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White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media compa...

White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

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White House won’t sign international agreement against online extremism over First Amendment concerns The White House announced Wednesday that free speech concerns would keep the administration from signing onto an international agreement to counteract online extremism....
03:00, 05/16/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that kill...
22:26, 05/15/2019

US Says Not Signing 'Christchurch Call' Against Online Extremism The United States will not join an international bid to stamp out violent extremism online, the White House said Wednesday, while stressing that Washington backs the initiative's aims....
07:00, 05/16/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedo...
23:26, 05/15/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a March attack on mosques....
16:52, 05/15/2019

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
10:39, 08/10/2019

White House invites tech companies to discuss violent online extremism The White House plans to host a meeting with tech companies to discuss the rise of violent online extremism. According to The Washington Post, this is the Trump administration's first major engagement on the issue after the recent mass shooting ...
19:26, 08/07/2019

White House to host meeting with tech companies on violent extremism online The White House will discuss violent extremism online with representatives from a number of Internet and technology companies on Friday, according to a White House spokesman....
20:13, 08/07/2019

Skepticism greets a White House meeting devoted to violent online extremism The White House has invited tech giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter to a discussion Friday about the rise of violent online extremism, one of the Trump administration’s first major engagements on the issue despite years of warnings that ra...
01:26, 08/09/2019

White House to host discussion on violent online extremism – but Trump isn't expected to attend The White House will host technology companies on Friday for a discussion about the rise of violent online extremism days after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, left 22 people dead....
18:13, 08/07/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may unintentionally play in the spread of terror...
22:39, 05/15/2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online....
19:39, 05/15/2019

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

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on Thursday, but made no mention of the controversy that shadowed the visit. The team’s manager, ...
03:52, 05/10/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
18:39, 05/16/2019

France, New Zealand to launch a call to end online extremism PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with tech leaders in Paris on Wednesday. French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Min...
20:52, 05/13/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
10:13, 05/16/2019

Google employees weighed free speech concerns before the 2016 elections, internal emails show In September and October 2016, a chain of emails on an internal Google mailing list showed workers had concerns about free speech and content moderation tactics three years before these issues erupted into mainstream political discourse....
21:52, 08/08/2019

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It’s not alone in its criticism. In recent weeks, a slew of prominent rig...
02:39, 07/13/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:26, 06/05/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
16:52, 05/08/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be held in contempt of Congress, as talks continued with the Trump administration....
13:13, 07/25/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
07:13, 07/25/2019

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

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

‘He’s a tough man’: Trump shrugs off concerns about Hungary’s hard-right leader during White House visit The Oval Office invitation is a coup for Orban, who has shrugged off his outcast status in Europe but is seeking a measure of rehabilitation ahead of elections to the European Parliament next month....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victims of the terrorist attacks, sources said Wednesday. John Feal, a first responder and longtime advoca...
21:39, 07/24/2019

Trump to sign order simplifying agricultural biotech regulations: White House President Donald Trump is signing an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline regulations governing agricultural biotechnology, the White House said....
23:52, 06/11/2019

‘Let’s Call Wayne.’ Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Palestinians Call White House’s Economic Proposal a ‘Snow Job’ Palestinians on Sunday rejected the White House’s $50 billion economic proposal meant to boost the Palestinian and Arab economies, calling it a “snow job.” Their objection came as no surprise. Palestinian business organizations and ...
02:26, 06/24/2019

“Let’s Call Wayne.” Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced...
09:00, 08/22/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
02:13, 05/16/2019

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
00:52, 07/10/2019

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House p...
20:13, 06/11/2019

Trump, Erdogan discuss bilateral issues, G20 meeting in call: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed bilateral trade issues and Turkey's decision to buy a Russian missile system in a phone call on Thursday, the White House said....
19:13, 05/29/2019

Ex-White House cybersecurity chief says Peter Thiel is right to call out Google on China "Here's what I think is true: Google refused to work for the Pentagon on artificial intelligence" and it works on AI in China, says Richard Clarke....
17:39, 07/17/2019

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The funding will help set up a system to inform smalle...
04:13, 06/27/2019

Historian Ron Chernow Used Past Presidents to Call for Civility at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner In a speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night, historian Ron Chernow called for civility between the chief executive and the press using examples of past Presidents. Chernow, who has written biographies of several figu...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his pa...
23:13, 05/15/2019

Online extremism is taking a mental toll on researchers studying it Social media platforms do an indispensable job of connecting us with our families, friends and like-minded people. But of late, they have also become conduits for bad actors to hijack users’ attention to manipulate news, spew conspiracy theories, and...
10:52, 05/03/2019

India Joins Global Fight In Action Against Online Extremism In a bid to join the global fight against violent extremist content, India joined an initiative that calls for action to eliminate such content online....
01:52, 05/16/2019

Election security push stumbles amid White House resistance Senate Democrats and Republicans can agree on perhaps just one thing about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. But bipartisan legislation to address foreign intrusions is all but ...
14:52, 05/02/2019

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
23:26, 05/21/2019

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

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine Amid Doubts WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” ...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration needs to put down its saber and pick up a phone. Diplomacy is what grants us peace and stability &#...
15:13, 06/21/2019

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump recently has made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, as Mr. Trump continues to press the central bank to reduce interest rates....
00:52, 07/06/2019

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
20:39, 08/21/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
04:26, 06/24/2019

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

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
05:13, 07/01/2019

U.S. declines to support Christchurch Call for Action The White House said it will not back a global call to combat extremism, an effort spearheaded by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern two months after a deadly attack at two mosques....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
16:39, 06/07/2019

YouTube’s anti-extremism crackdown targets journalist who documents extremism Enlarge / News2Share's YouTube page. (credit: News2Share) YouTube on Wednesday announced an expanded crackdown on hate speech, but the company said it would make sure not to ban or demonetize videos that "aim to condemn or expose hate, or provide a...
01:26, 06/07/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
00:39, 05/16/2019

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases....
03:00, 05/23/2019

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has ...
05:00, 07/24/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech companies including Facebook and Google have signed on to a plan....
02:52, 05/16/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier has gone to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Facebook said it would tighten access to live streaming....
18:52, 05/15/2019

| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online....
23:26, 05/15/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
23:13, 06/25/2019

Christchurch trial: New Zealand media agree to curb white supremacy coverage Reporting guidelines devised and signed by five major news organisationsNew Zealand media organisations have taken the unprecedented step of agreeing to limit their reporting of the trial of the man accused of the Christchurch mosque massacre in an a...
14:39, 05/01/2019

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
23:52, 08/24/2019

Nintendo Switch Online: should you sign up? The Nintendo Switch Online service has been live for near enough two years now – though even then it was late to the game. Rival services like Xbox Live or PlayStation Plus had been going for years previously, offering a host of online benefit...
18:39, 08/08/2019

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

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

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

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

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

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped out....
02:39, 05/08/2019

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
07:39, 08/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the world’s people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being erode...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
23:52, 08/07/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
23:26, 08/06/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
00:26, 05/21/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.  ...
23:39, 05/20/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
00:00, 05/21/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
18:00, 05/08/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for top White House officials' private communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email accounts and messaging applications, a significant escalation in a years-long, bipartisan effort to l...
18:13, 07/25/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
18:13, 05/01/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
23:52, 07/27/2019

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump again spurns Congress The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
16:52, 05/21/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
20:26, 05/21/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
00:52, 07/16/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
03:26, 06/05/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
20:52, 05/14/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
21:13, 07/01/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
21:26, 06/24/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
18:26, 04/28/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
02:39, 06/05/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Personal Emails The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
20:26, 07/25/2019

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
13:13, 06/25/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
20:13, 06/04/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
05:13, 05/16/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
18:00, 06/27/2019

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns grow about the risks posed by the severe overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain this year.Kev...
22:39, 05/24/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
03:13, 05/10/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
22:52, 05/21/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
14:52, 06/19/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
18:13, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

We Analyzed How the “Great Replacement” and Far Right Ideas Spread Online. The Trends Reveal Deep Concerns. “We are being replaced,” the Belgian politician Dries van Langenhove repeatedly posted on social media this Spring. Despite his use of words echoing the rhetoric found in two recent terrorist manifestos, his far-right party Vlaams Belang ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

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

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

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
05:52, 06/25/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:00, 06/20/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
18:52, 05/14/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
20:52, 06/24/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
04:26, 05/09/2019

Thousands sign online petition to change Halloween date Boy and a girl are playing at the Halloween party, covering their faces with Jack O’Lantern bucket and paper bag. Getty Images More than 60,000 people have signed a petition to move Halloween. Halloween & Costume Association says moving Hallowe...
00:52, 07/26/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
07:26, 06/25/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
07:00, 06/25/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn over documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “The Wh...
19:52, 05/07/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
10:39, 05/22/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
19:13, 07/25/2019

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution p...
06:52, 08/19/2019

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from en...
20:52, 08/19/2019

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests. Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with social network Snapchat, YOLO lets users invite peop...
21:39, 07/21/2019

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

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

"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

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

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

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

Sign Up for Free Trials With DoNotPay iOS: When you sign up for a free trial with your credit card, there’s a risk that you’ll forget to cancel, and Netflix or Spotify or Audible or HBO will start charging you monthly. Some services make it hard to cancel, and some, like MoviePass, even ...
21:52, 07/22/2019

Big Four miners languish amid demand, ESG, capex concerns The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low-carbon economy....
14:00, 05/08/2019

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

China’s influence on campus chills free speech in Australia, New Zealand Actions by the Communist Party and its supporters on college campuses are spurring concerns over the drawbacks of close economic ties with an assertive authoritarian state....
19:26, 08/09/2019

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

The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits. France and Germany both prize freedom of expression, but history and experience have led them to impose greater limits on speech than in the United States....
05:00, 08/07/2019

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

"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

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

Michael Avenatti claims alleged Nike extortion was free speech Lightning-rod lawyer Michael Avenatti was merely exercising his First Amendment rights when he demanded $22.5 million from Nike — not extorting them, his attorneys argue in new court papers. “Mr. Avenatti is being charged with a speech crime,&#...
00:26, 08/20/2019

Watford sign free agent Welbeck "Watford have signed England forward Danny Welbeck on a free transfer after his release from fellow London side Arsenal, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
03:00, 08/08/2019

Opinion: This is where the top remaining NBA free agents should sign We’re making our best pitch to each of the top remaining NBA free agents about where they should go once signing period begins at 6 p.m. Sunday.       ...
18:39, 06/30/2019

Woman’s ‘Call 911’ sign leads to arrest of alleged kidnapper boyfriend A fast-thinking Long Island woman held up a sign reading, “Please call 911, CALL 911,” while she and her three kids were allegedly being held captive by her boyfriend in a car — ultimately leading to his arrest, police said Wednesday. A w...
02:13, 05/30/2019

200 Reindeer Starved to Death. Experts Call It a Sign of Climate Change. Scientists surveying reindeer populations in Norway said the deaths occurred on iced pastures in the Arctic, a result of global warming’s effect on a vulnerable ecosystem....
22:26, 07/31/2019

Passenger's ‘CALL 911’ sign leads to arrest of alleged kidnapper, police say The woman in the passenger seat of a vehicle at a gas station near New York City was holding a sign that said, “Please call 911, CALL 911.” A witness at the gas station saw the sign and contacted police....
11:52, 05/30/2019

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

Dow futures slightly higher amid escalating trade war concerns Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a senior Chinese diplomat ramped up the rhetoric against the U.S. amid a bitter trade war....
11:13, 05/30/2019

Lyft and Uber to Post Earnings Amid Legislation Concerns The ride-hailing rivals are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings. The reception thus far hasn’t been great: both companies are trading well below their IPO prices....
18:13, 08/07/2019

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
07:00, 06/10/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
19:13, 04/28/2019

PM Modi To Meet Top Economists Today Amid Concerns Over Slowdown Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today hold a meeting with top economists to review the macroeconomic situation of the country. The meeting comes amid growing concern over the slowdown in the......
09:39, 06/22/2019

German schools ban Microsoft Office 365 amid privacy concerns Microsoft’s cloud services has run into a fresh roadblock in Germany, after the state of Hesse ruled it is illegal for its schools to use Office 365 citing “privacy concerns.” The Hesse Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HBD...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Dow futures sharply lower amid intensifying trade war concerns U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Monday morning, as market participants monitor an intensifying trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
11:39, 06/03/2019

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

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam 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. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
09:52, 05/03/2019

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

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

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

‘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

YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki: 'Where's the line of free speech – are you removing voices that should be heard?' As the crisis-hit video site struggles to stem the flow of extreme content, the CEO talks about her role as the internet’s gatekeeperIn YouTube’s fashionable central London “space”, where good-looking young people mill around and help themselves to t...
15:00, 08/10/2019

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

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

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

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Windows 10 preview tests password-free sign-ins Microsoft is taking its disdain for passwords to a new level. It just released a Windows 10 preview for Fast ring Insiders that gives you the option to make all accounts on a particular device "passwordless" when logging into the operating system. Fl...
05:52, 07/11/2019

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country....
16:13, 06/30/2019

YouTube cracks down on white supremacist videos and conspiracies in hate speech update YouTube is cracking down on hateful 'supremacist' content and conspiracy theories that claim major events didn't happen in an aggressive attempt to stop the spread of hate speech. ...
18:39, 06/05/2019

Biden, in Iowa speech, plans to say Trump has ‘fanned the flames of white supremacy’ The former vice president will cite the recent shooting in El Paso and other hate-inspired episodes during the current Republican president’s tenure, according to excerpts of his remarks....
13:52, 08/07/2019

METALS-Shanghai lead rises amid concerns on supply shortage Shanghai lead rose on Thursday, tracking a rally in London prices in the previous session, as investors were worried about a supply shortage amid some maintenance activities in China....
11:26, 07/25/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Vape pen explodes, shattering teen’s jaw amid rising concerns over batteries Austin Adams, 17, was trying to quit smoking. So he turned to electronic cigarettes in an attempt to ease his addiction to tobacco. He found the one he wanted — a device from a company called VGOD — and asked his mother, Kailani Burton, to buy it for...
19:52, 06/20/2019

Trump huddles with team amid Afghanistan concerns: ‘Negotiations are proceeding’ President Trump on Friday met with his top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan -- possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal, something critics warn could lead to the Taliban taking hold of the country once again. ...
02:52, 08/17/2019

DJI unveils plans to start assembling drones in US amid security concerns The world’s largest consumer drone maker also rebutted security concerns on its products, saying it does not collect customer data or send it back to China....
11:39, 06/26/2019

Amid ICE raids, Amazon’s government contract comes under fire over surveillance concerns Protesters occupied an Amazon bookstore in New York specifically to protest the company's relationship with ICE, and employees have called on Amazon to terminate these contracts....
02:00, 08/14/2019

Preview: Hosts England Take On Lowly Afghanistan Amid Injuries Concerns Both England and Afghanistan have played four matches so far in the tournament. England have won three matches and are currently at fourth place in the points table while Afghanistan are yet to open......
21:39, 06/17/2019

Trump set to meet with officials on Afghanistan, amid concerns over withdrawal plans President Trump is set to meet Friday with top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan, possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal – something critics warn could lead to the Taliban taking hold of the country once again. ...
23:13, 08/16/2019

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hikes....
19:13, 04/28/2019

PM Reviews Economy With Nirmala Sitharaman Amid Slowdown Concerns: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday comprehensively reviewed the state of the economy with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as his government scrambled for solutions to tackle a fast-spreading......
10:00, 08/16/2019

"Double Whammy": Congress On US Move Amid Growth, Unemployment Concerns The Congress on Saturday said the US government's decision to terminate special trade status for India was a "double whammy" for the country which reported slowing growth and rising unemployment just......
20:00, 06/01/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final amid safety concerns Arsenal's Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been left out of the English club's Europa League final squad amid concerns for his safety in Azerbaijan's capital Baku....
15:39, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
15:00, 08/03/2019

Pompeo Heads to Latin America Amid Concerns Over Immigration, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Latin America this week on a trip set to focus on regional counterterrorism cooperation, the crisis in Venezuela and the Trump administration’s effort to stem immigration and border crossings....
00:13, 07/17/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
12:39, 07/17/2019

Should you travel this summer to Mexico amid safety, algae and political concerns? Safety concerns, the dismantling of the national tourism board and algae found on beaches have led to potential tourism issues for Mexico.       ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
01:26, 07/07/2019

Ricky Gervais calls out liberal activists for 'milkshaking' trend, limiting free speech Controversial comedian Ricky Gervais took a shot at the recent trend of left-leaning activists throwing milkshakes at conservative politicians, pundits and protesters. ...
14:52, 07/01/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
18:52, 05/15/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Rangers re-sign restricted free-agent Pavel Buchnevich The New York Rangers re-signed restricted free-agent forward Pavel Buchnevich to a two-year, $6.5 million contract       ...
04:39, 07/27/2019

Rangers Sign Artemi Panarin, a Top Free-Agent Forward A day after the Knicks failed to land top free agents, James Dolan’s other team, the Rangers, signed a coveted player on what proved to be a frenzied day in the N.H.L....
03:13, 07/02/2019

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
09:52, 06/10/2019

Raiders sign free agent tight end Erik Swoope ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent tight end Erik Swoope. The Raiders released quarterback Landry Jones on Wednesday to make room on the 90-man roster. Swoope had eight catches for 87 yards and three touchdowns in seven...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Pretends He Cares About Mass Shootings and White Supremacy in Laughably Hollow Speech On Monday morning, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the White House about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton which was so at odds with everything he has said and done throughout his political career that it might as well have been coming...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensland are fearful of “retribution” if they complain about questionable safety practices, their union sa...
01:13, 07/10/2019

Pentagon hits pause on massive contract amid Trump concerns about Amazon Defense Secretary Mark Esper will review a massive $10 billion Pentagon contract that Amazon was in strong contention to receive -- weeks after President Trump said he may intervene. ...
16:52, 08/02/2019

Russian-backed Kentucky mill makes PR push amid Democratic concerns Braidy Industries, which is developing a new Kentucky aluminum mill partially backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, has hired a firm with ties to Sen. Mitch McConnell (r-Ky.) to give the project a public relations boost as Democrats raise conc...
18:39, 08/03/2019

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other cities in the country have already instituted such bans over concerns that the technology is biased and ...
06:52, 08/01/2019

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
23:39, 06/02/2019

Trump condemns slavery in Jamestown speech amid controversy over prior incendiary remarks U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire in Washington for verbal attacks on racial minority lawmakers, condemned American slavery on Tuesday at the 400th anniversary of the first legislative assembly in Virginia and was briefly interrupted by a prote...
21:13, 07/30/2019

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
18:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 4-GSK sees shingles vaccine sales rising, as free cash flow concerns weigh GlaxoSmithKline forecast on Wednesday that 2019 sales of its shingles vaccine would be more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) but the British drugmaker's shares slipped on concerns about its pharmaceutical business and free cash flow....
20:00, 05/01/2019

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketing practices....
00:13, 08/22/2019

Everton to sign Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lössl on free transfer • Dane will move to Goodison after Terriers’ relegation• Lössl signs three-year deal and joins on 1 JulyHuddersfield’s goalkeeper Jonas Lössl has signed a pre-contract agreement to join Everton on 1 July.Lössl, who made 31 Premier League appearances ...
17:13, 05/24/2019

Panthers sign free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not announced Friday. Robinson played in 14 games last season with the Vikings and had 17 receptions fo...
18:26, 05/17/2019

NHL free agency roundup: Canadiens sign Sebastian Aho to $42.3M offer sheet Hurricanes GM Don Waddell says team officials will discuss whether to match the offer sheet the Canadiens tendered to restricted free agent forward Sebastian Aho....
00:00, 07/02/2019

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22:13, 05/16/2019

Nets sign Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg as undrafted free agent Former Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg posted Friday night on social media that he will join the Nets as an undrafted free agent. “I asked God to take over as a kid,” Massinburg wrote. “He then said “Watch me work”. Thankful for the opportuni...
09:13, 06/22/2019

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there.       ...
18:52, 07/04/2019

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the ...
06:00, 08/03/2019

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs insists he has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifier ...
15:39, 06/10/2019

Man Utd pull out of Paulo Dybala deal amid concerns over striker's desire to join Manchester United have pulled out of a move for Paulo Dybala, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepared to go into the season without striking reinforcements - even if Romelu Lukaku leaves....
03:26, 08/05/2019

Trudeau pledges ‘steady’ drug supply in Canada amid concerns over Trump policy Trudeau says Health Canada ensures there is a "steady and solid supply" of medications for Canadians regardless of external or international pressures....
21:13, 08/01/2019

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concerns that Tehran seized an oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates in the area....
17:13, 07/17/2019

Tesla reports bruising first-quarter loss of $702M amid concerns about Model 3 demand Facing concerns about demand and profitability, Tesla reported a bruising first-quarter net loss of $702 million on Wednesday.        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

DCCC sees staff shakeup amid diversity concerns, chairwoman calls it ‘sobering day’ The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced a new interim executive director and other top staff changes on Monday after reported criticism that the staff did not reflect the diversity of the Democratic Party. ...
16:00, 07/30/2019

Why Arya’s New White Horse on Game of Thrones Could Be an Ominous Sign for Daenerys Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. Things were looking pretty grim for Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) at the end of Season 8, Episode 5 of Game of Thrones, “The Bells.” Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) had fully transformed i...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Chicago Cubs investigating fan who appeared to flash white power sign on air The franchise apologized after a fan used what appeared to be a white power hand sign behind Doug Glanville, a black former player working as a sideline reporter....
17:26, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 4-E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketing practices....
05:52, 08/22/2019

Free movies online: how to stream flicks for nix in Australia Netflix, Stan, Amazon Prime and Foxtel Now offer an ever-growing selection of movies which can be streamed to TV, computer or other compatible devices at a moment's notice — so long as you've got an active subscription and cough...
09:52, 05/06/2019

These are the free Nintendo Switch Online games for June Nintendo has announced the three new games that will be added for free to its Nintendo Switch Online NES library for the month of June - but it's hardly a vintage month.Subscribers to Nintendo's online service will get access to beat-em-up ...
12:26, 06/05/2019

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
07:26, 06/10/2019

Aspen Dental to offer veterans free care, sign ups begin Wednesday Getty Images TUCSON – Aspen Dental will open two of their Tucson locations on June 8 to provide free care for veterans. Veterans can start scheduling appointments starting Wednesday by calling 1-844-277-3646. An Aspen Dental representative will let v...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Zion Williamson is latest to drop off Team USA roster, amid minor injury, conditioning concerns Zion Williamson will not play for Team USA at this summer's FIBA World Cup, amid whispers he is out of shape and following a minor knee injury, The Athletic reported....
18:52, 07/23/2019

Chile's Zaldivar mine asks for more time to answer questions amid Atacama water concerns Chilean copper miner Antofagasta Plc said on Tuesday it would ask regulators for more time to answer questions about an environmental impact study for its Zaldivar mine, which draws water from Chile's lithium-rich Atacama salt flat....
02:26, 06/26/2019

California high school newspaper runs story about student’s porn career after winning free speech battle A California high school student newspaper has published a feature story about a local 18-year-old’s fledgling career in the porn industry after winning a free speech battle against a group of district officials its advisor says “have lost their mind...
20:52, 05/03/2019

Red Sox pitcher David Price signal-boosts tweet about 'white Sox' visiting Trump's White House The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday with President Donald Trump.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Sign this petition to stop Craig Wright from copyrighting the Bitcoin white paper An online petition to remove Craig Wright’s name from a copyright claim submitted earlier this week has surfaced after his latest effort to lay claim to the fact he authored the original Bitcoin white paper. In an attempt to scratch his latest patent...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Diversity concerns at House Democrats’ campaign committee lead top staffer to quit Allison Jaslow resigned Monday as executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee amid grumbles targeting its chair, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.)....
23:39, 07/29/2019

Trump supporters call speech 'fantastic' Supporters called President Donald Trump's speech 'electric' and 'fantastic,' after he kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday night. (June 19)        ...
08:13, 06/19/2019

How to watch a Fortnite World Cup live stream online for free from anywhere The Fortnite World Cup is here, showing off the talents of the world's best players in one weekend of carnage. Whether you want to to watch the creative matches, the duos finals or even the Pro-Am - this is how to live stream Fortnite World Cup ...
19:13, 07/26/2019

How to watch America's Got Talent 2019 online for free in the US or abroad Incredible singers, dancing dogs, men spitting out water in a synchronised dance routine - what else could we be talking about other than America's Got Talent? Yes, the much loved TV show has returned once again for its 14th season and we'r...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in May 2019 The slow trickle of free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers continues this month with three new titles, including the classic Donkey Kong Jr. As Nintendo notes in its newest newsletter, this brings this total number of free NES games on...
04:00, 05/09/2019

NBA free agency: Kemba Walker will sign with Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving is on the move The All-Star guard will leave the Charlotte Hornets, where he has spent his career, for Boston. The deal will be for four years, $140.6 million.       ...
00:52, 06/30/2019

Juve seal Rabiot deal on free transfer, Napoli sign Manolas from Roma "Serie A champions Juventus moved to strengthen their team on Sunday evening as they confirmed the imminent arrival of Adrien Rabiot on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain."...
23:26, 06/30/2019

Warriors' Andre Iguodala on one team's free agency hopes: 'Nobody’s gonna sign with the Knicks, sorry' The New York Knicks are expected to be major players once the NBA free agency period opens Sunday as the team is expected to go after big-name free agents like Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving....
19:13, 06/25/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic data....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

White supremacy in America: Can parents stop online radicalization? Digital platforms often shield those ripe for radicalization from being detected by family members who can't, or won't, see the signs.        ...
17:13, 08/23/2019

Cardinals release former first-round wide receiver Kevin White, sign Michael Crabtree Kevin White, a wide receiver who was drafted No. 7 overall by the Bears in 2015, was released by the Cardinals, who later signed Michael Crabtree.       ...
10:13, 08/22/2019

House border funding bill in doubt after liberal Democrats raise sharp concerns House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus....
03:39, 06/25/2019

Rockstar is offering free cash in GTA Online to Amazon Prime members Amazon Prime Day 2019 may be just around the corner, but if you can't wait that long for some Amazon Prime membership perks then you're in luck as Rockstar Games is offering free cash to GTA Online and Red Dead Online players (in-game money...
16:52, 07/02/2019

Here are the free NES games added to Nintendo Switch Online in August 2019 Nintendo announced its latest slate of free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers this week, and it may very well be the most compelling argument to date for a new console or two to be added to the program. This month’s new titles ar...
19:00, 08/10/2019

How to watch Love Island online: free stream of season 5 from UK or abroad Grab your closest mates, fire up the TV and get ready to pick up your yearly guilty pleasure - Love Island is back. Yes that's right, the behemoth dating show filled with challenges, arguments and awkward doctors named Alex will be making its re...
16:39, 05/29/2019

How to watch Love Island online for free: stream season 5 from UK or abroad Grab your closest mates, fire up the TV and get ready to pick up your yearly guilty pleasure - Love Island is back. We've waited 10 long months since we tearfully waved goodbye to last year's contestants, but the behemoth dating show filled...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Best cloud storage of 2019 online: free, paid and business options Businesses and consumers are increasingly reliant on cloud based storage solutions instead of in-house, on-premise local storage hardware.Your files are stored in the cloud, which is a simplified view of what is essentially someone else's infras...
21:39, 05/10/2019

Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in July 2019 One of the biggest disappointments of E3 2019 was that it came and went without Nintendo announcing any plans to bolster the Nintendo Switch Online free classic games library with SNES or N64 games. It did not seem all that likely, but it stings none...
17:52, 07/10/2019

The best free parental control software 2019: keep kids safe online If you have children, of course you want them to be able to take advantage of the internet, and free parental control software can take the worry out of letting them loose online. Whether conducting research for a school project, keeping in touch wit...
15:13, 05/21/2019

Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in June 2019 The selection of free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers has fluctuated rather drastically over the months, but the three “classic” titles being added to the library in June are easily the least exciting we’ve seen sin...
21:00, 06/05/2019

How to watch Love Island online for free: stream from home or abroad After a few months of Summer drama, Love Island UK finally came to a big end - very sad news for all. But don't fear, because there is still some good news. the US edition of the show is still going so American fans can watch Love Island USA onl...
16:00, 08/09/2019

Buffalo Bills sign David Sills, who once received offer from USC at 13, to undrafted free agent contract David Sills was a viral sensation in middle school and received an scholarship offer from USC when he was in seventh grade.        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

How DARE You Ask Joe Biden to Call Trump a White Supremacist In 2015, Donald Trump opened his campaign by saying Mexican immigrants were “rapists” and “drug dealers.” Now, four years later, major Democratic political players are finally starting to agree that Trump is a white supremacist — except one....
05:00, 08/09/2019

Some gamers think white phosphorus is too heinous for Call of Duty Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is adding a few goodies to reward players who maintain a killstreak — one of which is the deadly white phosphorus. As you might expect, the addition of the horrific chemical agent as a prize for good play isn’t sitting we...
01:39, 07/31/2019

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end ‘free-for-all’ abuses: UN expert Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until “effective” national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Tuesday....
19:26, 06/25/2019

Forever 21 apologizes for sending out free diet bars with online order shipments Forever 21 apologized Thursday after receiving backlash online for including free diet bars in shipments to customers who ordered from the retailer’s plus size collection....
13:52, 07/26/2019

How to watch the Love Island UK final online for free: stream from home or abroad After eight weeks of romance, arguments, bizarre challenges and slow-mo Caroline Flack, we're sorry to say that Love Island 2019 is finally coming to an end. But don't think of this as bad news as there's still one last bout of drama t...
00:26, 07/30/2019

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for business.”...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Dad of murdered Colorado mom makes desperate plea amid online attacks The grieving father of Shanann Watts — the Colorado woman whose husband murdered her and their two daughters — says his family is still being bombarded with death threats and online harassment nearly a year after the murders — and h...
06:13, 07/24/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
17:52, 07/20/2019

California middle school corrects yearbook after photo shows students flashing white supremacy sign The incident in Petaluma prompts calls for schools to be more proactive in teaching about hate symbolsThree middle school students in a predominantly white suburb of northern California flashed a gesture associated with white supremacy in a basketbal...
14:52, 05/30/2019

How to watch Glastonbury Festival 2019 online for free: live stream the entire event from anywhere If you weren't one of the 200,000 people who managed to grab a Glastonbury Festival ticket in the 36 minutes they were on sale then don't worry, you can still catch all of the action online. With BBC covering the entirety of the festival, i...
18:52, 06/27/2019

Red Dead Online update news: Big patch introduces Poker, Free Roam, new items and MORE Rockstar has announced a massive new update is coming to Red Dead Online today that will update the game in so many different ways it's almost impossble to keep track of them. But we did - just about. Here's everything you need to know....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
07:26, 05/26/2019

Why Clint Frazier isn’t getting the call amid Yankees’ injury twist Clint Frazier isn’t making the trip to London. The outfielder, who has made headlines this season with bad defense in the outfield and a defiant attitude, was not among the extra players the Yankees added to their roster for their two-game series aga...
03:39, 06/27/2019

Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army Sudan's protest leaders have set a date for next week's two-day general strike in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led authority....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who r...
07:26, 05/26/2019

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the U.S.-China trade war with one warning it may spiral out of control...
08:13, 06/23/2019

He Paid $9,100 To Buy House Online. It Turned Out To Be Strip Of Grass A Florida man thought he had landed a steal deal after paying $9,100 (approximately Rs 6.3 lakh) for a villa in Tamarac, only to be told that he had only bought the strip of grass in front of the......
11:26, 06/20/2019

Russia Orders Tinder to Share User Data Amid Online Clampdown Russian authorities have ordered dating app Tinder to share user data and messages with government and intelligence agencies, in the latest sign of Moscow’s tightening grip over online activities in the country....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Get a Free Slider From White Castle Today If you missed yesterday’s free ice cream cone from Häagen-Dazs, now is your chance to redeem yourself—with a free slider and a Coke from White Castle....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
07:39, 06/26/2019

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation (NBC News)  More than 200 mayors from across the country are urging Congress to return to Washington and begin work on new gun safety legislation. Earlier in the week President Trump said he was open to expanded background checks for gun buyers.  A b...
09:52, 08/09/2019

Inmates are taking full advantage of city’s $8M free phone call policy New York City jailbirds are now talking up a storm thanks to a new law providing free phone privileges at a cost of $8 million yearly to taxpayers. Department of Correction officials testified during a City Council budget hearing Wednesday that inmat...
06:39, 05/10/2019

The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming merger of the two telecom giants is a warning sign a...
12:39, 06/19/2019

Trump's losses in drug pricing battle should be a free market wake-up call to him The Trump administration lost two key battles in the span of 48 hours in its fight to get prescription drug prices down. But it can still win the war by getting back to its free market roots....
02:52, 07/12/2019

Champions League Final: Tottenham vs Liverpool live stream to be shown free by BT on TV, online and on YouTube Tottenham and Liverpool fans are still struggling to work out how to make it to Madrid for the upcoming Champions League Final, but supporters back home can watch all the action for free....
18:52, 05/21/2019

Champions League Final LIVE stream: Watch Tottenham vs Liverpool free on YouTube, online and on TV with BT While Tottenham and Liverpool fans are still struggling to work out how to make it to Madrid for the Champions League Final, supporters back home can watch all the action for free....
17:52, 05/31/2019

Chelsea vs Arsenal LIVE stream: Watch the Europa League Final for free online, on YouTube and on TV with BT Fans of Chelsea and Arsenal have had plenty of problems with getting to Baku, but supporters who have not been able to get tickets - or get to Azerbaijan at all, for that matter - can watch tonight's Europa League Final for absolutely free....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid Calls for a new migrant caravan have largely gone unheeded as a relatively small group departed from Honduras a week after a raid by Mexican police resulted in hundreds of detentions and the dissolution of a previous caravan...
19:52, 04/30/2019

EU elections: Wake-up call for centrists amid euroskepticism, climate inaction Europeans have mobilized to vote in numbers not seen for decades. Major parties have seen their power shrink, and with populists and Greens making gains alliances will be crucial. Bernd Riegert analyzes the results....
07:26, 05/27/2019

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
12:39, 06/27/2019

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and calls for his ouster in the U.S. territory over allegations of corruption....
13:13, 07/25/2019

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
19:26, 06/27/2019

Bill Walton joined White Sox booth to call a game against the Angels and it was amazing Bill Walton, the Basketball Hall of Famer-turned broadcaster, hit the baseball booth Friday to call a game between the White Sox and Angels.       ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Tammy Abraham abuse after missing Chelsea penalty sees Kick It Out call on Twitter to outline plan to tackle online racism Kick It Out have called on Twitter and their social media counterparts to outline their plan to tackle racism after Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was allegedly targeted with racial abuse following last night's Uefa Super Cup defeat....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Tesla electric car demand is 'absolutely not' struggling, Elon Musk says amid investor concerns Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that demand for the company's electric vehicles is flagging.       ...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Call of the wild: a house in the woods of the South Downs A home that sees the wood for the trees in its clever use of timber and lightThere are some lovely things in Jenny Stevinson’s home – paintings, ceramics, mid-20th-century pieces, not to mention the cracking architecture itself – but she admits to no...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido issues call for military uprising amid violent clashes Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, and violence broke out at anti-government protests as the country hit a new crisis point after years of politic...
22:39, 04/30/2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare battle royale could be a standalone free game due out early 2020 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare could be getting a battle royale mode after all, except it will follow on from the main game as a standalone (and free) offering, due out early in 2020.This is just a rumor, but it comes from a source with a solid enough ...
15:13, 08/11/2019

West Ham vs Altach LIVE: 2019 pre-season stream, commentary, latest score, lineups, how to watch free online West Ham get their pre-season underway this afternoon as they round off a two-week camp in Switzerland with a first friendly of the summer against Austrian side Altach....
16:52, 07/11/2019

Iran dissidents call for Tehran’s embassies in Europe to be shut down amid terror threat A top Iran resistance group is calling on European nations to shut down Tehran's embassies in response to the regime's alleged use of embassies to plot terror attacks against its political opponents across the continent -- as the Trump administration...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
14:39, 07/20/2019

Opinion: Amid unfair NFL landscape, Jets make right call by unloading GM Mike Maccagnan Deposed GM won't get to see if recent moves work out, but more important that franchise finds somebody who can align with new coach Adam Gase.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Trump held conference call with big bank CEOs amid market turmoil: source President Donald Trump held a conference call on Wednesday with the chief executives of the three largest Wall Street banks as financial markets were in turmoil, one source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
22:26, 08/16/2019

Patriots might go to White House USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell discusses what is next for the Patriots, including a possible trip to the White House.        ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

This house is free but it comes with a ‘godawful’ catch There is such a thing as a free house — though, like with lunches, there’s always a catch. A Minnesota woman is selling her historic home for a whopping zero bucks. But the lucky homeowner will be stuck with the costly task of moving the darn t...
19:52, 05/02/2019

Arsenal to learn Uefa's Europa League final security plan amid concerns over Henrikh Mkhitaryan's safety Uefa are set to confirm in the next 24 hours whether they will meet the security requirements requested by Arsenal to ensure Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play in the Europa League Final....
12:26, 05/15/2019

Peruvian president rejects call to cancel copper mining project permit amid protests Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra rejected the demand of a regional governor on Tuesday to cancel within 72 hours the construction permit for a copper mining project that has led to protests....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Labour civil war deepens with Diane Abbott retweeting call for Tom Watson to go amid anti-Semitism row Labour's civil war intensified today as Diane Abbott retweeted a call for deputy leader Tom Watson to consider quitting in the ongoing row over anti-Semitism....
18:52, 07/12/2019

Red Sox contingent honored at White House Some members of the Boston Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, as the team downplayed the decision of nearly a dozen members of the team not to attend....
01:52, 05/10/2019

Tiger Woods at the White House Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
00:26, 06/13/2019

Silent 'free election' vigils held across Moscow amid protest ban After authorities rebuffed their rally plans, Russian activists stood in solitary silence at some of the city's monuments. Previous protests have sparked police action that saw 3,000 people arrested....
23:52, 08/17/2019

Mookie Betts clears up Red Sox feelings amid free-agency push It’s just part of the business. Mookie Betts’ contract with the Boston Red Sox expires after the 2020 season, and he is determined to test the market as a free agent. Some have speculated he’s unhappy in Boston or is looking for a change. Betts insis...
22:39, 07/23/2019

Buffalo Bills sign 'LeBron James of football' David Sills to undrafted free agent contract David Sills was a viral sensation in middle school and received an scholarship offer from USC when he was in seventh grade.        ...
15:39, 05/01/2019

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses House Call to Discuss Accusations She’s Been Talking Out of Turn Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway refused Monday to appear before a House committee probing stuff she’s said that lawmakers say violated federal law banning government employees from engaging in political speech while on the job....
05:26, 07/16/2019

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of a draft trade agreement with the United St...
20:26, 05/08/2019

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service a...
18:26, 05/30/2019

White House debates changes to biofuel mandates Some administration officials want to expand environmental credits that encourage production of flex-fuel vehicles that can run on high-ethanol gasoline and would require government agencies to use more of them -- both steps that could increase the u...
03:26, 08/21/2019

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a sta...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
15:13, 05/30/2019

Meet Your New Chief White House Liar Stephanie Grisham, currently the director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, will be the White House’s new press secretary, the first lady announced on Tuesday....
19:39, 06/25/2019

White House still standing behind Moore for the Fed: Kudlow A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, despite concerns Democratic lawmakers have about his competence....
19:39, 04/29/2019

Man set himself on fire near White House, severely injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to the report of...
11:26, 05/30/2019

Megan Rapinoe declares ‘I’m not going to the f—ing White House’ The co-captain of the US Women’s soccer team balked at the idea of visiting the White House if her team wins the World Cup, saying she wouldn’t “f—–g” go. Megan Rapinoe made the declaration during an interview Tuesday with Eight by Eight ...
05:26, 06/26/2019

Rep. Justin Amash won’t rule out White House run WASHINGTON – Rep. Justin Amash, a congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last week, said Sunday that he wouldn’t rule out making a White House run. “I still wouldn’t rule anything like that out,” Amash told CNN’s Jake Tapper in...
22:00, 07/07/2019

White House Ratchets Up Trade Fight Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on its promises and vowed to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25% starting Friday....
03:00, 05/07/2019

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio used a “shell game” to get around strict donor limits to bankroll his quixotic White House bid, a campaign finance watchdog charged Wednesday. The complaint from the Campaign Legal Center alleges that the mayor improperly used tw...
09:26, 08/08/2019

Rapinoe stands by statement about not going to White House Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women's World Cup       ...
19:13, 06/27/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump avoided discussing the controversy....
06:39, 05/10/2019

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States and Poland also recently reached an agreement to sell the aircraft to the Eastern European country....
23:13, 06/12/2019

Trump welcomes Red Sox contingent to the White House President Trump welcomed the World Series champion Boston Red Sox to the White House on Thursday — even though some players and team manager Alex Cora balked at making the visit. “Each Red Sox player is a shining example of excellence living out an A...
04:52, 05/10/2019

White House backs off foreign aid cuts The White House will not move forward with a more than $4 billion proposal to cut foreign aid, according to multiple sources. Lawmakers from both parties objected to the plan, complaining that it would hurt foreign aid programs while also jeopardizi...
19:52, 08/22/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
02:13, 05/22/2019

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals ...
02:13, 07/03/2019

White House highlights F-35s to Poland in flyover President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda watched an F-35 fighter jet fly over the White House grounds Wednesday. The flyover was planned as Poland considers buying more than 30 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets. (June 12)   &#...
22:13, 06/12/2019

White House wants to end child detention limits The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a move that will almost certainly lead to a new court battle over immigration. (Aug. 21)   ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Trump likely to meet with Xi when G20 gathers: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he suggested a meeting was not yet firmly scheduled...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Prada latest luxury fashion house to go fur-free MILAN (AP) — The Prada Group has become the latest luxury fashion house to go fur-free. Prada said Wednesday that it will no longer include animal fur in its designs and new products starting from the spring-summer 2020 women’s collection, whic...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Jack White talks The Raconteurs’ ‘Help Us Stranger,’ phone-free shows and playing in Canada The former White Stripes frontman spoke with Global News about The Raconteurs' long-awaited global comeback and its highly-anticipated album, 'Help Us Stranger.'...
15:26, 06/21/2019

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civ...
22:26, 07/30/2019

| Trump invites Hungary's Orban to White House US President Donald Trump is to host Hungary's firebrand anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House next week, officials said on Tuesday....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Trump briefed on Colorado shooting, White House says President Trump has been briefed on the school shooting that unfolded in a Denver suburb, resulting in one death and eight injuries, the White House said Tuesday....
10:52, 05/08/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June 17th and 18th. While few details are yet known about the guest lists, Governor Cuomo is rumored to b...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Iran’s Rouhani: The White House is ‘mentally retarded’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed the US sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as “outrageous and idiotic” because the cleric has no assets abroad. “The White House actions mean it is mentally retarded,” Rouhani s...
14:52, 06/25/2019

Torrential DC rainstorm floods White House basement Fierce rainstorms swamped the nation’s capital Monday morning, causing massive road and rail delays, knocking out power for thousands — and flooding the White House basement....
19:00, 07/08/2019

Matters of politics, race follow Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON — For decades, championship teams have visited the White House in a moment of ritual and tradition. Athletic excellence is celebrated, lame jokes are told and the president is given yet another jersey bearing his name. Under President Dona...
19:39, 05/09/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new skills to U.S. workers....
14:52, 05/16/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
08:39, 05/11/2019

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate M...
20:39, 07/17/2019

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
12:52, 07/09/2019

A Big Mac at the White House: Trump’s telling sports celebrations He’s hosted teams and honored athletes, but the president’s ceremonies reveal his polarising natureOn Monday last week, it was the Baylor Lady Bears basketball team. On Monday this week, the US army football team, followed by the golfer Tiger Woods. ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called on Thursday for Donald Trump’...
00:52, 05/24/2019

The White House Is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his report to t...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won’t visit White House CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions. Cora cited the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico as...
04:13, 05/06/2019

De Blasio staffers reportedly think White House bid is 'a joke' The skepticism over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid for the presidency apparently is not limited to low poll numbers, as even his own staff members appear to doubt his chances....
21:00, 07/28/2019

GOP senators to be briefed on White House immigration plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican senators are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss a new White House immigration plan. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway describes the plan as “fairly comprehensive,” saying it a...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Bidens Earn More Than $15 Million Since Leaving the White House (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, took in more than $15 million since leaving the Obama White House, according to newly released documents, catapulting the Democratic presidential candidate into millionaire status and denting the wor...
15:52, 07/10/2019

Matters of politics, race accompany Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Donald Trump, visits by championship teams to the White House have often become politicized. That’s happening to the Boston Red Sox, who steamrolled to a World Series crown last October and are poised to visit ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
07:13, 05/11/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
23:00, 05/15/2019

'No do-over': White House says Congress is trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to conduct a “do-over” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 201...
22:00, 05/15/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be coming soon....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
00:00, 05/19/2019

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
08:39, 07/13/2019

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess, but probably did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
21:13, 07/03/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
04:52, 07/05/2019

White House Memo: Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment....
03:00, 05/20/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led ...
23:39, 07/03/2019

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitte...
10:13, 06/27/2019

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
05:13, 06/27/2019

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Said He Was Contacted by White House for Fed Board Job Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Tuesday he has been approached by White House officials “in recent months” about the possibility of serving on the Fed’s Washington board of governors....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.        ...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetweeting Joe Biden’s speeches to call on Congress to pass “strong background checks.” A few days later,...
09:39, 08/15/2019

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have tea...
18:52, 06/30/2019

Inverted curve proves White House has won its battle with the Fed WeWork may have left it a tad late for its IPO unless the central bank makes a swift and decisive cutWeWork, the loss-making US office rental company, is planning a stock market launch next month to fund its global expansion. All the signs on Wall St...
20:52, 08/15/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for president....
01:52, 05/10/2019

First Lady’s Spokeswoman To Be White House Press Secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has announced that her spokeswoman will be the new White House press secretary. Stephanie Grisham, who has been with the Trumps since 2015, will also take on the role of White House communications director. The first l...
20:00, 06/25/2019

White House says Turkey's involvement in F-35 program 'impossible' The White House said on Wednesday that Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system renders its continued involvement in the F-35 joint strike fighter program impossible....
23:00, 07/17/2019

White House to Start Ban on Government Business With Huawei The White House will start implementing provisions of a law that bans the U.S. government from doing business with Huawei Technologies, moving ahead with restrictions despite Huawei’s court challenge....
07:00, 08/09/2019

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statement....
08:26, 08/17/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that......
05:13, 05/04/2019

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
00:00, 06/29/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the hard passes of almost the entire White House press...
12:00, 05/09/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
20:13, 05/31/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
03:26, 06/03/2019

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canad...
22:13, 06/20/2019

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the......
16:26, 05/30/2019

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

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
04:52, 06/24/2019

Arnav Gupta, man who set himself on fire near White House, dies A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, authorities confirmed Thursday. Arnav Gupta, of Bethesda, Md., erupted into a bright orange fireball at the Ellipse, a tourist-filled 52-acre public park that sits north of ...
14:52, 05/30/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
23:39, 06/17/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
05:26, 06/10/2019

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
19:00, 08/18/2019

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Outfit the Rest Of Your House With Philips Hue White Bulbs, Now Just $13 Each Even dedicated Philips Hue owners will tell you that not every light bulb needs to transform into a colorful, pulsating light show. But Hue’s automation features and voice control capabilities can still come in handy in places like basements, closets...
21:13, 05/26/2019

Trump says he's 'thinking about' a payroll tax cut — a day after the White House denies it Trump said he has "been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time" — and he cautioned that "whether or not we do something now, it's not being done because of recession."...
23:01, 08/20/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
21:13, 05/26/2019

'I don't see why not': Pete Buttigieg on having kids with husband in White House Democrat hopeful makes remarks on first wedding anniversaryButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could hap...
22:00, 06/16/2019

White House says Mexico tariffs 'still on track' for Monday The United States is on track to implement threatened 5 percent tariffs on Mexican goods on Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday as migration talks with Mexican officials continued in Washington....
16:39, 06/07/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House, police say United States Park Police identified the man as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda, Maryland, who died Wednesday from his injuries.        ...
17:52, 05/30/2019

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloom...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Trump says White House talking to Democrats on gun legislation President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was in meaningful talks with Democrats on gun legislation after the latest mass shootings to rock the United States, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not ve...
23:52, 08/20/2019

Person arrested near White House after stopping car, leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and much of 17th Street were on lockdown for a time Sunday night as authorities arrested a person whose vehicle stopped in front of a White House gate. In a statement, the Secret Service says an individual driving a ...
05:39, 06/03/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
05:26, 05/30/2019

White House Chief Economist to Leave Post Kevin Hassett, the Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers, told The Wall Street Journal that his departure had “been in the works for a good long time” and that it was common for people to leave the post after around two years....
12:13, 06/03/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House The Secret Service cleared the area of people, including a group protesting the Trump administration’s plan to roll back protections for transgender individuals....
00:52, 05/30/2019

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
17:39, 06/14/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men....
21:13, 04/29/2019

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to schedule a vote on it, a White House official said Wednesday....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
02:28, 08/19/2019

Amazon, Realogy team up to help you buy your next house and get free stuff in the process Amazon and Realogy are launching a new homebuying program called TurnKey that provides products and services to help purchasing a new house.       ...
02:00, 07/24/2019

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 c...
21:39, 07/11/2019

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
19:52, 06/02/2019

Trump hosts Hungary’s nationalist leader at White House U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House Monday, where they are expected to discuss trade, energy, and national security....
20:00, 05/13/2019

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
22:26, 07/04/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Trump to honor Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday afternoon at the White House — the nation’s highest civilian honor. President Trump will present the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer, a Manhattan na...
19:26, 08/22/2019

With Eyes on the Election, the White House Insists the Economy is Strong WASHINGTON (AP) — The “fundamentals” of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald T...
06:52, 08/20/2019

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
03:39, 06/02/2019

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
03:52, 07/16/2019