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Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadlies...

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence

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Swalwell on Biden: 'We can't have a candidate who has ideas that are staler than Donald Trump's' Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell offered an early jab at front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of Thursday night's second presidential debate, calling his ideas "staler than Donald Trump's"...
11:39 2019-06-28

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

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
20:13 2019-07-17

Hundreds of orcas hold an annual meeting and now we may know why We may now know why Orcas mysteriously meet near Australian every year. Underwater canyons funnel squid to the area making it a perfect feasting spot...
19:26 2019-06-27

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
20:26 2019-06-12

Arcadia future on hold as crucial meeting adjourned The future of Sir Philip Green's retail empire remains in the balance after a meeting to secure backing for a rescue plan was adjourned until 12 June....
10:00 2019-06-06

Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting European shares tip-toed higher alongside government bond yields on Monday, as investors braced for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy....
12:39 2019-06-17

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
07:26 2019-07-22

Tory Brexit rebels to hold showdown meeting with Johnson Planned talks come as David Gauke says national interest is priority when opposing no dealRebellious former cabinet ministers will have a showdown meeting with Boris Johnson on Monday, as the former justice secretary David Gauke said he believed the national interest would come first if he faced des...
20:39 2019-09-01

PM Modi To Hold Meeting On Economy, Jobs On June 22, Say Sources Amidst growing concern over the slowdown in the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with economists and financial experts on June 22 to discuss all issues related to growth and......
15:52 2019-06-14

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats said....
03:00 2019-08-01

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
05:52 2019-07-22

Sri Lanka on alert as Buddhist hardliners hold first meeting after Easter attacks Police lined the streets of the Sri Lankan highland town of Kandy on Sunday and the army was on standby as hardline Buddhist monks gathered for their first big assembly since Easter attacks by Islamist militants on churches and luxury hotels....
13:00 2019-07-07

Russia's Putin, Japan's Abe to hold summit meeting June 29: Lavrov Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit meeting on June 29, when Putin will be in Japan for a Group of 20 leaders summit, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday....
07:13 2019-05-31

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
06:00 2019-05-28

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
08:52 2019-05-27

Swalwell: 'We're breaking up with Russia and making up with NATO' Rep. Eric Swalwell said if he becomes president, his first act for his foreign policy would be to cut ties with Russia and to come back into the fold with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization....
09:01 2019-06-28

Eric Swalwell rips Joe Biden for being too old during Dem debate MIAMI – Eric Swalwell, a 38-year-old Democratic congressman, had a simple argument against his party’s frontrunner: You’re too old, Joe. Swalwell — one of the presidential hopefuls in the party’s first round of debates — took a shot at the former vice president on Thursday night. “I was 6 year...
07:26 2019-06-28

Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of presidential race Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary to exit the campaign, saying he would run for reelection to his California congressional seat next year. (July 8)        ...
04:52 2019-07-09

'For the NRA, the gig is up': Eric Swalwell on why gun control is a winning issue Inspired by the Parkland survivors, the California congressman has made gun violence the focus of his 2020 Democratic campaignIt has been two months since the Democratic presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell joined survivors and families of victims of the Parkland high school massacre in Florida to lau...
16:00 2019-06-07

Farewell, Swalwell: As One 2020 Democrat Drops Out, Will Others Follow? In the On Politics newsletter: Some candidates may be starting to realize time spent lingering at the bottom of the polls could come at a cost back home....
02:26 2019-07-09

Rep. Swalwell: Russia investigation 'larger issue than Watergate' Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says the Russia investigation is a "larger issue than Watergate" after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's press conference Wednesday breathed new life into the much debated report....
03:39 2019-05-30

Eric Swalwell will reportedly drop out of 2020 race Rep. Eric Swalwell is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, according to a report on Monday. The California lawmaker will hold a news conference in the afternoon to announce that he’s exiting the race and will run for a fifth House term, the Los Angeles Times reported. Swalwel...
22:39 2019-07-08

The Latest: Swalwell supports state gun licensing laws LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a visit to Nevada by presidential candidate Eric Swalwell (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says he would support laws in every state requiring gun owners to be licensed and wants to look at requiring gun owners to have insura...
00:39 2019-06-13

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell to end long-shot bid for White House: reports Democratic U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell is expected to announce on Monday that he will drop out of the presidential race, according to reports, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
21:00 2019-07-08

Eric Swalwell Will Drop Out of the 2020 Presidential Race: Source California Rep. Eric Swalwell will be the first serious presidential candidate to drop from the Democratic primary on Monday, a source familiar confirmed to TIME. Swalwell’s campaign declined to comment, but did not deny the report. He is slated to give a press conference Monday afternoon, but...
19:00 2019-07-08

Rep. Eric Swalwell makes gun control top priority in presidential campaign With more than two dozen Democrats running for president in 2020, Rep. Eric Swalwell says he's setting himself apart by making gun control his "top priority."...
18:52 2019-06-27

Trey Gowdy dismisses 2020 Dem Swalwell's call for impeachment Former congressman Trey Gowdy dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell's call to impeach President Trump and that "our democracy is at risk" saying there are no grounds for such actions and that Swalwell just doesn't want Trump as president....
06:26 2019-06-14

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" comment and called it an example of the sad state of politics....
14:13 2019-05-29

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell ends long-shot White House bid U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the Democratic presidential race, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
01:39 2019-07-09

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

California congressman Eric Swalwell withdraws from 2020 presidential race Swalwell announces departure as billionaire Tom Steyer prepares to make late entry into the crowded Democratic fieldCalifornia congressman Eric Swalwell has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential race, ending his longshot candidacy for the Democratic Party’s nomination to instead focus on his re-elect...
04:13 2019-07-09

9 takeaways from Seth Moulton, Tim Ryan and Eric Swalwell's CNN town halls Three congressman who currently sit at the bottom of the polls sought to start their climbs in a crowded Democratic presidential field during a trio of CNN town halls Sunday night....
19:39 2019-06-03

Eric Swalwell swipes at Biden's age: I'll be a president that will 'actually have to live with the decisions I make' Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, took an early swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of their debate on Thursday, suggesting that the Democratic frontrunner wouldn't "live" with the decisions that he would make in office. ...
03:13 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders accuses Eric Swalwell of 'ageism' for his 'pass the torch' remarks Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, accused Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, of "ageism" for his swipe at the seasoned presidential candidates to "pass the torch" to a younger generation of leaders. ...
09:13 2019-06-28

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

Eric Swalwell joins Andrew Yang as the only 2020 Dems to condemn Antifa attack on journalist Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif is the latest presidential candidate to condemn the violence committed by Antifa on a journalist, joining Andrew Yang as the only 2020 hopefuls to do so. ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Buttigieg gives Swalwell the 'death stare' after challenging mayor to fire South Bend police chief South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg wasn't exactly thrilled with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, after the congressman challenged him to fire his city's police chief over the officer-involved shooting of Eric Jack Logan....
09:13 2019-06-28

Andy Biggs: De Blasio, Swalwell making 'outrageous' claims about Trump; it's unclear why they're running in 2020 It's unclear why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., are running for president in 2020, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
07:00 2019-06-15

‘I Thought I Was Meeting a Nerd:’ Michelle Obama Shares Her First Time Meeting Barack Obama Like I’ve said before, the America in which I reside is currently single and is using this time to rediscover itself after the Obamas’ departure from the blackest administration in history....
03:26 2019-07-08

‘Glow’ Season 3 goes to Vegas: Here’s how to get the look This costume designer is putting the “gorgeous” in Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Netflix’s “Glow,” which follows the fictionalized careers of scrappy lady wrestlers, premieres its third season Friday, Aug. 9. And thanks to costume designer Beth Morgan, the ’80s fa...
02:52 2019-08-10

US cities that get the most sun, from Las Vegas to Miami 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the metropolitan statistical areas with the most hours of peak sun per day using data from the Centers for Disease Control and more.       ...
20:39 2019-08-06

Best Las Vegas restaurants: Where to go on and off the Strip Las Vegas is a city for gamblers, yes, and it's a city for revelers too, but it is also a city for people who like to eat and who like to eat well when they travel....
18:13 2019-07-18

Liz Cambage Is a Secret That Can’t Stay in Las Vegas Cambage joined the W.N.B.A.’s Aces in the off-season, immediately raising hopes of a championship. But she has plans for beyond basketball — and soon....
01:26 2019-07-10

Pac-12 moving title game to Vegas in '20, '21 The Pac-12 plans to finalize an agreement that would move the conference's football championship game to the new stadium in Las Vegas in 2020 and '21....
19:52 2019-07-24

Vegas seeing evidence of excitement over Browns Are the 2019 Steelers a serious dark horse to win the AFC and Super Bowl now that “clubhouse chemistry” has been cleaned up? Or, are they already outclassed by the upstart Browns in the AFC North? Friday’s nationally televised exhibition game between the Steelers and Buccaneers (NFL Network, 7:30 p....
00:00 2019-08-10

What stays in Vegas? The Raptors, 1 more night The NBA champion Raptors extended their celebratory trip to Las Vegas and will return to the city in time for a victory parade and rally in Toronto on Monday....
00:26 2019-06-16

Las Vegas Aces right at home in the desert Whether it's the team's next home game flashing on a marquee or team merchandise sold along The Strip, Las Vegas has quickly become home for the Aces....
22:00 2019-06-20

Why Vegas doesn’t think Red Sox will catch Yankees Heading into Major League Baseball’s historic two-game weekend series in London, it’s a great time to ask: Do the Red Sox have a chance to catch the Yankees from nine games back in the American League East? The short answer based on statistical indicators and recent form is “probably not,” with an o...
21:39 2019-06-29

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston and New York are virtual locks to make the playoffs given their great starts to 2019 and talent depth....
00:52 2019-06-22

The best Las Vegas pools to beat the heat How you keep your cool at the gambling tables in Las Vegas? By taking a dip in one of city's glorious pools. Read on for the best ones to beat the desert heat....
21:39 2019-07-10

The rise and fall of Las Vegas motels – in pictures Photographer Fred Sigman’s latest book, Motel Vegas, documents the vernacular roadside architecture that at once dominated the Nevada city’s skyline Continue reading......
10:13 2019-05-27

NFL: Cowboys' Elliott won't be suspended over Vegas incident Ezekiel Elliott won't be suspended over an incident in Las Vegas that police said involved an altercation between the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys and a security guard....
15:26 2019-07-04

Zeke won't face charges for Vegas incident Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges from Las Vegas police for an alleged assault that occurred in May, according to Frank Salzano, one of Elliott's attorneys and agents....
20:00 2019-08-18

Gun Manufacturers Sued Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting The parents of a woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturers of the AR-15 style rifles used by the gunman....
23:39 2019-07-03

Las Vegas roller coaster swaying in quake Preliminary estimates by the U.S. Geological Survey say a 7.1 magnitude quake hit in Southern California Friday night, and it was felt all the way in Las Vegas. Carla Feddersen filmed a roller coaster in Las Vegas swaying in the quake. (July 5)        ...
11:00 2019-07-06

Cop who ‘froze’ during Las Vegas shooting massacre is fired A cowardly Las Vegas cop who admitted that he froze in a hallway while responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has been fired, department officials said. Officer Cordell Hendrex — who was caught on body camera footage waiting in a hallway one floor below a mass shooter a...
09:13 2019-07-04

How Vegas handled two quirky NFL preseason games Two quirky NFL preseason games made it an interesting night for the Las Vegas sportsbooks Thursday. The Ravens beat the Eagles 26-15 for their 16th straight preseason win, but that wasn’t any consolation for Over bettors. The game was stopped with 11:43 remaining because of lightning after a short d...
10:00 2019-08-23

Summer league daily: Your guide to Las Vegas All 30 NBA teams are in the desert for the 15th annual Las Vegas Summer League. Don't know who to watch? Missed the biggest moment of the day? We've got you covered....
02:13 2019-07-08

Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That makes it the largest commercial program of its kind in the US. Unsurprisingly, Lyft says it's thrill......
05:52 2019-06-01

Report: No charges for RB Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports....
22:00 2019-08-17

Knicks are the favorites to win NBA Summer League in Las Vegas The Knicks didn't land big-prize free agents this summer, but they still may be closer to winning a championship (Summer League) than people think.       ...
19:01 2019-07-05

MGM to use Vegas shooting site as community center MGM Resorts says it plans to convert the shuttered Las Vegas Strip festival grounds that were the site of a 2017 mass shooting into a community and athletic center and parking for the new stadium being built for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders...
03:13 2019-09-04

What NBA insiders are buzzing about at Las Vegas Summer League What are scouts, coaches and executives talking about in Las Vegas? We have the latest intelligence and buzz-worthy items from the MGM Resorts Summer League....
10:00 2019-07-08

Why Vegas believes Redskins will struggle to get six wins A preseason quarterback competition is seldom a positive sign, and nothing happening in August is pointing to the Redskins as a playoff team. If rookie Dwayne Haskins is starting early in the season, Washington will be a lost cause. Haskins is not ready, but will the Redskins play him anyway or try ...
18:00 2019-08-18

Vegas cashes in with 62 at John Deere Classic It was another day, another 62 on the PGA Tour as Jhonattan Vegas became the latest player to post the score en route to a one-stroke lead after the second round of the John Deere Classic on Friday....
02:52 2019-07-13

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league, and they’ll say Vegas is getting a......
04:26 2019-07-03

Key takeaways from the NBA's Summer League in Las Vegas What we learned from the NBA's Summer League session in Las Vegas, from the Pelicans' overachieving draft picks to the Wizards' top job opening.       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Shania Twain set to party again in Vegas with new residency NEW YORK (AP) — Shania Twain is heading back to Las Vegas. The queen of country pop announced 23 performances Monday for her “Let’s Go!” residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, starting Dec. 6. Tickets go on sale Friday. Twain’s first Vegas residency ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Magician Criss Angel will take his Vegas act to Broadway For the first time, Criss Angel will be taking the stage on Broadway in New York City in July for his theatrical experience called RAW – the Mindfreak Unplugged...
23:26 2019-06-19

1st direct KLM flight from Amsterdam arrives in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are marking the start of direct KLM Royal Dutch Airlines service from Amsterdam following the arrival of the first scheduled flight. A water arch ceremony greeted the Boeing 787-9 from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol after it landed a little before 2 p.m. Tuesday a...
00:39 2019-06-07

The Greatest Showman – Tyson Fury in Las Vegas Tyson Fury puts on the style in and out of the ring as he crushes Schwarz. Declan Taylor reports from Las Vegas The post The Greatest Showman – Tyson Fury in Las Vegas appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00 2019-06-17

Report: Las Vegas also inquired about Arizona Diamondbacks LAS VEGAS (AP) — A report says Las Vegas followed neighboring Henderson in talks with the Arizona Diamondbacks last year, possibly about moving the Major League Baseball team from Phoenix to southern Nevada. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports it obtained documents showing the team and Las Vegas si...
21:39 2019-09-13

Las Vegas stadium for relocating Raiders gets Allegiant name A $1.9 billion stadium being built for the NFL's Oakland Raiders when the team moves to Las Vegas next year is being named for Allegiant Travel Co., team and company officials said Monday....
16:26 2019-08-06

Vegas fairly bullish on Cowboys and 49ers Saturday night’s light NFL exhibition slate features a matchup with intriguing storylines. The defending NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys visit the San Francisco 49ers (NFL Network, 9 p.m.), who are long overdue for a resurgence. Dallas just spent the offseason negotiating big-money contracts after ...
23:52 2019-08-10

What's it like performing with Cirque du Soleil nightly in Las Vegas? Mystère at the Treasure Island in Las Vegas is currently the longest running Cirque du Soleil residency in the city, first premiering on Christmas of 1993. Treasure Island invited us down to Vegas late last month to talk to some of the performers in the show and find out what its like to perform dea...
21:00 2019-07-12

Vegas Summer League postponed by 7.1 quake A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit in Southern California on Friday night and was felt all the way in Las Vegas, forcing the postponement of a summer league game between the Pelicans and Knicks....
08:00 2019-07-06

Cambage has 15 points, 7 rebounds to lead Las Vegas ATLANTA (AP) — Liz Cambage had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists in her first start for Las Vegas and the Aces beat the Atlanta Dream 92-69 on Thursday night. Las Vegas scored the first 10 points of the game, held a 19-2 lead, and it was 25-13 at the end of the first quarter after holding ...
07:00 2019-06-07

NHL hands out its trophies at annual Awards Show in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — The biggest names in hockey are at the Mandalay Bay Events Center for the annual NHL Awards show. The NHL hands out its regular-season trophies Wednesday night at a star-studded event hosted by Kenan Thompson and featuring presenters ranging from Canadian game show host Alex Trebek ...
02:26 2019-06-20

Don’t mess with this angry boss of a top Las Vegas night spot Heaven help you if you bad-mouth the service at a top Las Vegas cocktail bar. Customers who leave one-star reviews on Yelp for The Golden Tiki are incurring the wrath of managing partner Branden Powers. While most business owners go out of their way to placate disgruntled patrons, Powers’ repl...
00:39 2019-08-03

Elon Musk's Las Vegas Tunnel Kind Of Sucks? In Elon Musk’s mind-brain, the future is autonomous cars (Teslas) getting sucked into the earth and then fired through tunnels at speed in a clean, orderly new system for navigating cities. The reality has... not quite been that good. Now in Las Vegas, Musk’s tunneling venture The Boring Company is ...
06:26 2019-08-02

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
16:00 2019-05-21

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and the M...
00:52 2019-06-14

Ezekiel Elliott likely to face NFL investigation into Vegas incident The NFL likely will investigate an altercation between Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and a security officer to determine whether Elliott violated any terms of a previous suspension agreement, Yahoo Sports reported Monday. Gossip website TMZ posted a video last Monday showing events tha...
05:26 2019-05-28

Report: RB Elliott, Goodell to discuss Vegas incident NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott will meet Tuesday in New York to discuss an incident involving the running back that occurred in Las Vegas in May....
20:26 2019-07-01

Mystics-Aces game in Las Vegas postponed because of earthquake The surging Mystics, winners of five straight, were leading 51-36 at halftime when their game was suspended after an earthquake struck Southern California....
10:13 2019-07-06

Vegas insider: How to break into the sports betting industry New York native Vinny Magliulo is a VSiN oddsmaker and the sportsbook director for Gaughan Gaming in Las Vegas. He attended St. Anthony’s High School (then in Smithtown) before moving to Vegas 40 years ago to pursue a career that included running the sportsbooks at Caesars Palace and Wynn Las Vegas....
17:13 2019-07-19

Cost of Raiders stadium in Las Vegas rises to $1.9 billion Officials have raised the budget to $1.9 billion for the 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football       ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Raiders' stadium cost in Vegas soars to $1.9 billion The high stakes for building an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas continues to rise with the latest cost estimate now coming in at $1.9 billion, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal....
02:00 2019-07-20

The hellish future of Las Vegas in the climate crisis: 'A place where we never go outside' Las Vegas is the fastest-warming city in the United States. The city’s poorest residents are most at risk in the heatThe Clark county death investigator Jill Roberts vividly recalls the sunny 115F (46C) afternoon last summer when she entered a Las Vegas home with no functional air conditioning. The ...
19:52 2019-09-03

Inside the Las Vegas Show That Turned Elvis’ Career Around By the end of the 1960s, Elvis Presley’s career was in disrepair — treading water in a sea of bad movies, records that no longer made the charts and a decade of increasing irrelevance in the fast-changing world of rock’ n’ roll. He had made a splashy comeback in a widely accl...
20:01 2019-07-23

Knicks favored to win Vegas Summer League title The Knicks, led by No. 3 overall draft pick RJ Barrett, are the 8-1 favorites to win the Las Vegas Summer League title, according to Caesars Sportsbook....
18:26 2019-07-05

What Has Beyoncé and Kelly Jamming to Janet Jackson in Las Vegas Done for Us Lately? Everything! Destiny was fulfilled in Las Vegas on Saturday when Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter and Kelendria “Kelly” Trene Rowland were spotted getting their jam on at Janet Jackson’s Metamorphosis concert....
21:39 2019-05-28

Blaze erupts in office building near Vegas Strip A blaze erupted in an office building east of the Las Vegas Strip, producing a massive smoke plume. No injuries were immediately reported, and the cause of the fire is not yet known. (June 17)        ...
18:39 2019-06-17

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show of concern on the campaign trail while ignoring ser...
16:13 2019-05-26

Safe Bet: Vegas set to bid to host numerous NCAA events Las Vegas is set to bid on nearly a half dozen different NCAA championship events, including women's basketball       ...
09:52 2019-08-26

The future of airport security? What happens in Vegas might show up at a TSA checkpoint near you The security agency's new Innovation Checkpoint, in the basement of Terminal 3, features new technology and procedures that may be rolled out across the country.       ...
19:52 2019-09-05

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals against the Warriors. Pascal Siakam scored 32 points on 14-of-17 shooting, a surprising X-factor leading Toronto to a 118-109 victory as a 2-point favo...
04:00 2019-06-03

Vegas man accused of plotting to bomb synagogues, LGBTQ bar Court documents say Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas told an FBI informant in recent weeks that he was scouting places to attack.        ...
07:39 2019-08-10

Giants vs. Bengals: Why Vegas isn’t giving New York respect What do the New York Giants have to do to earn market respect? Despite opening the 2019 preseason a perfect 2-0 straight up and against the spread (beating the Jets 31-22 and the Chicago Bears 32-13), the G-Men were faded by sharp money out of the gate for Thursday night’s dress rehearsal at Cincinn...
20:26 2019-08-22

Hamby, Wilson send Vegas past Dallas 86-68 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reserve Dearica Hamby scored 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting and Las Vegas’ strong second quarter propelled the Aces past Dallas, 86-68 on Saturday night. A’ja Wilson added 20 points, combining with Hamby to shoot 20 for 26 from the field. Dallas led 24-22 after the firs...
08:00 2019-06-23

Janet Jackson surprises superfan dad after Vegas show This dad can’t ask his kids, “What have you done for me lately?” When Keith Strawder Sr., of Houston, Texas, found out back in June that his sons had bought him tickets to see Janet Jackson in concert, he could barely contain his joy — as seen in a video that went viral. Now the......
22:13 2019-08-12

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
02:13 2019-06-01

Cowboys' Elliott issues apology for Vegas incident After meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott apologized for his actions at a Las Vegas music festival and vowed to "make better decisions."...
02:26 2019-07-03

No charges for Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports. Security guard Kyle Johnson had pressed charges against Elliott over an incident at the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway....
04:13 2019-08-18

Razer's largest store yet opens in Las Vegas on September 7th Soon, you won't have to make a pilgrimage to San Francisco if you're determined to visit a Razer store in the US. The gaming giant is opening its largest store yet, and just its second in the US, at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas on September 7th.......
02:39 2019-08-26

L.A. to Vegas and Back by Electric Car: 8 Hours Driving; 5 More Plugged In You’ll need to charge your vehicle more often than filling a gas tank, it takes longer, and the chargers can be scarce. Here’s how one road trip went....
09:26 2019-06-22

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip, according to museum officials, who are looking for a new location to expand the facility's nuclear testing exhibits....
01:39 2019-06-16

Ex-housemate: Former model, boyfriend killed doctor in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Maxim and Playboy Italia model and her boyfriend murdered a 71-year-old California psychiatrist in Las Vegas, according to a former roommate whose cooperation with prosecutors could get her probation in the case. Diana Nicole Pena pleaded guilty Tuesday to accessory to murd...
23:26 2019-06-11

Vegas considering stadium-area plan, bid for MLS soccer team Las Vegas is considering a deal with a developer to reshape a downtown stadium area to boost a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise        ...
22:13 2019-05-30

Apple's Las Vegas Billboard Lands Firm Into Legal Trouble The lawsuit is pegged to a recent Apple billboard put up in Las Vegas, promoting privacy that reads: "What happens on your iPhone, stays in your iPhone."...
08:52 2019-05-27

New Jersey poised to overtake Vegas as sports betting capital of US Watch out, Vegas: Here comes New Jersey. It’s been little more than a year since the Garden State legalized sports betting, but the home of The Sopranos and Bruce Springsteen is already poised to overtake Nevada as the sports betting capital of the US, experts say. New York’s neighbor west of the Hu...
04:13 2019-09-03

Las Vegas shooting victim's parents sue gunmaker over daughter's death The parents of a woman killed in the Las Vegas shooting said Wednesday they would be suing the gun manufacturers who advertised their guns as easy to modify into an automatic weapon, similar to the one used by the shooter. ...
04:00 2019-07-05

Diplo Didn't Know Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's Vegas Wedding Was Serious Diplo is sharing his side of the Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Las Vegas wedding livestream debacle. As fans well know by now, the Jonas Brother and Game of Thrones star unexpectedly tied......
21:39 2019-06-03

Las Vegas security guard plotted attacks on a synagogue and an LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he had bomb-making materials and was planning to attack a synagogue and a gay bar....
07:52 2019-08-11

Fetty Wapp Arrested in Las Vegas for Allegedly Punching Valet What happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. On Sunday night, Fetty Wap was arrested at the Mirage Hotel and Casino for reportedly punching the resort's valet. TMZ reports the......
21:52 2019-09-02

Las Vegas Police Fire Officer Who ‘Froze’ During 2017 Massacre The officer, who said he was “terrified with fear,” remained on a floor below where a gunman fired from a hotel room into a crowd of concertgoers, killing 58 people....
16:26 2019-07-03

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos interrupted by protester on Vegas stage LAS VEGAS (AP) — An on-stage talk by Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos in Las Vegas was briefly interrupted Thursday by a protester who rushed on stage and yelled about chicken farms. Bezos was attending Amazon’s re:Mars conference at the Aria resort. He was explaining Amazon plans to send sat...
23:13 2019-06-06

Meek Mill Says He Was Denied Entry to a Vegas Hotel Because He's Black On Saturday, Meek Mill accused a Las Vegas hotel of racism after its staff denied him entry and threatened to have him arrested for trespassing....
06:26 2019-05-28

Musk's Las Vegas tunnel plans are worrying Monorail officials Planning documents, obtained by TechCrunch, are revealing much about how Elon Musk's proposed Las Vegas loop would work. The Boring Company is charged with building three tunnels: one for pedestrians and two for passenger "sleds," stretching across t......
17:00 2019-08-02

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00 2019-06-11

Vegas considers stadium-area plan, bid for MLS soccer team Las Vegas is considering giving a developer exclusive rights to develop a proposal to reshape an aging downtown stadium area to boost a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise....
13:00 2019-05-31

Airplane part falls out of sky, hits Las Vegas apartment building Federal aviation and local law enforcement officials said they're investigating what appears to be a door or panel from an aircraft that fell out of the sky and onto an apartment building in Las Vegas....
02:39 2019-06-08

Grasshoppers take Vegas by swarm, disrupting weather radar, tourism Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America's Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invoking hysteria on social media....
18:39 2019-07-31

Suspected neo-Nazi busted for plotting attack on Vegas gay bar, synagogue A suspected neo-Nazi was busted by the feds for gathering bomb-making materials and plotting to attack a synagogue and gay bar in Las Vegas, authorities said Friday. Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas, had been chatting with other racists online about making Molotov cocktails and other explosive devices,...
05:13 2019-08-10

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro was planning Vegas trip day before suicide On the evening of Wednesday, May 15, former WWE star Ashley Massaro was making plans for the future. The 39-year-old Long Island native was texting with her friend and fellow former wrestler Rochelle Loewen about an October autograph signing in Alberta, Canada. But first, there was a more pressing m...
19:52 2019-06-01

TSA Is Testing Face Recognition at Airport Security Checkpoints in Las Vegas Now The Transportation Security Administration will use face recognition technology at security checkpoints at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. The good news you can opt-out. The bad news is that the program in Vegas furthers the TSA’s ongoing efforts to expand biometric technology more broa...
10:00 2019-08-29

Why favored Knicks aren’t smart bet to win Vegas summer league LAS VEGAS — The offseason for the Knicks has not gone as planned. They missed out on the top pick in the draft lottery, and struck out with both Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in free agency. However, not all is lost. The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas tips off Friday, and despite the......
23:00 2019-07-05

Ask the Captain: Why do pilots burn off fuel and what's with the turbulence in Las Vegas? Captain John Cox fills you in on why pilots sometime burn off fuel before landing and why there often seems to be turbulence at some airports.       ...
19:26 2019-07-05

Vegas plays the heel in third season trailer for Netflix hit GLOW Netflix’s hilarious, heartfelt GLOW, a fictionalized spin on ‘80s wrestling outfit Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, transplants its core gang of grapplers to Las Vegas for its third season. There, they’ll break into the big leagues, square off against a casino owner played by Geena Davis, and, as the b...
20:13 2019-06-17

Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face Vegas rape charge: prosecutors Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges stemming from a model-turned teacher’s claim that the soccer superstar raped her in 2009 after a night of clubbing in Las Vegas, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutor Steve Wolfson said that, after reviewing the renewed police investigation int...
23:00 2019-07-22

Lawyer: More than video shows in Vegas bus shove murder case A defense lawyer says there's more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas....
03:26 2019-05-24

Scaramucci celebrates hedge funds in Vegas at SALT with less glitz After a one-year pause, the hedge fund industry schmooze fest organized by Anthony Scaramucci, the investment manager who briefly served as President Donald Trump's communications director, returned......
15:00 2019-05-21

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ queens sashay to Las Vegas residency Watch out, Mariah, Cher and Lady Gaga — some bigger divas are set to slay on the Las Vegas strip. A gag-worthy collection of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” villains and victors will bring some shade to sunny Sin City during a residency at the Flamingo Las Vegas in early 2020. To quote Seasons 2 and 3......
22:52 2019-09-07

Family of Las Vegas shooting victim files lawsuit against gunmakers Family of a woman killed in the 2017 massacre filed wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers, including ColtThe family of a woman killed by the gunman who sent bullets raining down on a large crowd from from a Las Vegas hotel in 2017 have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers ...
14:26 2019-07-03

How much Tyson Fury will earn for Otto Wallin Las Vegas showdown Tyson Fury's journey back to the summit of boxing has several challenges yet, tonight he takes on the undefeated Otto Wallin and will earn a bumper payday in the process...
03:13 2019-09-15

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott not suspended for Vegas shoving incident Ezekiel Elliott won’t be suspended over an incident in Las Vegas that police said involved an altercation between the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys and a security guard. The league said Wednesday that Commissioner Roger Goodell determined Elliott didn’t violate the league’...
03:13 2019-07-04

The Boring Company gets the go-ahead to build Las Vegas transport tunnel Elon Musk's Boring Company has officially landed its first commercial contract: A $48.7 million project to build an underground transportation system around the Las Vegas Convention Center. The initiative has been dubbed the Campus Wide People Mover......
18:26 2019-05-23

DoorDash sued after Las Vegas restaurateur allegedly stabbed by driver DoorDash has been slapped with yet another lawsuit over allegations that one of its food-delivery drivers violently attacked a client. A Las Vegas restaurateur claims he nearly lost his life when a driver for the San Francisco-based delivery giant stabbed him multiple times in his back and below his...
10:26 2019-09-07

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro dismissed as offensive Ed...
21:26 2019-05-23

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
06:00 2019-05-24

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

Tyson Fury survives horror cut to outscore Otto Wallin in Las Vegas Tyson Fury left a bloody mess by huge underdog Otto Wallin but scores lopsided points win in dramatic heavyweight contest The post Tyson Fury survives horror cut to outscore Otto Wallin in Las Vegas appeared first on Boxing News....
11:39 2019-09-15

Las Vegas security guard arrested for plot to bomb synagogue or LGBTQ bar A man who worked a security guard was arrested this week for allegedly planning to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a local LGTBQ bar after authorities discovered bomb-making materials at his home....
16:00 2019-08-10

Tyson Fury enjoys Vegas sparkle in reanimated heavyweight division British fighter will face Tom Schwarz on Saturday with Andy Ruiz Jr’s shock title win fresh in his mindAnthony Joshua handled the burden of being called the world’s best heavyweight with the earnest diligence of a class try-hard determined to get top grades in his A-levels, at least until his shock ...
20:00 2019-06-14

Las Vegas police officer who 'froze' during 2017 massacre fired by department An armed, veteran police officer who stood idle for several minutes as the Las Vegas gunman slaughtered dozens of concertgoers in 2017 was fired by the department months ago, officials revealed Tuesday....
01:00 2019-07-04

Surprise! Basketball Wives' Tami Roman Secretly Got Married in Las Vegas Tami Roman is officially a wife! E! News can confirm the reality star secretly married her longtime boyfriend Reggie Youngblood in Las Vegas last summer. According to court......
00:52 2019-06-06

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
07:26 2019-06-15

Las Vegas shooting site to become community center, will host sporting events MGM Resorts International announced the plans in a Tuesday statement. On October 1, 2017, 58 people were killed at the site.        ...
02:52 2019-09-04

Tyson Fury vs Otto Wallin fight confirmed for Las Vegas on September 14 Tyson Fury is ready to "put on a show" against Otto Wallin at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena on September 14 in order to try and secure a rematch against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder....
18:00 2019-08-13

Las Vegas pizzeria serves grasshopper pizza amid insect invasion One Nevada restaurant is making the most of the hordes of grasshoppers that have descended upon Las Vegas — by using them as inspiration for a pizza topping....
21:39 2019-07-31

Las Vegas autonomous shuttle crash happened due to lack of manual control Back in 2017, Las Vegas' self-driving shuttle service got into a minor collision after just an hour into its year-long trial. While it truly was a minor incident and nobody got hurt, the fact that an autonomous vehicle was involved prompted the Natio......
14:13 2019-07-12

Ex-porn star Jenni Lee found living homeless in Las Vegas tunnel A down-on-her-luck porn star has been found living in a massive tunnel that stretches for miles underneath the Las Vegas Strip. The filthy, gaunt-looking woman — identified in reports as former X-rated actress Jenni Lee — was discovered by a Dutch TV crew while interviewing some of the h...
02:52 2019-08-23

SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said was worth $135 million....
13:26 2019-08-23

New knees and tourist selfies: OJ Simpson on life post-prison in Las Vegas Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested over the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is living in Las Vegas with a pair of new knees and workin...
18:13 2019-06-10

Tyson Fury talks up ‘boxing behemoth’ clash with Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas • Fury strong favourite to defeat German on Saturday• British boxer knows Wilder rematch at stakeAs Tyson Fury faces new levels of expectation he has resumed a role he knows well, that of provocateur, before his Las Vegas bow on Saturday.Fury faces the German Tom Schwarz at the MGM Grand and the fig...
23:13 2019-06-10

On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight Gerry Cooney remembers his massive June 11, 1982 clash with Larry Holmes The post On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight appeared first on Boxing News....
11:52 2019-06-11

Demi Lovato Is the Cutest Christina Aguilera Fangirl at Las Vegas Show Demi Lovato may be the cutest Christina Aguilera superfan ever. The 26-year-old, who has kept out of the spotlight for almost a year amid her addiction recovery efforts, was all smiles on......
22:52 2019-06-01

D’Angelo Russell spotted in Vegas with WNBA star Kelsey Plum D’Angelo Russell’s summer is off to a hot start. The Nets point guard, who is a restricted free agent this July, is said to be dating WNBA star Kelsey Plum, according to Terez Owens. Russell, 23, and Plum, 24, a point guard for the Las Vegas Aces, were spotted at Protein House in Sin Cit...
20:00 2019-05-30

Ronaldo lawyers file documents after Vegas rape case ruling Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers have filed court documents following a judge's decision not to dismiss or keep completely secret a lawsuit by a Nevada woman who accuses the Portuguese soccer star of raping her in 2009....
15:00 2019-08-08

Trump vows not to build gold Las Vegas-style hotel in Greenland What happens in Vegas — won’t make it to Greenland. President Trump has vowed to not develop a Las Vegas-style hotel in the quaint island nation if he makes good on his bid to buy the country. On Monday evening, Trump tweeted a photo of the Greenlandic coastline with a picture of his gold-plat...
04:00 2019-08-20

The Bachelor's Arie and Lauren Luyendyk Get Married Again in Wild Las Vegas Ceremony Double the weddings, double the love! Close to nine months after Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham Luyendyk got married in a fairy-tale wedding near Maui, The Bachelor couple decided......
05:13 2019-09-11

Watch: Las Vegas woman spins world's largest hula hoop A Las Vegas woman who broke the Guinness World Record for largest hula hoop spun by a female said she had to wear a protective vest to keep from damaging her ribs....
17:52 2019-09-12

Gilroy Garlic Festival survivors also escaped Las Vegas massacre in 2017 Alicia Olive had a unique perspective when shots rang out at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. “Oh man, this is not happening again,” Olive told KTXL-TV. Olive and two friends — brothers Christopher and George Cook — have now survived two deadly evenings: Sunday’s festival in...
22:13 2019-08-01

Sin City suits him: Tyson Fury makes Vegas debut vs Schwarz Although Tyson Fury is the heavyweight division's lineal champion and one of its best fighters in recent years, this British behemoth would be a gifted entertainer in just about any arena....
12:52 2019-06-14

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yelled about chicken farms....
11:26 2019-06-07

Meek Mill gets apology from Las Vegas hotel, drops plans to sue over discrimination Rapper Meek Mill has dropped his plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after the hotel admitted it was wrong to deny him entry last weekend.        ...
02:52 2019-06-01

Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed, but not arrested, after incident with Las Vegas security guard “These are all bumps, and people have challenges,” Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said of the star running back, who was attending a music festival....
14:39 2019-05-21

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-23

Elon Musk's Boring Co. lands first 'people mover' deal in Las Vegas Elon Musk's The Boring Co. has signed up its first paying customer -- the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the company will begin building a "people mover" this summer....
21:26 2019-05-24

Lance Bass reveals he came out to Britney Spears on her Las Vegas wedding night Former *NSYNC member Lance Bass says that he came out to Britney Spears on her wedding night in Las Vegas, two years prior to his public coming out.        ...
18:13 2019-07-23

Dan + Shay Thought Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' Las Vegas Wedding Was a Prank When Dan + Shay were asked to perform at Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' surprise wedding in Las Vegas, they thought they were being pranked. Imagine the country music duo's surprise......
22:00 2019-06-28

Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Charges in Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: Cristiano Ronaldo will not face charges in relation to a 2009 sexual assault allegation leveled against him, E! News can confirm. The Clark County District Attorney's office......
00:52 2019-07-23

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday....
23:39 2019-07-22

Accused neo-Nazi charged in Las Vegas with possessing bomb-making material An accused neo-Nazi sympathizer employed as a Las Vegas security guard was charged on Friday with possession of unregistered bomb-making materials that he clandestinely discussed using to attack a synagogue, federal prosecutors said....
06:52 2019-08-10

Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery Tesla is opening a V3 Supercharger station right on the Las Vegas Strip. The automaker released a video today with more details about its newest charging site, located next to the LINQ hotel's High Roller ferris wheel. Drivers can take advantage of T......
04:52 2019-07-19

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.        ...
20:00 2019-06-17

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Kai Havertz, the candidate for Germany With both Ilkay Gündogan and Nico Schulz out injured, Germany have to make some adjustments for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland. Joachim Löw might give a young talent the chance to show his quality....
14:52 2019-09-09

On Politics: The Would-Be Trump Candidate Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is echoing his onetime boss as he weighs a run for the Senate in New Hampshire. Some Republicans are shuddering....
07:00 2019-09-04

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr buys Las Vegas home next to coach Jon Gruden Derek Carr bought an under-construction home in the Las Vegas area that will make him next-door neighbors with his coach, Jon Gruden.       ...
19:39 2019-08-05

Goodnight, Hard Rock: Las Vegas hotel and casino will close 8 months for renovation Heads up, Las Vegas travelers: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will shut down for eight months of renovations in 2020. It'll reopen as a Virgin Hotel.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago....
14:26 2019-06-19

Grasshoppers on pizza? New menu item at Las Vegas pizzeria is taking the world by swarm “The Canyon Hopper” pizza hit the menu this week after a Biblical level migration of pallid-winged grasshoppers swarmed Sin City.        ...
19:39 2019-08-03

Ezekiel Elliott fires back after Vegas security guard presses charges Ezekiel Elliott’s music festival saga just won’t go away. A security guard is pressing charges against the star Cowboys running back, according to Fox affiliate KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. The charges, filed through the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, stem from the alleged assault th...
03:26 2019-07-14

Las Vegas restaurant owner sues DoorDash after delivery driver allegedly stabs him A Las Vegas restaurant owner sued DoorDash, claiming a loophole in the food delivery service's background check process nearly resulted in his death after a delivery driver with a history of violence and mental illness stabbed him....
01:13 2019-09-09

3 friends survive Calif. garlic festival 2 years after escaping Las Vegas attack Three friends who survived a shooting attack that killed 58 people in Las Vegas nearly two years ago also survived the attack last weekend at a summer festival in Northern California....
22:00 2019-08-01

The moment Tyson Fury destroyed Tom Schwarz in brutal second round Las Vegas stoppage TYSON FURY put on a spectacular display to defeat Tom Schwarz in the second round at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and reaffirm his claim as the best heavyweight in the world....
08:26 2019-06-16

Tyson Fury to face Otto Wallin in Las Vegas before potential Wilder rematch • Fury continues preparations for rematch with Deontay Wilder• Will be British heavyweight’s second fight in Las VegasTyson Fury will take on Otto Wallin, an unheralded Swede, in Las Vegas on 14 September as he inches closer to a rematch with the WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.Fury, the for...
00:13 2019-08-14

Sofia Richie Kicks Off 21st Birthday in Vegas With Kylie Jenner and More Gal Pals It's a party, it's a party! Sofia Richie is kicking off her 21st birthday with a bang! Before heading to Las Vegas with her besties, the model's boyfriend, Scott Disick,......
04:13 2019-08-25

Vanderpump Rules' Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney Just Got an Official Marriage License in Las Vegas Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney are headed back down the aisle, but this time it's for real. On the heels of Lance Bass' accidental confession that the Vanderpump Rules stars......
03:26 2019-07-25

Ezekiel Elliott Won't Face Criminal Charges For Knocking Over Event Staffer In Vegas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face criminal charges in connection to an incident in May where he shoved a member of an EDM festival’s event staff in Vegas, according to TMZ....
15:39 2019-08-18

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
06:00 2019-06-19

Brody Jenner Embraces the Single Life in Las Vegas After Kaitlynn Carter Split Brody Jenner appears to be moving on quickly from his split from partner Kaitlynn Carter. The 35-year-old Hills: New Beginnings was spotted in Las Vegas on Saturday, with some female......
05:39 2019-08-05

Parents of Las Vegas massacre victim sue gunmakers over bump-stock-ready weapons The parents of one of the 58 people slain in a 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting sued the makers and sellers of the assault-style rifles used in the attack, saying they knew the weapons could be jury-rigged to work similarly to illegal machine guns....
21:00 2019-07-03

How to visit Las Vegas for cheap: Free things to do, buffets on a budget and where to find deals Want to go to Vegas but don't want to spend a ton of money? Here are simple ways to plan a trip on a budget.       ...
02:00 2019-08-13

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and accessories that have never before left Gaga’s personal archive...
00:00 2019-05-31

Frontier Airlines growing again: 9 new nonstop routes, including Las Vegas flights, $29 intro fares The Denver-based discount airline is expanding heavily in Las Vegas, with new flights from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland and other cities.       ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Elon Musk's Boring Company Secures $48.6 Million Contract in Las Vegas Despite Embarrassing Demonstration in L.A. The city of Las Vegas has approved a $48.6 million contract for Elon Musk’s Boring Company to build an underground transit line that’s scheduled to be completed by January 2021, just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show. But it remains to be seen whether Musk’s high-speed transportation concept...
14:00 2019-05-23

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
14:39 2019-05-21

Ninja, DJ Marshmello, Snoop Dogg, sign on for new video game-music festival in Las Vegas The Metarama Gaming + Music Festival in Las Vegas Oct. 19-20 will feature top esports athletes, video game streamers and musicians including Shaq.       ...
16:39 2019-06-19

Tyson Fury: Wilder rematch talk can wait until I've finished partying in Vegas – video Tyson Fury has dismissed talk about a rematch with Deontay Wilder, insisting he is entirely focused on his upcoming Las Vegas bout with Otto Wallin.Fury said he was more interested in 'getting smashed in Las Vegas' after the fight than arranging a date with Wilder for their hotly-anticipated rematch...
17:39 2019-09-13

Lawyer: Ezekiel Elliott is target of extortion after Vegas security guard presses charges Kyle Johnson, the security guard Ezekiel Elliott shoved in May, filed charges in Las Vegas. Elliott's lawyers say he is "a target of extortion."       ...
03:26 2019-07-14

Meet the Bella twins on the Las Vegas leg of USA TODAY's Wine & Food Experience tour USA TODAY's Wine & Food Experience will hit Sin City on October 26, and fans have a chance to meet the Bella twins.        ...
22:52 2019-05-24

JWoww and Boyfriend Zack Make Red Carpet Debut as a Couple on Las Vegas Date Night Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Zack Clayton Carpinello are "red carpet official." The 34-year-old Jersey Shore star and her new boyfriend, a 24-year-old New York wrestler,......
23:26 2019-05-26

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31....
09:00 2019-06-11

Ex-presidential candidate Hickenlooper to run for Senate Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race last week, said on Thursday he will run for a Senate seat in the state instead....
14:52 2019-08-22

Michigan candidate says city should be as white 'as possible' A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."...
08:39 2019-08-25

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains sizable. Before him, President Barack Obama promised that health insurance would be cheaper under his...
22:00 2019-06-27

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019....
02:13 2019-08-17

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who finished third in Tuesday’s Democratic primary — i...
22:13 2019-06-27

UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, the BBC reported....
22:52 2019-06-13

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the presidential candidates spending the most, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

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

'Not the best candidate': Germans condemn own choice for top EU job Ursula von der Leyen is so divisive at home that Germany abstained from the vote to nominate herIf the European parliament approves Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination in two weeks’ time, the German defence minister will make for an unusual European commission president: a consensus candidate who has ...
02:13 2019-07-05

Just How Important Is a Presidential Candidate's Hair? Donald Trump’s comb-over has become the president’s sartorial signature. Can any of the Democratic presidential candidates compete when it comes to memorable hairdos?...
03:13 2019-08-13

The Trailer: Is there still time for a candidate to surge? In this edition: The myths of the pollercoaster, a talk with (another one of) the president's potential primary challengers, and the last congressional debate of the year....
06:13 2019-08-30

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal: PM candidate McVey Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
11:13 2019-05-26

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

How to Get $12,000 from Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang If watching 10 Democratic candidates debate on a single stage made your head spin last night, you might have missed Andrew Yang’s announcement during his opening statement: He’s expanding his efforts to test a universal basic income (UBI) program....
19:13 2019-09-13

Céline Dion Honors Late Husband as She Is Joined by Kids at Final Vegas Residency Show Céline Dion's final Last Vegas residency show included a touching tribute to her late husband and manager, René Angélil. The 51-year-old Grammy-winning singer performed......
21:52 2019-06-09

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
21:13 2019-06-13

‘I’m Gonna Be Arrested for Being a Rapper?’—Meek Mill Will Reportedly File a Discrimination Suit Against Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas is poppin’ with hot ticket residencies lately, such as Cardi B, Drake and Janet Jackson, but, according to Meek Mill, Sin City is also the residency of discrimination against black rappers....
21:39 2019-05-28

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
23:52 2019-06-18

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

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his political career....
11:39 2019-06-10

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
23:52 2019-06-18

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
18:26 2019-06-11

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
02:39 2019-07-10

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
12:00 2019-06-11

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May....
15:52 2019-06-04

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist who, during a candidate forum last night, said she wanted to keep Marysville a “white community” rather than let foreign-born citizens move to town....
11:13 2019-08-24

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

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in campaign contributions from individual donors and PACs...
01:13 2019-08-23

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
12:00 2019-06-11

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

UK PM candidate Hancock says no-deal Brexit is not an option: FT Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said a no-deal Brexit was not an option for Britain's next leader as the speaker of parliament would thwart it, the Financial Times reported....
09:01 2019-05-29

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

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: PM candidate Javid Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday, as he seeks to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
14:39 2019-06-13

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

Bernie Sanders, the candidate of Soviet medicine At the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night, Bernie Sanders asserted that the pharmaceutical industry is defined by "greed, corruption, and price-fixing."...
05:13 2019-09-13

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

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the red-light district along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York, will become the scene for the next phase of the political insurrection being led by the...
10:52 2019-06-23

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White House?...
14:39 2019-05-22

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

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidency, has said that she will not contest as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
16:13 2019-08-30

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
18:00 2019-08-03

Georgia candidate behind ‘deportation bus’ pleads guilty GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia gubernatorial candidate who campaigned in a “deportation bus” has pleaded guilty to falsely reporting that computer servers were stolen from his office. Michael Williams, a Republican ex-state senator, was indicted in December in Hall County, nort...
19:52 2019-05-29

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
03:00 2019-06-08

Inside the lawless tunnel network below the Las Vegas strip where thousands of homeless people live in fear of being washed away Jacob Kepler/Bild am Sonntag A network of sewage tunnels underneath the Las Vega strip houses thousands of homeless people, who call themselves the "Mole People". They live in concrete pits that are meant to drain rainwater from the city after a storm. This means that when it does rain, people are ...
19:13 2019-09-11

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges in alleged Las Vegas assault case, lawyer says Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face assault charges for shoving a security guard at a Las Vegas music festival in May, per ESPN.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Inside Sofia Richie's Epic 21st Birthday Party in Las Vegas With Scott Disick and Kylie Jenner Happy birthday, Sofia Richie! The model turned 21 on Saturday and celebrated with her boyfriend of two years Scott Disick, plus Kylie Jenner, and mutual friends Anastasia......
21:52 2019-08-25

Police in Las Vegas pulled over a driver suspected of violating carpool-lane rules. His excuse was that he had a body in the back. George Frey/Reuters A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop on suspicion that a motorist was driving alone in the carpool lane on Monday. The driver claimed the body of a deceased person in the back of his van counted as a passenger. The trooper was not having it. Visit Business In...
04:39 2019-07-05

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party’s presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough. Alberto Fernández of the left-leaning Unidad Ciudadana party told C5N te...
05:52 2019-06-04

DFB: Presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man-show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg president Fritz Keller will take power, partly because he's prepared to give it up....
23:52 2019-08-21

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prime minister, said on Sunday....
13:39 2019-06-09

UK PM candidate Gove to meet Trump later today: Sky News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to hold a one-on-one meeting with British environment minister Michael Gove, a contender to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, Sky News reported, citing a government source....
13:13 2019-06-04

Joe Biden is a boring candidate. That's why he is doing well | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti The core of Joe Biden’s popularity lies in the fact that he is the candidate that presents the most marked contrast with Trump’s governing styleDespite a seemingly unending series of gaffes and unimpressive performances in the two Democratic primary debates so far, Joe Biden retains a solid lead in ...
22:52 2019-08-19

AOC drums up support for Queens DA candidate Tiffany Cabán Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday drummed up support for Queen’s District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán at a rally ahead of this week’s primary. Hundreds of people flocked to Travers Park in Jackson Heights for the afternoon event in support of the AOC-backed hopeful, some holdi...
09:26 2019-06-24

DFB: Presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg president Fritz Keller will take power, partly because he's prepared to give it up....
09:26 2019-08-22

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
13:39 2019-06-09

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home British police were called on Friday to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman after a neighbor of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next Prime Minister, heard a loud altercation....
03:00 2019-06-22

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
19:26 2019-06-08

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
19:39 2019-05-21

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the world, has promised the US she will “not defend the EU position” in resisting the global spread of ge...
13:39 2019-06-02

Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate Moderate Peronist Senator Miguel Pichetto will run as vice president under Argentine President Mauricio Macri in October elections, the president wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, a selection that could help broaden the leader's voting base....
22:26 2019-06-11

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator, whose 91-year-old father is in a memory care fac...
12:52 2019-07-12

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
22:52 2019-07-01

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

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
15:52 2019-05-21

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

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and the wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at least 60 foot deep water in Canyon Ferry Lake Monday when Hubbell went under. Mues tried to help to no a...
20:52 2019-06-21

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven hours, ending in a rooftop firefight and escape....
18:01 2019-07-31

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence...
06:39 2019-05-23

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, Sky reported, citing unidentified campaign sources....
18:13 2019-07-16

Tunisian court keeps presidential candidate in detention: lawyer A Tunisian appeals court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
20:26 2019-09-13

UK PM candidate Johnson to face court over Brexit claims Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better off outside the EU, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-05-29

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
19:00 2019-05-24

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.        ...
09:26 2019-09-14

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

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

AfD candidate admits to joining neo-Nazi rally in Greece Leaked documents showed that Andreas Kalbitz was one of "14 neo-Nazis" who took part in the march. But the man attempting to become the populist Alternative for Germany's first state premier has denied extremist links....
20:39 2019-08-30

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
22:52 2019-05-22

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
21:39 2019-07-04

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
00:13 2019-07-11

Congress Candidate In Odisha Dies Three Days After He Was Shot Congress candidate from Aska Assembly seat in Odisha's Ganjam district, Manoj Jena who was shot by unknown people three days ago succumbed to injuries during treatment, police said on Saturday....
12:26 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticised for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticised on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
13:39 2019-06-11

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran....
23:13 2019-07-15

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

Candidate Can't Switch To General Seat After Age Relaxation: Top Court A reserved category candidate, who has availed age relaxation in a selection process, cannot seek accommodation in or migration to general category seat at a later stage, the Supreme Court on Thursday......
23:39 2019-07-04

UK PM candidate Gove: Britain must leave the EU before holding election Britain must leave the European Union before holding another national election, Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday, because there is the risk of a Labour government and no Brexit....
19:00 2019-05-28

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
13:52 2019-06-21

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare films that starts as a slog but grows progressively more engrossing as it develops. It finally delivers a wallop of a finale, a concluding 15 minutes ...
16:52 2019-08-01

Jhonattan Vegas' minor swing surgery leads to a surge atop John Deere Classic leaderboard Jhonattan Vegas fired a 9-under 62, the second-lowest round of his PGA Tour career, to take a one-shot lead over Andrew Landry at TPC Deere Run.        ...
04:00 2019-07-13

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
15:52 2019-06-04

UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debate Jeremy Hunt, one of the two people vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on Brexit....
08:52 2019-06-24

UK PM candidate Johnson: Irish border can be solved during implementation period Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Tuesday the issue of what to do with the Irish border after Brexit could be solved during the implementation period with the European Union....
23:52 2019-06-18

Silicon Valley has found its presidential candidate in Andrew Yang Silicon Valley workers say they gravitate toward Yang, who is running for president as a Democrat, because of his approach to research and understanding of tech's moral dilemmas....
04:26 2019-07-18

PM candidate Hancock says UK can't ban Huawei until British replacement is found: The Telegraph British Prime Minister candidate Matt Hancock said that the UK cannot ban Huawei Technologies Co Ltd until a British home-grown replacement is found, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday....
09:26 2019-06-05

Tim Ryan is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Who is Tim Ryan? Current job: US Representative for Ohio's 13th district. Currently running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 45See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A year after Armenia's 250,000-person revolution, Prime M...
20:26 2019-07-31

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:00 2019-06-18

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor....
21:26 2019-06-19

Mauritanian court confirms election win for government-backed candidate A Mauritanian court on Monday confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country's next president, dismissing an appeal by opposition candidates over alleged voting irregularities in last month's election....
17:52 2019-07-01

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

Chris Matthews Is a Strong Candidate for 'Man With the Worst Jeffrey Epstein Take' MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggested on Tuesday that politicians flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet, known as the “Lolita Express,” in part because they were short on cash....
20:13 2019-08-14

Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election A Moscow court reversed a decision to ban a Russian opposition candidate from next month’s municipal election, a rare concession to protesters following weeks of demonstrations in the Russian capital....
01:00 2019-08-14

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year....
18:13 2019-06-18

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
01:39 2019-06-24

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson avoids questions about police visit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman in his home....
19:13 2019-06-22

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in a campaign that drew internati...
10:13 2019-06-17

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medicare and Social Security, and reducing drug prices....
21:39 2019-07-12

UK PM candidate Raab says suspending parliament remains a Brexit option Suspending parliament remains an option to ensure Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said on Saturday, rejecting criticism of the measure from other Conservative leadership candidates....
14:13 2019-06-08

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the first major foreign policy speeches of the 2020 campai...
21:26 2019-06-12

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

NDP boots B.C. candidate just before writ drops over social media posts Dock Currie, NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, took to Facebook on Wednesday morning to say the party had asked for him to withdraw his candidacy....
00:26 2019-09-12

Unlikely Greek election candidate touts jobs and miracle cures Part-time TV presenter, miracle cure salesman and budding politician Kyriakos Velopoulos wants to build a wall to keep migrants out of Greece. Lace it with mines, he says. He would also call a referendum on the death penalty for drug dealers and pedophiles....
12:39 2019-07-02

U.S. Democratic 2020 candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
16:00 2019-06-21

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money based on that because he says the “liberal media...
03:52 2019-07-11

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive backed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, conceding victory to Melinda Katz, the establishment favorite candidate....
15:39 2019-08-07

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
21:26 2019-06-07

Cuomo yet to endorse 2020 candidate, despite early push for Biden In January, Cuomo told WAMC radio “of all the names are out there, Joe Biden has the best case [to become president] because he brings most of the secret ingredient you need to win, which is credibility.”...
10:26 2019-07-02

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public coverage option run by the federal government....
17:52 2019-07-15

World Bank's Georgieva sole candidate to lead IMF, Fund says Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva is the sole candidate to be the next International Monetary Fund managing director, the IMF's board said on Monday, virtually guaranteeing that she will succeed Christine Lagarde in the job in early October....
22:00 2019-09-09

Queens DA candidate jabs AOC-backed opponent’s lack of experience Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on Sunday attacked the lack of experience of other competitors in the borough’s District Attorney race — seemingly a pointed dig at her key rival, AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán. “How does one run such a huge office and huge organization if they’ve never r...
22:52 2019-06-23

Joe Biden was both the strongest – and weakest – candidate on stage | Richard Wolffe The frontrunner has a lead but no momentum. And the reasons why were on full display in Thursday night’s debateThe life of a frontrunner isn’t easy. In a crowded field, you have to absorb all the incoming fire. When the other candidates on the debate stage finally run out of attacks, there are prote...
08:26 2019-09-13

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

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut....
05:39 2019-07-16

No Brexit deal possible with Irish backstop still in place, says UK PM candidate Hunt Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to be the next prime minister, said it would be impossible to have a European Union withdrawal deal that included the current Irish backstop provision....
16:13 2019-07-02

Democratic 'spiritual' candidate stands out for quirky remarks at debate Self-help guru and presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson raised eyebrows with her Democratic debate performance. Her plan to "harness love" to beat Trump prompted people to dig out some of her older online adages....
14:39 2019-06-28

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to make Tax Day a national holiday DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said if he won the White House, he’d turn Tax Day into a party. “I would turn Tax Day into revenue day. I would make it a national holiday and we would celebrate the fact that we had another awesome year, hundreds of billions in ...
05:13 2019-08-10

UK PM candidate Johnson declines to say if girlfriend will live with him in Downing Street Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's prime minister this month, declined to say on Monday whether his girlfriend would live with him in the leader's official residence if he wins the contest....
23:13 2019-07-15

Court should throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson: lawyer A lawyer for Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, told London’s High Court on Friday that an attempt to prosecute him for allegedly lying about Brexit should be thrown out....
11:26 2019-06-07

After female candidate’s defeat in N.C. primary, Liz Cheney says GOP needs to do more to win votes of women The top-ranking female House Republican was speaking one day after Greg Murphy bested Joan Perry to win the GOP nod for a House seat in North Carolina....
21:52 2019-07-10

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
17:13 2019-05-22

Climate Change Debate Censored in Canada Because of One Jackass Candidate My in-laws are Canadian and thus prone to frequent bouts of trashing the broken American political system and then immediately apologizing (with the exception of my brother-in-law Dan who is a true asshole). Well, the joke’s on you, suckers. Now your system is hopelessly compromised, too!Read more.....
05:52 2019-08-21

Montreal Liberal candidate turfed following anti-Semitism allegations Guillet, who was running in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, is a former imam who spoke at the funeral for several of the victims of the Quebec City mosque attack in 2017....
11:52 2019-08-31

UK PM candidate Sajid Javid ready for Brexit without deal: The Telegraph British interior minister Sajid Javid, who is running in the leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, would be prepared to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal, The Daily Telegraph reported on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
15:39 2019-05-22

City of Tucson 2019 Primary Election candidate breakdown TUCSON – The city of Tucson’s 2019 primary election is Tuesday. The election will help determine the Democratic candidate to face off an Independent candidate for Tucson mayor in November’s general election, as well as council members for Wards 1, 2 and 4. On the ballot running for...
08:26 2019-08-27

Richest Poll Candidate, Worth Rs 1,107 Crore, Loses His Deposit The richest candidate in the Lok Sabha elections -- Ramesh Kumar Sharma, an Independent from the Patliputra seat in Bihar who declared over Rs 1,107 crore -- lost his deposit as he could manage only......
19:52 2019-05-25

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
15:00 2019-05-29

Aide to winning candidate of India's ruling BJP shot dead An aide to an Indian ruling party candidate, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight, police said on Sunday....
10:26 2019-05-26

Democrat 'spiritual' candidate stands out for quirky remarks at debate Self-help guru and presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson raised eyebrows with her Democratic debate performance. Her plan to "harness love" to beat Trump prompted people to dig out some of her older online adages....
12:00 2019-06-28

Michael Gove to become eighth candidate for Conservative Party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove is due to enter the race to be next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter....
10:26 2019-05-26

Potential IPO candidate BioNTech secures $325 million in financing round German biotech firm BioNTech has secured $325 million in a private financing round to boost its cancer immunotherapies pipeline, the company said on Tuesday....
14:39 2019-07-09

Online video of GOP House candidate may target super PACs RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat left vacant following allegations of ballot fraud, a polished, silent video of the Republican candidate has appeared online. It’s a sign that rich flows of untraceable money are expected to influence the race....
23:52 2019-05-24

Presidential candidate Warren says she won't give ambassador positions to donors Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she will significantly increase the U.S. diplomatic force and not give those jobs to wealthy donors....
20:26 2019-06-28

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that the "one country, two systems" should not be cast aside....
13:52 2019-07-03

Billionaire, two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after battling cancer, his family said. He was 89....
18:00 2019-07-09

In Trump era, U.S. presidential candidate Booker confronts race head-on U.S. Senator Cory Booker's best hope of capturing the Democratic presidential nomination may be reassembling the coalition that propelled Barack Obama to the White House in 2008, consolidating the black vote while inspiring young Democrats to back him....
21:26 2019-06-27

Jewish groups say Labour should disown Peterborough byelection candidate Lisa Forbes apologises over online posts and promises to take antisemitism trainingJewish organisations have called on Labour to distance itself from its Peterborough byelection candidate, who has apologised for liking a post that said Theresa May had a “Zionist slave masters agenda”.Lisa Forbes, wh...
17:52 2019-06-02

Ruling party candidate declared winner of Mauritania election Mauritania's government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election on Sunday, cementing the power of a ruling party that has positioned itself as an ally of the West against Islamist militants....
02:13 2019-06-24

Tunisia court upholds continued detention of presidential candidate A Tunisian appeals court on Tuesday upheld the detention of media magnate Nabil Karoui, a candidate in a Sept. 15 presidential election, on suspicion of tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
19:13 2019-09-03

Tunisia's Karoui still presidential candidate despite arrest: electoral commission Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next month's presidential election despite his arrest on Friday, the electoral commission said on Saturday....
21:26 2019-08-24

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
00:13 2019-06-28

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night's debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With her subsequent "clarification," she has staked out the least defensible ground of any of the 2020 Democratic candidates....
18:26 2019-06-28

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire from Texas who launched two unsuccessful presidential bids, has died. He was 89. Perot, who founded Electronic Data Systems Corp. in 1962, died after a five-month battle with leukemia, the Dallas Morning News reported on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-07-09

China, Iran Want Democratic Candidate Post 2020 Elections, Says Trump US President Donald Trump Thursday said that China, Iran and other countries are "drooling" over a "small prospect" of dealing with a Democratic candidate post 2020 presidential elections but that is......
01:39 2019-08-02

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have harmed America's standing Former Vice President Joe Biden, in his first major foreign policy address as a Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's performance on the world stage as erratic and extreme....
03:39 2019-07-12

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
20:39 2019-06-06

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

GOP campaign tells female journalist she can't shadow candidate without male colleague A female reporter in Mississippi is accusing a Republican gubernatorial candidate of sexism after he refused her request to shadow him on the campaign trail....
22:26 2019-07-10

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
22:39 2019-08-06

UK PM candidate Johnson will demand EU talks free trade: campaign chairman Boris Johnson will make an offer to the European Union over post-Brexit free trade but if it rejects that gambit then Britain will leave the bloc without a deal on Oct. 31, the man in charge of his campaign to be prime minister said on Tuesday....
10:39 2019-07-02

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in the high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The candidate with President Erdogan's ruling party has conceded defeat....
18:39 2019-06-23

Argentina opposition candidate asks grains farmers for fresh start The man widely expected to become Argentina's next president asked farmers from the country's key grains sector on Thursday to put aside their bitter differences with the government of his running mate, former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and move forward with him....
02:13 2019-08-30

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Win McNamee / Getty Images Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why the US border facilities are 'concentration camps,' according to historians...
20:26 2019-07-31

Alyssa Milano raises eyebrows after announcing which candidate's fundraiser she'll be attending Actress and political activist Alyssa Milano raised some eyebrows on Tuesday evening after she announced she'd be attending her first fundraiser of the 2020 election cycle. ...
12:39 2019-07-17

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the current exit date of Oct. 31, if Britain was close to signing an exit deal with the European Union....
13:39 2019-06-09

Doubling down on racist comments, council candidate says she opposes interracial marriage Marysville, Michigan mayor Dan Damman has called for city council candidate Jean Cramer to withdraw. She says she doesn't plan to.        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

France proposes central banker Goulard as European Commission candidate France has proposed Sylvie Goulard, the deputy governor of the Bank of France and a former European lawmaker, as its candidate for European Union commissioner, President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-08-28

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary agenda....
22:26 2019-06-11

How Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would increase Social Security benefits Biden, who is currently leading in the polls, wants to change Social Security to prevent the eldest workers from running out of money and the the poorest from retiring into poverty. To do that, the plan calls for raising taxes on high earners....
19:13 2019-07-31

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris Johnson after altercation British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between him and his girlfriend....
12:13 2019-06-22

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang blasts NCAA for its new rule on agents Presidential candidate Andrew Yang criticized the NCAA's new requirements for agents overseeing players who test the NBA draft waters.       ...
20:39 2019-08-08

It is time, once again, to reckon with presidential candidate and meme-warrior Marianne Williamson Last night’s Democratic debates were about what you’d expect. The candidates talked over each other continuously; Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren continued to cement themselves as the only worthwhile contenders; and Marianne Williamson made a good, important point about Flint, Michigan and the d...
20:13 2019-07-31

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
20:26 2019-06-27

CEOs claim Biden’s brother promised them 2020 candidate would help their companies Court filings claim James Biden told executives Joe Biden could be influenced to adopt their business modelJames Biden, brother of Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden, is facing renewed claims that he lured potential business associates with promises his brother could be influenced to adop...
20:26 2019-08-27

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice president’s plan also calls for creating a $20 billion gr...
19:26 2019-07-23

Trump Chides ‘America-Hating Left’ in Rally for House Candidate Dan Bishop, a conservative well known for sponsoring a bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their birth certificates, faces a tough race in North Carolina....
10:26 2019-09-10

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have damaged America's standing Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy as erratic and extreme....
21:00 2019-07-11

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
10:00 2019-07-15

Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Who is Cory Booker? Current job: US Senator from New Jersey. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 49See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A year after Armenia's 250,000-person revolution, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan...
20:26 2019-07-31

Donald Trump is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Reuters Who is Donald Trump? Current job: President of the United States. Age: 72See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec explains what makes America greatSee Also:Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candi...
20:26 2019-07-31

Houston mayoral candidate under fire for telling teens to keep their ‘legs closed’ A Houston mayoral candidate got into a heated exchange with a group of teens after he told them they “should keep their legs closed” during what he said was meant to be an inspirational speech. Students said they were taken aback Friday when mayoral wannabe Dwight Boykins — who is also a...
21:52 2019-07-01

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who used to be in a band, i.e. not your grandpa’s politi...
22:26 2019-05-22

Saudi director al-Mansour eyes female empowerment in 'The Perfect Candidate' A young Saudi Arabian female doctor seeks to change conservative mindsets in "A Perfect Candidate", a tale of a woman tackling gender-based obstacles while running for local office....
06:39 2019-08-30

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favourite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
10:13 2019-06-11

AOC-backed candidate Tiffany Cabán concedes defeat in Queens DA race Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán conceded defeat Tuesday night — six weeks after the Democratic primary election that pitted her against the establishment-backed Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. “We terrified the Democratic establishment,” Cabán told her supporters at a p...
08:00 2019-08-07

Film producer shooting ad for prospective US Senate candidate likely drowned: officials A film producer from Boston died this week after officials say he likely drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a political ad for a prospective U.S. Democratic Senate candidate....
20:13 2019-06-21

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
00:39 2019-08-15

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
00:00 2019-06-04

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
00:00 2019-06-04

Actor Jeff Daniels says Democrats need a candidate who can 'punch [Trump] in the face' Jeff Daniels has been very critical of President Donald Trump's administration and the actor isn't backing down as the country heads into an election year....
23:52 2019-07-31

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders figure as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg said on Monday that he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, raised during the first three mont...
15:13 2019-07-01

Colombian mayoral candidate killed, government blames rebel dissidents A mayoral candidate in southwestern Colombia was killed along with five other people in an attack likely perpetrated by dissidents from the demobilized FARC guerrilla group, the government said on Monday....
08:39 2019-09-03

Biden Leads Democrats As Minorities Favour Most Electable Candidate: Poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search......
09:00 2019-08-07

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
10:13 2019-07-19

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

Tunisian police arrest presidential candidate Karoui on tax evasion charges Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention, the Interior Ministry said, in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karoui's party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race....
00:26 2019-08-24

UK PM candidate Stewart talking with Gove about combining forces to thwart Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he is in talks with his rival Michael Gove about teaming up to block Boris Johnson's bid to become the country's next leader....
15:52 2019-06-19

Avenatti: Every 2020 candidate should go on record over indictments in hush-money case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, is demanding a very specific "litmus test" for the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls: Would they be willing to indict Donald Trump and members of his 2016 campaign team if elected president? ...
01:13 2019-07-19

Ph.D. candidate's maternity-style photo shoot with thesis goes viral Sarah Whelan Curtis, a Ph.D. candidate at Emory University, did a maternity-style photoshoot with her thesis. It went viral on Twitter.        ...
00:13 2019-06-06

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
20:39 2019-06-23

Civil service should put their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, says Lib Dem mayoral candidate The civil service should "play their part" by putting their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Siobhan Benita said today....
16:13 2019-09-12

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday, “I want everybody who comes here and makes their lives here to be and to feel British. “That is the...
06:00 2019-07-07

Hong Kong court overturns ban on pro-democracy candidate Agnes Chow As if Hong Kong's summer of discontent wasn't chaotic enough, a leading pro-democratic lawmaker may have just been unseated by one of his own allies....
13:13 2019-09-02

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while investing heavily in renewable energy sources....
12:39 2019-09-03

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

Brexit backers help PM candidate Johnson extend lead in funding battle Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt in the race to become the next British prime minister, backed by financiers and businessmen who funded the campaign to leave the European Union....
21:39 2019-07-03

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
01:26 2019-05-29

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism....
23:13 2019-07-15

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for action after a racially motivated massacre in Texas....
15:52 2019-08-16

Longshot candidate Michael Bennet sees Russia, not China, as greater threat to US Longshot White House candidate Michael Bennet – the senior U.S. senator from Colorado – drew criticism following Thursday’s second Democratic debate for asserting that Russia, not China, posed a greater foreign threat to the United States....
16:13 2019-06-28

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates to Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, according to newly released documents from the Federal Election Commission. Dorsey donated $2,800 to Gabbard’s primary campaign fund and $2,800 to her general election f...
14:13 2019-07-16

Candidate says Democrats 'will lose 48 states' if they back ending private health insurance Democratic 2020 candidate Tim Ryan says President Trump would wipe out his opponent if the other candidate proposes eliminating private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
18:00 2019-07-31

Enjoy this sampling of presidential candidate Marianne Williamson's weirdest, wildest tweets If you’re looking for in-depth analysis of last night’s Democratic presidential debates, head elsewhere. If you’re trying to grasp why Twitter seemed unable to discuss anything unrelated to Marianne Williamson’s off-kilter, scenery-chewing performance, you’re in the right place. Williamson, an autho...
00:39 2019-06-29

Beyond the highlight-reel throws, Victor Robles has quietly become a Gold Glove candidate The Nationals' 22-year-old rookie center fielder has showed off his cannon — and bolstered the team defense. Advanced metrics place him as one of MLB's best outfielders....
01:26 2019-08-15

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
20:13 2019-07-18

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook and Google....
22:52 2019-08-27