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

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

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

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The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey’s largest city...
04:34, 2019-06-24

How will the Tories elect their new leader and the next PM? Conservative officials have revealed the rules for their party's leadership contest, which will also decide the UK's next prime minister. Here's how it works:...
23:17, 2019-06-06

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school on an ROTC scholarship, the daughter and granddaug...
17:17, 2019-06-05

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU’s future. Voters on Sunday are casting ballots for their country’s 17 seats in the 751-member European Parliament. The vote is seen...
06:34, 2019-05-26

Congress Parliamentarians To Meet Today To Elect Chairperson Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
07:00, 2019-06-01

Thai parliament convenes to elect prime minister The vote is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Fans elect historically young NL lineup for All-Star Game Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups ever, leading the millennial-heavy National League for this year's Midsummer Classic in Cleveland       ...
06:17, 2019-06-28

Congress Parliamentary Party To Meet On June 1 To Elect Leader After the Lok Sabha polls debacle, the newly-elected MPs of the Congress will meet for the first time on June 1 and elect the new leader of the parliamentary party....
22:51, 2019-05-29

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 41st conference, will pick the new director general...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Why young, left-wing radicals could help re-elect President Trump “It was traumatizing,” said Juniper, age 19. “It was sort of a personal attack, or at least it felt that way.” “It really is their 9/11,” said Laila, 26. “Not that I’m attempting in any way to equate the loss of so many precious lives to an individual that was elected to office.” Angry and......
03:17, 2019-06-16

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
21:17, 2019-06-01

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
11:51, 2019-07-08

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’d let the truth slip out, Tiny Twitter Fingers immediately moonwalked that statement back....
04:34, 2019-05-31

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
22:51, 2019-07-07

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
17:51, 2019-06-16

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies......
23:01, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Panama president-elect plans review of Canadian miner First Quantum's contract Panamanian President-elect Laurentino Cortizo said on Tuesday his government would review a mining contract awarded to a subsidiary of Canada's First Quantum Minerals, casting a cloud of uncertainty around a key project for the firm....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. The post Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. appeared first ...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Hey Hollywood, Tig Notaro is just fine with not knowing who you are When Tig Notaro first started dating her wife, actress Stephanie Allynne, the two went to see a movie together, and that day, Notaro discovered who Al Pacino was. The year was 2014....
19:34, 2019-07-02

How does Hollywood Game Night come up with its games? NBC’s Hollywood Game Night brings together two civilian contestants and some of their favorite celebrities for a night of fun party games and a chance to win $25,000. We spoke with some of the show producers and host Jane Lynch to find out how the Game Night team comes up with some of their party g...
06:00, 2019-07-10

The end of erotica? How Hollywood fell out of love with sex The sex scene is dying out: not just because of #MeToo, but also because of new box-office economicsFor decades, no big-box-office, adult-oriented Hollywood movie was apparently complete without a sex scene, from Don’t Look Now to Basic Instinct. Yet it appears that erotica is now dying out in mains...
09:00, 2019-06-16

‘The Town Hall of Hollywood.’ Welcome to the Netflix Lobby. Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending on content....
23:34, 2019-07-14

Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood's Brandy, 2019's It Dog, has arrived Last year, Hollywood was forever changed by the emergence of two bona fide dog celebrities: Olivia, the West Highland Terrier that breathed kibble-stinking life into Widows, Game Night, and Insatiable, and Charlie from A Star Is Born, a pup that showed an extreme commitment to method acting by someh...
21:01, 2019-05-24

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Will Hollywood’s new youthifying tech keep old actors in work for ever? From Samuel L Jackson to Will Smith, established stars are de-ageing in films – a trick that might not always benefit the industryHow old is Samuel L Jackson? How old is Michael Douglas? How old is Arnold Schwarzenegger? Looking at their movies these days, it is impossible to tell. All three have re...
16:51, 2019-06-10

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gotten a pass on the matter. But a new study out of London indicates Tinsel Town may be just as bad as Silicon Valley and the US Senate. Researchers from Q...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Hollywood’s leading men are freeing the nipple on the red carpet Who can forget Lil Kim’s now infamous purple bejeweled pasty breast-baring jumpsuit she wore to the 1999 MTV Video Music Award? Some might view it as the ultimate fashion faux pas — while others might see it as laying the initial groundwork of the latest menswear trend taking over the red carpet. Th...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Pucker Up! You Have to See These Hollywood Stars Caught On the Kiss Cam When you go to a sporting event, there are quite a few things to look out for: There are your favorite hot athlete scoring for the team, Beyoncé and Jay-Z possibly sitting courtside and of......
15:51, 2019-06-19

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’re waiting to see if the so-called “heartbe...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in the growing controversy over the state’s new abortion law, in contrast to the growing number of en...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Has Hollywood’s ‘de-ageing’ gone too far? Martin Scorsese thinks so Will Smith, Anthony Hopkins and Robert Downey Jr have all been digitally rejuvenated. Now Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are having their wrinkles zappedWith production overrunning on Martin Scorsese’s passion project The Irishman, the director admitted this month he had misgivings about the “youthifi...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many heritage acts have a narrative arc with humble-enough...
12:34, 2019-06-18

How Hollywood Is Celebrating Pride Month 2019 Pride month is here, which means it is time to celebrate! Stars are donning their finest rainbow attire in honor of Pride month and, of course, there are plenty of photos to mark the......
15:34, 2019-06-08

Quentin Tarantino hints ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ film will be his last 'I think when it comes to theatrical movies, I’ve come to the end of the road,' said the 'Pulp Fiction' director during a GQ Australia interview. 'Maybe I’ll stop while I’m ahead.'...
20:34, 2019-07-05

Spider-Man: Far from Home: Hollywood’s fixation with Euro cliches The new Spider-Man is one pair of clogs from full European bingo – further solidifying cinema’s ongoing pursuit of stereotypes“I may not know much but I do know that Europeans love Americans,” Peter Parker’s sidekick Ned tells him as they set off on their school trip. But if Spider-Man: Far from Hom...
16:34, 2019-07-08

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, NJ — a 21,500 square-foot, 260-seat cinema, museum and movie archives building designed by architect Hugh Hardy. The “retro-futuristic” project, is ...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Quentin Tarantino reveals ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ could be his last film For years, writer and director Quentin Tarantino has been threatening to retire following the completion of his tenth film. Nearly thirty years into his directing career, his ninth movie — Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — is just weeks from its theatrical release, but despite all the prai...
06:51, 2019-07-06

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped collar and fiery plumage. The Avengers have fought the...
09:34, 2019-05-24

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead if vote BERLIN (AP) — An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party. Leipziger Volkszeitung daily reported Friday that the letter was signed by actors, directors a...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Doris Day: The tragic last days of a ‘manipulated’ Hollywood icon In the 1950s and ’60s, Doris Day was America’s box-office sweetheart. But she spent her final days being manipulated by those around her, sources who were close to the legend allege....
10:17, 2019-06-09

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
02:00, 2019-07-16

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
15:17, 2019-06-04

After ‘Anna,’ Hollywood needs to bump off the sexy hit-woman genre I have a simple litmus test for whether a female spy in a movie is legit. Is she effortlessly fighting off assailants while wearing stilettos? If so, my BS meter goes on high alert. “Anna,” the new thriller from director Luc Besson, is the latest entry in the sexy-assassin genre, where female empowe...
00:00, 2019-06-21

How Allison Williams became Hollywood’s smartest scream queen She’s played a millennial underminer on “Girls,” a flat-out psycho in “Get Out” and a chilling cellist in a new horror movie. Right now, though, actress Allison Williams is dreaming about going romantically old school. “Something period. I love a period drama. I want to be on a horse in a corset. It...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is One of Quentin Tarantino’s Most Affectionate Films. It’s Also One of His Best How you respond to Quentin Tarantino’s dazzling elegiac fairytale Once Upon a Time in Hollywood—playing in competition here at the Cannes Film Festival—may depend on how much you like old guys, people who see how the changing of the guard is leaving them behind, who are beginning t...
17:34, 2019-05-22

The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood In a new Netflix documentary, the incredible tale of music executive Clarence Avant is told by people he worked with, from Barack Obama to Snoop DoggSurrounded by dark wood, seated in a cushy chair, his fingers steepled and his gray hair brushed back, sits a sagacious Clarence Avant. His demeanor is...
09:17, 2019-06-12

Haley Lu Richardson Is Ready To Be One Of Hollywood's Leading Ladies "What's fun about acting is actually being on set and having those moments while the cameras are rolling where you really feel like you are a different person for a couple of minutes"...
14:34, 2019-07-19

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Doll parts: why there's always room for creepy toys in Hollywood With the return of Chucky and Annabelle plus Toy Story 4’s Gabby Gabby, the freaky kids’ toy is terrorising our cinemas againIt is an image straight out of a horror movie: an army of identical ventriloquists’ dummies in their little suits and bowties, shuffling towards you like floppy zombies, jaws ...
11:17, 2019-07-01

This jaw-dropping book changed the Hollywood gossip game Sorry, TMZ: Much of today’s juicy gossip reads like puffed-up press releases compared with Kenneth Anger’s “Hollywood Babylon.” Originally published in France in 1959 and banned in the US, “Hollywood Babylon” had it all. Sex! Drugs! Murder! Decapitation! . . . And the grisly photos to prove it! Sixt...
21:51, 2019-06-29

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 20 years since its 1997 release, on the eve of a fr...
14:51, 2019-06-05

Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood cast has no idea what to do with this in-your-face cameraperson It sounds weird for people who don’t attend film festivals to hear that a film received a seven or eight-minute standing ovation, and that’s because it is. It’s really fucking weird. A standing ovation is a nice gesture, but one has no reason to go beyond, say, 30 seconds. People have places to be! ...
05:17, 2019-05-24

Jason Blum: This Is the Biggest Shift in Hollywood History For our project on the future of movies, the producer foresees his horror films living on in theaters, but something like his Oscar-winning “Whiplash”? Nope....
00:17, 2019-06-21

'Batman' turns 30: How a superfan got Hollywood to redefine the Dark Knight Three decades after director Tim Burton's 1989 "Batman" film became a box office blockbuster and pop culture phenomenon, the decision to bring the Dark Knight to the big screen seems like it should have been a no-brainer. But in the years leading up to the film's release, it was as hard to breach th...
19:51, 2019-06-23

Ann Sarnoff, a Hollywood Outsider, Will Lead Warner Bros. Studio Ms. Sarnoff will succeed Kevin Tsujihara, who was ousted amid a sex scandal, as the leader of the storied studio behind “Casablanca” and “Wonder Woman.”...
19:00, 2019-06-27

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on the big screen, according to a report....
12:17, 2019-06-28

Hollywood takes on iconic racing story in ‘Ford v Ferrari' Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the film based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby and British-born driver Ken Miles, who teamed up to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Co....
00:34, 2019-06-04

July Blockbusters Are Here! From The Lion King to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Which Film Will You See? Summer is here y'all and it's not going anywhere! As we gear up for months of beach time and picnics in the park, we can't forget about one of summer's most obvious......
19:17, 2019-07-01

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from atop Hollywood art space A stainless steel statue of Marilyn Monroe that stood atop a two-story Hollywood public art space near the famous Walk of Fame for 25 years vanished Monday....
01:17, 2019-06-20

Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
02:17, 2019-05-31

Is Universal Studios Hollywood's new Jurassic World ride better than the old one? When Universal Studios Hollywood closed Jurassic Park: The Ride to update it in 2019, fans were mad. Here's how the new Jurassic World ride compares.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood review - Tarantino's dazzling LA redemption song With Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt playing a TV actor and stuntman who cross paths with the Manson cult, Tarantino has created outrageous, disorientating entertainmentQuentin Tarantino’s exploitation black-comedy thriller Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood finds a pulp-fictionally redemptive take on ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
21:17, 2019-05-23

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Cannes warns movie buffs about ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ spoilers Once upon a time in Cannes . . . Quentin Tarantino’s hotly anticipated flick, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” premiered at the French film festival Tuesday to a six-minute standing ovation. In an unorthodox move, festival head Thierry Frémaux warned attendees not to spill spoilers about the film, w...
12:51, 2019-05-22

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
01:17, 2019-05-31

Naomi Scott's Aladdin Tour Wardrobe Is Emblematic Of Hollywood's New Era Scott's stylist gives Vogue the lowdown on her looks, which were inspired by “Arabian fairytales, Middle Eastern royalty and the cultural map linking these to Aladdin”...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Thief takes Marilyn Monroe statue from Hollywood gazebo LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goodbye, Norma Jean? Officials say someone climbed a more than two-story tall Hollywood public art piece and stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe. The statue depicting Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1955 film “The Seven Year Itch” went missing early Monday from the ...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood hits Cannes to red-carpet circus Los Angeles-set thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt the festival’s hot ticket, with Tarantino imploring audience members not to reveal the plotTwenty five years to the day that Pulp Fiction debuted at the Cannes film festival, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French Riviera with for h...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Mark Hamill wants Carrie Fisher to take spot of Trump's Hollywood star West Hollywood officials want to remove President Donald Trump's star, and Mark Hamill knows who should replace it: his late "Star Wars" co-star Carrie Fisher....
15:34, 2019-06-20

Quentin Tarantino says Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is "the closest thing I’ve done to Pulp Fiction” Lucky audiences in France have spent the day making us jealous with their takes on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which just saw its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Our own dispatch is coming soon, but, in the meantime, we’ll direct you to a fascinating new Esquire in...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood's new trailer introduces Brad Pitt to Charles Manson “It’s official, old buddy. I’m a has-been.” So says Leonardo DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton in the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which sees its world premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. Set to the kaleidoscopic strains of Neil Diamond’s “Brother Love’s Traveling ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Charges Against Hollywood Actor Kevin Spacey Dropped In Sex Assault Case Prosecutors dropped sexual assault proceedings against Kevin Spacey on Wednesday after the case against the Hollywood star collapsed over his alleged victim's refusal to testify....
06:17, 2019-07-18

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes go to Hollywood again in the Jay And Silent Bob Reboot trailer We’ll say this about the trailer for Jay And Silent Bob Reboot: Kevin Smith doesn’t seem to have lost his touch for making this exact kind of movie. If you ignore the fact that everyone looks a little older, this could easily be mistaken for a movie that Smith would’ve made in the early 2000s heyday...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Popular famous person Batman to get his own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame We can now add “Beating the ever-loving crap out of murderclowns” to the things that can get a person a star on Hollywood’s well-known Walk Of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce announced that popular vigilante The Batman will be among the recipients of a new star next year at the popular touri...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant Satan getup we will soon come to understand as aggr...
23:01, 2019-06-06

Tarantino got snippy when asked why Margot Robbie doesn't get to say much in Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood It’s been an open question, ever since the film was first announced, how much Quentin Tarantino’s ninth picture, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, was actually “about” Sharon Tate, and her death at the hands of the Manson family in 1969. Tarantino made it clear early on that Tate (played by Margot Robb...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Matthew McConaughey Reveals He's a Guy Fieri Fan at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Alright, alright, alright! It is the moment that people have long been waiting for: Guy Fieri is getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The famed Diners, Drive-ins and Dives host......
09:17, 2019-05-23

Notes from a Hollywood divorce: 'We had a primal connection. But we hung by a thread for years' I wrote a part for my husband in my first movie. By the time filming was over, so was our marriageIn every city I’ve lived, my sister has been the one to set up the printer, testing it by printing me the lyrics to George Michael’s Freedom! ’90. I am not the only grown woman entwined with their famil...
13:51, 2019-07-06

Investigating Lewis Hamilton's Fabulous Hollywood Life Off the Race Track Lewis Hamilton has drive--and he's going full speed head toward his next goal. As a five-time Formula One World Champion racer, he's the most successful British driver in the......
14:34, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 4-Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Ashton Kutcher takes the stand in ‘Hollywood Ripper’ murder trial Ashton Kutcher took the stand Wednesday in the “Hollywood Ripper” trial of a “serial sexual thrill killer” three women — including one who the actor had a date with — and described freaking out the next day, saying, ‘My fingerprints were on the door.” ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

7 More Reaction Gifs Featuring Famous Hollywood Actor Robert Redford Yesterday we learned that a lot of people think actor Robert Redford looks like comedian Zach Galifianakis. And honestly, it’s all very confusing.Read more......
00:17, 2019-07-11

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
18:34, 2019-05-25

Hollywood film franchise fatigue drives down global ticket sales Cinemagoers spent almost $19bn in first six months of the year, down from $20.2bn in 2018The global box office has so far failed to sizzle this summer, with ticket sales down 6% in the first half of 2019 as misfiring Hollywood sequels give cinemagoers a case of franchise fatigue.Film fans spent almo...
15:34, 2019-07-05

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
03:00, 2019-05-24

Marsai Martin's Advice for Young Black Girls With Hollywood Dreams Marsai Martin must be protected at all costs. The youngest executive producer in Hollywood and Black-ish star is not only making major moves for herself but wants to see other young black girls producing on the big screen, too. In the above clip, she shares some tips for getting into the business an...
21:51, 2019-07-03

How Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and More Stars Are Changing the Face of Sexuality in Hollywood Members of Hollywood are living their truth like never before. In recent years, the film and music industry has seen a boom in stars who are being open about their sexuality and it's......
13:34, 2019-06-05

Taika Watiti paved his way to Hollywood with this Oscar-nominated short film You might know Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi for his imaginative comedic work in Thor: Ragnarok or the original film version of What We Do In the Shadows. What you might not have realized is that he actually made a short film in 2004 that was nominated for an Oscar, one much more subdued than what he...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Matthew McConaughey spoke at Guy Fieri's Hollywood Walk Of Fame ceremony A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the greatest honor a person in entertainment can receive that they also must pay $50,000 for. The chance to be immortalized among the many Batmen, Jack Sparrows, and brawling Spongebobs is one that simply cannot be passed up. So when, at long last, the time ca...
20:34, 2019-05-23

Angels pay tribute to late Tyler Skaggs with 'too-good-for-Hollywood' no-hitter Angels toss combined no-hitter while honoring fallen teammateRarity was first in California since 13 July 1991: Skaggs’ birthdaySkaggs, a pitcher, was found dead aged 27 in hotel room on 1 JulyWhen the Los Angeles Angels think about Tyler Skaggs in the months and years ahead, Andrew Heaney is gratef...
14:51, 2019-07-13

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, but she’s imploring leaders of industry, especially those in the filmmaking community, to stand with her and fight to change things, rather than boyco...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
09:34, 2019-06-13

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:34, 2019-06-04

Jaime says "Relax," as FX sets a star-studded cast for its '80s period pilot Gone Hollywood HBO put a whole bunch of actors out of work this year when it finally brought its blockbuster Game Of Thrones to a semi-crashing, much-petitioned halt. Regardless of their final status on the show—crushed, stabbed, burnt, eviscerated, poisoned, or even, against all odds, “survived”—all of the show’s...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing his 10th feature. It remains to be seen if American cinema’s reigning rock-star auteur will make good on this early retirement plan, but the rationale...
16:00, 2019-05-22

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
17:34, 2019-06-02

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
17:34, 2019-06-02

Hollywood celebrities react to Mueller statement, ramp up calls for Trump's impeachment Following Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016, Hollywood celebrities have ramped up their calls for impeachment. ...
16:17, 2019-05-30

From Hollywood fashion to the moon: Summer 2019's best American museum exhibits Museums are focusing on the anniversaries of the moon landing and D-Day as well as baseball cards, fashion, Mickey Mouse, mummies and movies.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Brad Pitt Awards Leonardo DiCaprio With "Best Meltdown" for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Scene Leonardo DiCaprio really impressed his co-stars during the filming of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. In the highly-anticipated Quentin Tarantino movie, set in Los Angeles in 1969,......
21:51, 2019-07-15

FBI seeks help in finding victims of Hollywood Con Queen after Marvel Studios exec is used in the scam The FBI set up a website to find victims of a Hollywood con artist that’s been scamming unsuspecting people in show business with uncanny impersonations of professionals since 2013....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films celebrated this year at the Academy Awards....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving film industry, which stands to be impacted signific...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Dear Hollywood: A live reading of the Mueller Report will not defeat Trump | Hamilton Nolan Americans are always looking for saviors to solve our problems. But leaders don’t produce movements – movements produce leaders. With all due respect, Mr Lithgow: step asideCelebrities won’t save us. I say this with regret. Everything would be much simpler if they would. It would make “The Resistanc...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Hollywood Walk of Fame's 2020 Class Revealed: Julia Roberts, Chris Hemsworth and More The Hollywood Walk of Fame will be shining even brighter in 2020. On Thursday afternoon, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced the full list......
01:51, 2019-06-21

Julia Roberts, Chris Hemsworth to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame stars in 2020 Julia Roberts, Chris Hemsworth, Cindy Crawford, Kathie Lee Gifford, Milo Ventimiglia, Wendy Williams, Alicia Keys and other stars will be honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame....
19:01, 2019-06-21

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Praise ''Icon'' Luke Perry for Work on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Believe it or not, even people like Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio get starstruck. This was exactly the case when they walked onto the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood set, and found......
03:51, 2019-05-22

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
22:34, 2019-07-04

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (June 10)        ...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
03:00, 2019-06-11

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making another run for City Hall after losing in the 2013 p...
22:34, 2019-06-02

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
05:34, 2019-05-25

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence leader taking the job....
01:17, 2019-06-15

Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency ...
12:17, 2019-07-14

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a setback when it lost the mayoral race by a razor thin...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
15:01, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people have died after a likely tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. El Reno Mayor Matt White said du...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is echoed by her community and is a crucial part of reco...
17:17, 2019-07-08

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
15:34, 2019-07-05

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
02:17, 2019-06-02

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
17:51, 2019-06-03

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
17:00, 2019-06-22

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
02:34, 2019-07-02

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even if Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an early American flag....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
11:34, 2019-06-17

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
04:00, 2019-07-18

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican president called the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, San ...
04:51, 2019-07-03

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political future" will be exposed....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
00:17, 2019-06-18

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to the audience TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also printed on speaker cards and the council agenda. “The mayor and council may not discuss...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock,......
00:34, 2019-07-19

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
10:00, 2019-07-17

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and damage the skyline....
15:17, 2019-07-16

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
13:51, 2019-06-17

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with...
08:34, 2019-06-19

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 57.1% in a runoff vote against Left party candidate Steffen Bockhahn. Ruhe Madsen i...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’t have infinite capacity.”Colau said the limits wo...
19:51, 2019-07-05

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
00:17, 2019-06-20

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed by President Donald Trump to conduct pre-dawn raids...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face-to-face with the Czech capital’s complex entanglement with China.Hosting a...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have gotten so widespread he’s facing a potentia...
07:17, 2019-06-20

"Deeply Ashamed" Says Kolkata Mayor's Daughter, A Doctor The daughter of the Kolkata's Mayor, who is a doctor, has sharply criticized the Mamata Banerjee government's handling of the junior doctors' strike. In a Facebook post, Shabba Hakim - the daughter......
18:51, 2019-06-13

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College about Buttigieg’s delay, someone called out: &#...
00:34, 2019-05-23

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romero and real estate developer Randi Dorman will face...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
06:34, 2019-05-22

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
01:17, 2019-06-06

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
18:34, 2019-06-02

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected ma...
14:34, 2019-06-03

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making him one of the most powerful in its history. Howev...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car crash, said she was “sad to have received abuse” after forgoing heels, the Independent re...
21:00, 2019-06-06

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill released a statement Tuesday saying the state attorney general’s office is investigating the depart...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, including Isabella Rossellini, Charlie Rose and former Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa. He’s up...
13:51, 2019-05-30

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor in a runoff election focused on the impacts of rapid development and population growth. Unofficial returns showed Hancock with a 56%-to-44% lead over ...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the first round of voting for the mayor’s post i...
12:51, 2019-05-27

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city’s 55th mayor. Unofficial results sho...
04:34, 2019-06-19

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the endorsement, making three trips to the tiny southern ...
01:00, 2019-06-02

Trump Kicks Off British Trip With Tweet Against London Mayor LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London’s mayor. Even before Air Force One touched ...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
03:51, 2019-06-03

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major election defeat....
16:17, 2019-06-23

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the first day of a three day state visit to Britain. (Toby Melville/Pool via AP) BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and ...
18:34, 2019-06-03

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
06:51, 2019-06-04

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — A Denver mayoral runoff election characterized by feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom concludes Tuesday, with Michael Hancock seeking a third term against an upstart challenge from urban development consultant Jamie Giellis in the officially nonpartisan ele...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it by walking and talking with almost everyone he meet...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a representative of the United States that can be doi...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Amsterdam mayor under fire for red-light district closure idea City’s first female mayor faces battle with sex workers over proposal intended to tackle human traffickingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city’s famous red-light district after raising the prospect of closing it down.Femke Halsema, a former leader of the nat...
21:34, 2019-07-04

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
13:51, 2019-07-11

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the first major foreign policy speeches of the 2020 campai...
00:34, 2019-06-13

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
05:34, 2019-06-16

Mayor ‘sick’ by video of police encounter with young family Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is calling for action after disturbing footage emerged of an altercation involving officers and a young family . A video released Friday shows Phoenix police officers pointing guns and yelling profane commands to a father and a pregnant woman holding her 1-year-old. Police...
16:34, 2019-06-16

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
03:34, 2019-06-16

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650 people south of Paris, issued an official decree....
16:01, 2019-05-21

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
15:00, 2019-07-18

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
00:51, 2019-06-17

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
22:51, 2019-06-16

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
02:34, 2019-06-07

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
21:01, 2019-07-12

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
19:34, 2019-05-23

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander-in-chief also took a shot at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, whom he has feuded with since Hurric...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Taiwan party bypasses Foxconn’s ex, picks mayor for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
07:17, 2019-07-15

In the Klutch: Top Sports Agent and LeBron Homie Rich Paul Takes His Talents—and His NBA Clientele—to Hollywood in Major Deal With United Talent Agency Powerhouse sports agent Rich Paul is bringing the basketball world to Hollywood as part of a major deal between his Klutch Sports Group and United Talent Agency, one of the major agencies representing talent in Tinseltown....
10:17, 2019-07-18

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Not just vroomier: Hollywood composer of 'Rain Man' scores big sound for BMW concept car BMW's concept electric car, Vision M NEXT, has an engine sound designed by Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-03

Pit bull from 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' named top dog of Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino accepted the Palm Dog – a riff on Cannes' top prize, the Palme d'Or – on behalf of the pit bull from "Once Upon a Time."        ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's movie industry and the Manson Family murders. (May 23)        ...
12:17, 2019-05-23

First look at 'Jurassic World — The Ride': Set to reign at Universal Studios Hollywood "Jurassic Park — The Ride" and a new crop of dinosaurs will roar into Universal Studios Hollywood Monday, replacing the classic "Jurassic Park" ride.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-07

Geena Davis says Hollywood could achieve parity: 'Cross out' men in scripts and sub women Geena Davis and Mayim Bialik say gender parity can create social change. "We need to see people who are like us" to imagine "what we could become."        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Amy Poehler calls on Hollywood to champion female-created shows, movies: 'More, more, more' Speaking at the Women in Film Gala on Wednesday, Amy Poehler called on Hollywood to push for more female-created movies and shows.        ...
04:34, 2019-06-14

'Goodbye, Norma Jean?': Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from Hollywood gazebo Los Angeles officials say someone stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1995 film "The Seven Year Itch."        ...
13:51, 2019-06-20

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' official trailer features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which dropped its official trailer Tuesday.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Sunday evening in the South American country....
03:17, 2019-07-01

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed overseas agenda that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II and D-Day commemoration ceremonies....
14:17, 2019-06-03

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “There’s something about that slogan, ‘Ya Gotta Belie...
07:17, 2019-06-30

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
05:00, 2019-07-02

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condescendingly said, hoisting a photo of de Blasio. “Star...
23:51, 2019-06-29

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De Blasio’s security detail is provided by a d...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Trump calls London mayor 'stone cold loser' as he lands in the UK U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his verbal attacks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday, calling him a "stone-cold loser" after the mayor criticized the British government's decision to offer a state visit to Trump....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
06:34, 2019-06-03

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Boston mayor congratulates Blues superfan Laila Anderson on Stanley Cup The story of Laila Anderson, Blues’ superfan battling through a rare immune disease disorder, just got a little sweeter. Anderson, 11, whose avid support for the Blues spurred the team from the NHL basement to the Stanley Cup, was surprised throughout the playoffs by the team with tickets to games a...
19:17, 2019-07-05

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
17:34, 2019-07-15

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal side streets that make up Amsterdam’s famed re...
20:01, 2019-07-03

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents......
15:17, 2019-06-02

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The local school was half-destroyed, and a calendar on ...
19:51, 2019-07-07

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
11:00, 2019-07-15

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays Indigenous people....
03:00, 2019-07-08

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with Khan — who recently called Trump a “global threat....
08:17, 2019-06-03

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral over the weekend and sparked cries of racism. “I, like many others, am sick over what I have s...
07:17, 2019-06-17

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
00:34, 2019-06-17

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
12:51, 2019-06-16

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them out.”...
01:17, 2019-06-05

Phoenix mayor sorry after police pull gun on parents of alleged child shoplifter The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a young child over allegations she shoplifted a doll....
23:51, 2019-06-16

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unorthodox idea Sunday, along with more mundane solutions like mediation, according to WBAL. “If they re...
21:34, 2019-06-03

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
05:17, 2019-06-10

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the......
21:17, 2019-06-15

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking into the crash, which killed at least one person, said it was the result of an air space issue. Emer...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
20:34, 2019-06-10

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
00:51, 2019-06-24

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
06:00, 2019-06-10

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, citing his experience and perceived ability to beat Donald Trump....
19:00, 2019-06-29

Spit attack on Eric Trump 'repugnant,' Chicago's Dem mayor says in call for civility Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot Thursday condemned the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump, calling it “repugnant” and urging the city to show civility....
16:51, 2019-06-29

Phoenix mayor apologizes after police pull gun on parents of alleged child shoplifter The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations she shoplifted a doll....
12:51, 2019-06-17

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Indiana city where Buttigieg is mayor weighs buying more body cameras for police Lawmakers in the city where Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg precedes as mayor will consider purchasing 75 additional body cameras for its police force, weeks the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer led to civil unrest. ...
13:00, 2019-07-06

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn's Gou in opposition's presidential primary A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election, beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen who is seeking re-election....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Idaho mayor says 'NO WAY, NO CHANCE' to PETA's request to rename Chicken Dinner Road The mayor of a small Idaho town said there was "NO WAY, NO CHANCE" he would consider a request from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to rename a street called Chicken Dinner Road to a more poultry-friendly one. ...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Lawrence Jones on Buttigieg's MSNBC town hall: Mayor Pete is a 'chameleon' Is Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg showing his far-left colors?   Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones thinks he is, calling him a "chameleon" while reviewing his comments at an MSNBC town hall Monday night....
03:51, 2019-06-05

Trump kicks off UK visit by bashing London mayor again: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ President Donald Trump continued bashing London Mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” and saying he’s been “foolishly nasty” to him prior to his visit. Trump started his attacks Sunday night ahead of his flight to Britain — and only ram...
14:34, 2019-06-03

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
07:00, 2019-07-14

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
07:17, 2019-05-24

DC mayor says July 4, Trump inauguration helped drain city's security budget Washington, D.C.'s Emergency Planning and Security Fund is bankrupt from unpaid expenses for President Donald Trump's July 4 celebration, his inauguration, and other large events, as well as funding shortages....
23:34, 2019-07-10

Pete Buttigieg: police killing exposes mayor's troubled history with minorities Indiana city’s black residents says Buttigieg’s handling of a tragedy is part of a pattern that leaves people of color behindAt a South Bend council meeting last week, Tyree Bonds, the brother of Eric Logan, a black man shot and killed last week by a white police officer, stood up with a message for...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Probe Agency Summons Ex-Mayor's Wife, Minister's Daughter In Narada Case The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to four persons, including Ratna Chatterjee, wife of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Shreya Pandey, daughter of state Consumer Affairs minister......
13:17, 2019-06-01

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions....
01:51, 2019-06-24

‘Stone Cold Loser.’ Trump Lashes Out at London’s Mayor Before Touching Down in Britain President Donald Trump delivered an aerial assault aimed at London mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” as he landed in the U.K. to begin a three-day state visit. Trump sent the tweet as Air Force One prepared to land at London’s Stansted Airport. ̶...
15:51, 2019-06-03

De Blasio, London mayor Sadiq Khan fire back after Trump’s insults ​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at President Trump on Monday after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq Khan reminds him of our “dum​b​ and very incompetent​”​ mayor of New York. “#ConDon takes another shot at me. But I’m a total @SadiqKh...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
00:00, 2019-07-02

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the European nation that begins Monday. In an 841-word opinion piece published by The Guardian on Saturday, Khan condemns Trump for starting an immigration p...
23:51, 2019-06-02

The long, bitter feud between President Trump and London Mayor Sadiq Khan Khan, a former human rights lawyer, has not held back criticism of Trump in the past. “He is a stone cold loser who should focus on crime in London, not me,” Trump tweeted when he arrived in London....
05:17, 2019-06-04

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
02:00, 2019-07-04

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, five years ago....
22:01, 2019-07-17

Mayor Joins Poland’s Pride Parade Amid Anti-LGBT Campaign WARSAW, Poland — The largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe brought thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday at a time when Poland’s LGBT rights movement is the target of a government campaign depicting it as a threat. Diplomats from the United States, Can...
19:51, 2019-06-08

London Mayor Rejects Plans For 1000-Feet High 'Tulip' Skyscraper London Mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked a plan for the construction of a 1000-ft-high tower, known as the 'Tulip', saying that the high-rise would be of "limited" public benefit and would be "detrimental"......
06:51, 2019-07-17

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a plan to divert cruise ships from the busy Giudecca c...
17:34, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector - London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

The London method: a look back at Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor as he battles to become PM A strong, competitive team, an obsession with big projects, and never a dull moment — Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor is his blueprint for the top job. Julian Glover inspects his record, and asks what we could expect from him as PM...
22:00, 2019-07-10

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Exclusive: Mayor of London urges motorists to lobby for national diesel scrappage scheme News 17 Jun, 2019 Drivers who bought diesels on previous Government advice should lobby for a national diesel scrappage scheme, says Sadiq Khan...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Phoenix Mayor Apologizes After Officers Draw Guns on Family Over Report of Stolen Doll A family has taken the first step to file a lawsuit against Phoenix police after they say officers threatened to shoot them during a shoplifting investigation....
01:17, 2019-06-17

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti releases video directed at illegal immigrants amid ICE raids: 'We are in this together' Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released a Twitter video Saturday explaining why he and the city's government won't be cooperating with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents as they carry out raids nationwide....
02:51, 2019-07-15

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn's Gou in opposition party's presidential primary A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and posting a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen who is seeking re-election....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Phoenix mayor apologizes after video shows police pointing gun on parents of 4-year-old who took doll Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego issued a statement about the viral video where police are seen pointing guns and yelling threats at a black family.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
16:34, 2019-06-17

Just in Time for Pride, Small-Town Alabama Mayor Writes He Wants to 'Kill the Problem' of 'Homosexuals' Last week, Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, shared an image on his Facebook page that read, in all-caps, “WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY WHERE HOMOSEXUALS LECTURE US ON MORALS, TRANSVESTITES LECTURE US ON HUMAN BIOLOGY, BABY KILLERS LECTURE US ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIALISTS LECTURE US ON ECON...
02:34, 2019-06-06

Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan "Stone Cold Loser" As He Lands In UK U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his verbal attacks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday, calling him a "stone-cold loser" after the mayor criticized the British government's decision to offer a......
10:51, 2019-06-03

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
15:34, 2019-06-03

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words used by the president in a series of tweets attacking the London mayor....
20:51, 2019-06-17

Missouri mayor resigns, to leave state due to ongoing threats made on social media A Missouri mayor resigned Monday after only a year in the position and is poised to move his family out of state “in a matter of days” as a result of ongoing threats on social media.    ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement....
23:51, 2019-07-17

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
06:34, 2019-06-20

Donald Trump kicks off British visit with tweet against London mayor: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London's mayor....
17:17, 2019-06-03

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early version of the American flag....
18:34, 2019-07-04

‘I thought it was a joke’: Idaho mayor rejects PETA’s request to rename Chicken Dinner Road CALDWELL, Idaho (KTVB) — Caldwell Mayor Garrett Nancolas said on Facebook he thought a request from PETA to the change the name of Chicken Dinner Road “was a joke.” Earlier this week, KTVB reported the animal rights organization sent a letter to the mayor urging him to rename the road to “Chicken Ro...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Mayor: Trump’s Fourth of July celebration bankrupted Washington’s security, anti-terror fund WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump’s military-style July Fourth parade drained a special Washington, D.C., city fund designed to help pay for extra security and anti-terrorism measures during large events in the nation’s capital, the mayor said in a letter to the ...
04:17, 2019-07-12

London Mayor Sadiq Khan compares Trump to 20th century fascists ahead of UK visit London Mayor Sadiq Khan compared President Donald Trump to the fascists who roiled Europe in the 20th century in an opinion article published ahead of the U.S. president's state visit to the United Kingdom that begins Monday....
20:17, 2019-06-02

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Picks Populist Mayor Over Former Foxconn Chief for 2020 Presidential Race (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing. The Nationalist Party said Han Kuo-yu had won the presidential primary after opinion poll results gave...
23:51, 2019-07-15

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing banks.”...
02:34, 2019-05-26

‘This Election Is Too Important’: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Fighting Trump and Endorsing Joe Biden The Joe Biden campaign for president has been a spectacle to behold this year. On the one hand, if you wrote out Biden on paper, it would look something like this: seasoned older white man, executive experience, wingman for the first black president. You’d think he’s a shoo-in for the Democratic nom...
18:34, 2019-07-18

DC Mayor Says Trump's Self-Serving Fourth of July Bash Bankrupted the City's Anti-Terrorism Fund President Donald Trump’s recent Fourth of July extravaganza had everything: unnecessary tanks, big loud airplanes, proud boys, and a price-tag so hefty, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says it helped bankrupt her city’s special fund dedicated to fighting terrorism and keeping its citizens safe....
04:51, 2019-07-11

DC mayor says city's security fund bankrupt in letter to Trump, blames July 4th parade: report Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote a scathing letter to President Trump on Tuesday, asking the federal government to fully reimburse the city for his Fourth of July military celebration. ...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Buttigieg gives Swalwell the 'death stare' after challenging mayor to fire South Bend police chief South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg wasn't exactly thrilled with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, after the congressman challenged him to fire his city's police chief over the officer-involved shooting of Eric Jack Logan....
08:00, 2019-06-28

Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage. The post Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:17, 2019-05-26

A suicide patient, a deaf man, the mayor's brother: A history of New Jersey police using force on video Sunday's video of a man punched in the head while pinned by police has brought into focus other videos of New Jersey officers using force.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

New Mexico mayor issues cease-and-desist order to private company building border fence A legal dispute unfolded this week between private contractors who have built a half-mile fence between a New Mexico city and Mexico, and the mayor of that city who is arguing that the fence didn’t get proper authorization....
14:34, 2019-05-30

Review: Heartwarming 'Booksmart' puts Olivia Wilde at the head of Hollywood's cool class Olivia Wilde makes her directorial debut with the raunchy and heartwarming coming-of-age comedy 'Booksmart,' one of 2019's best films so far.        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Michael Keaton's 'Batman' blew up pop culture in 1989, and Hollywood was never the same 1989's "Batman," starring Michael Keaton, helped usher in how comic-book blockbusters would be made, marketed and merchandised in the 2000s.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-21

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Buttigieg goes nuclear: Mayor Pete claims Trump faked disability to avoid draft, rips Biden Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised the volume Thursday on his criticism of President Trump, accusing him of using his “privileged status to fake a disability” decades ago in order to avoid military service in the Vietnam War....
21:17, 2019-05-23

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film Festival premiere. (May 22)        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
06:17, 2019-06-19

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
09:51, 2019-07-14

Boris Johnson's early days as mayor: 'It was total, total chaos' The politician’s years in London’s City Hall give clues to his possible working style as PMBoris Johnson had been mayor of London for 115 days when the rest of the world got its first glimpse of the idiosyncratic charms that had helped him bag the job. After shambling, his blazer unbuttoned, into th...
20:17, 2019-07-16

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, moral leader, who showed the way in helping refugees ...
16:51, 2019-05-21

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': First reactions call Quentin Tarantino's film 'brilliant' Critics are gushing over Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" after Cannes Film Festival premiere.        ...
12:17, 2019-05-22

Tweet by Oklahoma City's mayor about Russell Westbrook and Paul George didn't age well Oklahoma City mayor David Holt tweeted on June 30 about how great it was to have Russell Westbrook and Paul George on the Thunder.       ...
08:00, 2019-07-12

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

'Kill the problem': Alabama mayor apologizes for Facebook post criticizing LGBTQ people Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, a town of about 2,000 people, said that he was sorry for making the comment.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Trump starts U.K. state visit with war of words, calling London mayor 'stone cold loser' A state visit is one of the highest honors the UK government can bestow on a foreign leader. Trump began his by insulting London's mayor.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Mayor who posted about ‘killing out’ gays has posted apology CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — A rural Alabama mayor who posted online about “killing out” gay and transgender people has posted an apology, after initially denying he was responsible. WBRC-TV reported that Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers complained on Facebook that “homosexuals lecture ...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Donald Trump UK visit: US president takes swipe at Sadiq Khan calling him 'the twin of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio except shorter' US President Donald Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan the "shorter" twin of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he departed on Air Force One for his state visit to the UK....
10:51, 2019-06-03

'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post Two leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after their mayor posted on Facebook about "killing out" socialists and gay and transgender people.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-09

Boston mayor: City can't stop 'Straight Pride' parade over values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" just because people disagree with it, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says. Organizers are trying for a permit.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Boston mayor: city can't stop 'Straight Pride Parade' over its values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" from taking place just because people disagree with the organizers' cause, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Virginia Beach mayor chokes up over city's 'darkest hour' Mayor Bobby Dyer and Governor Ralph Northam express their heartache over the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-01

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
13:17, 2019-05-22

Mayor Larry Bird 'literally rooted against Larry Bird his whole career' There is a mayor in Hesperia, California named Larry Bird and he has rooted against Larry Bird — and for Magic Johnson — his entire life.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Beyoncé releases dramatic, colorful video for her Lion King song "Spirit" Disney’s Lion King remake seems kind of soulless, with our own A.A. Dowd noting in his review that the elaborate, animal-stacking “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” sequence from the original has been replaced with a little romp through a stream, but at least we can still count on Beyoncé to bring the v...
07:34, 2019-07-17

Voyant Photonics raises $4.3M to fit lidar on the head of a pin Lidar is a critical method by which robots and autonomous vehicles sense the world around them, but the lasers and sensors generally take up a considerable amount of space. Not so with Voyant Photonics, which has created a lidar system that you really could conceivably balance on the head of a pin. ...
07:34, 2019-07-17

The best things in life are free … but where are they? From amber fishing in the Baltic to mushroom hunting in Russia, there’s lots of stuff that doesn’t cost a pennyIn Russia, mushroom picking is called the “quiet hunt” and it has a ritual all its own. From late spring through to autumn, the high season for mycophiles, Russians fan out into the forests...
07:51, 2019-07-17

Bentley Continental GT As Bentley Motors awaits EPA certification of the redesigned Continental GT coupe and convertible with W-12 engines, V-8-powered versions will arrive first in the U.S....
08:00, 2019-07-17

He’s a Gulf War vet who stepped up during Katrina. Now he’s an environmental crusader Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré commands what he’s named the ‘Green Army’ against toxic pollution in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré knows a stupid plan when he sees one.It was the day after Hurricane Katrina had wrought catastrophic flooding in the city of New Orleans in August ...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Elon Musk’s Neuralink is building tech to control computers with your mind Elon Musk‘s ambitious brain-computer interface company, Neuralink, finally told us today what it’s been up to. It’s building a device that’ll let you control computers and phones with your brain. As per Bloomberg’s report, right now it can ‘read’ a rat’s mind with the help of tiny electrodes implant...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Manny Pacquiao camp denies Amir Khan claims over Saudi Arabia boxing bout "Manny has not signed any contract. As far as I know it has not even been discussed," Pacquiao's publicist Fred Sternberg told the BBC, on claims that Pacquiao will take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year....
09:17, 2019-07-17

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
10:00, 2019-07-17

'Game of Thrones' dominates and 'kick-ass' women break through at Emmys Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honors in television were dominated by newcomers, many of them women, and shows about political and social justice....
10:34, 2019-07-17

British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first down the ‘Splash’ ride on a board into the water. The golf-green keeper was in intensive care last ni...
11:17, 2019-07-17

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

IBM Sales Slump Expected to Continue: What to Watch International Business Machines Corp. is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings report after the market closes Wednesday. Here’s a look at what to expect....
11:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-India's Strides tried to shred quality-control documents -US FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has raised doubts about Strides Pharma Sciences Ltd's quality-control practices after finding adulteration and evidence of "uncontrolled shredding of documents" at one of its plants....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Just like career, Martinez prepares for Cooperstown moment Edgar Martinez will go into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, the first player to spend their entire career with the Seattle Mariners _ 18 seasons in all _ and find his way into Cooperstown       ...
11:51, 2019-07-17

1.25 Lakh Km Road To Be Built Under Gramin Sadak Yojana: Narendra Tomar Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said 1,25,000 kilometres of road will be built under the third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana at an estimated cost of Rs 80,000 crore....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Italian, U.S. police make arrests as Mafia clan looks to regroup Italian and U.S. police have launched a coordinated crackdown against major crime families who were looking to rebuild their Mafia powerbase in Sicily, Italian investigators said on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Lotus goes all electric with $2M halo Evija Lotus, aiming to reestablish itself as a global engineering and sports car powerhouse under its new parent, Chinese automaker Geely, is introducing a new halo, the Evija full-electric hypercar with nearly 2,000 hp....
12:51, 2019-07-17

Garuda scraps inflight photo ban amid online uproar Indonesian flag carrier Garuda withdrew a proposal to stop passengers taking photos in cabins on Wednesday after being mocked over a plan that was introduced after a travel blogger posted unflattering photos on a flight....
13:34, 2019-07-17

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
14:00, 2019-07-17

Google Maps now shows bike-sharing docks with real-time updates Google Maps now shows the location of bike-sharing docks, and whether there are any bikes there for you to grab and ride right now.If you've already hired a bike, the app will also tell you whether there's a space in the dock for you to leave it.In December, Google introduced an option to ...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Leak says the Galaxy Note 10 won’t get Qualcomm’s powerful new Snapdragon processor We saw two brand new mobile chips emerge in a matter of days. The Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile platform, an upgraded 855 version, was formally introduced on Monday. The Exynos 9825, a variation of the Exynos 9820, was then spotted in benchmark tests for the Galaxy Note 10. On both occasions, we wonder...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Toyota Sienna Toyota's popular minivan got a dose of styling and technology updates for the 2018 model year in order to stretch its extended life cycle for a few more years....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Why the joke Facebook page calling for people to storm Area 51 went viral More than a million people have actually RSVP’d – and the military have issued a serious response. The truth is out there, and there are grand plans to find it. As of Monday, 1.1 million people had RSVP’d to a Facebook event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us”. As the name suggests, th...
15:51, 2019-07-17

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
16:00, 2019-07-17

Nintendo Announces New Joy-Con Colors, Which Look Pretty Damn Nice This morning, in addition to a new Switch with longer battery life, Nintendo announced some fresh new Joy-Cons. As a plebeian stuck with drab grey controllers, these neon wonder-cons have literally brightened my day....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Mi A3 Debuts With Triple Rear Cameras, Snapdragon 665 SoC Mi A3 price is set at EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 19,200) for the 64GB storage variant, while its 128GB storage option is priced at EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 21,500)....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Beachgoers on Georgia island rescue 20 beached whales, push them out to sea Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Elon Musk touts brain implant technology to treat health conditions, enable 'telepathy' Elon Musk revealed that his stealth neurotechnology start-up, Neuralink, is poised to begin human clinical trials soon on brain implants.       ...
18:01, 2019-07-17

Trump Sets the 2020 Tone: Like 2016, Only This Time ‘the Squad’ Is Here The president boasted of “marrying” Nancy Pelosi to four progressive congresswomen of color, betting that he can cast the entire Democratic Party as radical....
18:34, 2019-07-17

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Gary Evans, 56, died July 8 from the bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis — only four days after his wife Debbie Mattix, 60,...
18:34, 2019-07-17

The Real Housewives of Dallas Season 4 Trailer Has a Wedding, a Funeral and Lots of Bickering The saying goes don't mess with Texas, but it really should be don't mess with the Real Housewives from Texas. The season four trailer for The Real Housewives of Dallas is......
18:34, 2019-07-17

Two penguin 'waddling vagrants' removed from sushi shop – again Wellington police said Monday that they had received two calls from the same sushi bar in recent days over penguins spotted near the truck        ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Join the world’s highly paid cybersecurity elite with this $31 bundle Everybody needs them, so help fill the world’s lack of tech talent with the training in The Complete Information Security Certification Bundle. Right now, TNW Deals has slashed the price on this collection down to just $31, over 90 percent off the regular price....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Area 51: What are the odds aliens will be 'discovered' at crazy event to storm top-secret site? Having already overtaken Facebook, the crazy "Storm Area 51" event has prompted warnings from the U.S. military and caused UFO expert to say it's "getting somewhat out of hand."...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations....
19:17, 2019-07-17

What It Feels Like to Die Even though death is a universal experience, we don’t know a whole lot about what it actually feels like to die. What happens to your body and mind throughout the transition of being alive to being dead? The good news is that there is some research on this and when you learn about what we do know, i...
19:17, 2019-07-17

Person avoids prison in college bribery sentencing Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person was sentenced to community service during two years of supervised release for accepting $91,500 in bribes as part of the college corruption scandal....
19:51, 2019-07-17

White says 'hell no' to Masvidal-McGregor fight After his 5-second knockout over Ben Askren at UFC 239, UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal wants to fight Conor McGregor next, but UFC president Dana White told TMZ, "Hell no." He said Masvidal is too big for McGregor....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Parasite brings down mosquito numbers in parts of Guangzhou The number of biting Asian tiger mosquitoes, which spread dengue and Chikungunya, has been reduced by more than 80 per cent at two sites in Guangzhou, China...
20:00, 2019-07-17

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House floor by July 25....
20:00, 2019-07-17

Nintendo Pushes Out New Switch Hardware Boasting Almost Double the Battery Life [Updated] Just last week, Nintendo finally announced the Switch Lite—a cheaper and more portable version of the classic Switch but without the original’s TV docking support. However, it seems the Switch Lite wasn’t the only hardware upgrade Nintendo had planned, because now Nintendo has announced a new model ...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Ascend exits stealth with $19 million to create automated, intelligent dataflows Ascend emerged from stealth with $19 million in capital, looking to make a key part of handling data simpler and less time-consuming for data engineers.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

EXPLAINER-What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
20:17, 2019-07-17

World's policymakers ready for action to control Libra: Italy's Tria The world's top financial policymakers gathering in France on Wednesday are worried about Facebook's plans to launch a digital currency and have decided to act to keep this initiative in check, Italy's finance minister said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Old school racism minus the school' Late-night hosts continued to discuss the US president’s racist tweets and his attempts to prove that they were not racistLate-night hosts spent a second night disparaging Donald Trump over his racist Twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour while also discussing his defence strateg...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Watch Stephen Colbert make it through "This Year" with The Mountain Goats Any morbid Mountain Goats fan (and there are a lot of us) will tell you there’s no greater pleasure than to belt out the band’s apocalyptic “No Children”—“I hope you die! I hope we both die!”—at one of their live shows. They’ll also tell you, however, that a nice palate cleanser is “This Year,” a de...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Travel advisories by country, per the US Department of State The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
21:17, 2019-07-17

Kamala Harris: Virtually eliminating private insurance would be 'seamless' Kamala Harris said that the transition for millions of Americans whose private plans would be illegal under a "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare system would be "seamless."...
21:34, 2019-07-17

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
21:34, 2019-07-17

Get To The Orange Door Is Basically 1980s Titanfall 2 When it comes to first person shooters, my preferred style is super fast and acrobatic. As much as I love throwbacks like Amid Evil, I’ve been wanting something that feels like Titanfall 2. Get To The Orange Door is an early access shooter with a 1980’s aesthetic and all the wall running, double jum...
21:34, 2019-07-17

Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted net return of 24.7% in 1st half of 2019 Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted a net return of 24.7% after fees and expenses in the first half of 2019, according to an investment letter posted on fund's website Wednesday, but said "it has been an extraordinarily challenging environment to be a short seller." (Reporting By Jennifer Ablan; Edi...
21:51, 2019-07-17

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the report but is thought to be Turkey’s deputy c...
21:51, 2019-07-17

'The world is watching': US house condemns Trump over racist comments – video The US House of Representatives voted to condemn Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming the president and the fellow Republicans who stood by him. 'The world is watching, and the world is in shock,' says Democrat Karen Bass...
22:34, 2019-07-17

No survivors expected in Canada float plane crash The search for four missing passengers from a float plane that crashed in remote northeastern Canada is turning into a recovery mission for bodies, police said on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that it could lead to violence....
22:51, 2019-07-17

SeaWorld hits back after Virgin Holidays drops park from offerings Virgin Holidays will no longer offer tickets to tourist attractions featuring captive whales and dolphins — and SeaWorld fired back at the travel site for succumbing to “pressure from animal activists.” The travel company has announced the new policy will “come into effect as...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American Civil Liberties Union and others filed the request seeking a Thursday hearing in San Fra...
23:51, 2019-07-17

Mexican conglomerate Alfa reports 49.3% drop in Q2 net profit Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Wednesday reported net profit of 1.8 billion pesos ($93.8 million) for the second quarter, a drop of 49.3% from the same period last year....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Mazda Mazda3 The compact car is the leadoff nameplate for an entirely re-engineered vehicle architecture that the Japanese carmaker promises will weigh less, cost less and deliver a quieter ride with crisper handling and better rigidity....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Tutankhamun golden coffin under restoration for the first time Experts have begun restoration work on the golden-plated coffin of Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun for the first time since the discovery of the tomb in 1922, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities said......
01:17, 2019-07-18

Switch Owners Share Horror Stories Of Trying To Fix Joy-Con Drift “Joy-Con drift,” which results in a thumbstick that reads movement without player input, has been an ongoing problem for Nintendo Switch owners since the console’s launch back in early 2017. Without large-scale fixes from Nintendo, however, players have taken to fixing their $80 controllers themselv...
01:17, 2019-07-18

50 years after Apollo 11: What really rocketed us to the moon While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 50 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond....
01:17, 2019-07-18

G7 finance leaders voice skepticism over Libra: Japan finance minister Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that various voices of skepticism over Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency surfaced at a gathering of Group of Seven (G7) finance leaders....
01:34, 2019-07-18

Millennials won’t let go of children’s toys and films – and kids are paying the price | Emily Beecher From Toy Story 4 to the David Bowie Barbie, marketers are rehashing old favourites in place of creating anything newLast week Mattel announced the launch of a Ziggy Stardust-inspired Barbie. Yet the number of seven-year-olds saving up their weekly pocket money to splurge on £40-worth of David Bowie-...
01:34, 2019-07-18

Unbowed, Trump forecasts more attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump may not have planned it this way, but his attacks on four liberal lawmakers as un-American have emerged as a major strategy of his 2020 re-election campaign, and more thunder from him was expected at a rally on Wednesday night....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Elon Musk wants to hook the human brain up to a computer by late 2020 In addition to electric cars, road trips to Mars, and strange Twitter behavior, Elon Musk is also known for a new biotech company called Neuralink, which aims to connect human brains to computers. The company just held a presentation where several execs, including Musk, explained the progress made w...
02:17, 2019-07-18

You’ll have to pay extra to fast-charge the Galaxy Note 10 We’re exactly three weeks away from the Galaxy Note 10 launch, but Samsung event will not deliver any huge surprises when it comes to the company’s newest smartphone. We know everything about the Note 10 thanks to a flurry of leaks and renders. The design was recently confirmed in FCC do...
02:17, 2019-07-18

2019 Subaru Outback and Legacy Models Recalled Over Faulty Welds Another day, another recall. This time, it affects the 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Legacy. And it sounds serious, too, as Subaru is offering to buy back a few thousand cars if they’re found to have the defect....
02:17, 2019-07-18

Royals place Adalberto Mondesi on 10-day injured list The Kansas City Royals placed shortstop Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder injury       ...
02:34, 2019-07-18

We don't know why people are complaining, our dad could totally beat this Mario Maker level if he wanted to In what’s turned out to be the best news for sadists since the first human killed the first cow, then dyed the leather black and glued a bunch of spikes to it, Nintendo put out Super Mario Maker 2 a few weeks ago, inviting millions of players to try to do what they’ve been making look easy for years...
02:51, 2019-07-18

Jose Arredondo, father of K-Pop star Samuel, found ‘beaten to death’ in Mexico The father of K-pop star Samuel was found “beaten to death” in his home Tuesday morning in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, authorities said. Jose Arredondo, 58, who is renowned as the owner of a car dealership in Bakersfield, California, was discovered dead with “signs of blunt force trauma,” po...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Reputed Italian mobster wanted to give reporter ‘two hits with a mallet’ A reputed Italian mobster was caught on a police wiretap ranting about how he wanted to bash a reporter for confronting one of his cronies, according to a report Wednesday. “I would have given him two hits with a mallet … what a blast,” Benedetto Gabriele Militello allegedly fumed....
03:17, 2019-07-18

Minnesota truck driver fatally struck highway worker while watching porn, police say A Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker — with authorities claiming that he was distracted by his cellphone, which was playing videos from Pornhub....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Porsche bought the Nardò Technical Center back in 2012 through a subsidiary and have recently finish Porsche bought the Nardò Technical Center back in 2012 through a subsidiary and have recently finished renovations of the 7.5 mile high speed test track. With an investment of 35 million euros and 7 months of work, the track has been repaved, and a new guard rail system has been installed. Hopefully...
04:00, 2019-07-18

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
04:17, 2019-07-18

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump’s ‘divisive comments’ have no place in society, Andrew Scheer says Scheer said he believes people should be free to criticize their governments without having their backgrounds questioned or being told to leave the country....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Italian police and FBI raid Mafia in Sicily with ties to Gambino family Italian police working with the FBI cracked down on a Palermo-area Mafia clan with ties to the U.S.-based Gambino organized crime family in New York....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Don’t expect a trade deal with China before the 2020 election Here we go again. The president said this week that negotiations with China over trade are far from resolving anything. So he’s talking punitive tariffs again. And that is bothering the stock market. The Chinese tactic is to stall. Trump could be out of office in 2021, so why should they negotiate w...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Saturn V Rocket illuminates the Washington Monument celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

How The Times Analyzed the Migrant Center Airstrike It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?...
05:51, 2019-07-18

US House Of Representatives Sets Aside Trump Impeachment Resolution The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sideline an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has......
06:17, 2019-07-18

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second mass demonstration against the embattled leader this week....
06:34, 2019-07-18

Gossip Girl Is Coming Back, But Will You Watch Without the Original Cast? You know you loved her, but will you still love Gossip Girl with a new cast? HBO Max certainly hopes so. The new streaming service from WarnerMedia set to launch in 2020 will be the home to a......
06:34, 2019-07-18

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
06:51, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar responds to Trump: ‘I am where I belong’ Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to President Trump and his supporters on Wednesday evening, writing on Twitter that they are going to “have to deal” with her serving in the House of Representatives. At a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina on Wednesday evening Trump blasted Omar as a ...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Sarah Hyland is engaged to 'Bachelorette' alum Wells Adams after meeting on social media 'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland took to Instagram Tuesday to announce her engagement to Wells Adams, a radio DJ who competed on 'The Bachelorette.'        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Best celebrity photos of July 2019: 'The Lion King,' ESPYs, Prime Day concert and more This July, celebrities attended some of the hottest events across the globe including the world premiere of "The Lion King" and ESPY Awards.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Suspected Arson in Japanese Anime Studio Leaves Up to 13 Dead (TOKYO) — A man burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto and set it on fire early Thursday, killing one person, leaving 12 others presumed dead and a dozen possibly trapped inside. The blaze injured another 36 people, some of them critically, Japanese authorities said. The fire broke...
09:17, 2019-07-18

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisOne of the most famous victims – and a rare survivo...
09:34, 2019-07-18

| EPL giants on alert as Madrid set asking price for Isco, Asensio Real Madrid have placed £72 million price tags on both Isco and Marco Asensio amid reported interest from Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Lil Wayne 'having too much fun' to quit Blink-182 tour despite storming offstage Lil Wayne says he will remain on tour with Blink-182 after a show in Virginia where he complained about the audience size and cut his short set.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials, trade tariffs in 2019 Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux said on Thursday it had been able to offset pressures from higher raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes so far in 2019, and that it also expected to do so for the full year....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Best Offers Available on the Last Day Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is ending tonight, but there are still a handful of deals that have spilled over to the last day of the sale. We bring you the best offers you can grab right now....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Turns out Rose's life raft wasn't a door in 'Titanic'— and sorry, but Jack would've drowned anyway 20th Century Fox The most famous complete piece of debris from the real Titanic is an intricately carved piece of wood door frame from above the first-class lounge, on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Nova Scotia. It bears a striking resemblance to the piece of debris Rose used as ...
10:17, 2019-07-18

7 shows nominated for Emmys this year that critics don't actually like HBO The 2019 Emmy nominations were announced earlier this week and not everyone is pleased with them. Shows like "Who Is America?" are nominated for Emmys even though they received many negative reviews from critics. "Game of Thrones" may have received a record-breaking number of nominations, but ...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?...
10:34, 2019-07-18

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports from the Feldkirchen army base....
10:34, 2019-07-18

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
10:34, 2019-07-18

| SA not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect - UN court The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide....
11:17, 2019-07-18

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Blackstone reports almost flat Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc, the world's the largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose just 1% year-on-year, missing most analysts' expectations....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Carlos Ghosn Sues Nissan, Mitsubishi For Breach Of Contract: Report Former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for "improper termination" of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported......
13:34, 2019-07-18

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia, possibly linked to 3 overdoses: police At least three overdose deaths in West Virginia may be linked to a growing trend in Boone County where police believe drug users are turning to wasp spray as an alternative form of methamphetamine. ...
13:51, 2019-07-18