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Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race

All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s coastal 3rd District....

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race

Source: washingtonpost.com

Trump rally helped swing North Carolina race for Dan Bishop, RNC says President Trump's rally provided the last-minute push needed for Congressman-elect Dan Bishop's  victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican National Committee (RNC) data indicated....
03:39 2019-09-12

Next Tory MP ballot to narrow the field in race for Number 10 At least one Conservative leadership hopeful will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May today, as the parliamentary stage of the contest nears its end....
05:13 2019-06-18

Eric Swalwell says he supports DNC's decision to use debates to narrow Dem field, hours after dropping out of race Former 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, says he "agrees" with the DNC's decision to use the heightened debate requirements to narrow the wide 2020 field. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

Tory leadership race: Contest to narrow down as MPs hold first ballot after intense week of pitches The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
04:00 2019-06-13

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by white nationalists, after former NFL quarterback Coli...
21:13 2019-07-02

Trump urges North Carolina to pick GOP’s Dan Bishop in special House election President Trump traveled to North Carolina Monday to show support for the Republican in a special election for a House seat that’s viewed as a toss-up. “North Carolina, vote for Dan Bishop tomorrow. We need him badly in Washington! His opponent is a far left Sanctuary Cities supporter,” Trump tweete...
04:00 2019-09-10

Foxconn Founder Pulls Out of Presidential Race in Taiwan Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou said he wouldn’t run for the island’s presidency, a surprise decision that will alter the contours of what will be a hotly contested election....
17:39 2019-09-17

New Fed Rate Pulls Ahead in Race to Replace Libor Signs are appearing that a reference rate created by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is gaining traction as the leading replacement for the discredited Libor rate....
18:52 2019-08-09

EU race to nominate IMF head narrows to two as Finland's Rehn pulls out European Union governments are set to choose on Friday the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund between Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva, a French official said....
17:13 2019-08-02

Kubica pulls in the Polish fans for Hungary 'home' race Robert Kubica has just one point to show for his comeback season, and even that could be taken away, but the Pole can still count on more support than most at the Hungarian Grand Prix....
18:00 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
23:01 2019-06-18

R-Motorsport Aston Martin pulls out of DTM/SUPER GT Fuji joint-race The R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad has decided against competing in the DTM's joint-race with SUPER GT at Fuji in November, leaving only BMW and Audi to represent the German series...
21:52 2019-09-14

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle....
15:52 2019-06-14

Republican Mark Sanford jumps into presidential race Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, joined the Republican race against President Donald Trump on Sunday. Sanford criticized Democrats and President Trump for ignoring the national debt. (Sept. 9)        ...
18:00 2019-09-09

Ex-Congressman To Challenge Trump In Republican Race For President Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News....
19:13 2019-09-08

Airbus pulls out of Canada fighter jet race, boosts Lockheed Martin's chances Airbus SE on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of rival Lockheed Martin Corp ....
08:39 2019-08-31

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmering dissent and division among GOP faithful....
21:52 2019-08-25

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wounding its already uphill chances of regaining Hou...
00:00 2019-08-03

White House pulls proposal to eliminate drug rebates: Politico The Trump administration has withdrawn its proposal to eliminate rebates from government drug plans, the Politico reported on Thursday, citing a White House spokesperson....
14:52 2019-07-11

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead....
17:13 2019-06-19

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party's 2020 White House nomination....
16:13 2019-08-25

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky said that if Democratic lea...
22:52 2019-05-28

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same measure earlier this week, was by Rose's side. Th...
23:00 2019-05-30

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress to solve problems at t...
04:13 2019-08-02

Top Senate Republican says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White House comes forward with its own proposal....
23:00 2019-09-10

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection in 2020....
20:52 2019-08-02

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would pursue other opportunities in the private sector and not seek reelection in 2020. "I have made the decision to not ...
00:00 2019-08-03

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology....
23:26 2019-07-15

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure, by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican objected on the floor.Since House and Senate lawmakers ...
21:52 2019-05-24

House Republican leader says best outcome is for Mexico to help on border crisis U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he thinks a solution will be worked out to avoid punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as he sidestepped a question on whether Republican lawmakers would seek to block President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs....
17:26 2019-06-04

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
21:26 2019-05-24

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
04:13 2019-08-02

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt....
00:26 2019-07-25

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening, writing the House GOP’s near-unanimous vot...
11:13 2019-07-17

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining members of his party in Congress critical of Donald Trump, will not seek re-election in 2020.Hurd joins ...
17:00 2019-08-02

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek......
17:52 2019-08-02

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-special-counsel-muellers-statement-on-russia-probe-...
22:26 2019-06-04

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun control legislation....
17:39 2019-09-11

Pennsylvania Republican Fred Keller projected to win special House election Pennsylvania state Rep. Fred Keller was projected to easily defeat Democrat Marc Friedenberg in Tuesday's special election to represent the Keystone State's 12th District in the House of Representatives....
05:52 2019-05-22

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
02:52 2019-07-19

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
23:52 2019-06-27

Texas Rep. Hurd, lone black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Hurd is the rare GOP lawmaker to at times criticize Trump, including over construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. His retirement is the third by a Texas Republican in recent days....
08:13 2019-08-02

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
17:39 2019-05-22

Tory leadership race: Sam Gyimah pulls out citing 'not enough time to build support' Conservative former minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is pulling out of the Tory leadership race because there has "not been enough time to build sufficient support"....
04:26 2019-06-11

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-special-counsel-muellers-statement-on-russia-probe-...
20:00 2019-06-04

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
21:39 2019-06-23

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New York 22nd District seat she lost to Democrat Anthony Brindisi by one percentage point....
22:52 2019-07-16

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
15:26 2019-07-17

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious setback for Donald Trump and his 2020 re-election campa...
13:13 2019-09-11

Trump Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday night that he will not seek reelection in 2020....
23:39 2019-08-02

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. The post Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus appeared first on ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening a potential new battleground in the national fight over abortion rights....
05:52 2019-06-09

Former Rep. Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to enter White House race Former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., became the latest Democrat to challenge President Trump’s seat in the Oval Office when he declared on Sunday he's running for president....
21:39 2019-06-23

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the polls and render their verdict on the Donald Trump presidency. Here’s your quick guide to what’s in store. Continue reading......
20:39 2019-06-14

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in 2016....
22:39 2019-09-10

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confirmation from Leadsom....
01:13 2019-05-26

Republicans play down expectations in North Carolina House race – live news The special election is taking place in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district, which Trump won by 12 points in 2016Full story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 9.48pm BST Some names are already being floated as possible replacements for Bol...
23:00 2019-09-10

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
18:13 2019-07-09

Inslee quickly announces re-election bid for governor after dropping out of White House race Hours after ending his presidential campaign, two-term Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington State announced he’s running for re-election next year....
13:00 2019-08-23

Booker seeks $1.7 million in new funds to stay in Democratic White House race U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days, his campaign said on Saturday....
08:52 2019-09-22

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the month....
12:13 2019-06-07

Trump Campaigns for House Candidate in Closely Watched North Carolina Race Dan Bishop, a staunch conservative well known for sponsoring a bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their birth certificates, faces a tough race....
02:52 2019-09-10

Departing advisers urged John Hickenlooper to quit White House race: source Five senior advisers are leaving the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat John Hickenlooper after staff urged the former Colorado governor to quit the race as his fundraising flounders, a source with knowledge of the situation said....
01:00 2019-07-03

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
00:39 2019-06-06

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The former Holiday Inn Hotel on the Southside will provide housing and services to the city’s homeless po...
08:39 2019-05-31

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper....
23:00 2019-06-14

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being found guilty of sexual abuse of one teenage boy and lewdness with another. The Deseret News reports that during sentencing Wednesday in the Salt Lake Ci...
00:39 2019-06-13

Archbishop didn’t tell Vatican whole story on fallen bishop CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The bishop appointed by the Vatican to investigate the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church in West Virginia now has his own explaining to do. Archbishop William Lori oversaw a probe of alleged sexual and financial misconduct by Bishop Michael Bransfield, who has denie...
20:52 2019-06-08

Archdiocese of New York gives up fight over Bishop Sheen’s remains The Archdiocese of New York has finally caved in its long-running legal tug-of-war over the remains of 1950s radio and TV preacher Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. The archdiocese, which last week lost yet another court round in the dispute with Sheen’s niece, said Sunday that it will cooperate in ...
06:00 2019-06-10

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month events in June “promote a culture and encourage...
18:39 2019-06-02

It looks like Hailee Steinfeld will be Kate Bishop in Disney+'s Hawkeye show According to Variety, Hailee Steinfeld has been “offered” a lead role in Disney+’s Hawkeye TV show, and if she accepts that offer (or if she counters and accepts a later, better offer) she’ll be playing none other than Hawkeye herself, Kate Bishop. What’s that? You thought Hawkeye was a man who is p...
02:00 2019-09-10

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
07:13 2019-09-11

Chile bishop resigns after suggesting there is a reason the Last Supper had no women Carlos Eugenio Irarrazaval stands down, weeks after appointment by pope to clean up church’s public imageA Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago has resigned, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper.C...
08:52 2019-06-15

South Dakota bishop to lead Saginaw diocese in Michigan SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A Catholic bishop in South Dakota has been selected as the new bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw in Michigan. The diocese announced Friday that 63-year-old Bishop Robert D. Gruss will serve as its seventh bishop. His installation in Saginaw is scheduled for July 26. Gruss has se...
21:52 2019-05-24

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a special appeal at the end of his weekly audience Wednesday, no...
11:52 2019-05-22

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
13:26 2019-06-15

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “especially harmful for children”, saying he did not...
02:39 2019-06-03

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
00:26 2019-06-03

Hailee Steinfeld May Play Kate Bishop in Hawkeye Series Hailee Steinfeld is reportedly being eyed to play Kate Bishop in the Disney+ limited series Hawkeye, which will see Jeremy Renner's Clint Barton / Hawkeye "pass the torch to Kate Bishop"....
09:00 2019-09-10

Free up church land for therapeutic gardening, says bishop of Carlisle Bishop plants idea of using Church of England plots to benefit homeless people and those feeling isolated or lonelyChurches should offer their green spaces as gardening projects for people with mental health problems, a senior Church of England bishop has said.Studies had established the therapeutic...
18:26 2019-06-05

Seattle's Braden Bishop hospitalized due to lacerated spleen Mariners outfielder Braden Bishop has been hospitalized in Seattle after suffering a lacerated spleen from being hit by a pitch last week while playing in Triple-A Tacoma        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the results of a preliminary investigation into Bishop Gu...
22:52 2019-05-28

Hawkeye Series to Introduce Kate Bishop, Out Autumn 2021 on Disney+ The Hawkeye series is happening. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Jeremy Renner's time as Ronin will be explored in the Disney+ original series, which......
09:00 2019-07-21

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, investigators will examine whether the Greek Cypriot Orthodox prelate, known...
11:39 2019-08-05

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
15:52 2019-05-21

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative who has been a state Senator since 2017, defeated De...
09:13 2019-09-11

New jobs in Brussels: EU leaders narrow down their shortlist European Union leaders aim to wrap up a tortured job selection process on Sunday in their third attempt to decide who will take over the bloc's top five posts and set policies that affect the lives of some 500 million Europeans....
13:39 2019-06-30

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning. Oliver......
10:39 2019-08-18

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five years and seen other competitors such as Tesla jump ahead in electric vehicle sales....
20:13 2019-08-16

Facebook ban on white nationalism too narrow, say auditors Company policy prohibits praise or support for specific term ‘white nationalism’Facebook’s new policy banning white nationalism from its site has been undercut by the company’s decision to ignore content that does not use the term “white nationalism”, according to an external audit.The auditors, app...
21:00 2019-07-01

Jones escapes with narrow decision over Santos Jon Jones wasn't at his best but did just enough to retain his UFC light heavyweight title with a narrow split decision win over Thiago Santos on Saturday night at UFC 239....
07:26 2019-07-07

BMW's CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes BMW's new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning....
16:39 2019-08-16

Texas bishop escorts Central American migrants across border bridge in protest of US policy A Roman Catholic bishop in Texas escorted Central American migrants back and forth across a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday as part of a protest against conditions migrants face as they wait for asylum claims to be processed on both sides of the span.   ...
16:39 2019-06-28

Well-timed rest gives Forbidden Trade narrow Hambletonian win It was Ham-bombs away on Saturday afternoon at the Meadowlands. Forbidden Trade (15-1) and driver Bob McClure won the $1 million Hambletonian by a neck over 1-5 prohibitive favorite Greenshoe in 1:51. Gimpanzee (7-1 second choice) finished third. McClure gave Forbidden Trade a breather while fourth ...
03:00 2019-08-04

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score a VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point in the race to top Group A but the France manager, Corrine Diacre, said her side had work to do.“We’re still outsiders,” she said. “We found some difficul...
01:26 2019-06-13

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
21:00 2019-06-17

DNC Frantically Trying to Narrow Down Massive Field of Candidates for Debates The national organization responsible for putting together something approaching a coherent selection process for the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee is realizing that sometimes an overabundance of choice is uh... inconvenient as shit....
19:39 2019-05-29

Giampaolo off the mark as Milan edge to narrow win over Brescia "AC Milan coach Marco Giampaolo admitted he still has much work to do after earning his first win at the club as Hakan Calhanoglu struck early to clinch a 1-0 home victory over Brescia in Serie A on Saturday."...
23:52 2019-08-31

China Seeks to Narrow U.S. Talks to Break Deadlock Beijing is looking to narrow the scope of its negotiations with the U.S. to only trade matters, putting thornier national-security issues on a separate track in hopes it would help both sides resolve some immediate issues....
14:52 2019-09-12

Rihanna watches Sri Lanka claim narrow win over West Indies "Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 23 runs in the Cricket World Cup on Monday as Nicholas Pooran\u0027s counter-attacking knock of 118 went in vain for the Caribbean side"...
02:26 2019-07-02

Gantz holds narrow lead over Netanyahu in Israeli election The parties of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opponent Benny Gantz are locked in a close race that may pose a significant challenge to the leader's 10-year hold on power....
13:52 2019-09-18

G20 heads struggle to narrow differences beyond their concern on global growth Many leaders of the world's top 20 economies on Friday voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose to global growth, but were at loggerheads on key issues such as World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, Japanese and Russian delegates said....
13:39 2019-06-28

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
20:00 2019-06-01

Rallye des Princesses 2019 features huge entry and narrow win Tremendous competition for overall victory and a record 94 finishers ensured that the 20th edition of the Richard Mille Rallye des Princesses was a hit after five days of competition across France in classic cars...
09:13 2019-06-18

Tesla's losses narrow after a record-breaking quarter of car deliveries Tesla may have broken a quarterly record by delivering 95,356 cars over the past three months, but its latest earnings report is leaving its fans and its stockholders wary. Yes, all those cars delivered helped the company rake in a total of $6.35 bil......
00:13 2019-07-25

Neal: Dynamics' FK8 Honda BTCC car has "narrow operating window" British Touring Car Championship driver Matt Neal says the FK8 Honda Civic has "a very narrow operating window" and planned data sharing between Team Dynamics and BTC Racing has stalled...
14:52 2019-06-07

Massive fire destroys Straight and Narrow rehab facility in New Jersey A massive fire decimated a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in New Jersey Saturday morning — sending plumes of smoke into the air as it burned. The five-alarm blaze broke out at the Straight and Narrow facility on Straight Street in Paterson, according to Catholic Charities, which oper...
01:52 2019-08-25

China seeks to narrow trade talks with US, put aside Huawei and security issues China will reportedly try to separate trade issues and national security ones from the upcoming round of negotiations set to begin in Washington, D.C....
17:26 2019-09-12

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer....
17:00 2019-05-25

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing narrow-body order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG which stunned industry executives at this week's Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX....
17:00 2019-06-20

Caitlin Bassett shoots Australia to narrow Netball World Cup win over New Zealand Diamonds edge Silver Ferns 50-49 in LiverpoolSpearhead Bassett shoots 37/41 at 90%Caitlin Bassett clearly never wants to feel like she did on 15 April 2018 again – the day her Australian Diamonds lost the Commonwealth Games final to England. From the moment the Australian captain walked out on M&S A...
18:13 2019-07-18

Canada invests C$85 million in satellite company to narrow broadband gap for remote areas The Canadian government said on Wednesday it is investing C$85 million ($64.70 million) in an Ottawa-based satellite company as part of an effort to provide better broadband internet access to rural and remote communities....
01:13 2019-07-25

Narrow escapes in state votes earn big German parties a few months' relief German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners turned their sights with some relief on new hurdles months down the road after withstanding a far-right battering in two eastern regional elections on Sunday....
15:52 2019-09-02

First Woman to Lead a U.S. Army Infantry Division Forged a ‘Narrow Path’ to Leadership On June 29, Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager will take command of the 40th Infantry Division in the California National Guard, a unit that has been led by men for more than 100 years....
00:26 2019-06-13

Warren takes narrow lead over Biden in new Iowa poll, Sanders slips to third Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., surged ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden in a new poll of likely Iowa Democratic caucus-goers released late Saturday, with Sen. Bernie Sanders and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg slipping into a distant third and fourth, respectively....
04:26 2019-09-22

Wendy's backs full-year profit target after narrow beat, shares rise Wendy's Co stuck to its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday after edging past analysts' estimates for second quarter in the face of a handful of major marketing investments by some of its biggest rivals, sending its shares 7% higher....
19:39 2019-08-07

The Strait of Hormuz Is at the Center of Iran Tensions Again. Here’s How the Narrow Waterway Gained Wide Importance The Strait of Hormuz is only 21 miles wide at its narrowest point, but it’s once again the biggest waterway in the news headlines, after Iran seized a British oil tanker in what is widely regarded as the world’s most strategically important passage for international trade. Twenty percent...
20:52 2019-07-23

Australia reach Netball World Cup final after narrow victory over South Africa in semis Australia coach Lisa Alexander denied charges of complacency after her team edged their way into the Netball World Cup final with a 55-53 win over South Africa....
20:52 2019-07-20

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Europe....
14:00 2019-08-06

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. The five-strong field will be narrowed in elimination votes by Tory lawmakers Wednesday and...
13:26 2019-06-19

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this thing motoring about at NJMP this weekend. Maybe ...
06:26 2019-06-08

‘Because of Our Christian Race...’ Mississippi Venue Won’t Do Gay or Mixed Race Weddings A video allegedly showing an employee of an event venue saying they won’t host “gay weddings” or “mixed race,” because of her religion has gone viral, sparking an uproar on social media....
00:39 2019-09-03

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

Britain's Thomas to race TT and road race at worlds Geraint Thomas will ride in both the individual time trial and road race at next week's UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire, British Cycling said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-09-19

Atletico Madrid 1 Getafe 0: Alvaro Morata header seals narrow victory in feisty LaLiga opener Alvaro Morata scored and also saw a penalty saved in a 1-0 win for Atletico Madrid over Getafe as both sides had a man sent off at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday night....
02:00 2019-08-19

Jake Fromm aiming to lead Georgia to final step in national title quest after narrow misses Georgia has just missed out on winning a national title in the first two years with Jake Fromm at quarterback. He hopes to take the Bulldogs the last step.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

One Nation Tories are flocking to Lib Dems to escape Boris Johnson's narrow little cult, says Sir Vince Cable One Nation Conservatives are flocking to the Liberal Democrats as Boris Johnson's Tory Party "retreats into a narrow little cult", Sir Vince Cable said today....
15:13 2019-09-13

West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to 'come clean' on remarkable allegations against former bishop Despite disciplinary action by Pope Francis, West Virginia's attorney general called on a Catholic diocese to detail allegation against a former bishop.        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

How to search for movies and shows on Netflix, or use category tags to narrow down your search Reuters You can search for movies and TV shows on Netflix using the search icon at the top of both the mobile app and the web browser, or via the top of the sidebar menu in the TV app. You can search not just by movie or show name, but also by actor, director, genre, and a handful of other categori...
01:13 2019-06-04

Jeffrey Epstein seeks bail, says he's been 'walking the straight and narrow' for 14 years Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein square off against federal prosecutors in a high-stakes bid to have the wealthy financier and sex offender freed on bail.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

| Taylor Swift pulls out of Melbourne Cup gig Pop superstar Taylor Swift has pulled out of a performance at the Melbourne Cup, with animal rights activists taking credit after a campaign to highlight cruelty to racehorses....
08:52 2019-09-22

Elie Saab pulls out all the stops Lebanese designer Elie Saab's haute couture collection at Paris Fashion Week consisted of multiple showshopping gowns, including a gold sequined bridal dress. (July 3)        ...
18:13 2019-07-03

BH90210 pulls out all the over-the-top stops for its possible finale In a TV landscape awash in returns and reboots, we have to give BH90210 credit for meta-ing up the place. Instead of a draggy, 30-years-later plot showing the travails of the David and Donna Silver marriage and Brandon taking over Nat’s role at the Peach Pit, we only see those possibilities via drea...
09:39 2019-09-12

AP Source: Jay-Z pulls out of Woodstock 50 performance Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take place...
18:26 2019-07-31

Racer pulls rival's brake at 130 mph Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been dropped from the Marinelli Snipers Team after the dangerous incident where he pulled a rival's brake lever mid-race....
14:52 2019-05-21

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes with Islamabad in the latest dust-up between the......
19:39 2019-05-31

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:13 2019-06-05

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
01:13 2019-07-19

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
02:39 2019-08-08

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
22:39 2019-08-06

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
05:52 2019-09-17

Running up the score in House races could deliver White House to Democrats An analysis by Third Way of all 235 districts held by Democrats identified the high-value political targets for the party — for the presidency and control of the House and Senate....
14:26 2019-09-21

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter as part of its investigation into whether President Trump obstructed justice during former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation....
22:13 2019-08-26

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
22:26 2019-09-19

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
18:00 2019-06-04

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
19:39 2019-06-27

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
05:52 2019-09-17

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
23:39 2019-07-01

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
19:13 2019-06-04

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
04:13 2019-06-05

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
20:13 2019-08-26

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
18:39 2019-09-18

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
05:00 2019-07-16

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify on Tuesday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would fol...
18:13 2019-05-21

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
20:39 2019-08-26

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
02:01 2019-07-25

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing....
13:13 2019-09-17

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
12:52 2019-05-22

California pulls off stunner, beats No. 14 Washington 20-19 Greg Thomas kicked a 17-yard field goal with 8 seconds left as Cal beat Washington 20-19 in a game delayed more than 2 ½ hours due to severe weather.       ...
20:00 2019-09-08

No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round....
00:52 2019-05-30

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead has been busted — but warned that more needs to be done to protect transit workers. “This guy doesn’t need to be out on the street like......
16:26 2019-08-10

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship on Sunday. McCarron, who finished at 13-under 203 at Narita Golf Club, won for the third time this year to extend his lead in the Charles ...
07:26 2019-06-10

Woman pulls $28K switcheroo at Costco: cops A New Jersey woman allegedly stole a $28,000 diamond ring from her local Costco and replaced it with a $2,000 ring — which she swiped from a different Costco, cops said. Izaebela Kolano, 49, is accused of pulling the switcheroo on Sunday at one of the retail giant’s stores in Clifton aft...
06:13 2019-09-05

Adorable Soccer Lad Pulls Out Loose Tooth The Only Way He Knows How The time in a kid’s life where a tooth becomes loose at seemingly a biweekly rate can be quite intimidating, but it can also lead to some wonderful ingenuity. Case in point, we have this young Rangers supporter named Luke, who figured that instead of just reaching into his mouth and yanking out some...
20:00 2019-05-26

| Huge relief for SA as Dimitrov pulls out of Davis Cup tie In a huge boost for SA, Roger Federer's US Open conqueror, Grigor Dimitrov, has made himself unavailable for Bulgaria in next weekend's Euro-Africa Group Two Davis Cup tie....
00:26 2019-09-05

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
05:13 2019-08-20

Netflix pulls a bullshit move, cancels The OA In a depressingly familiar narrative that would absolutely fail to live up to the bonkers storytelling standards of the show in question, Netflix has canceled Brit Marling’s weirdly wonderful The OA. Variety reports the streaming service has pulled the plug after two seasons of the show, which starr...
06:52 2019-08-06

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-deco railway station and the nearby coach park.Clut...
20:39 2019-06-16

Serena pulls out of Rome with knee injury "Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month."...
16:13 2019-05-21

ATP roundup: Querrey pulls off second upset in two days After upsetting fourth-seeded Dusan Lajovic of Serbia a day earlier, American Sam Querrey defeated fifth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne, England, to advance to Friday's semifinals....
05:13 2019-06-28

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly caught masturbating in his white BMW sedan, which was pulled over with foggy windows in Monroe on Tues...
10:26 2019-07-02

Raonic pulls out of US Open with a glute injury "Milos Raonic will not be competing at the US Open. The Canadian, who had been seeded 21 for the tournament, has not recovered in time for the season\u0027s final major."...
10:13 2019-08-26

Toyota pulls forward electrification plan Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer....
20:26 2019-06-07

Ewan pulls out of Giro d'Italia following second stage win "Caleb Ewan will press ahead with his preparations for the Tour de France after announcing his withdrawal from the Giro d\u0027Italia following his second stage win of the three-week grand tour."...
10:52 2019-05-23

Dixons Carphone pulls Huawei 5G handsets Dixons Carphone has confirmed it will not stock Huawei’s 5G handsets following the decision of EE and Vodafone to suspend all pre-orders.The Huawei Mate X was expected to be one of the first 5G smartphones to be available in the UK, forming part of both EE and Vodafone’s launch line-up...
14:52 2019-05-23

Nevada trooper pulls over hearse in HOV lane Nevada Highway Patrol says passengers must be alive in order to be counted as occupants in cars using the high occupancy vehicle lane. A hearse driver transporting a body in the HOV lane in Las Vegas was given a warning on Monday. (July 3)        ...
13:00 2019-07-03

Leclerc pulls out the Singapore magic to take pole "Charles Leclerc wove his own strand of Singapore magic on Saturday as Ferrari\u0027s rising star roared to pole position for Sunday’s Formula One race through the streets of the city-state."...
20:52 2019-09-21

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England. Naturally, brands of all kinds are trying to glom onto the team’s great run so far....
03:39 2019-07-03

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore year. Pickett officially declared as an early entrant for the draft in April. He participated in the inaugural NBA G League Elite Camp last...
01:26 2019-05-30

Update sent to improve the cameras on the Huawei P30 Pro; B&H pulls the P30 line The Huawei P30 Pro features a quad-camera setup in the back. This consists of a 40MP primary camera (f/1.6 aperture), an 8MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, a 20MP Ultra-wide camera, and a Time-of-Flight (ToF) depth sensor. And don't forget the 32MP front-facing selfie snapper. What brings th...
20:13 2019-06-06

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was embedded in fully functioning photography and gam......
05:00 2019-08-17

The Snowpiercer series trailer finally pulls into the station TNT’s Snowpiercer adaptation has had its share of difficulties, derailments we’ve documented in these same internet pages. The series, which stars Daveed Diggs as one of the passengers caught up in the perpetual motion machine that is capitalism, lost a showrunner (Josh Friedman, who’s co-writing bo...
03:13 2019-07-21

'No More Heroes III' pulls Travis into the garden of madness next year No More Heroes III is heading to Nintendo Switch in 2020, starring charismatic, homicidal nerd Travis Touchdown and, most likely, a lot of hacking and slashing. The first look at the game featured Travis cutting his way through enemies in slick, flyi......
20:26 2019-06-11

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick disliked, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday....
06:00 2019-07-03

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch as U.S. Restrictions Sting China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying American components....
17:52 2019-06-12

No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches Enlarge / Hulu's poster and key art for the new season. It's been surreal seeing public transit ads for this long-dead, personal favorite show around town. (credit: Hulu) Cue Air's “Le femme d’argent.” Ah, the optimism of youth. Sure, 2004 Veronica Mars, your best friend was murdered, your high sc...
02:00 2019-08-01

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
06:52 2019-07-12

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lies ahead....
17:52 2019-07-31

Whole family pulls off epic baby shower surprise Grandma was already beaming over her daughter's baby shower, but then she totally loses it when this unexpected guest walked through the door.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Weary Thomas pulls out of time trial at worlds Geraint Thomas has withdrawn from the individual time trial at UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire after failing to get back to full fitness for the event following the Tour de France....
19:13 2019-09-21

Opelka pulls off another upset at Wimbledon, beats Wawrinka In a Wimbledon tournament filled with early upsets, Reilly Opelka pulled off another one in the second round        ...
16:52 2019-07-03

Apple Pulls Watch App After Finding Eavesdropping Glitch Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watches after finding a glitch that could allow a person to listen in on someone else’s iPhone call, the second eavesdropping flaw Apple has addressed in recent months....
03:39 2019-07-12

Trump Pulls a Charlottesville and Says He Hates All Kinds of 'Supremacy' President Trump hasn’t even reached El Paso or Dayton yet, but he already had his Charlottesville moment speaking with reporters outside the White House this morning....
20:26 2019-08-07

'Broken System': Ex-Starbucks CEO Pulls Out Of 2020 US Elections Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald......
06:26 2019-09-07

Fiat Chrysler pulls its proposal to merge with Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with French automaker Renault — a deal that would have reshaped the global auto industry and helped the carmakers compete in the race for electric and self-driving vehicles....
22:52 2019-06-06

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Signs The move came as Republican leaders have blamed video games for mass shootings, despite a lack of evidence. Democrats have pushed Walmart to stop selling guns, but it does not plan to do so....
22:52 2019-08-09

Divorce pulls off a delightfully awkward dinner party With only third episodes left in the series, “Bad Manners” is a bit of a placeholder for Divorce. Frances tries and fails to make amends with Jackie, Diane moves closer to the rich octogenarian, and Dallas is in trouble at work. While the dinner party scene is a thing of chemistry-laden beauty, as i...
08:26 2019-07-23

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
05:52 2019-08-08

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of a Match Because of a Knee Injury “I’m kind of worried a little bit,” Osaka said after being forced to retire from a quarterfinal less than two weeks before she is to start defending her U.S. Open title....
04:39 2019-08-17

Food delivery service Deliveroo pulls out of Germany Those in Germany looking forward to a night in with pizza or a burger will have to act fast if they want to place their order through Deliveroo. The British bike delivery service has said it is leaving the German market....
04:26 2019-08-13

Oil data provider Argus pulls plug on £2bn sale The energy information provider Argus Media has called off talks about the sale of part of its biggest shareholder's stake after weeks of negotiations....
19:39 2019-07-18

Lewis pulls out of U.S. Solheim Cup team with back injury Stacy Lewis has withdrawn from the U.S. Solheim Cup team with a back injury and will be replaced by Ally McDonald, captain Juli Inkster said on Tuesday....
06:00 2019-09-11

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detected by security firm Avast, which alerted Google to their features.The company says that the apps co...
16:13 2019-07-18

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking Android apps from the Play Store after Avast discovere......
02:01 2019-07-18

Saudi Arabia pulls out the stops to draw more tourists Saudi Arabia plans to tap everything from a 2,000-year-old UNESCO heritage site to the "the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world" to boost domestic tourism....
19:26 2019-08-26

Arrcus pulls in $30 million for white-box networking software Arrcus, a San Jose, California-based startup developing a hardware-agnostic networking operating system, has raised $30 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:13 2019-07-23

EU leader lays into Johnson after he pulls out of news conference Boris Johnson has pulled out of a joint event with the prime minister of Luxembourg due to loud anti-Brexit protests, leaving his counterpart to point to an empty podium....
19:26 2019-09-16

European band pulls out of Lebanon festival in protest European rock band Within Temptation says it is cancelling its concert at a Lebanese music festival in solidarity with a local group whose show was pulled from the program under pressure from Christian groups...
15:13 2019-08-04

U.S. pulls out of Soviet-era nuclear missile pact with Russia The United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty, something the Kremlin has repeatedly denied....
17:13 2019-08-02

Harrison pulls out of June 23 title bout with injury Tony Harrison has pulled out of his June 23 title bout rematch with Jermell Charlo after injuring his right ankle during training. Promoters said Jorge Cota will replace Harrison in the 154-pound contest, which heads a card to be televised on the Fox network from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Harrison,...
01:52 2019-06-04

ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven Cooking may be under sustained attack by a wave of on-demand food delivery startups, with names that can double as gluttonous calls to action (oh hey Just Eat!), but that hasn’t stopped London-based startup ckbk from pushing in the opposite direction — with a digital service that offers ...
05:39 2019-09-13

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch Amid U.S. Restrictions China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying American components....
09:52 2019-06-12

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party would look like, and more importantly how well it would do in elections, if it actually embraced “economic populism.”...
22:52 2019-06-07

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjoy....
02:39 2019-07-12

EE temporarily pulls Huawei Mate 20 X from 5G line after Android restrictions The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was one of the first 5G phones we were expecting to reach the shores of the UK, after Huawei announced the handset at its UK 5G launch event. However it looks like the device might take quite a bit longer to get here, as carrier EE has seemingly dropped it from its 5G lineup ...
20:52 2019-05-22

Walmart pulls displays for violent media after El Paso shooting Some politicians are rushing to blame violent video games for mass shootings, and Walmart is apparently quick to respond to this fear. Leaked internal memos revealed that the retailer (which served as the venue for the El Paso shooting) is rushing t......
04:13 2019-08-10

Chilean salmon farmer pulls out of national park in Patagonia Chile salmon farmer Nova Austral plans to pull the pens it uses to raise salmon from the ocean waters off a national park near the southern tip of Chilean Patagonia, its chief executive said on Thursday....
13:39 2019-06-21

Man pulls box cutter, slashes 2 after he’s asked to stop smoking on train A subway rider was asked to stop smoking on a Manhattan A train Tuesday, prompting him to pull a box cutter and slash two people — one on the ankle and the other their face, cops said. The incident happened around 2:25 p.m. aboard a southbound A train that was approaching the Canal Street stat...
05:13 2019-09-11

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for more than a year has faced a probe by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations of false advertis...
23:26 2019-08-01

Terry Bradshaw ‘can’t stand’ Antonio Brown, says he pulls teams apart Pittsburgh Steelers great Terry Bradshaw “wouldn’t throw” a pass to Antonio Brown, he said this week amid rape allegations made against the embattled receiver. ” I can’t stand players like Antonio Brown,” the Hall of Fame quarterback told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Re...
21:52 2019-09-14

Italy's Salvini pulls plug on government, calls for elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way forward was to hold fresh elections....
03:13 2019-08-09

Finland's central banker Rehn pulls out from IMF chief vote Finnish central bank governor Olli Rehn, an European Central Bank's board member, on Friday pulled out from the vote between EU leaders to choose a European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, he wrote on Twitter....
17:13 2019-08-02

Microsoft accidentally releases, then pulls Windows 10 preview build This morning, Microsoft inadvertently released a preview build of Windows 10 to every ring of the Windows Insider Program. The incident was quickly resolved, but it serves as a cautionary tale. Here's how to respond if an unwanted update appears on your PC....
23:52 2019-07-24

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression.“After careful reflection I have ...
23:00 2019-07-09

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2019....
00:26 2019-07-13

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
02:13 2019-07-13

Lyft pulls Bay Wheels e-bikes after two catch fire in San Francisco Lyft’s San Francisco bike-share subsidiary Bay Wheels yanked its entire fleet of pedal-assisted electric bikes on Wednesday after multiple reports of bikes catching fire. “Out of an abundance of caution, we are temporarily making the ebike fleet unavailable to riders while we investigate and u...
22:13 2019-08-01

Customer pulls gun on Popeyes employees over chicken sandwiches, police say Police in Houston say a man pulled a gun on employees at a Popeyes restaurant after they ran out of their popular chicken sandwiches.       ...
03:13 2019-09-04

Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but too little too late, say some Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous" place and find solutions....
22:00 2019-09-04

Bill de Blasio finally pulls the plug on his sputtering presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio finally pulled the plug on his ill-fated presidential bid that failed to gain more than 1 percent support in national polls — but drew plenty of ire from New Yorkers who elected him to run the country’s largest city. “I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this pr...
17:39 2019-09-20

How ‘Baskets’ star Zach Galifianakis pulls off playing twins The surreal world of “Baskets” extends to its cast, with Zach Galifianakis playing bearded, identical-twin brothers Chip and Dale Baskets and Louie Anderson as family matriarch Christine Baskets — a role for which he won a 2016 Emmy Award. The challenges in making Chip and Dale appear (slightly) dif...
00:39 2019-07-02

'Elite Squad' pulls together a Tom Clancy dream team on mobile Ghost Recon: Breakpoint wasn't the only Tom Clancy-related game Ubisoft showcased at its E3 event. It revealed the trailer for Tom Clancy's Elite Squad, a mobile RPG that pulls together characters from Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, The Division and Splin......
02:39 2019-06-11

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
00:26 2019-07-10

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis "American Nicole Gibbs has revealed she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month\u0027s French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
08:39 2019-07-10

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
22:26 2019-06-18

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks....
14:52 2019-05-21

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
11:52 2019-06-17

Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 Max off flight schedule until October Southwest Airlines announced it was pushing back the reintroduction of the Boeing 737 Max until October after the FAA said it had found a new problem with the plane....
22:00 2019-06-27

How ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ pulls off crazy car stunts Without a high speed chase or four, the “The Fast & the Furious” would be no more than the idle and the content. So the ninth film in the franchise, “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” appropriately features several international, high-octane pursuits involving the title characters played by Dw...
04:52 2019-08-02

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
23:39 2019-06-18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche back in GTE lead, Lopez pulls away Porsche reclaimed the lead from Ferrari in the close-fought Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro battle as the race hit two-thirds distance, while the #7 Toyota extended its overall advantage...
07:52 2019-06-16

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks' Plus subscription service, which it launched with Comcast back i......
20:00 2019-07-14

WHO pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike British health officials say they'll take "urgent action" to hike vaccination rates after an unusually high number of measles this year has led the World Health Organization to pull its status as a "measles free" nation....
20:00 2019-08-19

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
17:13 2019-05-21

Golfer Lahiri Pulls Out Of Tournament To Prep For Hurricane Dorian Anirban Lahiri tweeted that he would head to Florida, where residents are bracing for Hurricane Dorian, which had strengthened to a Category 3 storm on Friday....
08:39 2019-08-31

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announcemen......
00:39 2019-05-22

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell it to a Chinese buyer fell through....
13:26 2019-06-01

Kevin Bacon pulls off a fine Joe Strummer on Jimmy Fallon In Jimmy Fallon’s “First Drafts Of Rock” series on The Tonight Show, he goes back and re-interprets rock classic songs by various artists, usually with Kevin Bacon. The movie star/member of the band The Bacon Brothers is game for breaking down songs from a variety of genres, from The Beach Boys’ “Fu...
22:26 2019-07-31

Le Mans 24 Hours: Conway pulls clear in polesitting Toyota Mike Conway earned the polesitting #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID breathing space at the front of the field during the first hour of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours...
19:13 2019-06-15

Charles Leclerc Pulls Out First Formula One Grand Prix Victory Benefitting from a first-place start, Verstappen’s early retirement, his teammate holding up Hamilton and a top speed advantage, Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc secured his first Formula One victory at the Belgian Grand Prix. After months of strategy problems and team dynamics getting in his way, Lec...
00:13 2019-09-02

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge the president for the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination....
21:52 2019-08-25

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state Rep. Robert Goforth, William Woods and Ike Lawren...
02:39 2019-05-22

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
08:00 2019-06-21

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is growing weak....
22:00 2019-06-18

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually sucked a lot but white people who made more than the median income were able to pretend it was fine, and a promise that we can return to this nostalgic...
21:00 2019-05-22

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
23:00 2019-05-22

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The former Mississippi supreme court Justice Bill Wal...
00:52 2019-07-17

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC Tuesday....
10:39 2019-07-02

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns - sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to win a settlement in a bribery probe, two people familiar with the matter said....
14:00 2019-07-12

American Kristie Ahn pulls off stunner to reach fourth round of US Open American wild-card entry Kristie Ahn shocked Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 7-5 in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday. Though Ostapenko flaunted her strong serve with eight aces, it also was the root of her struggles with 12 double faults to Ahn’s three. It was a sloppier match for Ostapenko, who c...
10:13 2019-09-01

Streets Of Rage 2 Champ Pulls Off Nigh Impossible No Death Mania Run Speedrunner Anthopants is one of the best Streets of Rage players in the world, but even he couldn’t complete Streets of Rage 2 on Mania difficulty as the character Max without dying...until this weekend, that is, when he downed the final boss with a mere sliver of health left. His reaction upon bec...
05:00 2019-05-29

Macy’s pulls plates with ‘toxic message’ after after customers call them out for fat shaming Alie Ward/Twitter via TODAY By Julie Pennell, TODAY A collection of plates intended as a humorous way to help people dining at home with portion control has caused a major backlash online. On Sunday, podcast host Alie Ward tweeted out a picture of the dinner set (which was being sold at a Macy’...
17:13 2019-07-23

Cyndi Lauper steps on bee at Los Angeles concert, pulls out stinger while singing Cyndi Lauper showed her “True Colors” at a Los Angeles concert over the weekend when the performer continued singing as she pulled out the stinger of a bee she had stepped on....
21:13 2019-07-15

Universal pulls The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings [Updated] Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Universal) [Update: 1:35pm ET, August 10, 2019] Universal Pictures has now pulled the planned September 27 release of its satirical thriller, The Hunt, Dea...
23:00 2019-08-11

Army pulls out of violent Cape Town suburbs after show of force South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next....
13:39 2019-07-19

Actor Danny Trejo of 'Machete' fame pulls young boy from overturned car Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as 'Machete,' helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overturned in a Los Angeles traffic collision on Wednesday....
11:26 2019-08-08

WRC Rally Portugal: Ott Tanak pulls clear of Jari-Matti Latvala Ott Tanak continues to lead the World Rally Championship's Rally Portugal ahead of his Toyota team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke, as Teemu Suninen's podium challenge for M-Sport faded...
21:13 2019-05-31

UPDATE 3-Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
22:26 2019-06-18

American pulls 737 MAX flights through early December, still sees approval this year American Airline Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights through Dec. 3 but remains confident that the aircraft will be approved to fly again this year following new software and pilot training....
19:26 2019-09-01

Facebook pulls propaganda accounts demonizing Hong Kong protesters It's not just Twitter cracking down on attempts to undermine Hong Kong protesters through social networks. Facebook has pulled seven Pages, five accounts and three Groups allegedly involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" meant to blast Hong Ko......
01:39 2019-08-20

Watch: Top-seed Novak Djokovic pulls out of U.S. Open with shoulder injury Top men's seed Novak Djokovic pulled out of the 2019 U.S. Open in the third set of his round of 16 match against Stan Wawrinka due to a shoulder injury, allowing his Swiss foe to advance to the quarterfinals....
13:39 2019-09-02

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Microsoft quietly deleted this database, dubbed MS Celeb, from the internet.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

Argentina's Pro-Business President Pulls a U-Turn, Imposes Capital Controls The president of Argentina is implementing financial-interventionist policies that he once railed against as he confronts market turmoil sparked by a crisis of confidence in his embattled administration....
18:52 2019-09-03

Mercedes-Benz pulls out of 2020 Toronto, Montreal auto shows Canadian International AutoShow organizers in Toronto are speaking with other manufacturers about occupying the space vacated by Mercedes-Benz, which also has withdrawn from other shows....
22:13 2019-09-03

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns: sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to win a settlement in a bribery probe, two people familiar with the matter said....
17:00 2019-07-12

#PicnickingWhileBlack: Pistol-Packing White Woman Pulls Gun on Black Couple A black couple who planned to spend their Memorial Day enjoying the beauty of nature found themselves at the wrong end of a gun barrel when a pistol-wielding white woman confronted them at a Mississippi campground....
21:52 2019-05-29

Harris pulls into virtual tie with Biden in home-state California: poll Native Californian Sen. Kamala Harris has pulled into a virtual tie with Democratic nomination front-runner Joe Biden in the Golden State, according to a new poll....
18:39 2019-07-17

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
23:52 2019-07-03

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
16:00 2019-05-22

Nasdaq pulls out of Oslo Bors battle, handing Euronext victory Nasdaq withdrew its offer for Oslo Bors on Monday, giving pan-European exchange Euronext free rein to pursue its bid for the Norwegian stock market operator after a five-month battle....
17:13 2019-05-27

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
02:39 2019-07-10

US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty, saying Russia 'made no efforts' to comply A historic arms control treated signed between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev three decades was scrapped after President Trump decided to withdraw on Friday....
17:39 2019-08-02

Video: DOD pulls plug on Boeing/Raytheon missile interceptor program SITREP: The RKV has been cancelled, meaning multi-target ballistic missile interceptors are even further off. (video link) With North Korea throwing missiles around again and Iran continuing to depart from the nuclear framework after President Donald Trump exited the deal and re-imposed sanctions, t...
20:00 2019-09-17

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after police torched her house, she said....
15:13 2019-07-05

Japanese parent company pulls plug on Albemarle & Bond over Brexit Daikokuya Holdings seeks buyer after branches of UK pawnbrokers were shuttered last week The Japanese company behind the pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond pulled the plug on the business amid concern that its losses would increase after Brexit, it has emerged, shedding light on the mysterious closure of i...
23:39 2019-09-18

The Game of Thrones Honest Trailer Pulls No Punches With This Epic Takedown The third honest trailer for Game of Thrones is here and it’s clear that the team over at Screen Junkies pulled no punches in their final takedown of the uber-popular HBO drama. Covering seasons 6-8, the third installment in the Game of Thrones honest trailer series questions how the show mana...
18:00 2019-07-10

Donald Trump Intelligence Chief Pick Pulls Out, New Nominee "Shortly" President Donald Trump's controversial pick to be the next Director of National Intelligence, Representative John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration on Friday amid questions over his experience......
07:52 2019-08-03

Kidambi Srikanth Pulls Out Of China, Korea Open With Knee Injury Kidambi Srikanth was set to face compatriot and World Championships bronze medallist Sai Praneeth in the first round of the China Open Super 1000 tournament....
19:13 2019-09-13

This week in tech history: Apple pulls the plug on the iPod classic At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive......
17:52 2019-09-14

Kevin Bacon pulls off a fine Clash impersonation on Jimmy Fallon In Jimmy Fallon’s “First Drafts Of Rock” series on The Tonight Show, he goes back and re-interprets rock classic songs by various artists, usually with Kevin Bacon. The movie star/member of the band The Bacon Brothers is game for breaking down songs from a variety of genres, from The Beach Boys’ “Fu...
01:52 2019-08-01

Trump, steamed over delays, pulls plug on electric carrier catapults Enlarge / US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photograph with US military personnel aboard the USS Wasp aircraft carrier at the US naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Trump told troops stationed in Japan he plans to order tradit...
01:26 2019-05-29

Google Pulls Scam Samsung Updates App That Was Downloaded 10 Million Times Google has suspended a fraudulent mobile app on the Google Play Store called 'Updates for Samsung' for violating its policies that claimed to offer system-level Android updates to smartphones....
13:39 2019-07-09

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
23:39 2019-05-30

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

Republican Senator Isakson resigning at end of 2019 Republican Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia said on Wednesday he will leave the Senate at the end of 2019, citing his struggles with Parkinson's disease and other medical issues....
18:00 2019-08-28

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
19:13 2019-08-02

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential debates. If you believe the word of New York supermarket magnate and top Republican donor John Catsimatidis, current frontrunner and former Vice Presid...
22:00 2019-06-18

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Queens, and it’s called AOC,” Murray, 38, told Fox N...
15:52 2019-07-17

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leaving the GOP. “Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Amash wrote in a Washington Post op-ed, without ment...
17:39 2019-07-04

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax cuts, while most Democrats want to repeal them. The two sides can debate the pros and cons of the tax cuts during the campaign, but before the debate g...
20:13 2019-06-27

Fifth Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
00:00 2019-09-05

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ever-greater concentration of fearful white racists....
20:26 2019-06-27

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history of doing insane things—that any subsequent election bullshit in the Yellowhammer state would largely ...
22:52 2019-07-16

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have all called for cutting or eliminating it, as have the conservative Heritage Foundation and the libertarian-oriented C...
19:13 2019-06-04

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
18:26 2019-08-22

Republican Gerrymander Whiz Had Wider Influence Than Was Known Tens of thousands of maps and documents kept on computer files by the Republican redistricting expert Thomas B. Hofeller show his work on a broad range of projects nationwide....
01:26 2019-09-11

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
00:26 2019-05-23

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a unique purpose: to reintroduce himself to his cons...
06:26 2019-08-23

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
21:39 2019-06-20

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
09:13 2019-06-01

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
21:26 2019-05-28

Another Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
16:00 2019-09-05

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code known as the "step-up in basis" for capital gains....
19:26 2019-07-31

Google properly and officially pulls the entry-level Pixel Slate plug Google is not exactly a major player in the tablet manufacturing space, but at least at first glance, the search giant's in-house Pixel Slate seemed like a decent competitor for Apple's iPad Pro lineup and the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 last fall with an aggressive starting price of $599, a stylish des...
16:39 2019-06-07

GameDev.World pulls off a historic global online game conference in 8 languages GameDev.World demystified the art of game development just a little bit in the past three days, with 24 hours of talks from a diverse group of experts.Read More...
01:26 2019-06-24

Kraft Heinz pulls back on asset sales as it seeks to fix a broken business The beleaguered food giant earlier this year put for sale its Maxwell House coffee business, Breakstone's sour cream and cottage cheese and baby food brand Plasmon to help pay down debt. It's now going back to the drawing board....
17:26 2019-07-24

Trump pulls back from launch of military strikes on Iran after initial approval: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times said....
08:13 2019-06-21

Minnesota State Fair pulls offbeat menu item: doughnuts with syringes The Minnesota State Fair is dropping a new food item -- doughnut bits with a side of syringes -- a snack apparently too extreme even for an industry perpetually pushing culinary boundaries....
00:26 2019-07-13

Reds’ Michael Lorenzen pulls off insane Babe Ruth-esque feat CINCINNATI — With a homer, a win and an appearance in the outfield, Michael Lorenzen pulled off a feat last accomplished by The Babe. Cincinnati’s versatile reliever also blocked the Phillies from gaining ground in the playoff chase. That last part stung the most for Philadelphia. Lorenzen hit...
14:26 2019-09-05

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
08:52 2019-06-21

Mack Horton backed to regain form as Sun Yang showdown pulls into view Olympic champion underwhelmed in trialsAustralian on course to meet Chinese rival in GwangjuThe signs are good that Olympic champion Mack Horton will overcome underwhelming trials form and regain his mojo at this week’s world swimming titles in South Korea. Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren is c...
15:26 2019-07-19

Rich Energy Pulls Logo From Haas F1 Cars After Loss in Copyright Case Rich Energy, the mysterious energy-drink sponsor of the Haas Formula One Team that seems to perpetually create more questions than answers for onlookers, has, after being taken to court on copyright allegations and losing, pulled its now-infamous stag logo from the team’s cars for this weekend’s Can...
19:26 2019-06-07

'I Am What I Am': In Concert and Conversation, Audra McDonald Pulls Back the Curtain on a Brilliant Career When you get an opportunity to see Audra McDonald perform, you take it. The record-breaking six-time Tony Award winner, Grammy and Emmy winner and 2015 National Medal of Arts recipient has conquered both stage and screen with her acting and singing and is lauded across the globe as one of the bright...
05:00 2019-09-17

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

YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign On Monday, both Twitter and Facebook announced they'd blocked accounts from China that were involved in disinformation attempts around protests in Hong Kong. Now YouTube revealed it has disabled 210 channels this week that "behaved in a coordinated m......
08:52 2019-08-23

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-NFL quarterback and Nike endorser Colin Kaepernick ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Nevada trooper pulls over hearse carrying corpse in carpool lane: police A mortuary driver who was driving in a Las Vegas carpool lane Monday, asked the Highway Patrol trooper who had pulled him over if the corpse he had in back of his van counted as a passenger, police said....
11:00 2019-07-03

Pentagon pulls funds for military schools, daycare to pay for Trump's border wall The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would pull funding from 127 Defense Department projects, including schools and daycare centers for military families, as it diverts $3.6 billion to fund President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S. border with Mexico....
00:00 2019-09-05

Venice film festival pulls the stars but gender disparity casts shadow The world's oldest film festival kicks off in Venice on Wednesday with plenty of Hollywood stars and top filmmakers expected but a lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names has drawn criticism....
18:00 2019-08-27

Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian missile defense system....
02:13 2019-07-17

Non-Profit Pulls Out Of Strip Club-Sponsored Golf Event At Trump Resort President Donald Trump's company has canceled a golf tournament that a Miami-area strip club planned to hold at his Doral, Florida, resort this weekend....
08:00 2019-07-11

Tony Romo pulls away to defend title at American Century Championship in Tahoe Tony Romo defended his title at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe.       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

German tapped to head Iran trade vehicle pulls out after Israel comments A German diplomat will no longer head the Iran trade vehicle INSTEX after it emerged he had made critical comments about Israel. The development deals a further blow to European efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal....
13:13 2019-08-10

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
15:26 2019-05-21

Toronto strip club pulls free lapdance offer to Kawhi Leonard Kawhi Leonard’s decision to join the Clippers in free agency has had at least one repercussion. Zanzibar, a gentleman’s club in Toronto, which had promised free lapdances for life for the NBA champion Raptors, no longer offers the perk to Leonard. “No more lapdances for Kawhi,̶...
17:00 2019-07-08

College Board pulls back from plan to score individual socioeconomic challenges After complaints about a plan to score students on their socioeconomic challenges or privilege, College Board revamps its data strategy with a tool called Landscape that will offer context on high schools and neighborhoods....
03:39 2019-08-28

Republican Maryland governor Larry Hogan will not run against Trump Leading hope of party never-Trumpers extinguishedGovernor does not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland governor Larry Hogan said he would not run against the president for the party’s nomination. Relate...
22:13 2019-06-01

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
16:26 2019-05-29

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Some Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide authority to impose trade sanctions....
15:26 2019-06-14

Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit US Rep. Devin Nunes can’t seem to catch a break. First, despite his memo blaming Obama and the FBI for all the evils in the world, his fellow former members of the Trump transition team keep getting indicted for being bad at crime. And now he can’t figure out which one of his cows is helping his mom...
06:00 2019-09-14

Mark Sanford Will Challenge Trump in Republican Primary Mr. Sanford, the former governor and representative from South Carolina who has become a fierce critic of the president, said he would focus his campaign on fiscal issues....
19:39 2019-09-08

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:13 2019-05-24

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
18:52 2019-06-15

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:00 2019-05-21

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
04:39 2019-06-01

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leaving the House after her term expires in early 2021....
19:01 2019-06-14

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen....
22:52 2019-07-16

Republican redistricting expert blamed for census question NEW YORK (AP) — A new court filing by lawyers opposing adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in making the change. The filing Thursday in Manhattan federal court comes just as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on t...
19:00 2019-05-30

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen....
23:26 2019-07-16

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
15:13 2019-09-13

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” when he floated the idea of buying Greenland because the move would secure vital strategic interests for the US, a leading presidential ally in the Sen...
21:00 2019-08-26

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15 If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’Rourke’s vow that if elected president, “hell yes” he would confiscate AR-15s and other weapons of war....
22:26 2019-09-13

Republican Joe Walsh touts himself as Trump alternative for 2020 Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh says he plans to use his two years of experience in Congress to show Republican voters that there's an alternative to President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
15:13 2019-08-28

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
04:52 2019-05-24

The Republican who dared to take on Trump – and how the party machine hit back Justin Amash has been the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment – but such dissent is not to be toleratedThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally outside the Michigan congressman Justin Amash’s downtown Grand Rapids office on Friday left nothing in doubt a...
01:26 2019-06-15

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreational marijuana” – along with many of Donald Trump’s favourite targets – for gun massacres is facing ...
21:26 2019-08-06

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby and pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also called for President Donald Trump to tone down his “divisive racist rhetoric” but stopped short of conceding that Trump’s language has encouraged white su...
18:00 2019-08-04

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democrats' oversight efforts, led the GOP charge against former special counsel Robert Mueller during Wednesday's hearing....
05:39 2019-07-25

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing was an opportunity to ask questions about reparations....
22:52 2019-06-19

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
03:13 2019-07-18

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
12:26 2019-08-24

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former Tea Party congressman is vocal conservative criticOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congressman, said on Sunday he would challenge Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination. Related: Something rotten? Trump's state over Den...
21:26 2019-08-25

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
10:52 2019-07-16

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Geoffrey Young, 38, will serve the time as punishment for misdemeanor rioting and attempted assault, t...
08:00 2019-07-12

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsessed president....
03:26 2019-08-26

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
20:13 2019-08-06

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues in his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wednesday for Halil Suleyman “Sul” Ozerden, a close frie...
02:39 2019-07-17

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:13 2019-06-18

Top Senate Republican throws cold water on new gun legislation Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said Friday that he had concerns about “red flag” laws and voiced skepticism that Republicans would support expanded background checks. “I want to make sure we protect our constitutional rights and whatever comes up will actually help solve a problem,” Barrasso, the third...
17:13 2019-08-09

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever agreeing to meet them on a debate stage....
03:39 2019-09-10

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romero and real estate developer Randi Dorman will face...
22:52 2019-05-30

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

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
14:00 2019-08-01

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the Senate into disarray. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Republican Sen. Brian Boquist not be allowed to retur...
22:39 2019-06-30

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and killed one heroic student who tried to stop them. Just...
14:39 2019-06-14

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican governor should step down to deal with the many court cases that have dogged his businesses. Blair is chairman of the Senate finance committee. The gove...
23:13 2019-06-10

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal could be announced on Thursday night. ...
21:52 2019-06-05

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day earlier....
00:52 2019-06-14

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
11:52 2019-08-18

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle....
20:26 2019-07-04

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area seat.“It is time for me to announce that I will not seek another term as congressman from the 24th District ...
18:39 2019-08-05

Representative Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, Republican Mainstay, Is Set to Retire The announcement adds to what appears to be a growing exodus of House Republicans that promises to change the character of the chamber, regardless of whether the party wins back control....
10:52 2019-09-05

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
20:13 2019-08-01

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
00:26 2019-06-05

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations....
05:39 2019-06-21

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week after the Walmart shooting. The condemnation allegedly came during a private meeting and stemmed fr...
15:52 2019-08-16

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
23:26 2019-08-05

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideological divide in this country and endangers the physical safety of his political opponents, as is his custom. Today, though, Ohio Rep. Steve Chabot chimed ...
17:00 2019-08-01

In Republican-Leaning Districts, Lawmakers Shy Away From Broaching Impeachment A key group of lawmakers in Republican-leaning districts are staying cautious, and many of their constituents — even impeachment supporters — appear to tolerate that....
17:00 2019-09-01

Toyota pulls forward electrification plan, eyes solid-state battery next year Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as it races to meet a "sudden surge" of EV popularization....
11:26 2019-06-07

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early American flag that many attribute to Betsy Ross. In ...
20:00 2019-07-02

Baltimore Ravens coach reportedly pulls Michael Pierce from practice after showing up out of shape Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh booted Michael Pierce from the team’s first official practice this week after the defensive tackle showed up out of shape....
20:26 2019-06-12

Nebraska school that declared candy canes ‘too religious’ pulls yearbook with Christian symbol Fifth graders at an Omaha, Nebraska middle school voted to put inspirational words shaped like a cross on the front cover of their yearbook. The cross-shaped design featured words like love, imagine, dream, and faith....
17:00 2019-06-03

Move over, Florida man: Woman pulls gator from pants during Fort Myers traffic stop Ariel Michelle Marchan-Le Quire, who also had more than 40 turtles in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack, pleaded no contest to multiple charges.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Call Sign Chaos review: James Mattis pulls a flanking manuever on Trump In a memoir that is part hymn to the constitution, the former secretary of defense offers only veiled criticism of the presidentJames Mattis was Donald Trump’s defense secretary for less than two years, resigning in December 2018. The general’s departure came with headlines but little surprise. His ...
09:00 2019-09-01

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two U.S. tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
18:00 2019-06-22

Trump pulls John Ratcliffe’s nomination for top intelligence post, blames 'LameStream Media' President Trump announced Friday he's withdrawing his nomination of Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, to replace Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence later this month -- and said he would instead remain in Congress....
21:00 2019-08-02

Nicki Minaj pulls out; Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent in for Saudi festival Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the Jeddah World Fest lineup after Nicki Minaj pulled out of it.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

Trump reveals, pulls plug on ‘secret’ Afghanistan peace summit at Camp David President Trump on Saturday revealed a previously secret plan for a Camp David summit with the Taliban and Afghan leaders — but said he called it off in the wake of Thursday’s suicide attack in Kabul. “The major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going to secretly me...
08:52 2019-09-08

White Arkansas woman pulls gun on 4 black teens raising money for football team The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator Jerri Kelly pulled a gun on four black teen who raising money for their high school football team.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Italian sovereign, bank CDS jump after League's Salvini pulls plug on government -IHS Markit The cost of insuring exposure to Italian sovereign debt and the country's banks rose sharply on Friday after the leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable....
12:26 2019-08-09

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fes...
23:00 2019-07-09

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland for trial, according to a report. Undercover, the studio of Japanese designer Jun ...
20:00 2019-06-27

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
09:39 2019-08-23

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
05:26 2019-07-02

Hatchet-wielding thief backs down when store clerk pulls out gun - but firearm costs employee his job Oregon authorities are seeking a would-be thief who was armed with a hatchet when he tried to rob a convenience store and then fled when the clerk drew a gun and called 911....
18:39 2019-05-25

Walmart pulls violent video games displays after El Paso shooting, keeps selling guns EL PASO (NBC NEWS/AP) –  Walmart is pulling violent video game displays from its stores in the wake of last weekend’s deadly shooting at one of its El Paso stores that killed at 22 people — but has also confirmed it still has no plans to stop selling firearms or ammunition. The electronics sec...
07:13 2019-08-10

GQ magazine pulls photo of Silicon Valley execs featuring 2 women Photoshopped in: reports Not enough women tech executives in Silicon Valley? They can always be Photoshopped in. GQ magazine recently removed a photo from its website after learning that the two women appearing with 15 male tech executives had been digitally added....
10:39 2019-06-13

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
05:26 2019-08-15

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it.” “Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Re...
15:39 2019-07-04

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topple Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) next year....
19:13 2019-06-06

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obligation to use more ethanol in their products....
21:52 2019-08-16

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without rape and incest the human race might long since hav...
21:26 2019-08-14

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
16:13 2019-05-21

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Republican senators....
03:39 2019-06-20