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Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting

Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed t...

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting

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

Scarlett Johansson: comments on 'authentic casting' taken out of context Star clarifies comment: ‘Any actor should be able to play anybody and Art, in all forms, should be immune to political correctness’Scarlett Johansson has said comments she made on the “authentic casti...
22:34 2019-07-14

Scarlett Johansson Says Comments on ‘Authentic Casting’ Were Taken Out of Context Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film. The actress came under fire in 2...
20:00 2019-07-15

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
17:51 2019-05-30

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost announce engagement The two are very private about their relationship and rarely make public appearances together with the exception of the recent 'Avengers: Endgame' premiere....
17:34 2019-05-21

Scarlett Johansson says she "should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal" Another day, another instance of Scarlett Johansson hurling herself off a public relations cliff: The former Ghost In The Shell actress gave a new interview to As If magazine this week, touching on a ...
03:17 2019-07-14

2019 celebrity engagements: Scarlett Johansson, Chris Pratt, JLo and more Love is in the air in 2019, with famous faces getting engaged. Katherine Schwarzenegger said yes to Chris Pratt, A-Rod proposed and more.        ...
19:34 2019-05-30

2019 celebrity engagements: Sarah Hyland, Scarlett Johansson, JLo and more Love is in the air in 2019, with famous faces getting engaged. Katherine Schwarzenegger said yes to Chris Pratt, A-Rod proposed and more.        ...
22:17 2019-07-17

Scarlett Johansson's Solo Black Widow Movie to Release in May 2020 Black Widow will return. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that the standalone Black Widow movie will be part of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The...
07:51 2019-07-21

Scarlett Johansson takes another crack at explaining why any actor should be able to play any role Yesterday, some comments from an interview that Scarlett Johansson gave to As If magazine came out, resurrecting a few controversies that she’s been involved with in the last couple years—specifically...
22:17 2019-07-14

Exclusive Avengers: Endgame Blu-Ray Clip: Scarlett Johansson on Black Widow’s Sacrifice Scarlett Johansson hasn’t had the best week but, coming off the near $3 billion success of Avengers: Endgame with a Black Widow solo movie coming up, it’s not all bad. Especially considering Black Wid...
21:34 2019-07-17

Bill Maher calls political correctness 'cancer on progressivism,' says he doesn't trust media "Real Time" host Bill Maher blasted political correctness as a "cancer on progressivism" and slammed the media during his Monday night appearance on CNN....
08:17 2019-06-11

Scarlett Johansson and 'SNL' star Colin Jost are engaged! Congrats are in order for Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost! The actress and the 'SNL' star made their debut as a couple at 'Avengers: Infinity War.'      ...
17:00 2019-05-21

Trevor Noah on Scarlett Johansson's comments: 'We take for granted how much representation means' Trevor Noah is using Scarlett Johansson's controversial casting comments to make a statement about representation in Hollywood.        ...
14:00 2019-07-18

'The View' hosts slam Scarlett Johansson: 'She needs to be more understanding of her words' The hosts of "The View" criticized Scarlett Johansson after the actress made controversial comments about which roles she should be allowed to play.        ...
10:17 2019-07-18

Comic-Con: Why Scarlett Johansson feels it's 'the right time' for solo 'Black Widow' film "Black Widow" got the spotlight during Marvel's huge Comic-Con presentation, and Scarlett Johansson explained why it's the right time for a solo film.        ...
22:17 2019-07-21

'Band of Brothers' was a casting feat for the ages If you ever want to know what it takes to put together one of the most impressive casts ever assembled for a television miniseries, it would be worth digging through Meg Liberman's archives....
02:34 2019-06-07

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious competition....
01:17 2019-06-07

Former UEFA President Lennart Johansson dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden's Football ...
10:34 2019-06-05

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after maki...
14:34 2019-07-03

A conversation with a longtime casting producer for The Real World After a few years off the air, The Real World returned last month via Facebook Watch. We sat down with Sasha Alpert, longtime casting producer for The Real World and supervising producer for the new...
02:34 2019-07-19

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Pho...
00:51 2019-07-09

Two years after trade from Capitals, Marcus Johansson gets his Stanley Cup shot "You want to be in this position to have a chance to win," Johansson said. "Obviously, I didn’t know it was going to be here, but I couldn’t be with a better group, couldn’t be with a better team.”...
16:34 2019-05-31

Blues' Ivan Barbashev to have hearing for hit on Bruins' Marcus Johansson St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will have a disciplinary hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
23:34 2019-06-07

Champions League football architect Johansson dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer's governing body, has died        ...
09:34 2019-06-05

Former UEFA president and Champions League founder Johansson dies "Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden\u0027s Foo...
13:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-AstraZeneca searches for successor to Chairman Johansson - Sky News British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc is preparing to search for a successor to Chairman Leif Johansson, Sky News reported https://bit.ly/2Zals8B on Monday....
22:34 2019-06-03

The Cars of Stranger Things Season 3 Keep a Great Car-Casting Streak Going I’ve done roundups of the cars in Stranger Things for the past two seasons, so if you were hoping I’d just forget and you could slide by without scrutinizing the cars of the show, I have terrible news...
02:51 2019-07-12

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ star on Christopher Meloni casting: ‘I nearly died’ The man who played one of New York’s favorite TV cops for 12 seasons, the gruff yet compassionate Elliot Stabler of “Law & Order,” has taken-up another sort of law-enforcement role o...
22:34 2019-06-05

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 attac...
18:00 2019-07-15

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in the live-action remake of the animated classic. Jodi...
21:51 2019-07-09

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious inj...
18:00 2019-07-05

Disney's Freeform Claps Back at Critics of The Little Mermaid Casting When it was announced last week that Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey, a black woman, will play Ariel in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot, debates were sparked and many......
19:34 2019-07-07

Former UEFA boss Johansson, father of the Champions League, dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its new Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden's Footb...
17:00 2019-06-05

Trump says Prince Harry is a terrific guy, denies casting Meghan as 'nasty' U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain's Prince Harry was a terrific guy and denied casting his American-born wife, Meghan, as a nasty person, claiming media had distorted his words as he actually f...
12:17 2019-06-05

'Casting heaven': Danny Boyle excited over Alan McGee biopic Filmmaker Danny Boyle has spoken of his excitement at working on the upcoming Creation Stories film, which brings to the big screen all the hedonism of the most famous British record label of the 1990...
01:00 2019-07-08

Steve Jobs Was Master At ''Casting Spells'' On Workers: Bill Gates Apple chief design officer Jony Ive who worked at the iPhone maker for almost 30 years decided to move on last month and form an independent design firm called LoveFrom....
12:51 2019-07-08

Adult Video Star Talks About The Casting Couch In The Anime Industry In a recent episode of late night Japanese TV show Jikkuri Kiitarou (Listen Carefully), adult video star Cocona Yuzuki talks about which entertainment gig she says has the darkest of dark sides: anime...
15:01 2019-06-07

Toy Story 2 casting couch 'blooper' deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dollsA fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a “casting couch” scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney f...
13:51 2019-07-03

Casting Halle Bailey as Ariel Is Great. The Real Question Is: Who Will Be Her Prince? When news broke last week that Halle Bailey had been cast as Ariel for the new live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, I was thrilled. I’m a big fan of the show Grown-ish and her character Sky Forst...
02:51 2019-07-09

Freeform slams critics of 'The Little Mermaid' casting Halle Bailey: 'It's a work of fiction' Many "The Little Mermaid" fans are slamming Disney for casting singer Halle Bailey as the new Ariel, and some people have finally had enough of the negativity....
21:34 2019-07-08

Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot. Last week, debates were sparked online after......
23:34 2019-07-10

Television Academy disqualifies performers in vote-rigging plan from casting Emmy ballots The Television Academy Wednesday told some Emmy voters they can't vote this year after discovering they were planning to engage in block voting.        ...
03:17 2019-06-13

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning ...
21:51 2019-06-13

Project Scarlett: what we know so far about the next Xbox Having announced its next video game console at E3 2019, Microsoft is being tight-lipped on further details – but the clues are there if you’re lookingThere still isn’t much that’s clear about Project...
16:17 2019-06-10

Casting Secrets, a Failed Cameo and the Anti-Love Story: 10 Fascinating Facts About (500) Days of Summer "This is not a love story." It's been 10 years since the narrator of Marc Webb's indie romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer warned us that things were not exactly as they......
20:17 2019-07-17

Cyberpunk 2077 will look best on PS5 and Project Scarlett When it comes to Cyberpunk 2077, the development team is putting consoles first, according to CD Projekt Red's UI director Alvin Liu.In an interview with Wccftech, Liu was asked about the challen...
21:34 2019-07-10

Austin Butler's casting as Elvis Presley makes girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens curse joyfully Newbie Austin Butler will play Elvis Presley opposite Tom Hanks' Colonel Tom Parker in Baz Luhrmann's new movie about the king of rock 'n' roll.       ...
07:34 2019-07-18

Microsoft Announces Project Scarlett, The Next-Gen Xbox Microsoft today teased some of its first plans for Project Scarlett, the next-generation Xbox, and the buzzwords make it sound impressive: up to 120 frames-per-second, a solid state drive, ray-tracing...
04:17 2019-06-10

Get ready to upgrade your TV for Xbox Project Scarlett We don't know much about the specs of the Xbox Project Scarlett yet, but we do know it'll be something of a powerhouse. Whether your television can keep up, though, is another matter entirel...
19:17 2019-06-27

Microsoft teases Xbox Scarlett in E3 countdown videos Microsoft has been tweeting out videos counting down the days until its E3 2019 keynote presentation - and it’s been hiding hints to its next-gen Xbox Two (more formally called 'Xbox Scarl...
10:51 2019-06-09

All the New Details About Microsoft Xbox Project Scarlett and xCloud Sony and Google have spared few details about their next-gen video game systems, but Microsoft has been quieter about how it plans to deliver games in the future. Sure we heard a few details about the...
04:34 2019-06-10

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense. With everything going digita...
03:34 2019-06-14

Microsoft’s Project Scarlett might be the most backwards-compatible console ever In the midst of the rest of the news from E3, Microsoft quietly revealed it’d no longer be adding older games to its Backwards Compatibility program, but that it would be striving to make those games ...
11:17 2019-06-13

A Brand New Look At Halo Infinite, Which Will Be An Xbox Scarlett Launch Title Microsoft finally showed off some more footage for Halo Infinite—a weighty name for the sixth major game in the 18-year-old franchise. Halo Infinite will launch on Windows 10, Xbox One and Xbox’s newl...
00:34 2019-06-10

PS5 vs Xbox Scarlett Specs: Is PlayStation 5 more powerful than Microsofts next console? New information is starting to surface about the power of the PlayStation 5 machine compared to main rival Xbox Scarlett - at least, that's if new reports from industry experts can be believed....
13:34 2019-06-21

Microsoft's 'Project Scarlett' Xbox arrives holiday 2020 Microsoft is following through on its teaser for next-gen Xbox details, and it's clear the company is ready to take the PlayStation 5 head-on. The new system, nicknamed Project Scarlett, will use...
03:17 2019-06-10

A Nerdy Theory About Why PS5 and Project Scarlett Aren't Coming Until 2020 Let’s think about this. Disappointing as it might be, we’re not getting a new PlayStation or Xbox in 2019. There are a lot of reasons why. (And if you for sure know of a specific reason, you should DM...
23:51 2019-06-11

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day vet as he returns to France. Lambert says kids are ...
01:51 2019-06-05

NHL suspends Blues' Ivan Barbashev one game for head hit on Bruins' Marcus Johansson St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will sit out Game 6 for an illegal check to the head of the Boston Bruins' Marcus Johansson in Game 5.       ...
03:34 2019-06-08

Xbox Scarlett Release Date might be 2020, but Microsoft's next-gen plans are well underway Microsoft's next-generation plans have already kicked off - you just may not have noticed it yet. Dan McCulloch explains how the Xbox platform is building towards next-gen....
09:00 2019-06-16

Microsoft unveils next-gen 'Project Scarlett' Xbox console, to release in 2020 Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
00:51 2019-06-10

Microsoft reveals first details on “Project Scarlett” game console for 2020 That processor isn't going anywhere on Microsoft's watch. LOS ANGELES—After an extremely brief tease at last year's E3 presentation, Microsoft revealed the fir...
06:17 2019-06-10

E3 2019: Microsoft unveils Project Scarlett console during Xbox event Microsoft hosts its annual event to help kick off the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Will we finally see the next Xbox?       ...
05:34 2019-06-10

Microsoft unveils next-gen 'Project Scarlett' Xbox console for release in 2020 Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
04:51 2019-06-10

Halo Infinite confirmed as a Microsoft Project Scarlett launch game At Microsoft's E3 2019 keynote today, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer announced that Halo Infinite is going to be a launch game for the company's next-gen console, codenamed Project Scarlett. E...
03:51 2019-06-10

Project Scarlett: Microsoft unveils next-generation Xbox game console Microsoft announced Project Scarlett, a next-generation Xbox video game console that is four times faster than the current generation of machines. It will come out in the holidays of 2020. Phil Spence...
23:34 2019-06-09

Project Scarlett: Microsoft announces details of new Xbox games console The next-generation Xbox video game console will debut late next year, as announced at Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference.At a press conference at E3 2019 in LA on Sunday, Microsoft announced the fi...
02:00 2019-06-10

Another "Trade Small, Win Often" Student Speaks Paul Hotke owns his own CPA business and trades part-time to supplement his income. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 metho...
19:34 2019-05-31

CORRECTED-Microsoft unveils next-gen "Project Scarlett" Xbox console, to release in 2020 Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
04:51 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Microsoft unveils next-gen "Project Scarlett" Xbox console for release in 2020 Microsoft Corp unveiled on Sunday its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
04:51 2019-06-10

Xbox Games Pass won't 'get complacent’ Microsoft vows, as next-gen Scarlett plans loom Microsoft has started the next generation preparation already, and it knows it can't rest on its laurels at Stadia and PS5 offer a brand new challenge....
09:00 2019-06-16

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to face a late fitness test in order to play against......
14:17 2019-06-19

Cartoonist behind viral Trump illustration speaks out A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. Two days later, Michael de Adder said on Twitter that he had b...
05:34 2019-07-03

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May....
15:51 2019-06-04

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body parts....
20:34 2019-05-21

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genital cutting....
21:51 2019-06-03

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California must "be prepared for the next earthquake of magnit...
08:17 2019-07-07

Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona Miley Cyrus is saying "don't f--k with my freedom" after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the She Is Coming artist was leaving her hotel in Spain with husband......
02:17 2019-06-05

Miley Cyrus speaks out against man who groped her in public Pop star says a woman ‘can be wearing what she wants … She can’t be grabbed without her consent’Miley Cyrus has spoken out after a man grabbed and kissed her following a festival performance in Barcel...
15:34 2019-06-05

Miley Cyrus speaks out after being grabbed by fan without her consent Days after a fan took things too far with Miley Cyrus by grabbing her and trying to kiss her — without her consent — as she was walking to her car with husband Liam Hemsworth, the “Malibu” singer is s...
05:34 2019-06-05

Online casting search begins for the biopic 'Respect': Who will play young Aretha Franklin? An online casting search has begun for a singing actress to portray a young Aretha Franklin in the upcoming 'Respect' biopic starring Jennifer Hudson.        ...
22:17 2019-07-18

GTA 6 release date update: Grand Theft Auto PS5, Xbox Scarlett a long way off say experts Rockstar's most anticipated game may still yet be a while off, at least that's what industry experts are saying - here's everything you need to know about the next entry in the GTA franchise....
13:01 2019-07-16

PS5, Xbox Scarlett Price Update: Good news revealed as key console feature is confirmed In some information that should surprise no one, both next-generation consoles look to be keeping this key selling point, and it'll please stores on the highstreet no end....
11:00 2019-07-19

Scarlett Keeling Case: High Court Awards 10-Year Jail To Samson D'Souza The Bombay High Court in Goa on Friday convicted Samson D'Souza, a beach shack worker accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling and leaving her to die at Goa's......
15:17 2019-07-19

Scarlett Keeling death: mother's relief as man is convicted of killing British teenager in Goa The mother of Scarlett Keeling has spoken of her relief after a man was finally convicted of killing the British schoolgirl at an Indian beach resort more than a decade ago....
03:17 2019-07-18

Xbox Scarlett Price WARNING: Good news for PS5 as Microsoft cancels 'budget' console Could Microsoft be changing its next-gen console plans now that Scarlett's existence is out in the wild? New reports suggest Xbox is shifting its plans already....
12:34 2019-06-23

Cory Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendant...
19:51 2019-06-19

Heartbroken mom speaks out against protein shakes after daughter’s death A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter’s diet triggered an undiagnosed condition that ult...
04:01 2019-07-16

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a screening in Russia....
05:17 2019-06-02

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Speaks Out About His Onscreen Behavior Luke P. learned an important lesson on last night's episode of The Bachelorette. Never, ever say to a woman in the middle of a speech: "Can I just cut you off for a second?"......
03:51 2019-05-29

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion right...
05:51 2019-06-04

HIGHLIGHTS-Bank of England's Carney speaks on Brexit, IMF job Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other top officials from the central bank spoke to reporters on Thursday after the BoE published its Financial Stability Report which looks at risks to the eco...
14:34 2019-07-11

Beyoncé's Publicist Speaks Out After That Viral Side-Eye Moment Hold up, Beyhive! It's time to let up on your sting. As fans are well aware, Beyonce made headlines yesterday after she was caught giving the wife of the Golden State Warriors owner......
16:17 2019-06-07

Robert Mueller speaks, declares end to Russia investigation In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role at the Justice Department....
17:51 2019-05-29

Halo Infinite release date news: Launches 2020, first Xbox Scarlett graphics revealed Halo Infinite is one of the most anticipated upcoming Xbox One games - and it's also likely to come to the next-generation Xbox Scarlett, too. Here's what you need to know about 343 Industries' upcomi...
01:34 2019-06-10

Xbox E3 Recap: Project Scarlett, Halo Infinite, Fable 4, Cyberpunk 2077, Gears 5 News Xbox Showcases 60 Anticipated Games, Including 14 Games from Xbox Game Studios whilst also unveiling what’s next for Xbox Game Pass and Offers a First Look at Project Scarlett....
07:34 2019-06-10

Pakistan PM Khan speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him on election win Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday spoke to Narendra Modi and congratulated the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), both cou...
14:17 2019-05-26

NBA legend Dwyane Wade speaks at Stoneman Douglas graduation Former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was the surprise guest speaker at Sunday's graduation ceremony for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla....
23:17 2019-06-02

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a second time. Najila Trindade arrived Tuesday at ...
02:34 2019-06-19

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats. But last night, Frazier was absolutely speechless...
19:34 2019-06-03

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the LP’s voice on the internet....
19:51 2019-06-27

Ocasio-Cortez speaks about her ‘super bizarre’ alliance with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called her potential alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz “super bizarre, really weird” and blasted Joe Biden’s progressive cred. Staff for Ocasio-Cortez and Cruz are discus...
18:34 2019-06-07

Alleged London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed: ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the experience of her face being used as what she call...
22:00 2019-06-15

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking into the treatment of migrant children at detention fa...
04:34 2019-07-11

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatri...
22:17 2019-07-16

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire the data by other means....
23:00 2019-07-11

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they would find the boys dead or alive....
23:51 2019-07-13

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention facilities, intensifying a challenge to the Trump adm...
00:51 2019-07-09

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running back. Kyle Johnson told CBS LA that although he di...
20:34 2019-05-29

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Tellez was emotional as he talked to News 4 Tucson about...
06:17 2019-07-13

Google speaks to fuzzy game-ownership question in new Stadia FAQ This may look like an ordinary Chromecast Ultra, and it is. But the orange Google Stadia logo behind it indicates that it's being promoted as a central part of the $130 Stadia Pro bundle, shipping thi...
07:34 2019-07-10

Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops to conclude 4-day Japan visit President Donald Trump left Tokyo Tuesday afternoon after a four-day state visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, making foreign and domestic news....
16:51 2019-05-28

Woman who dodged El Chapo hit speaks at drug lord’s sentencing A woman that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once tried to have killed confronted the convicted druglord on Wednesday — but he couldn’t be bothered to pay attention to her tale of su...
19:17 2019-07-17

Meghan Markle's father speaks out on baby Archie's christening Meghan Markle remains estranged from her paternal family, even after the birth and christening of her and Prince Harry's son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor....
18:51 2019-07-07

Trump 'speaks to Kanye West' about custody A$AP Rocky in Sweden US rapper A$AP Rocky has received an unlikely boost in his bid to be freed from custody in Sweden over an alleged fight after Donald Trump said Kanye West had brought him up to speed on the situation....
01:51 2019-07-20

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesThe star of the film Rocketman, Taron Egerton, has said he is crestfallen that scenes featuring men kissing and havi...
12:00 2019-06-01

John Legend speaks out about that time Chrissy Teigen was mom-shamed and why he changes diapers John Legend is here for diaper-changing tables in men's restrooms. He is not here for people mom-shaming his wife Chrissy Teigen.        ...
16:17 2019-06-12

Amber Portwood's Ex Gary Shirley Speaks Out After Her Arrest for Domestic Battery Amber Portwood's ex is speaking out hours after her arrest in Indiana. On Friday morning, Gary Shirley took to Twitter and expressed well wishes for the mother of his daughter.......
01:34 2019-07-06

Bill Clinton speaks at funeral for tragic West Point cadet The West Point cadet killed in a horrific training accident was laid to rest over the weekend in a service attended by more than a thousand mourners, including former President Clinton. Slain cadet Ch...
21:34 2019-06-16

Natalie Portman Speaks Out About Moby's ''Disturbing'' Dating Claims: He Was ''Being Creepy'' Natalie Portman is setting the record straight on her rumored relationship with the singer Moby. In his tell-all memoir, the singer claimed to engage in a brief but romantic fling with......
05:51 2019-05-22

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle racing at Pikes Peak under question....
22:34 2019-07-17

'I Want to Own My Part In it'—Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. And it seems she wants to set the reco...
19:00 2019-05-31

Jodi Benson, star of original 'Little Mermaid,' defends Halle Bailey's live-action casting Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney's 1989 animated "The Little Mermaid," defended Halle Bailey after backlash over her live-action casting.        ...
21:51 2019-07-09

'Your Attraction to Me...Is Not a Reason to Kill Me': Laverne Cox Speaks Out About the Murders of Black Trans Women It ought to be common knowledge by now that, without the contributions of black trans women, there would be no gay rights movement in the U.S. Still, they remain the most marginalized and vilified of ...
20:51 2019-06-29

Dems ramp up calls for Trump impeachment after Mueller speaks out on Russia probe Democratic leaders are pushing to impeach President Trump in the immediate aftermath of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's statement recapping his investigation's findings and announcing the closing of ...
19:34 2019-05-29

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on social media without her permission — a possible v...
06:34 2019-06-07

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppression, erasure, rebellion, progression, and much, much...
18:00 2019-06-28

Amanda Knox, Tearful and Angry, Speaks in Italy, Years After Murder Acquittal At a conference on wrongful convictions, Ms. Knox said: “I know that many people think I am bad. That I don’t belong here. It shows how a false narrative can be powerful and undermine justice.”...
02:34 2019-06-16

Lizzo Speaks Out on Racism After "Bigot" Guard Allegedly Attacks Her Team at Summerfest Lizzo says a racist and "bigoted" security guard attacked members of her team at Summerfest, the event she headlined in Milwaukee on Thursday night. The 31-year-old singer and......
14:34 2019-06-29

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher speaks out on acquittal: 'We knew the truth the whole time' Decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher joined "Fox & Friends" Wednesday in an exclusive interview after he was found not guilty of murder and attempted murder in the killing of a teenage Islamic...
17:17 2019-07-03

Steve Kerr, wearing ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt, speaks out again after Virginia Beach shooting Before Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State coach expressed hope that "we create a change where we don't all have to walk around scared that we're going to get shot in our country."...
10:17 2019-06-03

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total fai...
18:17 2019-07-09

Former Harvard dean, removed after defending Weinstein, speaks out for first time since ouster, condemns school Former Harvard deans Ronald Sullivan and wife Stephanie Robinson say Harvard has betrayed its academic traditions.        ...
01:34 2019-06-15

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly...
00:51 2019-06-14

Xbox Project Scarlett: specs, release date and confirmed games for Xbox Two There’s a new Xbox on the way, and it’s called the Xbox Project Scarlett.Or, at least that's its codename. Microsoft finally announced its next-generation Xbox console during its bi...
03:51 2019-06-10

PS5 Game Update is BAD news for Xbox Scarlett as PlayStation prepare new game for next-gen The Blood and Truth Developers SIE London Studio have recently put out job positions at the studio, could they be staffing the team for their next VR title....
09:34 2019-07-21

Microsoft working to get “every single Xbox One game” working on Scarlett LOS ANGELES—When Microsoft announced the first details of its next game console Sunday, it said that "thousands of games across four console generations will look and play best on Project Scarlett." I...
09:17 2019-06-11

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of effect of trauma in early childhood on scourge of addiction as she attends charity gala in London The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of the effect of trauma in childhood on the scourge of addiction, as she attended a charity gala as patron this evening....
03:51 2019-06-13

'When I close my eyes, those images haunt me': Step mom of murdered teen social media influencer speaks out after photos of the crime spread online The Williams/Devins Family Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer, the step mom of slain teen influencer Bianca Devins, said it is "absolutely disgusting" that people continue to share photos of her stepdaughter's de...
10:34 2019-07-17

'When I saw the man hit a female, that was just wrong': Coach who broke up Disneyland brawl speaks out Jason Blair, a former bouncer who is 6'5 and 275 pounds, entered the fray during the fight at Disneyland's Toontown.        ...
22:17 2019-07-09

Miley Cyrus speaks out after being groped, forcibly kissed by a fan 'without her consent' Miley Cyrus is breaking her silence following a scary incident with an overzealous fan over the weekend.        ...
05:51 2019-06-05

Dad speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
23:51 2019-06-06

R. Kelly's Daughter Jaah Kelly Speaks Out on Sexuality Years After Coming Out R. Kelly's daughter Jaah Kelly is speaking her truth. The 18-year-old, the second of the musician's three children and who is also a music artist, opens up about her sexuality in......
05:51 2019-06-28

Cyclist left for dead in hit-and-run in north London speaks out about 'devastating' effect of crash A cyclist who was left for dead and suffering serious brain injuries in a hit-and-run today spoke of the "devastating" effect the crash has had on him....
11:51 2019-07-08

Beyonce's speaks as Nala in 'Lion King' teaser, the Internet roars in approval Beyonce unveiled a teaser for Disney's remake of "The Lion King" that shows her Nala speaking at last. The Internet loved it.        ...
04:01 2019-06-09

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bashes Trump administration for setting a poor example on human rights.        ...
22:51 2019-06-02

Duane Chapman speaks out following wife Beth's death: 'I loved her so much' "Dog the Bounty Hunter" star Duane Chapman gave his first televised interview Wednesday after his wife, Beth, died at 51.        ...
20:17 2019-06-27

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
18:00 2019-05-27

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelings about this Sunday's finale.   &...
18:17 2019-05-21

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
05:34 2019-07-11

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and p...
00:00 2019-06-07

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI...
04:34 2019-07-13

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
02:51 2019-05-22

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue readin...
14:51 2019-05-24

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
02:17 2019-06-10

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
17:51 2019-05-29

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a f...
18:34 2019-07-06

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MPs resigned from the ...
05:34 2019-06-12

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilm...
18:51 2019-07-20

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
20:51 2019-05-21

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a politi...
23:17 2019-05-21

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
12:17 2019-07-19

UK's Javid to see PM May over her Brexit deal: political editors Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid has asked to see Prime Minister Theresa May, the political editors of the Times and the BBC reported on Wednesday, possibly spelling the end of her premiership ...
18:34 2019-05-22

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
10:00 2019-07-07

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by politic...
14:17 2019-06-10

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a n...
14:51 2019-05-21

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Satur...
02:17 2019-07-07

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
11:00 2019-06-16

Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt....
17:51 2019-05-22

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers poli...
20:17 2019-06-18

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championship....
19:01 2019-06-20

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations b...
12:17 2019-06-11

Nicaragua frees more than 100 political prisoners under new amnesty law Prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday and Tuesday, including journalists and activistsNicaragua has released more than 100 political prisoners under a new la...
22:51 2019-06-11

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
15:51 2019-05-21

Hong Kong braces for further political turmoil Hong Kong residents are bracing for further political turmoil as the territory’s government prepares to send the legislature a widely opposed bill that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited t...
11:51 2019-06-11

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
22:01 2019-07-17

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
12:51 2019-05-23

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
13:51 2019-07-12

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of th...
15:34 2019-06-07

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee tells The Boston Globe he has registered in Wyoming...
19:17 2019-06-05

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. R...
16:17 2019-07-10

Rosneft CEO accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil group Rosneft said on Thursday the United States was using energy as a political weapon and that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" ...
10:34 2019-06-06

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and...
23:34 2019-06-08

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
22:17 2019-05-30

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
13:51 2019-05-24

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the last two years, th...
13:51 2019-05-24

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in Britis...
13:34 2019-05-24

Facebook Debated Completely Eliminating Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
15:17 2019-05-23

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
18:34 2019-05-23

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
19:51 2019-07-17

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential electio...
08:00 2019-05-24

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread a...
10:00 2019-07-04

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abo...
02:34 2019-06-19

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding schem...
09:34 2019-07-12

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
19:34 2019-07-21

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"...
03:17 2019-07-02

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the country, in a rare public airing of grievances by s...
12:00 2019-07-02

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration...
20:17 2019-07-02

Lagarde to rely on political skill to overcome shortcomings at ECB A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde will face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone ...
21:51 2019-07-02

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness...
17:17 2019-07-05

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
16:34 2019-07-20

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
03:17 2019-06-30

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water be...
18:51 2019-06-27

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not dea...
03:51 2019-07-07

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamation lawsuit against her as he begins a new Senate ...
04:34 2019-06-28

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of...
02:17 2019-07-15

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
03:34 2019-07-04

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents i...
15:00 2019-07-08

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little r...
19:51 2019-07-13

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
17:34 2019-07-19

Former Slovak President Kiska creates new political party BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Former Slovak President Andrej Kiska is kicking off a new centrist political party. Kiska says his “For People” party’s ambition is to unite with other op...
17:34 2019-06-17

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve high...
00:00 2019-06-30

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
12:17 2019-06-21

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official...
14:32 2019-05-21

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is celebrating 30 years since elections that ended communist rule in the country — but political leaders are divided over that legacy. The opposition argues the 1989 vote,...
14:17 2019-06-04

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
17:34 2019-06-10

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South C...
10:17 2019-05-27

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake n...
07:51 2019-06-07

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned Parent...
12:17 2019-06-12

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
20:17 2019-06-02

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reportin...
23:17 2019-05-24

Political chaos results in fall of Papua New Guinea PM Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
06:34 2019-05-29

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation...
14:17 2019-05-27

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over...
22:17 2019-05-24

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
20:51 2019-05-27

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
00:17 2019-06-12

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
12:17 2019-06-11

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
23:17 2019-06-05

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently cla...
04:34 2019-06-11

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the futu...
14:51 2019-05-21

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstra...
09:17 2019-06-11

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstra...
10:17 2019-06-11

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the po...
22:17 2019-05-27

UK car sales fall again amid ongoing ‘political instability’ LONDON (AP) — The lobby group for Britain’s automotive industry says the country’s new car market slid back further in May as consumer and business confidence continued to be affected by w...
12:34 2019-06-05

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across EuropeEuropean elections 2019: news and analysis -...
23:34 2019-05-26

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at lea...
04:34 2019-06-01

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out an...
14:17 2019-05-28

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
22:17 2019-06-21

Political disarray in Papua New Guinea rocks Oil Search shares Political turmoil in Papua New Guinea threatened to delay a $13 billion plan to double the country's gas exports, sending shares in one of the project's partners, Oil Search Ltd, down nearly 4% on Mon...
06:00 2019-05-27

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retalia...
19:51 2019-06-22

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing p...
19:51 2019-06-23

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in pol...
12:00 2019-06-13

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
12:51 2019-05-27

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the fi...
13:34 2019-06-10

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will p...
06:00 2019-07-12

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — The political clock is ticking toward the 2020 election as House Democrats consider whether to launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. That could limit how...
07:34 2019-06-06

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like ...
21:51 2019-06-05

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questio...
22:00 2019-07-02

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to fight the GOP and force his way back on to the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little ...
19:51 2019-06-05

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreemen...
15:34 2019-06-05

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy Italy’s populist government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populists in a medieval monastery outside of Rome...
18:00 2019-06-01

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
00:34 2019-06-02

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own polit...
05:34 2019-06-04

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California co...
06:51 2019-07-01

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the ...
20:17 2019-05-30

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
19:51 2019-06-27

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets...
21:00 2019-06-27

Britain's Hunt says 'political suicide' to pursue no-deal Brexit Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out an...
12:00 2019-05-28

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum...
14:34 2019-05-26

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook...
17:34 2019-05-28

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebo...
17:00 2019-06-28

European stocks hit two-week low amid trade war, political worries European shares hit a two-week low Wednesday morning amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
10:34 2019-05-29

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections....
14:51 2019-06-30

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald...
19:51 2019-07-05

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against...
14:51 2019-07-21

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, ...
19:00 2019-05-23

Political Leaders Offer Prayers As Counting Of Votes Begins Before the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results are declared, leaders from across the political spectrum visited temples and offered prayers across the country in the morning today....
08:51 2019-05-23

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough...
02:00 2019-05-23

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
07:00 2019-06-17

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to strip HIV-positive people of their humanity, punish...
05:51 2019-06-12

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent t...
06:00 2019-06-13

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons The choice of Baku as host of the Europa League final provided Arsenal with further grounds for discontent Tuesday when one of the team's most talented players pulled out of the game for political rea...
13:51 2019-05-22

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
12:17 2019-05-22

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking ...
17:34 2019-06-15

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
23:34 2019-05-21

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her offi...
22:17 2019-06-14

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats....
11:01 2019-06-14

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump ESPN is reminding employees of the network’s policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air...
00:51 2019-07-21

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Sovie...
11:51 2019-06-13

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
14:38 2019-05-21

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
10:17 2019-07-21

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The...
23:51 2019-05-23

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and polit...
12:00 2019-07-17

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make anno...
06:17 2019-05-25

The New York Times cuts all political cartoons, and cartoonists are not happy The Times says it will turn to longer-form, graphic-novel-style commentary. Cartoonists see the move as yet another sign that the editorial-cartoon industry is foundering....
01:00 2019-06-12

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts m...
00:51 2019-07-17

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
17:17 2019-07-17

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
13:17 2019-06-11

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and...
19:51 2019-05-25

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be d...
20:34 2019-07-14

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
12:51 2019-06-18

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalize on public anger over the incident to...
18:34 2019-06-21

Former ICE chief says raids announced for political gain, endangering migrants, agents _____ LOS ANGELES — Immigration raids scheduled to take place in at least nine U.S. cities Sunday could be mass, indiscriminate roundups that target entire families rather than those who pose a threat...
20:34 2019-07-13

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
11:17 2019-05-31

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-M...
04:17 2019-07-19

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment In his inaugural address to members of parliament, President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and lift their own right to immunity from prosecution....
16:34 2019-05-21

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
15:01 2019-05-21

‘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 ...
04:00 2019-07-16

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
07:17 2019-07-09

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
19:51 2019-07-20

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee ...
13:01 2019-05-29

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotia...
02:00 2019-07-14

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
10:17 2019-05-25

Both sides in Sudan political crisis hail power-sharing deal Sudan’s military leaders and its pro-democracy movement are welcoming a power-sharing agreement, raising hopes it will end a three-month political crisis that paralyzed the country and led to a violen...
19:34 2019-07-05

CNN anchor: Trump making military 'ripe' for 'weaponization' by political parties CNN anchor Brianna Keilar on Thursday lamented that the military obscured view of the USS McCain in Japan, saying that it represented another instance of dangerous, military "politicization" under the...
02:51 2019-05-31

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postp...
20:51 2019-05-30

South Korean political leaders vow to work together to resolve Japan dispute South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and leaders of the country's major political parties vowed on Thursday to work together to resolve a worsening political and economic dispute with Japan....
15:34 2019-07-18

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged...
15:00 2019-07-11

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
06:51 2019-05-28

Steve Hilton: Washington, D.C. political and media establishment have 'lost their minds' Steve Hilton asked on "The Next Revolution" whether Democrats should be subject to the same type of investigations as President Trump, arguing that impeachment appears to be the strategy for resolving...
22:34 2019-05-27

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sw...
13:00 2019-05-28

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
22:17 2019-07-10

Sanders reacts to Steyer's 2020 bid: 'Tired of seeing billionaires trying to buy political power' Lamenting the expanding wealth of America's "billionaire class," Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pushed back on liberal megadonor Tom Steyer's decision to throw his hat in the ring for the 2020 presidenti...
03:51 2019-07-10

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
20:51 2019-07-16

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of a...
16:51 2019-07-17

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that prosecutors had insufficient independence from poli...
19:34 2019-05-27

Tibet Issue "No Longer Struggle For Political Independence": Dalai Lama The Tibetan issue is no longer a struggle for political independence, the Dalai Lama has said, asserting that there is a need to focus on preservation of Tibet's cultural, religious and linguistic......
17:17 2019-07-04

Rahul Gandhi Raises Slogans In Lok Sabha Over Karnataka Political Crisis Rahul Gandhi arrived in the House at noon and he raised slogans in Lok Sabha over the developments in Karnataka. Mr Gandhi arrived in the House at noon. At that time Congress leader Adhir Ranjan......
12:34 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Brexit-sensitive stocks, sterling hit by deepening political turmoil Shares in Britain's housebuilders and retailers tumbled and sterling slid on Wednesday after multiple media reported rumours Prime Minister Theresa May's ministers could oust her in a row over her lat...
18:17 2019-05-22

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. sta...
21:51 2019-05-29

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
00:51 2019-05-30

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
14:17 2019-05-30

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
01:17 2019-05-22

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy ...
02:00 2019-07-16

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....
01:00 2019-06-24

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
21:17 2019-06-11

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave in to demands for her resignation....
18:17 2019-06-18

2020 Dem Seth Moulton hits 'political establishment' after missing DNC cut for debate Rep. Seth Moulton didn’t make the stage for the opening two rounds of Democratic presidential primary debates, but he’s still heading to Miami next week, where the first showdowns will be held. ...
19:34 2019-06-17

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
19:34 2019-06-16

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
14:51 2019-06-12

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes between police and protes...
22:34 2019-06-09

When stars get political: Taylor Swift, Alyssa Milano, Kanye West and more More than ever, stars have been speaking up about politics. Here's what some of your fav celebs are saying about voting, President Trump and more.        ...
19:51 2019-06-12

Amid Ethiopia unrest, Amhara political party spokesman arrested Authorities in Ethiopia on Friday arrested the spokesman of a political party which promotes the interests of the Amhara ethnic group, the party president said....
18:17 2019-06-28

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
06:51 2019-06-19

Don't give up! How to stay healthy, happy and combative in impossible political times Walk the dog, let go with a cry, head to the gym or have sex. Leading campaigners on how to look after yourself before heading back into the frayEvery week it seems there is something new to protest a...
09:51 2019-06-20

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyi...
09:17 2019-06-24

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
18:34 2019-06-27

Families of ISIS Accused Deny Charges, Call Arrests "Political" The families of five men from Coimbatore arrested in a joint operation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the local police have denied allegations that they are linked with terror group......
22:17 2019-06-21

NY Times will end its political cartoons after 'anti-Semitic' depiction of Netanyahu, cartoonist says The New York Times will no longer be publishing political cartoons following the uproar surrounding an anti-Semitic depiction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a political car...
00:00 2019-06-11

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of ...
18:51 2019-06-27

BJP Team To Visit Bengal's Bhatpara Amid Anger Over Political Clashes A day after two people were killed and several others injured in political clashes that erupted in West Bengal's Bhatpara, the BJP today announced that it will send a three-member delegation led by......
15:34 2019-06-21

Political-News Sites Forge Ad Group to Compete With Facebook, Google News sites from across the political spectrum hope the Digital News Alliance will help them compete better with Facebook and Google as the 2020 election cycle heats up....
17:51 2019-06-20

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of the federal judiciary, including the supreme court, is...
20:34 2019-06-27

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government....
20:34 2019-06-15

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
01:51 2019-06-19

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
09:34 2019-06-06

Turkey, China seek to expand economic ties despite political differences Turkey and China have expanded ties, but their relationship is marked by continued distrust and competition. The two sides are expanding economic cooperation but fundamental political differences rema...
10:34 2019-07-02

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving...
20:17 2019-06-13

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, critic...
18:51 2019-07-03

Trump doubles down on taking dirt on political opponents from foreign powers President Trump on Thursday defended his comments about being open to accepting a foreign power’s dirt on his 2020 opponents and not feeling obligated to tell the FBI — by saying he talks about “every...
18:00 2019-06-13

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups ...
12:34 2019-06-13

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
11:17 2019-07-04

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
20:17 2019-06-09

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the ...
12:17 2019-06-14

GRAPHIC-U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political...
22:51 2019-06-13

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
16:34 2019-06-15

Should you travel this summer to Mexico amid safety, algae and political concerns? Safety concerns, the dismantling of the national tourism board and algae found on beaches have led to potential tourism issues for Mexico.       ...
23:51 2019-06-12

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested only a handful of seats....
03:34 2019-06-07

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of wom...
23:51 2019-05-21

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Gray Lady made the decision after su...
20:17 2019-06-11

The New York Times political cartoon ban is a sinister and dangerous over-reaction | Martin Rowson In turning a satirical mirror on the news, we are used to facing attack, but this was a pompous and hypocritical decisionApril, it seems, really is the cruellest month for the New York Times. On 25 Ap...
17:00 2019-06-12

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for several right-wing groups across the continent, is...
21:51 2019-05-25

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Memb...
17:51 2019-05-21

Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress “Hey everybody, prepare yourself,” is how Stephen Colbert welcomed Kinky Boots and Pose star (and “fashion icon”) Billy Porter to Wednesday’s Late Show. And while that might smack of old-school timidi...
15:17 2019-06-13

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest ...
08:17 2019-06-21

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to...
17:17 2019-05-21

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

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later forced to clarify his tweet. ...
05:51 2019-06-12

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 kille...
15:17 2019-05-23

Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers The mailer, which attacked his opponent and other representatives as radicals and anti-Semites, had used the Marines’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem....
00:51 2019-07-20

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential election....
18:17 2019-06-19

FAMU’s Tradition of Unapologetic Blackness and Activism Set Andrew Gillum on a Political Path One of the rising stars in the Democratic Party credits the traditions instilled at his alma mater, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), for putting him on the road of success in his...
19:34 2019-05-22

Howard Schultz sticks with political advisor Schmidt despite taking the summer off from politics Both Schultz and Schmidt, who was a visible and vocal critic of President Donald Trump's, have largely disappeared from the airwaves over the past few months....
01:34 2019-06-13

Death of 'barefoot lawyer' puts focus on China's treatment of political prisoners Critics says Ji Sizun’s fate shows prison terms in China are increasingly becoming death sentencesIn June, Ji Sizun received the news that he had won a prestigious human rights distinction, the Cao Sh...
18:34 2019-07-15

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
16:34 2019-06-22

Ann Widdecombe’s political exhumation adds insult to ignorance in Strasbourg | Marina Hyde Bad manners and unprovoked aggression are clear elements of the emerging Brexit party styleWondering vaguely where we’ll be in six months’ time, I find myself imagining a scene. The BBC’s Laura Kuenss...
23:51 2019-07-05

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5 years....
16:51 2019-05-28

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
03:00 2019-06-10

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government ...
01:17 2019-06-28