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Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals

Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals

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Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms tha...
09:48 2019-08-10

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat docks at Lampedusa A migrant rescue boat on Saturday breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, as Italy rejecte...
19:00 2019-07-06

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat disembarks at Lampedusa Migrants on a rescue boat that breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, disembarked on Sund...
02:32 2019-07-07

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20:01 2019-05-22

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime m...
19:48 2019-07-01

Poland's bishops exhorted to do more against pedophilia The Vatican's leading sexual abuse investigator on Friday urged stronger action from Poland's Catholic bishops who are under growing public pressure ...
10:16 2019-06-14

Ikea Accused Of "LGBT Indoctrination" By Polish Bishops Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what it called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing ...
22:00 2019-07-06

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their ...
12:32 2019-05-22

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weaken...
19:32 2019-06-11

Bishops meeting on sex abuse clouded by state investigations DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico this month, attorneys general are sifting through files on clergy ...
03:32 2019-06-11

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national m...
12:48 2019-06-09

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online li...
23:32 2019-06-12

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does n...
14:16 2019-06-13

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police...
18:48 2019-05-23

Italy bishops adopt new measures on sexual abuse, victims skeptical Italy's Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday enacted a new policy on reporting suspected cases of sexual abuse by priests, but they stopped short of ma...
13:16 2019-05-23

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue...
17:16 2019-06-09

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishan...
09:32 2019-06-14

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's Brexit gambit The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to pro...
15:16 2019-08-20

Google rebuffs Russia over political advertising accusation Google said on Monday it supported responsible political advertising that complied with local legislation, after Russia accused it of allowing such a...
03:48 2019-09-09

Pelosi rebuffs Nadler on impeachment after Mueller flop House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler pushed to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump during a closed-door meeting ...
00:32 2019-07-25

Chamber of Commerce rebuffs Trump on China pullout The U.S Chamber of Commerce said Friday that President Trump's call for U.S. businesses to pull out of all trade with China was the wrong course. The...
19:48 2019-08-23

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for fail...
11:32 2019-06-10

US pushes to 'starve' Iranian military after Tehran rebuffs talks U.S. officials imposed sanctions on two Iranian military technology networks, undermining the regime’s ballistic missile supply chain days after Tehr...
17:16 2019-08-29

Iran Rebuffs Trump Assertion That U.S. Ship Downed Drone Iran denied that the U.S. Navy downed one of its drones in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after several close encounters between American warships and t...
09:48 2019-07-19

Russia rebuffs Ukraine's case over rebel support at U.N. court Russia told a hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that the court lacks jurisdiction in a case filed by Ukraine against Mosc...
10:48 2019-06-03

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying t...
12:48 2019-07-31

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin...
00:00 2019-06-20

Hope Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer House Judiciary Committee questions about her time in the White House, dimming Democrats&...
08:00 2019-06-20

UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf Tobias Ellwood denies Britain took ‘eye off the ball’ and says priority is to reduce tensionsThe defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, has rejected the c...
05:48 2019-07-21

Kremlin rebuffs call to release Ukrainian sailors: Vedomosti The Kremlin said an investigation and trial of 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia in the Black Sea must be completed despite an international ma...
03:16 2019-05-27

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuff...
23:16 2019-06-04

Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert's report on Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed b...
12:16 2019-06-19

PG&E receives more equity commitment proposals Power producer PG&E Corp said on Monday it had received more proposals for equity commitments to support the company's reorganization, following an e...
00:32 2019-08-13

U.S. "very encouraged" by Mexican immigration proposals U.S. officials were very encouraged by Mexican immigration proposals but there is still a long way to go as negotiators begin their latest round of ...
10:01 2019-06-07

Nadal rebuffs interrogator who dared to question Centre Court status It was a case of "Don't you know who I am?" for Rafael Nadal when a reporter had the temerity to question whether he deserved to be on Wimbledon's Ce...
15:32 2019-07-08

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tar...
13:32 2019-05-21

DNC rebuffs push for unofficial climate change-focused presidential 'debates' The Democratic National Committee voted down a resolution at its summer meeting in San Francisco Saturday that would have freed the party's president...
04:00 2019-08-25

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province...
10:48 2019-06-03

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defe...
21:32 2019-06-27

Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sex...
17:16 2019-09-15

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s form...
21:00 2019-06-01

No proposals 'at all' from Britain on Brexit impasse, Ireland says Britain has not yet presented any solutions to solve the Brexit impasse, Ireland's foreign minister said on Wednesday after British Prime Minister Bo...
09:48 2019-09-04

Democrats unveil sweeping climate proposals A series of top Democratic presidential candidates have released sweeping plans to combat climate change over the last two weeks, putting the issue f...
16:48 2019-09-04

Trump cancels visit with Denmark PM after she rebuffs 'absurd' idea of US buying Greenland President Trump on Tuesday abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, saying there was no point to the trip af...
23:32 2019-08-20

UK says it has made alternative Irish border backstop proposals Britain has made alternative proposals to replace the Irish border backstop and it is simply wrong of Ireland and other EU countries to suggest that ...
04:00 2019-08-30

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief sche...
19:32 2019-09-13

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Budget Proposals With Top Officials Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first budget of the Modi 2.0 government on July 5 against the backdrop of India's economy hitting a five-year low...
13:48 2019-06-19

U.S. Air Force calls for proposals to replace Minuteman III ICBMs The U.S. Air Force announced an RFP aimed at Boeing and Northrop Grumman for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, a new intercontinental ballistic m...
15:16 2019-07-17

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at pr...
16:16 2019-07-01

Navy issues final request for next-generation frigate proposals The U.S. Navy released the final solicitation for companies to bid on the design and construction of the FFG(X), the next generation guided-missile f...
13:48 2019-06-21

Navy requests proposals for Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle The U.S. Navy continues to build up its unmanned vehicle programs, issuing a request for proposals for the corvette-sized Large Unmanned Surface Vehi...
08:00 2019-08-16

White House prepares gun proposals, but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing menta...
07:00 2019-09-14

France’s Macron Says U.K. Has Given E.U. ‘No Clear or Concrete Proposals’ for New Brexit Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not floated any negotiable changes to the Brexit deal with E.U. officials in the two months since he came to...
14:16 2019-09-11

Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system BOSTON (AP) — The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Vineyard Wind anno...
15:32 2019-05-21

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the governmen...
04:16 2019-06-18

Spain's Socialists make proposals for government deal but see new election likely Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists believe repeat elections are likely, but will on Tuesday publish over 300 policy proposals in a last...
07:48 2019-09-03

U.S. Navy seeks proposals for Large Unmanned Surface Vessels The U.S. Navy's request for proposals of designs for Large Unmanned Surface Vessels calls for externally-controlled navigation and lengths of about 1...
22:48 2019-09-09

NASA Selects Proposals to Advance Understanding of Space Weather NASA has selected three proposals for concept studies of missions that could help us better understand the dynamic space weather system driven by the...
16:48 2019-09-03

NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in respon...
20:32 2019-08-14

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained rel...
20:16 2019-08-06

Proposals call for undocumented immigrants to get full access to healthcare in California Undocumented immigrants in California would gain access to full health benefits starting in 2020, under a proposal making its way through the legisla...
15:01 2019-06-10

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by ...
12:48 2019-06-28

Nations Championship proposals face World Rugby deadline of Friday • Governing body needs unanimous support of 10 major unions• France omit Mathieu Bastareaud from World Cup preparationsLeading rugby nations face a d...
13:16 2019-06-18

Pricey real estate means many can’t use Liberals’ homebuying proposals: experts Houses in Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria are too expensive for most families to take advantage of the proposals, said Sal Gualtieri, a senior econom...
05:32 2019-09-14

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health...
17:16 2019-05-27

The Plan to Use Fitbit Data to Stop Mass Shootings Is One of the Scariest Proposals Yet In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in America, loved ones grieve, gun control advocates call for common-sense reforms, and politicians sug...
08:48 2019-08-31

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an am...
11:00 2019-08-22

NASA selects proposals for smallsats built to study deep space NASA is expanding plans to use small satellites (aka smallsats) to explore the Solar System. The agency has picked two proposals for smallsat techno...
03:16 2019-08-19

NASA Selects Proposals to Demonstrate SmallSat Technologies to Study Interplanetary Space NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA deve...
17:00 2019-08-16

MTA workers’ union rejects ‘insulting’ proposals for fewer vacation days, less overtime Amid looming deficits and ballooning overtime bills, the MTA wants to change workers’ contracts to cut back on their vacation days and overtime...
20:00 2019-08-20

Campaign coverage should pay less attention to policy proposals, more to candidates' views on executive actions Campaign coverage is often criticized for focusing too much on personality and silly controversies, and not enough on policy. Though I am sympathetic...
15:48 2019-06-21

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal tar...
14:00 2019-07-18

Iran is prepared to work on French nuclear deal proposals: foreign minister Iran is prepared to work on French proposals to salvage the international nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015, Foreign Minister...
06:48 2019-08-22

Here’s what the Vatican, US Evangelicals, and Satanists say about AI The religious have been contemplating the existential threat of artificial intelligence for millennia. Long before Alexa listened in on our conversat...
18:16 2019-06-04

Ohio Gov. DeWine unveils proposals aimed at curbing gun deaths after mass shooting in Dayton Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said no one thing will prevent gun violence, but together, the changes will save lives.        ...
18:16 2019-08-06

California lawmakers weigh budget proposals to cover health care for illegal immigrants California lawmakers are weighing proposals this week that would offer government-funded health care to adult illegal immigrants but are at odds over...
08:31 2019-05-21

Sorcery at the Vatican: The Papacy’s Seven Deadly Sinners Mention ‘the Pope’ today and the image it immediately summons up for many people is of a saintly old man standing on a balcony in Rome blessing the c...
21:48 2019-07-31

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binar...
21:32 2019-06-11

She disappeared at 15. A cryptic tip-off in the Vatican could hold key to her case Emanuela Orlandi left her home in Vatican City 36 years ago and was never seen again. The case has gripped Italians ever since. Now, her brother hope...
05:48 2019-07-11

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually...
02:32 2019-06-05

The Vatican will consider ordaining married men as priests in the Amazon The Vatican will soon consider allowing some married men in the Amazon region of South America to be ordained as priests, in order to help alleviate ...
08:32 2019-06-17

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker...
20:32 2019-06-03

Vatican Rejects the Idea that People Can Choose Genders (VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican issued an official document Monday rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders and insisting...
00:48 2019-06-11

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 4, a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the...
05:32 2019-06-06

Pope Francis gets trapped in broken Vatican elevator ​Pope Francis was late for his weekly address on Sunday after he got stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes and had to be rescued by firefighters. He ap...
16:48 2019-09-01

Pope gets stuck in elevator, apologizes to Vatican crowd The Pope apologises to the crowds in St Peter's Square after getting trapped in the Vatican lift. It took the fire brigade 25 minutes to free Fr...
22:48 2019-09-01

Vatican exhumes tombs in quest for missing teen After 36 years of looking for his missing sister, Pietro Orlandi had hoped to finally get an answer on Thursday when the Vatican exhumed two tombs ne...
23:16 2019-07-11

Pope Francis gets stuck in lift for 25 minutes at Vatican Pontiff apologises for arriving late to St Peter’s Square and says he was freed by firefightersPope Francis has said he got stuck in a lift for 25 mi...
09:16 2019-09-01

Emanuela Orlandi mystery: Vatican opens graves Vatican officials are digging up two 19th century graves as part of a decades-long search for Emanuela Orlandi, who went missing as a teenage girl. T...
06:32 2019-07-11

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. P...
07:16 2019-06-29

Vatican opens ossuaries in search for missing bodies Forensic experts extracted bones from two ossuaries within the walls of the Vatican on Saturday as part of an investigation aimed at resolving the ca...
08:16 2019-07-20

Vatican missing teenager mystery: bones found after all Human bones found close to the tombs of two 19th-century German princesses will be examined by forensic experts. Not only is the mystery of a teenage...
01:48 2019-07-14

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being dete...
13:16 2019-06-10

At Vatican, empty tombs add new twist to missing girl mystery Emanuela Orlandi was thought to be buried in tombs of 19th century princessesThe Vatican opened two tombs on Thursday to see if the body of a girl mi...
09:16 2019-07-11

Suspicious financial activity at Vatican reaches six-year low: watchdog Reports of suspicious financial activity in the Vatican reached a six-year low in 2018, an internal watchdog report showed on Tuesday, continuing a t...
12:32 2019-05-21

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told ...
15:48 2019-05-22

Former Vatican treasurer appears in court for appeal against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually...
20:32 2019-06-04

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral ...
22:32 2019-06-04

Vatican formally opens debate on married priests for Amazon The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Cath...
09:32 2019-06-17

How Old Are The Thousands Of Bones Discovered Beneath Vatican? 500 Years? 50, Possibly 5? In Rome, in the summer of 1983, a 15-year-old girl vanished on her way home from a music lesson and in the ongoing search for her body thousands of b...
17:48 2019-07-22

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact...
08:32 2019-09-12

No bones found in Vatican tombs searched for missing girl The tombs of two 19th-century German princesses were pried open at a tiny Holy See cemetery Thursday and turned out to be completely empty, dashing a...
16:32 2019-07-11

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine ...
06:16 2019-06-06

Vatican hunt for Emanuela Orlandi uncovers two sets of bones Papal authorities seal off area inside Pontifical Teutonic College in search for girl missing since 1983One of Rome’s most enduring mysteries – the 1...
11:32 2019-07-14

Vatican college space holds bones of dozens, expert says A genetics expert retained by the family of an Italian girl who went missing in 1983 said a cavernous underground space near a Vatican cemetery holds...
13:48 2019-07-20

Vatican mystery over missing girl deepens; bones found The mystery over the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee has taken yet another twist following excavations this week...
09:16 2019-07-13

Ex-Vatican treasurer's child sex offence conviction should stand: prosecutor Former Vatican treasurer George Pell's conviction on child sex offences should stand because a victim's account was truthful, a prosecutor told an Au...
01:32 2019-06-06

Pope Francis gets stuck in a Vatican elevator, rescued by firefighters “Thank God the firefighters intervened,” Pope Francis said, referring to tiny Vatican City State’s own fire department.  ...
22:48 2019-09-01

Vatican to open tombs in 36-year search for Emanuela Orlandi A Vatican court has ordered two tombs be opened after the family of a teenage girl who went missing in 1983 received a tip about the location of her ...
03:48 2019-07-04

| Vatican cancels women's match after anti-abortion protest The Vatican called off a friendly football match involving its new women's team after several Austrian players protested the church's anti-abortion s...
09:32 2019-06-23

Vatican says states cannot force priests to violate seal of confession The Vatican on Monday strongly reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to move...
07:32 2019-07-01

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift w...
09:00 2019-06-17

Amid sex abuse scandals, Vatican upholds confession secrecy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Amid pedophile clergy scandals, the Vatican is declaring “unacceptable” any efforts by politicians or lawmakers to ma...
07:32 2019-07-01

Vatican opens debate on married priests in remote parts of Amazon VATICAN CITY — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests ar...
01:48 2019-06-18

Family of missing Vatican teen hoped for clues. Instead they got empty tombs Emanuela Orlandi: The 36-year mystery into missing Italian teen deepened on Thursday after Vatican officials exhuming two tombs discovered they were ...
13:32 2019-07-11

‘Look where the angel is pointing’ tip gets Vatican to open 2 tombs in decades-old disappearance of teen The Vatican announced on Tuesday that it will open two tombs in the centuries-old cemetery next week and test the DNA of bones in an attempt to solve...
04:00 2019-07-03

Bizarre twist in missing teen case as Vatican tombs unsealed The mystery behind the disappearance of an Italian teen 36 years ago intensified Thursday as the tombs of two 19th-century princesses buried at the V...
15:48 2019-07-11

Thousands of bones discovered in Vatican crypt in search for missing teenager Thousands of bones have been unearthed in two ossuaries discovered in the Vatican City, as part of an ongoing search for clues into the disappearance...
11:16 2019-07-21

Spain protests Vatican envoy's criticism of Franco reburial plan Spain formally complained to the Vatican on Thursday after its ambassador criticized the Socialist government's attempts to exhume the remains of dic...
13:00 2019-07-04

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse...
20:48 2019-06-28

Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen The Vatican has opened two burial chambers in an attempt to solve the case of an Italian teenager who vanished 36 years ago. In a twist, experts are ...
17:48 2019-07-20

Vatican cancels football match with Vienna over anti-abortion protests The Vatican canceled a friendly football match between its new women's team and a club in Vienna, after a number of Austrian players protested agains...
16:48 2019-06-23

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with ...
17:16 2019-07-04

Vatican finds only empty graves in search for body of Emanuela Orlandi The Vatican said the two graves opened in the search for Emanuela Orlando who disappeared 36 years ago, did not reveal her body. Her brother was pres...
12:16 2019-07-11

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of Franc...
13:48 2019-07-08

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is und...
07:48 2019-07-09

Search for Emanuela Orlandi, Missing for Three Decades, Leads to Vatican Cemetery Vatican officials on Thursday will open two tombs to determine whether 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, who disappeared in 1983, could be buried inside....
00:32 2019-07-11

A girl vanished in Rome 36 years ago. Now the Vatican is opening tombs to investigate Two tombs in Vatican City will be opened next week to determine if they contained the remains of a 15-year-old girl who vanished in Rome in 1983. &#...
13:48 2019-07-02

Vatican Begins Digging Up Graves To Search For Teen Missing For 36 Years The Vatican began digging up two graves Thursday after an anonymous tip-off that they may contain the remains of an Italian teenager who went missing...
06:00 2019-07-11

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans...
14:32 2019-07-31

Vatican Mystery Deepens as Tombs Prove Empty in Search for Missing Girl The fate of Emanuela Orlandi, who disappeared at the age of 15 in 1983, has become one of Rome’s longest-running whodunits, with her family unrelenti...
10:32 2019-07-11

Pope Francis Arrives Late for Weekly Appearance After Getting Stuck in Vatican Elevator (VATICAN CITY) — Where’s the pope? He’s stuck in a Vatican elevator. Thousands of people who were gathered in St. Peter’s Squ...
00:16 2019-09-02

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be beh...
19:00 2019-07-03

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from ...
10:48 2019-06-13

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say ...
11:16 2019-06-17

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar an...
12:48 2019-06-07

Vatican tombs opened in search for missing teen empty of original remains Workers who opened two tombs in the Vatican to search for the remains of a 15-year-old girl who went missing 36 years ago were greeted by another mys...
21:32 2019-07-11

The bones found in the Vatican's cemetery are "too old" to belong to the missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi The Vatican has said human remains discovered during an excavation earlier in July do not belong to missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi, again dashing ...
11:48 2019-07-31

New twist in search for missing Vatican teen with discovery of two 19th century ossuaries The mysterious, 1983 disappearance of a Vatican official's teen daughter took another intriguing turn on Saturday with the discovery of a pair of "os...
18:16 2019-07-13

Vatican begins examination of bones found in cemetery in a bid to solve mysterious disappearance of girl The Vatican is making yet another effort to solve the mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee after bones...
13:16 2019-07-20

Expert says Vatican space holds bones of dozens amid bid to solve girl’s 1983 disappearance A genetics expert hired by the family of a 15-year-old girl who disappeared in 1983 said Saturday that an underground space near a Vatican cemetery h...
17:16 2019-07-20

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appe...
08:00 2019-08-21

Suspicious bones were found in a Vatican building while investigators were digging into the case of a girl who disappeared in 1983 AP Investigators have found bones in a Vatican building that they will test next week to see if they belong to a 15-year-old girl who disappeared fr...
17:48 2019-07-13

Mystery grows: Vatican opens tombs in search of missing girl's remains, bones of 2 princesses gone The tombs of two 19th-century German princesses were pried open at a tiny Holy See cemetery on Thursday and turned out to be completely empty.  ...
13:48 2019-07-11

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries...
18:48 2019-08-30

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Seb...
15:32 2019-06-13

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And ...
15:16 2019-09-03

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of ...
20:32 2019-05-31

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform progr...
21:32 2019-09-13

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday befor...
04:32 2019-07-18

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one m...
19:16 2019-09-12

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, ...
09:00 2019-08-23

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrappe...
06:16 2019-07-04

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t ...
09:48 2019-06-29

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and b...
11:00 2019-08-21

On hard road to reform, Lebanon may need old friends Heavily indebted Lebanon has passed a budget seen as a "first step" towards fixing its public finances but still has much to do to steer the country ...
08:32 2019-07-23

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new offi...
16:32 2019-06-10

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised th...
11:16 2019-09-03

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presiden...
18:32 2019-06-16

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other ti...
16:00 2019-08-29

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states ...
11:16 2019-07-23

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latin...
00:16 2019-06-01

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, en...
17:16 2019-07-23

Congressman Who Was Shot in Mass Shooting Still Advocating Against Gun Reform Rep. Steve Scalise, perhaps best known for getting critically shot at a baseball game practice in 2017, got on television on Sunday to advocate again...
18:32 2019-08-11

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians act...
21:32 2019-05-30

| Clubs call for more time for Champions League reform European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli has insisted that the "real deadline" to finalise controversial plans to reform the UEFA Champions ...
14:48 2019-09-10

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 8%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government cont...
20:16 2019-09-06

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again ...
21:48 2019-06-17

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a...
05:16 2019-09-09

Kellyanne Conway says concerns over gun reform measures are ‘all reconcilable’ Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Republicans lawmakers’ concerns over what would be included in gun safety reform legislation afte...
12:16 2019-08-11

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For ne...
20:32 2019-07-01

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings i...
20:48 2019-08-13

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they want...
18:32 2019-07-10

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce th...
04:32 2019-07-17

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by ...
13:32 2019-05-21

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine wheth...
23:32 2019-07-20

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again A teenage poster boy for bail reform who once spent more than a year on Rikers Island just landed back in a familiar place — the jail. Over the...
19:32 2019-06-09

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is s...
08:48 2019-07-12

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics...
06:00 2019-06-10

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outli...
15:32 2019-07-03

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the...
11:16 2019-06-17

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reu...
12:00 2019-08-23

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors...
08:00 2019-08-21

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, ...
04:32 2019-06-28

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to bec...
04:48 2019-07-04

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regula...
17:00 2019-05-23

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however,...
12:32 2019-07-04

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal...
01:48 2019-09-04

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris...
18:16 2019-07-02

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party t...
18:32 2019-05-25

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas...
22:48 2019-05-25

China’s Xi pushes economic reform at North Korea summit Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered encouragement for North Korea’s focus on economic development, turning to a topic Beijing has long pressed w...
08:16 2019-06-21

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted represent...
15:32 2019-06-09

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Wash...
23:48 2019-08-21

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap...
21:16 2019-08-18

"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...
03:48 2019-06-28

Immigration reform is Congress’ moral responsibility: Nancy Pelosi  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress’ official work but also as its moral responsibility a...
18:32 2019-08-11

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pendi...
03:16 2019-06-11

Brazil pension reform debate expected to widen in Senate Brazil's Senate is expected to consider extending pension reform to states and municipal governments as it moves to vote on a bill overhauling the so...
21:00 2019-08-08

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federa...
10:32 2019-05-23

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Book...
20:16 2019-07-24

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its p...
17:48 2019-09-12

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian...
19:48 2019-06-14

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many...
05:32 2019-09-13

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes int...
21:48 2019-06-02

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest amo...
03:32 2019-07-12

Schumer, Gillibrand promise ‘full court press’ on gun reform ​​Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said they will ​put on a “full court press” ​to force the GO...
21:32 2019-09-15

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and enc...
13:16 2019-07-13

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump ...
15:32 2019-07-19

Veteran Virginia prosecutors face challengers bent on reform FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A national movement seeking to elect reform-minded prosecutors has created a couple of sharply contested primary races in norther...
12:16 2019-06-04

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint wit...
23:16 2019-07-10

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September...
17:48 2019-07-17

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. L...
09:32 2019-06-18

Ukraine parliament takes aim at president's election reform plan Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap n...
14:16 2019-05-22

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it diffic...
17:16 2019-07-23

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nea...
11:16 2019-06-07

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thu...
03:00 2019-08-01

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Doug...
23:48 2019-07-31

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the po...
16:48 2019-06-03

Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government pen...
07:32 2019-06-14

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cart...
00:32 2019-05-23

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, followin...
19:32 2019-05-23

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pi...
20:01 2019-05-22

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to t...
06:32 2019-06-14

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault wea...
03:16 2019-09-11

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters...
07:32 2019-08-23

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and esta...
12:48 2019-05-21

EU studies reform of 'outdated' energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures highe...
14:16 2019-09-09

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to dete...
23:01 2019-06-21

‘Trust Me’: Kamala Harris Makes Big Play on Criminal Justice Reform In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should rely on her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. Bu...
16:16 2019-09-09

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the ...
02:32 2019-06-04

Brazil pension reform vote could begin Tuesday, end Wednesday: lawmaker Brazil's lower house could start voting on a sweeping pension reform bill on Tuesday, with the vote possibly wrapped up by late-Wednesday, the lower ...
12:48 2019-08-05

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until Sept...
21:16 2019-07-17

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporat...
22:16 2019-08-01

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch —...
21:48 2019-07-08

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling c...
23:32 2019-07-09

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectat...
15:16 2019-07-10

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mand...
14:16 2019-07-23

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed...
18:16 2019-07-22

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked ...
10:48 2019-08-05

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “...
22:32 2019-06-03

NYPD Deputy Commissioner slams bail reform, says 99% won’t see jail cell Almost everyone arrested in the Big Apple — aside from those facing murder or attempted murder charges — will not see a jail cell until convicted und...
14:48 2019-08-11

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speec...
15:48 2019-07-02

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million peo...
21:32 2019-06-27

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four...
13:32 2019-06-28

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, w...
03:16 2019-05-27

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United S...
03:16 2019-08-06

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early to Advance Gun Reform Bills In the wake of multiple mass shootings in recent weeks that have claimed dozens of lives in several states, some lawmakers are willing to cut short t...
18:48 2019-08-18

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison p...
18:48 2019-08-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass ref...
12:32 2019-05-27

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilatera...
18:32 2019-08-19

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of...
20:48 2019-07-21

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell s...
13:48 2019-07-21

Huawei founder details 'battle mode' reform plan to beat U.S. crisis China's Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as ...
08:48 2019-08-20

Nadler says Trump's call for immigration reform after shootings reminds him of Nazi Germany Jerry Nadler said that Trump's call for immigration reform in the wake of two weekend mass shootings that left 29 dead reminded the judiciary co...
10:16 2019-08-05

Huawei Founder Details 'Battle Mode' Reform Plan to Beat US Crisis Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grap...
09:16 2019-08-20

It’s Honestly Great That Dems Are Appealing to Trump’s Love of Photo Ops to Pass Gun Reform It’s great that what seems like a winning strategy for gun reform in this country is appealing to our braindead president’s love of photo ops. On Sun...
07:32 2019-09-16

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessi...
19:48 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a govern...
08:48 2019-06-14

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise ...
03:32 2019-07-22

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effor...
11:16 2019-09-03

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the me...
15:00 2019-08-06

Trump condemned for proposing 'immigration reform' in wake of mass shootings – live Top Democrat: Trump’s response ‘reminds me of 1930s Germany’Trump: media has ‘contributed greatly to anger and rage’ Sign up for the US briefing and ...
09:32 2019-08-05

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people ...
18:00 2019-08-23

2020 election creates 'perfect storm' for drug price reform by year-end "While GOP leaders do not see drug pricing reform as a top priority, both Pelosi and Trump are very committed to having policy change," RBC's Br...
18:48 2019-08-05

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 billion reais turnaround: Economy Minister The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions t...
14:48 2019-06-17

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as the...
12:48 2019-07-31

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved it...
22:16 2019-07-04

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos N...
22:16 2019-07-04

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th ...
00:16 2019-06-03

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over ame...
07:32 2019-07-13

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by stor...
07:32 2019-06-14

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's s...
21:48 2019-05-24

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statemen...
11:48 2019-05-22

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists...
02:48 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial s...
23:48 2019-06-12

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help tho...
22:00 2019-06-13

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again...
18:00 2019-06-11

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to c...
19:16 2019-06-07

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resort...
11:32 2019-05-21

Budweiser APAC's IPO failure hurt retail investors, say newspaper adverts urging reform The dramatic failure of brewer Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion Hong Kong listing left "mom and pop" investors badly out of pocket, a local broker has s...
04:32 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over ame...
04:00 2019-07-13

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a con...
01:32 2019-06-10

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of...
23:48 2019-07-21

Biofuel reform plan criticized by U.S. agricultural groups ahead of Trump meeting: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources fa...
14:48 2019-09-06

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business po...
17:32 2019-07-22

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each can...
06:48 2019-08-01

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension syste...
09:16 2019-07-12

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass...
21:00 2019-07-08

Trump slams ‘boring’ John Legend, ‘filthy mouthed’ Chrissy Teigen for not crediting his criminal justice reform President Trump lashed out over an MSNBC town hall event on criminal justice reform that didn't discuss the White House's efforts that passed earlier...
15:48 2019-09-09

China's premier tells foreign CEOs China will commit to reform, opening up China will maintain its long-standing commitment to reform and opening up, Premier Li Keqiang told a group of visiting foreign chief executives on Th...
00:16 2019-06-20

The Cannabis Debate: What's the way forward on cannabis reform? Our experts give their verdict What do health experts, criminal justice practitioners and political thinkers say is the best way forward on cannabis? Do any of the legalisation mod...
08:16 2019-07-12

Ben & Jerry’s Takes on Criminal Justice Reform with New Flavor, Justice Remix’d In a world in which the trappings of allyship have devolved into Instagram likes or tawdry photo ops, premium ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s has...
18:16 2019-09-03

Donald Trump uses gun massacres in Texas and Ohio to call for 'immigration reform' Donald Trump has claimed the two gun massacres in Texas and Ohio which left 27 dead highlight the need for his "immigration reforms" to be pushed thr...
04:32 2019-08-06

A small error in the tax reform law is crushing small retailers Thousands of small, family-run retailers like ours face enough of a challenge with Washington’s self-inflicted trade war, which is is raising costs a...
14:32 2019-07-03

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Repr...
20:01 2019-05-22

Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influe...
22:00 2019-07-10

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German hea...
22:32 2019-06-11

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she ...
15:32 2019-07-16

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some a...
22:16 2019-07-19

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube...
19:32 2019-05-24

Hezbollah: What good would a German ban do? US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has made waves after calling for Berlin to issue a domestic ban on the Lebanese political and paramilitary o...
11:48 2019-09-08

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try o...
19:48 2019-06-27

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negli...
15:16 2019-06-07

German journalists demand more protection from far-right The German government is not offering enough protection to journalists who appear on far-right "death lists," according to an open letter signed by m...
22:32 2019-08-28

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helpe...
15:32 2019-05-23

Why a German GP exclusion could have been better for Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo's decision to appeal the penalty that cost both its Formula 1 drivers points in the German Grand Prix means the matter is now set for a le...
13:32 2019-08-04

KfW: The quiet giant of German finance With a balance sheet of €486 billion, KfW is Germany’s third-largest bank and a key player in German finance. Does it provide a protective cloak to t...
23:00 2019-09-16

Lioness at German zoo eats her cubs Leipzig Zoo is in shock after a lioness ate two newborn cubs. Officials said the inexperienced mother was well fed, but added the cubs might have had...
10:48 2019-08-06

| Vettel believes F1 wil miss German GP Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel reckons it's only a matter of time before F1 chiefs realise it was a mistake to drop the German GP from the 2020 calendar....
15:32 2019-09-16

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access ...
13:16 2019-06-14

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter exper...
13:16 2019-05-22

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine ...
04:16 2019-06-04

German NGO calls on Malta to take in migrants A German non-governmental organization filed on Friday a court request in Malta calling on the government there to accept 13 Tunisian migrants who it...
12:16 2019-09-06

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as t...
20:32 2019-08-11

The FBI could fight the far-right if they wanted to – but they don't | Mike German There are currently 52 federal terrorism laws available to address entirely domestic acts of political violence Federal law enforcement officials hav...
15:32 2019-08-16

The myth of the wild German forest As Amazon rainforest is decimated by widespread fires and logging, we can look to a long German tradition of burning and clearing woodlands — and sol...
15:00 2019-08-30

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not abou...
11:16 2019-06-17

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But D...
19:48 2019-06-27

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up ...
22:32 2019-05-21

German law would allow police to use DNA to identify suspects Police in Germany may soon be able to use DNA to build a more detailed picture of wanted fugitives. Under a new proposed law, authorities could be al...
00:16 2019-08-02

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls...
01:16 2019-06-18

German Air Force short on pilots, not planes Germany's military has long struggled with a shortage of functioning equipment. At the Laage Air Base near Rostock, however, it's not the planes that...
05:16 2019-09-04

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy f...
19:32 2019-05-22

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the p...
09:32 2019-08-16

German software firm TeamViewer's IPO already oversubscribed The initial public offering for German software company TeamViewer was immediately oversubscribed when its shares went on offer on Thursday, putting ...
07:32 2019-09-12

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of th...
03:32 2019-07-22

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million a...
19:48 2019-06-27

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior ...
12:16 2019-06-09

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on Germ...
19:48 2019-06-27

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was c...
09:32 2019-06-06

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed divi...
07:48 2019-06-28

German soldiers to get free train travel German media has reported that the Bundeswehr will pay the national rail service Deutsche Bahn millions for the program. Both the army and the trains...
22:00 2019-08-16

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business ...
19:16 2019-07-24

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But ...
03:00 2019-08-20

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. ...
09:16 2019-07-01

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious ...
07:48 2019-05-31

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran ...
07:16 2019-06-08

Anger over ‘personality cult’ around German far-right leader The far-right Alternative for Germany is facing a rift after more than 100 elected party officials criticized the “personality cult” surrounding one ...
10:32 2019-07-10

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase were among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooter...
22:32 2019-07-09

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urge...
16:16 2019-08-23

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked d...
05:48 2019-07-04

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's...
09:16 2019-07-04

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be targeted for violence. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A ne...
07:00 2019-08-29

Opinion: German bureaucracy discriminates against women "Men first" is the premise in German officialdom, which treats heterosexual women as appendages to their husbands. Germany has a long way to go to ma...
10:32 2019-08-28

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly bu...
01:16 2019-07-06

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people....
13:48 2019-06-07

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the cen...
11:32 2019-07-22

Swimmer says he drowned German Shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police sa...
11:48 2019-06-07

German nurse under investigation for killing patients German prosecutors are investigating a male nurse on five counts of murder. Some of the details closely resemble the case of one of Germany's worst s...
15:00 2019-08-30

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’...
20:32 2019-08-22

German abbreviations: A love-hate relationship Germans might be the world champions of abbreviations. But as popular as they are, some people are against them: Rap band Fanta 4 complained about th...
08:32 2019-08-07

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable ...
07:48 2019-05-31

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, s...
22:00 2019-07-10

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener ha...
05:16 2019-07-02

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the soc...
08:48 2019-07-02

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigatio...
01:32 2019-08-05

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fi...
01:16 2019-08-07

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting...
12:16 2019-07-10

German police say 71 officers injured during deportations Germany's federal police force has said 71 of its officers were injured last year while carrying out deportations, according to a media report. The i...
01:32 2019-08-05

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each...
08:00 2019-06-03

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation a...
18:16 2019-07-10

German art activists to defy tank ban in Dresden A German art activists' collective is planning to put a tank in front of the Saxony state parliament in Dresden in protest against the AfD. But the c...
15:48 2019-09-01

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies nee...
12:48 2019-07-07

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violen...
14:48 2019-07-31

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, En...
19:00 2019-08-11

German brothers, ages 4 and 6, run away from home, cause $17,000 in damage Two Bavarian brothers left a path of destruction in their village, including torching a neighbor's garage, after running away from home, German polic...
16:00 2019-08-13

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merk...
09:32 2019-06-17

Rammstein: Sons of East German punk Till Lindemann and his five colleagues weren't inactive before founding their band Rammstein. They all grew up in the GDR's punk and underground scen...
15:16 2019-07-31

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency...
15:48 2019-07-15

Berlin Zoo: First German-born pandas 'thriving' The panda twins born two weeks ago are showing first signs of how they'll look once they mature. Berlin Zoo has played down a newspaper poll suggesti...
09:48 2019-09-14

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in co...
19:00 2019-06-16

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking t...
09:48 2019-06-13

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreadi...
18:48 2019-05-29

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany    &#...
12:16 2019-07-31

German Cup: Bundesliga teams that could get upset in first round Rarely do all Bundesliga clubs survive the first round of the German Cup, even if they're all playing sides from lower leagues. Here are some top fli...
21:00 2019-08-08

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on....
14:16 2019-06-04

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the...
23:48 2019-06-19

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of...
16:48 2019-06-05

German kids surpass 'sugar overshoot day' Although it's only August, children in Germany have already consumed their recommended amount of sugar for the year, a consumer organization says. Th...
22:48 2019-08-12

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scou...
15:00 2019-08-01

Why unlikely ace Domingo German might be in the Yankees' bullpen this October Only Justin Verlander has more wins than the surprising 27-year-old righty. But the biggest victories of the season are yet to come -- and German's r...
11:00 2019-09-12

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight co...
15:32 2019-05-21

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's thi...
10:48 2019-08-13

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into rac...
17:16 2019-09-11

German government seeks to cut funding for far-right party The German government and parliament have petitioned the country’s highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tri...
11:16 2019-07-19

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Minist...
02:48 2019-08-12

China summons German ambassador to Beijing The Chinese government took action in protest at German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meeting with pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. Beijing says it ...
15:16 2019-09-11

German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field ...
14:00 2019-09-13

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the...
06:16 2019-06-20

Reus, Alcácer send Dortmund through 2-0 in German Cup Borussia Dortmund overcame a stubborn challenge from third-division Uerdingen and a reunion with World Cup winner Kevin Großkreuz to win 2-0 in...
20:48 2019-08-09

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
02:00 2019-08-15

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he arg...
00:00 2019-08-15

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imp...
12:32 2019-08-02

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldie...
00:48 2019-07-18

Genocide: Namibia still waiting for a German apology Political relations have been tense lately, as several German politicians acknowledge responsibility for the genocide on visits to the country's form...
11:16 2019-09-16

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hu...
06:32 2019-07-11

German politicians flew more in 2018 than 2017 Members of the German parliament increased their air miles last year compared with the year before, a media report says. Members of the climate-consc...
07:16 2019-08-10

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his gir...
01:32 2019-06-11

Domingo German looking like he’ll be a factor as Yankees cruise There could come a time when you will see Domingo German remain in the starting rotation … or be put to use as a multi-inning reliever … or work the ...
08:48 2019-07-13

German soldier barred from leaving Turkey The 21-year-old from the western state of Hesse has not been told why he cannot leave Turkey. The incident comes a month after Turkey detained a Germ...
15:16 2019-08-09

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the Germa...
07:32 2019-06-22

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country...
11:48 2019-09-08

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead ...
21:32 2019-07-18

German police under fire after losing submachine gun Police in northern Germany realized a MP5 submachine gun went missing in March, but waited months to report the case. The gun and ammunition have yet...
15:16 2019-08-09

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well t...
13:16 2019-06-14

Widow of German IS rapper is arrested in Hamburg The German-Tunisian woman has been arrested just months after a cellphone provided fresh evidence about her time in Syria. She had married two IS fig...
14:16 2019-09-09

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenb...
23:32 2019-07-07

| Court backs tax evasion case against German FA ex-bosse Four former top football officials face trial in Germany after a Frankfurt court ruled they must answer tax evasion charges linked to the 2006 World ...
19:32 2019-08-26

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts - German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official said late on Tuesday, fol...
11:48 2019-07-10

Malta OKs transfer of 65 migrants from German ship to port Malta’s government has agreed to help 65 rescued migrants by transferring them from a German-operated rescue boat to a Maltese military vessel that w...
13:00 2019-07-07

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulato...
07:48 2019-07-17

8-year-old German boy crashes during second high-speed joyride He apparently didn’t learn his lesson. An 8-year-old speed demon who took his mom’s Volkswagen Golf for a joyride last week did it again two days lat...
13:32 2019-08-26

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his jo...
19:32 2019-05-24

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 ...
19:48 2019-05-27

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
11:48 2019-06-04

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the le...
19:16 2019-05-25

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski...
01:48 2019-05-26

Deliveroo loses appetite for German takeaway market Deliveroo has announced that it is pulling out of Germany - the first time the fast-expanding firm has withdrawn from a market since it was launched ...
14:32 2019-08-12

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election pre...
06:32 2019-06-07

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make ...
11:00 2019-06-07

German sprint specialist Kittel announces retirement German sprint specialist Marcel Kittel on Friday announced his retirement from the sport, saying he lacked the commitment and drive that was necessar...
19:16 2019-08-23

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malt...
13:48 2019-07-07

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there ...
09:16 2019-07-09

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the gove...
12:16 2019-06-04

German police detain teen following rape in Ruhrgebiet A 14-year-old is in custody in Germany's Ruhr region on suspicion of rape, prosecutors say. The teen had previously twice been reported for sexual ha...
21:16 2019-07-08

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, an...
08:00 2019-06-02

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tip-offs were received by police. Two men have been taken in for questioning...
03:16 2019-07-18

German government moves to end 'solidarity tax' for eastern Germany Germany is planning to drastically reduce its historical "solidarity" tax with its eastern states. The move will mean a significant income tax cut fo...
00:48 2019-08-11

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in ...
06:32 2019-06-07

8-year-old German boy takes mom's car on high-speed joyride — again An 8-year-old boy has taken his mother's car on a joyride for the second time in a week. Police said the grade-schooler didn't appear to care about t...
16:16 2019-08-23

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to imp...
19:48 2019-05-27

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients; gets life A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients he intentionally put into car...
05:32 2019-06-06

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall...
22:32 2019-07-12

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. ...
10:00 2019-05-27

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it...
05:32 2019-05-27

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic The leaders of Hungary and Germany sought to strike conciliatory tones Monday, largely setting aside the frostier tones that have dominated their rec...
09:00 2019-08-19

German Greens attempt to win over voters in lagging East Green party co-leader Robert Habeck is touring eastern Germany ahead of crucial state elections. The region is rough terrain for the liberal Greens, ...
03:00 2019-08-20

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more...
01:48 2019-07-14

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerWhen Niels Högel, a male nurse, worked shifts...
11:48 2019-06-06