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Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage...

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech

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

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a speech that accuses Donald Trump of profiting fro...
08:26 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism as 'unfinished business' U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will give a speech on Wednesday defending his democratic socialist agenda as the "unfinished business" of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and a vital step toward guaranteed economic rights....
04:26 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders just made a brilliant defense of democratic socialism | Bhaskar Sunkara In a speech yesterday, the 2020 contender’s message was crystal clear: ‘Political freedom in the absence of economic freedom is not real freedom’In a speech yesterday at George Washington University in Washington DC, the Vermont senator Bernie Sanders brilliantly articulated what he means when he ca...
15:00 2019-06-14

Payne: Bernie Sanders ‘sounds like a naive college student’ with claims about Democratic socialism Fox Business Network host Charles Payne questioned Thursday the new claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" in order to fund his Democratic socialist policies. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wage worker to its board of directors — and to start ...
01:26 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice....
19:26 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
00:13 2019-06-13

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
15:00 2019-06-14

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate socialism."...
00:39 2019-06-13

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

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

Bernie Sanders and AOC basically want to ban credit cards Rep. Alexandria Ocsaio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and 2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have apparently decided to try to ban credit cards. Sure, that's not quite what Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders actually say (they just want to stop the swindlers profiting from excessive interest charges), but that's th...
20:39 2019-05-28

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
04:26 2019-06-06

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
07:52 2019-06-02

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
19:00 2019-05-25

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House members are coming from. And you've got this guy who i...
04:00 2019-05-23

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
09:13 2019-06-03

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
04:01 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:39 2019-05-29

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
00:13 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
04:26 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
22:13 2019-06-13

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sandinista stance in the 1980s is problematic....
02:52 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
23:01 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will gatecrash the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase its 2.2 million workers “poverty wages”.Sanders is e...
23:26 2019-05-27

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s workers walked out on strike to fight for a $15 minim...
18:00 2019-05-23

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
20:26 2019-06-03

UPDATE 4-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
22:52 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
07:00 2019-06-05

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

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
14:13 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio receiving very negative score...
00:26 2019-05-22

Stanley Druckenmiller says stocks would fall 30% to 40% if Bernie Sanders is elected president "The good news is we'd all be much more equal because everybody would be poorer, but the rich would have lost a lot more wealth," Druckenmiller says....
15:39 2019-06-07

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont senator tweeted that he would “apologize to no one...
20:26 2019-05-24

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
15:13 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign. The event in Vermont takes place on the lawn of the Statehouse on Saturday afternoon and thousands are expected to attend. The campaign says Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Br...
17:39 2019-05-25

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
08:52 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as well as for its allegedly “grotesque” greed....
03:39 2019-06-07

Biden, Bernie to face off on same stage at 1st round of Democratic debates Front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders will end up sharing the debate stage in Miami later this month, along with heavy-hitting rivals Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg, according to the line-up announced Friday. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
11:00 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders, No Longer the Front-Runner, Brings Campaign Home to Vermont His themes are familiar, but his status — he is now second in the polls — has changed. He is starting to host in-person fund-raisers, with ticket prices starting at $27....
01:52 2019-05-26

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hi...
17:52 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
09:00 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has long championed....
23:13 2019-06-12

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
23:13 2019-05-28

Kamala Harris protester interrupted Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, report says A protester who grabbed the microphone from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday at the California Democratic Party State Convention reportedly also interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016....
17:13 2019-06-02

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sanders also said there are more pressing issues at han...
23:39 2019-06-09

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an hour," he said at the company's shareholders meeting...
01:00 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically transform wealth itself. That is the lesson of Ber...
12:13 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
00:52 2019-05-29

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board....
16:00 2019-05-21

Democratic contenders Biden, Sanders to face off in Miami debates U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami....
19:52 2019-06-14

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
18:26 2019-05-23

Biden, Sanders and Harris to face off as Democratic debate lineups set – live Trio drawn together for split NBC debate on 26-27 June, while Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke to meet in other groupSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.22pm BST The lawyer for Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser to Trump, called to further delay Flyn...
20:39 2019-06-14

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up against the former congressman Beto O’Rourke in the firs...
08:52 2019-06-15

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his hair forward, but only on the left, the side one m...
16:39 2019-06-06

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled Tuesday that because the officers had probable cau...
16:39 2019-05-28

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

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Can Tiger Woods win the PGA Championship? Our experts make their picks for year's second major Tiger Woods is back as he proved by winning his fifth green jacket. But can he tame Bethpage Black? Or will another contender take home the title.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Use-case selection will make or break your AI strategy in healthcare Implementing AI is a journey. Early success starts with the right use case selection and will set the stage for driving adoption and enable expansion that allows your organization to scale and extract incremental value from this investment....
17:52 2019-05-27

Robert De Niro, 1,000+ prosecutors make the case for indicting President Trump in new video De Niro, who has played special counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday Night Live, told viewers that the prosecutors' conclusion "should trouble us all"        ...
18:26 2019-05-30

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, in case this teaser doesn't make that clear enough Here’s one thing that can’t be denied about this teaser for director Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep: It’s bold. The movie is based on Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, but rather than trying to distance itself from Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation—one of the most iconic horror films ever made—this tea...
20:52 2019-06-13

Donovan McNabb compares himself to Troy Aikman to make Hall of Fame case Donovan McNabb is a Hall of Famer. Or, at least he is according to Donovan McNabb. The former Eagles, Redskins and Vikings quarterback compared himself favorably to Cowboys legend Troy Aikman, saying he “absolutely” deserves to be enshrined in Canton, because the two have similar numbers...
06:39 2019-05-25

Fox News legal analyst: Investigators need to find Jennifer Dulos' body to make their case As an estranged husband and his girlfriend pleaded not guilty in the disappearance of Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos, Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin has argued that the case is far from over....
20:13 2019-06-11

Nobody Knows What Socialism Means The title of this post is not meant to convey that I know what socialism means, so you should defer to me. Instead, it is mean to convey that nobody knows what socialism means. Nor will we all come to agree on what it means. Our grand national political debate over socialism is, therefore, an enormo...
17:52 2019-06-12

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
20:39 2019-05-21

Why ‘Socialism’ Conveys One Thing Here, Another There Socialism as a governing philosophy, an offhand insult, or both, is stirring politics again. From the U.S to the U.K. to Brazil and beyond, the term is being newly embraced, debated or disparaged amid larger conversations about rising inequality, the proper role of government, how to make sure capit...
09:52 2019-06-11

‘Socialism for the rich’: the evils of bad economics The economic arguments adopted by Britain and the US in the 1980s led to vastly increased inequality – and gave the false impression that this outcome was not only inevitable, but good. By Jonathan AldredIn most rich countries, inequality is rising, and has been rising for some time. Many people bel...
09:13 2019-06-06

Four in 10 Americans embrace socialism, Gallup poll says A new Gallup poll released Monday found that 43 percent of Americans think socialism would be a good thing for the United States, while 51 percent say it would be a bad thing....
17:26 2019-05-21

Why ‘Socialism’ Is Both a Governing Philosophy and an Offhand Insult Socialism as a governing philosophy, an offhand insult, or both, is stirring politics again. From the U.S to the U.K. to Brazil and beyond, the term is being newly embraced, debated or disparaged amid larger conversations about rising inequality, the proper role of government, how to make sure capit...
21:13 2019-06-11

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds Axios poll reveals 55% of women aged 18-54 prefer socialismMajority of men would rather live in a capitalist countryForty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalist one, with a majority of younger women having this preference, according to a new poll. Related: Oc...
18:13 2019-06-10

Melinda Gates: Capitalism needs work, but it beats socialism and the US is 'lucky' to have it Melinda Gates, in an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, says people living in developing countries "want to live in these types of capitalistic societies."...
15:26 2019-05-21

Gaining Strength in Spain, Sánchez Emerges as Beacon for Socialism in Europe The prime minister has completed a remarkable comeback, consolidating a victory in national elections with a strong showing for the European Parliament....
19:52 2019-05-29

Candace Owens spars with Dr. Cornel West over the impact of socialism on African-Americans A lively debate ensued on "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday evening between conservative commentator Candace Owens and renowned Harvard philosopher Dr. Cornel West....
20:13 2019-06-12

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
17:52 2019-06-14

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the news to me over the phone. I was angry.Her face g...
07:26 2019-05-31

Ro Khanna, the Bernie Guy Who's Okay With Billionaires Ro Khanna, the second-term Democratic Congressman from Silicon Valley and a national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, has the tricky job of appealing to both internet zillionaires and DSA members. We spoke to him about impeachment, class war, the Bernie vs. Warren primary, and more...
18:13 2019-05-24

Who’s Buying What Bernie’s Selling? On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders gave a prepared 45-minute speech about what democratic socialism means to him and why he believes it’s the best way forward for the American people....
07:26 2019-06-13

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
00:52 2019-05-29

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit? The end of Theresa May's premiership will usher in an even more turbulent phase of Britain's exit from the European Union as any new leader is likely to seek to strike a tougher divorce deal, and there could be an election within months....
19:39 2019-05-23

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocket Man’ lyrics aren’t a David Bowie rip-off Bernie Taupin is the ultimate songwriting wingman, penning the words that Elton John would set to music for such golden-era gems as “Honky Cat,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” But the 69-year-old lyricist would like to set the record straight about the inspiration...
09:26 2019-05-31

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“Fantastic Four”) in the film, knows that his fame has rocketed substantially because of all the new s...
20:00 2019-06-07

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the economic ties between Washington and its closest neighb...
00:26 2019-06-10

Biden hits back at Bernie’s bashing over high-dollar fundraisers Hours before he headlines two campaign fundraising events in Boston on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against criticism by some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination for holding “high dollar functions” hosted by “corporate lobbyists.”...
22:13 2019-06-05

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sassiness on “The Bitch Is Back,” his drug-fueled nadir on “Too Low For Zero” an...
19:13 2019-05-31

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
00:00 2019-05-30

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
00:00 2019-05-30

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.” Our own Samer Kalaf once led a singalong of “Smoo...
01:39 2019-06-15

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
18:39 2019-06-09

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
17:39 2019-05-21

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submitted to the administration, I came out in it,̶...
04:00 2019-06-05

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. They've......
05:00 2019-05-27

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
07:26 2019-05-29

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Budget 2019: The Budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5 and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will start the speech by addressing it to the speaker of Lok Sabha....
10:39 2019-06-13

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday that American and allied forces who stormed the beaches of Normandy “won back this ground for ...
10:52 2019-06-06

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
20:13 2019-05-22

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
19:01 2019-06-14

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
08:00 2019-05-31

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
00:01 2019-05-28

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
06:26 2019-05-31

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
05:13 2019-05-31

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School District said in a statement Tuesday that the decisi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss issued a statement ...
12:01 2019-05-31

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate change....
18:26 2019-06-11

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:26 2019-06-06

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....
13:13 2019-06-12

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
12:52 2019-05-22

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A......
02:13 2019-06-06

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
12:00 2019-06-06

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.” Sardonic senior Nataly Buhr didn’t mince wo...
01:26 2019-06-14

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
22:26 2019-06-05

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
02:52 2019-05-27

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

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
19:52 2019-06-05

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroyer J.S. Kaga where he’ll be joined by Japanes...
03:26 2019-05-28

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
00:26 2019-05-23

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss was suspended Tuesday at a Wood Count...
10:52 2019-06-12

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some......
22:26 2019-05-23

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:26 2019-06-11

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, police officers and other supporters to advocate fo...
08:13 2019-06-12

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV newsman Howard Beale in “Network,” he cracked a jo...
20:13 2019-06-10

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech “The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...
17:39 2019-06-10

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
17:13 2019-05-28

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
14:33 2019-05-21

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunter College graduates Wednesday at Madison Square Ga...
01:26 2019-05-30

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination....
17:13 2019-05-21

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
13:00 2019-05-28

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
22:52 2019-06-06

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
06:26 2019-06-04

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice....
23:26 2019-06-06

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
12:39 2019-06-05

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
15:39 2019-05-21

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from the 2013 Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards, the Park...
18:26 2019-05-31

Valedictorian posts speech online after her moment is denied by school Administrators at a Florida high school scuttled its valedictorian’s graduation speech because she didn’t send it to them to review in advance — so she posted it online instead. Kriya Naidu, the top-ranked student at University High School in Orange County, posted her 3-minute speech Tue...
18:26 2019-05-31

Hell freezes over as Jim Acosta, Joe Scarborough praise Trump’s D-Day speech President Trump’s speech on Thursday to the brave Allied fighters who "stood in the fires of hell" on the 75th anniversary of D-Day shockingly drew acclaim from two of his biggest mainstream media critics: CNN’s Jim Acosta and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough....
17:00 2019-06-06

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes as the Utah Republican and former 2012 presidentia...
19:52 2019-06-04

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
09:52 2019-05-31

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
17:00 2019-05-22

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:13 2019-06-15

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

Here's why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks Two U.S. senators criticized $4 trillion in share buybacks from 2008 to 2017. It is important to understand this cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall....
14:52 2019-05-21

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one thing is certain: No matter where Sanders ends up, she’s left us with what feels like a lifetime of mo...
00:52 2019-06-14

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sanders....
23:13 2019-05-28

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
00:39 2019-06-06

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting Julian Assange on Espionage Act charges, free spee...
20:52 2019-05-24

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be a featured keynote at...
01:00 2019-05-31

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the school after a 2018 shooting left 17 dead while receiving loud cheers from the crowd. “My life...
16:39 2019-06-03

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as Prime Minister in emotional speech outside No10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
11:52 2019-05-24

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According to a government statement, those found guilty of di...
10:52 2019-06-06

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class. The address has since gone viral. ...
07:00 2019-06-13

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:39 2019-06-07

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it’s now removing them outright. YouTube will ...
01:13 2019-06-06

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, homophobic language including “lispy queer,” “token ...
21:52 2019-06-06

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s......
02:13 2019-06-06

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
20:52 2019-05-29

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief, would be a walk in the park....
20:39 2019-06-06

German police raid dozens of home over online hate speech BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided dozens of homes across Germany as part of a nationwide law enforcement campaign against online hate speech. The Federal Criminal Police Office said the raids took place Thursday in 13 of Germany’s 16 states. Police targeted people suspected of posting anti-Semi...
18:39 2019-06-06

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
07:13 2019-06-16

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which she has been a patron since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
13:13 2019-06-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
19:52 2019-06-14

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
23:39 2019-05-27

How Do You Know When the President Is Lying? Sarah ‘Suckabee’ Sanders’ Mouth Is Moving White House press secretary Sarah “Suckabee” Sanders, a.k.a. Satan’s favorite kitten heel, said Thursday that President Trump didn’t plan his abrupt departure from a meeting with congressional leaders and he just happened to have a cardboard cutout with figures pasted to a podium for his impromptu s...
01:13 2019-05-24

Trump says he hasn’t decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders Don’t plan on seeing The Mooch behind the White House press room lectern anytime soon. President Trump on Friday said he has not decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders – whom he called a “warrior” — as press secretary. But when asked if former White House communications director Antho...
19:13 2019-06-14

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
18:13 2019-05-31

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Here's what President Trump is saying about the search Trump on Friday weighed in on some potential candidates to fill the shoes of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is leaving.        ...
18:39 2019-06-15

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California. The two prominent Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to appear Friday at a forum organized by immigrant rights activists in Pasadena. There will be tough competition to win over Lati...
21:00 2019-05-31

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump......
04:26 2019-06-14

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
19:13 2019-05-26

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:00 2019-06-14

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave her post at the end of the month. President Donald Trump said Thursday he’s encouraging her to r...
10:52 2019-06-14

Dwyane Wade surprises Marjory Stoneman Douglas students with speech at graduation Dwyane Wade was a surprise commencement speaker at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 graduation on Sunday.        ...
15:26 2019-06-03

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says 'I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time' “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
20:26 2019-06-10

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15 March....
21:00 2019-05-21

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
15:39 2019-05-30

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That man was Nicholas Winton, who organized the safe passage of 669 children out of Nazi-occupied Europe du...
20:52 2019-05-24

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on it, that’s just the content it actually caught.) ...
03:39 2019-05-24

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
03:39 2019-05-30

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
07:39 2019-06-07

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins It With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure to consider if villains ever take the time to stop and wonder if they...
19:01 2019-05-26

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust and other well-documented, violent events. The mov...
23:52 2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Georgia GOP candidate appears to threaten Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders in video A congressional candidate in Georgia is targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders all but literally. A campaign video from Republican Harrison Floyd shows images of the progressive darlings, then a clip of himself firing a rifle in a combat setting, while he says in a voiceover...
22:26 2019-05-25

Sanders' support drops as Harris, Warren rise in new national poll Former Vice President Joe Biden maintains his front-runner status, but a new national survey in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination spotlights a drop in support for Sen. Bernie Sanders and an edging up by Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
23:39 2019-05-23

Biden, Sanders lead Trump in battleground state Michigan poll In an early sign of the potential weakness of U.S. President Donald Trump's path to reelection, two Democratic presidential primary frontrunners are outshining the incumbent Republican in a poll of Michigan voters released on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-06-05

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its hourly employees at a path to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage....
23:00 2019-06-05

Sarah Sanders: 'Lunacy' that infrastructure meeting could've gone on as planned after Pelosi comments White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shot down suggestions that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a White House meeting on infrastructure was a pre-planned stunt, calling it outside the realm of possibility that Trump could work with Democrats as they continue to mul...
16:39 2019-05-23

Sanders supporters fearful DNC now backing Biden like it backed Clinton: report Some supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say they are seeing a repeat of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 treatment of their candidate, according to a report....
15:39 2019-05-30

Sanders must defeat Warren in New Hampshire primary to continue 2020 bid, Stirewalt says Sen. Bernie Sanders must finish ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire's 2020 primary to continue his Democratic presidential bid, according to Chris Stirewalt....
01:00 2019-06-01

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Race is on for coveted press secretary role The surprise announcement that Sarah Sanders plans to leave the Trump administration has sparked a heated contest to succeed her as White House press secretary, with President Trump telling Fox News “a lot of people” are angling for the gig....
21:52 2019-06-14

Tweets, lies and the Mueller report: Sarah Sanders' lowest moments Few aides have been as willing to step out in front of the world’s media and defend Trump, no matter what he has said or doneSarah Sanders, who will leave her position as White House press secretary at the end of the month, will likely be remembered for her “contentious” or “adversarial” relationshi...
15:00 2019-06-14

Sarah Sanders' tenure as press secretary ended long before her exit The departing White House spokeswoman, who has not held a press briefing in months, spun a web of deceit in her role“You’re fired!”Donald Trump was joking when he barked these words at his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, during a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in April – on a night when both were sn...
20:39 2019-06-14

| WATCH: Trump announces exit of 'warrior' spokesperson Sarah Sanders President Donald Trump has announced the surprise departure of his spokesperson Sarah Sanders, after a combative tenure that saw her all-but-kill off traditional White House briefings to journalists....
10:26 2019-06-14

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-06-14

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State of Arkansas."...
04:00 2019-06-14

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
23:52 2019-06-13

Sanders lays out his vision for America: finish what Franklin Roosevelt started The 2020 presidential candidate, who has consistently ranked second in national polls, defended democratic socialism Presidential 2020 candidate Bernie Sanders confronted critics of his leftwing politics in a formal speech on Wednesday that sought to explain and forcefully defend democratic socialis...
05:26 2019-06-13

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,”...
03:13 2019-06-14

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is out as White House press secretary: Trump White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration, the president announced Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas….,” Trump wrote o...
01:26 2019-06-14

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
03:52 2019-06-14

Sean Spicer: Press blaming Sarah Sanders for their reduction in airtime Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is getting undue criticism because a reduction in daily briefings doesn't give TV reporters more personal airtime, Sean Spicer claimed Friday....
07:00 2019-06-15

House Dems rip into Sarah Sanders' tenure after Trump announces her departure Several House Democrats had some harsh words for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders after President Trump announced her eventual departure at the end of June....
23:39 2019-06-13

Dallas valedictorian says high school cut her mic for naming police shooting victims in graduation speech A Dallas high school valedictorian has claimed that administrators turned off her microphone while she spoke at graduation Sunday after she listed the names of black teens killed in a series of police shootings....
00:39 2019-06-06

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
00:52 2019-06-03

Hillary Clinton's commencement speech a 'liberal love fest,' but not much of a surprise: Greg Gutfeld Did former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's commencement speech Wednesday deliver or did she do the crowd a disservice? "The Five" addressed the issue Thursday after Clinton condemned the Trump administration during the address in New York City saying they have not taken “even the most basic ste...
02:39 2019-05-31

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
16:52 2019-06-10

A high school valedictorian used a pint of strawberries to give a powerful speech about 'migrant culture' Polk County Public Schools/YouTube Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas, 18, used a pint of strawberries to deliver a captivating speech about "migrant culture" during the graduation ceremony at Mulberry High School in Mulberry, Florida in May. In her now-viral speech, she said the fruit represents "sweat," "dir...
05:39 2019-06-02

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:52 2019-05-30

YouTube will remove more white supremacist and hoax videos, a more aggressive stance on hate speech Youtube will remove false videos alleging that major events like the Holocaust didn’t happen, as well as a broad array of content by white supremacists and others in a move to more aggressively crack down hate speech....
21:00 2019-06-05

EU calls for calm in Sudan, urges democratic transition The European Union on Monday called on Sudan's military leaders to allow people to protest peacefully and urged a speedy transfer of power to civilians....
14:39 2019-06-03

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

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

The 7 Most Memorable Moments From 2020 Democratic Town Halls The historically large field of Democratic presidential candidates has spurred a boomlet in hourlong cable TV specials, getting attention for their campaigns in televised town halls. The three major cable news networks — CNN, Fox News and MSNBC — have hosted one-on-one town halls with ev...
21:39 2019-06-07

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

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the debate stage....
00:52 2019-05-29

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

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
23:01 2019-05-30

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

| Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have seized upon remarks by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump....
05:39 2019-05-30

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

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
03:13 2019-05-31

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

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

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

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

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

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on using federal funds for abortions that he had long supported. The former vice president denounced the measure in a speech before a gala Thursday night fo...
09:26 2019-06-07

Democratic 2020 hopefuls AWOL on national security Democratic insiders have concluded that Trump is unusually vulnerable on national security for a Republican, an assessment based on proprietary polling and focus groups. But they warn that the leading Democratic candidates, most of whom prefer to discuss domestic issues such as healthcare popular wi...
12:52 2019-05-30

The Democratic Party Does a Lousy Job Protecting Black Women “Why are you wearing all black?” I asked my friend, noticing her wearing a long sleeve black shirt, black jeans and black sneakers in the 1,000-degree Arizona heat despite being in an air-conditioned convention hall....
19:52 2019-06-05

Sanders kicks fight against Trump into high gear as Democrats swarm San Francisco U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday called on California Democrats to unite against Donald Trump, kicking the 2020 presidential campaign into high gear with jabs against the Republican president and a veiled swipe at Democratic rival Joe Biden....
22:52 2019-06-02

Biden adviser Symone Sanders lashes out at media over Hyde Amendment coverage Biden campaign senior advisor Symone Sanders had a heated clash with MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing on Friday about the Democratic frontrunner's sudden reversal on the Hyde Amendment, declaring "we're not going to allow the press the dictate our policy roll out.”...
04:52 2019-06-08

Sarah Sanders exits after two fraught years as Trump hails 'a very fine woman' Sanders, who made false claims on Trump’s behalf, departsPress secretary says ‘I love the president’ in emotional farewellSarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has become the latest official to leave Donald Trump’s volatile administration, but in an emotional farewell she insisted: “I love...
15:00 2019-06-14

‘Golden Barbie’ Jasmine Sanders on the jewels, gels and mists that give her that glow When cover girl and social-media personality Jasmine Sanders was tapped for the 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, she cried tears of joy. After all, landing in its pages is one of the highest accolades for a model. But Golden Barbie, as she is known to her millions of fans, has been an influen...
22:26 2019-05-21

Good riddance, Sarah Sanders, Washington's worst communicator | Richard Wolffe She wasn’t spicy like Sean or hopeful like Hicks, but she was the perfect spokeswoman for a perfectly lazy and dishonest presidentWhat on earth was the point of Sarah Sanders?For 94 days, the outgoing White House press secretary gave no press briefing in the press room just a few steps from the pres...
15:00 2019-06-14

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over inaction at the border, and claimed that Mexico is doing more for the American people at this point than Congress....
18:39 2019-06-11

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Leaving White House, Names No Replacement WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Stepping Down as White House Press Secretary, Trump Says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave her position in President Donald Trump’s administration at the end of June, Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon. Sanders, a consistent Trump defender, has been with the White House since Trump took office in 2017, first as deputy pr...
23:13 2019-06-13

Amanda Knox sobs during speech on return to Italy, accuses media of building false story Amanda Knox broke down in tears during a criminal justice festival in Italy on Saturday as she accused the media of depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence....
16:00 2019-06-15

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by leprosy in Brazil....
16:13 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to tackle hate speech. ...
19:00 2019-05-21

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking China hawks....
22:26 2019-05-30

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new Prime Minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
17:39 2019-05-21

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco, while Biden stays away Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls seeking money and support in California, the most liberal and populous U.S. state, will descend on San Francisco this weekend for a state party convention - with front-runner Joe Biden notably absent....
17:52 2019-05-31

Marianne Williamson Preaches a Message of Love in the Democratic Primary When Andrea Martinez asked about medical marijuana, the question quickly turned from the political to the personal. At a town hall in a dimly lit church in Washington Monday evening, the 51-year-old Navy veteran suggested to Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson that marijuana might ...
18:13 2019-05-21

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

These Democratic Candidates Are Unionizing Their Staffs, And It Could Change Campaign Work Democratic presidential candidates fighting for the endorsements of labor unions and the votes of their rank-and-file have found a new tactic to show their commitment: unionizing their own campaigns. Staffers on four Democratic campaigns have announced they are unionizing — a first in presiden...
21:26 2019-06-05

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
13:13 2019-05-27

Biden: Democratic candidate criticized for supporting abortion funding ban Campaign confirms Biden still supports the Hyde amendment, a law that bars the government from paying for abortion servicesReproductive rights groups have criticized the US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for supporting an abortion restriction called the Hyde amendment.The 40-year-old la...
22:13 2019-06-05

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
12:52 2019-05-31

Democratic presidential hopefuls push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
00:13 2019-05-30

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from aggressive and conservative politics inside the deep...
21:39 2019-06-07

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a draw....
00:26 2019-06-15

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
00:13 2019-06-09

Most 2020 Democratic candidates tiptoe around question of impeaching Trump Fewer than one-third of the 23 Democrats vying for the nomination are issuing calls to start the impeachment process, citing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report they believe shows Trump obstructed justice....
20:52 2019-05-26

More Democratic candidates call for Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement Booker, Warren, Harris, Castro, Moulton and O’Rourke speak out‘Beginning impeachment proceedings is the only path forward’There were fresh calls on Wednesday from Democratic presidential candidates for Donald Trump’s impeachment after Robert Mueller’s statement on his investigation.Senator Cory Book...
14:52 2019-05-30

Democratic presidential candidates push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
23:00 2019-05-29

Ed Henry and 'Outnumbered' break down 2020 Democratic presidential field Fox News' Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry broke down the format for the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Friday and said Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the biggest beneficiary of the new setup. ...
07:00 2019-06-15

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is still a little ahead but has problems of its own. (c...
19:13 2019-05-22

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
00:26 2019-05-23

Marie Harf: Democratic voters 'ready for the next generation,' not Joe Biden The days of the old Democratic leaders are over, now is the time for the "next generation," according to former Obama-era State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf....
03:26 2019-06-13

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Internal Revenue Service over releasing his tax returns....
22:26 2019-06-04

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

Rush Limbaugh: Media doesn't really want Biden to be the Democratic nominee Has the media given up on former Vice President Joe Biden? According to conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, that may be the case as the Democratic presidential frontrunner failed to deliver and "eviscerate" President Trump....
02:13 2019-06-13

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny."...
16:00 2019-06-12

'Leader of the resistance': Democratic 2020 candidates converge on California Fourteen hopefuls flock to party convention in anti-Trump state with newly pivotal role in primariesOn a recent visit to California, Joe Biden polished off a plate of tacos with the Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti. Pete Buttigieg was feted by Gwyneth Paltrow at a star-studded fundraising event in L...
08:39 2019-06-01

Sarah Sanders to leave White House, Trump says he hopes she runs for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the Trump administration at the end of the month after serving the president for more than three years. Trump praised Sanders and encouraged her to follow her father's footsteps in Arkansas politics in a tweet announ...
00:26 2019-06-14

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it to pay your phone bill. AT&T just became the first big US wireless carrier to announce that its customers can now use cryptocurrency to make payments, a...
03:00 2019-05-25

Telegram hit in major DDoS attack The encrypted messaging app Telegram was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack while protesters used the app to communicate during recent protests in Hong Kong.The DDoS attack also appears to have affected the messaging service's 200m users across the Americas as well as in some ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Dwyane Wade Surprises Students and Gives Powerful Speech at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Graduation Dwyane Wade surprised hundreds of graduating seniors and their families at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Sunday. The former Miami Heat star gave a powerful and......
04:52 2019-06-03

Dallas High School Cuts Off Valedictorian’s Mic After She Mentions Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice in Graduation Speech Principal Temesghen Asmerom described it as a “technical difficulty” to the students, staff, and family members who had gathered together for the Emmett J. Conrad High School graduation in Dallas last Saturday....
12:26 2019-06-08

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
15:52 2019-05-21

'Patience Is Not a Virtue': Ryan Grim on We've Got People and the Modern Democratic Party As a longtime reporter in Washington, Ryan Grim saw the promise of the Obama administration for progressives soon turn to bitter disappointment....
20:13 2019-06-06

Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer. The post Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:39 2019-05-22

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs fellow democratic socialist for Queens DA Justice may be blind — but it’ll be seeing red if Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has anything to say about it. The rising lefty star, whose district straddles the Bronx and Queens, endorsed long shot candidate and fellow democratic socialist Tiffany Cabán on Wednesday in the upcoming Queens Dis...
10:39 2019-05-23

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
13:52 2019-06-15

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things have changed. Nearly every major Democratic conte...
02:13 2019-06-08

Joe Biden’s lead slips in Democratic field, Iowa poll shows Biden polled at 24%, Bernie Sanders is second with 16%, ahead of Elizabeth Warren with 15% and Pete Buttigieg, with 14%On the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by his absence from the guest list of a big party even...
17:01 2019-06-09

Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics Some Progressive Democrats have joined calls for an impeachment inquiry, arguing that it will strengthen the party’s efforts to stop President Trump’s stonewalling....
23:39 2019-05-21

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
12:01 2019-06-12

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
03:00 2019-06-03

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa....
14:52 2019-05-25

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
12:00 2019-06-07

Democratic congresswoman chides ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights Rep. Norma J. Torres (Calif.) caused a stir in the House with her comment, which she then withdrew, during a debate on a bill for the Department of Health and Human Services....
23:13 2019-06-12

CNN Poll: Democratic support for impeachment rises, Trump approval steady Democrats are increasingly in support of impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office but the majority of Americans remain opposed to the prospect, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS shows....
22:26 2019-06-03

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminally indict a sitting president and charge the U.S. leader with obstructing justice....
16:39 2019-05-31

Karl Rove: 2020 Democratic hopefuls engaged in 'two-front civil war' Democratic presidential hopefuls face a 'two-front civil war' as some candidates criticize the current front-runner, while others call out the left wing, Karl Rove claimed....
01:26 2019-06-06

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

Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trillion 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
18:00 2019-06-04

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
20:13 2019-06-06

CNN panel: Mainstream media is 'helping' shift Democratic Party to the left A CNN panel seemingly reached a consensus that the mainstream media is "helping" shift the Democratic Party toward the left following former Vice President Joe Biden's abandoning his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
02:13 2019-06-11

A Democratic challenger seeks to use Joni Ernst’s 2014 ad about castrating hogs against her In an announcement video, Democrat Theresa Greenfield said the Republican senator from Iowa had not made good on a pledge to “make ’em squeal” in Washington....
20:13 2019-06-03

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children....
21:00 2019-06-12

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White House bid and has lost support from young voters and minorities, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos national poll....
20:13 2019-06-06

Democratic hopefuls spread out across early-voting states – live updates Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris are campaigning in states from New Hampshire to NevadaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.57pm BST The US Supreme Court has partially upheld an Indiana law requiring abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the s...
16:26 2019-05-28

Donald Trump ends meeting with Democratic leaders after talk of 'cover-up' A meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress ended abruptly Wednesday when talks about U.S. infrastructure turned to impeachment....
20:39 2019-05-22

Democratic 2020 hopeful John Delaney escalates fight with AOC over 'Medicare for all' John Delaney's presidential campaign escalated a fight with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over "Medicare for all," blaming the most liberal wing of the Democratic Party for helping elect President Trump and challenging her to a debate on healthcare....
20:00 2019-06-03

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
22:26 2019-06-15

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
21:26 2019-06-15

Alec Baldwin calls Sarah Huckabee Sanders a 'mouthpiece for facism' during nasty feud with father Alec Baldwin attacked White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a heated exchange with her father, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, calling her a "mouthpiece for fascism."...
02:13 2019-06-11

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
12:01 2019-06-09

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling author, Jeffrey Kennedy, shares one of his favorite bar patterns that does just that. He shows you an example of how this bar pattern has recently prepared...
20:52 2019-06-13

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
05:13 2019-05-23

Huawei's 5G phone just got dropped by two major UK carriers The Huawei Mate 20 XOver the course of the past few days, multiple companies have cut ties with Huawei. This, in turn, is starting to affect the brand’s smartphone sales across Europe. And now, two major UK carriers have put plans to release Huawei’s first 5G device on hold.During a press conference...
04:52 2019-05-23

AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency. The new option is available through BitPay and allows consumers to pay their online bills with virtual currency. Coming for the first time to a major US carrier, the BitPay payment op...
08:13 2019-05-24

How Muslims Have Been a Major Part of American History G/O Media is teaming up with Smartypants Pictures to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news....
18:13 2019-05-24

Netflix raises prices in another major market Just months after Netflix announced its biggest price increase ever for US subscribers, The Guardian reports that the UK is getting a similar bump starting this week. As was the case for the US in January, this is the first time that prices for the streaming service have increased since 2017, but th...
21:52 2019-05-31

Column: Nicklaus part of the major discussion again Column: Nicklaus likes what he saw from Woods at Augusta and gets back in conversation of whether his record can be broken        ...
23:39 2019-05-28

Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand....
19:13 2019-06-03

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
16:52 2019-05-22

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday Stocks slumped on Wall Street Thursday, handing the market its second straight loss, as investors worried about an apparent stalemate in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
00:52 2019-05-24

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
02:39 2019-05-31

Messi gets another shot at a major title with Argentina After so much disappointment in major tournaments, Lionel Messi has another opportunity to win a title for Argentina at the Copa America        ...
14:00 2019-06-05

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands....
19:01 2019-05-21

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings....
21:52 2019-05-29

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

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media platform....
02:52 2019-05-22

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

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

Howard Dean energized liberals in 2004, but he’d be on the right wing of the 2020 Democratic field Throughout his 2004 presidential campaign, Howard Dean boasted of having been regularly endorsed by the National Rifle Association as governor of Vermont, where he maintained concealed carry laws. At a Sept. 2003 Democratic debate as he was surging on the back of energetic support from liberals, Dea...
05:52 2019-06-06

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker walks the line between business and the left New Jersey senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker sat down with CNBC's John Harwood in a Des Moines coffee shop to discuss his ideas for expanding the reach of American prosperity....
13:13 2019-06-13

'I don't do cover-ups': Trump angrily lashes out at Democratic probes at surprise press conference President Donald Trump said "I don't do cover-ups" at a surprise White House press conference. Trump said reportersshould be "ashamed" of themselves for how they have reported on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
18:26 2019-05-22

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complete more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
16:52 2019-06-05

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

Rachel Maddow, Chuck Todd and Lester Holt Among Moderators of First Democratic Debate The moderators may be set, but the candidates are not: The Democratic Party has not yet said which 20 presidential contenders will appear on June 26 and 27....
15:00 2019-06-11

Watergate figure John Dean to testify at Democratic hearing on Donald Trump Democrats will take multiple steps Monday aimed at holding the Trump administration accountable for actions related to the Russia investigation, turning to a key figure in the Watergate scandal for testimony....
16:26 2019-06-10

Jesse Watters: Democratic debate lineups put Elizabeth Warren in unique spot Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., appears to be the only top-tier Democratic candidate featured on the first of the two-night debates, according to Jesse Watters....
07:00 2019-06-15

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th anniversary of the event, which remains all but taboo in China....
06:00 2019-06-03

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

Major Automakers Post U.S. Higher May New Vehicle Sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand....
01:52 2019-06-04

Tom Holland just leaked a major ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ spoiler Tom Holland and Mark Ruffalo are easily the two most prominent leakers from the massive roster of MCU stars. They’ve both spoiled critical scenes from Marvel movies, with Ruffalo’s Infinity War ending spoiler probably taking the cake. But Holland is back with a brand new revelation about...
23:52 2019-06-06

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
18:39 2019-05-22

Weekend Box Office: Godzilla reigns, but at a major cost Early expectations for Godzilla: King Of The Monsters were understandably high - a $60 million domestic haul sounds fairly reasonable for one of the most ambitious battles in cinema this year (aside from that quiet snafu with that one purple guy, obviously). Alas, the result was a resounding “meh” a...
03:13 2019-06-04

Major League batters crush record with 1,135 homers in May MLB batters hit 1,135 home runs in May, topping the all time previous record of 1,119 set in August 2017, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr, the son of MLB hall of famer Vladimir Guerrero hit HR No. 1,120 for the month on Friday night....
01:01 2019-06-02

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rabobank was working on a cryptocurrency service – called Rabobit – which promised to bridge the gap be...
14:26 2019-05-23

Europol smashes major European crime gang In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles....
16:52 2019-05-22

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex.The ruling has dealt a major setback to campaigners, who hope...
20:52 2019-05-24

3 Major Revelations From Ellen DeGeneres' Sit Down With David Letterman Ellen DeGeneres opened up about some very personal moments from her past during her interview with David Letterman on his Netflix show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Her interview......
01:00 2019-05-29

Brooks Koepka is more dangerous after taking major punch PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — This is the last thing the golf world needs to hear about Brooks Koepka, the most dominant player on the planet, but here it is: He’s stronger for having survived his near-choke at the PGA Championship last month at Bethpage than he would have been had he won by 10 shots.......
13:26 2019-06-12

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three Oklahoma counties that have been devastated by flooding, tornadoes and other severe storms. The declaration allows federal assistance for Muskogee, Tul...
19:52 2019-06-02

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
11:52 2019-06-14

| India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named his new cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous re-election....
12:52 2019-06-01

Dustin Johnson looking to clear major hurdle — his ‘friend’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson maintains Brooks Koepka is still “one of my best friends,” even though Koepka has supplanted Johnson as not only the No. 1-ranked player in the world, but also the most intimidating presence in golf. Johnson, with his length off the tee and soft putting touch, w...
10:13 2019-06-13

Samsung Internet Browser update introduces major UI changes Samsung announced important new changes are coming to its mobile browser. Apart from the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, the latest Samsung Internet Browser update brings many UI changes.For example, there's a new notification manager that will help users to come to terms with what not...
22:39 2019-05-31

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
21:13 2019-06-03

Koepka wins PGA Championship for fourth major title "A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf\u0027s new top dog."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Koepka leads by seven shots at PGA with record low major score "Brooks Koepka planted one hand firmly on the Wanamaker Trophy when he shattered the record books en route to a seven-stroke lead following the second round at the PGA Championship on Friday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Huawei's phone sales have taken a huge hit in another major market Although Huawei’s US trade ban hasn’t yet affected the company’s ability to deliver existing smartphones to customers, the uncertainty surrounding the current situation has led to a drop in demand for the brand. This is especially noticeable in one of Huawei’s biggest international markets.According...
18:52 2019-06-11

Football Show: What England must do to reach a major final "Our intrepid reporter Marcus Foley asks some fans in Portugal what England must do to reach a major final after their calamitous defeat to the Netherlands."...
23:01 2019-06-07

Major Railway Stations To Have Security Access Like Airports Major railway stations would have access control system at par with security arrangements seen at airports across the country to ensure top-grade safety of the passengers and goods....
08:00 2019-06-05

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with eight other states and the District of Columbia, ...
06:13 2019-06-13

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
16:39 2019-05-21

Dogpiles and championships: Major Leaguers dish on their best CWS memories With the Royals and Tigers set to play the first MLB game in Omaha, we asked current major leaguers who have played in the CWS there to share their best memories....
15:52 2019-06-13

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the......
17:52 2019-06-13

HMD Global acknowledges Nokia smartphones have a major issue HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a few years. If the company doesn't use a clear nam...
03:00 2019-06-10

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights expert Yanghee Lee, speaking at the end of an 11-day ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
12:01 2019-06-12

Democratic calls for Donald Trump impeachment grow after Mueller's first public remarks Democratic calls for an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump increased after special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in publicly for the first time.        ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie to Moderate First Democratic Presidential Debate (NEW YORK) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 and June 27. For each night, Holt will anchor the f...
19:52 2019-06-11

Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
00:26 2019-05-23

Democratic calls for Donald Trump impeachment pick up after Mueller's first public remarks Democratic calls for an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump increased after special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in publicly for the first time.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Chamber lobby sees Congress moving on USMCA without fulfilling Democratic demand for renegotiation The U.S. Chamber of Commerce sees congressional Democrats backing off their demand that President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade must be renegotiated between the three countries....
19:39 2019-05-29

As Democratic voters warm to free trade, White House candidates struggle for positions Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is churning out reams of policy proposals on everything from daycare to manufacturing. But despite her piles of written plans, she has yet to tackle trade....
12:39 2019-06-13

Brit Hume: Joe Biden a ‘walking time-bomb’ despite Democratic front-runner status Former Vice President Joe Biden was a "walking time bomb" who, because of his age and history of gaffes, likely wouldn't make it to the general election....
03:00 2019-05-22

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

Joe Biden’s dominating the early polls, but his biggest strength will be put to the test at the first Democratic debates this month AP Photo/Paul Vernon Former Vice President Joe Biden is currently leading the early Democratic primary polls, partially thanks to his perceived strength against President Donald Trump. Biden is largely succeeding because other candidates are not perceived to be nearly as electable as he. But once o...
01:13 2019-06-04

Liberals go after Joe Biden, trying to blunt his presidential candidacy and the recent centrist surge in the Democratic Party The former vice president’s standing hasn’t ebbed as some liberals hoped, so he and other moderates are now targeted in a fight for Democratic Party control....
04:26 2019-06-03

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
00:26 2019-05-23

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ...
23:26 2019-06-04

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that’s set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India’s second major storm of the season. The India Meteorological Department said Wednesday that Cyclone Vayu was due to h...
09:26 2019-06-12

Woods chasing major No 16 at scene of remarkable 2000 triumph "Tiger Woods targets a 16th major when the US Open gets under way on Thursday, and his close friend Rob McNamara spoke to GOLFTV about the American’s preparations."...
16:00 2019-06-13

Tiger Woods: I've always thought reaching Nicklaus' major record was possible "Tiger Woods was speaking to GOLFTV in his role as an exclusive content partner for the new digital destination for golf fans all over the globe. Visit GOLF.TV and follow @GOLFTV to learn more about live PGA TOUR programming and exclusive content from Tiger Woods and Francesco Molinari."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so long as the trade restrictions are in place. There are......
00:13 2019-06-02

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
19:00 2019-06-13

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer) to their ‘entity list’. This is basically a blacklist tag on the company which establishes a number of sanctions on it. US and China h...
14:52 2019-05-23

NYC Changes Major Avenue To One-Way With Little Warning, Immediately Starts Ticketing Drivers On Tuesday morning, the New York City Department of Transportation suddenly changed the direction of traffic on 11th Avenue for an eight-block stretch, removing all northbound lanes. The trouble is the DOT didn’t warn anyone about the changes, and the NYPD started writing tickets almost immediately...
03:26 2019-06-07

Gary Woodland leads US Open, but four major champions are lurking Gary Woodland was rock-solid again in third round of US Open at Pebble Beach and leads Justin Rose by one shot heading into final round.       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars in damage....
19:26 2019-06-01

"Two Major Reasons": Arvind Kejriwal's Analysis On Delhi Debacle Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party chief, has steered clear of the blame for his party's crushing defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election....
14:00 2019-05-29

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Sunday that so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the past year as a diplomatic olive branch to North Korea....
17:26 2019-06-02

Rickie Fowler off to a major start like golf world’s been expecting PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Keep it simple. Keep it stress-free. Keep it the same as any other PGA Tour week. This is Rickie Fowler’s mantra for major championships. And based on his first round Thursday in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, his method is working. For now. There are, of course, three more ro...
06:13 2019-06-14

Brooks Koepka has momentum going into US Open as he looks to win major for third straight time The 119th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach tees off Thursday with the normal supply of tantalizing storylines behind the 156 players who could prove best by Sunday evening. ...
16:13 2019-06-12

Former major league coach, manager Frank Lucchesi dies at 92 Frank Lucchesi, who replaced the fired Billy Martin as manager of the Texas Rangers in 1975 and was punched by a player upset over a demotion two years later, has died       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
20:00 2019-05-21

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord With Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords with running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and with misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents....
22:13 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand....
22:26 2019-06-03

FRENCH OPEN '19: Serena Williams tries again for 24th major The AP takes a look at some of the women to watch at the 2019 French Open, including 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, No. 1 Naomi Osaka and defending champion Simona Halep        ...
18:39 2019-05-22

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses....
23:13 2019-06-05

Limiting parts "sensible solution" to major F1 2021 schedule change Giving teams a set amount of homologated parts to use at a grand prix has been tipped as a "sensible solution" to Formula 1's proposed major 2021 schedule change...
15:26 2019-06-13

Sophie Turner May Have Just Dropped a Major Clue About Second Wedding to Joe Jonas First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes an unforgettable party. Less than a month ago, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner surprised fans when they got married at a Las Vegas wedding......
19:26 2019-05-24

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
18:00 2019-05-21

Olay becomes first major skincare brand to trial refillable packs Beauty label to sell moisturiser with recyclable refill pod in attempt to cut plastic wasteOlay has become the first major global skincare brand to test refillable packaging in an attempt to reduce plastic waste.The brand, owned by the consumer goods company Procter & Gamble, will sell each jar of i...
03:26 2019-06-06

Major discovery suggests Denisovans lived in Tibet 160,000 years ago The first Denisovan remains discovered outside Siberia suggest our extinct cousins lived at extreme altitude in Tibet long before our species made it there...
17:39 2019-05-21