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Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate

Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime m...

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate

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

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates...
11:15, 2019-06-14

Boris Johnson now the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British PM British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first round of Conservative Party voting Thursday....
18:15, 2019-06-13

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
10:45, 2019-05-25

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
20:15, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader race The Latest on the race among British Conservatives to replace Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Boris Johnson has secured the most support in the first round of votes in Britain's Conservative Party leadership race, while three other candidates have been eliminated....
15:45, 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — wants to withhold payment. He's looking for "greater clarity" on Brexit....
00:00, 2019-06-10

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-18

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms....
16:30, 2019-06-09

Boris Johnson launches bid to succeed Theresa May, promises not to ‘kick the can’ on Brexit Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson promised not to “kick the can” on Brexit as he formally launched his push to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May -- while showing no signs of pulling back from the colorful and controversial language that has helped win him the backing of President Trump....
18:15, 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a potato factory in the country had killed 14 people...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Trump backs Boris Johnson; calls Duchess of Sussex 'nasty' US president backs Tory in leadership run and reacts to criticism by duchessDonald Trump has backed Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister, in an interview with the Sun in which he also called Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, “nasty”.The president, speaking to the British newspaper before he visi...
06:00, 2019-06-01

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
13:45, 2019-06-01

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite....
21:30, 2019-05-25

Boris Johnson ordered to court over alleged lies during Brexit campaign Johnson, who is the front-runner to be Britain’s next prime minister, was accused of misconduct in a public office. He called the prosecution a “stunt.”...
18:15, 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson to face court for 'misconduct' over £350m for NHS Brexit bus claim BORIS Johnson will be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over claims he was lying when he said the UK gave the EU £350 million a week....
16:15, 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
12:15, 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
15:15, 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to appease hardline Tory Brexiters will tilt the party into a “disastrous general election” that could be just months away, senior Conservatives are warn...
01:00, 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possibility of suspending parliament to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union, The Times reported on Thursday....
03:45, 2019-06-13

Trump calls Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage 'very good guys' - video Donald Trump praised the politicians on Thursday, saying they were 'two very good guys, very interesting people'. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House, the US president said he wasn't sure he would endorse either candidate to be the new UK prime minister: 'I haven't thought about support...
20:15, 2019-05-30

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through t...
17:45, 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest weapon. It is not charisma, the authority to lead through an electrifying presence. It is a subtler, more intangible quality, possessed by Boris Johnson....
00:45, 2019-06-14

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leading the campaign for Brexit. However, growing numbers of "moderate" Conservative MPs are resigned to ...
00:15, 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson's plan means no-deal Brexit or election, says Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary says it is wrong to commit rigidly to leaving the EU by 31 OctoberJeremy Hunt has said the Brexit deadline of 31 October should not be a “hard stop” and that Boris Johnson is posing a “stark choice”, between leaving the EU without a deal and a general election.As the five remaining...
21:45, 2019-06-16

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign secretary....
14:15, 2019-06-17

Tory leadership race: Sam Gyimah pulls out citing 'not enough time to build support' Conservative former minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is pulling out of the Tory leadership race because there has "not been enough time to build sufficient support"....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humiliates her, spends her money, has affairs and is abusive. Yet she feels lost and is somehow dependent a...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   . The post Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:30, 2019-06-18

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. But he faced calls from his rivals to abandon his low-profile campaign strategy and start answering questions fro...
17:00, 2019-06-11

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described as the worst meeting since the last one.The charg...
18:30, 2019-06-11

Brexit news latest: Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid reveals he is 'not afraid' to take UK out of EU without a deal Sajid Javid has said he is "not afraid" of taking Britain out of the EU without a deal despite warnings that it would be disastrous for British business....
15:15, 2019-06-01

Next Tory leader: Leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady emerged today as being among senior Tories to set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her resignation....
18:15, 2019-05-24

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
09:00, 2019-06-08

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign....
21:01, 2019-05-29

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without a deal on October 31....
18:15, 2019-06-02

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexploded bomb" rather than a springboard to success....
21:30, 2019-06-18

Nigel Farage warns Tory leadership candidates hoping for Brexit deal renegotiation: 'EU won't change one dot or comma' Nigel Farage has warned Tory leadership candidates claiming they could renegotiate a better Brexit deal than Theresa May that the EU is not prepared to change "one dot or comma"....
06:45, 2019-05-29

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
17:30, 2019-05-22

Boris Johnson vows to hold back £39bn EU divorce bill to force Brexit deal as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has vowed to hold back the promised £39 billion from the European Union unless better exit terms are offered as he set out his vision for Number 10....
11:45, 2019-06-09

Tory leadership candidates: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'critical' - but Jeremy Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
16:30, 2019-05-28

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson's lawyers have begun a High Court challenge against a summons over allegations of misconduct in a public office relating to claims he made during the EU referendum campaign....
12:15, 2019-06-07

Business leader Sir John Hegarty attacks Boris Johnson over 'disastrous' no deal plans Boris Johnson was today singled out for criticism by a business chief who accused Conservative leadership candidates of "destroying" their party's image as the party of the economy and "abandoning what they are about"....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.'        ...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
10:00, 2019-05-27

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

UPDATE 1-At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
18:15, 2019-05-28

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
16:15, 2019-05-28

Judge orders Johnson & Johnson, Colgate to pay woman $10M in cancer case A California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive Co. to pay nearly $10 million to a woman who blamed her cancer diagnosis on their products....
05:45, 2019-06-13

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between the state and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Johnson & Johnson accused of 'cynical, deceitful' bid to drive up painkiller sales Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyJohnson & Johnson, one of the world’s largest drug companies, has been accused of “a cynical, deceitful multimillion-dollar brainwashing campaign” to drive up sales of its powerful painkil...
00:00, 2019-05-29

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
19:00, 2019-05-28

Ex-Brooklyn resident wins $325M in Johnson & Johnson tainted baby powder suit A former Brooklyn woman has been awarded $325 million by a Manhattan jury after allegedly getting cancer from asbestos-laced Johnson & Johnson baby powder — one of the highest verdicts ever in such cases. Donna Oslon, 65, and her husband, Robert, sued the company in 2017 after she was diagnosed with...
06:30, 2019-06-01

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
15:30, 2019-05-28

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
17:15, 2019-05-28

Overdose victim’s dad to testify in Johnson & Johnson opioid trial The father of a 22-year-old college football star who died of a drug overdose will take the witness stand Wednesday in a landmark trial against Johnson & Johnson — which has been accused of fueling the country’s deadly opioid epidemic. Craig Box will testify as part of the state of Oklahoma’s lawsui...
16:15, 2019-05-29

Make Salad Dressing With an Almost-Empty Mayo Jar When it comes to making dressings at home, vinaigrettes are usually the most accessible option. All they require is a bit of not-super-precise measuring, common kitchen ingredients, and some shaking (preferably done in a jar). But by replacing or supplementing your salad oil with a bit of mayonnaise...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Fatigued Nishikori comes up empty against Nadal in Paris Playing two straight five-set matches ahead of his French Open quarterfinal against Rafael Nadal was certainly not the ideal preparation for Kei Nishikori        ...
23:15, 2019-06-04

What do with your empty nest: Rightsizing real estate Once your children leave the nest, it's time to rethink your real estate. Here are 3 tips to follow.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Make a Vinaigrette Inside an Almost Empty Honey Bottle It can be hard to get the last bit of honey out of the bottle, particularly if the bottle is shaped like a bear (so many crevices). Luckily, the amount of sweet and sticky stuff hanging out in the bottle is the perfect portion for a simple vinaigrette....
03:45, 2019-05-24

Copa America organizers worried over empty seats in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of South America’s soccer governing body is worried about empty seats at the Copa America tournament in Brazil. But CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez said Sunday he believes the attendances will improve as the tournament advances. More than 46,000 fans paid ...
05:15, 2019-06-17

Women’s World Cup hit by empty seats and Fifa’s warped priorities Great on-field achievements at France 2019 are undermined by the governing body’s apparent undervaluing of the eventFrom fans finding pre-tournament that they would be seated separately from friends and family, to exaggerated ticket sales and overzealous stewarding, Fifa has struggled to meet the ex...
19:01, 2019-06-18

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisisHundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search of water.The country has seen extremely high temperatures in recent weeks. On Monday the capital, De...
03:30, 2019-06-12

"They'd rather drink champagne!" Pouille slams empty French Open stands Ticket-holders for the French Open's prime courts are more interested in drinking champagne and tucking into a good lunch than they are in the tennis, bemoaned Frenchmen Lucas Pouille after crashing out in the second round on Friday....
20:30, 2019-05-31

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend Tuesday’s hearing on ...
20:15, 2019-06-12

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....
14:15, 2019-06-12

James Maddison: ‘My trophy cabinet is empty. I am desperate to win’ | Andy Hunter Leicester midfielder is raring to go as England start their campaign in the Euro Under-21 finals against France in ItalyJames Maddison can pin-point the moment England enthralled him as accurately as a set piece for Leicester. It was almost 15 years ago to the day when, sitting at home in Coventry i...
03:15, 2019-06-18

Costly tickets, empty seats and quiet crowd for Brazil game The Copa America opener on Friday yielded a box-office record for Brazil with gate receipts of more than $5.7 million       ...
00:45, 2019-06-16

Turn your YouTube channel into a career with this $11 course It's no secret that you can make a career out of creating videos on YouTube. From gaming videos to toy reviews, the platform's top creators have made a killing producing all manner of content. But even if you aren’t a world-renowned internet sensation, there’s still plenty of money to be made in mon...
19:15, 2019-06-15

Salesforce launches blockchain channel At its fourth annual TrailheaDX developer conference, Salesforce announced its new low-code platform called Salesforce Blockchain that enables organizations to share verified, distributed data sets across a trusted network of partners and third parties.By bringing blockchain to its CRM platform, the...
03:45, 2019-05-31

Where Are Your Favorite Disney Channel Stars Now? Every once in a while, a ghost of Disney Channel past will pop up to offer an update on their life post-Mouse House, sending a certain segment of the internet (read: Millennials) into an absolute......
15:45, 2019-05-30

D-Day veterans look forward to Channel crossing DOVER, England (AP) — About 300 veterans of the Normandy invasion have left Dover for a six-day trip that will take them back to the landing beaches on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The cruise will take the veterans to Dunkirk and Poole before arriving in Portsmouth, where British Prime Minister Th...
20:00, 2019-06-02

Uefa investigates claims turnstiles were opened in Baku to fill empty seats • Local officials alleged to have taken action against Uefa wishes• Governing body looking into it with stadium authoritiesUefa is investigating claims that local officials opened the turnstiles at Baku’s Olympic Stadium during the Europa League final on Wednesday because of embarrassing pictures of...
06:45, 2019-06-01

Celebrity two-timing hawk Christo left with empty nest after losing 2 chicks Tompkins Square Park’s celebrity hawk, Christo, is left with an empty nest after losing two fledglings in nine days. The five- and seven-week-old chicks were the only babies sired this year by the randy raptor — whose revolving-door romps with three female hawks were featured in The Post in 2018. “T...
08:00, 2019-06-16

New Fundraising Channel for China Inc. Opens in London Share-backed instruments from one of China’s biggest brokerages began trading in Britain, under a just-launched program linking markets in Shanghai and London, but modest pricing for the more-than $1.5 billion deal suggested lukewarm interest from investors....
01:45, 2019-06-18

The Latest: UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing the Channel The Latest on migrants crossing the Channel into Britain (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Britain's Border Force has intercepted 74 people, including minors, on eight vessels that were trying to cross the English Channel into Britain....
01:00, 2019-06-02

UK Coastguard responds as migrants cross the Channel LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Coastguard says it has helped Border Force officers respond to reports of boats carrying migrants off the southeastern coast. The number of migrants detained Saturday was not immediately clear. Coastguard officials, however, said 13 incidents had been reported, stretchi...
18:15, 2019-06-01

UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing English Channel The coastguard said the eight migrant boats were found along Britain's southeast coast. A senior British minister said the situation was "alarming" amid concerns that warming weather could fuel more crossings....
10:45, 2019-06-02

Keanu Reeves will channel his inner 'Neo' for Cyberpunk 2077 During Microsoft's E3 2019 keynote address, none other than "The Matrix" star Keanu Reeves took the stage to reveal his role in the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 by The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red.The surprising news came via an incredible extended trailer for the game, which included a release ...
01:45, 2019-06-10

Noida TV Channel Gets Notice Over Its Name, Logo After Staffers Arrested The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued a notice to the owners of Nation Live, the news channel that aired content allegedly defaming UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, for operating......
22:00, 2019-06-13

Comcast’s new eye-controlled channel changer sounds like something from the future The new eye-controlled channel changer that Comcast debuted today is a futuristic-sounding marvel that will certainly make life a little more enjoyable for people with physical disabilities who can now use merely their eyes to control their TVs. The just-announced Xfinity X1 eye control feature is a...
04:15, 2019-06-18

I (Tim Rogers) am playing Conan Unconquered over on our Twitch channel! I (Tim Rogers) am playing Conan Unconquered over on our Twitch channel! I love old-fashioned RTSes. This one looks good. Coincidentally, I have read every Conan book or short story at least ten times. Try to best my pulp wisdom in the chat....
21:45, 2019-05-29

| Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Fed chair is in a box of Trump’s making Addressing a conference in Chicago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested the central bank could cut interests rates if the trade war necessitates action to stabilize the economy....
21:45, 2019-06-05

Twitter Furious Over Pakistan Channel's World Cup Ad On Pilot Abhinandan A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati back home, many......
02:30, 2019-06-12

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
18:30, 2019-05-31

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A freelance journalist, an editor of a TV channel and its owner have been arrested over contents that were considered an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The arrests......
14:30, 2019-06-09

What Is the Best Punishment for Someone Who Steals Your Office Chair? Yesterday afternoon, I returned to my office after the holiday to find that someone had taken my good rolling chair—a very comfortable Herman Miller Aeron, thank you Nick Denton—and replaced it with another one which was not only shitty (old, covered in pilly black fabric, a vestige of the former oc...
18:30, 2019-05-31

Snuggle up! Christmas comes early with 2 original Hallmark Channel movies in July THE Christmas channel brings the magic of the wintry season to summer by premiering two movies and announcing a record-breaking line-up.        ...
18:15, 2019-06-07

The Weather Channel digital under fire for classifying Jerusalem as the 'State of Palestine' The digital component of The Weather Channel has come under scrutiny over the notion that Jerusalem has been formally listed as in the “State of Palestine” on the world’s most popular and trusted forecasting website....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Questions Remain About Putin’s Request for a Back Channel to the Trump Transition A few weeks before Donald Trump became president, Russian banker Petr Aven, a billionaire oligarch with Moscow’s Alfa Bank, pulled aside Washington lobbyist Richard Burt at a corporate meeting in Luxembourg with a sensitive request. Aven told Burt that “someone high in the Russian govern...
21:45, 2019-05-21

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy This Zero Gravity Chair For Just $30 Amazon is offering up Sunjoy’s Zero Gravity Chair in the Gold Box today for just $30. This lounger features a lockable reclining system that adjusts to fit your body perfectly, plus a folding mechanism for when it’s time to put it in storage for the winter. The chair is available in six colors, so t...
23:45, 2019-05-21

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
17:15, 2019-05-21

AstraZeneca seeks formula to discover next chair AstraZeneca (AZ), the FTSE-100 pharmaceuticals group, is preparing a search for the successor to the chairman who helped it fend off Pfizer's £69bn takeover bid five years ago....
12:45, 2019-06-04

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await The Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming series with the Golden State Warriors, rather than on their long-awaited postseason breakthrough....
16:15, 2019-05-26

Center-right candidate for EU Commission chair says ready to compromise Europe's center-right candidate for the chair of the EU Commission, Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his party was ready to make all necessary compromises over the appointment of the most powerful figure in the bloc....
14:45, 2019-05-28

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
11:45, 2019-05-28

Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport When someone tells you their racing series is inspired by Formula One, you’re probably thinking it involves some high-performance cars that race at prestigious international tracks. But this is office chair racing, and it’s the greatest sport in the world....
03:15, 2019-06-12

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
21:00, 2019-05-28

Kyrgios throws chair, walks off court, gets defaulted "Nick Kyrgios showed his explosive side yet again at the Rome Masters as he hurled a chair after an unsportsmanlike warning, stormed off and got defaulted."...
15:15, 2019-05-21

Acer's $20,000 Predator Thronos gaming chair is now available in Europe If you've been following the weird and wonderful world of PCs for the past couple of years, you probably remember the Acer Predator Thronos, the extreme gaming 'throne' packed with a gaming PC and up to three gaming monitors. Well, you can buy it now.Well, that's the case if you&...
19:45, 2019-06-06

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, despite President Trump's order that his former counsel not appear....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Woman charged in racist McDonald’s chair beatdown Cops nabbed the woman who assaulted a man with a chair last month and spewed hateful comments at him inside a Chinatown McDonald’s, authorities said Wednesday. Rosa Portelli, 49, was arrested for the March 25 attack in which she picked up a chair and attacked the 33-year-old Hispanic man, cops...
18:00, 2019-05-29

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
15:30, 2019-05-21

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
11:00, 2019-06-19

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things that the Democrats did this year that I’m afraid ...
05:00, 2019-06-07

Queer Eye's Antoni opens up in the drag makeover chair with Miz Cracker The Them YouTube channel is kicking off Pride Month with an impressive makeover: Antoni Porowski, food expert on the popular Netflix series Queer Eye. Porowski, who says he hasn’t dressed up like a girl since 5th-grade Halloween (except for his Britney Spears take on Lip Sync Battle), is ready to go...
23:30, 2019-06-05

Mueller could be subpoenaed within two weeks, says judiciary chair Nadler – live Leading Democrat Jerry Nadler says he may issue subpoena to special counsel if Mueller does not agree to testify voluntarilySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.24pm BST Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court bench after surgery for cancer this year and is lean...
01:01, 2019-06-07

Nostalgia Alert! Brenda Song Looks Back at Her Disney Channel Past Ahead of Amphibia Return Nearly 19 years ago, Brenda Song first appeared on the Disney Channel as a young girl who just wanted some snow for Christmas, in the 2000 movie The Ultimate Christmas Present. Now, she......
00:15, 2019-06-08

YouTube ends monetization of conservative commentator Steven Crowder's channel after left-wing outrage In an abrupt reversal amid an ongoing online firestorm, YouTube announced Wednesday that it would block conservative commentator Steven Crowder from making any money on videos he uploaded to the site....
00:15, 2019-06-06

You Need This Memory Foam Seat Cushion If You Spend Your Workday In an Office Chair It is literally no surprise to anyone who has ever worked in an office that sitting in a desk chair sucks. Even if your chair isn’t totally uncomfortable, it still can do a number on your back and overall health to sit down for your entire work day. If you often find your lower back is killing you a...
02:45, 2019-05-24

London Bridge inquest: man threw chair to distract attackers from victims Gerard Vowls followed trio, shouting and throwing bottles, and tried to draw them towards policeA man followed the three London Bridge attackers, shouting and throwing objects at them in an attempt to lure them into the line of fire for armed police, an inquest has heard.Gerard Vowls, who had been d...
17:15, 2019-05-21

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
14:38, 2019-05-21

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
20:30, 2019-06-04

Blood, sweat but no tears in Japan's office chair grand prix The rattle of tiny plastic wheels echoed through the normally sleepy streets of Hanyu on Sunday morning as the small city 60 kilometers north of Tokyo played host to the Japan office chair 'Isu' grand prix....
15:00, 2019-06-09

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
22:15, 2019-06-04

Empty nesters are having 'more adventurous' sex. And the 50-plus crowd credits aging A third of the 50-plus crowd said they're having the best sex ever. Unfortunately, the age group isn't fond of protection and STD rates are rising.        ...
14:45, 2019-05-24

'So sad... hahahaha just kidding!': Parents have empty nesters photo shoot and we stan 22-year-old Haley Marie was the last of her siblings to move out. Her and her parents celebrated by doing an empty nesters photo shoot.        ...
00:30, 2019-05-31

Daughter photographs parents as blissful empty nesters. 'So sad...hahahaha just kidding!' 22-year-old Haley Marie was the last of her siblings to move out. Her and her parents celebrated by doing an empty nesters photo shoot.        ...
19:15, 2019-06-04

Tottenham vs Liverpool: Champions League Final 2019 score prediction, odds, tickets, live, TV channel, h2h Tottenham and Liverpool will meet in an all-English Champions League Final in Madrid after two of the most remarkable European comebacks of all time....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Charlton vs Sunderland: League One Play-Off Final 2019 prediction, live stream, TV channel, tickets, odds Charlton will look to secure promotion back to the Championship after three seasons in the third tier of English football in the League One Play-Off Final against Sunderland today....
14:45, 2019-05-26

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Vice Chair Clarida: If economy slows, Fed will implement policy to keep it in a 'good place' He said he will be watching current conditions, in particular the trade war and the inverted yield curve in the bond market, for clues about where the Fed should go next....
21:15, 2019-06-04

'On your mark, get set, roll': office chair racing takes place in Japan – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The Isu-1 Grand Prix, which was founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can complete the most laps of the 200m course.O...
16:45, 2019-06-11

Trump reportedly discussed firing Fed chair Jerome Powell over rate hikes President said he was ‘not happy’ with decision to raise ratesNot clear whether Trump has authority to force Powell outDonald Trump has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, his latest move a series of unprecedented attacks on the central bank. Related: Trump to launch ...
19:01, 2019-06-18

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
22:00, 2019-06-13

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included urine, the n-word and the recently-resurgent Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at the company were aware of the situation and did not...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Canadian Grand Prix 2019: Race prediction, date, UK start time, TV channel, live stream, tickets and F1 odds Formula One bosses changed the regulations for 2019 in an attempt to make things more competitive. If anything, it has only served to strengthen Mercedes' grip on the sport....
14:15, 2019-06-07

Black employee says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
14:30, 2019-06-18

Curtis Anthony says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
04:45, 2019-06-18

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly obvious” that the new Conservative prime minister will not be able to suspend parliament to push th...
01:01, 2019-06-07

Theresa May's last day as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
09:30, 2019-06-07

Tory hopeful Stewart would 'look again' at Universal Credit Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has confirmed he would look again at one of the most controversial aspects of Universal Credit if he were to become prime minister....
19:30, 2019-06-17

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prada, Gucci and Saint Laurent all gave the leather dr...
23:45, 2019-06-14

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on Thursday....
17:30, 2019-05-21

May clinging on as Tory MPs spark open warfare Theresa May is clinging on to her premiership after furious Conservative MPs granted her some light relief by deciding not to change party rules that could have forced an imminent departure from Downing Street....
03:15, 2019-05-23

Democratic Chair: 'we need to see' Mueller report Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says Democrats need to see the entire Mueller report, not just the redacted version. He said Congress has a constitutional duty to conduct oversight, including completing thorough investigations. (May 30)        ...
14:15, 2019-05-30

Tory MP ballot to narrow the field in race for Number 10 At least one Conservative leadership hopeful will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May today, as the parliamentary stage of the contest nears its end....
14:30, 2019-06-18

Theresa May's resigns as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
12:15, 2019-06-09

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the next prime minister as soon as they take office, John McDonnell said, as Conservative candidates throw their hats into the ring to succeed Theresa May...
16:00, 2019-05-25

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next trade and investment minister....
00:15, 2019-06-18

Hancock attacks 'antisemitic' Labour at Tory hustings Health Secretary Matt Hancock has attacked Labour at a hustings event, where he apparently warned of the danger of an "antisemitic party" taking power....
00:30, 2019-06-06

Tory candidates clash on whether Brexit can happen on 31 October Conservative leadership candidates have clashed over whether the UK can leave the EU on 31 October, on day two of the official race to be the next prime minister....
14:45, 2019-06-11

Heseltine: I'll stay a Tory and fight our Right-wing zealots Michael Heseltine today hit out at hardline Brexit-backing Tories for the party's European election "disaster" — and branded them a "destructive force"....
14:15, 2019-05-23

Gove joins Tory race as rivals vow to keep no-deal on table Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Conservative Party leader - as two of his rival candidates insisted the UK should be prepared for a no-deal Brexit....
19:15, 2019-05-26

Look at the queue to be Tory leader. No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever | Gina Miller It is pitiful enough watching the Tory party trying to out-Farage Farage, but it’s also taking Britain closer to disasterWhen it comes to Brexit, all I can think about now are the lyrics to The Windmills of Your Mind: “Like a circle in a spiral / Like a wheel within a wheel / Never ending or beginni...
13:00, 2019-05-29

In the safest Tory seat in the country, who do angry, alarmed voters want to be PM? The Dorset town of Christchurch had a Tory majority of 25,000 in 2017. Now, party loyalists are despairing for the futureAt the 2017 general election, voters in the Dorset coastal town of Christchurch delivered the largest Conservative majority in the country. Last Friday, with its ranks of moored ...
18:45, 2019-05-25

Farewell Maybot: John Crace on the changing of the Tory guard The Guardian’s political sketch writer first coined the term ‘the Maybot’ in 2016, when she robotically repeated the same phrases in a car-crash interview. As she prepares to step down as Conservative leader, Crace discusses who might take over. Plus: Suzanne Wrack on the start of the Fifa Women’s W...
04:45, 2019-06-07

'Convoluted mess': Tory support for May's Brexit deal drains away Withdrawal of support suggests deal may be defeated by greater margin than last timeA string of Conservative MPs have said they can no longer back Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in a sign that many could be willing to vote it down in order to hasten her departure as prime minister.At least 23 Tories who...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Heavyweight Tory fantasists up the pace on the road to nowhere | Marina Hyde With Theresa May gone, leadership candidates are vying for the most manly approach to Brexit D-day Related: Next Tory leader could face immediate confidence vote As Theresa May formally relinquishes leadership of fratricidal comedy troupe the Conservative party, the contest to succeed her remains a ...
20:15, 2019-06-07

'Disappointing and deluded': Imam lambasts Tory hopefuls on Islamophobia Teacher Abdullah Patel singled out Boris Johnson, who forgot his name, and urged candidates to accept role in stoking hate speech The imam who questioned Conservative leadership candidates about Islamophobia during Tuesday’s TV debate has called responses from the MPs “disappointing and deluded”.Abd...
06:30, 2019-06-19

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader of the Conservative Party....
10:30, 2019-05-29

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
02:30, 2019-05-26

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

Brown: Tory candidates must disown 'back-seat driver' Farage Ex-prime minister Gordon Brown has launched a fierce assault on Nigel Farage and claimed the Brexit Party leader is the "back-seat driver steering the Tory leadership race"....
23:30, 2019-05-30

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch vote to block such an "anti-democratic" move....
13:15, 2019-06-12

The 77 Percent: Join the debate 77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the debate!...
11:45, 2019-05-29

Sajid Javid wins backing of Ruth Davidson for Tory party leader Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Prime Minister to be proud of"....
11:45, 2019-06-09

Justice committee will expunge Christchurch shooter’s words after Tory MP read them into record The vote to expunge the words of the Christchurch shooter came after Conservative MP Michael Cooper read them into the record while attacking a Muslim witness....
10:45, 2019-06-05

The Tory contest shows that the Brexiters’ dream is dying before their very eyes | Rafael Behr They once thought leaving the EU would work wonders. Now they don’t care what it achieves as long as it is doneBrexit is the reason the Conservatives are choosing a new leader, yet the competition has become a race to change the subject. Candidates are being judged not by any probability of success ...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Michael Gove confirms he will join crowded race for Tory party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter....
12:00, 2019-05-26

More women in the EU leadership? Don't expect too much When the men who run the European Union pick its new leaders this year, they might finally appoint a few more women. But don't expect a radical change any time soon....
20:15, 2019-06-07

DNC tightens qualifications for third presidential debate The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday it will tighten qualifications for candidates to participate in the third presidential debate this summer....
14:30, 2019-05-29

GOP opponent says AOC ‘literally ran’ away when challenged to debate US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turned tail on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue to avoid a potential Republican challenger as they both marched in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, her political opponent said....
13:15, 2019-06-10

Fed Begins Debate on Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
05:00, 2019-06-07

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate....
04:30, 2019-06-19

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
04:01, 2019-06-14

De Blasio says he qualifies for first 2020 debate Mayor Bill de Blasio says he made the cut for the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate later this month. The long-shot 2020 contender said Wednesday that he received a text from DNC Chair Tom Perez confirming his participation. “We’re waiting for the 100% final calculation to...
02:30, 2019-06-13

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
02:00, 2019-06-08

Only I can out-run Boris to get a better deal with Brussels, says Jeremy Hunt EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells Joe Murphy how he would focus on the Tories' social mission as well as the economy after delivering Brexit...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Boris Becker: we should question the quality and attitude of the under-28 men • SW19’s youngest male champion laments lack of challenge• So-called big three have won 53 grand slam events all toldBoris Becker was 17 when he lit up Wimbledon for the first time, 34 years ago, and he cannot wait for a teenager to win the men’s title again. Indeed he is frustrated that no young st...
03:30, 2019-06-11

UK PM candidate Gove taunts Boris: 'Don't pull out' Michael Gove, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, on Monday admitted he had made a mistake by taking cocaine 20 years ago and taunted his rival Boris Johnson....
18:45, 2019-06-10

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
21:30, 2019-06-18

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
16:45, 2019-05-24

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. The German chancellor backs center-right Manfred Weber, but the French president has other ideas....
11:45, 2019-05-29

CBOE Holdings Announces Leadership Changes CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO, has advised the Board that he will step down as CEO effective following the 2013 Annual Meeting in May 2013. Following the annual meeting, it is anticipated that he will as...
16:45, 2019-05-22

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
14:32, 2019-05-21

'No Deal' Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate Most lawmakers oppose it. Business executives are terrified of it. But the favorites jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May are talking up Britain’s abrupt exit from the EU after years of inconclusive wrangling....
18:30, 2019-05-28

Van Dijk has chance to settle Ballon d'Or debate "Virgil van Dijk can take a massive step towards confirming his status as the world\u0027s finest defender by snuffing out Cristiano Ronaldo in the Nations League final – a contest that could easily be the Euro 2020 final, writes Marcus Foley."...
01:15, 2019-06-09

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on NY1, Hizzoner said he feels “very good” about his c...
05:45, 2019-06-11

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, “Given the potential for ...
08:00, 2019-06-08

Elizabeth Warren Just Won the Debate Scheduling. Now, for the Debates Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren caught something of a break at Friday’s random dividing of the Democratic debate schedule, emerging as the strongest candidate on the first of two debates and dodging what’s shaping up to be a Joe Biden pile-on during the second. Frontrunner Biden is s...
03:15, 2019-06-15

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer workspace than men for reasons both biological and s...
20:45, 2019-05-22

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will partake in the back-to-back debates on June 26 and ...
03:30, 2019-06-14

UK PM hopefuls clash over how to win Brexit deal in TV debate Conservative candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May clashed on Sunday over how to win a deal to leave the European Union, with several saying they could win changes to an agreement the bloc says will not be reopened....
21:00, 2019-06-16

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the debates will be broadcast from Miami on June 26 and ...
20:15, 2019-06-12

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Aretha Franklin’s Sons Debate Whether New Will Is Valid When the singer died last year, her family thought she had no will. But documents have surfaced that detail a specific plan on how to distribute her estate....
23:15, 2019-05-24

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
09:45, 2019-06-02

Argentina revisits tense abortion law debate Argentina's parliament is once again debating the liberalization of abortion laws as citizens on both sides of the argument protest en masse. The issue has divided the country for years, could there finally be a change?...
11:45, 2019-05-29

Fiat's Talks With Renault Propelled by Changes in Leadership Fiat Chairman John Elkann has long wanted to trim his family’s holdings in the auto sector, and the death of former Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne and the arrest of Renault’s longtime chairman Carlos Ghosn shifted the dynamic in putting together a proposed deal....
08:45, 2019-05-28

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
12:30, 2019-06-12

'We have to stop no-deal': Ed Davey kicks off Lib Dem leadership bid Exclusive: Former minister Ed Davey aims to broaden party’s appeal with climate focusThe former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Ed Davey launched his bid for the party leadership on Thursday, pledging to fight a no-deal Brexit by working with remainers in parliament to make revoking article 50 the...
08:15, 2019-05-30

Snap Finishes Overhaul of Leadership Team Snap promoted two executives internally to run its finance and personnel units, respectively, completing Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel’s remaking of the leadership team after a series of recent departures....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Factbox: Beyond Brexit, what are UK leadership candidates' priorities? British Conservative lawmakers are lining up to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, taking on the task of delivering Brexit and healing a country still deeply split over its relationship with the European Union....
18:45, 2019-06-10

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
18:30, 2019-05-27

Malaysia's Mahathir rekindles gold standard debate The Malaysian leader has proposed a gold-pegged common trading currency for East Asia. Experts say returning to the gold standard is easier said than done, especially when the motive is more political than economic....
19:30, 2019-06-03

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
22:30, 2019-05-30

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
20:30, 2019-06-17

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
11:15, 2019-05-22

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
17:30, 2019-05-29

As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’ Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say....
17:15, 2019-06-15

Democratic panel to open debate on reparations for slavery WASHINGTON (AP) — The case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the country might owe to the descendants of slaves in the United States. A hearing Wednesday of a House Judiciary subcommittee will examine legislation to s...
06:30, 2019-06-19

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the debate stage....
01:00, 2019-05-29

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technology investments are crucial, but the competitive la...
18:30, 2019-05-24

USWNT celebration debate hijacked by death threats The full-blown debate over the U.S. Women’s National Team’s blowout of Thailand in its World Cup opener is getting out of hand on both sides. While the Americans have faced plenty of criticism for continuing to celebrate their goals late in a 13-0 win Tuesday, one critic said she has received death ...
01:45, 2019-06-13

Istanbul mayoral candidates to face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor are set to face off in a debate a week before a repeated city election. The debate between Binali Yildirim, the candidate from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, and secular opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu of...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to halt a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to meet in Russia in the coming days to build a consensus ahead of a key OPEC summit....
17:30, 2019-06-06

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A Politico analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 coveted spots at the June 26-27 debates in Miami...
23:45, 2019-06-07

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near the capital....
09:15, 2019-05-24

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
01:15, 2019-06-14

Why one leadership expert says Boeing is headed for an existential threat Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what he's expecting from the Boeing hearings on Capitol Hill regarding the grounded 737 Max....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
02:45, 2019-06-12

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: leadership contender Raab Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, former Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, as he set out his pitch to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
13:15, 2019-05-26

Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church Former President Jimmy Carter is back to teaching Sunday school in Georgia after taking time off to undergo surgery. Speaking at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Carter spoke about a recent phone call he had with President Donald Trump. (June 9)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay’s Maka people MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near th...
06:15, 2019-05-24

Flap Over Lt. Gov. Aide’s Firing Roils Kentucky Leadership FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When the Kentucky governor’s chief of staff authorized the firing of a top aide to the lieutenant governor he “overstepped his boundaries,” Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said Tuesday, ratcheting up an unsettling election-year dispute for Republicans. “Every Ke...
20:30, 2019-06-18

Trump’s ‘poor leadership’ criticized by ex-leaders’ group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump’s “poor leadership” is aggravating the world’s difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war...
03:45, 2019-06-12

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome of Brexit....
15:30, 2019-06-10

UK Conservative leadership contenders acknowledge past sins British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has admitted using cocaine on "several occasions" two decades ago, as Conservative Party leadership hopefuls rush to admit past sins and avoid any surprises during what is expected to be a heated contest....
18:15, 2019-06-08

Giants already extolling Jabrill Peppers’ loud leadership The Giants continue to set the bar quite high for Jabrill Peppers, the 23-year-old safety acquired in the trade that sent Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland. Peppers is noticeable for being extremely vocal on the practice field, and coach Pat Shurmur equates that to leadership ability. “I think really g...
08:45, 2019-05-29

Former minister Sam Gyimah joins Conservative leadership race Former British universities minister Sam Gyimah announced on Sunday he was joining the Conservative leadership race to replace Theresa May, saying he was the only candidate among the 13 declared so far to back a referendum on any Brexit deal....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
17:15, 2019-06-04

Ferrari has adjusted Formula 1 team leadership structure Ferrari has redefined roles within its Formula 1 leadership structure to clarify the responsibilities within the team, including emphasising Mattia Binotto's solo role as team principal...
21:45, 2019-06-06

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest officially begins....
09:45, 2019-06-10

Congress Says Will Oppose, Debate "Some Provisions" In Triple Talaq Bill With the government all set to bring a fresh bill in Parliament to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the Congress on Thursday said there are still some issues which it will debate and oppose....
22:00, 2019-06-13

Anchors From Fox and Chinese State TV to Hold Live Debate on Trade Experts say the debate between Trish Regan and Liu Xin will help a Communist Party-controlled television network raise its profile in America, where it has struggled to gain a foothold....
17:15, 2019-05-29

Juan Williams and Jesse Watters debate Trump 'backpedalling' Fox News' Jesse Watters and Juan Williams picked up where they left off Friday once again debating the president's comments that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they had information on a political rival....
04:00, 2019-06-15

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.” “The Rich Eisen Show” tweeted o...
19:15, 2019-06-07

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair skin....
06:45, 2019-06-03

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turning the bad news into a boost for his candidacy....
18:00, 2019-06-18

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
02:15, 2019-05-23

Vatican formally opens debate on married priests for Amazon The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass....
12:15, 2019-06-17

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctioned debate in September....
00:30, 2019-06-01

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a draw....
23:45, 2019-06-14

Lebanon's Hariri calls for cabinet solidarity in budget debate Lebanon Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday called for parliament to quickly approve the country's 2019 budget and urged his coalition government to avoid internal disputes....
13:30, 2019-06-18

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the legislature prepare to open discussion on highly controversial extradition law...
03:45, 2019-06-12

Nepal marks 1st Everest summit amid debate over permits KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world’s highest peak. G...
11:00, 2019-05-29

6 months later, gene-edited babies stir new interest, debate Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, new information suggests that others may by trying to pursue the same kind of work outside the United States. A U.S. bioethicist who has been in touch with the Chinese scientist sa...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Pelosi flexes muscle over party in impeachment debate, but ‘dam’ could collapse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has wielded her power to quash a faction of Democrats rallying for President Trump’s impeachment, but frustrated members within the party say the president is one misstep away from “that dam collapsing,” according to a Sunday report....
12:15, 2019-06-17

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at the brand’s latest fashion show in Rome. Referencin...
13:30, 2019-05-29

Corporations are getting dragged into a debate they’ve long sought to avoid: Abortion A confluence of forces could make it more challenging for companies to remain quiet on the sidelines on what is perhaps America's most polarizing social issue....
15:45, 2019-05-31

Kirsten Gillibrand meets donor requirement for 2020 debate WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has passed over the 65,000 donor threshold, practically ensuring that she’ll be on the Democratic presidential primary debate stage in Miami later this month On Monday, Gillibrand’s spokeswoman Meredith Kelly tweeted out a thank you note that the New York s...
21:15, 2019-06-10

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
21:15, 2019-06-16

Dutch Teenager’s Death Sets Off Debate, and Media Corrections The Dutch case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and her experience with mental illness, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
23:15, 2019-06-06

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal is commemorating the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the peak...
18:15, 2019-05-29

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
09:15, 2019-05-22

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
23:45, 2019-06-07

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
06:30, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition bill. Carrie Lam, who was appointed by Beijing, is...
05:45, 2019-06-15

Baker Mayfield’s blunt leadership is causing Browns problems Trouble in paradise. Several Browns players confronted Baker Mayfield and voiced their displeasure with the second-year quarterback after he criticized Duke Johnson’s trade demands earlier this month, according to NFL.com. Mayfield and his teammates hashed out their differences in a private meeting....
21:30, 2019-06-14

"Silly, Ungrateful" To Change Congress Leadership, Says Salman Khurshid The Nehru-Gandhi family is the largest vote-getter for the Congress, senior party leader Salman Khurshid said Monday and claimed that leadership change in tough times for the organisation will be......
18:15, 2019-05-27

MSNBC reshuffles programming leadership amid ratings drop MSNBC on Wednesday announced the reshuffling of its programming leadership amid complaints from NBC News chief Andy Lack over a ratings drop since the Mueller investigation wrapped up, according to Mediaite. Senior Vice President of Programming and Development Johnathan Wald will join MSNBC Executiv...
19:30, 2019-06-13

No Change In Party Leadership In State: Rajasthan AICC In-Charge AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande Wednesday rejected speculations about changes in the leadership in the state in the wake of Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
02:45, 2019-05-30

UK leadership contest steps up a gear ahead of first round of voting The race to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and prime minister enters a new phase on Thursday with Tory members of parliament (MPs) set to have their first vote for their preferred candidate....
13:30, 2019-06-13

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings....
22:30, 2019-05-24

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police office has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
01:00, 2019-06-19

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
17:00, 2019-06-11

British Conservative leadership candidates with little support could be 'culled': The Telegraph A leadership contender for Britain's Conservative Party who fails to win the backing of more than 10 MPs next week could be eliminated after the first round of voting under plans to be discussed by backbenchers on Tuesday, The Telegraph reported on Monday....
00:15, 2019-06-04

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit was a hit. The country now needs investment to unlock myriad opportunities in agriculture, power, in...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections...
02:45, 2019-05-23

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
23:00, 2019-06-05

'No means no!': Ilhan Omar has bizarre response to 2020 Dem's request to debate AOC Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., rebuked a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate on Wednesday after he defended his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y....
02:00, 2019-06-06

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
23:45, 2019-06-05

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
23:15, 2019-05-23

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
14:00, 2019-06-13

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
05:15, 2019-06-12

Turkey Mayoral Candidates Face Off In Rare Debate Before Election Test Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish......
10:30, 2019-06-17

John Oliver on Dems' impeachment debate: "Every asshole wins until, finally, they don't" Impeachment. It’s the heavily hashtagged Congressional process (see: #Impeach45; #ImpeachTrumpNow; or, for followers of Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, #ImpeachTheMotherfucker) that many other Democrats are approaching with all the gung-ho patriotism of Alexander Hamilton making an exhaustiv...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
06:45, 2019-06-04

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

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now, according to multiple sources.Reps. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, Jamie Raskin of...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren reframes mass shooting debate after Virginia Beach Warren: everyday gun violence should get same coverageLeading Democrats attend convention in San FranciscoA day after the deadliest US mass shooting this year in which 12 people were shot dead at a government building, Elizabeth Warren was asked what she would do to confront an “overwhelming surge” ...
15:30, 2019-06-02

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
18:15, 2019-05-22

Vatican opens debate on married priests in remote parts of Amazon VATICAN CITY — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass. The call for study on the proposal was contained in the working document, rele...
00:45, 2019-06-18

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
06:45, 2019-06-08

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
22:45, 2019-05-22

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
01:30, 2019-06-12

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Misinformation swirling around Dutch teenager's death ignites debate over euthanasia At just 17-years-old, Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven had already written an award-winning memoir detailing her struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anorexia in the wake of sexual assault and rape....
13:15, 2019-06-08

Biden, Sanders and Harris to face off as Democratic debate lineups set – live Trio drawn together for split NBC debate on 26-27 June, while Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke to meet in other groupSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.34pm BST A federal appeals court ruled today that the Trump administration cannot block undocumented minors in ...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt among moderators for first Democratic primary debate NBC News announced on Tuesday that “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow will be among the moderators for the first Democratic primary debate later this month. Joining them will be “Today” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie, “Meet the Press” moder...
18:45, 2019-06-11

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-05-24

UK PM hopeful Raab 'quietly confident' of making next round of leadership contest Dominic Raab, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday he was "quietly confident" of going through to the next round of a Conservative Party leadership contest....
15:15, 2019-06-17

US must 'reassert global leadership' in nuclear energy or lose out to Russia and China If the U.S. does not reassert global leadership in this sector, others will. Russia and China today account for more than 60 percent of new nuclear plants under construction worldwide, write Sens. Mike Crappo and Sheldon Whitehouse....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Brown: Seidl arrival has give McLaren F1 team leadership clarity Zak Brown says Andreas Seidl's start as McLaren Formula 1 team principal has provided "total clarity" over its leadership and completed a management team described as not "second-best" overall...
14:00, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings....
22:00, 2019-05-24

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Deutsche Bank investors meet amid questions on strategy, leadership Investors in Deutsche Bank are gathering on Thursday for an annual meeting that is expected to be dominated by questions over the bank's strategy and leadership just days after shares hit a record low....
08:15, 2019-05-23

BlackRock Splits Leadership Roles at European Stock-Picking Unit BlackRock is installing a new boss at its European stock-picking arm as the Wall Street behemoth looks to boost returns and assets in that part of its business....
19:15, 2019-06-13

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left....
23:30, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
13:15, 2019-06-08

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

Lucheses leadership changed hands in bloodless coup orchestrated from prison The leadership of one of New York’s Five Families, the Lucheses, changed hands thanks to a bloodless coup orchestrated from prison, mob-trial testimony revealed this week. Imprisoned-for-life Mafia boss Vittorio “Vic” Amuso sent a coded letter from jail to longtime underboss Steven “Stevie Wonder” C...
06:45, 2019-05-31

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a plan to overhaul its leadership structure in a move to allow more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations....
09:00, 2019-06-11

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizing effects of new weapons — in particular a submari...
18:45, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil liberties in the semiautonomous territory. The ov...
10:15, 2019-06-12

Rachel Maddow, Chuck Todd and Lester Holt Among Moderators of First Democratic Debate The moderators may be set, but the candidates are not: The Democratic Party has not yet said which 20 presidential contenders will appear on June 26 and 27....
16:15, 2019-06-11

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up against the former congressman Beto O’Rourke in the firs...
10:45, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would en...
10:15, 2019-06-15

Did USWNT players celebrate their goals with too much gusto? World Cup rout sparks debate. Some figures in the soccer world, and elsewhere, opined that the team should have tried to "tone down" their displays at some point, but others, such as Abby Wambach, strongly disagreed....
13:01, 2019-06-12