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California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons

CALIFORNIA NBC -The California state legislature voted Wednesday to ban for-profit private prisons, including some facilities used by U.S. Immigratio...

California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons

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California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces...
05:56, 2019-05-30

California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers Bill removes profit motive from incarceration and marks latest clash in state’s battle with Trump over treatment of immigrantsThe private prison indu...
21:00, 2019-09-12

California governor signs ban on private prisons, setting up fight with Trump Lawmakers seek to protect prisoners and detained immigrants but private prison company expects courts to strike down measureCalifornia’s governor, Ga...
07:20, 2019-10-12

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private p...
17:48, 2019-06-06

Private prisons might be winners if Arizona closes lockup that’s older than the state By: Brahm Resnik Gov. Doug Ducey wants to close the 112-year-old state prison in Florence - a prison that's older than the state itself. googletag.cm...
19:32, 2020-01-15

The gang laws keeping black and Latino people in California prisons Prosecutors use gang enhancements to tack additional prison time on to sentences for alleged gang ties. Critics say it’s an ineffective, costly tacti...
13:00, 2019-11-26

Lyra learns not all prisons look like prisons in a menacing His Dark Materials (newbies) “I don’t think I understand any grown-ups at all,” says Lyra near the end of this episode of His Dark Materials, and after everything she’s been thro...
17:08, 2019-11-12

Lyra learns not all prisons look like prisons in a menacing His Dark Materials “I don’t think I understand any grown-ups at all,” says Lyra near the end of this episode of His Dark Materials, and after everything she’s been thro...
05:00, 2019-11-12

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in Californ...
02:56, 2019-05-30

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
23:52, 2019-05-29

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite l...
06:32, 2019-05-30

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California. The two prominent Democratic presidential can...
19:24, 2019-05-31

California surgeon tried to kidnap son, then fled to Montana in private jet: report A California orthopedic surgeon was busted for attempting to kidnap her son, beating up the child’s caretaker — and then taking off in a ...
14:36, 2019-12-26

California power shutoffs: when your public utility is owned by private investors Widescale power shutdown reveals the depth of California’s infrastructure problems amid a growing climate crisisWhen the United States’ largest inves...
07:20, 2019-10-12

YouTuber JoJo Siwa installs private 7/11 and merch store in $3.43m California mansion Siwa, who counts Kim Kardashian's daughter North West among her fans, has given a new tour of her home...
14:48, 2020-01-16

A California conservation group wants to buy world's largest remaining private giant sequoia forest for $15 million A San Francisco conservation group has kicked off a public fundraising campaign to buy and protect the world's largest remaining privately owned gian...
16:36, 2019-09-18

How to turn off text message previews on your iPhone, to help keep your private conversations private Scott Morgan/Reuters You can turn off text message previews on your iPhone through your Notifications settings. Customizing message preview settings ...
16:00, 2019-10-04

The most outrageous splurges of tech billionaires, from Richard Branson's private island to Jeff Bezos' $65 million private jet Lucy Nicholson/Reuters; Sotheby’s International Realty; Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Tech billionaires have been known to make extravagant purchases ...
22:16, 2019-10-15

I took a flight on a $10 million private jet, and it shows why one business case for private-plane ownership makes perfect sense Private jets have a reputation for being opulent or extravagant, but in many cases in the US, a private plane is actually a smart business resource. ...
20:32, 2019-09-26

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 201...
09:32, 2019-05-26

Everyone Knows Why Inmates Are Dying in Alabama Prisons. No One Knows How to Fix It. Alabama runs the most violent prison system in America. Inmates in Alabama’s prisons are killed at nearly nine times the national rate. Families have...
01:04, 2019-11-20

Everyone Knows Why Inmates Are Dying in Alabama Prisons. No One Knows How to Fix It Alabama runs the most violent prison system in America. Inmates in Alabama’s prisons are killed at nearly nine times the national rate. Families have...
01:48, 2019-11-20

Love and Fate: Are They Prisons We Can Never Escape? In Ludmila Ulitskaya’s sprawling novel “Jacob’s Ladder,” the trials of a family’s women mirror those of generations of Russians....
11:44, 2019-07-09

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authoritie...
06:12, 2019-05-28

LGBTI in Turkey's prisons: A double punishment Turkish activists are sounding the alarm about inhumane conditions for those locked up "for political reasons." Reports of solitary confinement, phys...
20:04, 2019-09-09

LGBT+ in Turkey's prisons: A double punishment Turkish activists are sounding the alarm about inhumane conditions for those locked up "for political reasons." Reports of solitary confinement, phys...
12:00, 2019-09-10

Myanmar to investigate riots this week at 7 prisons YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s government says it will investigate riots at seven prisons this week that it believes were coordinated. The go...
15:56, 2019-05-10

New York to curtail use of solitary confinement in prisons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is going to restrict the use of solitary confinement in state prisons, despite failing to pass legislation that would ha...
18:24, 2019-06-21

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates h...
01:04, 2019-05-28

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been st...
03:32, 2019-05-28

Arizona prisons ban book that’s critical of justice system PHOENIX — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from...
19:08, 2019-05-22

Arizona prisons ban book on black men in the justice system PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men. The American C...
18:48, 2019-05-21

Cory Booker Gets the Link Between Climate Change and Prisons There’s not much hype right now around Senator Cory Booker becoming president, but he deserves a lot more attention than he’s gotten. That’s because ...
18:28, 2019-11-15

Five inmates were killed in Mississippi prisons this week, and two more are missing Associated Press An outbreak of violence at three Mississippi prison facilities has left 5 inmates dead in the past week. Two more are missing. The v...
21:12, 2020-01-05

Turkey holds thousands in solitary in Erdogan's prisons In Turkey, thousands of prisoners are being held in solitary confinement. Conditions are so harsh that some prisoners consider dying by suicide. Turk...
19:12, 2019-05-07

Jay-Z, Yo Gotti threaten to sue Mississippi over 'inhumane and unconstitutional' prisons 'If they don't right this wrong, we're prepared to take legal action to provide relief for those that are incarcerated and their families,' Yo Gotti ...
06:24, 2020-01-11

Prisons and jails are designed for men. Can we build a better women’s prison? The female prison population has grown twice as fast as the male one over the past 35 years — and facilities are slowly starting to take women's expe...
14:56, 2019-10-28

US prisons accused of widespread 'arbitrary' book bans George Orwell, John Updike and Barack Obama are among the names PEN America says have been illogically withheld from prisoners In one prison in New Y...
17:20, 2019-09-26

Lawsuit asks to end solitary confinement in Virginia prisons RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to end the use of solitary confinement at two...
20:16, 2019-05-06

Jay-Z, Yo Gotti follow through on lawsuit over Mississippi prisons: 'Lives are in peril' Attorneys working with Jay-Z and Yo Gotti are suing MDOC Commissioner Pelicia Hall on behalf of 29 people incarcerated in Mississippi prisons.  ...
02:00, 2020-01-15

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and ...
16:16, 2019-05-23

'This is not a concentration camp': Analyst Victor Gao on China's Uighur prisons High-ranking Chinese analyst Victor Gao defends the detention of an estimated 1 million Uighurs in the Chinese province of Xinjiang on DW's Conflict ...
18:28, 2019-12-18

Football clubs are linking up with prisons to offer coaching – and hope Coaches from 36 clubs across England and Wales are leading sessions in their local prisonsBy Richard Foster, author of The Agony and the EcstasyDavid...
18:20, 2019-06-11

Rikers 2.0: inside the battle to build four new prisons in New York City Activists, politicians and former prisoners are divided over how to close the notorious Rikers Island complex and what should replace it – if anythin...
08:24, 2019-12-09

Don't miss: Celebrity prisons, virtual thrills and a dive under Paris Watch surveillance run amok at the cinema, fly through the air like a virtual bird, and spot the joins between science and fantasy in Anaïs Tondeur's...
15:44, 2019-06-15

Kurdish forces in Syria will no longer prioritise guarding Isis prisons Development raises likelihood of breakouts from understaffed, volatile jailsThe fate of thousands of Isis suspects held in Syrian camps is increasing...
19:36, 2019-10-12

Council backs plan to ban prisons on ‘hellhole’ Rikers Island after 2026 The Council’s land use committee voted 11-2 with two abstentions in favor of a measure aimed at designating Rikers a “public place” so anyone can eas...
21:44, 2019-10-10

In the Past Week, Five Inmates Have Been Killed in Mississippi Prisons Due to Gang Violence In Mississippi, five inmates have been killed due to stabbings and attacks within the past week....
17:08, 2020-01-04

Federal prisons to install systems to prevent drone contraband deliveries Canada's prison service has earmarked $6 million for electronic systems to prevent tiny drones from dropping illegal drugs, cellphones or other contr...
23:52, 2019-05-08

Islamic studies lecturer held for a year in one of Iran’s harshest prisons A British-Australian Islamic studies instructor has been held in Iran for nearly a year — in the same prison as the young travel-blogging coupl...
15:01, 2019-09-16

How gangs 'effectively control' the prisons in one of Latin America's most violent countries REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera Editor's Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on prison conditions and criminal justice policy around the world. Doz...
18:20, 2020-01-18

Jeffrey Epstein’s death prompts 23 questions to Prisons Bureau from Democrats, GOP Democrat Jerrold Nadler and Republican Doug Collins want answers to 23 questions, such as, "was any plan implemented to check in on and observe Mr. E...
02:44, 2019-08-13

Attorney General William Barr removes U.S. prisons chief after Epstein’s death Hugh Hurwitz's reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that guards at the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York abd...
00:20, 2019-08-20

42 inmates found strangled to death after rival gangs clash in Brazil prisons A federal task force is being sent to Manaus in an effort to halt the violence. Prison clashes often spread rapidly in Brazil, where drug gangs have ...
02:28, 2019-05-28

Pamela Anderson calls on Canadian prisons to go vegan as cost-cutting measure The actress wants Canada's federal penitentiaries to serve vegan meals of beans, rice, lentils, pasta, vegetables and fruits....
18:16, 2019-10-31

US states move to stop prisons charging inmates for reading and video calls Draft bill aims to curb rise of pay-per-minute ebooks and costly facetime calls in prisons where visits are banned or restrictedLawmakers in three US...
08:48, 2020-01-13

William Barr replaces Bureau of Prisons head after Jeffrey Epstein suicide The head of the federal Bureau of Prisons was yanked from his post Monday — a little over a week after the controversial death of wealthy pedop...
21:16, 2019-08-19

A newborn baby’s death proves pregnant women are not safe in UK prisons | Joan Smith The tragedy that took place in HMP Bronzefield is like something out of a Victorian novel. Why are such vulnerable women being abandoned?How could th...
10:33, 2019-10-05

All-Star Felipe Vazquez moves prisons ahead of child sex case court date Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was booked into a new prison this week ahead of a Wednesday hearing over one of his two child sex cases. Th...
18:40, 2019-09-24

Maps show 500 suspected 're-education' camps and prisons where China is locking up and torturing its Muslim minority East Turkistan National Awakening Movement China is waging a massive security crackdown on the Uighur Muslim ethnic minority in detention camps and p...
11:20, 2019-11-16

Uighur activists say China is running nearly 500 detention camps and prisons in Xinjiang based on satellite images Reuters A Uighur human rights group says that China has more than 500 involuntary detention centers, prisons, and so-called "reeducation camps" in th...
07:44, 2019-11-14

What Happened at the U.N. General Assembly Presidents and prime ministers converged at the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage, amid crises ranging from climate change to possible armed c...
15:16, 2019-09-25

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, s...
22:40, 2019-05-30

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield ...
16:16, 2019-05-23

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch for It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks t...
01:44, 2019-09-16

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch out for It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks t...
17:24, 2019-09-17

Could Camden's climate assembly help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected local people there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are tryi...
14:32, 2019-07-19

At UN Assembly, China says ‘it will not ever be cowered by threats’ In his address to the  UN General Assembly on Friday, the State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China declared that his country will not ever be co...
01:04, 2019-09-28

Let's get physical: Frantic Assembly at 25 – in pictures Stephen Hoggett and Scott Graham were students in Swansea when they set up the dynamic company that would help transform theatre in the UK. As the gr...
16:52, 2020-01-15

Apple bringing new Mac Pro assembly to China instead of U.S.: report Apple said the new Mac Pro will be designed and engineered in California, but wouldn't say where it will be assembled....
21:04, 2019-06-28

Northern Ireland assembly to sit on Saturday after three years Restoration of power-sharing follows support from Sinn Féin and DUP for British-Irish dealNorthern Ireland’s main political parties have agreed to a ...
21:52, 2020-01-10

Someone Needs to Buy the Aston Martin Vanquish Assembly Line Before I Do After an initial deal went sour, Aston Martin is still looking for a buyer for the complete production kit for its Vanquish. In order to help Aston f...
20:12, 2019-07-27

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line ...
18:48, 2019-06-28

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place...
14:52, 2019-06-20

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. The...
21:28, 2019-06-04

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Ac...
00:56, 2019-05-29

'Rosalind Franklin' Mars rover assembly completed Engineers in Stevenage, UK, finish building a robot that will search for life on the Red Planet....
10:17, 2019-08-27

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend...
19:44, 2019-06-19

UN General Assembly: Iran and climate change top the bill German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are leading attempts to mediate between the US and Iran. Tensions in the Gulf re...
03:04, 2019-09-25

Iran to lay out Gulf security proposal at UN general assembly Announcement comes as Iran and US fight for diplomatic advantage after Saudi oil field attackIran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has said he will prese...
21:12, 2019-09-22

General Assembly approves $3 billion UN budget for 2020 The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted a budget of $3,073,830,500 for the United Nations to cover the year 2020 ....
05:44, 2019-12-28

Ex-con Eric Stevenson running for his old Bronx Assembly seat Another crooked city pol is attempting a comeback. Former Bronx state Assemblyman Eric Stevenson — who was found guilty of pocketing more than ...
21:56, 2019-09-22

GM to upgrade assembly plants ahead of new pickup, SUV lines ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — General Motors Co. has announced it’s investing more than $4.2 billion in assembly plants in Indiana, Michigan and Texa...
19:28, 2019-06-25

A look at Trump’s visit to the United Nations General Assembly President Trump is set to arrive in New York City Sunday night ahead the United Nations General Assembly, where he will spend the next three days wit...
00:00, 2019-09-23

Trump rips Iran during address to UN General Assembly President Trump lashed into Iran, calling the Islamic Republic “a malignant tumor that has to be eradicated,” and ripped China’s trade pr...
17:24, 2019-09-24

What to expect from the annual UN General Assembly traffic nightmare The good news is that this year you can still pedal your bike along First or Second avenues in Midtown when the United Nations General Assembly comes...
22:20, 2019-09-22

US OKs visas for Iranian officials to attend UN General Assembly The US has granted permission for top Iranian officials to enter the country for next week’s UN General Assembly, according to a report Thursda...
23:00, 2019-09-19

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when ...
14:32, 2019-07-19

WATCH: Soldier surprises daughter at Veterans Day assembly (WFLA) A soldier returned home to Hillsborough County, Florida this week to surprise his daughter at her elementary school. Army service member Rafae...
00:56, 2019-11-09

Inaction over climate emergency ‘not an option’ says UN Assembly chief Inaction when it comes to the fight back against damaging climate change is not an option, the President of the UN General Assembly told a major ener...
22:24, 2020-01-10

Venezuela: convoy attacked as lawmakers barred from assembly Lawmakers hold session on outskirts of capital after people dressed in civilian clothes target their vehiclesGovernment security forces and armed mot...
22:56, 2020-01-15

Northern Ireland assembly reopens three years after collapse Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill stress need to move forward as they take up senior roles againThe Northern Ireland assembly has reopened for busin...
16:12, 2020-01-11

US expels Cuban diplomats ahead of UN General Assembly The US has expelled two members of Havana's mission to the UN for allegedly attempting to "conduct influence operations." Others have been restricted...
01:00, 2019-09-20

Two indigenous languages are dying every month: UN Assembly President Despite UN efforts throughout this International Year of Indigenous Languages to highlight the daily disappearance of mother tongues across the world...
19:44, 2019-12-17

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly Presi...
23:00, 2019-09-13

Global Goals top General Assembly President’s priority list The President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Monday set out his 2020 priorities, which aim to make the 17 Sustainable Development ...
23:40, 2020-01-13

Brian Kolb, top Assembly Republican, busted for drunk driving ALBANY — The top state Assembly Republican was busted for drunk driving on New Year’s Eve — just a week after publishing an op-ed warning...
19:36, 2020-01-01

Millions of Afghans have ‘voted not just for a president, but also for democracy’, UN Assembly told Just two days ago, some three million Afghans faced the threat of terrorism and headed to the polls, to “vote not just for a president, but also for ...
00:52, 2019-10-01

‘Are we ready for the age of disruption?’, Thailand’s Foreign Minister asks UN Assembly “The Twenty-First Century is often described as the age of disruption. The question is, are we ready for it?”, asked Thailand’s Foreign Minister, Don...
22:40, 2019-09-30

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman fo...
03:04, 2019-06-12

Leamington Assembly: Live music venue closes suddenly All upcoming shows planned for the Leamington Assembly will be moved to another venue or cancelled....
11:52, 2019-06-05

Education and inclusion should be human rights priorities, UN Assembly hears UN Member States agreed seven decades ago to a set of inalienable rights to ensure the dignity of everyone. On Friday, the newly-installed General As...
18:00, 2019-11-01

Fart disrupts proceedings at regional assembly meeting in Kenya A break of wind caused a break in proceedings when someone farted during a debate in a Kenyan regional assembly meeting....
19:20, 2019-08-09

Kidnap victim Jayme Closs honored by Wisconsin Assembly MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 13-year-old teenager who was held prisoner in a Wisconsin cabin for three months before escaping her abductor is being honored...
21:40, 2019-05-15

As China looms, US seeks Taiwan role at UN health assembly GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an “excellent relationship with China,” but insists rival Taiwan shoul...
19:28, 2019-05-20

Jaguar Land Rover Defender assembly moved from UK to Slovakia Jaguar Land Rover is to assemble its new Defender model in Slovakia. The announcement came as the UK's auto association warned of a 30% fall in outpu...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Disgraced pol Hiram Monserrate plots latest comeback with Assembly bid The felon, who was elected a Democratic district leader in Queens last year, has filed paperwork to run for Assembly in a primary challenge against i...
00:04, 2019-11-20

UN General Assembly: Climate change, Iran and immigration dominate US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro: The opening session of the UN General Assembly saw a...
01:52, 2019-09-25

Climate change: Thousands invited to join citizens' assembly Parliament is sending 30,000 invitations to people to take part in a citizen's assembly on climate change....
02:28, 2019-11-02

Trump to face growing list of hotspots at U.N. General Assembly U.S. sending defensive forces to Middle East — Graham trying to bring Turkey back into F-35 program...
16:12, 2019-09-23

New General Assembly President brings ‘valuable insights’ into key UN challenges The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, ...
23:40, 2019-09-17

Citizens' assembly ready to help Macron set French climate policies President backs democratic experiment handing power to 150 people chosen at randomIn a grandiose 1930s building on the banks of the Seine in Paris, 1...
20:20, 2020-01-10

‘Reconciliation is not just words’: B.C. Premier Horgan speaks to the Assembly of First Nations B.C. Premier John Horgan spoke to the Assembly of First Nations Tuesday, a week after passing historic legislation on the rights of Indigenous people...
01:48, 2019-12-04

‘Champion for multilateralism’ readies to hand over UN General Assembly gavel Through consultation, collaboration and consensus, the UN chief on Monday described outgoing President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espino...
23:40, 2019-09-16

Morley Googoo removed as regional chief of Assembly of First Nations The chiefs of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia announced the decision in a media release on Friday....
00:36, 2019-10-12

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thu...
17:16, 2019-06-20

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawm...
11:40, 2019-05-24

NetEase will help Creative Assembly bring Total War games to China The Creative Assembly announced today that it is partnering with NetEase to bring its Total War franchise to China.Read More...
17:56, 2019-08-02

State Assembly Speaker says raising taxes will fix New York’s budget gap Democratic State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) said Tuesday the only way to combat the mammoth $6.1 billion budget deficit is to raise taxe...
01:36, 2019-12-04

NASA's quieter supersonic plane gets final assembly approval NASA announced that the final assembly of its supersonic X-plane, the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST), has been approved. The decision, kno...
17:08, 2019-12-18

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
22:32, 2019-06-13

Too many jails continue to be 'plagued by drugs, violence and appalling conditions', chief inspector of prisons warns Too many prisons are still plagued by drugs, violence and appalling living conditions, with rising suicides and daily attacks blighting life behind b...
13:08, 2019-07-09

As ‘the last European divided country’, Cyprus President tells Assembly UN is ‘the only way forward’ The past 45 years of “unacceptable status quo” has prevented lasting peace and stability in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades told the United Nati...
18:36, 2019-09-26

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnanc...
20:32, 2019-05-17

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie backs Cuomo after n-word gaffe State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie defended Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday for dropping the n-word during a live radio interview. Heastie, who is black, ...
23:44, 2019-10-15

Effective multilateralism the antidote to today’s ‘divisions’, Holy See tells UN Assembly  As a precondition for addressing so many of today’s greatest challenges, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, State Secretary of the Holy See, told the United N...
19:04, 2019-09-28

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs....
17:08, 2019-05-23

Venezuela: opposition lawmakers barred from assembly building as convoy attacked Lawmakers hold session on outskirts of capital after people dressed in civilian clothes target their vehiclesGovernment security forces and armed mot...
21:16, 2020-01-15

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a drive...
02:08, 2019-06-13

Jess Phillips calls for citizens’ assembly to tackle climate crisis Labour leadership contender says public should be more involved to build consensusMy six-point plan to restore trust in politicsLabour leadership con...
20:28, 2020-01-14

‘Summon the spirit of San Francisco’, says General Assembly President on UN charter anniversary Reaffirming faith in human rights, promoting social justice and saving the world from the “scourge of war”: just some of the founding principles of t...
23:08, 2019-06-26

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social,...
16:36, 2019-04-09

Maduro accused of parliamentary ‘coup’ after replacing Guaidó as president of assembly Troops blocked presidential rival from entering the parliament building in Venezuela’s capital, CaracasVenezuela’s opposition has accused president N...
22:24, 2020-01-05

Quebec National Assembly’s edible garden promotes urban agriculture There are over 200 different plants in the Quebec National Assembly garden, where members of the public are allowed to pick -- and eat -- much of it....
22:48, 2019-09-20

Public invited to pay respects to John Crosbie at House of Assembly visitation An urn containing John Crosbie's ashes will be displayed at the House of Assembly, open to the public between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m....
18:36, 2020-01-14

Assembly speaker’s cars caught speeding 7 times since 2016: report Cars from state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie’s office have been flagged for speeding seven times since 2016, according to a new report. Heasti...
22:32, 2019-09-11

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state a...
11:36, 2019-07-31

‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of ...
23:52, 2019-07-15

In ‘world of disquiet’, UN must deliver for the people, Guterres tells General Assembly We are living in “a world of disquiet”, the United Nations chief told the High-level session of the General Assembly on Tuesday, urging the Heads of ...
17:56, 2019-09-24

Brian Kolb, top Assembly Republican, resigns after drunk driving arrest ALBANY — Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb announced he’s resigning from his leadership post and seeking “professional help” following ...
01:04, 2020-01-04

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed 17 proposals that should be impleme...
17:08, 2019-07-21

Benjamin Netanyahu to skip UN General Assembly amid election stalemate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday he would skip next week’s United Nations General Assembly due to political circumstances a day after...
18:20, 2019-09-18

California's governor declares statewide emergency as Kincade Fire continues to rip through Northern California alongside hurricane-force wind gusts of 78 mph PHILIP PACHECO/AFP via Getty ImagesSee the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: People are still debating the pink or grey sneaker, 2 year...
07:12, 2019-10-28

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began goin...
05:32, 2019-05-09

INTERVIEW: Poverty, education and inclusion top new General Assembly President’s priority list Back in June, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was elected by acclamation to preside over the 74th s...
19:28, 2019-09-13

UN Assembly calls on all States to observe Olympic Truce throughout Tokyo Summer Games The General Assembly on Monday urged United Nations Member States to observe the Olympic Truce – the ancient Greek tradition calling for the cessatio...
22:48, 2019-12-09

World leaders to talk climate change, regional conflicts at UN General Assembly The United Nations, designed to promote a multilateral world, has struggled in the face of increasing unilateralism by the United States and other na...
15:08, 2019-09-24

Nuclear testing has ‘disastrous consequences’ for people and planet, General Assembly told Events commemorating the recent International Day against Nuclear Tests serve as an “important and stark reminder…of the disastrous consequences of n...
23:32, 2019-09-09

Venezuela: Maduro regime has 'kidnapped' national assembly vice president, says Guaidó Edgar Zambrano says intelligence agents surrounded him and towed away the car while he was still insideVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has s...
03:08, 2019-05-09

Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping aw...
23:32, 2019-08-17

Treat climate crisis with ‘greatest urgency’, Bahamas leader tells UN Assembly Hurricane Dorian, one of the most destructive Atlantic storms ever recorded, “is a generational tragedy” for The Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minni...
21:48, 2019-09-27

UN General Assembly President upholds value of multilateralism in speech closing annual debate The only way to guarantee peace, security and sustainable development is for countries to work together, the UN General Assembly president said in hi...
23:56, 2019-09-30

South Sudan ‘heading towards lasting peace and stability’, UN General Assembly told Through the cooperation of the leaders of South Sudan, First Vice-President Taban Deng Gai on Thursday told the United Nations General Assembly that ...
01:56, 2019-09-27

Assembly Speaker Heastie won’t back felony charges for NYPD water attacks Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie threw cold water on talk of legislation that would charge thugs with a felony for drenching cops with buckets of water ...
21:20, 2019-08-07

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda ...
10:41, 2019-04-09

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for...
01:08, 2019-08-29

Libya is facing ‘serious crisis’ fueled by outsiders bent on dividing the county, UN Assembly told Libya is experiencing “a serious crisis because of negative foreign interference,” Faiez Mustafa Sarraj Gtold the United Nations General Assembly on ...
02:44, 2019-09-26

Libya facing ‘serious crisis’ fueled by outsiders bent on dividing the county, UN Assembly told Libya is experiencing “a serious crisis because of negative foreign interference,” Faiez Mustafa Sarraj told the United Nations General Assembly on W...
04:04, 2019-09-26

‘We need solutions’, not cynicism; UN Assembly President urges world leaders to do more to tackle global ills The fact that world leaders have convened at United Nations Headquarters in New York is “a veritable testament to the primacy of this great multilate...
19:24, 2019-09-24

Guinea-Bissau spotlights threats of organized crime, Sahel terrorism in speech to UN Assembly Organized criminal networks continue to pose a threat to Guinea-Bissau and undermine stability in the West African nation, Foreign Minister Suzi Barb...
00:56, 2019-09-29

Deliver ‘significant results now’, UN General Assembly President tells COP25 climate conference It is “imperative” that the COP25 climate conference underway in Spain delivers “significant results now”, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the U...
18:52, 2019-12-10

'Shark Tank' behind the scenes: Life-changing moments on an assembly line of product pitches Seven 'Shark Tank' entrepreneurial hopefuls shook off nerves and made bold pitches to skeptical shark investors on a recent shooting day.  ...
17:00, 2019-09-27

Syrian displacement poses ‘serious threat’ to Lebanon’s development goals, President tells UN Assembly While the “heated” wars in the Middle East over the last decade have recessed, the President of Lebanon told the United Nations General Assembly’s an...
20:12, 2019-09-25

Stage set for successful 2020 Burundi elections, Foreign Minister tells General Assembly With organizational and financial preparations for Burundi’s 2020 elections well underway, Ezechiel Nibigira, Minister of Foreign Affairs, told the U...
18:44, 2019-09-30

Boris Johnson to discuss Brexit, climate and Iran with world leaders at UN assembly in New York Boris Johnson is to meet with Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel at the UN assembly to discuss Brexit, Iran and the climate crisis....
00:16, 2019-09-21

'Shark Tank' secrets: Life-changing moments on an assembly line of product pitches Seven 'Shark Tank' entrepreneurial hopefuls shook off nerves and made bold pitches to skeptical shark investors on a recent shooting day.  ...
17:48, 2019-09-27

Boris Johnson to respond to London Assembly probe over Jennifer Arcuri relationship after missing deadline Boris Johnson has missed the London Assembly deadline to hand over evidence about his relationship with Jennifer Arcuri....
19:40, 2019-10-08

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ offic...
00:00, 2019-06-14

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protecti...
19:20, 2019-06-04

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
20:48, 2019-06-04

Global Goals offer ‘special opportunity’ to change course of development, Bosnian leader tells General Assembly The world now has “a special opportunity to change the course of development”, the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina told the UN G...
04:28, 2019-09-25

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hope for Myanmar, UN News sits down with new Assembly President, youth speak out on climate crisis A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: Hope for justice in Myanmar rights violations; First major interview with new Assembly President; Youth activists w...
00:24, 2019-09-18

Only international actions can settle the world’s ‘enormous and diverse cross-border challenges’, Qatar tells UN Assembly In a world facing “enormous and diverse cross-border challenges”, the Emir of Qatar told the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level session on ...
23:00, 2019-09-24

California earthquake map: Where in southern California was the earthquake? Foreign office travel advice and more A large swathe of southern California and Nevada has been hit by the region's strongest earthquake in more than two decades....
14:48, 2019-07-05

Thursday's Daily Brief: UN chief remembers former Assembly President, Council on Africa's Great Lakes, FAO data shows stable food prices A recap of Thursday's stories: Guterres addresses climate emergency in op-ed; UN envoy highlights 'golden opportunity' for Africa's Great Lakes regio...
23:24, 2019-10-03

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two-terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are elig...
07:20, 2019-05-12

Boris Johnson says 'worrying developments' in Iran a top priority ahead of UN assembly in New York Boris Johnson has set out his priorities ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, including what he said were "worrying developments" regarding ...
23:52, 2019-09-22

Poland votes: PiS and its pact with the people Poles go to the ballot box on Sunday. The upcoming elections are expected to point the way ahead for Poland — but critics fear the country could move...
20:44, 2019-10-12

Poland: Recounting votes to get the right result? Poland's governing party won recent elections but lost a majority in the Senate, so now it wants a recount. That's a Stalinist attack on democracy, t...
11:36, 2019-10-24

Senate votes on USMCA today Schumer blasts Trump's China deal as too 'weak' — Hogan gets his day with Lighthizer...
16:08, 2020-01-16

Trump was impeached with more votes against him than any other president Reuters; Associated Press; PhotoQuest President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the third president in US history to be impeached. The House of Repr...
12:48, 2019-12-19

India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another f...
06:24, 2019-05-19

Poland votes in parliamentary elections Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is expected to be victorious in the parliamentary elections. The main opposition parties are hoping to gain eno...
19:04, 2019-10-13

Denver Votes to Decriminalize Shrooms As much of the country hems and haws about legalizing a plant that nearly half of adults in the U.S. have tried at least once, Denver is ahead of the...
06:16, 2019-05-09

Separatists aim for majority as New Caledonia votes Ballot comes six months after closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over French control of islandsVoters in the French Pacific territory o...
04:12, 2019-05-12

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral re-run The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the re-run is proof that President...
10:04, 2019-06-23

Democratic Candidates Push For Votes (LEX 18)– The Democratic candidates for Governor spent the eve of the primaries in different parts of the state. While the candidates differ on...
22:44, 2019-05-20

Climate change means flooding of London stations could become regular occurrence, says London Assembly Member Caroline Russell Climate change means chaotic flooding in London's rail and Tube stations could become a regular occurrence....
20:08, 2019-09-26

Brexit Party news latest: Four former UKIP Welsh Assembly members join Nigel Farage's party Four Welsh Assembly members, including former Ukip MP Mark Reckless, have joined the Brexit Party....
10:40, 2019-05-16

House votes to rein in Trump on Iran The House voted on Thursday to halt further U.S. military action against Iran, in a powerful rebuke of President Donald Trump’s use of force overseas...
02:04, 2020-01-10

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just las...
14:08, 2019-06-25

Libya's parliament votes against Turkey deployment Libya's parliament has voted against a deal the would see Turkey to deploy troops in the North African couintry. The UN-recognized assembly accused L...
17:12, 2020-01-04

Bougainville votes on independence from Papua New Guinea The former German colony could become the world's newest nation if the vote passes. The island's vast mineral wealth could make it a target for inves...
04:44, 2019-11-23

House votes overwhelmingly to quash robocalls The House voted 417-3 today to approve legislation aimed at combating the plague of unwanted robocalls, amid hopes that the Senate will send it to Pr...
21:04, 2019-12-04

Mozambique votes in key test for peace deal The crucial vote is the first since the government and rebels signed a peace deal to end decades of conflict....
11:00, 2019-10-15

As EU votes, Belgians hope to end national stalemate BRUSSELS (AP) — While all EU members go to the polls this week, Belgians on Sunday are also voting in a general election, looking to end months of po...
10:00, 2019-05-24

Poland's ruling PiS party wins most votes Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is set to be victorious in the parliamentary elections, exit polls say. The main opposition parties were still ...
22:20, 2019-10-13

Twitter bans all political ads because they can ‘influence votes' Highly targeted political adverts give politicians who use them an unfair advantage, says Twitter, so the social media firm is banning them on its pl...
11:32, 2019-10-31

FCC votes 3-2 in favor of T-Mobile's acquisition of Sprint that it has approved the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. Because of the promises that T-Mobile made earlier in the year when FCC approva...
01:48, 2019-11-06

House votes on impeachment of President Trump WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set Wednesday on charges that he abus...
17:40, 2019-12-18

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor ...
20:08, 2019-06-12

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to ena...
12:08, 2019-05-19

As Britain votes, the economy hangs in the balance The main parties in Thursday's UK election have pledged major public spending hikes, but will it be enough to heal the self-inflicted Brexit wound? B...
12:16, 2019-12-12

Beverly Hills votes to end most tobacco sales BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills has become the first U.S. city to end most tobacco sales. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to...
07:08, 2019-06-05

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe...
09:00, 2019-05-19

European Parliament votes to strengthen bee protection BRUSSELS — The European Parliament on Wednesday blocked a diluted proposal by the 28-nation bloc’s executive arm on protecting bees from pesticides, ...
21:16, 2019-10-23

Russia votes in long-protested elections Municipal and regional polls are taking place across the country. Attention is focused on Moscow's parliamentary vote following a violent crackdown o...
12:36, 2019-09-08

Kazakhstan votes for new president to replace Nazarbayev The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan. His handpicked successor admitted the leader of 30 ye...
11:08, 2019-06-09

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of Europe...
18:08, 2019-05-19

BREAKING: House Votes to Impeach Trump The House of Representatives have voted 230-197 to impeach President Donald Trump on the grounds of Article 1-Abuse of Power and 229-198 on Article I...
03:16, 2019-12-19

Varun Gandhi Leading From Pilibhit With Around 4,85,000 Votes Feroze Varun Gandhi, often seen as the 'other Gandhi', thanks to his estranged relatives in the Congress party, is a two-time parliamentarian from Ut...
18:32, 2019-05-23

US House votes on impeaching Trump - as it happened The US House of Representatives conducted a day of historic debates that led to a vote for President Donald Trump's impeachment for abuse of power an...
04:04, 2019-12-19

The UK Parliament's votes on the Brexit deal — explained In just three days, Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes to rush his EU exit deal through the House of Commons. The process starts with two key votes, ...
15:08, 2019-10-22

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour...
20:52, 2019-07-18

3 lawmakers miss historic impeachment votes WASHINGTON (AP) — Three lawmakers — Republican Reps. John Shimkus of Illinois and Duncan Hunter of California and Democratic Rep. Jose Serrano of New...
05:40, 2019-12-19

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying th...
23:08, 2019-06-11

Recount underway in B.C. riding decided by just 153 votes Conservative Nelly Shin beat NDP candidate Bonita Zarillo by just 153 votes in the hotly contested riding....
23:12, 2019-11-06

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Ut...
19:04, 2019-05-23

Bundestag votes to move Stasi files Germany's parliament has voted to move the files of the East German secret police into the nation's Federal Archives. The vote came despite the conce...
01:16, 2019-09-27

Messi votes for Ronaldo… but the favour is not returned "The FIFA Best Men’s Player saw Lionel Messi beat Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo to the award – but who voted for who?"...
22:36, 2019-09-23

DC votes to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day WASHINGTON — The Washington, D.C. Council has voted to temporarily change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. WTOP-FM reports ...
13:56, 2019-10-10

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name R...
06:44, 2019-07-03

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-ru...
15:24, 2019-05-05

South Africa votes in parliamentary election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a m...
07:28, 2019-05-08

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from m...
05:00, 2019-06-19

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a m...
10:20, 2019-05-08

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protes...
15:00, 2019-05-12

Denver votes against initiative to decriminalize psilocybin Late results showed nearly 55% of voters had rejected proposal on psychoactive substance in ‘magic mushrooms’Voters on Tuesday appeared to reject an ...
14:56, 2019-05-08

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral rerun The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the rerun is proof that President ...
12:44, 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson holds talks with Irish political leaders in effort to get Northern Ireland Assembly 'up and running' Boris Johnson met political leaders in Northern Ireland today as he sought to get its assembly "up and running" to break one of the Brexit deadlocks....
13:36, 2019-07-31

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constit...
10:32, 2019-05-26

Live updates: US House votes on impeaching Trump The House is conducting a day of historic debates that are expected to lead to President Trump's impeachment for abuse of power and obstruction of Co...
15:56, 2019-12-18

U.S. FDA panel votes against approval for Nektar's opioid painkiller Independent advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unanimously voted against Nektar Therapeutics' opioid painkiller for adults ...
23:12, 2020-01-14

Gillibrand: Senate has votes to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday she has corralled a veto-proof 60 votes to extend the Sept. 11 Victims Fund that would aid em...
22:56, 2019-06-25

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker a...
01:40, 2019-07-24

'Bless this referendum': Bougainville votes and prays for independence Celebrations as voting begins to decide whether the region will break away from Papua New GuineaIn the coastal town of Buka a solemn procession of pe...
06:04, 2019-11-28

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full sente...
04:16, 2019-05-08

House tees up more votes to halt Trump on Iran House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that the House will take up a pair of measures further restricting President Donald Trump’s military p...
00:44, 2020-01-15

Denver votes on whether to become first city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ The measure would make the possession and use of hallucinogenic mushrooms the lowest priority for law enforcementResidents of Denver were voting on T...
01:40, 2019-05-08

GOP trying to gather votes to override NC ‘born alive’ veto RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans and their allies trying to cobble together enough votes to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’...
20:24, 2019-06-05

Dispute lingers over how many votes needed for pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Kentucky House Democrat is questioning whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to legally pass his pens...
23:24, 2019-06-24

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The city of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday Tucson city council members voted to ...
12:24, 2019-08-07

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:20 p.m. An unofficial count says Thaila...
18:40, 2019-06-05

House to cast first votes on impeachment inquiry this week House Democrats are planning the first floor vote of their impeachment inquiry, a vote to “ensure transparency” and lay out the next phas...
23:20, 2019-10-28

Touchscreen voting machines appear to be changing votes in Mississippi There have been widespread reports of voting machine problems in Mississippi — with residents from more than a half-dozen counties claiming to ...
16:04, 2019-08-28

House votes along party lines to impeach Trump The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted almost entirely along party lines to impeach President Trump following a rancorous, day-long hearing ...
02:40, 2019-12-19

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the cou...
14:52, 2019-05-25

House Panel Votes To Hold AG Barr In Contempt WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal b...
23:20, 2019-05-08

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action agai...
22:04, 2019-05-24

Salah angered by Egyptian FA over invalid FIFA votes "Mohamed Salah appears to have again fallen out with Egypt\u0027s football federation after the country\u0027s votes for FIFA\u0027s player of the ye...
20:56, 2019-09-25

House Judiciary Committee votes to impeach Trump WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee, voting along party lines, on Friday approved articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, char...
16:36, 2019-12-13

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is appealing to the country’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in ...
13:16, 2019-05-08

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. ...
00:20, 2019-05-30

Denver votes to become first U.S. city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' Denver will become the first city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms, based on final unofficial results on Wednesday of a ballot i...
02:40, 2019-05-09

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during h...
19:04, 2019-05-23

Maneka Gandhi Leads With Around 3 Lakh Votes In Sultanpur Maneka Gandhi was 23 with a three-month-old son when she lost her husband, Congress leader Sanjay Gandhi, in a plane crash in 1980....
16:24, 2019-05-23

House votes to limit Trump’s war powers against Iran Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the move was necessary after the drone attack that killed Qassem Soleimani, the top Iranian general, and Trump’s subsequent...
00:52, 2020-01-10

Republicans v Democrats war over votes in Georgia intensifies with lawsuit Stacey Abrams’s 2018 campaign manager says lawsuit filed by Republican-led ethics commission is an act of retributionThe battle between Republicans a...
20:08, 2019-11-20

Federal Reserve board votes to cut interest rates The Federal Reserve cut rates by a quarter point Wednesday in a widely expected move aimed at staving off a slowing economy and fears of a recession....
19:12, 2019-10-30

Nordic liberals take harder line on migrants to win votes COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In Scandinavia, there’s a new type of socially conscious liberal — one that wants tighter restrictions on immigratio...
17:16, 2019-06-26

US House overwhelmingly votes to recognize Armenian genocide Resolution comes at delicate time in US-Turkey relationship, shortly after House votes to impose sanctionsThe US House of Representatives has voted o...
02:40, 2019-10-30

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to have votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says the “onus” is on the Republican-led legislature to have the votes needed to pass his ...
00:36, 2019-05-31

Ilhan Omar said she hopes Israel votes out Netanyahu With Israel heading to the polls Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she hoped the country would break from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agen...
18:24, 2019-09-15

Israel on verge of another election after parliament votes for dissolution The vote to dissolve itself was the first of a three-step process to break up Israeli's parliament less than three months after it was voted into off...
22:08, 2019-12-11

North Macedonia votes in polarized presidential runoff North Macedonian voters are choosing a new president in a poll that could make life more difficult for the ruling Social Democrats. The entire electi...
09:40, 2019-05-05

House votes today on NDAA as progressives fume Esper, Milley face lawmakers on Mideast plan — Pentagon pauses training for Saudi students following shooting...
16:44, 2019-12-11

Singh, NDP face daunting odds in bid for votes in Quebec With recent polls suggesting his party is sitting fifth in the province, behind the Liberals, Bloc Quebecois, Conservatives and the Greens, it's uncl...
17:32, 2019-09-22

Watch Live: The House votes on Trump's impeachment The House is likely to vote between 7 and 8 p.m. to impeach President Donald Trump on charges of abusing his power and obstructing congressional inve...
02:00, 2019-12-19

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit...
03:52, 2019-06-21

Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan, as his handpicked successor admitted Nazarbayev still...
21:04, 2019-06-09

Final scramble for votes in 'most important election in a generation' Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn stick to core messages in bid to sway wavering votersBoris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are to embark on a final frantic...
01:40, 2019-12-11

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard votes ‘present’ on Trump impeachment Rep. Tulsi Gabbard was the only Democrat to vote “present” on both articles of impeachment brought against President Trump on Wednesday. ...
03:12, 2019-12-19

U.S. House votes to limit Trump’s use of force in Iran The version of the bill passed by the Democratic-controlled House has several provisions that angered Trump....
21:32, 2019-07-12

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable ...
04:36, 2019-05-15

Bougainville votes overwhelmingly for independence from Papua New Guinea The South Pacific islands will become the world's newest nation if the Papua New Guinea Parliament approves the referendum results. The vote was part...
07:12, 2019-12-11

US House votes to send impeachment articles to Senate US lawmakers have voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the US Senate, setting the stage for a historic impeachment case. ...
23:32, 2020-01-15

+++ US House votes on impeaching Trump - live updates +++ The US House of Representatives is conducting a day of historic debates that are expected to lead to President Donald Trump's impeachment for abuse o...
01:36, 2019-12-19

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidat...
13:44, 2019-06-16

U.S. FDA panel votes against approval of Nektar's opioid painkiller Independent advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unanimously voted against Nektar Therapeutics' opioid painkiller for adults ...
00:48, 2020-01-15

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so signi...
19:36, 2019-06-21

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’...
05:28, 2019-06-19

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender serv...
06:20, 2019-06-19

Senate votes on defense spending bill today What’s behind all the departures at the Pentagon — U.S. softens stance on South Korea payments...
16:28, 2019-12-19

Senate votes to permanently extend 9/11 victims fund The Senate approved legislation Tuesday to permanently fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund, guaranteeing that first responders who faced health p...
23:16, 2019-07-23

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike...
21:12, 2019-09-15

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping mission in M...
18:28, 2019-06-28

U.S. House votes on limiting Trump’s military powers over Iran The Democratic war powers resolution seems certain to pass over solid Republican opposition....
15:40, 2020-01-09

New York City Council votes to ban sale of foie gras New York City, often viewed as the fine dining capital of America, on Wednesday became the latest U.S. locality to ban the sale of foie gras, prompti...
23:32, 2019-10-30

Bevin aide: Governor’s pension plan has enough votes to pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A key aide to Kentucky’s governor says enough votes have been secured to pass a pension-relief proposal in a special legi...
01:16, 2019-06-20

House committee votes to advance articles of impeachment against Trump Judiciary committee voted on Friday morning to approve two articles on a straight party-line voteOn a straight party-line vote, the House judiciary c...
16:48, 2019-12-13

Britain's new parliament votes for Boris Johnson's Brexit bill House of Commons/PA Images via Getty Images Members of Parliament vote in favour of Boris Johnson's Brexit bill. Johnson's empowered government won t...
15:44, 2019-12-20

Dems pressure McConnell to hold votes on background checks House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislati...
21:40, 2019-08-06

Sean Spicer launches new campaign — to win ‘Dancing with the Stars’ votes Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has launched a new campaign — to propel him to “Dancing with the Stars” victory. The...
23:36, 2019-09-21

Mitch McConnell says Senate GOP has votes to begin impeachment trial Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans have enough votes to approve rules for President Trump’s impeachment trial — without agreeing...
22:00, 2020-01-07

House votes to formalise impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump A sharply divided House of Representatives has voted to formalise the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump....
17:12, 2019-10-31

House votes to formalize impeachment process against Trump – live Every House Republican opposes measure but resolution passes 232-196, clearing way for public hearings – follow all the latest liveSign up for the US...
16:52, 2019-10-31

FIFA's reason to not count Salah votes at the Best awards revealed "FIFA explained their reason for not counting votes for Egyptian forward Mo Salah at their Best awards on Monday."...
12:44, 2019-09-27

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through so...
15:20, 2019-06-17

Democratic debate: Biden and Sanders spar over Iraq War votes Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders butted heads over the Iraq War during Tuesday’s Democratic primary debate in Iowa. The ...
05:16, 2020-01-15

Saskatoon committee votes to keep developing climate change plan A city committee voted to continue developing the plan to govern greenhouse gas emissions in Saskatoon....
17:12, 2019-08-07

Poland's ruling PiS party wins most votes: partial results Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has won the parliamentary election, according to partial official results. The main opposition parties were sti...
06:24, 2019-10-14

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices c...
03:12, 2019-06-14

Graham: Senate GOP doesn’t ‘have the votes’ to dismiss impeachment trial Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham acknowledged on Sunday the Republican majority “does not have the votes” in the Senate to quickly dismiss th...
17:16, 2020-01-19

House votes to send impeachment against Trump to Senate for trial WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. House voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate and approve House p...
20:08, 2020-01-15

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Singh stays in B.C. while Scheer, Trudeau and May fight for votes in Toronto Jagmeet Singh's love affair with British Columbia continues today, as the NDP leader spends an eighth straight day campaigning on the West Coast....
13:12, 2019-10-01

New York’s oldest charity votes to include women — then reneges Members of one of the city’s oldest male strongholds voted to allow women last year, and then as men are wont to do, changed their minds....
21:56, 2020-01-04

2019 E! People's Choice Awards Surpass 1 Billion Votes! You made it happen! Today, we are celebrating the E! People's Choice Awards exceeding--drum roll please!--one billion votes already since voting star...
15:16, 2019-10-01

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal co...
14:44, 2019-07-18

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House leaders say the governor’s pension bill still lacks enough votes to pass their chamber, even with some cha...
00:36, 2019-06-07

House votes Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate By LISA MASCARO, ALAN FRAM, MARY CLARE JALONICK and LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - The House is preparing to vote Wednesday to send the articles of...
16:40, 2020-01-14

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed in...
11:00, 2019-07-22

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car i...
14:36, 2019-07-05

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who ar...
06:32, 2019-06-05

Kosovo votes for parliament amid calls for talks with Serbia People in Kosovo are casting their ballots in a general election that's being held amid calls for leaders to resume dialogue with Serbia over normali...
09:04, 2019-10-06

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s re-run election for the mayor of Istanbul. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...
13:16, 2019-06-23

MPs plan to defy Boris Johnson by forcing Brexit votes Supporters of a second referendum may try to seize control of timetable next weekRebel MPs are exploring ways to seize control of the agenda from Bor...
21:56, 2019-10-25

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 a hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 a hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed incr...
18:08, 2019-07-18

Town council votes to keep Oro Valley golf courses open ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Golf is here to stay in Oro Valley after the town council voted to keep El Conquistador and La Canada courses opened Wednes...
08:32, 2019-10-03

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journa...
18:16, 2019-06-20

NCAA votes to allow college athletes to make money from their fame Athletes may benefit from use of ‘name, image and likeness’Chair Michael V Drake says NCAA ‘must embrace change’The National Collegiate Athletics Ass...
19:40, 2019-10-29

Touch-screen voting machines appear to be changing votes in Mississippi There have been widespread reports of voting machine problems in Mississippi — with residents from more than a half-dozen counties claiming to ...
08:12, 2019-08-28

House votes to bar Trump from attacking Iran without congressional authorization Reuters The House voted on Thursday evening to approve a resolution barring President Donald Trump from taking any new military actions against Iran ...
00:48, 2020-01-10

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from j...
00:20, 2019-06-12

House votes to send Trump articles of impeachment to Senate The House voted to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate where President Trump’s trial is expected to start on Tuesday. The House, vot...
20:12, 2020-01-15

Boris Johnson calls for election after losing Brexit votes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday formally called for a snap general election after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Bri...
02:44, 2019-09-05

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – l...
00:04, 2019-07-12

U.S. House formally votes to send impeachment articles to Senate Trump's trial will be only the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history, and it comes against the backdrop of a politically divided natio...
20:08, 2020-01-15

Edmonton Strathcona continues NDP support, votes in Heather McPherson Every federal riding in Alberta voted in a Conservative MP Monday, except for one: Edmonton Strathcona remained NDP....
07:04, 2019-10-22

Labour rows over Brexit worsen before crucial votes at conference Split emerges in Momentum over whether to back Corbyn’s position as Unison says it will back pro-remain motionLabour conference 2019 - live updatesLa...
14:13, 2019-09-23

Bevin: ‘Onus’ On Lawmakers To Muster Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-...
11:28, 2019-05-31

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour votes to stay neutral on Brexit The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour has narrowly won support for his Brexit strategy from party members. The focus is now on winning an electio...
23:48, 2019-09-23

Mauritania votes as departing president respects term limits NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritanians are going to the polls to elect a new president. The outgoing leader’s preferred successor on Saturd...
10:28, 2019-06-22

FDA advisory panel votes against Daiichi Sankyo's cancer treatment Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Tuesday voted against Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adults with a type of acute myeloid leuke...
23:28, 2019-05-14

NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government An official recount is pending but official results released Sunday for the district of Labrador West showed NDP newcomer Jordan Brown still ahead of...
01:40, 2019-05-20

City Council votes to make Hart Island more accessible The New York City Council has voted to make Hart Island — the nation’s largest public burial ground — more accessible to families of the dead. By a v...
06:24, 2019-11-15

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredact...
23:12, 2019-05-08

Senate votes on continuing resolution today to keep the government open Veterans slug it out during Democratic debate — Norquist says Pentagon isn’t blocking impeachment witnesses...
16:16, 2019-11-21

Trump accuses Pelosi of stalling CUSMA for impeachment votes Trump accused Pelosi of being unable to get the bill "off her desk," while claiming Democrats, unions and farmers were in favor....
20:48, 2019-11-19

Conservatives hope to turn animal welfare sentiment into votes Campaigner says Conservatives might ban live exports and give more funding for fighting wildlife crimeWildlife campaigner Dominic Dyer received a cal...
07:48, 2019-11-21

The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): 11 a.m. Amazon Go has opened its first cash-ta...
20:40, 2019-05-07

New York votes to overhaul elections, budget, ethics and land use New York residents approved a series of ballot measures Tuesday that change the way they will vote in future citywide elections while toughening ethi...
18:08, 2019-11-06

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition part...
08:56, 2019-05-08

Maths shows that this week's Brexit votes won't solve the UK's crisis The UK House of Commons is voting to try to agree on a solution to Brexit, but game theory suggests it has chosen a particularly bad way of doing so,...
10:42, 2019-04-09

FDA panel votes against Lilly-Boehringer Ingelheim's diabetes drug Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted against the use of an already approved diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co and Boehri...
22:28, 2019-11-13

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorc...
08:37, 2019-05-26

Final votes cast as EU awaits parliamentary election results France, Germany, Italy and others go to polls on Sunday, with gains expected for nationalist partiesThe western world’s largest democratic exercise i...
09:32, 2019-05-26

When was the last General Election in the UK, and what percentage of votes did the Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dems get? Ahead of the 12 December, we take a look at the last UK Election - and what percentage of votes the main parties received....
14:24, 2019-12-02

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House’s speaker says the governor still lacks the votes in the Republican-led House to pass his pension-relief p...
17:20, 2019-05-15

Boris Johnson's evidence on Jennifer Arcuri allegations 'insufficient', says London Assembly Boris Johnson's response to allegations surrounding his relationship with US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri when he was London Mayor were "insufficien...
18:36, 2019-10-09

Iraqi parliament votes to expel US troops — awaits government approval The Iraqi parliament has voted for a resolution to ask the government to end the agreement to host US troops in Iraq. The move would essentially oust...
16:48, 2020-01-05

Kaine secures enough votes to limit Trump's military actions against Iran Sen. Tim Kaine has secured enough Republican votes to pass a revised version of his resolution to curb President Donald Trump’s military efforts in I...
22:36, 2020-01-14

Albany watchdog votes down internal probe of Cuomo-tied leak The Joint Commission on Public Ethics will not launch an internal investigation into questionable practices despite an explosive whistleblower claim ...
03:20, 2019-12-18

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia​ but the numbers were not enough to ov...
21:20, 2019-06-20

Bernie defends the filibuster and says he can pass $16 trillion climate plan without 60 votes Bernie Sanders defended the filibuster Wednesday, insisting that he would not need 60 votes to pass his $16.3 trillion climate change plan....
03:44, 2019-09-05

Wildlife committee votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time Attendees at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time....
00:16, 2019-08-23

Fired Burnaby Conservative candidate’s votes will still be tallied for CPC: Elections Canada The Conservatives say Heather Leung is no longer their candidate, but Elections Canada says votes for her will still be counted for the party....
21:04, 2019-10-18

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It...
21:28, 2019-07-03

Egyptian FA's Salah votes voided by FIFA due to being signed in capital letters "The Egyptian FA\u0027s votes for Mohamed Salah in the FIFA player of the year awards were deemed void as they were written in capital letters."...
19:56, 2019-09-26

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complai...
19:52, 2019-05-08

House votes to block Trump’s eased health coverage rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to prevent the Trump administration from easing health care coverage rules required by Pr...
01:28, 2019-05-10

Pompeo sticks up for U.S. presence as Iraq votes to eject foreign troops “We are confident that the Iraqi people want the United States to continue to be there to fight the counterterror campaign,” he said....
20:12, 2020-01-05

New York votes to close notorious Rikers Island jail complex Rikers is scheduled to shutter by 2026 after a decades long run as one of the world’s largest jails New York City lawmakers voted to close the notori...
02:56, 2019-10-18

Pompeo sticks up for U.S. presence as Iraq votes to kick out foreign troops “We are confident that the Iraqi people want the United States to continue to be there to fight the counterterror campaign,” he said....
19:20, 2020-01-05

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant...
20:00, 2019-08-22

AP: House has majority of votes in favor of impeachment ahead of Wednesday’s vote WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is on track to be impeached by the House with the majority now in favor ahead of voting, according to a runn...
23:36, 2019-12-17

Democratic presidential hopefuls turn Iran crisis into a pitch for votes Foreign policy becomes sudden focus of campaigns as Biden touts experience and Sanders touts record on Iraq and VietnamJoe Biden, speaking against a ...
13:36, 2020-01-09

U.S. senator says he has the votes needed to support resolution restraining Trump on Iran Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says the Senate could vote as soon as next week on the measure, which is co-sponsored by two Republican senators....
23:56, 2020-01-14

Opinion: No rewards for endless infighting – Guinea-Bissau votes out its president The results of Guinea-Bissau's election couldn't be clearer as incumbent President Vaz suffers a stunning defeat. Voters were fed up with Vaz's polit...
18:04, 2019-11-28

Senate votes again to block emergency funding for Trump’s border wall The Senate on Wednesday passed a measure that blocks President Trump from using emergency powers to raid the budget for military construction project...
20:32, 2019-09-25

House votes to curb Trump's powers to take military action against Iran Resolution in wake of Suleimani killing is non-binding, but reignites debate over who has power to declare warThe US House of Representatives has app...
03:24, 2020-01-10

UN agency meant to be limiting flying emissions votes to limit action The agency’s own scheme will not stop greenhouse gas emissions soaring, yet members have voted to block all other efforts to slow the growth...
18:44, 2019-10-08

BREAKING Donald Trump: House of Representatives votes to impeach US president The US House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump following a lengthy debate on Capitol Hill...
02:36, 2019-12-19

Biggest US index funds oppose most climate proposals in shareholder votes The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to ...
12:24, 2019-10-08

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bi...
23:52, 2019-05-06

Germany's AfD seeks 'moderate' path to attract 'middle-class' votes The far-right Alternative for Germany party wants to attract "middle-class" voters by pursuing a more "moderate" path. The idea is likely to be met w...
18:12, 2019-12-02

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s con...
21:08, 2019-06-07

UN agency meant to be limiting flying emissions votes to block action The agency’s own scheme will not stop greenhouse gas emissions soaring, yet members have voted to block all other efforts to slow the growth...
12:36, 2019-10-08

Britain votes in high-stakes election as result remains unpredictable Early indications suggest high turnout in poll described as most important in a generationLatest election news – live updatesSix weeks after a reluct...
21:48, 2019-12-12

'It's all made up': Trump's Michigan supporters defiant as House votes to impeach At a rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, supporters were upbeat and said the proceedings all but seal his re-election bidDespite Donald Trump becoming o...
03:24, 2019-12-19

House intelligence committee votes to pass impeachment report – live Report outlines lawmakers’ argument that Trump abused powerCommittee approves report along party linesHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. This...
01:00, 2019-12-04

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first ...
20:48, 2019-08-23

William Barr, Wilbur Ross face contempt votes on Wednesday "Both Secretary Ross and Attorney General Barr are refusing to comply with duly authorized subpoenas from Congress," said Rep. Elijah Cummings....
01:08, 2019-06-11

Brexit votes latest: All the Tory MPs who voted against the government and are having the whip withdrawn The 21 senior Tories who rebelled against Boris Johnson in a bid to block no-deal have had the whip removed....
04:44, 2019-09-04

Tulsi Gabbard Votes "Present" On Trump Impeachment, Roasted On Twitter Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard did not support the impeachment of US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, defying party line....
06:32, 2019-12-19

Boris Johnson’s new Brexit bill faces crucial U.K. parliament votes The bill faces two votes on Tuesday, which could potentially scuttle the government’s hopes of delivering Brexit by Oct. 31....
14:44, 2019-10-22

Germany's AfD seeks moderate path to attract 'middle-class' votes The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party wants to attract "middle-class" voters by pursuing a more moderate path. The idea is likely to ...
22:40, 2019-12-01

Saskatoon city council votes to continue developing climate plan If the plan is enacted as is, it would cost $19 billion over nearly 30 years. But according to city administration, it would also make more than $30 ...
20:32, 2019-08-27

Sarah Sanders says her whole family votes for Sean Spicer on 'Dancing with the Stars' Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that her entire family "maxes out" their votes for former White House Press Secretary S...
16:48, 2019-10-22

Biggest U.S. index funds oppose most climate proposals in shareholder votes The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to ...
12:40, 2019-10-08

San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy, Disputed Murals The vote, which came after a tense meeting, nullified an earlier vote to paint over Depression-era school murals that some considered offensive to mi...
07:56, 2019-08-14

McConnell says he has enough votes to start Senate impeachment trial, delay witnesses McConnell is expected to launch the third impeachment trial in the nation’s history as soon as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sends the articles of impea...
22:16, 2020-01-07

Connecticut school board votes to restore Native American mascot A Connecticut high school is reinstating its former mascot — just months after it was ditched because some deemed it racist. The Killingly High Schoo...
02:56, 2020-01-15

Staking Out Battle Lines, House Votes to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Pact The House passed a bill on Thursday that would block President Trump from quitting the Paris Agreement on climate change....
20:00, 2019-05-02

House votes on Trump impeachment inquiry today: What time, what to expect The full House will vote Thursday morning on a resolution that lays out the ground rules for the impeachment inquiry that includes how the public hea...
15:40, 2019-10-31

House committee votes to advance Trump articles of impeachment – live Judiciary committee approved two articles on party lines, setting up vote for full House next weekHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider...
17:20, 2019-12-13

House votes to condemn Trump’s incendiary comments about lefty ‘Squad’ The US House of Representatives voted to scold President Trump on Tuesday for his “go back” to your country tweets targeting four non-white congressw...
01:44, 2019-07-17

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of ...
03:04, 2019-06-05

House Votes to Give the Government the Power to Negotiate Drug Prices The high-profile measure would curb the price of prescription drugs and extend more benefits to Medicare beneficiaries....
17:16, 2019-12-13