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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 go...

Jay-Z defends NFL-Roc Nation deal, talks Kap

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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

Jada Pinkett Smith defends 'Aladdin,' talks 'Red Table Talk' on 'Kimmel' Jada Pinkett Smith defended her husband Will Smith's latest film "Aladdin" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," stating that critics were unfair to the live-action Disney remake....
23:52 2019-06-06

House GOP resolution blasts 'Green New Deal' as violating nation's 'bedrock principles' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., Green New Deal is a "thinly veiled" attempt to create a socialist society, a resolution pushed by the Republican Study Committee said. ...
02:00 2019-05-23

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 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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

Pompeo defends deal with Mexico amid criticism, calls it 'diplomacy at its finest' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Monday that President Trump’s assertion that the U.S.’s recent deal with Mexico regarding immigration and the border was a success....
01:00 2019-06-11

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” and place as many as 6,000 troops at their southern ...
21:39 2019-06-08

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein didn’t “walk free.” “The Pa...
22:52 2019-07-10

Embattled Alex Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation The episode reignited this week when federal prosecutors in New York brought a new round of child sex trafficking charges against the wealthy hedge fund manager. And on Wednesday, a new accuser stepped forward to say Epstein raped her in his New York mansion when she was 15....
13:00 2019-07-11

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
23:26 2019-07-10

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
19:39 2019-06-17

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 years ago with the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who a...
02:52 2019-07-11

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to step down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking -- saying his office fought for a tougher punishment after state prosecuto...
22:26 2019-07-10

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
23:39 2019-07-10

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
21:52 2019-07-09

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.43pm BST Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat of West Virginia, has a plan to force the US Soccer federation to pay...
23:00 2019-07-09

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of President Trump for threatening to impose tariffs on...
18:00 2019-06-09

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
05:13 2019-05-30

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
15:00 2019-05-21

CBS, Viacom in Final Stages of Deal Talks CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
03:39 2019-08-13

No miracle deal on budget as talks continue Congressional leaders and the Trump administration finished a round of breakneck budget talks on Tuesday with no resolution but a commitment to keep negotiating and try to clinch a debt and spending agreement that would avoid fiscal catastrophe.After meeting for two hours on Tuesday morning in Speak...
08:26 2019-05-22

Iran says progress at nuclear deal talks not enough to change course Progress was made at talks on Friday aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal but probably not enough to convince the Islamic Republic to change its decision to go over the deal's core atomic restrictions one by one, Iran's envoy to the talks said....
18:52 2019-06-28

U.S., China to relaunch talks with little changed since deal fell apart The United States and China are set to relaunch trade talks this week after a two-month hiatus, but a year after their trade war began there is little sign their differences have narrowed....
09:00 2019-07-09

Iran says progress at last-ditch nuclear deal talks 'not enough' European countries offered too little at last-ditch talks on Friday to persuade Iran to back off from its plans to breach limits imposed by its nuclear agreement with world powers, Iran's envoy said....
02:26 2019-06-29

Sudan’s army says AU-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they have accepted a joint proposal from the African Union and Ethiopia to work toward a transitional government. Lt. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, a spokesman for the military council, said late Friday the generals are ready to resume “imme...
13:01 2019-06-29

More talks, but no deal yet to prevent US tariffs on Mexico, White House says Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. was encouraged by Mexico’s latest proposals but that, so far, tariffs still were set to take effect on Monday, as administration officials told Fox News there's no imminent deal in sight....
04:13 2019-06-07

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump called off plans to impose a 5% tax on Mexican exports, and Treasury Secretary Steve...
11:39 2019-06-08

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
12:26 2019-05-23

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreement on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-04

Gannett reportedly in deal talks with GateHouse, Tribune, McClatchy USA TODAY owner Gannett is reportedly in merger talks with newspaper chain GateHouse Media and has had discussions with other media companies.        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Venezuela talks with opposition conclude in Barbados, no deal announced Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition about how to address the country's political crisis concluded on Wednesday with no announcement of a deal....
16:52 2019-07-11

Deeply divided, EU leaders halt talks after no deal on top jobs EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after they failed to agree who should fill the bloc's top jobs, with divisions over the marquee role of European Commission president as entrenched as ever after some 20 hours of talks....
17:52 2019-07-01

EU leaders suspend talks without deal on top jobs, Macron fumes EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after 20 hours of talks failed to produce a deal on who should get the bloc's top jobs, prompting anger from French President Emmanuel Macron who said Europe's indecision was hurting its image abroad....
15:39 2019-07-01

Key Democrat calls for 'good faith' talks on trade deal The timeline for Congress to consider ratifying the deal depends on the administration's willingness to negotiate in good faith, said U.S. Rep. Richard Neal....
19:26 2019-07-31

Trump 'not ready' to deal with China, says September talks may be canceled President Trump said he was "not ready" to make a deal with China on trade and that a planned September meeting between White House officials and Beijing could be called off....
03:52 2019-08-10

Brazil's Natura and Avon in advanced talks on all-stock deal Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products said they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
16:13 2019-05-22

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
18:26 2019-07-31

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials held a second day of talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on optimism a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to persuade the Trump administration to postpone tariffs....
05:01 2019-06-07

West Ham hold talks with Eintracht Frankfurt over £40m Sébastien Haller deal • Striker Haller wanted by West Ham after Gómez rejects move• Manchester Utd monitoring Haller and he may await other offersWest Ham hope to sign Eintracht Frankfurt’s Sébastien Haller after losing out to Valencia in the race to land Maxi Gómez from Celta Vigo.Manuel Pellegrini desperately needs a s...
19:13 2019-07-12

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Trump warns China against delaying trade deal as talks resume U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned China against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal, saying if he wins re-election in the November 2020 U.S. presidential contest, the outcome will be worse for China....
17:39 2019-07-31

Canada-style refugee deal still on the table in Trump talks with Mexico The Trump administration's deal with Mexico on Friday to avoid tariffs could lead to Mexico adopting the same agreement Canada has with the U.S. regarding refugees: Whatever country gets the refugees first keeps them....
06:52 2019-06-11

Renault in Talks on Nissan Stake, Hopes to Revive Fiat Deal Top executives at Nissan and Renault are trying to hash out a deal to reshape their global alliance, a step top executives at the French car company hope will pave the way for merger talks with Fiat Chrysler to resume....
09:00 2019-08-03

China warns of long road ahead for deal with U.S. after ice-breaking talks China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries' presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan....
06:00 2019-06-30

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
23:39 2019-06-10

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for the resumption of dialogue amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
19:00 2019-07-15

Dish reportedly in talks to buy Boost; $6 billion deal could allow T-Mobile to merge with Sprint This week could be a very pivotal one for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With FCC approval in the bag, the Department of Justice will reportedly sign off on the transaction this week. The DOJ has been against the deal since the beginning, fearing that by reducing the number of major carri...
01:52 2019-06-19

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans....
13:13 2019-08-03

Harry Styles in talks to play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid, but who cares, no big deal Casting for Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid has been a real rollercoaster of emotions—from the disappointment in the all-too-obvious casting of Melissa McCarthy as Ursula (are these people even trying?) to the excitement over Halle Bailey as Ariel (okay, maybe they’re trying). Here...
23:39 2019-07-16

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan....
11:00 2019-08-03

Avoiding no-deal Brexit means hectic summer of talks, Boris Johnson warned Whitehall sources stress need for urgency as MPs take new measures to prevent chaotic exit from EUBoris Johnson will have to embark on a whistlestop charm offensive meeting EU leaders over the summer to try to secure an emergency Brexit summit in September if he is serious about avoiding no deal, ac...
04:13 2019-07-09

G20 summit: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping reach deal to restart US-China trade talks President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to resume talks in a year-long trade war that has fuelled a global economic slowdown....
12:13 2019-06-29

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
03:26 2019-06-12

Fiat Chrysler and Renault are reportedly in talks for a major deal that could shake up the global auto industry (FCAU) Rebecca Cook/Reuters Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in advanced talks for a deal that would combine major segments of their businesses, according to a report Saturday by the Financial Times. A deal would help the carmakers tackle the slowdown in consumer demand for new cars. Fiat Chrysler may also...
22:26 2019-05-25

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya camps; and Bachelet calls for “time and space” in Venezuela....
22:26 2019-07-05

UPDATE 2-Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks- WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
08:52 2019-08-03

Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks: WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
13:52 2019-08-03

Nissan wants Renault To Reduce Stake To Revive Renault-FCA Deal Talks - Wall Street Journal Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall......
10:26 2019-08-04

A whole nation just got hacked Asen Genov is pretty furious. His personal data was made public this week after records of more than 5 million Bulgarians got stolen by hackers from the country's tax revenue office....
09:39 2019-07-21

On Politics: A Nation in Mourning President Trump addressed the country after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, but he stopped short of endorsing broad gun control measures....
09:26 2019-08-06

‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens EL PASO, TX—In the hours following a violent rampage in Texas in which a lone attacker killed 20 individuals and injured 26 others, citizens living in the only country where this kind of mass killing routinely occurs reportedly concluded Sunday that there was no way to prevent the massacre from taki...
18:39 2019-08-05

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
13:26 2019-05-27

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage r...
16:00 2019-05-21

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

Is the hermit nation of Turkmenistan on the brink of collapse? For years, Turkmenistan has been able to survive on its vast gas reserves. But with the collapse of gas prices in recent years, the screws are tightening....
14:13 2019-08-11

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Top liquor and beer-drinking colleges in the nation Princeton Review released their annual college ranking lists, including their "Lots of Beer" and "Lots of Liquor" lists. Check out which schools made the cut.       ...
06:39 2019-08-13

BJP's "One Nation, One Poll" A Ploy To Win By "Manipulation": Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati Sunday opposed the BJP's "one nation, one election" idea aimed at having simultaneous Lok Sabha and state assemblies polls, saying it is a BJP's ploy to win all elections through......
02:26 2019-06-24

Iran failing as a nation, but U.S. could turn that around: Trump Iran is failing as a nation after Washington imposed powerful sanctions last year, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, adding that he could turn that around very quickly in talks with the leadership in Tehran....
18:26 2019-06-06

Bachelor Nation Couple Tournament: And the Winning Duo Is... Bachelor Nation, can we get your attention? May has been The Bachelorette month in our world, following the premiere of season 15 of the series with Hannah Brown. It has also been a month......
22:13 2019-05-23

Iranian president: Iran isn’t seeking war against any nation TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious. Rouhani’s remarks on Tuesday came as Tehran and Washington are edging toward...
14:26 2019-06-18

H.R. McMaster: Iran cannot be treated as ‘responsible nation’ WISHFUL THINKING: Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and arguing that the experience of the nuclear deal revealed that making concessions to Tehran only emboldens Iran to intensify its proxy war in the region....
17:26 2019-06-18

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions between Tehran and Washington....
13:39 2019-06-18

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
20:39 2019-06-18

Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020 The Fed Cup's existing format will be scrapped next year when a 12-nation Finals week will be staged in Budapest in April, the International Tennis Federation confirmed on Thursday....
19:00 2019-06-27

Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation's army Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he recognized the proposal was unlikely to happen....
17:52 2019-07-01

| We want to keep the nation’s faith in Bafana alive - Hlatshwayo Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo says that after their shock victory over Egypt, his side would have to perform the same heroics against Nigeria....
08:52 2019-07-09

They Grow the Nation’s Food, but They Can’t Drink the Water The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
19:39 2019-05-21

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every four days. As a consequence, drownings are on the up....
21:00 2019-06-07

Confidence in college plummets, 4-in-10 see ‘negative impact’ on nation As many freshmen flock to colleges across the country, new surveys show that Americans are losing confidence in higher education and a growing number see it having a negative impact on the nation....
11:26 2019-08-20

Scorsese visits Osage Nation ahead of filming Director Martin Scorsese has visited Oklahoma and met with the principal chief of the Osage Nation to discuss filming his upcoming adaptation of “Killers of the Flower Moon.”...
18:26 2019-07-31

Budget Contains No Roadmap For Nation's Growth: Amarinder Singh Trashing the Union Budget as lacking in vision, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said it has nothing to offer to any section of society, making no allocation for the historic 550th......
01:13 2019-07-06

Centre Gives Deadline For Implementing "One Nation, One Ration Card" The centre has given states and Union Territories time till June 30, 2020 to roll out the ''one nation, one ration card'' system, under which beneficiaries can buy subsidised foodgrains from ration......
18:00 2019-06-29

"US Least Protectionist, India High-Tariff Nation": Official Describing India as a "high-tariff market", US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged the government to execute reforms that will open up the Indian economy and market....
22:39 2019-06-13

Nation Weeps As Animal Crossing's Mr. Resetti Loses His Job If ever you need proof that there’s no justice in this cruel society of ours, witness the plight of one Mr. Sonny Resetti, a mole who’s selflessly dedicated the past 18 years to the admirable service of reminding Animal Crossing players to save their games and screaming at them if they forget. As of...
06:00 2019-06-15

Report: Number of MBTA derailments among nation’s highest BOSTON (AP) — Federal records show the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has one of the highest rates of derailments among the nation’s public transit systems. The MBTA is reeling from two subway train derailments in recent days, including one that occurred on the Red Line Tuesday in ...
18:26 2019-06-12

See the Bikinis Bachelor Nation Can't Stop Wearing This Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:26 2019-07-05

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
11:52 2019-05-25

Removal Of Article 370 In The Interest Of Nation: Vice President Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday backed the scrapping of special status under Article 370 to Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was the need of the hour....
15:13 2019-08-11

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Berube, spokesman for Global Affairs Canada, told The...
14:13 2019-06-06

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
23:13 2019-05-31

AOC goes on tirade about ‘virus’ of white supremacy: ‘Clearly, our nation has not been inoculated’ White supremacy is “a virus” that has been part of the American “subconscious” for years, according to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — and “clearly, our nation has not been inoculated,” she blasted Wednesday. “It never went away,” said the Democr...
11:26 2019-08-08

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
22:13 2019-06-11

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for the Guardian Sport NetworkDespite their tactical teething problems, Brazil got there in the end. At the Maracanã on Sunday, the Seleção will attempt to ...
20:39 2019-07-06

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
12:26 2019-08-06

"Do What's Right For Nation": Robert Vadra On Priyanka Gandhi's UP Visit Businessman Robert Vadra today said he has always respected "qualities of compassion, empathy and sincerity" in her wife Priyanka Gandhi, who was detained for over 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh after she......
12:13 2019-07-20

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
13:00 2019-08-14

Sources: Kyrie splits with agent, eyes Roc Nation As free agency nears, Celtics star Kyrie Irving has parted ways with longtime agent Jeff Wechsler and is expected to partner with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
05:00 2019-06-13

Evacuation order downgraded for Peerless Trout First Nation Residents in the Peerless and Trout Lake communities can now return home after an evacuation order was downgraded to an alert early Saturday morning. ...
00:39 2019-06-09

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world's biggest environmental challenges....
02:39 2019-07-21

Nation's capital holds its Independence Day Parade The nation's capital held its Independence Day Parade along historic Constitution Avenue with the backdrop of the Washington D.C monuments. (July 4)        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

Queens is crowned nation’s most diverse large county When it comes to diversity, Queens is king. The city borough claimed the highest rate of racial and ethnic variety of all populous counties in the nation, according to a new study of 2017 census data by the website Axios. The news outlet devised an index that calculates the probability of two random...
00:26 2019-07-05

Pompeo: US will talk to Iran if it acts like a ‘normal nation’ Secretary of state: ‘We’re prepared … to engage in conversations’Rouhani: Iran would hold talks if Washington shows it respectThe US is prepared to engage with Iran about its nuclear program without pre-conditions but needs to see the country behaving like “a normal nation”, secretary of state Mike ...
17:52 2019-06-02

One Child Nation: looking back at China's horrifying policy Director Nanfu Wang discusses her shocking, award-winning new documentary and the dangers she faced while making itAuthoritarian states have a quiet, insidious way of dressing up the immoral in the dowdy finery of the bureaucratically sanctioned. To an audience member sitting for Nanfu Wang’s harrow...
21:13 2019-08-13

'This is England': nation unites to rejoice in Cricket World Cup win Outpouring of euphoria across England after unprecedented victory against New Zealand at Lord’s“Incredible … Indescribable … You couldn’t make it up.”England’s cricket players and fans have been struggling to sum up their emotions after the team won an extraordinary World Cup final against New Zeala...
06:00 2019-07-15

Wealth gap in the US: These 25 counties have the widest income gaps in the nation Some income disparity is to be expected in a capitalist society such as the US. But the gap is growing in some parts of America, especially the South.        ...
16:39 2019-05-26

Could nation-state hackers target your email? Microsoft thinks so Microsoft has shown off the first voting system to make use of its ElectionGuard technology, which is designed to prevent tampering with elections, while revealing some alarming statistics about how many normal people – not just business customers – have been targeted by nation-state s...
16:13 2019-07-18

New York State Is Pushing ‘One of the Strictest’ Privacy Bills in the Nation Every new privacy law is a battle over data. While the fight is still going on around privacy laws like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, New York State is set to become the next theater of war as legislators are poised to pass one of the strongest privacy laws in the United States.Read more......
23:26 2019-06-04

New Jersey is first in the nation to require panic buttons for hotel workers Many major hotel chains have already said they'll provide emergency alert devices for employees who work alone. Now, New Jersey will require it.       ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Won't Let India, China Leverage "Growing Nation" Tag Now: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer "developing nations" and were "taking advantage" of the tag from the WTO and asserted that he will not let it happen anymore....
03:52 2019-08-15

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

California leads nation -- by far -- in naturalized citizens, data show If you’re a naturalized citizen in the United States – a person born elsewhere who has become a legal U.S. citizen – there’s a good chance you live in California, government statistics show....
09:39 2019-07-20

India: six guilty of child rape and murder that outraged nation Eight-year-old girl was drugged, held captive, sexually assaulted and beaten to deathAn Indian court has convicted six men of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a case that sparked outrage and criticism of the country’...
09:52 2019-06-10

A hermit nation ruled by an egomaniac: Is Turkmenistan on the brink of collapse? Men in white fur caps proudly ride horses across the steppe, rows of modern machinery glisten, Barbie-pink flamingos strut before clear blue skies and a white yacht cuts through the turquoise waters of the Caspian Sea....
09:52 2019-08-11

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege The Trump administration is well known to be well stocked in rich, white males, but it turns out the Treasury Department, headed by Steve Mnucin, himself a rich, white male, may be the richest, whitest and most male of them all....
09:52 2019-06-12

Beto O’Rourke visits Gullah Geechee Nation in SC Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke met held a roundtable discussion in Beaufort, South Carolina with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation. (June 14)        ...
03:52 2019-06-15

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
10:13 2019-07-19

PM, Party Chiefs To Meet On June 19, "One Nation, One Election" On Agenda Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited party chiefs to a meeting on June 19 after chairing his first all party meeting today after coming back to power. "One nation, one election" and other......
16:52 2019-06-16

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & T...
06:00 2019-07-18

Bachelor Nation's Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon Are Married Congratulations are in order for Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon! The Bachelor Nation couple tied the knot in Newport in the groom's home state of Rhode Island on Sunday, PEOPLE......
05:39 2019-08-12

India's Modi Feels More U.S. Pressure to Open Nation's Markets The removal of New Delhi from a privileged-trading program will force the prime minister to walk a careful line as he balances a fresh mandate for his nationalist policies against New Delhi’s efforts to build closer ties with the U.S....
21:13 2019-06-02

This wealthy European nation has the most potential for future growth, researchers say KMPG analysed two decades' worth of data, measuring how 180 countries performed across 26 metrics to determine their potential for economic growth....
14:52 2019-07-16

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tribe leaders, Clint Halftown, filed the Manhattan S...
08:13 2019-08-14

Minivan Sales Are Plummeting Compared to SUVs Because We're a Nation of Fools There was an article on USA Today, um, today that noted the declining market share and sales of minivans as SUV sales have climbed. The article suggested a declining birth rate as one reason, but the real main reason seems to be that people are choosing SUVs over minivans. This certainly seems to be...
02:52 2019-06-08

NFL partners with Jay-Z company Roc Nation to advise on music, social activism The NFL and Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rapper and businessman Jay-Z, have partnered to collaborate on social activism and music.       ...
02:13 2019-08-14

India Is Only Major Asian Nation That's Growing Its Export Share India's share of world exports rose to 1.71 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 from 1.58 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017, data compiled by Bloomberg show....
11:26 2019-08-01

''One Nation, One Election'' Will Create Confusion Among Voters: Deve Gowda Former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda on Thursday said "One Nation, One Election" -- holding simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies -- would create confusion among......
14:13 2019-06-20

Tyler Cameron Isn't Alone: See More Bachelor Nation Stars Who've Dated Celebrities Tyler Cameron's journey to find love isn't over yet. Last week, fans watched Hannah Brown send the season 15 star home on The Bachelorette finale. The Alabama native accepted a......
00:39 2019-08-07

Fort Huachuca celebrates 244 years of Army service to the nation FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – June 14 marks 244 years of Army service to our nation. As part of the celebration, Fort Huachuca will honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day, “America’s Army –Honoring the Call to Service from D-Day to Today.” Today, we celebrate 244 years of defending and protecting America, an...
18:13 2019-06-14

PM May Address Nation On Centre's Kashmir Decision Tomorrow: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday during which he is expected to explain government's decisions on abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir and splitting......
18:26 2019-08-07

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
06:26 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson's character should be an issue for the whole nation | Polly Toynbee The police being called to Johnson’s flat was the latest dismal episode in a shocking week for the Conservative party“What a non-story. ‘Couple have row’.” So tweeted security minister Ben Wallace, Boris Johnson’s 2016 campaign manager. But it appears he thought better of it and deleted that tweet w...
20:52 2019-06-22

16-year-old Pikangikum First Nation evacuee killed in car crash: officials The chief of Pikangikum First Nation says the teen girl was one of more than 2,000 community members forced from their homes by a nearby forest fire....
02:00 2019-06-13

Merger of nation’s largest magazine, book publishers called off Magazine and book publishers are breathing a sigh of relief after a blockbuster printer merger was called off amid concerns that it would lead to higher prices. Printing giants Quad Graphics and LSC Communications said Tuesday that they are voluntarily ending their $1.4 billion merger plans thanks t...
03:52 2019-07-24

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice Minister Sergio Moro coordinating with prosecutors to convict ex-President da Silva....
16:26 2019-07-18

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
22:26 2019-07-07

New advanced malware, possibly nation sponsored, is targeting US utilities (credit: Maëlick / Flickr) A new piece of advanced espionage malware, possibly developed by a nation-supported attacker, targeted three US companies in the utilities industry last month, researchers from security firm Proofpoint reported on Thursday. Employees of the three unnamed companies, Proof...
00:26 2019-08-03

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for workers....
18:13 2019-07-13

RSS' Role In ''Nation-Building'' Part Of Maharashtra University Syllabus The history of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its role in ''nation-building'' have been included in the syllabus of a university based in Nagpur, where the Sangh has headquarters....
06:13 2019-07-10

As Congress Skips 'One Nation One Poll' Meet, Milind Deora Wants Debate Senior Congress leader Milind Deora today appeared to diverge from the party view to say Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "One Nation, One Poll" initiative is "worthy of a debate"....
18:26 2019-06-19

Live Nation admits to placing Metallica tickets on resale sites Admission confirms rumours that labels and artists sell live music tickets to secondary marketLive Nation, the world’s largest live music firm, has admitted placing tickets for Metallica directly on to resale websites, despite having claimed that it is against ticket touting.In a secret recording of...
21:52 2019-07-22

Chad Johnson Goes on Twitter Rampage and Insults Almost Every Bachelor Nation Star Chad Johnson has a bone to pick! The former Bachelor in Paradise star has gone on a Twitter rampage and no one from Bachelor Nation has been safe from his insults, including Colton......
02:52 2019-08-19

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District will launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday, The Lockp...
21:52 2019-05-30

In Kashmir Move, Critics Say, Modi Is Trying to Make India a Hindu Nation The prime minister says that eliminating Kashmir’s autonomy was just a reorganization. Other see an attack on India’s secular identity and a historic blow to its democracy....
23:00 2019-08-06

John Hyten’s subdued, not-so-bad Senate hearing may be just enough to get him confirmed as nation’s No. 2 officer VINDICATED?: Facing a potentially career-ending allegation of sexual assault, Air Force Gen. John Hyten was effectively cleared yesterday by a bipartisan majority of senators on the Armed Services Committee who made clear that they believed his categorical denials over his accuser, Army Col. Kathryn...
18:26 2019-07-31

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
06:26 2019-07-12

President Donald Trump To Address Nation After US Shootings Leave 29 Dead US President Donald Trump will address the nation on Monday after two shootings left 29 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem....
02:52 2019-08-06

South Australia's Budget backs Adelaide as 'innovation capital of the nation' Upgrades to Lot Fourteen, where the Australian Space Agency is housed, as well as cybersecurity among the initiatives funded under the state's 2019-20 Budget....
03:52 2019-06-19

Trump urges gun background checks after mass shootings roil nation U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on lawmakers to pass strong gun background checks after two mass shootings over the weekend killed 29 people and sought to blame the nation's rising violence and divisions on the media....
14:39 2019-08-05

Texas man, 84, becomes nation's oldest kidney donor after giving organ to neighbor An 84-year-old Texas man became the nation’s oldest living kidney donor recently when he knocked on his ailing 72-year-old neighbor’s door and offered to help her out....
08:13 2019-05-29

Bachelor Nation Stars Who Have Made the Most Appearances (and Still Haven't Found Love) if at first you don't succeed, grow yourself a mustache and try again... Dean Unglert (and his headline-making facial hair) officially made his entrance on Bachelor in Paradise last......
20:39 2019-08-14

Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live’ and ‘pride of our nation’ COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live’ and ‘pride of our nation’ The post Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live̵...
14:13 2019-06-06

All the Times Hannah Brown Proved She's the Clapback Queen of Bachelor Nation Hannah Brown is not afraid to speak her mind. The Bachelorette star has had fans cheering for her clapbacks this season, both on and off the screen. During the reality show's infamous......
01:26 2019-07-17

Siesta Key's Juliette Porter and Bachelor Nation's Robby Hayes Break Up This hot summer romance appears to be cooling way down! Multiple sources confirm to E! News exclusively that Siesta Key star Juliette Porter and Bachelor Nation's Robby Hayes have......
23:52 2019-07-17

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the email......
04:00 2019-07-03

Global Peace Index: Afghanistan ranks as world's least peaceful nation; U.S. No. 128 The world is "considerably less peaceful now" than it was a decade ago, as the Middle East has become more violent and terrorist attacks have risen, the annual Global Peace Index said Thursday....
21:00 2019-06-13

Why Have the Revered Crocodiles of This Island Nation Suddenly Started Killing People? Two scientists traveled to East Timor to help solve a national murder mystery. The culprits, they say, might be migrants from Australia with a taste for blood....
11:13 2019-06-06

Trump slams Iran as ‘nation of terror,’ blames it for oil tanker attacks President Trump on Friday called Iran a “nation of terror” as he rejected the Islamic Republic’s denials that it was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. “Iran did do it,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” hours after the US military released grainy footage it said show...
19:13 2019-06-14

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First Nation....
06:52 2019-05-29

'The nation's sweetheart': Thailand falls in love with orphaned baby dugong Marium, who is five months’ old, was rescued off Thailand’s southern Krabi province after she was separated from her motherShe eats sea grass, drinks milk from a rubber glove, snuggles up to passing canoes and frequently beaches herself. But these idiosyncrasies have not stopped an entire nation fro...
04:52 2019-07-03

Bachelor Nation Reacts to Sarah Hyland and Wells' Adams Engagement It's safe to say that Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland are going to have a huge wedding. Within minutes of their engagement announcement, celebrities from Bachelor Nation and Hollywood at......
08:13 2019-07-17

Son of woman who died in Dominican Republic slams nation's 'disgraceful' response The Dominican government's "disgraceful" response to a string of Americans falling ill in the Caribbean nation shows something's not right with their account, according to the son of one woman who died....
04:26 2019-06-22

Lionesses inspire us all but heroes alone cannot make a nation more sporty | Sean Ingle Women’s World Cup has given us fantastic role models but elite success is not enough to get more people playing sportThe most seductive theory in sport has had one hell of a hearing during the past month. As the Women’s World Cup captured more hearts and minds, so the assumption intensified that Eng...
18:52 2019-07-08

"Hope It Furthers Spirit Of Peace": PM Modi Wishes Nation On Eid-Al-Adha Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adha as people from the Muslim community gathered at mosques across the country to offer prayers....
06:00 2019-08-12

Bachelor Nation's Dean Unglert and Caelynn Miller-Keys Are Dating There's a new couple to love from Bachelor Nation: Caelynn Miller-Keyes and Dean Unglert. "Dean and Caelyn are dating," a source exclusively confirmed to E! News. And sparks......
23:13 2019-07-15

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

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Savarkar Pitched 2-Nation Theory Before Jinnah: Congress's Bhupesh Baghel The 2019 national elections may be over but the country's political discourse is still in a time warp. The political slugfest involving former Prime Ministers, the father of the nation and his......
01:39 2019-05-28

"Missed Nation's Pulse": Congress Leader's Critique Before Post Mortem A day before a Congress post-mortem on its national election defeat that may see Rahul Gandhi offering to resign, one leader has given a very critical assessment of the party's performance. "Without......
01:39 2019-05-25

US soccer falls to Jamaica, 2nd home loss vs. Caribbean nation since 1969 WASHINGTON — Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition on Wednesday night that made coach Gregg Berhalter’s new-look team appear far from prepared for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Shamar Nicholson took advan...
08:52 2019-06-06

Nation With Zero Women's World Cups Thinks Defending Champs Are Too Arrogant The United States women’s national team—three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals to their name—will meet England—zero of either—tomorrow afternoon in Lyon to decide who plays in Sunday’s final, and the English seem rather perturbed with the brimming confidence shown by the Americans....
21:52 2019-07-01

At Rally, President Accuses Liberal Critics of Seeking the Nation’s ‘Destruction’ “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
19:52 2019-07-18

What Trump's Move To Yank Developing Nation Status Means For India US President Donald Trump opened another potential front in his trade war on Friday, terminating India's designation as a developing nation and thereby eliminating an exception that allowed the......
08:00 2019-06-03

Pikangikum First Nation evacuation plan paused due to lack of host communities: chief The evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation is now expected to resume on Thursday, as crews battled a fire burning about six kilometres to the southwest....
22:39 2019-07-10

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
02:26 2019-05-31

San Francisco proposes nation’s first universal mental health care system The plan would include a 24/7 treatment center for any city resident in need of help, whether that’s counseling for anxiety or emergency care.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

Brutal Sudanese Militia Leader Plays a Bigger Role in War-Torn Nation Some analysts call Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo—a former camel herder with no formal military training who has become rich with interests in gold mining and other sectors—the most powerful of the generals now ruling Sudan....
21:00 2019-06-20

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh....
15:13 2019-05-21

'A bitter and divided nation?': Owen Jones goes to a Brexit party rally – video Owen Jones asks people attending a Brexit party rally in London’s Olympia why they are turning up, what they think of Nigel Farage and what their rise tells us about modern politics Continue reading......
06:01 2019-05-26

Bachelor Nation's Ashley Iaconetti Celebrates Her Bachelorette Party With New Kids On The Block Step by Step, Ashley Iaconetti is getting closer to her dream wedding to her love Jared Haibon. Ashley (a.k.a. Ashley I. in Bachelor Nation circles) celebrated her upcoming nuptials with......
04:26 2019-05-26

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple security firms largely agree that Turla was behind breaches of US Department at Defense in 2008, and...
12:26 2019-06-20

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while the United States decides their asylum cases....
18:52 2019-06-27

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
11:52 2019-05-31

Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert Are Really Letting Bachelor Nation Help Pick Their Baby's Name What's in a name? Well, Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert are leaving it up to Bachelor Nation to decide. In the final days of the Bachelor in Paradise star's pregnancy, Jade asked......
03:52 2019-08-02

The Internet Is Pissed Bachelor Nation Members Are Comparing Demi Burnett to Jed Wyatt Nothing like some Bachelor in Paradise drama off screen. Like so many viewers, some members of Bachelor Nation can't resist tweeting and posting during a new episode of ABC's hit......
20:39 2019-08-14

England netball stars determined to lift nation like Lionesses, says Helen Housby England's netballers gathered on one of the opening nights of their pre-World Cup camp to watch their compatriots in the semi-finals of football's big event....
17:52 2019-07-12

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
23:13 2019-07-05

Top Court Begins Exercise To Collect Nation-Wide Data On Child Rape The Supreme Court on Monday commenced a 10-day nation-wide exercise to collect data on sexual assault on children for effective and expeditious prosecution of offenders....
18:00 2019-07-15

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in-the-nation move to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons....
22:13 2019-08-12

Meek Mill launches new label, Dream Chasers Records, with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Meek Mill, the Philadelphia rapper-turned-entrepreneur, is launching a new record label in a joint venture with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.        ...
21:00 2019-07-24

Women’s World Cup: Jamaica first Caribbean nation to play in tourney –- thanks to Bob Marley’s daughter The women’s national soccer team from Jamaica is making history this weekend when it hits the field against Brazil at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France....
20:26 2019-06-05

Bachelor Nation Is Crying After Jared Haibon Reflects on Wedding Day to Ashley Iaconetti Can you feel the love in the Bachelor Nation family?! After much excitement and anticipation, Jared Haibon and Ashley Iaconetti said "I Do" Sunday evening in a Rhode Island dream......
22:13 2019-08-12

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does not increase its foothold in the Pacific, protecti...
08:52 2019-05-27

Abortion rights supporters' voices thunder at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by states to restrict access to abortions.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
18:26 2019-07-03

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, career-ending head and brain injuries over the cour...
03:26 2019-05-22

Chinese police rush to find missing girl as case grips nation Search crews on Friday raced to find a missing 9-year-old Chinese girl in caves and waters along the East China Sea, as the deepening mystery of her weeklong disappearance continued to grip the nation....
17:52 2019-07-12

Live Nation cops to working with a Metallica "ticketing consultant" to sell directly to resellers There are few places on this planet that play better host to the glorious harmony between fandom, capitalism, and pure, unmitigated greed than the world of concert tickets, rife as it is with ticket resellers, middlemen, and all flavors of juicy, juicy fees. Live Nation, one of the biggest ticket se...
03:26 2019-07-20

Report: Britt McHenry's Co-Host Moved Off Fox Nation Show Following Sexual Harassment Complaint The original co-host of Britt McHenry’s Fox Nation streaming television show was removed and shifted to his own solo program following a sexual harassment complaint made by McHenry, according to a new report from The Daily Beast....
09:52 2019-06-12

Bachelor Nation's Dean Unglert Addresses Caelynn Miller-Keyes Dating Rumors Could Dean Unglert be a changed man? Well, it certainly seems like it! In a sneak peek of iHeartRadio's "Help! I Suck at Dating" podcast, the Bachelor in Paradise contestant......
08:13 2019-07-17

Searing heat across nation, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes its toll on events and roads A relentless heat wave gripped the country from the central states to the East Coast Saturday, prompting cancellation of the New York City Triathlon        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

Biden campaign, unfazed by N. Korea insults, says it's 'no surprise' rogue nation prefers Trump Joe Biden’s campaign said Wednesday it was "no surprise" North Korea prefers President Trump in response to scathing criticism from the rogue nation’s state-run media agency earlier this week in which it questioned his intelligence and called him "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human bei...
22:39 2019-05-22

A toxic rift opens between Democrats and Israel after the nation refuses entry to two members of Congress Support for the Middle Eastern democracy had ebbed as President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became fast allies, fracturing what has been decades of bipartisan support for Israel....
05:26 2019-08-17

Penny Hardaway confronts risks and rewards of nation's No. 1 recruiting class at Peach Jam Memphis basketball wants to back up its heralded 2019 freshmen class with a loaded 2020 class. But this year, it'll be a little more complicated.       ...
05:00 2019-07-12

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee says Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ dooms the nation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:00 2019-06-04

Dominican Republic officials downplay spate of American tourist deaths in Caribbean nation Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist deaths that have occurred in the Caribbean nation over the last year....
18:01 2019-06-21

Fox Nation announces new shows hosted by Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones Fox News contributors Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones will host new shows on Fox Nation, the on- demand, subscription-based streaming service, the network announced Thursday....
22:26 2019-05-23

Sundance winner One Child Nation spotlights a very dark chapter of China’s recent past In 1979, China launched its one-child policy, which legally prohibited most parents from having more than a single child. A drastic attempt to curb the nation’s urgent population crisis, it would go on to shape an entire generation. The repercussions of the program—still being felt today, both in Ch...
07:13 2019-08-07

Brian Flores Loads Practice Playlist With Jay-Z Tracks One Day After Kenny Stills Criticizes NFL's Roc Nation Partnership Dolphins head coach Brian Flores and wide receiver Kenny Stills have not been on the same page when it comes to Stills speaking out about systemic racism. A couple weeks back, Flores delivered a weak-sauce admonishment when Stills criticized owner Stephen Ross’s hefty support of Donald Trump’s reele...
08:39 2019-08-21

‘We Have Taken an Historic Decision.’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Addresses Nation On Kashmir Move The revocation of Kashmir’s autonomy was an “historic decision” that will benefit both the region and the rest of India, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday in a national address. In the speech, which came after India stripped Indian-controlled Kashmir of its autonomy...
19:52 2019-08-08

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is calling on the federal government to step in for this...
01:00 2019-06-01

Hero Russian pilot bestowed nation's highest medal for 'miracle' cornfield landing: 'It feels odd and I'm shy' Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a cornfield after a flock of birds hit both engines and knocked them out....
23:00 2019-08-16

Inside Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon's Journey From Best Friends to Bachelor Nation Power Couple In just one short year, everything can change. For months and months, Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon were the best of friends. They appeared on Bachelor in Paradise together, shared......
15:00 2019-05-21

As the nation grieves two deadly mass shootings, stories of heroism amid the chaos are beginning to emerge (NBC News)  The death toll continued to climb Monday following a weekend of deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Two more victims of the El Paso massacre died Monday, bringing the toll there to 22 who were killed when a gunman opened fire in a busy Walmart crowded with back-to-s...
14:00 2019-08-06

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt of a disaster linked inexorably to climate change, ...
22:13 2019-07-11

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:26 2019-06-11

Pelosi faces twin challenge on Trump impeachment — tamp down talk and give nation a tutorial on the process Democratic proponents envision a speedy procedure similar to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, while the House speaker is thinking about a deliberate approach....
21:13 2019-06-06

Lego strikes deal to buy back Legoland; deal includes Madame Tussauds The owner of popular Lego brand toys is about to be reunited with Legoland theme parks — and wax museum Madame Tussauds. A group of investors, including the family behind toy giant Lego, has agreed to pay for $7.5 billion for Merlin Entertainments, which operates Legoland theme parks and Madame Tuss...
20:13 2019-06-28

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 LTE killer deal drops price to all-time low Prices for the newest Apple smartwatch start at $400, but the cheapest model doesn't come with cellular support. However, for $100 extra, anyone can buy an Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + cellular) and pair it with any of the major carriers in the US, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Unsurp...
21:00 2019-06-20

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
14:39 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for a no-deal Brexit....
19:39 2019-08-01

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

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

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

PS4 DEAL: Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4 for £219 is a great Prime Day deal Amazon Prime Day is here and there are some amazing offers on games, consoles, hardware and more to be had - here's one of the best things we've found so far...
05:00 2019-07-17

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Donald Trump's US administration. WATCH NOW....
08:39 2019-07-15

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Britain's Malthouse says: We want a Brexit deal but should prepare for no deal British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse, who has put himself forward as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said he wanted a Brexit deal but that preparations should begin in earnest for a no-deal exit....
08:52 2019-05-28

Deal: Apple iPad mini 5 deal gets you $70 off a new model The iPad mini series is great for mobility, it's smaller than a regular tablet and slightly larger than the biggest smartphone. The iPad mini tablets were so loved by Apple fans that the Cupertino-based company had to bring back the lineup by popular demand.One of the most recent tablets launched by...
22:52 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jay-Z, Roger Goodell explain partnership between Roc Nation, NFL: 'This is action' Jay-Z and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell explained partnership between league and Roc Nation, said they are taking action sparked by player protests.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren gets engaged: 'I love you more and those are my Final Thoughts' Tomi Lahren revealed she is engaged to her boyfriend, Brandon Fricke, writing on Instagram, "I love you more and those are my Final Thoughts        ...
16:26 2019-07-01

Brexit Under Boris Johnson: Deal or No Deal? Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament....
20:01 2019-07-23

Deal or no deal, we leave EU on Oct. 31: UK PM candidate Johnson Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video....
18:00 2019-06-03

Deal or no deal: what next for Brexit, the Tories and the country? Things will have to move fast if the new PM is to take the UK out of the EU before 31 OctoberToday’s developments - liveNow that Theresa May has announced her resignation date, what happens next?Initially nothing. She will remain in post to bear the burden of the European election results, which wil...
20:52 2019-05-24

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
04:26 2019-07-19

'Seek shelter immediately!': Texas braces as tornadoes continue assault on nation A two-week roar of tornadoes that has ravaged much of the Midwest descended on Kansas on Tuesday. Texas could be next.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Centre Working On "One Nation, One Card" For Procuring Ration: Centre The government is working on introducing the formula of "One nation, one card" whereby the poor can get ration through ration cards anywhere in the country, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed the......
21:26 2019-06-28

From Jed Wyatt's Love Letter to the Bachelor in Paradise Shut Down: Relive the Biggest Scandals in Bachelor Nation History The final rose goes to... these scandals! From the shocking Bachelor in Paradise shut down to Nick Viall's one night stand to Chris Soules' hit-and-run charge, these moments in......
03:26 2019-06-21

Quincy Jones Celebrates the Sound and Soul of Black Power with the Broad Museum's 'Soul of a Nation Celebration' Throughout the course of American history, black folks have relied on artistic expression to both anesthetize our pain and serve as a creative conduit....
02:26 2019-06-04

Photos: Martha Stewart, world's top chefs at the nation's fanciest food and wine festival Hundreds of celebrity chefs and winemakers flocked to Aspen for the world's fanciest food and wine festival, the Food & Wine Classic. See the photos.       ...
02:52 2019-06-17

Join Martha Stewart, world's top chefs at the nation's fanciest food and wine festival Hundreds of celebrity chefs and winemakers flocked to Aspen for the world's fanciest food and wine festival, the 2019 Food & Wine Classic       ...
00:39 2019-06-17

'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 to buy the Croatian winger at the end of the season for £20m.The Bundesliga champions, who kick off t...
00:13 2019-08-14

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

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

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

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

Cesar Azpilicueta Defends Chelsea Youngsters After Jose Mourinho Jibes Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta insists Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount will live up to their potential following their 4-0 thrashing at Manchester United....
02:26 2019-08-13

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

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

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

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
11:52 2019-06-09

Joshua promoter defends Saudi fight as game changer for boxing Anthony Joshua's promoter has defended a decision to stage the Briton's heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia and said it could change boxing forever....
03:13 2019-08-13

Jill Biden defends husband Joe after Kamala Harris debate attack Jill Biden on Monday jumped to her husband’s defense after Sen. Kamala Harris criticized him about his record on race during the first Democratic presidential debate. The former second lady said during a CNN interview that the California lawmaker tried to imply that her hubby Joe Biden is raci...
07:39 2019-07-09

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

Joe Biden's neurosurgeon defends former VP's brain amid concerns about mental acuity Former Vice President Joe Biden's brain surgeon insisted that his decades-long patient was in good health, claiming he had no brain damage as a string of gaffes have prompted observers to question his mental acuity....
21:26 2019-08-20

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

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

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing,” credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigration and predicted the duties will also pressure China to give in on trade. Trump defended employing tariffs as a negotiating tactic and said without the...
19:26 2019-06-10

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

Amanda Nunes defends bantamweight title again with TKO victory over Holly Holm Amanda Nunes made another successful bantamweight title defense by scoring a TKO victory over former champ Holly Holm at UFC 239.       ...
11:13 2019-07-07

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

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

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
19:52 2019-07-05

'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

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

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

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

Frydenberg defends decision to query if he had power to weaken grasslands protections Former environment minister says Angus Taylor made inquiries on behalf of farmers in his electorateJosh Frydenberg has defended a decision when he was environment minister to query whether he had the power to water down federal protections for critically endangered grasslands, and establish if any c...
02:26 2019-07-06

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

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

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

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

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

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

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