WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-07-11 23:00

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year term if elected president....

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog

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

If Elected, Kamala Harris Intends to Close the National Rape Kit Backlog in Her 1st Term We’re just short of a year away from officially naming a Democratic nominee to face off against Donald Trump in 2020, but the candidates have been wasting no time presenting their platforms; many of them wisely lobbying for support at last weekend’s ...
2019-07-12 23:45

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

Kamala Harris unveils $100B plan for black homeownership WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan she would push for as president to increase black homeownership in the United States. Harris, speaking Saturday at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans, called home ownership “his...
2019-07-08 01:45

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

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

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands....
2019-05-21 17:30

Trump Says Kamala Harris Got "Too Much Credit" In US Presidential Debate President Donald Trump responded Saturday to criticism from former President Jimmy Carter by calling him a "terrible president" and asserted that Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., got "too much credit"......
2019-06-30 09:45

Kamala Harris Goes After Joe Biden On Race In US Presidential Debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, saying Biden's remarks about working with pro-segregationist senators were......
2019-06-28 07:30

US Presidential Race: Kamala Harris Raised $12 Million In Second Quarter US Senator Kamala Harris of California, who emerged as a top contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after last week's presidential debate, said her campaign raised nearly $12......
2019-07-06 05:15

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president, a sweeping set of policies she is highlighting as part of her bid for the Democratic nomination....
2019-06-18 11:30

Democratic presidential hopeful Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million from nearly 300,000 donors in the second quarter this year, his campaign said on Monday, putting him in the top tier among the more than 20 Democrats running for the White House....
2019-07-01 16:30

Kamala Harris just changed the direction of the presidential race | Cliff Albright In several commanding moments, she distinguished herself from her rivals and positioned herself to lead the fight against TrumpAs the second round of Democratic presidential debates approached, one of the major questions on the minds of voters and po...
2019-06-28 09:45

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

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night's debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With her subsequent "clarification," she has staked out the least defensible ground of any of the 2020 De...
2019-06-28 20:45

Democratic Candidates Condemn ‘Attacks’ on Sen. Kamala Harris’ Race Democratic presidential candidates have responded with condemnation following accusations about Sen. Kamala Harris’s race. Those allegations were amplified by conservative internet personalities, including President Donald Trump’s son. Qu...
2019-06-30 21:45

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
2019-05-24 06:30

Who won the Democratic debates? Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren – and Trump | Cas Mudde Democrats’ fragmentation, support for undocumented immigrants, and silence on issues affecting the heartland leaves a big opening for TrumpAfter two nights, and four hours, of Democratic debates, it is now up to the pundits and spin doctors to convin...
2019-06-29 13:00

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden have heated exchange over race during Democratic debate Sen. Kamala Harris got into a fiery exchange with Joe Biden during Thursday’s Democratic debate concerning recent comments he made about working with segregationists. “I do not believe you are racist,” Harris told the former vice pr...
2019-06-28 10:30

Kamala Harris Has Been Waiting For Her Breakout Moment. Here’s Why It Could Come At the First 2020 Democratic Debate The stakes are high for all of the Democrats in Thursday night’s debate, but perhaps no 2020 candidate has more riding on the outcome than California Sen. Kamala Harris. Harris has failed to capitalize on a strong campaign launch in January th...
2019-06-27 19:45

What Kamala Harris' Credit Score Plan Would Mean for You Credit scores are typically determined by use of loans and credit cards. But bills that nearly everyone pays each month, like utilities, only show up on your credit report if those bills wind up in collections. That structure leaves out a lot of peop...
2019-07-11 23:30

Kamala Harris Goes for Joe Biden’s Jugular on Issue of Race During 2nd Night of Democratic Debates U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) came for Vice President Joe Biden’s neck Thursday night over his lack of support for federally ordered busing to help desegregate the nation’s schools as 10 more Democrats took the stage to make their case for why ...
2019-06-28 08:15

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

Kamala Harris had her biggest day of fundraising after attacking Joe Biden's record on race during the Democratic debate Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat, announced that her campaign had its best-ever day of fundraising, raking in $2 million in the 24 hours following Thursday night's Democratic debate in Miami. The donations came fr...
2019-06-30 05:45

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do not believe you are a racist,” Harris said, looking directly at the former vice-president. “But, it is...
2019-06-28 09:45

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
2019-06-28 22:30

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented, could serve as a major step toward closing the ra...
2019-07-07 22:15

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
2019-06-27 20:30

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children....
2019-06-12 22:15

Kamala Harris' immigration plan aims to protect migrants, DACA Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled her plan for immigration, which would use executive authority to guard 6 million undocumented migrants from deportation and offer Dreamers a path to citizens....
2019-06-13 17:45

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2019-07-02 19:30

Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trillion 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program to address climate change that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
2019-06-04 21:45

Kamala Harris risks scorn of enviros for failing to craft climate plan Despite having endorsed the Green New Deal, some activists say Democratic 2020 candidate Kamala Harris risks blunting her rise in the polls after a strong performance in the first Democratic debate if she doesn’t soon propose her own policies to comb...
2019-07-05 17:45

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
2019-07-12 16:30

UPDATE 2-Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trln 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program to address climate change that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
2019-06-04 22:15

Kamala Harris announces $100B plan for black homeownership, tackling racial wealth gap Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., announced that as president she would invest $100 billion of federal money into housing assistance for black families as part of an effort to close the racial wealth gap in the United States....
2019-07-07 05:30

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

Kamala Harris announces $100B plan for black home ownership, tackling racial wealth gap Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., announced that as president she would invest $100 billion of federal money into housing assistance for black families as part of an effort to close the racial wealth gap in the United States....
2019-07-06 21:15

Kamala Harris has a plan to help prevent HIV from spreading. This map shows the areas of the US that are home to the most people living with the disease. AIDSVu Democratic presidential candidate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, proposed a plan to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic that emphasizes the accessibility of medications to at-risk populations. HIV/AIDS, which first appeared in the U.S. in 1981, i...
2019-06-30 05:45

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
2019-07-16 12:45

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
2019-07-12 04:15

| Billionaire former US presidential hopeful Ross Perot dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, has died at age 89....
2019-07-09 19:00

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

Kamala Harris Gets Herself Into Another Mess on Medicare for All After a dominant performance in the Thursday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Kamala Harris is clarifying her commitment last night regarding the abolishment of private health insurance....
2019-06-28 17:45

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

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

Kamala Harris Has Been Gearing Up for a Biden Showdown Even before their heated exchange in the Democratic debate over school busing, Ms. Harris had been aiming to win over Mr. Biden’s core constituencies....
2019-06-29 04:30

Kamala Harris is back on track after her debate win. Will it last? Within 24 hours of the debate, her team raised more than $2m in online donations, and she moved up in the pollsKamala Harris is charming Iowa. She has more than doubled her campaign staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina. She enthused a crowd of b...
2019-07-11 15:45

Kamala Harris: The odds are 'you will be able to keep your doctor' under Medicare For All California senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris assured town hall attendees on Tuesday night that the "odds-on favorite" under Medicare For All is that "you will be able to keep your doctor."...
2019-05-29 15:45

Kamala Harris says busing should be considered, not mandated Sen. Kamala Harris said that busing students should be considered by school districts trying to desegregate their locations — not the federal mandate she appeared to support last week....
2019-07-04 22:15

U.S. presidential hopeful Booker vows to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and sharply limiting the time unaccompanied children...
2019-07-02 14:00

In Trump Era, US Presidential Hopeful Cory Booker Confronts Race Head-On U.S. Senator Cory Booker's best hope of capturing the Democratic presidential nomination may be reassembling the coalition that propelled Barack Obama to the White House in 2008, consolidating the......
2019-06-28 07:30

Kamala Harris raises $12M in 2nd quarter, far behind hauls of top rivals Sen. Kamala Harris of California raised nearly $12 million the past three months -- which pales in comparison to the amount raised by three of her rivals....
2019-07-06 01:15

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South Carolina that her prosecutorial credentials have g...
2019-06-09 04:15

Kamala Harris Raised $2 Million in 24 Hours Following the Debate After calling out Biden for waxing nostalgic about how nicely he played with segregationists on the second night of the Democratic debates, Kamala Harris seems to have won some fans....
2019-06-30 02:00

Senator Kamala Harris raised nearly $12 million in second quarter U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California, who emerged as a top contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after last week's presidential debate, said her campaign raised nearly $12 million during the most recent fundraising quarter....
2019-07-05 20:45

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
2019-06-01 14:00

Kamala Harris defends varying healthcare answers: There's a 'their' there Kamala Harris claims she misunderstood the question Thursday when she seemingly re-endorsed the idea of forcing Americans off their private insurance in favor of a government option....
2019-06-29 04:45

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting outrage on social media and praise for how the senator’s husband stepped in to stop the loon. Th...
2019-06-03 08:30

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
2019-05-21 16:15

Joe Biden's Worst Supporters Are Coming for Kamala Harris The worst people in the world have come to former Vice President Joe Biden’s defense, arguing that Sen. Kamala Harris’ performance at Thursday’s debate was too calculated....
2019-07-01 19:00

Where's Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris' Microphone at Forum A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage....
2019-06-02 19:30

Kamala Harris Clarifies Her Stance on School Busing (INDIANOLA, Iowa) — Sen. Kamala Harris on Thursday clarified her position on federally mandated school busing, saying it’s only necessary in cases where local governments are actively opposing integration. Harris said that in the 1960s an...
2019-07-06 01:45

Kamala Harris Raises $2 Million in 24 Hours After Debate Ms. Harris collected donations from 63,277 people, according to a campaign aide. The aide said 58 percent of those donors had not contributed to her campaign before....
2019-06-29 20:15

Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and minimizing the time unaccompanied children spend...
2019-07-02 22:00

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

Kamala Harris and Classmates Were Bused Across Berkeley. The Experience Changed Them. Fellow Berkeley public school students remember the early days of the integration effort: “We were all just kids trying to figure it out on our own.”...
2019-07-01 12:45

Kamala Harris claims her campaign is being targeted by Russian bots: 'We already know we are' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, claimed on Friday that "Russian bots" have already attacked her presidential campaign during her appearance on "The Breakfast Club."...
2019-07-13 00:30

No country for old white men: Kamala Harris leads changing of the guard The Democratic debates’ standouts have been Booker, Buttigieg, Castro, Harris and Warren – none a straight male Caucasian – while Joe Biden looked like this year’s Jeb BushIt was as if “Sleepy Joe” Biden had been jolted awake and found himself in a t...
2019-06-28 09:45

Sen. Kamala Harris defends Pelosi, saying she has been ‘very respectful of women of color’ The Democratic senator from California and presidential contender reacted during a radio interview in response to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)....
2019-07-12 18:15

Kamala Harris Now Tied for 3rd With Elizabeth Warren in Polls Behind Two Old White Men The battle for third place among Democratic presidential candidates is heating up after a stellar showing during the debates. California Sen. Kamala Harris is now tied for third with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) behind former Vice President Joe Biden...
2019-07-01 20:30

The Kamala Harris-Joe Biden busing battle could turn into a win for Democrats Almost 50 years after busing became a national issue, the larger problem of improving educational opportunities for all still plagues us, writes Jake Novak....
2019-07-15 17:45

Greg Gutfeld: It's all downhill for Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris likely to be the nominee Is former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign nosediving? Fox News' Greg Gutfeld believes it probably is and that unless an outsider can come in and 'wakes' him up, it's over....
2019-07-02 06:00

Kamala Harris raises $2 million in 24 hours after breakout debate California Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential campaign announced Saturday that it raised $2 million in 24 hours following her breakout moment in Thursday's 2020 Democratic debate....
2019-07-01 02:30

Kamala Harris Is Supported by Rivals After Trump Jr. Questions Her Race Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg were among the presidential hopefuls who called a message that the president’s son had retweeted “racist” and “vile.”...
2019-06-30 05:45

"Kamala Harris Wasn't Afraid": Senator's Aide After Man Snatched Her Mic A man described as an animal rights activist disrupted a political event at which Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., spoke on Saturday, snatching a microphone out of the presidential candidate's hand as......
2019-06-02 09:15

Kamala Harris raises $12 million as campaign continues to surge Sen. Kamala Harris continued her steady ascent in the Democratic primary field on Friday as her campaign revealed that she raised nearly $12 million during the second quarter of the year. The presidential hopeful received donations from more than 279...
2019-07-06 04:30

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
2019-05-21 14:45

Transcript: Kamala Harris and Joe Biden Clash on Race and Busing Ms. Harris sharply criticized Mr. Biden over his stance on busing and his recent comments on segregationist senators. Here is a transcript of the exchange....
2019-06-28 07:00

Does Kamala Harris Have a Working-Class Black Man Problem? It's Complicated It didn’t seem to be that controversial of a statement given the data. Since the Donald Trump presidency; the Georgia governor’s race; the St. Louis mayoral race and others, a certain number of black men have been sneaking back into the Sunken Place ...
2019-06-19 01:00

Kamala Harris might be surging — but her record will soon catch up with her | Bhaskar Sunkara A leftward moving party is hungry for change. Just like Joe Biden, Kamala Harris’ past will prove to be a liabilityThe first pair of Democratic presidential primary debates showed how wide open the field is. Former vice-president Joe Biden came in wi...
2019-07-15 21:15

Kamala Harris Makes the Case That Joe Biden Should Pass That Torch to Her With one exchange about race, the senator began to take aim at Joe Biden’s tenuous hold on his front-runner status in the Democratic presidential field....
2019-06-28 07:00

Jill Biden defends husband from Kamala Harris: Can't say 'that he's a racist' Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, adamantly defended her husband in the wake of criticism from Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., during the first Democratic primary debate -- arguing that he was definitely not racist....
2019-07-09 21:30

Kamala Harris tries to turbocharge her campaign but faces lingering questions After a much-touted debate performance, Harris has retooled her message and bolstered her ground operation. But she still struggles to answer some questions....
2019-07-06 17:15

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
2019-05-29 08:15

Joe Biden Says He Wasn’t Ready for Kamala Harris to ‘Come After’ Him on Civil Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record and said he wasn’t ready for California Sen. Kamala Harris to go after him on his past stance on busing during the first round of 2020 Democratic primary debates. “I was pre...
2019-07-06 01:45

Kamala Harris punctures Joe Biden's confidence: who won the second debate? | Panelists A combative Democratic debate saw clashes on race and healthcare policy – and many more attacks on Trump. Our experts weigh inJoe Biden has been running for president on the idea that he’s the best equipped to beat Donald Trump. Tonight’s debate shed...
2019-06-28 09:45

Biden: Kamala Harris took my position on school busing ‘out of context’ Joe Biden said in a televised interview Friday that California Sen. Kamala Harris took his position on busing out of context without considering his lengthy record on civil rights when she confronted him during last week’s debate. “I was prepar...
2019-07-05 20:30

Trevor Noah on Kamala Harris: ‘She bussed Biden right out of the debate’ Late night was chockful of fresh jokes from last night’s Democratic debate, with many of the shows broadcasting liveLate-night hosts focused on the second night of the Democratic debate, discussing Kamala Harris’s comments about Joe Biden and Bernie ...
2019-06-28 20:15

UPDATE 1-Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and minimizing the time unaccompanied children spend...
2019-07-02 21:30

Kamala Harris: Trump holding 'America's infrastructure hostage' over Dem investigations California senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Kamala Harris accused President Trump of holding "America's infrastructure hostage" after scrapping his White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
2019-05-23 15:30

Van Jones says Biden's response to Kamala Harris on working with segregationists was 'heartbreaking' CNN commentator Van Jones said former Vice President Joe Biden “took the heart out of the civil rights movement” after defending state rights and failing to apologize during the Democratic debate for working with segregationists in the Senate....
2019-06-28 14:15

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
2019-06-15 15:15

Kamala Harris takes criticism for offering 'That little girl was me' T-shirt online for $30 Kamala Harris’ campaign capitalized on her viral debate moment with Joe Biden on Thursday night, making a “That little girl was me” T-shirt available via her campaign website....
2019-06-29 07:15

Kamala Harris bashes Joe Biden over busing, segregationist senators: ‘it was hurtful’ "It was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two U.S. senators who built their reputations and careers on the segregation of race in this country," she said....
2019-06-28 07:45

Kamala Harris wants Trump to watch Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five documentary The Democratic presidential candidate criticized the president for saying there were “people on both sides” of the exoneration of the men wrongly accused of raping a jogger....
2019-06-21 09:30

"Attacks On Kamala Harris Racist, Ugly": Democrats Hit Back At Trolls Sen. Kamala Harris, one of only two black presidential candidates in a field of two dozen, had a history-making moment on the debate stage Thursday night when she challenged former vice president Joe......
2019-06-30 09:45

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race over the costs and consequences of Medicare for All. Biden, the front-runner right now in the nomina...
2019-07-13 20:30

Kamala Harris, eyeing a prime debate opportunity, still looking for her political niche The senator from California is drawing support but struggling to carve out a distinctive brand to contrast rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders....
2019-06-24 02:30

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she'...
2019-06-10 23:00

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered Of the many Democratic candidates campaigning for the black female vote at the 2019 Essence Festival, there was one who presumably had an advantage. As the lone black female candidate running for the presidency in 2020, Kamala Harris is seemingly in ...
2019-07-16 10:15

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren Introduce Racial Equity Plans At the Essence Festival, Ms. Harris called for $100 billion to help black families buy homes, and Ms. Warren called for new rules for federal contracts....
2019-07-07 02:15

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
2019-05-28 20:00

Kamala Harris took money from firm behind Jeffrey Epstein plea deal Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris ripped a law firm’s work on a controversial plea deal involving deep-pocketed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — the same day she took money from some of its attorneys at a fundraiser. Harris had no problem allowing six pa...
2019-07-16 03:15

Some 2020 Dems turn on Kamala Harris for attacking Biden, then backtracking Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking aim at Democratic presidential nomination rival Sen. Kamala Harris over the California senator’s takedown of former Vice President Joe Biden during the first round of presidential primary debates....
2019-07-09 01:45

Jill Biden defends husband Joe after Kamala Harris debate attack Jill Biden on Monday jumped to her husband’s defense after Sen. Kamala Harris criticized him about his record on race during the first Democratic presidential debate. The former second lady said during a CNN interview that the California lawmak...
2019-07-09 06:15

Kamala Harris Says She Would Pursue an Obstruction of Justice Charge Against Trump as President (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department “would have no choice” but to pursue an obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trum...
2019-06-13 00:15

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
2019-06-09 16:15

Kamala Harris vows pharmaceutical 'price gouging' investigations if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris vowed to investigate "price gouging" by pharmaceutical companies as president if Congress refused to pass laws lowering drug prices....
2019-07-16 21:30

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid of private insurance. This is an untenable positio...
2019-07-02 19:30

Riding the Post-Debate Buzz With Kamala Harris’s Sorority Sisters At a gathering of Alpha Kappa Alphas in Nashville, women expressed pride in her rise and others offered caution about what the campaign season might hold....
2019-07-02 00:15

Greg Gutfeld: Kamala Harris looks 'desperate' saying she would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump Fox News' host Greg Gutfeld dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris' comments saying her DOJ would have "no choice" but to prosecute President Trump comparing her to a desperate man trying to meet women at a bar....
2019-06-13 01:30

Lindsey Graham impressed with Kamala Harris after putting pressure on Biden: ‘She’s got game’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is old friends with Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, but after the Thursday’s debate, he was very impressed with the woman who put Biden in the hot seat, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif....
2019-06-30 17:30

Kamala Harris calls for federal approval before states pass abortion restrictions Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., plans to announce Tuesday evening that if she wins the White House next November she will seek to institute a pre-clearance requirement for states and localities seeking to pass laws barring abortions....
2019-05-28 22:15

Cory Booker Tells Don Jr.: 'Kamala Harris Doesn't Have Shit to Prove' About Being Black Sen. Cory Booker would like to remind you that he, on occasion, cusses. Saturday marked such an occasion. In fact—he even put it in writing....
2019-06-30 20:30

Gayle King presses Kamala Harris: Did you deliver a 'low blow' to Biden at debate? Sen. Kamala Harris was asked Friday morning whether she went "low" by confronting Joe Biden over his civil rights record and prior working relationships with segregationist senators. ...
2019-06-28 22:45

Kamala Harris tells Colbert that Senate panel will push on with Trump probe During Sen. Kamala Harris’ appearance on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday, the 2020 presidential hopeful said the Senate Intelligence Committee will not stop its investigation into President Trump despite what Harris described as Trump'...
2019-05-23 15:30

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
2019-05-28 22:45

Kamala Harris calls on Trump to watch Netflix miniseries about Central Park Five "Sensationalized media coverage — including a 1989 full-page ad placed by Trump — made it almost impossible for them to be treated fairly," she wrote.        ...
2019-06-20 17:15

Kamala Harris Reintroduces Bill Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis U.S. Senator Kamala Harris reintroduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (Maternal CARE) Act on Wednesday, her 2018 bill that seeks to address the ongoing black maternal health crisis....
2019-05-22 18:45

Kamala Harris protester interrupted Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, report says A protester who grabbed the microphone from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday at the California Democratic Party State Convention reportedly also interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016....
2019-06-02 11:15

Karl Rove: Kamala Harris' hit on Joe Biden over busing wasn't as clean as we thought Fox News contributor Karl Rove said Wednesday that former Vice President Joe Biden was "smart" to issue an apology over the weekend for his comments on working with segregationist senators. ...
2019-07-10 20:45

Here’s One List Where Kirsten Gillibrand Is Winning and Kamala Harris Is Tied With Marianne Williamson A study of the Democratic presidential contenders says Gillibrand, Warren and O’Rourke have done the most to help build the party by boosting state legislative candidates....
2019-07-11 20:45

Kamala Harris boasts $2M post-debate haul, as Biden has new stumble on race Sen. Kamala Harris’ campaign reported its best online fundraising day yet in the 24 hours after Thursday’s primary debate where she put Joe Biden on his heels over his civil rights record – while the former vice president found himself embroiled in y...
2019-06-30 00:15

Boom: Bookies boost Kamala Harris to 5-to-2 favorite, Trump's odds to win jump to best ever 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris' breakout performance in Thursday’s 10-candidate debate has shifted the race so much that she is now the top pick to win the nomination among bookies....
2019-06-29 01:00

We Know Pride Month Is Technically Over, but Can We Revisit Kamala Harris’ Bedazzled Rainbow Jacket? No, it’s not #ThrowbackThursday, but remember a time, say, exactly four years and one week ago today (a much happier, more hopeful time), when same-sex marriage was at last legalized by the Supreme Court, and the White House was illuminated in the co...
2019-07-04 10:30

Julián Castro calls Trump Jr a ‘coward’ over racist attack on Kamala Harris President’s son retweeted and then deleted post claiming Harris is not ‘American black’ but comes from ‘Jamaican Slave Owners’Donald Trump Jr is “like a coward” for tweeting and deleting a racist attack on Kamala Harris, Democratic presidential candi...
2019-06-30 20:45

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting, said Kamala Harris....
2019-06-01 19:30

Kamala Harris raised $12 million in second quarter, trailing Biden and other 2020 rivals The haul is significantly behind three other presidential contenders who announced their total fundraising hauls last week. So far, Mayor Pete Buttigieg leads the group with a $24.8 million total....
2019-07-05 20:45

Kamala Harris proposes $100B grants to help minorities attain home ownership Democratic Presidential candidate Kamala Harris proposed a $100 billion U.S. Housing and Urban Development grant to provide up to $25,000 for down payment and closing costs....
2019-07-07 13:15

Kamala Harris delivers abortion-access warning: 'Poor women in America will die' COLUMBIA, S.C. — 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris denied being alarmist when she issued a dire warning about the possible impact the slew of recent anti-abortion measures will have on poor women....
2019-06-22 02:45

Donald Trump Jr. Shares, Then Deletes, a Tweet Questioning Kamala Harris’s Race But the original tweet that questioned the racial background of a presidential candidate of Indian and Jamaican descent had already gone far and wide....
2019-06-29 01:45

Democratic 2020 hopeful John Delaney escalates fight with AOC over 'Medicare for all' John Delaney's presidential campaign escalated a fight with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over "Medicare for all," blaming the most liberal wing of the Democratic Party for helping elect President Trump and challenging her to a debate on healthcare....
2019-06-03 23:45

U.S. Democratic hopeful Booker proposes clemency for thousands of drug offenders Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said on Thursday he would consider releasing thousands of nonviolent drug offenders from federal prisons, vowing to use the president's pardon power to address inherent inequality in the justice system....
2019-06-20 19:15

Harris goes after Biden on race in U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful" and questioning his 1970s opposition to school busing....
2019-06-28 07:01

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that aims to protect people with criminal records from discriminatory policies in federal housing....
2019-07-11 01:15

Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up on bill to help those with criminal records get housing Sen. Kamala Harris and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up to introduce legislation aimed at helping people with criminal records fairly obtain housing....
2019-07-10 15:45

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” and “the forces of intolerance” and defiantly dismissing any suggestions otherwise. Speaki...
2019-06-29 07:45

Kamala Harris bundlers see wave of outreach post debate performance as Joe Biden's momentum fades Sen. Kamala Harris is seeing a wave of enthusiasm from donors who had no interest in backing her before she took on former Vice President Joe Biden during last week's debate. Since the debate, potential new financiers are looking to meet with he...
2019-07-03 22:45

Trump praises G20 successes, blasts Jimmy Carter, Kamala Harris in wide-ranging remarks An upbeat but tired-seeming President Trump wrapped up his two days of whirlwind diplomacy at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday with a press conference praising his “tremendous” meetings with world leaders. “We put together...
2019-06-29 13:00

MSNBC host raises eyebrows by bizarrely asking GOP pollster if Kamala Harris is 'too black' for moderate Republicans It's no surprise MSNBC is far from welcoming for Republicans, but MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle odd question to a GOP pollster on Monday still raised eyebrows....
2019-07-09 01:00

Kamala Harris brands Trump a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to the world....
2019-06-28 06:45

Chris Matthews Asked Kamala Harris to Explain Why She Doesn't Hate White People. Here's the Answer [Corrected] Shortly after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) finished her cool-down exercises after forcing the former Pinky to Barack Obama’s Brain into submission with a Rear Naked Chokehold before a live television audience, she sat down with chronic interrupter and M...
2019-06-28 23:15

What to watch for in the first Democratic presidential debate MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic presidential race are finally here. Ten candidates — led by Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker — will participate tonight beginning at 9:00 pm ET. And the second ...
2019-06-27 23:30

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing out the policy's flaws....
2019-06-30 20:30

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

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
2019-06-28 04:30

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

The Best and Worst Moments From Day One of the Democratic Presidential Debates In case you missed it, Wednesday night was the first of two Democratic presidential debates taking place in Miami—and a whole lot happened. Beto O’Rourke argued with fellow Texas Congressmember Julián Castro over immigration, Senator Elizabeth Warren...
2019-06-27 23:15

Harris confronts Biden on race during Democratic debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over comments he made about working with pro-segregationists when he was in the U.S. Senate, telling him his comments were personal and hurtful....
2019-06-28 07:01

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government ...
2019-06-17 16:45

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
2019-06-14 20:15

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party's 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
2019-06-24 02:30

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate draws large TV audience About 15.3 million TV viewers watched Wednesday's debate among Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and eight other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-27 21:45

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

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Califor...
2019-06-28 06:45

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

Harris soars, Biden spirals following Democratic debate: poll California Sen. Kamala Harris nearly tripled her standing in a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday compared to one taken earlier this month — and now trails frontrunner Joe Biden by just 2 percentage points. Biden scored his lowest number in a Q pol...
2019-07-02 21:15

Kamala Harris Hit Joe Biden on His Civil Rights Record. Here’s What to Know About Biden’s History With Busing Sen. Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over his civil rights record in one of the most tense moments of Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. And she used her own story as the lone black person on stage. “I do not b...
2019-06-28 06:45

Democratic presidential contender offers $1,000 per month to Twitter follower Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang announced that his campaign will be giving $1,000 per month for a year to one lucky Twitter follower on July 4....
2019-06-27 19:45

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

POWER RANKING: Here's who has the best chance of becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Reuters The Democratic 2020 presidential field is set to be one of the largest, most competitive, and most unpredictable in modern history with 24 declared candidates. To help make sense of where all these candidates stand in the field, INSIDER has ...
2019-06-27 22:15

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

Deluge of Democratic presidential hopefuls descends on South Carolina South Carolina is at the epicenter of the Democratic presidential primary contest this weekend as 22 candidates descend on the state's capital to make their pitch for the party's nomination for president of the United States....
2019-06-22 15:30

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

Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2: All eyes — and jabs — will be on Biden MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — It’s all about Joe Biden now. The former vice president could solidify his status as the favorite to win his party’s presidential nomination with a strong debate performance here Thursday night. But more than two months...
2019-06-28 05:30

Will 2020 Democratic presidential field start shrinking today? Will Rep. Eric Swalwell be the first White House hopeful to drop out of the race? The congressman from California and long-shot for the Democratic presidential nomination will hold a news conference Monday afternoon at his campaign headquarters....
2019-07-08 16:15

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday....
2019-07-16 09:15

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut....
2019-07-16 04:15

U.S. billionaire Steyer enters 2020 Democratic presidential race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
2019-07-09 16:45

Coal union invites Democratic presidential hopefuls to their 'turf' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
2019-07-09 20:15

Harris attacks Biden's record on race in Democratic debate's key moment California senator’s experience of school integration overshadows expected face-off between ex-vice-president and Bernie SandersSecond Democratic debate: as it happenedTen more Democratic presidential candidates clashed in Miami on Thursday night ove...
2019-06-28 09:45

Live Blogging the Democratic Presidential Candidates Competing to Be the Leftiest, at Netroots Because we are idiot masochists, we are spending this beautiful summer Saturday afternoon inside the Philadelphia Convention Center at the Netroots Nation Presidential Candidate Forum, where several candidates are scheduled to appear and tell us why ...
2019-07-14 17:30

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

Democratic candidates go after Joe Biden, a reflection of vulnerabilities exposed in the presidential debate Sens. Kamala D. Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey asserted that Biden’s opposition to federal busing undercuts his civil rights record....
2019-06-28 23:15

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
2019-07-01 00:30

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 cand...
2019-06-28 00:15

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
2019-06-06 22:45

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

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

Biden unveils plan to strengthen ObamaCare Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Monday to bolster ObamaCare by protecting people with pre-existing conditions, ​adding a “public option” like Medicare and using tax credits to lower premiums. With the announ...
2019-07-15 19:30

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana convictions, she announced on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-06 14:15

Kamala Harris: being tough on crime will help me get tough on Trump Senator and former prosecutor speaks to NAACP audienceSeeks to address concerns over record on criminal justiceDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said her experience as a prosecutor has given her insight into trying to improve the cr...
2019-06-10 00:15

Harris wins, Buttigieg talks police shooting: Five Democratic debate takeaways Four hours and 20 candidates later, the Democrats completed their first round of presidential primary debates on Thursday night. Before millions of viewers, the candidates took aim at President Donald Trump and also at each other on some key policie...
2019-06-28 12:30

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up agains...
2019-06-15 10:15

Democratic debate: Biden defends his record on race after Harris attack – live The second debate of the 2020 primary season saw the candidates making their pitches on healthcare, immigration and other key issuesSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.26am BST The time difference between how much the candidates i...
2019-06-28 05:30

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
2019-06-15 09:15

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates to Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, according to newly released documents from the Federal Election Commission. Dorsey donated $2,800 to Gabbard’s primary ...
2019-07-16 14:45

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

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
2019-06-22 01:15

2020 Democratic Debate Live Updates: Biden, Sanders, Harris and More Take the Stage on Night 2 Former Vice President Joe Biden will face the first big test of his presidential campaign as he fends off attacks from nine other candidates on the debate stage in Miami. On the second of a two-night debate, the Democratic frontrunner will be up agai...
2019-06-28 03:00

Facebook unveils plan to ban misinformation about 2020 census Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect against interference, the company said Sunday. “We’re building a team dedicated to these census ...
2019-07-01 12:15

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them....
2019-07-15 16:45

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strengthen regional governments and promote the "homeland."...
2019-07-11 02:15

Biden Misses the Bus, Booker Starts to Cuss, and Harris Adjusts: The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 2 Welcome back to The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, where our select committee of activists, consultants, politicians, and analysts decide where the candidates stand on the issues that matter to black people....
2019-07-04 10:30

Michelle Obama talks about her last night at the White House, Democratic presidential candidates in interview “The transition happens so quickly; it’s like you don’t even get to move your furniture out until the new president takes the oath of office,” Obama told Gayle King in an interview at Essence Festival....
2019-07-07 22:30

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

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

Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar With most of the late-night hosts taking this holiday week as a cue for a week-long holiday, Jimmy Kimmel was the only game in town on Tuesday. He’s taking the rest of the week off from Jimmy Kimmel Live!, suggesting that he just had to rush back to ...
2019-05-29 12:30

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
2019-06-22 14:30

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Election Commission records....
2019-07-17 00:45

Harris challenging Biden on race and Castro blasting Beto on immigration: These are the top moments from the Democratic debates From Kamala Harris' powerful story on race, Pete Buttigieg owning up to racial tensions and Julian Castro blasting Beto O'Rourke on immigration, here are the top moments from both nights of the 2019 Democratic Debate in Miami   &...
2019-06-28 13:30

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 30 years....
2019-06-04 22:15

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
2019-07-04 01:15

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine WASHINGTON — The White House on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan. The schem...
2019-06-22 20:15

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming American citizens....
2019-05-29 13:15

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from African-American voters - on Thursday announced a p...
2019-07-11 19:15

White House unveils $50B Peace to Prosperity plan for Palestine The White House offered a $50 billion economic stimulus package to the Palestinian economy that will be contingent upon signing an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the Trump administration announced....
2019-06-23 10:45

Joe Biden unveils healthcare plan casting 'Medicare for all' as 'getting rid of Obamacare' Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a healthcare proposal Monday that cast the "Medicare for all" approach of others running for the nomination as "starting from scratch" and an attack on the signature achievement of his former boss....
2019-07-16 05:45

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medicare and Social Security, and reducing drug prices....
2019-07-12 22:15

Omar uses anti-rape slogan to defend Ocasio-Cortez from 2020 Democratic candidate Rep. Ilhan Omar invoked an anti-rape slogan as she shot down 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney after he renewed his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over universal health care. “No means no!” Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, t...
2019-06-06 21:15

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
2019-06-05 18:15

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
2019-06-05 22:45

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Getting Women of Color Paid More Fairly Sen. Elizabeth Warren—who in this muddled primary has definitely distinguished herself as the Candidate with Plans—on Friday unveiled a proposal to close the gender pay gap, with a particular focus on women of color....
2019-07-05 20:30

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
2019-06-10 23:45

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administrati...
2019-06-04 20:01

UPDATE 5-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to dispel worries of a ratings downgrade....
2019-07-17 03:45

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Immigration Plan That Would Decriminalize Border Crossings Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new immigration plan would decriminalize migration, making it a civil rather than criminal violation, following the lead of a plan by former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. Unv...
2019-07-11 20:00

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green technologies....
2019-06-20 02:00

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
2019-06-04 14:30

UPDATE 4-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to dispel worries of a ratings downgrade....
2019-07-17 03:15

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
2019-05-29 01:15

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine Amid Doubts WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” ...
2019-06-23 04:45

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-20 00:45

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law ...
2019-06-22 22:30

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unrelea...
2019-06-22 21:45

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vastly expand the federal government's investment in women- and minority-owned businesses....
2019-06-17 00:30

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
2019-06-04 16:15

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
2019-05-22 09:15

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Ba...
2019-06-22 20:45

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimination plan Monday—making him the first White Hous...
2019-06-12 09:45

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2019-06-28 20:45

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
2019-07-03 20:30

Democratic primary voters overwhelmingly prefer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal to Joe Biden's climate plan Cliff Owen/AP Images Democratic primary voters prefer more ambitious plans to fight climate change over former Vice President Joe Biden's less aggressive proposal, according to new INSIDER polling. 42% of Democrats said they prefer a plan that aims ...
2019-06-22 14:30

Congestion on Everest leads to backlog of climbers in 'death zone' Local media cites recent deaths of three people as cause for hours-long queue in freezing temperaturesHundreds of climbers hoping to make it to the summit of the world’s tallest mountain were forced to queue for hours in freezing temperatures at high...
2019-05-23 23:30

Andy Murray shines before light fades as match backlog hits Queen’s • Scot’s match 6-4, 4-5 against Dan Evans and Ken Skupski• John McEnroe offers advice to Nick KyrgiosThe revolving door of tennis swivelled with dizzying speed again here , but stalled briefly as Andy Murray confirmed his comeback win was no chimera....
2019-06-22 02:15

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a...
2019-05-21 15:00

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

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

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27 18:45

Warriors hopeful to have Klay, KD for Game 4 The depleted Warriors didn't have enough firepower to overcome the absence of their star players in Game 3, but the team expects Klay Thompson to play Friday and is cautiously optimistic that Kevin Durant also will return....
2019-06-06 14:15

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he is on course for next stage of contest Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday he believed he could get through to the next stage of the leadership contest if Conservative Party lawmakers follow through on their indications of support....
2019-06-17 15:45

UK PM hopeful Gove says he did not have a meeting with Trump on Wednesday British environment minister Michael Gove, one of the favorites to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had not had a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday but had exchanged a few words with him on Monday....
2019-06-05 17:30

‘All Out Crazy’: GOP hopeful slams Ocasio-Cortez A Republican from New Jersey who plans to move to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district to run against her in the 2020 election blasted the congresswoman’s policies as “misguided” in an appearance at a Queens GOP club Thursday. Rich Valdes, a cons...
2019-06-07 09:15

A Brexit deal is my priority, says UK PM hopeful Javid Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, a contender to replace Theresa May, said on Monday if he was prime minister he would pursue a deal to leave the European Union and would offer to pay any new costs to keep the border open with Ireland....
2019-06-10 11:00

Woodstock 50 organizers still hopeful despite second venue setback The organizers of the beleaguered Woodstock 50 festival said on Tuesday they still hoped to get a permit for the event due to take place next month despite being turned down at a second site....
2019-07-10 06:45

Tory hopeful Stewart would 'look again' at Universal Credit Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has confirmed he would look again at one of the most controversial aspects of Universal Credit if he were to become prime minister....
2019-06-17 19:00

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
2019-06-16 13:45

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation ...
2019-06-14 20:45

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
2019-05-21 21:01

UK PM hopeful Hunt pledges to support U.S.-style entrepreneurs British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday if he becomes prime minister he would seek to boost poor national productivity by supporting entrepreneurs in a bid to emulate the business culture of the United States....
2019-07-09 00:15

Kvitova withdraws from French Open, hopeful for Wimbledon Petra Kvitova withdrew from the French Open before her first round match on Monday due to an injury to her forearm but the Czech is hopeful she will be able to compete at Wimbledon....
2019-05-27 14:45

Silver hopeful reformed lottery rules end tanking NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the "greatest success" of the reformed draft lottery system is that "hopefully it'll stop fans in those markets from rooting for their teams to perform poorly."...
2019-06-14 04:30

| Froome hopeful of full recovery after horror crash Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-16 00:15

Bucks subdued following Game 4 loss, but remain hopeful What I'm Hearing: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez spoke with the Bucks following their second consecutive loss to the Raptors and says that while the team seamed upset, they remain hopeful.        ...
2019-05-22 17:30

Rescuers 'hopeful' of finding eight climbers missing in Himalayas Rescuers say they are still "hopeful" of finding alive eight climbers who have been missing on a notoriously difficult to climb mountain in the Indian Himalayas for a week....
2019-06-02 23:45

Pelosi 'hopeful' about clinching budget deal this month Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she is "hopeful" about reaching a sweeping budget deal to avert a debt default and stave off billions in automatic spending cuts before Congress leaves for recess at the end of the month. Pelosi's comments to report...
2019-07-16 19:30

UK PM hopeful Hunt says would go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't shift Jeremy Hunt, the underdog in the race to be next British prime minister, said he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 if the EU had not showed it was willing to renegotiate the Brexit deal....
2019-06-22 20:45

Manchester United hopeful David de Gea will sign new contract • Goalkeeper’s deal expires next summer• United do not want to lose him on a freeManchester United have not given up hope David de Gea will sign a new contract, though club and player remain some distance from an agreement.De Gea’s terms expire next ...
2019-07-02 12:30

Sarri hopeful Kante will face Arsenal in final "Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri declared his \"love\" for his players ahead of what could be his last match in charge of the Blues in Wednesday\u0027s Europa League final against London rivals Arsenal."...
2019-05-28 20:30

The Latest: Analyst hopeful on Ethiopian mediation in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:20 p.m. An analyst on Africa says he believes Ethiopia’s reformist prime minister stands a “much better chance” than anyone else in bringing the two si...
2019-06-07 12:30

Not earning more money: UK PM hopeful Johnson talks about sacrifice Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger wage and finishing a book on Shakespeare....
2019-07-05 16:30

Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports to improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was "very hopeful" about an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehran's main source of income....
2019-07-08 00:30

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, Tunisia, on Saturday with officials from the Arab League, the European Union and the African Union -- ...
2019-05-21 22:15

Barty's Wimbledon party over but world No.1 hopeful for US Open "Ash Barty\u0027s surprise fourth-round defeat to unheralded American Alison Riske at Wimbledon was a bitter pill to swallow after her giddy ride to the top of world tennis but the Australian said it would only fortify her for the rest of the year."...
2019-07-09 14:30

Mexican president hopeful a deal with U.S. on tariffs can be reached Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he is "optimistic" that talks in Washington aimed at averting across-the-board tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States can reach an agreement....
2019-06-05 18:15

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips...
2019-07-15 22:15

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be look...
2019-07-02 13:15

| UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson called French 'turds' - report Footage of British prime ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson calling the French "turds" over their Brexit stance was cut from a BBC documentary following a request from the Foreign Office, the Daily Mail reported....
2019-06-28 18:45

Biden campaign blasts Trump for saying he 'smiled' over Kim's 'low IQ' dig at 2020 hopeful Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Tuesday slammed President Trump’s controversial comments about the 2020 hopeful over the weekend, calling his rhetoric “beneath the dignity of the office.”...
2019-05-28 22:15

Police called to home of UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson LONDON (AP) — British police were called to the London home of prime ministerial contender Boris Johnson after a neighbor reported an altercation. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called in the early hours of Friday to the home Johnso...
2019-06-21 23:15

Asked about police visit, UK PM hopeful Johnson says people not interested Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a female in his home....
2019-06-22 20:45

UK PM hopeful Gove pledges to talk to Germany, Ireland to win better Brexit Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Britain's Theresa May, said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal by opening talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar....
2019-06-17 15:45

Family of missing mom Jennifer Dulos ‘hopeful’ she’ll return home The family of missing Connecticut mom of five Jennifer Dulos on Friday marked a week since she disappeared with a touching statement letting her know they “love and miss” her — and thanking all those who’ve helped with the search ef...
2019-06-01 00:45

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimistic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is not nearly as optimistic....
2019-05-27 23:45

German economy minister remains hopeful on U.S. auto tariffs German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. tariffs on vehicles and automotive parts from Europe, adding that a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was constructive. ...
2019-07-11 20:15

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 23:30

UPDATE 2-Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports will improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehran's main source of income....
2019-07-08 00:30

Former Yankees’ hopeful Michael Pineda has injury horrors resurface Michael Pineda is headed to a familiar place. The Twins put the right-hander on the 10-day injured list due to right knee tendinitis on Tuesday. Pineda, the one-time very hyped Yankees starter, missed all of last season while recovering from Tommy Jo...
2019-05-30 02:45

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
2019-06-03 21:45

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:45

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
2019-06-16 13:45

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd-ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida....
2019-06-09 22:01

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro series."...
2019-05-28 18:00

Frances is in a bleak but hopeful space as Divorce kicks off its 3rd and final season This third and final season of Divorce is kicking off on a bit of a downer, and I welcome it. I’m close to the Frances/Diane/Dallas age bracket (Gen-Xer, pre-millennial) and so can completely relate to all three women being at a bit of a crossroads. ...
2019-07-02 05:45

Yankees hopeful Luke Voit dodged major injury bullet LONDON — Luke Voit believed he had a homer leading off the fourth inning. Why not? He scorched a ball straight away and London Stadium has what would be the shortest center field fence if it were in the majors at 385 feet. But it has a 16-foot wall a...
2019-06-30 04:00

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

UK PM Hopeful Reiterates Post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement With India Britain's prime ministerial candidate Jeremy Hunt has reached out to the Indian diaspora to boost his chances against Boris Johnson, reiterating his plans to strengthen the "incredibly important"......
2019-07-07 00:30

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. Then Brown jumped into a crowded Republican primary —...
2019-05-26 13:30

Loan investors hopeful flurry of buyouts could spark volume pick-up NEW YORK, May 30 (LPC) - Loan investors are hopeful that a recent flurry of buyouts could help stoke the pipeline of leveraged loans for the first half of the year as volumes reach historic lows....
2019-05-30 23:01

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? So...
2019-07-12 14:15

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
2019-05-24 03:45

Police officer used his Taser on an NFL lineman. The player tried to tackle him Malik McDowell is a big man -- 6 feet, 6 inches tall, about 300 pounds. He was a star defensive lineman in college and a top NFL draft pick just two years ago....
2019-07-11 02:00

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red ...
2019-06-03 14:30

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
2019-06-30 13:45

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
2019-06-20 10:15

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
2019-05-22 17:15

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The funding will help set up a system to inform smalle...
2019-06-27 19:15

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
2019-06-30 15:45

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
2019-06-14 13:45

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of ...
2019-06-13 17:30

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
2019-07-16 09:30

German economic minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely takes weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United States and Europe....
2019-07-11 18:30

Magna Grecia hopeful for Royal Ascot after reason found for Guineas flop • Colt pulled hamstring when disappointing at The Curragh• Hermosa is switched to Ascot target from French Oaks Magna Grecia, one of the first horses beaten in last month’s Irish 2,000 Guineas, remains among the possible runners for an outstanding re...
2019-06-05 19:30

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September mid-crop is tailing off, farmers said on Monday....
2019-06-17 18:30

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
2019-07-01 15:45

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
2019-06-19 13:30

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian players to join a growing global movement in which footb...
2019-05-30 00:15

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
2019-06-30 15:45

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing th...
2019-06-08 00:15

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
2019-05-23 11:45

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
2019-06-27 23:45

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens ...
2019-06-18 23:45

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date, closing 12.3 miles (20km) of roads in the centre of the capital in September.Roa...
2019-06-20 09:15

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
2019-06-18 07:30

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
2019-06-27 20:15

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 04:01

Mexico sees 'better conditions' to tackle migration with next Guatemala leader Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he hoped scope for cooperation with Guatemala on containing migrant flows from Central America to the United States would improve after the election of the country's next leader....
2019-06-03 20:30

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
2019-06-29 22:45

49ers sign offensive tackle Joe Staley to 2-year extension SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive tackle Joe Staley to a two-year extension that will keep the longest-tenured player on the team under contract through 2021. The team announced the deal at the state of the franchi...
2019-06-06 07:30

Watch: Panthers' Luke Kuechly clobbers kid with tackle at camp Star linebacker Luke Kuechly took out a boy with a big tackle during a drill at a youth football camp he hosted with Carolina Panthers teammate D.J. Moore....
2019-07-11 16:15

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-16 16:30

UPDATE 1-German economy minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely take weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United States and Europe....
2019-07-11 18:30

'Nothing cooler': Brooks Koepka hopeful he can deliver Open victory with local knowledge – video Brooks Koepka has said 'there would be nothing cooler' than winning the Open with his caddie Ricky Elliott, who grew up less than a mile from the Royal Portrush.Four-time major winner Koepka added that Elliot, who has caddied for him for the past six...
2019-07-16 20:30

Inside the Short, Tragic Life of Nicole Brown Simpson and Her Hopeful Final Days On May 20, 1977, Nicole Brown graduated from high school, the day after her 18th birthday. Three weeks later, she met O.J. Simpson. Simpson, then 29, was nearing the end of his......
2019-06-12 12:30

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
2019-05-30 19:15

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned...
2019-06-18 10:15

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
2019-06-18 08:30

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first...
2019-07-04 22:15

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime against women and children in his state more......
2019-06-18 03:45

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem ‘Oceans are bleeding invasive and damaging species like a cut artery’ – marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosys...
2019-05-29 14:00

Australian detective wins praise for textbook tackle of suspected stalker An Australian detective interrupted his own news conference to complete a textbook tackle of a man now charged with public nuisance and stalking offences, prompting widespread praise for his sporting skills....
2019-06-19 10:30

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De’Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik’Quan Deane. Wesley was claimed Wednesday a day after being released by the Indianapolis Colts. He rejoins ...
2019-05-23 02:15

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official told CNBC on Monday....
2019-07-08 16:45

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions in their home state before tackling larger global issues....
2019-06-03 16:15

Aamir Khan To NDTV On How India Can Tackle Its Water Crisis: Highlights As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, actor Aamir Khan, the ambassador of the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' is echoing the need for water conservation to contribute to a better future.......
2019-07-03 22:30

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Tackle Tabloid Rumors in the Most Hilarious Way Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are setting the record straight on this ridiculous split rumors. Since the speculation is so silly, the famous actors decided to address the salacious gossip......
2019-06-20 06:00

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
2019-05-21 15:30

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says tackling corruption was a precondition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc in the coming years....
2019-07-05 14:45

PM Modi Shares 5-Point Approach For Leaders To Tackle Global Challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unilateralism at global financial organisations like......
2019-06-28 15:15

Tents, toilets, transport: eco-friendly festivals tackle the unholy trinity Event organisers have already gone to war on plastic bottles and diesel generators, with the full support of music fansWhen Chris Johnson first started putting on outdoor parties with his mates, they were small, impromptu and shambolic – or “really g...
2019-06-23 10:30

Potential match-ups: Dimitrov to tackle Tsitsipas and Stephens to face Muguruza? "The second week of Grand Slam action always provides some big match-ups, but here are a few potential clashes to get the tongue wagging before the quarter-finals roll around at Roland Garros…"...
2019-05-29 22:45

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
2019-07-05 03:15

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
2019-06-17 09:45

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
2019-05-31 00:45

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
2019-06-13 14:45

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
2019-06-21 16:30

Germany planning to access voice assistant data to tackle crime German authorities are working on guidelines to allow them to access data held by voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa or smart fridges to help them fight crime, a spokesman for the interior ministry said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 16:15

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in s...
2019-06-13 01:00

Mexico to propose U.S. redirects funds to tackle migrant crisis in talks Mexico will propose the United States redirect security funding under the so-called "Merida Initiative" to boosting development of the Mexican southern border in talks aimed at resolving a dispute over migration, officials said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 22:15

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
2019-06-28 05:15

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often under...
2019-07-11 08:15

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according ...
2019-05-22 13:15

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
2019-07-12 21:45

James Cleverly is 11th hopeful to make Tory leadership bid as race to replace Theresa May heats up Junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the 11th candidate hoping to replace Theresa May as Tory leader as the race continued to escalate into open warfare....
2019-05-29 12:30

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
2019-05-30 14:45

India Calls For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement To Tackle Hate Speech Online Voicing concern over the use of social media by terrorists to radicalise young people, India has called for a multi-stakeholder engagement, including lasting commitment from technology companies on......
2019-06-28 11:30

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a young girl....
2019-06-19 19:30

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
2019-05-23 12:45

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and Nomura to help arrange Fiat's proposed merger with Renault....
2019-05-28 03:45

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12 18:15

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to tackle car sector challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to confront the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-05-27 15:45

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
2019-06-20 16:15

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
2019-06-12 23:15

Video shows NFL hopeful Malik McDowell attack Michigan police officer, reach for stun gun: report Alarming video showing defensive tackle Malik McDowell allegedly attack a Michigan police officer and wrestle him for his stun gun during a routine traffic stop back in February was released on Tuesday. ...
2019-07-10 04:45

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking....
2019-06-04 02:15

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
2019-07-01 22:45

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and...
2019-06-06 21:30

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
2019-06-28 00:15

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate actio...
2019-06-30 23:00

Bose's Latest Headphones Tackle a New Frontier of Noise Canceling, But Is It Worth the Extra Cash? The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 aren’t so much a successor to the current QC35 II headphones. Instead, they’re an addition to Bose’s line of noise-canceling headphones. A pricy addition. At $400 the 700s are $50 more than the QC35s. The ...
2019-06-06 06:45

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday....
2019-06-27 20:30

Toyota unveils next EV concepts Toyota had an EV plan. And now it has some EV concepts to help us visualize it. Global design boss Simon Humphries explains the design philosophy behind Toyota's upcoming lineup of new electric vehicles....
2019-06-16 14:45

It’s really real: Apple unveils the all-new Mac Pro Enlarge (credit: Apple) SAN JOSE, Calif.—Today, Apple announced a new Mac Pro desktop computer—the first new product in that line since 2013. The device will start at $5,999 for a configuration that includes 32GB of memory, an eight-core Intel Xeon...
2019-06-03 21:15

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the ende...
2019-05-21 15:00

CBOE Unveils New Corporate Branding CHICAGO, IL - January 8, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has unveiled a new branding initiative, which has been introduced company-wide, including across social media platforms, marketing and communications materials and its website....
2019-05-23 15:15

Apple unveils modular 2019 Mac Pro After striking out with an earlier redesign of the Mac Pro, Apple went back to the drawing board for a new version, and is ready to show it off at WWDC.Read More...
2019-06-03 20:30

Mercedes-AMG unveils most powerful four-pot engine ever Mercedes confirms 415bhp power output for hot A-Class, CLA and GLA, and we've got all the details of the new M139 unit The world’s most powerful 2.0-litre, four-cylinder series production engine has been revealed by Mercedes-AMG, set to feature in i...
2019-06-07 21:30

BMW unveils electric Mini as it charges into new era New model will have list price of £24,400, with first deliveries expected in early 2020Six decades after the original Mini first rolled off the production line in Oxford, its owner BMW has unveiled a new electric version it hopes will herald a new er...
2019-07-09 14:45

DJI unveils STORM cinematography drone, but you can't buy it Drone manufacturer DJI may have spread itself across a number of different sectors of late, most recently with its GoPro-trouncing Osmo Action camera, but it has always retained its drone footing with consumer-, professional- and even industrial-leve...
2019-06-11 12:00

Amazon unveils new delivery drone Amazon announced June 5 it would start delivering products to customers using drones in just months. Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post....
2019-06-06 03:00

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news division and prime-time shows....
2019-05-21 14:31

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third ite...
2019-05-29 20:15

FDA unveils new guidelines for e-cigarette makers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday carved out new recommendations for makers of e-cigarettes, or vapes, including guidelines on how to address public health issues while designing their products....
2019-06-11 17:15

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gend...
2019-05-25 00:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle o...
2019-05-28 22:45

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and braking systems designed for computer control rathe...
2019-06-12 18:30

Mercedes-AMG unveils most powerful four-cylinder engine ever Mercedes confirms 415bhp power output for hot A-Class, CLA and GLA, and we've got all the details of the new M139 unit The world’s most powerful 2.0 litre, four-cylinder series production engine has been revealed by Mercedes-AMG, set to feature in i...
2019-06-07 08:30

Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years....
2019-06-13 17:45