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'Every player deserves some respect': Bayern's Kovac defends Perisic signing

Bayern criticised for not landing first-choice targetsKovac: ‘It is too easy to always criticise someone’Bayern Munich have completed the loan signing of Internazionale’s Ivan Perisic with an option t...

'Every player deserves some respect': Bayern's Kovac defends Perisic signing

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Bayern Munich signing Ivan Perisic: Second choice but smart move? After their long pursuit of Leroy Sane was ended by injury, Bayern Munich have moved for Ivan Perisic. The Croatian returns to the Bundesliga having scored in a World Cup final but, at 30, is he the right man for Bayern?...
20:52 2019-08-13

Why Froome will never earn the respect he deserves "Chris Froome looks set to be upgraded in the 2011 Vuelta, taking him to seven Grand Tour titles. So where is the acclaim for one of Britain’s greatest ever sportsmen, asks Ben Snowball."...
00:13 2019-06-15

Djokovic deserves more respect, says Becker "Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has said."...
10:00 2019-07-15

Hey, haters — Ed Sheeran deserves your respect For all of his success — including three multiplatinum albums, seven Top 10 singles and four Grammys since his 2011 debut — Ed Sheeran has shaped up to be the Rodney Dangerfield of today’s pop. Dude can’t get any respect. As much as you may secretly sing along to “Shape of You” in the privacy......
05:00 2019-07-12

Bayern chairman defends keeping coach Niko Kovac on his toes MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he didn’t mean to harm Niko Kovac when he consistently failed to back the coach before the team won a domestic double. Rummenigge tells Der Spiegel magazine in an interview that he “didn’t want to hurt him. I just want...
18:13 2019-05-31

Raiders GM Mike Mayock defends Richie Incognito signing The Oakland Raiders signed veteran offensive lineman Richie Incognito despite a litany of off-field incidents, and GM Mike Mayock defended the move.        ...
23:39 2019-05-28

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
22:13 2019-05-29

Zenit Supporters Unfurl Racist Banner To Protest The Signing Of A Black Player During a match between Zenit St. Petersburg and FC Krasnodar, Zenit supporters revealed a banner with a message to those at the head of their club that read (roughly translated): “Thank you leadership for loyalty to traditions.” The sarcastic statement was made in response to the club signing ex-Bar...
01:52 2019-08-05

World Cup Soccer Player’s Enthusiastic Reunion with Her Son Deserves the Golden Ball for Reunion Videos If you’re the type of person who weeps over videos of soldiers surprising their kids or their parents, cries every time a baby sees a fan or their mom’s face for the first time, and wells up at all those heart-warming videos that go viral on the web, you’re going to want to grab a ...
21:26 2019-06-27

The Latest: Sheriff apologizes to NFL player, defends deputy A Texas sheriff says he's apologized to New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy for making the stop       ...
22:00 2019-07-12

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts is condemning his treatment by a Texas sheriff's deputy who is heard on dash-cam video referring to him as a "big black male" during a March traffic stop       ...
01:13 2019-07-13

Football transfer rumours: Perisic and Dybala to Manchester United? Today’s fluff would like to grow apple trees and honey bees The same player is on the front cover of the Spanish sport newspapers Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo, and also on the back pages of most British nationals, and it’s Gareth Bale – or “Gareth Sale” as AS have it. According to Mundo Deportivo, ...
11:26 2019-07-22

Jerome Boateng 'one of us' says Kovac, but Bayern future still in the air After his performances have earned him praise from Bayern Munich players and staff, the 2014 World Cup winner was in the starting lineup against Dortmund. “He played a good game,” Kovac told DW....
07:52 2019-08-04

Despite double, Bayern coach Kovac waiting for assurances Niko Kovac is the first to win a domestic double in Germany as both player and coach, yet it may not be enough to keep his job as Bayern Munich coach        ...
01:26 2019-05-26

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
04:39 2019-05-25

Niko Kovac: Caught in the trap of Bayern Munich's expectations Though Niko Kovac has led Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title, his long-term prospects are anything but secure. The Croatian, in his first year at Bayern, has both supporters and detractors in high places at the club....
14:39 2019-05-21

Ivan Perisic shows no mercy as Croatia put early dent in Wales’ Euro 2020 hopes This was always going to be a tough test for Wales but it was a case of what might have been as they suffered defeat under the sweltering Osijek sun.A first loss in their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign was no disgrace given the calibre of the opposition, and Wales pushed hard for an equaliser late on...
20:39 2019-06-08

Wayne Rooney insists he has much to offer as a player after joining Derby in player/coach role Wayne Rooney's surprise return to English football as a player-coach at Derby will shift attention to his post-playing future but the former England captain insists he still has plenty to offer on the pitch first....
08:00 2019-08-07

This Is Why Mitsubishi Deserves a Better Off-Road Reputation The Mitsubishi Montero suffers from also-ran syndrome in the United States; it doesn’t enjoy the level of nostalgic love people have for the Ford Bronco or Toyota Land Cruiser. But Mitsubishi’s SUV basically dominated the Dakar Rally, arguably the toughest event in off-road racing, longer than anyon...
03:26 2019-06-07

Duncan Hunter Gets the Warm Welcome He Deserves California Congressman Duncan Hunter—he of alleged wife-cheating, fund-misusing, and war crimes-apologizing infamy—had his day in court today, which featured a perp walk for the ages....
03:52 2019-07-09

What Other Classic Car Deserves a Full Reproduction? Earlier today, we told y’all about how two British companies are teaming up to reproduce a Mk II Ford Escort the way it should be—rally-ready and relatively affordable. And it got us thinking here at Jalopnik: which cars do you think most deserve a reproduction?...
04:13 2019-06-13

The World Deserves Another Renault Clio V6 What’s funny about the Renault Clio V6, even this later version with a higher-spec engine, is that it only makes 255 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque (as noted by EVO at the time, from a 3.0-liter mounted where the back seats ought to be....
03:13 2019-08-03

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support in its reconstruction efforts from the international community. Adel Abdul-Mahdi made his comments Saturday during a meeting with a visiting U.N. Security ...
13:01 2019-06-29

AOC Gives 2020 Troll the Contemptuous Response He Deserves Former Maryland congressman John Delaney, a man so obscure I couldn’t use his name in the headline, is running for president on a bold platform of “nothing good is possible.” For some reason, he hasn’t gained much traction, so he’s turned to trolling in order to break through the crowded Democratic ...
01:13 2019-06-05

Kyle Lowry Deserves No Slander This Time Just to get this out of the way: Draymond Green got his fingers on the ball. The one body who guards two bodies like perhaps no other player in NBA history did it all over again. Green denied Marc Gasol the ball by fronting, then scooted out to poke Lowry’s potential game-winner behind the backboard...
20:26 2019-06-11

Opinion: New Porsche 718 GT4 receives the engine it deserves Naturally aspirated, 911-derived flat-six is good news for eco-warriors and thrill-seekers alike Much of the new Cayman GT4’s mechanical make-up seems familiar. The last-generation version had a Porsche GT department suspension overhaul and an aero kit that could develop downforce over both axles. ...
07:52 2019-06-18

Quacks of Quedlinburg deserves its “Board Game of the Year” win Enlarge / Let's brew some potions! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun? Last summer, the board game Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg w...
15:39 2019-05-21

Lewis Paulin deserves another shot at Ryan Walsh Split vote saves Ryan Walsh’s title. Simon Euan Smith reports from ringside The post Lewis Paulin deserves another shot at Ryan Walsh appeared first on Boxing News....
01:52 2019-07-02

Yankees’ Manny Machado pass deserves only cheers His mood brightened the most, late Monday afternoon, when Manny Machado received a question about Yankee Stadium’s legendarily generous right-field porch. “I think everyone knows Yankee Stadium, how short right field is,” the Padres’ $300 million man said after he lost his Bronx debut in his new uni...
05:26 2019-05-28

20 MMA thoughts, including why Jones-Santos deserves more praise Thiago Santos gave Jon Jones a much tougher test than most people had expected on Saturday. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the UFC 239 main event and more, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
17:00 2019-07-08

The 1980 Lancia Delta Deserves a Glass of Champagne In 1980, the hatchback field in Europe was getting crowded and competition was tough. It took something extra to win European Car of the Year and the Lancia Delta had that something....
01:52 2019-08-11

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with the NFL.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Why Hyundai's Well-Priced Palisade Deserves to Be Labeled a Luxury SUV Dan Neil says you’d be a fool to call Hyundai’s Palisade—with its high-end features, from 10-inch touch screen to Nappa leather seats and noise-deadening materials—anything but a luxury SUV....
20:13 2019-08-16

Ground Zero responder: Luis Alvarez deserves a key to the city A Ground Zero worker on Monday called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to honor the late Luis Alvarez with a key to the city for his emotional plea on Capitol Hill to replenish the fund for 9/11 victims. “In 2015, when we got (the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund legislation) passed and two year...
21:52 2019-07-01

UK's May hasn't got credit she deserves on Brexit deal: Trump British Prime Minister Theresa May probably has not got the credit she deserved for negotiating a Brexit deal with the European Union, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, after May joked about Trump's advice on the topic....
16:39 2019-06-04

House judiciary chairman says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment' Nadler also said that former special counsel Robert Mueller's recent hearings before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling represented an "inflection point."...
22:00 2019-07-31

A Cop in Louisiana Wrote a Facebook Post Suggesting AOC Deserves to Be Shot Adding fuel to a banner week for threats made against women of color in Congress, a cop in Louisiana allegedly made a Facebook post last week suggesting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez deserves to be shot....
07:26 2019-07-22

16-bit recreation of the final battle in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ deserves to be watched For those of you keen on checking out the re-release of Avengers: Endgame when it hits theaters in just a few days — when it will bring several minutes of surprises tacked on to the end of the movie, in a bid to potentially break Avatar’s box office record — we’ve got a fun t...
07:39 2019-06-21

Lee Bowyer deserves more credit than most for Charlton Athletic's turnaround On the subject of returning to a former club as manager, who could have predicted Lee Bowyer would do quite so well at Charlton Athletic? As a player, he always had a reputation as a bit of a rebel, something of a tearaway....
13:52 2019-05-26

Opinion: Nothing against Sweden, but World Cup final deserves a fresher matchup Sweden and the Netherlands play Wednesday to determine the USWNT's opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final. Who to root for should be obvious.       ...
05:26 2019-07-03

Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Trump after Trump’s gambit to force Mexico to adopt stiffer immigration policies paid off....
23:26 2019-06-11

Stupid, absurd, joyous: Detroiters deserves to be your new sitcom obsession Anyone besotted with Netflix’s I Think You Should Leave should check out its star’s previous series: a gloriously dumb comedy featuring skeleton gags and a defecating carI Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson is one of the greatest television programmes of 2019 so far. Put simply, it is a reinvi...
19:00 2019-06-27

Court to decide whether prep school grad deserves new trial CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court is expected to decide whether a prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate deserves a new trial over ineffective counsel. Owen Labrie reported to jail in December. The jail says his projected release date is June...
13:52 2019-06-07

Hannah Brown Hopes Jed Wyatt's Ex-Girlfriend Knows "What She's Worth and What She Deserves" Hannah Brown hasn't yet spoken to Jed Wyatt's ex-girlfriend, but they could definitely find some things to talk about. In last night's The Bachelorette finale, we watched......
04:26 2019-08-01

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and......
20:13 2019-06-06

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
18:39 2019-08-17

Rand Paul: Ilhan Omar deserves 'rebuke over trying to say we have a rotten country’ Sen. Rand Paul has joined in the criticism of Somalia-born House Rep. Ilhan Omar, and said that she deserves to be rebuked for criticizing the United States, which took her in as a refugee in 1992....
18:13 2019-07-16

I swore I’d never mention marriage again, but everyone deserves an Instagram wedding | Grace Dent Those perfectly curated, hashtag-ready photos are so seductive, they practically pull us down the aisleWhile the traditional requirements of a lifelong marriage – fidelity, eternal selflessness and so on – are deeply unfashionable, getting married in 2019 still feels very “in”. I cried happy tears r...
18:00 2019-07-20

Teen accused of rape deserves leniency because of his 'good family', judge says Boy, 16, allegedly raped girl while recording incident on phoneNew Jersey judge praised suspect’s ‘very high’ academic scoresA judge suggested that a teenage boy accused of raping a drunk girl at a party should be treated leniently because he came from “a good family”, and cast doubt on whether such...
22:26 2019-07-03

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Cadidate event proved Safari deserves 2020 return, says WRC Promoter WRC Promoter managing director Oliver Ciesla says the Kenyan Motor Sports Federation's 2019 Safari Rally was worthy of the event's return to the World Rally Championship for '20...
18:39 2019-07-09

Robots for the elderly must be designed with care and respect Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with a population getting older faster than anywhere else in the world due to long life expectancy and low birth rates. In 2015, an article in The Lancet m...
21:13 2019-07-06

Arsenal's Sokratis: 'We respect Chelsea but we are not afraid' The Greek defender believes the Europa League final will be won by the better team unit, rather than a standout individualDuring his first interview as an Arsenal player last summer, it was put to Sokratis Papastathopoulos that his former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel had once described th...
13:39 2019-05-26

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage of this year's race....
03:13 2019-06-02

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging the government to ensure any changes to the accord respect commitments made to rebels who disarmed...
01:39 2019-07-03

James Corden: 'All the people that I like and respect' don't like Trump "The Late Late Show" host James Corden made it clear Wednesday night that he doesn't associate himself with Trump supporters during an appearance on "The Late Show," saying "all the people that I like and respect" don't like President Trump. ...
14:00 2019-06-06

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run on its smartphones....
14:00 2019-05-23

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded by loved ones, forced to endure one final round of grueling lectures from a cadre of respected gradua...
20:39 2019-05-23

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her best on Saturday. Walton took her out after she g...
05:52 2019-06-02

Rins: Marquez has no respect for MotoGP rivals Alex Rins has accused reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez of having "no respect" for his rivals after their run-in during Czech Grand Prix qualifying at Brno...
19:39 2019-08-03

Transparent's musical series finale gives Judith Light the showcase she deserves in first teaser Maura Pfefferman is dead. Long live Judith Light! That’s definitely the vibe in the first teaser trailer for Transparent’s musical series finale—an odd choice, to be sure, but not all that surprising given the trajectory of Light’s Shelly Pfefferman, who memorably staged a one-woman show aboard a cr...
21:26 2019-06-05

Andy Murray deserves chance to retire from tennis on a high, says Kyle Edmund Kyle Edmund has said he is delighted Andy Murray is returning to competitive tennis on Thursday at Queen's, saying the former world number one "deserves to go out playing."...
17:00 2019-06-19

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, according to his agent, Mino Raiola.The 26-year-old h...
14:13 2019-07-09

Sean Doolittle believes ‘the team deserves better,’ says he needs to earn back closer role Manager Dave Martinez has repeatedly stated that Doolittle will be his closer upon returning from the injured list, but Doolittle knows he needs to again show what he can do....
20:13 2019-08-20

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
02:39 2019-06-02

U.S. Open history beckons but Koepka still chasing respect Brooks Koepka could this week become the first player in over a century to win three consecutive U.S. Opens yet was feeling like golf's forgotten man on Tuesday, miffed at not being included in a promotion for the major....
04:13 2019-06-12

Sweden should treat A$AP Rocky ‘with respect’: US State Department The US State Department has weighed in on the treatment of A$AP Rocky by Swedish authorities after the rapper was arrested in Stockholm for an alleged attack that took place late last month, a report said....
17:13 2019-07-15

Iran's Rouhani: We're open to talks if US shows respect President Hassan Rouhani has suggested that Iran is not opposed to negotiations with Washington, but will not be pressured into them. Tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
02:39 2019-06-02

Iran's Rouhanhi: We're open to talks if US shows respect President Hassan Rouhani has suggested that Iran is not opposed to negotiations with Washington, but will not be pressured into them. Tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
23:52 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-China says U.S. trade row can be resolved through mutual respect China and the United States can find a way to resolve their trade dispute if each other's concerns are taken into consideration, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

UK's May urges China to respect autonomy in Hong Kong British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday China must respect the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong and that she had been in touch with China's government to raise concerns about the situation in the former British colony....
13:52 2019-07-03

Joey Votto Treats Heckler With The Appropriate Level Of Respect By now, hecklers should know better than to mess with Reds first baseman Joey Votto. There are enough documented instances of him clowning opposing fans (and Cincinnati’s own) that the best strategy is to just let him be. One Angels fan at Tuesday night’s game chose not to do that, and although it’s...
19:13 2019-06-27

Arie and Lauren Luyendyk's Baby Girl Deserves a Rose After Making Adorable First Impression Welcome to the joys of fatherhood, Arie Luyendyk Jr. Earlier this week, The Bachelor star and his wife Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their baby girl into the world. Soon after, the couple......
00:52 2019-06-01

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules. The eurogroup president told reporters in Lux...
17:13 2019-06-13

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
11:26 2019-06-04

'Stranger Things 3' pays respect to the power and perils of tech Warning: While we've tried to avoid any spoilers in this story, the following article does refer to scenes and themes throughout the season. When members of the Stranger Things cast visited The Tonight Show earlier this month, Jimmy Fallon asked the......
09:26 2019-06-30

‘View’ tells AOC, others Dems to respect Pelosi after racism accusation: ‘More BS’ It seems Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might've gone too far this time -- so much so that even some of the biggest Democrat defenders on television have turned on her. ...
22:26 2019-07-11

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
14:33 2019-05-21

Slovakia's new president calls on EU's eastern bloc to respect rule of law Slovakia's new president called on the Visegrad group of eastern EU member states on Thursday to protect the rule of law to avoid being seen as "weakening the European Union", signaling a possible rift within a bloc that often acts together....
16:52 2019-07-11

"Modi-Ji Doesn't Respect RSS's Views": Priyanka Gandhi's Dig On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn't respect the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's views or he doesn't believe there is an issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Monday,......
00:26 2019-08-20

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which is now the subject of a major Bollywood movie,......
19:13 2019-07-14

The UK's feral roads deter cycling – we need enforcement, not calls for respect Our public space is increasingly out of reach for all but the fit, the brave, and those in motor vehiclesAlmost 90% of cyclists experience a “close pass” – an overtake within 1.5m – at least weekly, and 70% say conditions on Britain’s roads haven’t improved in the last five years, according to a new...
05:39 2019-05-22

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
02:52 2019-07-14

Ferrari's Vettel returning to podium a "matter of respect" for rivals Sebastian Vettel did not want to join the Canadian Grand Prix podium ceremony but returned as a "matter of respect" to Mercedes and his Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc...
16:00 2019-06-10

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
04:39 2019-06-20

Pence slams CNN for 'dishonest' coverage of detention center visit; says America 'deserves the full story' Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network's "dishonest" coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center in Texas....
08:26 2019-07-13

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang to rival Mack Horton: 'You must respect China' Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
13:13 2019-07-22

Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Says PM Modi Doesn't Respect Imran Khan Taking a swipe at Imran Khan, jailed premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam said Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not give respect to his Pakistani counterpart as he did not take......
20:01 2019-05-28

Our forgotten towns: struggle, resilience, love and respect in 'back-row America' In his new book, Chris Arnade lays bare what life is like for America’s marginalized poor – and exposes the broken social systems that have betrayed themRead Chris Arnade’s Guardian dispatches across AmericaIn the Bronx’s Hunts Point neighborhood, I found myself going to McDonald’s every day – becau...
08:39 2019-06-05

Cops Refusing to Respect 'Finders Keepers' After Armored Car Spills Cash An armored car carrying stacks on stacks fell open and made it rain on a highway in Georgia this week, causing a predictably calamitous traffic jam of people pulling over to stuff their wallets. Alas, local police are being real sticklers about returning what “belongs to the bank” or whatever....
23:26 2019-07-11

Baldur's Gate 3 aims to pay deep respect to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons During PC Gamer's PC Gaming Show 2019 event at E3 2019, game developer Larian Studios took the stage to share more details about Baldur's Gate 3, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC game series of all time.Studio founder and creative director Swen Vincke, and...
02:52 2019-06-11

Death risk higher for Chinese-American elders when children don't respect them Older Chinese-Americans have a high expectation of respect from their children. But when the children don't meet this standard of respect, their elderly parents face a higher risk of death...
02:39 2019-08-17

Respect the Elders or Family First? A 102-Year-Old Woman Is Being Evicted From Her Home of Nearly 30 Years Thelma Smith, a 102-year-old woman, is being evicted from her longtime residence in Ladera Heights, Calif., so the landlord’s daughter can move in instead....
00:00 2019-05-25

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
13:39 2019-06-12

Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city....
13:00 2019-08-20

Trump pays respect to military dead at Arlington ahead of Memorial Day President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday ahead of Memorial Day to pay their respects to the members of the U.S. military who died in service....
23:39 2019-05-23

Ambassador to Germany: Trump deserves credit for bringing Iran to the table, is open to cutting new deal with regime The U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, discussed America's strategy to push Iranian sanctions abroad on "Special Report with Bret Baier," and said President Trump is open to cutting a new deal with the current Iran regime....
03:00 2019-07-17

FogCam Is Signing Off in San Francisco Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the end of August....
23:52 2019-08-20

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
16:39 2019-06-12

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
06:13 2019-06-12

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash in Madrid....
23:26 2019-05-31

Pac-12 preseason power rankings: Washington and Oregon provide hope for national respect USA TODAY Sports is ranking college football every league in the Power Five from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Pac-12 Conference.       ...
23:52 2019-08-13

Walmart pulls violent video game images out of ‘respect’ for shooting victims After the terrible shooting in an El Paso Walmart, the company is apparently taking steps to respect the deaths of twenty-two people. It’s doing this by removing signs advertising certain video games — which begs the question: how exactly is this supposed to help? The company documentation listing t...
09:00 2019-08-10

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it would be harder for Washington to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the former British territory....
00:00 2019-08-20

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
12:13 2019-05-28

ESPN Delays Apex Legends Tournament Highlights ‘Out Of Respect’ Following Mass Shootings This weekend’s planned airing of the EXP Apex Legends Invitational at X Games tournament on ESPN2 has been postponed by the network, “out of respect for the victims and all those impacted in the immediate aftermath of the shootings.”...
16:00 2019-08-09

Wimbledon crowd should show Novak Djokovic more respect after fifth title, says Boris Becker Boris Becker has called on tennis fans to show Novak Djokovic the respect he deserves after the Serb claimed his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday....
01:26 2019-07-16

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
06:00 2019-05-24

Solskjaer: Maguire signing will be announced 'very soon' "Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that the expected world record-breaking transfer of Harry Maguire from Leicester City is set to be announced \u0027very soon\u0027."...
14:00 2019-08-04

What’s next for Islanders after Brock Nelson signing The first domino has fallen in the Islanders’ offseason of uncertainty. So now what? Team president Lou Lamoriello wrapped up his first big pending unrestricted free agent, inking 27-year-old Brock Nelson to a six-year, $36 million deal Thursday. The $6 million annual salary-cap hit proves to be a r...
11:52 2019-05-25

CBOE Holdings Files Additional Definitive Materials With Respect To 2013 Annual Meeting CHICAGO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the company has filed additional definitive materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. In particular, the additional definitive ...
04:52 2019-05-22

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy for Google users to sign in to their accounts on th...
10:39 2019-06-13

2019 NBA free agent tracker: Following every big-name signing The market is open. There are a lot of big names available for 2019 NBA free agency, and where they end up could re-shape the league as everyone knows it. Kevin Durant is the league’s biggest domino and he’ll likely set the tone despite a torn Achilles that will keep him sidelined for th...
05:13 2019-07-01

UA Baseball adds 3 players to signing class TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats have added to their 2019 signing class. A press release from Arizona Athletics said the team has added “outfielder Mac Bingham, right-handed pitcher Wesley Scott, and right-hander pitcher Davis Vainer to their already strong group of incoming players for nex...
04:00 2019-07-09

Gay men are signing up for Hinge in droves because of Pete Buttigieg According to Hinge — an app that searches users’ Facebook connections to match them with friends of friends — there has been a 30 percent increase in profiles created by gay men since April 1, after Pete Buttigieg revealed he met his husband on the dating app....
06:00 2019-07-07

Report: Jets signing former Texans TE Griffin The New York Jets are signing former Houston Texans tight end Ryan Griffin to fill in for the recently suspended Chris Herndon, NFL Network reported Monday....
02:39 2019-07-23

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site of a viral penguin hideout where the two birds re...
18:52 2019-07-16

Charlton wait on FA decision over Tomer Hemed signing Charlton Athletic were on Monday waiting for the Football Association to decide whether they will be allowed to sign Brighton forward Tomer Hemed four days after the transfer window closed....
06:13 2019-08-13

Signing Sébastien Haller is good business for West Ham – even at £45m Haller scores goals, sets them up, makes tackles, leads from the front and has a far better attitude than the striker he is replacingBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredSo, it’s official. West Ham have broken their transfer record for the third consecutive summer with the arrival of French striker Sébas...
13:13 2019-07-18

All Elite Wrestling's Newest Signing Is As Divisive As Wrestlers Get By the strange but very real standards that govern these sorts of things, All Elite Wrestling’s video announcement on its Twitter page that it had signed Orange Cassidy earlier this week qualified as a relatively significant amount of fanfare. Contrast that with Marko Stunt, who announced his AEW si...
20:39 2019-08-16

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts’ final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapolis expects him to provide depth at linebacker and eventually compete for a starting job. Okereke mad...
01:13 2019-06-15

Signing the ‘Game of Thrones’ creators is a very risky bet for Netflix, and here’s why Any Emmys that David Benioff and Dan Weiss collect next month during the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony for their work shepherding HBO’s Game of Thrones into the international blockbuster series it ultimately became will effectively put a bow on this current phase of the showrunner...
16:39 2019-08-16

Tottenham signing Tanguy Ndombele arrives for first day of pre-season Tottenham's record signing Tanguy Ndombele arrived at the club's Hotspur Way training complex the first day of pre-season preparations on Friday afternoon....
17:39 2019-07-12

Soccer-Man United complete signing of Palace's Wan-Bissaka Manchester United have signed defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace on an initial five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Saturday....
13:39 2019-06-29

Pep Guardiola Lauds New Signing Rodri For Not Having Tattoos Or Earrings Manchester City signed Spanish midfielder Rodri this past summer from Atletico Madrid for a club record £62.8m fee. Since then, Pep Guardiola has been heaping praises upon the 23-year-old, telling BBC Sport that he’s become more and more convinced the player will be one of the club’s best signings a...
05:52 2019-08-11

Manchester United complete £45m signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka Full-back is most expensive uncapped British playerWan-Bissaka: ‘It’s an unbelievable feeling’Manchester United have completed the signing of Crystal Palace full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka.The 21-year-old swaps Selhurst Park for Old Trafford for an initial fee understood to be £45m, with another £5m pos...
14:26 2019-06-29

Who is Hannibal Mejbri? Man Utd's new 16-year-old signing from AS Monaco Manchester United have wrapped up a deal for highly-rated AS Monaco teenager Hannibal Mejbri, beating a number of top European teams to his signature....
21:39 2019-08-11

Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Opposition from across the political spectrum will make it all but impossible for the Swiss government to sign a draft treaty with the European Union next month, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
19:39 2019-05-23

'Just like a new signing' – Why a tired cliché will be pivotal for Liverpool this season "In the past clubs have used players returning from injury as an excuse not to spend money - and how the returning players perform for Liverpool will be absolutely critical, writes Pete Sharland."...
21:39 2019-08-09

LA Clipper fans excited about signing of Kwahi Leonard LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Clippers have signed NBA champ and former Toronto Raptors guard Kwahi Leonard in a blockbuster deal. ...
11:00 2019-07-08

‘This One Was Worth It’: Yankees Set Record With Jasson Dominguez Signing The Yankees spent more than $5 million on Dominguez, a 16-year-old prospect from the Dominican Republic. It’s the most they’ve ever spent on an amateur signing....
04:13 2019-07-03

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari told the world, “I’m here because I can recruit the best of the best.” He’s kept his promise. Now 10 seasons into the job, Calipari has delivered ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Devils’ big offseason continues with Wayne Simmonds signing Besides selecting Jack Hughes as the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils are dominating the offseason to assure their success in the upcoming season. The Devils signed rugged forward Wayne Simmonds to a one-year $5 million contract. The 30-year-old Canadian is coming off a six...
01:13 2019-07-02

Paper Round: Bayern 'confident' of signing Sane "Bayern Munich are set to make another bid for Leroy Sane, Idrissa Gueye is in Paris ahead of a medical and Manchester United make a verbal agreement for a Pogba replacement, but are dealt with a blow in their pursuit for Moussa Dembele. It\u0027s Monday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
18:39 2019-07-31

Man City completes $79m signing of Rodri; Perez to Leicester Manchester City completed the signing of Spain midfielder Rodri from Atletico Madrid for $79 million, while Leicester spent a reported $37 million to bring in Ayoze Perez from Newcastle on Thursday       ...
17:52 2019-07-04

West Ham make striker Haller their record signing "West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
16:13 2019-07-17

Arsenal set to complete £8m signing of David Luiz from Chelsea Kieran Tierney also set to join from Celtic in £25m dealYoung striker Eddie Nketiah could join Leeds on loanArsenal expect to complete the surprise £8m signing of David Luiz today in a move that will alleviate their defensive worries. Related: Transfer window 2019 – every summer deal from Europe's ...
11:52 2019-08-08

Leicester on verge of signing Ayoze Pérez from Newcastle for £30m • Forward close to becoming Leicester’s second summer signing• Newcastle set to make £28.5m profit from Pérez transferLeicester are on the verge of signing Ayoze Pérez from Newcastle for around £30m. It is understood the 25-year-old striker has been granted permission to speak to Leicester, who are ...
13:39 2019-07-03

Tunisian leader appears after hospital, signing key decrees Tunisia’s 92-year-old president Beji Caid Essebsi has made his first public appearance since leaving a hospital following a serious malaise, signing a decree and making a brief address...
18:26 2019-07-05

“Just like a new signing” – Why a tired cliché will be pivotal for Liverpool this season "In the past clubs have used players returning from injury as an excuse not to spend money - and how the returning players perform for Liverpool will be absolutely critical, writes Pete Sharland."...
20:00 2019-08-07

CCC Team announce Trentin signing as rebuild begins "CCC Team’s new roster for next year has begun to take shape as the organisation announced the signing of Matteo Trentin from Mitchelton-Scott on Friday."...
05:39 2019-08-03

Respect to the Woman Who Allegedly Spent a Staggering Amount of Time Watching Netflix While Working for Robert De Niro While we here at Splinter would never in our lives endorse criminal conduct, you have to hand it to the former employee of Robert De Niro’s who, De Niro alleges in a new lawsuit, spent literal days and days of company time binge-watching Friends and other shows on Netflix....
21:26 2019-08-20

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killing of a former member of the FARC-EP guerilla movement, which they said constitutes a “violation” of the guarantees made by the Government in the 2016...
19:13 2019-06-04

Why Teen Mom's Mackenzie McKee Says She Deserves Better After Splitting With Husband Josh McKee Mackenzie McKee is "freshly single" and she's ready to share why. On Friday afternoon, the Teen Mom OG star updated her fans on the status of her relationship with husband,......
23:52 2019-08-17

Kevin Durant spotted for first time since shocking Nets signing Kevin Durant is still on his scooter. Durant was spotted in public for the first time since sending shockwaves through the NBA by signing with the Brooklyn Nets, using a scooter outside a SoHo hotel as he recovers from Achilles surgery. The 30-year-old ruptured his right Achilles last month during t...
23:13 2019-07-17

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
20:26 2019-07-17

| Real Madrid signing Rodrygo identifies with Neymar, Robinho Real Madrid's new signing Rodrygo has said he models his game on Neymar and Robinho as he became the latest arrival unveiled at the Santiago Bernabeu....
20:13 2019-06-18

Atlético Madrid confirm signing of Kieran Trippier from Tottenham • Defender signs three-year-deal at Wanda Metropolitano• He leaves Spurs after four years in north LondonKieran Trippier has completed one of the more eye-catching transfers of the summer to date after joining Atlético Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in a deal worth at least £20m. Related: Transfer wi...
20:00 2019-07-17

Flyers’ questionable Kevin Hayes signing continues trend The Flyers have been one of the most aggressive NHL teams this offseason, and that continues with their big-money pact with former Ranger Kevin Hayes. The two sides have agreed on a surprising seven-year, $50 million contract, according to TSN, reuniting Hayes with former Rangers coach Alain Vigneau...
20:00 2019-06-19

| Man United set to make first signing as Daniel James undergoes medical Manchester United are set to complete the club's first signing of the transfer window with Welsh international youngster Daniel James undergoing a medical....
16:13 2019-06-06

Lawyer: Kazakh activist freed after signing guilt admission A Kazakh activist who was on trial for inciting ethnic tensions has been freed after signing an admission of his guilt under pressure, an attorney said Friday...
23:26 2019-08-16

Everton confirm signing of Moise Kean from Juventus for initial £30m Forward is Everton’s fourth summer signing‘A striker was one of our priorities,’ says Marco SilvaEverton have completed the signing of Moise Kean from Juventus for an initial €33m (£30m). The Italy forward could end up costing €40m (£37m) with add-ons.The 19-year-old is Everton’s fifth summer signin...
12:52 2019-08-04

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States....
11:00 2019-05-25

Transfer window LIVE – Everton 'closing in' on Zaha signing "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
10:26 2019-08-07

NBA All-Star Kemba Walker informs Hornets he's signing with Celtics Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker told the team he intends to sign a multi-million dollar deal with the Boston Celtics once a moratorium on free-agent contracts ends on July 6. ...
03:26 2019-06-30

Real Madrid announce signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea for £88.5m • Deal, subject to medical, could rise to £130m with add-ons• Belgian will sign five-year deal and earn £400,000 a weekReal Madrid have announced the signing of Eden Hazard on a five-year deal. The 28-year-old will be officially unveiled on Thursday once he has undergone his medical and with Real an...
23:52 2019-06-07

How Avery Williamson’s Jets role will change with C.J. Mosley signing As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
21:52 2019-07-10

James Dolan Wins Big With Marquee Free Agent Signing Despite reports to the contrary on Sunday, it looks like Madison Square Garden will, in fact, be home to one of the biggest free agent signings of the summer. That’s right: Coveted former Blue Jackets winger Artemi Panarin is off the market, signing with the New York Rangers for a reported seven yea...
21:52 2019-07-01

Jovic signing kicks off Real rebuilding project, says Perez "The signing of Serbia striker Luka Jovic marks the beginning of a \"new project\" for Real Madrid as they look to return to winning ways next season, club president Florentino Perez said on Wednesday."...
20:39 2019-06-12

Roma reshape by signing Diawara from Napoli, Spinazzola from Juventus "AS Roma have signed midfielder Amadou Diawara from Napoli for 21 million euros ($23.8 million) and confirmed that Greek international defender Kostas Manolas has moved in the opposite direction to Napoli for 36 million euros."...
19:26 2019-07-01

West Ham close to signing Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals for £24m • Spain international one of La Liga’s brightest talents• Manuel Pellegrini retains interest in Celta Vigo’s Maxi GómezWest Ham are close to completing a £24m deal for Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals.Mario Husillos, the West Ham director of football, knows Fornals from his time at Málaga and has moved qu...
23:13 2019-06-12

Zenit St Petersburg reject 'racist banner' towards new signing Malcom "Russian club Zenit St Petersburg have responded to media reports that fans displayed a racist banner at the weekend during their Premier League match against Krasnodar."...
17:13 2019-08-05

Ex-Cardinal Rosenthal signing minor league deal with Tigers DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers announced they are signing former St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal to a minor league deal after he threw a bullpen session Saturday at Comerica Park. The veteran right-hander pitched in 12 games this season with the Washington Nationals, posting a 22.74 E...
01:00 2019-06-30

| Sponsor cuts ties with London Irish over Jackson signing Drinks giant Diageo has terminated a sponsorship deal with London Irish after the signing of Paddy Jackson, who was acquitted in a rape trial last year....
17:26 2019-06-14

Juventus tell Manchester United they are interested in signing Paul Pogba • Dybala, Alex Sandro or Douglas Costa possible makeweights• Juventus told by Lazio that Milinkovic-Savic would cost €90mJuventus have made contact with Manchester United to see whether they would consider selling Paul Pogba this summer.The Serie A champions are keen to sign a world-class midfielder...
21:00 2019-06-04

Everton confirm signing of Moise Kean from Juventus for initial £29m Forward is Everton’s fifth summer signing‘A striker was one of our priorities,’ says Marco SilvaEverton have completed the signing of Moise Kean from Juventus for an initial €32m (£29m). The Italy forward could end up costing €40m (£37m) with add-ons.The 19-year-old is Everton’s fifth summer signing...
23:00 2019-08-04

Teen accused of raping girl 'deserves leniency because he was from a good family', judge said A teen accused of raping a drunk girl and sharing a video of the assault with friends should be treated leniently because he comes from a "good family" and attended "an excellent school", a judge said....
03:52 2019-07-04

Schiff says Bill Barr no longer deserves 'attorney general' title: More of a 'personal attorney' for POTUS Attorney General William Barr has not left his post in the Trump administration but House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, says he should no longer carry that title....
00:39 2019-05-23

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor back in March under an emergency, but on Wednesday Bevin and other speakers will take part in a ceremony and talk about what the new law provides. The...
13:52 2019-06-05

Clippers trading for Paul George and signing Kawhi Leonard, according to a report Associated Press The Los Angeles Clippers made a huge decision. That meant Kawhi Leonard could finally make his. The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks, a person familiar with ...
14:13 2019-07-06

Doyel: Can't make sense of Colts signing Chad Kelly Indianapolis Colts went far out of character for a guy who probably won't play for them in troubled former Denver, Ole Miss and Clemson QB Chad Kelly.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Diageo cancels London Irish deal over Paddy Jackson signing The Guinness owner says the decision to hire the player is ‘not consistent’ with its values The owner of Guinness has cancelled its sponsorship deal with a leading rugby union club after it signed a player who was accused, then acquitted, of rape.Diageo, which had already publicly criticised the sig...
21:26 2019-06-13

Los Angeles coffee chain bans Kawhi Leonard over signing with Clippers Los Angeles is divided. Kawhi Leonard spurned a chance to create a Big Three with the Lakers to join the Clippers. And one coffee shop has taken its retaliation to the next level. Alfred Coffee, one of the many chain coffee shops of Los Angeles, has issued a notice banning Leonard and the Clippers&#...
16:26 2019-07-09

MLB Draft: Why Maurice Hampton chose LSU over potential $1.8 million signing bonus Multiple teams came calling for Maurice Hampton Jr. during the first two rounds of the MLB Draft, and the highest offer the prep outfielder received was $1.8 million, his dad said.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Mozambique peace-accord signing featured Civilization IV’s theme song Mozambique's major political factions played "Baba Yetu," the theme song from Civilization IV, while signing an agreement to end military hostilities.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Real Madrid make Lyon’s Ferland Mendy their third summer signing • Left-back moves to the Bernabéu for £42.7m• Atlético expect Antoine Griezmann to join BarcelonaReal Madrid have signed the Lyon left-back Ferland Mendy, making the defender the third summer addition to their squad.While across the city, the Atlético chief executive, Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, believe...
02:26 2019-06-13

Everton complete signing of Alex Iwobi after giving up on Wilfried Zaha • Fee for move north from Arsenal could reach £35m• Premier League summer spending reaches more than £1.4bnEverton completed the late transfer of Alex Iwobi from Arsenal more than two hours after the transfer window closed on Thursday night having refused to meet Crystal Palace’s £100m valuation of ...
03:13 2019-08-09

Villa boost squad for Premier League by signing defender Konsa "Aston Villa have signed defender Ezri Konsa from Championship side Brentford for an undisclosed fee, the promoted Premier League club said on Thursday."...
13:13 2019-07-11

Wesley Moraes: Aston Villa’s record signing with a remarkable backstory The £22m striker lost his father at nine, had a son when he was 15 and made it despite having one leg shorter than the otherNothing about Wesley Moraes Ferreira da Silva’s story is straightforward. Aston Villa’s club-record signing lost his father when he was only nine and worked in a factory sortin...
17:52 2019-07-21

Manchester United set to seal £15m signing of Swansea winger Daniel James • James having medical after fee rising to around £18m agreed• Wales international to be Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s first signingDaniel James is set to become Manchester United’s first signing of the summer after Swansea accepted a fee that could rise to around £18m for the Wales international. The 21-ye...
23:26 2019-06-06

Mason Mount commits future to Chelsea by signing five-year deal • 20-year-old spent last season on loan at Derby• Midfielder joined Chelsea academy at the age of sixMason Mount has become the latest Chelsea youngster to commit his long-term future to the club after signing a new five-year contract at Stamford Bridge. Related: Chelsea’s Frank Lampard era begins w...
18:26 2019-07-15

Manchester City reopen talks with Juventus over João Cancelo signing Danilo could go to Juventus in part-exchangeRight-back Cancelo valued at €60m by his clubManchester City have reopened talks with Juventus over signing the full-back João Cancelo in a transfer which could take Danilo in the opposite direction.Juventus turned down an offer earlier this summer from Ci...
16:52 2019-08-01

Gabriel Martinelli in pictures: Arsenal unveil summer signing in new adidas kit Gabriel Martinelli is the first Arsenal signing to be unveiled in the Gunners' new adidas kit, with the young Brazilian forward intent on making it big in north London....
18:52 2019-07-02

New West Ham signing Pablo Fornals sets sights on European finish New West Ham signing Pablo Fornals already has one eye on taking the Hammers to Europe after putting pen to paper on a five-year-deal in east London....
16:01 2019-06-14

Arsenal focused on signing defender despite offer of Philippe Coutinho loan Brazilian’s representatives make contact with Arsenal Club tell them they are prioritising a defenderArsenal are prioritising a deal for a central defender despite Philippe Coutinho’s representatives contacting the club to see whether they would be interested in signing the Brazilian on loan for the...
00:13 2019-08-07

Wild scenes as São Paulo fans welcome new signing Dani Alves – video Hundreds of São Paulo fans gave Dani Alves a hero's welcome as the footballer arrived at Congonhas airport set to join their club on a free transfer. Alves, whose contract with Paris Saint-Germain expired in July, has reportedly signed a deal with the Brazilian club until the end of the 2022 World C...
00:13 2019-08-07

Why fishing almost kept NBA free agent Willie Cauley-Stein from signing with the Warriors Willie Cauley-Stein has recently taken up fishing — and the hobby almost prevented him pouncing on a deal with the Golden State Warriors.       ...
16:00 2019-07-11

Fantasy Baseball: Is Craig Kimbrel signing with Cubs a sure-fire path to relevance? Hasty build-ups following delayed signings haven't always turned out so well for the pitchers who followed that path, but Craig Kimbrel is no ordinary pitcher, our Scott White writes....
10:13 2019-06-06

Dustin Johnson helps couple with their gender reveal while signing autographs in Detroit While signing autographs before Rocket Mortgage Classic, Dustin Johnson tells couple he heard they were pregnant, then he pulled out a pink ball.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Chelsea close to sealing Mateo Kovacic signing in £45m deal with Real Madrid Croat to make last season’s loan move permanentChelsea hope to appoint Frank Lampard this weekChelsea are poised to complete the permanent signing of Real Madrid’s Mateo Kovacic for a fee which could rise to €50m (£44.8m) with add-ons. The Croat spent last season on loan at Stamford Bridge and, as p...
20:26 2019-06-27

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets. The post Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:26 2019-07-01

Oakland Raiders spring shock by signing troubled guard Richie Incognito 35-year-old was suspended over bullying former teammateIncognito also accused of threatening funeral home workersThe Oakland Raiders agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito on Tuesday. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, tweeted confirmation of the deal, congratulating his client ...
19:13 2019-05-28

Arsenal confirm signing of Nicolas Pépé from Lille in £72m club-record deal • Winger joins from French club on five-year contract• Previous Arsenal record was £56m paid for AubameyangNicolas Pépé has completed his move to Arsenal for a club-record fee of €80m (£72m) plus add-ons, signing from Lille on a five-year contract.The deal for the Ivory Coast international outstrips...
20:00 2019-08-01

Juventus signing Matthijs de Ligt: 'Italy loves defending the most in the world' – video New Juventus signing Matthijs de Ligt seemed excited about making a name for himself in Serie A at his first press conference, saying "it is the country that loves defending the most in the world. If you talk about Italian players, for me the most common names that come up are the defenders."The Dut...
20:39 2019-07-19

Mark Noble thrilled by Sebastien Haller signing as West Ham splash the cash West Ham captain Mark Noble has praised the club's hierarchy for spending a club-record £45million on Sebastien Haller and believes the Frenchman can fill the void left by Marko Arnautovic....
13:52 2019-07-19

Bundesliga transfers: Bayern Munich confirm signing of Michael Cuisance from Gladbach Bayern Munich have signed rising star Michael Cuisance from Borussia Mönchengladbach, with the French central midfielder joining for a fee upwards of €10 million. Follow all of the transfer news here!...
16:52 2019-08-18

Arsenal in line to seal double signing of David Luiz and Kieran Tierney • Brazilian defender has two years of contract left• Celtic accept £25m bid for TierneyDavid Luiz could be on his way to Arsenal after he did not train with the rest of Frank Lampard’s squad on Wednesday, with Chelsea believed to be open to letting him join their London rivals as Unai Emery’s side a...
22:39 2019-08-07

Real Madrid Signing Takefusa Kubo "Proud" Of "Japanese Messi" Nickname Like Messi, Takefusa Kubo joined the Barcelona academy as a child -- when just 10 -- but left in 2015 after the Catalans were punished by FIFA for breaking rules on signing under-age players....
06:00 2019-06-15

Eagles signing Josh McCown, 40-year-old veteran quarterback, after injuries to backups With injuries to their backup QBs, the Eagles are adding QB Josh McCown, 40, who played when Philly coach Doug Pederson was still an NFL quarterback.       ...
21:26 2019-08-17

New York Rangers signing former Columbus Blue Jackets star Artemi Panarin Former Columbus Blue Jackets star forward Artemi Panarin, one of the top free agents available this off-season, is signing with the New York Rangers....
06:52 2019-07-02

New Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic will cut holiday short to impress Frank Lampard Christian Pulisic is prepared to cut his summer break short in order to make an instant impact at new club Chelsea and on their expected new manager, Frank Lampard....
12:39 2019-06-20

Canadiens' offer sheet to Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho has hefty signing bonuses The Montreal Canadiens made an offer sheet to Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho that would pay him $21 million over the first year.       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Tottenham record signing Tanguy Ndombele needs time to adapt, warns Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has called for patience with record signing Tanguy Ndombele while the midfielder acclimatises to life in north London....
08:26 2019-08-05

Kawhi Leonard signing with Los Angeles Clippers; Paul George joining him via monster trade Kawhi Leonard is joining the Los Angeles Clippers, and he won't be coming alone: Paul George will be joining him via a monster trade with the Thunder.       ...
12:26 2019-07-06

Oshane Ximines signing leaves Daniel Jones as Giants’ lone unsigned pick Nine down, one to go. The Giants announced the signing of third-round pick Oshane Ximines Monday as rookies report to training camp. Ximines, an outside linebacker, was selected 95th overall in the 2019 draft after four seasons at Old Dominion. Ximines led the Monarchs in sacks all four years, start...
21:13 2019-07-22

New West Ham signing Pablo Fornals scores as Spain Under-21s reach Euros quarter-finals Spain's Under-21 team have advanced to the semi-finals of the European Championship in Italy and also sealed qualification for next year's Olympic Games after thrashing Poland 5-0 in Bologna on Saturday night....
16:26 2019-06-23

Kim Kardashian stands by Kimono line despite appropriation backlash: I 'have deep respect' Kim Kardashian-West has no plans to change the name of her 'Kimono' shapewear line, despite being accused of being culturally insensitive.        ...
14:13 2019-06-28

Anthony Davis doesn't completely shut door on signing with hometown Chicago Bulls Newly acquired Lakers star Anthony Davis said at a camp this week that he could sign with the Chicago Bulls "if the opportunity ever presents itself."       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

New Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic sought Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's advice before £58m move As Christian Pulisic contemplated the possibility of a dream £58m move from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea in January, he turned to one of Arsenal's best players for guidance....
08:52 2019-05-22

Lionel Messi wants Neymar back at Camp Nou as Barcelona cool their interest in signing Antoine Griezmann Barcelona's interest in Antoine Griezmann has cooled amid opposition against his signing at board level and in the dressing room at Camp Nou, with Lionel Messi and others favouring the return of Neymar this summer....
08:52 2019-06-04

Online casting search begins for the biopic 'Respect': Who will play young Aretha Franklin? An online casting search has begun for a singing actress to portray a young Aretha Franklin in the upcoming 'Respect' biopic starring Jennifer Hudson.        ...
21:00 2019-07-18

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-01

'They don't respect our security measures': Large alligator scales fence at Florida naval air station A video shared by a Florida television station shows an alligator climbing over a fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.        ...
03:13 2019-08-20

New Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic 'rejected Man Utd because of Jose Mourinho' Chelsea starlet Christian Pulisic rejected the chance to join Manchester United because his father disliked Jose Mourinho, according to his former coach....
10:39 2019-08-20

Ed Reed's Pro Football Hall Of Fame Bust Deserves Its Own Hall Of Fame The tears were already rolling down Ed Reed’s face on Saturday as he prepared to unveil his bust that would physically symbolize his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But once the cover of the bronze sculpture was removed, the emotions appeared to flow at an even heavier rate than bef...
20:26 2019-08-04

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
04:00 2019-06-13

Twitter slams Neil deGrasse Tyson for 'tasteless' tweet about mass shootings: 'Lost all respect for you' Neil deGrasse Tyson was criticized after tweeting stats that seemed to downplay the severity of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.        ...
04:13 2019-08-05

Unai Emery: I respect Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Europa League final decision but it's 'bad news' for Arsenal Unai Emery respects the "personal" nature of Henrikh Mkhitaryan's decision not to play in the Europa League final but concedes it is "bad news" for his Arsenal side....
23:00 2019-05-21

Tottenham's Lucas Moura was 'ready to play' in Champions League final but insists: 'You have to respect the coach' Lucas Moura says he respects Mauricio Pochettino's decision to not start him in the Champions League final against Liverpool, describing the loss as 'the biggest disappointment' of his career....
16:13 2019-06-04

Lil' Kim calls out 'messy' Andy Cohen for not putting 'respect on my name,' cancels visit Lil' Kim took to Instagram during an expletive-laced rant to announce she's canceling her upcoming appearance on Cohen's "Watch What Happens Live."        ...
04:52 2019-07-11

Robert Lewandowski: Bayern Munich's German players 'looking forward' to Leroy Sane signing Robert Lewandowski has admitted Bayern Munich's German players are getting excited about the prospect of Manchester City winger Leroy Sane signing for the club this summer....
16:00 2019-06-20

Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield Tommy Frank returns to the scene of his Commonwealth coronation, writes Paul Wheeler The post Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield appeared first on Boxing News....
18:52 2019-07-02

Juan Francisco Estrada defends Juan Francisco Estrada puts the WBC super-flyweight title on the line against North Carolina’s Dewayne Beamon in Hermosillo, writes Daniel Herbert The post Juan Francisco Estrada defends appeared first on Boxing News....
13:26 2019-08-20

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old who is being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years so the landlord’s daughter can move in....
16:52 2019-05-27

Jay-Z defends NFL-Roc Nation deal, talks Kap Jay-Z said he still supports former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but now is focused on action. "Everybody knows I agree with what you're saying [in Kaepernick's underlying message]. So what are we gonna do?"...
07:26 2019-08-15

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defended the policy of execution for homosexuality. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
13:39 2019-06-12

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreement re...
07:26 2019-06-10

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritain’s ambassador to the US has done nothing wrong and is held in high regard, the international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said following the leak o...
15:26 2019-07-08

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Texas HS superintendent defends Briles hiring Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough defended the decision to hire Art Briles, saying the district "vetted coach Briles to the best of our ability."...
03:13 2019-05-29

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
05:52 2019-06-05

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organized team activities on Tuesday. Head coach Jon Gruden did not offer a reason for Brown’s absence but ...
10:26 2019-05-22

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, also blasted President Trump's character. (July 16)        ...
08:52 2019-07-16

"He's A Novice": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Defends Son Who Hit Official Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has defended his son Akash Vijayvargiya - a party lawmaker - who assaulted a civic official with a cricket bat in Madhya Pradesh's Indore last week, calling him......
09:26 2019-07-01

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty of too: Taking a picture of the body and saying som...
04:00 2019-05-27

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
16:00 2019-05-22

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Defends Lauren After She's Mom-Shamed Over Going Out Last Wednesday, The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their first child, daughter Alessi Ren Luyendyk. A week later, mom went out for lunch and left her with grandma.......
18:52 2019-06-06

Ben Carson defends Trump over ‘go back’ tweets ​WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson ​on ​Sunday defended President Trump against accusations of racism. “He is not racist at all,” Carson told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “He lived in New York. Jesse Jackson gave him an award for the incredible things that he had...
20:52 2019-07-21

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, he explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make substantial changes...
05:26 2019-08-15

Suarez defends himself after missing Copa del Rey final Luis Suarez has defended himself from criticism for undergoing knee surgery that prevented him from playing for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
17:52 2019-06-14

United Technologies Defends Raytheon Deal United Technologies executives defended their deal-making strategy and slightly raised their 2019 outlook as strength in its aerospace business outshined other businesses in the second quarter....
16:52 2019-07-23

Trump’s UN envoy nominee defends climate record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a “real risk to our planet” that must be addressed. Kelly Knight Craft tells the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesd...
17:00 2019-06-19

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if his “contentious rhetoric” continues. “The [elected...
13:39 2019-06-18

Dish's Ergen Defends Company's Wireless Plans Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen defended the company’s expansion into phone service, as questions about how it will pay for the wireless ambitions have weighed on Dish’s stock price....
01:26 2019-08-07

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who responded by saying it was "an unfortunate incident"....
22:26 2019-06-17

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
19:01 2019-05-26

VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses because the launch edition of the Golf-sized hatchback costs more than the entry version of the midsize Passat....
13:13 2019-06-18

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
05:52 2019-05-26

The Latest: Police chief defends relations with prosecutors HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on prosecutors complaints over sluggish cooperation by police in the investigation of a deadly January drug raid (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Houston’s police chief insists his department has cooperated with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in the in...
02:52 2019-06-21

Kamala Harris defends varying healthcare answers: There's a 'their' there Kamala Harris claims she misunderstood the question Thursday when she seemingly re-endorsed the idea of forcing Americans off their private insurance in favor of a government option....
22:00 2019-06-28

| Britain's unbeaten Yafai defends WBA superfly crown Britain's undefeated Khalid Yafa defends the World Boxing Association super-flyweight title for the fifth time when he faces Dominican Norbelto Jimenez...
23:26 2019-06-27

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
17:39 2019-05-31

Valentina Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight title vs. Liz Carmouche Valentina Shevchenko avenged her first career loss and defended her UFC women's flyweight belt against Liz Carmouche at UFC on ESPN+ 14.       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Gruden defends AB; calls helmet 'personal' issue Jon Gruden defended his star wide receiver on Saturday, calling his frostbitten feet a "total accident" and saying his helmet situation is a personal matter....
08:13 2019-08-11

| Johnson defends Josephs after Clever Boys shocker AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson says goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs did play poorly in the 3-0 defeat to Wits though the responsibility for the loss is shared by the team....
12:52 2019-08-10

Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History In defending his comments about working with segregationists, Joe Biden cited his record on civil rights and his relationship with Ted Kennedy. But he didn’t address his opposition to busing....
22:01 2019-06-21

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generation business owner, who’s concerned the ruling could trigger crushing renovation and maintenance costs...
01:13 2019-06-13

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the day, this is about ethics in pettiness....
20:39 2019-05-23

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a girl pleading with authorities to let her father go....
11:39 2019-08-13

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
00:39 2019-06-15

India's Modi Defends Decision to Clamp Down on Kashmir Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first public comments since his government’s move to end the autonomy of the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir, dismissed concerns about lasting unrest and said the new status would help the economy and boost the welfare of Kashmiris....
19:52 2019-08-08

Gold comfort for Warner as he defends Pan Am decathlon title While a successful defense of his Pan Am Games decathlon title on Wednesday was the result Damian Warner had been aiming for, the chilly conditions meant it was not the world championships 'warm-up' the Canadian was expecting....
18:39 2019-08-08

Woman defends herself from assailant by hurling hot grease in his face An Alabama woman hurled a pot of hot grease at a man in what police say was a domestic incident at her home, authorities said. Larondrick Macklin, 51, entered the woman’s Decatur residence Thursday with a firearm, according to the Decatur Police Department. Police said Macklin was the “p...
23:39 2019-08-07

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Trump defends not confronting Saudi Arabia OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision not to confront Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed Bin Salman over the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump on Friday praised ...
09:52 2019-06-29

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Hamilton defends his 'Britishness' ahead of home race "Lewis Hamilton defended his \u0027Britishness\u0027 at his home race on Saturday, against a backdrop of tens of thousands of fans flying the flag for the most successful racing driver the country has ever seen."...
22:13 2019-07-13

Zomato Criticised For Halal Tag For Restaurants: Defends Stand A day after Zomato clapped back to a customer for refusing to take food from a 'non-Hindu' rider, it faced flak for putting halal tag on restaurants. Zomato has clarified that the halal tag was......
19:13 2019-08-01

Nets’ Joe Harris defends ‘misunderstood’ Kyrie Irving LAS VEGAS — Joe Harris was around from the start of this Nets’ rebuild, the first full season under GM Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson. He remembers getting plucked off the NBA scrap heap and onto the league’s worst team. So, yes, three years later he’s enjoying being part of the core that drew....
08:39 2019-07-09

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
04:26 2019-07-09

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
06:39 2019-07-19

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
03:13 2019-07-09

Tyler Cameron Defends Luke Parker After The Bachelorette: Men Tell All Tyler Cameron is sticking up for his fellow Bachelorette contestant Luke Parker. After watching Parker take the hot seat on Monday's episode of The Bachelorette: Men Tell All, Cameron......
18:52 2019-07-23

Romo successfully defends celebrity golf title Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the American Century Championship for his second consecutive win in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course....
02:39 2019-07-15

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
23:52 2019-05-29

The Latest: Islamic summit defends Palestinian statehood MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 4:25 a.m. The world’s largest organization of Islamic nations has completed a summit in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca with leaders and delegates from 57 states emphasizing their support for a Pal...
05:13 2019-06-01

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Dem ‘Squad’ ​WASHINGTON – Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House advis​e​r Stephen Miller on President Trump’s long record of “playing the race card” – and the conversation got heated. “I’ve never called any of his tweets racist,” Wallace said on “Fox News Sunday.” “But the...
19:39 2019-07-21

Mueller defends inquiry's integrity, says he did not exonerate Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the president has said, totally exonerated Trump....
17:26 2019-07-24

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump, defends inquiry's integrity Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the president has said, totally exonerated Trump....
18:39 2019-07-24

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
15:26 2019-06-06

Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta held a news conference Wednesday to defend his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein saying he tried to avoid a deal allowing the wealthy financier to "walk free." (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Megan Rapinoe defends her national anthem protests US women’s national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe defended her decision to kneel during the national anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, conceding that she was aware the protest would make “people uncomfortable.” “I think that protest is not comfortable ever,” ...
21:52 2019-07-10

Southgate defends England's style despite another defeat Gareth Southgate is not abandoning England's new ball-possession style despite another semifinal elimination and another missed chance to end a title drought        ...
15:39 2019-06-07

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comment about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their border bill vote....
21:52 2019-07-10

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)        ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
14:39 2019-06-10

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
14:39 2019-06-03

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that “many many” Muslims had more extreme views on hom...
16:39 2019-06-04

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
16:52 2019-08-03

Springfield successfully defends World TeamTennis title The Springfield Lasers successfully defended their World TeamTennis title, rallying to beat the New York Empire 20-19 at Orleans Arena        ...
10:26 2019-08-04

Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election. The nation's Labor Party suffered resounding losses this spring, which some are linking to the deluge of soci......
22:00 2019-08-02

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
18:52 2019-07-07

Pelosi calls Kushner a 'slumlord' as she defends Cummings Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a shot at Jared Kushner on Thursday as she defended Rep. Elijah Cummings after days of attacks from President Donald Trump. Pelosi, a Baltimore native, said that, instead of focusing his ire on Cummings, Trump should look within his own family when it comes to deteriorati...
00:13 2019-08-02

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
06:13 2019-06-11

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
20:26 2019-05-27

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country’s main industry lobby group. In February, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier proposed an industry str...
11:39 2019-06-04

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. Multi-core decoding, MKV container audio, pinch-to-...
16:26 2019-06-18

7 Tips to become a pro rummy player Are all your skills falling short at a game of online rummy? This skill-based game is one of the favorite games we play as a pastime and it’s been going on for generations. The best way to become a pro at playing rummy is to play it more often. It is a game which can be perfected with practic...
06:13 2019-06-04

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
22:13 2019-06-12

Alabama county official defends online anti-gay comments MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A county official in Alabama is defending his comments against gay people. Mobile County Treasurer Phil Benson tells WPMI-TV gay people are offensive to him and he sees no problem with a recent comment he posted online that used an offensive term for gays and said they “hav...
21:00 2019-06-18

Justin Turner Defends Pitcher Who Just Plunked Him From Overreacting Umpire The Dodgers beat the hell out of the Phillies Monday night, ripping off a six-run fourth inning and cruising to a 16–2 victory. But that doesn’t mean the late innings were entirely without drama: for one thing, the Phillies used a position player as a pitcher; for another, in the top of the eighth i...
05:39 2019-07-16

Microsoft defends planned partner program changes, but many aren't buying it Microsoft's talk about priorities and a changing partner market as reasons for dropping internal use rights for its products isn't sitting well with many of its resellers....
18:00 2019-07-11

Tony Romo successfully defends celebrity golf title Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory in the American Century Championship for his second straight victory in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course        ...
08:13 2019-07-15

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
20:26 2019-06-27

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan over use of private jets Singer reveals he paid for a flight for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son ArchieSir Elton John has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex over their use of private jets, revealing that he had paid for a flight for them and their son Archie to “maintain a high level of much-needed protect...
01:13 2019-08-20

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
18:39 2019-07-18

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan's use of private jets Singer Elton John has waded into a furor about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets, calling on the British media to stop what he called "assassinations" of the couple's characters....
04:39 2019-08-21

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets?" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the......
13:39 2019-06-18

Sen. Kamala Harris defends Pelosi, saying she has been ‘very respectful of women of color’ The Democratic senator from California and presidential contender reacted during a radio interview in response to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)....
17:13 2019-07-12

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were simply him showing that he has “worked across the aisle.” “I think that authenticity is the most importan...
21:52 2019-06-20

Enforcer of Philippine drug war defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying on Thursday the world was not perfect and "shit happens"....
04:52 2019-07-05

Omnicom Defends Its Data Strategy After Rivals Make Big Deals Omnicom Group Inc. continued to justify its decision to rent data services instead of making large acquisitions, a sign that the ad holding company will continue to swim against the tide of its competitors....
00:00 2019-07-18

Woods defends his lack of golf ahead of British Open Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into this week's British Open, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his career....
14:39 2019-07-16

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as too lenient....
23:39 2019-07-10

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...
02:00 2019-07-14

Lawyer defends pervy gym owner by likening him to ‘hands-on’ Joe Biden A defense attorney put his foot firmly in his mouth Friday while arguing for leniency for a gym owner convicted of sexually abusing two of his customers — by likening him to the infamously touchy-feely Joe Biden. “He’s a hands-on person,” lawyer Joseph Murray said of the defendant, Raymond Wal...
00:52 2019-07-13

FIFA defends VAR ahead of women's World Cup quarter-finals "FIFA on Wednesday defended its VAR review system, saying referees had reached a 98% accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the women\u0027s World Cup in France."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Tesla Defends Its Safety Claims As It Maybe Faces A Wider Investigation Tesla stands by its safety claims despite repeated questions from America’s auto safety regulator, General Motors looks at investing in EV charging infrastructure, Ford recalls some new SUVs and more for The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 8, 2019....
19:52 2019-08-08

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions _____ WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, a trademark issue for his re-e...
20:13 2019-07-07

Cummings defends Baltimore, invites Trump on tour of city House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., invited President Trump to visit his district amid an ongoing controversy in which the president denounced conditions in Baltimore....
02:00 2019-08-08

‘It bothers me’: Guardiola defends Man City’s spending after Klopp’s jibe • City broke own transfer record for Rodri this summer• Liverpool and City meet in Community Shield at WembleyPep Guardiola has dismissed Jürgen Klopp’s claim that Manchester City live in a “fantasia land” where they can spend £200m every year as he insisted the treble winners enjoyed success on a £...
19:39 2019-08-02

Novartis C.E.O. Defends Company’s Decision to Withhold False Data From the F.D.A. Responding to the agency’s stern rebuke, Vas Narasimhan, the company’s executive, tried to reassure investors that Novartis did not intentionally deceive the F.D.A. while seeking approval for its $2.1 million gene therapy....
21:52 2019-08-07

After protests, Alamos CEO defends Turkish mine project against 'misinformation' Canada-based Alamos Gold has pre-paid for the reforestation at its mine project in western Turkey, its chief executive told Reuters amid growing criticism, adding that it was impossible for cyanide to leak into the environment as protesters fear....
13:13 2019-08-07

USA's Alex Morgan defends tea-cup celebration before World Cup final – video The USA forward Alex Morgan says the criticism of her goal celebrations at the Women's World Cup is an example of the double standards put on female players. Morgan caused a stir when she pretended to drink tea after scoring for USA against England in the 2-1 semi-final victory in Lyon. The reigning...
18:00 2019-07-05

Former Philippine police general defends killing of toddler in drug war A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a three-year-old girl in a sting operation....
07:39 2019-07-05

Former acting ICE chief defends administration response to border crisis Former acting Immigration and Customs Director Ron Vitiello defended President Donald Trump's response to the influx of migrants at the southern border in an exclusive interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer....
20:00 2019-07-04

Protest leader defends 'teammates' over invasion of HK govt building An activist spearheading protests in Hong Kong has defended "teammates" who stormed a government building in the city, as he warned opposition to a controversial extradition bill was far from over....
13:52 2019-07-02

Philippine drug war enforcer defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was not perfect, and "shit happens"....
14:00 2019-07-04

Phoebe Waller-Bridge defends Fleabag from poshness criticisms Writer says defining series as being ‘for posh girls’ undermines storyPhoebe Waller-Bridge has responded to criticism that Fleabag is “for posh girls”, insisting such arguments “undermine the story” and that people from a wide range of backgrounds relate to the show.While the programme has been wide...
22:26 2019-07-03

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
19:39 2019-07-03

Mike Pompeo Decries China's 'Bad Behaviour', Defends US Tariffs U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behaviour" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Southeast Asian forum for Washington's escalating......
17:52 2019-08-02

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
13:13 2019-07-08

Joe Biden defends Obama against debate attacks: 'He was a great president. We don’t say that enough' Joe Biden offered his strongest defense yet of former President Barack Obama after Democratic rivals criticized his former boss' policies during a two-night debate in Detroit....
07:52 2019-08-02

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me be...
02:00 2019-07-16

Biden defends civil rights record during NAACP appearance Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden defended his civil rights record on Wednesday, reminding a crowd of black leaders of his close relationship with Barack Obama while backing away from his work on the 1994 crime bill....
00:26 2019-07-25

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenient sentence....
06:52 2019-07-11

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Friday, arguing that the fiery exchange did not reflect his “lifetime commitment to civil rights.”...
22:39 2019-06-28

Acosta Defends Role in Brokering Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed resignation calls by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to accept a lenient sentence for Jeffrey Epstein....
22:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
09:00 2019-07-09

Jill Biden defends husband from Kamala Harris: Can't say 'that he's a racist' Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, adamantly defended her husband in the wake of criticism from Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., during the first Democratic primary debate -- arguing that he was definitely not racist....
22:26 2019-07-09

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in the live-action remake of the animated classic. Jodi Benson, Halle Bailey/ AP Disney recently announced that singer-turned-actress Halle Bailey, one hal...
21:39 2019-07-09

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone that separates the North and South, insisting that ...
07:13 2019-06-30

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago and said the new charges lodged by Manhattan federal prosecutors could “more fully bring him to justice.” “The crimes commi...
20:39 2019-07-09

Verizon Adds Wireless Customers, Defends Early 5G Service Verizon Communications added more wireless customers in the second quarter than some analysts expected as the carrier stepped up its promotions and pushed to bring faster 5G wireless service to more cities....
21:26 2019-08-01

Biden Defends Obama Legacy After It Was Bruised in Democratic Debate Mr. Biden has used his association with Barack Obama to burnish his candidacy, but in Wednesday’s debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
22:26 2019-08-01

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the president's own son-in-law was a "slumlord" there....
01:52 2019-08-02

Network defends Barty snub after 'sexist' broadcast claims Australian broadcaster Seven Network has defended its decision to televise Nick Kyrgios's first round match rather than world number one Ash Barty's opener after being hit with claims of "sexism" over its Wimbledon coverage....
12:39 2019-07-03

North Dakota tribe defends its rights to minerals from state FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of a Native American tribe in North Dakota are asking state officials to work with them rather than against them in a dispute over oil royalties. The federal government has repeatedly assured the Three Affiliated Tribes it has rights to a riverbed on the Fort Berthold Rese...
16:13 2019-06-01

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer at Trump Tower in 2016. “Let me put you in my shoes at that time. OK, I’m running ...
18:52 2019-06-03

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
21:52 2019-06-11

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
19:13 2019-06-11

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released....
21:39 2019-06-09

Dominic Raab defends calling feminists ‘obnoxious bigots’ The potential future PM says he does not want ‘double standards’ in equality debateToday’s politics news - live updatesTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayDominic Raab has defended his claim that feminists are some of the most obnoxious bigots and that men are getting a raw deal, sayi...
23:52 2019-05-26

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on their flagpoles during LBGTQ pride month. Related: T...
16:39 2019-06-11

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
23:13 2019-06-12

Amanda Knox Defends Her Innocence on First Trip to Italy in Eight Years Amanda Knox, the American college student who was twice convicted and twice acquitted of murdering her British roommate in the Italian city of Perugia in 2007, made a passionate defense of her innocence during her first visit to Italy in eight years....
18:26 2019-06-16

Cuomo — at odds with AOC — defends backing Katz in Queens DA race Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his endorsement of Melinda Katz for Queens District Attorney in a proxy battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is backing an insurgent Democratic socialist candidate, Tiffany Caban....
07:52 2019-06-05

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged under the threat of trade tariffs, were mostly ol...
07:52 2019-06-10

‘Game of Thrones’ Mountain defends his World’s Strongest Man title BRADENTON, Florida — The last time we saw The Mountain on “Game of Thrones”, he was hurtling to his death in a giant fireball at the end of a fight with his brother, the Hound, in King’s Landing. Since then, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, the 6-foot-9, 441-pound actor who played t...
16:39 2019-06-16

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
22:26 2019-06-14

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
23:01 2019-06-05

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
19:39 2019-06-10

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. commonwealth to exit bankruptcy next year....
00:00 2019-06-18

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
02:26 2019-06-13

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA board members must reside in one of the 12 counties se...
04:13 2019-06-18

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
21:13 2019-05-31

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some of Wall Street's biggest banks....
15:26 2019-05-21

Film Academy defends decision to expel Roman Polanski The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has filed a defense of its decision to expel director Roman Polanski last year, saying he was given a fair opportunity to challenge the decision....
15:00 2019-06-12

Barra defends GM plan to sell Ohio plant to EV company GM CEO Mary Barra, meeting on Capitol Hill with members of Ohio's congressional delegation, argued that GM's plan to sell the Lordstown plant to a little known electric vehicle company was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
20:26 2019-06-05

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that ends in y, our favorite Fox & Friends assholes couldn’t help defending the words used by both of th...
20:13 2019-08-06

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a three-year-old girl in a police drug operation as collateral damage, stating that “shit happens”.Ronald...
11:26 2019-07-05

Pink Fiercely Defends Picture of Her Kids Running in Holocaust Memorial Pink is calling out critics of her recent Instagram photo. On Sunday, the superstar singer took to social media to post a series of pictures from her family's time in Berlin, Germany.......
05:39 2019-07-15

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political opponents from foreign governments sparked comparisons to the Clinton campaign and the DNC's funding of the Steele dossier during the 2016 election....
22:52 2019-06-14

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring Pelosi and defended the president for defending himself....
08:39 2019-05-25

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war criminals. Asked about an edited video he shared on Twitter ...
20:26 2019-05-24

Kim Darroch: Jeremy Hunt defends right of press to publish leaked cables Fellow Tory Michael Fallon had suggested journalists should be subject to Official Secrets ActThe foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has defended the right of the press to publish leaked diplomatic dispatches sent by Sir Kim Darroch while he was the British ambassador to the US.The Metropolitan police ...
12:52 2019-07-13

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
01:13 2019-06-06

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
23:26 2019-06-14

Salesforce's Marc Benioff defends Tableau deal: They 'didn't want our cash' "Tableau didn't want our cash — they wanted our equity, because they know that the real value here is in the company that we're creating together," Benioff tells Jim Cramer in an interview....
01:39 2019-06-11

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueEddie Hearn has defended the decision to stage Anthony Joshua’s WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia despite the backlash from human ri...
18:26 2019-08-12

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick....
00:52 2019-07-05

8chan Owner Defends Speech Forum in Wake of El Paso Shooting The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to silence platforms of speech....
01:26 2019-08-07

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sitting where a stadium is supposed to be, the bribery a...
21:26 2019-06-27

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued to defend his comment, made during testimony last m...
16:26 2019-05-31

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I think that’s ridiculous and outrageous and false,&...
19:26 2019-05-31

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedience”, saying it was necessary to avert a tragedy.“It...
19:13 2019-06-30

DNC Chair Perez defends free healthcare for illegal immigrants: ‘This is not a handout’ A key issue that has come up during the Democratic primary season whether those who enter the United States illegally should be eligible for free health care, and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is fully endorsing it....
18:39 2019-06-30

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
15:26 2019-05-29

Abby Wambach defends USA's 13 goals against Thailand in World Cup opener The U.S. Women's National Team opened Group F play with a rout of Thailand, causing many to accuse the team of running up the score.       ...
06:26 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
01:52 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
10:26 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
23:39 2019-06-11

Watchdog defends explosive report seeking Conway’s firing, says he has no ‘animus’ toward her Under fire from the Trump White House for an explosive report seeking top adviser Kellyanne Conway’s removal, Special Counsel Henry Kerner said in an interview Thursday with Fox News that he has “no animus” toward her while defending his team's work....
22:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:39 2019-06-11

'We exist to sell drinks': Bar owner defends criticism of tap water drinkers A bar owner criticised for saying too many people were only ordering tap water with their food has defended her comments, saying it can put a big strain on businesses....
14:52 2019-05-29

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong with negotiating with the terrorist group....
21:52 2019-08-03

Priyanka Chopra Defends Meghan Markle and Calls Her a Victim of Racism Feud? What feud? Priyanka Chopra has nothing but nice things to say about her longtime "stunning" friend Meghan Markle, and is one of her biggest defenders. Since her relationship......
04:52 2019-06-03

EPA chief defends biofuel waivers in meeting with farm senators: sources The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency's expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the country's biofuel law during a closed-door meeting with farm state senators last week, arguing the program has had no negative impact on ethanol demand, according to four...
17:52 2019-07-31

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which seemed like a no-brainer to most....
03:13 2019-05-27

Cricket Committee Member Defends Kohli On "His Opinion" About India Coach Virat Kohli had said during the press conference before the team's departure for the West Indies that he and the team would be happy if Ravi Shastri is retained as head coach....
15:52 2019-08-01

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“Mexico has taken advantage of the United States fo...
18:52 2019-05-31

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreemen...
14:52 2019-06-10

U.S. Homeland Security secretary defends conditions at migrant detention centres He said everyone in the chain of command is worried about the situation of children detained at the border. He said that on June 1, his department had 2,500 children in custody, including 1,200 who had been there for more than three days....
22:39 2019-07-07

Jeremy Hunt defends Donald Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet quoting Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as Downing Street declin...
17:13 2019-06-17

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Facility Conditions WASHINGTON — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, a trademark issue for his re-...
22:52 2019-07-07

White House defends 'lawful' citizenship question on census: 'Have a right to know who's in this country' Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley defended the Trump administration's desire to add a citizenship question to this year's national census and said Americans have a right to know who's in the country illegally. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

MotoGP Barcelona: Marquez defends Lorenzo over multi-rider crash Catalan Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says his Honda MotoGP team-mate Jorge Lorenzo "was not out of control" when he caused a multi-rider crash on lap two of Sunday's race...
20:39 2019-06-16

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the “brotherly Palestinian people.”...
18:00 2019-05-21

Apple defends iPhone ‘unauthorized’ battery warning as a safety feature iPhones running iOS 12 and later now indicate battery replacements with 'unauthorized' parts, an Apple-defended practice that has irked indie repair shops.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent report by NBC News that found the US Department of State prohibited at least four US embassies R...
15:26 2019-06-11

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title role of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Many rightfully praised the studio for casting a young black woman as the lead, but it didn’t...
20:39 2019-07-09

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election - that he has made the economy great again....
15:52 2019-08-16

Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title A Lithuanian couple won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for a second time in a row in the Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, triumphing in a contest where men complete an obstacle course with their wives slung over their shoulders....
21:39 2019-07-06

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black singer in the live-action rendition of the film after racist and hateful comments erupted on Twitter...
23:26 2019-07-09

Canadian theater chain defends screening anti-abortion film The head of Cineplex Entertainment is defending the decision to show an American anti-abortion movie in the face of strong criticism from some abortion rights groups...
00:26 2019-07-10

Valentina Shevchenko defends flyweight title with finishing kick for the ages at UFC 238 Valentina Shevchenko knocked Jessica Eye out cold with an amazing kick in the second round of their flyweight title fight at UFC 238.       ...
08:01 2019-06-09