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Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper

A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comment...

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper

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Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
2019-06-15 11:45

Chile bishop resigns after suggesting there is a reason the Last Supper had no women Carlos Eugenio Irarrazaval stands down, weeks after appointment by pope to clean up church’s public imageA Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago has resigned, just weeks after he made controversial comments about th...
2019-06-15 10:15

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
2019-05-23 04:30

The Chilean footballers fighting for change They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
2019-05-29 18:00

Red hot Chilean Garin on a claycourt roll Cristian Garin claimed his first ever Grand Slam match win on Monday shortly before Rafael Nadal bagged his 254th but the Chilean has a couple of things over the claycourt king....
2019-05-28 01:15

In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste....
2019-06-20 22:15

Canadian man killed in Chilean tourist city Valparaiso A Canadian citizen was stabbed to death on Friday in the Chilean port of Valparaiso while he was strolling with his family in one of the city's hillside tourist areas, local media and police said....
2019-06-22 05:45

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said....
2019-07-11 00:15

Chilean salmon farmer pulls out of national park in Patagonia Chile salmon farmer Nova Austral plans to pull the pens it uses to raise salmon from the ocean waters off a national park near the southern tip of Chilean Patagonia, its chief executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-21 06:30

Chilean lawmakers abolish law requiring Codelco to finance military Chilean lawmakers passed a measure on Wednesday abolishing an antiquated, decades-old law under which state-run Codelco , the world's largest copper miner, helped foot the bill for the country's military....
2019-07-25 01:45

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants into Chile after charging them $5,000 apiece for tourist visas, local media reported on Saturday....
2019-05-25 22:30

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
2019-06-05 22:15

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30th. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The former Holiday Inn Hotel on the Southside will pr...
2019-05-31 06:45

Israel censures Chilean president for visiting Temple Mount with Palestinians Israel's foreign ministry censured Chilean President Sebastian Pinera for his visit to Jerusalem's Old City and the Temple Mount, saying it violates sovereignty and diplomatic procedures....
2019-06-27 19:15

Accused Chilean kidnapper for Pinochet regime denies knowing victims Adriana Riva, in custody in Sydney following an extradition request from Chile, has applied for bailA Sydney woman wanted in Chile over the alleged kidnapping of seven people during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet denies having known or...
2019-05-24 08:30

Albemarle details efforts to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp on Tuesday detailed a process it believes will increase its Chilean lithium output by nearly a third and said it is working to reduce the affect of precipitation on its evaporation ponds....
2019-06-12 00:45

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
2019-05-21 14:38

Orthodox Christian bishop under investigation over possible gay hate speech Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a claim with no scientific basis and which Cyprus’ human rights commissioner considers discriminatory....
2019-08-03 04:00

Bishop to perform exorcism on entire city from helicopter A Catholic bishop in Colombia is going to new heights in efforts to perform an exorcism – as he plans to spray holy water over an entire city from a helicopter, according to reports. Monsignor Rubén Dario Jaramillo Montoya, bishop of Buenaventura, wi...
2019-07-11 17:30

Archdiocese of New York gives up fight over Bishop Sheen’s remains The Archdiocese of New York has finally caved in its long-running legal tug-of-war over the remains of 1950s radio and TV preacher Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. The archdiocese, which last week lost yet another court round in the dispute with SheenR...
2019-06-09 23:45

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month eve...
2019-06-02 19:15

Prosecutor appeals against travel by bishop in abuse case BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A prosecutor in Argentina is appealing a temporary travel permit for a bishop close to Pope Francis who has been formally accused of sexually abusing two seminarians. Prosecutor Maria Soledad Filtrin said Thursday that ...
2019-06-27 21:30

3 of ousted West Virginia bishop's top priests resign jobs Three priests have lost their high-ranking positions in West Virginia after a church investigation reportedly accused them of enabling predatory and harassing conduct and financial mismanagement by the former leader of the state's Roman Catholic Chur...
2019-06-11 19:00

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
2019-05-28 23:30

Priest begs gays not to leave church over bishop's tweet A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events....
2019-06-03 20:15

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “e...
2019-06-03 10:30

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
2019-06-03 02:45

For a Fast-Rising Chilean Player, French Open Success Has Been a Long Time Coming Just over a year ago, Cristian Garín, 22, was ranked outside the top 200. He is now 37th and has won 20 matches on clay courts, the second most on tour....
2019-05-28 23:45

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
2019-06-22 05:45

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, police will examine whethe...
2019-08-04 19:45

Hawkeye Series to Introduce Kate Bishop, Out Autumn 2021 on Disney+ The Hawkeye series is happening. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Jeremy Renner's time as Ronin will be explored in the Disney+ original series, which......
2019-07-21 13:30

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
2019-05-21 14:38

Texas bishop escorts Central American migrants across border bridge in protest of US policy A Roman Catholic bishop in Texas escorted Central American migrants back and forth across a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday as part of a protest against conditions migrants face as they wait for asylum claims to be processed on both sides of the s...
2019-06-28 19:15

5 books not to miss: 'The Golden Hour,' 'The Chain,' 'Supper Club' Beatriz Williams enraptures with historical epic "The Golden Hour," while Adrian McKinty crafts the perfect summer page-turner in "The Chain."        ...
2019-07-18 07:30

West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to 'come clean' on remarkable allegations against former bishop Despite disciplinary action by Pope Francis, West Virginia's attorney general called on a Catholic diocese to detail allegation against a former bishop.        ...
2019-07-20 20:15

CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after factors, including the demand for carbon fiber, failed to match expectations....
2019-08-16 19:45

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., Kim Darroch, said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic firestorm....
2019-07-10 23:15

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague Ramush Haradinaj agrees to appear at Serbia war crimes inquiry but not as leaderKosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war...
2019-07-19 22:30

Jon Huntsman resigns as ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, the Trump administration’s ambassador to Russia, resigned Tuesday amid chatter he may return home to run again for governor of Utah, Fox News has confirmed....
2019-08-06 19:15

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship Actor says Royal Shakespeare Company deal helps oil firm ‘obscure reality of its activities’With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the RSC | Mark RylanceOne of the UK’s most respected actors is to resign from the Royal Shakespeare Companyas a backlash...
2019-06-21 18:30

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $13 billion plan to double liquefied natural gas ex...
2019-05-26 11:45

Turkey: Key figure resigns from Erdogan’s party A former Turkish deputy prime minister and key figure in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party has resigned, signaling plans to form a rival political party...
2019-07-08 14:15

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
2019-06-15 06:45

Papua New Guinea leader formally resigns Days after announcing his intention to resign, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has formally stepped down from his post. His resignation puts a major gas deal with French oil and gas giant Total into doubt....
2019-05-29 09:15

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought th...
2019-07-12 16:30

New Zealand’s national coach suddenly resigns WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand national soccer coach Fritz Schmid has resigned unexpectedly after only 16 months in the job. In a statement Friday the Swiss national said he decided to resign after “careful reflection of my private ...
2019-06-21 06:45

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
2019-07-10 15:15

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
2019-06-21 16:15

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
2019-06-28 08:15

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has resigned in the aftermath of violent clashes sparked by the appearance of a Russian lawmaker in parliame...
2019-06-21 15:30

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the SPD, has announced she is resigning as party chief, raising the spectre that Germany’s embattled go...
2019-06-02 13:45

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photographs of a woman’s “lower body” without her knowl...
2019-07-09 14:45

Crowned, defined and destroyed by Brexit, UK PM Theresa May resigns Without Brexit, Theresa May might never have occupied 10 Downing Street. It let her in, chewed her up with help from all sides and spat her out. But Brexit isn't done, neither as a policy nor a political career killer....
2019-06-07 06:30

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election....
2019-07-19 21:30

Former Erdogan ally Babacan resigns from ruling AK Party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed a new vision....
2019-07-08 13:30

Kim Darroch, British ambassador who trashed Trump, resigns Sir Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday as Britain’s ambassador to the US after incurring President Trump’s wrath for calling his administration “dysfunctional” and “inept” in a series of leaked diplomatic cables to London. “Since the leak of official doc...
2019-07-10 19:15

Denmark PM resigns after left-leaning parties' election win Denmark's center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election that ended with a gain for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists who were supporting the government....
2019-06-06 17:00

Timeline: UK ambassador to U.S. resigns after leaked memos furor Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump labeled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos in which envoy Kim Darroch branded Trump's administration inept....
2019-07-10 14:30

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador, Resigns After Leak of Trump Memos Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Trump’s angry reaction....
2019-07-10 18:30

Denmark PM resigns after left-leaning parties’ election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election that ended with a gain for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists who were supporting the government. Prime Minister Lars Loekke R...
2019-06-06 13:45

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administration....
2019-07-10 17:45

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
2019-07-12 23:30

Acosta Resigns Amid Pressure Over Epstein Prosecution Alexander Acosta resigned as U.S. labor secretary, bowing to mounting pressure over his handling of a high-profile sex-abuse case when he was a federal prosecutor more than a decade ago....
2019-07-12 23:45

Air New Zealand boss Luxon resigns, could pursue politics WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon says he is resigning after seven years in the top job at the national carrier. Many have speculated that Luxon has political ambitions. In a statement Wednesday, Luxon s...
2019-06-19 12:15

Erstad resigns as Nebraska coach after regional elimination Darin Erstad resigns as Nebraska's baseball coach, saying he wants to spend more time with his family        ...
2019-06-04 02:15

British ambassador resigns after Trump row: how special is the U.S.-UK relationship now? Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after Donald Trump labeled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos from the envoy in which he branded the U.S. president's administration inept....
2019-07-10 14:30

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
2019-06-14 20:15

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-19 00:45

Another NRA board member resigns as turmoil sweeps through organization A fourth person has resigned from the National Rifle Association’s board of directors amid turmoil sweeping through the top ranks of the gun rights group, according to a report. Julie Golob, a gun rights advocate and professional sport shooter,...
2019-08-13 19:45

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, but what happens next - and what happens with Brexit? British Prime Minister Theresa May’s dramatic announcement that she’s stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking questions about what happens next....
2019-05-24 19:45

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
2019-05-24 15:45

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in less than a week....
2019-05-26 18:15

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-16 15:15

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
2019-07-22 19:00

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
2019-05-24 02:30

Canada's Point Man In Washington, Key Trudeau Advisor, Resigns Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced on Thursday that the Canadian ambassador to the United States, who played a pivotal role in the renegotiation of the North American Free......
2019-08-09 04:45

US state department’s top official for Latin America resigns Kimberley Breier becomes the fourth assistant secretary of state to depart this yearThe US Department of State’s top official for Latin America has resigned, reportedly amid disputes over immigration policy.The state department did not comment on the...
2019-08-08 21:00

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees backed the protests....
2019-08-17 08:15

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

NY judge resigns after conflict of interest in divorce case A respected long-time upstate judge agreed to resign after he was caught dishing out orders from the bench that helped him in a divorce case he was working privately as a lawyer. New Paltz Justice Jonathan Katz was asked by authorities in late 2017 t...
2019-08-13 07:00

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a docum...
2019-05-30 11:45

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her presiden...
2019-05-27 20:15

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."...
2019-05-22 07:45

'It is a matter of great regret,' says Theresa May as Darroch resigns – video Sir Kim Darroch's resignation as UK ambassador to Washington came shortly before prime minister’s questions. Theresa May said in the Commons: 'We owe him an enormous debt of gratitude.' Jeremy Corbyn said Darroch had given 'honourable and good servic...
2019-07-10 19:45

Peter O’Neill Resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Mr. O’Neill’s departure after almost eight years in power comes at a sensitive moment, with China and the West fighting for influence across the region....
2019-05-26 15:30

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns Parliament in turmoil as O’Neill speaks of a ‘need for change’ after series of high-profile defectionsPeter O’Neill, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea, has resigned after weeks of high-level defections from his ruling party.O’Neill told a news c...
2019-05-26 13:30

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-26 00:30

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
2019-06-13 11:00

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined....
2019-07-09 21:45

| Rahul Gandhi resigns as leader of India's opposition Congress Rahul Gandhi quit as head of India's main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
2019-07-03 23:15

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
2019-05-21 15:00

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
2019-05-21 16:15

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served no...
2019-05-21 19:45

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
2019-08-16 19:15

In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired....
2019-05-22 21:30

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and un...
2019-07-17 21:30

Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May announced Friday morning that she would be stepping down, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw Britain from the European Union....
2019-05-24 12:30

Rahul Gandhi Resigns as Leader of India’s Congress Party Mr. Gandhi, a scion of the political dynasty that governed India for decades, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party of “crushing the voice of the Indian people.”...
2019-07-03 16:15

India opposition party leader Rahul Gandhi resigns Rahul Gandhi has resigned as president of India’s opposition Congress party, long linked to his politically powerful family, to take responsibility for its crushing defeat in recent elections...
2019-07-03 16:15

U.S.-U.K. ‘special relationship’ is in tatters after British ambassador, under fire, resigns President Trump saw an opportunity to embarrass the British government, already divided by Brexit, and used it to drive a wedge into another country....
2019-07-11 12:00

Head of Mexico's national migration institute resigns: official The head of Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM), Tonatiuh Guillen, resigned on Friday for "personal reasons", interior ministry spokesman Hector Gandini said by telephone....
2019-06-15 00:30

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critics say is elitist....
2019-07-16 18:30

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statemen...
2019-06-02 11:30

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
2019-07-21 05:45

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned following the party’s worst-ever election result a week ago....
2019-06-02 13:15

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
2019-07-22 18:30

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further deta...
2019-07-16 06:15

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
2019-07-22 15:45

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in The Hague....
2019-07-19 23:15

French Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembly....
2019-07-16 18:30

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National Assembly....
2019-07-17 15:00

Christine Lagarde resigns from IMF to become president of European Central Bank International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation Tuesday to take on a new role as president of the European Central Bank....
2019-07-17 15:00

CNN photo editor resigns after anti-Semitic tweets unearthed A CNN photo editor has resigned after anti-Semitic tweets he sent in 2011 surfaced, including one in which he mentioned “Jewish pigs” killed in a terror attack in Jerusalem, according to reports. Mohammed Elshamy, 25, a former photojourna...
2019-07-31 19:00

Puerto Rico governor resigns as promised; successor sworn in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement...
2019-08-03 05:15

Puerto Rico governor resigns amid turmoil over his successor Ricardo Rosselló swears in Pedro Pierluisi but island faces continuing political upheavalThe governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, resigned on Friday and swore in a veteran politician as his replacementBut at his first news conference as governo...
2019-08-03 03:45

School aide resigns after telling noisy students they could be ‘picking cotton’ instead An Oregon school district employee has resigned after reprimanding a noisy group of students, telling them they were lucky they weren’t “picking cotton,” officials said. The unidentified North Clackamas School District instructional assistant made t...
2019-06-12 20:30

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Roselló Resigns After Mass Protests After more than two weeks of mass protests calling for his ouster, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced on Wednesday that he will be resigning from his position, effective August 2....
2019-07-25 10:15

Dem governor's elections board appointee resigns over sex joke told at convention A lengthy joke about cows, sex and women apparently turned out to be no laughing matter in North Carolina this week. It has prompted the resignation of the chairman of the state’s elections board....
2019-07-31 20:15

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When They See Us.&...
2019-06-13 02:30

UK House Of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Plan Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled......
2019-05-23 01:15

Italy's League junior minister resigns after conviction, Salvini accepts Italy's League leader and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini accepted on Thursday the resignation of a junior minister convicted for embezzlement, in a move likely to avoid a potential hurdle for the ruling coalition....
2019-05-30 14:45

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an honor ...
2019-06-14 22:00

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
2019-08-17 02:45

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed direct...
2019-05-21 15:00

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics profess...
2019-05-31 18:15

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May&#...
2019-05-23 04:45

UPDATE 1-Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 22 (Reuters) - C ongo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
2019-07-22 17:45

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
2019-05-29 03:45

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace initiative in the main port city of Hodeidah, two ministry sources said on Monday....
2019-06-10 19:15

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
2019-06-03 08:30

Mexico Finance Minister Resigns After Clashes With President; Peso Falls The departure deepens doubts among investors over economic policy under leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and whether he will maintain the country’s hard-fought fiscal stability....
2019-07-10 01:45

South Bend police officer who fatally shot black man resigns The white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man last month — causing Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to briefly return home — has resigned. Fraternal Order of Police president Harvey Mills confirmed Sgt. Rya...
2019-07-16 08:45

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns, will swear in replacement Scandal-scarred Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned as promised Friday afternoon and said he would swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his replacement. Thousands of Puerto Ricans cheered in front of the governor’s mansion when Rosse...
2019-08-03 04:00

Prosecutor who helped craft Jeffrey Epstein plea deal resigns from DOJ A prosecutor who is being probed for helping negotiate the secret plea deal that allowed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein to avoid federal charges in 2008 has resigned from the Justice Department, her lawyer said Thursday. A. Marie Villafaña will leave her ...
2019-08-09 10:30

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before the end of the legislative session....
2019-05-29 06:30

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on Wednesday, amid speculation he plans to run for Utah governor....
2019-08-07 16:30

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
2019-07-12 22:15

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello swears in successor, resigns Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello officially stepped down from office on Friday night — and his last act was to swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his successor. The new governor’s fate remains ­unclear, howe...
2019-08-03 18:00

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
2019-07-16 18:15

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
2019-06-09 13:30

Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigns Friday Night. It’s Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him Puerto Rico Gov. Ricard Rosselló resigns at 5 p.m. Friday, but after a raucous day of political surprises it’s not clear who will take his place. Rosselló is stepping down after mass protests following corruption allegations in hi...
2019-08-02 21:15

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
2019-06-08 18:30

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Sterling rises after Theresa May resigns The value of the pound climbed slightly against the euro and US dollar following Theresa May's announcement she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7....
2019-05-25 10:45

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
2019-07-09 01:15

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over his role in sex case plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday as scrutiny intensified about the non-prosecutorial plea deal he made with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein in a sex case when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in 2008....
2019-07-12 16:15

Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages Embattled leader stops short of resigning as governorProtesters had set Sunday evening deadline for his departurePuerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he will resign as president of the ruling New Progressive party and ...
2019-07-22 02:45

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
2019-07-12 17:45

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Five case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the c...
2019-06-05 03:45

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “...
2019-08-16 13:15

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the Tokyo 2020 bid....
2019-06-27 19:15

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the ...
2019-08-16 12:45

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
2019-07-10 16:45

State Department officer resigns: 'I can no longer justify ... my complicity in the actions of this administration' A foreign service officer resigned from the State Department effective Thursday, writing in a blistering op-ed in The Washington Post that he could no longer serve in "The Complacent State," particularly in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting....
2019-08-10 08:00

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked, causing embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special...
2019-07-10 14:30

Indian Youth Congress Chief Resigns, Takes "Responsibility" For Poll Loss Indian Youth Congress (IYC) president Keshav Chand Yadav on Saturday resigned from his post taking "full responsibility" of the party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections....
2019-07-07 08:15

Former Rep. Darrell Issa mulls run in Calif. if indicted Rep. Hunter resigns or retires: report Former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is reportedly considering a run for Rep. Duncan Hunter’s seat in California if the indicted congressman resigns or decides not to seek reelection, according to reports....
2019-06-22 12:30

NHTSA Boss Who Helped Lead Rollback Of Fuel-Economy Standards Resigns The top boss of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resigns, car sales in India are bad, Uber and Lyft get called out for having drivers with car recalls on the road, the NHTSA looks into airbags on the Subaru Forester, and emissions r...
2019-08-13 17:15

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
2019-08-17 00:15

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday over corruption allegations after a secret video was leaked, sparking a snap election....
2019-05-21 14:45

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
2019-05-31 01:45

Outgoing British PM Theresa May formally resigns, officially triggers leadership race The outgoing British prime minister formally resigned Friday as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party, triggering the race for who will lead the United Kingdom next....
2019-06-07 19:30

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
2019-05-29 08:30

Oregon teacher resigns after allegedly telling students they’re lucky not to be ‘picking cotton’: report An Oregon elementary school teacher has resigned after allegedly telling a group of black students last month that they were lucky not to be “picking up cotton and cleaning or painting a house,” the district confirmed Tuesday....
2019-06-13 13:30

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-12 22:15

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
2019-07-10 18:30

Rosselló officially resigns as Puerto Rico governor, Pedro Pierluisi sworn in as replacement Outgoing Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló made his resignation official Friday, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to become the island territory's new chief executive, at least temporarily....
2019-08-03 04:01

Rhode Island guard resigns after video shows truck driving into anti-ICE protesters A Rhode Island correctional officer resigned Friday, one day after being placed on administrative leave following an incident in which a truck driver plowed the vehicle into a small crowd of anti-ICE protesters -- reportedly injuring two of them....
2019-08-17 12:45

'I've paid a huge personal cost:' Google walkout organizer resigns over alleged retaliation Longtime employee who helped organize global protest alleges Google’s response was designed to ‘have a chilling effect’ on growing workplace activismA prominent internal organizer against Google’s handling of sexual harassment cases has resigned from...
2019-06-07 21:45

Britain's embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.        ...
2019-05-25 01:30

Trump comments on NKO, China at G20 presser U.S. President Donald Trump says he may meet with Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarised zone in the coming days and that the North Korean leader "was very receptive." (June 29)        ...
2019-06-29 17:15

U.S. Stocks Turn Positive After Fed Comments U.S. stocks broke into positive territory late Thursday after a Federal Reserve official urged central banks to lower interest rates swiftly on signs of economic weakening....
2019-07-19 04:45

Nokia distances itself from CTO comments about Huawei Nokia has disowned comments made by one of its senior executives regarding the security of its rival Huawei in the networking space.In a recent interview with the BBC, the company's CTO Marcus Weldon warned the UK against using equipment made by...
2019-06-28 23:15

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. ambassador were misrepresented Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Friday a misrepresented version of his remarks - rather than his actual words - had been a factor in the resignation of Britain's ambassador to Washington following a spat wi...
2019-07-12 20:15

Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns, union says, due to stress, media attention A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday....
2019-07-16 20:30

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mrs May will stand down formally on June 7 and leave when successor is chosen Leadership challenger Bo...
2019-05-25 10:45

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigns from board of alma mater Vassar College Author and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein -- facing a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series that examines a wrongful conviction in a high-profile rape case -- has resigned as a trustee of her alma mater....
2019-06-05 21:45

Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
2019-08-09 16:00

Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government. The post Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social D...
2019-06-06 13:45

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
2019-07-17 12:00

Haney apologizes for offensive LPGA comments Hank Haney made disparaging comments about Koreans on the LPGA Tour in advance of the U.S. Women's Open. He later apologized, saying he regretted making the insensitive comments....
2019-05-29 20:30

Clyburn walks back impeachment comments House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Monday walked back remarks suggesting that Democrats will impeach President Donald Trump, reversing course to say he’s “farther” from backing impeachment than most of his caucus.Clyburn’s comments came after a priva...
2019-06-04 12:15

Chrissy Teigen Is Done With the Internet's Comments About Her Butt Chrissy Teigen is over you talking about her behind. This week, the star spoke out about a photo that popped up of her with husband John Legend on vacation. In the snap, the famous......
2019-07-12 02:45

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplo...
2019-07-12 22:15

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his biracial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son, Dante, writing in USA Today that he felt “fearR...
2019-07-03 01:45

Trump says he was 'not a fan' of Jeffrey Epstein, despite past comments President Trump said Tuesday he was “not a fan” of financier Jeffrey Epstein, despite making comments in the past praising the wealthy hedge fund manager....
2019-07-09 21:30

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Braz...
2019-06-06 10:15

Schalke chairman steps down for 3 months over comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist...
2019-08-07 13:45

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to he...
2019-06-20 12:45

S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest daily percentage drops since May 31 on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, but remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell dampened expectations for further cuts goi...
2019-07-31 22:30

Clippers fined $50K for Rivers' Kawhi comments The league didn't specify which comments violated the anti-tampering rule. Clippers coach Doc Rivers compared Raptors star Kawhi Leonard to Michael Jordan on ESPN's NBA Finals preview show earlier this week....
2019-06-01 02:45

Cummings: Hateful, incendiary comments must stop Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says government officials must stop making "hateful, incendiary comments" that only to serve to divide and distract the nation from its real problems, including mass shootings and white supremacy.    ...
2019-08-08 17:30

YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort to prevent viewers from being exposed to this filth, the streaming service is testing out a feature ...
2019-06-20 09:00

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to govern and political incompetence."...
2019-05-25 07:45

Messi suspended from Argentina for 3 months for comments South American soccer body CONMEBOL has suspended Lionel Messi from international matches with Argentina for three months due to accusations of corruption he made in July       ...
2019-08-03 01:45

China denounces Pompeo's comments on Huawei China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
2019-05-24 10:15

NBA fines Clippers $50,000 over Rivers comments on Leonard TORONTO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers are paying a price, because Doc Rivers paid Toronto star Kawhi Leonard a compliment. The NBA fined the Clippers $50,000 on Friday for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule. The league did not specifi...
2019-05-31 23:45

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
2019-07-12 18:15

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.20pm BST Alexander Acosta’s resignation was spurre...
2019-07-12 17:30

Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco BERLIN (AP) — Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco. The post Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governme...
2019-06-02 11:30

Schalke chairman under pressure to resign over racist comments • Clemens Tönnies has apologised for remarks about Africa• DFB ethics committee to discuss case on 15 AugustSchalke chairman Clemens Tönnies is under pressure to resign following widespread condemnation of racist comments he made last week.Speaking a...
2019-08-05 12:15

Trump clarifies ‘nasty’ comments about Meghan Markle President Trump clarified his remarks about British royal Meghan Markle in a television interview set to be aired Wednesday, saying it wasn’t his intention to call her “nasty” but thought her past comments about him were nasty. “And I said: ...
2019-06-05 06:15

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comments about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their border bill vote....
2019-07-10 18:45

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
2019-05-26 16:30

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. trade policy but to his own trade negotiating team....
2019-06-07 12:30

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
2019-06-06 12:45

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged incendiary rem...
2019-05-29 12:15

Wall Street touches new highs after comments by Fed's Powell U.S. stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time on Wednesday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reassured investors about the potential for an interest rate cut later this month...
2019-07-11 00:15

Racism dispute: Schalke chairman under fire for comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist...
2019-08-07 18:30

Trump: Duchess Meghan’s past comments about him were ‘nasty’ The president's choice of words — on the eve of his state visit to Great Britain — echoed his attacks on his 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, whom he has called a “nasty woman.”...
2019-06-03 02:15

Oil rallies more than 3%, recouping some losses from Trump tariffs comments Oil prices were up 3% on Friday, a partial rebound from their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
2019-08-04 02:00

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McCon...
2019-07-17 00:30

House debate over Trump’s ‘go back’ comments gets chaotic Tensions flared on the floor of the US House of Representatives Tuesday as the body debated a resolution rebuking President Trump over off-color comments he made telling four non-white lawmakers to “go back” to their countries — and Democrats were ra...
2019-07-17 00:30

Analysts believe US, Iran remain far apart despite Trump's comments on talks Analysts doubt much headway has been made between the U.S. and Iran, despite President Donald Trump's comments that Iran would like to engage in talks....
2019-07-16 22:45

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
2019-06-04 02:45

Scarlett Johansson Says Comments on ‘Authentic Casting’ Were Taken Out of Context Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film. The actress came under fire in 2017 for playing an Asian character in Ghost in the...
2019-07-16 00:30

Scarlett Johansson: comments on 'authentic casting' taken out of context Star clarifies comment: ‘Any actor should be able to play anybody and Art, in all forms, should be immune to political correctness’Scarlett Johansson has said comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asse...
2019-07-14 22:30

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
2019-07-17 08:45

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
2019-07-23 15:45

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that...
2019-06-04 17:30

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
2019-07-17 13:45

The Latest: Planned Parenthood: Parson comments not reality JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America says Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s explanation of...
2019-05-29 23:45

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
2019-07-07 07:00

Booker says Biden causing ‘pain’ with his comments about his record WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker suggested Joe Biden is becoming a divisive figure after a rocky debate performance in which the ex-veep gave an unapologetic defense of his civil rights record. “We have one destiny in th...
2019-07-01 00:30

Rep. Clyburn apologizes to Pelosi and Hoyer for ‘tokenism’ comments In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Clyburn said “tokenism is all right” with the House speaker and the House majority leader. He later walked back the comments....
2019-06-20 17:30

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
2019-06-14 16:45

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insightful comment found under any given video, you often find dozens of nasty, inappropriate or idiotic ...
2019-06-21 09:45

Dissension within Biden camp over segregationist comments: report There is dissension within the Joe Biden campaign over the comments he made about working with segregationists — with some aides claiming he “misspoke” and others saying he should’ve just kept his mouth shut, a report says. Te...
2019-06-21 10:30

Think tank official suspended for Somali American comments MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota think tank official has been suspended for comments she made about Somali Americans in a New York Times story. The story with the comments from Kim Crockett, vice president and general counsel of the con...
2019-06-22 06:45

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that have interactions from the original poster, as well a...
2019-06-15 04:45

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement...
2019-06-14 17:45

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, wh...
2019-07-19 08:45

Ocasio-Cortez sides with Booker over Biden’s segregationists comments WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez inserted herself into the Democratic primary race Thursday, tweeting that Vice President Joe Biden was in the wrong for suggesting Sen. Cory Booker was out of line for criticizing comments Biden made a...
2019-06-21 04:15

Facebook is tweaking how it ranks public comments so the worst ones get hidden Facebook is taking more steps to try and limit negative comments and abuse on its platform, introducing an improved ranking system for comments on public profiles that will hopefully lead to more "meaningful conversations".Public comments on busy pag...
2019-06-16 18:45

Sirius XM suspends Hank Haney after 'insensitive' LPGA comments Golf commentator Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel after female golf players said his comments about U.S. Women's Open and the LPGA Tour were racist and sexist....
2019-05-31 18:15

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
2019-07-14 20:30

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
2019-07-19 23:30

Hank Haney suspended for ‘insensitive comments’ about women’s golf NEW YORK — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women’s Open and that he couldn’t name six players on the LPGA Tour. Han...
2019-05-31 04:30

‘I just don’t want to kill 10 million people’: Trump’s comments reverberate in Afghanistan Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”...
2019-07-23 13:15

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments In her annual summer press conference, the German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
2019-07-19 15:15

Holocaust survivors respond to AOC's 'concentration camp' comments in new video Two holocaust survivors responded to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y. concentration camp comments Saturday, and their feelings were resoundingly negative.  ...
2019-06-24 00:00

Ciabatti: Honda boss misinterpreting comments to create controversy Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has accused his Honda counterpart Alberto Puig of misinterpreting his statements in order to manufacturer controversy...
2019-07-15 22:45

Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment....
2019-06-13 19:15

Trump’s bizarre tweets and comments about his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed that he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that question asked earlier?...
2019-06-22 04:45

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
2019-07-17 09:15

Madhya Pradesh Professor Arrested For Comments On Goddess Saraswati The principal of a government college in Madhya Pradesh's Datia has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Goddess Saraswati, the Hindi deity of......
2019-06-03 03:45

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable....
2019-07-15 22:15

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
2019-06-01 21:15

Tiger Woods responds to Hank Haney’s comments, SiriusXM ban DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods usually avoids taking a public stance on any controversial topics the way he tries to avoid water hazards on the golf course. After shooting an even-par 72 in the second round of the Memorial on Friday, Woods hammered his f...
2019-06-01 10:15

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
2019-06-04 10:30

Not Bothered With Virat Kohli's Comments On Head Coach, Says Gaekwad Anshuman Gaekwad, part of the Cricket Advisory Committee, which will choose the next head coach, said Virat Kohli's comments don't bother the committee....
2019-07-31 20:30

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of pedophilic comments were discovered, and there...
2019-06-22 02:45

Julie Chen confronts 'Big Brother' contestant over offensive comments After 'Big Brother' contestant Jack Matthews was evicted from the house on Thursday night's live episode, he sat down with host Julie Chen to discuss his recent controversial remarks....
2019-08-09 19:30

Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
2019-08-10 03:30

Congress Slams Rajinikanth Over Comments On PM Modi, Amit Shah Congress in Tamil Nadu on Monday took potshots at superstar Rajinikanth for likening Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to Lord Krishna and Arjuna and asked him to read the......
2019-08-12 21:45

Kim Goldman recalls OJ Simpson car chase, comments on gloves 25 years on: 'They fit!' Amid the 25th anniversary of her brother's murder, Kim Goldman told Fox News why she thought suspect and former football player O.J. Simpson was guilty and recalled the epic car chase that led to his capture....
2019-06-16 10:00

Trump shares controversial video recasting his Charlottesville comments The video, produced by a conservative organization, claims journalists committed “malfeasance” by saying Trump had referred to neo-Nazis as “very fine people.”...
2019-08-13 22:45

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was...
2019-08-15 04:30

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
2019-06-14 22:00

The Chill YouTube Comments On Game Soundtracks Are A Pleasant Surprise This hour-long video on YouTube, whose title roughly translates to “One hour corridor ‘Chrono Trigger,’” plays the same three-minute “Corridors of Time” track from the game over and over again. It has over 1 million views, and it also has one of the ...
2019-08-16 20:45

Utah Judge Is Suspended for Making Critical Comments About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of the Taylorsville Municipal Justice Court in Utah may be on the right side of history, but comments he made challenging President Donald Trump have landed him in trouble with Utah’s Supreme Court....
2019-05-27 12:30

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
2019-06-18 00:15

Man harassed with anti-gay comments, attacked in Tribeca subway: Cops A straphanger was attacked at a Tribeca subway station on Sunday night by two men shouting anti-gay statements, cops said. The incident happened around 7 p.m. on a northbound A Train at Chambers Street, according to police. The victim, described as a...
2019-05-27 17:15

Model Carissa Pinkston lied about being transgender after transphobic comments Fashion model Carissa Pinkston, who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online, now says she's “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
2019-08-01 03:15

Donald Trump's 'go back' comments were 'genius', says Nigel Farage Brexit leader admits racist remarks about congresswomen made him feel uncomfortable but says they were shrewdNigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”. The US president’s racist rem...
2019-08-03 03:45

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
2019-05-29 16:15

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
2019-06-19 01:45

Alabama county official defends online anti-gay comments MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A county official in Alabama is defending his comments against gay people. Mobile County Treasurer Phil Benson tells WPMI-TV gay people are offensive to him and he sees no problem with a recent comment he posted online that used a...
2019-06-18 21:00

Roger Mathews Slams "Negative Comments" Towards JWoww and His Family Roger Mathews doesn't want to hear any negativity this Memorial Day. As Jenni "JWoww" Farley enjoys part of the holiday weekend in Las Vegas with her new boyfriend, her ex is......
2019-05-28 08:45

Trump hits back at Obama for comments about racism in America Trump cited a segment on the TV news show Fox & Friends in response to former president: ‘Obama had 32 mass shootings during his reign’Donald Trump has hit back at Barack Obama after the former president said Americans must “soundly reject language” ...
2019-08-07 03:30

Schalke boss Toennies temporarily steps down over controversial comments Schalke 04 president Clemens Toennies has stepped down as club boss for a period of three months following a board hearing into controversial comments he made last week triggering a racism row....
2019-08-07 11:00

Bradl: Crutchlow comments not productive for Honda MotoGP development Honda MotoGP test rider Stefan Bradl says Cal Crutchlow's outspoken nature is generally 'not productive' for the development of the manufacturer's bike...
2019-08-07 16:00

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
2019-07-03 15:15

China rebukes Pompeo for Tiananmen Square comments on anniversary China slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his comments about the Tiananmen Square massacre, claiming they were made “out of prejudice and arrogance,” as it stepped up security there for Tuesday’s 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy ...
2019-06-04 20:30

Boris Johnson faces questions over 'arguably racist' comments Tory frontrunner asked if he could represent minority groups after ‘letterbox’ columnBoris Johnson was forced to defend his ability to represent minority groups in the UK at a Conservative party hustings in Nottingham on Saturday.Johnson and his riva...
2019-07-06 17:00

Biden lost top fundraiser days after segregationist comments: report Presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s racial gaffes are now costing him money — the Dem frontrunner lost a top fundraiser just two days after he made controversial comments about his time working with known segregationist senators, according t...
2019-06-29 13:00

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader....
2019-07-05 16:30

Booker says Biden's comments on race are 'causing a lot of frustration and even pain' Former Vice President Joe Biden is "causing a lot of frustration and even pain" through his recent comments on race, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Sunday....
2019-07-01 16:30

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not to interfere in the 2020 US election. The two leaders met at the G20 summit in Japan for the first t...
2019-06-29 01:30

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
2019-06-05 05:15

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
2019-06-08 06:15

U.S. Agents Told Huawei Still Blacklisted Despite Trump Comments, Because Nothing Means Anything Last week during the Group of 20 summit in Japan, President Donald Trump announced that U.S. companies could start selling tech components to Huawei, seemingly halting a weeks-long ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
2019-07-03 19:45

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
2019-07-10 12:45

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

Megan Rapinoe on critical comments over Alex Morgan's celebration: 'Wah, wah, wah' U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to critics who hit out at her teammate Alex Morgan over her tea-cup celebration during their win over England on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 21:45

Megan Rapinoe tackles Trump comments and then moves on. It’s not in her to sidestep. Before shifting her focus to Friday’s quarterfinal against France, the U.S. women’s national team midfielder said she stands by her comments about not visiting the White House....
2019-06-28 08:00

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
2019-08-16 14:45

Hank Haney's racist and sexist comments were unsurprising in the world of golf Women’s golf is full of brilliant athletes from a huge variety of backgrounds. It can be tough to find out more about their stories thoughOn Wednesday, I sat in a room with media executives working on a pitch for a series about the LPGA. We discussed...
2019-05-30 17:30

House GOP leaders condemn Steve King for 'appalling' rape comments Embattled Rep. Steve King on Wednesday said the human population might not exist if not for rape and incest, drawing scorn — and renewed calls to resign — from scores of Democrats and some in his own party. The Iowa Republican, who was speaking at a...
2019-08-16 16:15

EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies rally on dovish Fed comments Latin American currencies rose on Thursday as the dollar fell, with the Brazilian real also hitting four-month highs on optimism over the country's pension reform. The dollar fell after New York Federal Reserve chief John Williams said policymake...
2019-07-18 23:45

United Technologies, Raytheon slip after Trump comments on mega deal Shares of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp pared gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was a "little concerned" about their $121 billion merger to create a new aero-defense company....
2019-06-10 18:15

Michelle Wie blasts ex-Tiger coach Hank Haney over racist comments LPGA golfer Michelle Wie blasted Hank Haney on Wednesday after the famed instructor made racist and sexist comments about South Korean golfers on his SiriusXM radio show. In discussing the U.S. Women’s Open, which is set to begin play at the Co...
2019-05-30 02:45

Lionel Messi suspended from Argentina games for three months because of critical comments South American soccer body CONMEBOL has suspended Lionel Messi from international matches with Argentina for three months because of July comments.       ...
2019-08-03 09:15

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
2019-06-19 21:30

Liz Cheney: Ocasio-Cortez's 'concentration camp' comments must be condemned by Democrats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez', D-N.Y., apparent comparison of southern border facilities to concentration camps must be condemned by Democratic leadership, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo....
2019-06-19 02:45

Beto O’Rourke likens Trump’s comments to Nazi Germany – video Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has likened the US to Nazi Germany, saying President Donald Trump has been stoking racial tensions. This comes after a mass shooting in El Paso left at least 20 people dead. O’Rourke, who is from El Pas...
2019-08-06 17:00

Chase Winovich curbing his bold comments after being drafted by New England Patriots At Michigan, Chase Winovich was known for lots of brash talk. But now as a rookie with the Patriots, the DE is making sure not to step out of line.        ...
2019-06-06 16:45

OnePlus 'working' on the 7 Pro's ghost touch issue, comments on battery life Apart from weird noises and camera mishaps, OnePlus 7 Pro users have had to deal with another teething issue, the so-called "ghost" touches, as demonstrated in a user video above. This touch panel solution has created troubles before but apparently n...
2019-05-29 17:15

Parkland Student Rejected by Harvard Asks Forgiveness for Racist Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
2019-06-18 02:30

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
2019-06-08 15:45

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
2019-08-01 00:30

North Korea dubs Bolton's comments 'inordinately ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "inordinately ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state media on Monday....
2019-05-27 07:15

Michelle Obama refused to comment on Biden's apology following segregationist comments Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP Michelle Obama on Saturday would not comment on a recent clash on race between presidential hopefuls Sen. Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. She also held off on endorsing any candidate in the crowded Democratic field. Foll...
2019-07-08 10:00

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
2019-05-29 22:30

UPDATE 3-Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
2019-08-10 03:30

Raptors fan arrested after making vulgar comments about Ayesha Curry on live TV A Raptors fan has been charged with mischief after allegedly using "profane phrases" about Ayesha Curry, wife of Warriors star Steph Curry, on TV.       ...
2019-06-08 20:15

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments about the Special Counsel investigation into Russia. Clinton told a crowd of graduates at Madison Square...
2019-05-30 00:45

Donald Trump Clarifies Those "Nasty" Meghan Markle Comments: "I Think She's Very Nice" President Donald Trump is clarifying some comments he made about Meghan Markle at an earlier time. President Trump arrived in London on Monday morning for a three-day visit where he met......
2019-06-05 04:15

Full text: Pelosi announces resolution responding to Trump's comments Dear Democratic Colleague,On Sunday, it was a sign to us that the Catholic Gospel reading was that of the Good Samaritan, where Jesus teaches us to love our neighbors as ourselves and treat them with mercy. Trump’s ICE raids this weekend are the oppo...
2019-07-15 22:30

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
2019-06-04 01:15

House votes to condemn Trump’s incendiary comments about lefty ‘Squad’ The US House of Representatives voted to scold President Trump on Tuesday for his “go back” to your country tweets targeting four non-white congresswomen. Following a chaotic debate, reps passed a resolution 240-187 largely along party lines that con...
2019-07-17 03:30

Booker says Biden's comments on working with segregationists were 'hurtful' to many African-Americans Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said that comments made last week by former Vice President Joe Biden about working with white segregationist lawmakers during his time as a senator were “hurtful” to many African-Americans....
2019-06-24 00:00

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
2019-07-03 18:30

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
2019-06-13 19:15

Megan Rapinoe won’t back down, says ‘I stand by the comments I made’ about the White House The U.S. soccer star said her protest is about using the platform she has been given "for good, and for leaving the game in a better place and hopefully the world in a better place."...
2019-06-28 08:00

Oil falls as trade worries mount, Saudi comments limit losses Oil fell on Monday as U.S. trade disputes with Mexico and China deepened concerns about weakening global crude demand, while a slump in equities also weighed on crude futures....
2019-06-04 00:00

Democrats' Comments Give Health-Care Stocks a Stronger Pulse Beaten-down health-care stocks are seeing some relief after most Democratic presidential candidates shied away from forcefully endorsing plans to nationalize the U.S. health insurance industry...
2019-06-27 21:01

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, says pop star may work again Meanwhile, the judge overseeing Britney Spears' conservatorship has also ordered a investigation into the team managing the singer's affairs.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other ...
2019-07-14 02:15

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
2019-06-11 02:45

Iowa GOP chairman: Steve King rape and incest comments are 'outrageous' The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party condemned comments made by Rep. Steve King about the effect that rape and incest has had on the global population....
2019-08-16 20:45

Donald Trump’s ‘divisive comments’ have no place in society, Andrew Scheer says Scheer said he believes people should be free to criticize their governments without having their backgrounds questioned or being told to leave the country....
2019-07-18 03:45

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea "stupid, moronic, naive."...
2019-07-11 09:45

'The world is watching': US house condemns Trump over racist comments – video The US House of Representatives voted to condemn Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming the president and the fellow Republicans who stood by him. 'The world is watching, an...
2019-07-17 18:45

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a source told Reuters....
2019-07-03 20:45

Oil prices mixed on Saudi Arabia supply comments, trade fears Oil futures were little changed on Monday as Saudi Arabia comments indicating OPEC would extend supply cuts supported prices, while concerns that U.S. tariffs on China and Mexico would hurt demand weakened crude market sentiment....
2019-06-03 21:30

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that erupted in a city building in May. It’s the...
2019-07-13 09:30

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

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
2019-06-13 22:15

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, according to Chris Stirewalt....
2019-07-16 00:15

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their country." ...
2019-06-13 17:30

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
2019-05-27 06:15

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
2019-06-06 15:45

Anderson Cooper Brutally Grills Marianne Williamson Over Mental Health Comments Marianne Williamson is an internet god who probably had the best night of any candidate during Wednesday’s Democratic debate. It would be so great if she did not also have some, shall we say, questionable views about science and medicine. But, sadly,...
2019-08-02 17:15

Steve King defends comments on abortion, rape and incest at town hall Republican Rep. Steve King clashed with constituents as he defended several of his controversial comments on abortion and immigration during a Saturday town hall in his hometown of Storm Lake, Iowa....
2019-08-18 21:30

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
2019-06-15 05:45

German soccer club chairman faces calls to quit over racist comments The chairman of a leading German football club is under growing pressure to resign after making racist comments about African people during a speech last week....
2019-08-08 07:45

Fans Leave Cheeky Comments On Pic Of Ranveer Singh's Rainbow Birthday Cake Deepika Padukone posted a picture of Ranveer Singh's birthday cake, which looks delicious with separate layers of colourful rainbow frosting and sprinkles on top....
2019-07-09 20:45

NASCAR Looking Into Homophobic Comments Allegedly Made Over Truck Series Team Radio A NASCAR official confirmed to Jalopnik Friday that it’s looking into claims of homophobic comments communicated over a team radio during the Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night, in response to on-track disputes between play...
2019-08-17 09:15

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
2019-08-16 13:45

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
2019-07-08 05:45

Stephen Miller blasts 'Squad' for labeling opponents as racist despite their own 'shocking' comments Trump administration adviser Stephen Miller is denying that President Trump has played the race card in his recent attack against minority congresswomen, and says that one member of the group known as the “Squad” has said much worse....
2019-07-21 20:15

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
2019-05-31 01:15

Trump clarifies comments on foreign ‘dirt,’ says heat should be on Dems for 2016 spying President Trump on Friday sought to clarify his controversial comments indicating he would take information on political rivals from foreign countries, saying on "Fox & Friends" that he could report such conversations to the FBI -- while arguing the ...
2019-06-14 16:00

Bebe Rexha doesn't let body-shaming comments get to her, with help from Demi Lovato Bebe Rexha clapped back at her social media trolls for body shaming and gained support from body-positive singer Demi Lovato.        ...
2019-06-22 03:15

President Trump’s Comments About ‘The Squad’ Have Reinforced Racist and Inaccurate Posts About Them Online (WASHINGTON) — Long before President Donald Trump turned up the heat on four Democratic congresswomen of color, saying they should “go back” to their home countries, hateful rhetoric and disinformation about the self-described squad...
2019-07-19 16:45

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sour...
2019-06-13 22:15

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
2019-07-17 14:15

Matt Gaetz: 'Trump was triggering the media' with foreign oppo research comments President Trump was trying to get a jolt out of the media saying he'd listen to foreign governments' opposition research, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., claimed....
2019-06-14 05:45

Wall Street slips as bank earnings, Trump trade comments weigh U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also dragged down Wall Street's major indexes....
2019-07-17 04:30

ESPN host Dan Le Batard skips show after attacking Trump's racist comments ESPN has introduced policy of not discussing politics on airLe Batard said president was ‘un-American’ after commentsESPN’s Dan Le Batard did not host his sports radio show on Monday morning, reportedly after talking to the broadcaster’s president, J...
2019-07-22 17:15

Model lies about being transgender after receiving backlash for anti-trans comments: report A fashion model who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online says she’s now “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
2019-07-31 18:30

Michelle Wie blasts Hank Haney over his comments about South Korean golfers in the LPGA Hank Haney opened his SiriusXM radio show on Wednesday with shocking comments about South Korean golfers in the LPGA, and Michelle Wie responded by ripping Haney on Twitter.        ...
2019-05-29 23:30

German tapped to head Iran trade vehicle pulls out after Israel comments A German diplomat will no longer head the Iran trade vehicle INSTEX after it emerged he had made critical comments about Israel. The development deals a further blow to European efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal....
2019-08-10 08:00

Booker bashes Biden for comments on school segregation, says former VP is causing 'pain' and 'frustration' Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., once again slammed his rival in the Democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden, for his past stances on civil rights - criticizing the former vice president for his comments on working with segregationist lawmakers in the pa...
2019-06-30 20:30

An Orwellian Tale? Trump Denies, Then Confirms, ‘Nasty’ Comments About Meghan Markle The president’s comments about the Duchess of Sussex continued an Orwellian saga that he single-handedly created, forcefully denied and then revived....
2019-06-06 05:30

Gavin Newsom, Eric Garcetti Respond to Trump's Absurd Homelessness Comments Last night on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” our president made some interesting comments on the homelessness crisis plaguing cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s something he has almost certainly never thought about before in his life. In fact...
2019-07-03 03:15

Queer Eye's Karamo Brown Calls Out Mario Lopez Over Comments About Transgender Kids Karamo Brown is ready to talk when Mario Lopez is. The Extra co-host has recently made headlines for comments he made in a June interview on PragerU's The Candace Owens Show. During......
2019-07-31 20:15

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
2019-06-10 18:45

Austria's Chancellor Kurz calls for early elections after vice chancellor resigns Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for snap elections after Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache from the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) resigned over allegations of corruption....
2019-05-21 23:15

Ex-prosecutor Linda Fairstein, under fire after 'When They See Us,' resigns as Vassar trustee Linda Fairstein, whose involvement in the Central Park Five case was included in Netflix's "When They See Us," resigned from Vassar's board        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

R. Kelly rep resigns after saying he would 'absolutely not' trust singer with daughter Darrell Johnson says he no longer works for R. Kelly after giving a damaging interview about the singer to Gayle King on CBS This Morning.        ...
2019-07-23 06:15

'Metro Man' Resigns As Advisor To Lucknow Metro Citing Health Issues The Principal Advisor to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) Padma Vibhushan E Sreedharan has submitted his resignation citing health issues, an official said on Monday....
2019-06-24 08:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Brazil's real stars on c.bank chief's comments Latin American currencies firmed against the dollar on Wednesday, led by gains in Brazil's real, while a Latin American stocks benchmark hit a more than two-and-a-half-week high, aided by strong gains in Mexico. While strength among most regio...
2019-05-29 23:15

Texas Speaker apologizes for alleged comments about Republican colleagues in secret recording: report The Texas House Speaker apologized Tuesday for “terrible things” he allegedly said about House colleagues on a secretly recorded conversation with a conservative activist, reports said. ...
2019-08-07 18:00

Former ‘Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood reacts to Kelly Ripa’s controversial comments on franchise Former “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood shared his thoughts on the comments Kelly Ripa made about the popular franchise that ultimately received backlash from the "Bachelor/Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison....
2019-05-25 19:15

Tlaib doubles down on AOC's concentration camp comments, claims border agents believe it's a 'broken system' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she agreed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., about the conditions of detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border and claimed AOC was right to compare them to Nazi concentration camps. ...
2019-07-08 12:45

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his role with the Zuckerberg family’s private office. De...
2019-07-09 20:30

Global stocks gain with U.S. rate-cut bets, Grassley comments; bond prices ease Major world stock markets rose and longer-dated U.S. Treasury prices dipped on Wednesday as a U.S. senator predicted the United States will not impose tariffs on Mexican imports, while hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut also bolstered equities....
2019-06-05 22:15

'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown 'disappointed' in Mario Lopez over comments about transgender children "Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown joined the chorus of people criticizing Mario Lopez over comments he made about parents who allow their children to choose their gender identity at an early age. ...
2019-07-31 20:15

Ireland Baldwin posts corn-y bikini pic, fans await her famous family's comments Ireland Baldwin shared a funny photo of herself while bikini-clad and eating corn on the beach following recent family drama surrounding her risque account....
2019-08-09 19:30

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
2019-06-05 07:30

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
2019-06-14 05:45

Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira has sparked transfer scramble with comments on Gunners spell Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira may have sparked a scramble for his signature with Napoli joining AC Milan in monitoring the midfielder's situation in north London....
2019-06-19 16:15

Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies faces calls to quit after making racist comments The chairman of a leading German football club is under growing pressure to resign after making racist comments about African people during a speech last week....
2019-08-07 07:00

A Utah judge made critical comments of Donald Trump. Now he's suspended six months without pay Utah judge Michael Kwan has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump.        ...
2019-05-27 04:30

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. Wayans posted a picture of Amai sitting......
2019-06-04 12:15

BBC must explain why it broadcast Jo Brand's battery acid comments over Nigel Farage, Theresa May says Theresa May has demanded an explanation from BBC chiefs for broadcasting a programme in which comedian Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid on politicians....
2019-06-13 14:45

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
2019-05-30 12:45

Tlaib hits back at Bill Maher for comments on BDS, compares Israel to apartheid South Africa Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., suggested Saturday that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO talk show after he devoted a segment of Friday's program to bashing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement....
2019-08-18 07:00

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely flashpoint for debate. Read more......
2019-08-18 04:00

Golf commentator Hank Haney blasts Tiger Woods for his comments about radio show suspension Tiger Woods said Hank Haney got what he deserved with radio suspension. Haney now calls Tiger "moral authority on issues pertaining to women."        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial comments that caused quite a stir amongst black fol...
2019-06-21 03:45

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
2019-06-16 05:15

Kansas City Radio Chud Kevin Kietzman Ousted Following Gross Andy Reid Comments Sweaty Kansas City radio hot-taker Kevin Kietzman was pulled from his show this week, after clumsily referencing the drug abuse and 2012 death by overdose of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid’s oldest son in order to make a point about Reid’s performance a...
2019-06-28 23:45

Kansas City radio host Kevin Keitzman out after comments about Chiefs coach Andy Reid Radio station 810 WHB and host Kevin Kietzman "have mutually agreed to part ways" over comments that criticized Chiefs coach Andy Reid's family life       ...
2019-06-29 01:30

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes his first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
2019-05-29 17:45

Dallas Cowboys' Tavon Austin responds to negative portrayal of Baltimore amid Trump's comments Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Tavon Austin was asked about President Trump’s comments about Baltimore on Tuesday as he prepared to get ready for the upcoming season....
2019-08-01 09:30

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reported...
2019-06-10 22:30

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Day...
2019-08-07 16:00