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Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot ...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was no...
05:24, 07/02/2019

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives...
08:48, 07/10/2019

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of t...
17:36, 06/06/2019

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Art Biennale: Political art for your smartphone Venice hosts its biannual International Art Fair this year for the 58th time. Contrasts galore await visitors at the world's largest art spectacle — a...
05:24, 05/13/2019

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milie...
16:12, 08/15/2019

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into ...
09:24, 05/29/2019

The political portrait that broke all the rules Remember when pantsuits were controversial? There were hard and fast "rules" about where and when you could wear them. In the office, yes. In an offic...
21:24, 08/04/2019

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if Presiden...
13:36, 05/30/2019

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will h...
12:00, 07/20/2019

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extincti...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Powell Says Fed Won't Bend to Political Pressure Fed Chairman Jerome Powell pushed back against President Trump’s demands for lower interest rates—citing the central bank’s independence—while explain...
01:00, 06/26/2019

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head...
07:00, 05/14/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSever...
03:12, 05/02/2019

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as vi...
20:48, 06/09/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and rece...
07:48, 04/28/2019

How The Good Fight became TV's most political drama The third season of the ever-topical legal drama has delivered a torrent of righteous anger but has it gone too far?Since it began in 2017, The Good F...
02:12, 05/14/2019

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage d...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for...
00:36, 07/13/2019

How the Viral Campaign Ad Became a Political Trap Democratic candidates in deep-red districts have figured out how to tell their stories to faraway liberal donors. But that might not help them at home...
19:36, 08/07/2019

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with th...
09:37, 07/06/2019

#GreenShirtGuy is the cure for political absurdity Social media discourse is generally unhinged. But for those who follow US politics, simply opening the Twitter or Facebook app is like jumping into a ...
14:00, 08/08/2019

BJP Remains Top Spender On Facebook For Political Advertisements Political parties, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and their affiliates have ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the sixth phase ...
11:24, 05/08/2019

MAGA Kids Have a New Political Hero: OJ Simpson OJ Simpson started a Twitter account last month, because that’s just the kind of thing we have to deal with now. On Tuesday, he offered some thoughts ...
22:12, 07/30/2019

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Why There's A Political Edge To 2019's Met Gala Theme The presence of so many trans women, drag queens and queer people making their way up the stairs of The Met in bold definitions of their style ushered...
05:36, 05/07/2019

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklaho...
08:36, 06/15/2019

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a fo...
23:00, 07/06/2019

Going to extremes: the stark divides in Europe’s political map As we prepare to elect a new European parliament, the far right is riding high and threatening to reset the power balanceWhen Matteo Salvini last visi...
02:12, 05/12/2019

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 ...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022...
23:36, 06/15/2019

Romanian political spat comes to the fore at EU summit Romania's long-running political turmoil was on stark display once more Thursday, as its president criticized some of his country's politicians for "a...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Butina saw US political analysis as ‘valuable’ to Russia WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin says she believed Russian officials would consider h...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championship...
03:36, 06/20/2019

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release...
16:12, 05/30/2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always spe...
04:12, 05/14/2019

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social ...
00:24, 05/24/2019

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor an...
08:12, 05/22/2019

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
06:12, 05/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the a...
06:48, 05/22/2019

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to a...
16:24, 05/20/2019

Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it coul...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of...
07:24, 05/24/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: p...
07:24, 05/24/2019

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the p...
17:12, 05/14/2019

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefe...
12:12, 06/09/2019

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is...
07:24, 06/08/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supr...
20:12, 05/15/2019

Rosneft CEO accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil group Rosneft said on Thursday the United States was using energy as a political weapon and that the U.S. golden age of...
02:36, 06/06/2019

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee t...
09:24, 06/05/2019

EU divided over top jobs after polls redraw political map EU leaders are divided over who to name to the bloc’s top jobs, after elections shredded comfortable old political alliances and raised troubling ques...
16:48, 05/28/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more ...
03:36, 05/17/2019

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the oppositi...
15:36, 05/21/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious c...
10:24, 05/01/2019

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadershi...
16:12, 07/17/2019

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ...
10:24, 07/17/2019

Algeria: Protesters keep up demand for political rehaul Protesters in Algeria have rallied for their eleventh week in a row, continuing calls for the government to step down. Demonstrators have also rejecte...
15:36, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to repla...
08:36, 08/01/2019

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may n...
03:12, 07/19/2019

Timeline: Key dates in Sudan's political upheaval Talks between Sudan's ruling military council and the opposition over the path to a new sovereign council to run the country after the overthrow of Pr...
09:00, 07/30/2019

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming r...
15:24, 08/04/2019

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders durin...
15:48, 08/01/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 11 p.m. Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó&...
02:48, 05/02/2019

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his f...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Premier Inn owner hit by 'acute political uncertainty' Premier Inn owner Whitbread has warned that demand for its hotel rooms is being hit by an "acute period of political and economic uncertainty in the U...
06:36, 04/30/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards elec...
11:36, 05/06/2019

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a fo...
12:48, 07/06/2019

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false inform...
22:48, 07/03/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI officia...
18:48, 05/06/2019

'Troubles tourism': should Derry be celebrating its political murals? Fifty years since the Battle of the Bogside, some fear the new status of Derry’s murals as a tourist attraction will stop the community overcoming the...
17:36, 08/12/2019

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. ̶...
13:12, 05/26/2019

Former Fed Leaders Plea for Central Bank's Political Independence All four former still-living Fed chairs—Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen—made their case for the central bank to remain ind...
01:12, 08/06/2019

It's Wild How Soccer Players Besides The USWNT Roster Can Be Political, Too It’s been a long 24 hours in America, and at least one soccer player is fed up. Major League Soccer Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya sco...
23:24, 08/04/2019

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say d...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China toda...
13:24, 06/02/2019

UK car sales fall again amid ongoing ‘political instability’ LONDON (AP) — The lobby group for Britain’s automotive industry says the country’s new car market slid back further in May as consumer and...
02:00, 06/05/2019

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces r...
09:36, 05/24/2019

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 go...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Hundreds detained at latest political protest in Moscow Moscow police detained 600 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot...
08:36, 08/03/2019

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second t...
11:00, 06/05/2019

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young v...
20:36, 05/27/2019

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read Mo...
06:36, 05/27/2019

Political Gambits Threaten More Economic Upheaval in Europe In the U.K. and Italy, charismatic right-wing leaders are launching high-risk bids for greater power that entail clashes with the European Union, pote...
22:48, 08/09/2019

U.S. yields tumble on trade worries, political tension U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday, in line with the weak stock market, as trade worries and global political tensions in places such as Hong Kong an...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Liberals were warned EI review could have political consequences: documents Documents provided to Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos late last year warned about how a detailed review could drum up "significant expect...
12:00, 08/08/2019

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-...
00:00, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have stage...
11:36, 08/07/2019

Five of Curt Schilling's most controversial political opinions As the former MLB star ponders a run for Congress, here's a look back at some of the firebrand's most controversial political opinions. ...
10:12, 08/13/2019

McConnell supporters on AOC photo: ‘Political correctness to the extreme’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on the warpath Tuesday over a picture of some Mitch McConnell-supporting high-schoolers groping and mock-choking a ...
20:48, 08/06/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of persona...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize Pres...
12:12, 08/14/2019

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but We...
21:24, 08/14/2019

How the 'neithers' could decide Northern Ireland's political fate Those who identify as neither unionist or nationalist are growing in number and powerWhen the British army was deployed in Northern Ireland 50 years a...
01:48, 08/15/2019

Sushma Swaraj Among BJP's Most Beloved, Admired Across Political Lines Sushma Swaraj, whose death on Tuesday left the nation in grief, was one of the most respected leaders of the ruling BJP and will perhaps be best remem...
14:48, 08/06/2019

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will under...
01:48, 08/17/2019

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence....
04:00, 05/27/2019

'Boris Johnson could be the man to put motoring back on the political spectrum' Opinion 3 Aug, 2019 New PM Boris Johnson could be the man to put cars, motorists and the road network back on the political agenda, says...
02:12, 08/04/2019

New Bill Would Give Voters the Right to Know What Data a Political Campaign Has About Them The Cambridge Analytica scandal around the 2016 U.S. presidential election remains one of the most astonishing revelations of not only the breadth of ...
19:48, 08/01/2019

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed th...
04:48, 07/14/2019

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW sp...
08:24, 07/13/2019

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matte...
20:48, 07/11/2019

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powe...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Facebook's political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide Facebook's efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools avai...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Lawrence Jones: NBA 'owner' nix is 'political correctness gone wild' The NBA's transition away from using the term "owner" to describe the person at the top of the team hierarchy is just more political correctness, acco...
21:12, 06/25/2019

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye i...
03:36, 07/08/2019

Kushner will put out political plan for Mideast conflict at 'right time' White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday the economic issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were solvable and he will put out a...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to s...
22:00, 07/06/2019

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controver...
18:12, 07/03/2019

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamat...
18:24, 06/27/2019

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded a...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous...
19:48, 06/29/2019

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand tha...
16:24, 07/01/2019

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican pe...
16:48, 07/14/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activ...
16:48, 06/11/2019

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13:24, 08/01/2019

De Blasio-controlled political group raises $600,000: filings Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political operation raised another $600,000 over the first six months of the year as Hizzoner laid the groundwork for his...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and su...
00:24, 06/11/2019

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability h...
05:48, 07/23/2019

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human ri...
08:00, 07/21/2019

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party ...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the ...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while a...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may n...
05:48, 07/19/2019

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the intern...
22:24, 06/10/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and su...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has releas...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of c...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Facebook expands rules on political ads to Canada and Ukraine Facebook Inc on Tuesday added Canada and Ukraine to the list of countries where advertisers looking to run political ads on its platform must first ve...
08:36, 06/25/2019

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the c...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the m...
06:48, 05/21/2019

'Political uncertainty' responsible for turbulence in markets, says Dujovne Dujovne attributes turbulence in the markets to political factors, with just six months to go before elections that could mark a change of government ...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Knock Down the House: behind the year's most rousing political documentary In telling the story of a ‘historic moment’, Rachel Lears followed four female Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, during the 2018 midterms...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Thailand’s oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand’s oldest political party has chosen an experienced insider as its new leader following an abysmal performance in recent elections that led to...
08:01, 05/15/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign Australia’s opposition leader said he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of c...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Thailand's oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand's oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the...
05:24, 05/15/2019

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “...
07:24, 04/28/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it to be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics exp...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian be...
03:36, 05/14/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of c...
18:24, 05/16/2019

Political Memo: ‘There He Goes Again’? Not Yet, as Biden Avoids Major Gaffes With aides enveloping him, Mr. Biden has not blurted anything out that delights his rivals or reinforces his image as America’s there-he-goes-again re...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition s...
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' w...
20:12, 05/15/2019

Colorado Mass Shooting Victims Say They Don't Want to Be Used as Political Props On Wednesday night a group of students walked out of a vigil held to honor the victims of this week’s shooting at a school in Highlands Ranch, CO, acc...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition ...
10:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: free political prisoners The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle camps estimated to be holding tens of thousands of political prisoners, while Pyongya...
10:12, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American ...
13:00, 04/30/2019

The Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones Almost Had a Silly Political Ad Lib Sometimes, actors just need to say something. Anything. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you’re under stress. So occasionally you say weird t...
21:24, 05/04/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possi...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Peace discussion in Kabul opens under a political cloud Some critics are boycotting the event, which seeks to build consensus among 3,200 Afghans on negotiations with the Taliban, calling it a political stu...
00:12, 04/30/2019

The New York Times cuts all political cartoons, and cartoonists are not happy The Times says it will turn to longer-form, graphic-novel-style commentary. Cartoonists see the move as yet another sign that the editorial-cartoon in...
17:24, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying ...
08:48, 06/15/2019

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in ord...
19:00, 07/14/2019

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the r...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Israel’s Hosting of This Year’s Eurovision is Clouded by Political Conflict (JERUSALEM) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant a...
23:48, 05/12/2019

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishi...
01:24, 06/11/2019

Mayawati Suffering From 'Political Depression': BJP Leader Dinesh Sharma Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said BSP president Mayawati is suffering from "political depression" as she fears defeat of her part...
04:36, 05/13/2019

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever hav...
11:24, 07/16/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic...
14:24, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during whi...
14:36, 06/05/2019

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — The political clock is ticking toward the 2020 election as House Democrats consider whether to launch any impeachment proceedings ag...
21:36, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. gold...
02:36, 06/06/2019

Omar Abdullah A "Political Juvenile" Says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has hit back after National Conference chief Omar Abdullah responded to his comments about targeting "polit...
02:12, 07/22/2019

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could expl...
02:24, 07/21/2019

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appea...
04:24, 06/07/2019

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister d...
22:12, 07/20/2019

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump ESPN is reminding employees of the network’s policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump an...
17:24, 07/20/2019

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female po...
06:24, 06/10/2019

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race car...
15:12, 07/17/2019

Congress displays political art of the empty chair after Barr no-show Political theater sometimes calls for props. On Thursday Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pulled out a classic: the ...
11:12, 05/02/2019

Google Database of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, a...
07:24, 07/17/2019

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, a...
03:48, 07/17/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic...
14:36, 05/13/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters ...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a yea...
16:48, 07/14/2019

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to s...
08:12, 06/12/2019

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers...
22:24, 06/30/2019

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycottin...
00:12, 06/30/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspape...
07:12, 05/08/2019

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically m...
09:12, 06/28/2019

Top official says timid U.N. 'tribe' must assert itself amid political nonsense The United Nations must drop its bureaucratic timidity and stand up to its member states if it is to tackle global problems, a top U.N. official told ...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Disgraced Racist "British" Political PR Doofus From Seattle: I'm A Cowboy If you’re familiar with catastrophically incompetent Republican politics and PR doofus Liz Mair at all, first of all I’m so sorry about your brain wor...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Venice Biennale invites heavy thinking on political issues VENICE, Italy (AP) — Political issues that excite newsprint, airwaves and social media are getting a very open airing at the 58th Venice Biennale cont...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twit...
14:36, 06/27/2019

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried ...
09:36, 06/21/2019

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Direct...
12:36, 06/21/2019

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trum...
07:36, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like abou...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Democratic but deadlocked, Mongolia braces for 'inevitable' political change An hour's drive from Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, a lavish monument to national hero Genghis Khan could provide a salutary lesson to the man who bu...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful...
11:36, 06/23/2019

EU-backed group says it is ready to send political mission to Venezuela The European Union-backed International Contact Group on Venezuela said on Tuesday it could send a political mission to Caracas to pursue a solution t...
17:24, 05/07/2019

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabam...
06:12, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong traffic flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects t...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Europe's Struggling Political Parties Promise a Return to the Pre-Thatcherite Era To fend off populist insurgents, once-dominant parties are overthrowing decades of free-market economies for bigger spending, generous welfare and gre...
18:12, 06/26/2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislati...
22:24, 06/12/2019

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, a...
17:24, 06/13/2019

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the cen...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Spain still stuck in political deadlock as party talks fail Spain’s center-left Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez has failed to win the support of the far-left We Can party for his bid to form a government, prolon...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U...
05:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British...
08:36, 06/15/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a “bargain” fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more sw...
13:12, 05/06/2019

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Phot...
11:12, 07/05/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such...
00:24, 06/17/2019

Eknath Khadse Hits Out At Political Detractors Over "False" Allegation Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse Tuesday turned emotional in the Legislative Assembly while taking a swipe at his political detractors for ra...
02:48, 07/03/2019

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front ...
11:00, 07/02/2019

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

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ej...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Global Stocks Fall Amid Political and Trade Tensions Stocks on Wall Street were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over ...
04:36, 05/23/2019

‘Spot and Assess.’ The Intelligence Strategy Behind Russia’s Political Outreach At 448 pages, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election feels definitive, but it’s hardly the f...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit 'political suicide' British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" to pursue a no-deal Brexit through a general election, adding he would look ...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Top Republican calls for Mueller testimony to mark end to 'political gamesmanship' On the heels of the stunning announcement that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify next month, a top congressional Republican urged Dem...
21:12, 06/25/2019

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The ...
22:24, 05/22/2019

Political talks sweeten Argentina markets after grim rout Local Argentine markets on Thursday reacted positively to signs that political leaders from both parties are determined to control an economic crisis ...
10:12, 08/15/2019

Oprah 'quietly figuring out' how to wield her political clout in 2020 Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, whose opinions can get millions of fans to try a new diet or turn a book into an international best-seller, is figuring out...
15:12, 04/30/2019

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to su...
06:12, 05/28/2019

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for...
06:48, 05/28/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Vene...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the c...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons The choice of Baku as host of the Europa League final provided Arsenal with further grounds for discontent Tuesday when one of the team's most talente...
03:36, 05/22/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment earl...
04:12, 04/30/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continu...
22:36, 05/19/2019

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, accordin...
09:00, 08/14/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf ...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Fencer faces disciplinary action for political protest: USOPC United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the Pan Am Games, the...
21:12, 08/10/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s el...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Congress’s August recess turns into a political cudgel in gun debate Democrats want Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back to vote on House-passed background check legislation, a request he has ...
03:36, 08/10/2019

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high-profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also ...
11:00, 05/26/2019

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the...
22:00, 08/08/2019

Spanish Election Reflects Europe's Widening Political Fragmentation Spain’s parliamentary vote produced no clear winner, the latest example of Europe’s fragmenting political landscape in which upstarts siphon votes fro...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to forei...
10:12, 08/13/2019

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his l...
06:12, 05/27/2019

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

As Polling Ends, Venkaiah Naidu Laments New Low in Political Discourse Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed anguish over the extent by which political discourse in the country had fallen in the just-concluded L...
19:36, 05/19/2019

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become t...
12:24, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited abi...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him to...
12:12, 07/31/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to cu...
13:12, 05/16/2019

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a me...
07:36, 06/01/2019

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy Italy’s populist government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populists in a medieval monas...
09:24, 06/01/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flatter...
03:00, 05/16/2019

How Boris Johnson's Blond Locks Became Recognisable Political Brand At different times described as a "straw-coloured mop", "eccentrically windblown" and resembling a "mediaeval monk", Boris Johnson's talismanic haircu...
10:36, 07/24/2019

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start o...
17:36, 06/03/2019

Sushma Swaraj "Surprised" Over Political Killings Under Mamata Banerjee Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said it is "surprising" that political killings are taking place in West Bengal under the leadership of M...
10:24, 07/24/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on th...
12:48, 05/21/2019

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion ...
15:36, 06/04/2019

Understand Breaking News From Multiple Political Perspectives Using AllSides It’s important to know what’s going on in the world—but it’s also important to understand these events from multiple perspectives, especially if you t...
00:00, 07/24/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
02:00, 05/16/2019

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to look at all procedural options to force his way back onto the committees fr...
03:12, 06/05/2019

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her...
23:24, 08/16/2019

Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day Talks between Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day in a row to p...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summ...
16:12, 05/01/2019

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron'...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Death toll in attack at Afghan political office rises to 20 The death toll from an attack against the office of the Afghan president's running mate and a former chief of the intelligence service in Kabul has cl...
00:36, 07/30/2019

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump admin...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Kushner in Jerusalem, where political upheaval may disrupt U.S. peace plan Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whet...
09:48, 05/30/2019

Puerto Ricans worry political turmoil could further delay federal aid The nonprofit All Hands and Hearts arrived here in January 2018, to fix roofs in the rural town where Hurricane Maria made its first, most damaging la...
04:36, 07/29/2019

| WATCH | Presidential seal: Prank or political statement for Trump? The White House says it didn't know that an altered presidential seal featuring a two-headed eagle clutching golf clubs would be displayed at a speech...
02:36, 07/26/2019

Sweeping Political Change in Ukraine Heralds Hope for the Future In an era of dark-horse politics, when outsiders or new parties have won power in the United States, France, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, and elsewhere over...
04:48, 07/25/2019

Trump’s ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas Trump responded to a question about "Western-style democratic liberalism" by talking about California Democrats, and he didn't seem to know what "busi...
08:00, 06/29/2019

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Suddenly pulled into an international uproar, the 90-year-old grandmother of Representative Rashida Tlaib has barely kept up with the dizzying drama....
11:48, 08/16/2019

UN environment report: how Australia's political parties plan to respond to the crisis Ahead of the election, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the Greens The United Nations’ global assessm...
15:12, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: Citgo chooses new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned ...
01:12, 08/13/2019

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced on Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of t...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Turkey, China seek to expand economic ties despite political differences Turkey and China have expanded ties, but their relationship is marked by continued distrust and competition. The two sides are expanding economic coop...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Initiate Political Dialogue On Jammu And Kashmir, Congress Tells Centre The Congress has urged the government to initiate a political dialogue on the Jammu and Kashmir issue by taking opposition leaders into confidence and...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Instant view: Powell - Fed is 'insulated' from short-term political pressure Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," as policymakers faced...
12:36, 06/25/2019

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould f...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking t...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“...
01:12, 05/28/2019

YouTube faces mass backlash after claiming it acted without 'political bias' YouTube encountered a wave of backlash Wedensday when it claimed it acted without political bias while enforcing its policies, with many on the right ...
13:24, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Citgo to appoint new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned ...
21:00, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong On Brink Of Recession As Trade War, Political Protests Escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail ...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Japan stocks slip to 1-week low on global political risks, firmer yen Japanese shares shed more than 1% on Tuesday, the first trading day after a long weekend, hurt by fresh jitters about the U.S.-China trade war, turmoi...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government off...
20:24, 07/13/2019

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer f...
18:36, 07/15/2019

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered Of the many Democratic candidates campaigning for the black female vote at the 2019 Essence Festival, there was one who presumably had an advantage. A...
23:24, 07/15/2019

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social m...
14:12, 07/16/2019

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition reach political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the...
01:36, 07/17/2019

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introdu...
09:00, 07/23/2019

Puerto Rico doesn’t want political unrest to deter tourists from its beaches Puerto Rico doesn’t want political turmoil to deter tourists from its picturesque beaches. Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s tourism agen...
11:48, 07/25/2019

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
00:24, 07/19/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic co...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political f...
05:12, 07/20/2019

Mueller answers Trump taunts in testimony unlikely to change the political dynamic Despite Mueller’s pushback against the president and his defense of his own investigation, the hearings hardly provided the moment for which Democrats...
18:48, 07/24/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by t...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Former ICE chief says raids announced for political gain, endangering migrants, agents _____ LOS ANGELES — Immigration raids scheduled to take place in at least nine U.S. cities Sunday could be mass, indiscriminate roundups that target e...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (O...
10:36, 07/03/2019

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary electio...
01:24, 07/04/2019

'The center of the political universe' — Iowa is even more important than usual in the 2020 election While it holds the first Democratic presidential caucuses, Iowa carries even more intrigue as it is affected by trade issues and flooding during Presi...
17:12, 05/06/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqua...
20:12, 05/05/2019

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think...
12:36, 07/08/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely retur...
01:48, 04/29/2019

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on ...
06:00, 08/07/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displea...
18:00, 05/05/2019

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude a...
10:00, 07/11/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Political committee left 6.2 million email addresses exposed for 9 years It's all too common for organizations to leave sensitive data exposed on their servers, but the latest incident might leave some scratching their...
21:36, 08/06/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the ...
08:24, 04/30/2019

Stacey Abrams’s next move could bolster Democrats in Georgia — and her own political fortunes The former gubernatorial candidate has vowed to use her star power to increase voter access to elections, possibly changing the playing field for Demo...
05:36, 05/02/2019

Political chaos in Israel disrupts Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle ...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 year...
03:00, 06/12/2019

When stars get political: Taylor Swift, Alyssa Milano, Kanye West and more More than ever, stars have been speaking up about politics. Here's what some of your fav celebs are saying about voting, President Trump and more...
15:48, 06/12/2019

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

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political...
03:36, 06/13/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violat...
12:12, 06/13/2019

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can i...
18:48, 06/11/2019

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own...
10:12, 06/14/2019

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before th...
08:24, 06/15/2019

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s governm...
11:24, 06/15/2019

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as er...
18:24, 06/15/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" o...
14:48, 05/11/2019

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to wi...
22:12, 05/18/2019

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave...
08:24, 06/18/2019

Strassel: Comey has 'bruised ego' after being fired by Trump, won't stay out of political realm Kimberley Strassel criticized James Comey’s appearance at a CNN town hall, arguing the former FBI director still has a “bruised ego” after his firing ...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
16:36, 06/18/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing wi...
11:12, 05/13/2019

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whet...
13:36, 05/30/2019

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action agai...
13:24, 05/29/2019

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
02:24, 05/31/2019

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion c...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research th...
03:36, 05/29/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary gen...
08:48, 06/06/2019

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested o...
14:24, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ext...
09:36, 06/09/2019

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm ele...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 ...
01:24, 05/25/2019

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential politi...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It foun...
00:24, 05/15/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attri...
19:36, 05/27/2019

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that p...
11:12, 05/27/2019

NY Times will end its political cartoons after 'anti-Semitic' depiction of Netanyahu, cartoonist says The New York Times will no longer be publishing political cartoons following the uproar surrounding an anti-Semitic depiction of Israeli Prime Ministe...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concern...
04:12, 06/19/2019

Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This year’s polls witnessed a m...
05:24, 05/19/2019

Don't give up! How to stay healthy, happy and combative in impossible political times Walk the dog, let go with a cry, head to the gym or have sex. Leading campaigners on how to look after yourself before heading back into the frayEvery...
01:12, 06/20/2019

Facebook Curbs Incentives to Sell Political Ads Ahead of 2020 Election Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2...
09:24, 05/23/2019

Algerians march for 12th week seeking broad political change ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Protesters are filling the streets of Algeria’s capital for a 12th consecutive week, and the country’s army chief ...
08:12, 05/10/2019

Political-News Sites Forge Ad Group to Compete With Facebook, Google News sites from across the political spectrum hope the Digital News Alliance will help them compete better with Facebook and Google as the 2020 electi...
06:12, 06/20/2019

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the forme...
06:48, 06/25/2019

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within ...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political ten...
18:48, 06/23/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unravel...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment In his inaugural address to members of parliament, President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and l...
15:36, 05/20/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" inten...
02:12, 05/20/2019

Families of ISIS Accused Deny Charges, Call Arrests "Political" The families of five men from Coimbatore arrested in a joint operation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the local police have denied all...
21:00, 06/21/2019

2020 Dem Seth Moulton hits 'political establishment' after missing DNC cut for debate Rep. Seth Moulton didn’t make the stage for the opening two rounds of Democratic presidential primary debates, but he’s still heading to Miami next we...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook expands political advertising disclaimers and authorization to Canada and Ukraine Facebook announced it will require political and social issue advertisers to be authorized in Canada and Ukraine, with more countries to follow. ...
10:12, 06/25/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
14:36, 05/21/2019

Kamala Harris, eyeing a prime debate opportunity, still looking for her political niche The senator from California is drawing support but struggling to carve out a distinctive brand to contrast rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bern...
17:24, 06/23/2019

Nxivm head Keith Raniere aspired to infiltrate political office Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s hunger for power knew no bounds — he was plotting to try to install a female lieutenant in a top political office, one of...
14:12, 05/20/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a "political tool" -China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticised the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" inten...
19:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail ...
03:24, 08/16/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: dismantle political prison camps, free inmates The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to "dismantle all political prison camps" and release all political prisoners, who it said numbere...
07:36, 05/09/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for ti...
11:24, 05/27/2019

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversar...
17:48, 06/09/2019

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provi...
06:48, 06/10/2019

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt, as GOP decries 'more political theater' The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal ...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers The mailer, which attacked his opponent and other representatives as radicals and anti-Semites, had used the Marines’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem....
04:36, 07/20/2019

The New York Times political cartoon ban is a sinister and dangerous over-reaction | Martin Rowson In turning a satirical mirror on the news, we are used to facing attack, but this was a pompous and hypocritical decisionApril, it seems, really is th...
07:12, 06/12/2019

Ehud Barak, Ex-Leader of Israel, Announces Comeback Amid Political Disarray The longtime critic of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he was forming a new political party as the country braced for a second electi...
09:36, 06/26/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the lead...
10:24, 05/03/2019

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5...
00:36, 05/28/2019

Christian persecution close to 'genocide levels,' largely ignored due to 'political correctness': report Political correctness contributes to alarming anti-Christian hostility around the world and caters to the terrorists trying to eradicate Christianity,...
07:36, 05/07/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda E...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Netflix Puts the Spotlight on a Secretive and Powerful Religious Political Group With The Family Even if you're a regular news watcher, you might not have heard of The Fellowship. Netflix's The Family aims to change that. Each February, guests fr...
13:00, 07/25/2019

Despite ‘considerable progress,’ Somalia needs help tackling political, economic and rights challenges, says UN expert Although Somalia has made “considerable progress” in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, “there is muc...
08:24, 07/25/2019

ABC News' chief political analyst suggests Hillary was right about 'deplorables' in Trump's base Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was right to describe half of President Trump's supporters as deplorables, ABC News' chief poli...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo o...
15:12, 06/01/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policie...
15:48, 05/01/2019

A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reports on Thursday, previewing the ...
11:00, 08/01/2019

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly...
22:36, 06/02/2019

Latest sexual assault allegation against Trump draws muted political reaction Democrats appear resigned to the idea that the president will never face serious political damage from accusations of sexual misconduct, which have no...
16:00, 06/25/2019

'Long Shot' pairs Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen in political romance Oscar winner Charlize Theron and comedy actor Seth Rogen join forces in rom-com "Long Shot", playing an unlikely love pairing between a powerful polit...
23:12, 04/30/2019

Brit Hume: Abortion debate 'the most enduring moral, political issue of our time' The pro-choice versus pro-life debate is the "most enduring moral and political issue of our time," Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said W...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Bengal State Lawyers To Boycott High Court Judge Over "Political Remarks" The political battle in West Bengal between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP cast a rare and ominous shadow over the judiciary on Monday, with state...
05:24, 07/23/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjecte...
21:24, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong Protests Rage for Ninth Weekend, Driven by Political Stalemate Protests in the city continued for a ninth weekend, spreading to new neighborhoods and turning violent once more as demonstrators railed against a gov...
18:12, 08/04/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that roll...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates accor...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential electi...
09:36, 06/19/2019

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrym...
17:48, 06/27/2019

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underdo...
07:36, 06/20/2019

Experts expose ‘significant correlation’ between political rhetoric, rise in hate crimes “We see a correlation around the time of statements of political leaders and fluctuations in hate crimes,” said Brian Levin. “Could there be other int...
18:00, 08/08/2019

Australia's political parties urged to act as UN panel issues grim extinction warning Environmentalists say Australia should be at the forefront of a global deal to save natureAustralia’s major political parties are facing calls to expl...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Ann Widdecombe’s political exhumation adds insult to ignorance in Strasbourg | Marina Hyde Bad manners and unprovoked aggression are clear elements of the emerging Brexit party styleWondering vaguely where we’ll be in six months’ time, I fin...
11:12, 07/05/2019

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independenc...
16:12, 07/04/2019

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to eig...
05:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. court grants stay in PDVSA debt cases due to Venezuela 'political situation' A U.S. court granted a 120-day stay in a legal battle between a hedge fund and Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, over unpaid debt in light of ...
19:36, 05/06/2019

British government source sees Brexit breakthrough but not this week: BBC political editor A Brexit breakthrough in talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party is possible but unlikely this week, the...
01:24, 05/07/2019

Trump’s apparent ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas Trump responded to a question about "Western-style democratic liberalism" by talking about California Democrats, and he didn't seem to know what "busi...
09:24, 06/29/2019

Miami Dolphins' Kenny Stills insists Stephen Ross criticism isn't political Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills addressed his tweet criticizing the team’s owner Stephen Ross for throwing a fundraiser for President Trump ...
17:12, 08/09/2019

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for ...
23:24, 05/25/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed h...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting ...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Karnataka Political Crisis: Ghulam Nabi Azad Questions Governors Conduct In the backdrop of recent political upheaval in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has alleged that the Centre is using Governors to t...
23:24, 07/09/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that shou...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Australian public servant lawfully fired over political tweets, court rules Australia’s High Court unanimously upheld a decision Wednesday to fire a public servant who anonymously criticized the government's immigration policy...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in...
11:12, 06/22/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the cl...
08:00, 05/13/2019

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti...
10:36, 06/11/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier fo...
00:24, 04/29/2019

Death of 'barefoot lawyer' puts focus on China's treatment of political prisoners Critics says Ji Sizun’s fate shows prison terms in China are increasingly becoming death sentencesIn June, Ji Sizun received the news that he had won ...
03:00, 07/15/2019

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later f...
23:00, 06/11/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the ...
07:24, 05/04/2019

Trump visits to El Paso, Dayton stir protests, controversy and political division Even the Baby Trump balloon made an appearance in Dayton on Wednesday as a sign of protest for President Donald Trump's visit.    ...
00:00, 08/08/2019

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs ...
18:36, 06/26/2019

Howard Schultz sticks with political advisor Schmidt despite taking the summer off from politics Both Schultz and Schmidt, who was a visible and vocal critic of President Donald Trump's, have largely disappeared from the airwaves over the pas...
14:48, 06/12/2019