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ESPN's Bob Ley hopes to offer 'useful advice' in Seton Hall commencement speech

The award-winning broadcaster and Class of 1976 alum has connected with students at his alma mater during his sabbatical from ESPN.     ...

ESPN's Bob Ley hopes to offer 'useful advice' in Seton Hall commencement speech

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Seton Hall promotes AD Pat Lyons, searches for replacement SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall athletic director Patrick Lyons has been promoted to executive vice president for operations and chief of staff, prompting a search for a new AD. The university announced Monday that Lyons will serve as the No. 2 ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Myles Powell will be back, setting up Seton Hall dream Go ahead, Seton Hall fans. Dream of a monster season and a memorable March — Myles Powell is returning for his senior year. The Pirates now have the pieces for a throwback campaign in South Orange, reminiscent of the P.J. Carlesimo glory days. “Guess...
04:39, 05/30/2019

Ex-Seton Hall star Khadeen Carrington star getting shot with Thunder Khadeen Carrington didn’t give up on his NBA dream when he went overseas last year. He merely delayed it. The former Seton Hall star from Brooklyn is getting another crack now. The 6-foot-4 Carrington will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder at the NB...
09:26, 07/03/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media. Hilde Kate Lysiak has run the Orange Street News in since 2014 in S...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
09:39, 05/31/2019

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
09:39, 05/31/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an es...
23:39, 05/19/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
08:26, 05/19/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
01:26, 06/17/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
20:52, 05/20/2019

Merkel rebukes Trump politics in Harvard commencement speech: 'Tear down walls of ignorance' Without saying the president by name, German Chancellor Angela Merkel slammed the policies and worldview of Donald Trump's presidency.        ...
20:13, 05/31/2019

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s Fox News town hall will help....
16:26, 06/01/2019

The Pixel 3a has a headphone jack to offer 'flexibility', but don't get your hopes up for the Pixel 4 Jack is back, but maybe not for goodThe freshly released Pixel 3a and 3a XL have a long list of things (both good and bad) in common with Google's higher-end Pixel 3 and 3 XL devices, but somewhat surprisingly (at least if you didn't pay attention to...
21:52, 05/13/2019

EKU, KSU Commencement Information (LEX 18)– Students will graduate from Eastern Kentucky University and Kentucky State University this Friday and Saturday. _______________________________________________________________________ All ceremonies for EKU will be held at Alumni Coli...
13:13, 05/10/2019

More than 4,000 wildcats become alumni at 155th UA Commencement TUCSON — On an unusually breezy 70-degree Friday night in the middle of May, our next generation of leaders stormed onto the field at Arizona Stadium in their caps and gowns. Born and raised in Tucson, Kyle Buckley graduates with a double major...
08:52, 05/11/2019

No alcohol will be sold at UA Commencement Ceremony TUCSON – People who wish to commemorate a University of Arizona graduate with some bubbly at Friday’s commencement ceremony are out of luck. This year, UA officials said there will be no beer or wine sold during the graduation ceremony. ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not su...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Acting Michigan State president falls ill at commencement The acting president of Michigan State University Satish Udpa suffered what officials are calling a "health incident" during commencement ceremonies in East Lansing....
02:52, 05/04/2019

Rosenstein quotes Mueller in commencement address: 'You may find yourself standing alone' Just two days after formally stepping aside as Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein delivered a commencement address Monday at the University of Baltimore School of Law quoting Robert Mueller and urging graduates to stick to "principles" even when...
01:26, 05/14/2019

UNC Charlotte victim receives her degree at commencement 11 days after shooting The university conferred honorary degrees on two students killed in the April 30 shooting on campus.        ...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Class 2019: UA to host 155th Commencement ceremony Friday Class of 2019. / Getty Images TUCSON – It’s cap and gown time at the University of Arizona. The 155th Commencement ceremony is set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10 at the Arizona Stadium. Gates will open to guests at 5:30 p.m. Class of 2019 consists o...
05:26, 05/08/2019

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Google Celebrates Commencement Of FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 With Doodle Women's World Cup: The Google Doodle celebrates the eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup with a collage of characters from its upcoming series of doodles by guest artists representing each of......
07:00, 06/07/2019

Taylor University president resigns after hosting Pence as commencement speaker Taylor University President Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the nondenominational Christian university a month after it hosted Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker....
19:52, 06/24/2019

Dozens of graduates walk out before Mike Pence commencement address at Indiana university Dozens of graduates and faculty at Indiana’s Taylor University walked out on Saturday’s ceremony just before Vice President Mike Pence took the stage to deliver the commencement address....
23:52, 05/18/2019

Acting Michigan State Univ. President Udpa hospitalized after falling during commencement Satish Udpa was appointed acting president of the university in January after John Engler resigned under pressure related to the Larry Nassar scandal.        ...
03:26, 05/04/2019

Watch live: German leader Angela Merkel gives Harvard commencement address German Chancellor Angela Merkel will deliver the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University, just hours after she received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the institution....
20:39, 05/30/2019

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also p...
00:39, 05/20/2019

Rep. Ayanna Pressley praises UMass Boston graduates as ‘Trump’s worst nightmare’ at commencement ceremony Freshmen Rep. Ayanna Presley, D-Mass., praised University of Massachusetts Boston graduates as being “President Trump’s worst nightmare” during her commencement address on Friday....
02:39, 06/03/2019

Who else deserves to be in the UFC Hall of Fame? Since 2003, the UFC has recognized some of MMA's biggest names and moments by enshrining them in the UFC Hall of Fame. What does it take to get in, and who deserves to be there?...
16:13, 07/02/2019

Hall of Fame Diary Jack Hirsch, now a veteran of 27 Hall of Fame induction weekends, reports from this year’s event The post Hall of Fame Diary appeared first on Boxing News....
16:52, 06/21/2019

Who are the Hall of Famers in this season’s NHL playoffs? You look for electricity and greatness, not indistinguishable parity, during the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. That’s what championship events are supposed to showcase. Maybe that’s why Cale Makar has been so transcendent while infusing t...
10:39, 05/05/2019

Tamron Hall Gives Birth to a Baby Boy Tamron Hall has some breaking news: she gave birth! The former Today co-anchor announced the arrival of her first child with her husband Steven on Thursday, just over a month after she......
12:39, 05/02/2019

Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.        ...
00:52, 05/25/2019

McNabb still stumping: 'I am a Hall of Famer' Donovan McNabb said he "absolutely" believes that he should be in the Hall of Fame and that his statistics are better than Troy Aikman, who won three Super Bowls with the Cowboys....
17:52, 05/25/2019

Governor Attends Town Hall On Day Of Primary (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t make any campaign stops Tuesday, instead going to a town hall in Woodford County. During the town hall, he encouraged voters to vote. He told them regardless of who they wanted to vote for, the most impor...
02:13, 05/22/2019

See Regina Hall's Best Style Moments of All Time Regina Hall will host the 2019 BET Awards this weekend! That's right! The Little actress will take the stage for the hosting duties on Sunday, June 23. In addition to hosting the......
13:00, 06/21/2019

Hockey Hall of Famer Red Kelly dies at age 91 TORONTO (AP) — Red Kelly, the defenseman-turned-center whose Hall of Fame career included eight Stanley Cups while playing for Detroit and Toronto, has died. He was 91. Kelly’s family said in a statement that he died Thursday in Toronto. Kelly ...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Baseball signed by Hall of Famers gets $236,389 at auction A baseball signed by 11 of Major League Baseball’s original Hall of Fame inductees in 1939 fetched $236,389 at the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. Among the other highlights were: an original team photo of the 1914 Baltimore Orioles featuring B...
04:39, 06/10/2019

Taylor Hall may need convincing to re-sign with Devils The Devils own the top pick in the upcoming NHL draft, but it appears they now have another task besides choosing between Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. Convincing their best player to stay. Star forward Taylor Hall is not interested in signing an exte...
05:52, 06/04/2019

Amy Klobuchar speaks at Fox News Town Hall The Democrat discussed her campaign, her reputation as a moderate and how she plans to stand out in the crowded 2020 field, in the town hall moderated by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum....
11:13, 05/09/2019

‘The Town Hall of Hollywood.’ Welcome to the Netflix Lobby. Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending on content....
23:26, 07/14/2019

Clock is ticking on Taylor Hall and the Devils So the Devils appear flush with cap space for 2020-21 even after assuming P.K. Subban’s full $9 million hit, which is a good thing because they are going to need it in order to keep Taylor Hall in New Jersey beyond this season. For if Artemi Panarin,...
04:26, 07/07/2019

Goosen, Stephenson among 5 new members of golf Hall of Fame CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen and three-time LPGA major winner Jan Stephenson were among five people inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in a Monday night ceremony that was as much about comebacks as...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Rep. Amash applauded by crowd at Mich. town hall The only Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct was largely applauded during a town hall in his Michigan district. Rep. Justin Amash spoke to hundreds of people Tuesday night in Grand Rapids. (May 29)  &#...
02:52, 05/30/2019

How many Hall of Famers did Mike Trout pass in April? He's just 27, but the Angels outfielder continues to move up the ranks of the all-time greats. Here's why being better than these particular players is so impressive....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Wambach, Gulati elected to US Soccer Hall of Fame HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Retired forward Abby Wambach and former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati have been chosen for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. The pair will be inducted Sept. 21 at the new hall building in Frisco, Texas. The ...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Roger Clemens inducted into PawSox Hall of Fame PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The Pawtucket Red Sox have inducted Roger Clemens into their hall of fame. The Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox honored the seven-time Cy Young winner in a ceremony before Friday night’s game against the Indianapo...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Bowlen family to receive Hall of Fame memorabilia The family of late Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen will be given the ring and gold jacket he was scheduled to receive upon induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 3....
22:00, 07/03/2019

He built this house: Mr. Hall of Fame retires after 42 years Joe Horrigan ends his 40-plus-year tenure in Canton. Not only did he have a hand in expanding the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he has helped keep football's memories alive....
15:39, 06/01/2019

Why I’ll vote for Robinson Cano for Hall of Fame, despite PED stain Assuming I’m still around, assuming the Baseball Hall of Fame still relies primarily on writers to determine its honorees and assuming this planet still revolves reliably around the sun, I’ll be voting for Robinson Cano to be enshrined in Cooperstown...
01:52, 05/10/2019

Mike Mussina: Blank cap for Hall of Fame was my only choice In the immediate aftermath of getting the call to the Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina had not yet figured out which cap — Orioles or Yankees — he would wear on his plaque. The next day, with a night to sleep on it, he still had no decision. Looking back o...
09:39, 07/13/2019

The inexcusable snubs Hockey Hall of Fame has no answer for Puffs of white smoke do all of the talking for the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee, so we never quite know why certain candidates are perennially overlooked, and I’m looking primarily at Doug Wilson and Kevin Lowe — dominant defenseman of the...
06:52, 06/30/2019

A history of Webster Hall’s 133 years of rocking New York If halls could talk, this one would scream. Webster Hall is making its triumphant return to the New York music scene, but few fans know this East Village spot’s long history. Dating back to 1886, this hallowed space housed everyone from suffragettes ...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Pro Football Hall of Fame is likely to have 20 inductees in 2020 class The increased number of inductees would be a part of the NFL's 100th anniversary celebration and would clear a backlog of talented and deserving players, coaches and contributors....
07:41, 07/06/2019

Still to be Inducted Saturday in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – The all-time leading scorer in both men’s and women’s basketball history at the University of Kentucky – Valerie Still – will officially be inducted into the prestigious Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday Night. Th...
11:52, 06/08/2019

Smithsonian Natural History reopens Fossil Hall Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

AP Top 25 Podcast: Picking College Football Hall of Famers There are 76 former major-college football stars eligible to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next year, and whittling down the list to a class of about 12 players is almost impossible        ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

NFL notebook: Pro Football Hall of Famer Marchetti dies Former Baltimore Colts defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Gino Marchetti died Monday night. Conflicting media reports listed his age as 92 or 93....
05:39, 05/01/2019

Penicheiro’s new career has Hall of Famer focusing on future KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ticha Penicheiro has discovered a different way to hand out assists now that her playing career is over. Rather than setting up teammates for easy baskets, Penicheiro is guiding the next generation of players in her new career...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75 before Hall enshrinement Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died       ...
16:39, 06/14/2019

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
06:52, 05/23/2019

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …...
03:52, 06/18/2019

Secrets of the Harvey Nichols beauty hall experts They sell thousands of pounds worth of products every day and know our make-up secrets. Clara Strunck visits Harvey Nichols to meet the true stars of the beauty bars...
13:39, 05/09/2019

Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. (June 2...
12:26, 06/24/2019

Timberlake to receive special honor from Songwriters Hall NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake’s songwriting chops will be honored next month. The pop star will receive the Contemporary Icon Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 13 at the organization’s 50th annual induction ceremony in N...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Mike Trout tracker, May edition: He's now better than three more Hall of Famers Mike Trout -- at just 27 years old -- continued to move up the ranks of the all-time greats this past month. Here's why being better than the likes of Ernie Banks and Roberto Alomar is so impressive -- and how he's done it....
17:13, 06/04/2019

Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry for more than two decades, felt the love back from her musical sisters as she becam...
08:13, 06/14/2019

Art Shamsky pushing to get Miracle Mets manager into Hall of Fame The 1969 Mets have representation in the Hall of Fame. But is it enough? Well, their most valuable player, Tom Seaver, has a plaque there. That’s a pretty good start. Nolan Ryan, a swingman who pitched in 25 games and two more in the postseason, is h...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Regina Hall Reveals the Meaningful Inspiration Behind Her 2019 Met Gala Look Regina Hall is paying tribute to the one and only Dapper Dan with her 2019 Met Gala ensemble. E!'s Zuri Hall caught up with the actress as she ascended the Metropolitan Museum of......
01:39, 05/07/2019

Abby Wambach to be inducted into National Soccer Hall of Fame Abby Wambach, the all-time leading goal scorer in women's international soccer, will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.        ...
17:52, 05/26/2019

Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski debuts for Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco Giants and put in the starting lineup to make his major league debut in Saturday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. ...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Man killed in South Bend shooting same day as Buttigieg town hall At least one person was killed and several others injured in a shooting at a South Bend, Indiana bar early Sunday, hours before Mayor Pete Buttigieg took part in a nearby town hall on the recent police shooting of a black man in his town. Police said...
00:13, 06/24/2019

Amash battles MAGA supporter over impeachment during town hall Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich, clashed with a MAGA hat-wearing constituent during a town hall on Tuesday over his support for the impeachment of  President Trump....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that has been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside car owner Joe Gibbs and former teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

ATP roundup: Andreozzi upsets Karlovic at Hall of Fame Open Argentina's Guido Andreozzi upset sixth-seeded Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (6), 7-6 (7) on Monday in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Open at Newport, R.I....
08:00, 07/16/2019

De Blasio, angling for Fox News town hall, to appear on Bret Baier Mayor de Blasio, who is ​talking to Fox News about doing a town hall like several other Democratic presidential hopefuls, will appear Thursday evening on “Special Report with Bret Baier,” according to his campaign schedule. De Blasio, who...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Ryan Shazier, working on an NFL comeback, says ‘I still want to make the Hall of Fame’ The two-time Pro-Bowler was once told by doctors he had a less than 20 percent chance of walking again after suffering a spinal injury in a 2017 game....
07:26, 06/28/2019

Kevin Mawae donates memorabilia to Pro Football Hall of Fame A poem that hung in Kevin Mawae's locker is among more than 200 items he's donated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame with many to be displayed this summer as part of an exhibit featuring Mawae as a member of the Class of 2019   &#...
21:26, 05/08/2019

Hall-Of-Fame Boxer Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker Dead At 55 After Being Hit By A Car Former professional boxing champion Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker was killed last night in Virginia Beach. According to police, Whitaker was crossing a busy intersection around 10 p.m. when a car hit him. He died from his injuries at the scene. He was...
19:39, 07/15/2019

FBI, IRS agents search Baltimore mayor's homes, City Hall Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15)       ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Boxing hall of famer Pernell Whitaker dies at age of 55 in car accident Four-weight champion struck by car on Sunday nightConsidered by many to be greatest defensive boxer of all timePernell Whitaker, widely considered to be one of the greatest defensive boxers of all time, has died after being hit by a car. He was 55.Po...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Roger Clemens sneaks into one Hall of Fame in obvious ploy Roger Clemens’ immorality won’t stop this Hall of Fame from giving him immortality. The Pawtucket Red Sox, of whom Clemens was a member of for less than two months in the early 1980s, will induct the disgraced pitcher into its four-year-o...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Penicheiro, Riley Hunter headline Hall of Fame class KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ruth Riley Hunter says her journey to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame began in front of her television set more than a quarter-century ago. Ticha Penicheiro’s own dream started when she received a basketball fr...
05:39, 06/09/2019

James “Buddy” McGirt to be inducted into Boxing Hall of Fame It is guaranteed that when James “Buddy” McGirt makes his acceptance speech for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota on Sunday, the Long Island native will mention his mother Doreatha Boynton. He’ll probably cry a little ...
08:52, 06/09/2019

Mead to replace Idelson as Hall of Fame president on June 24 COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime Los Angeles Angels media relations director Tim Mead will take over from Jeff Idelson as president of baseball’s Hall of Fame on June 24, about a month ahead of schedule. Idelson, the Hall’s president sin...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Why NBA hall of famer Steve Nash became a Champions League pundit The two-time NBA MVP grew up with Tottenham in his blood. Now he is aiming to bring soccer to a more mainstream audience in the USSteve Nash is too old to be crying over soccer on national television. But there he was, a 45-year-old father of four, a...
12:39, 05/31/2019

From Billie Ellish to Hall & Oates: the best US summer festival lineups Across America, this summer will bring with it a variety of genre-spanning live music events, featuring a range of diverse artistsWhile US festivals have lately been earning less than rave reviews – with the ongoing fallout of Fyre festival, May’s lo...
10:39, 05/21/2019

T. rex finds a dangerous meal as Smithsonian dinosaur hall reopens A dramatic scene from the twilight of the age of dinosaurs - a T. rex feasting upon a horned plant-eater named Triceratops - will greet visitors when an ambitious new fossil hall opens on Saturday at......
17:13, 06/06/2019

Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and set to make his major league debut against San Diego. Biggio was in the lineup to bat eighth and play second base, the posi...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Funeral held for Hockey Hall of Famer Red Kelly in Toronto Friday Family, friends, former team-mates and hockey fans will say goodbye to a Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings great. The funeral is being held at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church on St. Clair Avenue at 9:45 a.m. A public memorial will take place ...
17:26, 05/10/2019

Billy Ray Cyrus campaigns for Pete Rose to be in Baseball Hall of Fame Singer Billy Ray Cyrus on Tuesday celebrated being on the top of music charts for 14 straight weeks by campaigning for MLB legend Pete Rose to get inducted into the Hall of Fame....
16:26, 07/10/2019

Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco Giants and made his major league debut.        ...
05:26, 05/26/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Mayor Pete Buttigieg came off 'small' during town hall "The Five" co-host Greg Gutfeld reacted to South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg performance at a town hall this weekend saying he came off as "small."...
02:13, 06/25/2019

Pete Buttigieg criticized at town hall meeting after cop kills black man Buttigieg left the campaign trail for several days to deal with the reaction to the shooting, holding a late night news conference, meeting with the family of the man killed and addressing a protest rally where he was heckled by some in the crowd....
05:26, 06/24/2019

Jimmy Shea tops USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hall of Fame class LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Olympic skeleton gold medalist Jimmy Shea leads a class of six that will be inducted next month into the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hall of Fame. Shea won gold at the 2002 Salt Lake Games and is a third-generation Olympian. Oth...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Eagles' Chris Long, son of Hall of Famer, announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Trump blasts Fox News for hosting Pete Buttigieg town hall President Trump on Sunday blasted Fox News for “wasting airtime” on Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg — who he again likened to Mad magazine’s gap-toothed mascot. “Hard to believe that @FoxNews is wasting ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Buttigieg takes on Trump, pitches four new tax hikes in Fox News Town Hall Insurgent Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg acknowledged at the Fox News town hall in Claremont, New Hampshire Sunday evening that he needs to do more to appeal to "black and brown" voters, even as he confidently parried a series of ques...
05:39, 05/20/2019

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town hall Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called for higher taxes on the wealthy, backed abortion rights and promised to run what he called an inclusive campaign in a New Hampshire town hall broadcast on Fox News....
04:26, 05/20/2019

Hayley Wickenheiser headlines 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame class Canadian women’s star Hayley Wickenheiser was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility. Wickenheiser headlines the 2019 Hall of Fame class that also includes former NHL players Sergei Zubov and Guy Carbonneau, Czech h...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Buttigieg Criticized at Emotional Town Hall After Cop Fatally Shoots Black Man SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city w...
17:52, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Like it or not, PED suspensions could hurt NFL players' Hall of Fame chances It’s a debate waiting to happen: What’s the penalty for NFL players trying to game the system for an unfair advantage on the field?        ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Scene City: Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Big Feminist,’ Says His Wife, Jerry Hall Social influencers rally for the Equal Rights Amendment. And Ava DuVernay’s series about the Central Park jogger case is celebrated at the Apollo Theater....
05:13, 05/23/2019

Democrat Warren rejects town hall on 'hate-for-profit' Fox News Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday said she was refusing an invitation to participate in a town hall organized by Fox News, calling the American cable news network popular with conservatives "a hate-for-profit racket."...
21:26, 05/14/2019

Julius Holt Makes American Youth Football Hall of Fame TUCSON – A former U of A football standout is being honored nationally through his work with youngsters.  Julius Holt was recently selected to the American Youth Football and Cheer Hall of Fame. Here’s more from our Friday sportscast: ...
06:00, 06/29/2019

Disgraced Magic: The Gathering Star Banned, Removed From Hall Of Fame Magic: The Gathering pro Yuuya Watanabe, the star at the centre of cheating allegations following the discovery of marked cards in a tournament earlier this month, has been found guilty and heavily punished by officials at the The Magic Pro League....
06:26, 05/10/2019

Hall of Fame quarterback and Packers legend Bart Starr dies at 85 Former Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr, 85, died Sunday in Alabama. The Hall of Famer had been in failing health since suffering a stroke in 2014.        ...
19:52, 05/26/2019

Pete Buttigieg, in town hall, couldn't name a living Republican he 'respects' 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., struggled to name a single living Republican he respects when asked at a televised town hall on Monday. ...
03:52, 06/04/2019

David Ortiz’s legacy and ‘aura’ through the eyes of one shaken Hall of Famer Hall of Famer John Smoltz, who knows from auras, sat in a Yankee Stadium broadcast booth Monday afternoon and thought back to the first time he witnessed Big Papi in full splendor, down in the Dominican Republic. “Just the whole David Ortiz aura is u...
16:26, 06/11/2019

De Blasio asks Fox News to do town hall after bashing network for so long Mayor Bill de Blasio — who once said “we would be a more unified country” without Fox News — is now courting the network to join one of its town halls to boost his floundering presidential campaign. “We want to talk to all voters ab...
21:39, 06/03/2019

Cavan Biggio, son of Hall-of-Famer Craig, called up by Blue Jays TORONTO — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and set to make his major league debut against San Diego. Biggio was in the lineup to bat eighth and play second base, the position ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Tim Couch Named to 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. –   For the second straight season, former Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch has been named to the ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame ann...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Microsoft's Solitaire Is Finally Getting Honored in the Video Game Hall of Fame It’s hard to imagine a video game dominating more screen time than Microsoft’s Solitaire has since first introduced with Windows 3.0 in 1990. It’s been the go-to distraction for procrastinators for almost three decades, and it’s finally being honored...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Opinion: CC Sabathia stamps ticket into Hall of Fame with 3,000-strikeout milestone New York Yankees left-handed pitcher CC Sabathia was a sure-fire Hall of Famer before hitting the milestone, but 3,000 strikeouts seal the deal.        ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Longtime Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, a Hall of Fame electee, dies at 75 Pat Bowlen, who was elected to the Hall of Fame this year, had owned the Broncos since 1984 and went to the Super Bowl seven times, winning three.       ...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Diane Keaton’s post-‘Annie Hall’ apartment returns at a discount Diane Keaton credits her old apartment at the legendary San Remo as “the beginning of [her] true interest in architecture,” as she once told Wine Spectator. The three-bedroom unit is now back on the market for $14.5 million, down from its $17.5 milli...
00:26, 05/30/2019

‘Mortal Kombat’ among latest inductees into Video Game Hall of Fame “Mortal Kombat,” the blood-and-guts arcade game that triggered Congressional hearings and age-level game ratings, was inducted Thursday into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with “Colossal Cave Adventure,” ″Super Mario Kart,” and the ubiquito...
01:13, 05/03/2019

'Outdated and expensive': San Francisco to close juvenile hall in pioneering move System violates ‘modern understanding of youth brain’, says official as lawmakers make near-unanimous decisionSan Francisco is set to become the first major city in the US to shut down its juvenile detention center, after lawmakers voted to close the...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Gillibrand lights into NRA as 'worst organization in this country' at Fox News town hall Kirsten Gillibrand sought to revive her struggling presidential candidacy at a fiery Fox News town hall Sunday in Dubuque, Iowa, raising her voice repeatedly, unapologetically embracing late-term abortion, and lighting into the National Rifle Associa...
02:39, 06/03/2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned at Santa Anita after horse death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died — and the 30th overall — at the Southern California track. The Stronch Group, which owns t...
23:52, 06/22/2019

Windows Solitaire inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The classic Windows game Solitaire has joined such landmarks as Doom, Tetris, and World of Warcraft in being inducted into the Strong Museum of Play's World Video Game Hall of Fame. The award recognizes Solitaire's role ...
21:39, 05/03/2019

St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer Bob Gibson, the legendary St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, is battling pancreatic cancer, his agent confirmed on Saturday.       ...
09:13, 07/14/2019

Mike Trout tracker, June edition: He's now better than Tony Gwynn and seven more Hall of Famers Mike Trout -- at just 27 years old -- continued to move up the ranks of the all-time greats this past month. Here's why passing Tony Gwynn (!) and other legends is so impressive -- and how he has done it....
16:13, 07/02/2019

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saudi official said....
06:52, 06/13/2019

Google staff share claims of company retaliation in town hall meeting As promised, Google employees who led the large-scale walkouts in November have held a town hall meeting to share more allegations of a retaliatory culture at the company. Bloomberg understands that Claire Stapleton and Meredith Whittaker provided "m...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Late UA football coach Dick Tomey to be inducted in AZ Sports Hall of Fame Coach Dick Tomey honored during a game in 2014/ Arizona Football Facebook Page TUCSON – Late University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey will be inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame in November, the Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commi...
20:39, 05/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Fox News Town Hall thumps MSNBC, CNN with 1.1 million viewers Fox News Channel’s town hall with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg dominated cable news on Sunday night, averaging 1.1 million viewers to top MSNBC and CNN combined, according to early Nielsen Media Research....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a “hate-for-profit racket.” Pete Buttigieg used Fox News&...
08:13, 05/21/2019

City Hall moves to oust trash hauler indicted in murder cover-up City Hall is moving to yank the trash hauling license from the biggest private carter on Staten Island after its owner was linked to allegations of a murder cover-up in the borough, The Post has learned. The announcement comes two days after The Post...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame call felt like World Series triumph Mariano Rivera never considered himself to be better than any other baseball player. But six months ago when the Baseball Hall of Fame called to tell him that he was not only welcomed into the Hall, but was the first player ever to be unanimously ele...
01:13, 07/12/2019

CBOE's Thomas Knorring Inducted into Inside Market Data Hall of Fame CHICAGO, IL – May 19, 2016 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that Thomas Knorring, CBOE Vice President, Business Development, has been inducted into the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame. Knorring was honored during ...
03:13, 05/02/2019

School chancellor Richard Carranza brings racial divide to City Hall New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has brought his agency’s culture of racial divisiveness to the steps City Hall, critics charged Tuesday “I don’t know why any elected official, any leader, any mayor would want to divide t...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied in support of a bill that would ban foie gras at City Hall Tuesday — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to lose the big bucks if the measure passes. Supporters of the bill told City Council members during a h...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Brad's Hall of Fame - Bradley Wiggins picks his five favourite climbs in cycling "Eurosport\u0027s Bradley Wiggins names his top 5 climbs in cycling. Alpe d\u0027Huez obviously makes the cut, but which others are in Wiggo\u0027s selection."...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame set to introduce new "Interactive Garage" exhibit this summer A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open in the Cleveland museum in July.        ...
15:52, 06/10/2019

Pete Rose: Johnny Bench would never have made it to Hall of Fame 'if I wasn't born' Baseball legend Pete Rose took a shot at his former teammate and Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench on Thursday during an appearance on “The Brian Kilmeade Show.”...
23:26, 06/06/2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after latest horse death Jerry Hollendorfer banned after horse sustains fatal injuryThirty horses have died at Santa Anita since 26 DecemberHall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable die...
06:13, 06/23/2019

Lawrence Jones on Buttigieg's MSNBC town hall: Mayor Pete is a 'chameleon' Is Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg showing his far-left colors?   Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones thinks he is, calling him a "chameleon" while reviewing his comments at an MSNBC town hall Monday night....
01:39, 06/05/2019

Back home in Indiana: Bob Knight buys house three miles from Assembly Hall Bob Knight was fired from Indiana in 2000, but he recently bought a home near the campus in Bloomington for $600,000 after appearances in state.       ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
22:39, 06/02/2019

At Town Hall, Pete Buttigieg Confronts Tensions Around South Bend Shooting The fatal shooting last week of a black man by a South Bend police officer has tested Mr. Buttigieg’s leadership at a critical time for his campaign....
00:26, 06/24/2019

‘Congress Has a Duty to Keep the President in Check,’ GOP Rep Justin Amash Tells Town Hall (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — The only Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct faced voters in his Michigan district Tuesday, receiving standing ovations from many who saluted his “courage” while spa...
14:39, 05/29/2019

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
00:52, 05/25/2019

D-Back great Curt Schilling to lead 2nd Amendment Town Hall in Tombstone TOMBSTONE –  On June 28th and June 29th all roads lead to Tombstone Arizona.  The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration will feature baseball great Curt Schilling during the special celebration of the Second Amendment.  In addition, there’l...
06:13, 06/24/2019

Gino Marchetti, Pro Football Hall of Famer and Baltimore Colts legend, dies at 93 Gino Marchetti was named to a then-record 11 consecutive Pro Bowls and was named the NFL's top defensive end for the league's first 50 years.        ...
19:26, 04/30/2019

Red Kelly, Hall of Famer with Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, dies at 91 Red Kelly. considered among the greatest Detroit Red Wings of all time, later went to the Toronto Maple Leafs and won another four Stanley Cups.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Buttigieg faces angry residents in heated town hall over police shooting Pete Buttigieg was heckled during a heated town hall on Sunday over the fatal police-involved shooting of a black man in South Bend, Indiana, with angry attendees blasting their mayor over his 2020 presidential bid and demanding he “do somethin...
04:52, 06/24/2019

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
17:13, 06/14/2019

Donovan McNabb compares himself to Troy Aikman to make Hall of Fame case Donovan McNabb is a Hall of Famer. Or, at least he is according to Donovan McNabb. The former Eagles, Redskins and Vikings quarterback compared himself favorably to Cowboys legend Troy Aikman, saying he “absolutely” deserves to be enshrin...
23:52, 05/24/2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after 30th horse since Dec. 26 dies Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack after the death of another horse under his care.       ...
21:26, 06/23/2019

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Alex Rodriguez on Yankees, Hall of Fame dream and Jennifer Lopez scouting report MLB analyst Alex Rodriguez — the mercurial former Yankee, 14-time All-Star and often the epicenter of controversy — takes a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: In what ways is fianceé Jennifer Lopez a five-tool performer? A: Well, I...
00:39, 07/07/2019

Wolf Blitzer to Hall of Fame, naming Union Station for Truman, ghosts scare at DHS CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, host of the "Situation Room," Washington Post personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary, and longtime CBS Radio White House correspondent Peter Maer are being inducted into the Washington Journalism Hall of Fame. On June 11, ...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Former Yankees star Bernie Williams to perform music at Baseball Hall of Fame inductions Bernie Williams, the former Yankees star who was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2009, will perform during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
09:13, 06/19/2019

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track A four-year-old gelding named American Currency was euthanized after sustaining an injury on Santa Anita’s training track on Saturday. It was the first time that a horse died as a result of a training track injury, and the 30th death of the racing se...
23:52, 06/23/2019

Nah, Fam: Regina Hall Nixes Whitney Houston Drug Joke in Her Show Black Monday If her character on Showtime’s Black Monday is any indication, Regina Hall revels being on the edge when it comes to comedy. But she finds nothing funny about the disease of drug addiction, she shared in explaining why she asked the writers to ax a j...
07:26, 05/29/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Books Out the Door, Abandons City Hall Post Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has written herself out of her role as the city’s chief executive, announcing her resignation Thursday after coming under intense scrutiny about the sale of books she wrote to those doing business with both the city and...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Retired soccer star Abby Wambach to be inducted into Hall of Fame: 'It means that I'm officially a has-been' Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach – one of the most prolific soccer players in the world with a record 184 goals in 256 international appearances – has been selected for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame....
00:26, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
03:26, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Miguel Cabrera reminds us watching decline of future Hall of Famers never easy Detroit has had its share of Hall of Fame talent, but it has been a while since they've watched a player of Cabrera’s caliber in this condition.        ...
04:39, 06/07/2019

'Fox & Friends' takes on chaotic Buttigieg town hall: He looked 'weak, detached from the community' The hosts of "Fox & Friends" criticized South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg for his handling of a town hall event that turned chaotic Sunday over his administration's handling of police-involved shooting....
17:39, 06/24/2019

'Mortal Kombat' and 'Super Mario Kart' join the Video Game Hall of Fame Sorry, Half-Life fans, you'll have to wait at least another year to see the classic FPS make it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The National Museum of Play has announced this year's batch of inductees: Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kar...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019: Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson and more highlights Read on for the major moments from the 2019 Rock Hall ceremony, which broadcasts on Saturday on HBO.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.        ...
21:39, 06/23/2019

'The View' hosts hammer Buttigieg after 'poor' South Bend town hall performance In a rare turn of events, the hosts of "The View" criticized Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Monday, with one calling his South Bend town hall performance "pi-- poor."  ...
22:26, 06/24/2019

Bernard Hopkins, Micky Ward headline Atlantic City boxing Hall class Arturo Gatti’s presence will be missed Sunday when Micky Ward is inducted into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Ward’s trilogy with Gatti was one of the last great rivalries in an era when boxing was bustling along the Boardwalk. Their three fi...
09:13, 06/22/2019

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
15:26, 05/21/2019

Former EKU Cross Country/Track & Field Head Caoch Rick Erdmann to be Inducted into OVC Hall of Fame EKU Athletics BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Iconic former Eastern Kentucky University cross country / track and field head coach Rick Erdmann has been elected into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. Erdmann will be officially inducted at the annual OVC Ho...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
22:39, 06/15/2019

Amy Klobuchar appears at Fox News Town Hall, warns of 'a lot of pushback and subpoenas' after Barr contempt vote Amy Klobuchar is taking the stage at a Fox News Town Hall on Wednesday evening in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seeking to distinguish herself as a relative moderate among a crowded field of progressive candidates now led by Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden....
02:52, 05/09/2019

Buttigieg town hall devolves into shouting amid anger over South Bend police shooting A town hall featuring South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg devolved into chaos Sunday as the city struggled to respond to a deadly police-involved shooting last week....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Tony Romo, Julius Peppers, Josh Heupel on College Football Hall of Fame ballot Former Dallas Cowboys and Eastern Illinois quarterback Tony Romo is among the players on the ballot for the 2020 class of the College Football Hall of Fame....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Theresa May’s Resignation Speech In announcing her departure, Mrs. May lamented the fact that she had tried and failed to persuade lawmakers to back her Brexit deal. Here is the text of that speech....
15:39, 05/24/2019

Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech A gay student who came out during a valedictorian speech at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University said Monday he hopes the speech helps ease loneliness felt by other LGBTQ students at the school. (April 29)        ...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text...
23:26, 06/19/2019

Madonna's emotional speech While being honored at GLAAD's 30th Annual Media Awards Saturday night, Madonna took the chance to explain why she has long identified with the LGBTQ community....
04:39, 05/06/2019

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the environment. According to the New York Times, almost eve...
15:52, 07/09/2019

Julian Castro admits Hatch Act 'mistake,' calls for Kellyanne Conway's termination, in Fox News Town Hall Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro told Fox News on Thursday night White House adviser Kellyanne Conway should be fired for violating the Hatch Act -- the same federal law that Castro himself was found to have violated in 20...
02:39, 06/14/2019

You can attend a 'Harry Potter'-themed wizards brunch in New York that will feel like you're dining in the Hogwarts Great Hall Warner Bros. A "Harry Potter"-inspired brunch is coming to New York City for one day only. The Wizard's Brunch is taking place in New York City on October 19. A family-friendly brunch will take place in the afternoon, followed by an adults-only di...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion at York Hall It turns out Anthony Joshua didn't 'lowball' Cuban Luis Ortiz after all, and Ohara Davies will fight former IBF champ Miguel Vasquez in June The post Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'excessive talking.'        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson lead induction ceremony The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony returned to Brooklyn on March 29 to honor the Cleveland-based institution's 34th annual class.        ...
00:39, 05/16/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
18:13, 06/09/2019

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Planes fly over Washington during Trump speech U.S. military warplanes and presidential aircraft conducted flyovers as planned during President Donald Trump's speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, capped by the Navy Blue Angels aerobatics team. (July 5)       ...
16:26, 07/05/2019

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
16:13, 05/29/2019

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
17:00, 05/21/2019

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
16:13, 05/29/2019

The baby boy’s speech has suddenly exploded. But what is he saying? All of a sudden, he’s gone far beyond mere ‘bababababa’ and ‘plpplpplpplp’After 10 months of patient silence, this week saw an explosion in my son’s vocabulary, as his wayward mash of vowels and consonants gave way to a torrent of altogether more def...
11:26, 05/19/2019

"One Of The Most Opaque": P Chidambaram On Budget Speech The budget speech by Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman is one of the "most opaque ever" former finance minister P Chidambaram said, pointing out that it leaves out all crucial information regarding......
16:52, 07/05/2019

Geraldo Rivera and Juan Williams say Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 dreams may be dashed after town hall controversy Does Mayor Pete Buttigieg still have a chance at winning the Democratic presidential nomination or are his dreams dashed in the wake of his controversial town hall this weekend?...
03:26, 06/25/2019

Packers Hall of Famer Brett Favre talks comeback, Bart Starr and Aaron Rodgers at AmFam Championship Brett Favre talked about a variety of topics at AmFam Championship, including a hacked IG post, Bart Starr and Aaron Rodgers.       ...
21:26, 06/23/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
05:39, 05/27/2019

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
08:52, 07/04/2019

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
09:26, 05/29/2019

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (June 17)        ...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
05:13, 06/18/2019

The best free text to speech software 2019 In years gone by, text to speech software was rather expensive, but these days there are excellent text to speech tools available free of charge. We're here to help you find the very best tools that will make converting written documents to audi...
19:13, 06/18/2019

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Budget 2019: The Budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5 and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will start the speech by addressing it to the speaker of Lok Sabha....
10:26, 06/13/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “internalizing disorders” such as anxiety and depre...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
03:00, 06/05/2019

5 Top Quotes From Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, presenting the annual budget statement to parliament, said the government planned structural reforms to kickstart foreign and domestic investment....
10:52, 07/05/2019

Google trains its AI to accommodate speech impairments For most users, voice assistants are helpful tools. But for the millions of people with speech impairments caused by neurological conditions, voice assistants can be yet another frustrating challenge. Google wants to change that. At its I/O developer...
23:00, 05/07/2019

'I am proud to be a gay son of God': student at Mormon college comes out in speech Matt Easton says being gay is ‘who the Lord has made me’ in commencement speech at Utah’s Brigham Young UniversityFour minutes into valedictorian Matt Easton’s speech last week at Brigham Young University’s graduation, he made an unusually candid dec...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Madonna gives emotional speech at GLAAD Awards NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audience to its feet. The 60-year-old pop icon turned hea...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet ...
15:52, 07/02/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
23:52, 06/05/2019

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
17:52, 07/09/2019

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
04:13, 06/06/2019

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
19:26, 07/02/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
05:00, 05/04/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” aro...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Megan Rapinoe drops F-bomb during speech on live TV US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe dropped the F-bomb on live TV on Wednesday after she and her squad were gifted the keys to the city. “New York City, you’re the motherf–king best!” the outspoken forward ye...
19:39, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) has condemned...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
16:39, 06/13/2019

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The g...
20:39, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.       ...
19:39, 06/26/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
02:39, 05/31/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while maintaining a speaker's voice and cadence. The tool...
22:39, 05/15/2019

In a first, Facebook will hand over hate speech data to France Facebook has agreed to hand over identifying information on French users suspected of using hate speech on its platform, making it the first deal of its kind between the social media giant and a government. According to Reuters, the decision appears ...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
19:13, 06/14/2019

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front...
22:39, 06/22/2019

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
21:00, 06/05/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
19:39, 05/27/2019

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
05:13, 07/11/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
13:26, 06/06/2019

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.”...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.       ...
21:39, 07/03/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
10:39, 05/22/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate ...
19:39, 06/11/2019

Champions of free speech: Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are Burmese journalists who were imprisoned for more than 500 days for their reporting of a Rohingya massacre. They are two of Deutsche Welle's champions of free speech....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Reggie Fils-Aime Gives First Speech Since Leaving Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime, who retired from Nintendo after spending 15 years at the video game company, will deliver the commencement address at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida later today....
22:13, 05/09/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
06:39, 06/25/2019

US Treasury yields lower ahead of Powell's speech U.S. government debt prices were higher Tuesday morning, as traders prepare to hear from Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell and monitor fresh sanctions on Iran....
10:26, 06/25/2019

Biden apologizes for praising segregationists in defensive speech Joe Biden scrambled Saturday to save his swiftly sinking campaign, finally apologizing for recent remarks in which he had positive words for segregationist Dems. “Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression to people that I was praisin...
04:13, 07/07/2019

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
16:39, 07/03/2019

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
15:26, 07/03/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
13:52, 04/29/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
02:39, 06/21/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to creeps. It’s that I don’t want him exposed to the hate...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Princ...
11:26, 06/12/2019

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
19:00, 05/26/2019

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critiq...
22:26, 07/11/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Hammond Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British finance minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
22:26, 05/08/2019

Confident Trump handicaps Democratic field during energy speech President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
02:39, 05/29/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
22:52, 05/08/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said......
02:13, 05/16/2019

Tech giants face questions on hate speech going into debates WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter faced questioning by a House panel Wednesday on their efforts to stanch terrorist content and viral misinformation on their social media platforms. The scrutiny comes as the tech giants ste...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
21:26, 05/23/2019

JWoww Praises Son Greyson on His Speech Progress as They Celebrate His 3rd Birthday Jenni "JWoww" Farley is happy to report that her son Greyson Mathews is speaking better than ever as he celebrates his third birthday, following months of therapy to overcome developmental......
20:26, 05/05/2019

PM Narendra Modi Arrives At BJP Headquarters In Delhi For Victory Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by BJP leaders at the party headquarters in Delhi as he arrived after trends showed the BJP winning a massive majority in the Lok Sabha elections....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles – but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their full percentageWhen Donald Trump addresses coalminers, farmers or Christian evangelicals, even ardent su...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
01:13, 05/23/2019

World Cup 2019: Brazil's Marta gives emotional speech to next generation Brazil legend Marta gives an emotional speech calling on her country's young players to follow in her generation's footsteps after their last-16 World Cup elimination to France....
16:26, 06/24/2019

Airports In The 1700s? Historical Flub Lands In Trump Speech Airports? In the 1700s? A historical flub landed in President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" speech on Thursday marking the US Independence Day holiday....
19:26, 07/05/2019

Antifa tries to disrupt ‘Demand Free Speech’ event in DC, reports say Members of Antifa clashed with police Saturday after attempting to disrupt a “Demand Free Speech” rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to reports....
14:52, 07/07/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award at the 2019 Glaad media awards, with a rousing sp...
20:13, 05/05/2019

7 Signs of Fascism, Says Trinamool's Mahua Moitra In Debut Speech Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress's new legislator, remained firmly on Twitter trends with her debut speech in parliament where she warned that India is displaying all the signs of Fascism put up......
10:52, 06/26/2019

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
15:26, 05/28/2019

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroye...
06:39, 05/28/2019

Facebook to help French police identify hate speech suspects PARIS (AP) — Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first. France’s digital affairs minister, Cedric O, said that Facebook will provide authorities R...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
18:39, 07/09/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
17:13, 06/06/2019

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

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
19:39, 05/13/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
19:39, 05/09/2019

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
22:26, 06/04/2019

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Pete Buttigieg Confronts Race and Identity in Speech to Gay Group Speaking at a fund-raiser for L.G.B.T. causes, Mr. Buttigieg warned that identity politics was corrosive and urged greater unity among historically oppressed groups....
09:39, 05/12/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and to start paying workers $15 an hour. “Despit...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Trump Takes Over July 4 Celebration; Changes Venue, May Deliver Speech President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation's premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be......
10:00, 05/11/2019

In Budget Speech, Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Creation Of 'Gandhipedia' Ms Sitharaman, who served as the defence minister in the first government led by PM Modi, presents her first budget at a time when India has lost its top spot as the world's fastest-growing major......
08:52, 07/05/2019

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

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
02:26, 07/03/2019

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Report On PM's Barmer Speech Sent To Poll Body: District Authorities The district polls authorities in Rajasthan's Barmer on Monday said a factual report has been submitted to the Election Commission following allegations by the Congress that Prime Minister Narendra......
12:52, 04/29/2019

Tyler C.'s Fantasy Suite Speech Just Made Him a Bachelorette Frontrunner That's it. Show's over. Tyler C. has officially stolen the hearts of every Bachelorette viewer. On the highly-anticipated fantasy suite(s) episode, The Bachelorette is definitely......
09:26, 07/16/2019

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a huge surprise to learn that the first words of Don...
09:26, 06/14/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
17:39, 04/29/2019

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
12:00, 07/05/2019

As Trump plans July 4 speech, his challengers march to a different drummer U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden and two Democratic rivals marched on Thursday in the same 4th of July parade in Iowa, a small-town scene in sharp contrast with Republican President Donald Trump's plan to speak at Washington's Lincoln Memorial a...
19:52, 07/04/2019

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Rosenstein calls Comey a 'partisan pundit' in revealing speech Rod Rosenstein took aim at James Comey Monday, calling him a "partisan pundit" in prepared remarks for a speech that included the most public retelling yet of the twists and turns of the Russia investigation by the man who oversaw it....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
14:13, 05/31/2019

Trump's big show on July 4: patriotic speech or campaign rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to transform a traditionally nonpartisan, national event in...
22:26, 06/19/2019

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, 07/12/2019

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
21:13, 05/01/2019

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
06:00, 06/04/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close to the people...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV newsman Howa...
03:52, 06/11/2019

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech “The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...
17:26, 06/10/2019

Mazda will offer an EV in 2020 Mazda is ready to jump into electric cars in earnest after years of sitting on the sidelines. CEO Akira Marumoto told Automotive News Europe in an interview that his company will introduce an EV in 2020. And no, this won't be the result of its...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why they're seeing specific ads. In the past, users could click "Why am I seeing this ad?" But the ans...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Stoudemire: Still 'have a lot to offer' NBA teams Amar'e Stoudemire, who is attempting to make a return to the NBA, told MSG Network that 15 teams attended his private workout in Las Vegas on Monday....
17:26, 07/10/2019

Pete Buttigieg Takes the Opportunity of a Fox News Town Hall to Trash Fox News Pete Buttigieg’s presidential candidacy has mostly been equal parts dull and irksome thus far, but seeing him go after multiple Fox News hosts while doing a Fox News town hall on Sunday was undeniably entertaining....
05:26, 05/20/2019

Why Tamron Hall, 48, kept her pregnancy a secret: 'I was terrified I would lose this baby' Tamron Hall welcomed her first child, a baby boy, in April – and now she's opening up about why she kept her pregnancy journey a secret.        ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

'I Was Terrified I Would Lose This Baby': Tamron Hall Reveals Baby Moses—and Her Pregnancy Fears When Tamron Hall announced in March that she was 32 weeks pregnant with her first child at age 48, fans and followers were shocked, to say the least. After all, most of us had no idea Hall had even married, let alone conceived a child with new husban...
17:00, 05/23/2019

In Victory Speech, Amit Shah Targets Congress, Chandrababu Naidu BJP chief Amit Shah, at the moment of the partys most dazzling victory, hit out at and mocked the opposition parties the Congress, Chandrababu Naidu and Mamata Banerjee. The BJP is set to win......
20:39, 05/23/2019

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
23:13, 07/08/2019

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
03:26, 06/07/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
19:13, 06/24/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
21:39, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage, all of which have caused Republicans to dismiss ...
06:13, 06/12/2019

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....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green re...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief...
00:00, 06/07/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which she has been a patron since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as Prime Minister in emotional speech outside No10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
12:00, 05/24/2019

German police raid dozens of home over online hate speech BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided dozens of homes across Germany as part of a nationwide law enforcement campaign against online hate speech. The Federal Criminal Police Office said the raids took place Thursday in 13 of Germany’s 16 states. Pol...
18:52, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voices....
00:39, 07/12/2019

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden will seek to play to his strengths on Thursday with a speech that draws upon his experience in...
14:52, 07/11/2019

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
20:26, 05/29/2019

Pence to postpone China policy speech ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting: WSJ U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will postpone his planned speech on China policy next week to avoid stoking additional tensions ahead of President Donald Trump's planned meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week, the Wall Street Journal repo...
17:39, 06/21/2019

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the school after a 2018 shooting left 17 dead while re...
15:39, 06/03/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Hate Speech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-...
22:39, 05/02/2019

It’s official: DC’s Fourth of July celebration to include Trump speech, flyover It’s official: the Trump administration announced Wednesday that Washington D.C.’s Fourth of July Celebration will feature a new fireworks display over the Potomac, military jet flyovers and demonstrations, and a speech by President Trump despite mou...
19:39, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 4-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....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Full Text Of President Kovind's Speech At Joint Session Of Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday addressed the joint session of parliament. He said the people of India have given a "clear mandate to the government to continue the developmental journey that......
11:39, 06/20/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
06:39, 05/01/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, a move aimed to averting increasing tensions with Beijing, a White House official s...
22:26, 06/21/2019

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most ...
16:13, 06/18/2019

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, ho...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According t...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
04:13, 06/06/2019

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
03:13, 06/16/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
23:52, 06/05/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
22:52, 06/05/2019

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
05:26, 06/23/2019

Biden draws firefighters' endorsement, Trump jibes, ahead of speech Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden picked up an early endorsement from a large trade union and sparred on social media with President Donald Trump over blue-collar support on Monday ahead of the Democrat's first event as a 2020 contender....
20:13, 04/29/2019

PM's Speech In Maharashtra Doesn't Violate Model Code: Election Body Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech criticising Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's nomination from Wayanad does not violate the model code, the Election Commission said today....
18:26, 04/30/2019

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 Hi...
00:52, 05/31/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
09:26, 05/09/2019

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionar...
18:26, 07/05/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to run normally," Cédric O, France's min...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Trump says malfunctioning teleprompter to blame for ‘airport’ gaffe in July 4th speech President Trump on Friday blamed a malfunctioning teleprompter for a gaffe in his Independence Day speech in which he mistakenly said the Army took over airports during the American Revolution and seemed to confuse that war with the War of 1812....
00:26, 07/06/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes Tamil Poem In Budget Speech, Thanks Taxpayers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday quoted Tamil classic "Purananooru", and drew inspiration from it to assert that the NDA government was for judicious taxation ensuring that it does not hurt......
03:39, 07/06/2019

Facebook Agrees to Hand Over Hate Speech Data to French Courts France just scored what it’s characterizing as a major victory in the battle to curb online hate speech—one that potentially carries significant implications for privacy and free speech online. Read more......
17:52, 06/26/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed on Friday France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Meets President Kovind Ahead Of Budget Speech Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting her first Union Budget....
08:26, 07/05/2019

HS senior's speech claims school did nothing to stop bullying, sexual assault A high school senior in Washington state used his graduation speech to accuse administrators of turning a blind eye to alleged cases of sexual assault, bullying and depression reported by the student body....
15:52, 06/18/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government considers to be false....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty on whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in July as has been expected....
07:39, 06/26/2019

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
23:52, 05/16/2019

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
20:00, 07/01/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Hall of Fame boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies after being struck by vehicle Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Hall of Fame boxer was 55 years old.       ...
21:26, 07/15/2019

Former 'Today' host Tamron Hall welcomes first child, a baby boy named Moses The new mom announced her pregnancy just last month sharing that she was 32 weeks pregnant and in a "safe place" to spread the news.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Your next Delta flight may offer free Wi-Fi Spotty Wi-Fi that also costs too much is often among the more frequent complaints of an airline’s customers, which is why you’re starting to see air carriers experiment a bit with how they make the amenity available. JetBlue may be the on...
04:13, 05/10/2019

Occidental Ups Its Cash Offer for Anadarko Occidental’s proposal remained at $76 a share. But that announcement and an earlier one that it would sell off some Anadarko investments were meant to counter Chevron’s bid....
05:00, 05/06/2019

Allianz swoops to offer L&G arm new home The German insurance giant Allianz is in advanced talks to buy Legal & General’s (L&G) home insurance business in a move that would expand its growing presence in the UK market....
16:52, 04/29/2019

Neymar can leave PSG if we get an offer - Leonardo "Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo says Neymar is free to leave the French champions but there have been no offers for him and only \"superficial\" talks with his former club Barcelona."...
11:26, 07/09/2019

Labour's Corbyn says: "No big offer" yet from PM May on Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has so far made no big offer to the opposition Labour Party on Brexit, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Chevron says not to raise offer for Anadarko Chevron Corp said on Thursday it would not increase its $33 billion offer to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp and expects a breakup fee of $1 billion from the company....
15:52, 05/09/2019

FCA screens to offer pizza, gas payments FCA is jumping into the world of in-vehicle transactions this year with Uconnect Market, which will enable users to order pizza, make restaurant reservations, pay for gasoline and parking and schedule vehicle service....
06:39, 06/24/2019

Target to offer same-day delivery for $9.99 per order NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago Until now, Target shoppers looking to receive same-d...
09:52, 06/13/2019

Trump says he hopes U.S. not going to war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he met with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries....
22:00, 05/16/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust ...
23:39, 06/05/2019

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American acco...
16:52, 07/05/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
08:00, 05/14/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
16:52, 05/30/2019

‘Police officers demanded to see my books’: Elif Shafak on Turkey's war on free-speech The author once put on trial for ‘insulting Turkishness’ explains why writers, academics and especially women, face escalating hostility in Erdoğan’s TurkeyOne day two months ago I woke up to thousands of abusive messages on Turkish social media, man...
14:26, 07/15/2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That man was Nicholas Winton, who organized the safe pass...
23:39, 05/24/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Prince Harry Delivers Moving Speech About Son Archie and Late Mom Princess Diana Prince Harry is opening up about his late mother, Princess Diana. The Duke of Sussex--who welcomed his first child, son Archie Harrison, with wife Meghan Markle about two months ago--is......
19:26, 07/02/2019

Dwyane Wade surprises Marjory Stoneman Douglas students with speech at graduation Dwyane Wade was a surprise commencement speaker at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 graduation on Sunday.        ...
15:52, 06/03/2019

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says 'I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time' “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. ̶...
05:13, 07/12/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins it With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure, to consider if vil...
16:00, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 2-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....
22:52, 07/11/2019

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in t...
22:39, 07/04/2019

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
04:52, 06/07/2019

Trump Praises Military In Fourth Of July Speech As Tanks, Jets Assemble It was a setting tailor-made for President Donald Trump to launch into a partisan address, with a VIP crowd in front of him that included Republican donors and a display of military armor and aircraft......
04:39, 07/05/2019

Madonna's anthemic new single "I Rise" samples Emma González's pro-gun control speech On Saturday, Madonna will receive the Advocate for Change Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. Ahead of the ceremony, the pop legend has shared a new single from her upcoming Madame X—called “I Rise,” it couples lyrics that directly reference gun violenc...
20:13, 05/03/2019

What Was Going on With That Awkward The Real Housewives of New York City Speech? Sonja and Dorinda Explain It doesn't get much more awkward than what happened on The Real Housewives of New York City with Sonja Morgan, Dorinda Medley and Ramona Singer. The trio were at a charity function......
21:13, 05/09/2019

Blogger Bilal Khan's murder spotlights fragile free speech in Pakistan The recent killing of a young Pakistani blogger, known for criticizing the nation's powerful military, has once again reignited the debate about the deteriorating freedom of expression in the country....
19:13, 06/18/2019

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
03:13, 05/30/2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters....
09:39, 04/30/2019

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, Castigates Trump and Urges Global Diplomacy The address in New York City took aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
21:13, 07/11/2019

French online hate speech bill aims to wipe out racist trolling Abuse on social networks pushes MP to draw up law that could be copied across EuropeFrance’s tough new law against online hatred aims to wipe out racist and homophobic trolling on social networks and could be replicated across Europe, according to th...
04:39, 06/30/2019

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....
10:26, 07/12/2019

Dog the Bounty Hunter Gives Emotional Speech at Wife Beth Chapman's Memorial Service Beth Chapman has been laid to rest. Dog the Bounty Hunter paid his respects to his wife on Saturday evening, June 29, and gave an emotional speech at the memorial service.......
08:52, 06/30/2019

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday....
04:26, 07/06/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxpayers money to promote politics in the classroom b...
08:13, 05/13/2019

US briefing: Trump speech 'lies', slavery reparations and record refugee numbers Wednesday’s top story: ‘Make America Great Again’ becomes ‘Keep America Great’ amid anti-Trump protests. Plus: the case for compensating slave descendants returns to Capitol HillSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m...
12:39, 06/19/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-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....
09:39, 07/12/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
01:00, 07/05/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Conway on recommendation she be fired for Hatch Act violations: 'They want to silence me, chill free speech' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway pushed back against the notion that she violated the Hatch Act, responding to reports that the House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday on whether to subpoena her to appear....
17:39, 06/24/2019

Joe Biden To Give First 2020 Speech in Pennsylvania as Republicans Prepare for a State Battle (HARRISBURG, Pa.) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense ...
16:00, 04/29/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
22:13, 05/01/2019