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Trump-Backed Candidates Win in North Carolina

Two congressional candidates backed by President Donald Trump won special elections on Tuesday night. Republican Dan Bishop beat Democrat Dan McCready in the 9th district. Republican Greg Murphy defea...

Trump-Backed Candidates Win in North Carolina

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Dems admit Trump helped GOP candidates sweep North Carolina special elections In a major victory for both President Trump and national Republicans, North Carolina GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop was projected to win a fiercely contested special U.S. House election that was widely seen as a possible bellwether for the president's chances in the 2020 election....
2019-09-11, 11:52

Hurricane Dorian is cranking up tornadoes along the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts At least 20 tornadoes have been reported in South Carolina and North Carolina over the past day as Hurricane Dorian approached.        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Georgia, South Carolina issue evacuation orders; North Carolina declares state of emergency The governors of Georgia and South Carolina issued mandatory evacuation orders Sunday as Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact the coastal states later this week....
2019-09-02, 08:52

North Carolina to start Howell at QB against South Carolina North Carolina is starting true freshman Sam Howell at quarterback for Saturday's opener against South Carolina in Charlotte       ...
2019-08-26, 21:13

Hurricane Dorian floods island as it swipes North Carolina then heads north Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-07, 01:52

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
2019-06-15, 13:39

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
2019-06-15, 22:13

South Carolina Will Host 21 Presidential Candidates, and C-Span Can’t Do Live Coverage After the state Democratic Party cut an unusual deal granting MSNBC live broadcasting rights, the public affairs network and Fox News lodged complaints....
2019-06-20, 03:26

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democratic Party primary....
2019-06-18, 10:26

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President Joe Biden grapples with the furor over his comments about his history working with segregationist senators....
2019-06-22, 02:13

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina Pet bird’s whereabouts unknown after escaping several weeks ago despite multiple sightings and a local wanted posterA pet emu, known to the residents of North Carolina and, increasingly across the US, as “Eno the Emu”, is still on the run, at least five weeks after slipping out of its enclosure and ...
2019-08-08, 05:00

What You Need to Know About North Carolina’s Special Election Voters in the Republican-leaning 9th Congressional District will choose between Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate, and Dan Bishop, the G.O.P. candidate....
2019-09-10, 16:26

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The lottery said about 1,000 tickets at $1 were sold and will pay out at $5,000. Another 1,000 tickets w...
2019-06-23, 19:13

NHC sees 80% chance of cyclone off North Carolina A low pressure area located about 280 miles (451 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has an 80% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
2019-08-26, 08:52

Loose emu jumps on hood of car in North Carolina Animal control officials in North Carolina said an emu that has been on the loose for about five weeks resurfaced for a series of sightings and jumped onto the hood of a car....
2019-07-31, 20:26

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ninth-inning rally to edge UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional action Friday. North Carolina’s ninth-inning comeback was interrupted by a three-h...
2019-06-01, 04:39

Plane crashes into North Carolina home A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously hurt. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-28, 22:13

Police say former NFL player shot in North Carolina North Carolina police say former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright is recovering in the hospital from being shot in a domestic dispute       ...
2019-07-02, 22:52

North Carolina edges Virginia 3-2 in 10 innings in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Zarate scored the winning run on a hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting North Carolina past Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Aaron Sabato drew a one-out walk and reached second on a wild pitc...
2019-05-23, 06:26

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
2019-07-04, 22:39

"No Quality In Candidates In North India": Union Minister On Unemployment A BJP leader and Union Minister has blamed a lack of qualified candidates among job seekers in North India for unemployment levels that touched a 45-year-high of 6.1 per cent in 2017/18, prompting......
2019-09-15, 14:00

U.S. Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
2019-06-30, 18:52

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
2019-06-30, 21:39

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
2019-06-30, 23:52

Hurricane Dorian claims first North Carolina fatality A North Carolina man who fell from a ladder while storm-proofing his home became the first fatality of Hurricane Dorian in the state, Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday....
2019-09-05, 05:00

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opportunities. “I’ve put out so many applica...
2019-05-26, 15:39

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed Monday....
2019-06-04, 05:52

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins tells news outlets that Alva Paisley Oxendine was wounded Wednesday night near Red Springs and pronounced dead at a hospital hours lat...
2019-06-06, 12:13

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Hundreds Of Rats Removed From North Carolina Home Hundreds rats and an assortment of other animals were removed from a Cary, North Carolina home Tuesday. Several officials in white hazmat suits were seen entering and leaving the home with animal cages and kennels, many of which were stacked outside the house. According to officials, there were 252 ...
2019-07-11, 03:52

Watch: Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flightless bird....
2019-08-23, 04:26

North Carolina authorities: Kittens being thrown off highway NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say people have been throwing kittens off of two state highways, and some into the Neuse River below. News outlets report the Craven County Sheriff’s office says they’ve received “multiple reports” of kittens being tossed from ...
2019-06-19, 17:01

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
2019-07-23, 22:39

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina Hurricane Dorian crawled north on Friday, skirting the Carolinas and flooding coastal towns a couple of days after it reduced parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-06, 15:26

North Carolina Democrat in House race not for impeachment RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat running for a still-vacant U.S. House election he seemed to lose last year before signs of ballot fraud were unearthed says he doesn’t favor impeachment hearings confronting President Donald Trump and believes the Iraq War wasn’t justified. Dan McCready ...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Category 1 Dorian threatens North Carolina coast Hurricane Dorian approached North Carolina's Outer Banks, a string of low-lying islands, on Friday, even as it weakened to a Category 1 storm. The National Hurricane Center forecast as much as 15 inches of rain for the coastal Carolinas. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-06, 11:52

North Carolina rejects polygamy-themed beer Polygamy and beer reportedly don’t mix in North Carolina. A polygamy-themed beer was rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal.” The beer in question is already being sold in at least 20 other states, including Utah. Utah based Wasatch Brewery recently filed a request to sell ...
2019-07-15, 20:39

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit two-run homers during a four-run sixth inning, and North Carolina won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech 10-2 on Sunday. Michael Busch added a solo homer in the seventh, Brandon Martorano hit a three-run s...
2019-05-27, 00:13

See it: Tornado lifts house off foundation in North Carolina Shocking video footage taken during a tornado caused by Hurricane Dorian shows the twister lift a small house off of its foundation in North Carolina. The tornado struck the beach town of Emerald Isle last Thursday as Hurricane Dorian made its way up the east coast of the United States. As the funne...
2019-09-10, 07:39

North Carolina State WR Riley out for season with torn ACL North Carolina State receiver C.J. Riley will miss the rest of the season after tearing a knee ligament on a special teams play       ...
2019-09-02, 22:13

Murder conviction overturned: North Carolina man released STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars. News outlets report 51-year-old Mark Carver left the Gaston County Jail on Tuesday. A Superior Court judge last week overturned Carver’s conviction for the 2008 slaying of a ...
2019-06-12, 02:26

Boy bitten in third North Carolina shark attack this month An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend — marking the third shark attack in the state so far this month. The boy, whose name was not released, was in the water at Bald Head Island around 4 p.m. Sunday when a shark grabbed him by the......
2019-06-17, 14:39

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2 HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant o...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Shark bites 8-year-old boy off North Carolina, reports say The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.        ...
2019-06-17, 13:52

Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina A boy floating on a unicorn-shaped raft drifted into the ocean off the coast of North Carolina and needed to be saved, a report said. The child was visiting from Ohio last week when his rainbow-colored blow-up raft suddenly blew out to sea, prompting a search and rescue effort, according to WWAY-TV....
2019-06-12, 05:52

Woman dies in house explosion in North Carolina A woman was found dead in the remains of a home leveled by a fire and explosion in Charlotte, North Carolina. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use Officials aren't just focused on Juul in their crackdown on teen vape use. North Carolina has sued eight e-cigarette makers (Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus, Electric Tobacconist, Eonsmoke, Juice Man, Tinted Brew and VapeCo) over allegati......
2019-08-29, 07:39

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020 President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both parties expect to be close, with implications for Trump's re-election bid and lawmakers campaigns in 2020....
2019-08-29, 23:13

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing two HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant of the...
2019-06-28, 15:39

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
2019-07-01, 01:13

In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs The election in the Ninth Congressional District on Tuesday will in many ways be the first test of the political terrain heading into 2020, and of the two parties’ dueling strategies....
2019-09-09, 01:13

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme A North Carolina jury has found an investment adviser guilty of lying to clients, forging documents and swindling people out of more than $15 million in a Ponzi scheme....
2019-06-07, 23:52

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victims’ families blamed on bigotry. Craig Hicks was expected Wednesday in court in Durham. A judge could...
2019-06-12, 07:52

1-year-old killed when golf cart overturns in North Carolina A 1-year-old died Sunday after the golf cart he was riding in with his family hit a pothole which caused a steering malfunction before it overturned, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol....
2019-05-28, 14:39

Man accused of threatening customers with pellet gun at North Carolina Walmart Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.        ...
2019-08-12, 21:13

Analysis: Arizona State, North Carolina to rely on frosh QBs Analysis: College coaches aren't so hesitant anymore about relying on freshman quarterbacks early in season       ...
2019-08-21, 14:39

'It smells like a decomposing body': North Carolina's polluting pig farms After years of ignoring neighbours’ complaints about illegal spraying of hog manure, state officials suddenly began posting them online. What changed? In September 2016, with Hurricane Hermine bearing down on North Carolina, Kemp Burdette rented a single-engine plane and flew over Duplin county. Bur...
2019-08-27, 11:13

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equipment supplied by a company targeted by Russian military intelligence. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it will analyze lap...
2019-06-05, 19:39

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
2019-09-11, 15:52

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was suffering abdominal pain. Helicopters were then la...
2019-06-15, 22:26

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.        ...
2019-06-17, 08:00

North Carolina burglar attacked by boy with machete flees hospital North Carolina police were hunting on Sunday for a suspected burglar who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and later fled a hospital where he had sought treatment for a head wound before police could arrest him....
2019-06-17, 01:39

North Carolina Democrats Are Aiding and Abetting the Worst GOP Corruption Last week, North Carolina Republicans proved both why they can’t be trusted and why they’ve been in power for nearly a decade. This week, North Carolina Democrats decided to one-up them by showing a complete disinterest in ever having power again....
2019-09-17, 23:13

North Carolina judges throw out districts drawn for GOP advantage Just more than a month after the Supreme Court effectively punted the partisan fight over gerrymandering to state courts, a North Carolina trial court has rejected state legislative district maps, saying lawmakers took extreme advantage from drawing districts to help elect a maximum number of Republ...
2019-09-04, 04:39

Hurricane Dorian howls over North Carolina Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian howled over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday, lashing the low-lying barrier islands as a weakened Category 1 hurricane. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-06, 16:13

Dorian’s floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina Hundreds of people are feared trapped by high water on North Carolina’s Outer Banks after Hurricane Dorian swept through with more fury than expected...
2019-09-06, 22:52

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
2019-06-13, 01:26

Trump, with eye on 2020, seeks to bolster North Carolina Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a district of North Carolina in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
2019-09-09, 17:39

North Carolina Rep. Walker declines Tillis primary challenge RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker’s announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and the high stakes in the 2020 congressional elections...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress takes place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospital for a head wound, but managed to flee before police could arrest him....
2019-06-17, 14:39

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
2019-05-28, 06:39

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
2019-07-19, 13:39

Three dogs killed after exposed to toxic algae in North Carolina WILMINGTON N.C. (CNN) – Two dog owners in North Carolina are devastated — after their three dogs died within hours of exposure to blue-green algae. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took the dogs to a pond in Wilmington to play and swim Thursday night. When they were back home, one of the...
2019-08-13, 06:26

North Carolina woman accused of cutting off husband’s penis A North Carolina woman tied up her husband and allegedly sliced off his manhood, authorities said Tuesday. Victoria Frabutt faces malicious castration charges for allegedly committing the heinous act with a hunting knife at her Newport home, according to Carteret County Sheriff’s Office. ̶...
2019-09-11, 02:52

With Trump Hungry for Credit, Advisers Brag About North Carolina Win Officials on the president’s re-election campaign said Dan Bishop’s narrow victory in North Carolina came thanks to Mr. Trump, who told aides he wasn’t getting recognition he felt he deserved....
2019-09-11, 19:52

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
2019-06-19, 01:13

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-feasibility study to connect the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the RDU International A...
2019-07-12, 22:39

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
2019-06-01, 03:00

North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop that could link Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the RDU International Airport, near the Research Triang......
2019-07-12, 22:26

Hurricane Dorian leaves hundreds stranded in North Carolina The storm made landfall Friday morning over the Outer Banks as a far weaker storm than the monster that devastated the Bahamas. Yet despite having been downgraded to a Category 1 storm, it still sent seawater surging over neighborhoods, flooding the first floors of many homes....
2019-09-07, 13:52

Wake Forest beats North Carolina 24-18 in nonconference game Wake Forest held off North Carolina 24-18 on Friday night in a nonconference game played between instate Atlantic Coast Conference programs       ...
2019-09-14, 06:52

Dorian brushes with North Carolina coast at Category 2 strength Hurricane Dorian approached closer to the South Carolina coast Thursday, with the eye just offshore near Charleston, but it has weakened to Category 2 strength....
2019-09-06, 06:13

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest: Tar Heels a live underdog The Wildcat returns for his 23rd season in the Post. Including the 1997-2018 seasons in the Bettor’s Guide, Cat’s record in print stands at 615-520 (54.2 percent) against the spread. North Carolina (+3) over WAKE FOREST: Heels coach Mack Brown has calibrated his return to one of his earlier career s...
2019-09-13, 21:13

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of its citizens’ votes.The situation has arisen becau...
2019-07-11, 11:26

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays dead to defend itself from predators. The Eastern Hognose snake — usually brown or gray with dark brown blotches — is known for lying on its ...
2019-06-11, 21:26

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence.        ...
2019-06-22, 22:39

3rd Shark Attack in North Carolina This Month Injures 8-Year-Old Only three shark attacks were reported in the state in all of 2018, according to the International Shark Attack File. But experts say there is often year-to-year variation....
2019-06-18, 01:52

North Carolina town wrecked by Hurricane Dorian waterspout A North Carolina town was ravaged as a waterspout sparked by Hurricane Dorian spun through the area — leaving an RV park in shambles, new video shows. The town of Emerald Isle confirmed on its website that a water spout, or a tornado that forms on water, touched down in the area shortly after ...
2019-09-06, 21:13

Residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks brace for Dorian After triggering tornadoes in South Carolina, Hurricane Dorian was closing in for a possible direct hit Friday on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a string of low-lying islands...
2019-09-06, 08:13

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature. The Senate elections committee recommended on Tue...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
2019-07-23, 23:39

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro has joined a march to a McDonald’s restaurant in North Carolina to draw attention to workers’ efforts to raise minimum wage and secure other protections. Democratic presidential candidates are making pay equity a top iss...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Special Forces training exercise to take place across North Carolina At the end of August, Special Forces candidates in the final stages of their training will participate in the two-week "Robin Sage" exercise that takes place across several counties in North Carolina....
2019-08-21, 22:26

North Carolina: trans people given right to use bathrooms matching identity Settlement marks the end of a three-year battle over a controversial ‘bathroom bill’, also known as HB2A federal judge has affirmed the right of transgender people to use bathrooms matching their gender identity in North Carolina, by approving a legal settlement brought by Governor Roy Cooper and LG...
2019-07-24, 00:00

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
2019-06-21, 21:00

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Trump plans rally in North Carolina on same day as Mueller testimony President Trump will hold a 2020 campaign rally in North Carolina on July 17 – the same day former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to appear before Congress....
2019-07-03, 15:00

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.        ...
2019-07-24, 00:52

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast. News outlets report the boy was swimming in open water Sunday afternoon when a shark grabbed him by the leg, causing multiple bite woun...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Bulls draft North Carolina’s Coby White with No. 7 pick CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson had said the Bulls would look for an upgrade at the position after Kris Dunn took a step back in his third season. He ...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Massive waterspout forms over North Carolina lake during Dorian: video New video captures the moment a massive waterspout — spun off from Hurricane Dorian — touched down in North Carolina. The clip, posted to Facebook by Melinda Taylor Findell, shows the ominous gray mass moving quickly across a lake, propelled by the wind. “That’s big enough that would tea...
2019-09-06, 22:26

Eye of Hurricane Dorian grazes North Carolina, floods Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-06, 20:26

Wild horses of North Carolina to ride out hurricane with 'butts to the wind' The majestic herds of wild horses that roam North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely ride out Hurricane Dorian's whipping winds and strong storm surge by huddling together with their "butts to the wind" - a stabilizing trick that's worked well for more than five centuries. ...
2019-09-05, 02:26

Hurricane Dorian flooding may have trapped North Carolina residents: officials North Carolina officials are worried that some Outer Banks residents might be trapped by flooding from Hurricane Dorian. The water rose 7 feet in just two hours as Dorian made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 storm. That was far weaker than the Category 5 monster which devastated the Bahamas ...
2019-09-07, 20:39

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elections....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
2019-06-08, 02:39

North Carolina governor: One dead as state braces for Hurricane Dorian North Carolina emergency officials are reporting the first death in the state related to Hurricane Dorian as residents brace for the Category 2 storm. (Sept. 4)        ...
2019-09-05, 00:00

North Carolina man Lee Dingle dies of ‘freak accident’ with wave at beach A father of six died on a North Carolina beach when a huge wave broke his neck, his heartbroken family said. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with three of his kids in the sea off Oak Island on Friday when tragedy struck, his wife explained. “An intense wave hit him just right to slam his......
2019-07-22, 16:39

North Carolina lion dies during heat wave, wild cat sanctuary says A 17-year-old lion became overheated and died last week in North Carolina as a scorching heatwave gripped much of the Central U.S. and East Coast in boiling temperatures....
2019-07-24, 21:13

How Wild Electoral Fraud in North Carolina’s Ninth District Was Uncovered A North Carolina special election set for Tuesday will allow the ninth district to finally choose a representative after the 2018 election was tainted by fraud....
2019-09-06, 19:39

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
2019-06-06, 22:26

North Carolina smashup of 40-50 vehicles blamed on heavy rain: reports As many as 50 vehicles were involved, but early reports indicated that only one serious injury resulted after chain-reaction crashes in heavy rain in North Carolina on Saturday night....
2019-08-18, 09:26

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
2019-07-15, 21:13

North Carolina woman used rose pruner to cut husband’s penis off: 911 call The North Carolina woman accused of cutting her husband’s penis off used a rose pruner to carry out the heinous attack — as a “message against sinning … and fornication,” she said in a 911 call released Wednesday. Victoria Frabutt, 56, allegedly tied up and mutilated he...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Trump rally helped swing North Carolina race for Dan Bishop, RNC says President Trump's rally provided the last-minute push needed for Congressman-elect Dan Bishop's  victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican National Committee (RNC) data indicated....
2019-09-12, 14:39

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
2019-07-10, 04:52

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
2019-07-06, 08:26

6-foot-tall Bigfoot statue stolen from North Carolina business Amateur Bigfoot hunters can rejoice — sort of. Deputies in North Carolina are hunting for the brazen thief or thieves who snatched a 6-foot-tall, 180-pound fiberglass resin Sasquatch statue from a landscaping business nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Terry Brewer, who co-owns Mountaineer L...
2019-08-26, 22:00

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
2019-07-04, 06:52

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest prediction: Tough spot for Tar Heels There’s no need to wait for college football to kick off Saturday afternoon. Plenty of intrigue exists Friday night, including Mack Brown looking to remain undefeated in his unlikely second stint at North Carolina, and Mike Leach facing former protege Dana Holgorsen in what could be one of the...
2019-09-14, 02:52

Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated because they have their own trick to survive hurricanes Dennis W Donohue/Shutterstock Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. The animals have their own special survival tactic, which keeps them safe during storms. When bad weather hits, Spanish mustangs huddle together and point their butts toward the winds. It works and ...
2019-09-06, 04:13

As Dorian bears down on North Carolina, residents still face recovery from Florence Before Dorian, there was Florence. The 2018 hurricane caused historic damages across eastern North Carolina. A year later, the recovery is not over.        ...
2019-09-06, 11:52

A Year After Hurricane Florence, Coal Ash Is Still a Huge Concern For North Carolina Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina a year ago today. And while its winds were only Category 1-force, its record rainfall and floodwaters caused major devastation—especially to coal ash ponds, which can contain toxins like mercury and lead. This toxic sludge can pose a major public he...
2019-09-15, 00:39

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette companies, alleging marketing to children North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed eight lawsuits against eight separate e-cigarette companies on Tuesday, alleging that the companies are "unlawfully targeting children" and not requiring appropriate age verification when selling products....
2019-08-28, 03:26

North Carolina Sues Eight More Vape Companies for Allegedly Marketing to Kids North Carolina is aggressively going after the vaping industry for what the state sees as its role in getting kids hooked on nicotine. On Tuesday, State Attorney General Josh Stein announced that his office would be filing lawsuits against eight e-cigarette companies, arguing that each purposefully ...
2019-08-28, 13:39

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in court, others wept openly and a man hurled an exple...
2019-06-13, 03:52

North Carolina Election Shows How Political Lines Are Drawn. And They Are Fixed. The Republican candidate won Tuesday’s special election, with help from President Trump, but the chasm between voting groups has widened, a problem for both parties....
2019-09-12, 08:26

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
2019-07-16, 06:26

'We lost everything': Dorian closes in on North Carolina farmers still recovering from Florence As Hurricane Dorian makes landfall, North Carolina farmers have had less than a year to recover from crop loss and flooding from Hurricane Florence in 2018....
2019-09-06, 18:00

North Carolina court strikes down state legislative map as unconstitutional gerrymander A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal partisan gerrymander and gave lawmakers two weeks to enact new district lines for next year's elections....
2019-09-04, 03:26

Piedmont Airlines worker dies in accident at North Carolina airport An employee of regional carrier Piedmont Airlines has died in Charlotte after the baggage-hauling tug he was driving flipped, pinning him underneath.       ...
2019-08-13, 15:13

North Carolina votes to fill 2 vacant House seats Tuesday North Carolina's 9th District will vote in a special election Tuesday, 10 months after accusations of voter fraud voided the results of last year's midterm....
2019-09-10, 16:26

North Carolina man charged with strangling 15-year-old daughter, slitting her throat The accusations a 15-year-old girl was strangled and had her throat slit after she was attacked by her father reportedly elicited gasps inside a North Carolina courtroom Monday as prosecutors detailed the case....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Charl...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s u...
2019-06-16, 18:39

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
2019-06-10, 23:13

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access......
2019-06-05, 23:39

North Carolina’s Legislative Maps Are Thrown Out by State Court Panel A three-judge panel in Raleigh threw out North Carolina’s state legislative maps as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered new maps drawn and approved by Sept. 18....
2019-09-04, 03:00

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
2019-07-19, 19:26

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
2019-07-17, 17:39

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in particular, which can be grafted onto the shells of tur...
2019-06-29, 23:26

GOP’s Greg Murphy wins seat of North Carolina congressman who died A Republican state legislator has won an eastern North Carolina congressional seat and will succeed the late GOP Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Physician Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas and two other candidates on Tuesday in the 3rd Congressional District race. Murphy is a state House member who s...
2019-09-11, 11:26

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
2019-06-15, 20:52

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
2019-05-28, 20:26

North Carolina woman found dead inside home leveled by blast Charlotte Fire Department said a woman's body was found nearly seven hours after the July 2 blast was reported by a man trapped in the home.        ...
2019-07-03, 17:39

North Carolina store robbed by armed man in Halloween mask holding balloons A man wearing a vampire Halloween mask and clutching balloons in one hand and a gun in the other reportedly held up a North Carolina discount store during the weekend....
2019-08-07, 10:00

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially presented as one of the big flagship series of the superhero-themed subscription offering (complete with backing from horror mastermind James Wan), was al...
2019-06-09, 01:26

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party and turning back a strong Democratic challenge....
2019-09-11, 08:26

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative who has been a state Senator since 2017, defeated De...
2019-09-11, 11:26

Virginia man, 61, dies in waters off North Carolina coast as Hurricane Dorian approaches A 61-year-old Virginia man died in the waters off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Sunday amid forecasts that Hurricane Dorian would generate dangerous surf ahead of its arrival....
2019-09-03, 17:00

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
2019-06-05, 04:39

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden police said the fast-food restaurant closed betwe...
2019-07-13, 12:13

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage....
2019-07-12, 12:26

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, was named a historic place last month and announced ...
2019-06-22, 04:52

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
2019-06-04, 20:13

Lightning bolt leaves evidence of clear hole-in-one at North Carolina golf course During a storm at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Moyock, North Carolina, a bolt of lightning struck seventh hole with impressive accuracy for a hole-in-one.        ...
2019-08-24, 00:52

North Carolina man charged with attempted murder after attacking ex-girlfriend with machete: police A North Carolina man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after attacking his ex-girlfriend and another person during a domestic dispute Sunday, police said. ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

1-year-old North Carolina boy dies in hot car, police say; 37th death nationally in 2019 A 1-year-old boy died Thursday after being left in a hot car parked at a shopping center in Pineville, North Carolina.        ...
2019-08-30, 06:52

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming around noon Sunday. Atlantic Beach Fire Department off...
2019-06-03, 09:13

Trump to hold 2020 rally in North Carolina on day of Robert Mueller’s testimony Trump has frequently criticized Democrats’ efforts to get Mueller to testify. The president tweeted Tuesday that “this Witch Hunt must now end,” adding, “No more Do Overs.”...
2019-07-03, 06:26

Ex-NFL quarterback Anthony Wright shot multiple times in North Carolina, police say Former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright was hospitalized Monday after being shot multiple times stemming from a verbal altercation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, police said....
2019-07-02, 20:13

North Carolina woman, mother-in-law sex-trafficked 3 minors to help pay for man’s jail bond: prosecutors The wife and the mother of a N.C. man who is behind bars on hit-and-run and gun charges were themselves sent to prison after the pair participated in a bid to help the man make bail money by aiding his scheme of sex trafficking minors, officials said....
2019-08-27, 19:39

North Carolina sues Eonsmoke, seven other vape companies for allegedly targeting children North Carolina is accusing the companies of using flavors, marketing strategies and inadequate age verification systems to sell to underage consumers....
2019-08-27, 23:39

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
2019-07-18, 04:52

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
2019-09-11, 08:26

North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered along remote Canadian highway Police in Canada are investigating after a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway in Canada....
2019-07-20, 03:13

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
2019-06-07, 03:39

As Hurricane Dorian pushes north, South Carolina braces for flooding not seen in decades Hurricane Dorian beat a steady path north on Wednesday, as residents of coastal South Carolina braced for the region's worst flooding in 30 years, authorities and forecasters said....
2019-09-05, 00:52

Trump hits out at Republican rival and heads for North Carolina rally – live President attacks primary challenger Mark SanfordDemocrats call on Senate to take up background checks bill 3.02pm BST Trump is on a tweeting tear this morning. He has now weighed in on a Politico report that the Air Force is investigating why flights in recent months have refueled at a small airpor...
2019-09-09, 16:26

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to be white thorns at Shackleford Banks on Saturday, ...
2019-06-07, 02:39

Hurricane Dorian sets sights on Canada after 'biblical' flooding in North Carolina Hurricane Dorian is on the move up the Eastern Seaboard after dumping a deluge of rain and seawaters, flooding neighborhoods and first floors of many homes in North Carolina....
2019-09-07, 15:00

Trump Campaigns for House Candidate in Closely Watched North Carolina Race Dan Bishop, a staunch conservative well known for sponsoring a bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their birth certificates, faces a tough race....
2019-09-10, 03:13

Trump urges North Carolina to pick GOP’s Dan Bishop in special House election President Trump traveled to North Carolina Monday to show support for the Republican in a special election for a House seat that’s viewed as a toss-up. “North Carolina, vote for Dan Bishop tomorrow. We need him badly in Washington! His opponent is a far left Sanctuary Cities supporter,” Trump tweete...
2019-09-10, 07:39

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Republicans play down expectations in North Carolina House race – live news The special election is taking place in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district, which Trump won by 12 points in 2016Full story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 10.00pm BST That’s it from me on this very eventful Tuesday, brought to you by T...
2019-09-10, 23:13

Hurricane Dorian Slams North Carolina With High Winds, Storm Surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble...
2019-09-07, 01:13

North Carolina man used Honduran woman as sex slave, held her and her baby against will for months, cops say A North Carolina man was arrested after allegedly using the woman as a sex slave and holding her — and her 8-month-old baby — against her will for months, police said....
2019-08-21, 23:13

Hurricane Dorian swipes North Carolina, Outer Banks island floods Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-07, 00:26

Poll close in North Carolina special House election seen as 2020 bellwether Polls have closed in a pivotal North Carolina special House election that will not only decide the winner of a long-contested and long-vacant House seat but potentially signal how President Trump will perform in the 2020 presidential election....
2019-09-11, 03:39

U.S. Democrat, Republican nearly tied in early North Carolina congressional election results U.S. Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready were neck and neck in early results from a special congressional election in North Carolina, with both parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party could keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-11, 04:00

A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they wer A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they were gerrymandered and unconstitutional under the state constitution. The legislature has until September 18 to redraw them. This case is going to be a window into the future of gerrymandering battles....
2019-09-04, 01:26

North Carolina dad who died in freak beach accident will donate his organs, parents say As a final act of selflessness, the North Carolina dad who died in a freak accident at the beach will be donating his organs to 55 people, his parents told CNN affiliate WSOC-TV....
2019-07-23, 01:26

Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk buys pill factory in North Carolina Novo Nordisk said on Tuesday it had bought a factory in North Carolina that would assist in manufacturing and packaging its new once-daily pill for treating type 2 diabetes....
2019-08-06, 14:26

#AtHomeWhileBlack: Police Drag Black North Carolina Homeowner From His Own House After False Alarm A North Carolina man says he was humiliated and thought he was going to be killed when police dragged him out of his house wearing only his boxers after his home security alarm was tripped accidentally....
2019-08-27, 10:26

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion. Enough Democrats sided with...
2019-06-06, 02:00

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recovery ahead, but still has respect for marine life....
2019-06-04, 18:52

North Carolina father punches shark in the face to save teen daughter, who loses her leg When Paige Winter, 17, was attacked by a shark, her dad, Charlie Winter, punched the shark repeatedly. Paige survived but had her leg amputated.        ...
2019-06-05, 01:52

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
2019-05-30, 08:00

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to their harmful products.”...
2019-08-28, 23:39

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, according to reports....
2019-06-15, 20:52

North Carolina college student studied mass shootings, kept guns in dorm, prosecutors say A North Carolina university student who studied mass shootings planned to shoot himself and his roommate if he didn't get accepted to a fraternity, prosecutors said Wednesday....
2019-08-29, 07:39

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense.       ...
2019-07-17, 22:52

Trump hosts rally in North Carolina ahead of pivotal House special election The stakes were unusually high ahead of President Trump's campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C. on Monday night, with just hours to go until voters there head to the polls in a pivotal tossup special election that will decide the winner of a long-contested -- and long-vacant -- House seat....
2019-09-10, 01:39

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
2019-06-27, 21:00

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
2019-06-27, 23:52

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar, praises crowd at North Carolina rally President Trump on Friday appeared to walk back regrets he’d expressed a day earlier over the “Send her back!” chants at his North Carolina MAGA rally aimed at Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar. “No,” Trump replied in the Oval Office when asked by reporters if he was unhappy with the chanting. “You know w...
2019-07-20, 02:52

Jewel found in ruins of Colonial-era North Carolina tavern reveals coded message Archaeologists say that the pea-sized bead, first thought to be a clump of dirt, would've been used by American rebels to signal opposition to King George III....
2019-07-11, 19:00

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious setback for Donald Trump and his 2020 re-election campa...
2019-09-11, 06:52

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they j...
2019-07-18, 06:39

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice that along with two slices of bacon, two scrambled eggs, and two biscuits sopped in sausage gravy, you’ll also get roughly a half dozen hash rounds....
2019-06-30, 21:13

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10, 07:00

Hurricane Dorian lashes North Carolina's Outer Banks as Category 1; still awaiting landfall Dorian's winds knocked out power at nearly 200,000 homes and businesses across North Carolina as massive waves threatened buildings along the coast.        ...
2019-09-06, 16:13

‘Still a very dangerous storm’: Dorian nears North Carolina coast as Category 1 hurricane Hundreds of thousands of coastal residents of the Carolinas fled Thursday as Dorian continued its unrelenting march.        ...
2019-09-06, 11:52

Hurricane Dorian slams into North Carolina's Outer Banks with high winds, storm surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-06, 19:13

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
2019-05-23, 05:26

Teens now missing in Canada days after Australian man, North Carolina woman killed along remote highway Authorities in Canada are asking the public to "remain vigilant" after two teenagers have been reported in the missing in the same region where a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway....
2019-07-22, 19:00

Teen girl survives shark bite at North Carolina beach, suffers severe injuries The 17-year-old marine life advocate, Paige Winter, suffered injuries to her leg, pelvic, and hand areas.        ...
2019-06-03, 21:52

North Carolina woman kept as sex slave, beaten, tortured in front of children in hotel rooms, police say A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly tortured in two hotel rooms and two suspects have been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Friday....
2019-09-16, 02:00

North Carolina father of 6 has neck broken by 'intense' wave, killing him in 'freak accident,' wife says A North Carolina father of six died on Friday after he was struck by an "intense wave" that knocked him to the ground and broke his neck, according to his wife....
2019-07-21, 18:39

Dorian lashes North Carolina with flooding, hurricane-force winds as eyewall brushes coast Hurricane Dorian slowly stormed up the southeast coast of the United States on Friday, spitting out tornadoes, stirring up powerful waves and storm surge and unleashing heavy rain....
2019-09-06, 11:52

Descendants of 2 African slaves to spend night inside reconstructed North Carolina slave cabin The descendants of two Africans who were enslaved at a North Carolina plantation will spend the night in a reconstructed slave cabin near the same sites where they once lived....
2019-08-03, 18:39

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before they arrested him, police said.  ...
2019-07-17, 17:39

North Carolina student arrested with guns in his dorm room was planning shooting spree, police say A 19-year-old freshman arrested in his dorm room at a North Carolina university with two firearms was planning a shooting spree, police say.        ...
2019-08-29, 22:00

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Tillis is up for reelection next year....
2019-09-04, 18:13

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

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
2019-05-28, 18:00

Tight special election in North Carolina draws national attention, Trump campaign cash with days to go The nation's political attention will shift next week, if only for a day, from the presidential primary brawl to an unusual House election in North Carolina – where the fight for a Republican-held seat appears to be coming down to the wire and both parties are hoping to claim a win that speaks to th...
2019-09-06, 03:00

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who ensured Capt. Kevin Phillips' newborn grew up in the land of the free....
2019-05-28, 20:26

North Carolina closes early voting sites for special House election as Dorian lashes state's coast Hurricane Dorian caused a halt in early voting in some North Carolina counties in an unusual House election where the fight for a Republican-held seat appears to be coming down to the wire -- with both parties hoping to claim a win....
2019-09-06, 16:13

A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making 'racially offensive' comments Granville County A North Carolina sheriff plotted to murder his own deputy in 2014 for threatening to publicly reveal a tape of the sheriff using "racially offensive language," prosecutors say. Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was charged by a grand jury with two counts of felony obstructi...
2019-09-18, 04:39

Trump unloads on 'disloyal' Democratic House candidate at fiery rally ahead of pivotal North Carolina special election High stakes yielded some of President Trump's harshest rhetoric yet at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C., on Monday night, with just hours to go until voters there head to the polls in a pivotal toss-up special election that will decide the winner of a long-contested -- and long-vacant -- House...
2019-09-10, 02:00

Hurricane Dorian traps 'hundreds' on island off North Carolina Hundreds of people may be trapped on an island off North Carolina amid rising floodwater after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the state governor has said....
2019-09-07, 00:00

'Fox & Friends' hosts on Trump's North Carolina rally: 2020 race is becoming Trump vs. The Squad The hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Thursday that the 2020 presidential race is quickly becoming President Trump against the so-called "squad," as the Democratic Party's candidates struggle for media attention. ...
2019-07-18, 20:39

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar power company that outsourced production to China and imported devices from a Chinese company deemed a national security risk....
2019-05-28, 16:13

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
2019-06-05, 10:26

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
2019-05-22, 20:13

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday as they acknowledged for the first time there was a "possible" connection between the slayings, a body found ne...
2019-07-23, 16:13

'I'm just humiliated': Black homeowner in his underwear handcuffed by North Carolina police after false alarm Kazeem Oyeneyin, a black North Carolina homeowner, was handcuffed by police and taken out of his home in his underwear after a false alarm.        ...
2019-08-27, 09:26

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
2019-07-16, 10:00

‘Frozen dragon of the north’ flew over North America 77 million years ago If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive and the oceans were dominated by creatures just as fearsome. The skies had their own fair share of impressive beasts, and newly discover...
2019-09-11, 23:26

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a meeting would be "meaningful" if it happened....
2019-06-29, 09:00

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
2019-06-27, 19:39

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
2019-06-30, 09:26

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according to data from Crist|Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that tracks C-suite trends. That is up from the average of 33.6% over the previous 10 y...
2019-08-14, 16:52

The One Where All the Candidates Are Friends Joe Biden is the one most likely to say, “How you doing?” Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are the ones in an uncertain relationship with a breakup on the horizon. Marianne Williamson is the one who is definitely Phoebe. For a bunch of sharp-elbowed politicians competing for the presi...
2019-09-12, 06:39

Tucson Mayoral Candidates Ed Ackerley - IndependentThe Palo Verde High School and University of Arizona graduate is an account executive at Ackerley Advertising. The Tucson Native also teaches at UA and NAU, and held leadership roles at the American Advertising Federation. Randi Dorman - DemocratSince mov...
2019-08-09, 07:13

2020 Presidential candidates What promises to be a crowded 2020 presidential campaign field are beginning to formally announce their candidacies.        ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

Time for candidates to go toe-to-toe with Johnson Despite the bullish statements released by all the surviving leadership camps after the first round leadership vote, most of them were left disappointed....
2019-06-14, 01:13

Who is the Yankees' MVP? They've got plenty of candidates From Luke Voit and Gio Urshela to Gary Sanchez, Brett Gardner and Domingo German, there are a lot of reasons the first-place Yanks have thrived in spite of their many injuries....
2019-05-28, 15:13

Tunisia elections: New issues, new candidates Tunisians are heading to the polls in mid-September. This time, the battle for the country's highest office is different. There's a lot of passion involved, as always, but the issues are more serious....
2019-09-14, 09:13

Democratic candidates spar over ‘socialism’ Democratic candidates gathered in San Francisco Saturday to shmooze at the state party’s ­annual convention — and bicker among themselves over the best way to unseat President Trump. At one point, the gathering became a referendum on ­socialism. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper earned bo...
2019-06-02, 11:00

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at the University of Arizona. Mig...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Who are the candidates participating in the first Democratic Debate? The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the First primary debate of the 2020 campaign. They are: Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado Former Vice President Joe Biden* Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey* South Ben...
2019-06-27, 19:52

The Democratic Candidates Need New Walk-Out Songs Some music recommendations for Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke and everyone else eyeballing a White House bid....
2019-06-11, 18:26

Debate watchers review the candidates People watching the Democratic presidential debate in several states gave Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Julian Castro high marks. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-27, 21:52

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14, 02:13

Here’s How Much the 2020 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has built a fundraising machine. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has momentum with the grassroots. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are holding steady, and California Sen. Kamala Harris is lagging behind the rest of the top ti...
2019-07-10, 01:52

British candidates for PM take aim at favorite Johnson A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson....
2019-06-10, 22:26

Nobody Asked the Candidates to Speak Español The first time I vaguely recall hearing a candidate speak Spanish was in 1999, during George W. Bush’s bid for president. During a debate between Republican candidates that December, he proclaimed, “Hay muchos hispanos que viven [aqui],” before getting into a spiel about how his party had to conside...
2019-06-29, 20:52

Which candidates attacked the most during the third Democratic debate? Former housing secretary Julián Castro waged 13 attacks, the most of anyone onstage, according to an analysis of the third Democratic presidential debate....
2019-09-13, 20:26

Democratic debate 2019: Which candidates are most likely to get cut? With the second round of Democratic primary debates in the books, the focus now turns to September’s third round in Houston — but many of the White House hopefuls who took the stage on Tuesday and Wednesday night have likely reached the end of the road. Under strict polling and fundraising thr...
2019-08-01, 23:13

The GOP Wants to Keep Candidates in the Dark About Trump's Unpopularity There’s no question that President Donald Trump is the single most popular politician in the Republican Party today. But, popular or not, the Republican National Committee would would apparently prefer to keep its candidates running for local offices around the country in the dark when it comes to d...
2019-09-11, 23:00

Here's how the top 7 Democratic candidates want to transform the US economy Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the leading Democratic presidential candidates for 2020. The candidates believe in reviving the the middle class and major US infrastructure investments. From the Affordable Care Act and eliminating student debt,...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Democratic candidates have until midnight to qualify for 1st debates Democratic presidential candidates have until midnight Wednesday to qualify for the first primary debates in Miami next month, and it appears all 20 have secured spots on stage....
2019-06-13, 00:26

Rejected Moscow candidates likely to lose another round A working group of Russia’s Central Elections Commission is recommending the refusal of appeals by five opposition politicians who were denied spots on the Moscow city council elections ballot, an issue that has sparked protests and mass arrests...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Medicare For All The second Democratic primary debate on Thursday night saw an extended period of serious policy discussion on the future of the nation’s health care. While Medicare-for-all has been the rallying cry of those on the party’s left flank, the candidates on the stage were split, with most arg...
2019-06-29, 06:13

Where do the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on the key issues? Almost two dozen Democratic candidates are vying for the party’s nomination to take on Trump in the 2020 race. Here’s where they stand on the key issues Continue reading......
2019-06-13, 18:26

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the debates will be broadcast from Miami on June 26 and ...
2019-06-12, 21:52

EU leaders struggle to agree on candidates for top jobs European Union leaders are struggling to narrow down a list of candidates for key posts at the helm of the 28-nation bloc amid deep divisions over how to best balance political, geographic and gender considerations...
2019-07-01, 04:26

| Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM The 10 candidates running to replace Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting - when at least one will get the chop....
2019-06-13, 12:39

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
2019-07-18, 07:26

Dem candidates pile on Trump in second debate night Democrats kicked off Thursday night’s debate ripping into President Trump as “phony,” taking aim at the tax cuts he signed into law while long-shot candidates took swipes frontrunner Joe Biden....
2019-06-28, 05:13

Here Are the Issues the 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Tweeting About Most With more than 2 candidates fighting for the presidential nomination of the U.S. Democratic party, it can be tough for presidential hopefuls to stand out and find their signature issue. Some have tried to capitalize on a certain topic while others try to cover all their bases, as seen in a recent an...
2019-07-16, 20:39

Sainsbury's says not talking to internal candidates for CEO succession Sainsbury's is not talking to internal candidates about succession plans to Chief Executive Officer Mike Coupe and he has the full support of company's shareholders and the board, a company spokesperson told Reuters late on Saturday....
2019-08-18, 01:26

Election Results 2019: A Look At Winning Candidates As national election results are declared, the BJP has emerged as the single largest party winning 303 seats. The Opposition Congress has won 52 seats. TMC in Bengal and YSRC in Andhra Pradesh has won......
2019-05-24, 17:13

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
2019-08-14, 21:39

Race to succeed UK PM May begins with ten candidates nominated Ten candidates were nominated in the contest to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, the party's 1922 Committee said on Monday....
2019-06-10, 22:26

Here's where the presidential candidates stand on Social Security Medicare has become a buzzword so far in the 2020 race. Yet another important benefits program,Social Security, has largely been absent from the discussion. This roundup shows where the leading candidates stand....
2019-07-07, 02:13

Israel bans far-right candidates for racism against Arabs Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel of the Jewish Power party have been barred from the snap general elections in September. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was criticized for allying with the ultra-nationalist party....
2019-08-26, 10:52

How 21 Democratic Candidates Answered Our Questions Before the Debates Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other issues? Here's a quick look at their answers....
2019-06-27, 20:13

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun buyers a day after Republican President Donald Trump embraced the idea....
2019-08-08, 23:52

Two BJD Candidates, One From BJP Elected To Rajya Sabha From Odisha Two BJD candidates and a BJP nominee supported by the regional party were Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha in the by-elections held here for three vacant seats in the state....
2019-06-28, 21:52

Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics, gaining new visibility ahead of this month's European Parliament elections....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
2019-05-22, 23:52

Want to inherit Britain’s Brexit mess? A lot of candidates do. The already-crowded race for 10 Downing Street is only days old, but it’s shaping up to be a wild, unpredictable and hugely consequential contest for a country caught in the purgatory of an E.U. exit that never seems to end....
2019-05-31, 09:52

Ten U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates to debate on one night Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders next month, leaving out 10 other candidates who did not meet the party's more stringent criteria for participation, the Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday....
2019-08-29, 23:13

Where the top Democratic U.S. presidential candidates stand on 'Medicare for All' All of the Democratic presidential candidates debating on Thursday say universal healthcare is a top priority. They disagree, however, on the best path to achieve it....
2019-09-10, 13:39

Some former NDP candidates in N.B. say they weren’t part of exodus to Greens On Tuesday, the provincial and federal Green parties distributed a declaration signed by the 14 former provincial candidates, as well as by Jonathan Richardson, a federal NDP executive member....
2019-09-06, 02:39

Tunisian candidates start their presidential campaigns Tunisian presidential candidates began campaigning on Monday for the Sept. 15 election against a backdrop of economic troubles and a militant shooting that underlined the challenges facing the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab uprisings....
2019-09-03, 20:13

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college. Kavanaugh was confirmed last October after emotional hearings in t...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Ex-Samajwadi Party Leaders To Be BJP Candidates For UP Bypolls Former Samajwadi Party leaders Surendra Singh Nagar and Sanjay Seth, who recently joined the BJP, have been nominated by the party as candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP......
2019-09-03, 04:00

Amy Klobuchar Is Tired of Debate Questions About Other Candidates The Minnesota senator has been frustrated by debate moderators’ tactic asking her to attack policies by her progressive rivals in the Democratic presidential primary....
2019-09-11, 20:13

7 candidates throw hat into ring to replace Theresa May as PM British health minister Matt Hancock, ex-Brexit minister Dominic Raab and former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom on Saturday joined an increasingly crowded field to replace May....
2019-05-26, 01:26

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday became the latest candidate for the job to oversee the UK’s chaotic and long-stalled Br...
2019-05-25, 21:26

Democratic debate 2019: Candidates gang up on Biden DETROIT, Mich. — Candidates ripped former Vice President Joe Biden apart over Obama-era deportations of illegal immigrants during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. Biden got himself in hot water by coming after Julian Castro, the US secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Obam...
2019-08-01, 05:52

Istanbul mayoral candidates to face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor are set to face off in a debate a week before a repeated city election. The debate between Binali Yildirim, the candidate from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, and secular opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu of...
2019-06-16, 19:13

DNC Warns Candidates: Don't Fucking Swear at Our Goddamn Debate As it turns out, the DNC has something (new) in common with 100 percent of the readers who send me emails: They’d prefer no swear words, please!...
2019-09-11, 02:26

Maine Voters Will Rank Their Top Presidential Candidates in 2020 It was the first state to adopt ranked-choice voting for congressional elections, and it will now be the first to adopt it for presidential elections....
2019-09-07, 17:00

| Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have seized upon remarks by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-30, 09:26

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, nor on their plans to avert environmental catastrop...
2019-06-13, 16:13

July presidential debate could be the finale for up to half the candidates Tougher entry requirements for fall debates have campaigns scrambling for donors and poll numbers, and many candidates are struggling to hit the marks needed....
2019-07-19, 12:13

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital...
2019-07-15, 20:26

Pro-Putin candidates suffer losses in Moscow elections Opposition figure hails success of tactical voting campaign in local electionsPro-Kremlin candidates have suffered losses in local elections in Moscow, as Vladimir Putin’s biggest critic hailed his campaign to encourage strategic voting.Although the Russian president’s United Russia party retained i...
2019-09-09, 12:00

The Trailer: Assessing 10 candidates on last night's stage (and one who wasn't) In this special debate edition: A ranking of how the first-stage Democrats did in their debate, a look at the Homestead primary happening 40 minutes away, and the hot takes that mattered....
2019-06-27, 23:52

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School, debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero, former Arizona State...
2019-07-19, 08:13

As 2020 Candidates Struggle to Be Heard, Their Grumbling Gets Louder There’s only so much room in the spotlight in the Democratic presidential race, leaving some candidates feeling left out. “It’s a ‘Hunger Games’ situation,” one said....
2019-06-12, 00:00

Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates went to college and grad school Elizabeth for MA There are currently 24 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, and they all boast impressive resumés. 13 out of the 24 declared candidates attended an Ivy League university for undergrad or grad school, 13 have law degrees, and two are Rhodes scholars. Here's w...
2019-06-10, 05:52

There's a Glaring Flaw With Each of the 2020 Candidates' Rally Playlists The New York Times has a big interactive out today about the playlists the 2020 Democrats (and President Donald Trump) play at their campaign rallies. Immediately, there were several glaring issues, among them being: Where, oh where, is beloved teen superstar Billie Eilish, who currently has the No....
2019-08-20, 16:52

Pew: 65% of Democratic voters have positive view of 2020 candidates Democratic voters have a better impression of their party's presidential candidates this year compared to similar points in the past eight elections, a Pew survey released Thursday indicates....
2019-07-18, 23:52

The Point: Our latest rankings of the 2020 Democratic candidates There are (still) 20 candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination, but only half of that number will appear on the debate stage a week from today in Houston....
2019-09-07, 16:39

Democratic candidates vie for climate mantle during marathon forum Ten U.S. Democratic presidential contenders will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday night in a marathon series of CNN forums likely to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren....
2019-09-04, 13:26

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romero and real estate developer Randi Dorman will face...
2019-05-31, 01:13

Tory MPs express concern over PM candidates' 'unachievable promises' More than 70 moderate Conservative MPs have written to both leadership contenders expressing concern over "unachievable promises" being made during the campaign, hours ahead of a hustings event....
2019-07-05, 20:52

Democratic debate 2019: ABC warns candidates to keep it clean Paging Beto O’Rourke. ABC News warned candidates at Thursday’s Democratic debate in Texas to keep it clean — just weeks after the former Texas congressman dropped an “F bomb” while discussing gun violence in an on-air interview, the latest in a series of profanities he&...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
2019-06-10, 05:52

19 Democratic Presidential Candidates Took the Stage Sunday. No One Stood Out Nineteen of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Iowa on Sunday at the largest cattle-call event for the historically large field to date, but none of them managed to leverage it into a star turn. At a fundraiser for the Iowa Democratic Party at the DoubleTree convention cente...
2019-06-10, 07:52

NDA, Grand Alliance Fielded 9 Women Candidates In Bihar; Only 3 Won The ruling NDA and the opposition grand alliance in Bihar had fielded women in less than a quarter of the total number of 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state and out of them, only three emerged......
2019-05-27, 10:26

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
2019-08-14, 11:39

Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive....
2019-08-04, 21:39

JNU Student Body Polls Tomorrow, 6 Candidates In Fray The Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU) polls are being closely watched in the aftermath of various controversies to hit universities across the country in the recent past....
2019-09-05, 16:39

Conservatives’ anti-harassment policy for candidates almost complete A party spokesman said the recommended code of conduct and harassment policy aimed specifically at candidates would be ready by the time the campaign gets officially underway....
2019-09-07, 10:39

Tory candidates clash on whether Brexit can happen on 31 October Conservative leadership candidates have clashed over whether the UK can leave the EU on 31 October, on day two of the official race to be the next prime minister....
2019-06-11, 19:00

Clubs must interview BAME managerial candidates under new EFL rule "Football League (EFL) clubs will interview at least one Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidate for any first-team managerial position from now on to improve equality in the sport."...
2019-06-07, 18:00

In their own words: Presidential candidates share vision in books As the Democrats looking to unseat GOP President Donald Trump head into another round of debates Thursday, their policy positions and values will be whittled down to sound bites and talking points....
2019-09-12, 11:00

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and the reach of President Tayyip Erdogan's AK party....
2019-06-16, 21:52

| Afghan presidential candidates fear for safety after attacks Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning....
2019-08-01, 02:13

UK PM candidates set high bar for Brexit talks: no Irish backstop The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient....
2019-07-15, 22:52

Fact-Checking the Candidates From the Third Democratic Presidential Debate Thursday’s night Democratic presidential debate featured all 10 leading candidates on one stage for the first time. Like the previous two debates, however, several candidates made comments that had dubious standing in the facts. These claims included comments about the economy, healthcare and ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Summer Debate Recap: How Did the Top Four Candidates Perform Last Time? Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are the leading Democrats in the presidential primary. We take a look back at their debate performances....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Here's where the top Democratic 2020 candidates stand on climate change Climate change has escalated into one of the most important issues for Democratic voters, so here's where each of the 10 leading Democratic candidates stand on climate change....
2019-09-04, 21:52

In Baiting Candidates and Stoking Conflict, Did CNN’s Presidential Debates Go Too Far? (NEW YORK) — CNN poked and prodded for fault lines among Democrats running for president during both nights of debates this week, and that wasn’t to everyone’s liking. The network took a hit on social media and among some critics for baiting candidates and provoking conflict. Drawi...
2019-08-03, 05:39

Scheer says he will stand by candidates who have made mistakes if they apologize Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said he would stand by candidates who have made mistakes in the past as long as they apologize and take responsibility....
2019-09-16, 06:13

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the rare cases that has united Russia’s usually divided opposition....
2019-07-20, 16:52

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
2019-06-03, 15:39

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate change, per the Mercury News, in a contentious 222-137 vote that comes amid ongoing devastation in the Amazon rainforest and growing evidence that scientis...
2019-08-25, 03:13

Female candidates challenge electability question in debates MIAMI (AP) — The two Democratic presidential debates featured a historic number of female candidates. Some, including Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, emerged as top performers. Their showing has emboldened some Democrats who want to do away with questions about whether the party should nominate ...
2019-06-29, 07:00

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
2019-07-01, 17:26

How 2020 Democratic candidates reacted to Trump meeting with Kim Democrats running for president in 2020 expressed skepticism President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un would yield tangible results, with some arguing Trump's actions are hurting America's standing in the world and elevating the North Korean dictator....
2019-07-01, 14:52

Democratic candidates debate best way to fight climate change Several Democratic presidential candidates showed up to a town hall debate Wednesday night to push their plans to fight climate change, after most have unveiled costly proposals to try and scale back the phenomenon....
2019-09-05, 23:52

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
2019-07-12, 12:26

Buy-low candidates for fantasy baseball owners desperate for pitching In comparison to years past, starting pitching seems to be a lot less reliable for fantasy owners this season. We’ve seen injuries ravage the position, and some high-end starters like Chris Sale and Noah Syndergaard have struggled with consistency. When looking to build up your roster for a second-h...
2019-06-30, 11:13

Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ is the best bribe from presidential candidates Now let’s talk about the wonderful bribes being offered by presidential candidates who want your vote. And then let’s see if we can come up with something more to our liking. President Trump, who’ll be the Republican candidate, is bribing voters with promises of another tax cut and lower interest ra...
2019-09-17, 04:52

Candidates Are Jockeying for Union Endorsements. Bernie Sanders Just Got One. The Vermont senator won the endorsement of the United Electrical workers, a group that has long supported him, as Democratic candidates continue to seek backing from labor....
2019-08-26, 22:26

All Delhi Metro Lines To Run From 6 AM Tomorrow To Help UPSC Candidates The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said today that train services on Sunday will being at 6 am on all its lines (all corridors), keeping in mind the lakhs of students scheduled to take the civil......
2019-06-01, 13:26

Democrats announce 20 U.S. presidential candidates who qualify for first debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday the 20 presidential candidates who will participate in the party's pivotal first debate in Miami later this month, dealing a blow to four hopefuls who will be excluded after failing to garner enough early support in polls or fundraising.Montana...
2019-06-14, 00:13

Trump Names 5 Candidates for National Security Adviser Whoever gets the job will inherit a staff that has traditionally been packed with specialized experts but that has seen numerous departures and diminished expertise and experience....
2019-09-18, 03:00

Gubernatorial candidates make pitches to county leaders Republican Gov. Matt Bevin offered an election-year sweetener to Kentucky’s coal-county leaders on Friday, saying he’ll push to return 100% of coal severance tax revenues to their counties if he gets the chance to submit another budget proposal to lawmakers. His Democratic challenger, An...
2019-06-29, 01:26

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28, 13:52

England’s Ashes candidates to be put to the Test by Ireland at Lord’s • Joe Root’s new-look XI includes two debutants and two spinners• Three members of the team will be playing their first home TestOn the eve of England’s first ever Test against Ireland perhaps it was fitting that the pitch, which is almost in the centre of the square at Lord’s, looked emerald green....
2019-07-23, 21:00

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, California Sen. Kamala Harris and South Bend, Ind. Mayor ...
2019-06-28, 08:26

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve Candidates' Cybersecurity In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political committees when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.Read more......
2019-05-22, 03:39

With Rs 680 Crore, Industrialist Jayadev Galla Among Richest Candidates Jayadev Galla, a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker in Andhra Pradesh, has declared assets worth over Rs 680 crore, which makes him one of the richest candidates in the national election....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Trump, GOP sue California over law requiring presidential candidates’ tax returns California’s law is “a naked political attack against the sitting President of the United States,” the state and national Republican parties argued in one of two lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Factbox: Tunisia's main candidates for presidential elections Tunisia's presidential election on Sept. 15 has a crowded field of candidates, all vying to lead the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 "Arab Spring" uprisings....
2019-09-09, 15:13

How the Next Democratic Debate Offers a New Start for Second-Tier Candidates The shrinking calendar has those who are lagging the front-runners looking for new life in their campaigns. The rationale for staying in the race is that Joseph R. Biden Jr. will fade....
2019-09-08, 12:26

DNC Frantically Trying to Narrow Down Massive Field of Candidates for Debates The national organization responsible for putting together something approaching a coherent selection process for the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee is realizing that sometimes an overabundance of choice is uh... inconvenient as shit....
2019-05-29, 22:52

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
2019-08-04, 13:39

Russian opposition rallies for Moscow election candidates Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election...
2019-07-14, 20:00

The Trailer: The guide to the feuding among candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination In this edition: A guide to recognizing your Democratic feuds, the left's big plans for Queens, and data on who Democratic voters want to go away, already....
2019-06-21, 10:39

Climate Town Hall: Several Democratic Candidates Embrace a Carbon Tax At a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign, candidates vowed to take aggressive action to combat global warming....
2019-09-05, 07:39

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
2019-05-27, 11:13

Nissan China head, turnaround executive among top candidates for CEO: sources The head of Nissan Motor Co's China business and an executive tasked with leading its revival have emerged as two of the top candidates to take over as the next CEO of the troubled Japanese automaker, four people familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-12, 10:13

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
2019-05-25, 00:52

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive Exclusive: documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive to the ABC board in 2017, despite the fact that s...
2019-08-04, 09:39

How the Democratic Candidates Responded to a Health Care Policy Survey When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19 candidates....
2019-06-23, 09:52

18 Candidates. 72 Hours. A Hectic Weekend at the Iowa State Fair. Democratic presidential candidates descended on Des Moines to meet prized Iowa caucus voters, spend time with their families and, of course, eat some food on a stick....
2019-08-12, 12:39

Stephen Colbert Calls Out Long Shot Presidential Candidates “I mean, it is 20 people and if I am generous, six of them should be up there,” Colbert said of the Democratic debates. “I’m looking at you, Steve Bullock.”...
2019-08-02, 08:26

Democratic candidates Biden and Harris chafe at debate limits U.S. Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Kamala Harris expressed frustration on Thursday with a debate format they said left them little time to explain their views and led to the combative exchanges featured in the first two debate rounds....
2019-08-02, 05:39

Democratic candidates set for key 'soapbox' moments at Iowa State Fair Six months ahead of the Democratic Iowa caucuses, the first key vote in next year's presidential primary campaign, most of the party's challengers will appear at the state's fair in the coming days, beginning Thursday....
2019-08-08, 14:13

DNC makes it harder for 2020 candidates to make cut for fall debates The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday increased the thresholds for 2020 presidential hopefuls to participate in the third and fourth debates this September and October in an effort to whittle down the expanding field of candidates. The debate will be hosted by ABC News in partnership with U...
2019-05-29, 22:13

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 20:13

President Trump Said He Would Take Foreign Campaign Help. Here’s What Past Candidates Did in That Situation This week, President Donald Trump once again found himself defending his stance on accepting campaign help from a foreign government. The latest round of debate on the issue began Wednesday, when Trump said in an interview with George Stephanopoulos that he thinks there’s “nothing wrong ...
2019-06-15, 04:39

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials hosted the Miami forum Friday for candidates...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
2019-06-16, 21:26

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

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable....
2019-07-15, 22:26

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
2019-06-14, 20:00

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
2019-07-12, 06:13

Fantasy Baseball: Closer trade candidates and their potential replacements Trying to figure out who will emerge or remain as closers through trade season? Paul Mammino employs his ADRIEP model to help him find those answers....
2019-06-11, 20:52

Democratic presidential candidates push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
2019-05-29, 22:39

Algeria cancels July 4 presidential vote, rejects candidates ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council says there will be no presidential election on July 4 as planned in the North African country after the two candidates — both unknowns — were rejected. The council said in a statement Sunday that it is now up to the interim president, Ab...
2019-06-02, 14:39

Colombia: Mayoral, city council candidates killed in ambush Bogota has blamed FARC dissidents for the deaths of two local politicians in the Cauca region. The killing comes just days after some prominent members of the dissolved FARC rebel army announced a return to arms....
2019-09-03, 05:52

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, more than they ...
2019-07-04, 07:26

Most 2020 Democratic candidates tiptoe around question of impeaching Trump Fewer than one-third of the 23 Democrats vying for the nomination are issuing calls to start the impeachment process, citing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report they believe shows Trump obstructed justice....
2019-05-26, 19:26

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
2019-05-31, 13:26

Immigration, healthcare split candidates on second night of Democratic debates The second group of 10 candidates participating in the second round of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Wednesday night was split distinctly on healthcare and immigration....
2019-08-01, 07:39

These Democratic Candidates Are Unionizing Their Staffs, And It Could Change Campaign Work Democratic presidential candidates fighting for the endorsements of labor unions and the votes of their rank-and-file have found a new tactic to show their commitment: unionizing their own campaigns. Staffers on four Democratic campaigns have announced they are unionizing — a first in presiden...
2019-06-06, 02:00

Democratic Candidates Jostle, and Gripe, as Debates Winnow the Field A set of qualifying rules created a few final hours of uncertainty over who would qualify and whether the next debate would be held on one night or two. There was plenty of complaining....
2019-08-29, 04:52

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their pop culture favorites, must-haves and much,......
2019-07-18, 20:26

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow says her network was 'studiously neutral' to all candidates MSNBC host Rachel Maddow defended her network's treatment of the 20 presidential candidates they hosted, claiming she and the other debate moderators were "studiously neutral."...
2019-06-28, 11:52

Ex-U.S. presidential candidates Hickenlooper, Inslee to run for office in home states Two Democratic governors who recently abandoned their long-shot presidential bids announced their next steps on Thursday, with both opting to run for office in the friendlier political territory of their home states....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Democratic Presidential Candidates Call for Brett Kavanaugh’s Impeachment In the wake of a new report by The New York Times revealing additional information about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh, several Democratic presidential candidates have called for Kavanaugh to be impeached....
2019-09-16, 00:52

Former DNC Chairwoman Donna Brazile: Complaining 2020 candidates know the rules 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who are complaining about debate qualifications knew the DNC’s rules and party standards, former DNC Chairwoman Donna Brazile argued Tuesday....
2019-08-28, 03:52

Democratic Candidates Condemn ‘Attacks’ on Sen. Kamala Harris’ Race Democratic presidential candidates have responded with condemnation following accusations about Sen. Kamala Harris’s race. Those allegations were amplified by conservative internet personalities, including President Donald Trump’s son. Questions around Harris’ background seemed pro...
2019-06-30, 19:00

'Leader of the resistance': Democratic 2020 candidates converge on California Fourteen hopefuls flock to party convention in anti-Trump state with newly pivotal role in primariesOn a recent visit to California, Joe Biden polished off a plate of tacos with the Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti. Pete Buttigieg was feted by Gwyneth Paltrow at a star-studded fundraising event in L...
2019-06-01, 08:52

German military rejects dozens of candidates over extremist links The German army has turned down 63 applicants over the past two years after they failed security checks. Islamists, far-right, alt-left supporters and ex-offenders were all excluded....
2019-07-21, 14:13

ANALYSIS: NDP still needs 190 candidates while Tories, People’s Party near full slate of 338 On the eve of the 2019 election call, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has failed to find candidates to stand with him in more than half of Canada's 338 ridings....
2019-08-31, 01:13

On Edge: 2020 Democratic Candidates Face the Prospect of Being Cut from Debates MIAMI (AP) — The largest presidential field in modern Democratic politics could quickly shrink as more than half of the contenders are in real danger of failing to meet tougher requirements to participate in the fall round of debates.Short on support and money and bound by tough party rules, o...
2019-07-01, 13:52

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting in McLean, amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group -- possibly a final one -- of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Trump will not pick Pompeo as national security adviser, has 15 candidates U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Presidential Candidates Flock to New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention The New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention was expected to draw 19 of the candidates Saturday, offering an early test of campaign organization and enthusiasm....
2019-09-07, 19:52

New Yorker Festival Will Host Two Democratic Candidates and Nancy Pelosi This year’s festival will include Pete Buttigieg and Julián Castro at separate events, in addition to Pelosi and an array of artists and entertainers....
2019-09-04, 20:13

AIIMS MBBS Exam Tomorrow; Important Points Candidates Should Know The examination will be computer based and therefore the candidates may familiarize with the examination through the mock test available at www.aiimsexams.org....
2019-05-24, 12:52

Trump taunts Democratic candidates as they tout their climate plans U.S. President Donald Trump blasted the climate change proposals of his Democratic challengers for the White House on Wednesday as they began showcasing their plans in a marathon round of televised town halls....
2019-09-05, 03:39

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
2019-06-20, 07:00

As Debate Deadline Nears, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Make the Cut Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to making the debate stage, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot....
2019-08-14, 12:52

In the debate on healthcare, the Democratic candidates admit Obamacare isn't working Healthcare is clearly the primary topic in this week’s second round of Democratic primary debates, but Obamacare — the crowning jewel of former President Barack Obama’s liberal agenda — seems to be a taboo subject....
2019-08-01, 07:26

Front-Runner List to Lead IMF Narrows to Eurozone Candidates The list of front-runners to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund is now focused on four eurozone candidates, according to several senior European officials....
2019-07-18, 02:52

Bullock joins second 2020 Democratic debate, rest of candidates the same Governor Steve Bullock of Montana will be the only new face on stage for the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, the Democratic National Committee said on Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 01:13

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from aggressive and conservative politics inside the deep...
2019-06-07, 10:26

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 cities targeting the world’s most powerful restaurant chain over wages and working conditions.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:13

What Democratic debates have historically revealed about the candidates' skills and character Even if the debate stage will be more crowded than ever, recent history shows they can reveal the candidates' skills and character - even if the two stand at odds....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Carolina Panthers Some people are fans of the Carolina Panthers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Carolina Panthers. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
2019-08-13, 02:00

Still-dangerous Dorian rakes coastal Carolina Hurricane Dorian raked the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain Thursday, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses as it moved north. (Sept. 5)        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Panthers vs. Rams: Los Angeles will struggle against Carolina The Wildcat returns for his 23rd season in The Post. Including the 1997-2018 seasons in the Bettor’s Guide, Cat’s record in print stands at 615-520 (54.2 percent) against the spread. Sunday PANTHERS (+2) over Rams: Kept intact largely with chicken wire and spit last season, Carolina QB Cam Newton is...
2019-09-06, 14:26

The Trailer: What we learned in South Carolina this weekend In this edition: The lessons of a hot South Carolina weekend, the Iran (and ICE) debate that never happened, and the presidential candidate with Pennsylvania roots named "Joe" (not that one)....
2019-06-24, 03:13

Old shell from S. Carolina beach ID’d as ancient oyster FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An old shell found on a South Carolina beach four years ago has been identified as that of an ancient oyster never before found in the area. The Post and Courier reports that College of Charleston paleontologist Robert Boessenecker deemed the shell found by Ashby Gale to bel...
2019-06-05, 15:13

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure....
2019-06-15, 01:26

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
2019-05-29, 21:00

Carolina signs GM Don Waddell to 3-year extension The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed team president and general manager Don Waddell to a three-year contract extension       ...
2019-08-12, 22:26

LSU rallies to beat South Carolina 8-6 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Smith homered and scored three times as No. 5 seed LSU erased an early four-run deficit and defeated No. 12 seed South Carolina 8-6 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament game that ended early Wednesday morning. LSU (35-22) faces No. 4 seed Mississippi State (45-11) on Wedn...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Rivera says Cam's backup in Carolina still uncertain Panthers coach Ron Rivera hasn't settled on who will be Cam Newton's primary backup at quarterback this year       ...
2019-08-20, 01:00

On the Edge: South Carolina’s coastline under threat On The Edge: Combahee to Winyah is the work of the environmentalist and photographer J Henry Fair, who brings attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on the planet’s coastlines. They “define us, contain us, and connect us to the outside world”.More and more people are migrating t...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
2019-06-18, 18:13

Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates back gun restrictions after mass shootings In the month since shooting sprees in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people, Democrats running for president are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be elected, offering their own plans and proposals to curtail gun violence....
2019-09-11, 00:52

Two severely-disabled candidates win seats in Japan upper house vote Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan's upper house vote on Sunday, media projections showed, a sign of changing attitudes towards disabled people in a country where they have long been......
2019-07-21, 19:00

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and other 2020 candidates prepare for debate rematch Biden will go head-to-head with Harris and Cory Booker, who reflect an increasingly young and diverse Democratic partyJoe Biden on Wednesday will face rival Kamala Harris in a highly anticipated rematch after a searing confrontation during last month’s presidential debate that reshaped the 2020 Demo...
2019-07-31, 23:39

With opposition sidelined, Kremlin-friendly candidates are gliding to victory across Russia It was a summer of protest in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but around the country, local election commissions had made sure to strike activists off the ballot, and local media ignored those who managed to stay in the race....
2019-09-09, 01:13

Democratic candidates face off at Poor People's Campaign Forum – live Ten presidential hopefuls to square off while speculation surrounds Sarah Sanders’ replacement as White House press secretarySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.34pm BST That clip we mentioned of Trump scolding Mick Mulvaney? Here it is. Wait for roughly the 20 second mark. Just ...
2019-06-17, 15:52

Two Wheelchair-Bound Candidates Win Seats In Japan Upper House Vote Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan's upper house vote on Sunday, media projections showed, a sign of changing attitudes towards disabled people in a country where they have long been......
2019-07-21, 20:26

Live Blogging the Democratic Presidential Candidates Competing to Be the Leftiest, at Netroots Because we are idiot masochists, we are spending this beautiful summer Saturday afternoon inside the Philadelphia Convention Center at the Netroots Nation Presidential Candidate Forum, where several candidates are scheduled to appear and tell us why they hate Trump the most of anyone. Join us!...
2019-07-14, 01:00

Eight Democratic presidential candidates appear in video by gun safety group calling for action Warren, O’Rourke, Buttigieg, Booker, Harris, Klobuchar, Sanders and Biden take turns narrating a spot produced by an organization founder by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords....
2019-09-09, 17:13

Tripura Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Tripura Lok Sabha Election Results: The prominent candidates from Tripura include CPM's Shankar Prasad Datta and Jitendra Choudhary, BJP's Pratima Bhoumik, Congress' Subal Bhowmik and Maharajkumari......
2019-05-23, 05:26

Arunachal Pradesh Election 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Arunachal Pradesh Election Result: The voting percentage in Arunachal Pradesh was recorded to be 66 per cent in the first phase of national election 2019....
2019-05-23, 10:39

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
2019-06-14, 19:26

A fight among candidates on the debate stage revealed Democrats are more divided on immigration than it might seem Rebecca Cook/Reuters Things got heated on the debate stage in Detroit, Michigan, on Tuesday as 2020 Democrats discussed immigration. The exchanges revealed there's more of a divide on the issue of immigration among Democrats than they let on, as they generally focus on attacking President Donald Tr...
2019-07-31, 18:26