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Your Taste Isn't Politics

“Discovering something about a company, it’s like discovering your boyfriend has been cheating on you for three years,” Anne Mahlum, the chief executive of a DC-based fitness chain, told the New York ...

Your Taste Isn't Politics

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On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Politics may be broken. But it’s only politics that can save us | Jonathan Freedland From Trump to Brexit, democracy seems paralysed. But there’s no point waiting for a hero to ride to our rescueNo one would cast Robert Mueller as the lead in a romcom. And yet watching him deliver a statement on Wednesday regarding his inquiry into Donald Trump, Russia and obstruction of justice was...
2019-05-31, 19:52

What causes a loss of taste? A lost sense of taste is a common symptom, with possible causes ranging from a simple cold to a head injury. Learn more about the causes and treatment of a loss of taste here....
2019-05-25, 07:13

What does semen taste like, and can it change? Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here....
2019-08-14, 05:52

No taste for vanilla! When and why is pain pleasurable? Some people find painful sensations pleasurable or arousing during sex or erotic play. How is this possible? Read this Spotlight feature to find out....
2019-06-08, 00:13

What Happens When Your Kids Develop Their Own Gaming Taste For a beautiful few years, you have near-complete control over what your child plays. You decide what’s allowed and when, what to play together, which gems from the past to share with an excited five-year-old. Then a little more time passes, and suddenly the situation is completely different....
2019-06-20, 17:26

Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
2019-05-21, 23:00

How to Make Green Beans Actually Taste Good If you hate green beans, there’s probably a good reason why. Your green bean experiences likely involved someone absentmindedly opening a can of green beans and throwing them in a saucepan on the stove. Maybe they were french cut (or not), and whoever was cooking threw in a few lardons of bacon (or ...
2019-06-19, 18:39

Hyped-up RJ Barrett gets taste of his new Knicks’ experience RJ Barrett’s first introduction here was overshadowed. The encore was not. A day after the Knicks selected him in the NBA draft, the club’s Twitter account captured Barrett slowly walking onto the Madison Square Garden floor. Moments later, the lights flickered, bringing the third-overal...
2019-06-24, 06:26

When You're Cooking, Use a Wooden Spoon to Taste Food Even if you’re following a tried-and-true recipe, you should still taste your food as you cook it. A whole slew of other variables can arise during the cooking process, and you need to know what’s going on in that pan or pot. Your mouth is going to tell you what’s what. A metal spoon, however, is a ...
2019-05-22, 02:52

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
2019-06-27, 23:26

Video game cheaters get a taste of their own medicine Respawn, the studio behind Apex Legends, is beefing up anti-cheat software, actively seeking out cheaters and auto-banning players before they even get into a match....
2019-07-18, 21:00

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
2019-06-28, 20:00

Topeka police sorry for Father’s Day tweet in poor taste TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police have apologized for a Father’s Day tweet that encouraged people to turn in dads who have outstanding warrants. The Kansas City Star reports that the tweet sent Sunday says, in part: “Want to give him a Father’s Day he’ll never forget? Call TP...
2019-06-17, 22:26

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate consumption by plants in North America.In study pub...
2019-06-13, 01:26

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but it was a fucking close one: This soy milk that got ...
2019-05-30, 20:00

Charlie Brooker gets taste of dystopia after being called 'Alexa' by son Black Mirror creator’s wife says Amazon’s virtual assistant was subsequently switched offFormer Blue Peter presenter and wife of Black Mirror’s creator, Konnie Huq, has said her family had to switch off their Amazon virtual assistant after their son accidentally called her husband, Charlie Brooker, ...
2019-08-05, 01:39

Taste of the Tour: A bend, a death and a personal story Because people die on roads, the sinuous route of the Tour de France inevitably passes the sites of family tragedies for someone, somewhere       ...
2019-07-23, 21:26

How to Make Store-Bought Barbecue Sauce Taste Better Barbecue sauce is such a polarizing condiment. Just as with the act of barbecuing, variations in style across the country can lead to heated arguments, scathing polemics, and outright ad hominem attacks. But—similar to pizza—I don’t really have any loyalty to one style or another. I like it all. One...
2019-07-03, 08:39

Chris Paddack Gave The Marlins A Taste Of What They're Missing Back in June 2016, a much different Miami Marlins team beefed up their bullpen with a trade for 39-year-old journeyman reliever Fernando Rodney. Rodney would play out the rest of the season with the Fish, posting a 5.89 ERA and a 1.80 WHIP over 36.2 innings as Miami finished 15.5 games out of first ...
2019-07-18, 18:52

Britain’s ‘Knifefree’ Fried Chicken Leaves a Bad Taste for Some Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political issue. Critics called the campaign wasteful and offensive....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Surging costs are squeezing profit margins faster than barkeeps can pull pints. And nervous owners fear the latest high-profile push by Rep. Alexandria...
2019-06-02, 03:39

Bengaluru Gets A Taste Of Quirky Indian Dishes With Delicious Pop-Ups By Lore The pop-ups of Lore have two immensely popular and deliciously different menus - one celebrates the 'memories of Indian flavours,' while the other menu is called the 'circle of life.'...
2019-07-16, 17:39

You can now buy rosé strawberries and raspberries that taste like your favorite summer wine Driscoll's Driscoll's has created rosé strawberries and raspberries that you can find in stores for a limited time. According to Driscoll's, the light-pink strawberries have a "smooth, silky, creamy texture that delivers a sweet, peachy flavor paired with a soft floral finish." The berries ...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Wheels24.co.za | 'One for the bucket list' - a taste of Formula 1 in Cape Town Channel24 editor Herman Eloff and Wheels24's Sean Parker reflect on the Red Bull Cape Town circuit event which saw ex-racing driver David Coulthard thrill thousands behind the wheel of an Formula 1 car....
2019-06-04, 18:52

Obese people enjoy the taste of food more, study finds Obese people eat more food because it simply tastes better, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa gave chocolate to a group of obese and non-obese women and found that as the obese group kept eating the food continued to taste almost as good to them as the first bite. The......
2019-07-31, 23:26

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique wealth managers more associated with the......
2019-05-27, 11:39

Mets’ Pete Alonso is hungry for first taste of Subway Series The intensity and pressure of New York haven’t fazed Pete Alonso, and the Mets don’t expect the Subway Series to be any different. Alonso has been the Mets’ best player, keeping them afloat despite injuries and underperformance around him, and now the rookie first baseman will get his first taste of...
2019-06-11, 06:26

Man Utd target Aaron Wan-Bissaka given taste of unforgiving world at Old Trafford If Aaron Wan-Bissaka wanted an insight into what life will be like at Manchester United, then he has had a taste this week of the unforgiving world he is about to enter....
2019-06-21, 17:52

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rushmore are all on offer in this very funny teen – or...
2019-08-14, 16:52

Alla Verber, Who Gave Russia a Taste for Luxury, Dies at 61 In the wake of the dowdy Soviet era, she was called the most powerful woman in Russian fashion, ushering in Western brands and modernizing top department stores....
2019-08-14, 22:00

Taste of the Tour: Stunning prizes, tasty steaks in Auvergne Prizes at the Tour de France can vary greatly for stage winners but few come bigger than the 700-kilogram Salers cow given to Frenchman Richard Virenque for his stage win on Bastille Day 15 years ago       ...
2019-07-14, 20:26

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
2019-06-08, 09:39

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
2019-07-11, 00:13

Kelly, Notre Dame ready to wash out taste of playoff loss Notre Dame is ready to make another run at a national title after last season's dismissal by Clemson in a College Football Playoff semifinal       ...
2019-08-02, 23:26

Watch: Delight Your Taste Buds With This Eggless Carrot Cake Recipe Are you also one of those who crave cakes at any point of time? Hi five! Read about how to bake a scrumptious yet healthy carrot cake at home that too eggless! A easy and quick cake recipe to bake for......
2019-07-03, 19:26

Sour taste: Australian celebrity chief underpaid employees $5.62 million An Australian celebrity chef said on Thursday he had underpaid hundreds of his restaurant employees by nearly A$8 million ($5.62 million) over six years....
2019-07-18, 09:39

Germans thirsty for alcohol-free beer as brewers boost taste Rise in bars stocking 0% beers to meet demand of drinkers who wish to ditch the hangoverDuring last year’s sweltering summer in Europe, workers of the Störtebeker beer brewery stood at the doors of the bottle depot eagerly awaiting the empty returns so they could be washed and refilled as quickly as...
2019-06-14, 16:52

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ social life in Bosnia (and therefore their children’s) regularly featured a bunch of their friends getting together for a lot of food and drinking and sing...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
2019-07-11, 04:39

10 great public markets to taste city flavors, from Seattle to Paris Public markets sell regional produce and products and offer plenty of dining options. Explore 10 markets around the world.       ...
2019-07-23, 18:39

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit with peanut butter, what do I care? What people put in their mouths is usually none of my concern....
2019-06-07, 02:26

We taste-tested 5 of Trader Joe's organic Shaw wines. Here's how they ranked from worst to best. Áine Cain / Business Insider Trader Joe's line of Shaw wines provides wine lovers with an organic option. Business Insider's retail desk recently did a tasting with five Shaw wines. Here's what we thought of Trader Joe's organic line of wines. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. An...
2019-05-27, 23:39

Beyoncé: The Lion King: The Gift review – superstar shows impeccable taste Her solo numbers are of varying quality, but Beyoncé gives a valuable platform to African artists in this collaborative Disney spinoff(Columbia Records)At first glance, The Lion King: The Gift doesn’t look like a new Beyoncé album so much as a demonstration of the singer’s astonishing star power. Th...
2019-07-19, 16:26

Bronx Night Market is back with global bites to tickle your taste buds Forget Yankee Stadium and the New York Botanical Garden — this weekend, head to The Bronx to stuff your face. The Bronx Night Market returns to Fordham Plaza for its second year on Saturday. Not only will it have twice as many events as it did in 2018 — 10 total, held every two weeks......
2019-05-25, 02:01

Rush Limbaugh: Trump giving Democrats a taste of their own medicine by criticizing Biden in Japan Is President Trump crossing the line by criticizing former Vice President Joe Biden oversees? Or is the president just doing what Democrats have always done? Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh lauded the president Tuesday and called out Democrats for their criticism of Trump mocking Bid...
2019-05-29, 05:39

Watch: This Creamy Keto-Friendly Spinach Soup Is A Complete Package Of Taste And Health While tomato, manchow, sweet corn, and hot and sour are regular soup options, you can always experiment with something more unique and healthy at the same time....
2019-08-08, 00:52

Get a taste of the nation's fanciest food & wine festival, with Martha Stewart, top chefs Caviar, champagne and yoga: Inside the world's fanciest food festival, with Martha Stewart and the nation's top chefs       ...
2019-06-17, 16:13

A woman learned she had breast cancer after her son refused to feed from one of her breasts, and it's likely because the tumor made her milk taste bitter via Shutterstock From the time Joanne Carr had her son Dougie, the U.K.-based mom breastfed him with no issue, so she was surprised when, at 14 months old, Dougie refused to feed from her right breast, Yahoo UK reported. Carr decided to investigate further and did a breast self-exam, where she foun...
2019-07-10, 03:13

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
2019-06-18, 12:26

Seeing China Through Art, Not Politics For those of us hungering for deeper insight into the the country, Sydney’s White Rabbit gallery provides a dizzying and confronting lesson in understanding....
2019-05-31, 07:39

On Politics: The Trade War Is Here to Stay The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers to mollify an important political constituency hurt by the escalating trade clash with China....
2019-05-24, 07:13

The politics of ugly buildings In 1984, when the British government was planning to build a flashy modernist addition to the National Gallery in London, Prince Charles offered a dissenting view. The proposed extension, he said, resembled “a monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend.” A public controversy ...
2019-05-24, 14:13

On Politics: Mueller Time Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel who investigated whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia, will testify before Congress on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 06:13

On Politics: A Nation in Mourning President Trump addressed the country after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, but he stopped short of endorsing broad gun control measures....
2019-08-06, 15:52

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
2019-05-21, 18:13

How to talk politics this Memorial Day Is President Trump going to be impeached? Who's going to win the Democratic nomination? Some talking points for the inevitable political debates you'll face this holiday weekend...
2019-05-26, 07:52

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in condemning him....
2019-06-14, 09:52

65 Migrants Were Picked Up at Sea. Then the Politics Began. We went onboard a ship that rescues migrants in the the Mediterranean and witnessed a standoff between the captain and Italian officials, who view the crew as criminals....
2019-07-23, 13:39

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
2019-06-10, 08:13

On Politics: Trump’s History With Race Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, President Trump has approached America’s racial divisions as openings to achieve his goals....
2019-07-22, 07:39

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Michael Gove, at Westminster’s Emmanuel Centre, the ba...
2019-05-27, 22:00

Here's how socialism went mainstream in American politics Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have helped to catapult socialism back into mainstream American politics....
2019-08-01, 00:13

On Politics: Trump to Hit Mexico With Tariffs The president plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico, a tax that would “gradually increase” until the flow of immigrants across the border stopped....
2019-05-31, 07:13

A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics Gabriela Cámara, of Contramar and Cala, is on the brink of global culinary fame. But first she’ll return home to Mexico to advise the country’s president on food policy....
2019-06-04, 19:26

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage r...
2019-05-21, 14:32

On Politics: Trump Ousts Pollsters After the leak of internal polls showing President Trump behind Joe Biden in several key states, the campaign is cutting ties with three of its five pollsters....
2019-06-17, 07:39

Can Cardi B and Bernie Sanders fix politics? Er … Everyone wants to encourage young people to vote. But getting a rapper and a senator together in a nail salon may not be the way to do itI am ever more convinced that the only celebrity we need right now is the Bronx rapper Cardi B, who represents most clearly the duality of man in everything she sa...
2019-08-01, 19:13

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government has taken note. Related: 'Facebook is dangerous': t...
2019-07-20, 07:39

Trump's pardons appear prompted by TV, friends and politics President Donald Trump, as he considers pardoning military personnel accused of murder and other crimes, is following a pattern for wielding his clemency power that relies more on his personal interest in a case and its odds of galvanizing his political base than on the careful legal procedures used...
2019-05-21, 22:00

'We Know We’re Not Taking It Far Enough': A Ubisoft VP Wrestles With Politics In Games A couple of months ago, in a meeting room on the outskirts of the Los Angeles Convention Center during the E3 gaming show, Ubisoft’s Tommy Francois described what he thought would be the ultimate video game....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Spies may have used an AI-generated face to infiltrate US politics AI-generated faces might be more than just novelties -- they could also be used as espionage tools. Experts talking to the AP believe that spies used AI to create a 'photo' of Katie Jones, a non-existent person used in an attempt to infiltrate the A......
2019-06-16, 01:39

The DeanBeat: Would politics make video games better? As I watched my Facebook feed explode about President Donald Trump’s racist comments this week, I couldn’t help but notice that game developers are political creatures, just like everybody else. But if you looked at their games for political messages, you would think that they’re a...
2019-07-20, 01:52

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
2019-05-22, 06:39

On Politics: Trump Sees Future in Tariffs Concluding that his tariff threat worked with Mexico, the president vowed to hit Beijing with more levies if it did not accede to America’s trade demands....
2019-06-11, 07:00

For Celebrity Chefs, Politics Proves Precarious Three New York restaurateurs — David Chang, José Andrés and Christina Tosi — pleaded with the developer Stephen Ross to cancel a fund-raiser for President Trump....
2019-08-10, 04:39

On Politics: Is Obama’s Legacy Fair Game? Joe Biden has used his association with Mr. Obama to burnish his candidacy, but during the debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
2019-08-02, 09:26

Motherhood is good prep for politics | Brief letters Motherhood | Awkward teacher encounters | Sheep | NHSI was bowled over by Nell Frizzell’s honesty and common sense (I learned I could be a mum and do a job, G2, 22 July). Of course, many mums can’t take her stance (try being a cleaner or tube train driver), but we need to accept that lots of jobs ca...
2019-07-24, 20:01

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politician."...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in the final by the undisputed star of the tournament       ...
2019-07-08, 03:26

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's former chief of staff....
2019-07-12, 19:52

Trump: ‘Not happy’ about ‘messed up’ Israeli politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Israel has got to “get their act together” after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a new governing coalition and a second election was set for later this year. Saying the political situation in Israel is “all messed u...
2019-06-03, 06:00

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds new front...
2019-06-28, 14:39

With Spanish politics in turbulence zone, what next for Sanchez & Co? Two sets of elections in the past month have left Spanish politics deeply fragmented, paving the way for a complex and hard-to-predict round of horse-trading as the main parties seek to form alliances....
2019-05-31, 18:39

The problem with Joe Biden's 'chummy' politics | Nathan Robinson You can be the best friend of everyone in Washington, or you can move the country towards justice. But you can’t do bothThis week, Joe Biden attracted controversy after waxing nostalgic about working alongside segregationists in the Senate. After Cory Booker suggested Biden should apologize, Biden r...
2019-06-23, 11:26

"When Are You Quitting Politics?": Posters In Punjab Ask Navjot Sidhu Posters asking Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to keep his promise of quitting politics if Rahul Gandhi lost the elections from Amethi were seen in Ludhiana on Saturday....
2019-06-22, 14:52

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics Reenactments of the Khmer Rouge genocide are annual events in Cambodia. On the grounds of the famous killing fields of Choeung Ek, outside the capital of Phnom Penh, a troupe of young performers will take their positions on an open field. The loudspeakers will blare haunting music and words of hate....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
2019-06-21, 18:26

Mercedes duo: F1 tracks choice too influenced by politics and money Mercedes Formula 1 duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas hope driver input can improve the championship's choice of circuits and avoid races being held for "pure political reasons and money"...
2019-07-16, 17:00

| Will Khama return to active politics in new party colours? It was expected to be known tomorrow whether or not Botswana’s former president Ian Khama will lead the charge in a bid to seize power from the governing party co-founded by his father almost six decades ago....
2019-07-05, 18:39

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable political statement...
2019-05-21, 17:39

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel Messi again — this time in the quarterfinals of the Copa América — Dudamel was more relaxed Thursday about his own future d...
2019-06-28, 12:39

On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates In a live television spectacle involving cards, boxes and a triple-split-screen, CNN revealed who will face off in the next set of Democratic debates....
2019-07-19, 07:26

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable political statement...
2019-05-21, 15:00

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
2019-07-17, 19:39

Dan Le Batard rips ESPN’s no-politics policy but stays on the air ESPN spent Friday telling employees that its no-politics policy is still in place even after Dan Le Batard violated it and remained on the air without any known discipline. ESPN officials were spreading the word through the media Friday that nothing has changed in terms of the policy under which it ...
2019-07-19, 23:00

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock in Italy....
2019-08-16, 12:26

American Airlines CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing's 737 Max American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker told employees that politics are playing into federal officials' decision to allow the grounded Boeing 737 Max plane to fly again....
2019-06-24, 00:39

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
2019-05-22, 03:13

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena, turned her search for her absent older sister in...
2019-06-21, 12:39

The Latest: FCA says French politics caused merger pullout PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says political conditions in France caused it to withdraw its offer to merge with French automaker Renault. The company says its board made the decision at a meeting Wedn...
2019-06-06, 03:01

Trump and May Can’t Escape Shadow of Politics at Portsmouth’s D-Day Ceremony Local leaders originally intended it to be a humble ceremony of remembrance for the surviving combatants of Europe’s finest hour. But the presence of glittering royals and heads of state at Portsmouth’s D-Day commemoration on Wednesday turned the event into a far more formal — and ...
2019-06-05, 20:39

Foreigners are still interested in U.S. tech jobs despite volatile politics Global interest in technology jobs in the United States is holding steady, despite the political situation about immigration, according to job site Indeed.Read More...
2019-06-05, 11:13

Sex, drugs, politics: how the streaming giants are blowing up Bollywood New Amazon and Netflix dramas take in themes that India’s established cinema rarely touches, with millions of potential subscribers available ‘The three big ‘no’s in Indian cinema are sexuality, religion and politics,” says Anurag Kashyap. “And in Sacred Games we address all three.” The Netflix seri...
2019-08-02, 23:00

Yara Shahidi: ‘I’ll put my career on the line to talk politics’ The actor, model and activist is no ordinary 19-year-old. She’s filmed with Eddie Murphy and Angelina Jolie, she’s friends with Michelle Obama – and Oprah wants her to be a future US presidentWhen Yara Shahidi was a little girl, she ran out of history books to read at school. This was before she had...
2019-08-06, 04:39

"Not Ready For Politics Right Now. Declined The Offer I Got": Sonu Nigam Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now, he says....
2019-05-26, 13:00

UFC’s Colby Covington, the athletic embodiment of Trump's politics The American fighter needs little excuse to profess his support for the US president. But more interesting is what his actions tell us about the first familyOn Saturday night, Colby Covington dominated former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler en route to victory in Newark, New Jersey. Once the...
2019-08-05, 11:13

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
2019-07-22, 12:13

Lawsuit claims politics motivated change to census A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are "serious." (June 5)        ...
2019-06-06, 13:39

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
2019-06-07, 18:39

The Deciders: Meet the voters defining America's politics A retiree worried about his granddaughter's future in Pinellas County, Florida. A factory worker in Racine County, Wisconsin, who doubts politicians will improve her life as a single mother....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Will populist politics undo a renaissance at Italy’s Uffizi? The Uffizi Galleries are experiencing a renaissance thanks to reforms granting Italy’s top state-run museums autonomy and allowing foreigners at the helm, but populist politics roiling the Italian art world could end the period...
2019-08-13, 16:00

Jo Cox's sister calls for 'kinder politics' 3 years after MP's murder The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said politicians and comedians should be careful of the language they use after Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid at "unpleasant characters"....
2019-06-16, 16:13

I’m on ESPN. Nobody expects politics on the Disney Channel, so why from Dan Le Batard? Would I like ESPN to sometimes embrace the world beyond stadiums and arenas? Yes, but that’s not part of the cable network’s mission to maximize profits....
2019-08-11, 19:52

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament. Barley’s Social Democratic party, Merkel’s junior-coalition partner in government, said Wednesday that Christin...
2019-06-19, 17:01

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on white districts....
2019-08-02, 17:52

NASA boss Bridenstine thinks we’d be on Mars already if politics didn’t get in the way 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 make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occasion — and you can bet NASA will be l...
2019-07-16, 04:39

On Politics: Trump’s Words Are Scrutinized by Candidates in Wake of Shootings Democratic presidential candidates denounced a culture of hatred and white nationalism that some said emanated from the Trump White House after two mass shootings....
2019-08-05, 11:39

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenient sentence....
2019-07-11, 08:52

My Father's Path Of Politics Ended On March 17: Manohar Parrikar's Son Reacting to the developments late Wednesday, when the BJP engineered a split in the Congress and inducted breakaway lawmakersinto its fold, Utpal, son of former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar,......
2019-07-11, 02:00

Democrats' gun control debate expands into an argument about money in politics Gun control emerged as a big issue during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday in Detroit, but then it grew into an argument about money in politics....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Sheila Dikshit Almost Quit Politics In 2012, Stayed On After Nirbhaya In the winter of 2012, Sheila Dikshit underwent her second angioplasty and her family wanted her to quit politics but then the horrific December 16 gang rape took place and she made up her mind not to......
2019-07-20, 22:39

Trump Weighs New Stance on Guns Amid Changing Politics The president is consulting allies about supporting expanded background checks. Mitch McConnell said the idea would be “front and center” when the Senate reconvenes....
2019-08-09, 02:26

2020 Democrat bemoans identity politics, says it's being used to 'tear people apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said identity politics are being weaponized to purposely divide the country and called for unity during an appearance on "The View" Monday. ...
2019-07-22, 20:26

The huge decision ESPN’s Dan Le Batard faces after talking politics Dan Le Batard has now boxed himself in. ESPN has called his bluff, leaving him with a choice: Either kowtow to what he described as “cowardly” corporate policy, placing politics and President Donald Trump outside of his national sports radio show, or talk politics, risking his multimillion salary an...
2019-07-23, 00:13

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics Hundreds of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, many gripping umbrellas to ward off Saudi Arabia's blistering summer sun, descended on Mecca this week ahead of the annual haj....
2019-08-08, 20:39

Trump seeks to link Dayton shooter to liberal politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to link the suspected gunman in the Dayton mass shooting to liberal candidates and organizations. At the same time, the president has pushed back against critics who tied the El Paso attack to his own comments on immigration. Posts from a Twitter ac...
2019-08-08, 02:13

Malaysia's Anwar says he has support to become PM, decries sex tape 'gutter politics' Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim, jailed twice for what he says were trumped-up sodomy charges, said on Thursday he has the support needed to become prime minister and denied calling for a potential challenger to resign over a new gay sex scandal....
2019-07-18, 09:39

"2019 Mandate Is To End Appeasement Politics Forever," Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday the politics of appeasement was the reason for the continuance of the "evil practice" of triple talaq for so long....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought funding, saying Labor would support “any level” of fundi...
2019-07-18, 06:52

GOP leaders dismiss Dem outcry over Trump tweets as ‘all about politics,’ impeachment House Republican leaders stood by President Trump on Tuesday in response to a Democratic resolution condemning his controversial tweets about four freshman lawmakers, alleging their outrage is “all about politics” and suggesting it's being used to revive an impeachment push. ...
2019-07-16, 19:52

Why the Supreme Court’s Rulings Have Profound Implications for American Politics The justices handed Republicans a key victory by refusing to halt even the most extreme gerrymandered maps. But Democrats may have a win on blocking the citizenship question from the census....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Meghan McCain to Amy Klobuchar: Leave my father's legacy out of politics Meghan McCain responded to Sen. Amy Klobuchar's claim the late Sen. John McCain "kept reciting to me names of dictators" during President Trump's inaugural address....
2019-05-27, 22:39

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transport cocaine to the United States....
2019-06-14, 10:13

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger Fiat Chrysler pulled out of an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, saying in a statement that France’s political climate would prevent the tie-up from being a success...
2019-06-06, 04:39

Depth of Field: Alex Morgan and the Politics of Women in Celebration The US women’s soccer team forward scored in the team’s semifinal win over England. It is her moment alone. She’s earned it. We would do well to remember it....
2019-07-04, 17:13

Hugs, not macho handshakes: Trump shelves politics at D-Day anniversary President Donald Trump briefly set aside politics and his testy relationship with France's Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, heaping praise on U.S. war veterans in a speech to mark the 75th D-Day anniversary and steering clear of issues that might rile Europe....
2019-06-06, 18:39

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
2019-06-02, 00:13

Be a faithful fiduciary — keep politics out of your decisions when investing other people's money Amid growing calls for divestment from several industries, Milton Friedman’s view on the role of business in politics bears repeating. Friedman explained that corporate executives are agents of the companies to which they are employed, acting on behalf of the company’s owners and tasked with the res...
2019-05-21, 20:00

On Politics: Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Familiar Grievances The president told a raucous Florida crowd that the election would be “a verdict on the un-American conduct of those who tried to undermine our great democracy.”...
2019-06-19, 10:00

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
2019-07-05, 11:39

How GOP crusader Andrea Catsimatidis is tackling the risky business of NY politics Andrea Catsimatidis is a billionaire heiress, business bombshell, jet-setter, NYC native and chairwoman of the Manhattan Republican Party — and that’s just according to her Instagram bio. Like her father, one-time mayoral candidate and Gristedes supermarket owner John Catsimatidis, Andrea has taken ...
2019-07-06, 20:00

Billionaire Ross Perot, Who Shook Up US Politics In The 1990s, Dies At 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at......
2019-07-09, 19:13

Jimmy Neesham: New Zealand all-rounder on cricket, politics and cattle New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham reveals how he nearly quit cricket to sell electronic collars for cows, his views on politics and his career post-cricket....
2019-07-08, 12:52

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports his mayor dad Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid — but didn’t promise to join the fledgling campaign. “I think, I mean, something in ...
2019-05-22, 18:00

Brexit breakdown: 14 days that shook politics | Anywhere but Westminster - video Starting with the unexpected scramble for the European parliament and ending with the byelection buildup in Peterborough, John Harris and John Domokos go on a mammoth road trip into the new reality: politics changed forever by the internet, and voters who want direct control Continue reading......
2019-06-05, 16:26

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whether he returns to his populist roots or moves closer to the mainstream center-left will offer a clue to how antiestablishment politics in Europe could pl...
2019-07-08, 14:13

Kebabs and rock music: Moscow's ruse for luring the young away from politics ‘Spoiler’ festivals are being held in Russia to try to keep young protesters off the streetsOnce there were bread and circuses. Now there are DJ sets and kebabs.As thousands of Russians prepare for opposition protests for the third straight weekend in Moscow, the city government is laying on festiva...
2019-08-10, 07:26

Nancy Pelosi's Drug Price Compromise Is Bad Policy and Worse Politics Mere weeks ago, we brought you the news that progressive House Democrats were joyful that Democratic leadership was not “wedded” to a terrible drug pricing proposal that would appoint an arbitrator to set drug prices. This is what I wrote at the time:...
2019-05-24, 22:39

From Lawyer And Army Major To Politics: Actor Sunny Deol Joins BJP From the frustrated lawyer in Damini to a Major in the Indian Army in Border, Sunny Deol has played many roles in his career. The 62-year-old action star has now taken on a new one by joining the BJP...
2019-05-21, 18:52

Fox News hosts join John Rich on country song about politics NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fox News host Greg Gutfeld can now add songwriter to his resume after a song he co-wrote with John Rich, which features his fellow co-hosts on the political talk show “The Five,” has debuted on the Billboard charts. The ironically named song, “Shut Up About ...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater....
2019-06-09, 16:26

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
2019-06-09, 04:52

Ex-Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's Entry To Politics Was Accidental Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who served three terms as the Chief Minister of Delhi between 1998 and 2013, died on Saturday at the age of 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest....
2019-08-04, 06:52

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
2019-06-04, 06:52

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money in politics and raise ethical standards for elected officials....
2019-06-05, 17:52

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: When White Nationalism Takes Center Stage The recent discussion about hate, extremists and the rise of white nationalism represents a significant shift in the national conversation on violence....
2019-08-06, 02:52

Pete Buttigieg described politics as a 'sexy challenge' in resurfaced newspaper interview Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was recently confronted about an interview he did at the age of 18 in which he calls politics a "sexy challenge" that he thought he would be able to "pull off."...
2019-05-28, 22:39

Daily on Energy: Tornado alley becomes the place for climate confusion and politics Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-05-30, 22:52

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap his window pane in the machine shed for two weeks, wondering when he would ever finish planting corn...
2019-05-30, 16:13

How the world’s dirtiest industries have learned to pollute our politics | George Monbiot The fossil-fuel lobby is threatened by public concern over the climate crisis. So it’s buying influence to get the results it wantsThe tragedy of our times is that the gathering collapse of our life support systems has coincided with the age of public disservice. Just as we need to rise above self-i...
2019-08-07, 08:26

DNA Tests Could Help a Father Find Out What Happened to His Wife and Kids. But Politics Stand in the Way When Walid Khalil Murad drifts off to sleep, he can feel the warmth of his three small children in bed beside him. They are there in his dreams too, playing happily together. There is three-year-old Nishtiman, with eyes like her father’s and the same stubborn spirit, and his sons, Nashwan, 5, ...
2019-08-12, 20:13

Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. Wildlife officials warn the red wolves of North Carolina could be gone from the wild within a decade. In the Southwest, Me...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Shaken up: will Nigel Farage's Brexit party change politics? – podcast Nigel Farage’s Brexit party is expected to top the polls in this week’s European elections in the UK. His calls to leave the EU immediately without a deal have proved appealing to many voters who feel betrayed that Brexit is yet to be delivered. The Guardian’s Peter Walker describes a reshaping of B...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, says ‘frightened’ by partisan politics “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Amash said. “I’m asking you to join me in rejecting the partisan loyalties and rhetoric that divide and dehumanize us.”...
2019-07-05, 03:13

Theresa May delivers speech on state of politics today – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including PMQs and May’s speech on the state of politicsBoris Johnson ‘ignored expert advice’ over £1bn mayoral vanity projectsWhat is the Brexit backstop?Hammond ‘terrified’ by Rees-Mogg claim of no-deal Brexit boostPMQs - Snap verdictMay’s stat...
2019-07-17, 17:52

Brit Hume says feeling self-assured led to 'the kind of rage' seen in today's politics When politicians and their supporters feel certain in their convictions and see opponents as insincere, it leads to the discord seen today in America, according to Brit Hume....
2019-07-17, 04:26

He spoke for Maryland football players after teammate’s death. His next field: politics. Ellis McKennie is best known for his response to the death of his friend Jordan McNair. His desire to leave an impact guides his aspirations for the future....
2019-08-16, 16:00

He spoke for Maryland football players after a teammate’s death. His next field: Politics. Ellis McKennie is best known for his response to the death of his friend Jordan McNair. His desire to leave an impact guides his aspirations for the future....
2019-08-16, 21:13

Tech giants despise politics? Hardly – they are in the thick of it and being called out | John Naughton Silicon Valley’s countercultural aura is gone now that Google develops AI for China and Palantir helps monitor immigrationIf there was one thing that united the founders of today’s tech giants in their early days it was contempt for politics, manifested as suspicion of government and a pathological ...
2019-08-19, 01:13

Megan Rapinoe discusses politics, family and her father’s support of Trump: ‘I don’t get it’ "How are you simultaneously as proud as punch of me, and watching Fox News all the time, [when they are doing] takedowns of your daughter?’" she said....
2019-08-19, 23:26

U.S. billionaire Ross Perot, who shook up 1990s presidential politics, dead at 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled U.S. politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said....
2019-07-09, 17:39

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years since his diagnosis. ...
2019-07-03, 12:52

Parliamentary Panel Report On Black Money Caught In Congress-BJP Politics A report on the government's efforts to curb black money - prepared by a parliamentary committee chaired by Congress's Veerappa Moily - skips any mention of a specific amount of black money. A copy of......
2019-06-24, 10:52

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster John Zogby....
2019-06-27, 20:52

Dan Le Batard Goes In On President Trump, Rips ESPN's "Cowardly" No-Politics Pivot Dan Le Batard used a portion of his Thursday show to denounce the scene at Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina Wednesday, when the racist president stirred the racist crowd into a racist euphoria that featured chants of “send her back” directed at Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. Le Batard called the ch...
2019-07-19, 06:13

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
2019-05-21, 16:00

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social med...
2019-05-21, 19:13

On Politics: Trump May Impose Limits on Chinese Maker of Surveillance Tech The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repression of Muslims....
2019-05-22, 08:39

Quebec law banning hijab at work creates ‘politics of fear', say critics Civil liberties groups vow to challenge new law that bans public employees from wearing religious symbolsCivil liberties and Muslim groups have vowed to challenge a new law in the Canadian province of Quebec that bans some public sector employees from wearing religious symbols during work hours, arg...
2019-06-17, 19:26

Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point? | John Vidal People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority. This is an opportunity for bold action from governmentLast week a small campaign group in the staunchly conservative town of Shrewsbury called a public meeting about climate change. The organisers were delighted when 150 people...
2019-05-21, 14:32

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town....
2019-07-22, 17:39

PEN World Voices Festival: Person, Place, and Politics: Recusing Ourselves from States of Turmoil Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Opinion: Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants politics out of sports. Too bad he's a hypocrite Dolphins owner Stephen Ross had no trouble banning his players from kneeling. But he didn't like being criticized about fundraiser for Donald Trump.       ...
2019-08-10, 02:52

Missouri governor says politics plays no role in abortion clinic licensing fight 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. state with no legal abortion provider....
2019-05-29, 23:52

ESPN’s Dan Le Batard rips President Trump, derides network’s no-politics policy “There’s a racial division in this country that’s being instigated by the president, and we here at ESPN haven’t had the stomach for that fight," Le Batard said Thursday on his daily radio show....
2019-07-19, 09:13

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his best friend who tumbled straight into a supernatural canyon. Now, his best friend, Carlyle, takes center stage in a form-breaking episode that has a ...
2019-06-10, 21:13

President Trump Stays Mostly On-Script and off Politics at Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump celebrated “the greatest political journey in human history” Thursday in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy, cheering crowd of spectators, many of them invited, on the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial. Supporters welcomed his tribute ...
2019-07-05, 04:52

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Merger Offer For Renault, Blames French Politics Fiat Chrysler said it has abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-06-06, 11:52

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....
2019-06-13, 00:00

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer Made Joint Decision To Re-Enter ATP Politics Controversy has arisen over the past months concerning various issues, with ATP Council president Novak Djokovic often on the opposite side of discussions from Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer....
2019-08-09, 11:39

Welcome to Trump's Corrupt State – the Mos Eisley cantina of world politics | Robert Reich The administration and the Republican party are nests of lobbyists and con artists who make Greedo look like a saintTrump has been ramping up his “Deep State” rhetoric again. He’s back to blaming a cabal of bureaucrats, FBI and CIA agents, Democrats and “enemies of the people” in the mainstream medi...
2019-06-15, 10:39

In the not too distant future, when climate alarmists and identity politics have destroyed civilisation ... | First Dog on the Moon What did you do in the climate wars Daddy?Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
2019-07-09, 07:00

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up to the next election....
2019-06-10, 02:26

Kristy Swanson: US women's soccer players should visit White House, leave politics out of it Actress Kristy Swanson has argued against the U.S. Women's Soccer Team's decision not to visit the White House in protest to President Trump's administration....
2019-07-10, 19:13

Kanye West spars with David Letterman about politics: 'Liberals bully Trump supporters!' Kanye West claimed liberals bully supporters of Donald Trump after being challenged on his political views by David Letterman on the comedian’s Netflix series....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: disgust his opponents, embolden his base and distr...
2019-07-20, 14:52

Sexual abuse, abortion and politics : 5 things to watch at Southern Baptists' big meeting Thousands of Southern Baptists are gathering in Birmingham, Alabama for their annual meeting. Look for these five topics to come up.        ...
2019-06-10, 17:13

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered systems don't take ideology into account. ...
2019-06-08, 03:13

The wild race to lead the Democrats could break the gender mould of US politics | Emma Brockes Six female candidates have more chance of avoiding sexist stereotyping than poor, isolated Hillary ClintonIt was a strange experience, watching the US Democratic candidates’ debate this week, and not having one’s eye drawn to the traditional solitary female on stage. For the first time, more than on...
2019-06-27, 21:13

UPDATE 2-Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-06-06, 02:39

Ignore the sneering: young people’s rage is an age-old sign of failed politics | Fiona Sturges Like the rockers and ravers before them, this generation treats the choices of their elders with alarmIn the documentary Everybody in the Place, the Turner prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller delivers a talk to a group of sixth-form politics students about late-80s acid house in Britain. As well as d...
2019-08-21, 10:26

UPDATE 3-Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said it has abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for Renault , blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-06-06, 07:52

John F. Kennedy Jr. was ready to pursue politics, determined to save his marriage before plane crash, says pal Steven M. Gillon can vividly recall when he and his pal John F. Kennedy Jr. were at a bar watching a fight on the big screen and a man pushed him aside and exclaimed “You’re John!” hugging the son of late President John F. Kennedy....
2019-07-16, 14:00

Reporter's Notebook: Spat over scrapped 'Squad' members' Israel visit is tricky politics for both sides Israel’s refusal to admit Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., could reverberate deep into the future on a litany of political fronts....
2019-08-17, 08:39

Boris Johnson news and UK politics LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name staff Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Number 10....
2019-07-24, 10:00

President Trump is 'interfering in British politics,' risks 'going off script' and worsening crises: NBC's Chuck Todd NBC Political Director Chuck Todd has argued that Trump's presence has the potential to interfere with British politics at a time when the country is particularly divided....
2019-06-03, 19:13

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
2019-06-27, 21:00

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of colour hate America....
2019-07-21, 02:39

Report: ESPN Reminds Employees Of Craven No-Politics Policy In Wake Of Dan Le Batard's Criticism Of The Network And Trump It was only a matter of time before ESPN decided to do something in response to Dan Le Batard very correctly calling the network’s anti-politics stance “cowardly,” after he denounced the “send her back” chants that Trump’s racist supporters decided to hoot and holler on Thursday. Surprisingly, howev...
2019-07-22, 00:13

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
2019-05-21, 14:38

George Hamilton has never voted, says actors 'have no qualifications' to talk politics George Hamilton said he believes it's irresponsible for actors to share their opinions on political issues because they "have no qualifications."        ...
2019-08-03, 06:01

Meghan McCain to release audiobook next year discussing dad John McCain, politics Meghan McCain will be coming out with an audiobook next year where she will share her thoughts on politics and her family.        ...
2019-08-02, 22:26

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more than six years ago....
2019-07-24, 18:26

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
2019-06-07, 18:00

Moment teenager BBC politics reporter is interrupted by teenager who starts repeating him during live broadcast This is the hilarious moment an excited teenager interrupted a live politics report by a BBC presenter who smoothly sidestepped around the boy and carried on with the broadcast....
2019-06-21, 17:26

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-24, 05:52

Theresa May warns she is 'worried about the state of politics' in final major speech as Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that she is "worried about the state of politics" as she gave what is expected to be her final major speech as Prime Minister....
2019-07-18, 04:00

Mariah Carey makes her politics clear, posts photos of 'President Clinton and her husband' Mariah Carey cheekily showed support for Hillary when tweeted. "An honor to meet President Clinton and her husband," with photos of the Clintons.        ...
2019-08-06, 11:39

Merkel rebukes Trump politics in Harvard commencement speech: 'Tear down walls of ignorance' Without saying the president by name, German Chancellor Angela Merkel slammed the policies and worldview of Donald Trump's presidency.        ...
2019-05-31, 23:00

GOP leaders on Trump's tweets: It's about politics Republican leaders in Congress remained unwilling Tuesday to unequivocally rebuke President Donald Trump's attack on four progressive women of color in Congress, insisting his tweets and the ensuing dispute is about ideology and politics. (July 16)        ...
2019-07-16, 22:26

'The game's in a really poor state': Burnley boss Sean Dyche rails against diving – video Burnley manager Sean Dyche was critical of simulation in football after his side's 2-1 loss to Arsenal on Saturday. Dyche added that he was concerned that the worst punishment a player could suffer was a yellow card. Lacazette and Aubameyang give Arsenal the edge over sturdy Burnley Continue reading...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the security guard handed him a torn piece of paper wit...
2019-08-18, 02:39

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs denying to cover bills for emergency care According to a new report by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, during just one six-month period, more than 17,000 veterans were slapped with $53.3 million in medical bills the government should have covered. The VA tells NBC News they are reviewing the claims in the report for possible payment t...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Report: No charges for RB Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports....
2019-08-18, 03:00

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Rashida Tlaib's grandmother responds to Trump mocking decision not to visit Israel: 'May God ruin him' Muftia Tlaib, the 99-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., had some strong words for President Trump after he claimed the elder Tlaib was a "winner" because her granddaughter decided not to visit her in Israel....
2019-08-18, 03:26

Airlines already selling seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX planes Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they’re scheduled to take off. American and United are among the airlines that plan to use them for more than 32,600 flights later this year, according to the Su...
2019-08-18, 03:52

Hundreds of far-right protestors face off with Antifa members in Portland Hundreds of far-right protesters were met by hordes of antifa, or anti-fascist, counter-demonstrators in Portland, Ore., Saturday, as President Trump singled out the latter for possible designation as a terrorist organization. “Major consideration is being given to naming ANTIFA an ‘ORGANIZATION OF ...
2019-08-18, 03:52

US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker in Gibraltar The US issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent the ship from leaving Gibraltar. The Grace 1 was seized by British officials July 4 because it was suspected of violating European Union sanctions prohibiting the sale of oil to Syria. The seizure led to a ...
2019-08-18, 03:52

‘Space Jam’ mural turned Brooklyn basketball court into an ‘ice rink’ A Williamsburg basketball court’s new paint job promoting the sequel to the live-action/animated ’90s movie “Space Jam” has made the surface dangerously slippery, dejected b-ballers griped....
2019-08-18, 04:13

Salaries ‘gone wild’: Carranza cronies pocket pay hikes as high as 35% City school honchos might need to reach for their calculators to tally up their ever-growing paychecks. Raises on top of promotions for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top educrats have led to massive pay hikes as high as 35 percent, with at least 36 executives now slated to rake in more than ...
2019-08-18, 05:26

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be there to get paid....
2019-08-18, 05:26

Gun control protests across the US demand action from Congress The "Recess Rallies" are calling on Congress to end the country's hundreds of mass shootings every year. House Democrats plan to end the summer break early to begin work on gun legislation....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing Europe....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Problems and progress: Life for disabled people in Belarus In Belarus, neither state nor society are good at dealing with people with disabilities. A new law aims to change that — but will it make enough of a difference?...
2019-08-18, 05:52

Silent 'free election' vigils held across Moscow amid protest ban After authorities rebuffed their rally plans, Russian activists stood in solitary silence at some of the city's monuments. Previous protests have sparked police action that saw 3,000 people arrested....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph bouncer....
2019-08-18, 07:00

AB takes walkthrough reps, 'didn't miss a beat' Wide receiver Antonio Brown took part in the Raiders' walkthrough on Saturday and coach Jon Gruden said he could see Brown being a full participant in practice soon. Quarterback Derek Carr is excited that Brown is closer to seeing more action....
2019-08-18, 07:26

Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era Oregon city sees sporadic violence and a dozen arrests as Donald Trump and Proud Boys chairman denounce anti-fascistsPortland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, ...
2019-08-18, 07:52

Pete Alonso’s mental toughness helped Mets win this one KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was a Polar Bear Grand Slam Plan. This is the underappreciated aspect of the amazin’ Mets rookie. Pete Alonso has a plan for everything and works hard to achieve success. His bases-loaded, majestic fly ball deep into the stands hugged the right-field line and foul pole in th...
2019-08-18, 07:52

He spends half his $1300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong....
2019-08-18, 08:39

Iceland Builds First Monument In Memory Of Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate....
2019-08-18, 09:26

Hong Kong protester organizer hopes for peace at new rally Thousands of people are streamed into a park in central Hong Kong for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory...
2019-08-18, 09:52

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
2019-08-18, 10:39

Sportwatch: Last gasp wins for Tigers and Lightning as Roosters stroll – as it happened AFL: Tigers down EaglesNRL: Roosters hammer WarriorsSuper Netball: Lightning edge Vixens; Giants beat Thunderbirds 8.03am BST Thank you all for your company this afternoon, it’s now time for me to take my leave and get ready for some cricket. What a sporting treat today has been already with Richmon...
2019-08-18, 11:00

Richard Williams, 'Roger Rabbit' and 'Pink Panther' animator, dead at 86 Richard Williams, the animator known for his work on "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and two "Pink Panther" films, is dead, his family told PA Media, the UK national news agency....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by private companies and have been for some time. We d...
2019-08-18, 11:26

“Clear the Shelter” event helps adopt dozens of animals TUCSON — Over a hundred animals have a new home thanks in part to the “Clear the Shelter” event held at Pima Animal Care Center on Saturday. The shelter waived adopted fees for pets four months and older. August is typically the busiest time for workers at PACC. They take in typica...
2019-08-18, 11:52

The Holocaust survivor, 87, facing eviction in California: 'Will they throw me to the ground?' Exclusive: Musiy Rishin speaks out about landlord who wants wealthier tenants and has fought to evict him and his dying sonMusiy Rishin knows how to survive.He narrowly escaped the Nazis’ massacre of Jews in the Ukraine in 1941. His family lived through wartime famine, and an earthquake in Uzbekista...
2019-08-18, 12:13

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
2019-08-18, 12:39

Owen Jones insists he is 'not rattled' after being 'kicked in head' outside north London pub Labour activist Owen Jones has insisted he is "not rattled" after he was allegedly kicked in the head and thrown to the floor outside a north London pub....
2019-08-18, 13:39

Food, fuel and drug shortage warning only 'worst case' Brexit, says Gove A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
2019-08-18, 14:26

Kyle Williams went from five-star recruit to prison after brutal assaults. He says he's a changed man Kyle Williams was a five-star linebacker who seemed destined for greatness. But after viciously assaulting three women, prison has been his reality.       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with the NFL.       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14 Eric Thames hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the 14th inning, capping the Milwaukee Brewers' wild 15-14 victory over the Washington Nationals       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

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2019-08-18, 14:52

|Debtrelief:'PoorestofthepoorwillpayaheavypriceforSA'sdebtforgivenesslegislation' Writing off loans belonging to banks and other financial institutions albeit under strict conditions, is sending out entirely the wrong message, writes Neil Roets for Fin24....
2019-08-18, 16:26

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul country's 'dysfunctional criminal justice system' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Sunday a criminal justice overhaul to "reform every aspect of America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" by ending "for-profit greed" in the system, expanding inmates' rights and changing how policing works in the country....
2019-08-18, 16:26

Hong Kong Protests Show Little Sign of Flagging as Large Crowds Rally for Democracy Hong Kong’s eleventh straight weekend of anti-government protests culminated in a large rally Sunday at the city’s Victoria Park. Tens of thousands chanted “Free Hong Kong! Democracy Now!” and “Fight for freedom! Stand for Hong Kong!” as a heavy rain fell. Many pr...
2019-08-18, 17:13

Rep. Dan Crenshaw rips Antifa demonstrators, blasts Portland protests as ‘sad showing’ In a Twitter message Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw declared Saturday’s protests in Portland, Ore., “a sad showing,” and said the city’s Antifa activists paled in comparison to the demonstrators fighting for democracy in Hong Kong....
2019-08-18, 17:39

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63 The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agrees a pact with the United States....
2019-08-18, 17:39

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grace 1.'        ...
2019-08-18, 18:26

The key steps we must take to improve the safety of boxing The safety of boxing is often called into question. Jack Hirsch identifies some steps that should be taken to make the sport safer The post The key steps we must take to improve the safety of boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Shivraj Chouhan Calls Rahul Gandhi "Deserter" Who "Abandoned" Congress Senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday equated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home minister Amit Shah with "Lord Krishna and Arjun" over the Centre's move to scrap the special status of......
2019-08-18, 18:26

"Congress Has Lost Its Way": Haryana's BS Hooda Backs BJP On Kashmir Congress's Haryana stalwart Bhupinder Singh Hooda raised eyebrows today by declaring support for the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, deviating from the party line ahead......
2019-08-18, 18:26

NHS says sepsis monitoring system has saved hundreds of lives Trials of digital alert technology had ‘major impact’ on deadly form of blood poisoning Trials of new digital alert technology to monitor hospital patients with sepsis have saved hundreds of lives, the NHS has said.Plans to roll out the “action and alert” technology across England as part of the NHS...
2019-08-18, 18:26

Just putting it out there: I still buy MP3s In this column, “Just putting this out there…,” we write about the odd ways we engage with tech and the unpopular opinions we form about it. One of my biggest sources of inner turmoil is how I consume music: I still buy MP3s. This is often met with shock, horror, or hushed murmurings of “good for yo...
2019-08-18, 18:52

Daniel Cormier Didn't Listen To His Corner, And It Cost Him His Title By all accounts that matter—meaning the fight’s scorecards—Daniel Cormier had been better than his opponent, Stipe Miocic, through three rounds in the main event of UFC 241. Entering the fourth of the UFC heavyweight title bout, each judge had things scored at 2-1 in Cormier’s favor....
2019-08-18, 19:13

How they got here: Joe Flacco, other NFL stars reflect on their beginnings We know the stressors that have led to a decrease in youth sports participation. But what about the reasons kids keep playing? We asked NFL players to tell us why they did....
2019-08-18, 19:13

Young Red Sox fan uplifts Orioles' Chris Davis during slump with heartwarming letter A young Red Sox fan, 9-year-old Henry Frasca, wrote a heartwarming letter to the Orioles' Chris Davis in April. The two linked up at Fenway Park.       ...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze had surgery for life-threatening staph infection Ex-Ole Miss and current Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze underwent surgery last week for complications from staph infection, he confirmed to ESPN.       ...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Belgium's Pieters returns to winnings ways with Czech Masters title Belgian Thomas Pieters won his fourth European Tour title at the Czech Masters on Sunday, closing with a three-under 69 to seal a one-shot victory over playing partner Adria Arnaus of Spain....
2019-08-18, 21:13

Jessica Biel mourns Peter Fonda, her first big co-star: 'He believed in me' Jessica Biel is mourning the loss of fellow actor Peter Fonda, who played her father in 1997's "Ulee's Gold," the first movie she ever made.        ...
2019-08-18, 21:13

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma......
2019-08-18, 22:00

Sunday Comics: Just Saying Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-08-18, 22:52

Tucson police investigating suspicious death on the south side Tucson police are investigating human remains found at a ranch on Tucson’s south side. Authorities say officers responded to human remains found by a ranch employee around 9:30 am on August 14th, 2019. Officers arrived at the property in the 12900 block of S. Old Nogales Highway and found the ...
2019-08-18, 23:13

Top White House economic adviser says Trump still ‘looking at’ buying Greenland Greenland has said it’s not for sale, but that didn’t stop top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow from adding fuel to the idea that the Trump administration wants to purchase the world’s largest island from Denmark. Speaking with “Fox News Sunday,” Kudlow, the di...
2019-08-18, 23:13

Indian FTR 1200 S: Price Expectation In India American motorcycle maker India Motorcycles is all set to introduce a new offering in the country called the FTR 1200 S. To be offered in two versions - FTR 1200 S and the FTR 1200 Race Replica, the......
2019-08-18, 23:13

Luis Severino throws off Yankee Stadium mound in big step toward return Yankees ace Luis Severino took another step toward making his season debut, throwing off a mound at the Stadium for the first time all year. Severino – who hasn’t pitched all year due to multiple injuries to his pitching arm and shoulder – tossed in the bullpen Sunday and then threw what he estimate...
2019-08-19, 00:00

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The accident occurred on Mount Bonnell Road in West Austin after 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the report. Austin-Travis County EMS sa...
2019-08-19, 00:00

UK teen charged after 'devoted father' fatally stabbed with screwdriver, police say A 17-year-old in England has been charged with the murder of a “devoted father,” who was stabbed to death at a shopping center last week with what police believe was a screwdriver, authorities said Saturday....
2019-08-19, 00:00

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
2019-08-19, 00:00

Mickelson late to the course after lightning hits hotel Mickelson evacuated when lightning hits hotel, the start of a wild Sunday before he got to the course for BMW Championship        ...
2019-08-19, 00:00

$20 million Porsche flops in auction snafu There were no more bids after $17 million. Since $17 million was below the reserve price -- or minimum required by the seller -- RM Sotheby's pulled the lot....
2019-08-19, 00:52

The guitar that Duane Allman played on classic 'Layla' sells for $1.25 million An anonymous collector has snapped up the guitar that Duane Allman played on 'Layla,' the Derek and the Dominoes hit written by Eric Clapton.        ...
2019-08-19, 00:52

A South Dakota woman who thought she had kidney stones was actually pregnant with triplets KOTA-TV Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, South Dakota, gave birth to triplets named Blaze, Gypsy, and Nikki on August 10, KOTA-TV reported. Giltz, who has two older children with her partner of 12 years, Austin, had gone to the hospital thinking she had kidney stones. She only learned she was going in...
2019-08-19, 00:52

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump's nativist advisor, tried to devise a plan that would keep undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, Bloomberg reported. He eventually gave up after being told it would violate a 1982 Supreme Court ruling. Thi...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Inside the Song of Summer: Where It Came From, When It Started and Why This Year's Isn't Even Up for Debate It's that time of year again. The kids are returning to school, the days are getting shorter, and, even though there's been no real relief from the heat yet, that can only mean......
2019-08-19, 02:26

Khloe Kardashian Poses in Bikini and Plays With Her Beach Baby True Thompson Khloe Kardashian is showing off her own "revenge body" and reflecting on her summer of "peace" and "strength" with her littlest love, True Thompson. The......
2019-08-19, 02:26

The floating farm for cows Cows are living on a floating farm in the middle of Europe's busiest port of Rotterdam, as part of an experiment to produce food more sustainably, and closer to people....
2019-08-19, 02:26

‘They Don’t Take Care of Us’: Anti-Rape Protests Vandalize Mexico City’s Famous Angel of Independence Monument (MEXICO CITY) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests that arose t...
2019-08-19, 02:52

|Givegov'tyourpensionfundsorhavethecountryturntotheIMF?Noneedforeither,saysDA The ANC should work towards reforms that will avoid seeing the introduction of asset prescription or seeking money from the International Monetary Fund, urged the DA....
2019-08-19, 03:13

Novartis CEO Battles Fallout From Data Manipulation Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has spent part of his 18 months at the helm of the drug giant cleaning up issues that emerged before his watch. Now, he is facing a storm of his own making....
2019-08-19, 04:00

Jets won’t play Le’Veon Bell the rest of preseason Jets fans will have to wait until the regular season to see new running back Le’Veon Bell in action. Coach Adam Gase said Sunday night that Bell will not play in the preseason. “I was about 99 percent sure heading into the preseason,” Gase said of the decision. “It was all based off how he......
2019-08-19, 04:26

Japan's exports down for eighth month, sales to China slump as recession fears grow Japan's exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales slumped again in a fresh sign the Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the economy into recession....
2019-08-19, 04:26

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
2019-08-19, 04:26

Italy: Populists declare Salvini a 'traitor' as government collapse looms The anti-establishment, populist M5S closed ranks ahead of an upcoming no-confidence vote in parliament. They stopped short of completely cutting ties with Interior Minister Salvini's far-right League party, however....
2019-08-19, 04:26

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76....
2019-08-19, 04:26

Raif Badawi case: Efforts to free jailed blogger continue after 7 years More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release....
2019-08-19, 04:52

Danny McBride and Jody Hill are at the top of their game with The Righteous Gemstones The previous work from the team of Danny McBride and Jody Hill is perhaps best known for just how divisive it is. The comedy, pitch-black with no punches pulled, attempts a tonal high-wire act; balancing the anger and cruelty of its characters with more purposefully human moments, which isn’t for ev...
2019-08-19, 06:00

Sources: Howard OK'd to talk with Lakers, others Dwight Howard's representatives have been given permission by the Grizzlies to speak to teams that might have interest in acquiring the center, including the Lakers, sources say....
2019-08-19, 06:00

Meet the League of Legends World Championship qualifiers The first handful of League of Legends teams across major regions have qualified for October's world championship in Europe. Here's what to know about them....
2019-08-19, 06:00

Karma Automotive's U.S. venture lures global suppliers The Chinese-owned startup is up and running as a bona fide premium carmaker, with a U.S. plant, a global supply chain and a different sort of pitch for interested suppliers....
2019-08-19, 06:26

Mark Sanford Wants to Be President, but Maybe His Children Will Save Him Republican politician Mark Sanford wants to be relevant again. And the only way ousted Republicans can be relevant without bootlicking is by attempting to challenge President Donald Trump....
2019-08-19, 06:26

Joe Manchin Keeps Trump's Greenland Dream Alive On Sunday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) treated President Donald Trump’s pipe dream of buying Greenland as a serious policy proposal during a television appearance on CBS. A somber remind that this is something Manchin has to do because Donald Trump remains president, and even his dumbest ideas have to b...
2019-08-19, 06:26

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in City Hall, have collectively coughed up more than $200,000 to White House aspirants, but almost all of it went to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rivals,...
2019-08-19, 06:26

Trump confirms he is considering attempt to buy Greenland President says bid would be ‘essentially a real estate deal'Danish semi-autonomous territory has said it is not for saleDonald Trump has confirmed he is considering an attempt to buy Greenland for strategic reasons, though he said the idea is “not No1 on the burner”. Related: 'Friends, you're going ...
2019-08-19, 06:52

British man sets new cycling speed record of more than 174mph Neil Campbell rode a £15,000 custom bike released from the back of a speeding PorscheA British man has set a new cycling speed record of more than 174mph on a £15,000 bike released from the back of a Porsche as it hurtled down a runway.Architect Neil Campbell, 45, broke the previous record of 167mph...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls The dedication of some female superfans goes way beyond music. Hannah Ewens explores her passion for Courtney LoveIt was a rare, expansive summer in the city – one when your friends were always available, you felt charming, and everyone was attractive. Daisy and I sat outside Itsu and drained cans o...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 pre-order deal drops 10% off the price Bose has a long history of making some of the best noise-cancelling headphones money can buy. What began with the wired Bose QuietComfort 25 was soon overshadowed by the popularity of the QuietComfort 35, now in its second iteration.However, Bose isn't resting on its laurels just yet. The audio...
2019-08-19, 08:26

CBI Gets 2 More Weeks To Probe Car Crash Involving Unnao Rape Survivor The Supreme Court has granted the CBI an additional two weeks to complete its probe into the accident involving the Unnao rape survivor that occurred in Uttar Pradesh last month....
2019-08-19, 08:52

Schools Reopen In Kashmir But Few Children Show Up: 10 Points A fraction of schools and all government offices opened today in Srinagar as the administration said restrictions were being eased in phases after two weeks of a security lockdown to avoid trouble......
2019-08-19, 08:52

Move On J&K In Accordance With Constitutional Provisions: Jitendra Singh The Centre's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir were taken after "thorough research" in accordance with constitutional provisions and can withstand any legal challenge, Union minister Jitendra Singh said......
2019-08-19, 08:52

Jason Line tops NHRA Pro Stock qualifying at Brainerd Minnesota driver Jason Line raced to his second Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier of the season and 55th overall at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway        ...
2019-08-19, 08:52

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
2019-08-19, 09:39

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the “Pan-European Picnic,” an event on the border of Austria and Hungary considered to have helped lead to the fall of the Berlin Wall...
2019-08-19, 09:39

Justice Department backs Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright case The U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on the next big music copyright case on the horizon following the Katy Perry “Dark Horse” decision, and taken Led Zeppelin’s side in the long-running copyright dispute that pits the writers of the group’s anthem “Stairway to Heaven” against the publisher...
2019-08-19, 10:00

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong Britain's opposition Labour Party said the government should talk directly with China over Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to respect the 'one country, two systems' principle in the former British province....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests Indonesia's police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tires and torched a local parliament building over the recent detention of scores of Papuan students....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Thai official dismisses Muslim insurgent demand on detainees A Thai deputy prime minister dismissed on Monday a demand made by a Malay Muslim group to free those detained over alleged links to the long-running insurgency in Thailand's mainly Muslim south as a pre-condition for formal talks....
2019-08-19, 10:00

‘Lifted my head, saw this horror show': Why Bernie Moreno (mostly) quit auto sales A few years ago, Moreno was a thriving auto retailer with 15 dealerships and $1 billion in annual sales. He has now reassessed auto retail, and his prognosis is not good....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Trump Does Not Want the US to Do Business With Huawei Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company....
2019-08-19, 10:26

Deutsche Bank leads European shares higher European shares rose on Monday, extending gains from the previous session, as German stocks, led by Deutsche Bank, rallied and investors cheered plans from Germany and China to counter slowing growth....
2019-08-19, 10:26

In-Laws Burn UP Woman Alive After Cops Refuse To File 'Triple Talaq' Case A 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in Uttar Pradesh's Shravasti district on Friday evening, after she tried lodging a police complaint over an attempt to......
2019-08-19, 10:52

Frank Lampard’s homecoming with Chelsea strikes a tone of anticlimax | Dominic Fifield Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Leicester again emphasised that it will take time before Lampard’s team find their best formFrank Lampard always envisaged enduring occasions such as this. He knew there would be periods of frustration mixed in with all the elation whipped up by his return to a club where he ...
2019-08-19, 10:52

European roundup: Rennes shock PSG, Trippier impresses for Atlético Niang and Del Castillo score in Rennes comeback winTrippier sets up winner in opening day victoryParis Saint-Germain suffered an early first defeat of the new Ligue 1 campaign after Rennes came from behind to win 2-1 at Roazhon Park.Edinson Cavani had given the visitors the lead in the 36th minute w...
2019-08-19, 10:52

Rennes v Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 – as it happened Even though Edinson Cavani opened the scoring, Rennes secured a deserved win over the champions after goals from Mbaye Niang and Romain Del Castillo 9.57pm BST PSG’s troubles extend way beyond whether Neymar stays or goes, judging by that. They were stodgy and lacking in ideas, too many egos even wi...
2019-08-19, 10:52

Jonah Bolden withdraws from Australia's Basketball World Cup squad Bolden has returned to the US for personal reasonsDeng Adel and Brock Motum in the mix as replacements for the BoomersBoomers teammates have thrown their support behind Jonah Bolden, who has withdrawn from Australia’s Basketball World Cup squad for personal reasons. After impressing in the two-match...
2019-08-19, 10:52

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of economists surveyed by the National Association f...
2019-08-19, 11:13

|Trafficinformationemployeesunpaidforeightmonths About 66 former employees of Tasima - a company contracted by the Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation to build a traffic information system – have not been paid salaries since December 2018....
2019-08-19, 11:52

She Studies Sea Snakes by the Seafloor Sea snakes are the most diverse group of marine reptiles in the world, but they are poorly understood and threatened by development. Blanche D’Anastasi is among the scientists working to save them....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Our obsession with perfection is damaging individuals and society Increasingly we strive for unreachable ideals in personal and public spheres – with damaging consequences from mental health problems to Brexit deadlock...
2019-08-19, 12:13

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing's energy strategy....
2019-08-19, 13:00

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California discovered the large amount of weed, worth about $2.3 m...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Epstein once attended party wearing ‘Screw U’-embroidered slippers: report "We all got the message," one attendee of the 2015 fete told the outlet. "Jeffrey couldn't care less about what we thought about him or who he was with."...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Trump: ‘$700M’ cost of Greenland is ‘hurting Denmark very badly’ “Denmark, essentially, owns it. We’re very good allies with Denmark, we protect Denmark like we protect large portions of the world. And so the concept came up and I said certainly, strategically it’s interesting. And we’d be interested."...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Didcot power station demolition video: Dramatic footage shows cooling towers being razed to ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on the Oxfordshire site....
2019-08-19, 13:26

An Iranian Tanker Sought by the U.S. Is Heading to an Unknown Destination GIBRALTAR (AP) — An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday. The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking service...
2019-08-19, 13:26

Howard University to add golf teams after receiving sponsorship from NBA star Stephen Curry At a time when similar programs at HBCUs are struggling to survive, the two-time NBA MVP is planning a seven-figure donation to cover the cost of Howard’s golf program for six years....
2019-08-19, 13:52

A decade after the big one, what kind of recession will we have next? It’s been more than a decade since the last downturn. This is what happens during one, and why the next one won’t be like the Great Recession at all.       ...
2019-08-19, 14:26

Recession: What you need to know The National Bureau of Economic Research determines a recession occurs when “a significant decline in economic activity” lasts more than “a few months.”       ...
2019-08-19, 14:26

Pay For Your Flight and Hotel Bookings in Installments Using This Site We all probably know that, for the most part, the earlier you book a plane ticket and hotel for your vacation or sister’s wedding the cheaper they’ll be....
2019-08-19, 14:26

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Are Investing in Fintech Firm Acorns Acorns Grow wants to go viral. It has enlisted A-Rod and J.Lo to help. The influencer strategy is the brainchild of Acorns Chief Executive Noah Kerner, who is trying to transform the company from a niche savings app into a bank alternative used by 100 million consumers....
2019-08-19, 14:26

Greta Thunberg’s attackers are morally bankrupt, but her deification isn’t helpful | Julian Baggini The climate-crisis activist has made it clear herself that she wants the focus to be on the message, not the messengerAs Greta Thunberg sets sail across the Atlantic to the United Nations in New York, the backlash against her has been as vicious as it is has been inevitable. According to the Austral...
2019-08-19, 14:26

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Anime Better Than 90% Of Onli Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Anime Better Than 90% Of Online Fitness “Influencers” - How Heavy Are The Dumbells You Lift? • Days Of Comics Past: X-Men #17 to 24 • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Red Winter - Part 5 • What Games Are Best Before Sleep?...
2019-08-19, 14:52

XXXX-Class: delivering beer to the Outback in a Mercedes pick-up Our X250d was nicknamed ‘the speedboat’ for its tendency to stick its fully loaded nose in the air Can the X-Class live up to its beer-carrying claims? We head into the heart of Australia to find out They’re making them too fancy these days,” declares Cam, juggling a schooner outside the iconic P...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Luxury brands must show they are 'good Chinese citizens' after T-shirt territory anger, expert says Western luxury labels will need to demonstrate that they are good Chinese citizens in the face of territorial sensitivities, according to an expert on branding in the region....
2019-08-19, 15:52

Binance to launch a blockchain for fiat-backed stablecoins, but who even cares? Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has been announced launch of a new blockchain and it’s called project “Venus.” I’m not sure why it chose that name because Venus has no moons. Sad. In an announcement published this morning, Binance described Venus as an “initiative to develop localized stablecoins an...
2019-08-19, 16:13

I lost my column for keeping Charlottesville police accountable. I'd do it again | Molly Conger Naively, I assumed the publication I worked for was as committed to unashamed truth-telling as I was. I was wrongWhen the editor of a weekly paper approached me about writing a regular column about local politics, the first thing I asked her was: “Are you sure you know what you’d be getting yourself...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Uber appoints new UK boss as London licence renewal nears Uber appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before its licence expires in London, one of its most important global markets where the regulator has previously stripped it of its right to operate....
2019-08-19, 16:13

FBI: Ohio police arrest man connected to online shooting threat against Jewish community center Ohio police arrested James P. Reardon, 20, on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing.        ...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, dies at 76 Blanco was the first elected female governor in Louisiana's history. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.        ...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The organization sees a growing threat of militant extremism in the country....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Tourism expert Günther: 'Many say they want to travel sustainably — but then they don't' People are now aware of climate change. But almost no one wants to do without a holiday flight or cruise. A CO2 tax could change that, says tourism expert Wolfgang Günther....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Sarah Hyland tells troll: I'll be engaged 'forever' to Wells Adams Hyland found herself reacting to fans' negativity after posting a video of she and Adams, 35, sharing a sweet kiss on her Instagram page.        ...
2019-08-19, 17:00

Happy 50th Birthday, Matthew Perry! The star's best quotes on 'Friends,' sobriety and fame Matthew Perry, who rose to stardom as Chandler Bing in 'Friends,' celebrates his 50th birthday on August 19. We rounded up some of his best quotes.        ...
2019-08-19, 17:00

Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Markets rally despite new Germany recession warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as politicians and central bankers face pressure to fight looming downturnLatest: Bundesbank fears German GDP is shrinkingBundesbank: Brexit deadlines hit summer ordersEarlier:Eurozone inflation weaker than expectedTrump: US isn’t falling i...
2019-08-19, 17:26

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals....
2019-08-19, 17:26

Iranian Tanker Heads to Greece After Leaving Gibraltar The Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar was sailing to Greece, according to ship-tracking data, as Tehran warned the U.S. against targeting the vessel after a last-minute attempt to seize it in the British overseas territory....
2019-08-19, 17:52

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth may never get back together after Kaitlynn Carter hookup: report The drama continues: Sources claim that Miley Cyrus wanted to repair her marriage with Liam Hemsworth following their separation, but now that she's flaunted her rebound romance with Kaitlynn Carter, it may never happen....
2019-08-19, 17:52

Passenger Vehicle Inventories Reduced To 25 Days Even As CVs & Two-Wheelers Inventories Remain High: The slowdown in the auto sector has seen a major pile-up of inventories with dealers over the past months, which will get more and more difficult to clear as the BS6 deadline comes closer. However,......
2019-08-19, 17:52

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beijing. We are doing very well with China, and talking! &...
2019-08-19, 18:13

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that he’d still vote for the president over a Democrat. “He’s taking us in the wrong direction,” Sanford said on NBC’s &ldquo...
2019-08-19, 18:13

Russian sailor's 1969 message in a bottle found in Alaska A message in a bottle launched into the sea by a Russian sailor during the Cold War has been found 50 years later by an Alaskan man while he was out gathering firewood....
2019-08-19, 18:13

Jada Pinkett Smith: I didn't know if I could do Jordyn Woods justice Jada Pinkett Smith was unsure whether to invite Jordyn Woods to discuss the Tristan Thompson cheating row on Red Table Talk as she feared she would not "do her justice."...
2019-08-19, 18:13

2 Southwest Key shelters in Phoenix could reopen amid allegations of abuse PHOENIX (AP) — A provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse. Southwest Key has filed applications to reopen a facility in downtown ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

'Stealing first base' and baseball's experimental Atlantic League rules Major League Baseball is using the independent Atlantic League as a testing ground for new rules and regulations.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Opinion: Greatest NFL players by uniform number: From No. 00 Jim Otto to No. 99 J.J. Watt To celebrate the NFL's 100 anniversary season, here are the best players at 100 different uniform numbers.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Kate Upton blasts Victoria's Secret for not being 'body inclusive' in Andy Cohen interview Upton was previously criticised by Victoria's Secret Fashion Show creative director Sophia Neophitou for being 'too obvious' and 'like a Page 3 girl'...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Centre Issued Notice Over Plea To Equalise Legal Age Of Marriage The Delhi High Court today sought response from the Centre on a public interest litigation seeking that the legal age of marriage for men and women be equalised....
2019-08-19, 19:00

How early do you get to the airport? The great timing debate Do you avoid travel stress by arriving at the airport early but lose half a day to terminal time? Or do you fly by the seat of your pants and risk missing your flight? CNN Travel staffers come down on both sides of the issue....
2019-08-19, 19:00

PM Modi tells Trump hopeful India, U.S. will meet soon to discuss trade Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told U.S. President Donald Trump that he is hopeful that representatives from the two countries will meet again soon to discuss trade issues, the government said in a statement on Monday....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Yandex Looks at 10-Fold Increase in Driverless Car Fleet to Speed Up Testing Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, said it is considering expanding its fleet of self-driving cars to up to 1,000 within the next two years in order to speed up tests on the fledgling technology....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Everything Microsoft Showed On Today's Inside Xbox Microsoft showed off Gears of War 5's horde mode, NBA 2k20's career mode, and the new games coming to Game Pass during its latest episode of Inside Xbox....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Minecraft Is About To Look Much Better On PC It turns out that Minecraft is getting a visual update after all, just not the one that was originally promised. Overnight, graphics card makers Nvidia announced a new update for the game that will add Minecraft to the growing list of PC games that support real-time ray tracing....
2019-08-19, 19:26

After INF treaty exit, U.S. tests ground-launched cruise missile The Pentagon said on Monday that it had tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF)....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Exclusive: Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces 2019 winter tour, 'Christmas Eve and Other Stories' For the 2019 edition of their famous annual winter tour, TSO is throwing it back to the album and tour that started it all.        ...
2019-08-19, 19:26

Legal Tussle Prevents $2.5 Billion Gas Pipeline to Mexico From Opening Mexico’s state-owned power utility is seeking nearly $900 million from delays in construction of a $2.5 billion natural-gas pipeline from Texas, preventing the finished project from opening despite energy shortages in some parts of the country....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Former Cavaliers coach David Blatt diagnosed with multiple sclerosis David Blatt has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the former Cavaliers coach revealed Monday. Blatt, 60, is currently coaching the Greek club Olympiacos in the EuroLeague and plans to continue coaching while he fights the disease, he said in a letter released by the team. “I am a coach a...
2019-08-19, 19:52

Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia Luke Keeler wants to teach Conor McGregor another boxing lesson, and Floyd Mayweather has had enough of talking about a Manny Pacquiao rematch The post Boxing News at Five: Keeler wants boxing match against McGregor, Mayweather rules out fighting Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing New...
2019-08-19, 19:52

Wisconsin Becomes First Midwest State With a Plan to Go Carbon-Free By Midcentury The impacts of climate change have been real so far this year for the Midwest. Historic flooding has ravaged multiple states, and don’t even get me started on last month’s heatwave.Read more......
2019-08-19, 20:13

3 mass shooting plots stopped around the country in separate incidents, police say Tips from the public aided in the three arrests in Connecticut, Florida and Ohio, which occurred from Thursday and Friday        ...
2019-08-19, 20:13

Woman finds frog in packaged salad mix: ‘It’s literally alive!’ Karlie Allen isn’t feeling froggy — but she did leap. The Wisconsinite was preparing dinner with her family when she found a shocking surprise in her box of Simple Truth organic salad mix — a live frog. She recorded the incident on her phone and posted the clip to Twitter, which features a clo...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Stephanie Ruhle: Recessions are 'okay' and a 'normal part of economic activity’ With many speculating and predicting another economic recession is in the near future, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle said on Monday while no president wants to be in office with such economic downturn, recessions are normal....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Farmers and ranchers caught in the middle of Trump’s trade wars The past few years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers. As President Trump’s trade war with China drags on with no end in sight, the outlook for the American agricultural sector, deeply dependent on expanded market access abroad, gets ever bleaker....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Danish Prime Minister Reacts To Donald Trump's Idea Of Buying Greenland Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US......
2019-08-19, 21:26

Oil rises 2% after attack on Saudi field, stimulus expectations Oil prices gained roughly 2% on Monday after a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemen's Houthi forces threatened crude supplies and as traders looked for signs that top economies would take measures to counteract a global slowdown....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Gears 5 is adding characters from Halo: Reach Microsoft revealed today during a presentation at Gamescom in Germany that Gears 5 will include characters from Halo, specifically Halo: Reach.Read More...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Call of Duty and more get ray-tracing trailers at Gamescom Nvidia is showing off Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's ray tracing support in a new video from Gamescom 2019. Control and more also get RTX trailers.Read More...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
2019-08-19, 21:52

What to Do If Your Pet Is Overweight A roly-poly pup or kitty can be an adorable little chonker, but if your pet is big enough that the vet says it’s time to lose weight, it can be hard to figure out exactly how to put your furry friend on a diet. Here are some tips to follow through on your plan, without ruining their diet every night...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit customers and other business. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy for AI assistants to fall prey to fake information, too....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Keep Your Home Address Private With a Google Alert Removing your home address from “people search” sites is a long, tedious, and sometimes costly process. So once you do it, you want it to stick. Unfortunately, says BoingBoing, this is not a one-and-done process. Even after you get delisted, your name will pop up in new databases....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Find Out Which Clothing Brands Run Too Big or Small With This Chart At this point we’re all aware of vanity sizing—where certain brands alter clothing sizes to make us feel “better” about ourselves because we’re wearing a smaller size than usual. But whether you’re a fan or not, you have to admit that it makes buying clothing much harder than it should be. Nothing i...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Everything Announced At Gamescom's Opening Night Live While much of the inaugural Gamescom Opening Night Live presentation focused on trailers and gameplay of previously-announced games, there were a handful of brand-new games announced, including sequels to some popular indies. Here’s everything we learned....
2019-08-19, 22:13

Apple finally releases a trailer for 'The Morning Show' After years of build-up and a cryptic teaser, Apple is ready to offer an honest-to-goodness trailer for its flagship TV+ series The Morning Show -- and it's clear that power struggles will take center stage. The streaming-only drama stars Jennifer A......
2019-08-19, 22:39

The 'Groundhog Day' sequel VR game is coming in September Earlier this year we learned that beloved Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day is getting a sequel, but not in the form we expected. The sequel is coming in the form VR game, created by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and Tequila Works, that now has an offi......
2019-08-19, 22:39

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
2019-08-19, 22:39

French waiter shot dead by customer who waited too long for sandwich, witnesses say The unidentified customer shot the waiter in the shoulder with a handgun. The restaurant is in the Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand.        ...
2019-08-19, 22:39

Thousands left without power after cooling tower demolition in UK Three landmark cooling towers in the UK were demolished in a controlled explosion. Thousands of homes were left with no electricity shortly after.        ...
2019-08-19, 22:39

Y'all Gon' Make Me Lose My Mind: The #DMXChallenge Is Trending...and It's Not What You Think “There was Brenda, LaTisha, Linda, Felicia, Dawn, LeShaun, Ines and Alicia, Teresa, Monica, Sharron, Nicki, Lisa, Veronica, Karen, Vicky (damn), Cookie, well I met her in a ice cream parlor, Tonya, Diane, Lori and Carla, Marina, Selena, Katrina, Sabrina, about three Kims (WHAT?) LaToya and Tina, She...
2019-08-19, 22:39

| Messi, Zlatan nominated for FIFA goal of the year Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are the star names on the 10-player short-list announced on Monday by FIFA for its Puskas award for goal of the year....
2019-08-19, 23:00

Kamal Nath's Nephew Ratul Puri Evading Probe In Chopper Scam: Officials The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday told a court in New Delhi that Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, was evading probe in the AgustaWestland chopper scam......
2019-08-19, 23:00

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
2019-08-19, 23:00

Attorney General William Barr removes US prisons chief after Epstein’s death Hugh Hurwitz's reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that guards at the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York abdicated their responsibility to keep Epstein from killing himself....
2019-08-19, 23:26

Ben Stokes warns Australia to expect more hostility from Jofra Archer • ‘It’s a big part of Jofra’s game … he’s a frightening talent’• Steve Smith doubtful for third Test after being hit by quickBen Stokes has warned there will be no let-up from Jofra Archer in the remainder of the Ashes series – much as with Australia’s Mitchell Johnson in 2013-14 – as the visitors p...
2019-08-19, 23:52

England unchanged for third Ashes Test while Australia wait on Steve Smith • Hosts stick with 12-man squad from Lord’s Test for Headingley• Steve Smith will require medical clearance after concussionEngland have named an unchanged squad for the third Ashes Test against Australia, which starts at Headingley on Thursday.The brevity of a four-day turnaround between matches me...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Even Trump is now admitting that US companies like Apple may be shouldering the cost of his China tariffs AP Photo/Alex Brandon The Trump administration gave the public a split-screen view of its approach to tariffs on China Sunday. On Sunday, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro repeated a familiar line about the ongoing US-China trade war, saying China alone is bearing their full cost in a CNN int...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers that scrape and misuse user data (FB) Reuters Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue developers misusing its users' data. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a Data Abuse Bounty program. It comes after Business Insider discovered a startup was harvesting millions of users' data and tracking their loc...
2019-08-19, 23:52

People in Iceland held a funeral and erected a plaque for a glacier lost to climate change Amy McCaig/Rice University In Iceland, locals and scientists held a funeral and installed a plaque for the former Okjökull glacier. In 2014, Okjökull lost its status as a glacier because of how much it had shrunk due to climate change. Iceland loses almost 25 square miles of glacier each...
2019-08-19, 23:52

A $1,500 drug that claims to cure jet lag has been held up by the FDA (VNDA) Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Jet lag sufferers take note: a drug designed to treat the condition has been delayed by the US Food and Drug Administration. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, which is developing the medicine, said it received the response on Friday, but plans to continue working to get the drug app...
2019-08-19, 23:52

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And the prospect that the network is retaining sensitive user data such as social security numbers could open a new area of concern about AI....
2019-08-20, 00:39

Democratization of innovation with application networks Integration is one of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing CIOs today. Done right and even the largest and oldest organizations in the world can innovate like nimble startups. Done wrong and organizations will slow down to a permanent and devastating halt. Integration strategies today mak...
2019-08-20, 00:39

Snap decisions: What Cowboys need Dak Prescott to do after QB took 56 sacks in 2018 Dak Prescott took a franchise-record 56 sacks last season, and both the quarterback and the Cowboys are looking to reduce that figure in 2019.       ...
2019-08-20, 01:00

Meet Quasi, a giant statue of a human hand with a fucked-up face stuck on it In the grand annals of public art, creeping people right the fuck out seems to be high on the list of priorities. There’s the famous Ronaldo bust, which transformed the famous soccer player into a sneering imp creature; a Massachusetts statue of a boobed-up seagull thing; and a hometown tribute to L...
2019-08-20, 01:00

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
2019-08-20, 01:00

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Times on Monday....
2019-08-20, 01:00

Watch the Xbox Gamescom event in 14 minutes Microsoft loves to use Gamescom as a vehicle for its post-E3 news, and it had plenty on offer for the 2019 event -- even for PlayStation fans. PUBG added cross-platform play that lets PS4 and Xbox One gamers vie against each other for the elus......
2019-08-20, 01:26

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says is carrying oil to Syria, a State Department official said....
2019-08-20, 01:26

Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Neanderthals suffered from a veritable epidemic of swimmer’s ear Enlarge / The arrows point to bony growths called external auditory exostoses, or swimmer's ear, in the skull of a Neanderthal from La Chapelle-aux-Saints, in France. (credit: Erik Trinkaus) Swimmer's ear happens when constant exposure to cold water irritates tissues in the ear canal, causing bon...
2019-08-20, 01:52

Man accused of threatening an Ohio Jewish center declared himself a white nationalist in a documentary, police say The man accused of threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in Youngstown, Ohio, once appeared in a documentary on the Unite the Right rally, where he acknowledged being a white nationalist, police say....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Opinion: Donald Trump's ice-cold Greenland calculus In offering to buy Greenland, US President Donald Trump is trying once again to disrupt the postwar Western order. What he is mainly interested in is geopolitical influence in the Arctic, writes DW's Oliver Sallet....
2019-08-20, 02:13

Kerbal Space Program 2 will take flight in 2020—here’s the first trailer The game's logo from its trailer. [credit: Private Division ] During the Gamescom opening night livestream, game publisher Private Division released a new trailer revealing and announcing K...
2019-08-20, 02:13