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Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit

It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink int...

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit

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Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from the site Saturday. In light of these events, The New Republic is withdrawing its participation from o...
23:26 2019-07-13

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It will be the most significant UN climate summit si...
21:26 2019-06-18

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climate change....
14:39 2019-06-08

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
18:52 2019-06-27

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Trump’s presence at the G-7 summit of Biarritz...
13:52 2019-06-07

France and the US clash over climate change at heated G20 summit World leaders at the G20 summit are at odds over how to tackle climate change - with France threatening to veto any final communique if the US waters down the language....
08:26 2019-06-29

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in attendance to act....
16:13 2019-05-28

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary....
23:26 2019-06-20

G20 Members At Odds Over Climate Change For Summit Meeting: Report G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to......
00:13 2019-06-28

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text....
20:26 2019-06-27

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle the climate crisis, urging other countries to follow suit after Donald Trump reiterated his determin...
16:13 2019-06-29

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
17:26 2019-06-29

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication technologies, Houlin Zhao, kicking off the third AI ...
23:26 2019-05-28

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit appeared...
16:39 2019-06-14

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pricing....
22:52 2019-05-23

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
18:39 2019-06-27

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15:00 2019-05-21

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
22:00 2019-06-18

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
16:13 2019-06-20

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have made a compelling case fo...
13:52 2019-05-29

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taking one of the least political and most entertainin...
16:01 2019-05-24

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns pitching a crowd of state party officials, activist...
05:52 2019-06-09

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and beyond. Some lawmakers say impeachment will benefit t...
05:00 2019-06-18

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which are code for “rationed” and “expensive” when Democra...
06:00 2019-07-16

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential candidates took it from there, saying for the firs...
00:52 2019-05-30

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
12:13 2019-06-01

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of delegates. Most of the attention is being focused on the four states that vote first for a party nominee...
08:52 2019-06-03

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
02:00 2019-06-13

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
07:00 2019-06-23

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, further restrictions on assault weapons....
22:52 2019-06-19

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Cory Booker and Julián Castro endorsed impeachment proceedings on Wednesday, joining six other presidential candidates who had already called for it....
22:26 2019-05-29

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
02:26 2019-06-12

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
15:00 2019-05-21

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy saying a sitting president can’t be indicted....
19:13 2019-05-31

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The voter protection director for Florida Democrats tells party activists they should assume there will be a recount during next year’s presidential election. Brandon Peters told Democratic activists Saturday that the Florida party will be ready with teams of volu...
20:52 2019-06-08

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

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
07:39 2019-06-20

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field of candidates in modern history. But part of the reason this moment stands out is that this kind of crowded and competitive field is a relatively recen...
23:26 2019-06-27

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former HUD ...
23:52 2019-07-14

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strategists met here in Charleston, S.C., to offer their ...
21:13 2019-06-19

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
20:13 2019-07-12

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term. A...
13:26 2019-06-19

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allies....
15:39 2019-05-29

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster John Zogby....
20:13 2019-06-27

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
21:26 2019-07-02

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impea...
09:52 2019-06-10

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
18:13 2019-06-09

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, the master of outrage, trapped in the steel tube o...
02:52 2019-06-28

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
19:52 2019-06-21

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
19:26 2019-06-12

Jay Inslee is putting climate on the 2020 agenda Jay Inslee is succeeding in raising the profile of climate change, if not in gaining traction in the Democratic presidential primary. Climate change has matched or overtaken healthcare and jobs in some polls as a top issue for Democratic voters, a trend for which Democrats give Inslee at least some ...
07:26 2019-06-21

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
04:39 2019-07-05

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presidential election....
16:26 2019-05-29

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the month....
12:13 2019-06-07

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
10:13 2019-06-19

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
18:52 2019-06-22

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
01:13 2019-07-06

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running for office....
17:13 2019-05-21

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
22:26 2019-05-25

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming foreign interference in our elections,” tweet...
18:52 2019-06-13

Lisa Boothe: 2020 polls, race dynamics will shift as Democrats start to 'bludgeon' each other New polls are showing some cause for concern for President Trump, but Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe argued Monday that early polls are rarely a strong indicator of an election's outcome.contributor Lisa Boothe has made the argument that early polls rarely indicate election outcomes....
21:26 2019-06-17

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
17:26 2019-06-14

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
00:00 2019-07-06

Britain, Italy make joint bid to host 2020 UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Britain and Italy are making a joint bid to host the U.N.’s global climate summit next year. The two countries said Tuesday they’re proposing that Britain host the annual U.N. talks in late 2020 and for Italy to stage a preparatory meeting. They said their partnership would...
23:52 2019-06-18

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg would take steps to make sure that American taxpayers ...
21:52 2019-06-11

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Democratic presidential candidates to declare their plans to tackle the climate crisis are focussing on setting deadlines to neutralize US pollution. But o...
19:13 2019-05-23

|Braitflagsdropinnetassetvalueamid'challenging'businessenvironment The investment holding company says its net asset value per share at March 31 2019 is expected to be between R40.75 and R42.75, a reduction of between 23.4% and 27.0% from a year ago....
10:26 2019-05-23

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee as organizers run out of challenging words Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the U.S. word contest started in 1925....
09:52 2019-05-31

One Of EVE Online's Most Challenging Jobs Is Being A Space Trucker Cocky fighter pilots, brilliant fleet tacticians, devious political overlords, and bloodthirsty pirates are all science fiction tropes associated with the players of EVE Online. While each of these types can be found traveling between the stars, all of them would be crippled without an often forgott...
01:13 2019-06-21

Iran says it will enrich uranium 'at any level', challenging U.S. Iran said on Sunday it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level and with any amount, in further defiance of U.S. efforts to squeeze the country with sanctions and force it to renegotiate a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
13:00 2019-07-07

A 10-year-old girl just climbed one of the most challenging peaks in the world Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, completed the 3,000-foot (910 meters) climb of the vertical rock formation with the help of her father.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua Rival promoter Bob Arum claims 'everything worked out bad' for Anthony Joshua's first fight in America The post Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
18:39 2019-05-31

Challenging times ahead as Lampard returns to Chelsea Frank Lampard has returned to Chelsea as the club's 12th manager in 16 years under Roman Abramovich's ownership       ...
14:13 2019-07-04

Ted Baker profit forecast low after "challenging" start to 2019 Fashion retailer Ted Baker forecast annual underlying profit below the current consensus of analysts' estimates on Tuesday, citing unseasonable weather in North America and a "challenging" start to the year....
10:13 2019-06-11

Jessica Cisneros on Challenging an Incumbent Democrat: ‘There’s a Lot He Has Never Had to Justify’ Ms. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer, is running against a Texas lawmaker who has taken donations from immigrant detention centers. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress....
18:00 2019-07-04

India says Deloitte misreading law in challenging government's call for ban India has told a tribunal the local auditing affiliate of international accounting group Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is misreading a key federal law as the firm seeks to avoid a five-year ban on new business, according to legal documents reviewed by Reuters on Sunday....
21:00 2019-07-14

Judge won’t toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit that challenges Georgia’s current voting machines and seeks statewide use of paper ballots can move forward. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg issued an order Tuesday rejecting the state’s request to toss out the lawsuit. The lawsuit was file...
21:01 2019-05-21

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
21:39 2019-05-21

Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors — and Raptors OAKLAND, Calif. — As it happened, the Raptors were more rattled by Kevin Durant’s catastrophic Achilles injury than the Warriors with the NBA championship on the line. After Durant went down early in the second quarter Monday night, Golden State extended its lead from five to 12 and eventually held ...
07:39 2019-06-12

Lulu Wang and the cast of The Farewell on filming their most challenging scene From writer-director Lulu Wang, The Farewell follows the Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina), who returns to China upon learning her grandmother Nai-Nai has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. When she arrives, she discovers that the rest of the family has decided not tell Nai-Nai of h...
02:26 2019-07-12

Justin Bieber Is Challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC Fight And the Internet Is Very Confused Never say never to a face off between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise. If you're asking, "What do you mean?" allow us to explain. Last night, Bieber, 25, took to Twitter to......
17:13 2019-06-10

Can you spell these 12 challenging words? Scripps National Spelling Bee finalists could The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals are set and just 50 spellers remain. Here are 12 challenging words they faced in preliminary rounds.        ...
15:52 2019-05-30

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthcoming Georgia law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The lawsuit marks the latest effort by women’s health advocate...
22:52 2019-06-28

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-13

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
09:26 2019-06-03

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
04:39 2019-06-28

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
01:13 2019-05-29

Top Court To Hear Plea Challenging Order Upholding Law On Maratha Quota The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on Friday a plea challenging the Bombay High Court's decision to uphold the law by which the Maratha community would get reservation in admissions and......
11:13 2019-07-08

Gap cuts profit forecast after 'extremely challenging' quarter; shares slump 11% Gap Inc cut its 2019 profit forecast and posted the biggest drop in same-store sales in at least three years at its Gap brand, underscoring its struggles to compete with fast-fashion retailers in the face of changing customer preferences....
07:13 2019-05-31

Final Hearing For Plea Challenging Devendra Fadnavis Election On July 23 The Supreme Court today fixed for final hearing a petition challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal......
10:26 2019-07-03

The mother challenging police and power to solve her daughter's murder | Dan Collyns When Carolina’s body was found on wasteland near Ecuador’s capital, her mother, Amanda, did not believe she died of natural causes. Her investigation has now led to a convictionAmanda* makes pastries to sell around the streets of Quito, she is not a detective. But the day after she buried her younge...
09:39 2019-06-20

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan To Respond On Plea Challenging His Poll Win The Delhi High Court sought Union minister Harsh Vardhan's response today on a plea challenging his election to the Lok Sabha from the Chandni Chowk constituency in Delhi....
12:52 2019-07-11

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
14:33 2019-05-21

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
00:26 2019-07-10

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words. The post Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words appeared first on LEX18.co...
08:52 2019-05-31

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign countries....
21:26 2019-06-13

Fiat Chrysler's business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging (FCAU, RACE) FCA FCA and Renault announced plans to execute a 50/50 merger that would create the world's 3rd-largest automaker. Renault is in a longtime alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi; that alliance could be ending, as its engineer, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial in Japan. On its face, the proposed merger look...
22:39 2019-05-27

Like a Mother: Poet Staceyann Chin Chronicles Her Queer and Challenging Path to Parenthood in Motherstruck! The first time I heard Staceyann Chin perform, it was (at the risk of dating myself) during the early aughts Broadway run of Def Poetry Jam, where the poet and activist joined a diverse crew of talents onstage at New York City’s Longacre Theatre for nearly 200 performances, before the show closed in...
00:13 2019-06-28

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
03:13 2019-05-22

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
15:26 2019-06-13

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

Harris challenging Biden on race and Castro blasting Beto on immigration: These are the top moments from the Democratic debates From Kamala Harris' powerful story on race, Pete Buttigieg owning up to racial tensions and Julian Castro blasting Beto O'Rourke on immigration, here are the top moments from both nights of the 2019 Democratic Debate in Miami        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Justin Bieber explains THAT tweet about challenging Tom Cruise to 'fight in the octagon' "It was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes," explained Justin Bieber of his post about wanting to throwdown with Tom Cruise.        ...
15:39 2019-06-13

Israel’s SpaceIL, which crashed its lander into the Moon, now says the Moon isn’t challenging enough It’s only been a few months since Israel’s nonprofit space group SpaceIL attempted a soft landing on the Moon. It would have been an extraordinary accomplishment, and the first privately-funded lunar landing ever, but it didn’t exactly go as planned. The lander crashed, and SpaceIL...
20:52 2019-06-27

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
17:13 2019-05-28

What Is the G-20 Summit? Here is a look at what the Group of 20 is and does, and some of the important things to watch as world leaders gather in Japan over the next two days....
19:00 2019-06-27

G20 summit 2019: Key questions and answers on Day 1 Bilateral talks between world leaders were the main order of business in Osaka amid a host of simmering tensions on trade and climate change. DW breaks down the most important takeaways from the first day of the summit....
14:39 2019-06-28

5 Takeaways From the G20 Summit: Easing Off the Trade War, for Now President Trump announced that the United States and China had agreed to resume stalled trade negotiations, giving negotiators another chance to forge a permanent pact....
16:13 2019-06-29

Trump, Xi to Have 'Extended Meeting' at G-20 Summit President Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a “very good” telephone conversation and will have an “extended meeting” later this month at the G-20 summit in Japan. The news boosted U.S. stocks....
19:26 2019-06-18

Gold Loses Some Luster Ahead of Summit Gold prices retreated from multiyear highs Thursday, as investors awaited the outcome of trade discussions between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the Group of 20 summit at the end of the week....
01:00 2019-06-28

EU mini-summit set to discuss top jobs succession Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel will host five other EU government leaders in Brussels on Friday as part of efforts to hammer out a compromise over new appointments to top posts in the European Union....
13:52 2019-06-06

S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher in a broad-based rally on Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute, which has whipsawed markets for months....
00:26 2019-06-28

PM Modi To Attend G20 Summit In Japan Next Week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan next week to attend the G-20 summit where issues such as financial stability, WTO reform, black money, and terrorism will be on top of the agenda for......
00:13 2019-06-22

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

Trump says he'll decide on China tariffs after G-20 summit President Trump said Thursday that he would make a decision on whether to impose 25% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods after the G-20 summit in Japan at the end of the month. Trump is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the meeting....
17:39 2019-06-06

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan ISTANBUL (AP) — A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Japan being held June 28-29. In a tweet Wednesday, Erdogan’s Communications Director Fahrettin Altun also said the president ...
19:52 2019-05-29

| Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the world's highest peak after the deadliest climbing season in years....
06:52 2019-05-30

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war when they gather for a weekend summit in Thailand. The Chinese sinking of a Philippine boat, which endangered 22...
08:26 2019-06-22

World leaders gather at G20 summit - in pictures Leaders from G20 countries gather in Osaka, Japan, to discuss economic and geopolitical issues and the climate crisisG20 leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach trade deal Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-28

PM Modi, Trump To Meet At G-20 Summit In June Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
16:13 2019-05-25

Emergency EU summit on top jobs runs into trouble again A deal hatched among several key European leaders to award a former Dutch foreign minister the post of EU chief executive broke down at an emergency summit on Sunday after eastern European and center-right European leaders rejected the plan....
03:26 2019-07-01

Pak Decides To Let PM's Plane Fly Through Airspace For Shanghai Summit Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)......
21:13 2019-06-10

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
11:26 2019-07-02

Trump says he has scheduled talks with China's Xi during G20 summit President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected Chinese President Xi Jinping to be at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month and the two are scheduled to talk at the gathering of leaders from the top industrialized and emerging economies....
02:13 2019-06-11

| Tragedy as climber dies on Everest summit An American has died on Everest, his expedition organiser said, as a rush of climbers marked one of the busiest days on the world's highest mountain....
08:52 2019-05-23

President Trump lifts US ban on Huawei at G20 summit In typical Art of the Deal fashion, Donald Trump has reportedly discussed the US Huawei ban with the president of China and has decided to change his mind and allow US companies to sell goods to Huawei once again....
18:26 2019-06-29

Trump's far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights Here are some of the ‘highlights’ from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitatorsDonald Trump’s so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began.Just as a rogue’s gallery of Trumpist lawmakers, far-right propaga...
23:52 2019-07-12

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly slim, as France and Germany cast doubt on any imminent deal and Ireland said electing a pope would be easier....
19:13 2019-06-20

PM Modi Leaves For India After G20 Summit In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for home after concluding his three-day visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump....
12:52 2019-06-29

UMKC accepts invitation to return to Summit League KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri-Kansas has accepted an invitation to return to the Summit League. UMKC said Thursday it has notified the Western Athletic Conference of its intention to withdraw after the end of the upcoming academic year, its seventh in the league. The school will...
04:39 2019-06-21

PM Modi Leaves For India After Conclusion Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for home after the conclusion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in which he discussed the global security situation, multilateral......
19:52 2019-06-14

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, EU summit - but what happens next? British Prime Minister Theresa May’s dramatic announcement that she’s stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking questions about what happens next....
16:39 2019-05-24

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
13:00 2019-07-11

How to watch Transform 2019 and the Conversational AI Summit live Didn't get a ticket to Transform ? Catch every minute of the main stage & Conversation AI sessions starting at 9 am PT on Wednesday, July 10.Read More...
22:26 2019-07-09

The Conversational AI Summit at Transform: Learn why it’s the most important AI tech right now A 2-day deep dive into the tate of conversational AI, ecommerce, messaging conversion, the customer journey and support, operationalizing voice AI, & more.Read More...
05:52 2019-07-06

Utah climber dies after scaling Everest in 7 summit bid An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents by reaching the summit of Mount Everest died of probable altitude sickness on the way down, mountaineering officials said Friday....
16:39 2019-05-24

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next EU Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
05:39 2019-05-28

PM Modi To Host Xi Jinping For An Informal Summit: Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, after meeting several times over the past year to......
11:52 2019-05-29

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, using more technology in the classroom. Superintend...
04:39 2019-06-21

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier summit after three-day ordeal Four climbers — including two from New York — were rescued near the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier after being stranded for three days on the 14,410-foot peak, officials said. The men – Vasily Aushev and Constantine Toporov, both of New York, as well as Ruslan Khasbulatov, of Jerse...
02:52 2019-06-08

All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem on Taliban terms as there will be no official government representation...
07:13 2019-07-02

EU suspends summit to choose new leaders after record deadlock A record-breaking European Union jobs summit was suspended Monday after officials couldn't settle on who should take over some of the alliance's top posts, officials said....
00:26 2019-07-02

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
21:00 2019-07-01

The Latest: Trump starts summit dining with Australian PM President Donald Trump has kicked off a series of meetings with international leaders at the Group of 20 summit by dining with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison...
18:52 2019-06-27

France's Macron sees three EU posts decided at Summit, ECB later French President Emmanuel Macron said that three of the European Union's top positions should be decided at a meeting of EU leaders on Sunday, with a decision on the next head of the European Central Bank likely to be taken at a later date....
18:52 2019-06-30

Donald Trump Says Meet With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit "Scheduled" President Donald Trump on Monday said he still expects to talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, warning he will impose new tariffs if there is no meeting....
19:26 2019-06-10

Trump boosts reputation of cozying up dictators at G-20 Summit President Donald Trump continued to embrace a reputation of cozying up to dictators Friday, defending his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
21:52 2019-06-29

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
15:01 2019-06-29

The Real Reason for N. Korea’s Second Thoughts on Trump Summit Not John Bolton. Not U.S.-South Korea military drills. Join EWI’s Mark Galasiewski for a look behind the headlines, in this conversation on KLZ radio....
19:26 2019-05-21

PM Modi's Packed Visit To G20 Summit Ends With 6 Meetings On Last Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held separate bilateral meetings with leaders of Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Singapore and Chile, and discussed a host of key issues including trade,......
18:00 2019-06-29

Trudeau raises detention of 2 Canadians with China’s Xi at G20 summit Canada and China are going through a "challenging moment" right now, Trudeau said in his summit closing press conference, adding that direct conversations are key to moving forward....
15:01 2019-06-29

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country....
19:52 2019-06-27

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
21:26 2019-06-27

US and North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says It comes four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

Trump tells Putin, ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ at G20 summit President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, and jokingly waggled his right index finger at the Russian president and scolded, “Don’t meddle in the election” when a reporter asked if he planned to make that warning concerning the 2020 pr...
10:52 2019-06-28

Dow futures rise ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 summit U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday morning, as traders await a key meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20....
09:26 2019-06-28

Donald Trump Says Having 'Extended Meeting' With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had a positive phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and the two leaders will hold an "extended meeting" next week at the Group of 20......
20:39 2019-06-18

Luxembourg's Bettel sees breakthrough at EU top jobs summit Luxembourg's liberal Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said he was convinced that there would be a breakthrough in talks among EU leaders on the bloc's top jobs on Tuesday, saying he hoped for the largest consensus possible....
11:26 2019-07-02

Bulgaria's Borissov says hopes for deal in EU top job summit fight Prime Minister Boyko Borrisov said disagreement over the EU's top jobs had pitted nations against each other but that he hoped that EU leaders would find a way to unite behind a deal at a third day of talks on Tuesday....
12:39 2019-07-02

The Latest: Islamic summit defends Palestinian statehood MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 4:25 a.m. The world’s largest organization of Islamic nations has completed a summit in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca with leaders and delegates from 57 states emphasizing their support for a Pal...
05:13 2019-06-01

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan next week. Ghani, his political opponents and a b...
12:52 2019-06-22

EU leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc....
22:00 2019-07-02

U.S.-China set to clash at security summit despite "constructive" talks Chinese and U.S. defense chiefs held "constructive" talks on Friday but were expected to clash over China's growing global security role at a weekend Asia security summit....
17:26 2019-05-31

China's President Xi to attend G20 summit from June 27-29: Xinhua China's President Xi Jinping will attend the G20 summit in Japan next week, state-run Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, giving the first official confirmation of his attendance at a gathering where he is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump....
11:39 2019-06-23

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit....
05:26 2019-06-24

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week....
05:52 2019-06-24

Trump applauds far-right provocateurs during 'social media summit’ Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe and activist Charlie Kirk attended the event, but no representatives from social media firmsDonald Trump used a White House conference on social media to applaud far-right provocateurs, even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views.The White H...
04:00 2019-07-12

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
19:39 2019-06-19

Southeast Asian leaders open summit in Bangkok Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethnic Rohingya fleeing Myanmar....
09:26 2019-06-22

Trump Tunes Into the Democratic Debate From the G20 Summit to Lob Attack at Rivals President Donald Trump took a moment between meetings with world leaders in Japan to check in on the Democratic debate and lob a Twitter attack at his rivals. “All Democrats just raised their hands for giving millions of illegal aliens unlimited healthcare. How about taking care of American Ci...
11:13 2019-06-28

Trump Calls To Congratulate PM Modi, Fixes Meet At G-20 Summit US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
01:39 2019-05-25

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and Iran....
05:26 2019-06-28

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and finances in an era of technological change and protectionism. The meetings of financial leaders in the southern city of Fukuoka and of economic ministe...
10:26 2019-06-09

The Guardian view of the Osaka G20 summit: bad as he is, Trump is not the only problem | Editorial The climate crisis underlines the need for effective global economic leadership. The US president makes this harder, but so do China and several othersEver since the G20 of leading global economies was founded, its summits have mostly been convergent occasions, marked by attempts to find common grou...
23:13 2019-06-27

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs...
16:39 2019-05-31

‘Don’t Meddle In the Election, Please.’ President Trump Jokes With Putin at the G20 Summit (OSAKA, Japan) — With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle with the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensively interfered with the 2016 campaign. The tone of...
11:13 2019-06-28

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and three other nations began boycotting it nearly two ye...
04:39 2019-05-27

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. summit, warning the nuclear issue would never be resolved without a new approach....
17:13 2019-05-24

PM Modi To Meet China's Xi Jingping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week at Kyrgyzstan where he would also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first meeting between the......
12:00 2019-06-09

Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday talks on trade war with China are unlikely to resolve anything before the G-20 summit later this month....
17:13 2019-06-08

Prince Harry honours Princess Diana during youth summit On Tuesday, the Duke of Sussex attended the Diana Award National Youth Mentoring Summit in London and delivered a speech focused on the impact role models can have on others....
20:13 2019-07-03

PM Modi Meets Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani At SCO Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Bishkek and discussed the role being played by......
06:39 2019-06-14

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for summit with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he’s expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea’s nuclear weapons....
06:52 2019-06-20

No Meeting Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At Regional SCO Summit In Bishkek No meeting is scheduled between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan later this month on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
13:26 2019-06-06

Trump appears more at ease with strongmen than democratic leaders at G-20 summit Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit in Japan and appeared to make light of Moscow’s election interference....
03:26 2019-06-29

This Year’s G20 Summit Is a Major Test of International Cooperation in a Trying Time As the leaders of the world’s largest economies convene on Friday in Osaka, Japan, for the 14th G20 Summit, headlines are likely to focus on meetings between world leaders, rather than this year’s themes of sustainable growth, innovation and health. Those talks include ones between Presi...
03:52 2019-06-29

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
17:26 2019-06-02

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official......
08:26 2019-06-11

Trump nepotism attacked after 'out-of-her-depth' Ivanka given key summit role Experts say first daughter’s presence reflects gravely on USOpinion: Laugh at Ivanka – to take her seriously is frighteningDonald Trump has been accused of taking nepotism to alarming new depths after giving his daughter, Ivanka, a prominent role in meetings with the G20 and Kim Jong-un. Related: #U...
21:00 2019-07-01

PM To Meet Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to pitch for strong and decisive action to deal with terrorism when he addresses a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Bishkek on June 14....
21:13 2019-06-10

Shanghai Summit Meet Not Aimed At "Targeting" Any Country, Says China The SCO summit in Bishkek this week would discuss economy-related issues and security cooperation with a focus on counter terrorism, but it is not aimed at "targeting" any country, China said....
21:13 2019-06-10

The Latest: Saudi king says Islamic summit confronts threats The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Saudi Arabia's King Salman says Muslim heads of state are gathering in Islam's holiest city of Mecca for a summit aimed at building the future of our peoples and confronting aggressive threats to stability....
01:00 2019-06-01

Trump praises Ivanka, Jared Kushner for role at G20 summit President Trump on Friday defended his daughter Ivanka’s role at the G20 summit in Japan, where she rubbed shoulders with world leaders and sat in on talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un despite a lack of diplomatic experience. “I thought Ivanka was amazing at the G20 and I’ll tell you the f...
21:00 2019-07-05

American climber dies on descent from summit of Mount Everest An American climber died on the descent from the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, a Nepalese official said, taking the number of dead or missing mountaineers on the world's highest mountain to nine on the Nepali side during the current climbing season....
21:13 2019-05-27

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

Kim Jong Un executes staff from failed Hanoi summit as US spies North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been purging the officials that took part in the Hanoi summit in January. The summit abruptly finished early with no agreement between North Korea and the United States....
10:52 2019-05-31

Mnuchin says main progress on U.S.-China trade to be at Trump-Xi summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would discuss trade issues with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, but the main progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute would take place later this month at a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
09:13 2019-06-08

Behind Summit Smiles, Australia Says U.S.-China Trade Tensions Still Fester There has been no sign of a speedy resolution to U.S.-China trade tensions in recent meetings with American officials, Australia’s top finance minister said, despite President Trump’s more-conciliatory tone at last weekend’s Group of 20 summit....
14:00 2019-07-05

PM, Xi Jinping To Discuss US Trade Friction At Shanghai Summit: China Describing PM Modi and President Xi Jinping as "good friends", China today hoped that the two leaders would discuss their respective trade frictions with the US and reach a consensus on opposing trade......
16:13 2019-06-10

Donald Trump in Japan ahead of G20 summit: 'We take care of our allies' U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Thursday for the G20 summit, where he'll meet with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
20:52 2019-06-27

Kim Jong Un executed officials after failed February summit with US: report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carried out a deadly purge following a failed February summit with President Trump in Vietnam, executing five people, including the country’s special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok Chol, a report said Thursday. “Kim Hyok Chol was investigated and executed at Mir...
10:26 2019-05-31

PM Modi Meets World Leaders In Osaka On Final Day Of G20 Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
04:13 2019-06-29

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation, including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, it said on Saturday....
04:52 2019-06-01

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
14:00 2019-07-10

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
11:26 2019-06-18

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
17:39 2019-06-17

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Airs Grievances Against Big Tech President Trump used a “Social Media Summit” at the White House to bond with some of his most provocative supporters over shared grievances against large technology companies whose representatives weren’t invited....
03:39 2019-07-12

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
20:13 2019-07-11

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
17:39 2019-06-17

Mountaineers land plane 400 metres from summit of Mont Blanc Pair attempt to reach summit but are intercepted by police and told to turn backTwo Swiss mountaineers have landed a small plane less than 400 metres from the summit of Mont Blanc before heading for the top of Europe’s tallest peak with police in pursuit.The pair landed the aircraft 4,450 metres (14...
22:00 2019-06-18

CNBC's 2019 Healthy Returns Summit: Full Panels Healthy Returns featured some of the most influential leaders in health care, including United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt, Cigna CEO David Cordani, Fmr FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Novartis CEO Vasant Narasimhan, J&J CEO Alex Gorsky....
23:13 2019-05-23

Trump’s summit shows he needs the tech giants as much as they need him | Carl Miller The White House social-media conference showed that big tech’s power will not be diminished any time soonYesterday, Donald Trump convened a summit at the White House, its remit: “a robust conversation on the opportunities and challenges of today’s online environment”. But of course it was Trump. It ...
15:13 2019-07-12

PM Modi, Imran Khan Exchange Pleasantries At SCO Summit: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan exchanged pleasantries on Day 2 of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, sources said this......
19:52 2019-06-14

PM Modi's Meeting With Iran President Cancelled At Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday could not hold a bilateral meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek due to scheduling issues, official sources......
19:52 2019-06-14

Utah man dies after reaching Mount Everest summit: report A Utah man who had just climbed to the top of Mount Everest reportedly died on his way back down as a "traffic jam" hit the Asian mountain on Wednesday....
21:39 2019-05-23

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the way social media sites moderate content....
00:52 2019-07-13

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
02:52 2019-07-12

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyber use. The same woman who allowed her password to...
06:26 2019-06-06

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
00:26 2019-05-23

"We don't have enough housing," incoming Freddie Mac CEO at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit Incoming Freddie Mac CEO sits down with Diana Olick at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit, alongside Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer. While he says there's "no major dip likely in front of us," the bigger issue is "no one can figure out a way to build more affordable" without a change in reg...
16:39 2019-05-21

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending it altogether....
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’ was a celebration of conspiracy theorists President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday morning by doing what he does best: tweeting. Amid a sea of missives, which ranged from attacks on the "Fake News Media" to the Mueller Report, he said it would be "a big and exciting day at the White Ho......
20:00 2019-07-12

Trump rails against ‘bias’ social media sites during summit President Trump lashed out at social media “censorship” and “bias” Thursday and threatened legislation if Silicon Valley doesn’t change its ways. “I am directing my administration to explore all regulatory and legislation solutions to protect free speech and the free speech rights of all Americans —...
05:13 2019-07-12

FCC Robocall Summit: Your guide to new SHAKEN/STIR caller verification The FCC is hosting a Robocall Summit to talk about phone carriers implementing SHAKEN/STIR, or caller verification coming at the end of this year       ...
16:52 2019-07-11

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, amid heightened tensions between the two countries over trade and security....
13:26 2019-05-31

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
13:26 2019-05-31

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
18:52 2019-07-12

PM Modi Discusses Yoga, Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme At G20 Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday used the G20 Summit, held in Japan's Osaka city, to promote India's traditional healing measures, Yoga and his flagship Ayushman Bharat health scheme....
18:00 2019-06-29

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased democracy in the former British colony....
19:26 2019-06-27

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' deal Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing that it has no plans to sign such an agreement....
19:39 2019-07-14

Trump's Social Media Summit Was a Brain-Melting Horror Show Wormed-brained attendees at Donald Trump’s Social Media Summit were treated to nearly an hour of him complaining about not getting enough engagement on his tweets, slamming the media for reporting on his spelling and grammar errors, and a flurry of other grievances about socialism, antifa, and much,...
01:26 2019-07-12

ASEAN summit – Southeast Asian nations wary of US-China trade row The US-China trade dispute is high on the ASEAN summit agenda. The bloc's leaders are set to sign an economic partnership deal at their annual meeting in Bangkok, but not all countries want Beijing's economic hegemony....
20:00 2019-06-22

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
03:13 2019-07-12

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050: official Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-06-19

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to the US, who was credited with paving the way for nuclear talks with Washington, has reportedly been executed over the failure of the recent summit betw...
06:26 2019-05-31

Kim Jong Un may use summit with Xi to send nuke deal message to Trump, defector says A former North Korean diplomat believes Kim Jong Un wants to make a deal with President Trump over the Hermit Kingdom's hotly-disputed nuclear program – and the ex-diplomat thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping may be the one to deliver the message....
01:52 2019-06-21

Trade wars, tweets and western liberalism: G20 summit wraps up in Osaka Shinzo Abe declares Japan’s first G20 a success, but the summit revealed deep dividesJapan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, may have described the G20 summit as a success on Saturday afternoon, but the two days that the leaders of the world’s 20 richest economies spent in the rainy-season humidity of O...
20:52 2019-06-29

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

FIA plans Thursday summit to break 2021 Formula 1 rules deadlock The FIA is hoping to get Formula 1 team principals and technical representatives together for a summit in Paris on Thursday to break the deadlock over 2021 rules...
16:00 2019-06-10

North Korea Executed 5 Officials After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
07:39 2019-05-31

Trump’s Social Media Summit nearly descends into brawl in Rose Garden It was a fracas at the White House! President Trump’s Social Media Summit on Thursday almost descended into a brawl when Sebastian Gorka got into a brief shouting match with a White House reporter in the Rose Garden. Gorka, a former adviser to Trump, was sitting near the front row with several...
01:52 2019-07-12

Gen. Keane 'confident' US diplomats won't back third Trump-Kim summit without 'some evidence' of denuclearization Fox News senior strategist analyst Gen. Jack Keane has argued it's imperative that the government see real evidence of denuclearization from North Korea before negotiating further....
22:26 2019-07-01

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

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five officials executed over the failed summit with the America...
20:26 2019-05-31

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
02:26 2019-06-01

From Cars To Bullet Trains, PM Talks Ties With Japan Ahead Of G20 Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the ties between India and Japan will become stronger in ''New India'' as he thanked the Indian diaspora for being part of the world's largest democratic......
18:52 2019-06-27

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade chief says meeting with Chinese negotiator to precede G20 summit The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects to meet with a senior Chinese official ahead of next week's G20 summit in Japan where President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set t...
17:13 2019-06-19

Donald Trump To Visit South Korea This Week For Summit With Moon Jae-In U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue House said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-24

Asia stocks edge lower as investors watch for G-20 summit developments Stocks in Asia Pacific dipped in Friday morning trade as investors watched for developments from the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid the ongoing trade standoff....
04:52 2019-06-28

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner - threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry....
10:39 2019-05-30

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become "a blank sheet of paper"....
03:39 2019-06-11

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
22:13 2019-07-11

Bug-based snacks? Crazy ideas from visionaries at the Global Entrepreneurs Summit Sustainability, empowerment, opportunity were the buzzwords among hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the world.       ...
17:26 2019-06-12

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday....
15:13 2019-06-08

Qatar PM to attend emergency Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia: Al Jazeera Qatar's Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Thani will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, Al Jazeera reported on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a diplomatic rift....
19:26 2019-05-29

PM Modi To Meet Turkish President Erdogan At G-20 Summit In Japan's Osaka Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
00:26 2019-06-29

North Korean Negotiator’s Downfall Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
21:13 2019-05-31

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, this week....
19:52 2019-06-27

‘Liberalism Is Obsolete,’ Russian President Vladimir Putin Says Amid G20 Summit The liberal ideology that has underpinned Western democracy for decades is “obsolete,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with the Financial Times published Friday. Speaking to the FT on the eve of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, during which world leaders will discuss...
03:52 2019-06-29

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
19:13 2019-07-11

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
12:26 2019-07-11

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their summit seen by Reuters....
02:13 2019-06-20

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
16:39 2019-07-08

Qatar PM to make rare trip to Saudi Arabia for emergency summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a diplomatic rift....
20:39 2019-05-29

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights on Mond...
18:13 2019-05-21

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his attacks on Facebook, Google and Twitter ahead of the 2020 election....
18:01 2019-07-11

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met face-to-face....
19:39 2019-06-12

Trump arrives at global economic summit with full agenda and list of grievances The president’s arrival in Japan for the summit was trademark Trump — using the days and hours before his visit to ratchet up his rhetoric against allies and even his hosts....
21:52 2019-06-27

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said....
18:26 2019-07-07

India PM Modi to host Chinese president Xi for an informal summit: Indian government Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the Chinese President Xi Jinping later this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday....
09:01 2019-05-29

'Provocative thinkers and paradigm shifters': Goop wellness summit hits London Gwyneth Paltrow takes brand back to where it all began – with tickets going for up to £4,500 The healing field at Glastonbury, with its gong baths and laughter meditation, might have some of the trappings of the ever-expanding wellness industry, but it has competition. Because Goop, the controversia...
18:52 2019-06-28

Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is not as important, or as powerful, as Social Media" and criticizing what he said was unfairness by some firms....
18:26 2019-07-11

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet prominent online personalities and vent his frustrations with big-tech companies allegedly squelching conservative voices, according to reports. “The White House will be hosting a very big and very i...
21:00 2019-07-11

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and Twitter haven’t been invited to schmooze with Pre...
13:52 2019-07-08

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
19:13 2019-07-11

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
02:13 2019-05-31

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim Hyok Chol, who led working-level negotiations for t...
04:26 2019-05-31

Astonishing image shows hundreds of climbers queuing to reach Everest summit This astonishing image of hundreds of climbers queuing to reach the top of Everest has highlighted fears that a record number of attempts is putting lives at risk....
06:26 2019-05-24

S&P 500 rises, set to snap 4-day slide as Wall Street awaits Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit The S&P 500 rose on Thursday, on pace to snap a four-day losing streak, as investors await trade clues from an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
18:52 2019-06-27

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
12:52 2019-05-31

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
23:00 2019-07-10

Climbers Who Lied About Climbing Mt. Everest Say They Made It From Summit To Base Camp In Two Hours According to Indian climbers Vikas Rana, Shobha Banwala, and Ankush Kasana, the trio summited Mt. Everest on May 26 along with four Sherpa guides. According to the physical evidence and the testimony of other climbers, they never made it past Camp III and totally lied about reaching the peak....
00:00 2019-06-14

Sushma Swaraj Discusses Wuhan Summit Agenda With China's Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of a multilateral meeting in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek and discussed issues of bilateral......
15:00 2019-05-22

Only Andy Murray could return to summit of men's tennis after major hip surgery, says Bob Bryan Andy Murray has been backed to return to the top of men's tennis and play at Wimbledon approaching his 40s by the man who had the same major hip surgery....
12:52 2019-06-20

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
13:26 2019-07-12

Trump follows up social media summit by attacking Paul Ryan on Twitter – live President called Ryan a ‘lame duck failure’ after the former House speaker said the nation had grown ‘numb’ to Trump in the book American CarnageSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.39pm BST Donald Trump, the first president to routinely bully critics on social media, followed up ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ended in failure....
07:13 2019-05-31

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
02:13 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday....
16:26 2019-06-08

Trump to visit South Korea this week for summit with Moon: Blue House U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue House said on Monday....
08:52 2019-06-24

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism by many experts that it’s was a just made-for-TV moment that lacked any substance. During the...
11:39 2019-07-02

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an international summit in Japan on Friday by pushing allies on both trade and defense spending. Trump sat first with the G20 summit’s host, Japanes...
04:26 2019-06-28

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
01:00 2019-07-10

G20 summit: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping reach deal to restart US-China trade talks President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to resume talks in a year-long trade war that has fuelled a global economic slowdown....
12:13 2019-06-29

‘So Great Looking and Smart.’ President Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media ‘Summit’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of his White House “Social Media Summit” gathering of mostly conservative groups. Trump tweeted Thursday morning against social media companies, the press and his Democratic rivals, w...
16:52 2019-07-11

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his luggage, officials said....
02:39 2019-06-28

North Korea's Kim Jong Un carrying out purge after Hanoi summit collapse: Chosun Ilbo North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, holding them responsible for its collapse, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
03:26 2019-05-31

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
18:52 2019-07-02

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of bias.Read More...
01:39 2019-07-09

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:13 2019-05-31

Hong Kong Protesters Release a Video Appeal to World Leaders Meeting at the G20 Summit In a video appeal, a Hong Kong pro-democracy party urged world leaders assembling today at the G20 Summit to push China on a controversial bill that has ignited a political crisis in the semiautonomous enclave. Joshua Wong, the international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, published th...
09:26 2019-06-28

EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30 BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30. The post EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30 appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:52 2019-06-21

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
07:00 2019-05-31

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

Putin says liberalism has 'outlived its purpose' and praised Trump's tough immigration policies ahead of the G20 summit Reuters Russian president Vladimir Putin said liberalism has "outlived its purpose" and praised the rise of right-wing populism in Europe in an interview with the Financial Times. Putin told the Times that liberal leaders "cannot simply dictate anything to anyone just like they have been attemptin...
06:13 2019-06-28

Theresa May offers Putin icy hand-shake at G20 summit in first meeting since Salisbury nerve agent attack A stone-faced Theresa May delivered an icy greeting to Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday as they met for the first time since last year’s Salisbury poisoning....
19:39 2019-06-28

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating against conservatives, the White House is hosting a “social media summit” that will assemble several conservative voices.Read more......
04:26 2019-07-03

Taliban launch major attack in central Afghanistan amid intra-Afghan summit in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wounded more than 140, officials said, as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace....
13:00 2019-07-07

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
02:13 2019-06-18

Unhappy Democrats Things are going pretty well. The economy refuses to stop growing. The stock market continues to set records for soaring, not crashing. At long last, wages are creeping upward. President Trump isn’t pulling up stakes around the world and isolating the country, as many feared he would. Nor has he sta...
23:26 2019-07-05

Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revelation—and right on time....
18:52 2019-06-14

President Trump Invited a Cartoonist Known for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Images to a White House Social Media Summit While Facebook and Twitter are reportedly still waiting for their invites, President Donald Trump has invited a cartoonist accused of creating “a blatantly anti-Semitic” illustration to a Social Media Summit at the White House. Artist Ben Garrison, whose work often display alt-right them...
22:52 2019-07-07

Wednesday’s Daily brief: Day 3 of anti-hatred summit, UNFPA turns 50, Ben Stiller #WithRefugees, updates on Abyei and Venezuela This Wednesday, our top stories cover: leaders gathered in Geneva to tackle hate speech; the 50th birthday of the UN sexual and reproductive health agency (UNFPA); Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller advocating for Syrian refugees in the USA; human rights issues in the Philippines and in Venezuela; and ...
15:39 2019-05-21

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
02:52 2019-05-23

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their expensive homes....
09:00 2019-06-02

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71, is a key player in the fight. Nadler’s com...
13:26 2019-05-23

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
23:26 2019-07-05

How the 2016 Debates Are Still Haunting Democrats Democrats and Republicans had opposing problems when they held their presidential primary debates in 2016. For Democrats, the perception that the party Establishment favored Hillary Clinton fueled criticism about the format and timing of the debates. On the GOP side, a crowded field of candidates ma...
18:52 2019-05-30

Trump Walks Out on Democrats After 3 Minutes After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.”...
18:26 2019-05-22

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said....
20:13 2019-07-05

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
14:39 2019-05-21

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
23:00 2019-05-31

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior figures highlighted the split that remains between th...
21:00 2019-06-02

Democrats go to court over Trump's tax returns House Democrats asked a federal court on Tuesday to order the Trump administration to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee, after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply with a subpoena for the records.Article originally published on POLITI...
18:00 2019-07-02

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
19:52 2019-06-27

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigration policy....
21:52 2019-06-11

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government. The far-right Danish People's Party saw its support fall by more than half compared to the last election....
22:13 2019-06-05

Trudeau to prod Democrats on USMCA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lobby House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to take up the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during a visit to Washington this week....
04:26 2019-06-18

Wayward Democrats Return, but Are Still Under Fire For the first time in six years, every Democrat in the New York State Senate is working with the Democratic conference. But they are likely to face re-election challenges from the left....
18:39 2019-07-07

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Democrats to try again on overdue $19B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats appear likely to try again to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill that’s a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. A GOP conservative blocked an attempt late last week to pass the measure under f...
16:39 2019-05-28

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
02:39 2019-07-11

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
17:52 2019-06-06

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
03:00 2019-06-14

Everest climber reveals shocking picture showing people queuing past dead body at mountain's summit An Everest climber has revealed a shocking photo which he says shows people queueing past a dead body at the peak of the mountain, as the death toll of hikers rises....
13:00 2019-05-28

The Latest: Trump says he’ll work with Democrats on trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 3:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’ll work with congressional Democrats on a new North America trade deal and he expects House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would back it. Speaking Monday at a news confere...
09:00 2019-05-27

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
00:13 2019-06-28

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’s town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. It came up only indirectly at a town hall in Southern California. And in Yorktown, Va., it never got...
09:13 2019-06-01

House Democrats Want Mueller to Testify, Despite His Reluctance Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but Democrats want him on a witness stand....
00:00 2019-05-30

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

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
06:52 2019-05-31

More Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying....
17:39 2019-05-22

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
18:26 2019-05-22

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
04:26 2019-07-15

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade despite it having been stalled for months in the Democratic-led House....
22:26 2019-06-17

Democrats had a lot more power in state legislatures this year. Here’s what they did with it. They expanded access to abortion in half a dozen states, created universal background checks for gun sales and pushed a lot of climate change legislation....
16:39 2019-07-03

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding “structural change” in the economy and the government as Democrats met on the debate...
18:52 2019-06-27

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald Trump switched gears to the all-important question of his re-election slogan. Should the insurgent turned incumbent stick with “Make America great agai...
10:52 2019-06-23

Ingraham: Pelosi and the Democrats 'uninterested in working' Fox News' Laura Ingraham said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Peloi's actions today proved that Democrats are "uninterested" when it comes to working with President Trump....
15:13 2019-05-23

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
19:39 2019-05-22

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-07-09

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work in the Ukraine....
17:26 2019-06-07

Democrats go after Trump, differ on healthcare in debate Top Democratic presidential contenders launched repeated attacks on President Donald Trump during a debate on Thursday, but for a second consecutive night there was sharp disagreement over the best way to boost access to healthcare insurance coverage....
04:13 2019-06-28

Democrats Don’t Want to Play by Donald Trump’s Playbook Donald Trump earned billions in free publicity during the 2016 election, defeating a crowded field of more experienced rivals to win the nomination and then the presidency. So far, none of the people seeking to replace him are trying the same strategy. Nine of the 23 Democratic presidential candidat...
06:39 2019-06-18

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
22:26 2019-06-27

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to leave Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
14:39 2019-06-03

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
00:00 2019-06-05

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Service to hand over the president’s returns. Trump has...
21:52 2019-07-02

Biden takes jab at AOC, argues most Democrats are not ‘way left’ Joe Biden said in a new interview that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — while “brilliant” and “bright” — does not represent Democrats who can win a general election in a competitive district or state. The Democratic presidential front-runner, in an interview with CNN, expressed profound skepticism of...
15:39 2019-07-05

DOJ agrees to share some Mueller documents with Democrats The Justice Department has agreed to share some documents from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- but warned that their cooperation would grind to a halt should the panel move to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt....
17:00 2019-05-22

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman in January. The new legislation that the California...
15:26 2019-06-21

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure that all streaming content was treated the same by ISPs and wireless providers. It also prevented a c...
07:00 2019-05-26

The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 12:10 p.m. House Democrats have received a closed-door briefing on Iran from former CIA Director John Brennan and former State Department official Wendy Sherman, who negotiated the Iran nuclear deal. Bren...
18:26 2019-05-21

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeachment, said that the impeachment debate should be about holding President Donald ...
18:39 2019-05-26

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
19:13 2019-07-11

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

Young Democrats gather for night two of first debate TUCSON — At Gentle Ben’s on Main Gate Square, dozens of young voters watch the second night of the first Democratic Debate as a group. The president of the Pima County Young Democrats, Ciara Carnes, loves politics, but she’s not in love with the early leader among Democrats, former...
10:52 2019-06-28

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking their legislative responsibilities. “Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an illegally started investigation that failed for them,...
17:13 2019-05-22

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
02:26 2019-06-10

Democrats have moved 'too far to the left,' says BET network founder Bob Johnson America's political establishment is riven with partisanship that has become "very wicked and very mean," said entrepreneur and media mogul Robert Johnson....
10:26 2019-07-09

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who oversees the Appr...
19:52 2019-06-06

Democrats Grapple With a Sprawling Primary Field, and No One to Shape It The field of 24 candidates is too unwieldy, some Democrats say. But with big names like the Clintons and Obamas remaining silent, the party lacks anyone to sort it out....
11:26 2019-07-04

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
18:52 2019-05-29

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:13 2019-05-22

The Latest: Democrats Nominate Bowman For Kentucky Treasurer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on voting in Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Banker Michael Bowman of Louisville has won the Democratic nomination for the office of treasurer. Bowman touted his experience as a bank officer managing a multi-million dollar fina...
02:39 2019-05-22

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. elections....
00:26 2019-06-28

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly finally suing for them....
19:52 2019-07-02

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the party will elect a new leader will be determined later this month....
17:39 2019-06-03

Democrats launch hearings to keep focus on Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are beginning the summer by trying to keep the public’s focus on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Monday that his panel will hold a series of hearings on “the alleged crimes and other ...
21:52 2019-06-03

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

Democrats throw hands up in disgust over Trump’s comment “Atrocious.” “Unbelievable.” “Wildly ridiculous.” “Unpatriotic.” House Democrats left a Thursday caucus meeting aghast at President Donald Trump’s comments that he’d consider accepting election assistance from a foreign government. But even that statement wasn’t enough to move a majority of Democra...
22:39 2019-06-13

Kevin McCarthy: Democrats are hypocrites on foreign meddling Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hitting back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accusing Democrats of hypocrisy over foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the Senate into disarray. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Republican Sen. Brian Boquist not be allowed to retur...
22:39 2019-06-30

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
03:26 2019-06-17

Chris Matthews: Many pro-life voters feel Democrats 'look down' on them MSNBC host Chris Matthews said the Democratic party has tunred it's back on middle America and "discarded" the working class, during a Monday interview on "Morning Joe." ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
01:52 2019-06-13

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue....
13:26 2019-07-13

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under U.S. asylum laws. The measure is scheduled for a ...
19:13 2019-06-21

Democrats back away from demand to reopen USMCA talks House Democrats are backing away from their demand that the Trump administration get its trade partners to renegotiate the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
20:13 2019-06-27

Democrats’ use of Spanish in debate evokes praise, eye rolls ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some Democratic presidential hopefuls spoke some Spanish during the first televised debate of the 2020 election, evoking praise from some Latino activists and eye rolls from others. Advocates looking for clues about how candidates would respond to issues facing Latinos saw t...
22:39 2019-06-27

Even CNN's Chris Cuomo says Democrats don't fill stadiums like Trump CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, often known for challenging President Trump and his associates, pointed out on Tuesday that Democrats typically didn't get the crowd sizes that the president did. ...
19:52 2019-06-19

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
07:00 2019-06-15

Here Are the Facts Behind Some of Democrats’ Biggest Claims in Thursday’s Debate The second night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate was at times a fast-paced raucous affair, with candidates shouting over each other and struggling to be heard. The ten candidates — including front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Kamala Harr...
22:39 2019-06-28

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
22:26 2019-06-21

The Latest: Denmark’s Social Democrats cheer election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The leader of Denmark’s Social Democrats says voters have decided a new direction and a new government in the country’s general elections. A nearly complete preliminary count from Wedn...
01:52 2019-06-06

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
20:13 2019-06-27

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
03:00 2019-06-19

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means lawmakers are picking up the pace on an investigatio...
07:26 2019-06-10

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of supportive politicians made it very unlikely....
16:01 2019-06-01

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is “engaged in a cover-up.” “I don’t do cover-ups,” Trump declared during a hastily arranged news co...
23:00 2019-05-22

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
03:26 2019-05-23

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line from horror master Stephen King in the short story ...
16:01 2019-06-01

Hannity unloads on Democrats, Nadler, Schiff, Maddow and CNN Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't hold back Tuesday, going after Democrats for their latest anti-Trump comments and for inviting Watergate figure John Dean to speak on Capitol Hill, while also bashing the "mainstream media" for continuing to "smear" the president....
09:13 2019-06-05

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
14:39 2019-06-21

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
02:52 2019-05-22

Democrats want to solve an inequality problem that doesn't exist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tells us that wealth inequality is at grotesque and immoral levels. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a plan to tax everyone lots and lots to solve this. The slight problem is that the Federal Reserve tells us that wealth inequality isn't at those high levels. In fact, ...
14:13 2019-06-18

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
19:26 2019-06-19

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administration continues to stonewall requests for documents —...
08:26 2019-05-22

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
04:26 2019-05-24

You Got Complaint? Talk To Me, Do Not Tweet: Nancy Pelosi To Democrats US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements......
03:39 2019-07-11

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
05:00 2019-06-28

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired and plans by two House committees to hold hearings on the treatment of thousands of migrants held a...
23:00 2019-07-03

Democrats divided as pressure to impeach builds: ‘What are you waiting for?’ Dozens of Democrats have called for Trump impeachment proceedings in wake of Mueller’s report – but Pelosi has remained steadfast in opposing an inquiryIn the House of Representatives the apparently frustrated Democratic congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, had one question for the leadership of h...
15:52 2019-06-30

Ari Fleischer: Democrats 'planting the seeds of destruction of their party' Democratic presidential candidates proposing liberal policies like free college and Medicare-for-all are on a path to destroying their party, according to former White House Press secretary Ari Fleischer....
06:52 2019-07-02