with his extremely half-baked ideas to overhaul the United States’ immigration policies....
17:48, 05/15/2019

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
21:00, 06/04/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
03:16, 08/29/2019

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans just want one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a ceasefire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Trump withholds new tariffs, he can reasonably expect Senate passage of his new North American trade dea...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives BALTIMORE — House Republicans sparred behind closed doors with Trump-aligned political operatives at a GOP retreat over the new online fundraising platform backed by party leaders and the White House. The fight Thursday over WinRed's data and competitiveness highlights long simmering tensions betwee...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good old-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s personnel and judges and has had little in the way of recent legislative victories.“It ...
20:32, 06/10/2019

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
03:48, 08/02/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
17:16, 08/25/2019

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is imminent. And the White House has briefed senators on what options are on the table. But everyone is still waiting on one person: President Donald Trump.Th...
01:32, 09/11/2019

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and several presidential candidates eager for payback a...
13:16, 07/22/2019

Rep. Will Hurd says Texas Republicans need to do more to diversify their ranks Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said on Sunday that Republicans in the Lone Star state’s need to start diversifying the party and reflect the racial and ethnic make-up of Texas if they hope to maintain control of the state’s congressional delegation....
19:16, 07/07/2019

Republicans pushes tax relief through Kansas Legislature TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have pushed a tax relief proposal through the Kansas Legislature. They are ignoring predictions from Gov. Laura Kelly’s fellow Democrats that she will veto it, just as she did in March with a larger plan. Republican leaders in the GOP-controlled Legis...
17:16, 05/05/2019

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” s...
00:48, 08/19/2019

Republicans don't want Mark Sanford, and his run for president is pointless Of all the reasons former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford could have given to run for president, he couldn’t have possibly picked a dumber one than “to further and foster a national debate.”...
21:16, 09/09/2019

Republicans Underestimate Bernie Sanders at Their Peril One thing that I love about national political media is how often I get to read about what an old white guy—who makes twice as much as the average American, and spends all his time talking to old white guys who make 10 times as much as the average American—thinks about What the People Want....
17:32, 05/07/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting only one gender which completely removes women’s autonomy over their own bodies. And while Seth Meyers ...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
21:48, 07/09/2019

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
07:48, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
00:32, 08/16/2019

US mostly trusts scientists, but Republicans have issues on the environment Enlarge (credit: Ecole Polytechnique / Flickr) Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released an analysis of polling results on Americans' views of science. In general, the poll was good news for the research community, showing a gradual-but-steady rise in the public's view of scientists. But there w...
16:16, 08/04/2019

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Baertschiger said Friday that Republicans will return Saturday to vote on budget bills and other priori...
21:16, 06/28/2019

After Florida's ex-felons won the right to vote, Republicans are taking it away Election reform bill SB 7066 adds a provision that felons with restitution, fees or fines will not be allowed to cast a ballotWhen two-thirds of Florida’s voters chose to restore voting rights to nearly 1.5 million ex-felons in the state last November, Karen Leicht thought she might get to vote agai...
10:32, 05/04/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against any type of regulation on the free market? On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk about the ide...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair gets over 3 years on weapons charges He’s quite the bawler. Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair landed three and a half years behind bars Monday on weapons raps — after suffering an emotional meltdown, crying and yelling, in Brooklyn court. “Please don’t take me from society right now,’’ said the onetime Abraham Lincoln HS star from Br...
08:00, 08/13/2019

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:32, 05/23/2019

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
17:00, 06/11/2019

'First-cut-of-steel' begins new era in nuclear weapons, submarine warfare Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction upon potential enemies -- all as a way to keep pea...
04:32, 06/26/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
12:32, 08/13/2019

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia. Republicans put forward two amendments Wednesday to fund the weapons in a defense bill, but both were r...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Cooling goo sidewalks and other strange new weapons in the war on urban heat Los Angeles faces a doubling of its extreme heat days but has fresh ideas to keep residents cool - and tackle the inequality of who suffersLos Angeles can sometimes feel like a sprawling hellscape of heat: in the northern valleys and the southern city, metal playground equipment, car steering wheels...
08:16, 08/21/2019

U.S. says sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/22/2019

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
11:48, 05/22/2019

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
01:17, 08/19/2019

Man busted for weapons month after diversion program for same charge A man who was placed in a diversion program instead of prison after pleading guilty to a weapons charge in Brooklyn last month is already headed back to the slammer — after he was busted on the same charge over the weekend, police and prosecutors said Monday. Leroy Collins, 22, was a passenger...
02:16, 06/25/2019

North Korea Conducts Second Weapons Test in Under a Week North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off the country’s east coast early Wednesday morning, South Korea’s military said, as the Kim regime appears to be adding pressure on the U.S. during an impasse in nuclear talks....
07:16, 07/31/2019

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early Saturday, Seoul officials said in an initial assessment, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
12:32, 08/10/2019

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
16:16, 06/20/2019

Ohio man who posted that AOC 'should be shot' arrested on weapons charges An Ohio man who posted to Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot" was arrested Thursday on weapons charges, federal officials said....
01:32, 08/11/2019

Bob Menendez: We don’t need another ‘weapons of mass destruction’ moment with Iran Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., warned the Trump administration Thursday that the U.S. must avoid the same miscalculations that led up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as U.S. forces bolster a military presence in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran....
23:00, 05/16/2019

N. Korea says leader Kim supervised tests of weapons systems North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of weapons demonstrations that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
03:00, 08/11/2019

Trump: I'll be Iran's 'best friend' if it acquires no nuclear weapons Trump says Iran will prosper without nuclear weaponsOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableDonald Trump has said that if Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it will be prosperous and have the US president as “a best friend” – but also warned that the Islamic Republic would be “...
19:32, 06/22/2019

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between Washington and Seoul....
04:32, 08/11/2019

A Dog’s Journey is weapons-grade tearjerker material for dog lovers No one likes to see a dog die. In fact, most people are so averse to even fictional depictions of canine mortality that there’s an entire website devoted to warning viewers away from movies where the dog doesn’t make it. Self-help writer-turned-pop novelist W. Bruce Cameron has made a cottage indust...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Trump: US has better weapons than the 'failed' Russian 'Skyfall' missile President Trump weighed in on a suspected failed missile explosion in northern Russia, noting U.S. technology is far superior to the "failed" weapon....
03:00, 08/13/2019

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
07:00, 08/11/2019

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
01:48, 06/17/2019

FAA warning to idiots who add weapons to their drones: Expect a $25,000 fine There is a rite of passage, it seems, for a certain kind of person who acquires a drone. First, buy said drone. Have fun experiencing the novelty of playing with it. After that, see what you can get away with adding to it — which, for some people, unfortunately, means adding everything from we...
16:16, 08/24/2019

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
22:00, 06/20/2019

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
15:00, 07/19/2019

N. Korea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches...
08:32, 05/09/2019

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
20:48, 07/13/2019

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
06:32, 07/19/2019

UN and Red Cross chiefs appeal for end to use of explosive weapons in cities With some 50 million people in urban areas suffering from the impact of armed conflict, war in cities “cannot be back page news”, the UN Secretary-General and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday....
20:01, 09/18/2019

Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Weapons Test President Trump expressed confidence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would ‘do nothing to interfere’ with the isolated regime’s potential economic progress, as Pyongyang confirmed a Saturday weapons launch that appeared meant to convey displeasure over stalled nuclear talks....
13:00, 05/05/2019

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
06:32, 07/13/2019

Merkel 'grilled' by students over Sahel weapons exports During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed....
22:16, 05/02/2019

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Tuesday....
22:00, 07/02/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’s maximum-security prison. A state police investigator testified Tuesday that the weapons were found recently and have been sent to a forensics lab fo...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Turkey's President "Cannot Accept" Country Not Having Nuclear Weapons Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was unacceptable for nuclear-armed states to forbid Ankara from obtaining its own nuclear weapons, but did not say whether Turkey had plans to......
07:32, 09/05/2019

United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
22:16, 07/10/2019

NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches. Pyongyang’s state media on Thursday carried a s...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn’t conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation’s nuclear arsenal. Federal officials have set a deadline of 2030 for ramped-up production ...
02:32, 09/21/2019

| Indian police intercept weapons 'headed for Kashmir' Three men suspected of belonging to a Pakistan-based militant organisation were arrested on Thursday transporting weapons and ammunition towards Indian Kashmir, police said....
00:48, 09/13/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonethless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
08:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. State Dept OKs nearly $6 bln 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, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
03:32, 05/04/2019

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, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying......
03:48, 05/04/2019

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
21:16, 04/28/2019

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
08:34, 09/11/2019

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
10:00, 07/06/2019

Some Republicans unsettled by Trump’s sweeping claims of immunity Senior House Republicans are breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s legal claims that Congress can’t investigate whether a commander-in-chief violated the law. That view, advanced by Trump’s personal attorney and White House counsel late last week, would upend long-held understandings abou...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican senators are pushing Trump to accept an agreement with Democrats that would avoid stiff budget cuts...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge Sen. Josh Hawley makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues. Michael Bogren’s withdrawal Tuesday from consideration to serve on a federal district court was a striking knockout for the Senate's youngest member, a ...
09:32, 06/13/2019

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
08:16, 06/07/2019

Republicans and Democrats hammer Trump's judicial nominee Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump’s nominee to the powerful Second Circuit Court of Appeals for dodging their questions as well as his prior controversial writings. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in particular chided Steven Menashi for not b...
09:32, 09/12/2019

The Republicans taking on Trump in 2020 despite the ‘very, very slim’ odds The Republican class of 2020 is serious about defeating the incumbent president – even pumping their life savings in their campaigns or quitting their careersDonald Trump won the Republican nomination with ease in 2016, defeating more than a dozen rivals before going on to win the presidential elect...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
06:48, 06/17/2019

House Republicans balking as budget vote looms GOP House leaders — with some help from President Donald Trump — are scrambling to round up Republican support for a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal as the House moves toward a vote on the package Thursday afternoon.Top Republicans believe only a fraction of their conference will support the leg...
17:32, 07/25/2019

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
06:49, 09/11/2019

Could a Trump cheerleader and Republicans’ ‘worst possible nominee’ be the best for Democrats? Tolerance for Kris Kobach is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as Donald Trump’s closest political ally in the conservative midwestern state went down in flames.But ...
23:16, 08/08/2019

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
02:16, 07/10/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats la...
19:00, 06/29/2019

Democrats pressure Republicans by advancing gun control bills U.S. Democrats in Congress, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, after President Donald Trump huddled with Republican leaders....
15:48, 09/11/2019

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter this year, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of the total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
16:48, 07/02/2019

Democrats increase pressure on Trump, Republicans with new gun bills U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, prepared to move forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders....
00:00, 09/11/2019

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on killing Medicaid expansion MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans are preparing to scrap expanding Medicaid, legalizing medical marijuana, raising the minimum wage and a host of other priorities of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The vote Thursday in the Legislature’s budget committee comes as Republicans begin dismantl...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not President Donald Trump obstructed justice over the cours...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
13:32, 06/30/2019

‘Constant chaos’: Senate Republicans eye summer exit Senate Republicans’ long, hot summer of Trump is finally ending. And for many in the GOP, it can’t come soon enough. In just the month of July, the party has weathered a flurry of racist tweets from President Donald Trump attacking four minority congresswomen, a pro-Trump “send her back” chant and t...
11:16, 08/01/2019

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to describe illegal immigration–invasion–did that mean Trump actually inspired one of the worst...
12:48, 08/08/2019

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris took her dogs to run along the bank of the St Lucie River. Her white Pomeranian, Pandora, was of...
08:16, 07/09/2019

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said in his long-awaited U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, and defended the integrity of his inquiry under repeated attacks by Trump's conservative Republican all...
21:48, 07/24/2019

Republicans Are Having a Meltdown Over Donald Trump Jr.'s Congressional Subpoena Donald Trump Jr., the president’s beefy, stump-sitting son, has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, reportedly to answer questions about his previous appearance, where he may have perjured himself by insisting that he was only “peripherally aware” of ongoing plans to...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It. The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious....
22:16, 07/31/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the byproducts of Christian crusaders or the creations of ...
01:16, 05/17/2019

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
14:16, 06/07/2019

Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. (Sept. 11)        ...
15:16, 09/11/2019

U.S. Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on the weather: Reuters/Ipsos Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the weather....
14:00, 07/25/2019

Capital gains tax reform may be coming. Here's what Republicans and Democrats want Some Republicans are pushing an idea to tie the tax to inflation, which would lower what many owe. Democrats want to see the rich pay more.       ...
08:32, 09/23/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
13:32, 09/19/2019

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
15:16, 07/13/2019

Trump's Pick for New Spy Chief Is Reportedly Rattling Top Republicans Donald Trump’s pick to replace Dan Coats as the Director of National Intelligence is Rep. John Ratcliffe, a vocal conservative lawmaker whose biggest qualification, it seems, is that he yelled at Robert Mueller during last week’s hearing. Ratcliffe doesn’t have very much intelligence experience at a...
16:48, 07/30/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Running Against Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
20:48, 09/19/2019

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
21:00, 06/04/2019

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
11:48, 05/31/2019

Answers to Key Questions in the Case of Oregon’s Vanishing Republicans Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week over a climate change bill they oppose. As Democrats wait and the police pursue them, the bill hangs in the balance....
20:32, 06/24/2019

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
07:16, 07/22/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led by close Trump ally Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, ...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Jesse Watters: Republicans can't wait to 'grill' Mueller Fox News' Jesse Watters can't wait for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to to testify on Capitol Hill saying Republican lawmakers can't wait to "grill" him over the Russia investigation....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
01:16, 08/03/2019

Republicans lash Trump for being open to foreign oppo Soon after Donald Trump sparked his latest all-consuming controversy, Lindsey Graham spoke to the president and urged him to rethink his willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents. “The law is pretty clear. You can’t take anything of value from a foreign governme...
21:32, 06/13/2019

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Why Republicans (and even a couple of Democrats) want to throw out tech's favorite law Experts and industry advocates say the proposals are rooted in a fundamental misunderstanding of Section 230, and could unravel the internet as we know it....
19:16, 09/03/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trump's Sunday declaration that "Mueller should not testify." Though Republicans have largely sided wit...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall be used to fight domestic terrorism....
20:49, 08/13/2019

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the outrage hasn’t abated. Nor should it. And Republicans are still struggling to figure out how to respon...
20:00, 07/21/2019

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported.  ...
15:00, 07/21/2019

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
21:16, 08/04/2019

In Ohio, Republicans leaving nothing to chance in Trump re-election bid Dozens of Republican activists, county chairs and volunteers gathered at Franklin University in Columbus last month for the state's first-ever "Trump Victory Communication College."...
13:32, 06/06/2019

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last year of a president’s term.At a Paducah (Kentucky) A...
06:16, 05/29/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
07:16, 08/09/2019

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
05:16, 06/06/2019