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The Five Star experiment has failed us. Now Italy needs real political change | Francesco Grillo

The upstart populist party promised to pioneer digital politics and focus on the environment. But we’ve seen none of that In the recent European parliament elections, the two Italian parties that make up western Europe’s first ful...

The Five Star experiment has failed us. Now Italy needs real political change | Francesco Grillo

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Radical Climate Change Experiment in the Amazon Hits Political Turbulence When speaking to David Lapola it is hard not to feel both his excitement and frustration. On the one hand, the biologist from the University of Campinas in Brazil is about to oversee the launch of a pioneering trial deep in the Amazon to see how its trees could respond to increased carbon dioxide in...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star, former NBA player exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married in 2017.       ...
22:51, 2019-06-16

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
02:00, 2019-06-02

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome. On Friday, Italy’s populist government said it was revoking the righ...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MPs resigned from the Labour party and formed the Independent Group. Days later, four more MPs joined them, including thre...
04:34, 2019-06-12

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
01:00, 2019-06-10

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the 5-Star Movement, in the European parliamentary election....
05:01, 2019-05-27

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....
21:34, 2019-06-16

Italy's Salvini says need to change 'defeated' EU budget rules Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday European Union budget rules should be changed because they were rejected by voters in European parliamentary elections....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
05:01, 2019-05-22

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-focused products are growing at a rapid clip....
16:17, 2019-05-28

Golf: Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open Argentina's Emiliano Grillo claimed a hole-in-one on the opening morning of the British Open as he aced the par-three 13th at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
20:01, 2019-07-18

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
11:51, 2019-05-31

Watch: Emiliano Grillo hits hole-in-one at 2019 British Open Argentine golfer Emiliano Grillo made the first hole-in-one of the 2019 British Open on the 13th hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
23:17, 2019-07-18

This town is the real star of 'Big Little Lies' Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Shailene Woodley are the human stars of "Big Little Lies," the television adaptation of Liane Moriarty's story of the same name....
02:34, 2019-06-09

Italy's 5-Star backs Di Maio to carry on as leader after EU vote defeat Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday resoundingly backed Luigi Di Maio to carry on as leader following a bruising defeat in European parliamentary elections....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Euro Papers: Real Madrid star 'has four offers, wants to leave' "Real Madrid\u0027s Marcelo has reportedly decided that his time at Real Madrid has come to an end - and he already has four offers from big clubs on the table."...
13:17, 2019-07-05

‘Deadwood’ star was a real Calamity Jane when HBO shot down her show Robin Weigert was getting her life together when “Deadwood” last aired in 2006 — 13 years before it returns Friday on HBO as “Deadwood: The Movie.” She’d received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Calamity Jane on the HBO series (2004-06) and its profile, and popularity, were on the rise — as ...
04:34, 2019-05-30

Real Housewives of Potomac Star Ashley Darby Gives Birth to Baby Boy There's a new (and mini) Real Housewives of Potomac member in town: Ashley Darby's newborn son! She and her husband Michael Darby welcomed their little bundle of joy on Sunday,......
06:34, 2019-07-08

Euro Papers: Real president 'in Paris to seal deal for PSG star' "Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is \"in Paris to negotiate a deal\" for a PSG star, according to reports. Will it trigger a summer of big spending?"...
14:51, 2019-05-21

True Thompson Is the Real Star of Khloe Kardashian's Makeup Tutorial Video Khloe Kardashian's daughter True Thompson steals the show in her mom's new makeup tutorial video for Vogue. In the footage, posted on Wednesday, the Keeping Up With the......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud's dog was the real star in victory lane Simon Pagenaud won the 2019 Indianapolis 500, and his dog, Norman, was right there with him to celebrate.        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Theresa May didn't want her resignation upstaged by the real star of British politics, Larry The Cat Larry The Cat, Chief Mouser To The Cabinet Office, has done nothing wrong. Since his entry to British politics in 2011, adopted by former Prime Minister David Cameron’s staff to patrol 10 Downing Street, Larry has done his job (of being a cat) with grace, despite the mental anguish that surely acco...
21:01, 2019-05-24

Thai cave divers to star in film depicting real-life rescue Movie about Tham Luang cave operation to save schoolboys and coach one of several announced Four divers who took part in the rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach after they were trapped in a cave will play themselves in one of several films positioning themselves as the definitive a...
19:00, 2019-07-11

35-year-old José Antonio Reyes, star player for Arsenal and Real Madrid, has died in a car crash Martin Rose/Getty Images Spanish soccer star José Antonio Reyes died at the age of 35 Saturday in a car accident. His former club Sevilla FC announced the death of the midfielder, who previously won five Europa League titles and played on Arsenal's legendary "Invincibles" squad. Several of R...
21:51, 2019-06-01

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
00:51, 2019-06-12

British Open champion Francesco Molinari has one regret about tattoo he got when he was 18 Francesco Molinari has a tattoo on his right upper arm. It signifies a rebellious streak he's done well to contain to become a British Open champion.        ...
22:00, 2019-07-15

Marni designer Francesco Risso shows his 'humanistic' side Short of calling his collection sustainable, the creative director makes clear his view of plastics and wasteIt took four days of Italian menswear shows – between the Pitti Uomo showcase in Florence and the fashion capital Milan – for a household-name brand to use its precious moment on the world st...
06:17, 2019-06-16

Francesco Molinari embracing British Open life he never saw coming PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Francesco Molinari has a problem. Make no mistake: It’s a good problem to have. We all should have such issues. If realizing a life-long goal draws more attention to you than you’d prefer, it’s something you’ll live with. This is the plight for Molinaro, the quiet Italia...
12:51, 2019-07-16

Francesco Patera hits the sweet spot against Paul Hyland Jnr Francesco Patera’s perfectly placed body shots account for Paul Hyland Jnr The post Francesco Patera hits the sweet spot against Paul Hyland Jnr appeared first on Boxing News....
03:34, 2019-06-30

Francesco Totti hits out at Roma hierarchy as he leaves club after 30 years Former captain says views not taken into considerationTotti: ‘It’s a day that I hoped never would have come’The former Roma captain Francesco Totti left his position within the club’s management on Monday in a move that will increase fan opposition to the team’s American owner, James Pallotta. While...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV "GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Francesco Molinari's team of experts making sure the Open champion takes it in his stride The Ibis Earls Court is an unlikely starting point from which to plot an The Open defence, but last Wednesday morning Francesco Molinari stopped outside the hotel after a short drive from his home to pick up his caddie, Pello Iguaran Valle....
15:00, 2019-07-17

Rose McGowan VMA dress: Charmed star's iconic 1998 look was a 'political statement' after her alleged assault by Harvey Weinstein McGowan made headlines when she wore a 'naked dress' to the VMAs in 1998. Speaking to Jameela Jamil on her I Weigh series she has now revealed the dress was intended to send a very specific message...
00:17, 2019-06-28

Trump's pick for UN post flips on climate change, breaks with White House: 'real risk' to planet Kelly Knight Craft, Trump's pick for UN post, called climate change a "real risk" to the planet that she would take seriously.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-19

'Real Housewives' star Joe Giudice can stay in US as he appeals deportation ruling Perhaps Teresa Giudice's confidence is growing after a victory in Joe Giudice’s battle to stay in the United States.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-24

'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps ordered into custody after probation violation "Real Housewives of New York" star Luann de Lesseps was ordered into custody by a judge Thursday after admitting to violating her probation.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-24

Man United star Paul Pogba can be Real Madrid's 'conductor' and give Zinedine Zidane goals, says Jorge Valdano Former Real Madrid striker, coach and sporting director Jorge Valdano says Paul Pogba would give Los Blancos an additional goal threat in midfield if he were to sign from Manchester United this summer....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
20:00, 2019-07-02

Dani Carvajal welcomes Chelsea star Eden Hazard at Real Madrid: 'He's a player who doesn't hide' Dani Carvajal believes Chelsea star Eden Hazard would help Real Madrid get back on track with his talismanic qualities and his never-say-die attitude....
14:17, 2019-06-06

WWE's Intergender Experiment Is Still A Work In Progress When Paul Heyman took over Monday Night Raw last month, one of his reported goals was to make the show edgier. “Edgier” is a catch-all for many different storylines and actions, including intergender matches. Heyman is a veteran of the Attitude Era, where men hitting women was commonplace, often to ...
20:17, 2019-07-15

AOC warns of 'very real risk' of Trump win in 2020, says frustration with Pelosi is 'quite real' In her first Sunday morning show appearance since taking office, New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned that there is "very real risk" President Trump will win reelection in 2020, and acknowledged that progressive frustration with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is also "quite real."...
21:34, 2019-06-16

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season....
03:17, 2019-05-22

European real estate bubble a 'real possibility,' Commerzbank says The euro area is at risk of a new real estate bubble as a result of expansionary monetary policy from the European Central Bank (ECB), Commerzbank analysts have warned....
17:51, 2019-05-31

3 Questions: An experiment illuminates the value of public transportation Urban residents hear a lot about public transit fares, but to what extent do transportation costs really affect riders? A group of urban studies researchers at MIT has conducted a new experiment — a randomized, controlled trial — on Boston’s MBTA system showing that if low-income people are offered ...
19:51, 2019-06-19

Lakers already planning LeBron James experiment Magic Johnson may be gone, but the “Showtime” Lakers are making a comeback. The Lakers plan on starting LeBron James at point guard next season, according to Yahoo Sports. It should be a seamless transition for the 34-year-old, who despite being listed as a forward, has always served as the de facto...
12:34, 2019-07-09

A Fracking Experiment Fails to Pump as Predicted Encana’s supersize fracking operation was widely expected to represent a new era in the U.S. drilling boom for oil and natural gas. But the wells’ results have fallen significantly, raising questions about the value of future wells....
12:51, 2019-07-04

Netflix experiment rumbles your phone during shows Netflix's Hack Days tend to produce at least one or two genuinely practical ideas, and that's certainly true for its 2019 efforts. One of the biggest experiments from the in-house event, Project Rumble Pak, syncs its namesake haptic feedback effects......
22:00, 2019-06-20

Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery business. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has embedded a webview version of Eats into the......
08:34, 2019-06-05

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘guinea pig experiment’ • IAAF ruled athlete must take medication to control testosterone• Semenya: ‘I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my body again’Caster Semenya has accused athletics’ governing body of using her body “as a human guinea pig experiment” by forcing her to take medication to control her testosterone l...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Mets shut down Nimmo as Conforto experiment now looms Brandon Nimmo is down for the count. The Mets center fielder has been shut down from baseball activities for the next month, manager Mickey Callaway announced Tuesday in Atlanta. The news came after Nimmo was in Los Angeles on Monday to get a second opinion on a bulging disc in his neck, which had s...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Farewell, 12-inch MacBook, you crazy, overpriced experiment Apple has used the back-to-school season as an excuse to tidy up its laptop line, and one machine has been culled altogether. It killed the 12-inch MacBook, robbing the company of its smallest, quirkiest, laptop, but booting it from the lineup is a s......
17:00, 2019-07-10

Amazon’s Latest Experiment: Retraining Its Work Force Amazon’s effort could help answer a fundamental question: Will automation be a solution for the great challenges of the 21st century economy, or make those problems worse?...
01:00, 2019-07-12

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
12:51, 2019-07-01

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Steam's new experiment hub includes AI-based game recommendations Valve is tinkering with the way Steam works, and it wants you to try those experiments for yourself. It's launching a Steam Labs section with usable "works-in-progress" that might make it to the regular game portal if there's enough positive feedbac......
20:51, 2019-07-11

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:17, 2019-07-09

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible. Read more......
21:34, 2019-06-05

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, but now a team of economists have put the unsuspec...
02:00, 2019-06-21

What is the ‘Rainbow Experiment’ that severely burned Beacon HS student? “The Rainbow Experiment” has long been a popular staple of high school chemistry classes because it features dramatic, colorful bursts of fire that fascinate students. But it’s also extremely dangerous, experts warn. In the case of the Beacon High School class that left student Alonzo Yanes severely...
08:34, 2019-06-19

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual banking licence, he wants WeLab to take on the territory’s established banking incumbents....
14:17, 2019-06-28

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Alaskan permafrost warming experiment produces surprising results Enlarge / The study took place near Denali National Park, pictured here. (credit: faungg's photos / flickr) Emissions from burning fossil fuels, cutting down forests, and agricultural practices aren't the only things that control how high atmospheric CO2 will go in the future. There are also feedb...
02:34, 2019-07-04

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned by a teacher’s botched chemistry experiment more than five years ago. The stunning amount nearly equals the $70 million-plus that Alonzo Yanes’ lawyer asked for du...
01:17, 2019-07-02

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Exploring Infrasound Technology Use By The Ancients In part one of this article we saw how there is compelling evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptians of the Pyramid age incorporated sound technology into the design of Giza’s Great Pyramid.  ...
01:34, 2019-06-23

Former NYC student awarded nearly $60M after chemistry experiment left him severely disfigured A former New York City high school student was awarded nearly $60 million by a jury after he was left severely disfigured in a horrific chemistry experiment gone wrong....
01:34, 2019-07-03

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he has few options for his commute. Walking along the highway would take nearly three hours. A taxi is ...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
17:51, 2019-06-11

This site makes it ridiculously easy to experiment with Apache Kafka Apache Kafka is a fascinating product that solves a problem that almost nobody has. If the Internet is a series of tubes (RIP Ted Stevens), Apache Kafka is the pipe that connects high-volume applications with their external components, like databases and third-party services. It’s frequently used by...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Jigsaw Bought a Russian Twitter Troll Campaign as an Experiment In a controversial move, the Alphabet-owned tech firm played both sides of an online argument in Russia with the aim of testing disinformation-for-hire services....
16:17, 2019-06-12

Large Hadron Collider Experiment Reveals Alien Structure of a 'Pentaquark' New results from the world’s largest particle accelerator illuminate the structure of the pentaquark, an exotic particle consisting of five quarks bound together.Read more......
21:51, 2019-06-07

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Measuring the Sonic Capabilities of the Dead-end Passage The exact functions of the Great Pyramid’s interior chambers remain a complete mystery. It has always been assumed that the monument’s King’s Chamber, Queen’s Chamber, and the Subterranean Chamber were all designed with funerary considerations in mind, arguably the interment of its builder.  ...
16:00, 2019-06-21

ABC’s live revival of two classic Norman Lear sitcoms was a fun experiment—if too unimaginative One could argue—and I have—that the closest analogue to the great Norman Lear sitcoms of the early ‘70s wasn’t other TV sitcoms, but rather the intimate social realist theater of the mid 20th century. I’ve also argued (while comparing the British sitcom Steptoe And Son with its direct American remak...
08:51, 2019-05-23

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
01:34, 2019-06-17

100 years ago, a total solar eclipse experiment confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity One hundred years ago today, in the wake of the first World War, a British astronomer watched a solar eclipse for signs that a German physicist may have been right about warps in the universe....
16:17, 2019-05-30

Paris’ electric scooter experiment demonstrates dangers of failing to regulate tech If you want to see an example of how failing to properly regulate a new technology can be bad for companies,  users, and communities, look no further than Paris. Last year, the city allowed dockless electric scooters to beging operating in the city using a light-touch approach to regulation. The res...
22:51, 2019-07-03

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions if it works as intended.Read more......
21:34, 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his hair forward, but only on the left, the side one m...
17:51, 2019-06-06

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pledges future to Real Madrid "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos confirmed on Thursday that he wants to \u0027retire\u0027 at Real Madrid, ending speculation that he was set to move to China."...
16:34, 2019-05-31

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments had similar outages. Chris Conger is the Tucson Public Safety Communications Department Deputy D...
05:17, 2019-07-11

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
23:51, 2019-06-03

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome Home Run Derby got everyone buzzing even louder a...
14:17, 2019-07-10

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens, and exotic shapes—including one now shaped like ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Ex-Seton Hall star Khadeen Carrington star getting shot with Thunder Khadeen Carrington didn’t give up on his NBA dream when he went overseas last year. He merely delayed it. The former Seton Hall star from Brooklyn is getting another crack now. The 6-foot-4 Carrington will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, which starts this we...
07:51, 2019-07-03

Why Home Depot failed in China In 2006, Home Depot bought the Chinese home improvement company Home Way and its 12 stores in the country. By 2012, Home Depot had totally exited the market....
18:17, 2019-06-14

Labour has 'failed' to address antisemitism, says top MP Labour has "failed" to address the issue of antisemitism and there should be more "tolerance" of differing views at the top of the party, a leading MP has said....
02:34, 2019-07-08

FCA reeling after failed tie-up, suit by Bigland Just when it seemed Fiat Chrysler was on a clear path forward, the automaker pulled the plug on a merger with Renault and was sued by its own U.S. sales boss....
06:17, 2019-06-10

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster gathered for a monthly ritual: a silent walk to rem...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Agency: Safeguards failed in fire that killed 5 at gas well OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal report says an explosion and fire that killed five workers at an Oklahoma natural gas well last year was caused by the failure of blowout prevention devices and other factors, including inadequate training and an ineffective safety management system. The report was rel...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Israel’s failed Beresheet lander might fly again, at least in spirit The strange, sad saga of Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is a bizarre one. The spacecraft, which embarked on the first privately-funded Moon landing mission, failed to stick its landing and was completely destroyed. Now, after a couple of dramatic twists, it seems that at least part of the lan...
01:00, 2019-07-10

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregnancy, she was left alone for several hours without...
10:34, 2019-06-17

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed to act together resulting in “systemic and ...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitley was returning to their office as a special advi...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Spain: PM Sanchez says talks with far left have failed Spain's caretaker PM Pedro Sanchez says talks on forming a government with the support of the far-left Podemos party have failed. Sanchez' Socialists reject a formal coalition with the party, but need its votes....
19:34, 2019-07-15

YouTube star Jeffree Star said his new beauty collection began selling out in 5 minutes, and it shows how fans treat the products like collector’s items Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images Prominent YouTube beauty influencer Jeffree Star, who has over 15 million subscribers, released a new collection on Friday through his Jeffree Star Cosmetics company, titled "Jawbreaker." Fans told Business Insider there's a whole strategy behind scooping up products...
01:00, 2019-06-22

Turkey arrests 45 in connection with failed 2016 coup At least 45 people have been arrested for alleged links to a group associated with the failed 2016 coup on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government, Turkish authorities said Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-07-02

Why the quirky Playdate portable could succeed where Ouya failed Enlarge / Little. Yellow. Different. Remember microconsoles? Years before "the streaming era" that Sony now says is upon us, there was a period there where the conventional wisdom was that traditional consoles were dead and lower-priced microconsoles were the wave of the future. In that time, ups...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as losing the 2014 World Cup final with Argentina."...
18:51, 2019-05-24

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried | Shoshana Zuboff The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracyIn a BBC interview last week, Facebook’s vice-president, Nick Clegg, surprised viewers by calling for new “rules of the road” on privacy, data collection and other company pract...
17:01, 2019-07-02

Woman El Chapo failed to kill will speak at his sentencing The only victim expected to speak before the sentencing of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is the former head of a modeling agency he once tried to have killed, The Post has learned. Guzman ordered the murder of the woman, whose name The Post is withholding, after she attempted to bribe a high-ranking law...
15:17, 2019-07-12

Diligent Theresa May failed to solve the UK's Brexit puzzle If all had gone to plan, Britain would be starting its first summer out of the European Union and Prime Minister Theresa May would be looking forward to a well-earned vacation....
15:34, 2019-06-07

If there is an immigrant who has failed to integrate in America, it's Donald Trump The likes of Trump hate our freedoms so much they want to turn us into some kind of dictatorship, like they used to have back home Why does Donald Trump hate America so much? What is it about this German-American that makes him think he can tell native-born citizens what to say and how to behave?“So...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Young, Brash and Reckless: Why Biden’s First Run for President Failed When Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. sought the 1988 Democratic nomination for president, he was a young lawmaker running on a message of generational change. His bid, though, was doomed by self-inflicted mistakes. Here’s how it unfolded....
18:00, 2019-06-03

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organization, it was revealed Thursday. Chris Cox — the NRA’s second-in-command — allegedly worked with publi...
12:17, 2019-06-21

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
09:51, 2019-07-19

Ricciardo's failed engine was an older Renault unit Daniel Ricciardo says the Renault engine which expired in Formula 1 British Grand Prix FP2 was a high-mileage, older-spec unit which was reserved solely for Friday running...
00:34, 2019-07-13

Back to beers for AB InBev after failed Asian float AB InBev's canceled Asian stock market listing will slow but not derail the world's largest brewer's efforts to cut its debt mountain, delaying future acquisitions and prioritizing its main challenge - selling more beers....
18:00, 2019-07-15

FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into whether the company misled the agency in its failed effort to win approval for a $3.9 billion bid to purchase Tribune Media Co....
22:34, 2019-06-27

Exclusive: Iran's release of Lebanese prisoner was failed overture to U.S. Iran's release last month of Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency, after four years in prison was meant as an opening for U.S.-Iranian talks, according to three Western sources familiar with the issue....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearhead political reforms amid widespread unrest....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Vettel: Ferrari failed to hit French GP target of big gain vs Mercedes Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari failed to accomplish its target at the French Grand Prix because its updates did not help it significantly reduce its deficit to Formula 1 rival Mercedes...
21:51, 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the oceans.Lewis Pugh, who in his role raises awarenes...
11:17, 2019-06-15

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
18:17, 2019-06-23

Ban on discarding edible fish caught at sea has failed – Lords report Implementation of ban ‘inadequate’ and has resulted in more waste, says Lord TeversonThe ban on the wasteful discards of healthy and edible fish at sea has failed, according to a Lords report. Despite its enormous popularity with the British public, the measure has been poorly implemented in the UK ...
11:17, 2019-07-16

U.S. FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into whether the company misled the agency in its failed effort to win approval for a $3.9 billion bid to purchase Tribune Media Co....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Automation Should Be a Major 2020 Issue. Andrew Yang Failed to Put It on the Map It’s early yet, but automation is already on track to become the most ignored issue this campaign cycle—outpacing even the neglected climate change, which, while broached both nights of the first Democratic presidential debate this week, deserves a much larger share of the conversation. Corporate au...
02:34, 2019-06-29

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to be placed in orbit for the United Arab Emirates, European space authorities said on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-07-12

Government has failed to shore up cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Senate report says Federal agencies have failed to address key weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, leading to hackings and data theft over the past decade, a Senate report said Wednesday....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Tesla says Shanghai car fire caused by failed battery module BEIJING (AP) — Tesla says a fire in one of its cars in Shanghai was caused by the failure of a single battery module and investigators found no defects in the car’s systems. The American electric car maker said Friday on its social media account that a joint team examined the battery, software...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Joe Biden represents a failed white liberalism | Malaika Jabali Black Americans are disproportionately loyal to the Democratic party, yet suffer most when Democrats align policy with racists and a wealthy minorityLast week, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised Wall Street profiteers that he could reach “consensus” with conservatives. He offered p...
10:34, 2019-06-28

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot At After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in a federal state north of the capital.It was unclear......
07:17, 2019-06-23

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats for their failed impeachment bid against President T...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Turkey still committed to EU membership despite bloc's failed promises: Erdogan Turkey maintains its commitment to a full European Union membership even though the bloc has not kept its promises, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, a day after an EU report criticized Ankara on its judiciary and economic state....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Google Failed to Fully Secure G Suite Passwords For 14 Years Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It’s a bug that could have allowed Google employees to access credentials — but Google was quick to point out no such access was detected.Read mo...
14:00, 2019-05-22

Failed Haas F1 Canadian GP set-up gamble led to Magnussen radio rant Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says an unsuccessful race set-up gamble triggered the radio rant from Kevin Magnussen that forced the Haas boss to intervene...
19:34, 2019-06-10

Mnuchin Lays Blame for Failed Trade Talks on China The Treasury secretary also said that President Trump will meet with China’s leader, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 leaders’ summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month....
17:34, 2019-06-08

Nigel Shelby’s Mother Says the School System Failed Her Child Nigel Shelby, the 15-year-old who committed suicide in Alabama after allegedly being bullied for living his truth, was taken from us too soon. Nigel will never know love, heartbreak, or one day meet his chosen family who would affirm him and make him feel like he had a place in this world....
22:51, 2019-06-17

DOE failed to provide translators for non-English speaking parents: suit The city Department of Education is failing to provide translators for the parents of disabled kids who don’t speak English — leaving them in the dark on everything from medical emergencies to academics, according to a Brooklyn federal court suit. Four parents, represented by Legal Services NY...
05:34, 2019-06-08

Flood victims in Siberia complain authorities failed to warn them Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning that could have helped save lives and avert damage....
01:51, 2019-07-03

Kim Jong Un executed officials after failed February summit with US: report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carried out a deadly purge following a failed February summit with President Trump in Vietnam, executing five people, including the country’s special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok Chol, a report said Thursday. “Kim Hyok Chol was investigated and executed at Mir...
06:51, 2019-05-31

France engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault talks: Le Maire France's finance minister said on Thursday following the collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault that the government had engaged constructively but failed to win the support of Renault's Japanese partner, Nissan....
09:17, 2019-06-06

Kim Jong Un executes staff from failed Hanoi summit as US spies North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been purging the officials that took part in the Hanoi summit in January. The summit abruptly finished early with no agreement between North Korea and the United States....
11:51, 2019-05-31

NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the global defense contractor hired to run the system, a report released Friday says. The 33-page assessment report, prepared by Gartner Consulting at the ...
03:17, 2019-06-22

Trevor Noah on Trump and Boris Johnson: 'Failed clones of each other' Late-night comics focused on Trump’s antics surrounding his visit to London and his ongoing beef with Sadiq KhanLate-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and his ongoing war with the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Continue reading......
22:17, 2019-06-04

Failed sweep didn’t stop Yankees from sending Red Sox message There were maybe 10,000 folks left by the end, the bulk of the crowd scattered by the storms, if not the scoreboard. The faithful have come to realize that the Yankees are like a great football offense, capable of scoring from anywhere on the field. It had been 8-2, Red Sox, and then it was......
15:17, 2019-06-03

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Failed energy suppliers 'could leave £172m bill for households' Households could face a potential total bill of £172m from energy suppliers that have collapsed since the start of last year, according to calculations from Citizens Advice....
09:34, 2019-06-21

Driver of truck that plunged off New Jersey overpass says brakes failed The driver of the garbage truck that plunged off a New Jersey overpass near the Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday says the brakes on his vehicle failed before the crash — and it’s a “miracle” he survived. “It’s a miracle that I’m alive,” Union City Department o...
00:17, 2019-07-06

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer once failed a college class Winning “Jeopardy” for 32 straight episodes seems easy for James Holzhauer. Wearing dress shoes, not so much. The 34-year-old, who has racked up a whopping $2,462,216 so far, geared up for the show by practicing his buzzer skills. But “the biggest thing he learned [was] … that his shoes were u...
20:51, 2019-06-01

Artifact Designer Says It Failed Due To Cards-For-Money System, Review Bombs Artifact was supposed to be so many things: Valve’s first proper video game in years. A marketplace that drew on the trading card traditions of yore and Valve’s cutting-edge community tech. A game with a player base of more than a 100 people at any given moment. Months after release, however, hardly...
00:17, 2019-06-04

French government engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault deal: Le Maire The French government met only three out of its four conditions to back Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) merger with Renault, having failed to win the support of Renault's partner Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday....
08:51, 2019-06-06

'Useless' Sainsbury's boss told he should be fired for failed Asda deal Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe was described as "useless" and told he ought to be fired as he faced the company's first AGM since its planned merger with Asda was blocked by regulators....
23:51, 2019-07-04

Read Nixon's Never-Delivered Speech in the Event the Moon Landing Failed It’s been 50 years since American astronauts landed on the moon, and it remains one of the single greatest achievements of modern human history. The moon, as it turns out, is really, really difficult to get to, and the fact that we pulled it off at all in 1969 is incredible. So incredible, in fact, ...
02:51, 2019-07-20

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five officials executed over the failed summit with the America...
21:34, 2019-05-31

A Failed Trump Golf Course Is Now a Dilapidated State Park – but Is It Worth $26.1 Million? When Donald Trump bought 436 acres in upstate New York two decades ago, he envisioned adding two new championship golf courses to his collection. He bought the wet, overgrown, tree-tangled parcels that sit miles off a state parkway beginning in 1998 for less than the current price of a two-bedroom c...
18:17, 2019-06-14

Europe failed to act after the 2003 French heatwave. We cannot ignore this one | Ruben Hallali Record temperatures are being recorded as warnings pile up. It’s vital action is taken against climate breakdown nowSeveral French temperature records were broken on 28 June during this historic heatwave, including the highest temperature ever recorded in the country since records began – 45.9C. The...
14:51, 2019-07-01

Democrats Contend FTC 'Failed Miserably' in Punishing Facebook with $5 Billion Fine The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. It’s the ...
00:17, 2019-07-13

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.        ...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
21:51, 2019-05-31

I failed my driving test six times in 2005 alone. Exactly why have I bought a car? | Grace Dent Being in control of a car feels gravely serious, an almost improbable task for a human beingChannelling what I believe the kids call “Big Dick Energy”, I wandered into a car showroom last Saturday and casually bought a car. I can’t drive. Not legally, anyhow. I failed many times in the 90s. Then a f...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Iran's 'goodwill gesture' failed to open talks with Washington: report Iran’s release of a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency last month was meant as a “good will gesture” in an effort to open up talks between the U.S. and Iran, three Western sources told Reuters....
11:00, 2019-07-10

Plane Engine Failed Mid-Air, Glowed Orange As Scared Passengers Watched It is not something you'd want to see looking outside an airplane window thousands of feet in the air: a piece of metal rattling around like a roulette ball in the walls of a failed engine, set......
10:34, 2019-07-11

"Congress Failed To Handle Own House": Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today accused the Congress of failing to handle the political crisis in Karnataka, terming the issue an "internal matter" of the party for which he said the Parliament......
17:51, 2019-07-09

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
02:51, 2019-06-13

'Karl Marx failed to consider software': billionaire Tom Steyer on inequality and his 2020 run The Democratic party mega-donor has to distinguish himself from other candidates with no widespread name recognition in the 2020 fieldTom Steyer entered the Democratic primary with a singular advantage: the largest fortune of any 2020 candidate. It could also be his biggest liability.Reflecting on t...
11:51, 2019-07-16

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist to pass along: The Bucs sought to keep from publi...
21:17, 2019-05-30

North Korea Executed 5 Officials After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
07:51, 2019-05-31

Police Failed To Verify Alibi Of Man Acquitted In Kathua Case: Court The prosecution's failure to verify accused Vishal Jangotra's alibi during the probe in the Kathua rape and murder case led to his acquittal, the special court said as it blamed the Jammu Crime Branch......
23:51, 2019-06-11

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class. The address has since gone viral. ...
12:51, 2019-06-13

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Mark Harper enters leadership race - with attack on 'failed' rivals Former Conservative chief whip Mark Harper has become the 12th Tory MP to enter the race to become the next prime minister - telling Sky News that many of his rivals have already "failed" on Brexit....
01:17, 2019-05-31

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. (credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland) When University of Maryland physicist Timothy Koeth received a mysterious heavy metal cube from a...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking mil...
19:51, 2019-06-23

United Arab Emirates spy satellite crashes into the ocean after failed rocket launch Military bodies around the world rely on surveillance satellites to help them keep an eye on potential enemies and allies alike. Everyone watches everyone, and you don’t usually hear about the launch of such satellites because they’re both common and not often bragged about by the govern...
10:00, 2019-07-12

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Ingram stands by failed tyre gamble in final Croft BTCC race British Touring Car Championship independents champion Tom Ingram says he would repeat the strategy error that dropped him from third to 16th in the rain-affected finale at Croft...
07:17, 2019-06-19

How failed college receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi lied his way onto Browns roster Unlike fellow Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi’s NFL career didn’t begin on draft night. Sheehy-Guiseppi starred as a kick returner for Phoenix College, but did not get a chance to play receiver and after failing to receive a scholarship for his 2016 season, he de...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
09:00, 2019-05-29

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
10:34, 2019-05-31

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim Hyok Chol, who led working-level negotiations for t...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ended in failure....
08:00, 2019-05-31

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
03:34, 2019-05-31

Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges MIAMI (AP) — Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges. The post Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:51, 2019-06-04

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:51, 2019-05-31

Drug Makers, Distributors Failed to Stop Suspect Opioid Shipments, Filing Alleges Many of the nation’s largest drug manufacturers and distributors failed to implement even the most basic systems to halt suspicious drug orders as the opioid epidemic came into sharp focus, plaintiffs lawyers allege in a new court filing....
02:34, 2019-07-20

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
12:34, 2019-05-24

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, emerging today for the first time as a Libertarian. I’ve always thought of Libertarianism as more of a second or even first political party, but Chafee...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Rush Limbaugh: Trump attacks from Dems due to 'inability to accept they failed' with Russia investigation Rush Limbaugh said top Democrats are demanding further probes of President Trump and attacking him because they cannot get past the Russia investigation's conclusion....
00:34, 2019-05-24

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
02:00, 2019-06-22

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a day after the government suspended the measure in response to snowballing unrest. Postponement of the ...
07:00, 2019-06-16

US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu. The post US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu appeared first on L...
10:17, 2019-05-29

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement” involves exchanging homemade honey with homemade ...
20:51, 2019-06-12

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
03:51, 2019-07-11

Researchers tried (and failed) to kill cockroaches for six months: 'We thought something was going to work' German cockroaches, the most common cockroaches in the world, are quickly evolving to resist insecticides, a new study suggests.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-03

North Korea 'executes senior officials involved in failed talks with US' North Korea's special envoy to the US and four senior officials involved in the country's talks with Donald Trump have been executed, according to a report....
06:01, 2019-05-31

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consider themselves more right-brained. This new statis...
03:17, 2019-06-07

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
00:34, 2019-07-11

This revolutionary Galaxy S11 design could succeed where the Galaxy Fold failed With the release of the Galaxy S10 earlier this year, Samsung made its biggest leap forward in terms of design since the launch of the Galaxy S6 edge in 2015. From the phone’s Infinity-O display to its ultrasonic fingerprint sensor to its triple rear camera, it quickly became one of the most a...
01:00, 2019-07-16

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said the Brexit debate had left the country bitterly div...
15:17, 2019-07-06

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
19:17, 2019-06-09

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
22:17, 2019-05-21

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
17:17, 2019-05-24

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at No. 3. Bob Woodward’s “Fear,” which hit in......
04:17, 2019-07-13

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
18:34, 2019-05-29

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
13:34, 2019-05-24

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
14:17, 2019-05-24

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 tells The Boston Globe he has registered in Wyoming as a member of the Libertarian Party. It continues a political odyssey for Chafee who served one te...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the last two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
13:34, 2019-05-24

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
12:17, 2019-07-19

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:51, 2019-05-23

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided against it, according to a Thursday report. The social ...
05:17, 2019-05-24

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....
14:34, 2019-06-20

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new way “to cook egg white[s] without a frying pan”.As ...
18:51, 2019-07-04

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The government said the release was part of a plan to free...
01:34, 2019-05-22

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
17:17, 2019-05-30

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
23:00, 2019-07-17

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to steer labor on a more conservative path in the Tr...
19:34, 2019-06-09

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
23:00, 2019-07-06

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
08:34, 2019-06-16

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential election, he lost to Bill Clinton, but captured 19...
00:34, 2019-07-10

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington wo...
07:01, 2019-06-11

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody. President Daniel Ortega’s government says in a statement...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney G...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
23:00, 2019-06-08

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
15:17, 2019-07-07

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's finances, according to a person briefed on the in...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
12:51, 2019-07-04

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ambassador to NATO said....
07:51, 2019-06-01

Former Slovak President Kiska creates new political party BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Former Slovak President Andrej Kiska is kicking off a new centrist political party. Kiska says his “For People” party’s ambition is to unite with other opposition forces to end the long-term dominance of the leftist Smer-Social Democracy party led by pop...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan....
19:00, 2019-06-27

UK’s home secretary calls for calming of political rhetoric Britain’s home secretary has pleaded for the calming of extreme political rhetoric and empathized with four U.S. congresswomen of color who were the target of President Donald Trump’s tweets...
16:51, 2019-07-19

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
16:34, 2019-07-19

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
03:34, 2019-06-11

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 said it is not demanding President's rule there......
17:51, 2019-06-10

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
17:51, 2019-05-21

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but the resignation points to a deeper problem plaguin...
01:17, 2019-07-15

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
03:00, 2019-06-30

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 her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
13:17, 2019-05-22

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
21:51, 2019-07-13

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
13:17, 2019-07-14

UK car sales fall again amid ongoing ‘political instability’ LONDON (AP) — The lobby group for Britain’s automotive industry says the country’s new car market slid back further in May as consumer and business confidence continued to be affected by what it terms “underlying economic and political instability.” The Society of Motor Manuf...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
23:17, 2019-06-29

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday.” “Nancy Pelosi is riding a bucking, wild...
21:51, 2019-05-26

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across EuropeEuropean elections 2019: news and analysis - liveMore EU citizens have voted in European parliament elections than at any time in the past quart...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness cures and hemorrhoid creams....
18:01, 2019-07-05

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters....
12:34, 2019-07-08

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
22:51, 2019-05-27

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
08:51, 2019-06-11

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrorism, illegal immigration, violent crime or racism, ...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
11:51, 2019-05-27

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in the video for Camp America, the debut single from...
18:51, 2019-06-27

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 activity while on the job....
00:17, 2019-06-12

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
06:00, 2019-06-03

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law. The Louisiana governor says he knows some people were disappointed tha...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
06:34, 2019-06-11

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration...
21:00, 2019-07-02

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and o...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
20:17, 2019-07-20

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the country, in a rare public airing of grievances by someone under an exit ban....
22:51, 2019-07-02

The most beautiful villages in Italy These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check out CNN Travel's list and then start planning your holiday....
20:51, 2019-05-22

|WATCH:Italy’scannabislightmarketfearslegalbuzzkill It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the industry is getting political and judicial blowback that some fear will nip business in the bud....
16:51, 2019-06-28

36 Hours in Naples, Italy The allure of this storied seaside city — the Baroque excess, the indulgent cuisine, the mesmerizing fugue state of it all — now beckons as it did in the city’s Grand Tour days....
11:34, 2019-07-11

Italy Still Wants the Getty Bronze, and Perhaps More Italy has long demanded the return of a prized bronze statue from the Getty museum. Now it has asked for background checks on four other of the institution’s works....
06:51, 2019-05-25

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
22:00, 2019-05-29

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 against President Donald Trump. That could limit how long House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can say yes or no on that question before the presidential campaign...
08:51, 2019-06-06

The New York Times cuts all political cartoons, and cartoonists are not happy The Times says it will turn to longer-form, graphic-novel-style commentary. Cartoonists see the move as yet another sign that the editorial-cartoon industry is foundering....
05:00, 2019-06-12

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to strip HIV-positive people of their humanity, punishing and isolating them even in death. It’s a grand statement, but it’s also an intensely personal on...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
23:17, 2019-07-14

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin......
17:17, 2019-06-11

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
23:51, 2019-07-14

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 boycotting the municipal elections...
11:17, 2019-06-30

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
13:51, 2019-05-26

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreement on Wednesday....
01:17, 2019-06-05

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
23:51, 2019-06-28

AU envoy: Sudan military, protesters to sign political deal A top African Union diplomat says a political transition agreement between Sudan’s military and a pro-democracy coalition is expected to be signed Saturday...
08:51, 2019-07-12

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion in 2016....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
15:51, 2019-05-28

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the central bank reported its first data in nearly four years....
22:51, 2019-05-30

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California contend the charges are politically motivated. Hunter and his wife were charged last year with illegal...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will probably not be able to count on the support of President Donald Trump....
04:17, 2019-07-12

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents and prime ministers will meet informally over an ...
23:00, 2019-05-28

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 politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of a recent rise in attacks.Researchers reviewed tho...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Eknath Khadse Hits Out At Political Detractors Over "False" Allegation Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse Tuesday turned emotional in the Legislative Assembly while taking a swipe at his political detractors for raising "false" allegations of land grab against him......
13:34, 2019-07-03

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
15:17, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
12:34, 2019-06-06

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
06:34, 2019-06-13

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace....
16:34, 2019-05-30

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the greatest political journey in human history” in a Fou...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on “abusive behavior.” The new warning label — which ...
02:00, 2019-06-28

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
07:51, 2019-06-18

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
13:34, 2019-06-07

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The event served most tellingly as a vicious satire on...
11:34, 2019-06-06

'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 fight the GOP and force his way back on to the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little support from his colleagues for the doomed mission, which comes nearly six months after King was kic...
17:17, 2019-06-05

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation. In an interview with the Mir television station in Russia, ...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Russian tainted oil suspect seeking political asylum in Lithuania Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, a Vilnius district court spokesman told Reuters on Friday....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
00:01, 2019-06-16

AOC endorses Queens candidate, testing her political influence on New Yorkers Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has thrown her support behind District Attorney candidate Tiffany Caban who, like her, was perceived as an insurgent progressive challenging establishment candidates....
19:34, 2019-05-22

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

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
15:51, 2019-06-22

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G. Martin ruled on Sunday that Gill must pay a total of $245,300 to Kathryn Gill. His ex-wife...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalize on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
21:51, 2019-06-21

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced on Thursday. Or so goes the story that has become ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

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's European election campaign....
13:17, 2019-05-22

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
10:34, 2019-05-22

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism LONDON (AP) — A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats. Chuka Umunna’s move is the latest sign of Brexit-driven cracks in Britain’s established political o...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
07:34, 2019-06-17

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political tension between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is hosting the game        ...
20:17, 2019-05-21

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:17, 2019-05-23

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occasion — and you can bet NASA will be leading the c...
22:51, 2019-07-16

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of the sector....
21:17, 2019-06-13

Political disarray in Papua New Guinea rocks Oil Search shares Political turmoil in Papua New Guinea threatened to delay a $13 billion plan to double the country's gas exports, sending shares in one of the project's partners, Oil Search Ltd, down nearly 4% on Monday....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
23:17, 2019-06-14

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of people in the US illegally. Related: 'Death by a thous...
22:17, 2019-06-23

Political Leaders Offer Prayers As Counting Of Votes Begins Before the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results are declared, leaders from across the political spectrum visited temples and offered prayers across the country in the morning today....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against it Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies criticised the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, saying they discriminated against the company....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
17:17, 2019-06-21

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 42 rescued passengers last week....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice President Pence during the unusally high-level trip for an interior minister....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s not clear whether a larger fight can be avoided. I...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Italy, Short of Euros, Flirts With a Different Way to Pay Italy’s populist leaders are discussing paying public-sector suppliers with IOUs instead of money, a step that Italian euroskeptics have proposed as the starting point for a new currency in case Italy has to leave Europe’s currency union....
04:51, 2019-06-11

FCA to invest $788M to build new 500 EV in Italy FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
18:34, 2019-07-11

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished as one of the best third-placed sides....
07:51, 2019-06-19

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 one week....
02:51, 2019-05-22

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.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-12

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
18:17, 2019-05-25

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
18:34, 2019-07-08

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered Of the many Democratic candidates campaigning for the black female vote at the 2019 Essence Festival, there was one who presumably had an advantage. As the lone black female candidate running for the presidency in 2020, Kamala Harris is seemingly in the most privileged position to understand the iss...
05:17, 2019-07-16

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
05:34, 2019-05-28

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
22:34, 2019-05-30

CNN anchor: Trump making military 'ripe' for 'weaponization' by political parties CNN anchor Brianna Keilar on Thursday lamented that the military obscured view of the USS McCain in Japan, saying that it represented another instance of dangerous, military "politicization" under the Trump administration....
00:34, 2019-05-31

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced on Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of the federal judiciary, including the supreme court, is to check the political process by enforcing the constitution. Related: Supreme court gerrymander...
04:34, 2019-06-28

Political crisis builds in Hong Kong after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after several hundred thousand people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
16:17, 2019-06-09

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Steve Hilton: Washington, D.C. political and media establishment have 'lost their minds' Steve Hilton asked on "The Next Revolution" whether Democrats should be subject to the same type of investigations as President Trump, arguing that impeachment appears to be the strategy for resolving the parties' "political differences."...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule....
12:34, 2019-07-17

NY Times will end its political cartoons after 'anti-Semitic' depiction of Netanyahu, cartoonist says The New York Times will no longer be publishing political cartoons following the uproar surrounding an anti-Semitic depiction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a political cartoonist whose work was featured in the paper. ...
02:51, 2019-06-11

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government....
19:17, 2019-06-15

Kamala Harris, eyeing a prime debate opportunity, still looking for her political niche The senator from California is drawing support but struggling to carve out a distinctive brand to contrast rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders....
20:51, 2019-06-23

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider....
22:00, 2019-05-29

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
22:51, 2019-05-29

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
23:51, 2019-06-11

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sweat-drenched Beto O’Rourke. The three-term congressional representative for the Texas border city of...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
20:51, 2019-06-09

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
01:17, 2019-07-11

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
10:34, 2019-06-12

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
15:51, 2019-06-15

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 political force....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
21:51, 2019-07-16

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that prosecutors had insufficient independence from politicians....
22:51, 2019-05-27

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged Jean Wyllys into despair. “I’ve been through moments of deep sadness, I’ve spent the whole night cr...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Facebook Curbs Incentives to Sell Political Ads Ahead of 2020 Election Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020. Once seen as a growth area, political ads are now viewed within Facebook as more of a headache....
03:34, 2019-05-24

Turkey, China seek to expand economic ties despite political differences Turkey and China have expanded ties, but their relationship is marked by continued distrust and competition. The two sides are expanding economic cooperation but fundamental political differences remain....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave in to demands for her resignation....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, criticizing some governments for going the wrong way....
01:34, 2019-07-04

McCain knocks Behar during non-political discussion: 'Can't go a segment without talking about Trump' "View" host Meghan McCain knocked her co-host Joy Behar on Thursday,  joking that she couldn't make it through any of the show's segments without bringing up President Trump....
19:00, 2019-07-10

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested only a handful of seats....
22:34, 2019-06-06

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over concerns about their safety as lawmakers....
06:34, 2019-07-19

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
01:34, 2019-06-19

Former ICE chief says raids announced for political gain, endangering migrants, agents _____ LOS ANGELES — Immigration raids scheduled to take place in at least nine U.S. cities Sunday could be mass, indiscriminate roundups that target entire families rather than those who pose a threat, says a former acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. John Sandweg, who worke...
20:17, 2019-07-13

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....
15:51, 2019-05-21

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
13:51, 2019-06-13

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
05:17, 2019-07-14

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
00:51, 2019-06-14

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
12:17, 2019-06-14

Families of ISIS Accused Deny Charges, Call Arrests "Political" The families of five men from Coimbatore arrested in a joint operation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the local police have denied allegations that they are linked with terror group......
23:51, 2019-06-21

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.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-13

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
09:34, 2019-07-04

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....
11:17, 2019-05-31

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez slams graft trial as political 'smokescreen' Argentina's populist ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, due in court on Tuesday to face accusations of corruption, slammed the trial as a political "smokescreen" aimed at hurting her campaign for vice president in national elections this year....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
16:34, 2019-07-20

Don't give up! How to stay healthy, happy and combative in impossible political times Walk the dog, let go with a cry, head to the gym or have sex. Leading campaigners on how to look after yourself before heading back into the frayEvery week it seems there is something new to protest about. If we are now in the Anthropocene age – where human effects on the globe take precedence over ...
11:34, 2019-06-20

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 election cycle heats up....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
16:34, 2019-06-02

Death of 'barefoot lawyer' puts focus on China's treatment of political prisoners Critics says Ji Sizun’s fate shows prison terms in China are increasingly becoming death sentencesIn June, Ji Sizun received the news that he had won a prestigious human rights distinction, the Cao Shunli Memorial Award, in honour of the veteran Chinese activist who died in 2014 in police custody, a...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Canadian government to decide on pipeline expansion as Trudeau faces political peril The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand-in-hand.”...
15:51, 2019-06-17

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:34, 2019-05-23

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on Wednesday....
14:38, 2019-05-21

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Member States, António Guterres has announced....
15:34, 2019-05-21

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
18:17, 2019-05-27

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underdog, a dramatic change of fortune after nearly two decades of domination....
17:00, 2019-06-20

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Gray Lady made the decision after suffering a black eye for publishing an April cartoon depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...
23:00, 2019-06-11

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....
05:01, 2019-07-20

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
22:51, 2019-07-04

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5 years....
03:51, 2019-05-28

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential election....
18:17, 2019-06-19

Algerian political activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria’s minority Mozabite population lives, died on Tuesday in a ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Karnataka Political Crisis: Ghulam Nabi Azad Questions Governors Conduct In the backdrop of recent political upheaval in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has alleged that the Centre is using Governors to topple opposition governments in states, and raised......
06:17, 2019-07-10

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly, according to two antitrust lawyers....
11:17, 2019-06-03

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk-appetite in check....
04:17, 2019-06-17

The New York Times political cartoon ban is a sinister and dangerous over-reaction | Martin Rowson In turning a satirical mirror on the news, we are used to facing attack, but this was a pompous and hypocritical decisionApril, it seems, really is the cruellest month for the New York Times. On 25 April, its international edition (formerly the International Herald Tribune) ran a cartoon by the Port...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for several right-wing groups across the continent, is fighting for its political future....
22:17, 2019-05-25

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
01:34, 2019-06-28

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government claiming credit for European achievements while blaming Brussels for its own inaction or mismanageme...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Howard Schultz sticks with political advisor Schmidt despite taking the summer off from politics Both Schultz and Schmidt, who was a visible and vocal critic of President Donald Trump's, have largely disappeared from the airwaves over the past few months....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle East peace plan appeared to abruptly lose its remaining energy after an overnight crisis in Israeli politics plunged the country into a months-long el...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
10:17, 2019-06-10

Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress “Hey everybody, prepare yourself,” is how Stephen Colbert welcomed Kinky Boots and Pose star (and “fashion icon”) Billy Porter to Wednesday’s Late Show. And while that might smack of old-school timidity in the face of one of the most gloriously outrageous and talented performers out there, Colbert w...
14:34, 2019-06-13

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
11:51, 2019-06-10

Trump’s apparent ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas Trump responded to a question about "Western-style democratic liberalism" by talking about California Democrats, and he didn't seem to know what "busing" was either....
19:00, 2019-06-29

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later forced to clarify his tweet. ...
04:51, 2019-06-12

Ann Widdecombe’s political exhumation adds insult to ignorance in Strasbourg | Marina Hyde Bad manners and unprovoked aggression are clear elements of the emerging Brexit party styleWondering vaguely where we’ll be in six months’ time, I find myself imagining a scene. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg is doing a live piece to camera from Downing Street, when an upper window of No 10 opens behind...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
17:17, 2019-06-05