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"Constitutional Machinery Breakdown": BJP On Curtailed Bengal Campaign

Finance Minister Arun Jatiley today targeted the Mamata Banerjee government over the Election Commission ordering the cutting short of campaigning in Bengal for the final phase of the national......

'Constitutional Machinery Breakdown': BJP On Curtailed Bengal Campaign

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"Disturbing": Chandrababu Naidu On Bengal Campaign Being Cut Short Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has termed as 'disturbing' the Election Commission's action cutting short the election campaign in West Bengal by a day and has said that the poll......
03:32, 05/16/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Poll Body Cuts Short Bengal Campaign, Mamata Banerjee Says "Gift To BJP" The campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal has been cut short by the Election Commission after violence at BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday evening. For the first time, the......
10:48, 05/15/2019

"Shameful": Congress Slams Poll Body's Order To Cut Short Bengal Campaign The Congress came down heavily on the Election Commission on Wednesday after it cut short the campaign period in West Bengal in view of violence, saying it has been a "shameful fall for a......
19:16, 05/15/2019

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across the country over Government economic policies, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on ...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Legendary GP machinery highlights Donington Historic Festival Two Grand Prix legends will be celebrated in a pair of races for pre-1961 front-engined Grand Prix cars at this weekend's Donington Historic Festival...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Nebraska farmer amputates leg with pocket knife after it's caught in machinery A Nebraska farmer made a life saving decision last month when he used a three inch pocket knife to sever his own leg that got caught in farming machinery....
03:48, 05/15/2019

May and Corbyn clash over breakdown in Brexit talks PM says Labour conflict over second referendum made compromise deal impossible Corbyn’s letter: what he wrote and what he meantTheresa May has blamed Labour’s divisions over a second referendum for the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks, after Jere...
11:16, 05/17/2019

A Nebraska farmer couldn't call for help with his leg stuck in machinery. He reached for his pocket knife Kurt Kaser was unloading corn last month when he got out of his truck and accidentally stepped on the grain hopper opening.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
02:48, 05/24/2019

And now: The most exhaustive breakdown of the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen ouevre you'll ever need Although they eventually fled from it with a fervor normally associated only with the messiest of divorces (or crime scenes), there was a decade-or-so-period there—i.e., from 1992 until they turned 18, freeing themselves from the hell into which they...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Pelosi Declares Nation Is in a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the nation is in a constitutional crisis, with the executive branch of government broadly refusing to cooperate with the legislative branch....
10:48, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders declares abortion is a ‘constitutional right’ Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday declared abortion is a “constitutional right,” an apparent response to the virtual abortion ban just approved in Alabama. ...
08:01, 05/15/2019

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection....
03:48, 05/24/2019

Canadian court rules Trudeau's carbon tax constitutional A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over one of his trademark policies ahead of the October national election....
15:16, 05/03/2019

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedu...
18:32, 05/21/2019

The White House is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his report to t...
09:32, 05/07/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial to be aired....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict Club accounts for 2017-18 show Manchester United spent the most on wages while champions Manchester City had the third-highest billFinancial figures for 2017-18, for the 20 clubs who were in the Premier League during that season. All details from the...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Trump blasts Dems' declaration of constitutional crisis as 'pathetically untrue' President Trump blasted the declaration from many Democrats that the United States has been facing a “constitutional crisis” in a series of tweets on Sunday, calling it “pathetically untrue.”...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Trump Suggests Mueller May Testify; Pelosi Declares ‘Constitutional Crisis’ The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Sudan's military rulers respond on constitutional document: opposition spokesman The main group spearheading protests in Sudan said on Tuesday that the country's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) had responded to its plans for an interim government structure, and it would announce its position once it had studied the rep...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Canadian court rules federal carbon-pricing plan constitutional A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government....
12:16, 05/03/2019

CNN's Don Lemon agrees US faces 'constitutional crisis,' views Trump impeachment as 'remedy' "CNN Tonight" anchor Don Lemon seemed to board the impeachment train Wednesday, predicting that Democratic lawmakers will actually go after President Trump and suggesting it could be the "remedy" for what some Democrats have called a "constitutional ...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Constitutional expert on 'Life, Liberty & Levin' says Democrats undermining the idea of democracy and justice In an interview set to Sunday on  "Life, Liberty & Levin" constitutional expert Dr. John Eastman says the actions taken by Democrats in office is actually undermining not only President Trump but democracy and justice in the United States....
14:48, 05/12/2019

Pelosi agrees US is in a 'constitutional crisis' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she agrees with the chairman of the House judiciary committee that the U.S. is in a "constitutional crisis" because the Trump administration refuses to comply with subpoenas issued by House committees. (May 9)  &...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 114 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car and reportedly seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their former boss Bharati Ghosh, who is contesting the......
03:32, 05/10/2019

"Will Thrash Them Like Dog": BJP's Bengal Candidate Threatens Trinamool A former police officer in West Bengal, who used to call Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "mother" and is now a BJP candidate, has warned Trinamool Congress workers that if they try to intimidate her......
12:00, 05/04/2019

Mukul Roy Says BJP Will Abide By Order Barring Campaigning In Bengal BJP leader Mukul Roy on Wednesday said that his party will obey the Election Commission's decision to cut short the campaign period in West Bengal by a day for the final phase of Lok Sabha elections....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate In Hospital After Car Crash, Trinamool Says Fake Shantanu Thakur, the BJP candidate from West Bengal's Bongaon for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, has been admitted to hospital after a collision between his car and an SUV on Saturday. Two of his......
09:48, 05/04/2019

How The Muslim Vote In Bengal May Play Out: Prannoy Roy's Analysis The battle for Bengal's 42 seats is proving one of the toughest this election, with the BJP aiming for 23 seats and chief minister Mamata Banerjee determined not to cede any....
14:48, 05/03/2019

India prepares for 'extremely severe' Bay of Bengal cyclone Indian authorities have evacuated hundreds of thousands of people along the country's eastern coast ahead of a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Election Body Invokes Article 324 After Bengal Clashes. What It Says... The Election Commission today invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to prohibit election campaigning in nine constituencies of West Bengal from 10 pm on Thursday until the conclusion of the Lok......
10:48, 05/15/2019

"Not Done": Top Court Pulls Up Bengal For Delay In BJP Activist's Release The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government why BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who last shared a morphed photo of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was made to spend another night in......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it significantly improved its tally compared to 2014,......
16:16, 05/24/2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top "Z" category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday....
17:32, 04/30/2019

BJP's Massive Bengal Story: So Close To Mamata Banerjee Bengal is looking at a saffron surge as the BJP raced towards an impressive score and was closing the gap fast with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress as votes were counted for the......
23:16, 05/22/2019

BJP Moves To Double Digits - Up From 2 - In Bengal: Poll Of Polls Despite Mamata Banerjee's spirited fight, the BJP is expected to win more than a dozen of the state's 42 seats, says the poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls....
09:48, 05/19/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a......
12:32, 05/22/2019

PM "Mahishasura", "Bengal Durga" Will Defeat Him: Chandrababu Naidu Invoking Hindu Mythology, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as mythical demon king Mahishasura who, he said, has to be defeated by "Bengal......
16:32, 05/10/2019

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
00:48, 05/23/2019

Babul Supriyo Says Vehicles Of His Security Personnel Attacked In Bengal Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday alleged that his security personnel's vehicles were attacked with stones by Trinamool Congress (TMC) "goons" near West Bengal's Basirhat....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Man With Disabilities Dies In Custody, Protesters Block Trains In Bengal Chaos descended on the railway tracks near Kolkata in West Bengal as the family of a 27-year-old man with disabilities, who died in police custody, blocked rail lines demanding the arrest of those......
09:32, 05/09/2019

"BJP Will Repeat 2014 Uttar Pradesh Victory In Bengal", Says Ram Madhav Backed by exit poll predictions, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today said that his party will surprise political analysts with a performance in West Bengal similar to that of Uttar Pradesh in the......
02:16, 05/20/2019

Elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Among Key Candidates In Bengal Preparations are in place for the seventh and final phase of the general elections in West Bengal, where nine Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls on Sunday....
04:32, 05/18/2019

"Jai Shri Ram" Slogans Greet Mamata Banerjee In Bengal. Her Reaction Slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" greeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she drove into Chandrakona town on Saturday afternoon for last-minute campaigning in the Arambagh seat, which goes to......
12:00, 05/04/2019

Cars Set Ablaze, Bombs Hurled In Bengal's Bhatpara Day Before Polls Ahead of the last phase of the marathon Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, clashes broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Bhatpara, a constituency where Assembly bypolls are due on......
14:48, 05/18/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to polls on May 19, stating that the BJP leader is a......
14:48, 05/18/2019

Updates From 4 Key States - Haryana, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The country is all set for the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha election. Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election in 59 constituencies begins at 7 am today....
20:16, 05/11/2019

Top Court Rejects Plea Against Special Observers' Appointment In Bengal The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as observers in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls....
04:00, 05/21/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
17:00, 05/14/2019

BJP Bengal Candidate Asked to Explain Lunch With Trinamool Leader A BJP Lok Sabha candidate seen with a Trinamool Congress leader on Monday has been asked by his leadership to explain the meeting in a showcause notice....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Cops Kept At Bay, Central Forces To Oversee Bengal Voting In Phase 5 Only central security personnel will oversee the voting process in Bengal during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 6, State Special Police Observer Vivek Dubey has said, adding that......
17:32, 04/30/2019

In Bengal Statue Vandalism Whodunit, 'Proof' Flies Between BJP, Trinamool The smashing of a statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in clashes during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday has set off a whodunit where video clips are flying from both sides,......
04:00, 05/15/2019

"Scared Of Her Own Shadow": PM Targets Mamata Banerjee At Bengal Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Mamata Banerjee has taken "revenge". She is "scared of her own shadow," he said. "Mamata didi had declared publicly two days ago that she will take revenge. She......
08:02, 05/15/2019

BJP Approaches Election Body Alleging "Sabotage" Of Rallies In Bengal A BJP delegation approached the Election Commission (EC) on Monday seeking action against the district magistrate of South 24 Parganas for allegedly sabotaging their party's rallies and also accused......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, adding that the miscreants attacking the security......
17:00, 05/12/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
08:48, 05/21/2019

Bharati Ghosh, BJP Candidate And Ex-Cop, Attacked At Bengal Polling Booth Bharati Ghosh, a former IPS officer and once a trusted lieutenant of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was attacked by a group of people at a polling station this morning....
21:00, 05/11/2019

16% Polling In 8 Bengal Lok Sabha Seats In Two Hours, BJP Worker Killed Over 16 per cent people voted across eight Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal on Sunday where polling for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election was underway amid reports of violence that left......
01:32, 05/12/2019

Soldier Killed, Another Injured In Shootout In Bengal's Howrah: Report Central forces have been deployed in the region ahead of Lok Sabha polls for the Howrah seat, which votes on May 6 in the sixth phase of elections. Results will be declared on May 23....
03:16, 05/02/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
17:16, 05/20/2019

PM Modi's New Cabinet Could See Prestige Posts For Smriti Irani, Bengal For the first time after his Everest of a victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his cabinet this evening to discuss the shape and size of his new government....
04:16, 05/24/2019

India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week. The battle pits Modi’...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Violence Only In Bengal In All Six Phases Of Polls, Says Amit Shah: Live Updates BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of indulging in violence in the state and alleged that the Election Commission has been a "mute spectator"....
04:00, 05/15/2019

"Goondacracy" In West Bengal: PM Modi's Sharp Attack At Mamata Banerjee A day after the violence during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday saying that democracy has turned......
16:16, 05/15/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh's Assets Up By 50% Since 2016 Assembly Polls BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 45.36 lakh, up by nearly 50 per cent......
15:48, 05/06/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Reinforces Opposition Unity With Meets in Bengal, Delhi Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has an extensive programme for his visit to Bengal today that will culminate with a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tomorrow....
04:32, 05/08/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok Sabha constituencies, election officials said....
04:48, 04/29/2019

Crude Bombs, Lathicharge in Bengal, Minister Wants Central Forces To Stay Crude bombs were flung in Bengal's Bhatpara as two groups clashed and elsewhere, three BJP candidates claimed they came under attack on the last day of polling in the state. Union Minister Nirmala......
02:48, 05/19/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For Bengal Poll Violence: Rajnath Singh The BJP Tuesday attacked the West Bengal government over incidents of political violence in the state, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh holding Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "responsible" and......
17:00, 05/14/2019

BJP-Trinamool Battle Peaks In Bengal Ahead Of Final Voting: 10 Points The political battle over the violence and vandalism during BJP chief Amit Shah's road show in Kolkata has sharpened to a Bengalis versus outsiders conflict. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate Allegedly Molests 17-Year-Old Girl, Complaint Filed The BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Diamond Harbour has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl last month when she and her father had gone to lodge a complaint with him....
19:32, 05/10/2019

Violence flares in West Bengal as voting in Indian election ends Violent clashes broke out in India's eastern state of West Bengal again on Sunday in the final phase of the staggered election that will decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a second term....
09:16, 05/19/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
02:48, 05/19/2019

BJP Worker Found Dead In Bengal's Jhargram, Party Accuses Trinamool A BJP worker found was found dead West Bengal's tribal-dominated Jhargram district last night. The party has blamed the state's ruling Trinamool Congress for the man's death....
20:16, 05/11/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional meteorological centre has said....
00:48, 05/04/2019

"Modi Code Of Misconduct?": Opposition Attacks Poll Body Over Bengal Move A day after the Election Commission cut short campaigning in Bengal for the last round of the national election over violence during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, opposition parties......
23:00, 05/15/2019

Divya Spandana Reminds BJP Of Sedition Case Amid Bengal Meme Controversy As top BJP leaders called out the Bengal government over its handling of the controversy around the morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress leader Divya Spandana......
17:00, 05/14/2019

BJP Leaders Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Convoy Attacked In Bengal The BJP has claimed its leaders Dilip Ghosh and Himanta Biswa Sarma were allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress workers in West Bengal's East Midnapore on Tuesday....
12:48, 05/07/2019

After Amit Shah, Permission Denied For Yogi Adityanath's Bengal Poll Meet On a day BJP President Amit Shah's meeting was cancelled in West Bengal, party national secretary Sunil Deodhar said that permission for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's election meeting......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal Triggering Heavy Rainfall, Uprooting Trees Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making......
19:00, 05/03/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
06:48, 05/17/2019

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting To Begin Shortly The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
19:32, 05/22/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits Bengal, Triggers Heavy Rain, Uproots Trees: 10 Points Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it made landfall in Odisha,......
19:00, 05/03/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She is trailing BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails BJP's Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Actor-politician Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate from Bengal's Asansol is trailing behind BJP's Babul Supriyo. Ms Sen was dubbed the "giant killer" after she defeated a nine-time Left......
23:16, 05/22/2019

Re-Polling Ordered For 2 Polling Stations In Bengal On May 12 The Election Commission of India has declared the polls held on May 6 at polling station no-116 in Barrackpore parliamentary constituency and polling station no-110 in Arambag parliamentary......
19:32, 05/10/2019

‘Everyone knows it will be a disaster’ – May’s invisible campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides, wan...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Participants in AOC's 'fun run' didn’t know they were donating to her campaign Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a 5k in Queens Saturday that she billed as “a Family Fun Run supporting U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal on the Saturday following Earth Day.”...
12:00, 04/28/2019

I’m Actually Laughing at How Little Trump’s Campaign Cares About the Law If you had to place bets on which presidential campaign would do some big ol’ election law violations, though I don’t know why you would have to do that, you would be insane to put your money on anyone other than Trump. According to the conservative ...
13:16, 05/21/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop using the image....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Bevin Debuts First TV Ad Of Reelection Campaign (AP)– Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin plays up his close ties with President Donald Trump and boasts about the state’s economy in his first TV ad of his reelection campaign. The Republican governor’s campaign team said Friday the ad will a...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Would you like to help us shape a future global ad campaign? We are holding a focus group in a London Kings Cross location and we need people who have opinions to help us! We will be reviewing elements of a new creative campaign for a well know global brand. You will be shown different elements of the cam...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Leaders campaign until the end of Australian election day Political leaders are continuing frenetic 11th-hour campaigning as Australians vote at an election likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years...
20:32, 05/17/2019

'Fun run' participants unaware they were contributing to AOC campaign Participants in a "fun run" organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in her Queens district Saturday did not know their registration fees went to the freshman New York Democrat's campaign rather than her environmental agenda....
06:16, 05/02/2019

Political consultant gets 18 months for campaign schemes PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia political consultant has been sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison over campaign finance violations involving two Democratic congressional campaigns. Kenneth Smukler told the judge Friday that h...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Biden raises $6.3 million in first 24 hours of campaign U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign, providing a stronger showing than any of his rivals....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Trump campaign raising big bucks from women President Trump’s early fundraising numbers show he not only has a stockpile of cash -- raising over $30 million in the first quarter -- but is doing particularly well among one donor demographic: women....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Campaign aims to get people to better prepare for death Initiative comes as survey suggests talking about dying is still an uncomfortable subjectIt comes to us all in the end. But despite the inevitability of death, few of us feel comfortable talking about it and most have made no plans for how we would l...
02:16, 05/11/2019

Trump’s re-election campaign will kick off next month President Trump will officially kick off his re-election campaign next month and then embark on a swing through several must-win Rust Belt states where polls show he is lagging behind surging Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, according to ...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Biden establishes campaign headquarters in Philadelphia The former vice president is setting up camp in a state that will be key to any Democrat’s prospects in next year’s election against President Trump....
10:16, 05/16/2019

Netanyahu says Gaza campaign is not over despite ceasefire deal Hours after an Egypt-brokered ceasefire deal was reached in Gaza, the Israeli military on Monday lifted protective restrictions on residents in the southern part of the country – but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that “the campaign is not ...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Fact-Checking Joe Biden on the Campaign Trail Since announcing his candidacy, he has defended his decades-long record on criminal justice and climate change, rejected assertions he is a moderate and gone after President Trump. Here’s how his claims stack up....
05:00, 05/18/2019

Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and mean” presidential campaign team of just fiv...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Stirewalt: Joe Biden campaign rollout was 'quite successful' Fox News digital politics editor Chris Stirewalt Tuesday praised the start of former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 campaign, noting his high fundraising and polling numbers....
14:32, 04/30/2019

We Have Entered the 'Campaign Reboot' Phase of 2020 The 2020 campaign season is already shaping up to be the longest ever. Hillary Clinton announced her doomed campaign for the presidency on April 12, 2015; by that point in this year’s contest, we had about 18 candidates and were just waiting for Joe ...
15:48, 05/13/2019

The 4 Dumbest Questions of the 2020 Campaign Season Your teachers all lied to you. There is such a thing as a dumb question. We are literally surrounded by dumb questions every day. By definition, a dumb question is any question where the person being asked the question couldn’t possibly know the answ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Choose your future: EU tries to raise turnout with viral campaign Officials are hoping to raise voter numbers for first time since 1979 European electionsA bawling newborn is lifted on to the chest of its exhausted mother. A tear slips down a father’s face. The camera cuts to another baby, revealing the moment of i...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Ex-Trump aide Bannon praises Marine Le Pen's campaign Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Monday praised French far-right politician Marine Le Pen's political recovery but said he was in France as an observer of the European elections rather than actively playing a role in Le Pen's campaign....
04:32, 05/20/2019

GoDaddy shuts down 15k subdomains used in massive spam campaign Web hosting provider and domain registrar GoDaddy has taken down over 15,000 subdomains following a two year investigation into a spam operation that tried to sell consumers fake products.First users would receive a spam email promoting a product and...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Rap Artist Indicted for Obama 2012 Campaign Donations Former Fugees rapper Pras Michel was indicted on charges of funneling millions of dollars in foreign money to then President Obama’s 2012 re-election effort, amid widening fallout of the multibillion-dollar fraud scandal at a Malaysian government fun...
00:00, 05/11/2019

'Fed up' grassroots Tories refuse to campaign as part of protest Something odd is happening in the depths of Derbyshire. And it's all to do with European elections no one thought for a minute we would be taking part in....
19:32, 05/19/2019

YouTuber's rant dents German conservatives' campaign Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a 26-year-old's hour-long YouTube polemic, which has been watched over 5 million times in just five days....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Real Madrid end campaign with 12th league defeat Real Madrid's harrowing season came to a fittingly miserable end on Sunday as they slumped to a staggering 12th La Liga defeat, losing 2-0 at home to Real Betis as many fans left the stadium early and those who stayed booed the players off the pitch....
12:48, 05/19/2019

Prakash Raj Begins Week-Long Campaign For AAP In Delhi Actor Prakash Raj on Saturday began his week-long campaigning for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the national capital on Saturday and urged people to come together to reclaim the republic....
12:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Iron Man himself will help promote the OnePlus 7 Pro in 'long-term' ad campaign In case you were wondering what Tony Stark was up to after the dramatic conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Infinity Saga (spoiler alert, I guess), the answer is closely related to the biggest smartphone launch of the past couple of months....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Italy's Berlusconi hospitalized but vows to resume campaign Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was hospitalized with severe kidney pain on Tuesday but his political party said the 82-year-old planned to quickly resume campaigning for European Parliament elections due next month....
03:16, 04/30/2019

MTV launches ‘Save Our Moms’ campaign to combat mortality NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching a campaign aimed at stemming the rise of maternal mortality in the U.S. Thursday’s launch of “Save Our Moms” comes as Mother’s Day approaches and will feature original content and educational r...
07:32, 05/09/2019

FBI Director Says No Evidence of Illegal ‘Spying’ on Trump Campaign (WASHINGTON) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be “spying” and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored President Donald Trump’s campaign durin...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort...
15:48, 05/22/2019

As Buttigieg Builds His Campaign, Gay Donors Provide the Foundation In amassing a small fortune, the South Bend mayor has had the backing of an exuberant L.G.B.T. donor base. But relying on wealthy contributors carries political risk....
02:31, 04/30/2019

Eoin Morgan says England are ‘as ready as we can be’ for World Cup campaign • Captain desperate to get going with South Africa opener• Jofra Archer believes he is ready to deal with pressureA confident Eoin Morgan declared England to be “in the best possible place” and simply desperate for the World Cup to start after their ...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Australia's PM launches official campaign six days out from election Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party's election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he will lose....
01:48, 05/12/2019

Another Campaign Ban For Azam Khan, This Time For "Provocative" Speeches Azam Khan, the Samajwadi Party candidate from Rampur, has been banned again from campaigning in the ongoing national election for violating the model code of conduct...
11:00, 04/30/2019

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition’s campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation. Scott Morrison is his government’s ...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Ed Cox will exit as New York’s GOP chief, join Trump campaign New York’s Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox won’t be seeking reelection, paving the way for Erie County GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy to fill the top post. And Cox, the son-in-law of former President Richard Nixon who led the party since 2009, got a n...
12:16, 05/20/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will canvass for Congress candidates in Kundgol......
16:32, 05/10/2019

EC's Juncker regrets EU silence on Brexit campaign 'lies' The EU was wrong to stay silent ahead of the 2016 Brexit referendum, Jean-Claude Juncker said as he prepares to step down. Being vocal would have 'destroyed' campaigners' lies. He called for a high turnout in May....
12:32, 05/07/2019

UK’s Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign LONDON (AP) — Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament election with an attempt to appeal to Brexit-backers and pro-Europeans alike. Britain was supposed to have left the European Union by now...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Bernie's Campaign Is Now Directly Supporting Strikes, Which Owns The Bernie Sanders campaign used its massive platform and organizing apparatus to rally support for University of California workers’ one-day strike on Thursday, per a new report by HuffPost. Nice!...
13:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. campaign against Huawei hits a snag south of the border After a long push in Mexico, China's Huawei landed a coveted job in 2017: supplying equipment for the country's so-called "red compartida," an ambitious telecommunications network built for carriers delivering the latest generation of technology....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY— Politicians convicted of felony crimes would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways—donating to sta...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe the army is delaying the transition to a civilian government....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Kamala Harris Is Trying to Reset Her Campaign by Taking On Trump In the months since 20,000 people gathered to kick off her candidacy, Ms. Harris has found herself in a vise, squeezed by factions in her party and her own campaign....
11:16, 05/08/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The death of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at his Syd...
17:00, 05/16/2019

New Yorkers react after de Blasio announces presidential campaign Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to court Iowa farmers, Texas truckers and Washington software developers if he wants to win the presidency — but he can’t even get the guy who makes his breakfast to back him. “He’s a real nice person, but he’s delusional!”...
20:16, 05/16/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Former French president Sarkozy set for trial over 2012 campaign France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012....
07:16, 05/17/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign The co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party says Europe's new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump's populist playbook when it comes to mobilizing support ahead of this month's European elections....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian presidential elections....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Campaign helps teach students financial skills TUCSON – Young students learned how to save money through the “Teach Children to Save Campaign” on Tuesday, May 7. Wells Fargo and The American Banker Association teamed up to teach students at C.E. Rose K-8 about important financial skills. Th...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Is Melania Trump's Be Best campaign doomed by her husband’s presidency? First lady marks first year of initiative as sceptics question how it measures up to those of past first ladiesJust for once, Donald Trump entered the White House rose garden without fanfare, did not say a word and seemed content to play second fiddl...
17:16, 05/07/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight The U.N. women's agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year's 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted the only international platform to achieve women's...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Guy Verhofstadt joins Lib Dems for Euro election campaign Sir Vince Cable's Liberal Democrats showed off a new recruit in the election battle today — the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Former Clinton campaign adviser: AOC can’t help Sanders with black voters Former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Antjuan Seawright said Friday that whether or not Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports 2020 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, he would still have the same problem “with the most dominant voting block in ou...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Juul’s ‘switch’ campaign for smokers draws new scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul is pushing into TV with a multimillion-dollar campaign touting its vaping device as an alternative for middle-age smokers. And that’s raising concerns among health activists and others. Juul devices have...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 Campaign Is Off to a Great Start! Well, he finally did it. Large New York City Mayor and rodent extermination enthusiast Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, ending months of extremely unenthusiastic speculation about whether he’d elb...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Berlusconi leaves Italian hospital, to campaign for EU vote Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has left a Milan hospital, six days after intestinal surgery, vowing to keep running for the European Parliament....
05:48, 05/06/2019

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, also called PrEP, is a daily pill that prevents those who take the drug from transmitting to their pa...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Spokesman: Biden would back unionized campaign staff Former Vice President Joe Biden would support his campaign aides if they wanted to organize a union. That’s according to a spokesman who adds that the campaign’s pay and benefits already offer what an organized labor unit might seek at th...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance case WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 election. The Justice Department announced the charges Friday against Prakazrel R...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections Facebook says it has banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation...
08:00, 05/16/2019

"Very Professional Campaign": Omar Abdullah Praises PM, Amit Shah Election Results: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has credited Prime Minister Narendra and BJP president Amit Shah for their parties stellar performance in the Lok Sabha elections...
00:48, 05/23/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio officially launches 2020 presidential campaign He’s late—again. After nearly half a year of hemming and hawing, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday entered the 2020 presidential race, becoming the 23rd Democrat to join the jam-packed field. The termed-out politician, known for his habitual tardiness...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo TOKYO (AP) — Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego. This comes as Japan remains under the threat of potentially devasta...
22:16, 05/24/2019

De Blasio quietly opens presidential campaign office in Brooklyn Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pipe-dream presidential campaign has quietly opened a headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn that’s operating with a tiny staff and limited resources, he revealed Monday. “I’m very clear about the fact that we are going to start wit...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into overdrive....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Prosecutors: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe is active NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors aren’t quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer. A federal judge in New York agreed Tuesday to keep search warrant materials related to the inv...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram: study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed....
10:48, 05/20/2019

"Feel Sorry For Poll Body," Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wrath bubbled over today as the Election Commission cut short the campaign in her state by a day, after Tuesday's violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in......
10:48, 05/15/2019

'Punches, attacks, milkshakes': inside the Tommy Robinson campaign As the far-right activist fights to become an MEP, the Guardian learns new details of his modus operandi and support networkA drone hovers high above the crowd on a Wigan housing estate. About 300 men, women and children are gathered before a mobile ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Nigel Farage shelters on campaign bus to avoid milkshake attack Brexit party leader told to remain on vehicle after possible assailants spottedNigel Farage has been forced to seek refuge on his campaign bus after being stalked by people carrying milkshakes in Kent, according to reports.The Brexit party leader and...
14:16, 05/22/2019

De Blasio can’t escape police union protesters on the campaign trail More than 700 miles from the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the police union. The mayor, on a swing through South Carolina just days after joining the crowded Democratic field of candidates, was welcomed at a local BBQ joint by a prote...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Maharashtra Widow's Historic Campaign Points To Rural Crises When Vaishali Yede was newly married, her husband walked into these fields one October afternoon and drank pesticide. The crop was poor, and he had debts he could not repay. He became one of tens of......
23:00, 05/15/2019

Indians vote in final stage of gruelling election campaign Constituencies going to polls include Narendra Modi’s, where he won large majority in 2014Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a gruelling six-week campaign.Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party is se...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Message Undelivered: Weak Election Campaign Hurts Congress In January, Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late last year....
08:02, 05/15/2019

Australia's prime minister gets egged by protester while on campaign trail Plenty of politicians end up with figurative egg on their face, but Australia's prime minister on Tuesday got an actual egg to his head during a protest that also resulted in a 70-year-old woman being knocked over. ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Democrat Inslee tries to separate from pack with campaign climate plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday outlined a plan to achieve 100% clean electricity, zero-emission new vehicles and zero-carbon buildings and retire the U.S. coal power plant fleet by 2030, aiming to position himself as the most aggressive Dem...
23:00, 05/03/2019

INSIGHT-U.S. campaign against Huawei hits a snag south of the border After a long push in Mexico, China's Huawei landed a coveted job in 2017: supplying equipment for the country's so-called "red compartida," an ambitious telecommunications network built for carriers delivering the latest generation of technology....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Cybersecurity: A critical, expensive issue heading into 2020 campaign WASHINGTON — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks continuing well into Donald Trump’s presidency. And it all s...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Tory treasurer cleared of false campaign spending claims Scotland Yard has dropped a case against a former treasurer of the Conservative Party accused of making false declarations about the party's 2015 election campaign in key marginals, the Standard has learned....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate they are enduring a similar episode....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Unlikely, Untested, Unprecedented Presidential Campaign As Pete Buttigieg addressed supporters off a back porch in Marshalltown, Iowa, the Devil was whispering his name. “Pete,” the Devil hissed into a microphone. “You’re sooo smart, Pete.” Buttigieg ignored the heckler, plow...
07:16, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke's campaign for climate socialism is deeply unserious Reading former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke's newly released climate plan on Monday, I was struck by that famous Sherlock Holmes line: "When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the tr...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amounts....
03:48, 05/02/2019

Metro Vancouver floats two new terrible mascots for 'Unflushables' campaign If you see Pee and Poo floating around in the streets Vancouver, don’t be alarmed, they’re just the newest mascots in a campaign to remind residents that “the only things meant to be flushed are pee, poo and toilet paper.”...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Trump 'livid' after report a former campaign aide misled on fundraising President Donald Trump directed his reelection campaign to issue a blistering statement implicitly condemning a longtime political adviser who used Trump's name to raise millions of dollars for an unaffiliated political group, several people familiar...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Pragya Thakur Faces Notice For Alleged Violation Of 3-Day Campaign Ban A notice has been sent to Malegaon blast accused Pragya Thakur by the Bhopal district election officer over a complaint that she continued to campaign during the three-day period when she was banned......
02:16, 05/05/2019

Cuomo enlists Robert De Niro for gubernatorial campaign event Gov. Andrew Cuomo is giving fat-cat donors an offer they can’t refuse: an evening with Robert De Niro. Cuomo’s campaign committee is getting ready to raise cash for a fourth run for the governor’s office with a megadollar Taste of NY event at Lincoln...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Macron camp seeks reset after EU campaign 'false start' A series of missteps by Emmanuel Macron's lead candidate for European Parliament elections has unsettled the French president's camp barely three weeks before the vote, which Macron sees as crucial for French influence in Europe....
12:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: EU chief rues failure to enter Brexit campaign LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:35 p.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says one of his biggest mistakes in office was failing to get involved in the Brexit referend...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
21:00, 05/05/2019

No Evidence Of Illegal Spying On Donald Trump's Campaign, Says FBI Chief FBI Director Chris Wray said today that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be "spying" and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored US President Donald Trump's campaign......
12:48, 05/07/2019

South Africa sweeps into final election campaign weekend South Africa's political parties are sweeping into the final weekend of campaigning ahead of Wednesday's election in which the ruling African National Congress might find its greatest challenge from within....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Barack Obama’s memoir may drop during 2020 presidential campaign WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected to be released this year, setting up the likelihood that the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign. Publisher Penguin Random House st...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Editor Carine Roitfeld posed nude for her perfume ad campaign As the former editor of French Vogue and founder of CR Fashion Book, Carine Roitfeld’s boundary-pushing fashion shoots have inspired countless readers. Photos of her own outfits spread like wildfire across blogs, then Instagram. But for Roitfeld, it’...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen vaping....
09:48, 05/12/2019

Trump repeatedly interrupted by fainting fans at campaign rally People were falling all over themselves to see President Trump during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania Monday night. At least five people fainted during the 7 p.m. stop in Montoursville, forcing Trump to stray from his remarks to continually call for...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Corrupt execs cop plea over illegal donations to de Blasio campaign Two corrupt brothers whose engineering firm was awarded millions of dollars in city contracts pleaded guilty Monday to illegally funneling cash to Mayor de Blasio’s 2013 election campaign. Husam Ahmad, the CEO of HAKS and part-owner of SIMCO, copped ...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Osaka opens clay campaign by beating Hsieh in Stuttgart Top-ranked Naomi Osaka opened her clay-court season by beating Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan 6-4, 6-3, on Thursday to reach the Porsche Grand Prix quarterfinals        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the first time in the state capital. They argue fully decriminalizing sex work would let pimps and trafficke...
23:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's Berlusconi hospitalised but vows to resume campaign Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was hospitalised with severe kidney pain on Tuesday but his political party said the 82-year-old planned to quickly resume campaigning for European Parliament elections due next month....
03:32, 04/30/2019

Trump pledges not to use stolen information in 2020 re-election campaign U.S. President Donald Trump pledged Monday not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign, even as he wrongly insisted he hadn't used such information to his benefit in 2016....
03:32, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Italy's Berlusconi in hospital, misses EU campaign event Italy's elderly former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was taken to hospital with severe kidney pain on Tuesday and missed a political event by his party whom he is standing for in next month's European Parliament election....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Berlusconi in hospital for kidney pain, plans to resume campaign Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was taken to hospital on Tuesday for renal colic, a spokeswoman for his Forza Italia party said, adding the 82-year-old media tycoon still planned to attend a political campaign event in the afternoon....
02:31, 04/30/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign freed 100 black mothers—and raised an additional $1 million to set even more incarcerated women free....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Pelosi assails Trump for ‘unconstitutional’ acts in new messaging campaign The California Democrat is sharply escalating her criticism of the president for blocking congressional oversight, accusing him of a displaying a “growing pattern of obstruction.”...
05:10, 05/01/2019

US pressure campaign forcing Iran to speak out: Bret Baier Fox News host Bret Baier said Tuesday that the United States' pressure campaign was so effective that it forced Iran to publicly address U.S. actions....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance conspiracy case One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 presidential election, the Justice Department said Friday....
07:16, 05/13/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the situation with tele...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win "Serena Williams began her French Open preparations with a routine 6-4 6-2 victory over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday."...
10:00, 05/13/2019

1.5 Lakh Km Air Travel, 142 Rallies Part Of PM's Poll Campaign: Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew 1.5 lakh km and addressed 142 public rallies during the most extensive campaign for a Lok Sabha election since Independence, BJP president Amit Shah said today....
17:16, 05/17/2019

Biden labels Trump a 'clown' during campaign stop in South Carolina Former Vice President Joe Biden took a page out of President Trump’s playbook on Saturday when asked at a South Carolina fundraiser if he had a nickname for the president....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Shapovalov's clay-court campaign begins with 1st-round loss Denis Shapovalov's clay-court campaign got off to a poor start when he lost 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 to Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
17:16, 05/17/2019

Retired teacher admonishes de Blasio at South Carolina campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio got thrown his first curveball in the early days of his quixotic presidential campaign Saturday as a local, prominent Democratic activist urged him not to battle President Trump in the gutter....
16:48, 05/18/2019

Help prevent children ‘from becoming victims in the first place’, implores Guterres at campaign launch  From killing and maiming, to recruitment, sexual abuse and abduction, “violence against children in armed conflict can take many forms”, said Secretary-General António Guterres, in a special message delivered at the launch of a new UN advocacy campai...
10:32, 04/28/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency....
13:16, 05/18/2019

Joe Biden is using race as a divide and conquer campaign strategy: Deroy Murdock During a campaign train stop in Columbia, S.C. over the weekend, 2020 hopeful Joe Biden told voters that "Jim Crow is sneaking back in," and Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock believes its the former vice president's attempt to divide voter bases....
07:32, 05/06/2019

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high-profile situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC ra...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Spaniards flock to polls in wide-open election after tense campaign A divided Spanish electorate flocked to the polls on Sunday, responding to a plea from party leaders for a high turnout in what promises to be the country's most open-ended and potentially pivotal election in decades....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden Called Heather Heyer’s Mother After Campaign Video Debut Susan Bro, whose daughter was killed at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., said she warned Mr. Biden to tread carefully around the episode and spoke with him about grief....
18:00, 04/28/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the campaign will save many lives, but there are some drawbacks....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Priyanka Gandhi, Snake Charmer? Watch Her Unusual Campaign "Outreach" Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is campaigning in eastern Uttar Pradesh for the remaining stretch of the national election, was seen holding up snakes today in Raebareli. She was......
01:16, 05/02/2019

BJP Star Candidate Sunny Deol Prays Before Hitting Campaign Trail Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Sunny Deol, the latest in the family to join politics after Hema Malini and Dharmendra, offered prayers at the Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur today. He is the BJP......
01:16, 05/02/2019

PCSD joins ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign, enforces seat belt use Click It or Ticket campaign runs through June 2, 2019. / Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department joined state and local law enforcement agencies in supporting National “Click It or Ticket,” a seat belt enf...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of his first run, sources said on Monday....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Mike Pence demands probe into alleged FBI spying on Trump campaign Vice President Mike Pence on Friday demanded a probe of the FBI for allegedly spying on the Trump campaign in 2016 — calling a report that the bureau sent an undercover agent to gather information from adviser George Papadopoulos “very troubling.” “W...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show Biden, who was already the early front runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democratic presidential primary contest last week following months of hesitation....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Stephen Colbert mocks Biden's 'new' MAGA campaign slogan: 'Little awkward to say' Stephen Colbert hinted that former Vice President Joe Biden may need to tweak his "new" 2020 campaign slogan — especially if he wants to compete with President Trump's popular "Make America Great Again" rallying cry....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Biden Makes First Campaign Appearance in South Carolina, Key Primary State The speech indicated how Mr. Biden will bring his “working class Joe” brand to a more diverse Democratic electorate with black voters playing a dominant role....
16:16, 05/04/2019

Ocasio-Cortez takes break to campaign for old college buddy in Boston Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took a break from bashing President Trump and the capitalist system to support an old college pal outside Boston....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Busy Philipps stars in ACLU ad for #YouKnowMe abortion access campaign In the wake of revealing to “Busy Tonight” viewers that she had had an abortion — and creating the #YouKnowMe hashtag on social media — Busy Philipps is teaming up with the ACLU on a “You Know Me” ad campaign meant to rebut recent legislation in seve...
05:16, 05/23/2019

PM Modi To Campaign In UP, Madhya Pradesh, Arvind Kejriwal In West Delhi A day before the Lok Sabha election's fifth phase of voting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold rallies in UP and Madhya Pradesh. The prime minister will be in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi and Sagar....
02:16, 05/05/2019

4 left-leaning states up for grabs in 2020, Trump campaign manager says Brad Parscale, the campaign manager for President Trump’s 2020 campaign, said on Sunday that he believes states that normally vote Democrat could be flipped, according to recent data....
23:48, 04/28/2019

Biden holds campaign rally in Philadelphia as Democratic rivals prepare to take him on Since entering the race last month, Biden, 76, has largely ignored the other 23 contenders in the Democratic field, instead training his fire on Republican Trump....
10:48, 05/18/2019

William Barr doubles down on campaign spying claims, slams Democrats Attorney General William Barr doubled down in a new interview Friday on his claims that President Trump’s 2016 campaign was spied on — and vowed to get to the bottom of “exactly what happened” with counterintelligence activities. In an interview with...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Feds accuse Jho Low, Pras of funneling cash to Obama re-election campaign The feds have slapped new charges against fugitive Malaysian playboy Jho Low — this time for alleged campaign-finance violations connected to President Obama’s 2012 re-election. The latest allegations accuse Low of transferring $21.6 million to...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications "The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va....
21:48, 05/12/2019

Amit Shah Covers 301 Lok Sabha Seats For BJP's Poll Campaign This Year With the Lok Sabha election campaign entering its final lap, BJP president Amit Shah has held public rallies and programmes in over 301 of the total 543 constituencies so far, covering a total......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign.        ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it has ratified its new union contract. Now do every other campaign, and company....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Colbert thinks Alabama's new viral marketing campaign for The Handmaid's Tale is going a little far It’s been a bad week in America—which is to say, it’s been a bad couple of years in America, and this week saw that badness manifest in one of its most obviously upsetting forms—as a number of states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Campaign Denounces ‘Dishonest’ Fund-Raising That Uses President’s Name and Picture Several people close to Mr. Trump said the statement was aimed at a group run by David Bossie, one of his earliest political advisers and the deputy campaign manager of his 2016 campaign....
22:32, 05/07/2019

De Blasio, Trump face off in dueling videos after campaign launch: ‘We’re coming for you’ President Trump and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio traded barbs in dueling videos Thursday after the liberal mayor announced he was running for president -- and told his fellow New Yorker: “We’re coming for you.”...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Ghosn's image-boosting campaign undermined Versailles party video A YouTube video of a lavish party given by Carlos Ghosn at Versailles on his 60th birthday paid for by Renault-Nissan has undercut his efforts to improve his public image....
04:32, 05/15/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Praise for Gandhi assassin caps acrimonious Indian election campaign PM admonishes candidates who lauded Mahatma Gandhi killer as a ‘patriot’Campaigning in the most acrimonious election in recent Indian history has ended with an admonishment by the prime minister, Narendra Modi, of some of his hardline candidates for ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

‘I Don’t Need It.’ President Trump Pledges Not to Use Stolen Information in 2020 Re-election Campaign (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is pledging not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign. And he’s insisting he didn’t use any in 2016, even though he did. Trump told reporters Monday as...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unveiled sweeping new guidelines to combat sexual misco...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Prince William launches campaign at Wembley to help men tackle mental health through football Prince William today spoke at the home of football to launch a new campaign which uses the sport to get more people — particularly men — talking about mental health....
04:16, 05/15/2019

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Announces 2020 Democratic Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, announcing a 2020 campaign that had been stalled while he was treated for prostate cancer. Bennet, a former head of Denver Publi...
07:16, 05/02/2019

Cory Booker staffer donates to rival Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign A staffer for Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said Wednesday that she donated money to rival Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign to help her qualify for the primary debates. Jenna Lowenstein, Booker’s deputy communications director, said she ma...
07:00, 05/16/2019

No one from Prime Minister’s Office tried to help SNC-Lavalin duck campaign-finance charges: commissioner On the SNC-Lavalin matter, the elections commissioner said no minister, political staffer or public servant tried to "influence or interfere" in any of his decisions "that did not directly involve them as the subject of the investigation."...
21:32, 05/02/2019

Trump Fans Booed Fox News and Dropped Like Flies at Deranged Campaign Rally It’s generally a good thing when people boo Fox News as the cable news septic tank it is. That said, I never thought it would be an airplane hanger full of hyperventilating MAGA-chuds doing the booing at the encouragement of President Donald Trump—th...
07:48, 05/21/2019

Tech executive puts $1 million into campaign to elect vice presidents differently A San Francisco executive who co-founded education tech platform Degreed is behind a national campaign to change the way the vice presidents are selected....
08:00, 05/03/2019

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are safe, and they save lives”....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Trevor Noah pans 'professional tickle monster' Joe Biden's 2020 campaign Late-night hosts discussed the former vice-president’s presidential bid and Trump’s angry response to itLate-night hosts discussed Joe Biden’s presidential campaign and the coup attempt in Venezuela. Continue reading......
11:48, 05/01/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Omarosa requests to join lawsuit alleging women were underpaid by the Trump campaign A former campaign staffer who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct and pay discrimination filed a motion Monday asking for a judge to allow others, including Omarosa Manigault Newman, to join her lawsuit, filed in February....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Former Obama campaign official: Lack of early endorsements for Biden could be a good thing Robin Biro, who served as a regional field director for the Obama-Biden campaign, argues that it's better for Biden to not get early endorsements from Obama loyalists right now....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is the latest Democrat to launch a 2020 presidential campaign "I believe in an America where every child has a fair shot to do better than their parents. But we all know that kind of opportunity no longer exists for most people; for far too many, it never has," Bullock said in his announcement....
04:32, 05/14/2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Biden touts union ties, targets Trump as he kicks off campaign in Pittsburgh Joe Biden hit the campaign trail for the first time as a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Monday, preaching a populist message of restoring the country’s middle class as well as throwing some jabs at President Trump....
15:48, 04/29/2019

HBCU Wilberforce University Launches Fundraising Campaign to Raise $2 Million by June 30 On Saturday, Wilberforce University hosted its 163rd commencement on campus, honoring graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Graduate, Adult and Continuing Education, College of Professional Studies and an honorary degree for Mic...
07:48, 05/06/2019

FBI 'owes the president an apology' after Trump campaign 'spying' surfaces: Geraldo Rivera Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing asserting his belief that the government was spying on Trump’s 2016 campaign and Fox News’ correspondent-at-large, Geraldo Rivera agrees after a new repor...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Trump calls bombshell report on alleged campaign spying ‘bigger than ­Watergate’ President Trump on Friday called the FBI’s use of a blond bombshell to get dirt on his campaign “bigger than ­WATERGATE” — as Vice President Mike Pence suggested he was also spied on. In a rare move, Trump praised The New York Times for reporting tha...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Blaming government 'failure', Britain's Labour launches European vote campaign British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will urge both pro-EU voters and Brexit supporters on Thursday to vote for his opposition party at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the Conservative government's "complete failure" to steer the c...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Amit Shah Campaign Route In Shatrughan Sinha's Home Base Is A Big Message BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Bihar's Patna Saheb seems like a boldface message for Shatrughan Sinha, who quit the party and joined the Congress last month....
09:16, 05/08/2019

‘Petty’ politics is ‘ripping this country at the seams,’ Biden tells campaign rally Even as Joe Biden bashed President Trump for a litany of alleged sins, Biden, a Pennsylvania native, lamented that politics are too negative -- and it is destroying the country....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Biden calls for unity in first campaign rally, brands Trump ‘divider-in-chief’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the country to put aside “angry” politics  -- although he saved plenty of barbs for President Trump....
13:00, 05/18/2019

Former French President Sarkozy set for trial over fraud allegations tied to 2012 campaign France’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy - all but assuring the ex-head of state stand trial over alleged illegal financing tied to his failed 2012 re-election bid. ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Broken promises of the past weigh on black voters as they consider the 2020 presidential campaign Interviews with African American voters and activists in three competitive states reveal stark differences in whether to be pragmatic or ideological when it comes to electing a candidate to take on President Trump....
09:32, 05/20/2019

Mayor Pete Doesn't Offer His Campaign Staff Health Insurance, Wow What a Dreamboat!! Pete Buttigieg, who is less a presidential candidate and more a collection of rich liberals’ fantasies projected into a crisp white shirt, is apparently the only major presidential candidate who does not yet offer his staff health insurance, NBC News...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Magaluf booze and party warning signs RETURN despite council’s ‘emotional’ campaign SIGNS warning Magaluf revellers of £500 fines for drinking and partying in the street have returned after the local council launching an “emotional” campaign to stop Brits dying at the party resort....
11:48, 05/11/2019

Trump campaign accuses Pelosi of ‘warrantless fear mongering’ with 2020 election warning President Trump’s re-election campaign on Tuesday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of “fear mongering” by suggesting Trump could try to remain in office if he loses in 2020....
12:16, 05/07/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to take on campaign finance reform on his first day in office....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Barr assigns US attorney in Connecticut to look into government surveillance involving Trump campaign: source Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the sit...
20:16, 05/13/2019

2020 Dems look to Jimmy Carter as campaign role model: 'A guiding light and inspiration' The ever-expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates includes a number of fresh faces, but it is the oldest living former president who is providing influence....
09:16, 05/19/2019

‘Oh, Do I Look Forward to Running Against Them.’ President Trump Talks Democrats in 2020 at Wisconsin Campaign Rally (GREEN BAY, Wis.) — President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump pointed to the economy’s 3.2% growth in the fi...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Inside Trump 2020: As Dem field sets, campaign takes aim at ‘socialist organism with 22 heads’ Inside the Trump re-election campaign offices overlooking the Potomac River, a rapidly growing operation is confronting a challenge of historic proportions – how to run against a field of nearly two-dozen candidates, all of whom are hurling rhetorica...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Trump campaign manager says immigration a 'winning issue': System 'broken' for nearly half a century A day after President Trump unveiled his sweeping new immigration plan, the manager for the president's reelection campaign said immigration will be a "winning issue" for Trump in 2020....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders is right to team up with 'young, energetic' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump campaign official A campaign advisory board member for President Trump's reelection campaign said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders made a good choice in making a recent appearance with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Biden campaign, unfazed by N. Korea insults, says it's 'no surprise' rogue nation prefers Trump Joe Biden’s campaign said Wednesday it was "no surprise" North Korea prefers President Trump in response to scathing criticism from the rogue nation’s state-run media agency earlier this week in which it questioned his intelligence and called him "im...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Chris Wallace: Biden's campaign rollout 'very successful,' with Dems' Obama 'nostalgia' a 'big advantage' “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace said Joe Biden had a “very successful” rollout of his 2020 presidential campaign, and he predicted the former vice president will benefit from some Democrats’ “nostalgia” for the Obama administration....
13:00, 05/10/2019

A Pose for Pride: Indya Moore Gets Revealing In Calvin Klein's Latest Underwear Campaign Pose changed the landscape of television last year, debuting with the largest cast and crew of trans talent in television history, both on and behind the scenes. And it’s proven a game changer for breakout star Indya Moore (purported preferred pronou...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Feds Charge Ex-Fugees Pras of Campaign Finance Fraud in the 2012 US Presidential Election Pras, aka the “other” Fugee, is facing federal charges of campaign finance fraud in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in a case involving an international fugitive financier and a Malaysian investment fund....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Former FBI official: ‘Realistic’ for Graham to seek to declassify key docs related to FBI's surveillance of Trump campaign officials A former FBI assistant director said Monday that it was "realistic" for Sen. Linsdey Graham to push to declassify key documents related to the FBI’s surveillance of the Trump campaign as part of its Russia probe....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
08:32, 05/03/2019

US charges Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel, a founding member of hip-hop group the Fugees, in campaign finance case WASHINGTON (AP) — US charges Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel, a founding member of hip-hop group the Fugees, in campaign finance case....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Wimbledon Prowler admits raiding Boris Becker's home during 11-year burglary campaign A prolific thief known as the Wimbledon Prowler who broke into a string of luxury houses in an 11-year burglary campaign has admitted a raid on the home of tennis legend Boris Becker....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio is reportedly going to announce a 2020 run for president, but all signs point to his campaign being a disaster in the making Lucas Jackson/Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a 2020 presidential campaign next week, the New York Daily News reported on Friday. De Blasio would be the 22nd candidate to join the Democratic presidential field, but all sign...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri responds to Gary Cahill's scathing assessment of his first campaign Maurizio Sarri has praised departing Chelsea captain Gary Cahill's professionalism, but denied seeing the defender's scathing interview in which he criticised the Italian's man-management style....
14:32, 05/05/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
03:32, 05/11/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their political posts online, marking a controversial escalation...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already infected more than 1,000 people in affected areas....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage. The tech entrepreneur is pushing a $12,000 annual income for adult U.S. citizens and lamenting a coming “crisis” as robots take jobs now held by humans....
03:16, 05/10/2019

Devin Nunes says Strzok-Page ‘insurance policy’ referred to obtaining FISA warrant for Trump campaign's emails U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., claimed during an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night that an “insurance policy” mentioned in an August 2016 text between former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page referred to their ability to obt...
22:16, 05/14/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Brexit latest: EU should have spoken out against 'lies' during UK referendum campaign, Juncker says Jean-Claude Juncker has admitted that he made a "mistake" in failing to speak out against the "lies" circulating during Britain's EU referendum campaign....
13:32, 05/07/2019

Lara Trump says Trump campaign 'not worried' about Democratic challengers Lara Trump, said Tuesday they aren’t “worried about anyone we’ve seen get in the campaign” in the ever-widening field of Democratic candidates looking to challenge her father....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Unforced Error: Elmer’s Glue Just Released An Extremely Body-Negative Series Of Ads As Part Of A New ‘Only Perfect 10s Use Elmer’s’ Campaign Marketing is a tough business, but one company just made such an egregious step in the wrong direction that you can’t even really feel bad for them: Elmer’s glue just released an extremely body-negative series of ads as part of a new “Only Perfect 10...
12:32, 05/03/2019

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez 'wants sixth star' after revealing 'hurt' at missing historic campaign Joe Gomez admits he has been 'hurt' by spending most of Liverpool's historic season on the sidelines, but wants to bounce back by winning the club's sixth Champions League title....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is st...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Try These 9 Interesting Picnic Food Recipes That Your Kids Will love Picnic Snacks: Find here the best of picnic snacks to prepare at home. From stromboli, sandwiches, breads to cupcakes and custard, we've got it all complete with key ingredients and a step by step......
16:16, 05/22/2019

Somalia’s population, international partners must be energized to sustain country’s ‘upward trajectory,’ says senior UN official Despite Somalia’s persistent security threats, recurrent political crises, capacity constraints and the difficulties in navigating political obstacles to its reform agenda, the Horn of Africa country remains on a “positive trajectory,” the UN Securit...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation Is Kenneth Feinberg’s Next Challenge as Mediator A federal judge overseeing 900 lawsuits alleging that glyphosate causes cancer called on a lawyer who has helped resolve disputes involving Sept. 11 victims, BP and Volkswagen....
16:48, 05/22/2019

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
17:00, 05/22/2019

The best Sprint plans in May 2019 The best Sprint plans are fairly easy to find, since Sprint has very few options to choose from. Aside from it’s three unlimited data plans, the mobile carrier only has a single alternative plan. However, it does offer a number of add-on plans...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Hamilton exempted from media duties as F1 mourns Lauda "Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda."...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Final kilometre: Ewan sees off Demare, Ackermann and Viviani "Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) took his second win at the Giro d’Italia with a gutsy sprint on Stage 11 as Elia Viviani (Deceuninck–Quick-Step) faltered again."...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid US blacklisting Japan's Panasonic said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
17:48, 05/22/2019

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Michael Avenatti Is Charged With Stealing Nearly $300,000 From Stormy Daniels The lawyer is accused of more than three dozen crimes, including forging a letter to Ms. Daniels’s literary agent to secure funds that he put toward the monthly payment on a Ferrari....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Fugitive's deal with police: I'll surrender if my wanted poster gets 15,000 likes Connecticut police negotiated with Jose Simms for the Facebook likes, but an expert says that turns law violations ‘into a joke’A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
18:32, 05/22/2019

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can’t even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, we’re one step closer to that reality today, as Facebook has confirmed that ads will arrive in ...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn over President Trump's p...
19:16, 05/22/2019

12 Heavyweight Battles In Uttar Pradesh With a few hours left for counting of votes to begin, the spotlight is on the heavyweight battles in Uttar Pradesh that will decide the future of the country in the next five years....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Poll shows most ‘Game of Thrones’ fans actually enjoyed the finale A new poll showed that a majority of Game of Thrones fans enjoyed the show’s recent finale, despite online outrage over the HBO drama’s conclusion. The Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday found that 61 percent of vi...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Dead gray whale found on island is Alaska’s third this year ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a gray whale was spotted Tuesday on Kodiak Island. Carcasses also were found this spring near Cordova and south of Anc...
20:32, 05/22/2019

The best cheap smart home devices and gadget deals in May 2019 Upgrade your living space into a smart home without breaking the bank with our hand-picked smart home devices that include speakers, security cameras, light bulbs and more. Create a smart home hub with these gadgets that work with Amazon Alexa and th...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Kia SP2i Compact SUV Interior Unveiled In Sketches After revealing the exterior of the Kia SP2i compact SUV earlier this month, the South Korean automaker has now unveiled the interior sketches for what will be its first offering in India. The Kia......
21:00, 05/22/2019

This may be closest Ja Morant gets to the Knicks Ja Morant hasn’t heard from the Knicks since meeting with the team in Chicago last week at the draft combine. He also hadn’t visited New York before Wednesday, and coming from Sumter, S.C., before playing at Murray State, a school of roughly 11,000 i...
21:32, 05/22/2019

Jim Jordan says Dems' attacks on Trump hurt US, overlook president's accomplishments The Democrats’ fixation on taking down President Trump ahead of the 2020 election is not in the country’s best interest and ultimately overlooks his accomplishments, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Wednesday....
21:32, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Honda recalls 137,000 SUVs for sudden air bag deployments Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it is recalling 137,000 new sport utility vehicles (SUVs) following reports of three injuries tied to sudden air bag deployments in the United States....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Taiwan's TSMC says chip shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S. ban TSMC, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday its shipments to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are not affected by U.S. action aimed at curbing the telecom equipment maker's access to American technology....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
22:32, 05/22/2019

#WhiteNoise: Garner, NC Cops Raided a Black Woman’s Home After Neighbor Complained of Her Playing “Islamic Jihadist” Malcolm X Speeches On Thursday a gang of police officers in Garner, North Carolina raided Mikisa Thompson’s house in the middle of the night for playing Malcolm X speeches “too loudly”....
22:32, 05/22/2019

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engin...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Kanhaiya Kumar Trails BJP's Giriraj Singh In Begusarai In Bihar Kanhaiya Kumar's campaign drew attention not just for his oratorical skills but because of high-profile supporters like Swara Bhaskar, Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar endorsing him in rallies...
23:16, 05/22/2019

The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts | Deadspin The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary | Jezebel How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abor...
23:32, 05/22/2019

Fujifilm launches the groundbreaking 102-megapixel mirrorless GFX100 While there are four full-frame mirrorless cameras battling it out for supremacy, Fujifilm is content to stick with APS-C and medium-format. Now, it has announced that its impressive flagship medium-format camera, the 102-megapixel GFX100, will soon....
23:32, 05/22/2019

Scene City: Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Big Feminist,’ Says His Wife, Jerry Hall Social influencers rally for the Equal Rights Amendment. And Ava DuVernay’s series about the Central Park jogger case is celebrated at the Apollo Theater....
23:32, 05/22/2019

Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer isn't a fan of Drake's NBA playoff sideline antics Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer was asked about Drake's sideline behavior during the Eastern Conference finals. Budenholzer is not a fan.        ...
23:48, 05/22/2019

2019 Election Results Will Be Better Than 2014: Harsh Vardhan The Union Minister is seeking re-election from Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency in Delhi where he is leading by a margin of over 14,000 votes....
00:48, 05/23/2019

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
00:48, 05/23/2019

India's Narendra Modi Takes an Early Lead in World's Biggest Election Early vote counting in India suggests Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the nationalist leader who has dominated the political debate in the world’s largest democracy for the last five years, will return to power....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Fugitive promises to surrender because his wanted poster got 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ A Connecticut police lieutenant made headlines today after successfully negotiating the terms under which a fugitive has agreed to surrender himself into custody. Twenty-nine-year-old Jose Simms, who is believed to be in New York currently and who ha...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Welby promoted to top Infiniti U.S. sales job Bob Welby succeeds Jeff Pope, who was named Infiniti Americas group vice president in April and now runs the brand's North America business. Welby will report to Pope....
01:32, 05/23/2019

SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say An engineer at an upstate New York company who was responsible for ensuring the quality of parts for Elon Musk’s space venture has been charged with falsifying inspection reports....
01:48, 05/23/2019

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, thought-about issue in our culture. Every grown adult is expected to know how to do it, but beyond the basi...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual data to enable driverless cars to navigate routes in new, complex environments. Human drivers are e...
02:16, 05/23/2019

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison, according to a report....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
02:32, 05/23/2019

'Nadal is number one favourite without a doubt', admits Djokovic "World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week\u0027s Italian Open final."...
03:32, 05/23/2019

The Kyrgios one-man circus rolls into Paris "With two completed matches on clay, a petulant tournament default in Rome and character assassinations of some of the game\u0027s leading players, Nick Kyrgios\u0027s French Open build-up has been more or less normal by his unorthodox standards."...
03:32, 05/23/2019

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling verbal abuse at a Remain campaigner and poking a Union Jack flagpole at his face....
03:48, 05/23/2019

Several dead as ‘violent’ tornado rips through Missouri capital JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, causing heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and leaving many people trapped in th...
04:00, 05/23/2019

TikTok Is Turning New Artists Into Viral Sensations. But Who Actually Benefits? In 2017, a little-known rapper named Supa Dupa Humble released his song “Steppin'” to a muted response. He moved on to other projects, but a year and a half later, he noticed a surge in the song’s view count on YouTube. As he scroll...
04:16, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, is set to be released from federal prison Thursday...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
04:48, 05/23/2019

Trump's trade policy is a hot mess of conflicting goals – with few winners | Jeffrey Frankel Tariffs war with China has hurt almost every segment of the US economy Earlier this month, the US President, Donald Trump, suddenly revealed that a trade agreement between the US and China was not imminent after all. On the contrary, on 10 May the Tr...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
05:16, 05/23/2019

LI dad busted after taking daughter to park, trying to sell crack A father on Long Island was arrested after taking his daughter to the playground on Wednesday afternoon — to sell crack. Chaleek Williams, 25, was cuffed in front of his 2-year-old child at about 4 p.m. for allegedly trying to sell the drug out...
05:32, 05/23/2019

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Minister Theresa May faces remorseless pressure from ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Kentucky state grants will use old tires to repave roadways FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Division of Waste Management is giving grants to five counties to used recycled rubber tires to repave roadways. The $502,000 in grant funding will be used for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rub...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Macau wants new FIA Formula 3 cars for 2019 Grand Prix Macau Grand Prix organisers have stated they intend to run their Formula 3 classic for the new FIA F3 cars, although circuit changes will likely be required to accommodate them...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Depression: Esketamine trial leaves 'more questions than answers' A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?...
06:16, 05/23/2019

OnePlus 3 and 3T finally getting Android 9.0 Pie updates After many months of waiting, OnePlus 3 and 3T users can now download the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. The Chinese handset maker has just announced that the final build has been uploaded on its servers and is now being pushed to OnePlus 3 and...
06:32, 05/23/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
06:48, 05/23/2019

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy to see that YouTube and Facebook far outpace the rest of the competition when it comes to daily use on...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Jennifer Hudson Slays Iconic The Jeffersons Theme Song for Live in Front of a Studio Audience Jennifer Hudson did that. That being she somehow made The Jeffersons theme song, one of the most iconic TV theme songs, better. The Grammy and Oscar winner was tapped by ABC to perform......
07:00, 05/23/2019

Bikini Babes! See Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson Sizzle in Sexy Bathing Suit Shots Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson know how to bring the heat! Whether they're lounging by a seashore or taking in rays at a pool, the Relatively Nat & Liv stars regularly spice......
07:00, 05/23/2019

How my mother prepared us to live without her One of the things that strikes me about snowplow parenting, the helpful term highlighted by the college admissions scandal, is that it assumes the parents will always be around to do the plowing....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Adidas see great upside in 'stellar' Arsenal brand after years of under-performance Adidas believe that the "stellar" global brand of Arsenal is ripe for exploiting after agreeing a £60million-a-year deal to manufacture the Gunners' kit from next season....
07:32, 05/23/2019

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
07:48, 05/23/2019

New Vauxhall Corsa-e: official pics of electric hatch Vauxhall Corsa-e Battery electric version of perenially popular supermini revealed with 211-mile range Vauxhall has revealed the new full electric Corsa-e supermini, which will kickstart the brand’s electrification programme when it goes on sale n...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Linda Hamilton picks right up where she left off in 'Terminator: Dark Fate' trailer Watch the trailer for "Terminator: Dark Fate," the first film to reunite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton since 1991's "Judgment Day."        ...
07:48, 05/23/2019

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
08:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slowdown in economic activity....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win a job in Trump administration Federal prosecutors on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against Federal Savings Bank CEO Stephen Calk accusing him of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for trying to s...
08:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues...
08:48, 05/23/2019

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
09:00, 05/23/2019

I Need an Affordable Four-Seater Sports Car That's Easy to Work On! What Car Should I Buy? Mike is looking for an affordable sporty car to complement his daily driver, but it needs to have some degree of practicality since it will baby occasionally. He wants to be able to work on it easily and have something that is decent for long drives....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Ayesha Curry slams body-shamer who suggested putting her 10-month-old son on a diet Ayesha Curry can dish out criticism just as well as she can take it, but she's drawing the line on any negative comments directed toward her children.        ...
09:16, 05/23/2019

Trilobites: Where Did the Right Whales Go? New evidence suggests that the endangered population lost much of a critical food source, but may be stabilizing slightly as it shifts territory to feed elsewhere....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Trump calls Rex Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' after claims about Putin meeting President Trump mocked Rex Tillerson as "ill prepared" and “dumb as a rock” as he disputed his former secretary of state's claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin was more prepared than him during a 2017 summit....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Airfare deals: The cheapest dates for summer flights The time to shop for summer flights is now. These guidelines will help you find the cheapest days for travel in the U.S. and Europe.        ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Making sacrifices in a 14-team league In our latest non-PPR mock draft, Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the challenge of trying to fill your starting lineup with standout players at each position in a 14-team league....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online connections help win the information wars?...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Watch out: Protocol pitfalls abound as Trump heads abroad WASHINGTON (AP) — The coming weeks will serve as a master class in the finer points — and potential pitfalls — of protocol as President Donald Trump meets with Japan’s newly installed Emperor Naruhito and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on s...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Former Bills DT Adolphus Washington signs with Dolphins DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Defensive tackle Adolphus Washington has signed with the Miami Dolphins, his fourth team since the start of last season. Washington was a third-round pick by Buffalo in 2016 and started 21 games in his first two seasons. He was cut...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Former Carlisle City Clerk Charged With Theft, Abuse Of Public NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -A former Carlisle city clerk is sitting in jail on charges of theft and abuse of public trust. An indictment says that Ann Brierly stole more than $10,000 from the city of Carlisle over the course of five years between ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
10:16, 05/23/2019

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth m...
10:32, 05/23/2019

| Mother posts tragic message on Facebook before plunging to her death with 2-year-old daughter The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig and her daughter were found at the base of a cliff below a tourist hotspot in Wollongong, south of Sydney in Australia....
10:32, 05/23/2019

Watch Brie Larson totally own a dude in this exclusive 'Captain Marvel' video Brie Larson's hero has no patience for skeezy guys, and she puts toxic masculinity in its place in an exclusive extended scene from "Captain Marvel."        ...
11:16, 05/23/2019

India Dispatch: In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
11:32, 05/23/2019

Pamela Anderson and Brandon Lee Are a Model Mother-Son Duo at 2019 Cannes amfAR Gala The stars are shining bright in Cannes tonight! As the 2019 Cannes Film Festival comes to a close, many familiar faces in Hollywood are coming together for a great cause. On......
11:48, 05/23/2019

Candy queen Dylan Lauren’s favorite spots in the Hamptons An outdoorswoman who can’t sit still, Dylan Lauren spends as much time in the Hamptons as possible, bicycling on back roads from her family home in Montauk all the way to her namesake Dylan’s Candy Bar in East Hampton and beyond. “I have been going o...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Tennessee teen mom receives more than $1M in scholarships from at least 25 colleges, school says A Tennessee teen mom worked exceptionally hard during her high school career — so much so that she's been offered more than $1 million in academic scholarships from at least 25 colleges....
11:48, 05/23/2019

The ATS-V and CTS-V Replacements Are Almost Here The Cadillac ATS-V and CTS-V are some of the best and funnest cars on the market today, facts that, alas, weren’t enough to convince buyers, with Cadillac killing off the ATS altogether. But we also knew the CT5 and CT4 were coming as replacements. A...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery before Memorial Day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is visiting Arlington National Cemetery a few days before Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to the United States. The president quietly traveled across the Potomac River on Thursday to p...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Maryland physicians to be employed outside athletics COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school’s sports teams employed outside of the athletics department. This would include the head team physician, athletic trainers, nutritionists and ment...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs.Read More...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday....
12:16, 05/23/2019

| Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for England newcomer Jofra Archer at the upcoming World Cup....
12:48, 05/23/2019

This Asparagus-Ricotta Toast Is So Right Now Blink and we’ll be out of asparagus season. This recipe brandishes seared spears on griddled sourdough spread with herbed ricotta. Put an egg on it and make it a meal....
12:48, 05/23/2019

Life After Sister, Sister: How Tia and Tamera Mowry Have Maintained Their Bond and Their Careers 20 Years Later Sister, sister--never knew how much I missed ya. It's kind of hard to fathom, but it's been 25 years since the world first met Tia and Tamera Mowry with the debut of Sister,......
12:48, 05/23/2019

Bittersweet no more: Rolling Stones pass Verve royalties to Richard Ashcroft An acrimonious copyright dispute meant Ashcroft was forced to give up royalties to Bitter Sweet Symphony, but a ‘kind and magnanimous gesture from Mick and Keith’ passes rights to himMick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones have ended one...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Trump pays respect to military dead at Arlington ahead of Memorial Day President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday ahead of Memorial Day to pay their respects to the members of the U.S. military who died in service....
12:48, 05/23/2019

Chrissy Teigen is getting a courtroom show on the new streaming service with a silly name It’s been months since we last heard about Quibi, the streaming service with the worst name since Seeso, Go90, Netflix, and Hulu (all streaming services have bad names), but now we have some news about one of the first real shows coming to the “short...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Welcome to Taiwan's Houtong Cat Village, a village with many, many cats There are so many places in the world that it’s impossible to properly see them all in a single lifetime. How, in a world of great cities and historically important sites, natural wonders and gorgeous landscapes, do you decide where to go? Well, you ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

More Americans are finally moving cash to online banks for higher interest rates More Americans are moving their cash to online banks to earn interest of 2% or more. But many feel more comfortable with a local branch        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

100 saddest movies of all time By researching published lists of sad movies on Internet Movie Database and more, 24/7 Tempo was able to come up with a list of the saddest movies.        ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep Mychal Givens walked Aaron Hicks with the bases loaded to force in the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 to complete a four-game sweep        ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Pakistan Finance Secretary Latest To Be Sacked Amid IMF Bailout Talks Pakistan's Finance Secretary Mohammad Younus Dagha was sacked today, becoming the latest senior official to go amid the cash-strapped Imran Khan government's tough negotiations with the IMF for a......
13:16, 05/23/2019

Steak, Sumo and Fighter Jets: Inside Japan’s Plan to Keep Trump Busy When Donald Trump arrives in Tokyo on Saturday, he’ll be the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito, but he won’t find much “executive time” on his schedule. Japanese officials have gone to great pains...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Tesla woes make it a 'restructuring story,' influential analyst says Tesla delivered 63,000 cars in the first three months of the year and told shareholders it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 in the second quarter....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Suspect in FDNY beatdown claims he was defending friend One of the six teens accused of attacking an off-duty FDNY firefighter who told them to stop harassing an elderly couple on the Upper East Side claimed Thursday that he and his pals are the real victims. “He assaulted my friend and I had to defend my...
14:00, 05/23/2019

MS-13 gangster convicted of killing man for wearing Peyton Manning jersey An MS-13 gangster was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring to kill a man for wearing a No. 18 Peyton Manning jersey. Jose Suarez, also known as “Chompira,” was convicted on murder, racketeering and assault charges for the Jan. 29 killing of Esteban...
14:00, 05/23/2019

HP's Q2 revenue remains flat with drop in PC units and printers sold While sales of desktop units were up slightly year-over-year, HP still saw an overall drop in the number of PCs sold due to the decline in Notebooks units....
14:32, 05/23/2019

AMD is front and center in Acer's latest Nitro 5 and Swift 3 notebooks AMD may not have the strongest footing in the mobile computing space, with most (currently all) of the best laptops and best gaming laptops powered by Intel processors (CPUs) and Nvidia graphics processors (GPUs). But, Acer has turned to AMD to power...
14:32, 05/23/2019