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California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers

California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers

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California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would ...
2019-09-11, 15:00

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and n...
2019-09-11, 07:00

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state...
2019-09-11, 14:00

California Passes Landmark Bill Requiring Contract Workers to Be Labeled as Employees California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such “gig-economy” companies as ride-hailing giants Uber Tech...
2019-09-11, 23:32

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislato...
2019-09-12, 02:00

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than indepen...
2019-09-11, 11:00

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig-economy companies like Uber and Lyft to stop classifyi...
2019-09-11, 21:00

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...
2019-05-30, 07:16

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in...
2019-06-03, 05:32

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other...
2019-05-23, 21:48

California advances landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would require gig-economy companies like Uber and Lyft to stop classifying employees a...
2019-09-11, 18:32

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legisla...
2019-09-10, 21:32

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft ...
2019-09-11, 09:00

California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft ...
2019-09-11, 10:00

UPDATE 1-California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies I...
2019-09-11, 11:32

California Passes Bill Demanding Presidential Candidates Hand Over Their Tax Returns California is continuing its sacred duty as the rock that Donald Trump just can’t shake out of his shoe, and this time, it’s come for the tax returns...
2019-07-31, 17:48

UPDATE 2-California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies I...
2019-09-11, 21:00

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...
2019-05-30, 07:48

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....
2019-05-30, 02:00

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a...
2019-09-01, 00:16

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.  &...
2019-09-10, 06:00

Uber won’t reclassify drivers as employees, despite California’s AB5 ruling Uber has said it has no plans to reclassify its vast army of drivers as employees, in light of the the gig workers’ rights bill passed in the Califor...
2019-09-12, 09:00

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have...
2019-07-11, 20:32

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces...
2019-09-11, 17:00

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces...
2019-09-11, 08:32

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed b...
2019-09-12, 17:00

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors...
2019-09-11, 16:00

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Ub...
2019-08-28, 02:48

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
2019-05-23, 04:01

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communiti...
2019-07-31, 19:16

Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was ...
2019-08-02, 23:00

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for...
2019-06-28, 02:16

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone...
2019-05-24, 04:01

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative s...
2019-05-30, 12:48

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted ...
2019-08-06, 02:16

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence ...
2019-06-12, 14:16

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first respond...
2019-07-23, 23:16

Rajya Sabha Passes POCSO Amendment Bill The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill entailing amendments to the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besid...
2019-07-24, 16:16

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterre...
2019-05-24, 00:00

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the...
2019-06-04, 06:48

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill in...
2019-06-05, 05:00

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate al...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrate...
2019-06-28, 09:32

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Comm...
2019-07-25, 10:32

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the...
2019-05-21, 20:32

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster ai...
2019-05-24, 00:16

The Latest: Michigan House passes auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Michigan’s Republican-led House ha...
2019-05-24, 22:48

Rajya Sabha Passes National Medical Commission Bill Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India with a new body, in...
2019-08-01, 18:48

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representa...
2019-06-28, 02:48

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Sta...
2019-06-04, 03:16

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...
2019-06-14, 05:48

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela'...
2019-05-23, 02:16

Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost co...
2019-09-11, 20:00

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments an...
2019-08-01, 01:48

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and other...
2019-07-12, 21:48

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. T...
2019-07-24, 05:01

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Rea...
2019-05-24, 04:01

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United Sta...
2019-06-04, 01:48

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions moveme...
2019-07-24, 04:16

U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace...
2019-08-02, 19:48

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is un...
2019-08-31, 15:16

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 dri...
2019-06-13, 05:48

UPDATE 1-Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost co...
2019-09-11, 20:00

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucl...
2019-05-30, 01:00

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed...
2019-05-31, 19:00

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls tha...
2019-06-27, 23:32

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
2019-06-28, 02:48

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost co...
2019-09-11, 21:00

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber appro...
2019-06-28, 07:48

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disp...
2019-08-01, 22:48

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardl...
2019-08-01, 21:00

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan me...
2019-06-27, 20:32

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a n...
2019-05-22, 22:00

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "R...
2019-06-27, 20:00

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle...
2019-05-22, 20:16

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Remove Congress Chief As Jallianwala Trustee Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee, amid v...
2019-08-02, 23:00

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon fr...
2019-05-22, 05:16

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pus...
2019-07-19, 02:16

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sep...
2019-07-23, 23:48

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environme...
2019-06-21, 06:00

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests...
2019-07-02, 21:48

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overrid...
2019-07-02, 13:48

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their in...
2019-08-07, 12:32

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for work...
2019-07-19, 07:16

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White...
2019-06-05, 05:32

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian ant...
2019-06-02, 04:32

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Repres...
2019-05-30, 05:32

GRAPHIC-U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace...
2019-08-02, 19:48

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, a...
2019-07-18, 09:00

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early ...
2019-09-05, 01:00

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
2019-07-12, 21:00

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 ...
2019-07-24, 20:00

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would supp...
2019-06-04, 08:48

New York state passes bill to allow Congress to access Trump's tax returns – live Bill would allow lawmakers to get access to any New York state tax returns filed by elected and appointed officialsSign up for the US briefing and ge...
2019-05-22, 20:16

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
2019-07-12, 22:48

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendmen...
2019-06-07, 17:48

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednes...
2019-06-12, 21:16

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 US...
2019-06-11, 03:32

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no ...
2019-05-30, 04:01

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucl...
2019-05-30, 03:32

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retireme...
2019-05-24, 20:32

Gig Workers Win in California After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of compani...
2019-09-11, 16:32

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.  ...
2019-07-18, 05:00

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 m...
2019-06-05, 05:00

In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and mus...
2019-09-12, 02:00

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign i...
2019-06-04, 23:48

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" aborti...
2019-05-22, 17:48

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber,...
2019-09-12, 10:32

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longe...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the...
2019-06-21, 18:16

California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy After state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as empl...
2019-09-12, 14:32

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.    ...
2019-07-17, 19:16

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged thr...
2019-06-14, 01:32

Uber Vows to Fight California Legislation on Gig Economy California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such gig-economy companies as ride-hailing giants Uber and Ly...
2019-09-12, 08:00

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking v...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request. The post Se...
2019-05-24, 00:16

Indian Parliament makes history, votes to reclassify Kashmir India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
2019-08-07, 10:00

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. Californ...
2019-06-18, 18:32

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emission...
2019-08-14, 01:32

In bitter talks over fuel economy, California and EPA chiefs shun same table The public flash of tensions -- erupting on Capitol Hill -- revolves around the Trump administration’s proposal to cap fuel economy and tailpipe carb...
2019-06-21, 16:16

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save fo...
2019-08-04, 16:16

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the H...
2019-05-25, 06:16

Steve Jobs Was Master At ''Casting Spells'' On Workers: Bill Gates Apple chief design officer Jony Ive who worked at the iPhone maker for almost 30 years decided to move on last month and form an independent design f...
2019-07-08, 09:48

Steve Jobs 'Cast Spells' to Motivate Workers, Says Bill Gates Late Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple was a master at "casting spells" to keep employees motivated and working long hours, according to Microsoft's co...
2019-07-08, 11:16

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients s...
2019-07-15, 20:48

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down di...
2019-08-22, 11:48

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.  ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks ...
2019-06-10, 23:32

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this aft...
2019-07-11, 02:16

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans. ...
2019-06-03, 02:01

Andrew Cuomo joins forces with ex-wife Kerry Kennedy to enact farm workers bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ex-wife Kerry Kennedy greeted each other with warm kisses Wednesday as they joined forces to hail a new law to aid farm workers...
2019-07-18, 01:32

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart as the California lawmaker who authored ...
2019-09-07, 15:32

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the sta...
2019-06-28, 08:00

Bill Maher finds ally in NBC News' Richard Engel in 'hoping' US economy slides to oust Trump NBC News correspondent Richard Engel was the lone voice to side with "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday night, after the comedian reiterated his "...
2019-08-10, 09:00

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday a...
2019-06-27, 20:16

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials o...
2019-06-20, 09:16

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban...
2019-09-12, 02:00

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Co...
2019-07-12, 23:48

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law wi...
2019-09-12, 09:00

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are s...
2019-08-30, 08:16

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-10, 03:00

What California bill means for NCAA image and likeness debate The California state assembly voted in favor of a bill that could help NCAA athletes earn money off names, images or likenesses. Here's what happens ...
2019-09-10, 20:32

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to ...
2019-09-12, 11:00

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamenta...
2019-08-30, 22:48

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Co...
2019-07-13, 02:01

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, ...
2019-06-13, 16:32

Will a California bill give players a slice of college sports' $14bn pie? California’s governor is on the verge of signing the Fair Pay to Play Act, which promises to end the exploitation of student-athletes by the multibil...
2019-09-15, 13:32

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said he’s supporting legislation that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly su...
2019-05-30, 23:32

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandpa...
2019-05-25, 11:00

California bill may fill data gaps in the criminal justice system Inconsistent data isn't just a headache in the criminal justice system -- it could make the difference between someone going free or serving tim...
2019-09-17, 13:32

Opinion: Does California bill signal it's time to blow up NCAA model? As California finalizes a bill allowing athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, you can be sure the NCAA will continue to fight. ...
2019-09-11, 03:32

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Co...
2019-07-13, 13:32

NCAA tells California governor college athlete 'fair pay' bill is 'unconstitutional' The NCAA warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that allowing college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness would be "unco...
2019-09-12, 09:32

California bill on 'abortion pill' access at public universities goes to governor's desk California lawmakers passed a bill Friday that would require on-campus clinics at all public universities in the state to offer the “abortion pill” t...
2019-09-15, 20:32

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous s...
2019-05-24, 04:16

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from state...
2019-05-21, 18:16

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leader...
2019-07-02, 20:32

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips cou...
2019-07-23, 08:48

Video satirizing NCAA ad is part of athlete-advocacy group's campaign for California bill New group releases video as California legislators consider bill that would allow college athletes in state to make money off name, image, likeness. ...
2019-09-05, 07:00

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigra...
2019-06-13, 02:32

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordin...
2019-05-29, 19:01

NCAA sends California governor letter calling name, likeness bill 'unconstitutional' The NCAA Board of Governors sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom that calls a bill giving student-athletes more power "unconstitutional." &...
2019-09-12, 03:32

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slo...
2019-08-14, 17:00

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.   &#...
2019-09-16, 04:00

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn th...
2019-08-19, 16:48

California Today: See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur...
2019-07-15, 16:48

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the vi...
2019-05-21, 14:31

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for ...
2019-05-30, 05:32

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers the...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
2019-06-14, 05:16

Unseen Louboutins To Go On Display In Landmark Exhibition He of iconic red-soled heels has lent the 12th arrondissement institution shoes from his personal archive – including designs that have never been se...
2019-06-06, 19:00

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Ru...
2019-08-01, 21:16

Landmark Russia, Ukraine prisoner swap After lengthy negotiations, Russia and Ukraine carried out a major prisoner exchange. While Ukraine saw prominent film-maker Oleg Sentsov and others ...
2019-09-08, 08:48

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have...
2019-08-14, 15:32

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone on trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
2019-05-29, 12:48

Sarajevo hosts landmark gay pride parade The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina has held its first ever gay pride event amid heavy security. The event was dubbed "Ima Izac!," which roughly transl...
2019-09-09, 06:32

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks...
2019-07-12, 22:48

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a t...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang at the royal palace, the first t...
2019-05-29, 12:16

American Pies: Recipes From a Landmark Cafe Down a Virginia country road, a small cafe slings history by the slice. Beyond the superb blueberry crumble and lemon meringue, the spot’s centenaria...
2019-05-31, 05:00

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field...
2019-07-07, 22:16

New VW Touareg One Million celebrates production landmark News 23 Jul, 2019 The special edition model celebrates the production of the one millionth Volkswagen Touareg by adding a range of extr...
2019-07-24, 03:16

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41...
2019-09-09, 22:00

Russia, Ukraine exchange prisoners in landmark deal Russia and Ukraine on Saturday exchanged 35 prisoners each to the other country, a move that could be a significant step toward easing Russia-Ukraine...
2019-09-07, 20:32

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but ...
2019-07-16, 22:32

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
2019-06-18, 15:32

Men's round-up: Auger-Aliassime clinches landmark Wimbledon win "Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his country\u0027s national day with his first Grand Slam main draw victory, beating compatriot V...
2019-07-01, 18:32

Ramos hailed as 'role model' before appearance landmark "Sergio Ramos has been hailed as \"a special player\" and \"role model\" as he prepares to lead his team out in Sunday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier aga...
2019-09-08, 01:16

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with E...
2019-07-09, 12:48

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way ...
2019-06-30, 20:48

Doctor on trial in landmark Netherlands euthanasia case A doctor from a Dutch nursing home is on trial in a landmark case after performing euthanasia on a woman with dementia who prosecutors say may have h...
2019-08-29, 06:16

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead...
2019-08-02, 17:16

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrillin...
2019-05-31, 10:48

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year...
2019-08-02, 03:16

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy ...
2019-06-13, 15:00

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backin...
2019-08-21, 08:16

Stonewall: A bar’s path from illicit dive to LGBTQ landmark NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Stonewall Inn was an underground gay bar where a police raid sparked a rebellion that fueled the modern LGBTQ ri...
2019-06-27, 19:16

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Faceboo...
2019-05-22, 15:48

"Accidental" Australia Captain Tim Paine On Verge Of Ashes Landmark If Australia avoid defeat in the 5th Test, Tim Paine will join the list of Australia captains who have led the team to an Ashes series win in England...
2019-09-10, 19:00

Cliff divers leap from Beirut landmark in international tour Cliff divers used to competing in isolated spots have been leaping into the Mediterranean in bustling Beirut, the first time the Lebanese capital's l...
2019-07-16, 07:16

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion eco...
2019-07-08, 01:48

Strand Bookstore granted landmark status despite owner’s objections The Strand has a new place in history books. City officials granted landmark status to the Manhattan tome-slinger’s flagship Broadway store on Tuesda...
2019-06-11, 22:32

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback an...
2019-06-13, 22:32

Abandoned sketch found under landmark Leonardo da Vinci work Much-discussed Virgin of the Rocks to be centrepiece of National Gallery exhibitionAn “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovere...
2019-08-14, 18:32

In Landmark Discovery, Skull Of Ancient Human Ancestor Unearthed Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million yea...
2019-08-28, 23:48

Landmark Israel-Egypt Energy Alliance Hits Snags A $15 billion natural-gas deal between Israel and Egypt faces legal challenges and concerns about security threats from Islamic State, casting uncert...
2019-09-08, 01:48

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.     ...
2019-08-22, 09:16

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn ...
2019-06-03, 21:48

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion ec...
2019-07-07, 18:48

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a ...
2019-06-12, 10:00

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict...
2019-08-09, 05:00

Stormzy's stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival ...
2019-06-30, 14:48

Landmark paternity case challenges Japan's work culture A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that...
2019-09-12, 11:00

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of sate...
2019-05-24, 16:32

Ruben Tejada back with Mets years after landmark injury Ruben Tejada is back with the Mets, but he's here because the Mets suffered a devastating loss in Jeff McNeil.      &#...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing op...
2019-05-24, 15:00

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of ...
2019-07-04, 13:48

Landmark ruling removes 'virgin' status for Bangladesh brides Bangladesh's high court has ruled the nation's marriage registration forms will replace the word "virgin" with "unmarried," when referring to women's...
2019-08-28, 02:48

Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark 'rainbow wedding' Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rightsAn Indian transgender co...
2019-08-08, 07:32

Ta-Nehisi Coates revisits case for reparations, five years after landmark essay Coates, who wrote famed Atlantic piece about financial recompense for descendants of slaves, to testify alongside Danny GloverWhen Ta-Nehisi Coates’s...
2019-06-19, 18:32

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of se...
2019-06-21, 19:48

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death...
2019-08-25, 17:48

Russia, Ukraine Swap Prisoners In Landmark Sign Of Thawing Relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexatio...
2019-09-07, 23:48

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "...
2019-06-15, 21:48

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has b...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come ...
2019-05-21, 17:16

Ohio Attorney General Seeks Delay of Landmark Opioid Trial Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is asking an appellate court to halt a coming high-profile trial seeking to hold the pharmaceutical industry accounta...
2019-08-31, 09:16

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Tehran has started to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold it agreed to as part of a landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian government...
2019-07-07, 15:48

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale compet...
2019-06-13, 06:00

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the U.S. g...
2019-07-09, 15:16

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses recount years of sex abuse ahead of landmark case Two former Jehovah’s Witnesses claim they were sexually abused as children by leaders within the scandal-scarred organization — and now p...
2019-08-12, 19:00

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football auth...
2019-08-18, 12:16

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale compet...
2019-06-13, 06:00

Australia fight back to beat Brazil as Marta scores landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to beat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and ...
2019-06-13, 21:32

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his car...
2019-05-24, 20:32

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
2019-06-06, 21:16

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
2019-05-23, 08:48

Dutch doctor on trial as landmark euthanasia case involving dementia sufferer, 74, opens A landmark euthanasia trial opened in the Netherlands Monday seeking to pinpoint what to do with dementia patients who have previously stated their w...
2019-08-27, 21:16

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say,...
2019-08-06, 01:16

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they ha...
2019-06-18, 09:32

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our l...
2019-09-04, 01:32

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist...
2019-08-30, 05:16

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.    ...
2019-09-05, 16:00

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "W...
2019-05-26, 11:16

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursda...
2019-07-04, 22:16

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed t...
2019-06-30, 09:48

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the ...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,0...
2019-06-05, 13:32

Now TV's new deal gives you 2 months for the price of 1 on four of its best passes Now TV is giving you an incredible discount on not one, not two but four of its TV passes. So it doesn't matter if you're looking for Enter...
2019-09-09, 16:32

Cate Blanchett Always Passes on Ice. Unless It's an Iceberg. The ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ actress and reluctant fashion icon on her fantasy guest list, her most recent binge-watch and her commitment to suns...
2019-08-01, 21:01

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Legislature ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 4:50 p.m. New York’s Legis...
2019-06-04, 23:48

MLB roundup: Pujols passes Beltre in Angels' win Albert Pujols drove in three runs, and Dillon Peters pitched six solid innings to help the Los Angeles Angels post a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh ...
2019-08-15, 07:32

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percen...
2019-07-12, 00:48

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able ...
2019-06-23, 17:00

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to ...
2019-07-19, 21:48

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Flo...
2019-09-12, 01:32

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social ...
2019-07-03, 00:48

Canada passes law to speed pardons for pot possession The Canadian government passed a law late on Wednesday that would allow its citizens with a criminal record for marijuana possession to be pardoned w...
2019-06-20, 17:32

Senate passes massive disaster aid package The Senate passed a long-awaited bipartisan disaster aid package on Thursday after reaching a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump. In a 85-8...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, acc...
2019-06-12, 19:32

Newton still getting questioned about lack of deep passes Panthers QB Cam Newton still answering questions about his shoulder after not airing it out in opener against the Rams      ...
2019-09-11, 03:32

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pa...
2019-06-22, 13:48

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure ...
2019-06-04, 09:00

Exclusive: The 'Friends' Central Perk couch is traveling to a landmark near you Warner Bros. is installing 30 replicas of the iconic Central Perk 'Friends' couch around the world in honor of the hit sitcom's 25th a...
2019-09-03, 23:00

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay Oklahoma $572M in landmark opioid case Johnson & Johnson will have to pay the state of Oklahoma for its role in the opioid epidemic, a judge ruled in the country’s first civil case seeking...
2019-08-27, 12:16

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Landmark Opioid Trial Oklahoma pursued the first case against a drug manufacturer for the national public health disaster, and the ruling may indicate what lies ahead in 2...
2019-08-27, 01:48

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug compa...
2019-05-28, 16:00

Historic Asset Boom Passes by Half of Families The decadelong economic expansion has showered the U.S. with new wealth, driven by a booming stock market. But half of U.S. households have seen litt...
2019-08-30, 23:48

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective a...
2019-07-19, 09:48

Trainee pilot lands plane after instructor passes out Piloting a plane as it soars above the clouds is a dream for many people, but it quickly turned into the stuff of nightmares for one man in Australia...
2019-09-02, 22:32

| Bolton, Bury fans on tenterhooks as deadline passes Fans of former FA Cup winners Bolton Wanderers and Bury are waiting anxiously to hear if their clubs were to be expelled from the English Football Le...
2019-08-28, 03:16

Bury and Bolton face EFL expulsion as deadline passes "Bury and Bolton Wanderers both face expulsion from the EFL after the passing of Tuesday\u0027s 5pm deadline for any potential buyers to complete a d...
2019-08-27, 18:48

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state...
2019-06-21, 22:32

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest...
2019-08-06, 23:32

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that ...
2019-07-01, 18:32

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last ye...
2019-08-30, 21:48

Bury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passes • C&N Sporting Risk cites mortgage problem and ‘overall state’• Bury and Bolton: two of oldest clubs face expulsionBury are facing expulsion from the...
2019-08-27, 20:48

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannab...
2019-06-12, 22:16

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for nort...
2019-06-17, 05:00

Wolford throws 2 TD passes in Rams' 22-10 win over Texans In the battle for Los Angeles' third-string quarterback job, John Wolford played well and Brandon Allen struggled as the Rams closed out the pre...
2019-08-30, 07:16

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
2019-06-20, 12:16

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before t...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Australian Senate passes $110 billion tax cuts over decade Australia’s Parliament has narrowly delivered the reelected government’s promise to provide 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in personal...
2019-07-04, 13:48

Student pilot lands plane after his instructor passes out A student pilot has averted a tragedy by landing a plane single-handed after his instructor passed out at the controls. Australian Max Sylvester took...
2019-09-03, 02:00

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benef...
2019-05-23, 19:32

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier ...
2019-07-17, 08:32

Put it away: Texas passes law against dick pics | Arwa Mahdawi The Lone Star state is leading the way with a cyber-flashing act outlawing unsolicited penis picturesSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter...
2019-09-08, 10:32

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a...
2019-08-01, 21:32

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition pa...
2019-06-29, 01:48

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump su...
2019-05-24, 05:48

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait The United States sent a Navy ship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Friday as the U.S. military increases the frequency of movement through the...
2019-08-23, 12:48

Bury expelled from EFL, Bolton given extension as deadline passes "Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after 125 years of membership due to the financial problems at the club and their failure t...
2019-08-28, 04:16

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit targ...
2019-07-20, 01:32

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces...
2019-07-12, 07:16

Clayton Kershaw passes Sandy Koufax in one key milestone LOS ANGELES — Rookie Will Smith hit his first career grand slam, and Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax on the Dodgers’ career strikeouts list...
2019-08-02, 08:32

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes awa...
2019-08-17, 11:32

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial g...
2019-07-14, 01:16

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe o...
2019-07-11, 18:48

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 mil...
2019-06-05, 01:01

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’...
2019-05-26, 18:16

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as...
2019-07-17, 18:32

Indian Army Expedition Climbs World's 8 Highest Passes An eight-member expedition of the Indian Army Medical Corps (AMC) scaled eight of the world's highest passes and rode over 1500 kilometres in Ladakh ...
2019-09-08, 05:16

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's...
2019-07-08, 14:32

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global wa...
2019-07-24, 20:32

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fu...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Deutsche Bank passes Fed stress test in boost for its U.S. operations Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday passed an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, clearing a second hurdle at a critical time for the German lender ...
2019-06-27, 23:48

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th ...
2019-07-21, 11:32

Norris passes probation as McLaren stay unchanged for 2020 McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos ...
2019-07-09, 21:00

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, ...
2019-06-05, 19:32

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own cha...
2019-06-27, 23:32

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money &#...
2019-05-22, 18:00

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network bei...
2019-07-24, 11:32

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed to reduce violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief credit...
2019-06-21, 15:16

England batsman Jason Roy passes concussion test for Headingley •A follow-up check on the eve of the Test still needed •Surrey’s in-form Ollie Pope heads to Leeds on standbyEngland batsman Jason Roy has passed a c...
2019-08-21, 16:48

Europe's rail passes are affordable again — and much less confusing Europe's rail passes underwent some sweeping changes this year that have made them an affordable option again, and much less confusing to shop f...
2019-09-11, 07:00

Pair of asteroids make early-morning passes of Earth If you’re reading this, the Earth is intact. That’s good news, since a pair of asteroids made some reasonably close approaches to our pla...
2019-08-29, 06:16

Ehlinger's 4 TD passes lead No. 10 Texas over Louisiana Tech Sam Ehlinger threw four touchdown passes and No. 10 Texas rolled to a 45-14 win over Louisiana Tech to give coach Tom Herman his first season-opening...
2019-09-01, 08:48

Watch: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes lights up Raiders for 4 TD passes in 2nd quarter The Oakland Raiders had a 10-0 lead Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs before quarterback Patrick Mahomes led his squad to a comeback victory with...
2019-09-16, 18:32

House passes resolution condemning global boycott targeting Israel The vote comes after months of turmoil centering on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two Muslim freshmen who have stood accuse...
2019-07-24, 03:16

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover mo...
2019-07-08, 01:16

Novak Djokovic passes Wimbledon test as Kevin Anderson crashes out • Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4• Anderson suffers 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (4) defeat to Guido PellaNovak Djokovic overcame the ...
2019-07-05, 20:32

Evans passes fitness test, back in a rally car this week after injury M-Sport Ford World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans will be back behind the wheel of a rally car for the first time in more than two months this...
2019-09-17, 00:00

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing...
2019-07-02, 19:16

Watch: Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic passes to himself for bicycle kick goal Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic displayed why he is one of the best players in MLS with a juggling bicycle kick goal during a loss to the ...
2019-06-03, 19:16

Chicago Public Schools budget passes amid discord with teachers The Chicago Board of Education approved a $7.7 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday, rejecting a call to delay a vote on the spending plan by the ...
2019-08-29, 11:48

Hurricane Dorian passes Puerto Rico, projected to hit U.S. as major storm Forecasters said Thursday Hurricane Dorian is strengthening over the warm waters of the Caribbean and should be a major storm when it arrives in the ...
2019-08-29, 21:16

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emoti...
2019-07-22, 15:32

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion Carlin Dunne Passes Away Motorsport can be fatal. As much we try to forget the reality of it, there are days when it comes staring at back at you. In a tragic turn of events,...
2019-07-01, 10:48

F2 Driver Anthoine Hubert Passes Away After Crash In Belgian GP Feature Race Formula 2 racer Anthoine Hubert passed away on August 31, 2019, after sustaining injuries in a horrific crash during the feature race at Spa-Francorc...
2019-09-01, 13:48

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting ...
2019-07-31, 23:16

Succession recap: season two, episode five – a test of moral character that nobody passes The Roys are required, for 48 hours, to impersonate an alcoholically abstemious clan that is socially conscious and free of moral turpitude. Some hop...
2019-09-09, 15:32

NAACP passes resolution calling for impeachment of President Donald Trump Members of one of the United States' largest and best-known civil rights groups, the NAACP, have unanimously voted in favor of impeachment for Presid...
2019-07-24, 16:16

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require voting machines to produce paper ballots and dedicate money to make the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 el...
2019-06-27, 23:01

'Destiny 2' will include season passes as part of its free-to-play move Now that the base Destiny 2 is free-to-play, how will Bungie give you a reason to keep paying beyond major expansions? By borrowing a page from Fort...
2019-08-31, 01:48

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spen...
2019-08-02, 07:48

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it pa...
2019-08-01, 23:48

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for in...
2019-07-02, 12:16

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific and Atlantic coasts The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida....
2019-09-12, 01:00

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work wit...
2019-06-28, 08:16

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern borde...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russi...
2019-05-30, 18:00

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $10...
2019-06-11, 18:48

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand...
2019-07-01, 03:00

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promise...
2019-06-06, 06:00

Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax for most wins by a Dodgers left-hander, Will Smith hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning, and Los Ang...
2019-08-21, 13:48

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way ...
2019-06-06, 17:01

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and...
2019-08-01, 22:32

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. T...
2019-06-07, 10:32

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detect...
2019-05-30, 01:16

New York passes its Green New Deal, announces massive offshore wind push Enlarge / Sights like this may become common on Long Island. (credit: University of Rhode Island) Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed ...
2019-07-20, 07:48

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out insid...
2019-06-06, 05:32

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries...
2019-06-20, 22:48

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, ...
2019-05-21, 22:16

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation ...
2019-07-24, 02:48

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation ...
2019-07-18, 23:32

Watch: Redskins RB Adrian Peterson passes Jim Brown on all-time rushing TD list Washington Redskins veteran running back Adrian Peterson moved past Pro Football Hall of Fame tailback Jim Brown and into fifth on the NFL's all-time...
2019-09-16, 11:32

Petition against UK parliament suspension passes a million signatures amid nationwide protests A public petition against U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament passed a million signatures within its first 24 hours as ...
2019-08-29, 21:16

'Racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning Trump's attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives ...
2019-07-17, 06:48

Rahul Gandhi Press Meet Passes Sold For A Lakh: Suspended Congress Leader Suspended Congress leader Karate R Thiagarajan on Saturday alleged security lapse during party chief Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to Chennai, claiming...
2019-06-29, 17:48

Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.     ...
2019-06-19, 02:32

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own poli...
2019-06-20, 21:48

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new St...
2019-06-19, 00:00

Want to See What’s Next for the Economy? Try This. Would you like to know what the health of the economy will be like months ahead of time? This rarely discussed "economic indicator" has a history of ...
2019-07-16, 21:32

Circular economy: What goes around comes around Traditional economics has faced troubling questions since the 2008 financial crash, though its "linear" version remains dominant. Now some believe ci...
2019-05-24, 12:48

The Fed Needs To Be the Adult in the Economy Alongside full employment and stable prices, the Federal Reserve has another, lesser known mandate: to be the adult in the economy, writes Greg Ip. T...
2019-06-12, 15:00

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to make mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look an...
2019-07-12, 18:16

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribu...
2019-06-28, 01:00

What People Say About the Economy Can Set Off a Recession Big economic changes come when popular narratives mutate and spread, infecting the decisions of millions of people, the economist Robert J. Shiller s...
2019-09-13, 11:00

Fed's Rosengren: Policymakers must do what is 'right' for the U.S. economy Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Friday said that he and his fellow policymakers should to do what's "right" for the economy, ...
2019-07-20, 04:32

After a decade of expanding economy, are you better off? The economic expansion now is a decade old, but are your finances looking just as good? Here are some ways to check.      &...
2019-07-20, 13:32

Here Is Why Monsoon Is Critical For The Economy India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast average rainfall in 2019, while the country's only private forecaster Skymet has predicted below-n...
2019-06-19, 10:32

Fed's Bullard Says U.S. Economy Is Sound Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the trade war between the U.S. and China is fueling uncertainty but stressed that the ...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been ha...
2019-05-30, 07:16

If the Economy Booms, Thank Software A shift has taken place in the economy in recent years: Productivity and growth increasingly flow not from equipment, buildings or hardware, but from...
2019-05-29, 18:16

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party ...
2019-08-02, 07:16

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-...
2019-07-16, 18:16

Workers' Pay Gains Level Off Compensation gains for U.S. workers continued to outpace inflation in the second quarter, but those increases leveled off. Economists’ have offered w...
2019-08-01, 13:32

More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Have Walked Off the Job In Nine States More than 20,000 AT&T workers walked off the job in nine states to protest management’s behavior during recent contract negotiations. Members of ...
2019-08-26, 22:16

Looks Like UAW Workers Will Be Striking at Midnight Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers have broken down and a strike, just before midnight on Monday, is imminent. UAW spokesman Br...
2019-09-16, 07:32

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at...
2019-08-19, 10:48

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a s...
2019-06-14, 01:48

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he al...
2019-06-21, 14:48

Will Argentina’s economy do the dead cat bounce? Argentina is about to default; again. It will be the ninth time in the past 200 years, and the Latin American sovereign is about to test its ability ...
2019-08-23, 01:48

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Tr...
2019-07-06, 10:16

Before GDP Data Due Today, Here Are 10 Things To Know About Economy The government will release data on gross domestic product (GDP) for the quarter ended June 30 today. Many economists expect the data to show that th...
2019-08-30, 22:16

U.K. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2012 The U.K. economy contracted in the three months through June, its first drop in economic output since the end of 2012, as the country faces an uncert...
2019-08-09, 13:00

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world ...
2019-07-11, 06:00

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy The United States is the world's largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind...
2019-05-27, 23:48

Economy Week Ahead: All Eyes on the Fed The week ahead is light on data and heavy on monetary policy, with minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting due on Wednesday and the Fed’s a...
2019-08-19, 12:16

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It.’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growt...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Mexico's Economy Falters as U.S. Chugs Along Mexico is slipping toward a recession even as the U.S. economy continues to grow, the first time in 25 years that the neighbors’ economic cycles have...
2019-07-14, 23:32

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its e...
2019-08-17, 01:32

If the economy is so good, why are some truckers doing so poorly? Is the economy to blame? Sure. But there’s something else behind the trucking industry’s woes: mismanagementTimes are good right? Economic growth is ...
2019-07-21, 12:00

House plants: the new bloom economy Instagram-friendly and bursting with ‘wellbeing benefits’, pot plants are being repackaged and reinvented by smart online entrepreneurs. Alex Moshaki...
2019-06-30, 23:48

Fed's Williams: 'The Economy Is in a Good Place' Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said the economy has dimmed somewhat but remains healthy, in comments that didn’t say what t...
2019-07-11, 22:01

Cheap Gas Revs Up Consumers---and the U.S. Economy Drivers hitting the road this Labor Day weekend will enjoy the cheapest gasoline prices in three years, a boon to consumers as fears of recession buf...
2019-08-30, 14:16

Here's how the top 7 Democratic candidates want to transform the US economy Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the leading Democratic presidential candidates for 2020. The ...
2019-07-31, 21:48

Saudi Oil Attack Is Unlikely to Dent U.S. Economy The strikes on Saudi oil facilities likely would have a limited direct effect on the U.S. economy, but could result in higher gas prices, potentially...
2019-09-15, 17:32