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Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race

Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in a high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The results deal a blow to President Erdogan's ruling party, who'd called for the controversial redo of the vote....

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race

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Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
23:00, 2019-06-23

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the votes.  ...
22:51, 2019-06-23

Erdoğan's party defeated in Istanbul mayoral election rerun Embarrassment for president as AKP lose Istanbul to CHP party’s Ekrem İmamoğluTurkey’s ruling party in Istanbul’s controversial mayoral election rerun has conceded defeat, handing the nation’s beleaguered opposition a landmark victory that will have dramatic consequences for President Recep Tayyip E...
22:17, 2019-06-23

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:17, 2019-06-23

Opposition Win in Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Deals a Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan (ISTANBUL) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city. “Thank ...
06:00, 2019-06-24

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral rerun The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the rerun is proof that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not want to lose his grip on power....
13:51, 2019-06-23

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s re-run election for the mayor of Istanbul. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voted in a closely watched repeat election for the next mayor of Istanbul, a contest that could have a political impact on his national gove...
14:00, 2019-06-23

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

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira firms after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira strengthened overnight after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
09:00, 2019-06-24

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepotism ― if he can win....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Istanbul to re-do mayoral election after victory tossed out for Erdogan opponents Istanbul will hold a do-over of its mayoral election on Sunday, after authorities threw out the results of a March victory for opponents of Turkey’s strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The race pits the winner of the first vote, political newcomer Ekrem Imamoglu, 49, against pro-governme...
06:01, 2019-06-23

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city....
23:34, 2019-06-23

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

Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election A Moscow court reversed a decision to ban a Russian opposition candidate from next month’s municipal election, a rare concession to protesters following weeks of demonstrations in the Russian capital....
01:51, 2019-08-14

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

Turkey's Economic Pain Casts Blow to Erdogan Ahead of Istanbul Rerun Turkey’s economy returned to growth in the first three months of 2019 but remained smaller than it was a year earlier, in a stain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s record ahead of a critical rerun of the Istanbul mayoral race....
18:17, 2019-06-02

Danish center-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to right-wing nationalists....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Istanbul mayoral candidates face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor faced off in a political debate Sunday, a week before the city is set to hold a repeat of the election an opposition candidate won and Turkey’s governing party successfully challenged. Ruling party candidate Binali Yildirim and secu...
00:51, 2019-06-17

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
08:17, 2019-06-23

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
06:34, 2019-06-23

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
00:51, 2019-06-24

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in a campaign that drew internati...
10:34, 2019-06-17

Houston mayoral candidate under fire for telling teens to keep their ‘legs closed’ A Houston mayoral candidate got into a heated exchange with a group of teens after he told them they “should keep their legs closed” during what he said was meant to be an inspirational speech. Students said they were taken aback Friday when mayoral wannabe Dwight Boykins — who is ...
15:51, 2019-07-01

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
08:51, 2019-05-30

NewsGuild orders presidential election rerun after ballot chaos The NewsGuild, the nation’s largest journalism union, has tossed out the results of the last election for its national president and ordered a new one after finding that more than 1,000 members in Canada never received ballots. Insurgent Jon Schleuss, 31, who was an organizer in the successful unio...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Albanian mayoral vote boycotted by opposition unfolds peacefully Voting in Albanian mayoral elections boycotted by opposition parties went off calmly amid low turnout on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, although some abstainers taunted voters with songs and slogans from the communist past....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Opposition says 'injustice' will galvanize Istanbul voters The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes "the injustice" caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday's rerun election....
17:17, 2019-06-17

Opposition says ‘injustice’ will galvanize Istanbul voters ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes “the injustice” caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday’s rerun election. In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, Ekrem Imamoglu also said a...
15:17, 2019-06-17

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

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s president, has been adjourned until July 18. Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People’s Party in the city is on trial for social media...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Turkey opposition seeks to repeat win in Istanbul redo vote ISTANBUL (AP) — The Istanbul mayoral candidates have led their final campaign rallies heading into Sunday’s repeat election. The city election held March 31 saw opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu narrowly defeat former Prime Minister Benali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Er...
00:34, 2019-06-23

Turkey Mayoral Candidates Face Off In Rare Debate Before Election Test Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
00:34, 2019-06-20

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

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and the reach of President Tayyip Erdogan's AK party....
22:51, 2019-06-16

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
08:51, 2019-06-24

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one morning last month. It showed the word “justice” written on a piece of paper held up by a disembodied...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Turkey’s President Suffers Stinging Defeat in Istanbul Election Redo Voters were outraged that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered a redo of the same election two months ago after his party lost control of Turkey’s largest city....
00:17, 2019-06-24

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election The imprisoned leader of the Kurdish militant group PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesting they should abstain, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported....
22:34, 2019-06-20

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

Opposition candidate Fernandez seen ahead of President Macri in Argentina primary: local TV Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez was seen leading President Mauricio Macri as polls closed in Argentina's primary election on Sunday, according to Argentine TV stations TN, Cronica and A24....
01:00, 2019-08-12

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the first since de Blasio launched his 2020 campaign ...
01:17, 2019-05-22

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
13:17, 2019-06-21

Mauritanian president’s candidate claims election victory NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — The candidate chosen by Mauritania’s outgoing president has claimed victory only hours after polls closed. Mohamed Ould El Ghazouani is a retired general who served as Mauritania’s defense minister before being chosen as the heir apparent to retiring Preside...
14:00, 2019-06-23

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election filed a challenge against the result in the country’s top court, just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital. The legal move is the latest step in what analysts say has...
04:34, 2019-05-25

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prime minister, said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-09

In Trump era, U.S. presidential candidate Booker confronts race head-on U.S. Senator Cory Booker's best hope of capturing the Democratic presidential nomination may be reassembling the coalition that propelled Barack Obama to the White House in 2008, consolidating the black vote while inspiring young Democrats to back him....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Unlikely Greek election candidate touts jobs and miracle cures Part-time TV presenter, miracle cure salesman and budding politician Kyriakos Velopoulos wants to build a wall to keep migrants out of Greece. Lace it with mines, he says. He would also call a referendum on the death penalty for drug dealers and pedophiles....
12:34, 2019-07-02

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:51, 2019-05-24

AOC-backed candidate Tiffany Cabán concedes defeat in Queens DA race Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán conceded defeat Tuesday night — six weeks after the Democratic primary election that pitted her against the establishment-backed Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. “We terrified the Democratic establishment,” Cabán told her supporters at a p...
15:51, 2019-08-07

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
15:51, 2019-06-06

U.K. PM candidate Boris Johnson balks at Brexit cost as leadership race heats up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms....
18:00, 2019-06-09

UK PM candidate Johnson wins bid to stop court case over Brexit campaign bus claim Judges at London’s High Court have thrown out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Guatemala's center-left candidate Torres takes early lead in election Early results from Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday showed center-left candidate Sandra Torres leading the race from her nearest conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei by more than seven percentage points....
08:17, 2019-06-17

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
09:51, 2019-05-24

Opposition in Georgia demand more resignations, early election A coalition of opposition parties in Georgia on Friday demanded the interior minister's resignation, the release of protesters detained the previous night, and talks on holding an early parliamentary election, one opposition leader said....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
01:51, 2019-08-03

Russian opposition rallies for Moscow election candidates Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election...
19:34, 2019-07-14

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
01:17, 2019-06-08

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from Philippine elections show Duterte’s allies won a majority in the Senate race, while a shutout of the opposition heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of human rights violations...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive human rights violations....
04:34, 2019-05-22

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips before the Electronic Voting Machines has been turned down by the Election Commission....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
22:17, 2019-05-24

Brazil threatens Mercosur exit if Argentina opposition wins presidency Brazil's economy minister has said the country could leave the trade bloc if Argentina's opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He also questioned how dependent Brazil's economy was on Argentina....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was billed as a meeting between opposition leaders and their voters after signatures sponsoring several ca...
17:01, 2019-07-14

Italy's Salvini faces mounting opposition to snap election plans The leader of Italy's far-right League, Matteo Salvini, is meeting with defiance to his plans to hold a no-confidence vote. Salvini could become Italy's leader if the snap elections he wants are held in October....
08:34, 2019-08-12

Danish Social Democrat-led opposition extends majority support ahead of election: poll Denmark's Social Democrat-led opposition increased its support to 59.2% of votes ahead of a national election on Wednesday, a Voxmeter poll showed on Monday....
10:51, 2019-06-03

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

Juventus wins race for $84.3m 19-year-old Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, has completed his move to Juventus for a fee of $84.3 million....
20:34, 2019-07-18

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
03:34, 2019-08-04

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson was announced as Britain’s new prime minister on Tuesday. The New York-born politician won a landslide victory against rival Jeremy Hunt as his party’s pick to replace Theresa May as leader — and to finally lead the country through Brexit. Johnson, the clear favorite,...
13:51, 2019-07-23

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
15:34, 2019-06-09

The Latest: Logano wins 1st stage of Cup race at Daytona Pole-sitter and Cup Series points leader Joey Logano has won the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway       ...
20:34, 2019-07-07

Burger King wins the taco race to the bottom Let us acknowledge there are several gradations of tacos. At the top of the chain are ones you might find in, say, the streets of Mexico City: A soft corn tortilla freshly pressed from a tortilladora and griddled, with marinated pork “al pastor” sliced crisp from a trompo and the whole affair topped...
23:51, 2019-08-05

Horse wins race 12 days after falling into sinkhole A 6-year-old horse named Mr Changue fell in a sinkhole on July 11. On Tuesday, the thoroughbred won an undercard race at the Prince of Wales Stakes.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

70-Year-Old Man Wins 1,000-Kilometer Horse Race in Mongolia “Preparation trumps youth,” said the winner, Bob Long, who “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling contest across the steppes of Mongolia....
21:34, 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party....
14:17, 2019-07-23

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hard-liners and vowed Tuesday to challenge the result in the country’s highest court. Official coun...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep. The post Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep appeared first on L...
15:00, 2019-05-23

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
21:51, 2019-06-02

Khadijah Mellah becomes first UK jockey to wear hijab – and wins race 18-year-old from Peckham earns fairytale winMellah sat on a racehorse for first time in AprilAt 1.10pm on Thursday, Khadijah Mellah, an 18-year-old from Peckham, became the first jockey to ride in a race in Britain wearing a hijab. Just over a minute later, she made history again by riding the winne...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Formula 3 Paul Ricard: Shwartzman wins race two from seventh Ferrari and SMP Racing junior driver Robert Shwartzman took his second win of the FIA Formula 3 season in the Paul Ricard reversed-grid race, despite starting seventh...
11:17, 2019-06-23

Ross Chastain wins NASCAR Truck race week after DQ MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Ross Chastain won the NASCAR Truck Series race Saturday night at The Raceway at Gateway, a week after losing a victory at Iowa when he was disqualified for failing a postrace inspection. Chastain grabbed track position with a gas-only last pit stop in Niece Motorsports’ No...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Lithuania: Banker Gitanas Nauseda wins presidential race A central banker and pro-European political novice has been chosen as Lithuania's new president. He takes over from the popular Dalia Grybauskaite, who could not stand for reelection after two terms in office....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Malawi's Mutharika narrowly wins presidential race with 38.57% of the vote President Peter Mutharika won Malawi's presidential election with 38.57% of votes, the electoral commission said on Monday, narrowly securing another five-year term after delays over suspected tampering....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Austin Dillon wins pole for NASCAR Cup Series race JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Austin Dillon has won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Dillon recorded a top lap of 176.263 mph in his No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet. It’s the sixth career pole for the 29-year-old Dillon, who is seeking his first Cup Se...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Buemi wins New York E-Prix thriller as title race hots up Sebastien Buemi broke a two-year win drought to take the first race of the New York City double-header Saturday and keep alive his Formula E world title hopes as championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne finished out of the points....
06:17, 2019-07-14

BTCC Croft: Chilton wins race three after wet tyre choice, Cook P2 Tom Chilton was victorious in the final British Touring Car Championship race at Croft and Jason Plato returned to the podium thanks to their respective decisions to run wet tyres...
23:00, 2019-06-16

| Semenya wins 2 000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight South African Caster Semenya won a rarely-run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....
02:51, 2019-06-12

Brookes wins Race Two at Cadwell Park after Irwin-Redding beef "Josh Brookes won Race Two at Cadwell Park in the British Superbikes - but the talking point was a furious stand-off between Andy Irwin and Scott Redding after an early collision."...
00:17, 2019-08-19

Sleeping for just four hours a night, woman wins 4,000km bike race Fiona Kolbinger, a 24-year-old cancer researcher from Germany, made history Tuesday after becoming the first woman to win one of cycling's most grueling races....
14:34, 2019-08-06

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman wins again in Superbike race two Peter Hickman's 2019 Ulster Grand Prix domination continued in the second Superbike race, after he resisted an early challenge from Dean Harrison to win by over three seconds...
05:00, 2019-08-11

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Argentina's Macri faces uphill race for re-election after weak primary Argentine bonds fell in London trading and further volatility loomed on Monday after voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections, casting doubt on his chances of re-election in October....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio Macri in elections later this year, three sources told Reuters on Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Election Results: Narendra Modi Wins Second Term Easily, All Leads In Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own steam and leads showed a NDA sweep in the national elections within two hours of counting of votes. The BJP is doing well in......
07:34, 2019-05-23

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
16:51, 2019-05-21

India's PM Modi wins historic general election victory, party says Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greek elections, delivering a stinging blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis...
23:34, 2019-07-07

BJP's CR Patil Wins By 6.89 Lakh Votes, Biggest Margin In 2019 Election The BJP's CR Patil came close to shattering the all-time record of victory margin in a parliamentary election when he defeated his Congress rival in Gujarat's Navsari Lok Sabha seat by a difference of......
19:51, 2019-05-24

Mauritania: Former General Mohamed Ould Ghazouani wins presidential election Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won Mauritiania's presidential election with an absolute majority. It was the first time Mauritanians voted to elect a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Taiwan president wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration, which suffered a poll defeat amid rising threats from China....
09:51, 2019-06-13

BJP Lawmaker Hans Raj Hans' Poetic Performance Wins Opposition Applause Helping one side score a few points over another, poetry and couplets have long been a tradition in parliamentary discussions. On Wednesday, a recitation by a lawmaker from the ruling party, however,......
14:17, 2019-07-03

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24-hour race with Toyota for second successive year Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team-mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
01:34, 2019-06-17

F1: Hamilton Wins British GP For Record Sixth Time In An Action Packed Race It has turned out to be spectacular Sunday for sports enthusiasts with the ICC Cricket World Cup final, Wimbledon Men's final and the British GP, all happening simultaneously. The Formula 1 British......
03:00, 2019-07-15

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
12:51, 2019-08-21

Fuji SUPER GT: LeMans Lexus wins 500-mile race from 11th place The LeMans Lexus team took a shock victory in Fuji 500-mile from 11th on the grid, while Kunimitsu Honda duo Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto finished second to keep their SUPER GT championship hopes alive...
13:17, 2019-08-04

Megan Gilkes wins reversed grid Assen W Series race from pole Megan Gilkes narrowly took her maiden W Series victory over Alice Powell in a photo-finish to the non-championship race at Assen, leading the whole race from reverse-grid pole...
18:51, 2019-07-21

Penske's Power wins after early woe, crash mars Pocono IndyCar race Will Power secured his first victory of the IndyCar season for Team Penske, as the race at Pocano was abandoned for weather and featured a huge crash at the start....
10:34, 2019-08-19

BTCC Croft: Jordan wins race two ahead of WSR team-mate Turkington WSR driver Andrew Jordan wrapped up his second British Touring Car Championship victory in succession at Croft, leading home team-mate Colin Turkington for a BMW one-two in the second race...
23:00, 2019-06-16

Teuns wins Tour de France Stage 6, Ciccone takes race lead Dylan Teuns of Belgium has won the first mountain stage of the Tour de France and Giulio Ciccone of Italy has taken the overall race lead       ...
21:00, 2019-07-11

Taiwanese president reportedly wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, won the Democratic Progressive Party's primary race for the 2020 presidential election, local media reported....
13:51, 2019-06-13

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to European Commissioner Frans Timmermans, Labour's lead candidate....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Kamala Harris says Russia’s election meddling exposed race as America’s ‘Achilles heel’ Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris said Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election revealed race as America’s “Achilles heel” and it must be dealt with as a national security issue. “They decide to attack what is the strongest pillar of a democracy, which ...
17:34, 2019-08-11

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January. The post Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:00, 2019-06-13

European markets trade higher as Boris Johnson wins UK leadership race; autos surge 4.2% European stocks traded higher Tuesday as investors digest Boris Johnson's victory in the race to become U.K. prime minister, while looking ahead to the European Central Bank (ECB) monetary policy meeting on Thursday....
16:17, 2019-07-23

Simon Pagenaud Wins Incredible Late-Race Battle Against Alexander Rossi to Take Indy 500 Victory In an Indianapolis 500 that saw pole sitter Simon Pagenaud dominate most of the race, only to trade the top spot with Alexander Rossi for the last 13 laps leading to the checkered flag, Pagenaud pulled a late-race pass in order to win the race and sweep IndyCar’s “month of May” events—just barely....
22:51, 2019-05-26

Giro d'Italia: Richard Carapaz extends race lead as Nans Peters wins stage 17 French rider breaks clear for maiden Grand Tour winCarapaz picks up seven seconds on Vincenzo NibaliFrance’s Nans Peters won stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia as overall leader Richard Carapaz gained a few extra seconds on his rivals.Peters powered clear from an 18-man breakaway with around 15 kilometre...
19:17, 2019-05-29

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financia...
08:34, 2019-07-08

Left-wing billionaire George Soros scores wins in Virginia elections, as opponents say race was ‘bought’ Liberal billionaire George Soros picked up two wins in Virginia this week when two prosecutor candidates he backed ousted incumbents in local Democratic primaries -- after he poured nearly a million dollars into their campaigns....
16:17, 2019-06-14

Kurt Busch wins NASCAR Cup race at Kentucky after a wild overtime battle with Kyle Busch Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch put on a show, but it was elder brother Kurt who won the race and gave Chevrolet its first Cup Series win at Kentucky.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-14

'We would all suffer under No Deal Brexit,' says Europe after Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership race A European official described Boris Johnson's No Deal Brexit strategy as a "tragedy" for both the EU and Britain as Mr Johnson swept to victory in the Tory leadership contest....
15:00, 2019-07-23

Sudan's military rulers, opposition to hold transition talks within 48 hours: opposition Negotiators from Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition coalition have made progress on the sticking points in discussions on the transition from military rule and are set to hold direct talks within 48 hours, an opposition leader said....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Tucson Mayoral Candidates Ed Ackerley - IndependentThe Palo Verde High School and University of Arizona graduate is an account executive at Ackerley Advertising. The Tucson Native also teaches at UA and NAU, and held leadership roles at the American Advertising Federation. Randi Dorman - DemocratSince mov...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Mayoral rivals to hold Turkey's first TV debate in nearly two decades Istanbul's ousted main opposition mayor Ekrem Imamoglu and his AK Party rival Binali Yildirim will hold a televised debate on June 16, party officials said on Monday, in what will be the first debate of its kind in Turkey in nearly two decades....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Denver’s Hancock claims victory in mayoral runoff DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock claimed victory in his bid for a third term in a runoff election Tuesday, crediting his challenger, Jamie Giellis, for running a spirited campaign that forced a feisty debate over the impacts of rapid urban development and focused attention on the city̵...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School, debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero, former Arizona State...
13:01, 2019-07-19

Macron's Staying Power Tested by French Mayoral Races French President Emmanuel Macron’s party chose dozens of candidates to run in local elections next year, a critical step toward establishing strong local roots, particularly in areas that gave rise to the volatile yellow-vest movement....
12:51, 2019-07-11

Stringer, Johnson and Adams raking it in for 2021 mayoral campaigns Stringer raised $313,087 from January 12 through July 11 — leaving him with $2.59 million cash on hand, according to campaign disclosure records made public Monday....
16:17, 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson 'ignored expert advice' over £1bn mayoral vanity projects No 10 frontrunner defied senior officials over doomed projects including Routemaster and garden bridge Boris Johnson has been accused of repeatedly ignoring expert advice on the viability of his so-called vanity projects as London mayor, leaving tax payers with a bill of nearly £1bn and rising.Some ...
20:17, 2019-07-16

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
05:51, 2019-06-14

De Blasio gets 2020 filing extension, citing ‘substantial’ mayoral duties Mayor Bill de Blasio received a 45-day extension to disclose his personal finances to the Federal Election Commission citing his “substantial duties” at City Hall — even though he’s said he can juggle his day job with his quixotic presidential quest. A lawyer for de Blasio...
01:51, 2019-06-20

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Europe....
12:34, 2019-08-06

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows Britain's Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country's next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson....
13:17, 2019-06-19

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this thing motoring about at NJMP this weekend. Maybe ...
04:51, 2019-06-08

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss. The post Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:17, 2019-05-27

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted......
21:17, 2019-05-22

Election 2019: Get Quickest Live Updates of Election Results How to get the quickest live updates of election results for the Indian general elections of 2019 that will be announced later today, deciding who will constitute the 17th Lok Sabha....
06:17, 2019-05-23

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
20:17, 2019-05-27

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

Istanbul unprepared for next big deadly earthquake, say experts The question is not if — but when — a devastating earthquake will hit Istanbul. Experts say the city of 15 million people is unprepared for the next big tremor....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Liverpool returns to Istanbul for Super Cup against Chelsea Liverpool returns to the scene of its most dramatic European triumph when it faces Chelsea in Istanbul for the Super Cup       ...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Klopp wants Liverpool to create more Istanbul history "Jurgen Klopp is eager for his Liverpool charges to create more club history in Istanbul when they take on Chelsea at Besitkas\u0027 Vodafone Park on Wednesday."...
01:51, 2019-08-14

Klopp: Nobody will forget Istanbul 2005 but it's a new team now "Jurgen Klopp is hoping his side can draw inspiration from Liverpool\u0027s heroics in Istanbul in 2005 as they bid to add the UEFA Super Cup to their Champions League crown when they face Chelsea in the Turkish capital on Wednesday."...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely seen as ominous for Erdogan at national level....
19:17, 2019-06-30

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

Turkey’s Erdogan faces challenge in Istanbul poll Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey’s largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies could lose control of Istanbul’s administration for the first time in 25 years...
09:17, 2019-06-23

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so significant? Is this the beginning of the end for President Erdogan’s party?...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North Anatolian fault in the Sea of Marmara....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Istanbul police use tear gas to disperse gay pride march Police have used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people at a banned gay pride march in Istanbul. Activists had gathered to promote rights for gay and transgender people. They had hoped the ban would be lifted....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. When it comes to gaming, I am a man of simple pleasures. I need no boxes of sculpted minis, no hour-long setup, no manuals ...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Erdogan's chief antagonist seeks a lasting victory in Istanbul Three months ago Ekrem Imamoglu was a little-known politician in a fringe Istanbul district who was attempting the near-impossible: to unseat Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party from Turkey's largest city after 25 years in power....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Pro-Kurdish party says Ocalan's call does not change strategy in Istanbul The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be neutral....
13:51, 2019-06-21

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan isn't about to give it up without a fight....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Istanbul Police Disperse LGBT Pride March With Tear Gas ISTANBUL — Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year. The rally on a side street to Istanbul’s main pedestrian avenue drew several hundre...
20:17, 2019-06-30

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

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

Istanbul police allow LGBT march remarks, launch tear gas Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year...
19:34, 2019-06-30

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

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbul’s Kurdish voters, a group it considers a key constituency in the electoral battle for control of Istanbul, despite softening its polarizing rhetoric....
22:34, 2019-06-20

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dogs and water-cannon vehicles were also at the scene....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Istanbul's LGBT community holds small rally after march banned Istanbul's gay and transgender community gathered for a small rally that ended with tear gas and rubber bullets on Sunday after their annual march was banned for the fifth consecutive year....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
20:17, 2019-05-27

Frank Lampard set for hero's welcome as Chelsea seek to build on Istanbul display Leicester was the stage for the final domestic act of Maurizio Sarri's time as Chelsea manager so it is only right they should be the visitors for Frank Lampard's second coming on Sunday....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral in this weekend's Istanbul re-run election in a statement released on Friday which could influence the contest's outcome....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Pro-Kurd party clashes with Erdogan ahead of high-stakes Istanbul vote Pro-Kurdish political leaders accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday of trying to sow discord among Kurds ahead of a re-run of an Istanbul election on Sunday that is seen as a crucial test of support for Erdogan and his ruling AK Party....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city....
17:00, 2019-08-17

Uefa Super Cup 2019 highlights: Liverpool vs Chelsea in pictures - goals and action from Istanbul The Uefa Super Cup may not be a priority trophy for either Liverpool or Chelsea this season, but neither side will want to leave Istanbul on the losing side tonight....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard refuses to blame Istanbul tiredness after lacklustre second-half display against Leicester City Chelsea manager Frank Lampard refused to blame fatigue for his side's lacklustre second-half performance after being held to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City....
10:00, 2019-08-19

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
19:17, 2019-07-15

Ex-presidential candidate Hickenlooper to run for Senate Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race last week, said on Thursday he will run for a Senate seat in the state instead....
13:17, 2019-08-22

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (To ...
17:51, 2019-06-03

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains sizable. Before him, President Barack Obama promised that health insurance would be cheaper under his...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Just How Important Is a Presidential Candidate's Hair? Donald Trump’s comb-over has become the president’s sartorial signature. Can any of the Democratic presidential candidates compete when it comes to memorable hairdos?...
18:17, 2019-08-13

UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, the BBC reported....
23:34, 2019-06-13

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
14:34, 2019-08-14

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who finished third in Tuesday’s Democratic primary — i...
00:17, 2019-06-28

UK PM candidate Hunt says: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal but with a heavy heart and that he hoped the bloc would engage with a new British leader....
15:00, 2019-06-10

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31....
08:51, 2019-06-11

'Not the best candidate': Germans condemn own choice for top EU job Ursula von der Leyen is so divisive at home that Germany abstained from the vote to nominate herIf the European parliament approves Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination in two weeks’ time, the German defence minister will make for an unusual European commission president: a consensus candidate who has ...
21:34, 2019-07-04

UK PM candidate Johnson criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by a rival who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
12:34, 2019-06-11

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in campaign contributions from individual donors and PACs...
00:17, 2019-08-23

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White House?...
13:00, 2019-05-22

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
22:17, 2019-06-28

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
04:00, 2019-08-01

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
18:51, 2019-08-03

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
01:51, 2019-07-10

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign....
10:34, 2019-07-17

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
02:51, 2019-06-08

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: PM candidate Javid Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday, as he seeks to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
09:51, 2019-06-13

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the red-light district along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York, will become the scene for the next phase of the political insurrection being led by the...
17:51, 2019-06-23

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
11:51, 2019-06-11

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
11:51, 2019-06-11

No EU candidate gets required majority for IMF nomination: source A majority of European Union governments gave their support to Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, but she failed to reach a large enough majority to be nominated, an EU official said....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
19:51, 2019-06-11

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his political career....
15:51, 2019-06-10

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
19:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
04:17, 2019-06-22

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare films that starts as a slog but grows progressively more engrossing as it develops. It finally delivers a wallop of a finale, a concluding 15 minutes ...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home British police were called on Friday to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman after a neighbor of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next Prime Minister, heard a loud altercation....
23:17, 2019-06-21

Candidate for top EU job touts gender equality ahead of vote Ursula von der Leyen asks MEPs to back her as first female European commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has championed gender equality in her appeal to MEPs to back her as the first female president of the European commission, telling the European parliament: “We represent half of our populatio...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowded Democratic contest for the 2020 nomination, was the most searched candidate on Google in most sta...
06:34, 2019-06-28

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Florida ethics panel OKs $5K deal with ex-candidate Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Ethics Commission has accepted a settlement fining former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum $5,000 for a trip he took to New York. News outlets report the panel also voted 5-2 Friday to drop four other charges against Gillum, including his acceptan...
20:17, 2019-06-07

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Andrew Yang Is the Most Dangerous Democratic Presidential Candidate Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debates revealed many things, but I want to focus on what was easily the most chilling moment of last night: Andrew Yang talking about climate change.Read more......
21:17, 2019-08-01

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Ex-candidate for Italian neo-fascists arrested over weapons cache Police say they found guns and Nazi plaques at home of man who in 2001 ran for senatePolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.Police said ...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence...
07:34, 2019-05-23

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper opens Senate bid A week after dropping out of the Democratic presidential race, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced he will challenge for Republican Sen. Cory Gardner's seat....
02:17, 2019-08-23

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
00:34, 2019-05-23

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Candidate Credits Facebook For Getting Over A Lakh Votes In Kashmir He ran the election campaign on his Facebook page and surprised everyone with over 1 lakh votes in his kitty. Engineer Rashid, an independent candidate from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency......
12:17, 2019-05-24

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
02:01, 2019-07-11

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the world, has promised the US she will “not defend the EU position” in resisting the global spread of ge...
13:51, 2019-06-02

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates think about the federal minimum wage and what they intend to do about it....
15:17, 2019-08-08

Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate Moderate Peronist Senator Miguel Pichetto will run as vice president under Argentine President Mauricio Macri in October elections, the president wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, a selection that could help broaden the leader's voting base....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and the wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at least 60 foot deep water in Canyon Ferry Lake Monday when Hubbell went under. Mues tried to help to no a...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Swalwell’s visit Wednesday appears to be the first gun-focu...
06:34, 2019-06-12

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven hours, ending in a rooftop firefight and escape....
18:00, 2019-07-31

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
19:17, 2019-06-08

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
02:51, 2019-05-23

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to End Gun Violence Last week, the issue of gun control took center stage among the Democratic presidential candidates at the Detroit debates and in the wake of the Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn shootings (and days before shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend). Gun violence—and i...
19:17, 2019-08-05

Candidate Can't Switch To General Seat After Age Relaxation: Top Court A reserved category candidate, who has availed age relaxation in a selection process, cannot seek accommodation in or migration to general category seat at a later stage, the Supreme Court on Thursday......
01:34, 2019-07-05

Joe Biden is a boring candidate. That's why he is doing well | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti The core of Joe Biden’s popularity lies in the fact that he is the candidate that presents the most marked contrast with President Trump’s governing styleDespite a seemingly unending series of gaffes and unimpressive performances in the two Democratic primary debates so far, Joe Biden retains a soli...
17:00, 2019-08-19

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
10:51, 2019-06-09

DFB: Presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg president Fritz Keller will take power, partly because he's prepared to give it up....
10:17, 2019-08-22

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night's debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With her subsequent "clarification," she has staked out the least defensible ground of any of the 2020 Democratic candidates....
18:34, 2019-06-28

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
00:17, 2019-06-09

UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debate Jeremy Hunt, one of the two people vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on Brexit....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:51, 2019-06-18

Cuomo yet to endorse 2020 candidate, despite early push for Biden In January, Cuomo told WAMC radio “of all the names are out there, Joe Biden has the best case [to become president] because he brings most of the secret ingredient you need to win, which is credibility.”...
01:17, 2019-07-02

Democrat 'spiritual' candidate stands out for quirky remarks at debate Self-help guru and presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson raised eyebrows with her Democratic debate performance. Her plan to "harness love" to beat Trump prompted people to dig out some of her older online adages....
12:51, 2019-06-28

Silicon Valley has found its presidential candidate in Andrew Yang Silicon Valley workers say they gravitate toward Yang, who is running for president as a Democrat, because of his approach to research and understanding of tech's moral dilemmas....
02:51, 2019-07-18

Michael Gove to become eighth candidate for Conservative Party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove is due to enter the race to be next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter....
09:51, 2019-05-26

PM candidate Hancock says UK can't ban Huawei until British replacement is found: The Telegraph British Prime Minister candidate Matt Hancock said that the UK cannot ban Huawei Technologies Co Ltd until a British home-grown replacement is found, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-06-05

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
02:34, 2019-06-28

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

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to Legalize Weed On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one) who intend to legalize weed, many presidential hopefuls have wide-sweeping plans to expunge the records...
20:51, 2019-08-09

UK PM candidate Sajid Javid ready for Brexit without deal: The Telegraph British interior minister Sajid Javid, who is running in the leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, would be prepared to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal, The Daily Telegraph reported on Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Online video of GOP House candidate may target super PACs RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat left vacant following allegations of ballot fraud, a polished, silent video of the Republican candidate has appeared online. It’s a sign that rich flows of untraceable money are expected to influence the race....
00:51, 2019-05-25

Potential IPO candidate BioNTech secures $325 million in financing round German biotech firm BioNTech has secured $325 million in a private financing round to boost its cancer immunotherapies pipeline, the company said on Tuesday....
11:34, 2019-07-09

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89 Ross Perot, the colorful self-made billionaire from Texas who launched two unsuccessful presidential bids as a third party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, who made a fortune after founding Electronic Data Systems Corp. in 1962, died Tuesday at his home in Dallas after a five-month battle with...
17:17, 2019-07-09

Swalwell on Biden: 'We can't have a candidate who has ideas that are staler than Donald Trump's' Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell offered an early jab at front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of Thursday night's second presidential debate, calling his ideas "staler than Donald Trump's"...
05:17, 2019-06-28

Climate Change Debate Censored in Canada Because of One Jackass Candidate My in-laws are Canadian and thus prone to frequent bouts of trashing the broken American political system and then immediately apologizing (with the exception of my brother-in-law Dan who is a true asshole). Well, the joke’s on you, suckers. Now your system is hopelessly compromised, too!Read more.....
11:00, 2019-08-21

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive backed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, conceding victory to Melinda Katz, the establishment favorite candidate....
14:51, 2019-08-07

Billionaire, two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after battling cancer, his family said. He was 89....
17:51, 2019-07-09

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that "one country, two systems" should not be cast aside....
14:51, 2019-07-03

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medicare and Social Security, and reducing drug prices....
23:17, 2019-07-12

Presidential candidate Warren says she won't give ambassador positions to donors Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she will significantly increase the U.S. diplomatic force and not give those jobs to wealthy donors....
03:00, 2019-06-29

UK PM candidate Raab says suspending parliament remains a Brexit option Suspending parliament remains an option to ensure Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said on Saturday, rejecting criticism of the measure from other Conservative leadership candidates....
19:34, 2019-06-08

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
19:00, 2019-05-22

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public coverage option run by the federal government....
16:51, 2019-07-15

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Democratic 'spiritual' candidate stands out for quirky remarks at debate Self-help guru and presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson raised eyebrows with her Democratic debate performance. Her plan to "harness love" to beat Trump prompted people to dig out some of her older online adages....
14:51, 2019-06-28

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

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
16:51, 2019-06-04

UK PM candidate Johnson declines to say if girlfriend will live with him in Downing Street Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's prime minister this month, declined to say on Monday whether his girlfriend would live with him in the leader's official residence if he wins the contest....
01:00, 2019-07-16

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to make Tax Day a national holiday DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said if he won the White House, he’d turn Tax Day into a party. “I would turn Tax Day into revenue day. I would make it a national holiday and we would celebrate the fact that we had another awesome year, hundreds of billions in ...
01:17, 2019-08-10

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money based on that because he says the “liberal media...
06:17, 2019-07-11

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson avoids questions about police visit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman in his home....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Tim Ryan is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Who is Tim Ryan? Current job: US Representative for Ohio's 13th district. Currently running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 45See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A year after Armenia's 250,000-person revolution, Prime M...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Georgia GOP candidate appears to threaten Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders in video A congressional candidate in Georgia is targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders all but literally. A campaign video from Republican Harrison Floyd shows images of the progressive darlings, then a clip of himself firing a rifle in a combat setting, while he says in a voiceover...
23:17, 2019-05-25

It is time, once again, to reckon with presidential candidate and meme-warrior Marianne Williamson Last night’s Democratic debates were about what you’d expect. The candidates talked over each other continuously; Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren continued to cement themselves as the only worthwhile contenders; and Marianne Williamson made a good, important point about Flint, Michigan and the d...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Film producer shooting ad for prospective US Senate candidate likely drowned: officials A film producer from Boston died this week after officials say he likely drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a political ad for a prospective U.S. Democratic Senate candidate....
18:00, 2019-06-21

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary agenda....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Who is Cory Booker? Current job: US Senator from New Jersey. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 49See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A year after Armenia's 250,000-person revolution, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan...
18:00, 2019-07-31

UK PM candidate Stewart backs lawmakers' move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would support a move by opposition Labour lawmakers to take control of the parliamentary agenda with the aim of introducing legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit or the prorogation of parliament....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Win McNamee / Getty Images Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why the US border facilities are 'concentration camps,' according to historians...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Ph.D. candidate's maternity-style photo shoot with thesis goes viral Sarah Whelan Curtis, a Ph.D. candidate at Emory University, did a maternity-style photoshoot with her thesis. It went viral on Twitter.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

GOP campaign tells female journalist she can't shadow candidate without male colleague A female reporter in Mississippi is accusing a Republican gubernatorial candidate of sexism after he refused her request to shadow him on the campaign trail....
22:00, 2019-07-10

Donald Trump is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Reuters Who is Donald Trump? Current job: President of the United States. Age: 72See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec explains what makes America greatSee Also:Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candi...
18:00, 2019-07-31

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
10:17, 2019-07-19

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children....
20:17, 2019-06-12

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang blasts NCAA for its new rule on agents Presidential candidate Andrew Yang criticized the NCAA's new requirements for agents overseeing players who test the NBA draft waters.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-09

UK PM candidate Hancock vows tax cut for small retailers funded by new Amazon tax -The Telegraph British health minister Matt Hancock, who is a candidate for prime minister, has vowed to "level the playing field" by scrapping the business rates for small retailers while hitting tech giants with the new Amazon tax, The Telegraph reported https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/06/06/matt-hanco...
01:17, 2019-06-07

BJP Announces Ex-Samajwadi Member Neeraj Shekhar As Rajya Sabha Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, the son of late Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar who left the Samajwadi Party and joined BJP, was on Thursday announced as the party's candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar......
00:17, 2019-08-09

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who used to be in a band, i.e. not your grandpa’s politi...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
22:51, 2019-06-03

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
23:17, 2019-06-03

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have harmed America's standing Former Vice President Joe Biden, in his first major foreign policy address as a Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's performance on the world stage as erratic and extreme....
22:51, 2019-07-11

Biden Leads Democrats As Minorities Favour Most Electable Candidate: Poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search......
04:51, 2019-08-07

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris Johnson after altercation British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between him and his girlfriend....
11:17, 2019-06-22

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the current exit date of Oct. 31, if Britain was close to signing an exit deal with the European Union....
12:34, 2019-06-09

Actor Jeff Daniels says Democrats need a candidate who can 'punch [Trump] in the face' Jeff Daniels has been very critical of President Donald Trump's administration and the actor isn't backing down as the country heads into an election year....
23:17, 2019-07-31

China, Iran Want Democratic Candidate Post 2020 Elections, Says Trump US President Donald Trump Thursday said that China, Iran and other countries are "drooling" over a "small prospect" of dealing with a Democratic candidate post 2020 presidential elections but that is......
01:51, 2019-08-02

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday, “I want everybody who comes here and makes their lives here to be and to feel British. “That is the...
19:51, 2019-07-07

Avenatti: Every 2020 candidate should go on record over indictments in hush-money case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, is demanding a very specific "litmus test" for the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls: Would they be willing to indict Donald Trump and members of his 2016 campaign team if elected president? ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

How Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would increase Social Security benefits Biden, who is currently leading in the polls, wants to change Social Security to prevent the eldest workers from running out of money and the the poorest from retiring into poverty. To do that, the plan calls for raising taxes on high earners....
07:00, 2019-08-01

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk....
16:34, 2019-07-22

Early Mauritania poll results show ruling party candidate ahead Early poll results put Mauritania ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani comfortably ahead after Saturday's presidential election, taking 50.41% of the ballot with more than half votes counted, data from the electoral commission showed....
13:51, 2019-06-23

Longshot candidate Michael Bennet sees Russia, not China, as greater threat to US Longshot White House candidate Michael Bennet – the senior U.S. senator from Colorado – drew criticism following Thursday’s second Democratic debate for asserting that Russia, not China, posed a greater foreign threat to the United States....
13:51, 2019-06-28

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, a leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rush into a no-deal exit that could trigger an election that would propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
13:34, 2019-06-06

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
00:34, 2019-05-29

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to "sexism."...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Buttigieg brother-in-law rips candidate, accuses campaign of misrepresenting family's past Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg’s brother-in-law is accusing the campaign of misrepresenting his family’s past for political gain -- something that he says has led to death threats against him....
18:00, 2019-05-30

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for action after a racially motivated massacre in Texas....
12:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked as a receptionist Tuesday and shot her to death before turning the gun on himself, officials said. ...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked as a receptionist Tuesday and shot her to death before turning the gun on himself, officials said....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Poll: Biden only Democratic candidate with wide lead over Trump in hypothetical matchup A recent poll found that former Vice President Joe Biden is the only 2020 Democratic candidate to hold a wide lead over President Donald Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup....
19:34, 2019-07-08

Enjoy this sampling of presidential candidate Marianne Williamson's weirdest, wildest tweets If you’re looking for in-depth analysis of last night’s Democratic presidential debates, head elsewhere. If you’re trying to grasp why Twitter seemed unable to discuss anything unrelated to Marianne Williamson’s off-kilter, scenery-chewing performance, you’re in the right place. Williamson, an autho...
21:51, 2019-06-28

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates to Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, according to newly released documents from the Federal Election Commission. Dorsey donated $2,800 to Gabbard’s primary campaign fund and $2,800 to her general election f...
20:00, 2019-07-16

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the ballot box. “It is deception,” Tehilah Berman, 49, told The Post of rival lawyer Caroline Piela’s legal name change to Caroline Cohen during a nasty r...
05:01, 2019-06-30

Candidate says Democrats 'will lose 48 states' if they back ending private health insurance Democratic 2020 candidate Tim Ryan says President Trump would wipe out his opponent if the other candidate proposes eliminating private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio earned 2% in a new CNN poll of Democratic voters. That makes him the 1...
02:51, 2019-08-21

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media platform....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Muslim group calls on Conservative candidate to step down over social media posts In a statement to Global on Friday, Melek didn't deny sharing any specific messages on social media, but said she does not support conversion therapy and "will always stand with with Muslim Canadians."...
17:17, 2019-08-04

Beyond the highlight-reel throws, Victor Robles has quietly become a Gold Glove candidate The Nationals' 22-year-old rookie center fielder has showed off his cannon — and bolstered the team defense. Advanced metrics place him as one of MLB's best outfielders....
18:00, 2019-08-14

Rwanda's disappearing opposition Disappeared or dead - Rwanda's opposition party Forces Democratiques Unifiées is mysteriously "losing" members. The fate of the government critics is unknown. But who is responsible?...
13:17, 2019-08-05

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimination plan Monday—making him the first White House hopeful to do so—and while the candidate is curr...
19:51, 2019-06-11

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."...
20:17, 2019-07-18

Aaron Hicks ends wild Yankees-Twins game with catch of the year candidate Aaron Hicks came through with what might be the catch of the year to preserve the Yankees' win over the Twins in extra innings.       ...
15:34, 2019-07-24

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self after being served divorce papers, police say The Marshall County sheriff said that Carl Robinson shot his wife LaToya Thompson at the clinic where she worked before fatally shooting himself.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-19

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

Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar With most of the late-night hosts taking this holiday week as a cue for a week-long holiday, Jimmy Kimmel was the only game in town on Tuesday. He’s taking most of the rest of the week off from Jimmy Kimmel Live!, suggesting that he just had to rush back to broadcast interviews with Rocketman star T...
12:51, 2019-05-29

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person accompanied them....
05:01, 2019-07-12

Young Voter Money 2020: Democratic candidate Seth Moulton on how he can improve your finances Massachusetts Democratic congressman Seth Moulton is running for president. These are his ideas on the green economy, student debt, gun control, and regulating big tech, and how to win the votes from the millennial and Gen Z generations....
19:51, 2019-07-14

Omar uses anti-rape slogan to defend Ocasio-Cortez from 2020 Democratic candidate Rep. Ilhan Omar invoked an anti-rape slogan as she shot down 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney after he renewed his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over universal health care. “No means no!” Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, tweeted Wednesday at Delaney, a former Maryland con...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Dems demand candidate proves claim of removing bullets from Pulse nightclub victims A hopeful for Florida’s House of Representatives who claimed she “personally removed” 77 bullets from Pulse nightclub shooting victims must provide proof of her medical background — or drop out of the race, Democratic party officials are demanding. Elizabeth McCarthy, 50, was introduced ...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are “preoccupied with homosexual activities” and “the wife swap shows.”...
08:34, 2019-07-16

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Democratic presidential candidates to declare their plans to tackle the climate crisis are focussing on setting deadlines to neutralize US pollution. But o...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Election Commission records....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Andrew Yang, 2020 candidate: My '$1,000 per month' plan offers 'economic resources' to every American A proposal to pay every American adult $1,000 per month is an opportunity to "put economic resources directly into" the taxpayers' hands, Andrew Yang said....
16:01, 2019-05-25

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who responded with water jets and tear gas....
05:34, 2019-06-09

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the president....
16:34, 2019-07-09

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the government and military....
18:34, 2019-06-10

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
19:17, 2019-05-27

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
19:34, 2019-06-29

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
16:17, 2019-07-22

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said....
12:17, 2019-08-22

NYC District Attorney Candidate Backed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claims Democratic Primary Victory In what will be a major upset to the Democratic Party machine and old-guard Democrats if it holds, a progressive and openly queer Latina attorney appears to have narrowly defeated the party’s pick in the primary election to become the next district attorney for the borough of Queens in New York City...
18:34, 2019-06-27

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton answered questions from an in-studio audience and comments section in the Facebook livestream. He discussed a range of issues including mental health c...
07:17, 2019-06-20

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 people....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
17:51, 2019-06-04

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
00:34, 2019-08-07

Uruguay opposition posts big win in presidential primaries Uruguay's conservative opposition has posted a big win in presidential primaries, firing a warning at the ruling coalition ahead of national elections in October as the South American nation grapples to revive economic growth....
14:17, 2019-07-01

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
20:00, 2019-05-25

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
06:34, 2019-05-27

BJP Is Now Main Opposition In Sikkim, Where It Drew A Blank The BJP has emerged as the main opposition party in Sikkim with at least 10 MLAs of the Sikkim Democratic Front joining the BJP in New Delhi ton Tuesday. The mass exit is seen as a big blow for former......
11:51, 2019-08-13

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
00:00, 2019-07-09

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
21:17, 2019-06-05

Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow Venezuela's opposition, including representatives of its leader Juan Guaido, has been in contact with Moscow, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on its website on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-23

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
06:34, 2019-06-23

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests Russia's anti-Kremlin opposition said it was planning a nationwide protest next weekend despite police forcibly detaining over 1,000 people on Saturday for attending what they said was an illegal march in Moscow to demand free elections....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Russia’s opposition leader Navalny gets 10-day sentence Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 10 days in jail on charges of taking part in an unsanctioned rally. A court in Moscow on Monday found Navalny guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last month...
19:34, 2019-07-01

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal in its ongoing political contest is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union...
00:17, 2019-06-22

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new leader of the country’s main opposition party when he stood unopposed to replace the outgoing...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate versus Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
18:00, 2019-08-06

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives like student debt relief in exchange for service....
16:34, 2019-07-03

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, the Norwegian and Venezuelan governments said on Thursday, after a Socialist Party leader announced the end of a round of Oslo-backed talks to end a political crisis....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries have been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
15:34, 2019-07-12

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a majority vote to recognize a representative from the country's opposition....
05:17, 2019-06-29

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
17:34, 2019-07-13

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Tuesday that his office is investigating two diplomatic representatives of Guaidó accused of mis...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
01:51, 2019-08-04

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30....
00:34, 2019-06-20

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Russian police detain nearly 700 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
18:34, 2019-08-03

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Congolese paying tribute to late opposition leader KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Tens of thousands of Congolese are descending on a stadium in the capital to pay their respects to the late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. The 84-year-old died in Belgium two years ago, but the regime in power in Congo at the time blocked the return of his remains for f...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation from Venezuela....
23:01, 2019-06-27

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
11:01, 2019-06-10

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, and that a Libra Association would oversee the Lib...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country. Amirzhan Kossanov polled only 16% in Sunday’s vote, which elected a loyalist of Kazakhstan...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Two Fed Officials Express Opposition to Rate Cuts in TV Interviews The leaders of the Kansas City and Philadelphia Fed banks both said that while there are risks to the outlook the current path of data suggests lowering short-term borrowing costs doesn’t offer much benefit to the economy....
22:17, 2019-08-22

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in "public disorder"....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will 'wash away' among black Americans Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful says change will occur when voters see his policies will work in their interestsOpposition to gay marriage among African Americans will “start to wash away”, Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday, when such voters “struggling to get on to right side of history” see he wi...
18:17, 2019-08-18

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped....
18:34, 2019-08-17

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the talks....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin....
01:51, 2019-05-31

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brexit referendum and other concessions....
22:34, 2019-05-21

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staff, Roberto Marrero – finding two military-st...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year....
20:51, 2019-05-31

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
21:51, 2019-05-31

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
12:34, 2019-06-15

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
11:34, 2019-07-05

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last week....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
04:00, 2019-07-06

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government minister, meanwhile, is defending the nation’s...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Greece scraps no-go areas at universities; opposition fumes Greek lawmakers on Thursday scrapped regulations making universities a no-go zone for police, a move authorities say will tackle lawlessness but which critics have decried as a clampdown on democracy....
20:17, 2019-08-08

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
02:51, 2019-06-02

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignited the gun control debate....
02:17, 2019-08-10

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-president Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
11:34, 2019-06-04

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
19:34, 2019-08-10

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president. Family members had accused the former government of Joseph Kabila of blocking a funeral for Tshisekedi because it feared demons...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
01:17, 2019-07-01

UK opposition Labour Party will not back PM May's Brexit deal Britain's main opposition Labour Party said it will not support Prime Minister Theresa's May latest attempt to secure Brexit after she offered sweeteners in her fourth attempt to break the parliamentary impasse and pass her negotiated deal with the EU....
20:17, 2019-05-21

RTI Amendment Bill Passed; Dilutes Transparency Law, Says Opposition The bill to amend the landmark transparency law, the Right to Information Act, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid opposition allegations that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which has......
16:17, 2019-07-22

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition is stag...
19:17, 2019-05-25

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
20:00, 2019-05-25

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disqualified from office...
16:51, 2019-07-19

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Russian opposition figure detained before Moscow protest Police in Moscow have detained a leading opposition figure as she was heading to an unauthorized rally protesting the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the Moscow city council election...
13:34, 2019-08-03