Tag Archives: wins

Military wins in first Trump budget; environment, aid lose big

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defence spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants. In a federal budget proposal with many losers, the Environmental Protection Agency and State Department… Read More »

Romania's leftist government of PM Grindeanu wins vote of confidence

BUCHAREST: Romania’s Social Democrat-led government of leftist Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu won a vote of confidence by a comfortable margin in parliament on Wednesday, marking the grouping’s return to power after a one-year break. The new cabinet which has outright majority in the legislature won 295 to 133, parliament’s ballot count data showed. (Reporting by… Read More »

Hamilton wins plaudits as Mercedes ponder punishment

ABU DHABI: For all the headlines screaming ‘anarchy’, Lewis Hamilton’s public act of defiance against Mercedes in Formula One’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix could ultimately make racing even more exciting in 2017. While Mercedes boss Toto Wolff refused to rule out punishment after Hamilton did everything he could to scupper team mate Nico Rosberg’s… Read More »

Fillon wins French conservative ticket for presidential race – partial results

PARIS: Former prime minister Francois Fillon won the conservative ticket for next year’s presidential election in France by a wide margin, beating ex-premier Alain Juppe, partial results of a primaries’ vote showed on Sunday. Fillon won 69.5 percent of the votes based on 2,121 polling stations out of a total 10,228, the election’s organisers said.… Read More »

Cycling – Belgium's Meersman wins stage five of Tour of Spain

MADRID: Belgium’s Gianni Meersman won the fifth stage of the Tour of Spain on Wednesday, a 171.3 kilometre-ride from Viveiro and Lugo, with Colombian Darwin Atapuma retaining the leader’s red jersey. Australian Simon Clarke and Philippe Gilbert of Belgium attacked with 2km remaining but were caught in the final stretch. Etixx-Quick Step team rider Meersman… Read More »