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The Five Star experiment has failed us. Now Italy needs real political change | Francesco Grillo

The upstart populist party promised to pioneer digital politics and focus on the environment. But we’ve seen none of that In the recent European parliament elections, the two Italian parties that make up western Europe’s first fully fledged...

The Five Star experiment has failed us. Now Italy needs real political change | Francesco Grillo

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Radical Climate Change Experiment in the Amazon Hits Political Turbulence When speaking to David Lapola it is hard not to feel both his excitement and frustration. On the one hand, the biologist from the University of Campinas in Brazil is about to oversee the launch of a pioneering trial deep in the Amazon to see how its trees could respond to increased carbon dioxide in...
18:30, 2019-06-11

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and ex-NBA player David Lee exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married.       ...
00:30, 2019-06-17

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome. On Friday, Italy’s populist government said it was revoking the righ...
18:15, 2019-06-01

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
19:45, 2019-06-01

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MPs resigned from the Labour party and formed the Independent Group. Days later, four more MPs joined them, including thre...
05:30, 2019-06-12

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
17:45, 2019-05-21

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the 5-Star Movement, in the European parliamentary election....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Spain PM says political change needed in European Commission presidency Spain's acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday called for a political change at the presidency of the European Commission, a post held by a conservative, a day before a meeting of EU leaders to decide on the bloc's top jobs....
12:45, 2019-06-29

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
00:30, 2019-05-22

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
17:30, 2019-06-09

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
19:15, 2019-06-16

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-focused products are growing at a rapid clip....
16:30, 2019-05-28

Golf: Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open Argentina's Emiliano Grillo claimed a hole-in-one on the opening morning of the British Open as he aced the par-three 13th at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
22:45, 2019-05-30

Watch: Emiliano Grillo hits hole-in-one at 2019 British Open Argentine golfer Emiliano Grillo made the first hole-in-one of the 2019 British Open on the 13th hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
15:30, 2019-07-18

This town is the real star of 'Big Little Lies' Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Shailene Woodley are the human stars of "Big Little Lies," the television adaptation of Liane Moriarty's story of the same name....
00:45, 2019-06-09

Italy 5-Star chief calls party confidence vote after EU election flop The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Wednesday he would seek a confidence vote from party supporters after a bruising defeat in European elections....
16:30, 2019-05-29

‘Deadwood’ star was a real Calamity Jane when HBO shot down her show Robin Weigert was getting her life together when “Deadwood” last aired in 2006 — 13 years before it returns Friday on HBO as “Deadwood: The Movie.” She’d received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Calamity Jane on the HBO series (2004-06) and its profile, and popularity, were on the rise — as ...
04:30, 2019-05-30

Euro Papers: Real Madrid star 'has four offers, wants to leave' "Real Madrid\u0027s Marcelo has reportedly decided that his time at Real Madrid has come to an end - and he already has four offers from big clubs on the table."...
13:00, 2019-07-05

Real Housewives of Potomac Star Ashley Darby Gives Birth to Baby Boy There's a new (and mini) Real Housewives of Potomac member in town: Ashley Darby's newborn son! She and her husband Michael Darby welcomed their little bundle of joy on Sunday,......
08:45, 2019-07-08

Euro Papers: Real president 'in Paris to seal deal for PSG star' "Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is \"in Paris to negotiate a deal\" for a PSG star, according to reports. Will it trigger a summer of big spending?"...
19:15, 2019-05-21

True Thompson Is the Real Star of Khloe Kardashian's Makeup Tutorial Video Khloe Kardashian's daughter True Thompson steals the show in her mom's new makeup tutorial video for Vogue. In the footage, posted on Wednesday, the Keeping Up With the......
20:01, 2019-07-17

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud's dog was the real star in victory lane Simon Pagenaud won the 2019 Indianapolis 500, and his dog, Norman, was right there with him to celebrate.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

Thai cave divers to star in film depicting real-life rescue Movie about Tham Luang cave operation to save schoolboys and coach one of several announced Four divers who took part in the rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach after they were trapped in a cave will play themselves in one of several films positioning themselves as the definitive a...
16:15, 2019-07-11

35-year-old José Antonio Reyes, star player for Arsenal and Real Madrid, has died in a car crash Martin Rose/Getty Images Spanish soccer star José Antonio Reyes died at the age of 35 Saturday in a car accident. His former club Sevilla FC announced the death of the midfielder, who previously won five Europa League titles and played on Arsenal's legendary "Invincibles" squad. Several of R...
22:01, 2019-06-01

Marni designer Francesco Risso shows his 'humanistic' side Short of calling his collection sustainable, the creative director makes clear his view of plastics and wasteIt took four days of Italian menswear shows – between the Pitti Uomo showcase in Florence and the fashion capital Milan – for a household-name brand to use its precious moment on the world st...
22:30, 2019-06-16

Francesco Patera hits the sweet spot against Paul Hyland Jnr Francesco Patera’s perfectly placed body shots account for Paul Hyland Jnr The post Francesco Patera hits the sweet spot against Paul Hyland Jnr appeared first on Boxing News....
01:15, 2019-06-30

Francesco Molinari embracing British Open life he never saw coming PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Francesco Molinari has a problem. Make no mistake: It’s a good problem to have. We all should have such issues. If realizing a life-long goal draws more attention to you than you’d prefer, it’s something you’ll live with. This is the plight for Molinaro, the quiet Italia...
08:30, 2019-07-16

British Open champion Francesco Molinari has one regret about tattoo he got when he was 18 Francesco Molinari has a tattoo on his right upper arm. It signifies a rebellious streak he's done well to contain to become a British Open champion.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-15

Real Madrid star Eden Hazard to wear number 50 shirt on anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing Eden Hazard is used to making small steps in very quick succession, and history will be looking down on the winger as he makes his Real Madrid debut....
04:45, 2019-07-21

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
23:15, 2019-06-11

Gareth Bale to Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino refuses to rule out Spurs transfer bid for Real Madrid star Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that Tottenham could be trying to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, but is in the dark over whether Daniel Levy has made a move....
17:00, 2019-07-21

Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV "GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service."...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Francesco Totti hits out at Roma hierarchy as he leaves club after 30 years Former captain says views not taken into considerationTotti: ‘It’s a day that I hoped never would have come’The former Roma captain Francesco Totti left his position within the club’s management on Monday in a move that will increase fan opposition to the team’s American owner, James Pallotta. While...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Francesco Molinari's team of experts making sure the Open champion takes it in his stride The Ibis Earls Court is an unlikely starting point from which to plot an The Open defence, but last Wednesday morning Francesco Molinari stopped outside the hotel after a short drive from his home to pick up his caddie, Pello Iguaran Valle....
14:45, 2019-07-17

Trump's pick for UN post flips on climate change, breaks with White House: 'real risk' to planet Kelly Knight Craft, Trump's pick for UN post, called climate change a "real risk" to the planet that she would take seriously.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Rose McGowan VMA dress: Charmed star's iconic 1998 look was a 'political statement' after her alleged assault by Harvey Weinstein McGowan made headlines when she wore a 'naked dress' to the VMAs in 1998. Speaking to Jameela Jamil on her I Weigh series she has now revealed the dress was intended to send a very specific message...
04:45, 2019-06-28

'Real Housewives' star Joe Giudice can stay in US as he appeals deportation ruling Perhaps Teresa Giudice's confidence is growing after a victory in Joe Giudice’s battle to stay in the United States.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-23

'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps ordered into custody after probation violation "Real Housewives of New York" star Luann de Lesseps was ordered into custody by a judge Thursday after admitting to violating her probation.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-23

Man United star Paul Pogba can be Real Madrid's 'conductor' and give Zinedine Zidane goals, says Jorge Valdano Former Real Madrid striker, coach and sporting director Jorge Valdano says Paul Pogba would give Los Blancos an additional goal threat in midfield if he were to sign from Manchester United this summer....
22:15, 2019-05-23

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Dani Carvajal welcomes Chelsea star Eden Hazard at Real Madrid: 'He's a player who doesn't hide' Dani Carvajal believes Chelsea star Eden Hazard would help Real Madrid get back on track with his talismanic qualities and his never-say-die attitude....
14:45, 2019-06-06

WWE's Intergender Experiment Is Still A Work In Progress When Paul Heyman took over Monday Night Raw last month, one of his reported goals was to make the show edgier. “Edgier” is a catch-all for many different storylines and actions, including intergender matches. Heyman is a veteran of the Attitude Era, where men hitting women was commonplace, often to ...
17:45, 2019-07-15

AOC warns of 'very real risk' of Trump win in 2020, says frustration with Pelosi is 'quite real' In her first Sunday morning show appearance since taking office, New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned that there is "very real risk" President Trump will win reelection in 2020, and acknowledged that progressive frustration with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is also "quite real."...
19:15, 2019-06-16

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season....
21:00, 2019-05-21

A Fracking Experiment Fails to Pump as Predicted Encana’s supersize fracking operation was widely expected to represent a new era in the U.S. drilling boom for oil and natural gas. But the wells’ results have fallen significantly, raising questions about the value of future wells....
15:00, 2019-07-04

3 Questions: An experiment illuminates the value of public transportation Urban residents hear a lot about public transit fares, but to what extent do transportation costs really affect riders? A group of urban studies researchers at MIT has conducted a new experiment — a randomized, controlled trial — on Boston’s MBTA system showing that if low-income people are offered ...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery business. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has embedded a webview version of Eats into the......
09:30, 2019-06-05

Lakers already planning LeBron James experiment Magic Johnson may be gone, but the “Showtime” Lakers are making a comeback. The Lakers plan on starting LeBron James at point guard next season, according to Yahoo Sports. It should be a seamless transition for the 34-year-old, who despite being listed as a forward, has always served as the de facto...
11:45, 2019-07-09

Netflix experiment rumbles your phone during shows Netflix's Hack Days tend to produce at least one or two genuinely practical ideas, and that's certainly true for its 2019 efforts. One of the biggest experiments from the in-house event, Project Rumble Pak, syncs its namesake haptic feedback effects......
22:15, 2019-06-20

European real estate bubble a 'real possibility,' Commerzbank says The euro area is at risk of a new real estate bubble as a result of expansionary monetary policy from the European Central Bank (ECB), Commerzbank analysts have warned....
12:30, 2019-05-31

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
19:45, 2019-07-01

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual banking licence, he wants WeLab to take on the territory’s established banking incumbents....
11:15, 2019-06-28

Steam's new experiment hub includes AI-based game recommendations Valve is tinkering with the way Steam works, and it wants you to try those experiments for yourself. It's launching a Steam Labs section with usable "works-in-progress" that might make it to the regular game portal if there's enough positive feedbac......
22:30, 2019-07-11

Amazon’s Latest Experiment: Retraining Its Work Force Amazon’s effort could help answer a fundamental question: Will automation be a solution for the great challenges of the 21st century economy, or make those problems worse?...
01:00, 2019-07-12

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:15, 2019-07-09

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘guinea pig experiment’ • IAAF ruled athlete must take medication to control testosterone• Semenya: ‘I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my body again’Caster Semenya has accused athletics’ governing body of using her body “as a human guinea pig experiment” by forcing her to take medication to control her testosterone l...
20:00, 2019-06-18

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible. Read more......
23:45, 2019-06-05

What is the ‘Rainbow Experiment’ that severely burned Beacon HS student? “The Rainbow Experiment” has long been a popular staple of high school chemistry classes because it features dramatic, colorful bursts of fire that fascinate students. But it’s also extremely dangerous, experts warn. In the case of the Beacon High School class that left student Alonzo Yanes severely...
07:45, 2019-06-19

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, but now a team of economists have put the unsuspec...
21:15, 2019-06-20

Mets shut down Nimmo as Conforto experiment now looms Brandon Nimmo is down for the count. The Mets center fielder has been shut down from baseball activities for the next month, manager Mickey Callaway announced Tuesday in Atlanta. The news came after Nimmo was in Los Angeles on Monday to get a second opinion on a bulging disc in his neck, which had s...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Farewell, 12-inch MacBook, you crazy, overpriced experiment Apple has used the back-to-school season as an excuse to tidy up its laptop line, and one machine has been culled altogether. It killed the 12-inch MacBook, robbing the company of its smallest, quirkiest, laptop, but booting it from the lineup is a s......
17:15, 2019-07-10

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
15:30, 2019-05-21

This site makes it ridiculously easy to experiment with Apache Kafka Apache Kafka is a fascinating product that solves a problem that almost nobody has. If the Internet is a series of tubes (RIP Ted Stevens), Apache Kafka is the pipe that connects high-volume applications with their external components, like databases and third-party services. It’s frequently used by...
03:15, 2019-06-13

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he has few options for his commute. Walking along the highway would take nearly three hours. A taxi is ...
18:01, 2019-07-16

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
09:00, 2019-06-11

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Exploring Infrasound Technology Use By The Ancients In part one of this article we saw how there is compelling evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptians of the Pyramid age incorporated sound technology into the design of Giza’s Great Pyramid.  ...
22:30, 2019-06-22

Jigsaw Bought a Russian Twitter Troll Campaign as an Experiment In a controversial move, the Alphabet-owned tech firm played both sides of an online argument in Russia with the aim of testing disinformation-for-hire services....
16:30, 2019-06-12

Former NYC student awarded nearly $60M after chemistry experiment left him severely disfigured A former New York City high school student was awarded nearly $60 million by a jury after he was left severely disfigured in a horrific chemistry experiment gone wrong....
14:30, 2019-07-02

Alaskan permafrost warming experiment produces surprising results Enlarge / The study took place near Denali National Park, pictured here. (credit: faungg's photos / flickr) Emissions from burning fossil fuels, cutting down forests, and agricultural practices aren't the only things that control how high atmospheric CO2 will go in the future. There are also feedb...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned by a teacher’s botched chemistry experiment more than five years ago. The stunning amount nearly equals the $70 million-plus that Alonzo Yanes’ lawyer asked for du...
00:00, 2019-07-02

ABC’s live revival of two classic Norman Lear sitcoms was a fun experiment—if too unimaginative One could argue—and I have—that the closest analogue to the great Norman Lear sitcoms of the early ‘70s wasn’t other TV sitcoms, but rather the intimate social realist theater of the mid 20th century. I’ve also argued (while comparing the British sitcom Steptoe And Son with its direct American remak...
08:00, 2019-05-23

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Measuring the Sonic Capabilities of the Dead-end Passage The exact functions of the Great Pyramid’s interior chambers remain a complete mystery. It has always been assumed that the monument’s King’s Chamber, Queen’s Chamber, and the Subterranean Chamber were all designed with funerary considerations in mind, arguably the interment of its builder.  ...
06:45, 2019-06-22

Large Hadron Collider Experiment Reveals Alien Structure of a 'Pentaquark' New results from the world’s largest particle accelerator illuminate the structure of the pentaquark, an exotic particle consisting of five quarks bound together.Read more......
22:00, 2019-06-07

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
00:30, 2019-06-17

Paris’ electric scooter experiment demonstrates dangers of failing to regulate tech If you want to see an example of how failing to properly regulate a new technology can be bad for companies,  users, and communities, look no further than Paris. Last year, the city allowed dockless electric scooters to beging operating in the city using a light-touch approach to regulation. The res...
23:45, 2019-07-03

100 years ago, a total solar eclipse experiment confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity One hundred years ago today, in the wake of the first World War, a British astronomer watched a solar eclipse for signs that a German physicist may have been right about warps in the universe....
17:30, 2019-05-30

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions if it works as intended.Read more......
23:45, 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his hair forward, but only on the left, the side one m...
03:30, 2019-06-07

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pledges future to Real Madrid "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos confirmed on Thursday that he wants to \u0027retire\u0027 at Real Madrid, ending speculation that he was set to move to China."...
10:15, 2019-05-31

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments had similar outages. Chris Conger is the Tucson Public Safety Communications Department Deputy D...
02:45, 2019-07-11

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome Home Run Derby got everyone buzzing even louder a...
14:15, 2019-07-10

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
23:00, 2019-06-03

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens, and exotic shapes—including one now shaped like ...
03:15, 2019-07-19

Ex-Seton Hall star Khadeen Carrington star getting shot with Thunder Khadeen Carrington didn’t give up on his NBA dream when he went overseas last year. He merely delayed it. The former Seton Hall star from Brooklyn is getting another crack now. The 6-foot-4 Carrington will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, which starts this we...
08:45, 2019-07-03

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster gathered for a monthly ritual: a silent walk to rem...
14:15, 2019-06-11

Why Home Depot failed in China In 2006, Home Depot bought the Chinese home improvement company Home Way and its 12 stores in the country. By 2012, Home Depot had totally exited the market....
20:00, 2019-06-14

FCA reeling after failed tie-up, suit by Bigland Just when it seemed Fiat Chrysler was on a clear path forward, the automaker pulled the plug on a merger with Renault and was sued by its own U.S. sales boss....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Labour has 'failed' to address antisemitism, says top MP Labour has "failed" to address the issue of antisemitism and there should be more "tolerance" of differing views at the top of the party, a leading MP has said....
00:30, 2019-07-08

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed to act together resulting in “systemic and structural failures.”...
05:45, 2019-06-18

Israel’s failed Beresheet lander might fly again, at least in spirit The strange, sad saga of Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is a bizarre one. The spacecraft, which embarked on the first privately-funded Moon landing mission, failed to stick its landing and was completely destroyed. Now, after a couple of dramatic twists, it seems that at least part of the lan...
00:30, 2019-07-10

Family: University failed to act before student was killed SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a University of Utah student shot last year says in a lawsuit that college officials have refused to take responsibility for missing chances to prevent her death despite multiple reports to police. Lawyers for the family of track star Lauren McCluskey said Thursda...
19:00, 2019-06-27

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregnancy, she was left alone for several hours without...
11:15, 2019-06-17

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. Blockport’s STO failed to reach its soft cap of €1 million ($1.13 million) in May. Shortly after, th...
12:45, 2019-06-04

Spain: PM Sanchez says talks with far left have failed Spain's caretaker PM Pedro Sanchez says talks on forming a government with the support of the far-left Podemos party have failed. Sanchez' Socialists reject a formal coalition with the party, but need its votes....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Turkey marks 3rd anniversary of failed coup Turkey is marking the third anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government with prayers and other events remembering its victims...
17:00, 2019-07-15

YouTube star Jeffree Star said his new beauty collection began selling out in 5 minutes, and it shows how fans treat the products like collector’s items Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images Prominent YouTube beauty influencer Jeffree Star, who has over 15 million subscribers, released a new collection on Friday through his Jeffree Star Cosmetics company, titled "Jawbreaker." Fans told Business Insider there's a whole strategy behind scooping up products...
23:30, 2019-06-21

Two-thirds of failed stablecoin projects were backed by gold Stablecoins were once touted by some as a fix for cryptocurrency’s volatility. Thing is, it seems they’re not as stable as their name would suggest. Most of the stablecoin projects announced since 2017 are still yet to launch, and two-thirds of stablecoin projects that have failed were backed by gol...
22:15, 2019-06-27

Young, Brash and Reckless: Why Biden’s First Run for President Failed When Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. sought the 1988 Democratic nomination for president, he was a young lawmaker running on a message of generational change. His bid, though, was doomed by self-inflicted mistakes. Here’s how it unfolded....
18:15, 2019-06-03

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried | Shoshana Zuboff The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracyIn a BBC interview last week, Facebook’s vice-president, Nick Clegg, surprised viewers by calling for new “rules of the road” on privacy, data collection and other company pract...
11:30, 2019-07-02

Turkey arrests 45 in connection with failed 2016 coup At least 45 people have been arrested for alleged links to a group associated with the failed 2016 coup on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government, Turkish authorities said Tuesday....
05:15, 2019-07-03

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as losing the 2014 World Cup final with Argentina."...
19:15, 2019-05-24

Back to beers for AB InBev after failed Asian float AB InBev's cancelled Asian stock market listing will slow but not derail the world's largest brewer's efforts to cut its debt mountain, delaying future acquisitions and prioritising its main challenge - selling more beers....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Woman El Chapo failed to kill will speak at his sentencing The only victim expected to speak before the sentencing of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is the former head of a modeling agency he once tried to have killed, The Post has learned. Guzman ordered the murder of the woman, whose name The Post is withholding, after she attempted to bribe a high-ranking law...
06:15, 2019-07-12

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
12:45, 2019-07-19

Xander Schauffele blasts R&A again over driver testing, says others failed Xander Schauffele continued to criticize the The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews following a third-round 69 at the British Open.        ...
18:00, 2019-07-21

Ricciardo's failed engine was an older Renault unit Daniel Ricciardo says the Renault engine which expired in Formula 1 British Grand Prix FP2 was a high-mileage, older-spec unit which was reserved solely for Friday running...
23:00, 2019-07-12

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organization, it was revealed Thursday. Chris Cox — the NRA’s second-in-command — allegedly worked with publi...
06:00, 2019-06-21

Why the quirky Playdate portable could succeed where Ouya failed Enlarge / Little. Yellow. Different. Remember microconsoles? Years before "the streaming era" that Sony now says is upon us, there was a period there where the conventional wisdom was that traditional consoles were dead and lower-priced microconsoles were the wave of the future. In that time, ups...
19:45, 2019-05-23

NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the global defense contractor hired to run the system, a report released Friday says. The 33-page assessment report, prepared by Gartner Consulting at the ...
05:00, 2019-06-22

Flood victims in Siberia complain authorities failed to warn them Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning that could have helped save lives and avert damage....
21:00, 2019-07-02

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats for their failed impeachment bid against President T...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Exclusive: Iran's release of Lebanese prisoner was failed overture to U.S. Iran's release last month of Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency, after four years in prison was meant as an opening for U.S.-Iranian talks, according to three Western sources familiar with the issue....
10:45, 2019-07-10

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. summit, warning the nuclear issue would never be resolved without a new approach....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Google Failed to Fully Secure G Suite Passwords For 14 Years Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It’s a bug that could have allowed Google employees to access credentials — but Google was quick to point out no such access was detected.Read mo...
07:30, 2019-05-22

Failed energy suppliers 'could leave £172m bill for households' Households could face a potential total bill of £172m from energy suppliers that have collapsed since the start of last year, according to calculations from Citizens Advice....
07:45, 2019-06-21

Joe Biden represents a failed white liberalism | Malaika Jabali Black Americans are disproportionately loyal to the Democratic party, yet suffer most when Democrats align policy with racists and a wealthy minorityLast week, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised Wall Street profiteers that he could reach “consensus” with conservatives. He offered p...
11:45, 2019-06-28

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer once failed a college class Winning “Jeopardy” for 32 straight episodes seems easy for James Holzhauer. Wearing dress shoes, not so much. The 34-year-old, who has racked up a whopping $2,462,216 so far, geared up for the show by practicing his buzzer skills. But “the biggest thing he learned [was] … that his shoes were u...
22:45, 2019-06-01

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
21:30, 2019-06-20

FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into whether the company misled the agency in its failed effort to win approval for a $3.9 billion bid to purchase Tribune Media Co....
00:15, 2019-06-28

Failed sweep didn’t stop Yankees from sending Red Sox message There were maybe 10,000 folks left by the end, the bulk of the crowd scattered by the storms, if not the scoreboard. The faithful have come to realize that the Yankees are like a great football offense, capable of scoring from anywhere on the field. It had been 8-2, Red Sox, and then it was......
10:45, 2019-06-03

Trevor Noah on Trump and Boris Johnson: 'Failed clones of each other' Late-night comics focused on Trump’s antics surrounding his visit to London and his ongoing beef with Sadiq KhanLate-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and his ongoing war with the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Continue reading......
23:15, 2019-06-04

Missouri cites ‘failed abortions’ in clinic license dispute JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s case for possibly ending abortions at its lone remaining clinic includes a claim that three “failed abortions” there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother. A Planned Parenthood spokesman ...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
18:30, 2019-06-23

Kim Jong Un executed officials after failed February summit with US: report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carried out a deadly purge following a failed February summit with President Trump in Vietnam, executing five people, including the country’s special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok Chol, a report said Thursday. “Kim Hyok Chol was investigated and executed at Mir...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Vettel: Ferrari failed to hit French GP target of big gain vs Mercedes Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari failed to accomplish its target at the French Grand Prix because its updates did not help it significantly reduce its deficit to Formula 1 rival Mercedes...
19:15, 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the oceans.Lewis Pugh, who in his role raises awarenes...
12:15, 2019-06-15

Automation Should Be a Major 2020 Issue. Andrew Yang Failed to Put It on the Map It’s early yet, but automation is already on track to become the most ignored issue this campaign cycle—outpacing even the neglected climate change, which, while broached both nights of the first Democratic presidential debate this week, deserves a much larger share of the conversation. Corporate au...
13:00, 2019-06-29

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
22:15, 2019-06-23

Mnuchin Lays Blame for Failed Trade Talks on China The Treasury secretary also said that President Trump will meet with China’s leader, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 leaders’ summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month....
16:00, 2019-06-08

DOE failed to provide translators for non-English speaking parents: suit The city Department of Education is failing to provide translators for the parents of disabled kids who don’t speak English — leaving them in the dark on everything from medical emergencies to academics, according to a Brooklyn federal court suit. Four parents, represented by Legal Services NY...
05:00, 2019-06-08

Nigel Shelby’s Mother Says the School System Failed Her Child Nigel Shelby, the 15-year-old who committed suicide in Alabama after allegedly being bullied for living his truth, was taken from us too soon. Nigel will never know love, heartbreak, or one day meet his chosen family who would affirm him and make him feel like he had a place in this world....
21:30, 2019-06-17

Warrington questions Galahad's defence of failed drugs test Josh Warrington has said he does not believe Kid Galahad's explanation for failing a drugs test earlier in his career as the pair prepare for their world title fight on Saturday....
17:00, 2019-06-10

FTC 'Failed Miserably' in Punishing Facebook With $5 Billion Fine, Democrats Say The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. It’s the ...
03:15, 2019-07-13

France engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault talks: Le Maire France's finance minister said on Thursday following the collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault that the government had engaged constructively but failed to win the support of Renault's Japanese partner, Nissan....
11:00, 2019-06-06

Ethiopia Says Coup Attempt Against Leader of Amhara State Failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearhead political reforms amid widespread unrest....
01:45, 2019-06-23

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed but had exposed weaknesses. Unlike the Bahujan......
12:00, 2019-06-05

Government has failed to shore up cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Senate report says Federal agencies have failed to address key weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, leading to hackings and data theft over the past decade, a Senate report said Wednesday....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Failed Haas F1 Canadian GP set-up gamble led to Magnussen radio rant Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says an unsuccessful race set-up gamble triggered the radio rant from Kevin Magnussen that forced the Haas boss to intervene...
00:30, 2019-06-11

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to be placed in orbit for the United Arab Emirates, European space authorities said on Thursday....
23:30, 2019-07-11

Kim Jong Un executes staff from failed Hanoi summit as US spies North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been purging the officials that took part in the Hanoi summit in January. The summit abruptly finished early with no agreement between North Korea and the United States....
09:45, 2019-05-31

Ban on discarding edible fish caught at sea has failed – Lords report Implementation of ban ‘inadequate’ and has resulted in more waste, says Lord TeversonThe ban on the wasteful discards of healthy and edible fish at sea has failed, according to a Lords report. Despite its enormous popularity with the British public, the measure has been poorly implemented in the UK ...
11:30, 2019-07-16

If there is an 'immigrant' who has failed to integrate in America, it's Donald Trump | Richard Wolffe People like Trump hate our freedoms so much they want to turn us into some kind of dictatorship like they had back home – in EuropeWhy does Donald Trump hate America so much? What is it about this German-American that makes him think he can tell native-born citizens what to say and how to behave?“So...
04:00, 2019-07-16

"Congress Failed To Handle Own House": Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today accused the Congress of failing to handle the political crisis in Karnataka, terming the issue an "internal matter" of the party for which he said the Parliament......
14:15, 2019-07-09

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
05:45, 2019-06-13

I failed my driving test six times in 2005 alone. Exactly why have I bought a car? | Grace Dent Being in control of a car feels gravely serious, an almost improbable task for a human beingChannelling what I believe the kids call “Big Dick Energy”, I wandered into a car showroom last Saturday and casually bought a car. I can’t drive. Not legally, anyhow. I failed many times in the 90s. Then a f...
17:15, 2019-07-06

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot Dead After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
11:30, 2019-06-23

Artifact Designer Says It Failed Due To Cards-For-Money System, Review Bombs Artifact was supposed to be so many things: Valve’s first proper video game in years. A marketplace that drew on the trading card traditions of yore and Valve’s cutting-edge community tech. A game with a player base of more than a 100 people at any given moment. Months after release, however, hardly...
04:30, 2019-06-04

'Useless' Sainsbury's boss told he should be fired for failed Asda deal Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe was described as "useless" and told he ought to be fired as he faced the company's first AGM since its planned merger with Asda was blocked by regulators....
04:45, 2019-07-05

Iran's 'goodwill gesture' failed to open talks with Washington: report Iran’s release of a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency last month was meant as a “good will gesture” in an effort to open up talks between the U.S. and Iran, three Western sources told Reuters....
11:15, 2019-07-10

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.        ...
07:15, 2019-05-30

French government engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault deal: Le Maire The French government met only three out of its four conditions to back Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) merger with Renault, having failed to win the support of Renault's partner Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday....
09:00, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-France engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault talks -Le Maire France's finance minister said on Thursday following the collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault that the government had engaged constructively but failed to win the support of Renault's Japanese partner, Nissan....
09:30, 2019-06-06

A Failed Trump Golf Course Is Now a Dilapidated State Park – but Is It Worth $26.1 Million? When Donald Trump bought 436 acres in upstate New York two decades ago, he envisioned adding two new championship golf courses to his collection. He bought the wet, overgrown, tree-tangled parcels that sit miles off a state parkway beginning in 1998 for less than the current price of a two-bedroom c...
19:45, 2019-06-14

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist to pass along: The Bucs sought to keep from publi...
00:15, 2019-05-31

Plane Engine Failed Mid-Air, Glowed Orange As Scared Passengers Watched It is not something you'd want to see looking outside an airplane window thousands of feet in the air: a piece of metal rattling around like a roulette ball in the walls of a failed engine, set......
13:45, 2019-07-11

Failed FCA-Renault deal exposes limits of French industrial intervention Fiat Chrysler's abrupt withdrawal of its merger offer for Renault lays bare the limits of the French government's interventionist industrial policy, forever struggling to balance political needs with hard commercial logic....
18:15, 2019-06-06

Read Nixon's Never-Delivered Speech in the Event the Moon Landing Failed It’s been 50 years since American astronauts landed on the moon, and it remains one of the single greatest achievements of modern human history. The moon, as it turns out, is really, really difficult to get to, and the fact that we pulled it off at all in 1969 is incredible. So incredible, in fact, ...
21:15, 2019-07-19

Mark Harper enters leadership race - with attack on 'failed' rivals Former Conservative chief whip Mark Harper has become the 12th Tory MP to enter the race to become the next prime minister - telling Sky News that many of his rivals have already "failed" on Brexit....
04:15, 2019-05-31

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little about....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Europe failed to act after the 2003 French heatwave. We cannot ignore this one | Ruben Hallali Record temperatures are being recorded as warnings pile up. It’s vital action is taken against climate breakdown nowSeveral French temperature records were broken on 28 June during this historic heatwave, including the highest temperature ever recorded in the country since records began – 45.9C. The...
16:30, 2019-07-01

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
12:45, 2019-05-31

Police Failed To Verify Alibi Of Man Acquitted In Kathua Case: Court The prosecution's failure to verify accused Vishal Jangotra's alibi during the probe in the Kathua rape and murder case led to his acquittal, the special court said as it blamed the Jammu Crime Branch......
02:30, 2019-06-12

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
03:30, 2019-06-01

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five officials executed over the failed summit with the America...
00:30, 2019-06-01

France's Macron says three lead candidates for EU Commission presidency failed to get support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called Spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among European Union leaders in Brussels....
05:15, 2019-06-21

'Karl Marx failed to consider software': billionaire Tom Steyer on inequality and his 2020 run The Democratic party mega-donor has to distinguish himself from other candidates with no widespread name recognition in the 2020 fieldTom Steyer entered the Democratic primary with a singular advantage: the largest fortune of any 2020 candidate. It could also be his biggest liability.Reflecting on t...
11:45, 2019-07-16

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-05-31

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
13:15, 2019-06-28

United Arab Emirates spy satellite crashes into the ocean after failed rocket launch Military bodies around the world rely on surveillance satellites to help them keep an eye on potential enemies and allies alike. Everyone watches everyone, and you don’t usually hear about the launch of such satellites because they’re both common and not often bragged about by the govern...
12:00, 2019-07-12

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
08:00, 2019-05-29

Netflix quietly yanked 66 episodes of Chelsea Handler’s failed talk show Netflix quietly removed dozens of episodes of Chelsea Handler’s failed talk show, "Chelsea," from its archives – an unprecedented move for the streaming giant....
16:45, 2019-07-03

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim Hyok Chol, who led working-level negotiations for t...
07:15, 2019-05-31

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
09:45, 2019-05-31

How failed college receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi lied his way onto Browns roster Unlike fellow Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi’s NFL career didn’t begin on draft night. Sheehy-Guiseppi starred as a kick returner for Phoenix College, but did not get a chance to play receiver and after failing to receive a scholarship for his 2016 season, he de...
19:15, 2019-05-29

City failed to remove lead-poisoned kids from toxic NYCHA apartments City inspectors uncovered conclusive evidence of lead paint in 34 public housing apartments where lead-poisoned children were living — but the city failed to force repairs or move the kids out, The Post has learned. Instead, the Health Department allowed the New York City Housing Authority to appeal...
17:30, 2019-07-08

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
21:00, 2019-05-31

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
12:15, 2019-05-31

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. (credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland) When University of Maryland physicist Timothy Koeth received a mysterious heavy metal cube from a...
18:30, 2019-06-03

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking mil...
04:00, 2019-06-24

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

Ingram stands by failed tyre gamble in final Croft BTCC race British Touring Car Championship independents champion Tom Ingram says he would repeat the strategy error that dropped him from third to 16th in the rain-affected finale at Croft...
00:30, 2019-06-19

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
14:15, 2019-05-24

Drug Makers, Distributors Failed to Stop Suspect Opioid Shipments, Filing Alleges Many of the nation’s largest drug manufacturers and distributors failed to implement even the most basic systems to halt suspicious drug orders as the opioid epidemic came into sharp focus, plaintiffs lawyers allege in a new court filing....
05:00, 2019-07-20

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, emerging today for the first time as a Libertarian. I’ve always thought of Libertarianism as more of a second or even first political party, but Chafee...
05:15, 2019-06-05

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
00:45, 2019-06-13

'Rejection didn’t hurt my pride - I had none left': confessions of a failed actor | Rhik Samadder It started so well: a lead role with the Royal Shakespeare Company, ecstatic reviews, a hotshot agent. But then I started losing parts to Dev Patel, and the years of hustle and humiliation beganA lead role with the Royal Shakespeare Company is a dream gig for an actor at any point in their career. I...
18:30, 2019-07-20

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Rush Limbaugh: Trump attacks from Dems due to 'inability to accept they failed' with Russia investigation Rush Limbaugh said top Democrats are demanding further probes of President Trump and attacking him because they cannot get past the Russia investigation's conclusion....
02:30, 2019-05-24

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
00:15, 2019-06-22

Casting Secrets, a Failed Cameo and the Anti-Love Story: 10 Fascinating Facts About (500) Days of Summer "This is not a love story." It's been 10 years since the narrator of Marc Webb's indie romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer warned us that things were not exactly as they......
20:01, 2019-07-17

US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu. The post US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu appeared first on L...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a day after the government suspended the measure in response to snowballing unrest. Postponement of the ...
08:30, 2019-06-16

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement” involves exchanging homemade honey with homemade ...
23:30, 2019-06-12

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
03:15, 2019-07-11

Researchers tried (and failed) to kill cockroaches for six months: 'We thought something was going to work' German cockroaches, the most common cockroaches in the world, are quickly evolving to resist insecticides, a new study suggests.        ...
09:15, 2019-07-03

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
04:30, 2019-07-11

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
16:30, 2019-05-21

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consider themselves more right-brained. This new statis...
06:45, 2019-06-07

North Korea 'executes senior officials involved in failed talks with US' North Korea's special envoy to the US and four senior officials involved in the country's talks with Donald Trump have been executed, according to a report....
07:00, 2019-05-31

This revolutionary Galaxy S11 design could succeed where the Galaxy Fold failed With the release of the Galaxy S10 earlier this year, Samsung made its biggest leap forward in terms of design since the launch of the Galaxy S6 edge in 2015. From the phone’s Infinity-O display to its ultrasonic fingerprint sensor to its triple rear camera, it quickly became one of the most a...
01:00, 2019-07-16

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
20:30, 2019-06-09

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
20:45, 2019-05-21

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
16:15, 2019-05-24

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said the Brexit debate had left the country bitterly div...
17:15, 2019-07-06

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at No. 3. Bob Woodward’s “Fear,” which hit in......
04:01, 2019-07-13

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
18:15, 2019-07-20

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
17:00, 2019-05-29

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided against it, according to a Thursday report. The social ...
04:15, 2019-05-24

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
14:15, 2019-07-12

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to steer labor on a more conservative path in the Tr...
21:45, 2019-06-09

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential election, he lost to Bill Clinton, but captured 19...
00:30, 2019-07-10

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
17:15, 2019-05-30

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:30, 2019-05-23

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new way “to cook egg white[s] without a frying pan”.As ...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
16:45, 2019-06-08

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
20:15, 2019-06-07

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
09:30, 2019-06-16

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody. President Daniel Ortega’s government says in a statement...
20:30, 2019-06-18

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championship....
12:00, 2019-06-20

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
22:15, 2019-07-17

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
23:15, 2019-07-06

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney G...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprecedented second election this year or even force him to step down...
22:45, 2019-05-29

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
09:45, 2019-07-07

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
00:00, 2019-07-18

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The government said the release was part of a plan to free...
23:15, 2019-05-21

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
04:30, 2019-05-25

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
11:45, 2019-05-23

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
16:15, 2019-05-24

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington wo...
08:15, 2019-06-11

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
04:30, 2019-05-25

CORRECTED-BRIEF-Italy's new car sales down 1.2 pct in May * FIAT CHRYSLER'S ITALIAN MARKET SHARE 26.35% IN MAY VS 25.4% IN APRIL -REUTERS CALCULATION ON TRANSPORT MINISTRY DATA Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan Newsroom)...
20:15, 2019-06-03

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
23:30, 2019-05-29

Italy Still Wants the Getty Bronze, and Perhaps More Italy has long demanded the return of a prized bronze statue from the Getty museum. Now it has asked for background checks on four other of the institution’s works....
17:15, 2019-05-24

The most beautiful villages in Italy These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check out CNN Travel's list and then start planning your holiday....
11:15, 2019-05-22

|WATCH:Italy’scannabislightmarketfearslegalbuzzkill It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the industry is getting political and judicial blowback that some fear will nip business in the bud....
01:45, 2019-06-28

36 Hours in Naples, Italy The allure of this storied seaside city — the Baroque excess, the indulgent cuisine, the mesmerizing fugue state of it all — now beckons as it did in the city’s Grand Tour days....
11:45, 2019-07-11

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
05:01, 2019-07-04

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
05:45, 2019-06-30

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
16:15, 2019-05-24

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
05:45, 2019-06-11

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
12:30, 2019-06-11

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and o...
18:30, 2019-06-11

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
17:45, 2019-06-10

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
21:30, 2019-07-01

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy over White House pressure to keep the USS John S....
00:15, 2019-06-12

Lagarde to rely on political skill to overcome shortcomings at ECB A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde will face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone economy with a largely depleted policy arsenal....
20:45, 2019-07-02

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
20:00, 2019-07-19

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
08:30, 2019-06-11

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration...
21:45, 2019-07-02

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the country, in a rare public airing of grievances by someone under an exit ban....
22:45, 2019-07-02

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
13:00, 2019-07-20

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's finances, according to a person briefed on the in...
11:15, 2019-07-12

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrorism, illegal immigration, violent crime or racism, ...
07:15, 2019-06-07

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across EuropeEuropean elections 2019: news and analysis - liveMore EU citizens have voted in European parliament elections than at any time in the past quart...
22:45, 2019-05-26

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamation lawsuit against her as he begins a new Senate campaign. Lawyers for Debbie Wesson Gibson filed a motion this week saying Moore’s lawsuit is ...
00:45, 2019-06-28

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
23:45, 2019-07-06

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but the resignation points to a deeper problem plaguin...
00:00, 2019-07-15

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ambassador to NATO said....
07:45, 2019-06-01

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
19:30, 2019-07-13

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation......
12:30, 2019-05-27

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
23:00, 2019-06-29

Judge: Claims of political motives in census fight ‘serious’ NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are “serious.” But U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman in New York said at a hearing Wednesday that should...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
12:30, 2019-07-14

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
12:30, 2019-06-21

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned Parenthood is announcing this week that it is creating the political 501(c)(4) group. The announcement com...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law. The Louisiana governor says he knows some people were disappointed tha...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
04:30, 2019-05-25

UK car sales fall again amid ongoing ‘political instability’ LONDON (AP) — The lobby group for Britain’s automotive industry says the country’s new car market slid back further in May as consumer and business confidence continued to be affected by what it terms “underlying economic and political instability.” The Society of Motor Manuf...
13:00, 2019-06-05

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters....
12:45, 2019-07-08

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday.” “Nancy Pelosi is riding a bucking, wild...
01:30, 2019-05-27

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
13:30, 2019-05-27

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan....
19:15, 2019-06-27

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
03:45, 2019-06-03

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
20:30, 2019-06-05

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in the video for Camp America, the debut single from...
20:01, 2019-06-27

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
23:15, 2019-05-27

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
21:45, 2019-07-21

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
12:00, 2019-06-05

Italy, Short of Euros, Flirts With a Different Way to Pay Italy’s populist leaders are discussing paying public-sector suppliers with IOUs instead of money, a step that Italian euroskeptics have proposed as the starting point for a new currency in case Italy has to leave Europe’s currency union....
07:00, 2019-06-11

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law by docking with 42 rescued passengers last week....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against it Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies criticised the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, saying they discriminated against the company....
17:30, 2019-07-17

Indian migrants say Italy needs them despite rise of far-right Indian migrants working near Rome say Italy's far-right politicians may talk about curbing immigration but they say the European nation cannot manage without their cheap labor....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected mayor of...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s not clear whether a larger fight can be avoided. I...
15:15, 2019-06-13

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice President Pence during the unusally high-level trip for an interior minister....
14:30, 2019-06-18

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished as one of the best third-placed sides....
01:00, 2019-06-19

FCA to invest $788M to build new 500 EV in Italy FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
19:30, 2019-07-11

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit 'political suicide' British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" to pursue a no-deal Brexit through a general election, adding he would look for more time to secure a new Brexit deal if he replaced Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:45, 2019-05-28

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
14:45, 2019-05-26

Papa New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
11:00, 2019-05-26

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties...
17:30, 2019-05-25

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin......
14:30, 2019-06-11

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
10:15, 2019-06-13

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced on Thursday. Or so goes the story that has become ...
02:45, 2019-05-24

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents and prime ministers will meet informally over an ...
15:30, 2019-05-28

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
00:00, 2019-06-04

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
19:30, 2019-05-27

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the greatest political journey in human history” in a Fou...
18:00, 2019-07-05

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to strip HIV-positive people of their humanity, punishing and isolating them even in death. It’s a grand statement, but it’s also an intensely personal on...
08:15, 2019-06-12

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government that has been locked in a power struggle with a rival party amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation...
17:30, 2019-06-13

The New York Times cuts all political cartoons, and cartoonists are not happy The Times says it will turn to longer-form, graphic-novel-style commentary. Cartoonists see the move as yet another sign that the editorial-cartoon industry is foundering....
07:45, 2019-06-12

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to animate his most loyal supporters, it seemed to have w...
10:15, 2019-07-21

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation....
14:30, 2019-06-13

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
01:15, 2019-05-25

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
06:45, 2019-07-21

Political disarray in Papua New Guinea rocks Oil Search shares Political turmoil in Papua New Guinea threatened to delay a $13 billion plan to double the country's gas exports, sending shares in one of the project's partners, Oil Search Ltd, down nearly 4% on Monday....
08:00, 2019-05-27

Eknath Khadse Hits Out At Political Detractors Over "False" Allegation Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse Tuesday turned emotional in the Legislative Assembly while taking a swipe at his political detractors for raising "false" allegations of land grab against him......
12:30, 2019-07-03

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
14:45, 2019-05-28

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump ESPN is reminding employees of the network’s policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air...
01:15, 2019-07-21

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
07:30, 2019-06-17

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change....
00:01, 2019-05-23

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
17:30, 2019-06-28

Russian tainted oil suspect seeking political asylum in Lithuania Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, a Vilnius district court spokesman told Reuters on Friday....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
07:45, 2019-06-18

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
11:45, 2019-07-17

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
13:45, 2019-06-07

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
18:30, 2019-07-17

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to fight the GOP and force his way back on to the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little support from his colleagues for the doomed mission, which comes nearly six months after King was kic...
16:00, 2019-06-05

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
19:30, 2019-05-21

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — The political clock is ticking toward the 2020 election as House Democrats consider whether to launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. That could limit how long House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can say yes or no on that question before the presidential campaign...
10:15, 2019-06-06

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
04:45, 2019-07-15

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
01:15, 2019-07-15

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of people in the US illegally. Related: 'Death by a thous...
22:30, 2019-06-23

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalize on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands....
21:45, 2019-06-21

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreement on Wednesday....
23:30, 2019-06-04

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 Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
14:15, 2019-06-22

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved again, joining the centrist Liberal Democrats...
11:15, 2019-06-14

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion in 2016....
22:00, 2019-06-04

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of a recent rise in attacks.Researchers reviewed tho...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G. Martin ruled on Sunday that Gill must pay a total of $245,300 to Kathryn Gill. His ex-wife...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on “abusive behavior.” The new warning label — which ...
04:30, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
18:30, 2019-06-15

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace....
17:30, 2019-05-30

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections. Votes will be cast Sunday to pick authorities that will run 61 districts across the country for the...
10:15, 2019-06-30

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occasion — and you can bet NASA will be leading the c...
23:00, 2019-07-16

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will probably not be able to count on the support of President Donald Trump....
07:30, 2019-07-12

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the central bank reported its first data in nearly four years....
19:30, 2019-05-30

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that Allied Wallet, its chief executive Ahmad “A...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The event served most tellingly as a vicious satire on...
21:45, 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....
09:45, 2019-06-12

European victory gives Salvini more leverage in Italy The League party of Italy's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the biggest winners in the European elections, with sky-rocketing support that bolsters his role as the flagbearer of the nationalist and far-right forces in Europe and could also shake up politics at home....
10:45, 2019-05-27

Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy Second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt earned the Netherlands a 2-0 win over Italy on Saturday as they reached the women's World Cup semi-finals for the first time....
00:15, 2019-06-30

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
06:15, 2019-06-12

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina "Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday."...
18:45, 2019-06-06

Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors The populist government says issuing mini-treasury bills, similar to IOUs, would help Italy deal with its debt. Others see a scheme to leave the euro....
10:15, 2019-06-13

Italy's Salvini slams Sea-Watch incident as 'an act of war' The crew of the Sea-Watch rescue ship committed "an act of war" by ramming a police boat to enter port, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. German captain Carola Rackete reportedly apologized to the police....
04:00, 2019-06-30

Knox back in Italy for first time since acquittal Amanda Knox arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 2011 in the slaying of her British roommate. -June 13        ...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Citroen will consider pulling Ogier out of WRC Rally Italy Citroen will consider pulling Sebastien Ogier out of Saturday's Rally Italy stages if the French firm feels there is nothing to gain from the C3 WRC running first on the road...
20:00, 2019-06-14

Top Takeaways from AP’s report on Italy’s ‘Pain League’ An Associated Press investigation finds that managers with Purdue Pharma’s international arm — Mundipharma — have been caught up in a sprawling corruption case in Italy alleging they paid a prominent pain doctor to help push opioids. The scandal has been unfolding in Italy with little notice, ...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
02:30, 2019-06-18

Italy's League says PM must not back down in EU budget fight Italy's League will insist Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte takes a tough line in budget talks with the European Commission and will "stop at nothing" to prevent new belt-tightening measures, the ruling party's economics chief said....
09:15, 2019-06-05

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
21:45, 2019-06-05

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
09:15, 2019-06-06

Italy demolishes remains of Genoa bridge The remaining towers of the bridge in Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished.        ...
23:01, 2019-06-28

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
00:45, 2019-06-06

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks at Brussels' attempts to bring Rome to its senses....
19:45, 2019-06-05

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
10:15, 2019-06-07

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the catastrophic mishandling of data associated with now-defunct Cambridge Analytica. Does that seem like a bargain to anyone else?Read more......
13:00, 2019-06-29

Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concern about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger and the muted showing of nationalists in European Union parliamentary elections....
12:00, 2019-05-28

EU to start infringement procedure against Italy: paper The European Commission will launch disciplinary procedures against Italy on Wednesday with a letter stating that Rome's fiscal policies lack prudence and could expose the nation to a shock loss of market confidence, newspaper La Repubblica said....
09:15, 2019-06-05

Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus Italy's Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women's spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury group said on Wednesday....
18:15, 2019-05-22

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
13:45, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2 p.m. Italian authorities say they have taken 54 migrants from Pakistan to a migrant center after finding them aboard a sailboat off the coast of Calabria in southern Italy. The Italian ANSA news agency says two Russian nati...
14:45, 2019-05-25

ZTE says Italy's new powers to intervene in 5G will delay deployment Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE Corp warned on Wednesday that the Italian government's newly strengthened power to intervene in the development of fifth-generation telecoms networks may further delay 5G mobile services in the country....
15:45, 2019-07-17

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
12:45, 2019-05-31

Political-News Sites Forge Ad Group to Compete With Facebook, Google News sites from across the political spectrum hope the Digital News Alliance will help them compete better with Facebook and Google as the 2020 election cycle heats up....
19:15, 2019-06-20

Steve Hilton: Washington, D.C. political and media establishment have 'lost their minds' Steve Hilton asked on "The Next Revolution" whether Democrats should be subject to the same type of investigations as President Trump, arguing that impeachment appears to be the strategy for resolving the parties' "political differences."...
16:45, 2019-05-27

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
06:15, 2019-06-19

Don't give up! How to stay healthy, happy and combative in impossible political times Walk the dog, let go with a cry, head to the gym or have sex. Leading campaigners on how to look after yourself before heading back into the frayEvery week it seems there is something new to protest about. If we are now in the Anthropocene age – where human effects on the globe take precedence over ...
10:15, 2019-06-20

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
00:45, 2019-06-19

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave in to demands for her resignation....
21:01, 2019-06-18

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over concerns about their safety as lawmakers....
10:00, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Brexit-sensitive stocks, sterling hit by deepening political turmoil Shares in Britain's housebuilders and retailers tumbled and sterling slid on Wednesday after multiple media reported rumours Prime Minister Theresa May's ministers could oust her in a row over her latest deal to exit the European Union....
18:30, 2019-05-22

2020 Dem Seth Moulton hits 'political establishment' after missing DNC cut for debate Rep. Seth Moulton didn’t make the stage for the opening two rounds of Democratic presidential primary debates, but he’s still heading to Miami next week, where the first showdowns will be held. ...
21:00, 2019-06-17

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
20:01, 2019-05-30

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
08:15, 2019-06-06

Tibet Issue "No Longer Struggle For Political Independence": Dalai Lama The Tibetan issue is no longer a struggle for political independence, the Dalai Lama has said, asserting that there is a need to focus on preservation of Tibet's cultural, religious and linguistic......
22:00, 2019-07-04

BJP Team To Visit Bengal's Bhatpara Amid Anger Over Political Clashes A day after two people were killed and several others injured in political clashes that erupted in West Bengal's Bhatpara, the BJP today announced that it will send a three-member delegation led by......
15:45, 2019-06-21

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
22:15, 2019-06-27

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered Of the many Democratic candidates campaigning for the black female vote at the 2019 Essence Festival, there was one who presumably had an advantage. As the lone black female candidate running for the presidency in 2020, Kamala Harris is seemingly in the most privileged position to understand the iss...
02:30, 2019-07-16

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of the federal judiciary, including the supreme court, is to check the political process by enforcing the constitution. Related: Supreme court gerrymandering...
23:30, 2019-06-27

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
05:30, 2019-05-28

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Sanders reacts to Steyer's 2020 bid: 'Tired of seeing billionaires trying to buy political power' Lamenting the expanding wealth of America's "billionaire class," Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pushed back on liberal megadonor Tom Steyer's decision to throw his hat in the ring for the 2020 presidential election....
01:00, 2019-07-10

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city....
10:00, 2019-06-24

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Kamala Harris, eyeing a prime debate opportunity, still looking for her political niche The senator from California is drawing support but struggling to carve out a distinctive brand to contrast rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders....
19:16, 2019-06-23

Former ICE chief says raids announced for political gain, endangering migrants, agents _____ LOS ANGELES — Immigration raids scheduled to take place in at least nine U.S. cities Sunday could be mass, indiscriminate roundups that target entire families rather than those who pose a threat, says a former acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. John Sandweg, who worke...
21:30, 2019-07-13

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged Jean Wyllys into despair. “I’ve been through moments of deep sadness, I’ve spent the whole night cr...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sweat-drenched Beto O’Rourke. The three-term congressional representative for the Texas border city of...
15:15, 2019-05-28

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
23:45, 2019-07-16

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition reach political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country nation to democracy....
11:15, 2019-07-17

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that prosecutors had insufficient independence from politicians....
23:15, 2019-05-27

Families of ISIS Accused Deny Charges, Call Arrests "Political" The families of five men from Coimbatore arrested in a joint operation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the local police have denied allegations that they are linked with terror group......
22:00, 2019-06-21

Turkey, China seek to expand economic ties despite political differences Turkey and China have expanded ties, but their relationship is marked by continued distrust and competition. The two sides are expanding economic cooperation but fundamental political differences remain....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
09:15, 2019-07-04

Should you travel this summer to Mexico amid safety, algae and political concerns? Safety concerns, the dismantling of the national tourism board and algae found on beaches have led to potential tourism issues for Mexico.       ...
14:45, 2019-06-13

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
05:00, 2019-06-12

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment In his inaugural address to members of parliament, President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and lift their own right to immunity from prosecution....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez slams graft trial as political 'smokescreen' Argentina's populist ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, due in court on Tuesday to face accusations of corruption, slammed the trial as a political "smokescreen" aimed at hurting her campaign for vice president in national elections this year....
15:30, 2019-05-21

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Trump doubles down on taking dirt on political opponents from foreign powers President Trump on Thursday defended his comments about being open to accepting a foreign power’s dirt on his 2020 opponents and not feeling obligated to tell the FBI — by saying he talks about “everything” with world leaders. “I meet and talk to ‘foreign governments’ every day. I just met with the ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
23:30, 2019-06-11

McCain knocks Behar during non-political discussion: 'Can't go a segment without talking about Trump' "View" host Meghan McCain knocked her co-host Joy Behar on Thursday,  joking that she couldn't make it through any of the show's segments without bringing up President Trump....
20:45, 2019-07-10

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
11:15, 2019-05-25

NY Times will end its political cartoons after 'anti-Semitic' depiction of Netanyahu, cartoonist says The New York Times will no longer be publishing political cartoons following the uproar surrounding an anti-Semitic depiction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a political cartoonist whose work was featured in the paper. ...
02:00, 2019-06-11