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Tiger Woods went to the White House last week to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump. As is the case whenever a notable celebrity willingly enters the orbit of our white supremacist president, this raised p...

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Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from unflattering angles” school of punditry. He’s previ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not su...
21:48, 07/02/2019

Art Biennale: Political art for your smartphone Venice hosts its biannual International Art Fair this year for the 58th time. Contrasts galore await visitors at the world's largest art spectacle — and more than ever, the artists are inspired by political events....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
07:48, 05/21/2019

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consi...
16:00, 06/06/2019

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
10:16, 07/10/2019

How The Good Fight became TV's most political drama The third season of the ever-topical legal drama has delivered a torrent of righteous anger but has it gone too far?Since it began in 2017, The Good Fight has been brilliant and often astounding television. The legal side of the story quickly morphed...
06:48, 05/14/2019

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
09:48, 05/14/2019

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MPs resigned from the Labour party and formed the Independent Group. Day...
23:48, 06/11/2019

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
12:32, 06/09/2019

Powell Says Fed Won't Bend to Political Pressure Fed Chairman Jerome Powell pushed back against President Trump’s demands for lower interest rates—citing the central bank’s independence—while explaining why it might nevertheless cut interest rates soon....
01:48, 06/26/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter came to her with a question: “How come none of the...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said t...
05:33, 07/06/2019

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
13:48, 05/24/2019

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and received an especially warm welcome from Chinese President Xi Jinping....
09:16, 04/28/2019

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
15:32, 07/20/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Political Scientist Dr. Stephen Voss spoke with LEX 18 a...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI official who briefly served as the head of Customs of Border Protection at the tail end of the Obama admini...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championship....
02:48, 06/20/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open source software development kit that will offer pu...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Romanian political spat comes to the fore at EU summit Romania's long-running political turmoil was on stark display once more Thursday, as its president criticized some of his country's politicians for "attacking European institutions" and undermining its standing in the European Union....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Political-News Sites Forge Ad Group News sites from across the political spectrum hope the Digital News Alliance will help them compete better with Facebook and Google as the 2020 election cycle heats up....
05:00, 06/20/2019

Why There's A Political Edge To 2019's Met Gala Theme The presence of so many trans women, drag queens and queer people making their way up the stairs of The Met in bold definitions of their style ushered in a new era...
04:00, 05/07/2019

BJP Remains Top Spender On Facebook For Political Advertisements Political parties, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and their affiliates have ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections....
12:16, 05/08/2019

UN votes to establish political mission in Haiti The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution establishing a political mission in Haiti starting Oct. 16 that will officially replace all U.N. peacekeeping activities in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Trade dispute with US a political challenge for China’s Xi BEIJING (AP) — The tariff war between Washington and Beijing poses one of the biggest challenges yet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially exposing his political vulnerabilities at a time when the Chinese economy is already slowing. Xi needs ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Butina saw US political analysis as ‘valuable’ to Russia WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin says she believed Russian officials would consider her notes and analysis to be “valuable” as she tried to infiltrate conservative U.S. poli...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
01:32, 06/16/2019

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Re...
09:00, 05/22/2019

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
06:32, 06/07/2019

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Rosneft CEO accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil group Rosneft said on Thursday the United States was using energy as a political weapon and that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
05:32, 05/23/2019

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
03:32, 05/24/2019

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

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
06:16, 05/30/2019

Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Merkel unavailable for political office after chancellorship Germany's Angela Merkel said on Thursday she would be unavailable for any further political office after serving out her fourth term as chancellor, dismissing speculation that she could take a big European Union job in Brussels....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Palestinians say US conference doomed without political plan Palestinians say any US peace plan that does not give them an independent state is doomed to fail, casting a cloud over a conference planned for next month...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike....
21:32, 05/20/2019

As Biden Rakes in Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
02:16, 05/21/2019

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to...
08:48, 06/09/2019

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The gove...
15:00, 05/21/2019

EU divided over top jobs after polls redraw political map EU leaders are divided over who to name to the bloc’s top jobs, after elections shredded comfortable old political alliances and raised troubling questions about the future of the European project...
16:16, 05/28/2019

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
03:48, 07/19/2019

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

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
01:00, 05/02/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new w...
00:32, 07/04/2019

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
08:48, 07/07/2019

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
14:00, 07/06/2019

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
06:16, 07/12/2019

Premier Inn owner hit by 'acute political uncertainty' Premier Inn owner Whitbread has warned that demand for its hotel rooms is being hit by an "acute period of political and economic uncertainty in the UK"....
05:48, 04/30/2019

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
05:32, 07/17/2019

Spanish FM says Venezuela embassy can’t be political center BEIRUT (AP) — Spain’s acting foreign minister says a Venezuelan anti-government activist is a guest at the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, which can’t be turned into a center of political activities. Josep Borrell says Leopoldo López has not ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting into a new era with Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young at the helm. Young is a fellow Democrat and...
20:32, 05/02/2019

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential ...
14:16, 07/09/2019

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

'Political uncertainty' responsible for turbulence in markets, says Dujovne Dujovne attributes turbulence in the markets to political factors, with just six months to go before elections that could mark a change of government and political direction in the nation....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
06:32, 07/20/2019

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

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homeland Security warned in a letter that “conditio...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
11:00, 07/19/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible"....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
08:16, 07/13/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions Celebrations of Poland’s 30 years of democracy have been marred by political divisions over the assessment of the 1989 elections that ended communist rule and over the course of the current right-wing government...
04:16, 06/04/2019

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

Knock Down the House: behind the year's most rousing political documentary In telling the story of a ‘historic moment’, Rachel Lears followed four female Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, during the 2018 midtermsThe ninth of November 2016 was a transformative day for many Americans. The day after the election t...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Former Slovak President Kiska creates new political party BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Former Slovak President Andrej Kiska is kicking off a new centrist political party. Kiska says his “For People” party’s ambition is to unite with other opposition forces to end the long-term dominance of ...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
02:48, 06/05/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
05:48, 05/01/2019

German port a battleground for EU’s fragile political center BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Support for Germany’s Social Democrats has ebbed dramatically in recent years, and nowhere is their fate more closely watched than in the northern city-state of Bremen. The center-left party has dominated the proud p...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediately on whether to support or condemn the oppositio...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
06:00, 06/02/2019

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
19:48, 06/10/2019

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but ...
23:16, 07/14/2019

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrori...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Italy's Berlusconi misses political event after hospitalization Italian former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has missed a political event scheduled on Tuesday after being admitted to hospital with severe kidney pain, the deputy Chairman of Berlusconi's Forza Italia party said....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
21:32, 06/10/2019

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
13:48, 06/05/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy...
14:16, 06/11/2019

UK car sales fall again amid ongoing ‘political instability’ LONDON (AP) — The lobby group for Britain’s automotive industry says the country’s new car market slid back further in May as consumer and business confidence continued to be affected by what it terms “underlying economic and politi...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Rival governments vie for power in Moldova political crisis Moldova’s political crisis deepened Tuesday, with rival governments accusing each other of usurping power and showing little inclination for compromise...
10:32, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-gove...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
03:16, 06/11/2019

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned Parenthood is announcing this week that it is creating t...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
02:16, 07/14/2019

Peace discussion in Kabul opens under a political cloud Some critics are boycotting the event, which seeks to build consensus among 3,200 Afghans on negotiations with the Taliban, calling it a political stunt by President Ashraf Ghani....
23:32, 04/29/2019

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's...
16:16, 07/11/2019

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
21:32, 07/01/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics experts said....
11:32, 05/18/2019

The Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones Almost Had a Silly Political Ad Lib Sometimes, actors just need to say something. Anything. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you’re under stress. So occasionally you say weird things. Read more......
18:32, 05/04/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: free political prisoners The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle camps estimated to be holding tens of thousands of political prisoners, while Pyongyang hit back at Washington's sanctions....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’s move to oust President Nicolás Maduro...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Colorado Mass Shooting Victims Say They Don't Want to Be Used as Political Props On Wednesday night a group of students walked out of a vigil held to honor the victims of this week’s shooting at a school in Highlands Ranch, CO, according to ABC. A group of students grew frustrated with the tone of the speakers at the event and fe...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
06:16, 05/27/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
16:16, 07/03/2019

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
13:48, 07/21/2019

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration...
14:16, 07/02/2019

Political chaos results in fall of Papua New Guinea PM Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
23:16, 05/28/2019

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
22:32, 06/29/2019

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding...
14:16, 06/29/2019

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the country, in a rare public airing of grievances by someone under an exit ban....
06:48, 07/02/2019

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in...
00:48, 06/27/2019

Lawrence Jones: NBA 'owner' nix is 'political correctness gone wild' The NBA's transition away from using the term "owner" to describe the person at the top of the team hierarchy is just more political correctness, according to Lawrence Jones....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Facebook's political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide Facebook's efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools available to advertisers worldwide, letting them post political and issue ads so long as they're au...
14:32, 06/25/2019

Political Memo: ‘There He Goes Again’? Not Yet, as Biden Avoids Major Gaffes With aides enveloping him, Mr. Biden has not blurted anything out that delights his rivals or reinforces his image as America’s there-he-goes-again relative....
12:32, 05/12/2019

Thailand's oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand's oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the resignation of its previous chief....
08:32, 05/15/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlemen...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Spain will not allow its Venezuela embassy to become center of political activity Spain will not allow its embassy in Caracas to be used as a political center for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, acting Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said in Lebanon on Friday....
06:32, 05/03/2019

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political ex...
05:32, 07/08/2019

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Facebook expands rules on political ads to Canada and Ukraine Facebook Inc on Tuesday added Canada and Ukraine to the list of countries where advertisers looking to run political ads on its platform must first verify their identity and disclose who paid for the ads....
12:48, 06/25/2019

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across EuropeEuropean elections 2019: news and analysis - liveMore EU citizens have voted in European parli...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday....
13:16, 05/26/2019

Papua New Guinea PM formally resigns after weeks of political chaos Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
20:16, 05/28/2019

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
17:32, 06/03/2019

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
11:48, 07/17/2019

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be 'political suicide' Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule out doing so and drawing a battle line with rivals....
09:48, 05/28/2019

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreement on Wednesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The ...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion ...
09:16, 06/04/2019

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to anim...
01:32, 07/21/2019

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the central bank reported its first data in nearly fou...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
09:48, 06/01/2019

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump ESPN is reminding employees of the network’s policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air...
20:32, 07/20/2019

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to look at all procedural options to force his way back onto the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little support from his colleagues for the...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome. On Friday, Italy’s...
11:00, 06/01/2019

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
22:00, 07/20/2019

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
03:16, 07/17/2019

Spain still stuck in political deadlock as party talks fail Spain’s center-left Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez has failed to win the support of the far-left We Can party for his bid to form a government, prolonging the political limbo in the eurozone’s fourth largest economy...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalize on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands....
10:16, 06/21/2019

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
07:32, 06/22/2019

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of peop...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Investors favor U.S. stocks amid political tensions overseas American investors are shying away from foreign stocks. The No. 1 reason they cite: concerns about political tensions between the U.S. and other nations....
10:00, 06/24/2019

Omar Abdullah A "Political Juvenile" Says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has hit back after National Conference chief Omar Abdullah responded to his comments about targeting "politicians who have looted" the state...
01:32, 07/22/2019

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
04:16, 06/26/2019

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the gre...
10:00, 07/05/2019

Europe's Struggling Political Parties Promise a Return to the Pre-Thatcherite Era To fend off populist insurgents, once-dominant parties are overthrowing decades of free-market economies for bigger spending, generous welfare and greater state control of business. It amounts to the biggest shift in economic policy on the continent ...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Democratic but deadlocked, Mongolia braces for 'inevitable' political change An hour's drive from Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, a lavish monument to national hero Genghis Khan could provide a salutary lesson to the man who built it a decade ago: champion wrestler, businessman and current president, Battulga Khaltmaa....
18:16, 06/26/2019

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on ...
12:48, 06/27/2019

Top official says timid U.N. 'tribe' must assert itself amid political nonsense The United Nations must drop its bureaucratic timidity and stand up to its member states if it is to tackle global problems, a top U.N. official told Reuters in an interview....
01:00, 06/28/2019

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
07:48, 06/28/2019

Eknath Khadse Hits Out At Political Detractors Over "False" Allegation Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse Tuesday turned emotional in the Legislative Assembly while taking a swipe at his political detractors for raising "false" allegations of land grab against him......
03:00, 07/03/2019

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections. Votes will be cast Sunday to pick authorities tha...
00:48, 06/30/2019

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California contend the charges are politically motivated. Hunte...
22:32, 06/30/2019

Court says Trump did not violate Constitution with political hotel guests ​A federal appeals court gave President Trump a huge win on Wednesday when it tossed a lawsuit that claimed he was violating the Constitution by profiting from foreign government officials staying at his DC hotel. The lawsuit was brought by the attor...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
22:32, 06/16/2019

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
07:32, 06/07/2019

Planned Parenthood Ousts President, Seeking a More Political Approach Dr. Leana Wen was removed after 8 months in office, as the group sought a more aggressive political leader to combat recent efforts to roll back access to abortions....
19:32, 07/16/2019

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occ...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
11:00, 07/14/2019

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin......
01:48, 06/11/2019

The New York Times cuts all political cartoons, and cartoonists are not happy The Times says it will turn to longer-form, graphic novel-style commentary. Cartoonists see the move as yet another sign that the editorial-cartoon industry is foundering....
13:48, 06/11/2019

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to strip HIV-positive people of their humanity, punishing and isolating them even in death. It’s a grand...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation....
04:48, 06/13/2019

Mueller subpoena could backfire on Democrats, say political, legal experts Key Democrat lawmakers who triumphantly announced that Robert Mueller will testify under subpoena next month about his report on alleged Russian collusion may have played right into Republican hands, several legal and political experts told Fox News....
04:32, 06/26/2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
08:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of ...
12:32, 06/13/2019

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism LONDON (AP) — A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats. Chuka Umunna’s move is the latest sign of Brexit-driven...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
12:16, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
08:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in Beijing eager for an end to destabilizing protests...
08:16, 06/15/2019

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will probably not be able to count on the support of Pre...
23:00, 07/11/2019

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
10:16, 07/02/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The FAA issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions."...
21:48, 04/30/2019

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday....
16:48, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Royal baby welcomes transcend political divide Congratulations are flowing in from across the U.K. after Prince Harry announced that his American wife, Meghan, had given birth to a healthy baby boy...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a ‘bargain’ fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more swiftly and consider imposing tough punishments that target the company’s top executives....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
16:32, 05/24/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
03:16, 04/30/2019

Mayawati Suffering From 'Political Depression': BJP Leader Dinesh Sharma Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said BSP president Mayawati is suffering from "political depression" as she fears defeat of her party's candidates in the general election under way......
01:48, 05/13/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressio...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother's life story that inspired his political career....
09:32, 05/08/2019

| Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse Britain's government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about progress....
20:48, 04/29/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Political Leaders Offer Prayers As Counting Of Votes Begins Before the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results are declared, leaders from across the political spectrum visited temples and offered prayers across the country in the morning today....
23:16, 05/22/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year. Nearly ...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day Talks between Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day in a row to produce a breakthrough on the country's political transition, the council said early on Tuesday....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
08:48, 05/21/2019

Oprah 'quietly figuring out' how to wield her political clout in 2020 Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, whose opinions can get millions of fans to try a new diet or turn a book into an international best-seller, is figuring out which Democratic candidate she will endorse in the crowded 2020 U.S. presidential race....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
16:00, 05/13/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political tension between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is hosting the game     &...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
23:32, 05/19/2019

As Polling Ends, Venkaiah Naidu Laments New Low in Political Discourse Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed anguish over the extent by which political discourse in the country had fallen in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, with politicians resorting to......
20:32, 05/19/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
05:00, 05/22/2019

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the road to strengthen the nation's finances is tough....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G. Martin ruled on Sunday that Gill must pa...
09:00, 05/22/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment early....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Israel’s Hosting of This Year’s Eurovision is Clouded by Political Conflict (JERUSALEM) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage. But despite Israel&...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf you don’t know anything else about New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, you probably know this: al...
07:16, 05/19/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Disgraced Racist "British" Political PR Doofus From Seattle: I'm A Cowboy If you’re familiar with catastrophically incompetent Republican politics and PR doofus Liz Mair at all, first of all I’m so sorry about your brain worms problem. But also, it’s likely you recall her viral Twitter meltdown in January, when she posted ...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Spanish Election Reflects Europe's Widening Political Fragmentation Spain’s parliamentary vote produced no clear winner, the latest example of Europe’s fragmenting political landscape in which upstarts siphon votes from traditional parties, making it harder to build governing majorities....
17:32, 04/28/2019

EU-backed group says it is ready to send political mission to Venezuela The European Union-backed International Contact Group on Venezuela said on Tuesday it could send a political mission to Caracas to pursue a solution to the country's ongoing crisis, reiterating its call for fresh elections....
16:32, 05/07/2019

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
06:32, 05/27/2019

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Stan Wawrinka points out ‘political chaos’ enveloping tennis Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a “worrying decline in moral standards” in tennis as “politics have overshadowed the action on the courts.” In a letter published Friday in The Times of London, ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents...
06:32, 05/28/2019

Venice Biennale invites heavy thinking on political issues VENICE, Italy (AP) — Political issues that excite newsprint, airwaves and social media are getting a very open airing at the 58th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair. They include fake news, migration, poverty, global warming and armed conflict. Am...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Political disarray in Papua New Guinea rocks Oil Search shares Political turmoil in Papua New Guinea threatened to delay a $13 billion plan to double the country's gas exports, sending shares in one of the project's partners, Oil Search Ltd, down nearly 4% on Monday....
22:00, 05/26/2019

Papa New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
01:48, 05/26/2019

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
05:16, 05/26/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
21:16, 06/18/2019

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
21:32, 06/14/2019

Rahul Gandhi Raises Slogans In Lok Sabha Over Karnataka Political Crisis Rahul Gandhi arrived in the House at noon and he raised slogans in Lok Sabha over the developments in Karnataka. Mr Gandhi arrived in the House at noon. At that time Congress leader Adhir Ranjan......
05:00, 07/09/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but they tend to offset each other, yielding a film mor...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Don't give up! How to stay healthy, happy and combative in impossible political times Walk the dog, let go with a cry, head to the gym or have sex. Leading campaigners on how to look after yourself before heading back into the frayEvery week it seems there is something new to protest about. If we are now in the Anthropocene age – wher...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Danish PM suggests coalition with main opposition to avoid political chaos Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen voiced readiness on Thursday to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties....
06:16, 05/16/2019

2020 Dem Seth Moulton hits 'political establishment' after missing DNC cut for debate Rep. Seth Moulton didn’t make the stage for the opening two rounds of Democratic presidential primary debates, but he’s still heading to Miami next week, where the first showdowns will be held. ...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising economic stability....
01:16, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
12:48, 06/16/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unraveling over political speech.The knitting community – traditionally viewed as a wholesome, screen-free,...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Nxivm head Keith Raniere aspired to infiltrate political office Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s hunger for power knew no bounds — he was plotting to try to install a female lieutenant in a top political office, one of his “slave masters’’ said in Brooklyn court Monday. Lauren Salzman, a member of Raniere’s supposed ...
13:32, 05/20/2019

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government....
10:32, 06/15/2019

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave in to demands for her resignation....
05:48, 06/18/2019

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
09:32, 07/08/2019

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
09:00, 06/15/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum Security, had moved to the outside of the track, ...
12:32, 05/05/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Tibet Issue "No Longer Struggle For Political Independence": Dalai Lama The Tibetan issue is no longer a struggle for political independence, the Dalai Lama has said, asserting that there is a need to focus on preservation of Tibet's cultural, religious and linguistic......
12:48, 07/04/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bullied more over their sexual orientation during 2008 ...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's political crisis....
14:00, 05/11/2019

'The center of the political universe' — Iowa is even more important than usual in the 2020 election While it holds the first Democratic presidential caucuses, Iowa carries even more intrigue as it is affected by trade issues and flooding during President Trump's reelection bid....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Strassel: Comey has 'bruised ego' after being fired by Trump, won't stay out of political realm Kimberley Strassel criticized James Comey’s appearance at a CNN town hall, arguing the former FBI director still has a “bruised ego” after his firing by President Donald Trump two years ago....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Instant view: Powell - Fed is 'insulated' from short-term political pressure Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," as policymakers faced new calls by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates....
16:48, 06/25/2019

Lawmakers say FBI may have been warned of Steele’s ‘political motivations’ before Trump aide surveillance Top Republican lawmakers demanded answers Friday on whether the FBI was warned of anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele’s "political motivations" before the bureau applied for a surveillance warrant against a Trump campaign aide based in part ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Algerians march for 12th week seeking broad political change Protesters are filling the streets of Algeria's capital for a 12th consecutive week, and the country's army chief is a prime target of their opposition....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Trump’s ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas Trump responded to a question about "Western-style democratic liberalism" by talking about California Democrats, and he didn't seem to know what "busing" was either....
07:00, 06/29/2019

Palestinians reject U.S. peace plan as Kushner keeps silent on political details Palestinians poured scorn on the Trump administration's much-touted peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday, saying its framework for a trade and investment boost ignored their political aspirations for statehood....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Amid Ethiopia unrest, Amhara political party spokesman arrested Authorities in Ethiopia on Friday arrested the spokesman of a political party which promotes the interests of the Amhara ethnic group, the party president said....
09:16, 06/28/2019

BJP Team To Visit Bengal's Bhatpara Amid Anger Over Political Clashes A day after two people were killed and several others injured in political clashes that erupted in West Bengal's Bhatpara, the BJP today announced that it will send a three-member delegation led by......
08:48, 06/21/2019

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
19:48, 06/26/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
11:48, 06/25/2019

Facebook expands political advertising disclaimers and authorization to Canada and Ukraine Facebook announced it will require political and social issue advertisers to be authorized in Canada and Ukraine, with more countries to follow.       ...
11:32, 06/25/2019

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
01:00, 07/04/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, blaming the chaos at the end of the race on politi...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, criticizing some governments for going the wrong way....
12:48, 07/03/2019

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher Maximum Security could only happen in "these days of political correctness."...
13:48, 05/05/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” R...
23:16, 05/05/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Families of ISIS Accused Deny Charges, Call Arrests "Political" The families of five men from Coimbatore arrested in a joint operation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the local police have denied allegations that they are linked with terror group......
14:16, 06/21/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Kamala Harris, eyeing a prime debate opportunity, still looking for her political niche The senator from California is drawing support but struggling to carve out a distinctive brand to contrast rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders....
10:32, 06/23/2019

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest ...
19:16, 06/23/2019

Turkey, China seek to expand economic ties despite political differences Turkey and China have expanded ties, but their relationship is marked by continued distrust and competition. The two sides are expanding economic cooperation but fundamental political differences remain....
10:32, 07/01/2019

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced on Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of the federal judiciary, including the supreme court, is to check the political process by enforcing th...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment Speaking to members of parliament in his inaugural address, Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and lift their own right to immunity from prosecution — all before he planned to dissolve the body and cal...
11:48, 05/20/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro....
07:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook Curbs Incentives to Sell Political Ads Ahead of 2020 Election Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
07:48, 05/23/2019

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
03:48, 06/06/2019

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested only a handful of seats....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule....
06:48, 07/17/2019

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered Of the many Democratic candidates campaigning for the black female vote at the 2019 Essence Festival, there was one who presumably had an advantage. As the lone black female candidate running for the presidency in 2020, Kamala Harris is seemingly in ...
16:32, 07/15/2019

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
15:48, 07/15/2019

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
09:16, 06/09/2019

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over concerns about their safety as lawmaker...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sweat-drenched Beto O’Rourke. The three-term congres...
23:48, 05/27/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider....
12:16, 05/29/2019

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
13:00, 05/29/2019

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that prosecutors had insufficient independence from politicians....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
06:48, 07/20/2019

Steve Hilton: Washington, D.C. political and media establishment have 'lost their minds' Steve Hilton asked on "The Next Revolution" whether Democrats should be subject to the same type of investigations as President Trump, arguing that impeachment appears to be the strategy for resolving the parties' "political differences."...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
12:00, 05/30/2019

CNN anchor: Trump making military 'ripe' for 'weaponization' by political parties CNN anchor Brianna Keilar on Thursday lamented that the military obscured view of the USS McCain in Japan, saying that it represented another instance of dangerous, military "politicization" under the Trump administration....
17:16, 05/30/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely return of Socialist Pedro Sanchez as Spain's prime minister....
00:52, 04/29/2019

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
20:48, 06/09/2019

NY Times will end its political cartoons after 'anti-Semitic' depiction of Netanyahu, cartoonist says The New York Times will no longer be publishing political cartoons following the uproar surrounding an anti-Semitic depiction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a political cartoonist whose work was featured in the paper. ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself....
14:48, 05/18/2019

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged Jean Wyllys into despair. “I’ve been through mome...
07:16, 07/11/2019

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
10:00, 06/13/2019

When stars get political: Taylor Swift, Alyssa Milano, Kanye West and more More than ever, stars have been speaking up about politics. Here's what some of your fav celebs are saying about voting, President Trump and more.        ...
12:00, 06/12/2019

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
02:32, 06/13/2019

McCain knocks Behar during non-political discussion: 'Can't go a segment without talking about Trump' "View" host Meghan McCain knocked her co-host Joy Behar on Thursday,  joking that she couldn't make it through any of the show's segments without bringing up President Trump....
12:32, 07/10/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by the United States and the opposition that the armed forces high command was prepared to turn on him....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Stacey Abrams’s next move could bolster Democrats in Georgia — and her own political fortunes The former gubernatorial candidate has vowed to use her star power to increase voter access to elections, possibly changing the playing field for Democrats in her home state and beyond....
08:00, 05/02/2019

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
22:16, 06/11/2019

Should you travel this summer to Mexico amid safety, algae and political concerns? Safety concerns, the dismantling of the national tourism board and algae found on beaches have led to potential tourism issues for Mexico.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Former ICE chief says raids announced for political gain, endangering migrants, agents _____ LOS ANGELES — Immigration raids scheduled to take place in at least nine U.S. cities Sunday could be mass, indiscriminate roundups that target entire families rather than those who pose a threat, says a former acting director of U.S. Immigratio...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Supreme Court returns to face challenges to census, political districts The U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes Monday to weigh in on nearly a dozen key cases -- including redrawing districts and the Trump administration's effort to ask about citizenship during th...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Sanders reacts to Steyer's 2020 bid: 'Tired of seeing billionaires trying to buy political power' Lamenting the expanding wealth of America's "billionaire class," Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pushed back on liberal megadonor Tom Steyer's decision to throw his hat in the ring for the 2020 presidential election....
17:32, 07/09/2019

Trump doubles down on taking dirt on political opponents from foreign powers President Trump on Thursday defended his comments about being open to accepting a foreign power’s dirt on his 2020 opponents and not feeling obligated to tell the FBI — by saying he talks about “everything” with world leaders. “I meet and talk to ‘fo...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets -CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
13:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
19:48, 05/19/2019

Trump’s apparent ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas Trump responded to a question about "Western-style democratic liberalism" by talking about California Democrats, and he didn't seem to know what "busing" was, either....
13:16, 06/29/2019

Ann Widdecombe’s political exhumation adds insult to ignorance in Strasbourg | Marina Hyde Bad manners and unprovoked aggression are clear elements of the emerging Brexit party styleWondering vaguely where we’ll be in six months’ time, I find myself imagining a scene. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg is doing a live piece to camera from Downing ...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
09:48, 04/28/2019

British government source sees Brexit breakthrough but not this week: BBC political editor A Brexit breakthrough in talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party is possible but unlikely this week, the BBC's political editor cited an unidentified senior government source as saying....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Karnataka Political Crisis: Ghulam Nabi Azad Questions Governors Conduct In the backdrop of recent political upheaval in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has alleged that the Centre is using Governors to topple opposition governments in states, and raised......
02:48, 07/10/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Member States, António Guterres has announced....
09:32, 04/28/2019

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to eight years of brutal conflict, said the UN Secretary-General on Friday....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed he was on track for a landslide win against incumbent and chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Christian persecution close to 'genocide levels,' largely ignored due to 'political correctness': report Political correctness contributes to alarming anti-Christian hostility around the world and caters to the terrorists trying to eradicate Christianity, an expert on religious persecution told Fox News....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Criminal contempt showdown on Barr, Ross brings 'more political theater' to the House The House of Representatives was once again playing host to a no-holds-barred partisan showdown on Wednesday, as lawmakers debated whether to hold Attorney Genera Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for allegedly stonewa...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Death of 'barefoot lawyer' puts focus on China's treatment of political prisoners Critics says Ji Sizun’s fate shows prison terms in China are increasingly becoming death sentencesIn June, Ji Sizun received the news that he had won a prestigious human rights distinction, the Cao Shunli Memorial Award, in honour of the veteran Chin...
01:32, 07/15/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations....
08:48, 04/30/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
12:16, 05/01/2019

Karnataka Assembly Monsoon Session To Begin Today Amid Political Turmoil The 11-day monsoon session of the Karnataka legislature will begin today with the H D Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) coalition government on a sticky wicket following resignation of 18 of its......
23:32, 07/11/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the public’s view of Washington journalism....
15:16, 05/03/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated results Friday. Almo...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Australia's political parties urged to act as UN panel issues grim extinction warning Environmentalists say Australia should be at the forefront of a global deal to save natureAustralia’s major political parties are facing calls to explain what role they will play in securing a global deal to save nature after a major scientific repor...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting frustration with city leader Carrie Lam....
14:32, 07/01/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
02:48, 04/29/2019

U.S. court grants stay in PDVSA debt cases due to Venezuela 'political situation' A U.S. court granted a 120-day stay in a legal battle between a hedge fund and Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, over unpaid debt in light of the country's "political situation," according to a ruling filed on Monday....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers The mailer, which attacked his opponent and other representatives as radicals and anti-Semites, had used the Marines’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
15:00, 07/04/2019

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
18:32, 06/27/2019

Howard Schultz sticks with political advisor Schmidt despite taking the summer off from politics Both Schultz and Schmidt, who was a visible and vocal critic of President Donald Trump's, have largely disappeared from the airwaves over the past few months....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5 years....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest rate cut next month....
23:48, 06/20/2019

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underdog, a dramatic change of fortune after nearly two decades of domination....
06:16, 06/20/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
04:48, 05/23/2019

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential election....
09:16, 06/19/2019

FAMU’s Tradition of Unapologetic Blackness and Activism Set Andrew Gillum on a Political Path One of the rising stars in the Democratic Party credits the traditions instilled at his alma mater, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), for putting him on the road of success in his political career....
13:48, 05/22/2019

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
00:00, 06/10/2019

Canadian government to decide on pipeline expansion as Trudeau faces political peril The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand-in-hand.”...
09:32, 06/17/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
19:32, 05/15/2019

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Times released a statement that said it had been considering ending the cartoons and w...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
01:32, 06/10/2019

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk-appetite in check....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
20:00, 05/19/2019

The New York Times political cartoon ban is a sinister and dangerous over-reaction | Martin Rowson In turning a satirical mirror on the news, we are used to facing attack, but this was a pompous and hypocritical decisionApril, it seems, really is the cruellest month for the New York Times. On 25 April, its international edition (formerly the Inter...
12:16, 06/12/2019

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later forced to clarify his tweet. ...
20:32, 06/11/2019

The Five Star experiment has failed us. Now Italy needs real political change | Francesco Grillo The upstart populist party promised to pioneer digital politics and focus on the environment. But we’ve seen none of that In the recent European parliament elections, the two Italian parties that make up western Europe’s first fully fledged populist ...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress “Hey everybody, prepare yourself,” is how Stephen Colbert welcomed Kinky Boots and Pose star (and “fashion icon”) Billy Porter to Wednesday’s Late Show. And while that might smack of old-school timidity in the face of one of the most gloriously outra...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Norway says Venezuela’s political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway says Venezuela’s political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for several right-wing groups across the continent, is fighting for its political future....
13:32, 05/25/2019

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government claiming credit for European achievements while bl...
01:32, 06/26/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: dismantle political prison camps, free inmates The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to "dismantle all political prison camps" and release all political prisoners, who it said numbered between 80,000 and 120,000....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle East peace plan appeared to abruptly lose its remaining energy after an overnight crisis in Israeli ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Algerian political activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria’s minorit...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Latest sexual assault allegation against Trump draws muted political reaction Democrats appear resigned to the idea that the president will never face serious political damage from accusations of sexual misconduct, which have now been made by 16 women....
12:48, 06/25/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
08:32, 05/27/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxpayers money to promote politics in the classroom b...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
13:00, 06/22/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
09:32, 06/22/2019

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
18:32, 06/01/2019

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly, according to two antitrust lawyers....
23:16, 06/02/2019

'Long Shot' pairs Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen in political romance Oscar winner Charlize Theron and comedy actor Seth Rogen join forces in rom-com "Long Shot", playing an unlikely love pairing between a powerful politician and an unemployed dishevelled journalist....
22:32, 04/30/2019

Pelosi says Facebook's stance on doctored video proves it's an enabler of Russian political meddling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Facebook’s decision to not take down a video intentionally edited to make her appear inebriated was proof the social media giant were "willing enablers" of Russian election meddling....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadl...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Bill Maher calls political correctness 'cancer on progressivism,' says he doesn't trust media "Real Time" host Bill Maher blasted political correctness as a "cancer on progressivism" and slammed the media during his Monday night appearance on CNN....
21:32, 06/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says Facebook's Policy Toward Faked Video Shows It Is Complicit in Political Meddling Last week, a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi went viral, slowed down so the House Speaker’s words were slurred, giving off an appearance of intoxication. Facebook left the video up, albeit alongside a message indicating the video is manipulated and...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, the cruise line wrote passengers....
11:32, 07/17/2019

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
01:16, 05/27/2019

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to be unveiled next month....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past year that have been detected by Microsoft, with the vast majority of the attempts targeting groups base...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising as Soldiers Liberate Key Political Prisoner Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritarian president Nicolás Maduro and declaring th...
06:00, 04/30/2019

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Seth Rogen woos Charlize Theron in the half-assed political rom-com Long Shot Seth Rogen rose to fame through a Cinderella story for the modern American schlub. The poster for Knocked Up made him the butt of the joke: “What if this guy got you pregnant?” it asked over a headshot of the actor, looking young, dumb, and dazed. We...
12:00, 05/03/2019

A Canadian political cartoonist's drawing of Donald Trump went viral. Two days later, he was fired A Canadian political cartoonist said he was let go from his freelance contract two days after his cartoon featuring President Donald Trump went viral.        ...
17:32, 06/30/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong on Friday—forcing the hurried evacuation of multiple government offices—after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum fo...
02:00, 06/21/2019

The Edge Of Democracy offers an outraged but skimpy primer on Brazil’s recent political woes When Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho presented his 2016 feature Aquarius at the Cannes Film Festival, he and his crew took to the red carpet with signs that read “Brazil is not a democracy anymore” and “The world cannot accept this illegitim...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilize the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President Trump's allegations of "clear threats" from Iran....
13:00, 05/13/2019

The political landscapes of Brexit Britain and Weimar Germany are scarily similar | Martin Kettle A new exhibition in Berlin highlights how quickly a loss of respect for democracy can end in catastropheEnter the disturbing special exhibition that has recently opened in Berlin’s German Historical Museum and you are immediately confronted with a se...
03:00, 05/16/2019

New York Times Allows Seattle-Born British Political Flack to Hold Court on...The West? For some ungodly reason, totally not-racist conservative PR flak Liz Mair, a person born in Seattle and raised in England, was given a whole dang column in the New York Times to wax poetic on The West. She did not disappoint....
09:48, 05/08/2019

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info Mobile technology will arguably go down in history as the most successful innovation of our lifetime. Mobile devices, especially phones, are ubiquitous in large parts of the world. On the African continent, the rates of mobile phone ownership and acc...
10:00, 05/17/2019

CNN's Don Lemon slams AG Bill Barr as 'political hack', 'mercenary for president' over summary of Mueller report CNN’s Don Lemon assailed Attorney General William Barr as a “political hack” amid Special Counsel Robert Mueller complaints about the way his report was characterized....
07:32, 05/01/2019

South Bend officer: Pete Buttigieg must 'recuse himself' from police shooting probe, is using it to 'further political campaign' Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is using an Indiana police-involved shooting probe to further his White House ambitions, according to the local police union president....
19:32, 07/02/2019

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade skirmishes....
07:48, 06/25/2019

Sharon Osbourne tells Trump to stop using "Crazy Train" for his asinine political wrestling promos Nothing says “Holy hell, this is all still happening” like hopping on Twitter one morning, only to find that the President Of The United States has, employing an official governmental channel of communication, once again resorted to cutting what are ...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Castro calls impeachment punt 'mistake,' warns that Trump could get 'clean bill of political health' Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is taking aim at fellow Dems in the House of Representatives for voting against a resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

‘Most Important Woman in American Political History.’ Nancy Pelosi Set to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (BOSTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care law and for helping Democra...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the 15-year...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but w...
14:32, 05/25/2019

Trump peace plan conference is blip on Israel's radar as political, Iran crises swirl A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran....
17:16, 06/27/2019

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
09:32, 05/29/2019

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious freedom victories and efforts to protect the sanctity of human life....
10:48, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.      ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented political stalemate.        ...
03:16, 05/31/2019

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Pol...
12:16, 04/29/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Tony Awards host James Corden won't get too political, hopes audience will find ‘joy’ TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political.        ...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issues new apology amid reported career rehab attempt Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issued a new apology Sunday amid a report he was trying to "rehab" his career over a year after being fired from MSNBC amid sexual misconduct claims....
14:16, 05/05/2019

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
00:00, 06/21/2019

Family Affair: Maya Harris Is Painted as the Face and Political Ice Breaker for Big Sister — and Presidential Hopeful — Kamala Family is a common fixture along the campaign trail of many a political candidate, but few earn the aspirational moniker of being a candidate’s “Bobby Kennedy” as Maya Harris, younger sister of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris has...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
12:16, 06/28/2019

Australia's conservative coalition scores stunning political victory in general election, defies polls forecasting loss Australia’s ruling conservative coalition defied polls and scored a stunning political victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, with the main opposition party officially conceding the defeat....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
16:00, 06/19/2019

'Political chaos' envelops tennis as French Open approaches Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Stan Wawrinka points out 'political chaos' enveloping tennis Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
13:00, 05/19/2019