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House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe

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

House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe

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House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citiz...
04:32, 06/05/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed pa...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Tribe’s push to build casino spurs Carolinas political fight CATAWBA INDIAN NATION, S.C. (AP) — Two of the Carolinas’ most prominent American Indian tribes are battling over geography and lucrative gambli...
12:32, 06/26/2019

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after come...
20:00, 07/12/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Dona...
21:48, 05/10/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT peopl...
22:00, 05/17/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-bln Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Massachusetts bill would impose death penalty for cop killers Massachusetts lawmakers recently filed a bill to have the option of sentencing adults who kill police officers to death after a rash of cop slayings ...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incen...
08:00, 06/05/2019

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tol...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bets the house on a broadly comic casino riff Has Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ever done an episode as purely goofy as this? Sure, there have been some lighthearted outings, like season four’s...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Barclays sees Carrefour-Casino merger as possible, pushing up Casino shares Shares in French retailer Casino rose around 2% on Tuesday after Barclays said in a note that a tie-up with larger rival Carrefour could be a possi...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's sou...
06:16, 06/27/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The iss...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in ot...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining t...
01:16, 07/11/2019

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected...
15:16, 05/22/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely t...
14:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: New York Senate approves double jeopardy bill ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Senate voting to allow congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump’s stat...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
18:16, 07/04/2019

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to rep...
02:32, 07/17/2019

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

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his exp...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns in classrooms Governor Ron DeSantis expected to sign controversial bill into law despite widespread opposition from campaigners and teachersA hugely unpopular meas...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one ...
14:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.  ...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court d...
08:16, 05/01/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approve...
06:00, 05/30/2019

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that leg...
13:32, 06/25/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to p...
21:48, 06/27/2019

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction of...
12:48, 06/18/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the Worl...
02:00, 07/13/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after ...
06:48, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ign...
00:16, 06/12/2019

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Se...
23:16, 06/12/2019

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Appl...
22:16, 07/18/2019

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
02:32, 06/13/2019

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy cong...
07:32, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-...
07:48, 06/18/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed f...
09:48, 05/27/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of suc...
22:00, 05/17/2019

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations ta...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Over Trump’s Opposition, House Approves Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Aid The House again passed a massive bill to help the victims of floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, but President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico relief...
19:16, 05/10/2019

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  &#...
20:48, 07/12/2019

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of ...
03:16, 05/24/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened...
06:48, 06/26/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including...
05:00, 06/26/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a...
01:32, 06/04/2019

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the Hou...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Disaster aid bill again blocked in House by GOP conservative WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying ...
22:48, 05/28/2019

House Panel Advances Robocall Bill Phone carriers under the legislation would be required to use technology to prevent the misleading modification of caller ID information, or spoofing...
09:00, 06/26/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. Dav...
01:48, 05/18/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in...
00:00, 05/19/2019

NY bill to let US House see Trump’s state returns narrowed ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal that would grant Congress access to New York state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump has been revised to add...
20:32, 05/20/2019

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move ...
20:32, 06/19/2019

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican ...
16:48, 05/28/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threa...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the H...
06:16, 06/27/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild ...
19:48, 05/10/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography...
02:16, 07/03/2019

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to...
03:16, 06/05/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majo...
06:16, 07/10/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Repub...
22:48, 05/28/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
06:32, 05/17/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according t...
22:32, 07/12/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risi...
22:32, 07/15/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in ...
22:48, 07/12/2019

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...
20:32, 07/12/2019

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight wi...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
23:16, 05/23/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before...
21:00, 05/23/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the H...
05:00, 06/27/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration k...
21:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including...
05:00, 06/26/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant ...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Commit...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get hi...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address ...
06:16, 06/27/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
23:16, 05/24/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the ...
06:32, 06/25/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight ...
03:32, 06/27/2019

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would “harden” Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has...
00:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: White House threatens to veto border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion border b...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Te...
06:32, 05/26/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield n...
03:32, 06/14/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering th...
20:32, 06/20/2019

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recogni...
16:32, 05/31/2019

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...
23:48, 06/27/2019

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid b...
23:48, 06/27/2019

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Nancy Pelosi says House will pass $4.6B Senate border aid bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats would accept a Senate border funding bill to get humanitarian aid to migrant children quickly, even t...
00:00, 06/28/2019

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any suppor...
22:32, 07/18/2019

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor bidding for US House RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking ...
18:32, 05/11/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender c...
21:32, 05/17/2019

House Democrats introduce a bill to tighten airport security stings The bill would establish standards for TSA’s covert testing, and require TSA to track and report its progress in resolving security vulnerabilities i...
00:00, 06/27/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing dis...
22:32, 05/28/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total ...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would ...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide...
06:48, 06/26/2019

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...
09:16, 06/05/2019

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...
08:48, 06/28/2019

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to ad...
21:48, 06/10/2019

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migr...
05:16, 06/28/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and...
19:32, 05/10/2019

House Passes Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15, a Victory for Liberals The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse...
21:32, 07/18/2019

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...
03:00, 06/28/2019

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 ...
00:32, 06/28/2019

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Coleman Hughes as well as Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing ...
09:48, 06/20/2019

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 ...
23:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergenc...
08:48, 06/26/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has prom...
01:48, 05/07/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territ...
00:00, 05/31/2019

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...
01:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for A...
18:32, 07/18/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants wh...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cau...
22:00, 07/02/2019

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...
22:48, 06/26/2019

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...
06:16, 07/19/2019

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...
04:48, 07/19/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of ...
01:32, 05/16/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now...
21:48, 06/27/2019

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...
03:32, 05/30/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadlin...
01:32, 06/24/2019

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
21:48, 07/18/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retireme...
22:48, 05/24/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health car...
04:16, 05/10/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administrati...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representati...
04:32, 07/10/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this ...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 White House run, joining crowded field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday morning that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, saying President Tru...
16:00, 05/16/2019

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...
03:48, 06/04/2019

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump a...
02:00, 07/08/2019

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as the animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic cau...
21:48, 07/07/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

House passes immigration bill to protect ‘dreamers,’ offer a path to citizenship The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status. It stands little chance of being taken up by th...
01:32, 06/05/2019

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...
23:16, 07/12/2019

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...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deli...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become...
06:32, 05/18/2019

US tribe can hunt in Bighorn National Forest says US top court An 1868 treaty which gave Crow tribe members the right to hunt did not expire after Wyoming became a state, the US Supreme Court has ruled. The decis...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a centur...
10:16, 06/13/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border later on Tu...
23:00, 06/25/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurrican...
21:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion fun...
06:48, 06/26/2019

House panel backs election security bill in aftermath of 2016 Russian interference The chamber is expected to act next week on the legislation that would mandate paper ballots and provide millions of dollars to update voting equipme...
23:32, 06/21/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind biparti...
23:16, 06/19/2019

House border funding bill in doubt after liberal Democrats raise sharp concerns House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hisp...
04:00, 06/25/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after come...
22:32, 06/12/2019

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill a...
01:48, 06/26/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their f...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detain...
02:00, 06/28/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the rece...
02:16, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deli...
05:00, 07/11/2019

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...
13:48, 06/05/2019

Judge dismisses tribe’s lawsuit in land-taking dispute HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has dismissed all remaining claims in a lawsuit in which a Native American tribe alleged the state owed it...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Opting Out: Some of China's '996' Tech Tribe Quit, Seek Less Stress The protests point to a mindset shift in the tech industry, whose penchant for long hours has been praised by Western executives as a reason for Chin...
18:00, 05/16/2019

A pod of orcas is starving to death. A tribe has a radical plan to feed them The Lummi Nation is dropping live salmon into the sea in a last-ditch rescue effort: ‘We don’t have much time’Bobbing on the gray-green waters west o...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Top official says timid U.N. 'tribe' must assert itself amid political nonsense The United Nations must drop its bureaucratic timidity and stand up to its member states if it is to tackle global problems, a top U.N. official told...
09:00, 06/28/2019

North Dakota tribe defends its rights to minerals from state FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of a Native American tribe in North Dakota are asking state officials to work with them rather than against them in a disp...
17:48, 06/01/2019

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

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of ...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that ...
01:32, 05/15/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to...
06:48, 05/15/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a ...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environm...
01:32, 05/28/2019

High court sides with Crow tribe member in hunting dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a member of the Crow tribe who was fined for hunting elk in Wyoming’s Bighorn National Fores...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Malaysia's last indigenous nomadic tribe threatened by deadly mystery illness Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their ...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Pascua Yaqui Tribe and City of Tucson discuss Intergovernmental Agreement TUCSON – Eight years ago, a movie theater once stood near Interstate-10 and Grant. Now, it is an abandoned building which belongs to the Pascua...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Shinnecock tribe lights up controversial Hamptons billboard despite court order Angry Hamptonites won a court battle last week when a judge ordered the Shinnecock Indian Nation to stop building a set of huge highway-side billboar...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Dershowitz, Tribe spar over impeachment: You'd have 'gone apoplectic' if Clintons received same treatment Harvard legal scholars Alan Dershowitz and Laurence Tribe sparred on Twitter Monday over the prospect of the House of Representatives pursuing the im...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting...
01:00, 05/30/2019

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature....
01:32, 06/04/2019

Fairweather friends: Elton John’s best collaborations, from Aretha to A Tribe Called Quest Elton John has assumed many guises throughout his more than 50 years in music. Campy, glammy pop star. Earnest piano balladeer. Bluesy troubadour. In...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Are House Democrats prepared to make Hyde an issue in the spending bill? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still goi...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Oglala Sioux Tribe Tells South Dakota Governor ‘You Are Not Welcome’ in Dispute Over Right to Protest Keystone Pipeline The Oglala Sioux Tribe has yanked the welcome mat right out from under South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s feet, basically telling her to stay off their ...
05:32, 05/04/2019

Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty today, marking the second time he’s joined the Su...
01:32, 05/21/2019

'You are not welcome to visit our homelands': Tribe threatens to banish SD governor The Oglala Sioux council demanded that South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem rescind her support for her two bills aimed at Keystone XL pipeline protesters. ...
04:16, 05/03/2019

Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the va...
20:32, 06/06/2019

Macau casino revenues up 5.9% in June Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau rose 5.9% in June year on year, as sentiment to gamble saw an uptick in the world's largest gambli...
10:48, 07/01/2019

The Complicated Story Behind Trump’s Casino Tweet On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump shot off a tweet that knocked a proposal he characterized as “a special interest casino Bill.”...
00:32, 05/09/2019

New Jersey may let Golden Nugget casino take some NBA bets ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering loosening their sports betting restrictions to allow the owner of the Golden Nugget c...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Massachusetts man gets 40 years in prison for raping 2 girls SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man described by a prosecutor as a “monster pedophile” has been sentenced to up to 40 years in ...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Massachusetts to Alaska: the best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.   &#...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Watch: Bear almost collides with motorcycle in Massachusetts A Massachusetts motorcyclist's helmet-mounted camera captured the moment he narrowly evaded a crash with a bear that ran across the road in front of ...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Wynn pays record $35.5M fine to Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has paid a record $35.5 million in fines to Massachusetts and won’t appeal the decision. The company’s board o...
22:48, 05/28/2019

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cit...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino BOSTON (AP) — Two major casino operators are in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast. Wynn Resort...
00:16, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo not affected by Casino's Latam rethink -CEO A review of strategic options in Latin America announced by France's Casino should not affect Brazilian subsidiary GPA's plan to sell its stake in re...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Calif. casino roof collapses, no major injuries Authorities say there were mostly minor injuries reported after a roof collapsed in the lobby of Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, a s...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. The casin...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Philadelphia casino fined for serving 17 drinks to gambler PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A casino in Philadelphia that served a gambler 17 free drinks over an eight-hour period has been fined $17,500. T...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Glitzy casino opens on industrial waterfront. Will it work? EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Encore Boston Harbor is opening after months of turmoil and uncertainty. The $2.6 billion Wynn resort opening June 23 has trans...
15:16, 06/16/2019

Eldorado Resorts to Buy Caesars in $8.58 Billion Casino Deal Eldorado Resorts has agreed to acquire Caesars Entertainment in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $8.58 billion, in a move that would create one...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Man pleads guilty to decapitating Montana casino patron BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of two men charged with decapitating a casino patron has pleaded guilty. The Billings Gazette reports that 34-year-old Jef...
04:32, 06/18/2019

Gamblers lucky to be alive after casino roof collapse Nearly a dozen people were injured Monday when the roof of Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, California, reportedly caved in on them....
15:32, 07/16/2019

Terna, Mohegan to bid for casino at Greece's Hellenikon project Greek contractor GEK Terna said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to bid to build a casino inside...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese hig...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Macau casino revenue hits 5-month high in May Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a five-month high in May, although softer demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the worl...
10:00, 06/01/2019

David Ortiz gets police escort to Massachusetts hospital David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” was transferred from his native Dominican Republic to a Massachusetts hospital late Monday. The ex-Boston Red ...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Pelosi heading to Massachusetts to talk about child care MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is heading to Massachusetts to talk about child care. The California Democrat will tour the Eli...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Massachusetts woman cleared of murder in baby’s death WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who lived in a home where authorities found the remains of three dead babies has been cleared of second...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Massachusetts fines Wynn Resorts $35M over sex misconduct claims Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and fo...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegation...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after ...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jea...
02:48, 07/10/2019

14-year-old Massachusetts boy killed by pack of dogs he was tending A 14-year-old boy Massachusetts boy was mauled to death Thursday night by a pack of dogs that he was tending for a homeowner who was out of town. &#...
21:32, 05/12/2019

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlemen...
07:16, 05/08/2019

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

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-con...
09:32, 06/18/2019

A round of mergers and takeovers may be coming to the casino sector, investor says There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Land-Based Casino Rebranded As Caesars Southern Indiana ELIZABETH, Ind. (AP) — Caesar Entertainment’s Horseshoe Southern Indiana land-based casino that’s currently under construction is being r...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Push to build casino spurs tribal land fight As a South Carolina tribe works to build a new casino across the state line, North Carolina’s only federally recognized American Indian tribe p...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Wynn receives key approvals for Boston-area casino opening BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators have given Wynn Resorts key approvals for opening its nearly $3 billion Boston-area casino. The state...
04:48, 06/13/2019

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Democratic former Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adel...
22:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Casino says Rallye has not lost control over the French retailer French retailer Casino said on Friday that the filing of its parent company for protection from creditors had no impact on the execution of its strat...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Encore casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies ...
22:32, 05/17/2019

Mom left her son at McDonald's for hours so she could go to a casino, police report says A McDonald's employee called police after noticing a "dirty and disheveled" child dropped off and left unattended. Stacy Lee Rupp was later arre...
21:16, 06/24/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
07:00, 05/24/2019

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year af...
21:16, 07/16/2019

Bally’s bad hand: Caesars-Eldorado deal might doom casino The pending marriage of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment may spell the end for 40-year-old Bally’s in Atlantic City. Eldorado’s $8.5 billio...
05:32, 06/26/2019

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hust...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment casino companies to merge Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced a merger on Monday in a deal that brings together two large casino operators.    ...
21:16, 06/24/2019

Watch: Massachusetts family's home cleaned by unknown intruder A Massachusetts man said he arrived at his family's home to find someone had broken in and given the residence a deep cleaning without stealing anyth...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Jobless in Massachusetts? You're in luck: The best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.   &#...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Massachusetts latest state to push ban on tackle football for kids Lawmakers argue that the ban would be for kids' safety, citing research on brain trauma. Some parents and coaches are calling it government overreach...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Massachusetts Democrats look to liberalize abortions late in pregnancies and for minors Massachusetts Democrats are inching toward expanding the right to abortion, giving physicians greater discretion to perform abortions later in pregna...
09:16, 06/26/2019

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

Massachusetts cop accused of raping homeless teen while on duty: reports A Massachusetts police officer was indicted Wednesday on charges that he raped a homeless 16-year-old while working for a city outreach program in 20...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Massachusetts officer charged with raping homeless teen girl WOBURN, Mass. — A veteran Massachusetts police officer has been charged with raping a 16-year-old girl who was homeless and addicted to heroin at the...
09:32, 06/28/2019

Massachusetts motor vehicles head resigns after fatal crash The Massachusetts motor vehicles chief has resigned amid revelations that the trucker charged in the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire w...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Massachusetts teen found guilty of beheading classmate, tried as an adult Mathew Borges of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was convicted Tuesday of beheading Lee Manuel Villoria-Paulino, then 16, in a dispute about a girl.  ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Extremely Rare Blue Lobster Ends Up At Massachusetts Restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week. Blue lobsters are extremely rare, their unique colour being cau...
08:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 mln fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and fo...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Wynn Resorts Is Fined $35 Million by Massachusetts Gambling Regulator Massachusetts gambling regulators said casino giant Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state, despite finding violations...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a l...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-o...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Human remains found behind newly purchased Massachusetts home A Massachusetts contractor preparing a newly purchased home for its owner’s move-in day next month has discovered a set of human remains in its backy...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Massachusetts teen dies after being dumped at hospital in disturbing mystery A 13-year-old missing Massachusetts girl was dumped at a hospital there — possibly by a much older man — and pronounced dead shortly afterward, accor...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure ...
08:16, 06/03/2019

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income --...
13:32, 05/26/2019

NASCAR at Michigan 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and weather for FireKeepers Casino 400 All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway.      ...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Rain mars Michigan Cup race; FireKeepers Casino 400 rescheduled for Monday The FireKeepers Casino, the 15th race in the NASCAR Cup Series, was postponed after persistent rain kept drivers from taking the green flag.  &...
00:32, 06/10/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s t...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Macau's April casino revenue posts worst drop in nearly three years Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 8.3 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop since June 2016, due to tempered demand f...
12:48, 05/01/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino WARNING: Get your Twitch Prime Bonus TODAY before it’s too late! It's your last day to claim your Rockstar bonuses in-game in GTA Online - here's what you need to know about the special promotions between Twitch an...
10:00, 07/19/2019

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.   ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Massachusetts veteran, 72, embarks on cross-country walk to support other vets A 72-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran is on a one-man mission to make sure ordinary Americans don’t forget about the needs that returning combat veter...
17:32, 05/16/2019

‘Tornado of poop’ terrorizes Massachusetts residents after sewer line blockage A “tornado of poop” hit residents in Massachusetts last week after an underground blockage caused raw sewage to wildly expel from toilets...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased ...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week &#...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Massachusetts says Wynn Resorts can retain gaming license with fine, other conditions Massachusetts gaming regulators said on Tuesday that Wynn Resorts Ltd can retain its gaming license needed to run a $2.6 billion casino built outside...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Police probe Massachusetts 14-year-old’s mauling death by dogs he was caring for _____ Police are investigating the mauling death of a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy by dogs he was caring for. Ryan Hazel died after the attack by a ...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Massachusetts trooper responds to call of injured dog, finds wounded coyote pup A Massachusetts state trooper was in for a surprise earlier this month when the "wounded dog" he tried to rescue turned out to be an injured coyote p...
14:48, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-o...
00:48, 07/18/2019

Massachusetts power plant cooling towers demolition draws spectators Two 500-foot cooling towers of a Massachusetts power plant came crumbling down within seconds Saturday morning during a controlled demolition that dr...
22:16, 04/28/2019

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

Retailer Casino's Franprix and Cdiscount arms join up on Paris express delivery Casino's supermarket chain Franprix and its 'Cdiscount' E-commerce unit unveiled plans to pool their respective expertise in city center convenience ...
15:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-France's AMF watchdog suspects Muddy Waters of 'deception' on Casino -Le Monde France's AMF financial regulator suspects short-selling firm Muddy Waters of "deception" regarding supermarket retailer Casino whose shares have been...
15:48, 06/06/2019

From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malays...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant....
13:48, 06/24/2019

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun...
16:32, 06/14/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Update DLC won't release till July, but you can get a great deal TODAY GTA 5 Online fans might have been hoping for more info about the games next big expansion, but there's a great PS4 deal for anyone who is still yet t...
19:48, 06/28/2019

Massachusetts mother drove into Rhode Island reservoir with 3 children on board, police say A woman from Massachusetts was arrested Friday afternoon after driving her vehicle into a reservoir in Rhode Island with her three young children ins...
03:00, 07/01/2019

Rare blue lobster heading to aquarium, spared by Massachusetts seafood restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant that found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week reportedly plans to donate the crustacean to an aquarium.  ...
12:48, 06/15/2019

Head of Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles resigns after fatal New Hampshire crash The head of the Massachusetts Registry of Vehicles has resigned amid fallout from a devastating motorcycle crash in New Hampshire that killed seven. ...
10:32, 06/26/2019

Lawyers for Massachusetts woman who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide appeal to Supreme Court Lawyers for the Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself urged the U....
13:32, 07/09/2019

Massachusetts woman charged after 21 dogs, Macaw found living in squalor in her van: police A Massachusetts woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after authorities reportedly found her living with 21 dogs and a bird — all inside...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Freia David, woman with Down syndrome who worked at Massachusetts McDonald's for 32 years, dies at 55 Freia David — a woman with Down syndrome who was a beloved employee at a Massachusetts McDonald’s for 32 years and praised by Hillary Clinton during ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Casino’s Brazil unit agrees to sell shares in Via Varejo for minimum of 4.75 reais each - filing GPA, controlling shareholder of Brazil's Via Varejo and a unit of Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, said its board of directors approved the sale of all ...
14:32, 06/12/2019

After deadly N.H. biker crash, thousands of out-of-state traffic notices found untouched by Massachusetts RMV Tens of thousands of notifications detailing traffic incidents that Massachusetts drivers compiled in other states have been sitting untouched. ...
21:16, 07/02/2019

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things h...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Deadly biker crash in New Hampshire prompts motor-vehicle chief in Massachusetts to resign The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division resigned from her reported six-figure-salary gig Tuesday after her agency failed to terminate th...
11:32, 06/26/2019

Reports that casino money laundering dates to 1990s more proof public inquiry is needed: B.C. Greens Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver pointed to Global News reports showing money laundering in B.C. casinos goes back to the NDP governments of the 1990...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Massachusetts woman who lived in squalid home where 3 dead babies were found is cleared of second-degree murder WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts woman who lived in squalid home where 3 dead babies were found is cleared of second-degree murder....
18:16, 06/20/2019

Massachusetts man accidentally sold wife’s bike – given to her by Holocaust-surviving father – during yard sale: reports A Massachusetts man mistakenly sold a vintage bike that was gifted to his wife by her Holocaust-surviving father more than 45 years ago and is now de...
17:16, 07/08/2019

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crim...
22:16, 07/10/2019

A new moment for the Catskills in New York: Casino, waterpark and 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' A Catskills casino and a $200 million waterpark jumpstart a new age in New York's land of blintzes and borscht.       ...
15:32, 05/24/2019

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod with sandy beaches and fried clams Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial h...
22:48, 06/03/2019

Woman who tripped on collapsed 'wet floor' sign at casino awarded $3 million by jury A woman who fell at a Cincinnati casino by a collapsed "wet floor" sign was awarded $3 million this past week by a Hamilton County jury.   ...
20:00, 06/29/2019

Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts End Talks Over Boston-Area Casino Wynn Resorts said it was ending talks with MGM Resorts International to sell its Encore Boston Harbor property. MGM would have had to unload a proper...
02:48, 05/23/2019

NBA approves use of coach's challenge in '19-20 The NBA's board of governors approved the use of a coach's challenge next season on a one-year trial basis. Also, the league's replay center now will...
07:32, 07/10/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two dec...
09:32, 05/17/2019

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investiga...
01:48, 07/13/2019

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s legislature passed a comprehensive law that gives couples many of the tax, insurance and child custody benefits availab...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial h...
22:48, 06/03/2019

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Pima County approves Operation Stonegarden 3-2 TUCSON – The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to accept the federal border security grant known as Operation Stonegarden during Tuesd...
03:32, 05/08/2019

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
00:16, 07/13/2019

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

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and G...
13:48, 05/06/2019

The FCC approves Ossia’s wireless charging tech Ossia, the Seattle-based company developing technology that transmits power at a distance, revealed that several of its products have received FCC ap...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Senate approves four long-delayed tax treaties The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved long-delayed updates of tax treaties with Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg, a day after ratifying a similar up...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at ...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservati...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Latest: GOP-led Missouri Legislature approves abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Missouri’s...
19:48, 05/17/2019

J&K Approves 10% Reservation For Economically Weaker Sections The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the reservation (second amendment) bill incorporating 103rd amendment of the Indian constitution t...
22:16, 06/20/2019

Boston Approves All But Certain Straight Pride Riot A major northeastern city actually approved an application for a parade celebrating straight people, and, yeah, it’s the one you think it is....
06:16, 06/27/2019

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expen...
14:48, 05/27/2019

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to appr...
20:00, 07/17/2019

NY Senate again approves access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s state Senate has voted again to allow President Donald Trump’s state tax returns to be released to Democra...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel befo...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amend...
06:32, 07/13/2019

FDA approves sale of new electronic tobacco product A new electronic tobacco device has been given the green light to enter the U.S. market, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, adding that t...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put ...
00:48, 04/30/2019

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer t...
01:16, 07/19/2019

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

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants know...
02:00, 06/05/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruc...
18:16, 05/01/2019

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

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern ...
23:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the no...
22:32, 05/14/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction ...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction...
00:16, 06/25/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the pa...
22:00, 04/28/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of feder...
21:32, 07/01/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be ...
18:32, 06/04/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing f...
18:48, 06/04/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics la...
03:48, 07/16/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about spe...
00:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and fe...
00:00, 06/20/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply wi...
17:00, 05/08/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allega...
23:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats b...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation’s 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year’...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local peo...
14:32, 05/12/2019

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persua...
19:32, 06/17/2019

U.S. FTC approves UnitedHealth's proposed purchase of DaVita unit UnitedHealth Group Inc won antitrust approval to buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care unit for $4.3 billion, the Federal Trade Commission said on...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since th...
13:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal to buy U.S. F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government agreed with the United States on Wednesday to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion,...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain ...
00:48, 06/20/2019

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

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader Voters approve constitutional amendments giving President el-Sisi new powers, reversing gains of the Arab Spring and allowing him to rule until 2030....
23:48, 04/28/2019

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center...
17:16, 07/03/2019

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ong...
08:48, 06/25/2019

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

Britain provisionally approves PayPal-iZettle deal Britain's competition watchdog on Tuesday provisionally cleared PayPal Holdings Inc's $2.2 billion takeover of Swedish fintech startup iZettle, sayin...
14:48, 04/30/2019

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving the...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in ...
06:16, 06/30/2019

Judge approves agreement between Elon Musk and SEC over the CEO's Twitter use A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Mu...
05:00, 05/01/2019

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified g...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Its words are memorised by Christian children all over the world and repeated ...
22:32, 06/06/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
18:32, 06/19/2019

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
05:32, 06/22/2019

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency ...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn crit...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time The Saudi government has approved for the first time a scheme that gives permanent residency to certain expatriates, allowing them to own real estate...
22:32, 05/15/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, markin...
23:16, 06/26/2019

NYC rent board approves increases for stabilized apartments New Yorkers in the city’s one million rent-stabilized apartments can expect rent hikes on their monthly payments — as the Rent Guideline Board ...
07:32, 06/26/2019

Haryana Government Approves Stricter Provisions Under Cow Slaughter Act The Haryana government gave nod to stricter provisions under the 2015 cow slaughter act, entailing police to seize the vehicle involved in the transp...
00:32, 06/26/2019

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections...
04:32, 05/18/2019

Mexico’s senate approves trade deal with US, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the N...
07:00, 05/24/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate package...
09:16, 05/04/2019

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and he...
13:48, 07/04/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the l...
02:00, 06/22/2019

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

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a vio...
07:16, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in ...
01:16, 06/19/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 1...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Boston Approves Application for Straight Pride Parade Advocates for what they call America’s “oppressed majority” — heterosexuals — will march in Boston on Aug. 31. They said the parade is not anti-L.G.B...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings...
01:48, 06/27/2019

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appro...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer...
16:48, 07/06/2019

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mex...
19:32, 06/18/2019

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting...
00:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. State Dept approves possible $314 mln sale of missiles to S.Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defence missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court on constitutional norms has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilize...
18:16, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House a...
00:00, 06/20/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes wer...
19:32, 06/24/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to app...
18:32, 05/14/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exempti...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey in jeopardy after young man accusing Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts bar refuses to testify about deleting text messages from missing phone (NBC News) A missing cell phone has become a key focus of the indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey. The man who accuses Spacey of groping...
07:16, 07/09/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials fro...
07:16, 06/25/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking in...
05:16, 06/25/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn...
18:32, 05/07/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's off...
00:00, 05/22/2019

White House to tell former counsel not to comply with House subpoena: ABC The White House has decided to tell former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents relating to Speci...
18:00, 05/07/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in premenopausal women The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
00:48, 06/22/2019

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self...
00:16, 07/09/2019

IOC approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially took over the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics an...
16:32, 06/26/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of ...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Jus...
00:48, 06/19/2019

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and th...
02:16, 05/28/2019

KHSAA Approves Spectator Conduct Policy To Protect Referees (LEX 18)– The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has a new message for disruptive fans — if you get kicked out, you may not get to...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco con...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city...
01:32, 07/03/2019

San Francisco approves historic ban of e-cigarette sales, a first for a major US city San Francisco officials approved a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes Tuesday, making it the first major U.S. city to pass such a restriction. ...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Federal Court approves NetComm acquisition vote in June The NetComm acquisition vote by shareholders will take place next month after receiving the green light from the Federal Court, and following an inde...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mo...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members alread...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Brazil regulator approves sale of Petrobras oilfields to PetroReconcavo Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved the purchase by independent oil firm PetroReconcavo of 34 oilfields owned by Petroleo Brasileiro SA ,...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
20:16, 07/04/2019

Georgia athletic board approves naming field for Dooley ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia athletic association’s board of directors has unanimously endorsed naming the field at Sanford Stadium in honor ...
00:48, 05/04/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles ...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims...
00:48, 07/06/2019

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the Unit...
05:32, 05/12/2019

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluste...
01:00, 06/05/2019

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washi...
03:16, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, markin...
21:16, 06/26/2019

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombing...
10:48, 05/23/2019

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

Judge approves $24 million settlement over Rams' PSLs A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL's Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis. U.S...
23:32, 06/24/2019

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting. N...
23:16, 06/19/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an ent...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorne...
00:16, 06/25/2019

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger on...
00:16, 05/24/2019

REFILE-FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, the companies said ...
20:32, 06/26/2019

FDA approves Novartis' $2 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality,...
20:16, 05/24/2019

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levy...
23:00, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
11:16, 07/09/2019

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Nar...
18:16, 07/03/2019

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the pot...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
02:32, 06/19/2019

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning a...
17:32, 05/22/2019