Politics - News Headlines

US lawmakers scuttle plan to limit airline change fees
September 22nd, 2018  5:52 PM

Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to limit airline change fees as bill deadline looms

Industrial products and services news icon
2 Greek journalists detained after minister files complaint
September 22nd, 2018  2:52 PM

The publisher and editor in chief in chief of a Greek newspaper have been detained over an article published Friday which alleges mishandling of EU funds meant to improve conditions in migrant hotspots across the country

Media news icon
Turkmenistan surprised by Tajikistan's rollback on railroad
September 22nd, 2018  12:46 PM

Turkmenistan says a statement from a Tajik envoy signaling apparent backtracking on a previously agreed railroad project is incomprehensible

Government and politics news icon
China summons US ambassador over sanctions move
September 22nd, 2018  11:39 AM

Chinese state media say the foreign ministry has summoned the U.S. ambassador to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment

Economy news icon
Top political donor to GOP says he's no longer a Republican
September 22nd, 2018  11:07 AM

The billionaire CEO of the company behind Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works is no longer a Republican. L Brands founder Leslie Wexner, a top GOP donor, says he's become an independent and "won't support this nonsense in the Republican Party."

Government and politics news icon
Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism
September 22nd, 2018  10:38 AM

A federal agency has sued Party City over allegations that it failed to hire a New Hampshire woman after it learned she has autism

Government and politics news icon
UK foreign secretary urges EU to step back from 'abyss'
September 22nd, 2018  7:35 AM

Britain's foreign secretary has urged European Union leaders to "step back from the abyss" and seek a compromise over Brexit

Social affairs news icon
Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China
September 22nd, 2018  3:43 AM

Hong Kong has opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but which also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China
Canceling Georgia nuclear plant could cost owners billions
September 21st, 2018  6:52 PM

The federal government is warning the owners of a troubled nuclear power plant in Georgia that any move to cancel a planned expansion would lead to demands for immediate repayment of nearly $6 billion in federal loans

Vogtle power plant
Judges signal they'll revive Sarah Palin defamation lawsuit
September 21st, 2018  6:50 PM

A federal appeals panel seems poised to reinstate a defamation lawsuit Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times.

Law and order news icon
The Latest: Feds say canceling nuke plant could cost owners
September 21st, 2018  6:40 PM

The federal government is warning the owners of a troubled nuclear power plant in Georgia that any move to cancel a planned expansion would lead to demands for immediate repayment of nearly $6 billion in federal loans

Government and politics news icon
US agency endorses plan to block new mining near Yellowstone
September 21st, 2018  6:01 PM

U.S. officials are recommending approval of a plan to block new mining claims for 20 years on public lands in the mountains of Montana north of Yellowstone National Park

Emigrant Peak
Business Highlights
September 21st, 2018  5:55 PM

Business Highlights

Economy news icon
Cost of Georgia nuclear plant draws scrutiny from lawmakers
September 21st, 2018  4:37 PM

A group of high-ranking Georgia lawmakers is sounding the alarm about cost overruns from construction at a nuclear power plant near Augusta

Corporate news news icon
New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits
September 21st, 2018  4:33 PM

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires

New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits
Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill
September 21st, 2018  4:22 PM

Consumer groups say Medicare discounts for seniors with high prescription bills threatened in opioids bill

Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill
Markets Right Now: Dow inches to another all-time high
September 21st, 2018  4:11 PM

Stocks are closing mixed on Wall Street even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crept up to another all-time high.

Government policy news icon
Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday
September 21st, 2018  3:50 PM

Credit freeze to protect from identity theft now free nationwide under new law

Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday
Naval Academy's cybersecurity program receives accreditation
September 21st, 2018  3:43 PM

U.S. Naval Academy's cyber operations program has been formally accredited

Government and politics news icon
San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion
September 21st, 2018  2:18 PM

A new exhibition in San Francisco aims to show the diversity and creativity of modern fashion for Muslim women

San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel