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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....

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments

Source: reuters.com

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchdog that she repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official White House post....
15:30, 2019-06-14

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Trump Will Absolutely NOT Fire Kellyanne Conway, Thank You Very Much Honestly we all saw this coming but holy shit is it insufferable to hear President Donald Trump talk about why he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway....
21:15, 2019-06-14

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
23:45, 2019-06-14

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
00:30, 2019-06-14

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented political stalemate.        ...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)        ...
09:30, 2019-06-01

Watchdog defends explosive report seeking Conway’s firing, says he has no ‘animus’ toward her Under fire from the Trump White House for an explosive report seeking top adviser Kellyanne Conway’s removal, Special Counsel Henry Kerner said in an interview Thursday with Fox News that he has “no animus” toward her while defending his team's work....
22:15, 2019-06-13

Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements. The post Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements appeared first on ...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
15:00, 2019-06-06

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel, which is unrelated to special counsel Robert M...
19:15, 2019-06-13

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. Wayans posted a picture of Amai sitting......
05:00, 2019-06-04

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired. But Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Democratic presidential candidates....
21:30, 2019-06-13

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended. Once again, it leaves the president bruised and ...
10:30, 2019-06-02

Kellyanne Conway, Nancy Pelosi clash after Trump meeting with Democrats was cut short White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway had a bitter spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, following the meeting that was cut short between President Trump and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
04:00, 2019-05-23

Trump’s top economic adviser is leaving his post The White House’s top economist is leaving, President Trump revealed in a tweet Sunday night. “Kevin Hassett, who has done such a great job for me and the Administration, will be leaving shortly. His very talented replacement will be named as soon as I get back to the U.S. I want to thank Kevin for....
11:30, 2019-06-03

Trump expected to name Philipson as top economic adviser: Politico President Donald Trump is expected to name Tomas Philipson, a former University of Chicago professor and health economics expert, as the next chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to replace outgoing Kevin Hassett, Politico reported on Friday....
03:45, 2019-06-08

Trump's Top Trade Adviser Opposed Mexican Tariffs President Trump’s top trade adviser opposed the White House’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, arguing that the plan could jeopardize a new North American trade accord....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement....
04:15, 2019-06-13

Former Trump adviser Flynn to dismiss legal team-court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the legal team that represented him in his dealings with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
18:15, 2019-06-06

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace possible only with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital....
21:45, 2019-05-29

Trump wishes ex-adviser Flynn 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration....
06:45, 2019-06-03

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Trump's national security adviser John Bolton arrives in UAE for talks Trump's national security adviser John Bolton arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday ahead of talks scheduled for Wednesday, he said in tweet, amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace can only come with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can only come with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with east Jerusalem as its capital....
17:30, 2019-05-29

Ex-Trump adviser Stone faces uphill battle in quest to dismiss indictment President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday, as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the...
22:15, 2019-05-30

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has yet to be unveiled to the public. A White House official said Tuesday that Kushner, along with President Trump’s special envoy for international...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Trump praises ex-adviser Flynn, offers 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
14:45, 2019-06-13

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
11:30, 2019-06-13

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to govern and political incompetence."...
07:45, 2019-05-25

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreement re...
07:15, 2019-06-10

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
16:30, 2019-05-26

Trump clarifies ‘nasty’ comments about Meghan Markle President Trump clarified his remarks about British royal Meghan Markle in a television interview set to be aired Wednesday, saying it wasn’t his intention to call her “nasty” but thought her past comments about him were nasty. “And I said: ‘Well, I didn’t know she was nasty.’ I wa...
06:00, 2019-06-05

Trump: Duchess Meghan’s past comments about him were ‘nasty’ The president's choice of words — on the eve of his state visit to Great Britain — echoed his attacks on his 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, whom he has called a “nasty woman.”...
08:15, 2019-06-03

Trump angry about special counsel’s comments on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing his displeasure with special counsel Robert Mueller’s motives after Mueller blunt dismissal of Trump’s repeated claims that the Russia investigation had cleared him of obstructing justice. The president also offered mixed messages on...
10:45, 2019-05-31

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. trade policy but to his own trade negotiating team....
11:30, 2019-06-07

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate majority leader spoke with exasperation over the backla...
07:00, 2019-06-14

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement...
19:30, 2019-06-14

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
22:00, 2019-05-26

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
04:00, 2019-06-15

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment....
21:30, 2019-06-13

Trump calls Pelosi a ‘disgrace’ to her family over ‘prison’ comments President Trump blasted Nancy Pelosi anew on Friday for telling colleagues she wants to see him sent to prison, this time calling the House speaker a “disgrace” to her family. ...
21:15, 2019-06-07

Utah judge suspended for making anti-Trump comments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months for comments he made online and in court criticizing President Donald Trump. The state’s Supreme Court he determined violated the judicial code of conduct. The court said in a decision posted Wednesday th...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Trump blasts comments by ECB's Draghi, cites unfair competition U.S. President Donald Trump criticized European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments earlier on Tuesday that further monetary policy changes may be needed by the ECB, saying that would spark unfair European competition against the United States....
15:30, 2019-06-18

Utah judge suspended without pay for 6 months after critical comments about Trump A judge in Utah was suspended without pay for six months last week after criticizing President Trump — both online and in court — for his "political incompetence."...
17:15, 2019-05-28

Trump flips script on Dem outrage over comments on foreign dirt A defiant President Trump pushed back Thursday against the outrage over his comments that he would be open to accepting opposition research from individuals from foreign countries, arguing he should have no obligation to call the FBI in certain cases while trying to turn the tables on Democratic law...
20:45, 2019-06-13

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran — but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there to deter aggression,” Pompeo told reporters ...
00:45, 2019-06-19

Utah Judge Is Suspended for Making Critical Comments About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of the Taylorsville Municipal Justice Court in Utah may be on the right side of history, but comments he made challenging President Donald Trump have landed him in trouble with Utah’s Supreme Court....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
04:45, 2019-05-29

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
01:45, 2019-06-19

Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign. Lawmakers had already been compiling new legislation in the aftermath of ...
22:30, 2019-06-14

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some of Wall Street's biggest banks....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released....
20:30, 2019-06-09

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’US vice-president Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on their flagpoles during LBGTQ pride month. Related...
15:30, 2019-06-11

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
22:45, 2019-06-11

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged under the threat of trade tariffs, were mostly ol...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
21:45, 2019-05-31

Donald Trump Jr. takes on Justin Amash on Twitter over impeachment comments Donald Trump Jr. took on Republican Rep. Justin Amash on Twitter Thursday and floated the idea of a primary challenge, after Amash became the first GOP House member to call for the impeachment of President Trump. ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
22:00, 2019-06-13

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
02:30, 2019-06-14

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
03:45, 2019-06-11

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments about the special counsel investigation into Russia. Clinton told a crowd of graduates at Madison Square Garden that the Trump administration is not takin...
03:15, 2019-05-30

United Technologies, Raytheon slip after Trump comments on mega deal Shares of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp pared gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was a "little concerned" about their $121 billion merger to create a new aero-defense company....
19:00, 2019-06-10

Hogan Gidley: Media coverage of Trump's 'dirt' comments misleading White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Thursday that the media is distorting President Trump’s latest controversial comments on taking opposition research from foreign nations and that the president would turn over any “nefarious” information to the FBI....
00:45, 2019-06-14

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
21:15, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump Clarifies Those "Nasty" Meghan Markle Comments: "I Think She's Very Nice" President Donald Trump is clarifying some comments he made about Meghan Markle at an earlier time. President Trump arrived in London on Monday morning for a three-day visit where he met......
12:30, 2019-06-05

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“Mexico has taken advantage of the United States fo...
18:15, 2019-05-31

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreemen...
13:45, 2019-06-10

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing,” credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigration and predicted the duties will also pressure China to give in on trade. Trump defended employing tariffs as a negotiating tactic and said without the...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued to defend his comment, made during testimony last m...
18:15, 2019-05-31

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war criminals. Asked about an edited video he shared on Twitt...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Jeremy Hunt defends Donald Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet quoting Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as Downing Street declin...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring Pelosi and defended the president for defending himself....
03:30, 2019-05-25

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
04:30, 2019-06-07

Matt Gaetz: 'Trump was triggering the media' with foreign oppo research comments President Trump was trying to get a jolt out of the media saying he'd listen to foreign governments' opposition research, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., claimed....
11:15, 2019-06-14

An Orwellian Tale? Trump Denies, Then Confirms, ‘Nasty’ Comments About Meghan Markle The president’s comments about the Duchess of Sussex continued an Orwellian saga that he single-handedly created, forcefully denied, and then revived....
02:15, 2019-06-06

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their country." ...
16:45, 2019-06-13

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” and place as many as 6,000 troops at their southern ...
20:15, 2019-06-08

John Delaney: Trump's 'dirt' comments 'un-American', leaders need to show 'courage' and call him out 2020 Presidential candidate John Delaney called President Trump's "dirt" comments "un-American" on "The View" Thursday, and said Republican lawmakers must find the courage to stand up to the Commander-in-Chief. ...
20:45, 2019-06-13

Sen. Tillis on Trump's foreign dirt comments: Media 'conveniently' fails to ask about Steele dossier Sen. Thom Tillis responded Thursday to the uproar from Democrats and the media over President Trump's remarks about his willingness to accept dirt on political rivals from foreign governments....
22:15, 2019-06-13

A Utah judge made critical comments of Donald Trump. Now he's suspended six months without pay Utah judge Michael Kwan has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump.        ...
04:30, 2019-05-27

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”        ...
12:15, 2019-05-29

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

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

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reportedly thinking about an antitrust investigation of Go...
23:45, 2019-06-10

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
23:30, 2019-06-15

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes his first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
18:45, 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
01:00, 2019-05-29

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

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

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of President Trump for threatening to impose tariffs on...
20:30, 2019-06-09

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

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
18:15, 2019-06-14

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

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

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
23:45, 2019-06-01

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
17:30, 2019-05-27

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
03:45, 2019-05-27

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
08:30, 2019-06-12

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadline for putting together a new government. The twe...
23:15, 2019-05-27

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but wouldn't elaborate on details about the newly revea...
00:15, 2019-05-26

Neither fire nor fury for Wolff’s new Trump book NEW YORK (AP) — The sequel to Michael Wolff’s million-selling “Fire and Fury” is not attracting the same kind of interest, not even from President Donald Trump. NPD BookScan reports just 17,756 first-week sales for “Siege,” Wolff’s latest account of the Trump Whit...
04:00, 2019-06-13

Trump Trains His Fire on Biden in Must-Win Pennsylvania President Trump seems itching for a fight against Joe Biden. Monday night he tried out some new jabs. Standing in front of thousands of supporters at a rally in north central Pennsylvania, Trump leveled multiple attacks on Biden, who leads Trump in an early poll in the state. Trump said foreign lead...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Siege: Trump under Fire by Michael Wolff – review The second instalment of Michael Wolff’s ‘train-wreck fascination’ with the US president speculates on how the fiasco will endThe Trump presidency began as reality TV, with a cast of loud-mouthed, dim-witted chancers embroiled in histrionic tiffs. Then, capitalising on Trump’s threats to Kim Jong-un...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Mexico holds off Trump's fire but seen vulnerable to new pressure Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally kicks off his re-election campaign this month....
16:30, 2019-06-09

Under Fire, Trump Says He Would ‘Absolutely’ Report Foreign Campaign Help The president appeared to backtrack on comments earlier in the week when he said he would not necessarily call the F.B.I. if Russia or another hostile power offered damaging information about a rival....
17:00, 2019-06-14

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
01:30, 2019-05-26

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
14:45, 2019-06-13

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB internal storage at $34.99, whereas 2018's Fire H...
19:30, 2019-06-03

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
23:45, 2019-05-23

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and injured three people. The office said in a news rele...
04:30, 2019-05-25

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE3ucIaZ — Denelle Confair (@DenelleConfair) J...
08:45, 2019-06-09

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fire investigators are on scene. pic.twitter.com/jRz...
08:01, 2019-06-10

De Blasio, London mayor Sadiq Khan fire back after Trump’s insults ​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at President Trump on Monday after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq Khan reminds him of our “dum​b​ and very incompetent​”​ mayor of New York. “#ConDon takes another shot at me. But I’m a total @SadiqKh...
00:15, 2019-06-04

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his mental health....
08:15, 2019-06-05

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. BREAKING: @TucsonFirePIO responding to a commercial fire near Broadway and Euclid. @kendrahallTV is on scene for us. We will bring you a live update o...
14:01, 2019-05-31

What Is the Hatch Act and How Did Kellyanne Conway Violate It? Yesterday afternoon, the Office of Special Counsel advised that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, after several violations of the Hatch Act. This law limits the abilities of any federal employee to engage in political activity, such as influencing an election, while ...
23:45, 2019-06-14

Tim Conway, beloved comic actor, dies at 85 The actor died after a long illness, publicist Howard Bragman confirmed. He's best known for "The Carol Burnett Show."        ...
00:30, 2019-05-22

Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? Matt Bozeat considers Ted Cheeseman's British title defence at York Hall The post Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? appeared first on Boxing News....
20:15, 2019-06-18

What Is the Hatch Act? Explaining the Kellyanne Conway Dispute A federal agency recommended firing President Trump’s counselor, but the White House gave no sign it would comply. Here’s a look at the 1939 law restricting political activity by government employees....
06:00, 2019-06-14

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge that identifying what is and what isn’t a violati...
12:30, 2019-06-14

U.S. actor Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at age 85 Emmy-winning actor Tim Conway, who brought an endearing, free-wheeling goofiness to skits on "The Carol Burnett Show" that cracked up his cast mates as well as the audience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his publicist said....
16:30, 2019-05-21

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21:45, 2019-06-05

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19:30, 2019-06-13

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
20:45, 2019-06-13

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Federal agency recommends White House aide Conway be fired WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog agency is recommending that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel says Conway has become a “repeat offender” of ...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucus. ...
16:45, 2019-06-10

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
04:15, 2019-05-23

Special Counsel recommends Kellyanne Conway be removed from White House post The special counsel’s office on Thursday recommended that President trump’s adviser Kellyanne Conway be booted from the federal workforce for repeated violations of the Hatch Act. Conway, the office said in a statement, “violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by disparaging Democratic presiden...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner. The post Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:45, 2019-05-22

Special Counsel recommends firing Kellyanne Conway over alleged Hatch Act violations The Office of Special Counsel recommended Thursday that Kellyanne Conway be fired from the federal government for violating the Hatch Act on “numerous occasions.” ...
20:45, 2019-06-13

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for doing exactly that....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Pelosi refuses to engage with White House aide Kellyanne Conway over wealth The White House counselor — who lives in a $7.7 million mansion — took aim at Pelosi’s wealth after the speaker said she would negotiate with the president, not his staff....
02:00, 2019-05-24

Trump says he didn't fire Mueller because firings 'didn't work out too well' for Nixon President Donald Trump said that he didn't fire special counsel Robert Mueller because firings "didn't work out too well" for former President Richard Nixon, though he claimed he had the Constitutional authority to do so....
04:30, 2019-06-17

Julian Castro admits Hatch Act 'mistake,' calls for Kellyanne Conway's termination, in Fox News Town Hall Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro told Fox News on Thursday night White House adviser Kellyanne Conway should be fired for violating the Hatch Act -- the same federal law that Castro himself was found to have violated in 2016....
02:15, 2019-06-14

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf...
04:45, 2019-05-29

GDP Growth Overestimated During UPA, NDA Rule: Ex-Chief Economic Adviser India's growth in a six-year period spanning both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government was overstated by about 2.5 per cent, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian......
10:15, 2019-06-11

U.S. trade adviser Navarro: Mexico tariffs may not have to take effect White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday that U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect because Washington now has Mexico's attention on the issue....
16:45, 2019-06-05

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Centre Clarifies As Ex-Chief Economic Adviser Says "Growth Overestimated" The estimate of the country's economic growth are based on "accepted procedures, methodologies and available data", the government said today after an article by former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind......
18:00, 2019-06-11

Jessica Mendoza talks Alex Rodriguez and Mets’ adviser job ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Aaron Boone’s attitude, the pressure of working with Alex Rodriguez and her role as Mets adviser. Mendoza, A-Rod and Matt Vasgersian will be sitting in Yankee Stadium’s Judge’s Chambers for Sunday night’s Red Sox-Yank...
13:15, 2019-05-31

Ex-Thai PM And Influential Royal Adviser, Who Staged 13 Coups, Dies At 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace official told Reuters....
11:45, 2019-05-26

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
18:15, 2019-05-31

Proxy adviser ISS urges shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment Leading proxy advisory firm ISS has urged shareholders of Nissan Motor Co Ltd to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa as a director of a Japanese automaker battling to overhaul corporate governance....
05:15, 2019-06-12

Proxy adviser lobs rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa A leading proxy advisory firm has urged Nissan shareholders to vote against the reappointment of its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure on Hiroto Saikawa as he struggles to find accord with alliance partner Renault....
06:15, 2019-06-12

Your Money Adviser: Before Deciding on a College, Look Closely at the Financial Aid Letter Schools are not required to use the same terminology in their offers. And an “award” could mean a grant — or a loan. “Celebrate,” one expert says. “Then, decide.”...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
03:30, 2019-05-30

White House adviser says tariffs on Mexican goods may not be needed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect, offering a glimmer of hope for Mexico and American businesses concerned that the levies could badly hit both consumers and companies....
17:45, 2019-06-05

Ajit Doval Continues As National Security Adviser, Given Cabinet Rank Ajit Doval has been granted cabinet status and five more years as the National Security Adviser (NSA). "He has been given cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security......
10:30, 2019-06-03

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
16:30, 2019-05-21

San Francisco city hires adviser to explore potential acquisition of PG&E assets The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission said on Tuesday it has hired an adviser to explore the potential acquisition of PG&E Corp's distribution assets, sending shares of the power company up 2.6% at $18.37....
02:30, 2019-06-05

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled — EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
22:45, 2019-06-13

Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards’ staff as a special adviser. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise’s all-time wins leader with 131. He led C...
21:15, 2019-05-28

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pro-Beijing leaders after two senior figures called for the legislation to be delayed or dropped.Hong ...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Biden adviser Symone Sanders lashes out at media over Hyde Amendment coverage Biden campaign senior advisor Symone Sanders had a heated clash with MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing on Friday about the Democratic frontrunner's sudden reversal on the Hyde Amendment, declaring "we're not going to allow the press the dictate our policy roll out.”...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week....
00:00, 2019-06-16

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ The post US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ appe...
11:00, 2019-05-29

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt as a share of gross domestic product. "That by its...
06:00, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-San Francisco city hires adviser to explore potential acquisition of PG&E assets The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission said on Tuesday it has hired an adviser to explore the potential acquisition of PG&E Corp's distribution assets, sending shares of the power company up 2.6% at $18.37....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Conway Castle: This Fine Medieval Welsh Castle was Built for a Ferocious English King Wales is famous for many things - its singers, sports, incredible scenery and of course its many great castles. One of the most famous of these is Conway (Conwy) Castle, which is widely regarded as one of the finest medieval fortresses in all of Europe.  ...
17:30, 2019-05-26

White House economic adviser Hassett says his departure not linked to Mexico tariffs: CNBC White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett told CNBC on Monday that his departure from the post had been in the works for a while and is not linked to the recent announcement of tariffs on Mexico....
16:30, 2019-06-03

U.S. National Security Adviser Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate U.N. resolution U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Saturday there was "no doubt" North Korea's recent test missile launches violated United Nations resolutions....
04:30, 2019-05-25

National Security Adviser John Bolton Accuses Iran of Seeking Nuclear Weapons (ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser warned Iran on Wednesday that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a “very strong response” from the U.S., taking a hard-line approach with Tehran after his boss only two days earlier ...
00:00, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide -EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
15:30, 2019-06-04

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
19:45, 2019-06-13

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

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
17:15, 2019-05-31

U.S. Treasurys Slide After Powell Comments U.S. government-bond prices fell, as investors reassessed the balance of risks to the economy after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said policy makers “will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.”...
19:15, 2019-06-04

Kentucky TV anchor dismissed for on-air comments LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky television station says it has dismissed a morning host for what it considered inappropriate comments during his show earlier this month. WLEX-TV in Lexington said in a statement Wednesday that it has decided to “part ways” with Lee Cruse, the co-host of ...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years so the landlord’s daughter can move in....
06:00, 2019-05-27

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defended the policy of execution for homosexuality. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
14:45, 2019-06-12

Neymar accuser in first comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case...
04:15, 2019-06-06

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Brazilian station SBT, the woman described herself as ...
11:00, 2019-06-06

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections....
01:30, 2019-06-11

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Clippers fined $50K for Rivers' Kawhi comments The league didn't specify which comments violated the anti-tampering rule. Clippers coach Doc Rivers compared Raptors star Kawhi Leonard to Michael Jordan on ESPN's NBA Finals preview show earlier this week....
05:30, 2019-06-01

Clyburn walks back impeachment comments House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Monday walked back remarks suggesting that Democrats will impeach President Donald Trump, reversing course to say he’s “farther” from backing impeachment than most of his caucus.Clyburn’s comments came after a private leadership meeting Monday evening in which Spea...
05:45, 2019-06-04

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
04:30, 2019-06-05

Suarez defends himself after missing Copa del Rey final Luis Suarez has defended himself from criticism for undergoing knee surgery that prevented him from playing for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final        ...
22:15, 2019-05-26

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical. (June 12)        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
17:30, 2019-05-22

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for the pardoning of a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty of too — taking a picture of the body and sayi...
23:45, 2019-05-26

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Defends Lauren After She's Mom-Shamed Over Going Out Last Wednesday, The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their first child, daughter Alessi Ren Luyendyk. A week later, mom went out for lunch and left her with grandma.......
21:15, 2019-06-06

Texas HS superintendent defends Briles hiring Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough defended the decision to hire Art Briles, saying the district "vetted coach Briles to the best of our ability."...
03:15, 2019-05-29

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
22:15, 2019-06-14

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons. The post US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless i...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
03:15, 2019-06-04

Awaiting RJ Barrett’s first comments amid Knicks intrigue Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage his Pro Day at UCLA Tuesday, along with 18 other Bill Duffy clients, but he will not participate in workouts. Presumably, Barrett will be on hand to speak to teams present and also break his post-lottery silence with the media. After the lottery reveal that put th...
03:30, 2019-05-28

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged incendiary remarks about Aung San Suu Kyi.Wirathu has long been ...
13:00, 2019-05-29

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that have interactions from the original poster, as well a......
21:30, 2019-06-14

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
17:15, 2019-05-27

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
13:30, 2019-06-10

VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses because the launch edition of the Golf-sized hatchback costs more than the entry version of the midsize Passat....
16:15, 2019-06-18

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generation business owner, who’s concerned the ruling could trigger crushing renovation and maintenance costs...
02:30, 2019-06-13

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
15:30, 2019-06-03

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the day, this is about ethics in pettiness....
20:30, 2019-05-23

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
17:15, 2019-05-31

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who responded by saying it was "an unfortunate incident"....
21:00, 2019-06-17

The Latest: Islamic summit defends Palestinian statehood MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 4:25 a.m. The world’s largest organization of Islamic nations has completed a summit in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca with leaders and delegates from 57 states emphasizing their support for a Pal...
05:15, 2019-06-01

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
02:45, 2019-05-26

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-06

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
23:45, 2019-05-29

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)        ...
20:30, 2019-05-31

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
08:30, 2019-06-11

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if his “contentious rhetoric” continues. “The [elected...
06:30, 2019-06-18

Madhya Pradesh Professor Arrested For Comments On Goddess Saraswati The principal of a government college in Madhya Pradesh's Datia has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Goddess Saraswati, the Hindi deity of......
19:15, 2019-06-02

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
04:45, 2019-06-08

Facebook is tweaking how it ranks public comments so the worst ones get hidden Facebook is taking more steps to try and limit negative comments and abuse on its platform, introducing an improved ranking system for comments on public profiles that will hopefully lead to more "meaningful conversations".Public comments on busy pages (like those for a celebrity for instance) are a...
18:30, 2019-06-16

Harvard pulls Parkland grad’s admission over racist comments BOSTON (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made in a shared Google Doc and in text messages about two years ago. Kyle Kashuv says the Ivy League school asked him in May to explain the comments he made months before the Feb...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Man harassed with anti-gay comments, attacked in Tribeca subway: Cops A straphanger was attacked at a Tribeca subway station on Sunday night by two men shouting anti-gay statements, cops said. The incident happened around 7 p.m. on a northbound A Train at Chambers Street, according to police. The victim, described as a 25-year-old male, was set upon following a verbal...
09:15, 2019-05-27

Harvard rescinds admission to Parkland survivor over racist comments A survivor of the Parkland school massacre in Florida said Monday that Harvard University has rescinded his acceptance over racist comments the teen made in the months before the 2018 shooting. “Three months after being admitted to Harvard Class of 2023, Harvard has decided to rescind my admission o...
21:45, 2019-06-17

Tiger Woods responds to Hank Haney’s comments, SiriusXM ban DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods usually avoids taking a public stance on any controversial topics the way he tries to avoid water hazards on the golf course. After shooting an even-par 72 in the second round of the Memorial on Friday, Woods hammered his former swing coach, Hank Haney, who was suspended T...
06:30, 2019-06-01

Roger Mathews Slams "Negative Comments" Towards JWoww and His Family Roger Mathews doesn't want to hear any negativity this Memorial Day. As Jenni "JWoww" Farley enjoys part of the holiday weekend in Las Vegas with her new boyfriend, her ex is......
21:15, 2019-05-27

Sirius XM suspends Hank Haney after 'insensitive' LPGA comments Golf commentator Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel after female golf players said his comments about U.S. Women's Open and the LPGA Tour were racist and sexist....
17:45, 2019-05-31

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
08:45, 2019-06-18

Harvard Rescinds Admission for Parkland Student Over ‘Offensive’ Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
19:15, 2019-06-17

Hank Haney suspended for ‘insensitive comments’ about women’s golf NEW YORK — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women’s Open and that he couldn’t name six players on the LPGA Tour. Haney then said he would go with “Lee” an...
04:00, 2019-05-31

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
18:45, 2019-05-29

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
13:30, 2019-06-15

China rebukes Pompeo for Tiananmen Square comments on anniversary China slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his comments about the Tiananmen Square massacre, claiming they were were made “out of prejudice and arrogance,” as it stepped up security there for Tuesday’s 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests. Pompeo on Monday pushed China to ma...
17:15, 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
15:45, 2019-05-29

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
12:00, 2019-06-04

Kim Goldman recalls OJ Simpson car chase, comments on gloves 25 years on: 'They fit!' Amid the 25th anniversary of her brother's murder, Kim Goldman told Fox News why she thought suspect and former football player O.J. Simpson was guilty and recalled the epic car chase that led to his capture....
23:45, 2019-06-15

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
06:15, 2019-06-05

Barra defends GM plan to sell Ohio plant to EV company GM CEO Mary Barra, meeting on Capitol Hill with members of Ohio's congressional delegation, argued that GM's plan to sell the Lordstown plant to a little known electric vehicle company was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
00:00, 2019-06-06

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
19:00, 2019-06-10

North Dakota tribe defends its rights to minerals from state FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of a Native American tribe in North Dakota are asking state officials to work with them rather than against them in a dispute over oil royalties. The federal government has repeatedly assured the Three Affiliated Tribes it has rights to a riverbed on the Fort Berthold Rese...
18:15, 2019-06-01

The Latest: Lawyer defends Hungary boat crash captain BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the deadly boat collision in Hungary earlier this week (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Lawyers for the captain of the river cruise ship that collided on the Danube River with a tour boat, killing seven South Korean tourists, say they dispute that their client made...
15:45, 2019-06-01

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA board members must reside in one of the 12 counties se...
01:15, 2019-06-18

Cuomo — at odds with AOC — defends backing Katz in Queens DA race Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his endorsement of Melinda Katz for Queens District Attorney in a proxy battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is backing an insurgent Democratic socialist candidate, Tiffany Caban....
07:30, 2019-06-05

‘Game of Thrones’ Mountain defends his World’s Strongest Man title BRADENTON, Florida — The last time we saw The Mountain on “Game of Thrones”, he was hurtling to his death in a giant fireball at the end of a fight with his brother, the Hound, in King’s Landing. Since then, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, the 6-foot-9, 441-pound actor who played t...
17:30, 2019-06-16

Amanda Knox Defends Her Innocence on First Trip to Italy in Eight Years Amanda Knox, the American college student who was twice convicted and twice acquitted of murdering her British roommate in the Italian city of Perugia in 2007, made a passionate defense of her innocence during her first visit to Italy in eight years....
17:15, 2019-06-16

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
01:15, 2019-06-13

Dominic Raab defends calling feminists ‘obnoxious bigots’ The potential future PM says he does not want ‘double standards’ in equality debateToday’s politics news - live updatesTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayDominic Raab has defended his claim that feminists are some of the most obnoxious bigots and that men are getting a raw deal, sayi...
22:45, 2019-05-26

Raiders GM Mike Mayock defends Richie Incognito signing The Oakland Raiders signed veteran offensive lineman Richie Incognito despite a litany of off-field incidents, and GM Mike Mayock defended the move.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Oil falls as trade worries mount, Saudi comments limit losses Oil fell on Monday as U.S. trade disputes with Mexico and China deepened concerns about weakening global crude demand, while a slump in equities also weighed on crude futures....
01:15, 2019-06-04

OnePlus 'working' on the 7 Pro's ghost touch issue, comments on battery life Apart from weird noises and camera mishaps, OnePlus 7 Pro users have had to deal with another teething issue, the so-called "ghost" touches, as demonstrated in a user video above. This touch panel solution has created troubles before but apparently nothing that driver or other updates can't fix, sin...
19:00, 2019-05-29

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses, Fox News has learned. Amash, sp...
08:45, 2019-06-11

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my lifetime. But now that it’s been a few years since I...
17:45, 2019-05-21

Special Counsel Mueller to make first public comments on Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday will make his first public comments on his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Justice Department said....
17:30, 2019-05-29

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
14:45, 2019-06-04

Chase Winovich curbing his bold comments after being drafted by New England Patriots At Michigan, Chase Winovich was known for lots of brash talk. But now as a rookie with the Patriots, the DE is making sure not to step out of line.        ...
14:15, 2019-06-06

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, says pop star may work again Meanwhile, the judge overseeing Britney Spears' conservatorship has also ordered a investigation into the team managing the singer's affairs.        ...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Michelle Wie blasts ex-Tiger coach Hank Haney over racist comments LPGA golfer Michelle Wie blasted Hank Haney on Wednesday after the famed instructor made racist and sexist comments about South Korean golfers on his SiriusXM radio show. In discussing the U.S. Women’s Open, which is set to begin play at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday, Haney, best ...
03:15, 2019-05-30

Hank Haney's racist and sexist comments were unsurprising in the world of golf Women’s golf is full of brilliant athletes from a huge variety of backgrounds. It can be tough to find out more about their stories thoughOn Wednesday, I sat in a room with media executives working on a pitch for a series about the LPGA. We discussed multiple storylines that ranged across racial and...
17:00, 2019-05-30

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
17:30, 2019-06-08

Raptors fan arrested after making vulgar comments about Ayesha Curry on live TV A Raptors fan has been charged with mischief after allegedly using "profane phrases" about Ayesha Curry, wife of Warriors star Steph Curry, on TV.       ...
04:30, 2019-06-09

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-founded, after emails between him and a former hea...
03:15, 2019-06-18

Valentina Shevchenko defends flyweight title with finishing kick for the ages at UFC 238 Valentina Shevchenko knocked Jessica Eye out cold with an amazing kick in the second round of their flyweight title fight at UFC 238.       ...
08:15, 2019-06-09

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
13:45, 2019-06-09

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which seemed like a no-brainer to most....
00:15, 2019-05-27

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political opponents from foreign governments sparked comparisons to the Clinton campaign and the DNC's funding of the Steele dossier during the 2016 election....
22:45, 2019-06-14

Abby Wambach defends USA's 13 goals against Thailand in World Cup opener The U.S. Women's National Team opened Group F play with a rout of Thailand, causing many to accuse the team of running up the score.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-12

Priyanka Chopra Defends Meghan Markle and Calls Her a Victim of Racism Feud? What feud? Priyanka Chopra has nothing but nice things to say about her longtime "stunning" friend Meghan Markle, and is one of her biggest defenders. Since her relationship......
12:30, 2019-06-03

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
07:15, 2019-06-06

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. “When you’re running for president of United States this is always a challenge, t...
18:30, 2019-06-07

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
14:45, 2019-05-29

Salesforce's Marc Benioff defends Tableau deal: They 'didn't want our cash' "Tableau didn't want our cash — they wanted our equity, because they know that the real value here is in the company that we're creating together," Benioff tells Jim Cramer in an interview....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the “brotherly Palestinian people.” The Palestinian Authority has rejected the economic conf...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
22:30, 2019-06-14

MotoGP Barcelona: Marquez defends Lorenzo over multi-rider crash Catalan Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says his Honda MotoGP team-mate Jorge Lorenzo "was not out of control" when he caused a multi-rider crash on lap two of Sunday's race...
19:15, 2019-06-16

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
14:30, 2019-06-10

Michelle Wie blasts Hank Haney over his comments about South Korean golfers in the LPGA Michelle Wie ripped Hank Haney -- a well-known golf instructor -- after shocking comments about South Korean golfers on his radio show Wednesday.        ...
19:45, 2019-05-29

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
02:30, 2019-05-31

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:30, 2019-06-15

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
10:45, 2019-05-27

North Korea calls U.S.'s Bolton 'war fanatic' over missile test comments: KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is a "war fanatic" who was wrong to conclude that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state media on Monday....
05:30, 2019-05-27

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday night....
08:15, 2019-05-23

Johnson defends calling burka-wearing women 'bank robbers' at launch A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he will not be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
02:30, 2019-06-13

Pompeo defends deal with Mexico amid criticism, calls it 'diplomacy at its finest' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Monday that President Trump’s assertion that the U.S.’s recent deal with Mexico regarding immigration and the border was a success....
01:30, 2019-06-11

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate socialism."...
04:15, 2019-06-13

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
06:15, 2019-06-13

The Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new film The Nightingale as an “honest and necessary depiction” of a brutal historical moment, after rape...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid not to take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant change.The 32-year-old faces the un...
01:01, 2019-06-07

George R. R. Martin defends 'Game of Thrones' writers, says it's 'silly' to ask if ending is 'real' Fans wondering if "Game of Thrones'" ending was the "true" ending of George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels got an answer from the author himself Monday night. Yes and no....
19:45, 2019-05-21

In Newly Released Deposition, OxyContin Owner Defends Response to Reports of Abuse A deposition of Richard Sackler, an owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, from March offers a rare window into his current views on the opioid epidemic amid litigation seeking to hold the company accountable for the crisis....
09:30, 2019-05-26

Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shock defeat Frazer Clarke on why Rob McCracken is the right trainer for Anthony Joshua The post Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shock defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
20:30, 2019-06-04

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship. Alameda Coun...
02:15, 2019-06-16

CNN's Brian Stelter defends Avenatti coverage, his past praise as a 2020 'contender' CNN's chief media correspondent and "Reliable Sources" anchor Brian Stelter defended the overwhelming coverage disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti received when making his debut as the legal representation of porn star Stormy Daniels. ...
03:15, 2019-05-25

Cameron Norrie defends Nick Kyrgios over late withdrawal from French Open • Kyrgios pulls out before first-round clash, citing illness• Norrie will now play French qualifier Elliot BenchetritNick Kyrgios, who pulled out of the French Open on Friday through illness, three days before his match against Cam Norrie and a few days after saying the tournament “absolutely sucks”...
02:30, 2019-05-25

Jada Pinkett Smith defends 'Aladdin,' talks 'Red Table Talk' on 'Kimmel' Jada Pinkett Smith defended her husband Will Smith's latest film "Aladdin" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," stating that critics were unfair to the live-action Disney remake....
14:15, 2019-06-06

McSally defends keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault cases Sen. Martha McSally on Sunday defended keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault matters and deciding which cases proceed, despite opposition from lawmakers who believe military prosecutors outside the chain of command should instead review sexual assault cases....
06:30, 2019-05-27

Amid Anti-Hindi Uproar, BJP's Tejasvi Surya Defends "Misunderstood" Plan The new Modi government's National Education Policy 2019 Draft has alarmed leaders from southern states, particularly Tamil Nadu, who believe it makes the learning of Hindi mandatory, something the......
19:15, 2019-06-02

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

Former ‘Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood reacts to Kelly Ripa’s controversial comments on franchise Former “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood shared his thoughts on the comments Kelly Ripa made about the popular franchise that ultimately received backlash from the "Bachelor/Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison....
23:00, 2019-05-25

Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira has sparked transfer scramble with comments on Gunners spell Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira may have sparked a scramble for his signature with Napoli joining AC Milan in monitoring the midfielder's situation in north London....
14:00, 2019-06-19

BBC must explain why it broadcast Jo Brand's battery acid comments over Nigel Farage, Theresa May says Theresa May has demanded an explanation from BBC chiefs for broadcasting a programme in which comedian Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid on politicians....
21:00, 2019-06-13

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
04:30, 2019-06-05

Watch: Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard defends Damian Lillard following series sweep Portland's Meyers Leonard came to the defense of star guard Damian Lillard after the Golden State Warriors swept the Trail Blazers in the NBA Western Conference finals....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” racist....
02:45, 2019-06-05

Odell Beckham Jr. defends his training schedule, decision to skip Browns' OTAs Odell Beckham Jr. said he knows what it takes to get to "top physical condition" and that sitting out OTAs would not hurt him.        ...
02:15, 2019-06-06

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
17:15, 2019-06-10

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
19:15, 2019-05-29

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their families....
09:45, 2019-05-24

Deontay Wilder defends WBC heavyweight title with first-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale – as it happened Wilder defends heavyweight title with savage knockoutAmerican tells fans that fights with Fury and Joshua are comingThe secrets of boxing’s KO kings: where does power come from? 5.07am BST That’s all for tonight. Thanks as always for following along with us and be sure to check out the fight report,...
15:45, 2019-05-21

HUD Secretary Ben Carson defends plan to evict undocumented immigrants: ‘It’s not that we’re cruel, mean-hearted. It’s that we are logical.’ Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee are considering legislation to block a HUD proposal that every family member living in subsidized housing be of “eligible immigration status.”...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
19:45, 2019-06-17

| 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

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

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

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 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

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
04:45, 2019-05-30

Golf commentator Hank Haney blasts Tiger Woods for his comments about radio show suspension Tiger Woods said Hank Haney got what he deserved with radio suspension. Haney now calls Tiger "moral authority on issues pertaining to women."        ...
23:45, 2019-06-04

Televangelist Kenneth Copeland defends use of private jets in TV interview, denies calling people 'demons' A Texas-based televangelist is facing scrutiny following a recent TV interview in which he defended his use of three private jets and referred to the public as “a bunch of demons” that he needed to avoid while preparing his sermons....
06:45, 2019-06-02

Isaac Hempstead Wright defends the 'Game of Thrones' finale and his character's arc: 'I am thrilled with the way the show ends' Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode six, "The Iron Throne." Isaac Hempstead Wright, who plays Bran Stark, recently defended the show's controversial finale in a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter. Hempstead Wright said the fi...
23:30, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Short-seller Muddy Waters defends its research on Casino after critical French probe U.S. short-selling firm Muddy Waters on Thursday rejected the preliminary findings of a probe by France's AMF financial regulator into its criticism of retailer Casino....
18:15, 2019-06-06

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist comments he made 2 years ago REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv said that his Harvard University admission for the class of 2023 had been rescinded. He said his admission was revoked "over texts and comments made nearly two years ago." Kashuv apologized in May over comment...
04:15, 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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....
21:30, 2019-06-11

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

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

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

Political crisis builds in Hong Kong after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after several hundred thousand people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
16:30, 2019-06-09

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

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

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
02:45, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
20:00, 2019-06-09

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

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

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

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
14:00, 2019-05-30

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

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

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government....
21:45, 2019-06-15

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

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

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

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

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

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
13:30, 2019-06-15

When stars get political: Taylor Swift, Alyssa Milano, Kanye West and more More than ever, stars have been speaking up about politics. Here's what some of your fav celebs are saying about voting, President Trump and more.        ...
19:15, 2019-06-12

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

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