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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 ...

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America

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Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
2019-06-03 18:15

Presidential hopeful Booker releases sweeping affordable housing plan U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday proposed a tax credit for renters who spend more than 30% of their income on housing, an ambitious program that his presidential campaign estimated would benefit 57 million Americans....
2019-06-05 18:15

Julian Castro at Fox News Town Hall Julián Castro, the Housing and Urban Development secretary under former President Barack Obama and a 2020 presidential candidate, appeared at a Fox News Town Hall with Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum....
2019-06-14 05:45

What to Look for in Julián Castro’s Fox News Event Tonight Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary, will speak at a Fox News town-hall event on Thursday, becoming the latest Democratic candidate to take the network for a spin....
2019-06-13 23:45

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro has joined a march to a McDonald’s restaurant in North Carolina to draw attention to workers’ efforts to raise minimum wage and secure other protections. Democratic presi...
2019-05-23 17:15

Julián Castro: Americans will look back at Trump and ask 'what in the hell was wrong with that president?' Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro predicted that Americans in 20 years would ask what was "wrong" with President Trump when he expressed willingness to receive opposition research from foreign governments....
2019-06-14 05:45

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party’s presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough. Alberto Fernández of t...
2019-06-04 06:30

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....
2019-05-23 02:30

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."...
2019-05-22 10:45

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....
2019-06-06 22:45

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 us...
2019-05-23 06:30

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....
2019-06-12 22:15

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker walks the line between business and the left New Jersey senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker sat down with CNBC's John Harwood in a Des Moines coffee shop to discuss his ideas for expanding the reach of American prosperity....
2019-06-13 14:45

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....
2019-06-06 16:30

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 ...
2019-06-05 06:45

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 the rest of the week off from Jimmy Kimmel Live!, suggesting that he just had to rush back to ...
2019-05-29 12:30

Center-left EU lead candidate rules out coalition with far-right The center-left candidate to head the next European Union's executive on Sunday ruled out building a coalition with far-right forces, calling for a "progressive" majority in the next European Parliament....
2019-05-27 02:45

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the United States and world....
2019-06-04 16:15

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
2019-06-06 10:30

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....
2019-05-29 01:15

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 s...
2019-05-23 20:15

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....
2019-05-25 07:15

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
2019-05-29 11:45

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
2019-05-28 21:45

Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils plan to reclaim U.S. leadership on climate issue Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a sweeping plan on Wednesday to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change that includes proposals to resettle hundreds of thousands of climate refugees, and raise barriers to fossi...
2019-06-05 17:30

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
2019-05-24 10:30

UPDATE 2-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
2019-05-24 10:15

4 signs you could be experiencing sun poisoning and how to avoid it Jingjits Photography/Shutterstock Sun poisoning is a term for a severe sunburn and if your skin is extremely red, blistering, and peeling, you might have it. Other symptoms of sun poisoning include feeling faint, feeling nauseous, or having a fever....
2019-06-13 22:30

Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out We are exposed to synthetic chemicals in plastics, cosmetics and food every day. Could it be making us toxic? Our environment reporter was tested for over 1,530 chemicals to find outRead our entire Toxic America seriesSitting on a plastic chair in a ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Putin to Britain: Let's forget about the Skripal poisoning Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Britain's next prime minister would forget about the poisoning of a former double agent in England last year in order to improve battered ties....
2019-06-06 18:30

Three dead after food poisoning linked to UK hospital sandwiches Three people have died in northern England and three more are seriously ill from food poisoning thought to have resulted from eating contaminated pre-packaged sandwiches served in hospitals, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
2019-06-07 19:15

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomiting said her extreme agony caused her to fly home, where she learned her suffering was actually caused ...
2019-06-12 21:30

Arturo Castro Thought There Weren’t Enough Latino Characters on TV. So He Decided to Play Them All Himself On Narcos he was a cruel druglord; on Broad City he was a doting and beloved best friend. On Alternatino, Arturo Castro gets to play both archetypes—and many more. Though Castro toiled in shorts and indie films and bit TV parts for years, his c...
2019-06-11 23:15

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 -- the "first major economy to do so," s...
2019-06-13 15:00

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations (AUGUSTA, Maine) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccinations in Maine. Maine has one of the highest rates of non-medical vaccine exemptions in the nation...
2019-05-25 02:45

El Tour de Tucson to eliminate 75-mile ride TUCSON –A big change is happening to the 2019 El Tour de Tucson. Event organizers announced Friday that the 75-mile ride will be eliminated. Statement regarding changes in the 2019 El Tour de Tucson's events-75 mile ride has been eliminated. Tha...
2019-06-11 09:15

Robertson HR helps Creighton eliminate Cincinnati CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Will Robertson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning and Ben Dotzler pitched seven strong innings, leading second-seeded Creighton to a 6-1 elimination-game victory over No. 4 seed Cincinnati on Sunday at Gos...
2019-06-03 01:45

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Saturday at the Oxford Regional. Jacksonville State (38-22) was scorel...
2019-06-02 02:45

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors are going to the NBA Finals for the first time. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the host Raptors to a 100-94 Game 6 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. Toronto will fac...
2019-05-26 05:30

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest ...
2019-06-11 09:15

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the governments of the allied nations....
2019-06-08 04:30

AI Weekly: Amazon’s robots could cut delivery times, but eliminate jobs Amazon's increasing investment in robotics and automation got a lot of attention at its re:MARS conference. What impact might it have on its workforce?Read More...
2019-06-08 09:15

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
2019-05-21 21:30

Apricot Power brand apricot seeds recalled due to risk of cyanide poisoning No illnesses have been associated with the products, but officials say anyone who has the products in their home should throw them out or return them to the point of purchase....
2019-06-02 21:30

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
2019-06-09 10:00

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
2019-05-21 19:45

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17...
2019-06-03 01:45

Apple releases iOS 12.3.2, which has only one job to do Sometimes operating system (OS) updates bring wild new features that re-invent the way you use your smartphone; this isn't the case with iOS 12.3.2, a new update to Apple handsets running iOS 12, which has just one job to do.This job won't ...
2019-06-11 12:00

IRS releases draft of new W-4 The Internal Revenue Service released a draft copy of its new W-4 form Friday, saying it's meant to keep withholdings closer to what Americans owe under the 2017 tax law....
2019-06-01 19:15

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
2019-06-14 20:15

The Danger in Prosecuting Julian Assange for Espionage To understand why so many media and legal observers are voicing concern about the Julian Assange indictment, it helps to perform the following mental exercise. If you were to click on this link to the WikiLeaks website, copy and paste the information...
2019-05-25 02:30

US extradition case against Julian Assange set for next year LONDON — A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a US extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information. The judge at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Fr...
2019-06-14 22:15

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist....
2019-05-24 15:45

Julian Assange too ill for court date, lawyer says A lawyer for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says that his client was too ill to appear in court via video link. This comes as June 12 is set as the next date in a hearing on his potential extradition to the US....
2019-05-30 14:15

US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspiracy to commit computer hacking following his arrest...
2019-05-23 22:30

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
2019-05-22 14:45

‘Psychological torture’ used on Julian Assange, U.N. official says Extraditing the WikiLeaks founder to the United States would threaten his human rights, said Nils Melzer, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment....
2019-06-01 00:45

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 with several key bug fixes On the heels of releasing iOS 12.3 earlier this month that brought some major changes like a refreshed TV app, Apple has just released version 12.3.1 of its mobile OS that mostly features some fixes to correct bugs related to iMessage as well as maki...
2019-05-25 00:30

US Formally Asks Britain To Extradite Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and......
2019-06-11 22:45

Prosecutors Threw the Book at Julian Assange. Here’s How That Could Backfire Julian Assange appeared in a British court Friday in the first of what is likely to be many battles over a recently filed U.S. extradition attempt. Speaking via video link from a maximum-security prison near London, the 47-year old WikiLeaks founder ...
2019-06-14 20:45

Ayo Akinola to miss U20 World Cup, replaced by Julian Araujo Toronto forward Ayo Akinola to miss Under-20 World Cup because of ankle injury, replaced on US roster by LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo        ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Julian Assange too ill to appear in court via video link, lawyers say Hearing is latest stage in possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder to US Julian Assange was too ill to appear by video link for the latest hearing in relation to his possible extradition to the US, lawyers for the WikiLeaks founder told a court.The...
2019-05-30 17:30

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges – but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the...
2019-06-13 15:45

Julian Assange: US charges expected to be revealed at hearing WikiLeaks editor-in-chief says US will present evidence in support of extradition requestThe US will detail all the charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, when it seeks his extradition in a London court, the editor-in-chief of the whi...
2019-06-12 00:15

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Man...
2019-05-24 07:15

Julian Assange Suffering Psychological Torture, U.N. Expert Says The United Nations special rapporteur on torture accused Britain, Sweden and the United States of persecuting the WikiLeaks founder and said he should not be extradited....
2019-05-31 15:15

U.N. report says Julian Assange has been subjected to 'psychological torture' A United Nations expert said Friday a British court should not grant the United States extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange due to signs he's been "psychologically tortured."...
2019-05-31 18:15

Julian Edelman agrees to two-year extension with Patriots FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with receiver Julian Edelman. The deal is worth $18 million and includes an $8 million signing bonus and $12 mill...
2019-05-22 07:45

New US charges against Julian Assange could spell decades behind bars WikiLeaks founder charged in 18-count DoJ indictmentAssange ‘risked serious harm to US national security’Julian Assange could face decades in a US prison after being charged with violating the Espionage Act by publishing classified information throug...
2019-05-24 02:15

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified government computer. The charges, if proved, carry a......
2019-06-13 17:45

Julian Assange indicted on 17 new counts related to Espionage Act A U.S. grand jury indicted WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on 17 new charges of violating the Espionage Act, U.S. prosecutors announced Thursday....
2019-05-24 05:30

Julian Assange Charged Under Espionage Act In Unprecedented Indictment The U.S. government announced charges on Thursday against Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange, making him the first publisher in modern American history to be charged for revealing government secrets under the 1917 Espionage Act. Press freedom advocat...
2019-05-24 01:00

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
2019-06-13 17:45

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

WikiLeak's Julian Assange "Too Ill" For US Extradition Hearing From Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 19:45

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by ...
2019-06-14 13:45

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Espionage by U.S. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charges of espionage in the United States.Read more......
2019-05-24 01:15

US charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info The US Justice Department has charged British-held WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with numerous counts of espionage related to the publication of classified documents. The case raises possible media freedom concerns....
2019-05-24 01:00

FBI releases 'Bigfoot file' from the 1970s The federal government took rare action this week on a subject that's typically relegated mostly to Internet forums and conspiracy circles -- the existence of Bigfoot....
2019-06-06 18:30

Apple releases iOS 12.3.2 for iPhone with a fix for an annoying bug We’re all anxious for iOS 13 following Apple’s big reveal at WWDC last week, but the iPhone maker still isn’t finished with iOS 12 quite yet. On Monday, Apple rolled out iOS 12.3.2, which appears to be little more than a bug fix for...
2019-06-10 23:45

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
2019-06-13 18:15

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...
2019-06-03 23:15

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....
2019-06-11 09:15

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal: PM candidate McVey Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 11:45

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....
2019-06-10 16:45

Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange British home secretary says final decision on WikiLeaks founder is ‘now with the courts’The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the US where he faces charges of computer hacking. Sp...
2019-06-13 15:45

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outski...
2019-06-14 10:15

Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info in new U.S. indictment The new indictment says Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning to obtain and disclose classified national defence documents, including State Department cables and reports on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
2019-05-24 06:30

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange Ruling prevents prosecutors from applying immediately for extradition warrantAn attempt to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden has suffered a setback after a court in Uppsala said he did not need to be detained.The ruling by the district court prevent...
2019-06-03 20:45

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early April....
2019-05-24 04:30

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
2019-06-15 02:00

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
2019-05-24 06:30

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the out...
2019-06-14 13:45

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange suffers from 'psychological torture:' UN expert A UN torture expert has issued a blistering account of the treatment meted out to Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks founder suffers from physical and mental health issues from years of isolation....
2019-05-31 19:30

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big victory" as his client tries to clear his name over rape accusations....
2019-06-03 23:45

St. John’s sends message with local Julian Champagnie commit Pop the Champagnie. St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first local recruit. Bishop Loughlin wing Julian Champagnie announced his commitment to the Queens school Wednesday night, picking the Red Storm over Pittsburgh, Washington State, Cincinnati ...
2019-05-30 10:15

The U.S. Just Upped the Ante on Julian Assange’s Extradition With Espionage Charges Julian Assange was indicted by the U.S. under the Espionage Act on Thursday, setting the stage for a dramatic confrontation between U.S. and Swedish prosecutors, who each want to extradite Assange before the other. Sweden had, a week earlier, re-open...
2019-05-24 18:30

Julian Wilson not fazed by shark scares at Margaret River Pro Surfers rushed onto jet skis after sightingFour-foot shark believed to be a juvenile Surfing star Julian Wilson has praised the new safety measures at the Margaret River Pro after being plucked from the water during a shark scare on Tuesday. The Aust...
2019-06-04 15:15

Julian Assange shows psychological torture symptoms, says UN expert UK government urged not to extradite WikiLeaks co-founder to US where he faces decades in prisonJulian Assange is showing all the symptoms associated with prolonged exposure to psychological torture and should not be extradited to the US, according t...
2019-06-01 00:01

The Guardian view on Julian Assange: send him to Sweden | Editorial The founder of WikiLeaks faces charges of espionage in the US and rape in Sweden. He should stand trial for rapeThe US government has brought further charges against Julian Assange now that he is prison in London. These charges, under the Espionage A...
2019-05-24 21:30

EA releases adventure game Sea of Solitude on July 5 Electronic Arts announced today that it will release Sea of Solitude worldwide on July 5. The adventure game is coming out for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.Read More...
2019-05-28 21:15

Apple releases first new iPod Touch in 4 years It's the first new model since 2015, featuring larger storage options, group FaceTime and Augmented Reality apps. The new Touch starts at $199.        ...
2019-05-29 04:30

Kentucky Volleyball Releases 2019 SEC Schedule Photo by Isaac Janssen. LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Volleyball team released its 2019 Southeastern Conference schedule on Wednesday afternoon, highlighted by eight home matches beginning on Sept. 27 against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The two-...
2019-06-13 04:15

Iran Releases Lebanese Man Accused of Spying for U.S. Iran released a Lebanese national it detained nearly four years back on charges of spying for the U.S., a move that comes amid attempts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-11 19:00

Apple releases iOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, watchOS 5.2.1, and tvOS 12.3 Enlarge / Apple announced some of these features at its services-and-TV-focused event on March 25. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Today, Apple began rolling out new versions of its iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems for iPhones and iPads, Macs, ...
2019-05-21 16:15

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 and a supplemental update for macOS 10.14.5 Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Just a little over a week after iOS 12.3 hit iPhones and iPads everywhere, Apple has released iOS 12.3.1—a minor update that fixe...
2019-05-25 03:30

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
2019-05-21 15:15

CBOE Releases 40th Anniversary Video Chicago, IL -April 19, 2013 - To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE today released "CBOE 40" (http://www.cboeoptionshub.com/cboe40/), a video documentary that chronicles the history of CBOE through intervi...
2019-05-23 04:45

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
2019-05-21 15:15

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge in Central American families in the state's rural, southern communities....
2019-05-23 08:30

5 new releases we love: Antsy art-pop, cosmic L.A. funk, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
2019-05-25 02:15

Madonna releases jarring 'Dark Ballet' Madonna's latest music video -- for a song called "Dark Ballet" -- evokes religious images and symbols reminiscent of her controversial music videos from the 80s and 90s....
2019-06-07 20:15

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
2019-05-31 00:00

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....
2019-06-08 04:30

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 Hou...
2019-05-22 12:45

UK PM candidate Leadsom: I am proposing a 'managed' Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said she would seek a "managed exit" from the European Union on Oct. 31....
2019-06-10 11:00

UK PM candidate Gove says better if Britain leaves EU with a deal Britain could survive a no-deal Brexit but it would be better to leave the European Union with an agreement, environment minister Michael Gove, who is running to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 21:45

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...
2019-05-21 22:30

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....
2019-06-13 10:45

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-04 15:30

UK PM candidate Hancock says future relationship with EU should be changed Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said that he would renegotiate the future relationship with the European Union and would explore the possibility of changing the withdrawal agreement....
2019-05-29 12:15

UK PM candidate Hancock says no-deal Brexit is not an option: FT Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said a no-deal Brexit was not an option for Britain's next leader as the speaker of parliament would thwart it, the Financial Times reported....
2019-05-29 09:01

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....
2019-06-11 14:30

Georgia candidate behind ‘deportation bus’ pleads guilty GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia gubernatorial candidate who campaigned in a “deportation bus” has pleaded guilty to falsely reporting that computer servers were stolen from his office. Michael Williams, a Republican ex-state sena...
2019-05-29 19:45

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....
2019-06-10 14:15

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years, a court heard today....
2019-06-14 20:45

Borussia Dortmund sign Julian Brandt and Thorgan Hazard for combined £45m • Younger brother of Eden joins from Borussia Mönchengladbach• Forward Brandt arrives from Bayer Leverkusen in deal to 2024Borussia Dortmund made a double signing on Wednesday, announcing the arrival of Julian Brandt from Bayer Leverkusen hours after...
2019-05-22 21:45

Julian Assange Fails to Appear in London Court Citing Serious Health Problems Julian Assange failed to appear via video link for an extradition hearing in a London court today after WikiLeaks said that it was “gravely concerned” for Assange’s health. Read more......
2019-05-30 14:45

Julian Assange not fit to stand trial, subjected to 'psychological torture': UN expert An expert on torture claims that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is not fit to stand trial and that he showed “all symptoms typical of prolonged exposure to psychological torture.”...
2019-06-01 08:15

Julian Assange showing symptoms of psychological torture and should not be extradited to US, says UN official Julian Assange is suffering the symptoms of psychological torture, a United Nations expert said today as he argued the WikiLeaks co-founder should not be extradited to the US....
2019-05-31 17:30

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defense Department computer password....
2019-06-12 07:30

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emp...
2019-06-11 12:15

Julian Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for rape probe, court rules WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday,...
2019-06-04 02:15

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United States....
2019-06-14 04:45

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
2019-05-21 14:45

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with the Ashraf Ghani-led administration. A total of 88...
2019-06-14 19:30

Kosovo releases Russian U.N. worker detained by police Kosovo released a Russian national working for the United Nations on Tuesday, the United Nations mission in Kosovo said, after Moscow demanded that Pristina release him....
2019-05-28 16:30

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North American wilderness for decades. The anticlimactic resul...
2019-06-06 01:45

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
2019-05-24 04:15

Virginia Beach releases gunman's resignation email Virginia Beach officials on Monday released a resignation email sent by the gunman in a mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people....
2019-06-04 04:30

House panel releases transcripts of Cohen interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee has released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee’s decision to relea...
2019-05-21 15:45

Throwback action-RPG 'Oninaki' releases August 22nd Oninaki is an upcoming throwback action RPG from the makers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear -- and it now has a release date of August 22nd. With Takashi Tokita (of Chrono Trigger and Parasite Eve) as creative producer, players will traverse the lan...
2019-06-11 08:30

5 new releases we love: A pop visionary’s reprise, a flamenco summer jam, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
2019-06-07 20:15

14 MMA thoughts, including what to make of Theodorou, Willis releases Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the UFC cutting both Elias Theodorou and Justin Willis, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Tuesday's show....
2019-05-28 21:01

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
2019-06-11 06:45

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two priests are accused of committing the abuse while...
2019-05-28 23:30

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by T...
2019-06-06 03:45

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22 07:45

UK PM candidate Gove to meet Trump later today: Sky News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to hold a one-on-one meeting with British environment minister Michael Gove, a contender to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, Sky News reported, citing a government source....
2019-06-04 15:30

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do for them during the leadership campaign....
2019-06-12 14:30

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
2019-05-24 19:45

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’...
2019-06-12 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 to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence....
2019-05-23 06:15

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...
2019-06-02 13:45

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....
2019-05-21 16:30

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....
2019-06-09 14:30

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....
2019-06-08 18:15

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....
2019-05-22 23:15

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....
2019-06-09 14:30

UK PM candidate Cleverly says no-deal Brexit not his preferred option James Cleverly, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said Britain could absolutely cope with a no-deal Brexit but it was not his desired outcome....
2019-05-29 12:15

Center-right candidate for EU Commission chair says ready to compromise Europe's center-right candidate for the chair of the EU Commission, Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his party was ready to make all necessary compromises over the appointment of the most powerful figure in the bloc....
2019-05-28 13:30

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....
2019-05-21 14:38

Judges throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson Judges at London’s High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
2019-06-07 15:45

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....
2019-06-11 22:45

Julian Assange is too sick to make court appearance using video link: lawyer Julian Assange was too sick to appear at an extradition hearing Thursday, his lawyer said in court. Attorney Gareth Pierce said the WikiLeaks founder was “not very well” and couldn’t appear via video link from prison. Assange, 47, has been behind bar...
2019-05-30 15:01

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange too sick to appear by video link for U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks' founder was too sick to appear by video link for a court hearing related to his U.S. extradition case, his lawyer says.        ...
2019-05-30 13:00

British court sets 2020 date for Julian Assange extradition hearing A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information....
2019-06-14 19:30

Thorgan Hazard, Julian Brandt, Nico Schulz: Borussia Dortmund buy big and early Borussia Dortmund have dived head first into the transfer market as they seek to challenge Bayern Munich. The club have already loaded up with three stars from Bundesliga rivals. DW looks at their potential roles....
2019-05-22 22:45

Julian Assange's Electronics Reportedly Shared With U.S. Prosecutors, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with,...
2019-05-21 22:45

Russian Propaganda Outlet Claims You Can't Embed This Leaked Video of Julian Assange RT has published leaked footage from inside the prison where Julian Assange is currently serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012. And hilariously RT, a Russian propaganda outlet financed by the Kremlin, claims that news outlets and intern...
2019-06-07 23:30

Who are Malawi's top presidential contenders? Find out more about Malawi's three main presidential hopefuls as the country awaits the results of a partial recount ordered by the court on Saturday....
2019-05-27 14:45

2020 Presidential candidates What promises to be a crowded 2020 presidential campaign field are beginning to formally announce their candidacies.        ...
2019-06-13 01:00

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters is near his gym Mayor Bill de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-term leases and is a quick walk to his Brooklyn gym. The term-limited pol’s scant campaign staff...
2019-05-24 06:15

BTS' Jin Releases Emotional Solo Single In Honor of Their 2019 Festa BTS is giving the fans what they want. In honor of their 2019 BTS Festa, the boy band is releasing a ton of new material for fans to feast on. For the first two weeks of June, the K-pop......
2019-06-05 00:15

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the first gunbattle...
2019-06-13 01:45

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth ...
2019-06-15 07:15

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets....
2019-06-14 05:30

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea....
2019-05-24 02:30

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some g...
2019-06-06 17:15

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
2019-05-30 06:30

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
2019-05-21 17:15

ASUS releases a 30th anniversary edition ZenFone 6 and ZenBook ASUS turned 30 last month, so it's no surprise that the company saved some special edition products for Computex. What we have here are the ZenFone 6 Edition 30, ZenBook Edition 30 and Prime X299 Edition 30 motherboard -- a fitting trio to refle...
2019-05-27 21:15

The Latest: Judge releases Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A military judge has released a Navy SEAL from custody in advance of his murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner. Capt. Aaron R...
2019-05-31 06:30

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s central bank said....
2019-05-29 06:30

Mexico Publicly Releases Trump’s ‘Secret’ Deal on Migration Earlier this week, Donald Trump waved around a single sheet of paper in front of reporters to brag about a “secret” deal his administration had reached with Mexico on immigration enforcement. But he wouldn’t share any of the details on that piece of ...
2019-06-16 01:30

Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate: tweet Moderate Peronist Senator Miguel Pichetto has accepted an invitation to run as vice president under Argentine President Mauricio Macri in October elections, the president wrote on Twitter on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:30

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....
2019-06-01 00:01

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....
2019-06-05 02:45

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....
2019-06-08 13:45

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the firs...
2019-06-13 00:15

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....
2019-06-09 01:30

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....
2019-06-04 15:30

Richest Poll Candidate, Worth Rs 1,107 Crore, Loses His Deposit The richest candidate in the Lok Sabha elections -- Ramesh Kumar Sharma, an Independent from the Patliputra seat in Bihar who declared over Rs 1,107 crore -- lost his deposit as he could manage only......
2019-05-25 19:15

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....
2019-05-22 21:45

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
2019-05-22 16:45

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 13:45

Aide to winning candidate of India's ruling BJP shot dead An aide to an Indian ruling party candidate, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight, police said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 11:45

EVM Tampering Led To Defeat: Kangra Congress Candidate Pawan Kajal The Kangra Congress MLA said victory or defeat was a common feature in any election but the huge gap of votes indicated "something fishy", suggesting that there was a possibility of tampering with the......
2019-05-23 16:15

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....
2019-06-07 16:30

Watch: Elite wide receiver prospect Julian Fleming commits to Ohio State The Ohio State Buckeyes earned a commitment Friday from Julian Fleming, who is considered the top wide receiver prospect by multiple recruiting services,...
2019-06-01 05:45

China releases document slamming U.S. for escalation in trade war, says it won't back down China released a document blaming U.S. for the escalation of trade fight. U.S. It says China has kept its word and accuses the U.S. of backtracking        ...
2019-06-02 19:15

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 13:45

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico...
2019-06-14 03:15

Holy Cross order releases list of accused abusive priests SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Roman Catholic religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has identified 14 priests and one seminarian who it says were credibly accused of sexually abusing minors across the country since the 1940s. The Sou...
2019-06-12 22:15

Pokémon Sword & Shield releases right between Star Wars and Death Stranding Nintendo today revealed more about its upcoming RPG, Pokémon Sword & Shield on today’s Direct presentation, including its release date. We now know the game’s release date, and it’s right in the November sweet spot, squished into a release window wit...
2019-06-05 22:15

'Don't be that idiot': FA releases short film on antisocial behaviour in football – video The Football Association has released a video to highlight the issue of anti-social behaviour across English football as England prepare to head to Portugal for the Nations League finals. It features Gareth Southgate urging fans to behave themselves ...
2019-05-30 16:30

US releases video it say shows Iranian military removing mine from tanker US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early morning attackThe US military has released video footage it says shows an Iranian military patrol boat approach one of two tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman ...
2019-06-14 04:45

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14 02:15

Are These Teenagers Really Running a Presidential Campaign? Yes. (Maybe.) The retired senator Mike Gravel gave two young fans his Twitter password and permission to campaign in his name. It might be a stunt — or the future of politics....
2019-06-06 20:30

DNC tightens qualifications for third presidential debate The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday it will tighten qualifications for candidates to participate in the third presidential debate this summer....
2019-05-29 17:15

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....
2019-06-03 23:30

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....
2019-06-03 23:30

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.        ...
2019-06-05 23:45

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...
2019-05-26 00:30

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-d...
2019-06-11 20:30

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 age...
2019-06-11 21:30

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....
2019-06-07 00:15

Finland's center-left coalition concludes government talks: PM candidate Finland's center-left coalition partners on Sunday concluded their talks to form a new government, the chairman of Finland's election-winning Social Democrats Antti Rinne said on Twitter....
2019-06-02 19:30

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....
2019-06-09 14:30

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://...
2019-06-07 02:45

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
2019-05-30 19:15

CBOE Releases Study On Russell 2000 Options-Based Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – February 11, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines six benchmark indexes that invest in Russell 2000® Index (RUT) options and compares their performances...
2019-05-22 12:15

Country legend Tanya Tucker releases first single in 17 years, “The Wheels Of Laredo” One of the most impressive performances at last night’s CMT Music Awards was Tanya Tucker and Brandy Carlile dueting to Tucker’s signature song, “Delta Dawn,” before being joined onstage for a larger girl power group sing with artists like Trisha Yea...
2019-06-07 01:45

Soccer Star Neymar Denies Rape Accusation and Releases Messages From Accuser A woman, who said she met the soccer star on Instagram, is accusing Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel room last month. He took to Instagram to accuse the woman of extortion....
2019-06-02 19:01

House Panel Releases Transcripts of Michael Cohen’s Closed-Door Interviews (WASHINGTON) — The House intelligence committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee&#...
2019-05-21 16:15

Northern Irish police releases man arrested earlier over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland released the 46-year-old man who was arrested earlier on Thursday without any charges, the police tweeted....
2019-06-07 04:45

5 new releases we love: A sexy, riff-heavy collision, a bracing alté debut, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
2019-05-31 19:30

House panel releases transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen The transcripts are from interviews the panel conducted with Cohen in February and March. The House Intelligence Committee voted to release them 12-7....
2019-05-21 14:45

This year’s Computex was a wild ride with dueling chip releases, new laptops and 467 startups After a relatively quiet show last year, Computex picked up the pace this year, with dueling chip launches by rivals AMD and Intel and a slew of laptop releases from Asus, Qualcomm, Nvidia, Lenovo and other companies. Founded in 1981, the trade show,...
2019-06-06 00:45

Country star Randy Travis releases new music 6 years after near-fatal stroke Country music star Randy Travis dropped single “One in a Row” last week, the first music the singer has released since suffering an almost fatal stroke six years ago....
2019-06-04 12:45

Jack Black releases epic parody of ‘Game of Thrones’ theme song Jack Black has been working on his dark magic. “Sorry, no gaming videos this week,” the actor-comedian warns as he prepares to belt out the “Game of Thrones” theme song parody posted to his JablinskiGames YouTube page. The video then cuts...
2019-05-21 15:15

Iran rejects U.S. charge it attacked tankers after Central Command releases video The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
2019-06-14 14:30

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
2019-05-23 11:30

Lithuania's Nauseda wins presidential election Former central bank board member and economist Gitanas Nauseda won Lithuania's presidential election on Sunday after his opponent Ingrida Simonyte conceded....
2019-05-26 21:45

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the de...
2019-06-13 00:15

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 01:15

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak a...
2019-06-01 09:30

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next month as planned, after the only two candidates were rejected....
2019-06-03 22:30

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
2019-05-23 06:45

No-deal Brexit warnings multiply as Trump praises PM candidate Boris Johnson Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would endanger the economy, as frontrunner Boris Johnson earned praise from U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-05-30 18:01

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....
2019-06-06 17:15

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....
2019-06-07 15:45

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...
2019-06-09 21:30

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 pl...
2019-05-22 09:15

British Official Signs U.S. Extradition Order For Julian Assange Despite Hostility Between UK Home Secretary and Trump Regime Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid told BBC Radio today that he has signed the extradition order for Julian Assange, paving the way for the WikiLeaks founder to be sent to the U.S. to face charges of computer hacking and espionage. Read more......
2019-06-13 16:15

Mexico releases full text of migration agreement that Trump inadvertently flashed to cameras Mexico on Friday released a copy of a supplementary agreement to stop migrant flows into the U.S. -- days after Trump inadvertently flashed parts of the deal to cameras....
2019-06-16 05:15

Neymar Denies Rape Accusation, Releases Texts And Nude Photos Sent Between Him And Alleged Victim Hours after allegations that Neymar raped a Brazilian woman in Paris came to light, the soccer superstar posted a video on social media in which he denied the accusations and claimed that the woman had tried to extort him....
2019-06-02 21:30

The World's Best Crowdfunding Site Releases Incredible New Rules and Guidelines to Help Protect Amazing Backers After launching a little over a decade ago, it didn’t take long for Kickstarter to become more than a place for amateur inventors to sell their ideas to the public. It soon became fraught with failures, scams, and over-promises of countless products’...
2019-06-14 02:30

Vacuum-maker Dyson releases patents for new electric vehicle line set to debut in 2021 The patent images, among other things, show what looks like a three-row crossover-utility vehicle that follows the latest industry approach to electric vehicle design, with its battery pack and motors mounted below the floorboards....
2019-05-21 16:45

The Lonely Island releases satire film spoofing Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco The Lonely Island on Thursday dropped a special movie and two songs honoring their love for the Oakland Athletics and the Bash Brothers – Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco....
2019-05-24 09:45

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
2019-06-02 16:45

Off to the races: Key dates on the 2019-20 U.S. presidential election calendar The first nominating contest for the 2020 U.S. presidential election is more than eight months away, but the race for the White House is already in full swing....
2019-06-01 00:00

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as police warned they would crack down on any dissent....
2019-06-11 14:30

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
2019-06-02 07:15

Algeria postpones presidential vote after contenders disqualified Algeria has postponed presidential elections planned for next month after the two candidates were disqualified. The polls were to elect a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned after pressure from protesters....
2019-06-02 21:30

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
2019-05-29 18:45

Sikorsky awarded $542M for six VH-92A helicopters for presidential fleet Sikorsky was awarded a $542 million contract to build six VH-92A helicopters as part of the presidential fleet, which the Navy said will increase performance and payload over the current fleet....
2019-06-11 22:30

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easing sometimes harsh rhetoric....
2019-05-25 20:30

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
2019-05-30 14:15

19 Democratic Presidential Candidates Took the Stage Sunday. No One Stood Out Nineteen of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Iowa on Sunday at the largest cattle-call event for the historically large field to date, but none of them managed to leverage it into a star turn. At a fundraiser for the Iowa D...
2019-06-11 00:15

"Germany can be beaten," Finland's ECB presidential hopeful Rehn says European Central Bank presidential hopeful Finland's Olli Rehn underlined his claim to the position on Wednesday, saying that like in football, Germany can sometimes be beaten....
2019-05-29 13:00

Ukraine and IMF to prepare new aid programme after election: presidential official Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to prepare a new aid programme to be ready after a snap parliamentary election in July, top presidential official Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 20:15

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's commercial hub, Blantyre....
2019-05-25 20:30

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
2019-06-06 12:15

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 cov...
2019-06-07 18:15

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state....
2019-06-06 13:15

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is said to be the largest among the Democratic......
2019-06-01 15:45

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, t...
2019-06-06 21:15

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....
2019-06-08 04:45

Bermuda land snail: Zoo releases 4,000 rare snails considered extinct into the wild after conservation project Four thousand snails from a rare species feared to have gone extinct are being released into the wild thanks to the conservation efforts of a UK zoo....
2019-06-13 14:45

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....
2019-05-28 16:30

Sasha Obama graduates from high school with presidential parents looking on Sasha Obama is 18 with a high school diploma, after graduating from Sidwell Friends School in Washington as her parents and sister watched.        ...
2019-06-12 06:30

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY– The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders sla...
2019-05-23 03:45

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
2019-05-21 17:15

Donald Trump Says Would Take Foreign Info On 2020 Presidential Opponent President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 election race, after years of denying Moscow helped him win......
2019-06-13 17:45

Trump Equates Taking Dirt From Russia With Presidential Diplomacy Under fire for saying he would accept incriminating information about an opponent from foreign governments, the president said it was no different than meeting with the queen of England....
2019-06-13 15:45

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
2019-05-21 17:15

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the...
2019-06-10 04:30

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....
2019-05-27 03:15

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent President Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed widespread cheating....
2019-05-21 15:15

Algeria cancels July 4 presidential vote, rejects candidates Algeria's Constitutional Council says there will be no presidential election on July 4 as planned in the North African country after the two candidates — both unknowns — were rejected....
2019-06-02 15:15

Protesters in Kazakhstan dispute legitimacy of early presidential election The protesters complained the snap election was illegitimate, staged as a show to hand over power to a loyalist of the longtime president who resigned in March....
2019-06-09 21:30

'I'm not afraid of the IMF': presidential hopeful Alberto Fernández lays out plans Alberto Fernández says Argentina must 'comply' with country's debt commitments but would negotiate a way out with the International Monetary Fund if elected....
2019-05-21 14:38

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several unsuccessful campaigns....
2019-05-24 22:45

Democratic presidential candidates push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
2019-05-29 23:30

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
2019-06-05 00:45

Democratic presidential hopefuls push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
2019-05-30 03:45

Ed Henry and 'Outnumbered' break down 2020 Democratic presidential field Fox News' Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry broke down the format for the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Friday and said Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the biggest beneficiary of the new setup. ...
2019-06-15 06:30

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
2019-05-22 10:15

‘The Daily Show’ is bringing Trump’s presidential library — of tweets — to D.C. "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library" interactive exhibit is coming to the District in time for the president's 73rd birthday....
2019-06-05 15:45

Bonds rebound from lows as markets re-assess presidential race While some investors stress that the opposition Peronist movement is now more likely to win the election, others argued Fernández de Kirchner’s decision is a slight positive....
2019-05-21 14:38

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spok...
2019-05-21 23:30

Malawi's Mutharika calls for unity after fractious presidential election President Peter Mutharika called on Malawians to unite and help develop the country at his inauguration for a second term on Tuesday after an election marred by allegations of rigging and sporadic violence....
2019-05-28 18:15

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....
2019-06-04 18:45

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker. The post US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet min...
2019-06-14 05:30

Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring....
2019-06-12 22:15

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminally indict a sitting president and charge the U.S. leader with obstructing justice....
2019-05-31 16:45

Macri's key rivals in Argentina presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, a move that could prove crucial in the tight race....
2019-06-13 03:15

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
2019-05-22 13:15

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sa...
2019-06-13 04:15

DNC Doubles Polling, Fundraising Requirements for Second Round of Presidential Primary Debates (ATLANTA) — The Democratic National Committee is upping the ante for its second round of presidential primary debates, doubling the polling and grassroots fundraising requirements from its initial summer debates. The parameters, announced Wedne...
2019-05-29 20:30

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign.        ...
2019-05-22 02:15

Report: Wife of Iran presidential adviser shot dead at home TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official news agency in Iran says a wife of an adviser to President Hassan Rouhani has been shot and killed at her home. Tuesday’s report by the ISNA news agency says Mitra Najafi was killed in northern Tehran. She is...
2019-05-28 13:30

Age matters more than sexual orientation to U.S. presidential voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll In a sign that a presidential hopeful's sexual orientation has diminished as a concern for voters, Americans are more likely to say they would reject a candidate older than 70 than a candidate who is gay, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Monday....
2019-06-10 16:15

Pelosi hits back at Trump: I'll work with him when he 'starts acting more presidential' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., knocked President Trump's behavior, suggesting he wasn't "presidential" when he called her "Crazy Nancy" during a news conference on Thursday....
2019-05-24 03:15

President Trump Invoked Executive Privilege. Here’s the History of That Presidential Power When Congress issues a subpoena for documents, usually they get what they want. But that’s not the case for certain documents related to the 2020 Census question about citizenship, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday in a letter to Elij...
2019-06-14 04:45

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa....
2019-05-25 15:15

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things...
2019-06-08 03:45

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side, saying that construction should begin immediately....
2019-06-12 03:30

Malawi to release presidential poll results after court lifts injunction Final results of Malawi's presidential elections will be published on Monday after the high court lifted its weekend injunction blocking the release following opposition allegations of tampering against President Peter Mutharika's ruling party....
2019-05-27 18:00

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
2019-06-01 03:30

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
2019-05-21 15:00

Disneyland releases stunning photos of completed Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme park attraction Disneyland has released a series of amazing images showing its new Star Wars theme park attraction, which is set to open in California on Friday 31 May....
2019-05-30 19:15

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
2019-06-02 19:00

Starbucks' Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring....
2019-06-13 10:45

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
2019-05-21 18:45

De Blasio shrugs off late-night hosts brutally mocking his presidential candidacy New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio  shrugged "late-night comics don't bother me" Tuesday after being pounded by late-night hosts since launching his candidacy in the 2020 race. ...
2019-05-21 23:45

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. The post Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected ...
2019-06-02 19:15

Ashley Biden knows a presidential campaign is coming. For now, she’s talking hoodies and economic inequality. Ashley Biden designed the staff uniforms for the Hamilton Hotel, has a do-gooder fashion brand and is navigating the inevitable scrutiny of her dad's run for the White House....
2019-06-12 23:00

Macri's main rivals in Argentine presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-06-12 23:45

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
2019-06-12 15:45

‘I Didn’t Know That She Was Nasty.’ Trump Responds to Meghan Markle Criticizing His 2016 Presidential Run President Donald Trump has responded to negative comments that Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, made about him during his 2016 presidential run. In an interview with the British newspaper The Sun that was published on Saturday, Trump was asked how h...
2019-06-01 20:45

Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. The post Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. app...
2019-06-10 11:00

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie to Moderate First Democratic Presidential Debate (NEW YORK) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 a...
2019-06-11 18:30

Presidential panel submits long-delayed report on South African land reform A panel of experts appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to advise South Africa's government on how to resolve the issue of land reform, restitution and redistribution handed in its final report on Tuesday, the presidency said....
2019-06-11 20:30

Liberals go after Joe Biden, trying to blunt his presidential candidacy and the recent centrist surge in the Democratic Party The former vice president’s standing hasn’t ebbed as some liberals hoped, so he and other moderates are now targeted in a fight for Democratic Party control....
2019-06-03 02:30

Nevada governor vetoes bill giving electors to presidential popular vote winner Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have given all the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
2019-05-31 00:00

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an attempt to damage President Donald Trump....
2019-05-21 19:15

Marianne Williamson gets adoring crowds and sells millions of books. Can she make a mark on the presidential field? Self-help guru Marianne Williamson, a presidential candidate, wants to calm the nation’s anger and heal its divisions. It’s not clear that voters want to listen....
2019-05-31 23:15

Family Affair: Maya Harris Is Painted as the Face and Political Ice Breaker for Big Sister — and Presidential Hopeful — Kamala Family is a common fixture along the campaign trail of many a political candidate, but few earn the aspirational moniker of being a candidate’s “Bobby Kennedy” as Maya Harris, younger sister of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris has...
2019-06-08 13:15

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
2019-06-15 01:15

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar power company that outsourced production to China and imported devices from a Chinese com...
2019-05-28 15:45

60 things to do in America before you die America's beauty and wonder spreads all over the country. Check out 60 of the best places to visit in the country.       ...
2019-06-14 08:30

Bruce Springsteen releases music video, 'Tucson Train,' ahead of anticipated summer album "Tucson Train," coupled with a Thom Zimny-directed music video, is the third single from the upcoming "Western Stars" album.        ...
2019-06-01 00:15

Apple releases the $5,000 Pro Display XDR, a 32-inch, 6K display available this fall Apple is finally back in the monitor game. Today, at WWDC 2019, the company took the wraps off the Pro Display XDR to go along with a new Mac Pro. This is the first Apple monitor since the company discontinued the Thunderbolt Display in 2016. The sc...
2019-06-04 03:30

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernie Pyle’s dispatches offered comfort to readers back home. Then the Normandy landings — 75 years ago this week — changed his perspective on the war’s costs....
2019-06-05 13:45

These are the 20 most popular stores in America Walmart, McDonald's and Starbucks top 24/7 Wall St.'s list of the top 20 stores in the U.S. Drug stores and convenience stores also made the list.        ...
2019-05-29 14:45

Across the US: What are the 35 poorest towns in America? The 35 poorest towns in the U.S. are located in 19 different states across the country. The poorest? Centreville, Illinois.       ...
2019-06-08 20:15

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers...
2019-06-14 14:30

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
2019-06-10 18:30

HTC Vive Pro Eye is now out in North America for $1,599 At CES earlier this year, HTC showed off an updated Vive Pro headset with eye-tracking capabilities that can follow a user's eyeballs in real time. Now, the company has finally made the device available in North America after rolling it out in o...
2019-06-07 08:15

Over 200 tornadoes rip through America in just two weeks Spate of storms exacerbated by cold, wet weather in California, has put 34 million people under severe weather warningsIt’s been an unusually harrowing month for millions of Americans living in the path of a spate of tornados that have torn through t...
2019-05-30 21:30

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....
2019-06-02 18:45

America's top 10 beaches for 2019 "Dr. Beach" uses 50 criteria to evaluate beaches, including water cleanliness, safety and management of the beach environment and its facilities.        ...
2019-06-03 21:30

Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water Fast currents and swollen channels have made many of the nation’s rivers unsafe for commercial traffic, spreading economic pain from a spring of severe flooding....
2019-06-10 19:45

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
2019-05-21 14:45

America’s 40 most delicious beers 24/7 Tempo has assembled a list of the 40 most delicious beers made in America, based on reviews and ratings.       ...
2019-06-12 17:45

The Secret History of Muslims in America Muslims have existed in America for as long as the country has been around—not that you’d know that from our mainstream telling of American history. In this special episode of The Secret Life of Muslims, we take a look at the hidden history of Muslim...
2019-05-24 21:45

Will GM Build The New Chevrolet Trailblazer In America? GM has been taking a political beating lately, from the President, from unions, from baseball stadiums, and in the press over the recent closure of several plants, the layoffs of thousands of U.S. workers, and a continual shift to production outside ...
2019-05-30 04:00

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
2019-05-30 18:45

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
2019-06-13 15:30

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
2019-05-29 23:15

Did the Denisovans Walk to North America? For a people from whom one 41,000 year old finger bone fossil from a nine year old girl, along with a bracelet she wore, were (until recently) the only authenticated known artifacts, the mysterious Denisovans sure received lots of publicity. ...
2019-05-21 16:30

Deal or no deal, we leave EU on Oct. 31: UK PM candidate Johnson Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video....
2019-06-03 13:45

DJ Khaled releases Nipsey Hussle's final music video 'Higher' Hussle's final music video arrived Friday, part of DJ Khaled's album release for his new full-length collection of songs, "Father of Asahd."        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

What America's Got Talent Means to Kodi Lee and His Family With one performance on America's Got Talent, Kodi Lee became a star. The 22 year-old singer is blind and autistic and he also has an incredible voice that wowed all four judges......
2019-06-05 07:45

The Wizardry Series’ Return To America Has Hit Another Snag Last Wednesday, in the early afternoon, at least one obsessive Wizardry fan (me) was eagerly reloading the Steam Store page for Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls, the 2009 Japanese Wizardry spinoff whose Windows port was scheduled to finally launch a...
2019-06-04 22:30

These are America's top 10 favorite doughnut flavors Today (Friday, June 7), is National Doughnut Day! To celebrate, these are America's favorite flavors in poll by Ranker.        ...
2019-06-07 20:15

VW's Electrify America to build more EV chargers at Walmarts The companies did not disclose the number of new charging stations they plan to build. But sources familiar with the VW unit's plans told Reuters the company will build 180 more charging stations at U.S. Walmart locations by the end of 2019....
2019-06-07 15:45

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America Deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are at all time highs. The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time high. Those revelations coming from the Commonwealth Fund after it released its yearly scorecard on he...
2019-06-13 01:45

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06 10:45

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took th...
2019-05-25 13:30

The Penetrating Gaze of One of America’s Most Brilliant Art Critics “Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light,” a new collection by Peter Schjeldahl, includes 100 reviews from the past 30 years, capturing his talent for distilling the essence of an artist’s work in a single line....
2019-05-24 20:30

America’s Public Defenders’ Offices Are Broken. Here’s How to Fix Them As a former prosecutor and attorney general of California, I saw our legal system at its best when we pursued justice and stood up for victims of murder, rape, and other serious crimes. It made me feel proud. But I also saw the parts of our criminal ...
2019-06-05 16:30

Washington is the best state in America, says U.S. News rankings Washington, home to tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft, was named the top state in U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings.        ...
2019-05-21 21:15

Will Devin Haney become America's next boxing sensation? At only 20 years old, lightweight Devin Haney is considered one of boxing's elite prospects, compiling a 21-0 record in three years as a pro. And he's headed for bigger and better things....
2019-05-24 10:30

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-03 23:45

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four years earlier. That question has been a measuring stick for elected officials ever since. Republicans i...
2019-05-23 12:00

Mexico asks US to invest in Central America WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel north. Mexican foreign minister M...
2019-05-24 05:30

Copa America 2019: All you need to know ahead of the big kick-off "The 46th Copa America begins on Friday as hosts Brazil entertain Bolivia. Eurosport provide you with all you need to know before the action gets underway."...
2019-06-14 12:15

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production back to Taiwan. They’re also looking for cheaper la...
2019-05-31 23:30

The New Season of Top Gear Will Debut on BBC America on July 14 We’ve seen the new hosts, sort of, we’ve mourned the loss of Matt LeBlanc and Rory Reid, we’ve seen the trailers, and you’ll finally be able to watch the new-new-thistimeactuallyNEW Top Gear setup when the season debuts on BBC America on July 14....
2019-06-06 04:45

The Judges of America's Got Talent Are Horrified By What 1 Woman Does With a Rat Do you hate rats and also the idea of allowing one to walk across sensitive areas of your body? Well, please join us (and everyone in the theater) in being shocked by an upcoming act on......
2019-06-14 21:30

Bir Khalsa's Act On 'America's Got Talent' Is As Scary As It's Impressive Just days after V.Unbeatable's performance won over the judges of 'America's Got Talent', another Indian group has left them completely stunned. The Bir Khalsa Group attempted and aced a stunt on the......
2019-06-05 11:15

How opioids invaded America — and are now tightening their grip After a breakup in 2008, a cousin gave Ashlee Krichmar, then 20, a Percocet. She’d never much liked them in the past — they made her sick — but that day the college student majoring in business management took the pill. “It numbed all the emotions I ...
2019-06-15 17:45

He Hears America Singing Guns N’ Roses In “Nouns & Verbs: New and Selected Poems,” Campbell McGrath celebrates chain restaurants, rock music and the joyful raucous stupidity of pop culture....
2019-06-11 21:45

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in the teams’ Copa America opener on Saturday. Venezuela defender Luis del Pino received his second yellow card for a bad tackle in the 75th minute. Peru had most of th...
2019-06-16 01:30

America’s 25 favorite pizza joints Looking for the perfect slice? 24/7 Tempo has assembled a list of the 25 best pizzerias in America according to Yelp reviewers.       ...
2019-06-10 18:30

The most commonly broken ‘house rule’ in America ‘Always say please and thank you’, ‘no phones at the dinner table’ and ‘never go to bed angry’ are three of the top 10 most common house rules in America, according to new research. A study examining how families m...
2019-06-05 00:15

Werner Bischof: 1950s America in colour – in pictures The acclaimed Magnum photographer Werner Bischof’s images of 1950s America are shown for the first time in an exhibition devoted to his USA series. His early use of colour shaped the development of photojournalism, and they can be seen at the David H...
2019-06-03 11:45

Inside America’s soon-to-be tallest condo building on Billionaires’ Row A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the outdoor swimming pool. Such are the opulent flourishes at Central Park Tower, which will be the talles...
2019-05-21 14:31

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
2019-06-16 00:45

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams’ debut in the South American tournament. Rodriguez set up Roger Martinez’s ope...
2019-06-16 06:00

Trade war 'hasn't made America great again,' says China Beijing has blamed the US for the ongoing trade dispute and said it will not compromise on "major issues of principle." Washington plans to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods after recently increasing duties on them....
2019-06-02 21:30

'We were attracted by the aggression': how rugby rescues lives in America Cristian Rodriguez found the game in Hawaiian Gardens, California through a programme called Alternatives to Gang Membership. After this weekend’s Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia, he’ll head home to pay it backCristian Rodriguez grew up...
2019-05-31 15:30

Malta challenge withdrawn from 2021 America's Cup: organizers The next America's Cup regatta in New Zealand in 2021 suffered a blow on Friday with its organizers confirming that a challenge from Malta has been withdrawn....
2019-05-31 13:30

HTC’s launches Vive Pro Eye in North America at a massive discount HTC today launched its latest and greatest virtual reality headset, the Vive Pro Eye, to the North American market. The new device features Tobii eye-tracking, which gives the headset two keen features: users can navigate menus just by looking at thi...
2019-06-06 23:00

Personal Health: Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’ A New York City mother embraces her leading role in a campaign to return to the days when children played and navigated through life without constant adult supervision....
2019-05-21 14:45

VW's Electrify America to build more EV chargers at Walmart stores Volkswagen AG unit Electrify America will significantly expand its U.S. network of electric vehicle charging stations at Walmart Inc store locations with an emphasis on America's heartland states, the two companies said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 18:30

In a Ballet Across America world premiere, even the piano dances The surprisingly agile instrument is the focus of Pam Tanowitz's charming “Gustave Le Gray No. 1,” for Miami City Ballet and Dance Theatre of Harlem....
2019-06-01 21:45