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Louisiana's Democratic governor fights for re-election in Republican-leaning state

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat who supports gun rights and opposes abortion, is fighting for a second term in a conservative-leaning state, with President Donald Trump se...

Louisiana's Democratic governor fights for re-election in Republican-leaning state

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Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s 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,...
00:39 2019-05-31

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Tillis is up for reelection next year....
15:52 2019-09-04

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
02:00 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico governor will not seek reelection amid texting scandal The governor of Puerto Rico announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection amid protests seeking his ouster. Governor Ricardo Rossello said that he will step down as the president of the New Progressive Party but will not resign as another massive protest is set to take place Monday. “Apolo...
02:26 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
02:26 2019-07-17

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state troopers to find the 11 Republican state senators an...
19:26 2019-06-22

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
23:13 2019-06-18

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come for a new generation of leaders....
09:01 2019-06-28

Biden faces fierce attacks, fights back in combative Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came under heavy fire over healthcare, immigration and criminal justice reform on Wednesday, but fought back against a stage full of rivals eager to knock him off his perch during a contentious debate....
08:00 2019-08-01

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
12:13 2019-06-12

Louisiana's Democratic governor will face run-off election against Republican Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat seeking a second term, will face a Republican businessman in a run-off vote on Nov. 16 after failing to secure outright victory in an election on Saturday....
16:52 2019-10-13

New Hampshire woman fights state for ‘PB4WEGO’ vanity plate A New Hampshire woman is pissed off with the state Department of Motor Vehicles, which told her to surrender her vanity license plate because of a common parental phrase – PB4WEGO. Wendy Auger received a letter from the DMV informing her to turn in the plate, which she has had for 15 years, because ...
21:13 2019-08-28

German state fights Islamist extremism with YouTube satire The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is betting on wit and humor as an antidote to Islamist extremism. Extremists use YouTube to target young people, but NRW wants to fight fire with fire....
11:26 2019-08-25

Louisiana's Democratic governor battles to avoid runoff election John Bel Edwards must secure 50% of vote in Saturday’s pollRepublicans Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone lead challengeLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards is fighting to hang on to a rare Democratic bridgehead in the deep south, against a national Republican offensive aimed at forcing him into a run-o...
18:26 2019-10-12

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates....
02:13 2019-09-17

Deep south's only Democratic governor heads into election runoff Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone on 16 November in ruby red stateLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards told supporters to brace for a barrage of national Republican efforts trying to unseat him, in the five weeks leading to a runoff election.The deep...
01:13 2019-10-14

Washington Governor Inslee withdraws bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination....
09:52 2019-08-22

Deep south's only Democratic governor heads into runoff in primary election Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone on 16 November in ruby red stateLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards told supporters to brace for a barrage of national Republican efforts trying to unseat him, in the five weeks leading to a runoff election.The deep...
16:13 2019-10-13

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers, ruling that passing such measures in lame-duck sessions is constitutionally permissible....
00:13 2019-06-22

Democratic former Colorado Governor Hickenlooper drops 2020 White House bid Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper dropped his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday after his centrist campaign failed to catch fire amid two dozen hopefuls seeking to challenge Republican President Donald Trump....
15:26 2019-08-16

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Protesters are outraged over offensive comments in leaked online messages between Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other officials. Rosselló’s constituents say they are also fed up with charges of corruption against public servants....
22:39 2019-07-20

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in order to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation....
04:00 2019-06-21

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Forced Into Month-Long Runoff Election (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ quest for a second term as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election. The incumbent’s inability to to...
19:13 2019-10-13

China fights back after Twitter, Facebook suspend state-backed accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said on Monday it suspended 936 accounts and the operations app...
03:26 2019-08-21

Louisiana passed an abortion ban. Its Democratic governor plans to defy his party and sign it. The Louisiana bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, is the first of the drumbeat of bans this year to receive the imprimatur of prominent local Democrats....
03:13 2019-05-30

Democratic Texas judge apologizes for joke about accident that left governor paralyzed A Democratic judge in Texas apologized Friday for saying the state's governor, Greg Abbott, ‘hates trees because one fell on him,’ a reference to an accident 35 years ago which left Abbott paralyzed....
01:00 2019-09-29

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
05:39 2019-05-30

'Cowards run from fights': GOP challengers to Trump blast state parties for canceling primaries, caucuses Three Republican challengers to President Trump criticized  several states for canceling their presidential primaries and caucuses in a joint Washington Post op-ed published late Thursday....
09:00 2019-09-14

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar to the laws restricting abortion that were recently passed in Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, and Georgia (...
01:52 2019-05-31

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
06:00 2019-06-03

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCrews in California continued to assess damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastructure on Saturday after the largest earthquake th...
22:00 2019-07-06

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor said. ...
22:26 2019-09-04

Pennsylvania governor says state won't use tax dollars to restart refinery Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using taxpayer dollars to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
23:39 2019-07-10

Florida governor gives Jeffrey Epstein case to state law enforcement Florida's governor is asking state law enforcement officials to take over a criminal investigation of irregularities in the handling of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein....
18:26 2019-08-07

Alaska’s governor is trying to destroy its universities. The state may never recover | Cas Mudde Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the Alaskan university system by $130m – a staggering 41% of its budgetWe rarely devote much attention to what happens in the largest state of the US. No, not Texas – Alaska, which is bigger, geographically, than the next three states combined (Texas, California and Montan...
15:13 2019-07-06

Florida governor hands Jeffrey Epstein case to state law enforcement Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order Tuesday directing the state's law enforcement agency to take over the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's case and 2008 plea deal....
07:39 2019-08-07

California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their people. On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom took that step....
17:13 2019-06-19

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider....
21:26 2019-05-29

Washington governor urges state health board to ban some vaping products Washington state Governor Jay Inslee on Friday urged state agencies to ban flavored and cannabis-derived vaping products, joining other states and the federal government in taking steps to reduce vaping amid a mysterious outbreak of deaths and illness....
22:52 2019-09-27

North Carolina governor: One dead as state braces for Hurricane Dorian North Carolina emergency officials are reporting the first death in the state related to Hurricane Dorian as residents brace for the Category 2 storm. (Sept. 4)        ...
23:39 2019-09-04

New state GOP leader vows to defeat Cuomo in 2022 governor’s race Nick Langworthy vows to “rebuild, retool and revitalize” New York’s sagging GOP party while making it his “mission” to defeat Cuomo, who has said he would run for a fourth term....
00:39 2019-07-03

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate on death row, has became the latest US state to abolish the death penalty when the state senate vote...
06:26 2019-05-31

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76....
04:52 2019-08-19

J&K Governor Discusses State Security, Development Issues With Amit Shah Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the security situation in the state, which is currently under the President's rule....
01:52 2019-06-02

Hawaii governor withdraws state of emergency for Mauna Kea as hurricanes approach Hawaii Gov. David Ige withdrew an emergency proclamation for Mauna Kea on Tuesday as two hurricanes approach, saying there are "no immediate plans to move heavy equipment up the mountain" to start construction on a controversial new telescope....
21:00 2019-07-31

South Carolina governor pledges to sign state's 'heartbeat' abortion ban As more states across the nation advance abortion restrictions, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told Fox News he will sign the state's "heartbeat" abortion ban when it reaches his desk....
17:26 2019-05-21

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change this year thanks to Gov. Bill Lee....
23:26 2019-07-12

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argument, as tariffs on Mexico will harm the economies of...
23:13 2019-06-05

Alaska’s State Budget Is Slumping. The Governor’s 40% Cut to the University System Could Make It Even Worse Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy thinks he has a solution to years of state budget shortfalls from shrinking oil industry revenue. On June 28, he used his veto power to slash more than $440 million from the state’s budget. The cuts are wide-ranging, but the University of Alaska will take the biggest ...
03:52 2019-07-11

Virginia Governor puts state on path to 100% carbon-free power by 2050 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order on Tuesday with a goal of producing all of the state's electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050 in an effort to reduce the commonwealth's impact on climate change:...
22:00 2019-09-17

Idaho governor balks after 9th Circuit puts state on hook for convict's gender surgery Idaho’s Republican governor vowed Friday that his state would not pay for the gender reassignment surgery of a convicted sex offender after an appeals court ruled the state was responsible for providing the $20,000 to $30,000 procedure....
14:52 2019-08-24

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment to a tax law would require the commissioner of the Department of Taxation and Finance to share state...
17:52 2019-07-09

Pedro Pierluisi Wins House Confirmation to Be Puerto Rico’s Secretary of State. But Who Will Be Governor? The island’s House of Representatives confirmed Mr. Pierluisi as secretary of state, but it remained unclear if he would replace Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló....
22:26 2019-08-02

Oregon governor sends out state police to find GOP lawmakers skipping climate vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon are in hot water after they refused to partake in a historic vote Thursday to implement a cap and trade program that would target reducing industrial carbon emissions in the state. ...
04:00 2019-06-21

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Governor Rick Snyder and 65 other cur...
04:52 2019-06-04

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

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democrats....
14:26 2019-06-06

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
12:00 2019-07-09

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Puebla state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Puebla on Sunday with between 48.5% and 51.5% of votes, according to an exit poll published by Consulta Mitofsky....
02:26 2019-06-03

Californians brace for aftershocks after pair of potent quakes; governor confident about federal commitment to assist state Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple fires, punctured water and gas lines and infrastructure damage. ...
03:13 2019-07-07

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
22:13 2019-08-14

Democratic candidates set for key 'soapbox' moments at Iowa State Fair Six months ahead of the Democratic Iowa caucuses, the first key vote in next year's presidential primary campaign, most of the party's challengers will appear at the state's fair in the coming days, beginning Thursday....
03:39 2019-08-09

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Baja California state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Baja California on Sunday with between 53.8% and 57.2% of votes, according to an exit poll published by Consulta Mitofsky....
06:00 2019-06-03

State Democratic Leaders to Presidential Hopefuls: Remember Y’all Ain’t Barack Obama Barack Obama may still be Democrats’ (and just about everyone else’s) fave, but party leaders weren’t too happy when he decided to form a competitive political group, Organizing for Action....
06:26 2019-08-29

Heather French Henry Wins Democratic Nod For Secretary Of State Race (AP/LEX 18) — Heather French Henry  has won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State. An activist, veterans advocate and former Miss America, French Henry emerged victorious Tuesday in a field of Democratic candidates vying to to run for Secretary of State. The winner will fac...
02:39 2019-05-22

Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State. The post Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:39 2019-05-22

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
06:39 2019-08-03

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
03:26 2019-05-22

Democratic lawmakers demand Pompeo to explain how a 'packet of propaganda and disinformation' aimed at a former US diplomat circulated State Department Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Democrats accused the Trump administration on Wednesday of using "propaganda and disinformation" to attack the former US ambassador to Ukraine and demanded that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explain how the material circulated at top levels of his department. State Departmen...
05:13 2019-10-03

Will Hurd Isn't Running For Reelection Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) is the latest House Republican to announce that he won’t seek reelection in 2020. Hurd won his 2018 election against Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones by less than 1,000 votes....
06:26 2019-08-02

India’s Modi just won reelection in a landslide. Here’s what he could do next. Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
04:13 2019-05-31

Poll: 63% expect Trump reelection, up from 43% A growing number of Americans, now a substantial majority, believe that President Trump is at least “somewhat likely” to win reelection, according to a new survey....
05:26 2019-08-21

It’s (almost) official — Trump to announce reelection bid It’s almost official — President Trump says he’ll announce June 18 that he’s running for a second term. He’ll launch his presidential run in a 20,000-seat arena in Orlando, Florida, with First Lady Melania, Vice President Pence, and Second Lady Karen Pence at his side, ...
04:39 2019-06-01

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner won't seek reelection next year Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), the second-longest serving member of the House, announced Wednesday he won’t seek reelection next year. Sensenbrenner, who was first elected in the 1978 midterms, joins more than a dozen other House Republicans who have already announced their retirements. He was th...
01:39 2019-09-05

How a recession could doom Trump’s 2020 reelection Only one president since the Civil War has been reelected with a recession taking place in the two calendar years before facing voters a second time....
14:26 2019-08-13

Indian PM arrives in Maldives in 1st trip since reelection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the Maldives for his first official overseas trip since being elected to office for a second term....
15:26 2019-06-08

Focus Now Entirely On Development, Welfare: PM In Andhra After Reelection Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that increased aspirations and expectations of people as reflected in the recent general elections verdict-- were a guarantee for making India brighter....
20:00 2019-06-09

Here are the lawmakers who are not seeking reelection to Congress in 2020 The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few potentially interesting campaigns in the 2020 election....
04:52 2019-08-02

Malawi president narrowly wins reelection Peter Mutharika was narrowly reelected Malawi's president in a vote marred by fraud allegations. The opposition had filed an injunction after the electoral commission received many complaints of ballot irregularities....
00:01 2019-05-28

GOP Rep. Mike Conaway won't seek reelection in 2020 Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas will not seek reelection in 2020, according to multiple GOP sources, becoming the fifth Republican to announce their retirement over the past two weeks.Conaway, a veteran lawmaker who represents a ruby red district, has a news conference scheduled for Wednesday in Midland,...
18:26 2019-07-31

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Says It Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it raised $105 million during the second fundraising quarter. The campaign said Tuesday it has a whopping $100 million in cash on hand. Campaign manager Brad Parscale says the total is “a testament to the overwhelming...
21:26 2019-07-02

Trump approval rating jumps, just shy of locking in reelection President Trump’s approval rating has been improving and now is at his all-time high and just a few points shy of what’s needed to guarantee him a second term....
19:13 2019-07-19

Pence marshaling conservatives for 2020 Trump reelection In the 2016 election, the naysayers in the media, even on the Right, didn’t think that Donald Trump would pull in evangelical and conservative support like former President George W. Bush or Mitt Romney....
17:13 2019-08-05

Exclusive poll: Most think Trump will be impeached and win 2020 reelection Americans expect President Trump to get roughed up in a House impeachment but soldier on to win reelection, according to the latest poll on the White House crisis....
03:13 2019-10-10

Team Trump credits Cuomo for easing his reelection bid WASHINGTON – The Trump campaign Monday credited Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo for creating a smoother path for his reelection. The campaign touted election changes in 37 states that will allow President Trump to have his preferred delegates seated at the Republican National Convention in 2020. The ca...
04:52 2019-10-08

Canada’s Trudeau Begins His Reelection Bid Ahead of the Oct. 21 Vote TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched his reelection campaign Wednesday, saying that Canadians need to decide whether they want to return to the “failed policies” of a conservative government that believes in cuts and austerity. Trudeau kicked off his...
04:26 2019-09-12

Nigerian tribunal upholds President Buhari's reelection A Nigerian election tribunal has rejected a bid by the main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to overturn the February presidential election. The ruling means there is no further challenge to Buhari's reelection....
21:39 2019-09-11

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

Trump raised $12 million for his reelection at two Hamptons fundraisers The first event, hosted by billionaire Stephen Ross, was not without controversy. Businesses owned by Ross, Equinox Fitness and SoulCycle, have been boycotted by Trump critics....
00:26 2019-08-10

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he will not seek reelection but will not resign as the island’s leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party...
02:26 2019-07-22

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin put $2 million of his own money into his reelection campaign last month in preparation for his November showdown with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear. Bevin made the hefty loan the day before Kentucky’s May 21 primary election, according ...
18:39 2019-06-28

Trump is heading into reelection with a deep manufacturing recession U.S. manufacturing fell deeper into a recession last month, a blow to President Trump’s promises that he would revive blue-collar jobs and companies....
01:00 2019-10-02

What does Indian PM Narendra Modi's reelection mean for regional rivals? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected with an even bigger mandate than in 2014. Should China and Pakistan be worried about the future of relations with India under an emboldened Modi?...
16:13 2019-05-24

Fact-checking President Trump’s reelection campaign kickoff Phony numbers on trade. Unfounded claims about immigrants. False statements about special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation. You know, the usual....
09:52 2019-06-19

Joe Arpaio announces bid for sheriff reelection one year after Trump pardon Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio on Sunday announced he would seek another term as sheriff of Maricopa County, one year after President Donald Trump pardoned him. He had been convicted on charges of criminal contempt related to the hard-line tactics he used to crack down on undocumented immigrants....
03:13 2019-08-27

| Trump tries turning impeachment scandal into 2020 reelection fuel After electrifying a Minnesota crowd with at times shockingly crude attacks on Democratic opponents, President Donald Trump prepared Friday to rally supporters for a second straight day as he tried turning his impeachment scandal into fuel for reelec...
04:26 2019-10-12

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Won't Seek Reelection, But Also Won't Resign After days of large protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he will not seek reelection in 2020, but plans to stay in office through the last of his four-year term. Rosselló will also resign as the head of the pro-statehood New Progressive Party, according to CBS News. “I recogn...
07:26 2019-07-22

Swing states: Biden dominates, Trump’s reelection in trouble Former Vice President Joe Biden dominates his rivals in several swing states where President Trump is facing high disapproval ratings, a potential sign that the White House door is opening for the Democrat....
18:39 2019-06-14

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to people involved in internal discussions....
20:13 2019-08-16

Hillary Clinton says 'corrupt human tornado' Trump won't win reelection Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she doesn't believe President Donald Trump will be reelected for a second term, calling him a "threat" to the United States and a "corrupt human tornado."...
20:26 2019-09-27

Top House Armed Services Republican Mac Thornberry won't seek reelection Texas Rep. Mac Thornberry announced on Monday that he won’t seek reelection in 2020, marking yet another high-profile retirement for House Republicans.As the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, Thornberry was a vocal supporter of efforts to boost military spending and helped win ma...
06:00 2019-10-01

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

RNC solicited money for Trump’s reelection with forms that look a lot like the official census The potentially misleading mailings come as the U.S. Census Bureau is preparing for what’s expected to be one of the most challenging federal headcounts in decades....
22:39 2019-10-01

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
23:52 2019-07-18

Trump raises $13M for reelection campaign amid impeachment inquiry WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s repeated trashing of a Democratic impeachment inquiry has helped prompt a $13 million flood of campaign cash to bolster his reelection effort. House Speaker “Nancy (Pelosi) just called for Impeachment. WITCH HUNT!” his campaign said in one fundraising text ...
00:26 2019-09-28

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Will Not Seek Reelection Next Month (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to seek reelection next month after failing to fulfill many of the promises of his first term. A record 35 candidates filed nominations Monday for the Nov. 16 election, with former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa...
12:00 2019-10-08

Trump to officially kick off his reelection bid Tuesday night in Orlando Supporters are expected to pack a 20,000-seat arena, and the campaign has set up “an outdoor festival area” with live bands before the event — but thunderstorms could dampen the excitement....
01:13 2019-06-19

Trump risks reelection crown jewel with economic silliness President Trump's economic record should be the leading selling point in his reelection campaign, but Trump is risking that record with his increasingly erratic calls for populist inflationary policies....
06:26 2019-08-21

Trump raised nearly $25 million as he kicked off 2020 reelection, RNC chief says The president’s campaign is on track to report the best fundraising quarter, underscoring the financial dominance he has over the sprawling Democratic field....
17:52 2019-06-19

Trump vows the US will cure cancer, eradicate AIDS at reelection rally President Trump vowed to push America into new “medical frontiers” at a campaign rally on Tuesday evening, saying the US will eradicate AIDS and cure cancer. Trump made the proclamation at his 2020 reelection campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida. “We will push onward with new medical frontiers,” Tru...
09:26 2019-06-19

‘We Are Going On to Victory.’ President Trump Officially Kicks Off His 2020 Reelection Campaign (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda fo...
05:13 2019-06-19

Trump kicks off 2020 reelection campaign at raucous Florida rally “Together we stared down a corrupt and broken political establishment and restored government by and for the people,” Trump told the crowd of 20,000 at the Amway Center in Orlando....
09:26 2019-06-19

Historic: Trump set to raise record $2 billion for reelection, 4-times 2016 Republican donor enthusiasm is reaching new levels more than a year before the presidential election, sparking wild predictions that President Trump and the Republican National Committee’s joint fundraising committee will raise more than Trump and Hillary Clinton collected in the 2016 election....
16:13 2019-07-08

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

797 Trump reelection ‘watch parties’ set, six times the number of #ImpeachTrump events Hundreds of “watch parties” and Trump-Pence reelection training events are set to take place Tuesday as President Trump announces his bid for a second term at a massive rally in Orlando, Fla., according to campaign officials....
22:39 2019-06-16

Eric Swalwell ends U.S. presidential bid, will seek reelection for Congressional seat Swalwell, 38, announced his exit in his home district, describing his decision as “the beginning of an opportunity in Congress with a new perspective” influenced by his 3-month-long presidential bid....
01:13 2019-07-09

Orioles fans escorted out of stadium after unveiling Trump reelection banner Several fans at a Baltimore Oriloes babseball game were escorted out of Camden Yards during Thursday's game agasint the Toronto Blue Jays after unveiling a large banner supporting President Trump reelection. ...
01:13 2019-08-03

‘Little Marco’ Trends on Twitter After Former Trump Nemesis Is All Smiles During the President’s Reelection Rally Let’s all think back to early 2016: Trump wasn’t president and Hillary Clinton was poised to become the first woman to call all the shots. Marco Rubio and then-regular-New-York-pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump were engaged in a full-on bitchy barb of insults....
22:26 2019-06-19

Mark Sanford claims Trump’s reelection team is ‘scared’ about his primary challenge President Trump may be up by more than 80 percentage points over his three GOP presidential primary challengers in a new Fox News poll, but the way Mark Sanford sees it, someone in Trump’s re-election team is “scared.”...
17:39 2019-09-20

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Is Trying to Woo Latino Voters While Threatening to Purge America of Latinos President Trump is nothing if not tone deaf. Somehow, Trump pulled favorable numbers with Hispanic voters in 2016, and now the president’s campaign to steal the White House in 2020 has its eyes set on pulling the Hispanic vote while simultaneously threatening to rid America of undocumented immigrant...
18:39 2019-06-20

Trump’s 2016 campaign was run on a shoestring. His reelection machine is huge — and armed with consultants. Since 2017, more than $92 million has flowed to dozens of firms providing political consulting services to Trump’s 2020 reelection machine, The Washington Post found....
08:26 2019-10-09

Rep. Shimkus won’t seek reelection, joins growing list of Republicans heading for the exit The Illinois Republican said that serving in Congress was an honor. He will leave behind a solidly red district that is likely to remain in his party’s hands....
01:26 2019-08-31

Ousted Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel wants his old job back, running for reelection The former top cop of the largest sheriff's office in Florida -- who was booted from power earlier this year in the response to his handling of two mass shootings -- is running for his old job....
21:00 2019-07-02

Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers President Trump told an Orlando crowd that his 2016 election was the result of a great political movement that has been under attack ever since. He touted his accomplishments and rehashed grievances and false claims from his first campaign....
06:00 2019-06-19

‘There’s no accountability’: Trump, White House aides signal a willingness to act with impunity in drive for reelection Legal analysts warned that the president and his advisers emerged from the battle over the Mueller report with a conviction they not feel constrained by safeguards built into the nation’s political system....
02:01 2019-06-17

White House Report Card: Trump tariffs working, 2020 reelection looking difficult This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump buoyed by his tariff threat on Mexico working but Democratic attacks escalating. And new Zogby Analytics polling shows that he is in trouble in key swing states where former Vice President Joe Biden is polling well....
22:00 2019-06-15

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid efforts to portray Trump’s 2020 bid as a well-oiled machine ready to carry him to a second term....
04:26 2019-06-18

Trump tours border barrier as part of a show of force on immigration ahead of reelection campaign The visit comes as the administration has felt emboldened after winning new legal authority to move forward in funding a border wall and gaining additional powers to enforce asylum restrictions....
08:00 2019-09-19

What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights As fighters jockey for spots in the PFL playoffs and postseason positioning, these are the bouts at PFL 4, PFL 5 and PFL 6 to keep a particularly close eye on....
22:00 2019-06-20

Men's Round-up: Thiem fights through "Fourth seed Dominic Thiem needed four sets to beat 22-year-old American Tommy Paul but eventually progressed to the second round, winning 6-4 4-6 7-6(5) 6-2."...
21:13 2019-05-27

Fights to make before the end of 2019 So far, so good for the first part of 2019. But what other big fights can be made the rest of the year? Steve Kim has a list of bouts, their chances of being made and the fights that we will see instead....
17:26 2019-07-09

Boxing basics win fights Tony Jeffries explains why any up and coming fighter should study Callum Smith rather than Floyd Mayweather, Vasiliy Lomachneko or Roy Jones The post Boxing basics win fights appeared first on Boxing News....
19:52 2019-09-22

10 heavyweight fights on the horizon 10 heavyweight fights that either will or could be happening in the near future The post 10 heavyweight fights on the horizon appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39 2019-06-18

MMA fights we want made by the end of 2019 While fans have seen some stellar fights in the first half of 2019, ESPN's MMA reporters give their matchups that would conclude the year with a flourish....
14:52 2019-07-16

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especially among women, has come back to the Republicans as the economy has surged....
18:52 2019-05-21

10 fights to remind us of when Nigel Benn was at his best Nigel Benn is returning to the ring at 55 years of age and going by the nickname ‘Benjamin Button’. But here’s the best of the ‘Dark Destroyer’ The post 10 fights to remind us of when Nigel Benn was at his best appeared first on Boxing News....
14:52 2019-09-30

White: No more UFC for Penn after street fights UFC president Dana White said he will not offer 40-year-old legend BJ Penn another bout in the Octagon after two videos were released of Penn fighting on the streets in Hawai'i....
14:52 2019-09-05

Mei Yamaguchi fights for memory of her mother Mei Yamaguchi has been fighting all her life. Born in Tokyo, Japan, she was whisked away as a five-year-old with her mother to Los Angeles, where she developed a love for the movies of Jackie Chan and helped foster an early desire to replicate her martial arts hero....
21:13 2019-10-11

Nio, after $5 billion in losses, fights to survive It took Tesla about 15 years to rack up $5 billion in losses. The company known as China’s Tesla did it in four. The bleeding continues. Shanghai-based Nio is poised to report Tuesday that it lost another 2.6 billion yuan ($369 million) — around $4 million a day — during the second quarter, accordin...
02:39 2019-09-24

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
10:13 2019-06-14

'I was just punching': Boy, eight, fights off mountain lion A eight-year-old boy who was attacked by a mountain lion has described how he fought the animal with a stick - and at one point his head was in its mouth....
06:26 2019-09-07

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
01:52 2019-08-12

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
03:13 2019-06-20

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the Class 3A State Championship in the process. Jackso...
20:00 2019-06-01

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition' Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' authorization and individual U.S. state laws, a senior company executive said on Wednesday....
08:26 2019-09-05

Pac-12: Arizona State should have been penalized on game-ending Michigan State FG miss Arizona State should have been penalized for leaping on Michigan State's game-ending field goal miss, the Pac-12 Conference says.       ...
14:00 2019-09-16

5 US Governors To Visit India Over 2 Months To Boost State-To-State Ties The governors of five US states - New Jersey, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware and Indiana - are scheduled to visit India over the next few months to enhance economic ties between the countries....
11:52 2019-09-04

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
19:13 2019-06-03

How Hurricane Dorian could impact Florida State's opener vs. Boise State in Jacksonville For the fourth straight year, a hurricane could impact Florida State football, as Hurricane Dorian could alter the game status for FSU-Boise State.       ...
11:39 2019-08-29

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
00:26 2019-06-28

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea appeared first on LEX18.com....
04:52 2019-06-20

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
22:39 2019-05-23

Oklahoma State game at Oregon State delayed after Cowboys coaches get stuck in elevator There was a brief delay in Oklahoma State-Oregon State in the third as Cowboys coaches apparently got stuck in an elevator coming back from halftime.       ...
10:39 2019-08-31

Opinion: Ohio State's easy defeat of Michigan State exposes talent gap between programs Michigan State showed fight, but it's clear the Spartans are short on top-tier talent compared to Ohio State in 34-10 loss to Buckeyes       ...
08:52 2019-10-06

Willie Taggart unsure if Florida State players were properly hydrated vs. Boise State Willie Taggart expressed doubt over Florida State's hydration leading up to the Seminoles' season-opening loss to Boise State.       ...
13:00 2019-09-03

UPDATE 2-State Street pays $94.3 mln to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
21:39 2019-06-27

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona State.       ...
15:52 2019-09-16

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-17

Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State Things got weird at the end of Arizona State’s ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU territory and with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter, MSU kicker Matt Coghlin appeared to connect from 42 yards and redeem two earlier misses by sen...
22:00 2019-09-16

Hurricane Dorian concerns force move of Florida State-Boise State game to Tallahassee The football game between Florida State and Boise State scheduled for Jacksonville will be moved to Tallahassee due to concerns about Hurricane Dorian       ...
03:00 2019-08-30

Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator. The post Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:39 2019-06-06

Too-many-men penalty costs No. 19 Michigan State in loss to Arizona State Michigan State had too many men on the field for its game-tying field goal in the final seconds vs. Arizona State. It missed the re-kick to lose 10-7.       ...
09:39 2019-09-15

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-05-29

Ohio State vs. Michigan State Brings an Uncomfortable Undercurrent For some, the matchup on Saturday brought to mind the massive sexual assault scandals at the two universities, and their problematic responses to them....
10:52 2019-10-08

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have three years of eligibility with the Cyclones — and he...
01:26 2019-05-30

Bettors will soon find out what Penn State, Ohio State are made of Big Ten powers Penn State and Ohio State will be front and center in prime time TV attractions Friday and Saturday. Though they won’t play each other until Nov. 23, each of these national playoff hopefuls has a chance to be tested on the road in the next 48 hours. Twelfth-ranked Penn State visits up...
03:39 2019-09-28

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17) will try to avoid elimination again Sunday night...
02:13 2019-06-03

I Should Stop Quitting Games At Boss Fights I finally got a chance to boot up Control a couple days after the game launched. Since it was late at night, I only had a little time to explore its unsettling world before I had to go to bed. I quit at the game’s first boss fight, intending to play more later. Instead I spent the next several days ...
05:52 2019-09-03

Dan Evans fights back in Nottingham to keep winning run going "Dan Evans extended his winning run to seven matches to reach the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham with a 6-2 2-6 7-5 victory."...
00:13 2019-06-15

Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but don’t splash cash afterwards “We are challenged,” said Joy FM’s president, Melinda Rich, in a memo to staff last week.The community LGBTI radio station in Melbourne has been operating for 25 years and has abo...
01:52 2019-08-11

Kovalev fights Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Yarde on Saturday could lead Sergey Kovalev to a fight with Canelo Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
14:26 2019-08-22

As Serena fights for the throne, a duchess watches Amid the excitement of Serena Williams' latest bid for U.S. Open glory, some off-court news buzzed about the plaza at Flushing Meadows: a duchess had come to Queens....
22:52 2019-09-07

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court on Monday began hearing arguments in the seven-year-old case after Dotcom and the others lost two p...
09:13 2019-06-10

Outside the Octagon, Paige VanZant fights for equality Paige VanZant was already a UFC fan favorite, but her second-placed finish on Dancing with the Stars after wowing viewers with her foxtrot and salsa transformed the Oregon native from MMA fighter into a household name....
12:26 2019-10-08

Vitali Klitschko fights to keep power in Kyiv Kyiv's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is increasingly in the crosshairs of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. A messy power struggle for the Ukrainian capital lies ahead....
21:26 2019-08-03

Sheriff suspended after Parkland shooting fights for his job TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting was a knee-jerk reaction based on politics. Those comments came Tuesday at the beginning of a Senate hearing as Scott Israel fights his sus...
18:26 2019-06-18

Kovalev fights Yarde on Saturday, is Canelo next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Yarde on Saturday could lead Sergey Kovalev to a fight with Canelo Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
17:52 2019-08-21

Will Smith fights himself in Ang Lee’s dopey but thrilling Gemini Man Ang Lee’s sci-fi action movie Gemini Man, which stars Will Smith as a government assassin who discovers that he was cloned by his former superiors, brims with the kind of possibilities of which transcendent pulp stories are made: an exclusive world of cold-blooded pros; a cavalier attitude toward bo...
05:00 2019-10-10

TFD fights early morning fire on the eastside Courtesy: Tucson Fire Dept. Tucson Fire Department fought a duplex fire early Saturday after receiving multiple 911 calls. Around 3:51 a.m. officials received multiple calls about smoke and fire coming from a duplex in the 2300 block of South Saddleback Avenue. Crews arriving on scene saw most of th...
22:52 2019-08-31

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
17:39 2019-07-15

UK PM May fights back tears as she is applauded out of parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-24

Starbucks wins, Fiat loses in EU tax fights Starbucks won its fight on Tuesday against an EU demand to pay up to 30 million euros ($33 million) in Dutch back taxes, while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles lost its challenge against an order to stump up a similar amount to Luxembourg....
15:26 2019-09-24

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
08:13 2019-06-11

Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
10:26 2019-09-17

MSG mega-fights may be as one-sided as their betting action LAS VEGAS — Big-time boxing returns to Madison Square Garden the next two Saturday nights in what are likely to be tune-ups for hopefully bigger fights down the road. This Saturday is headlined by the long-awaited debut in America of Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 knockouts), the IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight c...
19:52 2019-06-01

She fights every 'troll, psycho and perv' she can find – and uses the law to do it After grappling with a ‘psycho ex’ of her own, lawyer Carrie Goldberg takes a stand for victims of online harassment, deepfakes and revenge pornIn 2012, Carrie Goldberg, a lawyer, met a man she calls her “psycho ex”. The man swept her off her feet and treated her like royalty, which is why it took a...
10:00 2019-08-13

Florida State head coach Willie Taggart clarifies hydration comments after Boise State loss Florida State coach Willie Taggart clarified his hydration comment after a loss to Boise State, hoping to put aside any concerns about what he meant.       ...
02:52 2019-09-05

Oklahoma State opens with 52-36 victory over Oregon State Chuba Hubbard rushed for 221 yards and three touchdowns, and redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders threw for 203 yards and three more scores to lead Oklahoma State to a 52-36 victory over Oregon State.       ...
10:39 2019-08-31

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on their state ID. People will be able to choose from male and female – or as gender  X. The new option is also available on instruction permits and st...
02:00 2019-08-02

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in addition to ranking each state and the top 50 US ...
15:13 2019-06-02

Outgoing PM May Fights Back Tears As She's Applauded Out Of UK Parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on......
17:01 2019-07-24

Teacher accused of making terroristic threat fights for job MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school teacher charged with making terroristic threats is fighting to keep her job after her school system didn’t renew her contract. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Tymille Baker appealed the loss of her job Tuesday before a three-member...
08:26 2019-06-19

Netanyahu fights for political survival as Israel goes to the polls Israelis have begun voting in their second general election of 2019, which will decide if long-time leader Benjamin Netanyahu can stay in power despite corruption allegations....
14:13 2019-09-17

Teen girl fights off kidnapper during attempted abduction _____ A 13-year-old girl was walking home from school when a man followed and tried to grab her. The girl fought off the attacker and her brother chased after the suspect, and police used surveillance video to arrest a 24-year-old man....
22:26 2019-07-06

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thick, aromatic smoke....
14:52 2019-08-28

Israel's Netanyahu fights for new term after decade in power Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
03:00 2019-09-17

Jason Statham and The Rock 'refuse to lose fights against one another' Fast & Furious stars’ contracts ensure they receive equal punishment on screen, says producerEgocentric demands are nothing new on Hollywood sets but producers of the Fast & Furious franchise have revealed its stars have gone so far as to refuse to lose fights against one another.Members of the team...
17:00 2019-08-02

Arabian fights: inside the UFC’s long-term partnership with the UAE The UFC returns to the UAE for the first time in five years on Saturday, but the promotion is steeped in controversyOn Saturday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the United Arab Emirates for the first time following a five-year hiatus with an intriguing pay-per-view event headlined ...
16:52 2019-09-04

Hundreds evacuated as Greece fights dozens of wildfires Greek authorities evacuated hundreds of people on the island of Samos, after firefighters fought more than 50 wildfires over the weekend, one of which threatened a popular beach resort....
22:13 2019-08-26

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all times local): 7 p.m. The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting is fighting for his job in front of state lawmakers....
04:26 2019-06-19

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13 2019-06-15

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown....
20:39 2019-09-01

Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right there. I just need to knock Nathan Gorman out the way’ Daniel Dubois is itching for the talk to finish and the fight to start, writes John Dennen The post Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right there. I just need to knock Nathan Gorman out the way’ appeared first on Boxing News....
20:26 2019-07-10

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says is trying to capitalize on the legal successes of other women. The lawyers filed papers Friday in federal court in Manhattan to try to toss out the traf...
04:00 2019-06-22

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked anyway,” Adelaide man Kym Abrook, 52, told Ni...
16:26 2019-06-05

Golf: Rose fights off challenges to stay top at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose had enough of them to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
01:26 2019-06-15

13-year-old fights off would-be kidnapper on Long Island: cops A tough 13-year-old thwarted a sicko’s attempt to grab her on her way home from a Long Island middle school, police said Wednesday. The teen first spotted the man — with whom she had no prior interaction — at approximately 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, while she was walking home from Lawrenc...
20:52 2019-07-03

Former FIFA official fights life ban for bribery in court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has been challenging his life ban for bribery and corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport       ...
18:13 2019-07-04

No Time Off For Ambassadors As Brazil Fights Amazon Criticism Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to coordinate a diplomatic response to global concerns......
06:52 2019-08-27

It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America Josh Warrington speaks after a controversial split decision win over Kid Galahad in Leeds The post It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America appeared first on Boxing News....
15:13 2019-06-17

Activist fights for women to be able to enter soccer stadiums Iranian football activist Maryam Shojaei urges FIFA to end the ban on female football fans being allowed to watch games in Iran, following the death of Sahar Khodayari....
18:52 2019-09-13

Chechen family in Germany fights deportation to Russia A family from Chechnya has been denied asylum in Germany, despite death threats in their home country. Now they are to be deported to Russia, but human rights experts say they will have to fear for their lives there....
07:13 2019-10-07

Netanyahu tries to avert indictment as he fights for political life Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began his final attempt to fend off a corruption indictment on Wednesday when his lawyers argued against looming charges that have combined with election stalemate to threaten his long hold on power....
14:52 2019-10-02

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a growing conservative tide. For the two dozen players, the training pitch is one of the few places where they can feel at ease and talk about their experi...
18:26 2019-06-12

Big3 MVP Johnson fights for Pistons roster spot After sitting out the 2018-19 NBA season, Joe Johnson revitalized his career in the Big3 and is now fighting for the 15th and final roster spot with the Detroit Pistons....
02:00 2019-10-04

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years with generators that are 40 percent less powerful than they were decades ago -- and which are producing......
14:13 2019-07-13

French Open fan fights with kid for sweaty towel, is a big jerk You’re never too old to be a superfan — even though you really should be. Tennis fans flocked to Roland Garros for the opening day of the French Open, but rather than be content to soak up the atmosphere of the newly renovated facility in Paris, one fan was far too eager to grab a......
23:26 2019-05-26

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing's MAX showstopper Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
21:26 2019-06-19

Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review and damage control....
12:00 2019-07-09

NFL lineman Malik McDowell fights policeman after getting tased On the field, Malik McDowell rose through the ranks fighting through blocks. Off the field, he apparently fights through tasers. The 6-foot-6, 300-pound defensive lineman was pulled over in Lathrup Village, Michigan in February after a police officer noticed McDowell’s Jeep speeding and spinning out...
21:26 2019-07-09

'King Bibi' fights for his political life in Israeli election Twenty years after Benjamin Netanyahu's first term as Israel's prime minister ended, the man hailed by supporters as "King Bibi" is again fighting for his political survival in a rerun election....
20:26 2019-09-13

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimination based on his sexual orientation....
13:39 2019-09-13

Man fights off subway attacker in wild video as bystanders watch A man who fought back against a stranger who randomly attacked and robbed him inside a Brooklyn subway station said he was stunned by fellow straphangers — who stood by and began recording cellphone videos instead of helping. The 48-year-old was inside the Utica Avenue A/C train station shortl...
18:00 2019-08-22

Ocasio-Cortez fights against solitary confinement for Paul Manafort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday took up an unlikely cause — the plight of convicted fraudster Paul Manafort.The progressive lawmaker expressed alarm at reports that President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman would likely be held in isolation after his expected transfer to Rikers Is...
23:26 2019-06-05

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
19:52 2019-06-15

| LONELY BATTLE: Senegal restaurateur fights the plastic tide Babacar Thiaw took the initiative of opening Dakar's first "zero plastic" restaurant in a response to the rubbish strewn along the beaches of the Senegalese capital....
14:26 2019-09-07

Arrested Cuban journalist Roberto Quinones fights on, despite fear Just hours before his arrest, the opposition journalist told DW he feared he would soon be behind bars. Independent journalists in Cuba face arbitrary arrest, threats and psychological attacks, Quinones said....
16:52 2019-09-15

Police say Sierra Vista woman fights off attack by ex-boyfriend SIERRA VISTA – Police have arrested a man on second-degree attempted murder and other charges, after investigators say he kidnapped and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Sierra Vista Police detectives say Joel Zubiate, 42, forced the woman inside her home last Sunday, and proceeded to hold her agai...
18:52 2019-06-27

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's restrictions on animal fight footage. This was confusing, because the videos in question showed no animals fighting; instead, they showed robots battling....
21:39 2019-08-22

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
22:13 2019-06-06

Reality bites: Serbian lawyer fights to stop trash TV Violence, misogyny and vulgar insults are common on reality TV — and it harms viewers, say experts. One man in Serbia is campaigning to change the law and prevent an adverse societal impact....
20:00 2019-09-14

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator emerged from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor c...
09:00 2019-07-16

Autocar confidential: Bentley blows off some steam, Nissan fights the law and more Nissan's Intelligent Mobility autonomous development programme is held back by legal constraints Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry This week, as we chat to the motoring industry's top dogs, we hear why Volvo's ready for the SUV to...
17:26 2019-08-20

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies roughly 80 percent of all rare earth metals used by the U.S. in everything from smartphones to X-ray ma...
20:00 2019-05-29

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
18:13 2019-07-15

McCain’s family fights to define legacy of civility, service Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a rally in Davenport, Iowa, on Oct. 11, 2008. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain’s family is asking Americans to reach out to one another and agree to disagree in honor of the late senator’s...
20:39 2019-08-21

3-year-old fights for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy in Ibiza A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy on a vacation to Ibiza, Spain, according to a report. The Russian toddler was at a playground Thursday when she came upon the dangerous party drug in Santa Eulalia, a popular tourist spot in the clubbing destination, Spanis...
19:52 2019-07-19

Benjamin Netanyahu fights for future in do-over election: Live updates Israelis are voting in the second national election in five months, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. Get the latest updates here....
02:26 2019-09-18

Victoria’s Secret owner fights back with ‘inclusivity’ plan Shares of L Brands — owner of Victoria’s Secret — bounced 3.8 percent on Tuesday after management promised change is coming to the out-of-favor lingerie maker. But details of the turnaround plan were as skimpy as the retailer’s lingerie itself. At an investor presentation in Columbus, Ohio, L Brands...
08:26 2019-09-11

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Fights For Record Fifth Term In Elections Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
14:13 2019-09-17

As Impeachment Fights Begin, Administration and Congress Clash Over Deposition House investigators postponed their first impeachment deposition amid a bitter back-and-forth with the secretary of state over access and transparency....
17:13 2019-10-02

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker fights election challenge Lawyers for the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be appointed to Australia’s Parliament and for a senior government minister have appeared in a court to fight challenges to their elections over misleading Chinese-language campaign signs...
08:26 2019-09-18

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was diagnosed with leukemia. Freddie is receiving treatment at the cancer program at Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Health. He has ...
18:39 2019-06-12

Administration and Congress Clash Over Deposition as Impeachment Fights Begin House investigators postponed their first impeachment deposition amid a bitter back-and-forth with the secretary of state over access and transparency....
08:00 2019-10-02

Lawmakers renew fights over Trump's border wall, abortion U.S. lawmakers clashed on Tuesday over funding for President Donald Trump's border wall and women's reproductive health programs, flashpoints that could threaten funding to keep the federal government operating beyond this month....
17:39 2019-09-11

Uber fights fee cap with lobbyists who pose as restaurant reps: critics Uber is being accused of using “deceptive” tactics to fight its regulatory battles in the Big Apple. The ride-hailing giant — scrambling to thwart a potential cap on the lucrative fees that its Uber Eats food-delivery service charges restaurants — has tapped a team of political lobbyists who critics...
09:13 2019-09-12

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian palm oil industry....
07:52 2019-08-21

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
23:52 2019-06-12

Nonprofit fights TV networks in court to keep free TV service alive Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Jacobo Zanella) A nonprofit organization that provides free online access to broadcast TV stations has accused TV networks of colluding to limit access to those channels. The nonprofit that runs Locast, the free TV service, made the allegations in an answer to a law...
22:00 2019-09-27

Apple fights EU order to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. The iPhone maker is expected to send a six-man delegation headed by chief financial officer ...
17:52 2019-09-16

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep supply lines open to the Islamic Republic's wilting economy under the threat of U.S. sanctions....
21:13 2019-06-18

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the job....
18:39 2019-07-31

The astonishing stories of three fighters who clocked up 100 professional fights while they were only teenagers Who was the youngest boxer to reach 100 professional fights? Alex Daley investigates The post The astonishing stories of three fighters who clocked up 100 professional fights while they were only teenagers appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26 2019-09-26

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflect a belief that the boundary between peace and war...
01:00 2019-08-01

Two exciting Welsh title fights produce contested verdicts With arguments raging, both title scraps would be worth repeating. Gareth Jones reports from ringside The post Two exciting Welsh title fights produce contested verdicts appeared first on Boxing News....
20:52 2019-09-17

| Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up Brazil has deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead of nationwide protests over the destruction....
04:13 2019-08-26

Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights Olympic star Katie Taylor is now a undisputed professional champion. But she will require more stringent drug testing for her next fight. John Dennen explains The post Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39 2019-06-18

Check out how Marines train for the fights of the future in a place that's 'unlike anything else' US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Aaron Harshaw Marines with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division continued training at Twentynine Palms in California in mid-July. In addition to their goals, the squads were challenged by the training area's rugged terrain and blistering heat. Visit Bus...
20:26 2019-07-31

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the seven-year-old case after Dotcom and the others los...
14:52 2019-06-10

New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their community. Whether that will be enough to ensure its long-term survival remains an open question. Many news outlets across the U.S. are struggling to su...
06:26 2019-06-19

On This Day: Roberto Duran edges Sugar Ray Leonard in one of the best fights of all-time David Fletcher reflects on an epic welterweight showdown that saw Roberto Duran cement his place among the immortals The post On This Day: Roberto Duran edges Sugar Ray Leonard in one of the best fights of all-time appeared first on Boxing News....
20:13 2019-06-20

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on Tuesday against Slovenia’s Tamara Zidanšek, addressed criticism surrounding her online persona in a recent interview with the UK’s Telegraph...
15:52 2019-07-02

New York's Strand bookstore fights back over landmark status Nancy Bass Wyden, the third-generation owner of the building and the business, warns its new status could ‘destroy’ the popular storeIn its 92-year history, the Strand, a New York institution and one of the world’s largest independent bookstores, has endured everything from the Great Depression to t...
08:13 2019-10-11

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorting to chemical weapons to target civilians while thousands of ISIS fighters move back and forth acro...
19:39 2019-05-23

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped. But as world leaders descend on Os...
19:52 2019-06-27

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a spot on the United States 2020 Olympic swim team....
09:00 2019-08-07

‘Ostomy doesn’t have to define you’: Toronto woman fights to end stigma A Toronto woman is harnessing the power of social media in an effort to reduce the stigma around ostomy in an evolving campaign that has spanned a decade....
13:52 2019-10-10

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
20:01 2019-05-28

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by they/them pronouns, looking straight into the camera...
10:01 2019-05-28

Kyrgios fights off back spasms to win Citi Open title Nick Kyrgios overcame early back spasms to get the better of Russia's Daniil Medvedev in a pair of tiebreakers and win the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

U.S. women's team fights back against governing body's pay claims U.S. women's national soccer team players pushed back in a court filing on Monday against claims by the U.S. Soccer Federation that some members earn more than their male counterparts, as they argued for class action status in the latest chapter of their closely-watched legal fight....
04:26 2019-10-08

New food supplement made from bacteria fights metabolic syndrome A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes....
11:26 2019-07-03

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were struggling to deal with a smaller one....
03:13 2019-06-30

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access streaming video services. The battle against acco...
12:39 2019-08-16

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guerlain. In the poorest country of the Western Hemisphere, this is ground zero for a multimillion-dollar industry responsible for more than half the world...
18:39 2019-06-28

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
00:39 2019-08-09

Kohl's Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots I don’t think we’ve ever had such a dire story involving Kohl’s department stores before, or even mentioning Kohl’s at all. But there’s a T-shirt for sale at Kohl’s as we speak that appears to have been deliberately designed to ignite a powder keg of truck-based tension and hostility. Is this a mist...
22:26 2019-05-28

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics sayRead our entire Toxic America seriesJayne DePotter spent almost a decade making her Michigan jewelry studio a second home for young artists seeking direction, seniors looking to exercise...
10:13 2019-05-22

Trump's Reelection Campaign Disputes Trump Called Meghan Markle "Nasty"...By Posting Audio of Him Calling Her "Nasty" Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Twitter account was lampooned by social media on Saturday for being as dumb as Donald himself. The Official ‘Trump War Room’ claimed it was ‘fake news’ that Trump had labeled Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, as “nasty” (his favorite misogynistic insult for women) ...
23:52 2019-06-02

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

Arizona State labors to 19-7 win over Sacramento State Eno Benjamin caught a 72-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, Cristian Zendejas kicked four field goals and Arizona State labored to a 19-7 win over FCS Sacramento State       ...
10:00 2019-09-07

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some bend mid-trunk, pointing towards the lush, spring sun...
14:52 2019-05-23

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at the timing of his visit, the various actors involved and their goals....
08:52 2019-06-09

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platform for his views....
21:39 2019-07-05

Sergey Kovalev fights Anthony Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo Alvarez next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Yarde on Saturday could lead Kovalev to a fight with Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
00:52 2019-08-23

Stop Having So Many People Get Thrown Into Walls In TV Fights--It Wouldn't Happen--End of Story There are a lot of fights on TV. Fine. It’s a dramatic thing that happens. But can we “cool it” with the throwing of people into walls, during fights? I just don’t see it as being reflective of reality and truth. Got it?...
00:00 2019-07-20

Eyes on the Prize: The CBC Fights Blindness During Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood is the jet fuel of the body. It helps you jump, run, breathe and move with ease through the world. So imagine what happens if that fuel isn’t running smoothly through your body. It’s clogging your system, straining every valve, organ and extremity as you’re slowly starved for air. That sounds ...
09:39 2019-09-26

After runway entrance, Serena fights through sluggish French Open start Despite a self-admitted frustrating start in her first-round match, Serena Williams was able to make a statement in her come-from-behind victory at Roland Garros....
22:39 2019-05-27

Dereck Chisora and Anthony Joshua set to help each other prepare for pivotal upcoming fights David Haye describes Dereck Chisora and Anthony Joshua as ‘ideal sparring partners for each other’ The post Dereck Chisora and Anthony Joshua set to help each other prepare for pivotal upcoming fights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:13 2019-10-11

Cable industry fights plan to require robocall-detection technology Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Chin Leong Teoh | EyeEm) The cable industry is fighting an attempt to require deployment of robocall-detection technology. Some phone providers have already begun deploying the technology in question, which is called SHAKEN/STIR. The technology authenticates caller...
11:39 2019-08-28

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demanding his guns back....
22:00 2019-07-10

Intel fights back against AMD with a price cut for its popular Core i5-9400F budget CPU We’ve seen Intel respond to AMD’s highly competitive high-end desktop chips recently with pricing truly slashed on Cascade Lake-X processors, but there’s also been a response in the budget arena, with Intel dropping the prices of its 9th-generation F and KF-Series chips.That inc...
16:26 2019-10-08

Tesla Fights Back on Weak Demand Claims With Big Delivery Push Elon Musk is making calls, Renault doesn’t want human sacrifice, and the United Auto Workers is trying again in Chattanooga. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, May 30, 2019....
21:26 2019-05-30

| Mall brawls and street fights as Hong Kong polarisation deepens Fights have erupted in Hong Kong with political rivals trading blows in a mall and Beijing supporters using Chinese flags to assault opponents on a street, deepening the city's polarisation after months of pro-democracy protests....
13:13 2019-09-14

Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights The Trump administration has argued that economic security is national security. But as a consequence, it now finds itself in an economic war on nearly every front....
19:26 2019-06-08

Exxon fights fire at Baytown, Texas, petrochemical plant; 37 injured Exxon Mobil said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers and sending nearby residents indoors....
23:52 2019-07-31

After a mysterious death, an indigenous tribe fights to protect the wild Amazon Deep in the heart of the Amazon, Ajareaty Waiapi performs one of her tribe's most traditional rituals. The tribal chief crushes blood red urucum seeds into a thick paste and generously applies it to her face, bare chest and torso. The mixture protects her skin from the sun and insects. It's also bel...
12:26 2019-08-27

Boeing hiring as it targets 737 MAX fights resuming 'early fourth quarter' Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" temporary employees at an airport in Washington state where it is storing many grounded 737 MAX jetliners, a key step in its best-case plan for resuming deliveries to airline customers in October....
23:26 2019-08-20

Adam Gase addresses, fights off Le’Veon Bell reports: ‘ridiculous’ One of the fallouts from the firing of Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has been reports of coach Adam Gase not being fully onboard with signing free-agent running back Le’Veon Bell in March. The Post reported Gase did not think the Jets should pay as much as they did for Bell when they signed hi...
20:52 2019-05-23

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in an army of salespeople to fight perceptions that a U.S. blacklist would hobble its phones....
10:52 2019-06-03

Upriver From a Senator’s Lake House, an Oklahoma Town Fights for Survival For years, there has been fierce debate over water levels at a popular lake. Senator James Inhofe, who has a vacation home there, took the matter to Washington....
12:00 2019-08-27

With Gaza war talk, Russia visit, Netanyahu fights on in election race Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday threatened war in Gaza and then flew to Russia to discuss Israeli freedom of action in Syria with President Vladimir Putin as a frenetic election race neared its end....
14:00 2019-09-12

Tennis: Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title at Nuremberg Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva came back from a set down to beat unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 6-2 to capture her first WTA singles title at the Nuremberg Cup on Saturday....
17:39 2019-05-25

Roger Federer fights past chuntering Damir Dzumhur in the US Open • Swiss loses first set but comes back to win in four• Dzumhur the latest player to berate an officialThere was a moment in Roger Federer’s win against Damir Dzumhur here on day three of the US Open when the Bosnian underdog lost whatever sympathy the crowd afforded him as he turned on the umpire, E...
05:39 2019-08-29

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from its top shareholder, saying it had found new synergies and could cut a planned rights issue to fund the deal....
19:13 2019-08-22

'Real Housewives of NJ's Joe Giudice asks to wait in Italy while he fights to stay in US 'Real Housewives' star Joe Giudice wants to be allowed to move to Italy while he fights permanent deportation. Right now, he's in ICE custody.        ...
01:52 2019-09-27

County lines drug dealer from London fights deportation to Portugal A convicted "county lines" drug dealer from London is fighting deportation — claiming he should have a chance to rebuild his life in the country of his birth....
12:13 2019-08-19

As it fights for relevance, athletics needs a positive showing at World Championships in Doha When Seb Coe was this week elected to another four-year term as IAAF president, he was asked how he would like that second spell to be defined. The response, perhaps unsurprisingly, was for it "not to be dominated by Russia"....
00:39 2019-09-27

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
20:26 2019-05-31

Tennis: Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title in Nuremberg Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva came back from a set down to beat unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 6-2 and capture her first WTA singles title at the Nuremberg Cup on Saturday....
00:52 2019-05-26

Sea Of Class fights for life after colic attack ends filly’s career • Filly had been second-favourite for the Arc• Sea Of Class in intensive care after operationSea Of Class is in intensive care after a devastating attack of colic that has brought her racing career to an end. The news was broken on Sunday morning by her trainer, William Haggas, who said he was “pray...
16:00 2019-07-07

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as eroding the territory’s democratic values...
03:26 2019-06-16

Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home Hannah Rankin returns from New York with lessons aplenty ahead of Saturday night’s showcase in Glasgow, writes Matt Christie The post Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home appeared first on Boxing News....
18:39 2019-06-11

Katy Perry suggests impromptu court gig as she fights plagiarism case Pop superstar Katy Perry offered to sing live in the witness box of an LA courtroom as she fought a lawsuit from Christian rappers over one of her chart-topping hits....
15:52 2019-07-19

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped on Tuesday. Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (“The Color Purple”) pl...
02:26 2019-07-24

Sanders campaign fights media narrative that White House bid is slipping Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is pushing back against what they call a faulty narrative in the media that the independent senator from Vermont’s White House bid is slipping....
22:13 2019-08-12

Daniil Medvedev fights the boos to send out a defiant message at the US Open • Medvedev reacts to crowd during interview after beating López• He said: ‘The more you do this the more I will win’Daniil Medvedev had endured nearly two hours of endless booing by the time he reached match point at midnight on Friday against Feliciano López. He had seen grown men leap from their s...
22:52 2019-08-31

Young Eagles fan fights tears after he is given Nelson Agholor's gloves A 12-year-old Philadelphia Eagles fan was brought to tears after one of his idols gave him a pair of his gloves at training camp.       ...
16:26 2019-08-07

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power in second general election this year The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges....
09:13 2019-09-17

Good Samaritan fights off a kidnapper dragging woman into woods: cops A Good Samaritan was being hailed a hero for intervening when he spotted a man dragging a woman into the woods off a New Jersey highway last week and said he used a "stick" to pin the attacker to the ground while waiting for police to arrive, a report said....
13:26 2019-06-11

Coney Island knight fights are the bloody, bruising real deal A crowd gathers as two figures in full armor draw their swords. The one they call the Magic Knight reels back his weapon and smashes his foe’s helmet, metal pinging loudly off metal. He lands a kick to the shin before ramming his rival into a wall. Then he goes in for the kill, wrapping......
00:39 2019-08-03

Even as he fights bone cancer, golfer Cullan Brown can make all of Kentucky smile Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown discovered he had bone cancer by accident; now a community is rallying around the 'beloved' sophomore.        ...
05:13 2019-09-11

Morgan Stanley retains billing as top adviser in activist fights: Refinitiv data Morgan Stanley ranked as the top financial adviser in activist campaigns during the first six months of 2019 while Goldman Sachs and Spotlight Advisors each added clients and tied for second place,......
22:00 2019-09-16

Harley-Davidson fights for a bigger slice of India's huge motorcycle market Harley-Davidson is trying to expand its international presence to offset a declining market at home. Big opportunity lies in India, the world's largest motorcycle market. But 95 percent of Indian customers can't afford a Harley....
15:26 2019-06-04

Fights Over Abortion and the Border Wall Are Putting Major Spending Bills into Disarray WASHINGTON (AP) — Fights over abortion and President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall have thrown Senate efforts to advance $1.4 trillion worth of agency spending bills into disarray, threatening one of Washington’s few bipartisan accomplishments this year. A government shutd...
12:00 2019-09-12

On Rahul Gandhi's Reported Outburst, Team Ashok Gehlot Fights Back Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave only a fraction of his time to campaign for his son, sources close to him said today, countering allegations that his preoccupation with his son's campaign......
16:26 2019-05-28

Watch: 'OITNB' star Uzo Aduba fights for her son's education in 'Miss Virginia' trailer Vertical Entertainment released a new trailer for "Miss Virginia" on Friday. "Orange is the New Black" Emmy winner Uzo Aduba stars in the true story of a mother's fight for education reform in D.C....
12:13 2019-08-31

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
00:39 2019-05-23

President Trump Picks Twitter Fights After Consoling Dayton Shooting Victims Just a few hours after President Donald Trump visited with first-responders and people wounded in a shooting that claimed nine lives in Dayton, Ohio, he lashed out at the city’s mayor and Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, claiming they “misrepresented” what happened during the trip. Confus...
23:00 2019-08-07

Serena Williams fights off teenager Caty McNally to advance to US Open 3rd round Serena Williams won her first US Open title in 1999 and had reached her second final in New York in 2001 -- both coming before Caty McNally was born....
12:52 2019-08-29

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, immigrants’ rights activist Zaira Livier stood in Tucson’s Historic Fourth Avenue district, clipboard in hand, as three women approached outside the popu...
15:13 2019-07-12

Sixers forward Mike Scott fights tailgating Eagles fans at stadium Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott scrapped with a couple of Eagles fans outside Lincoln Financial Field while wearing a Washington Redskins jersey. Footage of the fight before the Eagles-Redskins regular-season opener on Sunday shows the 6-foot-8, 237-pound Virginia native — clad in a No. ...
20:52 2019-09-09

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing his 10th feature. It remains to be seen if American cinema’s reigning rock-star auteur will make good on this early retirement plan, but the rationale...
17:13 2019-05-22

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark web marijuana trafficker, CBC reports. Authorities believe the Bitcoin, found on hard drives seized in 2013, to be the proceeds of illegal activity — s...
22:00 2019-06-28

Justin Bieber inspiring people to challenge celebrities 31 years older than them to fights Yesterday, we reported on pop star Justin Bieber inexplicably challenging Tom Cruise to an MMA fight . We’re still very much in the dark as to why Bieber thinks it’s a good idea to square off against Cruise who—it must be said—could definitely kick his ass, despite being 31 years his senior. His unp...
20:39 2019-06-11

Croydon stabbing: Baby fights for life after pregnant mother, 26, is stabbed to death A baby was fighting for life in hospital today after being delivered in an emergency procedure after the mother was stabbed to death in south London....
10:00 2019-06-30

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said....
15:13 2019-05-29

Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles Madison Square Garden’s proud boxing history is not lost on Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles appeared first on Boxing News....
00:13 2019-05-31

Brazil 'Car Wash' corruption probe facing 'worst moment' as establishment fights back Brazil's biggest-ever corruption investigation, which jailed dozens including a former president, has been threatened over the past week by a Supreme Court ruling and push back from politicians seeking to curb investigative powers....
01:13 2019-09-05

Underbanked cannabis industry fights to finance growth, leaving biz owners empty-handed Though recreational use of marijuana is now legal in 33 states, most financial institutions, such as banks, will not work with the cannabis industry. This is leaving business owners scrambling for alternative financing solutions....
17:00 2019-10-01

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how the Mets wanted to finish off a suspended game. After choking away a ninth-inning two-run lead with......
04:13 2019-06-15

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ago for financier Jeffrey Epstein, as the Trump administration fought back and the secretary himself defended his handling of the case. ...
22:26 2019-07-09

Fights Over ‘Authentic’ Chinese Food Have a Long and Complicated History. Now They’re Tearing the Culinary World Apart When Chef Gordon Ramsay hosted a preview for his Asian-inspired London restaurant Lucky Cat in April, he called the evening “warm, buzzing & brilliant.” But Angela Hui, a British food writer, felt otherwise. In her article on food website Eater London and in an Instagram story, Hui, who ...
18:13 2019-07-08

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — and healing.        ...
16:01 2019-05-22

| Trump fights impeachment | Church 'covering up' sex abuse: WATCH the top world news videos for today White House refuses to co-operate with impeachment inquiry | Church accused of covering up priest's paternity; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
19:00 2019-10-09

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidnapped, Tice’s mother says “one of the hardest nails to hit” is keeping his case in the news – and on the radar of top government officials....
20:26 2019-07-05

Boxing News at Five: Kovalev vs. Yarde mooted for August 24, Frampton fights Dominguez, Jennings focuses on Joyce’s jaw Kovalev and Yarde could fight next month, Frampton and Dominguez will definitely fight next month, and Jennings says Joyce's jaw won't be enough The post Boxing News at Five: Kovalev vs. Yarde mooted for August 24, Frampton fights Dominguez, Jennings focuses on Joyce’s jaw appeared first on Boxing N...
18:52 2019-07-02

Hong Kong police, protesters face off in fresh clashes as fights break out over 'Lennon Walls' tear-down Anti-government protesters and police faced off again Saturday in Hong Kong over ramped up demands for China to cease encroaching on democracy in the island city....
00:52 2019-09-22

Viral video shows Florida students hugging Hurricane Dorian survivor as he fights back tears (NBC News) — Tekara Capron and her son, 3-year-old Makai Simmons, spent the Labor Day holiday with her family in the Bahamas and weathered Hurricane Dorian at her grandmother’s home, which escaped with only minor damage. But Makai returned home to Florida with nightmares. “It’s just that...
01:39 2019-09-16

Another Manson murder? Debra Tate, victim's sister, fights to reopen probe into 1969 suspicious death Fifty years after her tragic murder at the hands of Charles Manson’s cult followers, actress Sharon Tate is in the limelight again – her innocent and playful persona embodied by Margot Robbie in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”...
20:13 2019-07-31

Oklahoma inmate dies, multiple people injured in prison fights as statewide facilities remain on lockdown Oklahoma prisons remain locked down Monday after a string of inmate fights over the weekend at several state facilities left one inmate dead and more than a dozen injured, officials said....
19:00 2019-09-16

Boxing News at Five: Talk of Fury vs. Wallin in September gathers pace, Dubois fights another Ghanaian next month Seems like there's no stopping Tyson Fury vs. Otto Wallin getting made, and Daniel Dubois gets an unknown Ghanaian for fight number 13 The post Boxing News at Five: Talk of Fury vs. Wallin in September gathers pace, Dubois fights another Ghanaian next month appeared first on Boxing News....
22:13 2019-08-05

Mark-Paul Gosselaar Opens Up About Saved By the Bell Cast Fights, Reboots and Zack Morris' Swagger Mark-Paul Gosselaar doesn't love reboots, but if you have an idea to bring back Saved By the Bell, he's all ears. "That's the question isn't it? I have no idea,"......
18:39 2019-05-30

Kent State Investigates Kent State For Title IX Violations, Finds None Kent State’s Office of Compliance, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action announced on Friday that it found no violation of Title IX, or evidence of any sort of gender bias, from the school when officials shut down a game of field hockey the school was hosting for the football team’s pregame firew...
01:13 2019-10-06

Joe Manchin skips run for governor Joe Manchin will not run for governor of West Virginia in 2020, the Democratic senator announced Tuesday. The decision is likely to be a relief to Democrats, who would struggle to hold on to the seat in the future, and keeps one of the few remaining centrists in the Senate. The move comes after m...
20:13 2019-09-03

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
15:00 2019-05-22

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
16:00 2019-08-22

Tiger Woods fights off another 'crappy' start, finishes on a high note at U.S. Open Tiger Woods shot a 2-under-par 69, his best round of the tournament, to close out the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on a high note.       ...
03:39 2019-06-17

Boxing News at Five: Spence happy to one day fight Canelo at middleweight, Shields wants longer fights in women’s boxing Errol Spence has no problem one day fighting Canelo Alvarez at middleweight, and Claressa Shields wants to start doing three-minute rounds The post Boxing News at Five: Spence happy to one day fight Canelo at middleweight, Shields wants longer fights in women’s boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
06:13 2019-09-25

"Don't Know About Tomorrow But Nothing To Worry Today": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said that while he cannot predict the fate of the state's special status, there was "nothing to worry" about for now. The remark came hours after......
20:52 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico set to get its third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico will get its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional....
00:00 2019-08-08

Bevin Vs. Beshear In The Battle For Governor (LEX 18)– The voters have chosen and after years of battling it out in the courtroom, Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will fight for your vote for Governor of Kentucky. Experts say things may get ugly. The night of the primary election, the comments began. “If they ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Is It Unconstitutional to Sleep in Your Home? For a Governor, Perhaps Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia has had many political disputes, but whether he is spending enough nights in the Governor’s Mansion may be the unlikeliest....
22:26 2019-08-23

Donald Trump to release Ukraine phone transcript as he fights 'witch hunt' impeachment inquiry Donald Trump agreed to release an unredacted transcript of his contentious phone call with Ukraine's president today after slamming Democrats for launching an impeachment inquiry against him....
21:39 2019-09-25

Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 The war of words between former heavyweights champions Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua continues, and Joshua Buatsi gets a durable Canadian for August 31 The post Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 appeared first on Boxing Ne...
13:52 2019-08-16

"Seen It Only In Media": RBI Governor On Rs 30,000 Crore Reported Payout The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said the government has not dropped in any request for an interim dividend payout of Rs 30,000 crore, after the centre's recent move to cut corporate tax raised......
16:00 2019-10-04

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign....
10:01 2019-07-17

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation on Monday to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping....
04:52 2019-09-10

"If There's No Phone For 10 Days, So Be It": J&K Governor Defends Move Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today claimed that there is no shortage of essential commodities and said the lack of communication lines is a better option than loss of lives. Jammu and......
18:39 2019-08-25

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
12:39 2019-08-01

Jay Inslee, Dropping Out of 2020 Race, Will Run for Governor Again He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
16:00 2019-08-22

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of time" before he becomes president of Brazil....
02:13 2019-07-17

Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his son Serdar a provincial governor, state television said, bolstering an already stellar career that has prompted speculation Serdar is being groomed to succeed his father....
21:00 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source familiar with the situation told CNN....
22:52 2019-07-24

Maine governor OKs ban on gay conversion therapy for minors AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed a bill banning gay conversion therapy for minors. With Mills’ action Wednesday, Maine joins 16 other states and the District of Columbia that have banned the practice. Conversion therapy aims to change a person’s sexual orientation ...
19:52 2019-05-29

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
16:39 2019-07-22

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic U.S. territory...
17:26 2019-06-07

Oklahoma governor surveys tornado damage Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visits El Reno, a city about 25 miles west of Oklahoma that was hit by tornado Saturday night. (May 27)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to leave is now." (Sept. 3)        ...
02:52 2019-09-04

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
21:13 2019-06-18

"Make J&K Shine" Was Brief from PM, Says Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said his instruction from Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to create a "shining" place where people from Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir would also wish to......
12:52 2019-09-15

N.J. Governor Pressures Gun Industry to Tighten Controls New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, said the state may end business relationships with retailers and makers of guns if they don’t adopt measures to curb illegal firearm sales....
12:00 2019-09-11

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
23:00 2019-07-03

Louisianans head to polls to elect governor Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards vied for re-election against two Repbulicans -- Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone -- as voters headed to the polls Saturday....
20:26 2019-10-12

Joe Manchin says he plans to stay in Senate, won’t run for governor Sen. Joe Manchin announced Tuesday he planned to stay put in the Senate and not run for West Virginia governor, spelling relief for Democrats who now see a pathway to taking the Senate majority in 2020. “I have always said that ‘public service is not self-service.’ So, when considering whether to ru...
17:52 2019-09-03

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an early American flag....
21:39 2019-07-03

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
19:00 2019-08-05

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo say...
20:39 2019-06-03

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week....
11:00 2019-08-08

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee on Friday warned that any future attempt to expan...
23:52 2019-05-24

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
11:26 2019-08-08

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
18:39 2019-07-09

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty. Serdar Berdymukhamedov was named the governor of Ahal province in...
21:00 2019-06-18

See where the Louisiana governor candidates stand on key issues See where Louisiana governor candidates Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone and John Bell Edwards stand on Medicaid expansion, minimum wage and other issues.        ...
09:26 2019-10-12

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as the island's Senate still had to ratify his position....
06:52 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party. Protesters said they ...
07:13 2019-07-22

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorn...
03:00 2019-06-14

Google fights deepfakes by releasing 3,000 deepfakes Google has released a pretty huge dataset of deepfake videos in an effort to support researchers working on detection tools. Deepfake videos look and sound so authentic, they could be used for highly convincing disinformation campaigns in the upcomin......
14:39 2019-09-25

Formner Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal Dies At 88 Former Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal died on Wednesday after prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi, an official statement said. He was 88....
05:52 2019-07-04

Ex-J&K Governor Joins BJP's Outreach Campaign On Scrapping Article 370 Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP working president J P Nadda met former Jammu and Kashmir governor Jagmohan Malhotra, known for his nationalist views on Kashmir, as part of the party's outreach......
22:39 2019-09-03

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to the task and has been active in helping respond t...
08:52 2019-06-03

Minnesota governor to hand over power during knee surgery ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will temporarily transfer his powers and duties to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan while he undergoes knee surgery Thursday. Walz’s office says he will be under general anesthetic while doctors repair a torn meniscus in his left knee — a common injury amo...
23:00 2019-06-17

An Anxious Puerto Rico Waits: Will the Governor Resign? Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló of Puerto Rico was widely expected to resign on Wednesday, after widespread protests and looming impeachment proceedings derailed his administration....
03:39 2019-07-25

California ex-governor launches climate partnership with China Former California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday announced the launch of a partnership between China and the University of California at Berkeley to advance research into low-carbon technology to fight climate change....
21:26 2019-09-23

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently elected Cabinet members met Tuesday in the state Capi...
20:13 2019-06-04

Longer They Stay In, More Votes To Win: J&K Governor On Arrested Leaders Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said that the centre's decision to revoke its special status and bifurcate it into two distinct union territories was taken for the betterment of the......
19:13 2019-08-28

Voters say Cuomo has made New York better as governor: poll ALBANY— Life in the Empire State is better now than when Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office, but his favorability rating is slipping, a new poll shows. Voters surveyed in a new Siena poll released Tuesday said the third-term Democrat has improved the state during his time as governor by a 51 to 39 percen...
18:39 2019-08-06

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
17:52 2019-08-06

After UP Governor, Yogi Adityanath And UP MLAs To Adopt A TB patient each UP Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh has urged all UP ministers and legislators to adopt a TB patient each and help in achieving the target announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a TB free India......
07:52 2019-09-25

Hurriyat Ready For Talks, Says Jammu And Kashmir Governor The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is much improved now and the Hurriyat is ready for talks, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said. The "temperature is lower," the Governor declared at a programme in......
12:39 2019-06-23

California governor won't free Manson follower Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest member of Manson's murderous cult....
04:01 2019-06-04

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
08:52 2019-07-13

Florida governor signs felon voting bill TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill requiring Florida felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored. The Republican governor signed the bill into law Friday. During the spring legislative session, Democrats argued that forcing fe...
04:00 2019-06-29

The Latest: Puerto Rico governor preparing statement The spokesman for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says the politician is preparing a message to the people of Puerto Rico and will address them directly Wednesday night...
02:39 2019-07-25

Tate Reeves wins GOP's Mississippi runoff for governor Three weeks after being forced into a runoff election, Mississippi Republicans chose Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to be their nominee in the upcoming gubernatorial race....
14:00 2019-08-28

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
16:00 2019-07-13

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro T...
01:13 2019-06-15

Pennsylvania governor calls for legalization of recreational marijuana Gov. Tom Wolf wants the Pennsylvania General Assembly to begin serious debate on legalizing regulated recreational marijuana for adults.        ...
15:00 2019-09-26

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from office.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23