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Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor?

The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor?

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The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey’s largest city...
20:00, 06/23/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
02:32, 06/04/2019

How will the Tories elect their new leader and the next PM? Conservative officials have revealed the rules for their party's leadership contest, which will also decide the UK's next prime minister. Here's how it works:...
12:16, 06/06/2019

GE Investors Gather to Elect New Board General Electric Chairman and CEO Larry Culp, who joined the company just a year ago, is expected to answer questions from investors at the shareholder meeting in Tarrytown, N.Y....
03:32, 05/08/2019

Ukraine’s coalition collapses in blow to president-elect KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country’s president-elect’s plans to hold early elections. The speaker in the Supreme Rada said Friday that he has rece...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Macedonia’s president-elect to focus on EU accession drive SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country’s accession talks in June...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Ukraine's president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine's would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide — but would also face a fine....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Macedonia's president-elect to focus on EU accession drive North Macedonia's president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Thai parliament convenes to elect prime minister The vote is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU’s future. Voters on Sunday are casting ballots for their country’s 17 seats in th...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Voting has started in in Malawi to elect a new president and 193 members of parliament. Before dawn, hundreds of voters lined up Tuesday at polling centers to cast their ballots in the election in which 78-year-old President P...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Congress Parliamentary Party To Meet On June 1 To Elect Leader After the Lok Sabha polls debacle, the newly-elected MPs of the Congress will meet for the first time on June 1 and elect the new leader of the parliamentary party....
11:48, 05/29/2019

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 4...
05:48, 06/23/2019

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
05:16, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ Miguel Andujar could elect to have season-ending surgery The Yankees have lived without the version of Miguel Andujar they came to depend upon a year ago, as the third baseman has been unable to produce since returning from a torn labrum. They soon may be without him at all the rest of the season. Andujar ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Why young, left-wing radicals could help re-elect President Trump “It was traumatizing,” said Juniper, age 19. “It was sort of a personal attack, or at least it felt that way.” “It really is their 9/11,” said Laila, 26. “Not that I’m attempting in any way to equate the loss of so many precious lives to an ind...
18:00, 06/15/2019

Rape-Accused BSP Candidate "Missing", Mayawati Says "Duty" To Elect Him In Uttar Pradesh's Mau district, a unique campaign is in full swing for Atul Rai, a Bahujan Samaj Party candidate. From party chief Mayawati to Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav, everyone has been......
08:02, 05/15/2019

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
06:00, 06/01/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations are going to the polls in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by far-right, nationalist and populist parties...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
16:16, 05/02/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’d let the truth slip out, Tiny Twitter Fingers immediately moonwalked that statement back....
12:32, 05/30/2019

CORRECTED-Papua New Guinea parliament meets to elect new prime minister Papua New Guinea's parliament is set to convene in Port Moresby on Thursday to elect a new prime minister after outgoing leader Peter O'Neill resigned following weeks of political turmoil sparked by natural resources deals....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Australians head to polls, expected to elect 6th prime minister in as many years Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one of the shortest tenures as prime minister in the 118-year history of the Australian federation....
19:48, 05/17/2019

N.L. voters re-elect Dwight Ball’s Liberals to form minority government With most of the polls reporting, the Liberals were elected or leading in 21 ridings, the Tories were at 14, the New Democrats had three and there were two Independents....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: Wife of Ukraine president-elect got penthouse bargain from tycoon The wife of Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy bought a luxury apartment for less than half the market rate from business tycoon Oleksandr Buryak, according to official income and property records....
23:16, 04/30/2019

Panama president-elect says he will review contract with Canadian miner First Quantum Panamanian President-elect Laurentino Cortizo said on Tuesday his incoming government would review a contract awarded to a subsidiary of Canadian mining firm First Quantum Minerals....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Sharad Pawar Votes In Mumbai, Urges People To Elect A Stable Government NCP chief Sharad Pawar pitched for a stable government at the Centre and urged citizens to come out in large numbers to cast their votes as he exercised his democratic righton Monday....
04:48, 04/29/2019

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
08:16, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: U.S. must cultivate Central America or lose out to China: Panama president-elect Panama's president-elect, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to China, which has won diplomatic support and increased its investment in the region in recent years....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies......
13:16, 06/05/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: People Will Elect ''Apna Aadmi'': AAP's Dilip Pandey Calling himself a local, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) North East Delhi candidate Dilip Pandey believes people in the Lok Sabha elections will elect their own man who is aware of the area's ground reality......
04:32, 05/08/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Panama president-elect plans review of Canadian miner First Quantum's contract Panamanian President-elect Laurentino Cortizo said on Tuesday his government would review a mining contract awarded to a subsidiary of Canada's First Quantum Minerals, casting a cloud of uncertainty around a key project for the firm....
17:16, 06/04/2019

Dickies Are Trending in Hollywood We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
05:48, 05/02/2019

Why Hollywood Car Stunts Are Getting Harder to Do All the Time Our standard for what makes a movie stunt impressive is pretty high these days. But there’s another major factor that makes it hard to have crazy car action in today’s movies–the inherent idiosyncrasies of modern cars themselves....
04:48, 05/09/2019

Hollywood mourns Peggy Lipton “Twin Peaks” and “Mod Squad” star Peggy Lipton died Saturday from cancer, her daughters Rashida and Kadida Jones announced. Lipton had been diagnosed with colon cancer in 2004....
18:00, 05/12/2019

The end of erotica? How Hollywood fell out of love with sex The sex scene is dying out: not just because of #MeToo, but also because of new box-office economicsFor decades, no big-box-office, adult-oriented Hollywood movie was apparently complete without a sex scene, from Don’t Look Now to Basic Instinct. Yet...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Toy story: why Hollywood can’t stop kidulting From Detective Pikachu to Sonic the Hedgehog, when did audiences OK the big brand movie? Orson Welles memorably described his final role, voicing the baddie in 1986 animation The Transformers: The Movie, as “a big toy who attacks a bunch of smaller t...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Hollywood tries (again) to capture the madness of ‘Catch-22’ George Clooney’s version of “Catch-22” premieres Friday on Hulu — marking Hollywood’s third adaptation of Joseph Heller’s surreal 1960s bestseller about the lunacy and horror of war. Heller told the tale of Air Force bombardier John Yossarian and his...
15:48, 05/16/2019

How Hollywood Is Celebrating Pride Month 2019 Pride month is here, which means it is time to celebrate! Stars are donning their finest rainbow attire in honor of Pride month and, of course, there are plenty of photos to mark the......
08:32, 06/08/2019

Hollywood’s leading men are freeing the nipple on the red carpet Who can forget Lil Kim’s now infamous purple bejeweled pasty breast-baring jumpsuit she wore to the 1999 MTV Video Music Award? Some might view it as the ultimate fashion faux pas — while others might see it as laying the initial groundwork of the la...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies include David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions, Killer Films, and t...
22:48, 05/09/2019

'Fosse/Verdon' choreographs FX's latest look at old Hollywood If concept and casting are half the battle, "Fosse/Verdon" earns a curtain call before the overture. Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams play director Bob Fosse and star Gwen Verdon, whose tumultuous relationship and partnership provides another delic...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Hollywood celebrates the finale of the 'Avengers' movies Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and other members of the Avengers superhero team on Monday celebrated the final chapter in a 22-movie saga that ranks as the movie industry's highest-grossing franchise of all time....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Will Hollywood’s new youthifying tech keep old actors in work for ever? From Samuel L Jackson to Will Smith, established stars are de-ageing in films – a trick that might not always benefit the industryHow old is Samuel L Jackson? How old is Michael Douglas? How old is Arnold Schwarzenegger? Looking at their movies these...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in the growing controversy over the state’s new abo...
07:32, 05/31/2019

Buttigieg sells out fundraiser at iconic Hollywood gay bar LOS ANGELES — Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) drew a sold-out crowd to a fundraiser at an iconic West Hollywood gay bar, providing an intimate moment with the first Democratic White House contender who is a member of the LGBT community. Attendee...
01:00, 05/10/2019

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
13:32, 05/19/2019

Joe Biden rakes in $750K at Hollywood fundraiser LOS ANGELES — Joe Biden raked in over $750,000 during a fundraiser attended by Hollywood powerbrokers, a major haul that demonstrates the entertainment industry’s lasting affection for the former vice president. Biden’s 2020 Democratic pr...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Is Confirmed for Cannes “We were afraid the film would not be ready,” said the festival’s artistic director. But Quentin Tarantino, he added, “is a real, loyal and punctual child of Cannes.”...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many her...
03:32, 06/18/2019

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
07:48, 06/09/2019

'Game of Thrones' is not the end of appointment TV — Hollywood gives viewers what they want Streaming platforms are eliminating the concept of appointment television. But the massive popularity of "Game of Thrones," which is almost structured like a reality show, cannot be ignored. In a few years, they'll almost certainly bring it back...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Pucker Up! You Have to See These Hollywood Stars Caught On the Kiss Cam When you go to a sporting event, there are quite a few things to look out for: There are your favorite hot athlete scoring for the team, Beyoncé and Jay-Z possibly sitting courtside and of......
04:48, 06/19/2019

Hollywood legend Doris Day dies aged 97 Doris Day, the renowned Hollywood actress and singer, has died at her California home aged 97. Known for her singing and many film roles in the 1950s and 60s, Day is also remembered for her animal welfare work....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Doris Day, Hollywood star of the 1950s and '60s, dead at 97 Actress Doris Day, who became one of the greatest box-office attractions of her time as the cheery, freckle-faced personification of wholesomeness, died on Monday at the age of 97, her foundation said on Monday....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Has Hollywood’s ‘de-ageing’ gone too far? Martin Scorsese thinks so Will Smith, Anthony Hopkins and Robert Downey Jr have all been digitally rejuvenated. Now Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are having their wrinkles zappedWith production overrunning on Martin Scorsese’s passion project The Irishman, the director admitte...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood's Brandy, 2019's It Dog, has arrived Last year, Hollywood was forever changed by the emergence of two bona fide dog celebrities: Olivia, the West Highland Terrier that breathed kibble-stinking life into Widows, Game Night, and Insatiable, and Charlie from A Star Is Born, a pup that show...
20:16, 05/24/2019

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gotten a pass on the matter. But a new study out of London indicates Tinsel Town may be just as bad as Si...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, NJ — a 21,500 square-foot, 260-seat cinema, museum and movie archives building designed by archite...
20:32, 05/29/2019

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
02:48, 06/12/2019

How Hollywood Didn't Screw Up The Detective Pikachu Movie It seems like a miracle. As a rule of thumb, Hollywood’s video game adaptations have been subpar. But the Pokémon Detective Pikachu is the exception to the rule. The movie is good....
08:32, 05/10/2019

Hollywood's big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law In the week since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law one of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws, none of the major film or television studios have commented on the issue or altered production plans....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood cast has no idea what to do with this in-your-face cameraperson It sounds weird for people who don’t attend film festivals to hear that a film received a seven or eight-minute standing ovation, and that’s because it is. It’s really fucking weird. A standing ovation is a nice gesture, but one has no reason to go b...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Hollywood’s big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia has become known as the “Hollywood of the South” thanks to its generous tax incentives that have made the state home to productions as big and diverse as the films of Marvel Studios and shows like “The Wal...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped coll...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Barry foregrounds Hollywood satire just as the dominoes collapse Barry generally tends to let its Hollywood satire exist in the margins. Its main comedic targets are actorly desperation and amateur theater, both of which ultimately privilege individual behavior over industry machinations. Yet, the specter of Holly...
04:00, 05/13/2019

The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood In a new Netflix documentary, the incredible tale of music executive Clarence Avant is told by people he worked with, from Barack Obama to Snoop DoggSurrounded by dark wood, seated in a cushy chair, his fingers steepled and his gray hair brushed back...
04:48, 06/12/2019

How Allison Williams became Hollywood’s smartest scream queen She’s played a millennial underminer on “Girls,” a flat-out psycho in “Get Out” and a chilling cellist in a new horror movie. Right now, though, actress Allison Williams is dreaming about going romantically old school. “Something period. I love a per...
07:48, 05/22/2019

Hollywood Stars Want Guarantees Their Films Will Play in Theaters As streaming services proliferate, major Hollywood stars have become increasingly concerned with how certain movies are distributed. The actors want guarantees their work gets the attention of a big-screen release....
11:00, 05/02/2019

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law...
01:32, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Some big Hollywood stars attend Tony rehearsals NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Tony Awards dress rehearsal — normally with few actual stars in attendance — got a shock of A-listers this year, including Samuel L. Jackson and his wife, LaTanya Richards...
14:00, 06/09/2019

After ‘Anna,’ Hollywood needs to bump off the sexy hit-woman genre I have a simple litmus test for whether a female spy in a movie is legit. Is she effortlessly fighting off assailants while wearing stilettos? If so, my BS meter goes on high alert. “Anna,” the new thriller from director Luc Besson, is the latest ent...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Doris Day: The tragic last days of a ‘manipulated’ Hollywood icon In the 1950s and ’60s, Doris Day was America’s box-office sweetheart. But she spent her final days being manipulated by those around her, sources who were close to the legend allege....
05:48, 06/09/2019

Tarantino's ode to Hollywood makes it last minute to Cannes festival Quentin Tarantino fans will get their latest fix at the Cannes Film Festival next month after all, after the director rushed to finish editing on "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood" in time to present it in competition, organizers said on Thursday....
06:32, 05/02/2019

Ashton Kutcher may testify in ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify in the trial of a man nicknamed the “Hollywood Ripper,” who allegedly murdered the actor’s girlfriend nearly two decades ago. Prosecutors say “serial sexual thrill killer” Michae...
17:48, 05/02/2019

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead of vote BERLIN (AP) — An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party. Leipziger Volkszeitung daily reported Friday...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Jason Blum: This Is the Biggest Shift in Hollywood History For our project on the future of movies, the producer foresees his horror films living on in theaters, but something like his Oscar-winning “Whiplash”? Nope....
14:00, 06/20/2019

Georgia stands to lose $9.2 billion in Hollywood business Initially, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp dismissed the Hollywood actors criticizing the so-called heartbeat abortion bill he signed in early May as "C-list celebrities."...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood will premiere at Cannes, after all 25 years after winning the Palme D’Or for Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino is returning to the Cannes Film Festival with Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. The film, a tragicomic panorama of Los Angeles in 1969, was deemed not ready for screening when Can...
09:16, 05/02/2019

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 2...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is One of Quentin Tarantino’s Most Affectionate Films. It’s Also One of His Best How you respond to Quentin Tarantino’s dazzling elegiac fairytale Once Upon a Time in Hollywood—playing in competition here at the Cannes Film Festival—may depend on how much you like old guys, people who see how the changing of the...
09:32, 05/22/2019

Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to have world premiere at Cannes Director ‘has not left the editing room in months’ to complete much-anticipated film in time for festival unveilingQuentin Tarantino’s much-anticipated Manson-era drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will have its world premiere at the Cannes film fes...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood review - Tarantino's dazzling LA redemption song With Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt playing a TV actor and stuntman who cross paths with the Manson cult, Tarantino has created outrageous, disorientating entertainmentQuentin Tarantino’s exploitation black-comedy thriller Once Upon a Time … in Holl...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Fifteen minutes of prestige: how Hollywood went long on short content Short-form content has graduated from YouTube to attracting big stars, big studios and big Hollywood backing. Is watching in snippets the future of TV?State of the Union opens in a bar, where Tom (Chris O’Dowd) and Louise (Rosamund Pike) hash out an ...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Cannes warns movie buffs about ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ spoilers Once upon a time in Cannes . . . Quentin Tarantino’s hotly anticipated flick, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” premiered at the French film festival Tuesday to a six-minute standing ovation. In an unorthodox move, festival head Thierry Frémaux warned...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
20:32, 06/08/2019

'Batman' turns 30: How a superfan got Hollywood to redefine the Dark Knight Three decades after director Tim Burton's 1989 "Batman" film became a box office blockbuster and pop culture phenomenon, the decision to bring the Dark Knight to the big screen seems like it should have been a no-brainer. But in the years leading up ...
08:32, 06/23/2019

Hulu Deal Has a Real Hollywood Ending for Disney, Comcast Disney will pay a steep price to Comcast for control of streaming service Hulu, but its streaming strategy will benefit even more, by helping it to challenge Netflix....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Doris Day ‘didn’t want to audition for Hollywood,’ biographer claims: ‘She fell into it’ Doris Day, the sunny blonde who became America’s ultimate girl next day and one of the biggest stars in the ‘50s and ‘60s, almost never made it to Hollywood....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
16:48, 05/30/2019

Ann Sarnoff, a Hollywood Outsider, Will Lead Warner Bros. Studio Ms. Sarnoff will succeed Kevin Tsujihara, who was ousted amid a sex scandal, as the leader of the storied studio behind “Casablanca” and “Wonder Woman.”...
14:16, 06/24/2019

End of 'Avengers' movies cloaked in high-level Hollywood secrecy Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios went to great lengths to keep the plot of the movie "Avengers: Endgame" under wraps until its highly anticipated debut in theaters this week, the stars and directors said in interviews....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Hollywood takes on iconic racing story in ‘Ford v Ferrari' Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the film based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby and British-born driver Ken Miles, who teamed up to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Co....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Nearing the endgame: is Hollywood's lust for sequels destroying cinema? Franchises thrill fans and enrich studios. But in a fast-changing world, familiar comforts may be more harmful than we thinkComing not so shortly: a new helping of either Star Wars or Avatar for every Christmas between 2021 and 2027. Disney’s latest ...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Hollywood producers, actors call for Georgia boycott over abortion law Georgia's passage this week of one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States has drawn considerable business backlash from companies opposed to the change, including some Hollywood filmmakers....
11:32, 05/10/2019

Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director Barry Crane LOS ANGELES — A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested Thursday in North Carolina after police said DNA and a confession linked him to the crime. Edwin Hiatt was a...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
18:32, 05/30/2019

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

Hollywood filmmakers boycotting Georgia over ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill The movie industry’s D.C.-based trade group has said it will hold off on taking action, and no major studio has said they will move any of their productions out of the state....
13:32, 05/10/2019

North Carolina man charged with 1985 murder of top Hollywood director A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors said on Friday....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from atop Hollywood art space A stainless steel statue of Marilyn Monroe that stood atop a two-story Hollywood public art space near the famous Walk of Fame for 25 years vanished Monday....
14:48, 06/19/2019

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from Hollywood Walk of Fame A glittery statue of Marilyn Monroe was sawed off its perch and stolen from the “Four Ladies of Hollywood” gazebo in California this week, according to new reports. The figure, erected in 1994, depicting Monroe in a scene from the 1955 film “The Seve...
05:32, 06/19/2019

Alvin Sargent, Oscar-Winning Hollywood Screenwriter, Dies at 92 He won an Oscar for his gripping portrayal of breakdowns lurking under the surface of an affluent family in Robert Redford’s 1980 film “Ordinary People,” and for 1977’s “Julia.”...
09:32, 05/11/2019

Thief takes Marilyn Monroe statue from Hollywood gazebo LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goodbye, Norma Jean? Officials say someone climbed a more than two-story tall Hollywood public art piece and stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe. The statue depicting Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1955 film “The Seven Year ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Naomi Scott's Aladdin Tour Wardrobe Is Emblematic Of Hollywood's New Era Scott's stylist gives Vogue the lowdown on her looks, which were inspired by “Arabian fairytales, Middle Eastern royalty and the cultural map linking these to Aladdin”...
09:32, 05/22/2019

Doris Day, dead at age 97, remembered by celebrities as a 'Hollywood icon' who 'lit up the screen' Doris Day, Hollywood’s sweetheart and one of its most popular stars of the 1950’s and 60’s, died early Monday at age 97 after a battling a case of pneumonia....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Quentin Tarantino says Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is "the closest thing I’ve done to Pulp Fiction” Lucky audiences in France have spent the day making us jealous with their takes on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which just saw its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Our own dispatch is coming soon, but, in the meantime...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Quentin Tarantino courts disaster by asking audiences not to spoil Once Upon A Time In Hollywood There’s no easier way to be an anonymous asshole in this day and age than to be a spoiler guy. As we recently saw with Avengers: Endgame and Game Of Thrones, nothing tickles the egg avatars more than turning social media into a minefield for people w...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Matthew McConaughey spoke at Guy Fieri's Hollywood Walk Of Fame ceremony A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the greatest honor a person in entertainment can receive that they also must pay $50,000 for. The chance to be immortalized among the many Batmen, Jack Sparrows, and brawling Spongebobs is one that simply canno...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood hits Cannes to red-carpet circus Los Angeles-set thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt the festival’s hot ticket, with Tarantino imploring audience members not to reveal the plotTwenty five years to the day that Pulp Fiction debuted at the Cannes film festival, Quentin T...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Taika Watiti paved his way to Hollywood with this Oscar-nominated short film You might know Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi for his imaginative comedic work in Thor: Ragnarok or the original film version of What We Do In the Shadows. What you might not have realized is that he actually made a short film in 2004 that was nominate...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood's new trailer introduces Brad Pitt to Charles Manson “It’s official, old buddy. I’m a has-been.” So says Leonardo DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton in the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which sees its world premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. Set to the kaleidoscopic st...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Tarantino got snippy when asked why Margot Robbie doesn't get to say much in Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood It’s been an open question, ever since the film was first announced, how much Quentin Tarantino’s ninth picture, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, was actually “about” Sharon Tate, and her death at the hands of the Manson family in 1969. Tarantino made ...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Matthew McConaughey Reveals He's a Guy Fieri Fan at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Alright, alright, alright! It is the moment that people have long been waiting for: Guy Fieri is getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The famed Diners, Drive-ins and Dives host......
15:00, 05/22/2019

Despite its battalion of Hollywood actors, the war is the real star of combat epic The Longest Day Norman Mailer used to tell a story about Darryl F. Zanuck, the cigar-chomping super-producer responsible for The Longest Day, the vast and impersonal war epic that became 1962’s highest-grossing movie. To hear Mailer tell it, Zanuck, at the wrap part...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
06:00, 05/25/2019

Popular famous person Batman to get his own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame We can now add “Beating the ever-loving crap out of murderclowns” to the things that can get a person a star on Hollywood’s well-known Walk Of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce announced that popular vigilante The Batman will be among the recip...
18:32, 06/20/2019

Mark Hamill wants Carrie Fisher to take spot of Trump's Hollywood star West Hollywood officials want to remove President Donald Trump's star, and Mark Hamill knows who should replace it: his late "Star Wars" co-star Carrie Fisher....
06:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
19:16, 05/30/2019

Man Who Vandalised Trump "Hollywood star" Stole Marilyn Monroe Statue A man who vandalized President Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star last summer was charged Monday with the theft of a nearby statue of Marilyn Monroe....
20:00, 06/24/2019

How Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky Formed One of Hollywood's Most Enduring Romances Sometimes it can be hard to argue that such a thing as fate doesn't exist. Consider the case of Elsa Pataky's tattoos. There are dozens of them taking up residence on her......
04:48, 05/11/2019

Steve Golin Is Dead at 64; Producer Built a Small Hollywood Empire His company, Anonymous Content, produced TV series, music videos and two candidates for the 2016 best-picture Oscar, including the winner, “Spotlight.”...
09:16, 04/28/2019

How Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and More Stars Are Changing the Face of Sexuality in Hollywood Members of Hollywood are living their truth like never before. In recent years, the film and music industry has seen a boom in stars who are being open about their sexuality and it's......
03:48, 06/05/2019

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant S...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Hollywood celebrities react to Mueller statement, ramp up calls for Trump's impeachment Following Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016, Hollywood celebrities have ramped up their calls for impeachment. ...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films c...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
07:48, 06/02/2019

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
07:48, 06/02/2019

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, but she’s imploring leaders of industry, especially those in the filmmaking community, to stand with...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Jaime says "Relax," as FX sets a star-studded cast for its '80s period pilot Gone Hollywood HBO put a whole bunch of actors out of work this year when it finally brought its blockbuster Game Of Thrones to a semi-crashing, much-petitioned halt. Regardless of their final status on the show—crushed, stabbed, burnt, eviscerated, poisoned, or ev...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving f...
11:32, 05/28/2019

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Dean Cain: Hollywood boycott of Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill is an 'absolute joke' Actor Dean Cain said it's an "absolute joke" that Hollywood celebrities are boycotting filming in Georgia over the state’s controversial “heartbeat” abortion bill....
07:16, 05/13/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Los Angeles fundraisers, from Gwyneth Paltrow’s home to iconic Hollywood gay bar In an attempt to continue to raise his profile as a serious Democratic candidate, Pete Buttigieg held a series of fundraising events in the Los Angeles area on Thursday....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
02:48, 06/13/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to stop production in Georgia....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of cha...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Hollywood Walk of Fame's 2020 Class Revealed: Julia Roberts, Chris Hemsworth and More The Hollywood Walk of Fame will be shining even brighter in 2020. On Thursday afternoon, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced the full list......
16:48, 06/20/2019

Alleged ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial begins; Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify: report The trial of a man who has been charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes -- including one woman who dated actor Ashton Kutcher -- began on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to reports....
18:32, 05/02/2019

Cold case solved? Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood producer Barry Crane Edwin Hiatt was arrested in Burke County for the 1985 death of Barry Crane in Los Angeles. He has been charged with murder in California.        ...
07:48, 05/10/2019

Julia Roberts, Chris Hemsworth to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame stars in 2020 Julia Roberts, Chris Hemsworth, Cindy Crawford, Kathie Lee Gifford, Milo Ventimiglia, Wendy Williams, Alicia Keys and other stars will be honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame....
10:32, 06/21/2019

Baby Sussex Has Hollywood Roots: Inside Meghan Markle's Steep Road to Fame Before She Became Royal Meghan Markle was hardly the first commoner, or even the first American, to marry into Britain's royal family. Members of the sprawling clan have been settling down with people devoid......
07:48, 05/06/2019

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Praise ''Icon'' Luke Perry for Work on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Believe it or not, even people like Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio get starstruck. This was exactly the case when they walked onto the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood set, and found......
06:48, 05/22/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 or higher....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making an...
11:48, 06/02/2019

El Centro Mayor pulled over on suspicion of DUI EL CENTRO, Calif. – Sources say, the Mayor of El Centro, CA, Edgard Garcia, was stopped for allegedly driving under the influence. There is no record of an arrest on the Imperial County Jail website, but law enforcement confirms that is not unc...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Scott Stringer gets his first endorsement for NYC mayor Comptroller Scott Stringer has yet to officially kick off his presumptive bid to become mayor, but he still picked up his first endorsement in the race on Friday from a Queens lawmaker. State Sen. Jessica Ramos told The Post she believes Stringer “wi...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
15:48, 06/16/2019

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (...
02:32, 06/11/2019

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
09:32, 06/22/2019

‘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

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people have died after a likely tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park in the Ok...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
16:00, 06/01/2019

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence ...
19:32, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job after fending off two challengers in the city’s Democratic primary. Tuesday nig...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
02:32, 06/17/2019

A Mayor Walks Into Trump Tower. A Circus Follows. Bill de Blasio’s news conference felt like a campaign event, as he fought to be heard over hecklers with a “worst mayor ever” sign and the songs of Tony Bennett....
22:16, 05/13/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
22:16, 05/17/2019

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
09:48, 05/19/2019

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
15:00, 05/24/2019

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

Corey Johnson ♥ NY (and even the city's subway). Will he run for mayor? The speaker of the city council, 37, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2004, has overcome addiction and is mulling a mayoral runCorey Johnson got his first brush with fame when, as the captain of his high school football team in a small town in Massachus...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruling AK party....
17:16, 05/07/2019

UK PM May would not repeat criticism of London Mayor: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May would not retweet Katie Hopkins, whose criticism London Mayor Sadiq Khan was repeated by U.S. President Donald Trump, May's spokesman said on Monday....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Ousted Istanbul mayor says election re-run a battle for democracy Istanbul's ousted mayor says he will go into battle for Turkish democracy next month when he stands in a re-run of an election he thought had granted him the city to govern for five years....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Judge stops August recall of Douglas mayor BISBEE, Ariz. – The recall of Douglas Mayor Robert Uribe will not move forward. On Wednesday, Cochise County Judge David Thorn ruled that the recall petitions did not comply with state law, because a document was not properly attached to each s...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car crash, said she was “sad to have received abu...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a na...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Activist who was 1st black woman mayor in Mississippi dies JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights activist who was the first African American woman to win a mayor’s race in Mississippi has died. Unita (yoo-NEE-tah) Blackwell was 86. Her son, Jeremiah Blackwell Jr., said she died Monday in Ocean Springs H...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Former mayor of Lima jailed before trial in Odebrecht probe A judge on Tuesday ordered Susana Villaran, the former mayor of the Peruvian capital Lima, to 18 months in pre-trial detention in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian construction companies Odebrecht and OAS....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out” gay and transgender people at a city council meeting. News outlets report Mayor Mark Chambers ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
02:16, 06/03/2019

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also prin...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
09:32, 05/03/2019

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Turkish artists stand by Istanbul's ousted mayor Dozens of Turkey's most prominent artists have taken to social media to support Istanbul's ousted mayor, responding to his call for them to speak out against a decision to annul his election victory over President Tayyip Erdogan's party....
09:16, 05/10/2019

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
15:48, 06/19/2019

Commercial plane 'down on river', Jacksonville, Florida mayor says A commercial plane was "down on the river," the mayor of Jacksonville, Florida said on Twitter on Friday, adding that fire and rescue crews were on the scene....
22:16, 05/03/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
13:48, 05/30/2019

London’s mayor says Trump not worthy of state visit Ahead of President Trump’s state visit to Britain on June 3, Sadiq Khan says he believes the U.S. leader is not “in the same class” as his predecessors Barack Obama and George W. Bush....
18:48, 05/10/2019

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
10:32, 06/02/2019

What Ilhan Omar needs to learn from London’s Muslim mayor Before being elected mayor of London, Sadiq Khan was accused of having Islamist connections. He once spoke at the same conference as Sajeel Abu Ibrahim, a member of the now banned UK terrorist group Al-Muhajiroun. And as chairman of legal affairs at ...
09:48, 05/04/2019

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
19:16, 06/21/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Istanbul votes for mayor again in test for Turkey, leader Vote-counting has started in Istanbul’s repeated mayoral election, which was held after the ruling party challenged the first election narrowly won by an opposition candidate...
09:00, 06/23/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
15:00, 05/19/2019

Embattled Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday, announcing her departure in a statement read by her attorney....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College abo...
15:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

FBI, IRS raid on Baltimore mayor prompts calls for resignation U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said on Thursday, prompting further calls for the Democratic city leader to resign....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio of New York runs the biggest city in the US which, if you’re counting, is more than 80 times the si...
11:16, 05/17/2019

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
02:48, 06/17/2019

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
22:16, 06/16/2019

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
11:32, 06/17/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
23:32, 05/15/2019

FBI, IRS agents search Baltimore mayor's homes, City Hall Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it b...
06:00, 06/04/2019

San Diego mayor touts ‘dramatic action’ to combat homelessness The mayor of San Diego signed off on an $11 million plan to use taxpayer funds to fund tents, trailers and other facilities to support the city’s homeless population. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, a Republican, ​gave his OK last week to a City Council...
18:48, 06/24/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
05:00, 06/04/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Named UK Politician Of The Year London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK's House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the......
10:32, 04/28/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Faces Anti-Gay Hecklers in Dallas Presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg was heckled by several anti-gay protesters at a campaign event in Dallas on Friday night. Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to run for President, was speaking at an event hosted by ...
13:00, 05/04/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Trump blasts London mayor in tweet, protests expected President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The president was met by the U.S. Ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and ot...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Trump kicks off British trip with tweet against London mayor President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London’s mayor...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Wyoming mayor: Governor cursed, slammed fists in meeting CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The mayor of Wyoming’s capital city says Gov. Mark Gordon “got in her face” and “used his physical presence in an aggressive and threatening manner” during a meeting last week between the two Republ...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses have instead called for federal money services regul...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, whom he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
12:16, 06/06/2019

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
10:32, 05/20/2019

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major election defeat....
04:32, 06/23/2019

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
21:00, 06/03/2019

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

Honduran protesters torch mayor's office in rally against reforms Anti-riot police fired tear gas and protesters threw Molotov cocktails during a mass demonstration in the Honduran capital against government proposals for health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatization and job losses....
23:00, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor in a runoff election focused on the impacts of rapid development and population growth. Unofficial r...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Watch: At Home with Mayor Pete Buttigieg and His Husband, Chasten On a sunny Monday morning, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is musing about redeeming American credibility abroad and sipping from his coffee mug emblazoned with JFK’s face, when his husband plops onto the living-room couch, picks up the blanket...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the first day of a three day state visit to Britain. (...
08:48, 06/03/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Medical System to write a series of kids books — while she sat on the group’s board. “Dear...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
14:16, 06/15/2019

Mayor: Evidence of incendiary device found in mosque fire NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut mayor says authorities have found evidence that an incendiary device or material was used to start a weekend fire at a mosque. Federal, state and local authorities are investigating Sunday afternoon’s blaze...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on Donald Trump. The mayor ann...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
02:48, 06/17/2019

Trump rips de Blasio in new video: ‘Worst mayor’ in NYC history President Trump and Mayor de Blasio traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening, with Trump calling de Blasio the “worst mayor in the history of New York City” and Hizzoner labeling the president “Con Don.” Trump kicked off the spat hours after de Bla...
19:00, 05/16/2019

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
16:48, 06/16/2019

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the firs...
15:32, 06/12/2019

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

Queens Democrats hosting Mayor Pete for a ‘fireside chat’ Queens Democrats are hosting the mayor Wednesday for a “fireside chat” about his 2020 White House bid– Mayor Pete Buttigieg that is. The invitation– the first in a series of town halls– means there will be no favored son...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
13:16, 06/16/2019

Mayor ‘sick’ by video of police encounter with young family Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is calling for action after disturbing footage emerged of an altercation involving officers and a young family . A video released Friday shows Phoenix police officers pointing guns and yelling profane commands to a father a...
07:48, 06/16/2019

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650...
06:32, 05/21/2019

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
23:00, 06/15/2019

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
11:16, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become t...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our recycling program back on track,” Gorton said. “I’m ...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
14:16, 05/06/2019

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
16:48, 06/01/2019

Items seized from mayor’s office shed light on investigation BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore’s City Hall have released a list of items seized by federal agents when they raided former Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office. The inventory released Wednesday sheds some light on the ongoing federal inv...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids ar...
19:32, 06/02/2019

Paper: Georgia mayor said city isn’t ready for black leader HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — A newspaper reports that the mayor of a mostly white north Georgia city is being criticized for saying the community wasn’t ready to have an African American city administrator. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Opposition Candidate Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
18:16, 05/09/2019

French mayor and wife on trial for tax fraud after five-year inquiry Patrick and Isabelle Balkany accused of hiding wealth in ‘multiple offshore structures’ A French mayor and his wife have gone on trial accused of aggravated tax fraud after a complex five-year investigation into their estimated €13m (£11.3m) fortune....
12:00, 05/13/2019

New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million a year starting in 2030 unless the president's business reduces emissions from its buildings....
16:16, 05/13/2019

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, including Isabella Rossellini, Charlie Rose and for...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the......
09:00, 06/15/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
16:32, 06/09/2019

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
02:48, 06/16/2019

Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in a March election, which had been canceled. The do-over showed voters were angry....
18:32, 06/24/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
03:00, 06/08/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
19:48, 06/09/2019

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
00:16, 06/06/2019

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
12:00, 06/23/2019

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
15:48, 06/16/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral over the weekend and sparked cries of racism. R...
20:32, 06/16/2019

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking into the crash, which killed at least one person, ...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
08:00, 06/10/2019

President Trump should have avoided 'punching down' at London mayor, says Karl Rove President Trump doubled down on his criticisms of London Mayor Sadiq Khan during a press conference alongside outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, a jab that former political adviser Karl Rove said he was better off steering clear of. ...
09:32, 06/04/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Mayor claims mafia TV show 'Gomorrah' causes rise in violent crime Naples mayor Luigi de Magistris has claimed that episodes of violent crimes skyrocket in the Italian city whenever the popular TV series Gomorrah is shown....
13:16, 05/07/2019

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed overseas agenda that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II and D-Day commemoration ceremonies....
06:32, 06/03/2019

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
22:48, 06/02/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
15:48, 05/20/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with ...
02:48, 06/03/2019

New York City Mayor de Blasio to announce bid for Democratic presidential nomination New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, an unapologetically progressive Democrat who has been a frequent critic of the Trump administration's policies, has decided to go after the president's job....
03:32, 05/16/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will enter the 2020 presidential race: NBC News De Blasio has faced more resistance to his presidential aspirations – including from his own constituents – than nearly any other Democrat in the race....
18:32, 05/15/2019

Georgia mayor, councilor told to resign amid racial strife HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — The mayor and a council member in a mostly white north Georgia city are facing calls to resign over racially charged comments. At issue is how Mayor Theresa Kenerly treated a black candidate for the city administrator job in Hosc...
07:48, 05/07/2019

White Mayor Gives Extremely Racist Answer on Why She Won’t Hire Black Candidate A mayor of an overwhelmingly white city outside of Atlanta is facing calls to resign after the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that she stopped considering a candidate for city manager because he is black, reportedly remarking to another city e...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them out.”...
15:48, 06/04/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents......
04:48, 06/02/2019

Fate of besieged Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh could be revealed today The lawyer for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh scheduled a news conference for Thursday as pressure mounted for her resignation.        ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Pierre Kompany's long road from DRC camp to becoming Belgium's first black mayor Man City captain’s father is ex-student protester who fell foul of country’s 70s dictatorshipVincent Kompany’s life is the stuff of little boys’ and girls’ dreams. Scorer of a dazzling goal of the season, captain of Manchester City’s all-conquering P...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unorthodox idea Sunday, along with more mundane soluti...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Pit bull from 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' named top dog of Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino accepted the Palm Dog – a riff on Cannes' top prize, the Palme d'Or – on behalf of the pit bull from "Once Upon a Time."        ...
15:48, 05/24/2019

'Aladdin' cast breaking glass ceilings in Hollywood "Aladdin" stars Naomi Scott and Mena Massoud talk about the movie's inclusivity and say they're enjoying Hollywood's glass ceilings being broken. (May 20)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

A Look at That Other Jonas Romance: Why Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Are One of Hollywood's Coolest Pairs Once upon a time a Jonas Brother shocked the world by revealing he'd proposed to a well-known actress. Nope, not that one. With 2018 being the year Nick Jonas married......
10:00, 05/02/2019

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's movie industry and the Manson Family murders. (May 23)        ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Amy Poehler calls on Hollywood to champion female-created shows, movies: 'More, more, more' Speaking at the Women in Film Gala on Wednesday, Amy Poehler called on Hollywood to push for more female-created movies and shows.        ...
08:48, 06/13/2019

Geena Davis says Hollywood could achieve parity: 'Cross out' men in scripts and sub women Geena Davis and Mayim Bialik say gender parity can create social change. "We need to see people who are like us" to imagine "what we could become."        ...
07:48, 06/24/2019

Tarantino, DiCaprio to premiere 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' at Cannes Film Festival But unlike a lot of Hollywood films that premiere at Cannes, Quentin Tarantino's drama about the Charles Manson murders will also compete for the festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or.        ...
09:32, 05/02/2019

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like they’re a real news network that cares about everyone. They keep acting like they’re trying to tell both...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his pr...
17:48, 06/23/2019

Phoenix Mayor Apologizes for ‘Unprofessional’ Police Response to Report of Stolen Doll A family has taken the first step to file a lawsuit against Phoenix police after they say officers threatened to shoot them during a shoplifting investigation....
14:32, 06/16/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without permanent shelter has increased by nearly 20 percent in the last two years....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Georgia mayor facing calls to resign over alleged comment on black job candidate The mayor of a predominantly white city in Georgia is facing calls to resign after she allegedly said residents weren’t “ready” to have a black city administrator, a report said. Mayor Theresa Kenerly allegedly made the comment to a member of Hoschto...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Mayor Catherine Pugh of Baltimore Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal involving a book deal worth more than $500,000....
13:32, 05/02/2019

‘Stone Cold Loser.’ Trump Lashes Out at London’s Mayor Before Touching Down in Britain President Donald Trump delivered an aerial assault aimed at London mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” as he landed in the U.K. to begin a three-day state visit. Trump sent the tweet as Air Force One prepared...
06:48, 06/03/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce decision on 2020 run this month New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to announce sometime this month whether he will add his name to the growing list of Democrats vying for president....
18:16, 05/03/2019

Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor says he is waiting for official statement on election Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor said on Monday that he would wait for an official statement from the High Election Board (YSK) before speaking about its decision to annul and re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul....
12:48, 05/06/2019

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
08:16, 06/20/2019

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a pl...
06:32, 06/20/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run an 'almost farcical' bid by 'inept' NYC mayor, Judge Napolitano says Bill de Blasio has launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid, but the mayor leads an "inept" New York City Hall and is not going to be taken seriously by the voting public....
17:48, 05/16/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
11:48, 05/16/2019

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

New York City Mayor de Blasio to join crowded Democratic presidential field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who emerged as a progressive standard-bearer in 2013 but has struggled amid middling approval ratings to build a national profile, will enter the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, according to a source close to t...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Los Angeles mayor declares city a Clippers town, while Lakers fan plans protest The Los Angeles Clippers appear to have everything going in their favor while the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly set to face protests outside the Staples Center on Friday....
16:32, 05/10/2019

Trump kicks off UK visit by bashing London mayor again: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ President Donald Trump continued bashing London Mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” and saying Khan’s been “foolishly nasty” to him prior to his visit. Trump started his attacks Sunday night...
09:48, 06/03/2019

2 dead after tornado rips through mobile home park, motel in Oklahoma: Mayor El Reno Mayor Matt White said during a news conference that “there have been two fatalities at this point in time,” adding that officials are currently working to notify relatives....
07:32, 05/26/2019

De Blasio, London mayor Sadiq Khan fire back after Trump’s insults ​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at President Trump on Monday after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq Khan reminds him of our “dum​b​ and very incompetent​”​ mayor of New York. “#ConDon ...
13:16, 06/03/2019

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the European nation that begins Monday. In an 841-word opinion piece published by The Guardian on Saturday,...
15:00, 06/02/2019

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
20:48, 05/23/2019

The long, bitter feud between President Trump and London Mayor Sadiq Khan Khan, a former human rights lawyer, has not held back criticism of Trump in the past. “He is a stone cold loser who should focus on crime in London, not me,” Trump tweeted when he arrived in London....
04:16, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector - London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Mayor Joins Poland’s Pride Parade Amid Anti-LGBT Campaign WARSAW, Poland — The largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe brought thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday at a time when Poland’s LGBT rights movement is the target of a government campaign depicting it ...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Probe Agency Summons Ex-Mayor's Wife, Minister's Daughter In Narada Case The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to four persons, including Ratna Chatterjee, wife of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Shreya Pandey, daughter of state Consumer Affairs minister......
05:32, 06/01/2019

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Trump calls London mayor 'stone cold loser' as he lands in Britain Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday, calling him a "stone-cold loser" after the mayor criticized the British government for inviting the U.S. president for a state visit....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes after police pull gun on parents of alleged child shoplifter The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations she shoplifted a doll....
18:32, 06/16/2019

'Goodbye, Norma Jean?': Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from Hollywood gazebo Los Angeles officials say someone stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1995 film "The Seven Year Itch."        ...
04:48, 06/20/2019

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' official trailer features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which dropped its official trailer Tuesday.        ...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Film legend shares some of Hollywood’s biggest film secrets He went from Coney Island’s boardwalk to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. That’s Irwin Winkler, the 87-year-old legend behind such classics as “Goodfellas,” “Raging Bull” and “Rocky.” Over his 50-year career as a writer, director and producer, Winkler has...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Hollywood star Doris Day, singer of 'Que Sera, Sera,' dead at 97 Actress Doris Day, who became one of the greatest box-office attractions of her time as the cheery, freckle-faced personification of wholesomeness, died on Monday at the age of 97, her foundation said on Monday....
09:16, 05/13/2019

‘Worst Mayor Ever’: Escalator-riding protesters crash de Blasio’s event at Trump Tower The New York City mayor declared Monday that he was putting Trump’s family business on notice for not cutting greenhouse emissions. Then the protesters showed up....
15:48, 05/13/2019

'Worst mayor ever': Bill de Blasio heckled by protesters during Trump Tower press conference New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's press conference on his city's version of the "Green New Deal," which took place within the lobby of Trump Tower, was mired by the protesters heckling him on Monday....
17:32, 05/13/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Books Out the Door, Abandons City Hall Post Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has written herself out of her role as the city’s chief executive, announcing her resignation Thursday after coming under intense scrutiny about the sale of books she wrote to those doing business with both the city and...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
20:32, 06/19/2019

Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan "Stone Cold Loser" As He Lands In UK US President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday as he arrived for a three-day state visit to Britain, reviving a long-running enmity between the two politicians....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Turkish election board orders new vote for Istanbul mayor after ruling party loss The decision came after the Justice and Development Party or AKP appealed for the cancellation of the March 31 vote because of what it said were irregularities....
11:32, 05/06/2019

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
05:16, 06/03/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
12:16, 06/17/2019

Jesse Watters, Brian Kilmeade discuss whether Ocasio-Cortez should run for mayor of New York City The co-hosts of "The Five" weighed in Monday on an editorial in the New York Sun last week that said a New York City mayoral run may “look attractive to the young firebrand with a ... quick wit and taste for the limelight.”...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Chicago Win: Lori Lightfoot to be Sworn in as Mayor; Rahm Emanuel Jumps in Cop's Pocket and Disappears Lori Lightfoot is set to become the first openly gay, African-American woman to serve as Chicago’s 56th mayor when she is sworn in on Monday, and Wintrust Arena will be filled to capacity—with all 8,000 seats accounted for—as Chicagoans are excited f...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words used by the president in a series of tweets attacking the London mayor....
05:48, 06/17/2019

Just in Time for Pride, Small-Town Alabama Mayor Writes He Wants to 'Kill the Problem' of 'Homosexuals' Last week, Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, shared an image on his Facebook page that read, in all-caps, “WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY WHERE HOMOSEXUALS LECTURE US ON MORALS, TRANSVESTITES LECTURE US ON HUMAN BIOLOGY, BABY KILLERS LECTURE US...
23:00, 06/05/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat in crowded 2020 White House field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns after scandal over sales of her children's books Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns under pressure after revelations of conflict of interest related to sales of her children's books.        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt as city in 'very trying time,' mayor says At least two people were killed and nearly 30 people were injured Saturday night when a tornado roared through a city in the Oklahoma City area nearly six years to the date another violent twister tore a path of destruction through the same town....
09:32, 05/26/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes after video shows police pointing gun on parents of 4-year-old who took doll Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego issued a statement about the viral video where police are seen pointing guns and yelling threats at a black family.        ...
09:16, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: Mayor of London urges motorists to lobby for national diesel scrappage scheme News 17 Jun, 2019 Drivers who bought diesels on previous Government advice should lobby for a national diesel scrappage scheme, says Sadiq Khan...
07:16, 06/17/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes after video shows police pointing gun on family accused of shoplifting Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego issued a statement about the viral video where police are seen pointing guns and yelling threats at a black family.        ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election....
11:32, 06/23/2019

Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported....
11:32, 06/23/2019

Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and the 1st Black Woman to Be Elected a Mayor in Mississippi, Dies at 86 Unita Blackwell, a veteran of the civil rights movement and winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant who was the first black woman to be elected a mayor in the state of Mississippi, has died. She was 86....
00:16, 05/16/2019

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage....
06:32, 05/26/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan compares Trump to 20th century fascists ahead of UK visit London Mayor Sadiq Khan compared President Donald Trump to the fascists who roiled Europe in the 20th century in an opinion article published ahead of the U.S. president's state visit to the United Kingdom that begins Monday....
12:00, 06/02/2019

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
06:48, 06/18/2019

'Billionaires' Row' New Yorkers continue fight against homeless shelter, accusing Mayor de Blasio of luring vulnerable into 'firetrap' A building on West 58th Street – overlooking Central Park on a pocket of prime Manhattan land at the park's south end dubbed “Billionaires Row” – has become the subject of heated tensions between the city and residents battling Mayor Bill de Blasio’s...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Ga. Mayor Says City is 'Not Ready' for Black Employee. Councilman Agrees, Citing Jesus' Stance Against Race-Mixing The mayor of a nearly all-white Georgia town has come under fire after allegedly acknowledging that she disqualified a candidate for employment because of his race. Meanwhile, her fellow city councilman excused her actions, explaining that interracia...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Buttigieg goes nuclear: Mayor Pete claims Trump faked disability to avoid draft, rips Biden Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised the volume Thursday on his criticism of President Trump, accusing him of using his “privileged status to fake a disability” decades ago in order to avoid military service in the Vietnam War....
12:48, 05/23/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says Trump is not ‘in the same class’ as Obama, Bush, ahead of state visit to Britain London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a recent interview that President Trump was not “in the same class” as former Presidents Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush who also made state visits to Britain....
08:16, 05/11/2019

Appreciation: How John Singleton's stunning, singular 'Boyz N the Hood' changed Hollywood John Singleton, whose singular filmmaking voice began with his Oscar-nominated directing work on 1991's 'Boyz N the Hood,' has died at 51.        ...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
19:16, 06/18/2019

Review: Heartwarming 'Booksmart' puts Olivia Wilde at the head of Hollywood's cool class Olivia Wilde makes her directorial debut with the raunchy and heartwarming coming-of-age comedy 'Booksmart,' one of 2019's best films so far.        ...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Michael Keaton's 'Batman' blew up pop culture in 1989, and Hollywood was never the same 1989's "Batman," starring Michael Keaton, helped usher in how comic-book blockbusters would be made, marketed and merchandised in the 2000s.        ...
18:32, 06/20/2019

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film Festival premiere. (May 22)        ...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Sadiq Khan's bid for Mayor of London hit by Labour's Brexit fallout EXCLUSIVE: An exclusive poll of Londoners revealed that Mr Khan's share of first preference votes has been cut from 55 per cent to 43 per cent since December....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Trump on Mayor Pete on stage with husband: ‘I think it’s great’ Though critical of Mayor Pete, Trump decided on a softer tone in a sit down interview with the Fox News show, “The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton.”        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

President Trump Insulted Pete Buttigieg With a ‘Mad’ Magazine Reference. Mayor Pete Might Be Too Young to Get It Along with tweetstorms, red hats and cries of “fake news,” giving his political opponents mocking nicknames is part of President Donald Trump’s signature style. When Trump came up with a new pet name for Pete Buttigieg, however, the...
20:48, 05/11/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, mor...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Trump and de Blasio: As New York City mayor enters the presidential race, Trump gives him the Bronx cheer De Blasio just announced his presidential run. It’s quickly reignited a tabloid-ready, trash-talking feud between the mayor and Trump, longtime brawlers in Gotham’s tough circles....
17:32, 05/17/2019

'Kill the problem': Alabama mayor apologizes for Facebook post criticizing LGBTQ people Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, a town of about 2,000 people, said that he was sorry for making the comment.        ...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Trump starts UK state visit with war of words, calling London mayor 'stone cold loser' A state visit is one of the highest honors the U.K. government can bestow on a foreign leader. Trump began his by insulting London's mayor.        ...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Mayor who posted about ‘killing out’ gays has posted apology CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — A rural Alabama mayor who posted online about “killing out” gay and transgender people has posted an apology, after initially denying he was responsible. WBRC-TV reported that Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers compl...
15:16, 06/04/2019

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': First reactions call Quentin Tarantino's film 'brilliant' Critics are gushing over Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" after Cannes Film Festival premiere.        ...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Boston mayor: City can't stop 'Straight Pride' parade over values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" just because people disagree with it, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says. Organizers are trying for a permit.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Boston mayor: city can't stop 'Straight Pride Parade' over its values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" from taking place just because people disagree with the organizers' cause, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says.        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Virginia Beach mayor chokes up over city's 'darkest hour' Mayor Bobby Dyer and Governor Ralph Northam express their heartache over the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.        ...
05:16, 06/01/2019

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
06:32, 05/22/2019

Mayor Larry Bird 'literally rooted against Larry Bird his whole career' There is a mayor in Hesperia, California named Larry Bird and he has rooted against Larry Bird — and for Magic Johnson — his entire life.        ...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Maharashtra Farmer Comes To Mumbai With Loan Waiver Complaint, Detained A farmer who had come to meet Dhananjay Munde, Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, was detained by Mumbai police today for criticising the Devendra Fadnavis government's......
14:16, 06/21/2019

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
14:48, 06/21/2019

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times....
14:48, 06/21/2019

Some might say you'll definitely (maybe) look back in anger on Prime Day with this Kindle Oasis deal The suddenly previous-gen Kindle Oasis e-reader has just received quite a big discount in both the US and UK and the Prime Day deals are still some time off, folks.That's because Amazon has just announced the all-new Kindle Oasis (2019), which i...
15:16, 06/21/2019

Bad boy Kyrgios brings electricity to tennis, says McEnroe Few former players are perhaps better qualified to try and fathom the inner workings of volatile Australian Nick Kyrgios than the original "superbrat" John McEnroe but even the American great struggles to figure him out....
16:32, 06/21/2019

A’s pitcher Montas suspended 80 games for drug violation OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalty was announced Friday, a day after another fine outing by th...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Changes to pharmacy benefit manager role could help lower drug costs When Ohio switched its government health coverage program from a fee-for-service model to one of managed care in 2011, it began saving $145 million each year, a new study shows...
21:32, 06/21/2019

Bellinger, Yelich top vote-getters in All-Star 'Primary' Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers narrowly topped Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich for the most All-Star votes in the first round of balloting....
22:32, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Slain Sacramento policewoman was ambushed SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that killed a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 11 p.m. Sacramento police say a rookie officer who died during a domestic violence call was ambushed by a gunman and had no chance of surviv...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty. Get live updates here....
01:32, 06/22/2019

'Building over history': the prison graveyard buried under a Texas suburb The graveyard’s discovery was vindication for historian Reginald Moore, but it prompted a battle against those who prefer Sugar Land’s past remain buriedBehind a supermarket and across a highway from an airport catering to the private jet set, an edu...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Paper Round: De Gea set to stay at United "David de Gea could sign a new contract, Chelsea stars are in limbo, Atletico Madrid want Hector Bellerin and Spurs face competition for Tanguy Ndombele."...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Nine dead as plane crashes in Hawaii, believed during skydiving trip Nine passengers and crew were killed on Friday evening when their plane crashed near an airfield in Hawaii, authorities said, during what broadcaster CNN said was a skydiving trip....
02:48, 06/22/2019

Bottas quickest ahead of Hamilton in 3rd French GP practice LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Valtteri Bottas finished ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in third and final practice for the French Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. Bottas was 0.041 seconds quicker than Hamilton, the defending wor...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Curtis Flowers' conviction overturned over removal of black jurors Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Flowers’ trial record showed ‘relentless effort’ by prosecutor to rid jury of black individualsThe supreme court has thrown out the murder conviction and death sentence of a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecuto...
06:16, 06/22/2019

Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle black Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle black...
09:00, 06/22/2019

Lewis Hamilton storms to pole for F1 French Grand Prix • Hamilton holds of challenge of Bottas and Leclerc at Paul Ricard• ‘Valtteri goes in and puts in bloody good laps every time’For Lewis Hamilton, pole at the French Grand Prix seemed an almost inevitable conclusion for a driver clearly enjoying a con...
09:48, 06/22/2019

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attac...
10:48, 06/22/2019

Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there’s ‘nothing to hide’ about recent deaths The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there was nothing unusual about the recent deaths of eight American tourists. All of them died of natural causes, Francisco Javier García told reporters Friday. “We want the truth to prevail,” Garc...
11:00, 06/22/2019

At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’ A freshman representative’s exercise of power emphasized how the few tools left to a single member in the House’s minority are mainly the kind that irritates one’s colleagues....
11:16, 06/22/2019

Qatar not at Copa America to take selfies with Messi, says coach Qatar will not be overawed by the sight of Lionel Messi in Sunday's Copa America Group B decider against Argentina, coach Felix Sanchez said as the Asian champions eye a historic triumph to take them into the quarter-finals....
14:16, 06/22/2019

Poll gives conservatives 9 point lead over ruling Syriza for Greek snap vote Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 9 percentage-point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza party ahead of a snap election on July 7, according to a poll published on Saturday....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Deadly ATV Crash Reported In Owen County, Driver Believed To Be Under Influence OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A woman was killed and a man was arrested following an ATV crash in Owen County. KSP officials say that troopers were called to the crash on Old Landing Road in the Monterey community just after 4:30 on Friday aftern...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Indians designate outfielder Leonys Martín for assignment CLEVELAND (AP) — Leonys Martin’s struggles at the plate forced the Indians to make a tough decision with the outfielder. Martín, who overcame a life-threatening bacterial infection last summer after arriving in a trade, was designated for assig...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Chapman gets to Castillo again, A’s beat Rays 4-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman homered in the third inning and doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Saturday. Ramón Laureano had two hits, was hit by pitches twice — incl...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men’s collections A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of guests at Thom Browne’s fantastical Paris Fashion Week show...
20:16, 06/22/2019

US gets measure of payback for one of its worst losses ever CLEVELAND — The only embarrassment and shame was felt on the other side. Two years later, the U.S. soccer team turned the tables on Trinidad and Tobago. Gyasi Zardes scored two goals in a three-minute span, Christian Pulisic added one during a five-g...
22:32, 06/22/2019

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Nigeria beat Burundi 1-0; Madagascar drew 2-2 with GuineaUganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 in the...
23:32, 06/22/2019

Goulon scores incredible free-kick from his own half in cup semi-final "Harold Goulon\u0027s amazing stoppage time free kick goal from midfield capped a 3-1 victory for Pahang over visiting Perak in their opening leg Malaysian FA Cup semifinal in Kuantan on Saturday."...
01:16, 06/23/2019

Todd County Man Accused Of Seeking Sex With Minor TODD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Western Kentucky man faces a potential life sentence after being charged with a federal crime involving attempted sexual contact with a minor. According to a federal indictment, 49-year-old Johnny Lee Parker of Tod...
05:48, 06/23/2019

'Death by a thousand cuts': Trump raid delay prolongs migrants' agony After the president postponed planned Ice enforcement operations, leaders and activists said they would not drop their guardOn Saturday, communities around California braced for mass raids on migrant families that have received deportation orders, an...
06:00, 06/23/2019

How to live forever: meet the extreme life-extensionists Some sleep on electromagnetic mats, others pop up to 150 pills a day. But are ‘life extensionists’ any closer to finding the key to longevity? Alex Moshakis meets some of the people determined to become immortalIn 2016, an American real-estate invest...
06:00, 06/23/2019

How Bad Is Maharashtra Farmer Crisis? 8 Suicides Every Day For 4 Years As many as 12,021 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra from 2015 to 2018 for reasons that included bank loans and crop failure, averaging eight deaths a day. This number is over double that of the......
07:00, 06/23/2019

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to bear in mind when making your decision.   Pr...
07:32, 06/23/2019

Fortnite Season 10 might force you to upgrade your old graphics card Fortnite Season 10 is coming – and Epic Games has decided that deserves a small bump in the game's minimum requirement spec, so some of you running older graphics cards might have to invest in an upgrade.The use of a DirectX 11 graphics c...
07:32, 06/23/2019

Trump says did not raise death of journalist Khashoggi on call with Saudi crown prince U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
07:32, 06/23/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un Received ‘Excellent’ Letter From President Trump (SEOUL, South Korea) — U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North’s state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would “seriously contemplate̶...
07:48, 06/23/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Class 2019: Jeet Jhabakh & Anmol Singh Sahil Lead Charge In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India's first round of the 2019 National Championship Ameo Class saw Jeet Jhabakh secure the lead with two wins out of three races. The Hyderabad-based driver was at his dominant......
10:00, 06/23/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aime...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
13:00, 06/23/2019

Do Not Waste Your Brain Cells Watching Chuck Todd Interview Donald Trump For 35 long, dreadful, maddening minutes I watched two of the most annoying men in political news sit down for a televised interview that may have actually left viewers dumber than when they started....
14:00, 06/23/2019

How to Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Monday On Monday evening SpaceX will attempt the Falcon Heavy’s “most difficult launch ever,” its first nighttime launch for the vessel which will be ferrying multiple satellites into orbit....
14:32, 06/23/2019

Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 bln cash and stock deal for Caesars - sources U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to acquire Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
14:48, 06/23/2019

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
15:16, 06/23/2019

Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I didn’t ever threaten to demote him​,” Trump said during an interview on NBC’s R...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer Judith Krantz, whose sexy, million-selling novels such as “Scruples” engrossed readers worldwide, has died at age 91. Her son Tony Krantz says his mother died Saturday at her Bel-Air home of natural causes. Krant...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Travis Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. Woodruff (9-2) cruised through the first five innings, allowed Joey Votto’s three-run homer in ...
15:48, 06/23/2019

The environmental dangers of veganism | Letter Does anyone think a move to plant-based eating that includes monoculture, habitat destruction and food miles is something we should aim for, asks Matthew LoukesThe subheading on your article (The 14 rules for going vegan, G2, 19 June) says: “The envi...
15:48, 06/23/2019

President Trump Suggests Saudi Arms Sales Are More Important Than Khashoggi Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he’ll direct the FBI to investigate the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and suggests that pledges by Saudi Arabia to spend billions buying U.S. military e...
16:00, 06/23/2019

LaVar Ball blaming ESPN’s Molly Qerim for very awkward moment LaVar Ball doesn’t care about his reported ESPN ban, but is defending the comments that spurred plenty of backlash. Basketball’s most famous father got himself into some hot water after ESPN’s “First Take” host Molly Qerim said she was “switching gea...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grappling with the crisis of severe water shortage and......
17:16, 06/23/2019