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Tom Cotton urges Huawei boycott after Mnuchin report

Sen. Tom Cotton urged U.S. companies to shun Huawei, the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives, after a report that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was encouraging the opposite.The Arkansas Republican launched his rebuttal to Mnuchin...

Tom Cotton urges Huawei boycott after Mnuchin report

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Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the...
10:16 2019-06-09

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14:48 2019-06-10

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21:48 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the...
09:48 2019-06-09

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11:00 2019-06-09

Mnuchin says Huawei issue concerns national security, is separate from trade- CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. government's steps against Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are a n...
09:48 2019-06-09

U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions The U.S. Treasury on Thursday denied a published report that Secretary Stephen Mnuchin had urged any company to apply for exemptions to the U.S. Comm...
13:32 2019-07-11

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trad...
00:00 2019-06-10

Trump Urges UK to Be 'Very Careful' Over Huawei and 5G Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of...
02:32 2019-06-03

US official urges MPs to reconsider Huawei role A senior US cybersecurity official used a speech in parliament to urge the UK to ban Huawei from the rollout of 5G mobile networks.Huawei has long be...
11:16 2019-06-21

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22:32 2019-06-01

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment,...
21:32 2019-05-22

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, day...
15:48 2019-06-27

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22:32 2019-06-03

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01:32 2019-06-04

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11:32 2019-07-08

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wid...
04:32 2019-05-23

Turkey urges adherence to U.N. report's recommendations on Khashoggi murder Turkey's foreign ministry on Wednesday called on all U.N. member states and international institutions to insist on carrying out the recommendations ...
19:32 2019-06-19

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21:16 2019-06-04

Tanzanian president reportedly urges women to 'set your ovaries free' to help country's economy: report The president of Tanzania had a strange request for the women of his country Tuesday when he reportedly urged them to “set your ovaries free” in orde...
15:16 2019-07-10

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom...
11:32 2019-05-21

TSMC to Continue Making Chips for Huawei: Report TSMC has said it would continue delivering critical semiconductors to Huawei Technologies even as chip designer ARM has cut ties with the tech giant....
22:16 2019-05-24

Report: All Four Major Mobile Networks in the UK Are Using Huawei 5G Gear UK telecoms aren’t taking warnings from U.S. intelligence agencies that telecommunications gear produced by Chinese tech giant Huawei could pose a se...
05:32 2019-07-07

Huawei holds on to No. 2 smartphone spot in first quarter: report Chinese telecom company Huawei held on to its spot as the world's second biggest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, before being blacklisted by ...
11:48 2019-05-28

Huawei denies report that orders to key suppliers cut after U.S. blacklisting Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers of components for its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. b...
05:32 2019-06-06

India To Consider Security, Economy Before Deciding On Huawei: Report The government will take a call on whether to allow participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the 5G trials based on the country's economic an...
18:32 2019-07-04

China Warns Tech Giants After US Huawei Ban: Report The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US medi...
06:00 2019-06-10

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20:48 2019-05-28

FedEx apologises for not delivering Huawei phone to U.S., cites operational error-report FedEx Corp said an "operational error" caused a Huawei Technologies Co Ltd phone to not be delivered to the United States and the package delivery co...
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Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing w...
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Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its...
12:48 2019-07-11

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05:32 2019-05-22

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00:16 2019-05-22

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09:48 2019-06-18

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08:16 2019-06-17

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04:48 2019-06-04

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20:32 2019-06-23

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12:32 2019-07-18

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15:32 2019-06-03

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18:16 2019-06-27

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14:16 2019-05-21

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04:16 2019-06-04

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08:32 2019-06-21

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12:00 2019-05-22

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19:48 2019-06-05

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07:48 2019-06-08

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20:48 2019-06-05

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01:32 2019-05-27

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17:32 2019-07-18

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00:00 2019-07-22

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16:32 2019-06-16

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15:01 2019-05-22

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01:48 2019-06-08

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07:16 2019-05-31

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01:16 2019-05-30

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01:48 2019-07-15

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22:48 2019-07-17

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10:16 2019-06-13

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00:32 2019-05-23

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08:00 2019-06-03

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16:16 2019-05-25

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22:00 2019-07-20

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14:48 2019-06-21

Qatar prime minister to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boy...
14:16 2019-05-29

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
02:48 2019-07-05

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07:48 2019-06-05

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15:16 2019-07-01

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06:16 2019-06-22

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08:48 2019-06-07

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14:16 2019-05-22

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12:48 2019-06-27

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20:00 2019-06-14

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12:16 2019-06-14

Steve Mnuchin: U.S. to pick up trade talks with China The United States and China will hold trade talks by phone Thursday, and in-person negotiations could also resume in the near future, U.S. Treasury S...
19:32 2019-07-18

Mnuchin says had 'candid' talks on trade with PBOC head U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Sunday he had a "constructive meeting" with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, includ...
07:00 2019-06-09

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi...
07:00 2019-06-10

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19:32 2019-07-15

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19:32 2019-07-15

Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G-20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang at a gathering of G-20 finance leaders ...
03:16 2019-06-05

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerog...
12:16 2019-06-02

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities ...
12:48 2019-06-27

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12:32 2019-06-05

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott legislature's 400th anniversary celebration if Trump attends Virginia Democratic lawmakers said Friday they will boycott an upcoming ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America...
20:32 2019-07-20

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many ...
06:16 2019-06-29

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind ...
12:32 2019-07-19

On Twitter, calls for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection bid.  ...
17:48 2019-07-08

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products ...
05:48 2019-07-19

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go...
04:48 2019-06-13

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12:32 2019-06-10

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16:32 2019-07-12

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, an...
13:32 2019-05-22

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowi...
01:01 2019-07-16

Mnuchin says main progress on U.S.-China trade to be at Trump-Xi summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would discuss trade issues with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, but said the main...
01:16 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang this weekend at a gathering of G20 finance l...
21:16 2019-06-04

Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday talks on trade war with China are unlikely to resolve anything before the G-20 summit later this...
11:48 2019-06-08

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immig...
11:48 2019-06-08

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10:32 2019-06-08

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels ...
14:00 2019-07-18

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chan...
13:32 2019-06-27

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislat...
21:48 2019-06-14

Pelosi sees 'clear understanding' with Mnuchin on budget deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested tonight that she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be within striking distance of a two-year agreement t...
02:01 2019-07-17

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee ...
19:16 2019-06-14

Mnuchin threatens China with tariffs if they bail on trade deal Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly urged China to come back to trade talks, threatening more tariffs if Beijing doesn’t live up to its comm...
17:00 2019-06-08

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," ...
10:32 2019-05-22

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them...
21:32 2019-05-22

On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection...
20:32 2019-07-08

Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik  Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik The Ford v. Ferrari Trailer Makes Me Wish the Dam...
12:16 2019-06-03

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that...
22:00 2019-07-18

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s ...
14:48 2019-07-18

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the co...
20:16 2019-06-14

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aire...
08:16 2019-06-08

Ocasio-Cortez, Warren grill Mnuchin for role in Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined forces with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to ​challenge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in the bankruptcy...
13:16 2019-05-23

Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unl...
00:32 2019-07-15

U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday as the world's two largest economies seek to end a year-long trade war, with U.S. Treasury ...
23:32 2019-07-18

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says President Trump said in 2016 that the Obama-era decision to put Tubman on the bill was “pure political correctness.’’ Now it won’t be in circulation ...
07:32 2019-05-23

Seems Like the Harriet Tubman Bill Was Pretty Far Along Before Steven Mnuchin Pulled the Plug Last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress that the much-anticipated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman would be delayed by six ...
12:32 2019-06-14

Warren, Ocasio-Cortez demand answers on Sears bankruptcy from Mnuchin The congresswomen say they are "deeply concerned by the financial engineering" that occurred while the treasury chief served on the retailer’s board....
02:16 2019-05-24

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO...
19:32 2019-05-23

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's r...
13:48 2019-07-09

We still don't know if future Huawei phones will run Android, and neither does Huawei After preparing for the worst possible outcome of the US-China trade war by accelerating the development of the company's in-house Android replacemen...
10:32 2019-07-02

Huawei P30 Pro Android Q update 'confirmed' by Huawei - but is it really? Huawei has told TechRadar that it is planning future software upgrades for 16 of its current devices - which would include the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro...
10:32 2019-06-20

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advi...
21:48 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aire...
15:32 2019-06-08

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current ...
17:32 2019-06-19

Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of ...
09:48 2019-07-18

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will n...
14:32 2019-06-20

Mnuchin expected to ignore subpoena deadline for Trump's tax returns, setting up court fight House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., made a formal request for six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns ...
10:16 2019-05-21

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ re...
13:48 2019-05-22

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuch...
00:48 2019-06-08

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.  ...
18:32 2019-06-07

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing...
17:48 2019-07-01

GM urges patience as Silverado falls to No. 3 Executives insist the shake-up in a closely watched battle with major image and profit implications isn't a sign of trouble and say the pickups' laun...
01:48 2019-06-17

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on ...
01:32 2019-06-28

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul...
15:16 2019-06-09

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highland...
06:00 2019-05-24

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a ra...
02:01 2019-05-23

Edu Urges Arsenal To Rediscover Winning Mentality Last year, the Gunners misfired badly, missing out on Champions League qualification after finishing fifth and suffering a Europa League final thrash...
18:48 2019-07-20

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitami...
16:00 2019-05-26

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have mo...
08:48 2019-07-16

| Edu urges Arsenal to rediscover winning mentality Arsenal's new technical director Edu has challenged the Gunners to find a winning mentality as they bid to erase memories of last season's disappoint...
13:16 2019-07-20

"Don't Even Think About Retirement," Lata Mangeshkar Urges MS Dhoni Amid intense speculation that MS Dhoni may retire from international cricket after India's exit from World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the sem...
17:48 2019-07-11

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves towar...
15:00 2019-06-14

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylva...
07:48 2019-06-01

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic do...
07:32 2019-06-30

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-m...
16:32 2019-06-27

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The...
03:32 2019-06-02

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before fi...
08:00 2019-06-10

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views al...
09:48 2019-06-22

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 1...
02:48 2019-06-13

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Cou...
20:16 2019-07-16

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in Chi...
11:32 2019-07-02

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times loca...
09:32 2019-06-18

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manag...
12:16 2019-07-13

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired mi...
06:48 2019-06-01

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data ...
16:48 2019-06-16

| 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

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge wa...
18:32 2019-06-09

French minister Le Drian urges Saudi and UAE to end war in Yemen French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that ...
04:16 2019-05-28

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish...
15:16 2019-05-27

Bieber thanks Trump over A$AP Rocky but urges: 'Let those kids out of cages' Canadian star compares rapper’s plight to migrant detentionTrump offers to ‘personally vouch’ for A$AP Rocky’s bailJustin Bieber made a dramatic inte...
11:48 2019-07-20

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the firs...
13:32 2019-05-31

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "ut...
04:16 2019-07-21

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency...
02:32 2019-07-18

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions bet...
13:16 2019-06-20

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over...
01:32 2019-06-01

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing t...
09:48 2019-06-10

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine's newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corru...
07:48 2019-05-30

Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the European Union on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tari...
11:32 2019-07-02

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers ...
16:16 2019-06-10

Starboard urges AECOM to explore strategic options Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that...
09:16 2019-06-20

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday ur...
18:48 2019-07-09

NY Senator urges Assemblywomen to fight against subway perverts A state senator from Brooklyn and Staten Island who has long fought against recidivist subway gropers on Saturday urged her female counterparts in th...
06:32 2019-06-30

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressu...
01:16 2019-05-24

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last ...
09:48 2019-06-05

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the ...
00:16 2019-06-03

FA urges travelling England fans to cut out antisocial behaviour • Supporters reminded to behave before Nations League finals• Around 18,000 could travel to Portugal for next week’s gamesAs England prepare to head ...
18:32 2019-05-29

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passeng...
23:48 2019-06-01

The Latest: Abe cites risks to growth, urges cooperation OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has...
00:32 2019-06-28

UN chief urges G20 to make equitable financial reforms OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The U.N. chief is urging G-20 leaders to take action on equitable and stable reforms to strengthen the global financial safety ne...
23:32 2019-06-27

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax globa...
16:00 2019-07-04

FBI urges Jeffrey Epstein victims to call hotline Do you recognize this pedophile? After arresting Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges, the feds on Monday urged other alleged victims to get in...
17:16 2019-07-08

The Latest: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union’s top diplomat is ...
09:16 2019-05-29

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital curren...
22:32 2019-07-17

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the n...
09:16 2019-07-04

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip t...
00:48 2019-05-26

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants BERLIN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterr...
11:01 2019-06-19

Billionaire urges investigation into 'seemingly treasonous' Google Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese mi...
12:16 2019-07-15

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was re...
20:48 2019-05-29

Trump wades into Brexit talks, urges UK to ‘walk away’ President Trump urged Britain’s next prime minister to “walk away” from trying to reach a deal to leave the European Union if Bruss...
14:48 2019-06-02

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face...
22:48 2019-05-28

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
12:48 2019-06-01

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tack...
20:16 2019-06-29

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up th...
20:16 2019-06-03

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylva...
17:16 2019-06-01

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democ...
23:48 2019-07-02

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in th...
13:48 2019-06-27

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by ...
06:16 2019-07-08

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tanke...
05:16 2019-06-15

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate...
08:32 2019-05-28

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States,...
13:16 2019-05-31

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the easter...
12:48 2019-07-14

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is...
18:32 2019-05-23

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to help former Nissan boss The wife of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged President Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister later this month af...
13:16 2019-06-17

EU's Federica Mogherini urges action on terror threat in Sahel In an interview with DW, the EU's foreign policy chief warned that without enough support, terrorism could take hold in the Sahel region. "It's not o...
09:16 2019-07-12

No 10 urges Iran to let Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s family visit Labour MP raises fears British-Iranian woman being tortured into signing forced confessionDowning Street has urged Iran to allow the family of a deta...
09:48 2019-07-17

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Bl...
16:32 2019-07-17

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that M...
19:48 2019-05-29

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U....
15:16 2019-06-17

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most m...
18:48 2019-06-08

‘We all are history’: Viola Davis urges graduates to own successes and failures The actor, who was the keynote speaker at Barnard College’s commencement ceremony, also spoke of her personal historyThe actor Viola Davis urged Barn...
08:48 2019-05-21

Pelosi urges Dems to help counter Trump’s planned ICE raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spr...
19:48 2019-07-11

Philip Morris urges Thailand to drop prosecution after WTO's second ruling Philip Morris urged Thailand to drop criminal charges against its Thai subsidiary on Saturday, after a second World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling t...
11:48 2019-07-13

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received...
00:00 2019-07-03

CtW urges Mylan shareholders to vote against board nominees for panel Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group on Friday urged Mylan NV shareholders to vote against the company's nominees for the board's nominati...
14:16 2019-06-07

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead...
07:16 2019-05-30

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib pro...
15:00 2019-06-18

U.N. urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three years of p...
07:32 2019-07-12

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem t...
07:16 2019-06-08

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy ...
14:48 2019-06-18

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying ...
16:32 2019-07-03

U.N. chief urges maximum restraint after Iran shoots down U.S. drone U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned by the Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint, ...
13:16 2019-06-20

Harsh Vardhan Urges Four States To Join Ayushman Bharat Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Odisha, Telangana and West Bengal, urging them to join the Centre's ...
13:49 2019-06-05

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives a...
18:32 2019-05-23

AWS intros new EventBridge, CDK services as CTO Vogels urges customers to 'encrypt everything' At the AWS Summit Thursday, Vogels talked new developer tools, customer case studies and the importance of security across enterprise IT infrastructu...
11:48 2019-07-11

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new repo...
19:48 2019-06-05

Saudi cabinet urges world powers to safeguard navigation Saudi Arabia's cabinet urged the international community on Tuesday to take firm measures to ensure the safety of navigation in waterways across the ...
08:48 2019-06-18

BP urges EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump ...
20:00 2019-06-19

US general urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Paul Selva calls for international consensus as deterrent to further attacks while Pompeo stresses Trump does not want war with IranA top US general ...
15:32 2019-06-18

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reas...
09:48 2019-06-13

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and insta...
10:48 2019-05-21

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of est...
06:01 2019-05-22

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics co...
10:48 2019-05-21

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other...
13:48 2019-07-07

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. su...
11:48 2019-05-24

Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehra...
10:48 2019-07-07

Chinese state media urges retribution after UBS economist's 'insult' Those who insult Chinese people should pay the price in order to deter would-be offenders from following suit, Chinese state media said in a sharply ...
11:48 2019-06-15

China urges U.S. to reject transit stop by Taiwan president China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the country en route to t...
04:16 2019-07-01

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the...
10:16 2019-05-21

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their te...
10:32 2019-06-28

Czech Republic urges EU to start talks with North Macedonia SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Czech prime minister is urging the European Union to start accession talks with North Macedonia, saying failure to...
10:16 2019-06-11

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food sho...
22:48 2019-06-03

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipm...
21:16 2019-06-12

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen’s key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as tr...
17:48 2019-06-12

SMMT urges next PM to seek automotive-focused Brexit deal UK manufacturing sector stands to lose £50,000 per minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit Car industry bosses have called on the UK’s next prime mi...
21:16 2019-06-27

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank...
06:32 2019-05-29

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars ...
23:16 2019-06-13

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of t...
15:48 2019-06-14

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return ...
18:16 2019-06-11

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges   When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the fiel...
12:32 2019-05-21

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
03:16 2019-05-22

Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Help In Rajasthan's Financial Management Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday sought the Centre's help for strengthening Rajasthan's financial management besides demanding the E...
16:16 2019-06-15

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects LONDON (AP) — British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until charged, saying his life wa...
08:48 2019-07-01

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to support her husband Carole Ghosn says she wants US president to talk to Japan’s Shinzo Abe about a fair trial for the former Nissan bossThe wife of former Nissan boss Ca...
04:16 2019-06-17

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing Independent U.N. probe cites “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in...
12:16 2019-06-19

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revok...
05:32 2019-06-28

RPT-Wife of former Nissan boss Ghosn urges Trump to help her husband The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. President Donald Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister at a ...
12:16 2019-06-17

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has...
09:32 2019-07-10

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset t...
11:48 2019-07-18

Pelosi urges Dems against impeachment as caucus grows restless Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but she f...
12:16 2019-05-22

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Tru...
09:48 2019-06-22

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day a...
02:32 2019-07-10

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorro...
16:48 2019-06-22

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens o...
10:16 2019-06-04

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Group D on FridayKim Little has said she felt Scotland showed s...
11:32 2019-06-10

President Trump urges PM Theresa May to 'stick around' for trade deal The US President is holding a breakfast meeting with senior leaders and Prime Minister Theresa May today - where a post-Brexit trade deal was on the ...
08:16 2019-06-04

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening ...
16:16 2019-06-04

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal K...
10:48 2019-07-10

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer s...
17:32 2019-06-05

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food High sugar content may be threat to first teeth and affect food preferences in adulthoodCommercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they...
13:16 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not ...
10:16 2019-06-02

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action ...
12:16 2019-05-29

Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 million Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caus...
19:32 2019-07-08

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for h...
21:00 2019-05-25

The Latest: King Salman urges world effort to thwart Iran JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Saudi Arabia’s Kin...
18:16 2019-05-30

WRAPUP 1-Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States,...
13:16 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construct...
19:01 2019-06-02

UPDATE 1-Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 mln Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caus...
21:00 2019-07-08

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a su...
06:48 2019-05-25

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in...
18:16 2019-05-29

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign gro...
09:48 2019-07-08

Scott urges Australian crowds to give U.S. cold shoulder at Presidents Cup Former world number one Adam Scott has tasted only heartbreak in eight Presidents Cups but believes a frosty crowd reception for the visiting United ...
07:16 2019-05-30

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launche...
13:48 2019-06-04

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
16:16 2019-06-04

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" wi...
01:32 2019-05-24

Hoyer urges subpoena for Mueller, as Dems ramp up calls for testimony House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that lawmakers should issue a subpoena for Robert Mueller if he declines to voluntarily testify on Cap...
15:48 2019-06-04

Strauss Urges England Star Stokes To Stay Grounded After World Cup Ben Stokes scored 84 not out against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday to force a Super Over in which he and Jos Buttler pushed England towards their f...
12:32 2019-07-16

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destru...
05:32 2019-07-11

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corpor...
14:32 2019-05-25

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, call...
03:16 2019-07-08

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military...
10:48 2019-06-05

Pentagon silent on Turkey as Congress urges retaliation for Russian missile buy STILL WAITING: The Pentagon on Friday appeared poised to bring the hammer down on Turkey after the NATO ally announced that — in clear defiance of U....
11:48 2019-07-15

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a t...
15:00 2019-05-27

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in ...
11:48 2019-07-15

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, includi...
13:00 2019-05-26

"Be Kind": Neesham Urges Indian Fans To Re-Sell Their WC Final Tickets James Neesham wants Indian cricket fans to re-sell their World Cup 2019 final tickets on the official platform, to give other fans a chance to watch ...
03:48 2019-07-13

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments abo...
18:32 2019-05-29

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minster Horst Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. Meanwhile, ...
15:32 2019-07-06

UPDATE 2-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that...
17:32 2019-06-20

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served ...
03:48 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that...
09:16 2019-06-20

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Cover Up’ But Urges Patience (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meeting with Democrats behind closed doors Wednesday, tamped down the push among some Democrats to l...
11:48 2019-05-22

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to ...
16:00 2019-06-18

Iran urges Europe to normalize economic ties with it or face consequences Iran said on Sunday Europe was in no position to criticize Tehran for its military capabilities and it called on European leaders to normalize trade ...
05:32 2019-06-09

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals fro...
07:32 2019-06-15

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, sug...
11:16 2019-06-13

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campa...
13:32 2019-06-13

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of it...
00:16 2019-06-19

U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks The Trump administration began slapping tariffs on imports of Chinese goods nearly a year ago, accusing Beijing of using predatory means to lend Chin...
08:48 2019-06-08

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark s...
19:48 2019-06-10

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly age...
17:00 2019-06-17

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Pa...
19:16 2019-06-17

Grocery store urges customers to rethink plastic with embarrassing bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate...
23:32 2019-06-11

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an...
02:48 2019-07-19

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of co...
09:48 2019-06-18

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

The Latest: Legal group urges Hong Kong to withdraw bill The Hong Kong Bar Association is urging the city’s leader to withdraw a controversial bill that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland Chi...
09:32 2019-06-12

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from ...
13:48 2019-06-11

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

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
08:48 2019-05-21

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a d...
16:16 2019-06-28

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by dev...
10:32 2019-05-21

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy as trade war bites Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, sug...
05:32 2019-06-13

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
16:32 2019-06-19

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government ba...
15:00 2019-05-27

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based c...
23:32 2019-06-06

Russia's Gazprom Neft urges OPEC to raise oil output quotas OPEC and non-OPEC producers should raise oil production starting from the second half of the year in order to keep the market balance and acceptable ...
06:48 2019-06-14

Italy coach urges government action to improve women's game Italy coach Milena Bertolini issued a plea for the country's political leaders to respond to the team's success at the women's World Cup by introduci...
16:48 2019-06-29

Indra Nooyi Urges Fans To Watch ICC Women's T20 World Cup Final The World Cup will be hosted by Australia and the semi-finals and final of the tournament will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground and Melbourne Crick...
05:00 2019-06-19

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leader...
12:32 2019-05-23

Donald Tusk urges EU lawmakers to vote for Germany's Ursula von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deep...
12:32 2019-07-04

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
10:48 2019-05-21

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly b...
13:48 2019-06-27

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest...
09:16 2019-05-21

Fortnite Season 10 Warning: Epic Games urges iOS mobile players not to do this Fornite Battle Royale developer Epic Games has a warning for players on Apple devices wanting to play the new Season of the game. Here's what you nee...
05:16 2019-07-21

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people a...
08:48 2019-06-22

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to ...
09:00 2019-06-17

Activist investor urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private - FT Activist investor ValueAct has urged Merlin Entertainments, the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye, Alton Towers, to go private, the Financial ...
02:32 2019-05-23

PETA urges Monmouth Park to cancel races amid heat wave Animal rights group PETA on Friday called on race officials in New Jersey to cancel its Monmouth Park’s card on Saturday, amid an anticipated h...
16:16 2019-07-19

France sends top diplomat to Iran as Europe urges uranium enrichment cutback France dispatched a top diplomat to Iran Tuesday while joining Germany and Britain in calling for the Tehran regime to scale back its recent uranium ...
19:32 2019-07-09

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
10:16 2019-06-12

Warriors coach Steve Kerr urges Congress members to call out Trump Steve Kerr urged members of Congress to call out President Donald Trump on Sunday night, hours after the president lashed out at four minority, fresh...
17:00 2019-07-15

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions i...
15:32 2019-06-22

UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African...
17:32 2019-06-01

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which ...
20:32 2019-06-01

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO dram...
23:32 2019-06-11

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election...
10:48 2019-05-21

U.N. official urges China not to deport North Korean escapees, who could face torture China should not repatriate the increasing number of North Korean escapees it has arrested in recent months, because severe punishment faces those se...
05:32 2019-06-21

Pelosi urges religious leaders to oppose Trump's expected immigration raids U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged religious leaders on Saturday to pressure President Donald Trump to stop immigration raids ...
15:32 2019-06-22

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act...
15:32 2019-06-13

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

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself fr...
12:48 2019-06-11

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for h...
11:32 2019-05-25

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama dur...
13:32 2019-05-25

European Union urges Iran to stop violating terms of nuclear deal The European Union on Tuesday called on Iran to ​roll back its decision to enrich uranium beyond the limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. “We continue to...
13:32 2019-07-09

Mexico president says to respond prudently to Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to slap tariffs on Mexican good...
09:16 2019-05-31

Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse precedents Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if adopted by enough ...
16:48 2019-06-17

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libr...
05:16 2019-07-11

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first tr...
21:16 2019-07-15

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride ...
00:16 2019-06-02

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, puttin...
20:32 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a su...
06:32 2019-05-25

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to joi...
03:32 2019-05-31

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Senior Official Urges Demonstrators to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to ...
03:16 2019-06-12

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for ...
08:37 2019-05-21

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researcher...
17:00 2019-06-06

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
08:37 2019-05-21

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan military, opposition to hold direct talks Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis urged the military rulers and the opposition coalition to hold direct talks on Wednesday to strike a deal on ...
19:48 2019-07-02

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its...
08:16 2019-06-20

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election a...
14:32 2019-06-04

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up a...
18:48 2019-06-07

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, ...
07:48 2019-07-02

Amarinder Singh Urges PM Modi For Farm Loan Waiver At National Level Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider agriculture loan waiver at the national level on priority as...
05:48 2019-06-05

Khashoggi murder trials must be public and meet international standards, UN expert urges A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials of those it accuses of assassinating the dissident journ...
08:31 2019-05-21

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada ha...
11:48 2019-06-06

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent wo...
08:48 2019-05-21

Blumenthal urges probe of 'detox teas' touted as weight loss miracles  Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to open up an investigation into popular "detox teas" that are popularly pro...
01:16 2019-06-05

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for...
07:16 2019-05-29

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges people to vaccinate as measles cases surpass 1,000 Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urged all Americans to vaccinate against measles Wednesday as the confirmed number of cases reached 1,0...
07:48 2019-06-06

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and polici...
08:48 2019-05-21

Pedal power makes ‘positive impact on climate’, urges UN on World Bicycle Day The simple, affordable, and environmentally friendly bicycle is not just a means of transportation, but also “a tool for development”, the United Nat...
18:16 2019-06-03

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The w...
19:32 2019-07-18

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, an...
19:32 2019-06-19

‘Unlock opportunities’ and pave the way for sustainable development, UN chief urges on World Population Day As the number of people on the planet continues to rise, UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked World Population Day by highlighting the close ...
13:48 2019-07-11

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this y...
09:32 2019-07-22

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and ...
12:48 2019-05-23

French minister warns of "toxic" Nigel Farage poll win, urges speedy Brexit Victory for veteran British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage in this week's European Parliament election will create a big headache for the European U...
12:32 2019-05-21

Donald Trump urges UK government to send Nigel Farage into Brexit negotiations and go for no deal Donald Trump has called on Britain to leave the EU without a deal if Brussels refuses to meet its demands as he urged the Government to send in Nigel...
04:48 2019-06-02

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-we...
22:32 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Activist investor ValueAct urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private Activist shareholder ValueAct on Thursday urged Merlin Entertainments to go private and said the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye and Alton T...
02:32 2019-05-23

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that ...
08:31 2019-05-21

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist cou...
08:32 2019-05-31

Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means ‘women at the centre’ urges UN deputy chief in Kabul The UN deputy chief issued an impassioned plea on Sunday for Afghans to reconcile with the past and put “women at the centre” of all efforts to forge...
14:16 2019-07-21

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday ...
15:00 2019-05-29

Britain sees "small window" to salvage nuclear deal, Iran urges Europe to act Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- s...
13:16 2019-07-15

Washington Post columnist urges Obama to condemn Trump, 'reclaim legacy': ‘Your country needs you’ The Washington Post published an open letter from one of its columnist that urges former President Barack Obama to speak out against President Trump ...
14:32 2019-07-16

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital ...
16:48 2019-06-30

Bryan Robson urges Paul Pogba to ignore transfer talk, agent and focus on Man Utd Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues...
10:32 2019-07-14

CORRECTED-Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libr...
13:48 2019-07-11

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) sa...
14:32 2019-07-19

Exclusive: Mayor of London urges motorists to lobby for national diesel scrappage scheme News 17 Jun, 2019 Drivers who bought diesels on previous Government advice should lobby for a national diesel scrappage scheme, says Sa...
14:16 2019-06-17

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the...
17:32 2019-06-28

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attra...
12:16 2019-06-29

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secre...
15:00 2019-06-28

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates a...
20:00 2019-06-14

‘I’ll make the first order’: Mitch McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes The Senate majority leader said the decision by the company was problematic because it reflects “a political environment where the American flag has ...
10:48 2019-07-03

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy...
00:32 2019-07-19

European Space Agency Chief Urges Humanity to Protect Apollo 11, Lunokhod 1 Landing Sites July 20, 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the date when Apollo 11 crewmembers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the lu...
23:32 2019-07-20

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “fo...
12:32 2019-05-21

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send ...
08:31 2019-05-21

'Emulate his example’ urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General...
20:16 2019-07-17