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Trump’s Cringe-Worthy Pitch to HBCU Leadership: I’m the Best You’ve Ever Had

Donald Trump, addressing leaders of the nation’s HBCUs on Tuesday, pledged to be a force for “strengthening” historically black colleges and universities, as HBCU leadership often find themselves work...

Trump’s Cringe-Worthy Pitch to HBCU Leadership: I’m the Best You’ve Ever Had

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2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party - and become the country’s new prime minister - are making their first formal pitches to party members...
17:26 2019-06-22

Love Bhutta Or Corn On The Cob? Youve Probably Been Eating It Wrong Corn on the cob is incredibly delicious, but it's not the easiest food to eat. Eating bhutta is quite messy and you might leave some residual corn left on the cob....
14:52 2019-07-08

PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: The pitch decks that helped hot startups raise millions Gettty/Neilson Barnard Billions of dollars are invested in startups every year. Whether a startup seeks to raise money from angel investors, venture-capital firms, or other backers, the presentation — or "pitch" — about the business is critical. The most effective pitch decks deftly wea...
19:26 2019-08-16

'The Five' talk Sen. Elizabeth Warren's cringeworthy interview The co-hosts of "The Five" gritted their teeth and cringed uncomfortably Friday afternoon while  watching Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren address her alleged Native American ancestry on "The Breakfast Club" radio show....
07:26 2019-06-01

Pete Buttigieg Gives Ultra-Cringeworthy Answer on Racism During a raucous first night of the second round of Democratic primary debates, Pete Buttigieg addressed systemic racism in America—an issue he’s struggled with in the past—by insisting that he, personally, embodies the “racial divide.”...
21:26 2019-07-31

Cringeworthy money mistakes advisors have seen their clients make We asked 10 financial advisors, including nine members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council, about the worst money mistake they've seen a client make....
15:52 2019-07-03

The Real Housewives of New York City Revisits One of the Most "Cringeworthy" Moments Ever There are cringeworthy Real Housewives moments and then there was this moment from The Real Housewives of New York City. "I've seen a lot of cringeworthy moments on this......
19:26 2019-07-12

Opinion: Top 100 NFL players from HBCU programs The HBCU schools have a storied history and produced many Pro Football Hall of Famers. Here are the 100 greatest NFL players from HBCU programs.       ...
22:26 2019-08-27

Biden visits HBCU, shrugs off comments on age Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Texas Southern University Friday. He also brushed aside concerns that other candidates brought up his age as a disqualifying factor in Thursday's debate. (Sept. 13)        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

The Democrats Are Debating on an HBCU Campus. Will They Take Advantage of the Opportunity? HOUSTON—Montgomery Morris expressed optimism that one of the 10 candidates who will appear on his campus at Texas Southern University tonight can beat Donald Trump, but that they all will need to focus squarely on black issues that will turn out support in the primaries next year....
02:00 2019-09-13

7 Black-Ass Things I Will Teach My Kids to Make Them HBCU Ready My daughter is now 10 years old. This means in 8 years she’ll be off to Spelman College in Atlanta to become the best she can be at the best HBCU in the country. I remember announcing on this here website that her mother was pregnant. Oh how time flies. While my daughter can go wherever she wants—a...
00:00 2019-05-25

FAMU Alum Karamo Brown Just Gave the HBCU a Queer Eye Makeover “More than a makeover” is the tagline of Queer Eye, Netflix’s hit reboot featuring the talents of the “Fab Five” experts in fashion, beauty, interior design, food and culture who revitalize the lives of their subjects, with often tearjerking results. If you’re anything like me, you binge-watch each ...
23:26 2019-07-24

Already an Awesome HBCU, Spelman College Receives Funding for STEM Center; Becomes Awesomer Spelman College, the all-women historically black college located in Atlanta, was recently ranked as the best historically black college or university (HBCU) by U.S. News & World Report. Well, it looks like that train of black excellence will not be slowing down any time soon. The college recent...
22:52 2019-09-09

Steph Curry Makes a 7-Figure Gift to Howard University to Bring Golf Back to the HBCU Basketball great Steph Curry on Monday pledged to fund a new golf program at Howard University, with a gift to be made over six years to give the HBCU time to build a Division I sports program....
07:00 2019-08-20

Giving Back: HBCU Hampton University Offers Free Tuition to Students Impacted by Hurricane Dorian Thankfully, there has been a global outpouring of support for the islands of the Bahamas, which were severely impacted by Hurricane Dorian earlier this week....
20:13 2019-09-07

Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos detail cringeworthy way they 'ruined' daughter's birthday Mark Consuelos said his daughter with Kelly Ripa, Lola, told them they "have no chill" after the incident.        ...
16:52 2019-06-18

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and May hold joint press conference after talks – live ...
02:26 2019-06-05

The Latest: Trumps and emperor, empress, exchange gifts TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. The Trumps and Japan’s new emperor and empress have exchanged photos and other gifts. Emperor Naruhito presented President Donald Trump with a traditional Japanese pottery and porcelain b...
08:13 2019-05-27

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Ilhan...
02:00 2019-08-02

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One Jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany & Co. in a custom red leather White House je...
15:13 2019-06-04

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to be hosting the Trumps on a family holiday, are watc...
19:39 2019-06-04

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
11:52 2019-08-08

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
22:26 2019-07-12

Wayne Rooney transformed DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
11:00 2019-08-08

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
12:39 2019-07-09

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
22:39 2019-05-31

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Sex And The City’s worst episodes were when Carrie ...
17:52 2019-06-01

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
15:39 2019-06-03

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
03:39 2019-06-22

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
04:01 2019-07-08

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun control is told from the perspective of his daughte...
12:52 2019-08-07

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
09:01 2019-06-04

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
00:00 2019-09-19

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
02:00 2019-05-24

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when there’s a full slate. Every rational instinct, every.....
01:52 2019-06-30

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
09:13 2019-06-06

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
11:52 2019-08-21

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the two SNL alums met up for some old school sketch a...
13:26 2019-05-25

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
10:39 2019-06-07

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
10:39 2019-05-27

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
08:26 2019-06-05

This could be the worst ceremonial first pitch ever CHICAGO — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team photographer standing close by, between the mound and.....
14:26 2019-05-29

Mom, Can I Stay Up to Prepare for My Pitch? Businesses started by children contend with challenges that are typical, like identifying a mission, and not so typical, like knowing when someone else gets to be the boss....
14:00 2019-06-29

Arenado in the lineup day after being hit in arm by pitch DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is in the lineup Thursday after leaving Wednesday’s game after getting hit with a pitch on the left forearm. Arenado said he was a little stiff and sore, and he would test his arm during batting practice before Thursday’s game ag...
03:00 2019-06-14

What does it take for Shaq to pitch a product? Former NBA big man Shaquille O'Neal dishes on how he chooses which companies and brands to collaborate with.       ...
11:26 2019-07-10

Let The Alligator Throw The First Pitch Chance the Snapper—a Chicago alligator who gained fame last week when he was first noticed living in the Humboldt Park lagoon—was taken into custody Tuesday morning by reptile expert Frank Robb, who was hired specifically to grab the creature. Before he was apprehended, the 5-foot-3 Chance captured ...
03:00 2019-07-17

Nationals 2B Dozier departs after getting hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier left a game Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox after he was hit on his right arm by a pitch. Chicago starter Reynaldo Lopez hit Dozier as he was leading off the second inning. Dozier was attended to by Washington’s athletic train...
06:26 2019-06-05

No guarantee Yankees’ CC Sabathia will pitch again Maybe this time was the last time. Maybe this 558th start of the indomitable CC Sabathia’s major league career will prove to be the final one before the 39-year-old lefty calls it a day once the season ends. Maybe this time the spit and bailing wire holding together a right knee that has been an......
11:52 2019-08-31

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreement could a no-deal Brexit be prevented....
17:26 2019-06-14

Trevor Bauer Knows He Could Just Not Pitch To Max Kepler, Right? The Minnesota Twins are socking dingers at a historic pace, and the individual that is currently leading everyone on the roster in that stat is Max Kepler. With that knowledge, it shouldn’t be a complete surprise that he added a couple more in a 6-2 win over the Indians on Saturday, especially when ...
18:26 2019-07-14

Look out! First pitch goes a bit awry for White Sox employee CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team photographer standing close by, between the mound ...
06:00 2019-05-29

Lee Cattermole: ‘There were two years when I shouldn’t have been on the pitch’ After playing for years with a torn hip, the Sunderland midfielder is back to full fitness and ready for a League One play-off final date with CharltonIt is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico in 2006, Middlesbrough have just eliminated Roma from Europe and Italian reporters ask their English ...
22:13 2019-05-25

Cuphead is coming to Netflix — and it’d better be dark as pitch Cuphead, cartoonish indie platformer darling, is getting its own Netflix show, according to its developers at Studio MDHR. The show, which will be made by Netflix Animation, will be called The Cuphead Show! As a fan of the game, I can only hope the trademark dark edge makes it into the show — becaus...
10:26 2019-07-10

| After losing arm, Zimbabwean footballer returns to pitch Zimbabwean footballer Hardlife Zvirekwi looks like any other member of his football team as he dribbles fast down the wing, but just last year he lost an arm in a car crash....
23:52 2019-06-19

Ortiz returns to Fenway to throw out 1st pitch Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, in his first public appearance three months after being shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Monday night's game against the New York Yankees in Fenway Park....
08:39 2019-09-10

Voit gets hit in face by pitch, scores, then leaves Luke Voit left the Yankees' game on Saturday after being hit in the face by a 91 mph fastball in the fourth inning, but he stayed in the game long enough to score....
03:26 2019-07-21

Supercars gets extension to pitch for new fifth Bathurst event The Bathurst Regional Council has given Supercars an extension for its proposal to host the venue's new slot for a fifth motorsport event of the year....
16:52 2019-06-17

MLB notebook: Ortiz throws out 1st pitch at Fenway Red Sox legend David Ortiz, in his first public appearance three months after being shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Monday night's game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston....
08:39 2019-09-10

Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season for Phils Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta says he's likely going to have season-ending surgery soon because of a bone spur in his pitching elbow       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Gregorius leaves Yankees game after being hit by pitch Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has left New York's game at Dodger Stadium after being hit by a pitch from Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw       ...
04:39 2019-08-26

Voit thought 'broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch Yankees slugger Luke Voit said memories of Giancarlo Stanton's jaw being broken by a pitch from Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago crossed his mind when he took a pitch to the face on Saturday....
19:39 2019-07-21

Joey Chestnut eats hot dog while throwing first pitch for Mets Competitive eater Joey Chestnut held a hot dog in one hand and the baseball in the other hand, before devouring the treat and throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Mets game....
18:39 2019-07-01

At This Dating Event, People Can Pitch Their Single Friends Franklin Hall's first Pitch a Friend night enlisted 12 on-the-market locals to be hawked by their friends. As the bar's Facebook page noted, it was like "Shark Tank" for singles....
16:26 2019-06-28

Sources: Kawhi to let Raptors make final pitch Kawhi Leonard is expected to allow the Raptors to make the final pitch among teams meeting with him in Los Angeles next week, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
22:13 2019-06-27

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
18:52 2019-06-22

See the pitch deck an influencer used to try and get sponsors for her "surprise" engagement The world of Instagram influencers can be a trip. It’s a vortex of luxurious lives, handcrafted and monetized for maximum engagement. It’s how they make their living, and, hey, props to them for securing their bags by being beautiful. But one influencer, we’d wager, took things a bit far when her “s...
23:26 2019-06-21

Craig Kimbrel Had To Pitch In A Ballpark Of Little Leaguers Mocking Him The Cubs’ 7-1 win over the Pirates in Williamsport, Penn., on Sunday night wasn’t the tightest of ballgames, but the Little Leaguers in attendance had fun all the way through the end. In the ninth inning, with the game far out of reach and Craig Kimbrel on just to get some reps after coming off the ...
01:39 2019-08-20

Banks scramble to re-pitch for Aramco IPO roles: sources Investment banks are scrambling to re-pitch to advise Saudi Aramco on a possible initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter said, with Saudi Arabia's energy minister confirming plans for the listing to proceed in 2020 or 2021....
17:13 2019-07-02

Dan Loeb’s pitch to break up Sony lifts stock Sony shares got a boost Friday on hopes billionaire investor Dan Loeb will persuade the conglomerate to shed one of its “crown jewels.” Loeb argued in an eight-page letter to shareholders and 102-page slideshow Thursday that the tech-and-entertainment empire should sell its semiconductors division a...
09:52 2019-06-15

Edwin Encarnacion can’t pitch, but it’s still a winning move by Yankees CHICAGO — Can Edwin Encarnacion pitch? Kidding, kidding. And you had best be kidding if you pose the same question. Of course the Yankees’ surprise acquisition of the American League home run leader Encarnacion from the Mariners doesn’t cure their starting rotation woes, just as a much-needed, 8-4 b...
17:52 2019-06-16

Yankees’ Dellin Betances unsure when he can pitch off a mound BALTIMORE — Luis Severino and Dellin Betances played catch on flat ground before the Yankees’ 9-4 win over the Orioles on Tuesday night at Camden Yards. While Severino might be throwing off a bullpen mound Friday in Toronto, Betances didn’t know when he would take the next step in his comeback...
17:39 2019-08-07

Monica Puig Serves Up A Smashing Ceremonial First Pitch It’s generally lame when non-baseball athletes use non-baseballs to complete ceremonial first pitches. You see this most often with football players, using their vile spheroids to throw first pitches that really have nothing to do with the sport of baseball. If you can’t get a baseball all the way t...
08:52 2019-08-09

Idiot On The Pitch Is Nearly Trampled, Escapes Unscathed, Has Whiskers, Is A Cat An idiot invaded the pitch in the 92nd minute of Wednesday night’s Leagues Cup Tournament match between Real Salt Lake and Liga MX side Tigres UANL, at a point when the game was very much still up for grabs. The absolute moron very nearly took the ball off the feet of Tigres player André-Pierre Gign...
08:52 2019-07-25

Phillies' Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will have MRI Thursday and likely have season-ending surgery on bone spur in his pitching elbow.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Umpire Mike Everitt leaves game after being hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Home plate umpire Mike Everitt left a game between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals after being struck in the chest by a pitch Tuesday night. Everitt was hit by a 95 mph fastball from White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez that was untouched by swinging hitter Trea Turner o...
06:26 2019-06-05

Utley honored, tosses pitch to Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans stood and cheered...
07:26 2019-06-22

We've A New Challenger To The Throne Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time The look on the face White Sox pitcher Evan Marshall, doing the catching for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of Tuesday night’s Royals-White Sox game, tells you something. That is not the expression of a man who has a lot of confidence in the person doing the hurling. That expression says this may ...
07:26 2019-05-29

"Won't Compromise," Says BS Yediyurappa After Amit Shah's Hindi Pitch Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa - the BJP's tallest leader in south India -- today said a firm "no" to party chief Amit Shah's push for having Hindi as a common language across the country......
15:26 2019-09-16

The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch – in pictures ‘For Forest – The Unending Attraction of Nature’ by Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt into Austria’s largest public art installation Continue reading......
12:26 2019-09-06

David Ortiz Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway Park Three months after he was shot in the Dominican Republic, Ortiz addressed the fans before the Red Sox-Yankees game on Monday, thanking teammates and opponents for their support....
10:00 2019-09-10

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
07:39 2019-06-01

Ole says Pogba and Rashford must decide penalty-taker on the pitch "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not change his penalty strategy after Paul Pogba’s saved spot-kick led to Wolves earning a draw on Monday night."...
02:00 2019-08-20

EU rejects Trump pitch for quotas on cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on the EU's automotive exports to the U.S. ...
23:26 2019-05-28

Rockies 3B Arenado hit by pitch on left forearm, leaves game DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has left Wednesday’s game with a left forearm contusion after getting hit by a pitch. Arenado was batting in the bottom of the third inning when Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels hit him with a 90-mph fastball. Arenado looked toward the...
00:39 2019-06-13

Boring and lifeless: Cricket NSW slams plans for drop-in pitch at the SCG SCG Trust is considering a drop-in pitch at the behest of the AFLCricket NSW is strongly opposed to the changeCricket NSW is opposing moves to use drop-in pitches at the SCG, fearing it will result in boring cricket which will turn off spectators.The Sydney Cricket Ground Trust, at the behest of the...
03:52 2019-07-02

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that dilutes any self-pity or self-congratulation we m...
00:52 2019-06-08

DMK To Hold Protests Against Amit Shah's Hindi Pitch On September 20 Upping the ante against "Hindi imposition," allegedly by the Centre, a high-level DMK meet on Monday announced protest demonstrations across Tamil Nadu on September 20 to condemn Home Minister Amit......
23:26 2019-09-16

Joe Biden makes his presidential pitch at Iowa State Fair Joe Biden was among the first of more than 20 presidential candidates to drop by the Iowa State Fair on Thursday in hopes of wooing voters in the Hawkeye State. Within the first 10 minutes of his arrival, Biden grabbed an ice-cream bar to munch on as he greeted residents. He shared a handshake and.....
01:00 2019-08-09

Norway's government defeated by wide margin (on the soccer pitch) The Norwegian government suffered a heavy defeat on Thursday, but it was on the football pitch rather than in parliament as a team of recovering addicts defeated them 7-0 in a soccer match....
03:13 2019-08-09

Miscommunication Leads To Kevin Pillar Taking The Slowest Possible Hit-By-Pitch Kevin Pillar wanted to call time during Wednesday’s game in San Diego, but home plate umpire Jeff Nelson didn’t grant it to him. That ended up benefitting the Giants outfielder, because Padres pitcher Luis Perdomo threw a hilariously soft pitch which ended up “plunking” the batter....
17:13 2019-07-04

Karen Carney: farewell to a trailblazer, both on and off the pitch | Suzanne Wrack The winger was one of the last of the top players who paid to play, yet at 31 it feels too soon to be saying goodbyeKaren Carney is quiet in the limelight. There was almost a serenity to her final season at Chelsea and her fourth World Cup campaign.This is a player who, after battling demons that al...
23:52 2019-07-05

Braves infielder Charlie Culberson hospitalized after being hit in the face by a pitch Braves' Charlie Culberson was struck directly on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball in the seventh inning by Nationals reliever Fernando Rodney.       ...
09:39 2019-09-15

John Means will pitch Orioles to rare Camden Yards win Alec Baldwin says he’s sooo done with his impersonation of President Trump. “I can’t imagine I would do it again. I just can’t.” Sure, Alec, and Kawhi Leonard is going to be a Knick next year. … Seems Justin Bieber has acquired that Baldwin fighting spirit. “I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to a f...
22:00 2019-06-11

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgia’s camera found itself the victim of what was eit...
20:52 2019-06-14

Why Yankees haven’t lost faith in this Aroldis Chapman pitch Had Travis d’Arnaud’s fly ball to right field died on the warning track Monday night instead of crawling into the seats for what turned out to be a game-winning, three-run homer, Aroldis Chapman getting beat on a slider wouldn’t have been the hot topic it was Tuesday. Before Tuesday night’s 8-3 win ...
07:52 2019-07-17

Rugby World Cup preparations hit bump with concerns over readiness of pitch Yokohama pitch relaid a month out from first matchOrganisers remain confident of ‘optimal conditions’ Rugby union has never been synonymous with luscious green grass and impeccable playing surfaces. But the venue for this year’s Rugby World Cup final did not have even a blade of grass on it when it ...
07:00 2019-09-03

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden mangles his own campaign pitch Joe Biden fumbled during his closing statement at the Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, erroneously encouraging prospective supporters to “go to Joe 30330″ — rather than texting “Joe” to the campaign number. “If you agree with me go to Joe 30-330 and help me in this figh...
11:39 2019-08-01

Padres’ Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday TORONTO (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead. Manager Andy Green said Sunday the neck issue is “nothing serious” and Paddack should be ready to start...
23:00 2019-05-26

Watch: LSU beats Auburn with wild pitch, error in SEC Tournament Down 3-2 with one out in the ninth inning, the LSU Tigers scored the game-winning runs on a wild pitch and an error to beat Auburn in the SEC Tournament on Thursday....
19:00 2019-05-24

David Ortiz sends Fenway Park into hysteria with first pitch BOSTON — Red Sox fans haven’t had much to cheer about this season, as the team has had a disappointing year following their World Series victory last season, but that changed Monday night. David Ortiz threw out the first pitch to Jason Varitek before the final game of the series against the Yankees ...
08:39 2019-09-10

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn attacks Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urged voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
16:13 2019-08-19

Nathan Patterson, signed by A’s after viral pitch, dominates in pro debut If his first outing is any indication, the Oakland Athletics’ Nathan Patterson signing wasn’t just a publicity stunt. The 23-year-old fan who earned a contract after hitting 96 mph during a ballpark speed-pitch challenge struck out the side in the first inning in his professional debut T...
22:52 2019-08-19

Cameroon’s Nchout Ajara, a heroine on and off the pitch, can hurt England Forward is the main threat to England in the World Cup last 16 but is equally known for her work with orphans and prisonersThe clock was ticking towards the 96th minute when Aboudi Onguene headed the ball towards Nchout Njoya Ajara. With Cameroon needing a winner against New Zealand to go through to...
17:00 2019-06-21

Reds rookie Senzel fouls pitch off eye, leaves game CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Nick Senzel fouled a pitch off his left eye and came out of a game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. The outfielder fouled a pitch from Mike Minor into the dirt, the ball deflecting off his foot and hitting the bill of his helmet and his eye. A trainer applie...
05:52 2019-06-16

Baseball's Daffy Pitch for a Combination Tampa Bay-Montreal Franchise Thank you, baseball! Thank you for serving up the wackiest idea in sports: an underappreciated Florida franchise sharing its team with a Canadian city that lost its own baseball club, the Expos, a generation ago....
18:26 2019-06-21

Warriors making pitch for Kevon Looney to return next season OAKLAND, Calif. — Shaun Livingston was on the campaign trail Tuesday stumping for injured teammate, Kevon Looney, the backup role-playing big man and a free agent. Looney’s fourth season in Golden State is over after busting his collarbone in Game 2, coach Steve Kerr said Tuesday. He may have played...
07:00 2019-06-05

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn to attack Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn will today accuse Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urges voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
08:52 2019-08-19

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border funding bill next week that its own members describ...
14:13 2019-06-21

The Latest: Female pitch invader delays final briefly Play was momentarily stopped in the 18th minute of the Champions League final when a scantily dressed woman streaked onto the pitch        ...
22:00 2019-06-01

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources said, in what could be the world's biggest IPO....
00:00 2019-08-20

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
20:13 2019-08-14

Mets vs. Nationals: Eric Fedde will out pitch Zack Wheeler Bold bowl photos of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the can were taken outside a window of his luxury apartment. Seems A-Rod forgot to close the blinds and was blindsided. His lawyers may seek legal action citing privacy laws if they can flush out who captured Alex’s bowling technique. And you thought “Ga...
00:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
20:52 2019-06-14

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions of dollars in settlements....
17:52 2019-06-14

David Ortiz throws out first pitch at Fenway Park months after shooting David Ortiz made a surprise appearance at Fenway Park on Monday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Boston Red Sox played their final game of the season against the rival New York Yankees....
14:39 2019-09-10

Fan who scored Oakland A's contract with viral 96-mph pitch makes professional debut The baseball fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A’s after his 96-MPH pitch at a speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field went viral brought the heat in his professional debut....
17:26 2019-08-19

Biden prompts confusion with bungled pitch for supporters to text campaign Joe Biden ended Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate by issuing a vexing call for supporters visit "Joe 30330" -- leading to confusion as to whether the former vide president promoting a website, text messaging number, or even the next millennium....
08:39 2019-08-01

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed with recent issues—there’s a great sales analysis on comicbook.com—and after years of writing undera...
02:13 2019-08-02

Watch: Yankees' CC Sabathia throws out first pitch at final All-Star Game New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Progressive Field before Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his final Midsummer Classic as a player....
15:52 2019-07-10

White House hopefuls to make a pitch to undecided New Hampshire Democrats A parade of 19 Democratic White House hopefuls will plead their case to thousands of New Hampshire party activists on Saturday, hoping a quick sales pitch will help ignite their campaigns in the race to pick a challenger to Republican President Donald Trump in 2020....
16:39 2019-09-07

Sink Navy Warship, Get Artificial Underwater Reef: Maharashtra's Pitch Two months after the Navy decommissioned INS Ganga, an indigenous guided-missile frigate, the government of Maharashtra has officially written to the Navy Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, asking for......
12:13 2019-06-14

Red Sox legend David Ortiz throws out first pitch in first public appearance since he was shot David Ortiz threw out the first pitch before the Red Sox's game against the Yankees in his first public appearance since he was shot in June.       ...
05:13 2019-09-10

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met behind closed doors with 50 top Democratic state l...
07:26 2019-05-29

| Unsuitable CT Stadium pitch sees CT City v Chiefs PSL blockbuster moved The Absa Premiership encounter between Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs will not go ahead at the Cape Town Stadium after the pitch was ruled unsuitable....
08:39 2019-08-22

Phil Parkinson resigns as Bolton manager amid off-pitch chaos • Bolton say ‘the matter is being considered’• Club called off game against Doncaster on TuesdayBolton Wanderers are now without a manager after Phil Parkinson and his assistant, Steve Parkin, resigned from the beleaguered club.Parkinson’s decision is the latest blow to Bolton, who have been in admi...
04:39 2019-08-22

Max Scherzer plans to pitch Wednesday with broken nose, says Nationals manager Max Scherzer, who broke his nose Tuesday during batting practice, plans to pitch the second game of a DH on Wednesday, says Nationals manager.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel N Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel New Bones and Huge Testicles Tied Up With String, These Are a Few Of Incels’ Favorite Things | The Root ‘If I Would Have Complied, I Would Have Got Killed’: Man Narrowly Avoids Being Shot By Cop on Fac...
17:26 2019-05-29

Inside Chase Arena: The Warriors’ $1.4 billion pitch to keep Kevin Durant SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, with all the hullabaloo swirling over a Warriors’ part-owner shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry on the sidelines at Oracle Arena, Golden State executive Rick Welts was across the Bay Bridge, conducting his final tour of the franchise’s pride and joy — Chase Arena. It is a $1....
23:00 2019-06-07

Rays erase 6-run deficit, beat Blue Jays on wild pitch in 10 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - It was a single for almost anyone else. It was a double for Kevin Kiermaier, whose speed in the bottom of 10th inning produced the run to cap Tampa Bay's big comeback....
15:13 2019-08-07

Google has made a virtual soccer pitch to train AIs to play football Google has created a virtual soccer training pitch for AIs to use to learn how to play football. The AIs will need to learn short-term control and high-level strategies...
17:52 2019-07-03

Congress's Counter To Amit Shah's "Hindi As National Language" Pitch Hours after Union minister Amit Shah's Hindi language pitch, the Congress on Saturday said the three-language formula should not be tinkered with and controversies must not be stirred up on "emotive"......
06:52 2019-09-15

Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused, says FIFA Secretyar General FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play....
22:13 2019-05-23

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
19:52 2019-05-23

Wild first pitch at Royals-White Sox game nails unsuspecting photographer A photographer was hit on a first pitch that went crazily awry Tuesday night before the Kansas City Royals game against the White Sox in Chicago.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a troublesome swarm of bees....
16:13 2019-06-28

Mets’ Steven Matz finds right pitch pace in bounce-back effort Pitching close to home is nothing new for Steven Matz. As the left-hander said after the Mets’ 7-2 win Wednesday over the Marlins at Citi Field, “I don’t know anything else at this point.’’ That won’t be the case for Marcus Stroman, who will make his first start in Queens since joining the Mets when...
07:26 2019-08-08

Exclusive: Walmart to make first direct pitch to big corporate ad buyers at New York event Walmart Inc will meet large consumer goods companies and advertising firms for the first time in New York next week to pitch its advertising business, as the world's largest retailer aims to rev up its website and stores as a platform for other companies to reach customers....
09:52 2019-05-22

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's prospects in upcoming elections....
11:13 2019-06-20

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
05:26 2019-06-24

Liverpool under FSG: How learning from Fulham and Man Utd off the pitch helped bring glory back to Anfield As the city of Madrid turned into a speck on the horizon for the passengers of a flight chartered to bring the newly crowned champions of Europe back to Liverpool, John W Henry had plenty of time to consider everything that had led him to that moment....
10:00 2019-06-15

In Paris, Héctor Bellerín Swaps The Football Pitch For The Louis Vuitton Catwalk "Playing a game is the best thing ever and you cannot compare the two things but [walking in the show] was something that I really, really enjoyed and I was very happy to be able to do it," the Arsenal defender told Vogue post-show...
21:39 2019-06-20

Wales focus returns to pitch with brutal training session before Georgia match Team seek to move on from Rob Howley’s departurePlayers enjoy best session since arriving in JapanWales players went hell for leather in training on Wednesday night in a bid to put the investigation into Rob Howley’s suspected breach of betting regulations behind them. Howley’s departure from the Ru...
12:39 2019-09-19

Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo homers on first pitch he sees in All-Star Game Texas Rangers center fielder Joey Gallo didn't take long to feel comfortable in his first career All-Star Game, hitting the first pitch he saw from Giants reliever Will Smith over the right-field wall for a home run....
15:52 2019-07-10

Watch: Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz throws out first pitch at Fenway Park Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz made a surprise appearance Monday night at Fenway Park, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch months after being shot....
04:26 2019-09-10

Fan's viral 96-mph pitch catches attention of MLB team, scores minor-league contract A baseball fan's life changed forever after he threw an unbelievable pitch at an MLB baseball game, shocking officials and viewers around the world. His pitch earned him a minor-league contract, launching himself into a career of a lifetime....
20:39 2019-08-02

2020 Dems pitch plans to combat gun violence, white nationalism after massacres Both South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced detailed plans for curbing gun violence and white nationalist terrorism Tuesday, while other candidates introduced or re-emphasized their support for various proposals....
02:52 2019-08-07

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in funding from Silicon Valley Technology is shattering legacy financial systems that can't keep pace with market demand — and Brex is at the forefront. It's one of fintechs buzziest startups, aiming to rebuild B2B financial products starting with corporate cards for technology companies. Brex The company was quietly launch...
23:13 2019-09-02

John Legend and James Corden's Songs of the Summer Riff-Off Is Pitch Perfect It was a battle of ballads and bops. Apparently, James Corden is a bone to pick with the radio this summer because he made a plea for more jams. "Whenever I turn the radio on nowm......
21:13 2019-07-31

Shaq Makes Sleazy Low-Ball Reverse Pitch For Cheap Content For New TNT Show Shaq, that lovable character you can’t get enough of in his capacity as the grumbling grouch on TNT’s NBA studio coverage, apparently has a new docuseries—a fancy word that means “reality television show”— coming up on TNT. The show, apparently already hard-up for content, is hoping to put together ...
09:39 2019-08-29

Fan's viral 96 mph pitch catches attention of MLB team, scores minor league contract A baseball fan's life has changed forever after he threw an unbelievable pitch at a Major League Baseball game, shocking officials and viewers around the world....
07:00 2019-08-04

QPR's support for race victims after U18s walk off pitch during friendly in Spain QPR will continue to support and monitor the welfare of their Under-18 players after they were alleged to have suffered racist abuse and walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain....
13:26 2019-08-16

Klopp says Adrián is a Liverpool injury concern after collision with pitch invader – video Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side’s Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after a collision with a pitch invader. Manager Jürgen Klopp said the Spaniard injured his ankle during post-match celebrations following Liverpool’s Super Cup win over Chelsea on Wednesday.‘It’s cr...
15:00 2019-08-16

Review: Pitch-perfect Ready or Not is a sharp and witty blood-soaked delight Enlarge / Samara Weaving delivers a standout performance in the new horror comedy Ready or Not. (credit: Fox Searchlight) An unsuspecting bride finds herself fighting for her life on her wedding night in Ready or Not, a wickedly funny, blood-soaked thriller that made its world premiere last month ...
23:26 2019-08-21

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
02:13 2019-06-10

Maddy Freking becomes sixth girl to pitch at Little League World Series, gets team out of jam Maddy Freking became the sixth girl to pitch at the Little League World Series on Sunday and more than held her own on the mound.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

UCLA's Rachel Garcia capped off a 179-pitch day with a heroic walk-off homer The UCLA softball team is going to the championship of the Women's College World Series thanks to one of the most heroic games you'll ever see.        ...
00:52 2019-06-03

Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco announces he is fighting leukemia, hopes to pitch again in 2019 The Indians right-hander told a Dominican TV station that he has leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow.       ...
22:13 2019-07-06

Reptile wrangler who retrieved alligator from Chicago lagoon throws first pitch before Cubs game The reptile wrangler who retrieved a roughly 5-foot alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
16:13 2019-07-17

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the service to authorize employees to make travel-rel...
02:13 2019-08-22

Watch: Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Soroka exits game after hit by pitch; X-rays negative Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Soroka was pulled from his start Sunday against the Washington Nationals after he was struck in his right arm by a pitch....
02:13 2019-06-24

Liverpool goalie Adrian may miss next English Premier League match after pitch-invader incident Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, fresh off a European Super Cup victory over Chelsea, may miss the club’s second English Premier League match of the season because of a bizarre injury suffered this week....
04:39 2019-08-17

Cubs' Cole Hamels leaves Reds game after throwing warmup pitch in second inning Cole Hamels left after one inning against the Cincinnati Reds Friday night, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle Hendricks.       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Gwyneth Paltrow called an 'extortionist' for expensive 'health summit' that turned out to be Goop sales pitch Attendees of Gwyneth Paltrow’s UK wellness summit in London are revolting after they were charged $5,700 to attend — then subjected to a weekend-long Goop sales pitch, while the actress skipped out on some of the festivities....
16:13 2019-07-03

Angels’ Andrew Heaney honors Tyler Skaggs with special first pitch, etches message into mound Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney honored the memory of his teammate Tyler Skaggs on Saturday with a special first pitch in his first start since his friend’s tragic death last week....
19:52 2019-07-07

No Relief for Big Tech Under New EU Leadership The incoming head of the EU executive arm is promising new laws on artificial intelligence and the use of big data within 100 days of taking office on Nov. 1, as the bloc’s antitrust enforcer gathers evidence to probe the practices of companies including Facebook and Amazon....
17:52 2019-09-02

Atlanta Braves’ Culberson suffers facial fractures after taking pitch to face on bunt attempt, team says Atlanta Braves utility player Charlie Culberson suffered "multiple facial fractures" after a 91 mph pitch struck him in the face during a bunt attempt in Saturday's playoff-clinching win over the Washington Nationals, the team announced....
00:26 2019-09-16

England Lionesses lose on the pitch but victory for women's football brings watershed moment closer than ever Phil Neville had promised that losing this semi-final would 'mean nothing' to him but, when he is finally able to reflect on an agonising defeat, the England manager will feel differently....
00:13 2019-07-03

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
21:26 2019-07-31

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
15:52 2019-05-21

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. The German chancellor backs center-right Manfred Weber, but the French president has other ideas....
01:26 2019-05-29

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
17:13 2019-05-24

Merkel says she is working very well with SPD interim leadership German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she had a "very, very trustworthy" working relationship with the interim leaders of her Social Democrat coalition partners, with whom she shares power in an often rocky alliance....
13:39 2019-07-19

Your A to Z guide to the Tory leadership contest Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian Glover dives into the alphabet soup...
15:13 2019-05-30

The final two: What happens now in the Tory leadership race? Conservative MPs have chosen the final two candidates in the party's leadership race, with Tory members now to decide between Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt....
09:00 2019-06-21

China to Britain's Hunt: Don't use us in your leadership bid British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he criticized China's rights record....
12:39 2019-07-11

CBOE Holdings Announces Leadership Changes CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO, has advised the Board that he will step down as CEO effective following the 2013 Annual Meeting in May 2013. Following the annual meeting, it is anticipated that he will as...
06:39 2019-05-22

Who won and who lost the Tory leadership debate? When the five Tory leadership candidates arrived for the first TV debate of the campaign at studios in East London, they were greeted by a woman in a chicken costume....
23:39 2019-06-16

'We have to stop no-deal': Ed Davey kicks off Lib Dem leadership bid Exclusive: Former minister Ed Davey aims to broaden party’s appeal with climate focusThe former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Ed Davey launched his bid for the party leadership on Thursday, pledging to fight a no-deal Brexit by working with remainers in parliament to make revoking article 50 the...
10:52 2019-05-30

BBC Conservative leadership debate – the winners and the losers Front-runner Boris Johnson makes debate debut, and avoids any significant damageAfter a second round of voting by MPs, with a third to come on Wednesday, the remaining five Tory party leadership contenders, including the frontrunner Boris Johnson, tested themselves in a BBC TV debate. It was a somet...
01:13 2019-06-19

Sanders shakes up campaign leadership in New Hampshire Facing discontent and unheeded warnings from longtime supporters that he could lose the New Hampshire primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Sunday replaced the director of his presidential campaign operations in the Granite State....
11:52 2019-09-16

Bush, Clinton to celebrate those in their leadership program DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will attend a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year. The graduation ceremony for the almost 60 people participating in the Presidential Leadership Scholars program will be held ...
19:52 2019-06-27

EU summit: Marathon leadership talks delayed again EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. More than 18 hours of talks in Brussels have failed to reach a breakthrough....
15:00 2019-07-01

Snap Finishes Overhaul of Leadership Team Snap promoted two executives internally to run its finance and personnel units, respectively, completing Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel’s remaking of the leadership team after a series of recent departures....
16:52 2019-05-21

The Confident, Outspoken Leadership of Megan Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe has carried the U.S. women’s team into the World Cup semifinals and embraced what it means to belong to a generation of pro athletes armed with a broader platform than any of their predecessors....
05:13 2019-07-02

Conservative leadership debate – be in the audience Sky News is planning to host a live leadership debate between the final two contenders to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader, and you could be in the audience....
17:26 2019-06-11

E.U. Leadership Shake Up: The Most Consequential, and Controversial, Things to Know The European Union has expanded the power of its controversial digital czar, and the new leader of the bloc’s executive arm is calling for an expanded role in military matters....
01:26 2019-09-11

ATP seeking strong leadership for bright future The ATP is deep in talks with a host of experts from within and outside the sport as it seeks a new leadership team to help heal rifts in elite men’s tennis and lead it into a new era of growth and opportunity, a director of the sport’s governing body told Reuters at Wimbledon....
10:52 2019-07-15

On day one, new U.S. envoy to U.N. vows 'strong American leadership' New U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, started work at the 193-member world body on Thursday, pledging to defend U.S. values and interests, support friends and allies and advocate for the poor with "strong American leadership."...
18:52 2019-09-12

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
19:00 2019-08-04

Who were the winners and losers of the Tory leadership debate? Rory Stewart and Jeremy Hunt had good nights, but the missing Boris Johnson loomed over proceedingsFive candidates minus Boris Johnson took each other on in the head-to-head debate televised debate on Channel 4. They stayed mostly civil towards each other, but Jeremy Hunt called out Johnson’s no-sho...
02:39 2019-06-17

Fiat's Talks With Renault Propelled by Changes in Leadership Fiat Chairman John Elkann has long wanted to trim his family’s holdings in the auto sector, and the death of former Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne and the arrest of Renault’s longtime chairman Carlos Ghosn shifted the dynamic in putting together a proposed deal....
04:26 2019-05-28

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
04:13 2019-05-27

Kasich on gun violence: 'We need leadership at all levels of both parties' Former Ohio Governor John Kasich took members of both parties to task on Sunday for failing to take action to prevent mass shootings such as the ones that hit his home state in the city of Dayton, as well as El Paso, Texas this weekend....
05:13 2019-08-05

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region. Bevin says the Appalachian Regional Commission approved a $500,000 grant for the Leadership Kentuck...
11:52 2019-06-10

UK Conservative members sent more than one ballot in leadership vote: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the party's next leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
20:39 2019-07-06

Tory leadership race: who could replace Theresa May? The race has begun for the next leader of the Conservative Party as more than a dozen MPs are believed to be seriously considering entering the contest after Theresa May announced she was stepping down....
14:39 2019-05-25

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission....
22:26 2019-06-11

The Londoner: Tory Donors denied leadership vote In today's Londoner: Tory donors query lack of ballots / Mark Francois' top teddy / Joanna Lumley pays respect to Ian Fleming / Fiona Hill's surprise return...
19:52 2019-07-17

Among Today's Most Prized Leadership Qualities: Playing Nicely Getting along well with your peers counts for a lot when you vie for the same plum promotion. Your management career may benefit even if you lose the race. Yet it can be hard to cooperate and compete at the same time....
08:26 2019-09-19

'PSA is bucking the current sales trend thanks to strong leadership' Opinion 1 Aug, 2019 PSA is the defying the current market trend of negative sales and it's all down to having strong leaderships, says Steve Fowler...
11:52 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico's leadership up in the air hours before governor to step down Hours before Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is due to resign on Friday after 12 days of street protests, the 3.2 million residents of the bankrupt U.S. territory remained unclear about who would succeed him....
18:39 2019-08-02

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership: Der Spiegel German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a magazine reported on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's sinking popularity since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
12:39 2019-08-16

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
15:39 2019-07-11

At Iacocca visitation, guests recall visionary leadership Colleagues, friends, and politicians paid respects to Lee Iacocca and his family at a visitation for the former Chrysler CEO on Tuesday. Former Michigan Governor Jim Blanchard called Iacocca "a leader that we need now" and Bob Lutz praised his former boss for landing Jeep against widespread oppositi...
03:26 2019-07-10

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
20:26 2019-06-27

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
17:26 2019-07-02

Rajnath Singh's Jibe At Congress Over Leadership Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took a swipe at the Congress over its leadership crisis, saying that the opposition party is still searching for a chief and "it is unclear whether there is......
08:26 2019-07-07

Chiefs counting on Clark, Mathieu to provide leadership Kansas City Chiefs could have as many as 8 new starters on defense this season, so they are counting on a couple of newcomers to provide some leadership       ...
19:39 2019-08-05

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are prominent labor leaders. Shuler is secretary-trea...
09:52 2019-07-08

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the party's governing body....
21:26 2019-07-08

Nadal, Federer joining Djokovic on ATP leadership board Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are joining Novak Djokovic on the ATP Player Council to reshape board roiled by conflict        ...
23:26 2019-08-08

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions ranging from the secretary of defense to the heads of military branches have seen jolting turnover....
01:13 2019-07-09

Writers Guild Re-elects Leadership at Odds With Agencies It has been five months since thousands of movie and TV writers fired their agents and election results indicate the Hollywood standoff will continue....
05:00 2019-09-17

Scholz wants to remain finance minister despite SPD leadership candidacy: RND German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz does not plan to quit his post despite intending to run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a German newspaper group reported on Friday....
13:26 2019-08-16

Air Force leadership implores public not to storm Area 51 Air Force leaders are asking the public not to storm Area 51 to "see them aliens" after a Facebook event intended to be a joke went viral and attracted millions of potential attendees....
02:52 2019-09-18

China keeps global tech leadership firmly in sight China has toned down any reference to its MIC25 plan of seeking global technological supremacy in a number of core industries. But a new Merics study points out the Asian giant hasn't moved an inch away from its quest....
14:26 2019-07-02

Ferrari has adjusted Formula 1 team leadership structure Ferrari has redefined roles within its Formula 1 leadership structure to clarify the responsibilities within the team, including emphasising Mattia Binotto's solo role as team principal...
02:39 2019-06-07

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across the line" first....
16:00 2019-05-21

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
23:52 2019-05-31

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is the favorite to win....
21:00 2019-06-20

Tory leadership: Johnson or Hunt to be new party leader Michael Gove is narrowly voted out of the Conservative leadership race, with Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt facing members who will pick a new leader. leader...
19:39 2019-06-20

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
18:26 2019-06-04

UK's May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
18:13 2019-06-07

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
17:13 2019-05-24

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

Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-06-18

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest officially begins....
02:26 2019-06-10

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome of Brexit....
17:00 2019-06-10

10 candidates running in Brexit-dominated UK leadership race Leading lawmakers from Britain’s governing party are battling over Brexit as the contest to become the next Conservative prime minister officially kicks off with the declaration of 10 candidates for the top job...
20:39 2019-06-10

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
10:13 2019-06-12

Tory leadership contest: We have to deliver Brexit, says Cleverly Tory leadership hopeful James Cleverly says the government "absolutely has to deliver Brexit" which so far has been "delayed and delayed and delayed"....
15:26 2019-05-29

Giants already extolling Jabrill Peppers’ loud leadership The Giants continue to set the bar quite high for Jabrill Peppers, the 23-year-old safety acquired in the trade that sent Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland. Peppers is noticeable for being extremely vocal on the practice field, and coach Pat Shurmur equates that to leadership ability. “I think really g...
14:26 2019-05-29

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay’s Maka people MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near th...
10:26 2019-05-24

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near the capital....
08:52 2019-05-24

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold”, pledging to step aside as Conservative leader on 7 June and kicking off a frantic scramble to become Britain’s next p...
20:52 2019-05-24

Johnson under pressure to take part in Tory leadership debates Boris Johnson is under growing pressure to take part in televised debates for the Conservative leadership - months after he described them as "essential"....
11:26 2019-06-14

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: leadership contender Raab Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, former Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, as he set out his pitch to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
14:52 2019-05-26

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
22:52 2019-06-18

Why one leadership expert says Boeing is headed for an existential threat Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what he's expecting from the Boeing hearings on Capitol Hill regarding the grounded 737 Max....
17:39 2019-05-21

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
10:39 2019-07-22

MSNBC reshuffles programming leadership amid ratings drop MSNBC on Wednesday announced the reshuffling of its programming leadership amid complaints from NBC News chief Andy Lack over a ratings drop since the Mueller investigation wrapped up, according to Mediaite. Senior Vice President of Programming and Development Johnathan Wald will join MSNBC Executiv...
06:13 2019-06-13

UK leadership contest steps up a gear ahead of first round of voting The race to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and prime minister enters a new phase on Thursday with Tory members of parliament (MPs) set to have their first vote for their preferred candidate....
12:00 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-06-13

UK's Esther McVey to back Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Telegraph British conservative lawmaker Esther McVey said on Saturday that she will support Boris Johnson in his bid to be prime minister, The Telegraph reported....
09:26 2019-06-16

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the first round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to becoming Britain's next prime minister....
14:52 2019-06-13

Police called to home of UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson LONDON (AP) — British police were called to the London home of prime ministerial contender Boris Johnson after a neighbor reported an altercation. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called in the early hours of Friday to the home Johnson shares with partner Carrie Symonds by someone &#...
23:13 2019-06-21

Baker Mayfield’s blunt leadership is causing Browns problems Trouble in paradise. Several Browns players confronted Baker Mayfield and voiced their displeasure with the second-year quarterback after he criticized Duke Johnson’s trade demands earlier this month, according to NFL.com. Mayfield and his teammates hashed out their differences in a private meeting....
17:39 2019-06-14

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a chat," he confided. "I haven't made my mind up yet, what do you think?"...
15:26 2019-06-13

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
03:13 2019-07-16

'No deal' Tory leadership hopefuls boosted by MPs' Brexit vote Labour-led attempt to stop the UK leaving without a deal is defeated, in move that could help Boris JohnsonPolitics live – latest updatesConservative leadership candidates including Boris Johnson hoping to force a “deal or no deal” Brexit in October have been handed a boost after MPs defeated a Labo...
23:13 2019-06-12

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
10:39 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
16:26 2019-06-13

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Conservative leadership contest after losing 10 votes since the last round, sparking MPs’ speculation t...
01:39 2019-06-20

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wiped out by angry voters....
12:13 2019-06-12

Roger Goodell’s cowardly leadership betraying NFL’s true fans Let the record show that even before the Week 1 episodes starring recidivist miscreants Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham, Jr., nothing ailed the NFL more than the absence of a real-deal commissioner as opposed to cowardly, pandering $42 million per capitulator Roger Goodell. From the movie, “Fat Chan...
07:39 2019-09-13

Polls Within Congress For Leadership Posts "Essential": Shashi Tharoor It is essential to hold elections for most leadership posts in the Congress, including for the working committee membership, senior leader Shashi Tharoor has said, confident that the party, under......
14:39 2019-09-10

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines said on Friday it had started a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline....
20:52 2019-05-24

Amid questions about leadership, NASA is “close” to making a key hire Enlarge / NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has been looking for a new Associate Administrator for human spaceflight. (credit: NASA) Nearly two months have now passed since NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine essentially fired Bill Gerstenmaier, the agency's chief of human spaceflight. Since then, Bridens...
15:39 2019-09-09

Croft: The change of leadership at Saudi Aramco may put it on a faster track towards an IPO Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets discusses the move by Saudi Crown Prince Salman to replace the chairman of Aramco, as the oil giant continue to edge toward what could be the world's biggest IPO....
21:39 2019-09-03

Philippine lawmakers want a 'Designated Survivor' in case of leadership crisis Philippine lawmakers have introduced legislation based loosely on a popular Netflix political thriller called the "Designated Survivor" to ensure the country has a president in the case of a constitutional leadership crisis....
10:00 2019-08-29

No Change In Party Leadership In State: Rajasthan AICC In-Charge AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande Wednesday rejected speculations about changes in the leadership in the state in the wake of Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
03:52 2019-05-30

British Conservative leadership candidates with little support could be 'culled': The Telegraph A leadership contender for Britain's Conservative Party who fails to win the backing of more than 10 MPs next week could be eliminated after the first round of voting under plans to be discussed by backbenchers on Tuesday, The Telegraph reported on Monday....
02:39 2019-06-04

Italy’s premier to face senators amid leadership challenge The Italian Senate put off an no-confidence vote on embattled Premier Giuseppe Conte’s populist coalition, asking him to appear before lawmakers next week...
23:26 2019-08-13

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
20:26 2019-06-06

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
05:39 2019-06-08

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms....
15:01 2019-06-09

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
00:52 2019-08-03

Britain's Boris Johnson Suffers First Leadership Blow In By-Election Britain's Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one....
07:26 2019-08-02

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
03:13 2019-06-12

VA Sec. Wilkie: We've 'changed out leadership' at VA centers, proposed largest budget Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said Thursday he has focused on putting in place people at the V.A. who "understand the culture and know the language of service."...
23:39 2019-05-23

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

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest....
20:13 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
21:26 2019-06-19

AI Weekly: China, the United States, and the struggle for global leadership No matter who wins the 2020 presidential election, a better world with AI in business and society may depend on adherence to our own values.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-28

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
03:00 2019-06-19

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-06-18

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

EU Leadership Nominees Share Tough Stances on Tech, Trade The proposed new leaders of the European Union include strong trans-Atlanticists who nonetheless are expected to pursue a tough stance on U.S. tech firms and staunchly defend the bloc’s interests in trade talks with Washington....
21:39 2019-07-03

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
21:26 2019-07-03

Cboe Expands U.S. Equities Leadership Team with New Senior Hire CHICAGO – June 20, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Adam Inzirillo, a longtime veteran of U.S. equities trading, will join as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Equities in New York. In this role, Adam will be...
17:52 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson domestic 'row' report stirs up UK leadership race Police said they were called to the home of UK Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson after neighbors reported a fracas. The news came as Johnson and rival Jeremy Hunt prepared to launch their runoff campaigns....
20:00 2019-06-22

Carl Yastrzemski throws out first pitch at Fenway Park to grandson Mike Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park to his grandson, San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski.       ...
12:39 2019-09-19

Max Scherzer, sporting a 'nice shiner,' will pitch with broken nose Max Scherzer, who broke his nose Tuesday during batting practice, plans to pitch the second game of a DH on Wednesday, says Nationals manager.       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Toby Alderweireld says Tottenham will 'leave our hearts on the pitch' in Champions League Final Toby Alderweireld is the only member of the Tottenham squad to have played in a Champions League Final but the defender says any mention of his 2014 defeat with Atletico Madrid has been banned ahead of Saturday....
16:26 2019-05-29

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
04:39 2019-06-28

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
22:52 2019-06-04

Papua New Guinea to hold key parliament session amid leadership turmoil Papua New Guinea's lawmakers gathered on Tuesday for a crucial sitting of parliament, with opponents vowing to topple the government of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, who clings on despite promising to resign three days ago....
08:52 2019-05-28

Is Xi Mishandling Hong Kong Crisis? Hints of Unease in China’s Leadership Beijing’s halting response to the protests in Hong Kong has raised questions about President Xi Jinping’s imperious style and authoritarian policies....
12:26 2019-09-07

Mark Harper enters leadership race - with attack on 'failed' rivals Former Conservative chief whip Mark Harper has become the 12th Tory MP to enter the race to become the next prime minister - telling Sky News that many of his rivals have already "failed" on Brexit....
07:00 2019-05-31

Tory leadership: Johnson denounced as 'racist' by SNP at PMQs - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the third round of Tory leadership voting and May and Corbyn at PMQs 5.24pm BST The New Economics Foundation, a leftwing thinktank, has published an analysis of three of the tax plans being proposed by Tory leadership candidates: cuttin...
18:52 2019-06-19

Lucheses leadership changed hands in bloodless coup orchestrated from prison The leadership of one of New York’s Five Families, the Lucheses, changed hands thanks to a bloodless coup orchestrated from prison, mob-trial testimony revealed this week. Imprisoned-for-life Mafia boss Vittorio “Vic” Amuso sent a coded letter from jail to longtime underboss Steven “Stevie Wonder” C...
08:39 2019-05-31

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left....
22:39 2019-05-27

Foxconn Announces Leadership Overhaul as Chairman Seeks Taiwan Presidency Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chairman Terry Gou seeks to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential......
12:26 2019-06-11

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid out as Gove overtakes Hunt to go second Boris Johnson set out a vision to unite Britain in an exclusive Evening Standard interview today — as Michael Gove overtook Jeremy Hunt for second place in the Tory leadership race....
15:26 2019-06-20

After Epstein’s death, federal jails under fire for understaffing, poor leadership The apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein has brought new scrutiny to a federal jail in New York that, despite chronic understaffing, houses some of the highest-security inmates in the country....
23:13 2019-08-12

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers: Sky Britain's governing Conservative Party agreed its rules for a new leadership contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, Sky News reported, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
20:13 2019-06-04

Army's housing chief relieved of command due to loss of confidence in his leadership Lt. Gen. Brad Becker, the commander of Army Installation Management Command, has reportedly been relieved of his position due to loss of confidence in his ability to lead....
13:26 2019-08-16

Pelosi urged to act on Trump impeachment: 'We expect moral leadership' – live Progressive groups demand Democrats move ahead with hearingsHuge protests in Britain over Trump’s state visit – liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.15pm BST Senator Elizabeth Warren released a proposal Tuesday calling for a Cabinet-level Department of Economic Development and...
16:39 2019-06-04

German finance minister Scholz to run for Social Democrat leadership — reports Olaf Scholz has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to co-head the SPD. If confirmed, the finance minister and vice-chancellor would be the most prominent candidate running to lead the embattled center-left party....
16:13 2019-08-16

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
10:26 2019-06-08

Nehru-Gandhi Family In Leadership Important For Congress: Salman Khurshid Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday said it is important for the Congress to have a prominent member of the Nehru-Gandhi family in the leadership of the party....
00:13 2019-08-18

Brown: Seidl arrival has give McLaren F1 team leadership clarity Zak Brown says Andreas Seidl's start as McLaren Formula 1 team principal has provided "total clarity" over its leadership and completed a management team described as not "second-best" overall...
16:26 2019-05-31

UK's Duncan Smith says he will vote for Johnson in Conservative leadership election: The Telegraph British Conservative Party Member of Parliament Iain Duncan Smith has decided to vote for Boris Johnson in the party leadership election to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, Duncan Smith wrote in the Telegraph on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 3-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team -sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
08:52 2019-08-03

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister fight it out for a place alongside him in the ballot...
20:39 2019-06-14

| WATCH | Boris Johnson says it's 'all to play for' as Tory leadership result looms Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced....
12:52 2019-07-23

Amber Rudd rules herself out of Tory leadership race as she calls for a Brexiteer to become PM Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd has formally ruled herself out of the Tory leadership race, saying "I don't think it's my time at the moment."...
06:13 2019-05-25

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight the agency’s “toxic” culture. “Internal investigatio...
22:26 2019-07-03

| WATCH | Jeremy Hunt 'feeling positive' on day of Tory leadership announcement Conservative Party leadership contender Jeremy Hunt leaves Lancaster House, London. Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced....
12:52 2019-07-23

Kushner doubles down on criticism of Palestinian leadership, but reaches out to President Abbas President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner offered a mix of praise and contempt for the Palestinians on Wednesday as he teased ahead to the next steps in his peace plan, saying they'd "probably" be revealed "next week."...
03:00 2019-07-04

US must 'reassert global leadership' in nuclear energy or lose out to Russia and China If the U.S. does not reassert global leadership in this sector, others will. Russia and China today account for more than 60 percent of new nuclear plants under construction worldwide, write Sens. Mike Crappo and Sheldon Whitehouse....
18:26 2019-05-22

Fin24.com | WATCH: Tory leadership race: Seven candidates make it through to second round Seven contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the second round of voting by MPs, here are the results for the first round....
08:13 2019-06-14

Amazon workers push Bezos to act on climate crisis: 'We're missing leadership' At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers demanding the company overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.Ab...
03:13 2019-05-23

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make first pitches for U.K. leadership to Tories Ex-foreign secretary and former London mayor Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite of Tory lawmakers, faced off with Jeremy Hunt, the current foreign secretary, at a Conservative conference in central England’s Birmingham....
01:13 2019-06-23

Deutsche Bank investors meet amid questions on strategy, leadership Investors in Deutsche Bank are gathering on Thursday for an annual meeting that is expected to be dominated by questions over the bank's strategy and leadership just days after shares hit a record low....
08:26 2019-05-23

BlackRock Splits Leadership Roles at European Stock-Picking Unit BlackRock is installing a new boss at its European stock-picking arm as the Wall Street behemoth looks to boost returns and assets in that part of its business....
19:26 2019-06-13

Geraint Thomas unfazed by co-leadership role as Tour de France starts "Geraint Thomas has told Eurosport that the decision to hand Egan Bernal joint leadership of Team Ineos alongside him at the Tour de France works in the team’s favour, insisting that he was not hurt by the decision."...
10:39 2019-07-06

Trump's joint chiefs nominee weighs in on Pentagon leadership crisis President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the military needs confirmed civilian leaders to stay effective....
19:26 2019-07-11

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scale at a global level....
07:39 2019-07-15

Peter Thiel’s Palantir set to delay IPO under bumbling leadership of CEO Alex Karp Bloomberg today reported that Palantir Technologies, a Peter Thiel-founded company that builds mass-surveillance solutions for law enforcement agencies, will delay its highly-anticipated IPO indefinitely. According to the report, CEO Alex Karp needs more time to woo foreign investors. Thiel‘s also r...
08:26 2019-09-19

UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister....
05:13 2019-06-17

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
15:13 2019-05-24

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will Be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
21:13 2019-07-08

Watch live: Donald Trump touts environmental leadership in speech President Donald Trump is expected to give a speech Monday at the White House praising his administration's leadership on environmental issues despite rolling back Obama-era regulations to combat climate change....
23:26 2019-07-08

U.K. PM candidate Boris Johnson balks at Brexit cost as leadership race heats up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms....
01:39 2019-06-10

Tory leadership: Gove says wealthy don't need more tax cuts as he launches campaign - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including nominations closing in the Tory leadership contest and four candidates launching their campaignsMatt Hancock’s launch - SummaryDominic Raab’s launch - SummaryJeremy Hunt’s launch - SummaryEsther McVey’s launch - Summary 3...
16:52 2019-06-10

Outgoing British PM Theresa May formally resigns, officially triggers leadership race The outgoing British prime minister formally resigned Friday as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party, triggering the race for who will lead the United Kingdom next....
22:39 2019-06-07

Sundar Pichai, Nasdaq President To Receive 2019 Global Leadership Award Google's India-born Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq president Adena Friedman have been chosen for the prestigious Global Leadership Awards 2019 by business advocacy group USIBC in......
09:13 2019-06-05

Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils plan to reclaim U.S. leadership on climate issue Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a sweeping plan on Wednesday to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change that includes proposals to resettle hundreds of thousands of climate refugees, and raise barriers to fossil fuel imports....
14:26 2019-06-05

Ocasio-Cortez flexes against Democratic leadership by endorsing an incumbent’s primary challenger She’s endorsing a primary challenger to one of her colleagues, even though House Democratic leadership is actively trying to discourage primary challengers....
20:52 2019-09-18

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the president’s state visit to the U.K. Trump insisted he wasn’t giving a full endorsement of any...
17:26 2019-06-01

UK's Andrea Leadsom considers backing Sajid Javid in leadership race: The Times The UK's Andrea Leadsom, who was defeated in the first round of a leadership contest, is now considering supporting interior minister Sajid Javid in the leadership race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, The Times reported....
05:00 2019-06-14

'Where is Boris?' Johnson mocked after Tory party favourite misses leadership debate BORIS Johnson was slammed by his leadership rivals after he failed to appear on the first televised debate between the remaining six Tory candidates....
04:26 2019-06-17

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Milind Deora Quit Amid Congress Leadership Turmoil Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday resigned from his post over party's crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. His resignation came barely hours after party's Mumbai unit......
14:00 2019-07-07

Donald Trump touts environmental leadership, blasts Green New Deal in speech President Donald Trump praised his administration's leadership on environmental issues and blasted the Democrats' proposal for a Green New Deal on Monday....
01:52 2019-07-09

Boris Johnson wins Conservative Party leadership vote, now set to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson is on track to become British Prime Minister after winning the Conservative Party leadership vote. He will immediately have to deal with a burgeoning crisis with Iran and long-stalled Brexit negotiations....
17:13 2019-07-23

Candidates for UK Tory leadership discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson -The Guardian Rival candidates for the leadership of the UK's Conservative party are in discussions about the possibility of joining forces to challenge front-runner Boris Johnson to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, The Guardian reported on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

Michael Gove joins crowded Tory leadership race – live news Follow live updates as the battle to lead the Conservative party is played out in a round of broadcast interviews with some of the key contenders Tory leadership race: who is in the running to replace May? 10.11am BST Damian Green, the former de facto deputy prime minister is backing Health Secretar...
11:26 2019-05-26

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers Sudan's main opposition alliance said on Wednesday it was prepared for direct talks with the country's military rulers over who should head a sovereign council to lead Sudan toward elections....
18:26 2019-07-03

Tory leadership race: Another contender to be knocked out as rivals prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will today be eliminated from the contest after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
08:52 2019-06-19

Gallup: Trump leadership rating jumps, beats Obama on issues, ideology More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities to be president than two years ago, and he topped former President Barack Obama’s rating for working on issues most important to them, according to a new survey....
17:52 2019-05-28

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

CBP Leadership ‘Knew for Months’ That Kids Were Kept in Appalling Conditions at Migrant Detention Facilities Conditions at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, were so appalling for the migrant children being detained there that some of those who worked at the site sounded the alarm to superiors. But nothing happened until a group of lawyers and lawmakers began raising hell publicly after visiting Texa...
23:13 2019-07-07

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
16:39 2019-06-12

Osama bin Laden's son, Hamza, heir to al-Qaeda leadership, is dead, US officials say Hamza was positioned to become the next leader of the militant group responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the U.S.        ...
00:26 2019-08-01

Osama bin Laden's son, Hamza, heir to al-Qaida leadership, is dead, US officials say Hamza was positioned to become the next leader of the militant group responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the U.S.        ...
01:39 2019-08-01

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says he will put 20,000 more police officers on the beat if elected Conservative leadership hopeful Sajid Javid has promised to put 20,000 more police officers back on the street if he is elected to be the next Prime Minister....
16:52 2019-05-29

Firebrand RMT boss Mick Cash faces leadership challenge from an even more militant rival The firebrand RMT chief who has promoted rail and Tube strikes faces a leadership challenge – but the bad news for commuters is that the challenger is even more militant....
15:13 2019-06-21

Change UK MPs Anna Soubry and Mike Gapes praise Lib Dem leadership frontrunner Jo Swinson Two MPs in Change UK today praised the Liberal Democrats' leadership frontrunner Jo Swinson, fuelling expectation that the smaller anti-Brexit party will move closer to its older rival....
13:13 2019-05-31

Jim Mattis isn’t telling Trump to read his book but suggests he might learn a few things about leadership if he did Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is on tour promoting his book Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, and while he wants to talk about what he learned leading troops in combat, all interviewers want to know about is his experience working for President Trump....
23:39 2019-09-13

Boeing just announced a major leadership shuffle for its troubled 737 Max team, and the head of the program is out (BA) REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson The head of Boeing's 737 program is retiring, according to a report from Bloomberg published on Thursday. Eric Lindblad, a 34-year Boeing veteran, has been in the position for about a year. Boeing told employees that Lindblad's retirement was unrelated to the ongoing 737 Max ...
20:13 2019-07-12

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

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
18:26 2019-05-30

Hunt to face Johnson amid rumours of tactical voting in Tory leadership race Johnson’s team accused of skullduggery after Michael Gove knocked out by narrow marginBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become Britain’s next prime minister after a day of drama at Westminster that saw Johnson’s team accused of conniving to knock his bitter rival Michael Gove out o...
23:39 2019-06-20

Tory leadership contest: What happens next as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt battle for their spot in Number 10? Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become the next Prime Minister, taking part in 16 hustings events across England, Scotland and Wales....
23:39 2019-06-20

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch their bids....
16:39 2019-05-24

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson rules out working with Nigel Farage in EU negotiations Boris Johnson has insisted he would not work with Nigel Farage in Brexit talks as he faced off with rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest leadership hustings....
19:00 2019-06-27

MSNBC shakes up leadership in daytime programming after ratings fall post-Mueller report MSNBC is shaking up its leadership among its daytime programming after reported complaints of fallen ratings following the release of the Mueller report. ...
02:13 2019-06-13

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

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson launches campaign to be next prime minister – live news The day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-deal‘Brexit delay means defeat’: Boris Johnson launches campaignLabour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit 12.53pm BST This is from the Tory Brexiter Nadin...
14:13 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson to become next British Prime Minister, after winning Conservative Party leadership ballot Britain’s next Prime Minister will be Boris Johnson after he won a ballot vote of Conservative Party members against Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, it was announced Tuesday....
16:26 2019-07-23

Tory leadership: Johnson, Gove and Hunt progress as Javid is eliminated – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the last two rounds of voting by MPs in the Tory leadership contest and the choice of the final two candidates for next PM 1.12pm BST And here are the results with changes from yesterday, and overall percentages (rounded up or down).Bor...
14:26 2019-06-20

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shortlist in 2015....
15:52 2019-06-01

Eliminating hepatitis calls for ‘bold political leadership, with investments to match,’ UN health chief says Calling for “bold political leadership” ahead of World Hepatitis Day, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged countries to take advantage of recent reductions in the costs of diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis and scale up investments in disease elimination.   ...
20:39 2019-07-31

Tory leadership contest: Boost for Boris Johnson as Tories vote for new prime minister Sir Oliver Letwin admits Mr Johnson is 'likely' to win Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
15:26 2019-06-13

European markets trade higher as Boris Johnson wins UK leadership race; autos surge 4.2% European stocks traded higher Tuesday as investors digest Boris Johnson's victory in the race to become U.K. prime minister, while looking ahead to the European Central Bank (ECB) monetary policy meeting on Thursday....
14:26 2019-07-23

Tory leadership candidates: James Cleverly becomes 11th hopeful as race descends into open warfare Junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the 11th candidate hoping to replace Theresa May as Tory leader as the race continued to escalate into open warfare....
05:13 2019-05-29

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mrs May will stand down formally on June 7 and leave when successor is chosen Her emotional speech to the nation was watched by her husband Philip Follo...
15:26 2019-05-24

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson leads with 114 votes as Leadsom, McVey and Harper knocked out – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first round of voting in the Tory leadership contestFull results: round one of the Conservative leadership electionAndrea Leadsom, Esther McVey and Mark Harper out of raceFirst round ballot results - Snap analysis 2.1...
15:26 2019-06-13

Andrea Leadsom quits: Junior minister who challenged for Tory leadership and became high-profile Brexiteer From junior minister to Tory leadership candidate to "Pizza Club plotter", Andrea Leadsom's recent political career has been defined by the fall-out from the 2016 EU referendum....
23:52 2019-05-22

NRA leadership warns Trump background check bill is ‘unpopular’ with his base: Report In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump is reportedly in talks with leaders on both sides of the issue of expanding background checks for gun purchases.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament should stay on the table....
00:00 2019-06-17

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
03:00 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson to be UK's new Prime Minister after landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in Tory leadership race Boris Johnson heads to No10 tomorrow after winning Tory leadership race Mr Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt by a significant margin of 92,153 to 46,656 Follow the latest developments LIVE See Boris Johnson's victory speech in full...
14:39 2019-07-23

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the end to a naming dispute that has roiled the region f...
23:13 2019-05-21

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Race for Number 10 enters final stage as postal ballot set to close The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
09:00 2019-07-22

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
23:39 2019-06-20

Phi Beta Sigma Removes Malik Yoba From Youth Leadership Role Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Since announcing his attraction to trans women, actor Malik Yoba’s life has become infinitely more complicated. He’s faced public backlash, internal strife within his family and accusations of inappropriate relationships with trans minors during his New York Undercover heyday....
08:00 2019-09-11

Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom become latest Tories to announce leadership bids... as both hint at no-deal Brexit Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom have become the latest Tories to announce party leadership bids - with both suggesting they would be prepared to leave the EU without a deal....
23:26 2019-05-25

CBOE Holdings Announces Planned Changes in Board Leadership Roles at Close of Transaction with Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that William J. Brodsky, Susan M. Phillips and R. Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving Board members, have notified CBOE Holdings that they intend to step down from CBOE Holdings' Board of Directors upon the closi...
22:13 2019-05-21

Tory leadership vote news as it happened: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face off in digital hustings Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been grilled as part of a digital hustings hosted on the Conservative Party's social media channels....
19:00 2019-06-27

Tory leadership race: Gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt closes slightly after first full week of campaigning The gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt has narrowed slightly at the end of the first full week of campaigning in the battle for the keys to 10 Downing Street, an exclusive poll reveals today....
19:00 2019-06-27

Steve Kerr blasts government's 'gutless leadership' after string of mass shootings, fears practice shooting Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reacted Monday to the recent string of mass shootings across the United States that occurred in California, Texas and Ohio....
21:13 2019-08-07

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security incidents" involving more than a dozen employees....
02:00 2019-06-19

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
16:00 2019-05-21

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson comes under fire from rivals for rejecting Brexit delay as he breaks cover for TV debate Boris Johnson came under fire from his Tory leadership rivals for promising to reject a delay to Brexit as the contenders went head-to-head in a live TV debate....
22:52 2019-06-18

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and other remaining contenders prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will be axed today after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
08:52 2019-06-19

Tory leadership: Johnson and Hunt talk Brexit, Iran and cabinet positions in latest hustings - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the G20 summit and Tory leadership contestMay and Putin exchange cool handshake at G20 meetingJohnson refuses to rule out forcing through no-deal Brexit 1.09pm BST Hunt believes “it is wrong for parliament to take no deal...
15:26 2019-06-28

Tory leadership contest: Party chairman Brandon Lewis under fire for hiring seven helicopters and private plane for hustings Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis is under fire from allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for organising seven helicopter flights and a private plane charter for the leadership contest....
13:13 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership campaign Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime minister....
07:26 2019-06-12

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
03:00 2019-07-02

Air Canada traveler claims she woke up on 'freezing cold,' 'pitch black' and empty plane Air Canada is reviewing a passenger's claim that she was left sleeping on a cold, dark and empty plane for hours after a flight landed.       ...
00:13 2019-06-24

Brexit news latest LIVE: Tory leadership contenders Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt and others brace for first ballot of election 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....
09:52 2019-06-13

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
14:39 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start of G20 summit in Japan...
15:13 2019-06-28

Tory leadership debate: Fellow broadcasters and viewers leap to defence of Emily Maitlis as BBC presenter is accused of losing control of candidates Broadcasters and political campaigners have leapt to the defence of Tory leadership debate host Emily Maitlis after she was accused of losing control over the candidates....
09:26 2019-06-19

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest names on the market today. See the rest of the stor...
08:39 2019-08-10

'End of the road': Theresa May hangs on as leadership crisis deepens - what the papers say The papers have had their say on Theresa May's premiership and when it should end as the latest Cabinet resignation piled pressure on her to step down as leader....
06:00 2019-05-23

Conservative leadership contest: I'm an outsider - and that's what the Tories need, says Sajid Javid He's the son of Pakistani immigrants who wants to be PM. As the leadership race heats up, Sajid Javid talks post-Brexit Britain and standing up to bullies...
23:13 2019-06-11

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson urges supporters to 'look at what I do' when asked if he is fit to be PM Boris Johnson has insisted he is fit to be the Tory leader and urged supporters to "look at what I do" when he was questioned over his ability to run the country....
16:39 2019-06-29

BBC will consider 'additional steps' in its vetting process of guests following furore over Tory leadership debate The BBC has said it will consider "additional steps" in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates....
23:39 2019-06-20

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

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
11:00 2019-05-31

'We would all suffer under No Deal Brexit,' says Europe after Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership race A European official described Boris Johnson's No Deal Brexit strategy as a "tragedy" for both the EU and Britain as Mr Johnson swept to victory in the Tory leadership contest....
14:39 2019-07-23

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt slams BBC TV debate offer as an 'absolute joke' Jeremy Hunt has slammed the BBC for offering to stage a head-to-head TV debate with his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson days after most party members will have cast their votes....
13:52 2019-07-02

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs but hopes not to have to resort to that measure....
15:13 2019-06-28

Tory leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady are among the senior Tories who have set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her resignation....
15:52 2019-05-24

Tory leadership contest: Imam who grilled candidates brands their responses to his question on Islamophobia 'deluded' The five remaining Tory leadership contenders have been branded "disappointing" and "deluded" for their views on Islamophobia by an Imam who quizzed them during last night's televised debate....
09:26 2019-06-19

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
11:39 2019-07-17

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson under pressure to attend hustings as he is accused of 'hiding' from debates Boris Johnson has come under intense pressure to debate in with his Tory leadership rivals on television after all the other contenders agreed to take part...
01:52 2019-06-14

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexploded bomb" rather than a springboard to success....
15:00 2019-06-18

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
00:39 2019-06-19

Brexit news latest: Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid reveals he is 'not afraid' to take UK out of EU without a deal Sajid Javid has said he is "not afraid" of taking Britain out of the EU without a deal despite warnings that it would be disastrous for British business....
10:52 2019-06-01

Tory leadership vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson promises not to 'bottle it' on Halloween Brexit date Tory leadership front-runner Boris Johnson has repeated his determination to deliver Brexit by the Halloween deadline as the race for Number 10 continues....
09:52 2019-06-24

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
19:00 2019-06-27