NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 05:39 2019-09-14

Democratic FTC commissioner: We're not going to fix Big Tech monopolies with little fines

Chopra's remarks on antitrust concerns come hours after the House Judiciary Committee said it requested documents from Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google....

Democratic FTC commissioner: We're not going to fix Big Tech monopolies with little fines

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Tech’s New Monopolies Technology superstars Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are in the crosshairs of U.S. and European Union regulators who are zeroing in on the downside of their dominance. Their unquestionable size and power and (in the case of all but Apple) aggressive buyouts of would-be rivals are facing broader ...
19:13 2019-09-10

Facebook, Google didn't plan on being monopolies, but are now too powerful, tech investor says "They've had an inexorable growth beyond anyone's original expectations and as a result, they've become too big and too pervasive in our whole lives," says Greycroft founder Alan Patricof...
02:52 2019-09-07

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, saying Republican commissioners moved toward approving the merger without adequate economic and legal analysis....
22:00 2019-06-12

EU Commissioner Who Targeted Tech Giants Gets Second Term The European Union official overseeing the regulatory push against Silicon Valley is poised to stay on the job for an unexpected second term—a warning that the new administration here isn’t backing down on global tech oversight....
06:00 2019-09-11

EU Hands Commissioner Who Targeted Tech Giants a Second Term Margrethe Vestager, who has been the public face of the European Union’s regulatory push against Silicon Valley, has been nominated for a second term as the bloc’s competition commissioner....
16:39 2019-09-10

Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner. The post Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:39 2019-05-22

YouTube's Case Shows FTC Fines Alone Won’t Slow Down Big Tech The FTC could do more to punish companies like Google and Facebook over privacy violations. But the bigger problem is that Congress continues to do nothing at all....
08:00 2019-09-05

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
16:39 2019-06-10

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies, to large fines and forcing them to create more competition....
19:39 2019-09-09

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
12:39 2019-06-08

Walmart against monopolies: The retail giant is filing a price-fixing lawsuit against a shady Brazilian meatpacker In late May, Walmart filed an antitrust lawsuit against over a dozen poultry producers, including Pilgrim's Pride, a subsidiary of the Brazilian-owned meatpacking conglomerate, JBS USA. The company is currently receiving over $64 million as part of the agriculture bailout while its parent company, J...
04:01 2019-06-06

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Get Rid Of The Clock In Basketball Good news everybody: I’ve become the NBA commissioner for a day, and I’m going to abuse my brief, ill-gotten power to take a big sledgehammer to every game clock in every arena in North America. At least for the last three minutes....
17:13 2019-06-04

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Have More Indirect Free Kicks In The Box One quirk of soccer is that the rules of the game change when the ball is in the box. Not massively, but in one small and crucial way: Because a foul in the box is punished with a penalty, things that would be fouls anywhere else on the field are occasionally just not called in the box....
22:52 2019-06-10

Mormon county commissioner in Utah comes out as gay SALT LAKE CITY — Republican lawmaker Nathan Ivie says it took him more than 20 years to come to terms with his identity. But on Wednesday morning the 40-year-old Utah County commissioner sat in front of his computer and publicly shared the secret that has caused him pain and confusion since he was n...
21:13 2019-05-23

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veterans’ Services to head the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The mayor said in a statement that the nomination of Jeffrey D. Roth will be submitted to the City Council this month for its advic...
00:39 2019-06-19

Philadelphia police commissioner abruptly resigns Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday over what the city mayor said was his department's failure to address accusations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination in the ranks....
16:13 2019-08-21

EU hands more policy powers to competition commissioner European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has been handed another five year term by the EU with an expanded remit for digital policy and regulation.European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has distributed the portfolios to each EU Member State’s nomination for commi...
14:26 2019-09-11

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred denies use of altered baseballs Commissioner Rob Manfred denied that Major League Baseball has juiced baseballs to create more home runs and offense following criticism from Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander....
00:00 2019-07-10

Austria plans to keep Hahn on as its European commissioner Austrian Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein plans to nominate the current European commissioner in charge of enlargement, Johannes Hahn, as the country's member of the new commission that will be headed by Ursula von der Leyen, Bierlein said on Thursday....
14:39 2019-07-11

AAC commissioner has 'no plans' to replace UConn after 2020 American Athletic Conference Mike Aresco said the league has "no plans" to expand when the University of Connecticut leaves to rejoin the Big East next year....
03:13 2019-07-17

Commissioner For A Day: Gregg Popovich Should Be Wearing A Jersey A great honor has been bestowed upon me: I am now the NBA Commissioner (for a day). With this great power comes great responsibility, and I have decided to use it to change something that has been wrong with the association since its inception: NBA coaches don’t wear uniforms....
18:26 2019-07-08

France postpones announcement on its EU commissioner candidate The French government has postponed an announcement, originally scheduled for Tuesday, naming its candidate to serve in the next European Commission, the president's office said....
02:00 2019-08-28

The Former Police Commissioner Rattling Spain’s Establishment Prosecutors say the onetime crime fighter worked a lucrative sideline as a fixer for Spain’s rich and powerful. And he recorded just about everything....
17:52 2019-07-31

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decide on the future of the industry.Ironically, techno...
13:52 2019-05-28

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
19:13 2019-07-10

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
04:13 2019-08-06

NBA commissioner bullish on WNBA after women’s soccer success SUN VALLEY, Idaho — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver isn’t giving up on the WNBA. Critics have called the money-losing women’s basketball league a failure, but Silver said he’s “doubling down” on it — and pointed to the success of the US women’s soccer team as a reason. “I was welling up watching ...
00:00 2019-07-12

Details Emerge In Bowling Green Commissioner’s Arrest WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — New details are emerging after a Bowling Green city commissioner was arrested recently for alcohol intoxication, officials said. Authorities said Brian Nash was arrested Thursday. According to a news release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Nash ...
17:39 2019-05-25

Southern Conference hires Ohio AD Jim Schaus as commissioner SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Southern Conference has selected Ohio athletic director Jim Schaus as its new commissioner. Schaus, who has been Ohio’s athletic director for the last 11 years, begins his new job July 1. He replaces John Iamarino, who announced his retirement in March after headin...
20:13 2019-06-04

The Story Behind the Police Commissioner’s Handwritten Stonewall Apology The police had long refused to apologize for the violent 1969 raid that galvanized the modern gay rights movement. Commissioner James O’Neill described his change of heart....
01:52 2019-06-11

Overwatch League Commissioner Leaves Blizzard For Epic The Overwatch League’s founding commissioner, Nate Nanzer, announced on Friday night that he is leaving one of the most-hyped pro esports leagues in the world. The news was first broken by ESPN, which reported that Nanzer is leaving the league for the team-based shooter to join Epic Games to work on...
16:39 2019-05-25

Baltimore’s new deputy police commissioner gets mugged at gunpoint You’re not in Louisiana anymore. A new deputy police commissioner in Baltimore got a firsthand lesson in the city’s crime problems — getting robbed at gunpoint while out with his wife, according to reports. Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murphy had only started with the force in April ...
17:39 2019-07-22

Overwatch League commissioner leaving to work on Fortnite Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games. Nanzer tweeted Friday night he was moving on from Activision Blizzard, the company behind the Overwatch game and league, for a “new opportun...
06:52 2019-05-25

Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo to sue commissioner to get his job back Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo will sue Police Commissioner James O’Neill in a bid to win back his job, his lawyer said Monday. Pantaleo will file a suit under Article 78 of the state Civil Practice Law and Rules, lawyer Stuart London said. The provision allows people to appeal decisions by go...
21:39 2019-08-19

| EU chief Juncker criticises 'way of life' title for new commissioner EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker has weighed into a growing row over the title given to the bloc's new commissioner in charge of migration, who has been charged with "Protecting our European Way of Life"....
22:00 2019-09-12

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Bring Back NASL-Style Shootouts The original North American Soccer League was a glorious, goofy experiment in American sports history. It burned white-hot during its brief 17 season existence; mostly thanks to the high-profile singings of legitimate soccer legends like Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, George Best, and Pelé, but al...
20:26 2019-06-17

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian.The attack on women’s rights was a “crisis”, orga...
12:39 2019-06-04

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Make NASCAR’s Championship Race Less Random NASCAR currently decides on a champion at its top level through a process that’s somehow both complicated and arbitrary. The result is more about entertainment than staying true to what motorsports is, which is why, as “commissioner” of NASCAR for a day, I’ll try to make it all a little better. Lend...
13:26 2019-08-16

Incumbent Quarles Wins GOP Nomination For Agriculture Commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Incumbent Ryan Quarles has easily won the Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner. During the campaign, Quarles touted his successes in the office over the past four years including the expansion of industrial hemp production as well as success in con...
02:39 2019-05-22

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 tax act fades away....
07:13 2019-08-29

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is like....
19:39 2019-06-08

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
17:52 2019-07-17

Historic nature of his hiring not lost on new Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren Kevin Warren is now one of the powerful people in college sports as the new Big Ten commissioner and his status of being African American is historic.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

New York police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969 New York's police commissioner apologized on Thursday for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing the incident as "harassment" that was "wrong, plain and simple."Patrons of the bar fought back against the raid on June 28, 1969,...
21:39 2019-06-06

Two US senators ask MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for data on fan injuries from foul balls Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter to Rob Manfred asking for MLB data so families can safely select where to sit.       ...
16:26 2019-08-07

Exclusive: Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC - sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in coming months, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter....
00:13 2019-08-03

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins Pfizer's board of directors Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner in April, will join Pfizer's board of directors, the company announced Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-27

Overwatch League commissioner leaves to head competitive 'Fortnite' If it wasn't already apparent that Epic Games is serious about competitive Fortnite, it is now. The company has confirmed that it hired Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer (shown at middle) to oversee Fortnite esports at Epic. The chief of Ac......
01:52 2019-05-26

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further details. Her last day will be Aug. 31. Elia announced ...
07:39 2019-07-16

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
09:39 2019-07-16

The Commissioner of Tennis - 'Serena's not a diva, she's the victim of a screw-up by the organisers' "John McEnroe discusses the Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem press-conference spat at the 2019 French Open in his latest episode of The Commissioner of Tennis... and he has some very strong opinions about the story has been mis-reported and the \u0027fake news\u0027 that has slandered both Serena a...
12:52 2019-06-04

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island women to get tested for breast cancer. It’s not t...
01:13 2019-06-17

‘Start writing history’ – Commissioner McEnroe’s message for Kyrgios "The self-appointed Commissioner of Tennis returns for the French Open and is pleading with the absent Nick Kyrgios to write some tennis history of his own."...
13:52 2019-05-29

MLB commissioner: Don't expect protective nets to change in season MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he does not expect teams to make changes to the protective netting around ballparks during the season.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Outgoing Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany optimistic for football national titles to come Jim Delany's final day as Big Ten commissioner will be Jan. 1. As he departs after 30 years, Delany is optimistic the league will win national titles.       ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Sharad Kumar Named Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar has been named interim CVC until a new incumbent is chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed selection panel....
13:26 2019-06-11

Philly police commissioner Richard Ross Jr. unexpectedly resigns Philadelphia’s police commissioner stepped down Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination within the department. The move — which was widely unexpected — comes less than a week after six PPD officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle with a dru...
01:52 2019-08-21

NYPD commissioner apologizes for 1969 police raid at Stonewall Inn NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday apologized to the LGBTQ community for the 1969 police raid at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn that sparked riots and served as a catalyst for the modern gay rights movement. “I’m certainly not going to stand up here and pretend to be an expert at what ha...
20:00 2019-06-06

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The meeting between Trump and top tier tech leaders com...
16:26 2019-07-23

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
17:52 2019-05-21

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, commissioner to meet over Vegas incident Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday in New York about an incident in Las Vegas....
06:52 2019-07-02

New Baltimore Police deputy commissioner, wife, robbed at gunpoint, officials say One of the newest top additions to the Baltimore police department was robbed at gunpoint alongside his wife over the weekend, according to officials....
18:26 2019-07-21

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league needs 'enforceable' free agency rules NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the league has "work to do" when it comes to free agency and making sure the league finds more "enforceable" rules to prevent tampering....
15:52 2019-07-10

Five ways WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert can make a good first impression The new CBA is Cathy Engelbert's priority. But she could make a big statement with an early discussion about player discipline and reaching out to fans....
16:00 2019-07-16

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of whom were asked to write essays discussing what t...
04:26 2019-06-13

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been "overhyped" and "over-politicized."...
17:00 2019-07-15

NYPD officer accused in Eric Garner's death has been fired, commissioner says Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner that sparked nationwide outrage, has been fired, Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday afternoon....
03:39 2019-08-20

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred insists league isn't juicing the balls – so where do we go from here? While commissioner Rob Manfred denies any intentional manipulation of the baseballs, he says the league is considering changes to the ball's specifications.       ...
21:26 2019-07-09

NYPD Deputy Commissioner slams bail reform, says 99% won’t see jail cell Almost everyone arrested in the Big Apple — aside from those facing murder or attempted murder charges — will not see a jail cell until convicted under new bail rules, according to an NYPD top cop. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller slammed the criminal justice reform in Albany Sunday morning, cal...
19:39 2019-08-11

MLB London Series: Commissioner Rob Manfred wants to play games in other European cities Major League Baseball invaded London this week and has already scheduled a return for next year. Where else in Europe could host games?       ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
03:26 2019-08-22

Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner. The post Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:39 2019-05-22

Former New York City police commissioner wants Antifa classified as a domestic terror group A former New York City police commissioner said Wednesday that he wants to see Antifa categorized as a domestic terror organization after its members brutally beat a conservative journalist covering a protest in Portland, Oregon last week. ...
13:26 2019-07-05

'Tough guy' arrested in latest water-dousing incident on NYPD officers, commissioner says A man accused of spraying two New York City police officers with a bottle of water last week on the heels of other water dousing incidents involving cops has been arrested, the city's police commissioner announced Thursday. ...
22:26 2019-08-01

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
17:52 2019-05-21

Only big fines will change how the auditors audit Splitting a firm’s audit and consulting functions has merit but only large penalties will affect proper change•Watchdog finds work of Patisserie Valerie auditor unacceptableThis time last year the Financial Reporting Council tried to read the riot act to the auditing industry. Standards, which were ...
07:13 2019-07-10

FCA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 2019, 2020, CEO says FCA will be compliant because of a regulatory credit deal with Tesla, the forthcoming debuts of plug-in hybrid Jeeps, the addition of the full-electric Fiat 500, and the arrival of more efficient combustion engines....
18:52 2019-08-09

NFL to discuss Antonio Brown options; commissioner's exempt list could be in play for Patriots WR The NFL is evaluating its options after a federal lawsuit was filed accusing Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown of sexual assault.       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill fires back at union boss over Pantaleo firing The NYPD’s top cop spoke publicly Thursday for the first time since announcing his decision to terminate embattled Officer Daniel Pantaleo — firing back at a police union boss who called the department “rudderless and frozen.” “I have all the confidence in the world in ...
18:00 2019-08-22

Baltimore police commissioner pushes back after cop group rips his plan to overhaul department Baltimore’s police commissioner is pushing back after a group that represents local cops tore into his plan to overhaul the city’s police department....
20:13 2019-07-31

Commissioner fires NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for 2014 death of Eric Garner New York City Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill fired officer Daniel Pantaleo Monday over the controversial choking death of Eric Garner five years ago....
22:00 2019-08-19

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his use of restricted emergency tones in a comedy sketch. “ABC admits that it broadcast and transmitted the Oct. 3, 2018, episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Liv...
22:13 2019-08-16

Facebook continues to grow like crazy, despite FTC fines Facebook's $5 billion FTC fine is historic, but everybody knew it was coming. Three months ago, during its last quarterly earnings report, the social network estimated that it would be fined between $3 billion and $5 billion over the Cambridge Analyt......
23:13 2019-07-24

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platform in breach of the country's law on internet transparency....
16:26 2019-07-02

NBA Fines Doc Rivers $50,000 For Saying Kawhi Leonard Is Good The NBA’s ongoing freakout over tampering violations has already led the league to assess large fines to executives for making completely anodyne comments about players on other teams, and even got Anthony Davis dinged for what can broadly be described as self-tampering. Today it claimed a new victi...
22:52 2019-05-31

‘Like I’m Some Kind of Criminal’: Tougher Fines in Tennis Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
03:26 2019-08-04

WR Brown takes umbrage with fines from Raiders Wide receiver Antonio Brown voiced his displeasure over social media after being fined $53,950 by the Oakland Raiders for skipping a mandatory walkthrough on Aug. 22 as well as a training camp session four days earlier....
20:00 2019-09-04

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
16:13 2019-07-24

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to do so instead...
16:13 2019-05-22

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
14:00 2019-07-10

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter....
16:13 2019-05-21

U.S. senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
20:39 2019-08-02

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
23:39 2019-08-02

Uttarakhand To Reduce Traffic Violation Fines The Uttarkhand cabinet has cleared a proposal to reduce some of the penalties revised by the Centre for traffic rule violations under the amended Motor Vehicle Act. Gujarat and Karnataka have already......
10:00 2019-09-12

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines and costs over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its electronic tagging contract scandal....
09:39 2019-07-03

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
18:13 2019-07-18

The Latest: NBA bans Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 The Latest: Warriors investor Mark Stevens has been banned 1 year by NBA, fined $500,000 for shoving Lowry        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Russia fines CNN broadcaster for volume violations Russia's federal anti-monopoly service FAS said on Tuesday it fined a media group that broadcasts CNN International in Russia 200,000 rubles ($3,000) for breaking volume regulations in its programming....
15:26 2019-08-20

Opinion: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver blew it with soft penalty for Warriors' minority owner The popular commissioner didn't come down hard enough on Mark Stevens, failing to protect the NBA's image and the players who are vulnerable.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

NYPD union calls for de Blasio’s removal, commissioner’s resignation in wake of Garner officer's firing The New York Police Department union on Wednesday delivered a unanimous vote of no confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill – calling for their removal and resignation, respectively, following the firing of the officer involved in the arrest that led to Eric Garner's de...
00:00 2019-08-29

Commissioner Roger Goodell: NFL remains in holding pattern on Robert Kraft, Tyreek Hill cases Commissioner says once again league waiting for legal proceedings to play out as it pertains to Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Chiefs star Tyreek Hill.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
20:39 2019-07-18

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to discuss policy...
15:00 2019-05-21

For Facebook and Alphabet, Big-Ticket Fines Cause Limited Pain Facebook and Google parent Alphabet have been hit with some hefty fines in recent years. But a closer look shows that for these tech giants, the penalties aren’t as huge as they seem, when compared with their operating expenses or their market capitalization....
18:13 2019-07-31

Venice fines architect $86K for tourist-unfriendly bridge Venice, Italy, has fined Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava €78,000 ($86,000) for what the city deemed as design flaws on the Constitution Bridge that spans the Grand Canal....
13:00 2019-08-21

EU fines Qualcomm £217m for forcing UK rival out of the market The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market....
16:00 2019-07-18

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
12:26 2019-07-18

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission h...
15:52 2019-07-24

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on rates for years, it said on Thursday....
09:00 2019-07-11

For Facebook and Google, huge fines will cause only limited harm Regulators have slapped Facebook and Google with some very large fines recently, but are the penalties really hurting the hugely profitable titans of Silicon Valley?...
23:26 2019-07-31

India's Traffic Problem Needs Better Infrastructure More Than Just Hefty Fines The hefty fines under the new Motor Vehicle Act may not be enough to battle India's problem of traffic and road accidents or that is what the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) believes....
17:00 2019-09-12

Facebook revenues soar despite $5.1bn in fines and new antitrust investigation Company says US regulators have launched an antitrust investigation into platformTwo giant fines by US government agencies totaling $5.1bn could not derail Facebook’s financial juggernaut on Wednesday, as the company reported revenues of $16.9bn in the second quarter of 2019, exceeding analyst expec...
00:52 2019-07-25

Shanghai fines Didi, Meituan for using unlicensed vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they continue to fail to meet standards....
04:39 2019-08-14

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to penalties ranging from 300 euros ($335) to 1,800 euros...
15:26 2019-05-27

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory visit in 2017....
21:52 2019-08-12

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
22:39 2019-07-18

Wimbledon fines Fabio Fognini for ‘bomb’ outburst Wimbledon fined Fabio Fognini $3,000 on Monday after the Italian tennis star went on a ‘bomb’ tirade following his loss over the weekend. During a three-set loss to Tennys Sandgren at tiny Court 14, the 10th-ranked Fognini referred in his native tongue to the “damned English”...
01:39 2019-07-09

New Traffic Fines Will Not Be Implemented In Madhya Pradesh And Punjab The states of Madhya Pradesh and Punjab will not be implementing the new and increased traffic fines as of now. Both states will study the feasibility of the increased fines and then take a call on......
17:13 2019-09-04

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
12:39 2019-08-21

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
04:39 2019-06-22

Life of a Henchman: Sore Winner Brian Kemp Sics Georgia Ethics Commissioner on Stacey Abrams Do you know what a henchman is? They’re faceless, nameless, losers who do the dirty work for the villain in movies or TV shows. Henchmen are easy to recognize; just look for the endless stream of guys in ridiculous matching outfits getting knocked down, thrown off of bridges, or set on fire in a cli...
16:39 2019-07-15

''It Is A Learning Curve'': Prakash Javadekar On Hefty Traffic Fines The amended Motor Vehicles law will bring discipline on roads and the police will need to challan fewer people in the next four months, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
18:52 2019-09-08

No-deal Brexit would cost UK car makers billions in emission fines No-deal Brexit would mean UK car makers can't rely on European sales to balance out their fleet emissions average Line-ups of more than 40 UK-based manufacturers would fall foul of government-imposed CO2 regulations A no-deal Brexit could cost the UK automotive industry at least £3 billion in CO2...
03:52 2019-07-01

U.S. SEC fines Juniper Networks more than $11.7 mln to settle internal control violations The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that it had fined and settled with California-based Juniper Networks, Inc. more than $11.7 mln to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....
00:39 2019-08-30

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. The Obama-era regulations intended to reduce harmf...
20:52 2019-07-13

Mexico fines Cancun airport $3.7 million over taxi monopoly Mexico's competition regulator said on Thursday it fined the airport at tourist hot spot Cancun $3.7 million for blocking new taxi operators, which it said reduced competition and effectively overcharged millions of passengers....
06:26 2019-08-23

Sitting on Rome's Spanish Steps can lead to hefty fines Vistors to Rome's famous Spanish Steps looking to take a load off will need to keep on walking. Officials have announced fines for sitting or lying down on the landmark staircase....
20:39 2019-08-08

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
05:26 2019-06-06

FTC fines YouTube $170 million for alleged child privacy violations The FTC and New York Attorney General today announced that they'll levy a $170 million fine on YouTube and Google for allegedly violating the COPPA rule.Read More...
01:39 2019-09-05

Russia fines Google for failing to filter search results Russia's communications watchdog fined Google 700,000 roubles ($11,100) on Thursday for failing to fulfil legal requirements to remove entries from its search results that Moscow believes contain illegal information....
18:52 2019-07-18

Wimbledon: Serena Williams, Fabio Fognini face fines Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 for damaging a court at Wimbledon, while men's player Fabio Fognini was fined $3,000 for saying he wished the All-England Club was bombed....
16:01 2019-07-09

Brown set to play for Raiders after summer of frostbite, fallouts and fines Star receiver reported to have clashed with GM this weekBrown yet to play game for Oakland since arrival from SteelersOakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden said star wide receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener after a run-in with general manager Mike Mayock...
23:26 2019-09-06

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
00:01 2019-05-28

Google to Pay Millions in Fines Over Children's Privacy Issues at YouTube Google agreed to pay around $200 million to U.S. authorities investigating alleged abuses of children’s privacy on the widely viewed YouTube video platform, according to people familiar with the matter....
01:00 2019-08-31

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
21:13 2019-05-27

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded the thisisyourdigitallife app through a Facebook lo...
18:39 2019-06-28

France fines Google nearly €1 billion in 'historic' tax fraud ruling Google has been ordered to pay nearly €1 billion to the French government over allegations of tax fraud. The ruling comes as European authorities are exploring new ways to clamp down on digital tax evasion....
02:52 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) by the European Commission on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
14:26 2019-07-18

China fines Ford's Changan JV $24 mln for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator on Wednesday said it was imposing a 162.8 million yuan ($23.55 million) fine on Ford Motor Co's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group for violating anti-monopoly law....
07:00 2019-06-05

Cleartrip's Flexifly Allows Flyers to Reschedule Flights Without Hefty Fines Cleartrip users can now choose a new Flexifly option while buying domestic flight tickets via Cleartrip, and this will enable them to reschedule their flight without paying amendment charges or......
15:52 2019-08-01

Hauliers face increased fines under new no-deal Brexit powers Hauliers will face increased fines and civilian traffic officers will be granted new powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit under government plans to try and avoid debilitating customs delays at Dover. ...
23:39 2019-07-31

Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its direction last year....
19:26 2019-08-13

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered by town halls....
14:26 2019-07-17

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for the years 2011 and 2012....
11:26 2019-07-04

MLB Fines Trevor Bauer Over Ball-Chucking Meltdown [Update] Trevor Bauer was fined by Major League Baseball Tuesday for his tantrum on the mound Sunday, when Bauer chucked the ball over the wall in center at the end of a brutal outing against the Kansas City Royals. Bauer apologized for the meltdown after the game, but MLB apparently still felt he needed to ...
19:52 2019-07-31

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
21:26 2019-07-02

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPass tolls and fees, the Department of Investigation ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Arizona urges judge against more fines in inmate care suit PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers representing the Arizona Department of Corrections are urging a judge to not impose a second round of contempt-of-court fines for failing to adequately follow through on its promises to improve health care for inmates. Three months ago, the judge threatened as much as $1.6 mil...
20:39 2019-08-21

Private firms issue 86% of councils' 250,000 fines for dropping litter Rise in number of local authorities using companies to police streets for littering The number of litter fines issued by councils has almost quadrupled in six years, with more than 250,000 handed out last year.The rise coincides with a growth in the number of local authorities in England and Wales e...
10:13 2019-08-17

Road Fines Will Save Lives: Nitin Gadkari, Day After Gujarat's Cut Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today appealed to states against softening a new law that calls for steep fines for traffic violations, a day after his own party's government in Gujarat slashed the......
13:13 2019-09-11

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:39 2019-06-06

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to disclose payments it received to publicize digital asset offerings of issuers it had rated....
11:52 2019-08-21

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
08:52 2019-07-10

Gujarat To Karnataka, BJP States Lead Charge Against New Traffic Fines Days after the Union Government prescribed steep penalties for traffic offenders under an amended law, a number of states across the country have decided to slash them in their respective......
23:39 2019-09-11

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
03:13 2019-07-03

Tourists face €250 fines for sitting on Spanish Steps in Rome Police patrol 18th-century marble steps, blowing whistles at visitors sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style” measures after police began shooing resting tourists away from the staircase of the famous Spanish Steps.Police began patrolling the 18th-century ma...
17:39 2019-08-07

This junk-covered home has $343K in unpaid fines — and a rat problem This Queens home is a total dump! A residence on an otherwise tidy block has stacks of junk-filled garbage bags and other debris piled up to the second-floor window — and the owner has racked up $343,000 in unpaid fines since 2015. “We’ve called 311, we’ve written to the local assemblyman, we starte...
02:52 2019-09-04

U.S. SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. markets regulator said on Thursday....
13:26 2019-08-23

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Embassy official told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:39 2019-06-19

SEC fines Juniper Networks more than $11.7 million to settle internal control violations The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that it had fined and settled with California-based Juniper Networks, Inc. more than $11.7 mln to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....
06:13 2019-08-30

World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial of a mining lease to a company in 2011....
17:00 2019-07-15

SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. markets regulator said on Thursday....
01:39 2019-08-23

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future lifesaving efforts in the Mediterranean....
18:39 2019-08-06

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
15:13 2019-07-05

New York Jets cut rookie linebacker after he racked up more than $100G in fines: report The New York Jets released a third-round draft pick over the weekend as they trimmed down their roster prior to the start of the 2019 regular season....
22:39 2019-09-05

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
04:39 2019-06-13

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices....
06:26 2019-08-09

FCC fines 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', others over misuse of emergency alert tone The Federal Communications Commission fined a television broadcaster, cable television network and a radio broadcaster for misusing the emergency alert tones....
09:52 2019-08-17

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York City due to the amount of pollution emitted by Trum...
05:39 2019-05-22

Unpaid parking fines fuel increase in debt collector referrals Unpaid parking fines and council tax arrears made up almost all of the 2.6 million debts referred to bailiffs by councils in England and Wales in 2018-19....
18:00 2019-09-11

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming "harmful" videos....
19:52 2019-08-12

Ronaldinho: Ex-Brazil and Barcelona star has property seized over unpaid fines Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho has 57 properties seized and his Brazilian and Spanish passports confiscated over unpaid taxes and fines, according to reports in Brazil....
20:52 2019-07-31

Company touted by Trump to build the wall has history of fines, violations President Donald Trump appears to have set his sights on a North Dakota construction firm with a checkered legal record to build portions of his signature border wall....
20:00 2019-05-31

Ethics agency fines MTA supervisor for running side biz on public dime The MTA suspended a city transit supervisor for 30 days without pay for moonlighting — running his own electronics repair shop on state time for up to three years, the state’s ethics watchdog agency announced Wednesday. Gustavo Espinal, in a settlement with the Joint Commission on Public...
23:01 2019-07-10

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
12:52 2019-06-06

Traffic Fines Hiked To Save Lives, Ignore Those Who Complain: VK Singh Penalties for traffic offences have been hiked to save lives and those who find them too high should be ignored, Union Minister of State for Road Transport VK Singh said today....
20:26 2019-09-12

Vadodara Man Sticks Driving License, Insurance On Helmet To Avoid Fines A man in Gujarat has figured out a way of staying one step ahead of cops as tighter road traffic regulations and heavier penalties kicked in this month under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019....
06:26 2019-09-11

Antonio Brown unhappy with Oakland Raiders for fines; unveils new helmet Star wide receiver Antonio Brown expressed his displeasure with the Oakland Raiders after receiving a letter from the team that detailed about $54,000 in fines....
01:13 2019-09-05

Gujarat Government Makes Massive Cuts In Fines Under New Motor Vehicles Act The BJP-ruled Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a drastic cut in the penalties for traffic violations even as the Centre is justifying the steep fine amounts under the amended Motor Vehicles......
02:00 2019-09-12

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week to British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under General Data Protection Regulation, which was enacted just over one year ago....
19:13 2019-07-10

Watch: To Avoid Fines For No Helmets, Riders Walk Past Cops With Vehicles The new hefty fines for traffic violations has law-breaking motorists worried sick. On Tuesday, a scooter rider was fined Rs 23,000 in Gurgaon for not carrying his vehicle's registration documents and......
14:39 2019-09-04

Nitin Gadkari, Rahul Gandhi Pulled Over On Twitter Amid New Traffic Fines Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have found themselves at the receiving end of criticism on social media as motorists across the country grapple with a sharp......
15:52 2019-09-04

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring felons pay off fines before regaining right to vote Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed off on a bill requiring felons to pay off their financial obligations before they are granted the right to vote, a tactic many critics argue amounts to voter suppression and a modern day poll tax. ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation face large fines Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation are being told by U.S. ICE that they face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines under a little-used federal law, attorneys said....
05:13 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-S.Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has imposed a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for irregular trading activities....
11:13 2019-07-16

S.Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch branch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has decided to impose a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for irregular trading activities....
11:13 2019-07-16

SEC fines Texas-based firm for offering illegal tokens, unregistered exchange The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday it fined and settled charges against a Texas-based cryptocurrency firm and its founders for wrongfully issuing digital offerings and for using an unregistered online trading platform....
22:00 2019-08-29

FCC Fines Jimmy Kimmel Live $400,000 for Using Emergency Alert Tone in Very Expensive Joke Last October Jimmy Kimmel Live! made some expensive jokes about President Donald Trump’s ability to send emergency alerts to approximately 225 million phones across the country.Read more......
18:13 2019-08-16

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has imposed a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for irregular trading activities....
12:39 2019-07-16

2019 Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill: Traffic Violation Fines To Increase The Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill has been cleared by both houses of the parliament and will be used to make changes in the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988. Part of the Amendment bill focusses on increased......
21:52 2019-08-01

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
15:13 2019-06-05

Country Time offers to pay fines for kids operating unlicensed lemonade stands The lemonade mix company Country Time announced an initiative to cover any fees you get from not having a permit to run a lemonade stand.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

NYC sanitation worker used license plates found in trash to avoid $17G in fines, investigators say A New York City sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly putting license plates he found in the trash on his car to avoid paying more than $17,000 in fines....
05:52 2019-08-15

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts....
00:26 2019-06-21

China fines Ford's Changan joint venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's State Administration for Market Regulation fined the joint venture between Ford Motor and Changan Automobile Group 162.8 million yuan for violating anti-monopoly law....
07:26 2019-06-05

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's products if it doesn't correct its marketing....
18:26 2019-09-09

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown expresses frustration over fines for missed practice, walkthrough Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown expressed his frustration Wednesday with a notice that the team reserves the right to fine him for missing a practice and a walkthrough last month....
22:39 2019-09-05

Shanghai Fines Ride-Hailing Service Providers Didi, Meituan For Using Unlicensed Vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they......
16:13 2019-08-14

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch branch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has decided to impose a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for irregular trading activities....
09:26 2019-07-16

AZGFD fines individual who allegedly hung baited hooks to catch, kill coyotes WILCOX, Ariz. – A person was penalized after the individual reportedly placed bait on fishing hooks for coyotes in near Wilcox in May 2018, according to Arizona Game and Fish Department. According to the department, AZGFD received a tip in May 2018 about the incident. Officials say the individ...
19:39 2019-07-01

Antonio Brown won't be placed on commissioner's list and will be eligible to play for Patriots Antonio Brown will be eligible to make his New England Patriots debut Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. The NFL won't place Brown on the exempt list.       ...
21:39 2019-09-13

Johnny Manziel to the XFL? Commissioner Oliver Luck says 'that remains to be seen' The XFL is holding workouts, but Johnny Manziel, who has bounced from the NFL to CFL to AAF, was not invited to workouts in Dallas or Houston.       ...
19:00 2019-06-16

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: Punishment for Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens 'appropriate' Adam Silver cited how forthcoming and apologetic Mark Stevens was in deciding against a lifetime ban for the Warriors minority owner.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics Canada’s ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country’s former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict of interest case...
21:00 2019-08-14

Antonio Brown released by Oakland Raiders after fractured off-season, reported feud with GM over fines, money Antonio Brown’s future with the Oakland Raiders has become even murkier after the wide receiver called on the organization to release him following reports that he was fined over $215,000, voiding his contract’s guaranteed payout. ...
19:26 2019-09-07

Shana Grice: Officers told not to hand out fines in stalking cases after teenager's murder Officers have been told not to hand out fixed penalty notices in stalking and harassment cases after teenager Shana Grice was fined for wasting police time before she was murdered....
02:00 2019-08-09

NYPD union chief: Commissioner 'cringing in fear' by firing officer in Eric Garner death The NYPD officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold in the moments before his death on a New York City Street five years ago was fired.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

David Ortiz 'damn interested' to find answers about shooting, hires ex-Boston Police commissioner to investigate Dominican authorities announced that Ortiz's shooting was a case of mistaken identity, but the former MLB star has started a private investigation.       ...
22:26 2019-08-27

NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals. The post NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals appeared first on...
00:39 2019-06-07

Commissioner Jay Monahan: PGA Tour can't be 'overly reactionary' in addressing slow play The European Tour has announced plans to improve pace of play, but the PGA Tour needs to get it right instead of get it right now.        ...
02:13 2019-08-21

Man City avoid transfer ban: Fifa fines club £314,650 for breaching rules on transfer of minors Manchester City have avoided the threat of a Fifa transfer ban for breaching rules regarding the transfer of minors, with world football's governing body instead imposing a fine of over £314,000 on the club....
00:13 2019-08-14

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
12:26 2019-06-20

What to Know Before Day One of the Democratic Debates If you haven’t kept up with the news or your aunt’s Facebook statuses, here’s a reminder: Tonight, the first half of the Democratic Debates will take place at 9pm EDT....
20:00 2019-06-27

Who’s In and Who’s Out of the First Democratic Debates The Democratic National Committee is excluding three candidates from the June debates. Some who are expected to be left out, like Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana, are not happy....
15:13 2019-06-13

Hannity: 'All-out war' going on within the Democratic Party Fox News' Sean Hannity spoke Tuesday about the "all-out war" within the Democratic Party on his television show saying that all Republicans can die is watch while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cotez, D-N.Y., jockey for position....
06:26 2019-07-10

Highlights from Day 1 of the first Democratic debate NBC NEWS – The Democratic presidential primary has been largely — though not completely feud-free — to date. But during the first night of the primary debate in Miami, some took the opportunity to draw sharp contrasts with their opponents — with the targets themselves standing just a few feet ...
02:26 2019-06-28

The First 2020 Democratic Debate Is Almost Here. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Sen. Elizabeth Warren will have a plan for that. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke will have to make his case without jumping on a table. And Sen. Cory Booker will seek to reclaim his mantle as America’s favorite Rhodes Scholar-turned-mayor. The three Democratic presidential candidates will face...
13:13 2019-06-23

Who has qualified for the third Democratic debate There’s a chance that the next Democratic debate will treat viewers to a spectacle unseen this cycle — all of the candidates debating on the same stage, on the same night. The debate will be held over two nights only if more than 10 candidates qualify. So far, exactly 10 have....
08:00 2019-08-24

7 Takeaways from the First Democratic Debate Julián Castro excelled, Elizabeth Warren went from big factor at first to non-factor at times, and Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke spoke the most but didn’t create singularly memorable moments....
22:26 2019-06-27

Here's What You Missed on Day Two of the Democratic Debates In case you missed all two hours of Thursday’s heated debate (and three hours of post-debate coverage), here are some highlights: South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg called out the “hypocrisy” of the Republican Party, author Marianne Williamson discussed “love” as her campaign’s greatest weapon, and Cal...
05:13 2019-06-29

Medicare for All is a Democratic fallacy Ordinarily, I’m not one for watching political debates, let alone early-on primary ones. I prefer perusing the résumés and actual accomplishments of those who want to govern. Debates merely show off arguing skills. But I was in the mood for some comedy, so I watched. Much of the debate was about Med...
20:26 2019-08-04

What We Learned From the 2020 Democratic Debates Joe Biden is a fragile front-runner. Kamala Harris has a big chance to build political momentum. And the competition between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders is intensifying....
18:26 2019-06-28

‘No Compromise,’ Democratic Hopefuls Say About Gun Control Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar were among those making strong calls for new measures to address the nation’s recent spate of gun violence....
23:39 2019-09-02

Another Joe Enters the Democratic Race for President Because the Democratic field of candidates running for president in 2020 isn’t crowded enough, former Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania has become the 24th person to jump into the race for the party’s nomination....
00:39 2019-06-24

Why the Democratic Party deepfaked its own chairman The Democratic National Committee wanted to demonstrate the potential threat to the 2020 election posed by deepfake videos — clips created with artificial intelligence that can make people appear to do or say things they never did. So the committee came up with a novel solution: It had experts make ...
21:00 2019-08-12

The Democratic Candidates Need New Walk-Out Songs Some music recommendations for Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke and everyone else eyeballing a White House bid....
19:00 2019-06-11

Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybrid of democracy and authoritarianism, says Pravit Rojanaphruk....
15:52 2019-06-06

7 takeaways from the Democratic debate's first night A handful of low-polling moderates hoped to break through in a crowded Democratic field during Tuesday's debate by confronting the top-tier candidates on stage, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders....
07:26 2019-08-01

GOP running attack ads against NY Democratic congressmen WASHINGTON — The National Republican Congressional Committee put out new ads Monday asking New York House members in swing districts if they agree with a controversial new law approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature that provides driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants. The di...
10:26 2019-07-02

CNN Kicks Off Democratic Debate In Worst Way Possible CNN knows what all the viewers watching tonight’s Democratic debate wanted more than anything else at the start of the proceedings. A quick launch into a substantive policy discussion? What are you, stupid??...
21:26 2019-07-31

What Is Democratic Socialism? Whose Version Are We Talking About? Bernie Sanders is giving a speech on democratic socialism. But if you ask five democratic socialists what the term means, you’ll likely get five different answers....
19:26 2019-06-12

Which candidates attacked the most during the third Democratic debate? Former housing secretary Julián Castro waged 13 attacks, the most of anyone onstage, according to an analysis of the third Democratic presidential debate....
07:13 2019-09-14

The Trailer: Democratic socialists consider how to use their clout In this edition: The Democratic Socialists of America consider their 2020 options, the tragedies in El Paso and Dayton rattle the Democratic primary, and Mississippi gets ready to pick a new governor....
07:39 2019-08-07

6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script....
07:13 2019-09-13

The Third Democratic Primary Debate Is Going to Be Three Hours??? ABC News released the specifications of the third Democratic National Debate on Thursday, and it feels like a personal attack on me, a person who watches these debates....
05:00 2019-08-30

Democratic debate 2019: Which candidates are most likely to get cut? With the second round of Democratic primary debates in the books, the focus now turns to September’s third round in Houston — but many of the White House hopefuls who took the stage on Tuesday and Wednesday night have likely reached the end of the road. Under strict polling and fundraising thr...
22:13 2019-08-01

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (To ...
00:26 2019-06-04

7 Things We Learned From the Third Democratic Debate For the first time in the 2020 Democratic primary, the top 10 candidates took the stage together Thursday night in Houston for a debate that focused on issues ranging from healthcare to gun violence to foreign policy. Here are seven of the top takeaways: 1. There wasn’t much debating at the th...
06:26 2019-09-13

Why AOC is the Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party We should have seen this coming: After less than a year in office, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has become the most tediously predictable person in politics. Ocasio-Cortez, the would-be Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party, habitually dismisses her critics and those of her “Squad” — as the ...
22:39 2019-07-13

How Did Kamala Harris Do in the Democratic Debate? Thursday: Ms. Harris goes on defense in the her second presidential debate, 24 hours of homelessness in S.F., and the harrowing escapes from Paradise....
17:00 2019-08-01

How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
22:26 2019-07-31

Fact-Checking the Democratic Debate Our reporters are following all of the exchanges. They will be fact-checking the candidates and providing context and explanation for the policy debates....
03:13 2019-09-13

O.J. Simpson is once again watching the Democratic debates Felon, shmelon. O.J. Simpson posted another video on Twitter Thursday, saying he was pumped to watch the second round of the Democratic presidential primary debates — despite not even being able to vote. “Hey Twitter world, yours truly,” the Juice said. “Trying to finish dinn...
07:26 2019-06-28

Democratic candidates spar over ‘socialism’ Democratic candidates gathered in San Francisco Saturday to shmooze at the state party’s ­annual convention — and bicker among themselves over the best way to unseat President Trump. At one point, the gathering became a referendum on ­socialism. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper earned bo...
12:39 2019-06-02

Second Democratic debate could come down to Biden vs. Sanders During the second night of the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, most eyes will likely be trained on former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders – but for wildly divergent reasons....
21:26 2019-06-27

Here's how the top 7 Democratic candidates want to transform the US economy Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the leading Democratic presidential candidates for 2020. The candidates believe in reviving the the middle class and major US infrastructure investments. From the Affordable Care Act and eliminating student debt,...
03:00 2019-08-01

The Second Democratic Debate Is Already on Its Petty Bullshit The second night of the second round of Democratic primary debates kicked off on Wednesday, and right out of the gate, things got real petty, real fast....
03:13 2019-08-01

Pro-impeachment ad with Mueller to run during Democratic debates Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's congressional testimony will feature in a television ad advocating for impeaching President Donald Trump, set to run before and after the Democratic presidential debates this week....
17:39 2019-07-31

Abortion gets only a brief nod in second round of Democratic debates The issue of abortion rights received almost no attention during the second round of debates Tuesday and Wednesday, even as Democrats have shifted to the left on abortion ahead of the election....
04:52 2019-08-01

Trump on Democratic debate: 'BORING' President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night and declared himself above the fray even as his campaign team kept a close eye on the battle to find a challenger to take on Trump in 2020....
20:13 2019-06-27

Let’s Play Democratic Debate B-I-N-G-O Tonight! (No, We’re Serious) Nobody won Wednesday night’s first 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate, but a couple of people lost. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) looked confused for half the night and somehow managed to make Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) look like a foreign policy expert. Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA), despite having more executive ...
00:13 2019-06-28

Over 15M viewers tuned in to first Democratic debate on NBC The first night of the Democratic presidential debates drew in 15.3 million viewers for NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, the network said Thursday, citing Nielsen Fast National Data. The two-hour debate, featuring Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, fell short of the...
22:26 2019-06-27

The Democratic Party Is Waging a War Against its Very Own Base In chasing a narrow swath of white swing voters, the Democratic party is demobilizing a broader coalition of voters who have delivered blue victories time and time again....
19:26 2019-05-30

8 big moments from Night 1 of the second Democratic debate Night one has Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the middle; night two will center former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala D. Harris....
18:13 2019-07-31

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrated that the party seems to be ceding control of the Senate before the cycle even really gets underway...
19:39 2019-06-10

Who are the candidates participating in the first Democratic Debate? The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the First primary debate of the 2020 campaign. They are: Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado Former Vice President Joe Biden* Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey* South Ben...
18:52 2019-06-27

Rasmussen: 2020 Democratic race already down to four The lack of movement in the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race is fast making it a four-person race, according to long-time pollster Scott Rasmussen....
15:00 2019-05-30

The key moments from the latest Democratic debate Progressives clashed with moderates over healthcare and ‘Republican talking points’The first round of the second Democratic 2020 presidential debates saw liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren square off against moderate candidates on issues ranging from healthcare to race relations ...
20:39 2019-07-31

What to watch for in the first Democratic presidential debate MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic presidential race are finally here. Ten candidates — led by Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker — will participate tonight beginning at 9:00 pm ET. And the second 10 — led by Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harr...
18:52 2019-06-27

Joe Biden is the Democratic front-runner — but he is vulnerable In the survey, 66% of Democratic primary voters say they'd be enthusiastic or comfortable about Biden as their nominee to take on President Trump in the 2020 election. Just 32% express reservations....
16:00 2019-06-16

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
23:00 2019-06-27

Only YOU Can Prevent Tom Steyer From Ruining the Next Democratic Debate Folks, I’m here to ask a favor on behalf of all of America: on NO ACCOUNT must you tell ANY POLLSTER that you intend to vote for Tom Steyer. This is extremely, extremely, extremely, extremely important....
21:26 2019-08-20

Where do the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on the key issues? Almost two dozen Democratic candidates are vying for the party’s nomination to take on Trump in the 2020 race. Here’s where they stand on the key issues Continue reading......
07:39 2019-06-13

TV ratings increase for second round of Democratic debate The ratings for the second round of the Democratic debate on Thursday night jumped more than 15 percent from the night before, a report said. The audience rose on all three venues — NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo — for the event featuring front runners Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in addition to spiritual...
01:26 2019-06-29

The Best and Worst Moments From Day One of the Democratic Presidential Debates In case you missed it, Wednesday night was the first of two Democratic presidential debates taking place in Miami—and a whole lot happened. Beto O’Rourke argued with fellow Texas Congressmember Julián Castro over immigration, Senator Elizabeth Warren finally endorsed Medicare for all, and a few cand...
00:00 2019-06-28

‘Everybody Uses Us.’ What It Was Like to Watch the Democratic Debate in Flint, Michigan As the Democratic presidential candidates prepared to debate in Detroit Wednesday night, the dozen voters who gathered to watch in the cinderblock auditorium of the Flint Development Center some 70 miles away weren’t focused on the candidates or the polls. Nobody was talking about Senator Kama...
23:26 2019-08-01

Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Medicare For All The second Democratic primary debate on Thursday night saw an extended period of serious policy discussion on the future of the nation’s health care. While Medicare-for-all has been the rallying cry of those on the party’s left flank, the candidates on the stage were split, with most arg...
22:39 2019-06-28

Round 2 of Democratic debate is party’s most-watched ever LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says round two of the Democratic presidential debate was the party’s most-watched ever. Based on Nielsen figures out Friday, the event including early front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders averaged 18.1 million viewers across NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. That topped th...
22:39 2019-06-28

Here's What You Missed From Round One of the Democratic Debates in Detroit On Tuesday night, 10 of the Democratic Presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit to discuss issues of immigration, gun violence, climate change, student loan debt, and race relations in America....
00:52 2019-08-01

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
02:00 2019-08-02

‘BORING!’ Trump yawns at Democratic debate NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump’s initial reaction to the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate: “BORING!” The presidential tweet landed as candidates on the debate stage in Miami were asked about the crisis at the southern U.S. border involving migrant children. Shortl...
02:26 2019-06-28

‘We’re here to win’: US democratic socialists move to center stage As socialism moves from the margins to the center of presidential politics, organization faces a new and welcome problem: where to go from here?The last time the nation’s largest socialist organization came together for its biennial conference, congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was serving taco...
21:26 2019-08-06

When Will the 2020 Democratic Field Start to Shrink? After two rounds of debates, 24 Democratic candidates are still running for president. There’s little incentive to drop out right now, but August will be crucial....
23:52 2019-08-01

Trump not welcome in El Paso, says Democratic congresswoman – live Escobar: ‘He should not come while we are in mourning’Pressure on McConnell to take up House-passed guns billSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.05pm BST The FBI announced at a news conference that the bureau is opening a domestic terrorism investigation into the shooting at the ...
21:26 2019-08-06

Biden and Harris come under attack in U.S. Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris battled over healthcare and came under attack from other candidates on their criminal justice records and other issues in a contentious and sometimes angry debate on Wednesday....
04:52 2019-08-01

10 Things We Learned About 2020 From the Democratic Debates Over two nights in Miami, the top 20 Democratic contenders squared off in the first major tussle of the 2020 presidential campaign, debating everything from health care policy and immigration to climate solutions and geopolitical challenges. Here are 10 of the top takeaways from the first Democratic...
11:13 2019-06-28

Joe Biden Keeps Stumbling. The Democratic Pile-On Is Just Getting Started. The vinegar in the slaw will hardly be the most acrid item on Joe Biden’s plate as he arrives at Rep. Jim Clyburn’s legendary fish fry. The former Vice President had largely lucked out with news that Iran had shot down an American drone largely bumping from the headlines the Democratic f...
00:39 2019-06-22

How 21 Democratic Candidates Answered Our Questions Before the Debates Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other issues? Here's a quick look at their answers....
19:00 2019-06-27

The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:30 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump “needs to be held accountable” for what she sees as 10 prosecutable offenses in special counsel Robert Mueller’...
10:13 2019-08-01

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice-president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
06:26 2019-06-28

CNN Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Night 2 Tonight’s lineup featured 10 candidates including the former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris of California and Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey....
04:52 2019-08-01

Moulton ends bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, who mounted a long-shot bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ended his campaign on Friday, warning that the party must now decide how far left it wants to move....
00:52 2019-08-24

'Warren's to lose': who won the first Democratic debate? | Panelists Bold ideas on the debate stage in Miami – and an unexpected breakout star. Here’s the verdict from our panelistsGenerously speaking, Democratic presidential candidates tonight spent a little less than 10 minutes after nearly an hour and a half had gone by answering a handful of direct questions abou...
18:39 2019-06-27

Joe Biden Is on Top of the Democratic Primary Field. How Does He Stay There? Before Joe Biden announced his presidential campaign, the former vice president privately worried about the fundamentals. Could he raise the money needed to mount a credible campaign? Could he assemble a diverse and experienced staff? Would he be a good fit for a Democratic base that’s drifted...
22:52 2019-06-05

Democratic divisions surge into public view Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view as the party's leading presidential contenders faced off in a fiery debate in Miami over who is best positioned to take on President Donald Trump. (June 28)        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
22:13 2019-06-28

Here’s What Protesters Were Yelling During Wednesday’s Democratic Debate (DETROIT) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was targeted with hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” at the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. The disruption forced New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker to pause his opening statement Wednesday night. Video shows se...
17:13 2019-08-01

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

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
21:26 2019-06-28

Sen. Mitch McConnell a topic in Democratic Debate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last night’s Democratic Debate made it clear Kentucky will play a role in the 2020 election with several candidates bringing up Senator Mitch McConnell, and urging Kentuckians to vote him out of office. Bringing up McConnell is a move Republican Political Analyst...
22:39 2019-06-27

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the debates will be broadcast from Miami on June 26 and ...
20:52 2019-06-12

Democratic candidates have until midnight to qualify for 1st debates Democratic presidential candidates have until midnight Wednesday to qualify for the first primary debates in Miami next month, and it appears all 20 have secured spots on stage....
19:39 2019-06-12

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
04:52 2019-08-01

Democratic candidates have until midnight to qualify for debates Democratic presidential candidates have until midnight Wednesday to qualify for the first primary debates on June 26-27 in Miami and it looks like 20 have secured their spots....
18:39 2019-06-12

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
17:26 2019-08-14

House Democratic factions end their Twitter feud House Democrats moved to de-escalate lingering tensions between the party’s factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its final stretch before a lengthy summer recess. Leaders of the caucus’ moderate and progressive wings released a rare joint statement that reads like a political truc...
01:13 2019-07-19

Here’s Who Qualified for the Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates CNN is starting to set the stage for the second round of 2020 Democratic primary debates it is hosting over two nights at the end of July. The Democratic National Committee announced the list of candidates who qualified for the second run of debates on Wednesday. Frontrunner candidates including for...
01:26 2019-07-18

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States if unhappy....
00:26 2019-07-20

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. As activists held up signs reading #StopTheBans to protest recent laws severely restricting abortions in Alabama, G...
02:26 2019-05-24

Here’s What Protesters Were Shouting at Joe Biden During the Third Democratic Debate During the third Democratic presidential primary debate, protestors interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden as he was about to answer a question about how a significant setback shaped him. To viewers at home, it was not immediately clear what the protestors were saying. But Jess Davidson, execut...
06:26 2019-09-13

Where the top Democratic U.S. presidential candidates stand on 'Medicare for All' All of the Democratic presidential candidates debating on Thursday say universal healthcare is a top priority. They disagree, however, on the best path to achieve it....
13:26 2019-09-10

Two Economists Fuel Democratic Debate Over How Far Left to Go William Darity Jr. and Darrick Hamilton tout slavery reparations and guaranteed jobs to address the racial wealth gap. Their theories on ‘stratification economics’ have helped shape the rhetoric and platforms of several presidential candidates....
06:00 2019-07-15

Trump slammed over attack on Democratic congresswomen The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
10:00 2019-07-15

Is a new generation taking over the Democratic party? – podcast Kamala Harris was the big winner of the first round of Democratic party debates in the US. This week, her poll numbers surged and so did donations to her campaign. But as Lauren Gambino in Washington notes, it was bad news for the frontrunners as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faltered. Also today: Da...
05:13 2019-07-04

Joe Biden interrupted by ‘Dreamers’ at the end of Democratic debate HOUSTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by a group of DREAMERS at the end of Thursday night’s Democratic debate. Biden was being asked by moderator George Stephanopoulos to talk about any professional setback he’d experienced. “I never counted any professional setback I had a...
13:13 2019-09-13

6 Highlights From Night 1 of the July Democratic Debates The CNN debate was a clash over health care with moderates along the edge throwing firebombs on the electability of progressives with the boldest policy plans....
18:00 2019-07-31

Tom Steyer Brings $100 Million to the Democratic Primary. That May Not Be Enough A billionaire activist and philanthropist, Tom Steyer brings several assets with him to the 2020 presidential race: Longtime Democratic connections, at least some support from his efforts to impeach President Donald Trump and a willingness to spend $100 million of his own money on the race, giving h...
22:52 2019-07-09

Please Enjoy This Democratic Congressman Yelling at ICE's Former Top Ghoul As acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, Thomas Homan oversaw some of the Trump administration’s worst treatment of undocumented and migrant communities. He is an unrepentant ghoul, and on Friday, for a brief, glorious moment, he received a deeply satisfying fraction of ...
23:26 2019-07-12

How High Are the Stakes Tonight for Each Democratic Candidate? The third Democratic primary debate, live tonight on ABC News and Univision, will be the first time all of the major candidates have been together on one stage, and also Beto O’Rourke made it in. Many, many pundits are asking: How high are the stakes tonight? Oh ho ho boy let me tell you. They are H...
20:52 2019-09-12

What to Expect From Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate The 2020 Democratic presidential race is about to take a sudden and much-needed turn. For the first time, we’ll witness 10 Democratic candidates—including all top-polling candidates—appear on stage together and on one night. What can you expect from tonight’s debate? For each candidate to take on Bi...
22:00 2019-09-12

How to Watch Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate Tonight, 10 Democratic presidential candidates—just 10—will take the stage in Houston for the third round of debates. Given the significantly smaller pool, tonight’s debate will be the first time all top-polling candidates will appear on stage together and for three entire hours, no less....
22:00 2019-09-12

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
22:26 2019-07-18

| All eyes on centrist Biden at second Democratic debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden takes centre stage for the second leg of the Democratic presidential debates after the first night exposed fault lines between the party's centrists and its progressive wing....
20:26 2019-07-31

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak at the California Democratic Party’s annual g...
09:13 2019-06-01

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
10:26 2019-07-18

Trump ramps up diatribe against four Democratic congresswomen Trump is setting the tone for the 2020 election by painting four leftist congresswomen as the face of the Democrats. It comes after the House called his comments against the four minority women racist....
08:00 2019-07-18

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the first since de Blasio launched his 2020 campaign ...
21:39 2019-05-21

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
16:52 2019-07-19

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
22:52 2019-07-09

Ten Democratic 2020 candidates to debate on one night Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders next month, leaving out 10 other candidates who did not meet the party's more stringent criteria for participation, the Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday....
21:13 2019-08-29

Houston Expected to Host Third Democratic Debate on ABC A smaller field of candidates is expected for the third televised debate sponsored by the Democratic Party, which is finishing plans for the event in September....
23:39 2019-07-09

Ten U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates to debate on one night Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders next month, leaving out 10 other candidates who did not meet the party's more stringent criteria for participation, the Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday....
01:26 2019-08-30

What to Expect From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates The second round of Democratic debates are just a week away, with 10 presidential hopefuls set to appear on stage in Detroit on two separate nights—and the stakes are higher than ever. Come September, the candidates will have to have 130,000 unique donors and at least 2% of support in four polls to ...
19:13 2019-07-23

Democratic front-runners divided over healthcare The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance together in the race to take on Donald Trump next year....
16:00 2019-09-13

Which Democratic Candidate Will Drop Out of the Presidential Race Next? On Wednesday night, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand officially dropped out of the Presidential race, joining Jay Inslee and John Hickenlooper in calling it quits ahead of the debates. After Wednesday’s deadline, just 10 candidates have qualified for the debates in Houston, meaning we’ll see a mu...
15:26 2019-08-30

Candidates speak after Houston Democratic debate Some of the Democratic presidential candidates involved in Thursday night's debate in Houston spoke to reporters afterwards and made the cases for their candidacies. (Sept. 13)        ...
20:52 2019-09-13

The winners, losers and snoozers of the third Democratic debate The Democratic presidential front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden, stumbled through another debate, offering answers with so many asides and twists and turns even the Post’s veteran debate watcher had trouble keeping track. The longtime politicians stumbles gave New Jersey Senator Core...
13:13 2019-09-13

Democratic-led states divided over approach on abortion PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Republican-led legislatures have had a highly successful year, passing measurers that would ban or significantly limit abortions beginning early in a woman’s pregnancy. So what about the states controlled politically by Democrats? The answer is mix...
19:00 2019-05-27

5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
20:52 2019-07-16

Here Are the Issues the 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Tweeting About Most With more than 20 candidates fighting for the presidential nomination of the U.S. Democratic party, it can be tough for presidential hopefuls to stand out and find their signature issue. Some have tried to capitalize on a certain topic while others try to cover all their bases, as seen in a recent a...
11:00 2019-07-17

Italy's M5S: From League allies to Democratic partners The Five Star Movement is about to get its second chance to govern, this time in a coalition with the Democratic Party. The loosely defined populists have struggled to carve out a profile for themselves....
18:00 2019-08-29

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswoman Omar Somali-born U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar is "lucky to be where she is," President Donald Trump said on Friday, pressing on with attacks on four minority women Democratic U.S. representatives he has said should "go back" to where they came from....
22:00 2019-07-19

House approves Democratic bills to ban drilling along coasts The House of Representatives approved a pair of bills Wednesday that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and extend a moratorium on drilling in the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico near Florida....
02:00 2019-09-12

Democratic debate highlights: Biden the favored target Democratic front-runner Joe Biden was again the main target of his rivals at the second presidential debate on Wednesday, as many of the nine other candidates on stage took aim at his track record on race, criminal justice, immigration and healthcare....
06:52 2019-08-01

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate draws large TV audience About 15.3 million TV viewers watched Wednesday's debate among Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and eight other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
21:39 2019-06-27

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
14:52 2019-07-19

Democratic debates: Biden and Harris will face off again in second round As in first debates in Miami, the field will be crowded with 20 candidates spread over two nightsJoe Biden faces a rematch against his tormentor Kamala Harris while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will go head to head in a battle of the left in the second Democratic primary debates at the end of...
05:26 2019-07-19

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School, debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero, former Arizona State...
10:52 2019-07-19

Billionaire Tom Steyer has nearly spent his way to a spot in the third Democratic debate The former hedge fund manager and activist has piled millions into both Facebook and television ads since he entered the presidential race last month....
19:00 2019-08-13

'Apologize to America,' Trump tells Democratic congresswomen U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism....
04:52 2019-07-22

The September Democratic Debate is a Key Test for an Unsettled Field Set aside the hype and speculation and tweet-driven tizzy. When the leading Democratic candidates for president debate on Thursday night in Houston, it’s worth remembering that much of the party still doesn’t know how they feel about the majority of the people on stage. Aside from the tr...
03:13 2019-09-12

Tom Steyer May Decide the 2020 Democratic Field Needs a Billionaire After All The hedge fund investor, who considered but decided against a presidential bid earlier this year, has changed his mind and now intends to enter the 2020 contest....
22:00 2019-07-08

Every 2020 Democratic Candidate's Plan to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Earlier this year, during a State of the Union address, President Trump called for the end of the HIV epidemic in the U.S. within ten years. But in a new report published weeks after Trump’s bold pledge, the number of new HIV infections stalled for the first time between 2013 and 2016, after years o...
07:39 2019-09-12

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party's 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
22:39 2019-06-23

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
22:52 2019-09-11

Pelosi Appeals for Democratic Unity While Dressing Down Dissenters The speaker, at an extraordinary, closed-door meeting of the House Democratic Caucus, tried to restore comity amid a dispute with four liberal freshmen and demanded an end to the public criticism....
22:13 2019-07-10

Trump: Minority Democratic congresswomen should 'apologize to America' President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, demanding an apology "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said." He said the four minority women aren't "capable of loving" the US....
03:26 2019-07-22

| WATCH: Democratic hopefuls descend on South Carolina More than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on South Carolina, which is a critical primary state, to make their case to voters on who will be the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump. WATCH NOW....
11:13 2019-06-23

Live Blog: From Detroit, the Democratic Debates, Night 2 DETROIT—Greetings from Flint! The Root is at the Flint Development Center live-blogging the second night of debates, where the organization Black Voters Matter is holding a debate forum with locals watching the debate on the big screen....
04:13 2019-08-01

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
23:39 2019-06-09

How the Next Democratic Debate Offers a New Start for Second-Tier Candidates The shrinking calendar has those who are lagging the front-runners looking for new life in their campaigns. The rationale for staying in the race is that Joseph R. Biden Jr. will fade....
11:39 2019-09-08

Jimmy Fallon Thinks the Democratic Debate Was a Bit Overcrowded “To qualify, all a candidate needed was to poll at 1 percent or higher,” the “Tonight Show” host said. “That’s it? One percent? I mean, even O.J.’s at 2 percent.”...
19:26 2019-06-27

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hour face-off between Democratic White House hopefuls...
20:26 2019-06-27

19 Democratic Presidential Candidates Took the Stage Sunday. No One Stood Out Nineteen of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Iowa on Sunday at the largest cattle-call event for the historically large field to date, but none of them managed to leverage it into a star turn. At a fundraiser for the Iowa Democratic Party at the DoubleTree convention cente...
05:00 2019-06-10

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideology."...
06:00 2019-07-20

"Every Day, It's A Trap": Democratic Senator On Trump's Racist Attacks Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign launched in February on a snow-pelted stage in Minneapolis. It has since struggled to gain traction in a crowded 2020 field - and former vice president Joe......
04:52 2019-07-23

'Load of nonsense': PM dismisses claims he is being anti-democratic Boris Johnson has dismissed claims he is being anti-democratic as "a load of nonsense" - a day after he suspended parliament for the longest period in decades....
07:13 2019-09-11

Pelosi Cuts Deal That Could Help the GOP Destroy a Democratic President The Congressional Democratic leadership, in its never-ending quest to Get Something Done, has reportedly reached a deal with the Trump administration and its Republican counterparts on a budget. In doing so, Nancy Pelosi—the Speaker of the House, and the lead negotiator opposite Treasury Secretary S...
17:39 2019-07-23

Moderate Democratic Governors Are Worried About All the Wrong Things It is a day that ends in ‘y’, so we have another article about how Democrats are flubbing 2020 by not doing exactly what Hillary Clinton did in 2016, which, as we all know, worked....
20:00 2019-07-19

Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates went to college and grad school Elizabeth for MA There are currently 24 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, and they all boast impressive resumés. 13 out of the 24 declared candidates attended an Ivy League university for undergrad or grad school, 13 have law degrees, and two are Rhodes scholars. Here's w...
23:39 2019-06-09

Democratic presidential candidates mark 9/11 anniversary: 'We will always remember' The Democratic presidential candidates marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by honoring the victims and highlighting how Americans come together in times of tragedy....
22:26 2019-09-11

Joe Biden joins Snapchat ahead of Democratic debate “Hello, fellow youngsters!” Seventy-six-year-old Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden joined the millennial-dominated social media app Snapchat Wednesday in an apparent bid to appeal to the youths. The septuagenarian announced the move in a series of posts to the image-sharing platform ahead of...
05:26 2019-08-01

Pew: 65% of Democratic voters have positive view of 2020 candidates Democratic voters have a better impression of their party's presidential candidates this year compared to similar points in the past eight elections, a Pew survey released Thursday indicates....
03:26 2019-07-19

Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks have passed since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband. Republican leaders in Congress have shown little enthusiasm for the price tag, and even less for the...
08:00 2019-05-22

Democratic panel to open debate on reparations for slavery WASHINGTON (AP) — The case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the country might owe to the descendants of slaves in the United States. A hearing Wednesday of a House Judiciary subcommittee will examine legislation to s...
06:26 2019-06-19

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen of color to leave US The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
18:13 2019-07-15

Moldova's Democratic Party dissolves government to end crisis Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip's Democratic Party of Moldova said on Friday it would step down and dissolve the government, which had remained in power in a caretaker role since an election in February, to resolve a national crisis....
19:26 2019-06-14

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

What Elizabeth Warren Is Quietly Telling Democratic Insiders With phone calls, texts and handwritten notes, the Massachusetts senator is continuing an unusually determined outreach effort to show party officials she is aligned with them....
04:00 2019-08-27

What These Student Debaters Learned From the 2020 Democratic Debates For those who recently attended a debate camp, the Democratic debates were not a chance to undercut rivals or wring donations but something else: a lesson plan....
00:39 2019-08-05

Fact-Checking the Candidates From the Third Democratic Presidential Debate Thursday’s night Democratic presidential debate featured all 10 leading candidates on one stage for the first time. Like the previous two debates, however, several candidates made comments that had dubious standing in the facts. These claims included comments about the economy, healthcare and ...
10:52 2019-09-13

US Democratic debate rivals slug it out over health care Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden came out fighting amid criticism his policies were too moderate....
08:52 2019-09-13

Why Democratic congresswoman refuses to join Trump in El Paso Texas Congresswoman Veronica Escobar has “declined” an invitation to join President Trump during his upcoming trip to El Paso — saying she “refuses to be an accessory to his visit” — in the wake of the Walmart shooting. “The White House invited me to join @r...
04:39 2019-08-07

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — but not other leading candidates Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Vice President Joe Biden, who are slotted for June 27. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to End Gun Violence Last week, the issue of gun control took center stage among the Democratic presidential candidates at the Detroit debates and in the wake of the Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn shootings (and days before shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend). Gun violence—and i...
22:13 2019-08-05

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
05:26 2019-08-04

The debates exposed a glaring gap in the 2020 Democratic primaries Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Democratic debates covered a lot of ground but left out a major topic: foreign policy. No 2020 Democratic candidate has a clearly articulated plan to deal with the challenged facing the US. The Democrats and the media need to change the way they address foreign-poli...
00:00 2019-08-03

Democratic debate focuses on gun control, trade, healthcare Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics, including gun control, healthcare and trade, in the third round of primary debate in Houston Thursday night....
15:13 2019-09-13

Democratic debate 2019: ABC warns candidates to keep it clean Paging Beto O’Rourke. ABC News warned candidates at Thursday’s Democratic debate in Texas to keep it clean — just weeks after the former Texas congressman dropped an “F bomb” while discussing gun violence in an on-air interview, the latest in a series of profanities he&...
13:13 2019-09-13

De Blasio fails to register in new Democratic primary poll Mayor Bill de Blasio could be forced to turn out the lights on his long-shot presidential bid, according to a new survey released Tuesday. De Blasio did not even register with voters — garnering less than 1 percent support in the latest Quinnipiac University poll of Democratic presidential candidate...
22:13 2019-08-06

If You Aren't Happy In US, "Leave": Trump On Democratic Congresswomen President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday, saying if they're not happy in the United States "they can leave."...
19:52 2019-07-15

‘Take Texas seriously’: GOP anxiety spikes after retirements, Democratic gains Three congressional retirements in the state, most notably Rep. Will Hurd’s, have unsettled Republicans, who increasingly see the state as a 2020 battleground....
22:52 2019-08-02

The Trailer: The questions tonight's Democratic debate will answer In this debate day edition: What to look for on the Houston stage, the lessons of North Carolina's urban/rural special election, and polls that will give Democrats even more to worry about....
07:13 2019-09-13

Here's What You Missed From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates in Detroit On Wednesday night, 10 more candidates took the stage in Detroit for the second round of Democratic Presidential debates, discussing issues of healthcare, climate change, and police reform—but Joe Biden was the clear subject on every candidates’ mind....
20:00 2019-08-01

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their past will be able to get a new lease on life....
19:39 2019-06-12

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
17:26 2019-07-18

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups It will have all the excitement of the NBA draft lottery, but with analysis from Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer and less heartbreak for the Knicks....
19:52 2019-07-18

Democratic presidential contenders demand action on guns Democratic presidential contenders urged Congress on Saturday to take action to curb gun violence in the wake of mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead....
18:39 2019-08-10

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
00:13 2019-06-22

At least 50 dead in train derailment in the Democratic Republic of Congo At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN....
00:52 2019-09-13

Colorado Gun Nuts Are Trying to Recall a Democratic State Legislator Second Amendment fans in Colorado have launched a campaign to recall Democratic state Rep. Tom Sullivan over his commitment to gun safety legislation, according to the Denver Post....
08:52 2019-06-12

Tonight’s Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Houston Tonight’s lineup will feature 10 candidates including the former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
00:52 2019-09-13

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for winning re-election in 2020....
08:13 2019-07-18

Live Blog: From Detroit, the Democratic Debates, Night 1 Greetings from Detroit! The Root is here in the Motor City live-blogging the first night of debates from the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, where the organization Black Voters Matter held a pre-debate forum with residents of Detroit, moderated by CNN commentator Angela Rye....
19:39 2019-07-31

Andrew Yang Is the Most Dangerous Democratic Presidential Candidate Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debates revealed many things, but I want to focus on what was easily the most chilling moment of last night: Andrew Yang talking about climate change.Read more......
19:52 2019-08-01

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist....
19:39 2019-07-14

Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division From his perch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti has waged war on fellow Democrats. The party leadership has had enough....
00:39 2019-07-14

U.S. Details Plan to Rebuild Venezuela Under Democratic Rule U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross laid out a plan to provide credit and investment opportunities to help rebuild Venezuela’s economy under democratic rule....
17:26 2019-08-01

Unbowed, Trump forecasts more attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump may not have planned it this way, but his attacks on four liberal lawmakers as un-American have emerged as a major strategy of his 2020 re-election campaign, and more thunder from him was expected at a rally on Wednesday night....
03:13 2019-07-18

Here’s Who Shined, Who Stumbled and Who Survived At Wednesday’s Democratic Debate Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Detroit Wednesday for a rowdy debate that underscored the party’s deep divisions. Here are 10 of the top takeaways: 1. This Was the Most Diverse Presidential Debate in American History Wednesday night’s debate featured three women, two b...
17:13 2019-08-01

The books of Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Marianne Williamson, a Democratic presidential hopeful, is also an experienced author. Williamson has written 13 books.        ...
07:26 2019-07-18

After His Democratic Debate Performance, Is Joe Biden the Guy to Beat Trump? The Joe Biden debate performance was uneven, raising questions again about whether the former vice president and 2020 frontrunner is equipped for the race....
16:13 2019-08-01

Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive....
20:52 2019-08-04

CNN’s coverage of Democratic debates was a total ratings flop CNN’s highly criticized airing of the second round of Democratic presidential debates was a ratings flop – attracting just 8.2 million viewers. The three-hour Tuesday evening telecast hosted by Jake Tapper, Dana Bash and Don Lemon fell 46 percent from the 15.3 million audience that tuned...
22:00 2019-07-31

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, including climate change....
19:13 2019-06-28

AFL-CIO's Trumka warns Democratic union endorsement not automatic AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka warned Democrats on Wednesday that they could not take union endorsements for granted and would have to meet a higher bar this election cycle to get them. The leader of the nation's largest labor federation also urged Republicans to try to win union endorsements, say...
11:52 2019-08-22

Isaiah Washington Leaves the Democratic Party. No One Cares Noted thespian, Obama critic and advocate for deregulating murder, Isaiah Washington sent progressive political supporters into a state of not-giving-a-fuck today when he told a Fox News wrestler that he was leaving the Democratic Party....
05:13 2019-09-05

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's facilities, according to her office....
11:39 2019-06-28

Regina Romero projected to win Democratic bid for Tucson mayor TUCSON – With the polls officially closed, the decision for who Tucson chose to face Independent Mayoral candidate Ed Ackerly come November will soon be determined. On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city’s primary election. This race, Ackerley, the ...
16:26 2019-08-28

Rep. Seth Moulton Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Primary (WASHINGTON) — Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton plans to exit the Democratic presidential primary race on Friday, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the field narrows. Moulton is set to announce the end his campaign during remarks to the Democratic National Committee. A...
16:39 2019-08-23

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowded Democratic contest for the 2020 nomination, was the most searched candidate on Google in most sta...
02:13 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
21:52 2019-06-28

Race spurs raw exchanges during second night of Democratic debate The event highlighted fault lines that divide the party even as President Trump’s challengers seek to take on his history of racially divisive rhetoric....
08:39 2019-06-28

Live Updates Ahead of Tonight’s Democratic Debate The candidates on stage will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
01:26 2019-06-28

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
23:26 2019-07-31

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
00:39 2019-06-28

Marianne Williamson's best moments from Democratic debate – video Marianne Williamson was the most-searched candidate during the live broadcast, according to Google. The New Age author was widely written off as a joke when she entered the Democratic presidential contest and, while she remains a fringe candidate, she received praise for her answers last night on ra...
18:52 2019-07-31

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 coveted spots at the June 26-27 debates in Miami, hos...
17:00 2019-06-07

Bots reportedly behind #DemDebateSoWhite hashtag during Democratic debate Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
21:13 2019-07-31

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature, Gov. Jo...
10:26 2019-05-31