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Top of the polls, German politician downplays far-right past

A leading member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is distancing himself from comments he made in 2001 suggesting Germans faced “ethnocide” due to immigration...

Top of the polls, German politician downplays far-right past

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Leading German politician downplays far-right past A leading member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is distancing himself from comments he made in 2001 suggesting Germans faced “ethnocide” due to immigration...
19:52 2019-08-13

Trump downplays protester turnout in London, blasts fake news for polls in tweetstorm President Trump early Wednesday called out the "corrupt media" for reporting on the paltry protester turnout during his trip to the U.K. and said if there was actually "fair" news accounts about his success in office, he would be dominating in polls. ...
10:13 2019-06-05

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
21:26 2019-06-19

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
12:52 2019-06-20

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party....
13:13 2019-06-17

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links to the far right.In a joint statement, police and ...
20:39 2019-06-16

German Terror Police Probe Politician's Killing German federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of a pro-refugee politician for a possible ideological motive, adding to concerns about a resurgence of political violence in the country....
16:00 2019-06-17

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
06:39 2019-06-19

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
14:52 2019-06-09

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
22:00 2019-06-17

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
19:00 2019-06-21

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
20:00 2019-06-22

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
23:39 2019-06-16

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel area regional administration, was found outside his...
10:26 2019-06-09

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-17

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central German state of Hesse for Angela Merkel’s Christian Dem...
17:01 2019-06-09

German interior minister warns of far-right threat after politician's murder The murder of a prominent politician by a suspected right-wing radical is an assault on Germany's democratic system and should serve as a wake-up call, the interior minister said on Tuesday, pledging to combat all forms of extremism....
17:26 2019-06-18

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
23:13 2019-07-08

German authorities find 46 guns linked to politician’s death German authorities say they have found 46 guns in the possession of three men suspected in the killing of a regional official from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party...
12:39 2019-08-21

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
17:00 2019-07-05

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers is a suspect in the murder of a German politician this month, security sources have said.The man who ...
21:39 2019-06-17

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
23:39 2019-06-08

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
17:26 2019-06-04

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
02:00 2019-06-11

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
22:13 2019-06-17

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:13 2019-05-24

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
20:13 2019-06-03

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
14:00 2019-07-08

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
04:39 2019-06-28

Report: suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, claims the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
20:39 2019-06-08

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
17:13 2019-06-17

Politician faces backlash for saying children with poor German skills 'have no place yet in elementary school' A prominent politician in Angela Merkel's party is facing backlash for saying that children who speak little German shouldn't be allowed to enter primary school immediately....
13:39 2019-08-06

Bayern ease past Cottbus 3-1 into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
00:00 2019-08-13

Bayern ease past Cottbus into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
01:52 2019-08-14

The Latest: Nadal cruises past German qualifier The Latest from the French Open: Rafael Nadal makes light work of qualifier Yannick Hanfmann, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the second round        ...
16:39 2019-05-27

German 'blogger of the year' stripped of award for inventing family's Holocaust past An award-winning German historian has been stripped of a national blogging prize after she was found to have made up the stories of 22 Jewish relatives who she said "died in the Holocaust"....
01:26 2019-06-05

Trump downplays swing voter outreach: 'I'm not sure I have to do that' President Donald Trump is banking on the strength of his base in 2020 and isn't concerned about swing voter outreach ahead of what is expected to be a highly competitive campaign....
22:52 2019-06-20

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report blamed Saudi Arabia for killing the journalist last year in Turkey. ​”​I think it’s been heavily investigated​,” Trump ​told NBC’...
20:26 2019-06-23

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross downplays fears of recession U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday added to a chorus of presidential officials downplaying concerns over a looming recession after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted last week for the first time in 12 years....
14:52 2019-08-19

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
04:39 2019-05-26

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
02:39 2019-05-26

Norway downplays Maduro’s skipping of talks with opposition The chief facilitator of negotiations between Venezuela’s socialist administration and opposition is downplaying the decision by Nicolas Maduro to skip a scheduled round of talks...
21:00 2019-08-08

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate majority leader spoke with exasperation over the backla...
08:13 2019-06-14

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
17:13 2019-05-21

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut Duckhee Lee of South Korea doesn't want to be defined by his deafness as he makes his way in professional tennis        ...
16:39 2019-08-20

Ocasio-Cortez downplays tensions between Pelosi and ‘the Squad’ In a television interview broadcast Wednesday, the freshman lawmaker said there is not a “fundamental fracture” between the House speaker and four liberal minority congresswomen....
18:14 2019-07-17

Ellis downplays comments by former US goalkeeper Hope Solo U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis has downplayed critical comments made by former goalkeeper Hope Solo, who said the World Cup-winning coach cracks under pressure Solo criticized Ellis on a podcast       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat A day after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as just another routine threat that needn't be taken......
15:13 2019-07-11

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
09:13 2019-06-05

Huawei founder downplays effect of promised Trump reprieve: FT U.S. President Donald Trump's move to relax a ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's equipment will not have "much impact" on its business as it adjusts to a new era of American hostility, the Financial Times quoted Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei as saying on Tuesday....
21:00 2019-07-02

Facebook COO Sandberg downplays calls for a breakup, ignores WSJ bombshell Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored a negative bombshell and brushed off calls to break up the tech giant during a Q&A session with reporters from around the world Wednesday at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters....
00:26 2019-06-13

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
18:39 2019-06-11

Huawei Founder Downplays Effect of Promised Trump Reprieve: Report US President Donald Trump's move to relax a ban on Huawei's equipment will not have "much impact" on its business, the Financial Times quoted Ren Zhengfei to say....
07:52 2019-07-03

Trump downplays North Korea missile testing, vouches for Kim as a ‘friend’ The president tweets that the tests did not violate the agreement signed by the two leaders last year at their Singapore summit, which focused on nuclear weapons....
18:26 2019-08-02

Pedrosa downplays talk of MotoGP race return when Zarco leaves KTM Ex-Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has moved to downplay the suggestion he could come out of retirement to replace Johann Zarco in KTM's factory MotoGP line-up in 2020...
16:00 2019-08-13

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
04:39 2019-08-07

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim Jong Un back to nuclear talks. Trump’s series...
00:00 2019-08-03

Trump sours on South Korea as he downplays North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump has reacted to four North Korean missile tests in less than two weeks with little more than a shrug. Instead, he appears to be turning his frustrations about the peninsula on South Korea....
04:26 2019-08-09

Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ Anthony Joshua calls that Andy Ruiz left hook a 'lucky punch' but in boxing there is no such thing as a lucky punch The post Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ appeared first on Boxing News....
11:00 2019-08-17

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit,......
04:13 2019-08-22

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
00:52 2019-06-22

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten results wrong before....
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump's Bad Polls Leaked and He's Pissed Days before President Trump is set to launch his reelection bid, internal polls have leaked that look pretty awful, and now Trump is out to get the pollsters who collected the data, according to the New York Times. A Trump advisor told the Times that the campaign will be letting go three of the five...
05:26 2019-06-17

J&K Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed....
01:26 2019-06-19

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Milky, creamy political waves.The debut of the Americ...
20:13 2019-06-03

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
23:13 2019-05-22

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politician."...
22:52 2019-08-19

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
22:00 2019-07-18

‘The Politician’ trailer: Blood and backstabbing with Ben Platt The trailer for Ryan Murphy’s splashy new Netflix show is gunning for viewers’ votes Monday. “The Politician” follows posh-named young man Payton Hobart (Tony-winning “Dear Evan Hansen” star Ben Platt, 25) as he runs in various elections throughout his life — from high ...
20:00 2019-08-19

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his character and abilities for the top job in UK politics...
08:52 2019-07-16

Politician led cops on ‘very bizarre’ chase with kid in SUV: police A California pol led cops on a “very bizarre” car chase — that started in a police parking lot, officials said. Leemore Councilwoman Holly Andrade Blair, 37, was busted Wednesday after driving her red 2008 Honda Pilot at around 30 mph into a rear parking lot at the Leemore Police Department, where o...
21:39 2019-06-06

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
18:52 2019-06-03

EU election: Europeans head to the polls across the continent Polling stations in 21 EU states are set to open — seven states have already voted. Once the ballots are counted, the new EU Parliament is expected to drift slightly to the right, as Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
01:13 2019-05-26

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
10:39 2019-05-23

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
23:26 2019-05-21

Canada’s Trudeau is down in the polls. Can the Conservatives take advantage? After his 2015 victory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became an international sensation. But months of controversy have helped to reshape the country’s political conversation, amplifying critics on the right....
18:39 2019-07-15

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP today urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in the state. "We hope, we expect and we demand that......
00:13 2019-07-09

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
23:13 2019-06-05

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image taken at the local elections in the UK in May Continue reading......
01:52 2019-05-24

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and the populist Freedom Party of Austria suspended the unidentified man....
02:39 2019-07-13

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had been arrested over speeches linked to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) movement in Pakistan. The M...
08:26 2019-06-12

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” — as President Trump prepares to travel on Wednesday to the Texas and Ohio cities where 31 people were killed in mass shootings over the weekend. ...
23:26 2019-08-06

Politician, family members among 11 killed in India ambush Eleven people, including a lawmaker and four of his family, were killed in an ambush by tribal separatists in the eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior police official said on Tuesday....
15:00 2019-05-21

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
16:39 2019-05-24

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling......
15:52 2019-06-23

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
13:52 2019-08-19

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown on millions of people in the territory, warning that Kashmiri...
15:26 2019-08-16

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
03:26 2019-05-31

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
10:39 2019-06-21

Far-right AfD shares blame for politician's killing, conservative leader says The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party must share blame for the killing of pro-immigration conservative politician Walter Luebcke, shot two weeks ago in what prosecutors believe a politically motivated crime, the conservatives' leader said....
20:13 2019-06-19

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of voters have a favorable view of de Blasio, compare...
18:39 2019-08-06

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
17:13 2019-06-18

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicles allegedly belonged to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Man...
21:13 2019-07-01

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
23:13 2019-07-01

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prime minister who is running against Netanyahu in Sep...
02:00 2019-07-16

Russians revolt after politician says Siberia fires unprofitable As firefighters battle wildfires across eastern Russia, demonstrators are demanding the resignation of a regional leader in Siberia who's said it doesn't make much financial sense to fight the fires....
18:39 2019-08-02

Austrian politician “ashamed” of behavior caught on video BERLIN (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he’s ashamed of his behavior. Strache’s lawyer released a statement Friday in which his client condemned the video s...
14:39 2019-05-24

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician class. His primary job was that of a farmer, though he also served, with great efficiency, as consu...
22:39 2019-06-11

Man denies telling US politician Erica Thomas 'go back where you came from' Eric Sparkes admits berating lawmaker but says comment wasn’t racially chargedA man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her “go back where you came from.”Eric Sparkes showed up during a television inte...
13:52 2019-07-21

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” “We just wanted to keep things professional,̶...
09:39 2019-07-11

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
03:13 2019-06-11

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
10:39 2019-07-11

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
01:13 2019-07-12

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
03:13 2019-05-24

Pro-Brexit Politician Nigel Farage Hit With Milkshake While Campaigning (LONDON) — British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians with the sticky beverages. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in N...
15:00 2019-05-21

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
17:39 2019-06-16

The Latest: Albania polls close without feared clashes TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on disputed municipal elections in Albania (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Election Day clashes that were expected in Albania haven’t materialized so far as opposition supporters held only small, brief rallies. Independent analyst Lutfi Dervishi said of the munic...
22:39 2019-06-30

Albanians vote in mayoral polls boycotted by opposition Voting in Albanian mayoral elections that opposition parties are boycotting began calmly on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, although some abstainers mocked those who were casting a vote with songs from the country's communist past....
13:39 2019-06-30

Turns Out Socialism Polls Badly When You Tell People It'll Be Horrible Is socialism popular? Let’s turn to a fair, neutral observer to find out: the American Action Network, which is affiliated with the Congressional Leadership Fund, whose job it is to elect House Republicans....
21:13 2019-08-13

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections. A police statement also accuses the people arrested of physically attacking state police officers while storming electi...
17:00 2019-06-19

Holding Simultaneous Polls Anti-Democratic, Against Constitution: CPI(M) Holding simultaneous polls to the Parliament and state Assemblies is fundamentally anti-federal and anti-democratic and thus, against the Constitution, the CPI(M) said today, listing out the reasons......
13:39 2019-06-19

Poland's ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country's European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections....
13:13 2019-05-27

Poland’s ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country’s European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections...
12:52 2019-05-27

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
20:13 2019-06-06

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
13:52 2019-08-21

Low in Cash and Polls, 2020 Democrats Get Creative With Accounting As Democrats gather for the next presidential debates this week, several are struggling with fund-raising. An accounting maneuver last month made some appear to have more cash on hand than they did....
18:00 2019-07-31

First Day Of Parliament After Polls Today, Budget On July 5: 10 Points Parliament's first session after the national elections begins today, during which the government will present the Union budget and introduce several key bills. The budget will be presented by Union......
00:26 2019-06-17

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
21:00 2019-06-02

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections....
18:26 2019-05-26

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
15:13 2019-06-02

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
05:52 2019-07-21

Simultaneous Polls Need Of The Hour: President Ram Nath Kovind Noting that frequent elections in various parts of the country have impacted the pace and continuity of development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged parliamentarians to seriously consider......
14:13 2019-06-20

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
20:01 2019-05-28

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stability in the country despite a slowing economy....
09:01 2019-07-19

Late-Night Hosts Are Afraid to Put Their Faith in Polls Again Surveys suggest President Trump’s in trouble, but as Jimmy Fallon put it: “If you want to know how much these polls matter, just ask President Hillary Clinton.”...
09:26 2019-06-13

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
03:00 2019-05-24

Zero Complaints Came Up After Lok Sabha Polls, Claims Expert Behind EVMs Even as the world marvels at how India conducts its elections, a humble contributor to its success is a robust yet low-cost innovation - the Electronic Voting Machine or EVM - which empowers its......
16:26 2019-05-28

BCCI Polls, NADA Set To Be Discussed At CoA Meet: Reports Ending years of defiance, the BCCI last Friday agreed to come under the ambit of NADA following its CEO Rahul Johri's meeting with top sports ministry officials in New Delhi....
02:26 2019-08-13

The Latest: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday. Polls opened at 8 a.m. (0700GMT) and the first estimates and exit polls were expected by 6 p.m. (1700GMT). In ...
09:26 2019-05-26

"Law And Order Has Improved" In J&K, Polls In Next 6 Months: Amit Shah Union home minister Amit Shah today said terror in Jammu and Kashmir is under control and assembly elections will be held in the state within the next six months. The promise for elections - a......
11:26 2019-06-28

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:26 2019-06-16

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parties' war rooms, and also shines a light on the role......
23:26 2019-05-21

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
20:00 2019-06-09

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron's European election campaign....
12:26 2019-05-22

French politician accused of doctoring photo of Alpine climb Éric Woerth hits back after social media ridiculeA French politician has hit back at claims he changed the angle in a photograph to make the his ascent of an icy summit in the Alps seem more perilous.Éric Woerth, a senior right-of-centre MP, insisted the picture he tweeted of his climb up the Aiguil...
23:26 2019-08-13

Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticized as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan....
20:13 2019-07-02

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,......
14:00 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit stance with a "do or die" pledge....
18:52 2019-07-17

Look: Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow make promises in 'The Politician' poster Netflix released a key art poster and first trailer for the Ryan Murphy series "The Politician," starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange and Zoey Deutch....
20:26 2019-08-19

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....
04:26 2019-08-09

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
00:26 2019-06-28

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV news cameras on Thursday night and widely shared on social media, shows Mark Field, who is also a minis...
18:26 2019-06-21

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
01:39 2019-06-20

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
15:00 2019-06-22

Twitter to De-Emphasise, Label Politician Tweets That Break Rules "We'll now clearly label any tweets which violate our terms of service but decide to keep up due to public interest," Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said....
09:13 2019-06-28

British politician’s Twitter account hijacked by angry staffer A British politician was branded a “disgustingly morally bankrupt person” in his own Twitter feed Tuesday — when one of his communications staffers appeared to hijack the account and use it to go on a scorched-earth screed about his boss. The stinging diatribe on Member of Parliament Jar...
00:52 2019-07-24

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
23:00 2019-07-19

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
13:00 2019-07-21

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
15:39 2019-07-22

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday night in a confrontation that was caught on video, ...
17:00 2019-06-21

Germany: Suspected killer recants confession in murder of politician An attorney for defendant Stephan E. has said his client withdrew his guilty plea in a murder case that has shocked the country. The accused, who has a long history of right-wing activity, remains in custody....
18:26 2019-07-02

Politician Says Cattle Prods Should Be Used on Climate Protesters, Gets Suspended From Twitter Australian politician Pauline Hanson has been suspended from Twitter after posting a video earlier this week saying that cattle prods should be used on climate protesters. The suspension, first reported by SBS, will be lifted if she deletes the offending tweet, but Senator Hanson says it’s an exampl...
18:00 2019-08-22

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
20:39 2019-07-10

French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake....
00:13 2019-08-14

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text exchange with another local elected official that was r...
03:00 2019-08-15

India's ruling party expels politician accused of rape BJP’s Kuldeep Singh Sengar sacked days after car crash left alleged victim critically injuredIndia’s ruling party has expelled an official accused of rape, days after a deadly car crash left his alleged victim in critical condition.Investigators are examining possible links between Kuldeep Singh Sen...
16:01 2019-08-01

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the central state of Hessen plan to hold a news conference later Monday about the death of Walter Luebcke,...
16:52 2019-06-03

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
00:26 2019-07-05

Superbad, The Ranch, The Politician and More Coming to Netflix in September 2019 September is always a great time to refresh--your Netflix picks, included. As youngsters go back to school, the streaming site is following tradition and dropping a new slate of shows......
17:26 2019-08-22

Germany: Far-right Pegida supporters probed for condoning politician's murder Prosecutors in Dresden have begun an investigation into Pegida supporters who scoffed at the murder of Walter Lübcke, likely at the hands of a far-right extremist. Supporters said he had it coming....
23:13 2019-07-05

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
15:26 2019-08-16

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
23:26 2019-05-21

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote in Sunday's parliamentary election. Experts say his party could "achieve a dominating position."...
01:39 2019-07-22

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
16:52 2019-06-13

Warren's rebound? Massachusetts senator regains footing in polls Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the populist senator who’s put out one progressive policy proposal after another during the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, is enjoying a fresh rise in the polls....
17:00 2019-05-22

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
23:26 2019-05-21

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
15:00 2019-05-22

Istanbul election rerun: Polls close in key test for Erdogan Millions of voters in Istanbul returned to the polls to choose a new mayor. The vote is seen as a test for President Erdogan and his AKP, who cried foul after an opposition candidate won the first election in March....
18:00 2019-06-23

The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Polls have opened for the European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic, with a centrist party led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis expected to w...
15:26 2019-05-24

US briefing: Epstein's death, Guatemala polls and a mystery blast Monday’s top story: FBI and DoJ launch investigations into billionaire sex offender’s apparent suicide. Plus, why Putin wants revenge on the westSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:39 2019-08-12

1 Dead In Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara That Saw Clashes During Polls A man was killed and several people were severely injured in a bomb attack last night at a neighbourhood in Bengal's Kankinara in North 24 Parganas district that saw clashes during the national......
08:26 2019-06-11

Shashi Tharoor Explains How BJP Capitalised "Product Modi" To Win Polls Asserting that people did not vote for their economic self-interest in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says the BJP decided early that its "product" was Prime Minister Narendra......
12:39 2019-05-29

Ahead Of Polls, "Pilgrimages" For Aaditya Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis With the Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray already on a 4,000-kilometre yatra of Maharashtra ahead of state elections, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis too has announced a massive tour that is going to......
08:26 2019-07-25

Greece: Exit polls give win to conservative party leader Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a comfortable victory Sunday over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
19:52 2019-07-07

Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaida and other militant groups...
11:52 2019-07-20

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Polls Show Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, according to a first exit poll, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
18:52 2019-07-07

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
17:13 2019-05-22

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra, the Election Commission said today. The annual......
21:13 2019-06-04

Mallikarjun Kharge's Message To Party Leaders As Maharashtra Polls Near Congress general secretary in-charge of Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday said he has urged the state unit to put up a united face to take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena in the......
19:52 2019-06-14

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
16:39 2019-05-27

Kamala Harris Now Tied for 3rd With Elizabeth Warren in Polls Behind Two Old White Men The battle for third place among Democratic presidential candidates is heating up after a stellar showing during the debates. California Sen. Kamala Harris is now tied for third with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) behind former Vice President Joe Biden and America’s favorite H&R Block tax consu...
17:26 2019-07-01

Argentines head to polls for primary in first Macri, Fernandez showdown Argentines have their first chance on Sunday to head to the ballot boxes in a high-stakes presidential race in which they must choose between staying the course of painful austerity measures or a return to interventionist economics....
11:26 2019-08-11

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments...
08:26 2019-05-23

Bihar State Polls To Be Contested Under Tejashwi Yadav's Leadership: RJD Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal on Saturday reaffirmed its faith in the leadership of his younger son Tejashwi Yadav, a day after he failed to turn up at the party's foundation day......
08:26 2019-07-07

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
05:52 2019-07-22

UK's Brexit Party Triumphs In EU Polls As Mainstream Contenders Flounder Britain's two main parties were punished in the European elections, with results coming in on Monday showing that voters had rejected their handling of Brexit and turned to parties that were......
18:39 2019-05-27

Sensex Surges Over 600 Points After BJP's Landslide Victory In 2019 Polls The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Index staged a sharp upmove a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Aliance (NDA) won an overwhelming majority in the recently concluded......
13:00 2019-05-24

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
16:52 2019-07-06

Gwyneth Paltrow and Husband Brad Falchuk Are All Smiles at The Politician Screening It's date night for Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Brad Falchuk! The couple enjoyed a fun night out in the Hamptons on Friday to celebrate the screening of the upcoming Netflix......
00:52 2019-08-04

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison....
18:26 2019-08-22

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
20:13 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
03:01 2019-06-28

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules....
13:26 2019-05-23

Politician duped into thinking ‘Grand Theft Auto’ stunt was real A Pakistani politician got duped into believing a commercial pilot pulled off a “miraculous save” by narrowly missing an oil tanker on the runway — not realizing the stunt was a simulation from “Grand Theft Auto V.” Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, who is the secretary general of the Pakistan Awami Teh...
21:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
21:39 2019-06-27

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambers just like meek little lambs” during the Holocaust....
19:39 2019-06-12

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political reporter from going on a campaign trip without a male c...
22:13 2019-07-10

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
00:00 2019-05-31

India's top court moves politician's rape trial over intimidation fears India's Supreme Court on Thursday moved the rape trial of a powerful regional politician to the capital, New Delhi, to allay fears he could influence the outcome, a further embarrassment for the Hindu nationalist ruling party....
20:39 2019-08-01

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
01:13 2019-05-31

Russia freezes bank accounts linked to opposition politician Navalny Russian authorities on Thursday froze a slew of bank accounts linked to jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny as part of a money laundering investigation that his allies say is a trumped-up attempt to cripple his political movement....
15:00 2019-08-08

Ex-politician threatened to shoot up Middle Eastern eatery, Muslims: authorities WASHINGTON — A former elected official in Washington, D.C., is accused of threatening to shoot up a Middle Eastern restaurant and “the Muslims standing outside.” WTOP-FM reports former Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Bill Starrels pleaded not guilty this month to attempted ...
15:00 2019-08-20

As Democrats debate reparations for slavery, polls suggest Americans are not convinced As Democrats consider the idea of reparations to black Americans for slavery, polling shows that the public is far from convinced about the radical idea -- and overwhelmingly oppose such measures....
19:13 2019-06-19

| Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader....
17:39 2019-05-21

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
17:13 2019-06-02

How Officials Faced Leeches, Mountains To Hold Polls In Arunachal Pradesh A 41-member election team visited Kra Daadi district of Arunachal Pradesh on April 27 for re-polling. On their way back, they were stranded due to inclement weather....
06:39 2019-06-14

As Maharashtra Polls Loom, Sena Calls For Rotation Of Chief Ministership Having managed to squeeze a 50-50 seat-sharing deal out of the BJP in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena now seems set to drive an equally hard bargain for the upcoming battle for......
05:39 2019-06-12

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
20:26 2019-06-03

Trump claims higher job approval among Republicans than recent polls have found In a morning tweet, the president claimed that 94 percent of fellow Republicans approve of the way he is handling his job. Neither he nor his aides identified the poll he was citing....
22:00 2019-08-23

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "dislodge" the Arvind Kejriwal government....
01:52 2019-06-02

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
20:00 2019-06-22

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
14:39 2019-06-05

The Latest: Exit polls show Abe’s ruling bloc wins elections Exit polls show Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is certain to secure the majority of 124 seats contested in upper house elections...
15:13 2019-07-21

Former General Mohamed Ould Ghazouani leads Mauritania presidential polls It was the first time Mauritanians cast their ballots to elect a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups....
18:00 2019-06-23

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Sunday evening in the South American country....
03:26 2019-07-01

Swaraj India To Fight Haryana Assembly Polls: Yogendra Yadav The Swaraj India will fight the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, projecting the outfit as a viable alternative to the ruling BJP, party leader Yogendra Yadav said today....
23:00 2019-06-27

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
16:00 2019-07-05

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
20:13 2019-05-22

Ahead Of Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi Maharashtra leader Raj Thackeray today met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, raising expectations of a formal alliance ahead of the assembly election in the state....
00:13 2019-07-09

Maharashtra Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia To Head Congress Screening Body The Congress on Thursday formed a six-member screening committee for Maharashtra assembly elections, with party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia as its chairman....
03:13 2019-08-23

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
15:00 2019-05-22

European Union Elections Kick Off As Polls Open In Britain, Netherlands Polls opened in the Netherlands on Thursday for European Parliament elections, launching four days of voting across the EU in which populists hope to make big gains....
10:26 2019-05-23

By-Polls For Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha Seats On August 26 By-elections to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will be held on August 26, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Thursday....
22:13 2019-08-01

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
20:13 2019-05-22

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
18:52 2019-06-18

Ugandan musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president Ugandan pop star turned Member of Parliament and political opposition leader Bobi Wine has been charged with "annoying" the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, according to his lawyer....
22:39 2019-08-07

Will Bounce Back In 2021 Assembly Polls: Mamata Banerjee To Party Leaders Notwithstanding the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday told the party activists to work hard as she is confident of bouncing back......
23:26 2019-07-05

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s Fox News town hall will help....
14:26 2019-06-01

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra and pending Assembly election, officials said....
21:13 2019-06-06

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
23:13 2019-06-18

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
17:00 2019-06-16

Akhilesh Yadav Asks Party Workers To Prepare For 2022 Assembly Polls After a poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has asked party workers to start preparing for the 2022 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh....
12:26 2019-05-25

India's Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centers after exit polls predicted a clear election victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
15:00 2019-05-21

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
01:26 2019-06-19

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through election day and beyond....
15:39 2019-05-21

Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, the leader of the country's largest nationalist party, demanded a snap election Thursday -- a move that almost certainly dooms the fragile governing coalition and could see Salvini's party move from a coalition partner to Italy’s sole governing party....
04:13 2019-08-10

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise the constitution....
05:52 2019-07-22

Alpesh Thakor Quits Assembly After Voting In Gujarat Rajya Sabha By-Polls Two Congress lawmakers quit the Gujarat assembly today, apparently after voting against the party candidate in the ongoing by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats. Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala had......
14:13 2019-07-05

India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms....
17:52 2019-05-21

India's Modi shows confidence as opposition dismisses ominous exit polls Political allies swathed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a victory garland on Tuesday, seeking to project confidence he would win a second straight term in a general election, but the opposition Congress party dismissed predictions it would lose....
17:39 2019-05-21

New 2020 polls: Biden tops Trump in Michigan, edges ahead in Texas Call it an early warning sign for Donald Trump as he runs for re-election. A new poll in reliably red Texas indicates former Vice President Joe Biden – the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic presidential nomination race – with a slight edge over Trump in a hypothetical 2020 general elect...
22:13 2019-06-05

Kenyan governor revealed a lawmaker's affair at his funeral. Now he's set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
16:13 2019-08-20

Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for using their “presence of mind” to narrowly avoid w...
21:00 2019-07-09

Matt Schlapp: Bernie Sanders stands to 'benefit' if Biden continues to slip in polls Bernie Sanders has a lot to gain in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race if Joe Biden's poll numbers continue to slip, according to Matt Schlapp....
09:00 2019-07-03

Eyes On State Polls, Mamata Banerjee To Kick Off Mega Kolkata Rally Today The Trinamool Congress is all set to hold an annual show of strength today with a mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to kick offpoll campaign for the......
07:00 2019-07-21

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union’s traditional center splintered as the far right and pro-environment Greens of the far left were gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades....
08:00 2019-05-27

Trump camp says leaked internal polls showing Biden ahead are ‘ancient’ and ‘meaningless’ President Trump’s campaign acknowledged Friday having internal polling earlier this year showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Trump in several battleground states, though the campaign insists those numbers are “ancient” and “meaningless” now....
00:39 2019-06-15

Europeans go to polls, but real dangers are slow growth, declining clout and uninspired leadership Despite all the focus on this week's European parliamentary elections, this vote shouldn't distract anyone from the more existential questions facing Europe, writes Atlantic Council CEO Fred Kempe....
14:52 2019-05-25

Lisa Boothe: 2020 polls, race dynamics will shift as Democrats start to 'bludgeon' each other New polls are showing some cause for concern for President Trump, but Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe argued Monday that early polls are rarely a strong indicator of an election's outcome.contributor Lisa Boothe has made the argument that early polls rarely indicate election outcomes....
21:26 2019-06-17

Joe Biden’s dominating the early polls, but his biggest strength will be put to the test at the first Democratic debates this month AP Photo/Paul Vernon Former Vice President Joe Biden is currently leading the early Democratic primary polls, partially thanks to his perceived strength against President Donald Trump. Biden is largely succeeding because other candidates are not perceived to be nearly as electable as he. But once o...
01:13 2019-06-04

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
08:52 2019-05-27

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financia...
05:52 2019-07-08

Deadly car crash in India that injured alleged rape victim being investigated for possible ties to politician: report A car crash in India that killed two people and left a young woman in critical condition on Sunday has prompted an investigation into possible links to a ruling-party politician whom she has accused of rape, according to a report....
02:00 2019-08-02

RNC Chairwoman on Trump 2020 chances: 'Way too early' to check polls, Scott Walker was 'leading' in 2015 President Trump's slumping support in some hypothetical 2020 matchups is not cause for concern as the election approaches, according to the RNC chairwoman....
01:13 2019-06-18

European elections 2019: French exit polls show narrow victory for Le Pen's far-right party Marine Le Pen's far-right party has edged just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance in French exit polls for the European elections....
08:26 2019-05-27

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid efforts to portray Trump’s 2020 bid as a well-oiled machine ready to carry him to a second term....
04:26 2019-06-18

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
06:39 2019-05-22

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general election votes are counted on Thursday....
12:26 2019-05-22

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday to choose new members of the National Assembly.  ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
00:13 2019-08-06

Lara Trump unfazed by 2020 polls putting Trump behind Dems in Texas, Michigan President Trump's 2020 campaign senior adviser and daughter-in-law, Lara, said there are no worries about new polls raising some questions about his re-election prospects....
05:26 2019-06-07

'Up in the air': Polls show Argentine presidential race neck-and-neck Argentina's presidential race looks set to go down to the wire, with the first batch of polls showing incumbent Mauricio Macri and center-left challenger Alberto Fernández neck-and-neck....
19:26 2019-07-15

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday in Ottumwa for his second two-day swing through Iow...
21:26 2019-06-11

See the insane trailer for Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' 'Glee' and 'American Horror Story' creator Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' starring Gwyneth Paltrow, looks bonkers.        ...
00:00 2019-08-20

Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's trailing President Donald Trump slammed reports Wednesday that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
04:26 2019-06-11

The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years Our critics Dwight Garner, Parul Sehgal and Jennifer Szalai explain their choices; and Daniel Okrent discusses “The Guarded Gate,” his history of America’s immigration policy....
03:13 2019-07-06

Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings and combined with Kenta Maeda and Kenley Jansen to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second portion of the four-game Subway Series will draw customers to Queens, that is only because the tickets we...
08:26 2019-07-02

Don Garber on M.L.S.’s Past, Present and Future Major League Soccer almost folded after his first full season as commissioner. On Sunday, Garber will celebrate 20 years in the job, and his league and his vision for it continue to expand....
21:52 2019-08-03

Stocks and Bonds Are Talking Past Each Other The yawning gap between markets is perplexing some investors, who say they struggle to discern how stocks can churn higher when bond yields are signaling a downturn may not be far off....
01:39 2019-08-13

Morton pitches Rays past Red Sox All-Star pitcher Charlie Morton struck out 11 in seven strong innings, and Guillermo Heredia doubled in the go-ahead run to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday afternoon in St. Petersburg, Fla....
04:00 2019-07-25

UNC rallies past Miami, 7-5, in 11 innings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ike Freeman hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning Friday, lifting North Carolina to a 7-5 victory against Miami and into the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals. The Tar Heels (40-17) trailed 5-0 after three innings, but got two runs in the fourth, one i...
03:13 2019-05-25

Celebrating The Future Of Hemp By Looking To The Past VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hemp History Week has come to an end, but the product is anything but history in Kentucky. The 2018 Farm Bill passage took hemp off the list of controlled substances. Ever since then, the possibilites for the crop have became endless. Kirstin Bohnert, a founder of th...
07:26 2019-06-10

How do we recall the past? New mechanism revealed A brain study in rats that explored different environments reveals that the anterior cingulate cortex drives the hippocampus in long-term memory recall....
20:52 2019-05-22

NYC’s newest condos are inspired by the past Generic glass towers — ahem, Hudson Yards; cough cough, Long Island City — continue to rise around the city. At the same time, in a less-documented shift, architects are increasingly drawing on forms, materials and techniques from the past to design new residential buildings that are weightier and l...
03:13 2019-05-30

8 new trailers you need to watch from this past week Stuber and Crawl are two of the new movies hitting theaters this week, but it’s very likely that Spider-Man: Far From Home will dominate the box office for one more week. Stuber looks like a hilarious buddy-cop comedy against the backdrop of our modern society that’s increasingly more dependent on i...
19:26 2019-07-13

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
02:39 2019-07-11

5 new trailers you need to watch from this past week There are two things you should watch this weekend, and only one of them is playing in theaters. Spider-Man: Far From Home launched earlier this week to take advantage of the longer Independence Day weekend, and it’ll easily win the box office. It’s the final MCU film of the year, and th...
22:00 2019-07-06

This Past Flu Season Was the Longest in 10 Years, the CDC Says The 2018-2019 flu season may not have been as severe as the one that came before it, but it set a record of its own, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say. It was the longest in a decade, lasting 21 weeks. Fewer illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths were reported this year than d...
19:13 2019-06-20

9 new trailers you need to watch from this past week This is the week of the new Avengers movie, which is being re-released some two months after its original debut, with additional content and a brand new poster that you get to take home if you hurry to rewatch Endgame in theaters. Marvel will do whatever it takes to beat Avatar at the box office, no...
01:00 2019-06-30

Revitalizing Montgomery as It Embraces Its Past Two cultural projects that examine the Alabama city’s role in the civil rights movement are drawing throngs of visitors and encouraging a surge of downtown construction....
19:39 2019-05-21

Orioles slug their way past Indians 13-0 BALTIMORE (AP) — Andrew Cashner threw seven innings of three-hit ball, Renato Núñez had two of Baltimore’s four home runs and the Orioles clinched their first series win since April with a 13-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Anthony Santander etched his way into Camden Yards&#...
05:39 2019-06-30

Nadal gets past Britain's Evans "Rafael Nadal logged a straight-sets win against Britain\u0027s Dan Evans in the Coupe Rogers - but it was closer than the scoreline might have suggested."...
07:26 2019-08-08

Netflix in September 2019: Ryan Murphy's 'The Politician,' 'Between Two Ferns' movie and more Netflix has plenty of new September titles including Ryan Murphy's "The Politician," David Tennant show "Criminal" and "Between Two Ferns: The Movie."        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

Oakland's Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors' Future OAKLAND — The nostalgia in the building was thick enough to cut with DeMarcus Cousins, so much so that many of the last 19,596 humans shoved into what has always been known by the locals as “The Coliseum” almost forgot that there was a championship to defend, a season to prolong and a summer to defe...
20:52 2019-06-14

‘Big Little Lies,’ Season 2: The past catches up with the Monterey Five So rapturous was the reception to “Big Little Lies” that HBO ordered a second season — even though the David E. Kelley-Liane Moriarty murder mystery reached its easily-guessed conclusion in Season 1. The show’s writers deviated from the ending in Moriarty’s novel, leaving an open-ended case th...
04:39 2019-06-05

Trump says he was 'not a fan' of Jeffrey Epstein, despite past comments President Trump said Tuesday he was “not a fan” of financier Jeffrey Epstein, despite making comments in the past praising the wealthy hedge fund manager....
22:26 2019-07-09

How to Get Past Paywalls in Chrome's Incognito Mode Chrome: As one who spends quite a bit of time browsing the news from various sites around the web, it’s frustrating to encounter paywall after paywall after paywall—especially when a site or author’s own social media feed was the one cajoling you to click and read an article in the first place....
21:39 2019-06-14

Video: The past, present, and future of Certain Affinity Certain Affinity talks about its co-development work for huge franchises Call of Duty, Halo, and Doom, and its transition toward lead development.Read More...
06:13 2019-08-01

Tellez has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs and Jays power past Red Sox 10-3 TORONTO (AP) — Rowdy Tellez had two homers and five RBIs and Randal Grichuk also homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 on Tuesday night. Tellez got the Blue Jays on the board in the fourth inning with his seventh home run of the season, a two-run shot off the third-deck faça...
05:39 2019-05-22

The 100 takes some time to dig into its painful, genocidal past Much of this season of The 100 has in some way been about how these characters that we’ve watched for 5+ seasons have been doing terrible things for quite some time. That’s always been a theme with this show, but the group stumbling upon Sanctuary, and trying to create a new, better life to honor th...
08:39 2019-07-10

Uber Warns It's Under Investigation by the IRS Over Past Tax Returns Uber—the unicorn whose disastrous initial public offering last month launched a thousand think pieces—has revealed that it is currently under investigation by tax authorities over past returns, a revelation that certainly doesn’t seem like it’ll do the rideshare company any favors.Read more......
19:13 2019-06-04

U.S. makes splash in pool to get past 200 medals at Pan Ams Led by another productive day in the pool, the United States sailed through the 200 total medal barrier at the Pan Am Games on Thursday and warned there was more to come....
18:26 2019-08-09

Fixing the past: The art of collecting pinball machines Inside this concrete slab hides the biggest collection of the rarest pinball and electromechanical games ever made. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] Pinball is dying, if it's still alive at all. Th...
15:39 2019-07-07

A Recap Of RBI Key Interest Rate Changes In Past One Year RBI interest rate: While many economists expect the six-member panel to announce a reduction in repo rate, analysts will keenly look out for any steps to prop up growth, after official data put......
15:13 2019-06-05

ACLU Says Nearly 1,000 Children Have Been Taken From Their Parents in the Past Year The Trump administration has stolen almost 1,000 children from their parents since a judge ordered them to stop the cruel, racist practice, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. According to a court filing in U.S. District Court in San Diego, more than half of the children were under the ...
21:26 2019-07-31

Raphael Saadiq Finally Put His Past on the Record From his days with the ’90s R&B band Tony! Toni! Toné! through his work for Solange and Mary J. Blige, he’s hesitated to bring his personal history into his music. That’s changing now....
01:00 2019-08-22

My husband has been having an affair with his ex-wife for the past five years She left him and married another woman, leaving me to help bring up the children she abandoned. Should I put up with his betrayal any longer?Five years ago, my husband reconnected with his ex-wife after she told him she was a lesbian and had married another women. I helped take care of the three tee...
15:26 2019-07-05

Lloyd leads dominant U.S. past Chile into last 16 Veteran striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday, sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women's World Cup despite some remarkable resistance from the opposition goalkeeper Christiane Endler....
23:52 2019-06-16

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to TV viewers last week. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” ranked among last week’s most-watched programs. The come...
01:26 2019-05-30

Michigan gets past Creighton 6-0 in Corvallis regional Christian Bullock hit a two-run homer in the second inning to help Michigan beat Creighton 6-0 in the Corvallis regional        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Stop Living In the Past and Get Yourself a Eufy RoboVac for $90 Off Why use a traditional vacuum when it is 2019 and you can have a robot do it for you? Life is much to short to waste time vacuuming. Right now, you can get a Eufy RoboVac 30C for $210 when you clip the $20 coupon and use the promo code CLEAN555. The RoboVac is WiFi upgraded and works with voice-contr...
20:26 2019-05-31

Oninaki's World Might Be Enough To Get Me Past The Repetitive Gameplay Oninaki, an action role-playing game from the developers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear, now has a free demo on Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Playstation 4. I entered into the play experience expecting something generic, and while the combat is a bit mindless, Oninaki’s world is a fascinating place. ...
02:00 2019-07-24

Chapman’s 3-run homer in 9th rallies A’s past Rays 5-4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman was thinking slider, and he guessed right. Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory Thursday night. Chapman’s 17th homer and second...
10:13 2019-06-21

Santana powers Mariners past Orioles 5-2 SEATTLE (AP) — Domingo Santana hit his third home run in two days, Wade LeBlanc gave the Mariners a boost on the mound after another rough outing by an opener and Seattle beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Thursday night. Santana’s homers helped the Mariners win back-to-back games for the first...
10:13 2019-06-21

Jay-Z has ‘moved past kneeling.’ Some NFL players have a problem with that. Two of the three NFL players who continue to take a knee -- the Panthers' Eric Reid and the Dolphins' Kenny Stills -- have taken issue with Jay-Z's comments as he discussed his partnership with the league....
20:13 2019-08-20

Demolition man Djokovic powers past Hurkacz Top seed Novak Djokovic might be out of pocket after trashing the floor of a Roland Garros gym but there was little else troubling the Serb after he opened his French Open bid on Monday by dismantling Poland's Hubert Hurkacz....
00:13 2019-05-28

| Off-field woes aside, bookies can't see past Crusaders Despite an ultra-competitive SA Super Rugby Conference with all five teams still in the running, bookmakers don't foresee anything but a NZ overall winner....
13:01 2019-05-22

Del Potro powers past Jarry into second round Juan Martin del Potro fired up his power game after a sluggish start to ease past Nicolas Jarry in an all-South American first round clash at the French Open on Tuesday....
15:39 2019-05-28

Revealed: the illustrious past of a mystery portrait Zaga Christ, a pretender to the Ethiopian throne, was the first black man depicted in a European miniature in 1635When Sotheby’s sold a 17th-century portrait miniature last year, it was unable to identify its black sitter, cataloguing him only as “a North African, possibly an Abyssinian”. When Chris...
15:26 2019-06-22

Osaka survives again to battle past Azarenka For the second match running world number one Naomi Osaka stared at an early French Open exit but once again she fought like a champion, recovering from a woeful start to beat Victoria Azarenka 4-6 7-5 6-3....
16:13 2019-05-30

Jones scores 25, leads Sun past Fever 88-77 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 25 points and Jasmine Thomas added 16 to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 88-77 on Tuesday night. Jones scored 14 first-half points to help the Sun build a 40-37 lead at the break. Connecticut opened the third on a 19-9 spurt to take the f...
06:00 2019-05-29

| Off-colour All Blacks scrape past Argentina An All Blacks side missing a number of their star Crusaders players have scrapped their way past Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship clash....
23:39 2019-07-20

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
13:39 2019-05-30

Boston College gets past Clemson 7-5 in ACC opener Dante Baldelli capped a two-run 11th inning with an RBI single as Boston College topped Clemson 7-5 in the opening game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament        ...
22:52 2019-05-21

Red-hot Devers helps Red Sox rally past Orioles, 13-7 Rafael Devers went 4 for 5 with a homer, two doubles and four RBIs, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from an early six-run deficit for a 13-7 victory that completed a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Read on to find out....
05:13 2019-06-01

| Viviani cuts past Sagan for Swiss win Italian road-race champion Elia Viviani outfoxed overall leader and triple world title holder Peter Sagan to clinch stage five of the Tour de Suisse....
23:52 2019-06-19

Home-Builder Stocks Soar Past S&P 500 Home-builder shares are fast approaching their highs for the year, moving past steep 2018 losses because of a combination of falling mortgage rates and firming housing data....
22:26 2019-08-22

Morgensen homers twice, powers FAU past Mercer 10-6 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Morgensen homered twice and drove in five runs, powering Florida Atlantic to a 10-6 win over Mercer on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. The Owls (41-20) had two big innings and face either the Georgia-Florida State loser Sunday. They scored four runs in the f...
01:26 2019-06-02

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s personnel and judges and has little in the way of recent legislative victories.“It is frustrating,” Se...
11:52 2019-06-10

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks, but reneged in past WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed on Monday he wants legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to strengthen gun laws after mass shootings. Trump tweeted Monday about the weekend shootings in Texas a...
23:26 2019-08-05

Italy's fascist past reverberates in Rome Lovers of fascist architecture never disappeared from Italy's capital, where Mussolini sought to centralize powers. He continues to be revered in one of the Roman neighborhoods the dictator built, and elsewhere....
13:52 2019-08-17

Porcello pitches Red Sox past Twins 2-0 with 7 scoreless MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched seven shutout innings for Boston to outduel Minnesota ace Jose Berrios, and the Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six straight games with a 2-0 victory over the Twins on Monday night. Porcello (5-6) allowed only four hits and one walk wi...
10:13 2019-06-18

Butterfly numbers fell by one-third in the US over past two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one-third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be declining too...
17:52 2019-07-11

For Artist at Auschwitz, a Challenge: Stepping Into the Past, Not on It Daniel Libeskind, the Polish-American architect, was asked to design an exhibit at the death camp site about faith, and to engage without distracting....
08:26 2019-07-04

A salute to John F. Kennedy Jr. and our ‘checkered’ past Could it really be 20 years? Two decades ago, I awoke in a beach shack on the North Shore of Long Island and noticed an unusual number of planes seemed to be scouring the coastline. It was an odd sight because a heavy dull haze still hung over the Sound that morning. Then came a......
06:52 2019-07-17

Hamels, Báez lead Cubs past Cardinals 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels threw eight innings of three-hit shutout ball, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Friday. The Cubs have won four of five since being swept in a three-game series at St. Louis last weekend. The Cardinals opened a seaso...
00:52 2019-06-08

Horner says London F1 race would need to "go past Buckingham Palace" Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes a London Formula 1 race would need to "go past Buckingham Palace pretty much", and is unlikely to be an annual event...
12:26 2019-07-11

Most important MLB trade deadline deals of the past 15 years The MLB trade deadline fast-approaching, and several teams are looking to swap. These are the biggest trades made at the deadline over the last 15 years.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

Swanson homers in 8th, Braves rally past Nationals 13-9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman drove in five runs and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a four-run deficit against Washington’s beleaguered bullpen and beat the Nationals 13-9 on Saturday night. Atlanta has won 12 of its ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87 on Sunday. Griner and former Indiana point guard Briann January both had 14 in the first half when the Mercury took a 53-28 lead at the h...
03:00 2019-06-10

UK Conservative leadership contenders acknowledge past sins British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has admitted using cocaine on "several occasions" two decades ago, as Conservative Party leadership hopefuls rush to admit past sins and avoid any surprises during what is expected to be a heated contest....
14:52 2019-06-08

Detwiler gets 1st win in 3 years, White Sox power past Twins CHICAGO (AP) — Ross Detwiler pitched five effective innings for his first win in nearly three years and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota 6-4 on Friday night to snap a seven-game losing streak against the Twins. James McCann and Eloy Jiménez each hit long, two-run homers, and Jon Jay and José...
06:52 2019-06-29

Serena powers past Strycova into Wimbledon final Mixed doubles with Andy Murray was fun but Serena Williams got back to the serious business as she powered into her 11th Wimbledon final by overwhelming unseeded Czech Barbora Strycova in a brutal 6-1 6-2 victory on Centre Court on Thursday....
19:13 2019-07-11

Fletcher, Trout lead Angels past Mariners 6-2 David Fletcher singled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, Mike Trout followed with a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels took advantage of a big mistake on defense by Seattle to beat the Mariners 6-2       ...
09:13 2019-07-21

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4 Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago's four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

Lowe’s 2 HRs, Snell’s start carries Rays past Red Sox, 6-1 BOSTON (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a pair of solo homers, Blake Snell baffled Boston’s lineup and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 Sunday to take three of four from the World Series champions. Guillermo Heredia and Yandy Díaz also hit solo shots, and Lowe added an RBI single for Tamp...
23:26 2019-06-09

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South Carolina that her prosecutorial credentials have given her a window into helping improve the crimina...
03:52 2019-06-09

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
00:39 2019-06-09

Villeneuve: Red Bull F1 should look past Kvyat if it replaces Gasly Red Bull should look beyond Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat if it wants to replace Pierre Gasly, says 1997 Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve...
18:52 2019-07-31

Serena rallies past Bouzkova into Toronto final "Serena Williams rallied to avoid a stunning upset and secure a 1-6 6-3 6-3 semi-final win over Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova at the Rogers Cup on Saturday, setting up a title showdown with local teenager Bianca Andreescu."...
15:39 2019-08-11

Mendoza lifts Florida St. past LSU 5-4 in 12th for CWS berth Drew Mendoza's two-out, run-scoring hit in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Florida State to a 5-4 victory over LSU that sent the Seminoles to the College World Series on Sunday night       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

Longoria rallies Giants past Padres with bat, glove SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning and made a stellar defensive play in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Tuesday night. Joe Panik singled twice and Pablo Sandoval added a sacrifice fly for the Gia...
09:26 2019-06-12

Balanced, and depleted, Storm cruise past Wings, 95-81 Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 8 points and the injury-plagued Seattle Storm cruised to a 95-81 victory over the Dallas Wings to snap a three-game skid       ...
06:52 2019-07-13

How The Choose Your Own Adventures Of 428: Shibuya Scramble Reminded Me Of My Past I’ve visited Shibuya before, but never like this. 428: Shibuya Scramble, which was developed for the PlayStation 4 by Chunsoft, released in September 2018 outside Japan. It’s kind of like those old full motion video (FMV) games. But instead of telling the story through badly compressed and grainy vi...
23:26 2019-06-23

Trout powers Angels past Blue Jays 11-6 Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez fell behind in the count throughout his short stint on the mound and the Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels took full advantage....
06:39 2019-06-20

Contreras powers Cubs past Giolito, White Sox 7-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Chicago Cubs handed Lucas Giolito his first loss since April by downing the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Wednesday night. David Bote also connected to help the Cubs bounce back from a tough loss to their crosstown rivals in t...
06:26 2019-06-20

Brewers slip past Pirates 2-1 on Thames’ homer in 8th MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday. Thames, who entered as a pinch-hitter in the sixth, blasted an 0-1 pitch from Pirates reliever Kyle Crick (3-4) to straightaway center, a 432-foot shot that hit ju...
00:26 2019-07-01

See the Past, Present and Future of American Spaceflight in 4 Minutes 50 years ago, humankind took its first steps on an otherworldly body. That mission to the Moon, Apollo 11, opened the door to the decades of space exploration that followed. While it has been difficult in recent years to muster the political or financial support for space travel, we are on the cusp ...
00:00 2019-07-16

Fernandez scores, sends Timbers past FC Dallas 1-0 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Newcomer Brian Fernandez scored in a league-record fifth consecutive game, helping the Portland Timbers to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday night. Fernandez becomes the first player in MLS history to score in each of his first five regular-season games. Fernandez’s ...
07:39 2019-07-01

'NBA 2K', 'Grand Theft Auto V' help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, boosted by the success of its games "NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Red Dead Redemption 2", sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
01:13 2019-08-06

NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, based on the success of its games NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2....
23:52 2019-08-05

Jiménez homers in 9th to power White Sox past Cubs, 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth inning in his first game against his first major league organization, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old Jiménez was a top prospect for the Cubs before he headlined a rare ...
06:26 2019-06-19

Ohara Davies looks lucky to get past Miguel Vazquez Even Ohara Davies seemed surprised to receive the verdict against Miguel Vazquez The post Ohara Davies looks lucky to get past Miguel Vazquez appeared first on Boxing News....
12:52 2019-06-29

Thornton, Plaisance lead Wings past Mercury 69-54 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kayla Thornton had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Theresa Plaisance added 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 69-54 on Thursday night. Dallas led by nine points entering the fourth quarter, but Phoenix made four 3-pointers in the first three mi...
04:39 2019-06-21

Stuck between the past and present, Legion struggles toward its conclusion “You should never have come.” This is the magic phrase, the utterance Farouk says held the power to his overthrow of the previous tyrant, the words that can transform the world. They’re a warning to Xavier as he travels to Morocco, uttered by the malevolent Yellow Man incarnation of Farouk as he sit...
06:52 2019-08-06

Gutierrez lifts SKC past Crew to stop skid Felipe Gutierrez scored and Tim Melia made four saves when Sporting Kansas City ended a four-game winless streak with a 1-0 defeat of the Columbus Crew at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday....
03:52 2019-06-24

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, Natasha Howard had 17, including the clinching free throws with 5.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm defeated the Indiana Fever 65-61       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

Hamby, Wilson send Vegas past Dallas 86-68 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reserve Dearica Hamby scored 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting and Las Vegas’ strong second quarter propelled the Aces past Dallas, 86-68 on Saturday night. A’ja Wilson added 20 points, combining with Hamby to shoot 20 for 26 from the field. Dallas led 24-22 after the firs...
08:00 2019-06-23

Castillo’s 2-run double lifts Marlins past Phillies 5-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilkin Castillo hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning in his first game back in the majors in 10 years, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. Castillo hadn’t played in the big leagues since June 20, 2...
03:26 2019-06-23

Orioles power past Mariners 8-4, end 10-game skid SEATTLE (AP) — Jonathan Villar hit a three-run homer, Anthony Santander had a two-run shot and the Baltimore Orioles ended a 10-game skid with an 8-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Andrew Cashner worked six strong innings for the Orioles, who snapped the eighth-longest losing streak ...
03:26 2019-06-23

Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros 10-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Bell homered for the second straight game as one of five home runs by Pittsburgh as the Pirates routed the Houston Astros for the second game in a row with a 10-0 win on Thursday. Former Astro Joe Musgrove (6-7) threw six scoreless innings for the win and Kevin Newman, Corey Dick...
01:52 2019-06-28

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governments can't seem to figure it out?...
04:39 2019-06-28

Junis, Lopez lead Royals past White Sox 5-2 Jakob Junis struck out a career-high 10 and Nicky Lopez drove in a pair of runs and scored twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Rapinoe scores twice to lead US past France 2-1 in World Cup Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Anner Bylsma, Eminent Cellist With an Ear for the Past, Dies at 85 He was a key part of the early music movement, which uses period techniques and instruments. His recordings of six Bach suites for cello were seminal....
23:52 2019-08-08

Kazakhstan rewrites its alphabet to shed its Soviet past Kazakhstan has given itself seven years to transition from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet, in a push to modernize the Central Asian country. But at a village school, not everyone is so sure about the mammoth change....
22:39 2019-07-01

Wilkerson HR carries Orioles past Rays 2-1 in 1st game Stevie Wilkerson hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to back a surprisingly effective performance by Baltimore's pitching staff, and the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 in the opener of a split doubleheader       ...
23:39 2019-07-13

Curry and Thompson edge Warriors past Rockets "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting\r\nGolden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western\r\nConference semifinal series with a 118-113 victory over the Houston Rockets on\r\nFriday."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Bogaerts HR caps comeback as Red Sox rally past Rangers 7-6 BOSTON (AP) — After trailing early by five runs, the Boston Red Sox slugged their way to a comeback victory. Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, Boston’s fifth long ball of the game, and the Red Sox rallied to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Thursday night. “We found a ...
10:52 2019-06-14

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach of a two-time gold medalist....
21:26 2019-08-01

Beto O'Rourke: Joe Biden would be return to the past, 'we've got to be bolder' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said electing Joe Biden would be a "return to the past" Thursday on "Morning Joe," and urged Democrats to leave the Obama era behind. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Harper, Hoskins rally Phillies past Dodgers with 4-run 7th Harper ties game with RBI single, Hoskins rips 2-RBI single in 7th inning to rally Philadelphia Phillies to 7-6 win over Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Can Coco Gauff break past the tennis old guard? At 15, Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff is the star of Wimbledon. But young players often struggle to make a lasting impactWatching the fearless shot-making and preternatural assurance of 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff at Wimbledon last week, many of us found it irresistible to reminisce on what we were doing at th...
14:26 2019-07-07

NFL roundup: Backup QBs lead Steelers past Bucs With Ben Roethlisberger sitting out the Steelers' preseason opener, Mason Rudolph threw two touchdown passes and rookie Devlin Hodges added a scoring strike as host Pittsburgh beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-28 on Friday....
09:52 2019-08-10

MLB roundup: Brewers power past Astros in 14th Mike Moustakas slugged the Brewers' fourth home run of the night with one out in the 14th inning, a two-run shot that led Milwaukee to a 6-3 win over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-13

Renfroe, Margot power Padres past Dodgers 3-1 Hunter Renfroe hit his second late-inning home run in as many days and the San Diego Padres held on for a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
13:13 2019-06-16

Chapman rallies A's past Brewers with two-run HR off Hader Matt Chapman hit a two-run home run off struggling closer Josh Hader in the eighth inning to break out of a long slump and the Oakland Athletics beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3       ...
01:26 2019-08-02

Manchester City cruise past West Ham in China "Premier League Asia Trophy semi-final, Nanjing Olympic Sports Center – Manchester City 4 (D.Silva 33, Nmecha 36 pen, Sterling 59 72) West Ham 1 (Noble 26 pen)"...
17:52 2019-07-17

Next big thing Opelka blasts past Wawrinka into third round "Reilly Opelka blasted his way into the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday as the giant 21-year-old American\u0027s serve eventually proved too hot to handle for triple grand slam champion Stan Wawrinka in a high-octane five set duel."...
17:13 2019-07-03

Pamplona’s Bull Runs Have a Controversial Past. Do They Still Have a Future? It takes about three and a half minutes to complete what’s perhaps the world’s most controversial race. Each year in the second week of July, six bulls are released every day at 8 a.m. into the narrow streets of Pamplona, a city in Spain’s northern region of Navarre. Several hundre...
18:00 2019-07-17

Carranza protégé is leaving DOE after checkered past exposed An embattled Department of Education administrator hired this year to serve in a newly formed senior position despite a checkered work history is leaving, The Post has learned. Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza brought on former California colleague Abram Jimenez as “senior executive director of c...
20:52 2019-07-03

EU’s Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country’s prime minister. Tusk’s questioning is seen as an attempt by the ruling party ...
14:13 2019-06-17

EU's Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country's prime minister....
13:13 2019-06-17

McBride scores 22, Aces rally past Lynx 80-75 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored seven of her 22 points in a 14-3 closing run and the Las Vegas Aces overcame a sloppy start and beat the Minnesota Lynx 80-75 on Sunday. Kelsey Plum scored 21 points, including a career-high tying five 3-pointers. Liz Cambage scored eight of her 14 points in t...
04:26 2019-06-17

Bayern edge past AC Milan in Kansas City "Leon Goretzka scored in the dying moments of the first half and Bayern Munich\u0027s defence stood tall down the stretch to secure a 1-0 victory over AC Milan at the International Champions Cup on Tuesday."...
10:00 2019-07-24

Dominant U.S. ease past Chile to book place in last 16 Striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States made light work of Chile on Sunday, winning 3-0 and sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women's World Cup....
20:26 2019-06-16

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
00:39 2019-06-13

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
21:00 2019-05-21

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The Astros trailed the A’s 2-0 heading into the seventh inni...
09:13 2019-06-01

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
12:39 2019-05-23

Núñez hits 3-run shot to send Red Sox past Royals, 8-3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Núñez belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer to break open a close game in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox went on to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Tuesday night. Rafael Devers also drove in a pair of runs for the Red Sox, who began a grueling stretch of 1...
06:26 2019-06-05

Frazier 2 HRs, 5 RBIs carry Yankees past Orioles 11-4 BALTIMORE (AP) — Clint Frazier homered twice and had a career-high five RBIs, Gary Sánchez contributed a three-run drive and the New York Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night. New York made it easy for Domingo Germán (9-1) to win his sixth consecutive sta...
05:39 2019-05-22

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career victory. Bregman, who is tied for the American League...
06:00 2019-05-29

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich’s major league-leading 20th homer. McCutchen’s two-hit hit drove in Scott K...
06:52 2019-05-25

Piscotty leads resourceful Athletics past Angels, 7-4 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty homered and drove in two runs, and Mike Fiers pitched six solid innings in the Oakland Athletics’ 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. Ramon Laureano had two RBIs and Mark Canha reached base four times for the A’s, who rebound...
09:26 2019-06-07

Renfroe, Lucchesi lead Padres past Nationals, 5-4 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer and left-hander Joey Lucchesi settled down after falling behind 4-0 in the first inning to help the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Thursday night. The Padres snapped the Nationals’ four-game winning streak and welcomed ...
09:26 2019-06-07

| Thiem battles past American wildcard in Paris Austrian fourth seed and 2018 runner-up Dominic Thiem defeated American wildcard Tommy Paul of the United States to reach the Roland Garros second round....
21:39 2019-05-27

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the third inning and never trailed again. Michael Green an...
05:13 2019-06-01

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Terrell Tatum’s two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State’s four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Third-seeded N.C. State (42-15), in its tourney opener, trailed 5-2 ...
10:26 2019-05-24

Armstrong on doping past: 'I wouldn't change a thing' Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he "wouldn't change a thing" about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN....
01:26 2019-05-24

Jayson Williams atoning for past sins with outside-the-box rehab A life that once glittered had turned dark and murky. Jayson Williams, the former NBA All-Star, had served time in prison for the accidental shooting death of his driver. He had one legal mess after another. And now he was sequestered at a cabin in the Catskills, drinking himself into oblivion. Then...
23:26 2019-08-17

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 winnings HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Cam Blake drew a one-out walk for the Aggies (37-19-1) and adva...
21:01 2019-05-21

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 innings Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament        ...
23:39 2019-05-21

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
13:52 2019-06-06

Federer battles past Ruud to reach last 16 in historic win "Roger Federer eased past Norway\u0027s Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open in almost 50 years."...
19:39 2019-05-31

Matthiessen, Beck lead Stanford past Hornets, 11-0 Will Matthiessen had two hits, drove in two runs and hit one of the four Stanford home runs in support of Brendan Beck's three-hitter over seven innings in the Cardinal's 11-0 victory over Sacramento State on Friday in the Stanford Regional opener        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1 NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging New York Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Aaron Hicks broke a third-inning tie with a two-run single, and J.A. Happ (5-3) pitched well against Boston again ...
05:13 2019-06-01

There's a reason the future is more troubling than the past | Oliver Burkeman Bear this in mind as you follow the news in the coming months: no matter how terrible reality is, it can’t be as infinitely bad as you feared‘Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies,” Gore Vidal remarked memorably, perhaps riffing on a quotation usually attributed to Somerset Maugh...
17:26 2019-08-16

Breland’s 17 points help Dream rally past Wings, 76-72 ATLANTA (AP) — Jessica Breland scored 17 points, including a late go-ahead three-point play, leading the Atlanta Dream to a season-opening, 76-72 win over the Dallas Wings on Friday night. Dallas led 55-47 before Atlanta rallied in the final period. Renee Montgomery had 15 points for the Dream, whos...
06:52 2019-05-25

Bailey Horn, Williams lead Auburn past GT, 4-1 ATLANTA (AP) — Bailey Horn pitched six shutout innings and Steven Williams drove in two runs as Auburn beat Georgia Tech 4-1 in the Atlanta regional of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night. The teams play again Monday with the winner advancing to the 16-team super regionals. Horn (4-0) allowed just t...
08:52 2019-06-03

UCLA hits 4 HRs, rolls past Oklahoma in Game 1 Rachel Garcia gave up one run in five innings and hit one of UCLA's four home runs in a 16-3 win over Oklahoma in Game 1 of the Women's College World Series championship series....
08:13 2019-06-04

Raptors roll past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals TORONTO — No Kevin Durant. Problem. The Warriors’ air of invincibility got crushed in Canada in the first-ever NBA Finals game north of the border, as the Raptors gritted their way behind Pascal Siakam to a commanding 118-109 Game 1 victory Thursday night at rocking Scotiabank Arena. Golden State’s ...
10:52 2019-05-31

Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis’ four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter each had three hits as St. Louis improved to 7-15 in May. The Cardinals (2...
09:26 2019-05-26

UCLA hits 4 HRs, rolls past Oklahoma 16-3 in Game 1 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rachel Garcia hit a two-run homer and gave up one run in five innings, and UCLA routed Oklahoma 16-3 on Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three championship series. Garcia, who threw 179 pitches on Sunday to earn the win against Washington, threw just 61 on Monday. And a ...
05:52 2019-06-04

Fed officials see past inflation misses as trouble for any new framework In discussing the best way to manage the U.S. central bank's 2 percent inflation goal, Federal Reserve officials are considering strategies that may see them tolerate much higher price increases in some years to offset the weaker ones....
20:26 2019-05-21

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasing...
15:00 2019-05-21