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The Latest: Pence says Lugar underscored peace, freedom

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says Sen. Richard Lugar made the world a more peaceful place with freedom on the rise. Pence told the sever...

The Latest: Pence says Lugar underscored peace, freedom

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The Latest: Pence giving eulogy at ex-Sen. Lugar’s funeral INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on memorial services for former Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence will be traveling to his home state for Wednesday’s funeral of longtime Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar. Pence ...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Pence pays homage to Lugar, symbol of a pre-Trump era of GOP internationalism The vice president mentioned his boss just once in a speech that exemplified his uneasy role in reassuring traditional Republicans while not distancing himself from the president....
13:16, 05/15/2019

Latest: Several leaders join mourners at Sen. Lugar funeral The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Numerous national leaders are among several hundred mourners who have gathered for the funeral of longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar....
13:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanctions on a former Venezuelan intelligence official who broke with the government of President Nicolas ...
14:32, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Venezuelan judge blasts US after Pence comments CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political conflict in Venezuela (all times local): 3: p.m. The head of Venezuela’s top court says the United States is trying to manipulate the Venezuelan justice system in an attempt to foment a coup...
12:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Police chief says he respects press freedom SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 5:40 p.m. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott is acknowledging the furor his department caused when officers raided the ho...
18:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tiger Woods receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom (all times local): 5:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. T...
16:48, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
19:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
14:00, 07/06/2019

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
17:16, 05/29/2019

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions...
11:16, 07/06/2019

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
13:32, 05/29/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
12:32, 06/19/2019

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, saying that his remarks would make a “boiled head of a cow (fall into) a side-splitting laughter.”...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Former Senator Lugar, nuclear nonproliferation champion, dies at 87 Centrist Republican Richard Lugar, a soft-spoken foreign policy powerhouse who championed nuclear nonproliferation during 36 years in the U.S. Senate, died on Sunday at age 87....
14:32, 04/28/2019

| Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Former U.S. Senator Lugar, nuclear nonproliferation champion, dies at 87 Centrist Republican Richard Lugar, a soft-spoken foreign policy powerhouse who championed nuclear nonproliferation during 36 years in the U.S. Senate, died on Sunday at age 87....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Indiana Statehouse tribute begins services for ex-Sen. Lugar INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two days of memorial services for former Sen. Richard Lugar will begin with a tribute at the Indiana Statehouse. The senator’s casket will be brought into the Statehouse Rotunda for a midday Tuesday ceremony that will includ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, Foreign Policy Expert, Dies at 87 (INDIANAPOLIS) — Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

World Press Freedom Day 2019: 'We have the tools to protect press freedom — we need the will' On World Press Freedom Day, Silvia Chocarro, Head of Protection at ARTiCLE 19, the international freedom of expression organization, joins DW Freedom in speaking out on the importance of freedom of speech worldwide....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

World Press Freedom Day: 'We have the tools to protect press freedom — we need the will' On World Press Freedom Day, Silvia Chocarro, Head of Protection at ARTICLE 19, the international freedom of expression organization, joins DW Freedom in speaking out on the importance of freedom of speech worldwide....
05:00, 05/03/2019

'The freedom of motorists is being stripped away' Opinion 12 May, 2019 The introduction of speed limiters into new cars is another example of freedom being stripped away, says Mike Rutherford...
09:16, 05/12/2019

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
21:32, 06/12/2019

Pence Calls on Fed to Consider Cutting Rates Vice President Mike Pence said the Federal Reserve should “consider cutting” interest rates, ramping up the Trump administration’s pressure on the central bank to ease monetary policy....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Pence says encouraged that Mexico is willing to do more on immigration Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was encouraged that Mexican officials were willing to do more to curb migration flows to the United States but it was up to President Donald Trump to decide if they went far enough to avert threatened tar...
14:32, 06/06/2019

Trump won’t say if he’ll endorse Pence for possible 2024 bid President Trump on Friday declined to say whether he would endorse Mike Pence — perhaps his most ardent supporter outside of his family — should he run for the White House in 2024. “Well, it’s — I love Mike, we are running again, you’re talking...
11:00, 06/14/2019

MLB notebook: Rangers activate Pence from IL The Texas Rangers activated slugger Hunter Pence from the 10-day injured list on Tuesday and put him in the lineup to face the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
22:00, 07/16/2019

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
17:16, 05/29/2019

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal" for the young....
05:32, 06/23/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Cathy Hampton's job as a nurse practitioner is similar in a lot of ways to that of a doctor. She can prescribe medication, order tests, refer patients to specialists, and manage treatments....
21:48, 08/08/2019

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
17:00, 05/25/2019

What the Hell Happened in New Hampshire, Mike Pence? Earlier this month, Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire, backing out of the trip after he had actually boarded Air Force 2 in Maryland but before takeoff. As the New York Times noted at the time, it was an extr...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Pence: U.S. talks to continue, Mexico must do more on immigration U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said U.S.-Mexico talks would continue on Thursday, and reiterated President Donald Trump's assessment that Mexico must do more to curb immigration at the border between the two nations....
08:00, 06/06/2019

VP Mike Pence To Visit Lexington Friday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Vice President Mike Pence will be visiting Lexington on Friday. Pence will make a stop at Hallway Feeds on Loudon Avenue, store management confirms. He’s expected to talk about the United States-Mexico-Canada Trad...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Trump: ‘Surprise’ question about Pence led him to hesitate WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hesitated when asked about endorsing Vice President Mike Pence for a possible presidential run in 2024 because the question was a “surprise.” Trump recently was asked about Pence by Fox New...
11:32, 06/23/2019

VP Mike Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday Vice President Mike Pence says they are "encouraged" by Mexico's latest proposals to head off tariffs by stepping up efforts to halt illegal immigration at the southern border. But at this point, tariffs still are set to take effect Monday. (Jun...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Pence honors the fallen at Arlington cemetery Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them "every day is Memorial Day." (May 27)    ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Pence says Canada should work with U.S. on Cuba and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said the U.S. government and Canada should work together to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable and to expose the influence of Cuba....
14:16, 05/30/2019

Uhhhhhhh What the Hell Is Happening With Mike Pence Right Now Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a scheduled event in New Hampshire today and stayed in Washington D.C. Why? We don’t know, but we do know, according to the White House, that there’s “no cause for concern.” That’s about it....
13:00, 07/02/2019

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration to visit two federal detention cent...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing the most serious threats to global press freedom. The list — updated monthly by the One Free Pre...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Oculus Quest review: VR freedom comes at a cost If the Oculus Go was an appetizer for truly wireless VR, which is entirely self-contained and doesn't rely on a PC, the Quest is closer to a main course. It's not as immersive as desktop virtual reality, but it's currently the easiest ...
19:32, 04/30/2019

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing women forced into sexual slavery....
08:16, 08/05/2019

Three proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
01:00, 05/03/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Amazon Dash Buttons took away our freedom to choose – and to think All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items like toilet paper and clothes detergent so simple, you didn’t even need to think about it ...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
05:00, 06/03/2019

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes m...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
00:48, 05/07/2019

It’s time to talk about the menopause… and freedom at last | Eva Wiseman An equalling out of sex hormones, a woman’s chance to explore her person-ness, the falling away of vanity… Eva detects a gleaming glamourThe menopause comes,” says Kristin Scott Thomas’s character in Fleabag, “and it is the most wonderful fucking thi...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A turbulent history Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
20:48, 05/18/2019

In France, media worry about press freedom Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press freedom is at risk under President Emmanuel Macron....
15:16, 06/25/2019

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
07:32, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
08:00, 06/23/2019

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage The percentage of women who work in Japan is higher than ever, yet cultural norms have not caught up. More and more, women are rejecting the double standard....
03:48, 08/03/2019

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Tapper pointed to an assessment made by the Director...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Canada's Trudeau to discuss 'backsliding' on abortion with VP Pence Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he would raise his concerns about "backsliding" on women's rights in the United States and elsewhere when he meets U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, one of the most prominent American abortion op...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Pence says new satellites will boost storm surge warnings MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the National Hurricane Center will improve its storm surge warnings this season thanks to three new satellites. After touring the center in Miami on Tuesday, Pence also said that for the first time the cent...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are bein...
14:32, 07/13/2019

Silent accomplice or quiet plotter: what does Mike Pence really want? Some say the vice-president, who has harboured White House ambitions since he was 16, is motivated by a desire for powerIn his home state, Mike Pence gazed out at the massed ranks of the National Rifle Association.“I know we’re going to keep on winni...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Bevin: Trump, Pence ‘Committed’ To Boosting His Reelection Bid FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican governor says he’s expecting campaign visits from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to support his reelection campaign this year. Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday that both Trump ...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Pence says move to bar rainbow flags outside U.S. embassies was ‘the right decision’ In an interview with NBC News, the vice president defended the Trump administration’s decision, saying that “one flag should fly, and that’s the American flag.”...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Pence Whines to Liberty Grads About How Oppressed Christians Are Being male, white, Republican, and Christian in the United States in 2019 is a difficult road marked by attacks, discrimination, and bullying. That’s the worldview held by Vice President Mike Pence, which he shared on Saturday during a commencement a...
11:16, 05/12/2019

Pence: U.S. Navy hospital ship to help displaced Venezuelans Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that a U.S. Navy hospital ship will set sail to relieve pressure from the strain of increase in displaced Venezuelans....
13:16, 06/18/2019

Pence says clock ticking on USMCA, but Democrats won't be rushed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said that a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal needs to be approved without delay, but Democrats and organized labor said certain provisions must first be improved....
17:48, 07/30/2019

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Saturday that as they accept “the mantle of leade...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Pence marshaling conservatives for 2020 Trump reelection In the 2016 election, the naysayers in the media, even on the Right, didn’t think that Donald Trump would pull in evangelical and conservative support like former President George W. Bush or Mitt Romney....
07:16, 08/05/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Pence in Canada to build momentum for trade deal Vice President Mike Pence was in the Canadian capital hoping to build momentum to pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. (May 30)        ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

N.H. police say they were unaware of any threat that would cause Pence to cancel his trip Adding to the mystery surrounding the vice president’s abrupt cancellation, President Trump said there was “a very interesting problem that they had in New Hampshire, but I can’t tell you about it.”...
13:16, 07/05/2019

Pence hits inside-the-park HR, Rangers beat Red Sox 9-5 BOSTON (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5 Tuesday night after both managers were ejected. Ariel Jurado (4-2) struck out six while pitching six innings of three-run ball, and ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has come to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. Pence arrived Friday and is scheduled to meet with community leaders and parishioners of the three ch...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Pence to promote trade accord in Kentucky visit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is returning to Kentucky to promote the U.S-Mexico-Canada trade accord and attend a Kentucky Derby eve party. A White House official says the vice president will tour a small business in Lexington, Kent...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Uganda targets journalists on World Press Freedom Day ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — As World Press Freedom Day is celebrated, television and radio stations in Uganda are being targeted over coverage of an opposition figure’s appearance in court. Journalists are protesting the ordered suspension of ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Austrian chancellor to meet with Freedom Party chief Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet with Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache at 1100 local time to discuss his future, news agency APA said citing sources....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: best deals and offers Amazon India has kicked off its annual Freedom Sale today for all its customers in India. Here’s how to make the most of this sale and get the best deals on smartphones, accessories, computers and TVs.Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 will start at mid...
04:48, 08/08/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
00:00, 06/22/2019

Tiger Woods gets Medal of Freedom from President Trump Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
02:00, 05/03/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
15:00, 05/29/2019

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
03:32, 06/28/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanzania to Nicaragua, here are 10 most urgent cases in May....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Photojournalist Shawkan: How to explain the repression of freedom of expression On World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan writes about his experience in 'half-day imprisonment' following his release from jail and the need for states to protect freedom of expression....
05:00, 05/03/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
05:00, 05/03/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
14:48, 05/27/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
21:16, 05/29/2019

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
16:48, 06/23/2019

Faith & Freedom chairman: Trump said he'd fight for evangelicals Ralph Reed, the chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, joined "The Ingraham Angle" Wednesday where he talked about President Trump's speech before group's 2019 Road to Majority Policy Conference....
03:32, 06/27/2019

The Freedom of the Press Is Enshrined in the First Amendment—But What That Means Has Changed The United Nations recognizes May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, and this year’s theme is “Media for Democracy, Journalism, and Elections in Times of Disinformation” — a choice meant to encourage discussions of the challenges f...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
21:16, 06/22/2019

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no transition period. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
03:48, 08/20/2019

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government mi...
21:00, 06/11/2019

'Pay to play': Officer accused of trading cash for freedom A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to "pay to play."...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sa...
10:32, 07/22/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:00, 06/16/2019

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
13:16, 07/08/2019

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
16:48, 06/10/2019

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His the...
15:16, 05/31/2019

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08:00, 08/13/2019

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court....
08:16, 07/18/2019

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
03:32, 07/05/2019

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Pence still won’t divulge reason for abrupt NH trip cancellation: ‘I can’t discuss it’ Vice President Pence said Friday he still “can’t discuss” the reason for his mysterious, last-minute decision earlier this month to abandon plans to fly to New Hampshire and instead return to the White House....
19:32, 07/12/2019

Pence seeks 'tangible measures' from Mexico on migrant crisis Ahead of high-stakes White House talks with Mexico on Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was looking for a comprehensive suite of proposals from visiting officials about stopping the surge of migrants from Central America, a White House offici...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadership expressing their concerns to Vice President Mike...
09:16, 07/18/2019

Pence coming to Minnesota to plug trade with Mexico, Canada FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence plans two tour stops in Minnesota to talk about the stalled trade deal with Mexico and Canada. He’s likely to hear differing opinions on part of the plan to replace NAFTA. Pence is scheduled to begin...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Pence Honors Fallen Service Members At Arlington Cemetery Vice President Mike Pence places a wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Vice Preside...
11:00, 05/27/2019

We Finally Know Why Mike Pence Mysteriously Canceled That Event in New Hampshire After all of the uncertainty around why Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire earlier this month, we finally have an explanation from Politico: He was slated to shake hands with an ex-NFL player who allegedly moved more ...
18:16, 07/22/2019

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads on Tuesday toured Tulsa-area neighborhoods swamped after the swollen Arkansas River left its banks. D...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Pence communications director leaving for Lockheed Martin post Jarrod Agen had worked in the vice president’s office since the beginning of the Trump administration and had hoped to become chief of staff, a job that went to longtime Pence loyalist Marc Short instead....
14:00, 06/17/2019

VP Pence agrees lawmakers to be notified of child migrant deaths U.S. Vice President Michael Pence, in a telephone conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, agreed on Thursday that lawmakers would be notified within 24 hours after the death of a child migrant held in custody at the U.S.-Mexico border, a source...
16:16, 06/27/2019

Some in media sound alarm on Trump not yet endorsing Pence in 2024 Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from offering his endorsement to his running mate in 2024....
01:16, 06/15/2019

Pence acknowledges ‘tough stuff’ at border detention center WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging “this is tough stuff,” Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station, where hundreds of men were being kept in cages with no cots amid ...
20:00, 07/12/2019

VP Pence praises members of black churches torched by arson Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’US vice president Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...
19:00, 07/13/2019

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Mike Pence declined repeated invitations to...
13:48, 06/23/2019

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemi...
23:32, 05/25/2019

Pence: 'All options remain on the table' after nixed Iran strike Vice President Mike Pence joined National Security Adviser John Bolton in warning Iran not to interpret American military restraint as a sign of weakness, and doubled down on the U.S.’ willingness to take necessary action....
11:48, 06/23/2019

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interview that only the American flag should fly in that...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Hunter Pence’s crazy inside-the-park homer wrecks Red Sox BOSTON — Hunter Pence sprinted through his 14th homer of the season, although there was probably no need to hurry. Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat Boston 9-5 Tuesday night, capitalizing when the Red Sox unrav...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Pence pledges return to moon at Apollo 11 anniversary event Emotion filled astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday as he stood on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center — the exact same spot where his historic space mission blasted off 50 years ago. “Nostalgia came over me today,” Aldrin tweeted with a photo...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
19:32, 06/13/2019

VP Pence visit Louisiana black church torched by arsonist Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
14:32, 05/03/2019

US Doesn't Seek War With Iran, But Won't Back Down: Vice President Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions build with Iran over its nuclear program....
13:16, 07/08/2019

Pence’s plane called back to Washington over unspecified ‘emergency’ Vice President Mike Pence’s airplane was called back to Washington and a scheduled event in New Hampshire was canceled over an unspecified emergency. “Something came up that required the @VP to remain in Washington, DC. It’s no cause for ...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is ...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
20:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence abruptly cancels trip to New Hampshire U.S. Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire on Tuesday after being called back to the White House for an unspecified reason, White House officials said....
10:16, 07/02/2019

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
10:16, 06/21/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
19:00, 05/18/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
10:32, 07/10/2019

Australian media giants demand an end to curbs on press freedom Australia's national broadcaster and two biggest newspaper publishers called on the government on Wednesday to protect press freedom, declaring media laws outdated, inconsistent and used by the powerful to keep embarrassing information secret....
00:32, 06/26/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
12:32, 08/16/2019

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
21:32, 07/01/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
16:32, 07/13/2019

Roman Diploma Unearthed In Bulgaria Spells Out Warrior’s Freedom A tiny, rare and unique piece of a Roman military diploma has been unearthed in the ancient Roman city of Deultum near the village of Debelt in Bulgaria. ...
00:16, 08/20/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax ...
01:00, 06/20/2019

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
05:16, 06/20/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
12:32, 06/22/2019

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
23:32, 05/27/2019

Supreme Court Rules to Limit Freedom of Information Act Releases On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper in a case regarding the Freedom of Information Act, the law that allows disclosures of classified information held by the government, according to CNN. The ruling will make it harder for those wh...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
14:00, 06/20/2019

"Need Freedom To Travel, Not Plane": Rahul Gandhi's RSVP To J&K Governor Rahul Gandhi today responded to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's invitation to him to visit Jammu and Kashmir and "observe" before speaking about violence in the state. The Congress leader......
02:32, 08/13/2019

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
01:00, 06/23/2019

‘I’ve Battled,’ Tiger Woods Says as He Accepts Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump offered the honor to Mr. Woods soon after the golfer won the Masters last month for his 15th major championship — and his first in almost 11 years....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
20:48, 07/08/2019

Tiger Woods humbled by President Trump, Medal of Freedom What I'm Hearing: From outside the White House, Golfweek's Adam Woodard details the emotions that went through Tiger Woods as he received his Medal of Freedom from President Trump.        ...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets Tens of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition lawProtesters are flooding into central Hong Kong again over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities cou...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
12:16, 06/19/2019

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government offi...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom This will go nicely with his green jacket. Fresh off his triumphant return to golf glory with his Masters victory last month, Tiger Woods was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday by President Trump. Before a Rose Garden crowd that incl...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
17:48, 05/02/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Giants shuffle roster, add Nebraska defensive end Freedom Akinmoladun On a day the Giants officially added their new right tackle with the signing of veteran Mike Remmers they also did some roster shuffling. Added to the mix on defense, the Giants signed Freedom Akinmoladun, a defensive end from Nebraska who attended t...
09:16, 05/14/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “open religious market.”...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Tiger Woods to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday After winning the Masters last month, his first major in a decade, Woods will become the fourth golfer to be given the nation’s highest civilian honor....
23:48, 05/02/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
22:16, 05/20/2019

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Iran reassures Iraq over freedom of maritime navigation: ministry Iran has reassured Iraq that there will be freedom of international maritime navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, Iraq's oil ministry said on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/23/2019

Citroen boss: industry must show how cars offer 'freedom' The Citroen Ami One Linda Jackson says that car firms must showcase the benefits of the car in order to combat an increasing number of restrictions Citroën boss Linda Jackson believes that the automotive industry needs to showcase how cars provide...
22:48, 07/22/2019

Mike Pence praises West Point cadets, Trump at ceremony Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point’s 985 graduating cadets – along with his boss – at their commencement ceremony Saturday. “This is a class full of amazing Americans,” he said. “You are, as the president likes to say, the best of the...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Pence’s Border Trip Illustrates Conflicting Messages About Detained Migrants The Trump administration largely concedes that adult detainees experience grueling conditions in federal custody. But it also wants to appear sensitive to migrant children....
23:16, 07/15/2019

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
01:16, 05/31/2019

Taylor University president resigns after hosting Pence as commencement speaker Taylor University President Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the nondenominational Christian university a month after it hosted Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Falwell Jr. calls Trump/Pence most faith-friendly White House 'ever’ On the eve of Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement address at Liberty University, school President Jerry Falwell Jr. declared the Trump-Pence White House the most faith-friendly team ever....
14:16, 05/10/2019

Mike Pence honors vets, Gold Star families on Memorial Day Vice President Mike Pence on Monday laid a traditional wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Memorial Day and praised those Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice, along with those they left behind. “Today on Memorial Day, we honor ...
12:16, 05/27/2019

On White House Policy Issues, Pence Plays the Role of Decoder With President Trump often speaking in the broadest of strokes, many times it is left to Vice President Mike Pence to try to make the sales pitch and bring clarity....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Vice President Pence cancels NH trip, goes to White House: 'No cause for alarm' Vice President Mike Pence abruptly cancelled a scheduled event in New Hampshire, and was at the White House. "Something came up ...It's no cause for alarm," his spokeswoman said....
10:48, 07/02/2019

Pence Canceled New Hampshire Trip to Avoid Meeting a Drug Trafficker The man, a former New York Giants player who worked at the recovery center Vice President Mike Pence was going to visit this month, was expected to greet Mr. Pence at the airport....
18:32, 07/22/2019

Vice President Mike Pence Launches a ‘Latinos for Trump’ Coalition (MIAMI) — Vice President Mike Pence told a Latino crowd Tuesday that President Trump has been “a great champion of Latino and Hispanic Americans,” touting the president’s economic policies while warning Democrats want to bring...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Pence views overcrowded, bad-smelling facility for detained migrants in Texas Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally....
00:16, 07/13/2019

1st Woman To Land On Moon Will Be American: US Vice President Mike Pence The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday, asserting that the first woman to land on Earth's natural satellite will be an American....
21:48, 05/06/2019

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured a sweltering, foul-smelling and overcrowded Border Patrol station in Texas on Friday night — and left calling for more funds to meet the growing migrant crisis. “I was not surprised by what I saw,” at the McAllen Bord...
03:48, 07/13/2019

'This is tough stuff': Pence visits caged, unwashed, overcrowded migrants Men say they have been held for 40 days and want to brush teethVice-president claims migrants are ‘in good shape’Controversy continued on Saturday over Mike Pence’s visit to a detention facility on the Texas border, in which the vice-president said a...
08:16, 07/13/2019

Karen Pence said her daughter-in-law is teaching her how to divvy up housework with the vice president AP Photo/Alex Brandon Second Lady Karen Pence opened up about her marriage, as well as her son's, while speaking about being an advocate for military families. Her son, Michael Pence, Jr., married his wife Sarah in December 2016 after meeting while...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Maduro providing a 'safe haven' for Iranian terrorists in the West, Pence says Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is partnering with Iran to establish a beachhead for terrorist groups in the Western Hemisphere, Vice President Mike Pence warned Tuesday....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Vice President Pence Tours Overcrowded Migrant Detention Centers WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots. Some of the men said they were hungry and ...
10:16, 07/13/2019

Trump rules out dumping Mike Pence as 2020 running mate President Trump on Wednesday said he’s sticking with Vice President Mike Pence as his 2020 running mate, ruling out dumping him for former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. “I love Nikki. She’s endorsed me. She’s my friend. She’s a part of my ca...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Pence to offer 'carrots' to Venezuela military, warnings to judges U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is set on Tuesday to offer new incentives to Venezuela's military to turn against President Nicolas Maduro, responding to an attempted uprising that fizzled out last week, a senior administration official told Reuters....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying conference double as a campaign rally....
15:16, 07/08/2019

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas....
10:16, 07/13/2019

Pence called back to DC for unspecified emergency, cancels New Hampshire visit Vice President Pence was called back to Washington on Tuesday for what was initially described as an emergency, as he canceled a planned visit to New Hampshire. ...
10:32, 07/02/2019

'They're well-cared for': Pence criticizes Democrats on visit to crowded migrant facility The vice-president and eight Republican lawmakers toured two detention facilities in Texas FridayA visit by the US vice-president, Mike Pence, to migrant detention stations along the country’s southern border highlighted the sharp disconnect between ...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Mexico’s Top Diplomat to Meet With Pence in Effort to Avoid Trump Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
09:16, 06/05/2019

Canada's Trudeau, U.S. VP Pence meet to talk trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
07:16, 05/30/2019

Monica Lewinsky trolls Pence’s advice to ‘spend more time on your knees’ Vice President Mike Pence this week said folks should battle critics by spending “more time on your knees than on the internet” — and Monica Lewinsky had a quick comeback. Pence was referring to prayer when he made the comment Tuesd...
15:16, 08/07/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ almost gave Mike Pence a battle-scene shoutout “Game of Thrones” gave Vice President Mike Pence an unexpected shoutout in the bloodsoaked Battle of Winterfell episode. D.B. Weiss, the co-creator of the HBO series, divulged the unlikely mention from actor Jacob Anderson, who plays Grey Worm, in Su...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might be time for us to consider lowering interest rates,” Pence said in an interview with CNBC Friday. Pe...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Canadian PM Trudeau plans to confront Pence on state abortion restrictions Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he will confront Vice President Mike Pence Thursday about the recent raft of state anti-abortion legislation, which Trudeau described as a "backsliding of women's rights."...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Pence mocked by Monica Lewinksy for saying 'spend more time on your knees than on the internet' Monica Lewinsky, infamous for an affair with former President Bill Clinton, mocked Vice President Mike Pence for comments he made about kneeling in prayer....
12:48, 08/08/2019

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

Mexican officials to meet Pence in last-ditch talks to avert tariffs Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
22:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Justin Trudeau, Mike Pence discuss trade deal in Ottawa Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the U.S.-Canada relationship has "never been stronger," less than a year after a trade tiff had chilled the allies' historically warm ties. (May 30)        ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, in order to avert tensions ahead of a planned meeting on the U.S.-China trade war, a Whit...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Mike Pence Just Chuckles When Asked About Horrific Child Detention Conditions Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence was given a chance to commit to improving the appalling conditions in which migrant children detained by the government are being kept. Instead, Pence squirmed, dodged, and at one p...
07:16, 06/24/2019

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent report by NBC News that found the US Department o...
06:16, 06/11/2019

Mike Pence to visit heads of burned black Louisiana churches Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit with community and faith leaders near Opelousas, Louisiana, where three black churches were destroyed by an arsonist....
04:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
19:16, 05/30/2019

‘Every Day Is Memorial Day.’ Mike Pence Honors Fallen Soldiers and Their Families at Arlington (ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them “every day is Memorial Day.&#...
20:48, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump Demands A$AP Rocky's Freedom On Grounds That America Has Actually Done A Lot For Sweden Donald Trump continued to have access to Twitter on Thursday, writing two new tweets about rapper A$AP Rocky a.k.a. Rakim Athelaston Mayers, who is currently detained in Sweden, after an assault incident in Stockholm. The alleged assault took place o...
18:16, 07/25/2019

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mar...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
21:48, 05/30/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
13:16, 05/08/2019

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
00:16, 05/07/2019

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
15:48, 06/03/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Amazon Freedom Sale Will Offer 'Lowest Prices' on These Mobile Phones Amazon Freedom Sale is set to kick off from August 7 for Prime members and from August 8 for everyone else this year. The sale will offer discounts and bundled offers on mobile phones, laptops, TVs,......
05:16, 08/02/2019

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped on Tuesday. Tony Award winner...
15:00, 07/23/2019

President Trump Presents Tiger Woods With the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday. “We are in the presence of a true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new le...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the Wh...
14:16, 05/02/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
16:32, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump awards Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, less than a month after the golf star won his first major championship in more than a decade....
17:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc ....
12:16, 06/20/2019

Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer Laffer’s argument that tax cuts increase government revenue by spurring economic growth has been embraced by Republicans over the years. His critics argue that there is little evidence to support the “Laffer curve” and say it inflates deficits....
21:48, 06/19/2019

Traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall Honors Those Who Made Sacrifices For Freedom PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky.  (LEX 18) – The traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall is on tour of all 120 counties in the bluegrass. The goal is to make sure those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam are never forgotten. On Saturday the wall was in Pe...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Amazon Freedom Sale Begins August 8: Mobile, Other Top Deals Previewed During the sale, Amazon offers include discounts on a number of smartphones. Amazon Freedom Sale will see price cuts on phones like Samsung Galaxy M40, Oppo K3, and more, and the e-commerce giant has......
04:48, 07/31/2019

Donald Trump to award Jerry West Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
02:32, 06/02/2019

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
13:00, 06/02/2019

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
01:32, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
05:48, 06/12/2019

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
04:00, 07/13/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
00:48, 06/11/2019

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
21:32, 06/08/2019

Dutch feel freedom ahead of World Cup semi-final with Sweden The Netherlands face their first women's World Cup semi-final when they play Sweden on Wednesday and striker Vivianne Miedema believes the pressure is finally off her team....
13:16, 07/02/2019

Veer Savarkar Jayanti: Facts, Quotes About The Freedom Fighter's Life Veer Savarkar is also known as Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Veer Savarkar was a freedom fighter, politician, lawyer, writer, social reformer and formulator of the Hindutva philosophy....
00:32, 05/28/2019

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more ...
08:00, 05/28/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human r...
09:48, 07/14/2019

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misle...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
00:16, 06/11/2019

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by p...
03:32, 08/18/2019

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' in Venezuela The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaido, on Tuesday declared he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" after a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehicles in the capital Caracas....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
13:00, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr&m...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Pence launching ‘Latinos for Trump’ as new polling shows most Hispanics want a Democrat to be president The vice president is traveling to the battleground state of Florida to launch an initiative to bolster Hispanic support for the Republican ticket ahead of next year’s election....
09:32, 06/25/2019

Trump offers cryptic detail after Mike Pence cancels New Hampshire trip President Trump on Friday added to the mystery of his vice president’s sudden cancellation of a trip to New Hampshire on Tuesday. “You’ll know in about two weeks. It was a very interesting problem that they had in New Hampshire. I can’t tell you abou...
12:48, 07/05/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa: official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
19:16, 05/29/2019

Splinter Uhhhhhhh What the Hell Is Happening With Mike Pence Right Now | Jezebel Rethinking Surrogac Splinter Uhhhhhhh What the Hell Is Happening With Mike Pence Right Now | Jezebel Rethinking Surrogacy | Deadspin The Last Holdouts Where The War Between Skiers And Snowboarders Is Still Being Fought | The Root Portland Police Falsely Accuse Antifa Pr...
17:16, 07/02/2019

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
21:00, 07/18/2019

‘I Support That.’ Mike Pence Confirms U.S. Embassies Were Banned From Displaying Pride Flags Vice President Mike Pence made it clear that U.S. embassies were told not to display rainbow pride flags celebrating LGBTQ rights on their flagpoles during Pride Month, confirming reports that the Trump administration refused to give embassies permis...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Huawei on the agenda when U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Justin Trudeau "Canada has been a close ally in the way that they've approached their relationship with China - and there could be some conversation about Huawei," said an anonymous official....
21:16, 05/29/2019

Scarborough slams Pence for 'lying' about treatment of migrant children: 'Read the Gospels again' "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough blasted Vice President Mike Pence Monday for his comments over the weekend about the living conditions for migrant children at U.S. border detention centers. ...
06:00, 06/24/2019

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Dozens of graduates walk out before Mike Pence commencement address at Indiana university Dozens of graduates and faculty at Indiana’s Taylor University walked out on Saturday’s ceremony just before Vice President Mike Pence took the stage to deliver the commencement address....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 feature Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
17:48, 05/26/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
03:32, 06/11/2019

Mike Pence Takes a Baseless Shot at AOC and Defends Concentration Camps All in One Speech Vice President Mike Pence, the Trump administration’s liason to the Christian right, spoke today at the annual summit of Christians United for Israel, a right-wing evangelical group whose support for Israel is tied to the belief that the country will...
12:48, 07/08/2019

Trump claims migrant detention center visited by Pence was ‘clean but crowded’ VP had said McAllen facility was told ‘not to clean up’Report of cages and ‘overwhelming stench’ stoked online furyA Texas detention center which Vice-President Mike Pence visited on Friday, seeing migrants packed into cages amid what one reporter ca...
09:48, 07/14/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilites, VP Pence touts centers Mike Pence touted the work of agents and the care given to migrants during a detention center tour in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez       ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

'Tough Stuff': Mike Pence sees Donald Trump's US migrant camps Vice President Mike Pence has witnessed firsthand the conditions that detained migrants face on the US-Mexico border. Donald Trump has announced a nationwide wave of arrests of people facing deportation....
08:16, 07/13/2019

Lance Armstrong says he 'blew the f-----' doors off Mike Pence' on bike path in Massachusetts Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong bragged online about passing Vice President Mike Pence on a bike path in Massachusetts on Saturday — quickly drawing criticism for what he described as a joke....
10:37, 08/11/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 include Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
10:48, 05/24/2019

US Vice President Mike Pence Visits Overcrowded Migrant Camp In Texas US Vice President Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions and deploring an immigration crisis that he said was......
00:32, 07/13/2019

Best-case scenario for Trump-Xi talks is resumption of trade negotiations: Pence adviser The best-case scenario for talks on Saturday between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is a resumption of trade negotiations, a top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday....
16:16, 06/28/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins it with Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure, to consider if vil...
06:16, 05/26/2019

Trump 'firm' on China structural demands, tariffs part of enforcement: Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday that President Donald Trump would "stand firm" on his demands for structural changes to China's trade practices, and removal of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods would be a part of a mechanism to enforce any ...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Sailors aboard USS Harry S. Truman ordered to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ for Pence U.S. Navy sailors were ordered to applaud for Vice President Mike Pence as if they were in a “strip club” while Pence delivered a speech aboard the USS Harry S. Truman on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/02/2019

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions....
13:16, 07/13/2019

Pence's mysteriously canceled NH trip linked to presence of suspected drug dealer Vice President Mike Pence's abrupt and mysterious scrapping of plans to fly to New Hampshire and return to the White House earlier this month occurred, in part, because of concerns he could come in contact with a suspected drug dealer under federal i...
16:48, 07/22/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.        ...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Trump Rides High on the Tiger: Awards Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom Donald Trump did as promised Monday and awarded golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden....
07:00, 05/07/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods to complete legendary golf foursome with Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods will complete what could be history's most illustrious golf foursome when he receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump.        ...
09:32, 05/06/2019

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for t...
10:32, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Golfer Tiger Woods President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to golfer Tiger Woods on Monday evening, saying it his "privilege" to bestow the honor on "one of the greatest athletes in the history......
21:48, 05/06/2019

President Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump announced Monday on Twitter he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods’ Masters win.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
13:32, 06/11/2019

Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party The Social Democratic governor of Austria's Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil unleashed by a scandal at the far right party over state contracts....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
18:32, 06/19/2019

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in t...
10:48, 07/04/2019

Trump presents 'true legend' Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House Rose Garden Monday, calling the champion golfer "a global symbol of American excellence, devotion and drive."...
19:16, 05/06/2019

Watch: Cynthia Erivo Brings the Fight for Freedom to Life in Harriet Trailer The canceled series Underground breathed new life into the saga of Harriet Tubman. Now looking to delve further into the courage and determination that fueled one of the most important figures in American history comes Harriet, produced by Charles D....
12:48, 07/23/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
01:00, 05/03/2019

AZ D-Back great Curt Schilling leads “Freedom Days” events in Tombstone TOMBSTONE – The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration in Tombstone featured former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, who led a special parade Saturday morning and was presented the key to the city.  Here’s more from Saturday̵...
13:16, 06/30/2019

Pro-choice 'Abortion is freedom' billboards erected outside Texas 'sanctuary city for the unborn' Weeks after the councilmen of Waskom, Texas passed an ordinance establishing the small town as a “sanctuary city for the unborn” two billboards appeared nearby with the message: “Abortion is Freedom.”...
17:16, 07/29/2019

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
11:16, 05/29/2019

In Love and War: Jiréh Breon Holder's Too Heavy for Your Pocket Weighs the Price of Freedom It’s funny how the more things change, the more they say the same. Friday, May 17 marked 65 years to the day that the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling—a bittersweet anniversary, as civil and human rights continue to be rolled back across Ameri...
14:00, 05/18/2019

Corvettes, Tang and MoonPies: Space center, Pence mark Apollo 11 anniversary in Florida Kennedy Space Center in Florida marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with MoonPies, Corvettes and a visit from Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday....
17:16, 07/20/2019

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
22:16, 05/15/2019

Pence's New Hampshire trip was reportedly canceled to avoid meeting a suspected drug dealer Former NFL offensive lineman Jeff Hatch, who had previously been candid about his own struggles with opioid addiction and substance abuse, pleaded guilty Friday to a drug offense....
21:48, 07/22/2019

Battle over public opinion: As Democrats target migrant facilities in hearing, Pence will tour one Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez        ...
02:48, 07/12/2019

Mike Pence Says Trump 'Might Make An Effort' To Stop Racist Chants At Future Rallies It’s been a couple of days since attendees at one of President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign rallies chanted “Send her back! Send her back!” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a Somali-American first-term congresswoman who came to America as a refuge...
20:00, 07/21/2019

Mike Pence cancelled NH trip to avoid drug-dealing ex-Giants player: report Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire earlier this month so he could avoid shaking hands with a former New York Giants player under investigation for allegedly dealing drugs in the state, a report said Monday. Pence on J...
17:48, 07/22/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Morning Joe calls Mike Pence a ‘liar...who claims to be a Christian' This week’s Liberal Media Scream features MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough ripping the treatment of young illegal immigrants, comparing their situation to that of terrorist interrogation camps....
12:00, 06/24/2019

VP Pence tells West Point grads it's a 'virtual certainty' they will fight on a battlefield for America Vice President Mike Pence told West Point’s most diverse graduating class in history that they will go to war for America at some point in their life....
13:32, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa -official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar fires back at VP Pence for saying she ‘doesn’t know what she’s talking about’ amid Venezuela remarks Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., fired back at Vice President Pence on Friday after he took issue with her remarks on the escalating tensions in Venezuela....
18:16, 05/03/2019

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice....
04:32, 06/06/2019

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never ...
09:16, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong governm...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradi...
21:32, 06/16/2019

'I’m Exercising My Freedom': Janelle Monae Talks Liberation in InStyle's Badass Women Issue What does a free black woman look like? After the coming out party that was Dirty Computer, she might look like Janelle Monáe, who liberated herself and countless fans with not only a stellar album in 2018, but the admission that she considers hersel...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump at White House Tiger Woods received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday.        ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail as grand jury expires — but her freedom may be short-lived Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks....
08:32, 05/10/2019

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

Mike Pence delivers Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with his threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
11:16, 06/05/2019

'I hate this PC Navy': Old salts dismayed by downfall of master chief over Pence 'strip club' quip Command Master Chief Jonas Carter spent nearly three decades in the Navy, but his 28-year career will likely be remembered for an indelicate comment that led to his resignation this month....
13:32, 05/20/2019

Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Danny Santana, Hunter Pence The Rangers picked a fine time to have favorable matchups, what with the return of Hunter Pence and emergence of Danny Santana. Scott White shares his top hitters for Week 18....
18:00, 07/21/2019

Pence slams CNN for 'dishonest' coverage of detention center visit; says America 'deserves the full story' Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network's "dishonest" coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center in Texas....
04:48, 07/13/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Alyssa Milano tweets images comparing Mike Pence to Holocaust architect Heinrich Himmler Actress Alyssa Milano continued to attack the Trump administration Saturday when she suggested that Vice President Mike Pence's Friday visit to a migrant detention center in Texas was similar to Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler visiting a Soviet POW camp...
03:32, 07/14/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest-ranking China hawks....
15:16, 05/30/2019

Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Danny Santana, Hunter Pence The Rangers picked a fine time to have favorable matchups, what with the return of Hunter Pence and emergence of Danny Santana. Scott White shares his top hitters for Week 18....
00:16, 07/20/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
19:48, 05/02/2019

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
20:16, 07/09/2019

Opinion: Time for golf's Babe Didrikson Zaharias to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods received Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias also is deserving as one of the greatest athletes in U.S. history.        ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
13:00, 06/19/2019

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

Remember When Mike Pence Abruptly Canceled a Trip to NH? Turns Out He Was About to Shake Hands With a Drug Dealer [Corrected] So get this: Remember earlier this month when Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to appear in New Hampshire earlier this month to give a talk on “on the opioid crisis and illegal drug flow in New Hampshire”? Well, it turns out that had Pence com...
12:48, 07/23/2019

Video shows migrant men detained in an overcrowded Texas facility yelling 'no shower' as Pence praised agents U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP A video by NBC News shows migrant men in an overcrowded facility in Texas yelling "no shower" and that they were only getting "three tacos" to eat. The video was taken during one o...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Pence says 'all options remain on the table' for US response to Iran, signaling uncertainty on circumstances leading to downed drone AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's response to Iran military forces that shot down a US Navy drone, saying Sunday there was still confusion surrounding the attack. Though he said on CNN's "S...
15:48, 06/23/2019

On Apollo 11 anniversary, Pence announces that Orion capsule for manned Moon missions is ready for debut flight Speaking at Kennedy Space Center on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Vice President Mike Pence announced that the Orion capsule that will take American astronauts back to the Moon is ready....
13:32, 07/20/2019

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation Trump and economic advisor Larry Kudlow have also called for lower rates, though the Fed generally makes decisions independently of political demands....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
21:32, 05/28/2019

Three days of peace: Woodstock at 50 – in pictures Woodstock’s co-founder Michael Lang talks through his memories of the three-day festival to celebrate a new book looking back on the 1969 event Continue reading......
13:32, 08/15/2019

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
21:32, 07/09/2019

First men on the moon ‘came in peace’ to UN Headquarters ‘for all mankind’ As the world remembers Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the “giant leap for mankind” made by all those involved in the pioneering Apollo 11 space programme, we take a look back at the visit made by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Co...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Ramadan: ‘It will be a test but the peace you get is beautiful’ A month of fasting brings both challenge and rewards. Three Muslims explain how they combine its spirituality with their busy livesTonight, after sunset, hundreds of millions of Muslims across the world will embark on Ramadan, the ninth and holiest m...
10:32, 05/05/2019

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have to consult with leadership on the next steps. The negotiations, held since last year in Qatar, sought...
17:32, 08/12/2019

Paris nudists can't be naked in peace They just want to get naked in Paris in peace, but some French naturists say the city's clothes-free zone in the Bois de Vincennes park is the target of unwelcome voyeurs....
13:48, 07/24/2019

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. On Monday, the garden was trashed by vandals. Pots and plants were smashed, benches turned over and the...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Mike Pompeo blasts Pete Buttigieg for ‘slanderous’ attack on Mike Pence Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed as "slanderous" Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence is "homophobic."...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Rangers' Hunter Pence gets one of the easiest inside-the-park homers you'll ever see Texas Rangers slugger Hunter Pence takes advantage of a bizarrely inactive Boston Red Sox outfield for his first career inside-the-park home run.       ...
02:48, 06/12/2019

'Every day is Memorial Day:' Vice President Pence remembers the fallen at Arlington Vice President Mike Pence placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and observed a moment of silence in honor of fallen service members.        ...
20:16, 05/27/2019

Pence lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery: ‘Their duty was to serve. Our duty is to remember’ Vice President Mike Pence on Monday marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery and honoring fallen United States military service members, saying “this is the day that makes possible all other American days.” ...
13:00, 05/27/2019

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On o...
15:48, 08/08/2019

Sixth round of Taliban-U.S. peace talks end U.S. and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their sixth round of peace talks on Thursday with "some progress" made on a draft agreement for when foreign troops might withdraw from Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Closeup. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
22:16, 06/29/2019

Ebola epidemic 'should be a wake-up call for peace in DRC' Over 2,230 people have been infected with Ebola and at least 1,510 have died over the past year. "We know how to address the crisis," says German church-based NGO Difaem, "but the unrest is making this impossible."...
12:48, 06/26/2019

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State De...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The state-run news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez as saying Saturday that the Egyp...
15:32, 06/22/2019

| Palestinians protest, strike over US peace plan Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated throughout the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip against the launch of the US administration's Middle East peace plan....
19:48, 06/25/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing the American troop presence as conditions permit....
22:00, 07/25/2019

Singapore and India Share a Peace Pipe The agreement to set up a stock connect with GIFT City ends an 18-month dispute. It also highlights how China has done a better job of developing its financial markets....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
14:48, 07/14/2019

In Bahrain, U.S. Tries to Promote Mideast Peace Through Prosperity A conference organized by the White House was meant to show the economic benefits of its peace plan to Palestinians and Israelis. But major players were absent....
10:16, 06/25/2019

Baghdad’s Green Zone, a barometer of war and peace BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad’s Green Zone has been a barometer for tension and conflict in Iraq for nearly two decades. The 4-square mile (10-square kilometer) heavily guarded strip on the banks of the Tigris River was known as “Little America&...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Palestinians: EU, Russia and UN should counter US peace plan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian U.N. ambassador says the European Union, Russia and the United Nations should take action to save a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict if the long-awaited U.S. peace plan doesn’t lead to...
09:48, 05/07/2019

US and Palestinians clash over US plan for peace with Israel UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace has lashed out at the U.N.’s “anti-Israel bias” while urging support for the Trump administration’s “vision” — but t...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Why a Taliban peace deal won't end bloodshed in Afghanistan The Taliban continue to attack civilians in Afghanistan despite reportedly pledging to negotiators in Qatar that they would stop. What is the militant group trying to achieve by continuing these violent attacks?...
11:00, 07/26/2019

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
05:16, 06/09/2019

CHEAP: [inner peace] > this can be yours with $100 off Sony’s WH1000XM3 headphones Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Honestly, noise-canceling headphones are a must today. Noisy plane-rides become yesterday’s problems and awfully loud co-working spaces turn into your own private...
09:32, 07/03/2019

Thai PM condemns those behind blasts that destroy peace Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha on Friday condemned those behind at least three small bomb blasts that hit the capital Bangkok as it was hosting a South East Asian security meeting with world powers....
23:16, 08/01/2019

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts say....
11:32, 07/09/2019

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
16:32, 06/22/2019

How the sheer hell of ultrarunning led me to a strange peace He was often on the verge of giving up such gruelling challenges, but eventually Adharanand Finn found that ultrarunning led him to a meditative stateI never wanted to run an ultra marathon. I’ve always loved running, the freedom of it, the childish ...
04:16, 06/02/2019

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talking without results....
06:16, 06/28/2019

‘PUBG’ is now the patriotic ‘Game for Peace’ in China Following months of regulatory challenges, games publisher Tencent has pulled the blockbuster PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds out of China and replaced it with a game more in keeping with the country's socialist views....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Serena finds 'peace' after apologizing to Osaka Serena Williams says in a magazine article that after seeing a therapist, she was able to "find peace" after realizing that she needed to apologize to Naomi Osaka for her behavior at the U.S. Open....
08:48, 07/09/2019

China's Xi says Gulf stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' The Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation and is "standing at a crossroads of war and peace", Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, calling for calm and restraint and talks to resolve the issue....
20:48, 06/27/2019

Pete Holmes On the Finding Inner Peace in Any Situation Pete Holmes (star of HBO's Crashing and host of the You Made It Weird podcast) on how expectations are ruining your reality, why everything and what Disneyland can teach you about spirituality....
10:00, 06/04/2019

Marianne Williamson says she wants a 'Department of Peace' as POTUS Spiritual guru and 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson called for a "Department of Peace" during her Monday night appearance on "The Late Show."...
00:16, 07/23/2019

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
15:48, 06/27/2019

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Pence launches 'Latinos for Trump' coalition Vice President Mike Pence is launching a "Latinos for Trump" coalition in Miami, an effort by the Trump campaign to engage Latino voters in advance of the 2020 election. (June 25)        ...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Pence lauds 'Bedford Boys' on D-Day anniversary Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia, and paid tribute to the "Bedford Boys" and all veterans who fought to liberate Europe from Nazi Germany. (June 6)        ...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Pence says 'give back' at naturalization ceremony Vice President Mike Pence told more than 40 immigrants who became new U.S. citizens after taking the oath of citizenship at the National Archives in Washington to "find a way to give back for all that you've been given." (July 4)   &#...
14:16, 07/04/2019

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hands of prison guards in exchange for her freedom. Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent activist in the wom...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
08:32, 05/29/2019

10 most urgent press freedom cases in August: One Free Press Coalition Khashoggi, Abiri, Sultan: From Saudia Arabia to Mexico to India, journalists are under threat around the world. Here are ten cases highlighted by the One Free Press Coalition in August as being exceptionally urgent....
10:48, 08/01/2019

'They go out of their way to cover me inaccurately': Trump hits media on World Press Freedom Day President Donald Trump attacked the media on Friday after being asked about World Press Freedom Day and how he could mend relations between his administration and the Fourth Estate.        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Make Your Peace With These Canceled and Concluded Netflix Shows Netflix giveth, like a new production deal to Janet Mock, and Netflix taketh away, like canceling Chambers. The teen psychological drama starring Uma Thurman and Tony Goldwyn won't......
12:48, 06/19/2019

Gazans on strike to protest US conference on Mideast peace GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians in Gaza are on general strike, with stores and public institutions shuttering in protest of the Trump administration’s conference in Bahrain, which focuses on the economic portion of the White HouseR...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Pakistan says wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
00:48, 05/23/2019

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. As in previous talks between Khalilzad and the Tali...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Pakistan says it wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan...
01:32, 06/22/2019

US to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will roll out the first phase of its Middle East peace plan next month at a conference in Bahrain on the economic benefits that could flow from an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The plan envisions large-scale inve...
15:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
17:16, 05/19/2019

All-Afghan conference brings country closer to peace An All-Afghan conference appears to get the country a step closer to peace with a statement that laid out the foundations for a roadmap to a peaceful Afghanistan, which Washington is hopeful can be decided by Sept. 1...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the deadlock in the country’s civil war by launching a peace initiative which will include a national p...
22:16, 06/16/2019

US uses images of canceled aid programs to promote peace plan The Trump administration was using a picture of a program it had financially crippled just months earlier, in order to promote its own controversial economic plan for the Palestinians....
22:00, 06/24/2019

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban....
22:48, 06/19/2019

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace plan The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, senior U.S. ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
12:00, 07/17/2019

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Kushner Calls on Palestinians to Reengage With U.S. Peace Plan President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner called on the Palestinians to reengage with the administration’s peace efforts, saying they would get economic assistance only after agreeing to its political demands....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Palestinians reject U.S. Mideast peace plan as 'snow job' Palestinians gathered in the West Bank Monday to rally against what they consider a "snow job" Mideast peace plan unveiled by the Trump administration....
10:32, 06/24/2019

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Pompeo Sees Afghan Peace Deal Possible by September Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that “the hour has come for peace” in Afghanistan and that he hopes there will be a peace deal with the Taliban by September....
00:32, 06/26/2019

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain. The White House says it will unveil the first phase of i...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations started last year....
16:32, 07/06/2019

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
07:32, 06/23/2019

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end the war....
05:16, 06/30/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
13:32, 05/22/2019

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
12:48, 07/05/2019

Iran's Supreme Leader Rails Against U.S. Peace Plan Iran’s supreme leader accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries of betraying the Palestinians by cooperating with the U.S. and Israel, in an attempt to rally regional supporters and raise the stakes for the Trump administration’s long-awaited pla...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: SIPRI The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Without new approaches, peace doesn't stand a chance, an expert told DW....
22:16, 06/25/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
06:32, 05/23/2019