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Council on Foreign Relations, another beneficiary of Epstein largesse, grapples with how to handle his donations

The prestigious nonprofit eventually revoked the convicted sex offender’s membership — only because he failed to pay his dues, the president acknowledged....

Council on Foreign Relations, another beneficiary of Epstein largesse, grapples with how to handle his donations

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Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexatio...
14:15 2019-09-07

Atlantia's investment in Alitalia may normalise relations with govt-Fitch Credit rating agency Fitch said that the selection of infrastructure group Atlantia as a partner in the rescue of Alitalia suggested a potential norm...
12:15 2019-07-24

Russia, Ukraine swap 35 prisoners in step toward normalizing relations Russia and Ukraine exchanged 35 prisoners each Saturday in what Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said he hoped would be the first step toward re...
21:45 2019-09-07

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradit...
00:45 2019-05-24

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality....
14:45 2019-06-09

Germany Offers a Model to Corporate America on Labor Relations As corporate America debates whether companies should consider other constituencies than just their shareholders, Germany offers an example of what a...
12:45 2019-09-09

Japan PM Abe: Stable U.S.-China relations crucial for global economy Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday stable relations between the United States and China are "very important" not just for these econom...
02:45 2019-08-27

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday,...
22:15 2019-08-01

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious ...
22:15 2019-05-29

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence syste...
16:45 2019-07-12

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic bro...
10:45 2019-07-14

India, Russia Want To Diversify, Strengthen Bilateral Relations: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that he looks forward to discussing regional and international issues of mutual interest with Russian Preside...
11:15 2019-09-03

In Blow to Taiwan, Solomon Islands Is Said to Switch Relations to China The move, which Taiwan denounced as bribery by Beijing, is a setback to both Taipei’s global standing and Washington’s regional diplomacy in the Paci...
23:15 2019-09-16

Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after neighboring Dominican Republic bro...
21:15 2019-07-13

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained o...
22:30 2019-07-18

Elizabeth Warren opposes lobbyist donations, but she accepted their money during her Senate runs Sen. Elizabeth Warren has called on lobbyists to be banned from donating and fundraising for their preferred campaigns. Her new plan represents the l...
05:15 2019-09-18

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, wil...
16:45 2019-07-17

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the en...
03:00 2019-07-01

Trump campaign's small-dollar donations surge, marking major shift for GOP The Republican Party has long been panned by its detractors as the party of big money and big donors -- but donation patterns have changed measurably...
16:15 2019-08-13

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations fr...
00:30 2019-06-23

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.   &...
00:15 2019-06-11

5 Seconds of Summer Drops New Video "Easier" and the Internet Cannot Handle It Even in the dark, 5 Seconds of Summer looks so perfect. The Aussie band--made up of Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin--d...
17:15 2019-05-23

Virat Kohli says England are struggling to handle tournament pressure • England’s game at Edgbaston on Sunday is crucial for hosts• India captain says emotion ‘can put too much pressure on’Virat Kohli has diagnosed tour...
15:30 2019-06-29

Alabama Dean Quits Because White People Can’t Handle the Truth A University of Roll Tide dean at the center of a controversy over a series of stunningly accurate tweets chose to resign from his position rather th...
07:45 2019-09-07

Omar calls for UN to handle migration crisis at the southern border Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., told a Minneapolis audience this week that the United Nations should be brought in to oversee the migration crisis at the s...
21:15 2019-08-29

Rob Gronkowski confident New England Patriots can handle Antonio Brown Rob Gronkowski on Tuesday expressed confidence that his former head coach will be able to handle and drama that comes the New England Patriots’ way a...
17:15 2019-09-10

Australia can handle Jofra Archer’s Ashes threat, says Pat Cummins • ‘We’ll do our homework but we’ve all faced him,’ says bowler• Cummins confident in Australia’s squad after warm-up matchPat Cummins believes Jimmy ...
02:45 2019-08-12

How Yankees plan to handle Mike Tauchman injury fallout BOSTON — The Yankees lost another outfielder to injury when Mike Tauchman left Sunday’s game with a tight left calf in the bottom of the fourth of th...
09:45 2019-09-09

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card paym...
10:45 2019-07-19

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Cha...
15:45 2019-05-28

Raptors handle Warriors in Game 4 to move within victory of first NBA title Kawhi (36 points, 12 rebounds) leads Raptors in Game 4 winToronto take 3-1 series lead as series returns to CanadaToronto Raptors 105-92 Golden State...
06:30 2019-06-08

Learn to handle major data analysis work in Excel for under $20 So how do you properly do hardcore analytics with Excel? That’s the focus of this comprehensive Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Dashboard Reporting...
02:45 2019-09-08

How to handle German directness: An expert's guide to mastering manners Minding one's manners is always important, but how does one adapt when manners change from culture to culture? DW spoke to an expert to learn about m...
23:15 2019-05-21

Duke low point showed RJ Barrett can handle New York spotlight No. 3 Gonzaga led No. 1 Duke by two points entering the final minute of regulation in November’s Maui Invitational. Four times, RJ Barrett tried to d...
01:45 2019-06-07

Hunt pledges £60bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fisher...
04:15 2019-07-01

I let Izotope’s AI handle the mixing in my recording studio and now I’m on the machines’ side Izotope’s Neutron 3 Advanced audio software is an AI-powered mixing assistant you inject into your favorite DAW. It uses machine learning to balance ...
02:45 2019-08-03

NASCAR: Denny Hamlin has the drive to handle Clint Bowyer The NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday (NBCSN, 3 p.m.) will feature the same rules package that resulted in a marvelous display of excitem...
16:30 2019-06-30

How Yankees plan to handle Gary Sanchez’s injured thumb LONDON — Yankees manager Aaron Boone removed Gary Sanchez from Sunday’s 12-8 win over the Red Sox after the eighth inning despite having a four-run l...
11:45 2019-07-01

Harry Styles Goes Shirtless for Rolling Stone--and the Internet Can't Handle It Oh hey, Harry Styles! The 25-year-old singer is the cover star for Rolling Stone's September issue. The former One Direction crooner can be seen sm...
15:45 2019-08-20

Not Even a Fire-Loving Bird Can Handle Climate Change's Heat Fire is central in the world of black-backed woodpeckers, to the point that the birds pick cavities in recently burned trees to make their nests. But...
01:30 2019-08-07

A Robot With Noodle-like Fingers Helps Handle Soft Jellyfish Metal claws and suction samplers can be rough on delicate deep sea creatures. So scientists have designed a gentle robot to scoop up the organisms th...
00:45 2019-08-30

Count on Coco Gauff to give Simona Halep all she can handle Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old from the U.S., was the big story at Wimbledon in the first week. She qualified by winning three matches without dropping ...
18:45 2019-07-08

Ask the Captain: How dangerous is a cracked cockpit windshield? How do pilots handle one? Should you worry if your plane experiences a cracked windshield or cabin window? Captain John Cox explains how they're built and how pilots resp...
15:00 2019-08-08

Russia, Ukraine Swap Prisoners In Landmark Sign Of Thawing Relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexatio...
23:45 2019-09-07

Trump, May hail U.S.-British relations amid large-scale protests U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday -- and mass protests in London -- on the second of his three-day offi...
15:00 2019-06-04

Trump knows trade wars aren't the best approach to international relations, Finland's PM says Both Washington and Beijing are aware that a trade conflict is not the best approach to international politics despite continued retaliatory tariffs ...
12:45 2019-09-16

Take a tour of Franco-Canadian relations with this look at region-specific Simpsons dubs Despite being a quintessentially American show, The Simpsons is syndicated across the world and its familiar voices dubbed over by actors speaking di...
07:00 2019-08-08

Futures Now: Crude oil crushed from Iran relations, 'fundamental weakness' globally "Futures Now" Scott Nations of NationsShares and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services joins CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude oil's 3%...
21:15 2019-07-02

Leak of ambassador's memos about Trump could harm UK-U.S. relations: British minister The leak of confidential memos from Britain's ambassador to the United States in which he describes President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfu...
10:00 2019-07-08

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "star...
01:15 2019-07-03

'Long way to go' before Russia-Ukraine repair relations despite prisoner swap, experts say A high-profile prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine is being seen as a boost to the possible resumption of peace talks, but experts are tempe...
17:15 2019-09-11

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Electi...
07:45 2019-07-17

Bianca Andreescu’s pal dishes on how US Open champ will handle sudden fame Julia Elbaba, the Long Island product who was formerly ranked No. 1 in college tennis her junior year, has been friends with newly minted U.S. Open c...
22:15 2019-09-08

Venice bridge architect fined nearly $90G because design can't handle tourist crowds A Spanish architect has been fined nearly $90,000 because a bridge he built over the famous canals in Venice could not support the number of tourists...
23:45 2019-08-21

People Can Barely Handle the Fact That Rihanna’s Been Living in London Without Alerting Us Rihanna moved to London and didn’t tell her fans and now they are taking to social media to express their shock. Not necessarily that they expe...
17:45 2019-05-22

Over half of NYC kids can’t handle basic English, math on state tests More than half of city school kids still can’t handle basic math or English, even though this year’s state exams scores ticked up slightl...
05:15 2019-08-23

Apple might force Facebook to change how its apps handle voice calls A change coming in iOS 13 could force Facebook to change Messenger and WhatsApp. As The Information reports, Apple will no longer allow these apps to...
03:00 2019-08-07

Brad Pitt Can Handle Outer Space But Not His Own Feelings in the Gorgeous Ad Astra A title card at the beginning of James Gray’s strange, hypnotic space adventure Ad Astra, playing in competition here at the Venice Film Festiv...
07:45 2019-08-31

England must handle World Cup expectation now that talent matters most | Louise Taylor All eyes are on the Lionesses in Lyon and Lucy Bronze, Ellen White and Jill Scott are integral to their chances of progressionIn many ways, England’s...
17:45 2019-06-28

Hong Kong violence is escalating, but Carrie Lam says government can handle things Hong Kong demonstrations escalated on Sunday, when police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas in running battles with protesters who threw bri...
15:15 2019-08-27

Ex-Taliban hostage tells court he hit wife with broom handle because ‘she enjoyed it’ A Canadian man who with his American wife was held hostage by the Taliban for five years in Afghanistan reportedly testified that he only struck her ...
18:45 2019-09-11

Charles Barkley 'unsure' whether Kevin Durant could handle New York City Kevin Durant is set to become a free agent during the offseason and will be one of the most sought-after players on the market next to Kyrie Irving a...
06:45 2019-06-06

"Congress Failed To Handle Own House": Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today accused the Congress of failing to handle the political crisis in Karnataka, terming the issue an "internal matt...
18:15 2019-07-09

If England can handle great expectations they can capture the country’s heart | Eni Aluko This summer’s tournament is potentially the most open World Cup ever and England have every chance of going all the wayWorld Cup fever is almost here...
11:30 2019-06-04

Twitter Restores Indian Army's Chinar Corps Handle After Suspension After facing massive outburst of Twitteratis following the suspension of Indian Army Chinar Corps' handle on Friday, the social media platform restor...
11:15 2019-06-08

Moves to create a Kosovo army have ‘deteriorated relations’ with Serbia: UN peacekeeping chief The decision by Kosovo’s parliament to form a national army was described by the UN Peacekeeping chief on Monday as having “further deteriorated rela...
14:37 2019-05-21

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries...
19:15 2019-06-29

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order ...
21:00 2019-08-09

Edelman, Public Relations Giant, Drops Client Over Border Detention Centers Fearing its own public relations crisis after an outcry from employees, the company stepped away from the GEO Group, which runs immigration facilitie...
21:15 2019-07-31

Notre Dame donations coming from regular Americans, French billionaires ‘haven’t paid a cent’ The French billionaires who vowed to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral “haven’t paid a cent...
23:15 2019-06-14

Amanda Knox married in December despite soliciting wedding donations, state documents reveal: report Newly released court documents revealed Amanda Knox and fiance Christoper Robinson were actually married in December despite recently setting up a pu...
22:30 2019-08-01

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight wit...
18:15 2019-07-17

Hope Solo Says USWNT Coach Jill Ellis Is A Bad Leader Who Can't Handle Pressure Days before the United States women’s national team begins their World Cup defense, Hope Solo has stirred up some drama. The former USWNT goalkeeper ...
06:30 2019-06-11

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “vari...
22:30 2019-07-06

Brittney Sykes Gave A 9-Year-Old Fan Her Shoes And The Girl Could Not Physically Handle Being So Happy Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes led her team with 15 points in a home loss to the Las Vegas Aces on Thursday night. Afterward, Sykes presented her...
21:15 2019-06-08

TSA checkpoint times will be up slightly over July 4; shorthanded agency can handle surge, chief says TSA expects to screen about 12.1 million people between Wednesday and Sunday for the July Fourth holiday period.       ...
01:00 2019-07-03

St. Louis Blues Win Stanley Cup In Game 7 By Humiliating Some Losers Who Can't Handle Jordan Binnington The Blues frickin’ did it. After sloppily face-planting in a Game 6 clinch opportunity at home, the St. Louis Blues bounced back and won Game 7 in en...
11:45 2019-06-13

‘We need to get a handle on the exact count,’ Doug Ford says of autism program wait list "There seems to be numbers flying all over the place from the experts to other organizations. So we need to get a handle on the exact count," the pre...
00:30 2019-07-04

Nope, we cannot handle Werner Herzog doing a Star Wars in this first full trailer for The Mandalorian After months of build-up, Disney finally showed off the first official trailer for its upcoming Disney+ Star Wars Western The Mandalorian today. But ...
03:15 2019-08-25

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S...
17:45 2019-07-08

Ruling Italian coalition reaches deal over public tenders, in sign of improved relations Italy's ruling parties, the League and 5-Star Movement, reached a deal on Tuesday over an overhaul of convoluted public tender rules in a sign that t...
21:15 2019-06-04

Putin hopes G20 Summit meeting with Theresa May can help repair relations after Salisbury novichok poisoning Vladimir Putin has said he believes his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisoning of a for...
04:30 2019-06-28

Donald Trump Flys Off the Handle in July Fourth Speech, Talmbout Airports During Revolutionary War Donald Trump’s decision to insert himself in Independence Day celebrations in the nation’s capital resulted in a tale of two Fourths — and an erroneo...
00:45 2019-07-06

Texas man allegedly tied boy, 6, to garage door using dog leash, hit him in the legs with hammer handle: police A Texas man was arrested for alleged child abuse after police he used a dog leash to tie a 6-year-old to a garage door and hit the child with a hamme...
17:45 2019-08-20

Fantasy Football Week 3 Early Waiver Wire: How to handle Drew Brees' injury Another week, another round of injuries for Fantasy players to deal with. Dave Richard takes a look at the ramifications of Drew Brees' injury before...
10:45 2019-09-16

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U...
23:45 2019-06-28

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s h...
04:30 2019-07-21

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the Un...
23:15 2019-07-22

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balan...
14:37 2019-05-21

An Ebola Drug Trial Ended Early Because It Was So Successful. That Could Change How Doctors Handle Future Outbreaks A year into an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), researchers have halted an experimental drug trial there because early r...
21:15 2019-08-13

Qatar's Tamim called Trump to discuss relations, Afghan peace talks: state news agency Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid Al-Thani called U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed "strategic cooperation relations between the two...
22:00 2019-08-08

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and s...
23:15 2019-05-21

Pharma cash donations target 'vulnerable' lawmakers as industry tries to defend itself Congress has a variety of reforms in mind that could roil the drugmaking business and potentially slash prices.       ...
11:45 2019-08-27

'Legitimate donations': Lori Loughlin attorney previews college admissions defense in court Actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest for their attorneys....
03:45 2019-08-28

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would cont...
09:30 2019-07-24

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operat...
02:30 2019-07-04

Fantasy football draft strategy: How to handle holdouts, find sleepers and ace your draft It's fantasy football season, and we want to help you dominate your draft. Here's how to handle holdouts, find best QB and TE values and ge...
10:15 2019-08-23

CHEAP: Bass? You can’t handle the bass (AKA Sony’s WH-XB700 Bluetooth headphones are $78) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Sometimes you just need some bass. Some extra bass. Some powe...
14:45 2019-08-27

Qingta Wireless Game Controller Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle Black - Nintendo Switch Qingta Wireless Game Controller Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle Black...
23:15 2019-06-20

Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle black Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming J...
16:15 2019-06-22

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has...
02:30 2019-06-13

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with ...
02:15 2019-08-24

Could you handle Halle Berry's insane 'John Wick 3' workout? (Probably not) At 52, Halle Berry is just starting to become an action star in 'John Wick 3.' How did she get in such crazy stuntwoman shape? We asked her...
03:15 2019-05-22

Patrick Mouratoglou: Cori 'Coco' Gauff won't be a one-hit wonder... she can handle all the pressure Patrick Mouratoglou remembers the first time he laid eyes on Cori Gauff, who became the teen sensation of Wimbledon in dispatching Venus Williams in ...
15:45 2019-07-03

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grass...
03:00 2019-08-09

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers ...
19:30 2019-05-29

| Nadal, Federer to face Djokovic on ATP Council Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were voted back on to the ATP Player Council where they are likely to find themselves at odds with president Novak Djo...
00:30 2019-08-09

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statemen...
13:45 2019-08-17

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male counci...
20:30 2019-06-14

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time along...
22:45 2019-06-07

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats ...
07:15 2019-08-17

Federer and Nadal return to ATP Player Council The political rumblings in men's tennis took another twist on Thursday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were elected on to the ATP Player Council ...
11:00 2019-08-09

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major citie...
23:30 2019-05-26

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist w...
06:15 2019-08-24

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town ...
06:15 2019-05-29

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
18:45 2019-06-27

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North ...
05:00 2019-08-01

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
03:15 2019-07-06

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu an...
20:00 2019-08-10

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launch...
14:00 2019-06-18

Sudan: Civilian-majority ruling council sworn in General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group...
00:45 2019-08-22

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations t...
06:45 2019-08-28

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peace...
07:45 2019-06-15

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker a...
02:00 2019-07-24

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the re...
15:15 2019-08-14

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tri...
20:15 2019-07-12

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for ...
11:30 2019-05-28

Tucson mayor caught cursing at council meeting again TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild used profanities near his open microphone at Wednesday’s city council meeting. The council was discuss...
04:15 2019-09-06

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that “nothing can be meaningfully fixed” until Gaza’s Hamas ru...
20:45 2019-05-22

Bulgaria's Borissov says Georgieva is out of race for EU council head Bulgarian candidate Kristalina Georgieva is out of the race to head the European Council, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Monday afte...
13:30 2019-07-01

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
01:45 2019-06-28

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the all...
05:15 2019-06-11

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the ...
02:00 2019-07-24

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jor...
01:15 2019-06-11

Paducah council amends anti-discrimination ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun re...
17:45 2019-05-29

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The city of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday Tucson city council members voted to ...
14:00 2019-08-07

Tennis: Federer and Nadal return to ATP Player Council The political rumblings in men's tennis took another twist on Thursday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were elected on to the ATP Player Council ...
03:00 2019-08-09

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
05:00 2019-07-16

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors are investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council, Bernd Osterloh, as part of a inquiry into whether some of i...
22:45 2019-06-11

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolongi...
16:15 2019-06-02

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure ...
17:00 2019-07-16

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back ...
13:45 2019-06-18

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head...
19:45 2019-05-24

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with ...
01:00 2019-05-31

Neo-Nazi elected to lead village council in Germany A German village council elected a neo-Nazi as their leader because he was the only one who ran for the position, a report said. The seven-member cou...
09:15 2019-09-10

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A t...
04:30 2019-07-11

Sudan protesters, military form new transitional council Sudan has formed a transitional council that will govern the country for three years, with elections to follow. Many Sudanese welcome a new era after...
00:45 2019-08-21

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-government...
00:45 2019-05-31

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gr...
18:45 2019-06-27

Press Council of India Supports Restrictions On Communication In J&K The Press Council of India (PCI) has moved the Supreme Court supporting the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to impose restrictions...
21:15 2019-08-24

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that the party "incite...
05:15 2019-08-18

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, includ...
19:45 2019-06-11

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prot...
11:15 2019-06-04

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when ...
14:00 2019-07-19

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated wit...
09:30 2019-05-30

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “w...
00:45 2019-09-10

Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s top justice official says the state is ready to take charge of Jefferson County juveniles charged with crimes...
19:00 2019-06-22

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Gracel...
01:45 2019-06-19

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman sa...
17:30 2019-05-23

Government Open To Take Auto Industry Proposal To GST Council: Minister At present, the entire auto sector suffers from a sales downturn due to several factors like high GST rates, farm distress, stagnant wages and liquid...
18:15 2019-09-06

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learne...
07:30 2019-07-12

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of d...
10:45 2019-08-14

Jewish council slams Nazi-like campaign poster decision The council had accused an extreme-right party of propagating hate speech. Almost half of German Jews say they have considered emigrating following a...
20:45 2019-07-31

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage ...
07:15 2019-06-10

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this y...
10:30 2019-06-28

UN Security Council Holds Closed-Door Meeting On Kashmir The United Nations Security Council on Friday held a rare closed-door meeting to discuss the central government's move to end the special status of J...
19:15 2019-08-16

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been d...
06:15 2019-06-28

UN Security Council Chief Refuses To Comment On Pak Letter On Article 370 UN Security Council or UNSC President Joanna Wronecka on Thursday refused to comment on Pakistan's letter to the world body regarding abrogation of A...
09:00 2019-08-09

ISIL down but not out, vigilance remains important, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations t...
00:45 2019-08-28

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a co...
10:30 2019-07-10

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX -spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman sa...
17:15 2019-05-23

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having ...
04:15 2019-06-15

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
08:15 2019-07-06

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory...
08:15 2019-07-06

Pak, China Ask For UN Security Council Meet To Discuss Kashmir: Official China has formally asked for "closed consultations" in the UN Security Council to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir afte...
07:45 2019-08-15

Ealing Council seeks ban on strip clubs as last venue closes The London borough once dubbed the "Queen of the Suburbs" is trying to restore its genteel reputation with plans to impose a total ban on strip clubs...
10:45 2019-09-12

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas”...
03:30 2019-07-06

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib ...
11:15 2019-06-04

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council member...
04:30 2019-06-13

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-to...
08:45 2019-07-04

‘Perseverance is key’ to Iraq’s future, UN envoy tells Security Council Although Iraq is “hard at work building on progress made to date”, a top United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that decades ...
00:15 2019-08-29

GST Council Meets Next Week; Tax Cut To Hinge On Revenue Position: Report The GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising representatives of all states and Union Territories (UTs), is sch...
15:45 2019-09-13

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A rout...
00:45 2019-05-31

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller afte...
10:45 2019-07-04

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...
19:00 2019-07-04

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 t...
05:15 2019-07-15

US Rep Grijalva accepting applications for Congressional Youth Advisory Council TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva of Arizona’s third congressional district is accepting applications for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council,...
04:45 2019-09-12

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested ...
08:45 2019-06-06

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur p...
22:45 2019-05-30

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against rest...
21:30 2019-06-17

Swooping magpie shot by Aussie council after dozens of attacks A magpie "monster" that had been terrorizing people in Sydney was shot down on the orders of neighborhood officials, much to the distress of animal r...
00:15 2019-09-04

IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger pla...
18:45 2019-08-12

| Sudan forms sovereign council to lead transition: spokesperson Sudan's generals and opposition alliance on have formed a sovereign council that will head the country during its three-year transition to civilian r...
03:45 2019-08-22

UN Security Council, chief condemn Cairo terror attack The U.N. Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms “the cowardly terrorist act” in Cairo that killed at least 20 people and injured other...
21:00 2019-08-06

County Government Council Meetings To Discuss E-Scooter Ordinance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–E-scooters are a topic of conversation at Lexington-Fayette Urban County  Government Council meeting. To help traffic c...
03:00 2019-06-07

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a mul...
13:15 2019-06-15

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has ...
20:00 2019-05-21

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brookly...
10:00 2019-07-12

Fine drivers to keep roads flowing in no-deal chaos, says council boss Police and highways officers should issue fines to drivers to keep Britain's roads open in a no-deal scenario, the leader of Kent County Council said...
11:45 2019-09-13

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period ...
06:30 2019-07-05

NASA Television to Broadcast Sixth Meeting of the National Space Council NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the sixth meeting of the National Space Council at 9:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug....
04:45 2019-08-20

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, ...
19:15 2019-07-05

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" pl...
02:45 2019-09-14

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales in NYC gains support Sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes in the Big Apple could soon be going up in smoke. A Bronx councilman who sponsored legislation to ban the sale o...
01:45 2019-09-14

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source wi...
21:15 2019-08-18

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass grav...
03:45 2019-05-31

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's votin...
18:45 2019-06-27

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats sai...
03:15 2019-08-01

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil ta...
18:45 2019-06-06

Climate Denialist to Depart White House National Security Council William Happer, a National Security Council adviser who tried unsuccessfully to create a federal panel to attack climate science, plans to leave the ...
22:15 2019-09-11

Doubling down on racist comments, council candidate says she opposes interracial marriage Marysville, Michigan mayor Dan Damman has called for city council candidate Jean Cramer to withdraw. She says she doesn't plan to.   ...
06:15 2019-08-25

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Hi...
22:45 2019-08-13

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks tar...
12:01 2019-06-06

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a lo...
11:15 2019-06-06

World Gold Council sets out environmental, ethical mining guidelines The World Gold Council (WGC) on Thursday published a set of guidelines for gold miners designed to encourage high environmental and ethical standards...
07:15 2019-09-12

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council...
00:30 2019-06-06

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water man...
17:30 2019-06-04

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrum...
01:01 2019-06-04

Oro Valley council to conduct further study before making decision on golf courses ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – More than 700 packed inside an Oro Valley church last week for a fiery debate over the future of golf in Oro Valley. Wednes...
14:45 2019-08-01

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
10:01 2019-07-04

Man goes viral for laughing at Trump supporter at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing...
02:00 2019-08-08

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week: diplomats China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jamm...
02:45 2019-08-15

‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’ One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and b...
19:45 2019-08-20

CORRECTED-IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platf...
08:45 2019-08-14

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackl...
00:30 2019-07-22

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines....
11:45 2019-07-12

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to wi...
10:30 2019-07-12

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
14:45 2019-05-21

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
00:30 2019-07-17

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis a...
05:45 2019-07-24

Ex-chief judge booed at council hearing over plan to close Rikers The former chief state judge who chaired the independent commission that helped convince Mayor Bill de Blasio to push for the closure of the scandal-...
03:15 2019-09-06

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread --...
05:30 2019-07-17

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition reach political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading th...
10:15 2019-07-17

Indianapolis council backs Pacers arena $300M subsidy plan City officials in Indianapolis are signing off on a deal for nearly $300 million in public subsidies toward renovation of the Indiana Pacers' do...
13:15 2019-07-17

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and C...
04:15 2019-08-24

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chand...
12:00 2019-06-13

Russia, China seek U.N. Security Council meeting on U.S. missile developments Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over "statements by U.S. officials on their plans to develop and ...
07:15 2019-08-22

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
18:00 2019-06-11

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while h...
03:30 2019-06-14

City Council could allow cyclists to follow pedestrian signals over traffic lights It’s a green light for cyclists to run red lights. The City Council will vote Tuesday on a bill that would allow bike riders to follow pedestrian wal...
04:45 2019-07-23

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the Ci...
04:45 2019-07-23

City council rejects proposed development at edge of Catalina Foothills TUCSON – Dozens of people packed a Tucson City Council meeting Wednesday night, voicing their displeasure over a possible development project i...
04:15 2019-09-06

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro w...
09:15 2019-07-23

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resi...
20:30 2019-06-13

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations res...
01:30 2019-07-24

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales gains support Sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes in the Big Apple could soon be going up in smoke. A Bronx councilman who sponsored legislation to ban the sale o...
19:15 2019-09-13

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a...
01:30 2019-07-12

Press Council "Arguing For Media Clampdown" In Kashmir: Editors Guild The Editors Guild of India has slammed the Press Council of India's move to intervene in a case in the Supreme Court over the restrictions on communi...
21:45 2019-08-27

Germany: Merkel party colleagues elect far-right extremist to local council Local leaders of Angela Merkel's CDU and the center-left SPD have been left horrified after their representatives elected a member of the far-right N...
10:45 2019-09-08

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the...
21:15 2019-06-20

Economic Advisory Council To PM Reacts To Arvind Subramanian: Full Text The former Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), Dr. Arvind Subramanian, has published a paper "India's GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanism...
13:15 2019-06-12

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
01:15 2019-06-21

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial o...
01:45 2019-06-12

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigate...
21:30 2019-05-26

Anti-smoking group pumps $1M into City Council battle over e-cigs A national anti-smoking group is pumping more than $1 million into the City Council’s battle over flavored cigarettes and e-cigs — hoping to ri...
08:15 2019-09-09

German village elects neo-Nazi, sole candidate, as council head Administrators in a German village have unanimously elected a member of a neo-Nazi party as council head as he was the only person interested in the ...
18:15 2019-09-09

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and a...
21:45 2019-06-23

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions p...
14:31 2019-05-21

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court prem...
18:30 2019-06-12

Saskatoon city council votes to continue developing climate plan If the plan is enacted as is, it would cost $19 billion over nearly 30 years. But according to city administration, it would also make more than $30 ...
21:15 2019-08-27

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.    ...
08:45 2019-06-20

Sudan forms 11-member sovereign council, headed by military leader Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elect...
22:45 2019-08-21

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
21:45 2019-06-19

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading th...
16:30 2019-07-17

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres t...
14:37 2019-05-21

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. T...
14:30 2019-06-02

Trump 'doesn't necessarily need a deal' with Beijing to be reelected, says US-China Business Council U.S. President Donald Trump "doesn't necessarily need a deal" with China as he seeks reelection in 2020, according to a senior director at the U...
03:45 2019-09-03

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fif...
01:15 2019-06-14

BHP faces fresh calls to quit Minerals Council ahead of pro-coal ad blitz Upcoming multimillion-dollar advertising campaign will aim to ‘invoke national pride’ in coalMining giant BHP is facing renewed pressure to abandon i...
00:00 2019-08-08

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
14:31 2019-05-21

Car bomb kills 10 in Syrian town near Turkish border: local council, medic A rigged car exploded near a hospital in the Syrian town of al-Rai at the border with Turkey on Sunday, killing 10 people and wounding 15, the local ...
22:15 2019-09-15

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers Sudan's main opposition alliance said on Wednesday it was prepared for direct talks with the country's military rulers over who should head a soverei...
18:45 2019-07-03

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council ...
06:15 2019-08-15

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high ...
16:30 2019-05-21

Man goes viral for laughing at protester wearing MAGA hat at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing...
22:30 2019-08-07

Bondi Beach mural of Border Force officers defaced after council vote to keep it Artist Luke Cornish’s critique of Australia’s offshore detention regime provoked push by local Liberals for its removalA contentious mural on Sydney’...
09:30 2019-08-07

U.N. Security Council overcomes Chinese veto threat to renew Afghanistan mission The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a U.N. political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks overcame ...
18:15 2019-09-17

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figu...
21:45 2019-07-20

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, V...
01:45 2019-08-03

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
20:15 2019-07-03

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision med...
03:15 2019-05-30

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)...
22:15 2019-09-10

Kenyan city council members refuse to continue session after someone 'polluted the air': report A city council meeting in a western province of Kenya was abruptly stopped Wednesday when officials refused to continue after accusing one another of...
23:00 2019-08-09

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the he...
21:15 2019-06-17

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major bac...
06:30 2019-06-29

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the s...
22:45 2019-07-10

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several B...
03:30 2019-06-19

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rejoin ATP players’ council in surprise twist • Chief executive Chris Kermode’s contract expires at end of year• Novak Djokovic rumoured to want Mark Leschly as replacementRoger Federer and Rafae...
21:30 2019-08-08

City Council Candidate Who Said She Wanted to Keep Her Town White Drops Out of Race for Some Reason Marysville, MI City Council candidate Jean Cramer, who announced at a candidate forum last that she wanted to keep Marysville a “white community as m...
10:45 2019-08-27

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grena...
22:45 2019-06-07

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
23:15 2019-06-07

Oro Valley town council to conduct further study before making decision on golf courses ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – More than 700 packed inside an Oro Valley church last week for a fiery debate over the future of golf in Oro Valley. Wednes...
09:15 2019-08-01

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an anci...
04:00 2019-05-31

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation ...
02:00 2019-07-24

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, of...
02:15 2019-09-12

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, UN peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military,...
18:30 2019-06-14

City Council, Speaker Corey Johnson move to repeal conversion therapy ban The City Council is planning to repeal a ban on so-called “conversion therapy” aimed at turning gay people straight ­– a move aimed at avoiding a cou...
07:15 2019-09-12

BHP board plays down investor demands to leave groups including Minerals Council BHP says shareholder resolution to leave industry groups at odds with climate stance is unnecessary, as review is under wayBHP’s board has rejected a...
05:15 2019-09-06

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling...
21:15 2019-07-02

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security C...
05:00 2019-06-14

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “ca...
19:30 2019-07-01

Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to sustai...
21:15 2019-09-09