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Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence

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

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence

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MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs, following a string of reports in The Post that highlighted the issue. The MTA spent $1.3 billion i...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Arcadia future on hold as crucial meeting adjourned The future of Sir Philip Green's retail empire remains in the balance after a meeting to secure backing for a rescue plan was adjourned until 12 June....
21:13, 06/05/2019

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
18:52, 06/12/2019

Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting European shares tip-toed higher alongside government bond yields on Monday, as investors braced for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy....
14:13, 06/17/2019

Trinamool Seeks Meeting With Election Body After Amit Shah Rally Violence The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday sought a meeting with the Election Commission over the destruction of a statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar during clashes......
05:00, 05/15/2019

Trade group to hold meeting of airlines affected by Boeing's grounded 737 MAX A trade group is inviting airlines that use Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to meet next week to discuss challenges they face as a result of the grounding of the airline model involved in two fatal crashes, as they prepare to reintroduce the planes into opera...
03:00, 05/16/2019

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
23:39, 05/27/2019

Commerzbank to hold supervisory board meeting to discuss strategy: sources Commerzbank plans to hold an extraordinary meeting of its supervisory board on May 21 to discuss strategy, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
06:52, 05/27/2019

Hayden Panettiere and Boyfriend Brian Hickerson Hold Hands 2 Weeks After His Domestic Violence Arrest Hayden Panettiere and Brian Hickerson are hand in hand. The actress and her boyfriend were spotted on Monday out and about together in Los Angeles. In one photo, the two were captured......
16:26, 05/15/2019

Swalwell on impeachment: 'I think we're ultimately ending up there' Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., isn't supporting impeachment just yet but thinks that the country is "ultimately ending up there," he told "The View" on Tuesday....
20:00, 06/04/2019

Swalwell: If Barr had 'nothing to hide,' he'd testify before House Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., blasted Attorney General William Barr Wednesday for declining to testify before a planned House Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday saying Barr 'had something to hide.'...
04:26, 05/02/2019

'For the NRA, the gig is up': Eric Swalwell on why gun control is a winning issue Inspired by the Parkland survivors, the California congressman has made gun violence the focus of his 2020 Democratic campaignIt has been two months since the Democratic presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell joined survivors and families of victims of t...
16:13, 06/07/2019

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" comment and called it an example of the sad state of politics....
11:26, 05/29/2019

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

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Swalwell mocked for comparing Trump-Putin phone call to Bush calling Bin Laden after 9/11 California congressman and 2020 Democratic candidate Eric Swalwell has been the subject of mockery on Wednesday for invoking Pearl Harbor and 9/11 in a tweet attacking President Donald Trump’s recent conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Andy Biggs: De Blasio, Swalwell making 'outrageous' claims about Trump; it's unclear why they're running in 2020 It's unclear why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., are running for president in 2020, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
12:00, 06/15/2019

Eric Swalwell slammed for 'lack of sensitivity' after comparing Russian meddling to Pearl Harbor attack U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat seeking his party's 2020 presidential nomination, took more criticism Thursday after comparing Russian meddling in U.S. elections to the deadly attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the U.S. into World War II...
12:52, 05/11/2019

Elderly man dies after being shoved off Vegas bus Las Vegas police have released surveillance footage of a 74-year-old man with a walker being shoved off a public bus in hopes of locating witnesses. The man died a month later. A woman has been charged with murder. (May 15)     &...
19:39, 05/15/2019

What stays in Vegas? The Raptors, 1 more night The NBA champion Raptors extended their celebratory trip to Las Vegas and will return to Toronto in time for a victory parade and rally in the city on Monday....
01:26, 06/16/2019

8 taken to hospitals after fumes on aircraft in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say eight people were taken to hospitals after a Spirit Airlines flight returned to a Las Vegas airport gate due to fumes or an odor in the cabin. The plane had not taken off. Airline spokesman Derek Dombrowski says 174 pas...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Vintage Las Vegas: The Neon Museum The Neon Museum in downtown Las Vegas is a must-visit for a break from gambling and shows. Day and night tours are offered.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

The most sinful all-you-can-eat buffets on the Las Vegas strip Spend enough time in Las Vegas and you will realize the following: Attempting to beat the house is a mug’s game. Longterm, you may not be able to come out on top at blackjack or craps, but you can try to offset your gambling losses by taking advantag...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That makes it the largest commercial program of its kind in the US. Unsurprisingly, Lyft says it's t...
19:13, 05/31/2019

US crowns men’s, women’s 3-on-3 basketball champs in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before 3-on-3 basketball debuts in the Olympics, USA Basketball took it to Las Vegas. The men’s and women’s national championships went full-blown show time in looking for the four best athletes who hope to represent the ...
10:13, 05/05/2019

Vegas likes Warriors to win it all — with or without Kevin Durant Is there any doubt the Golden State Warriors can win the 2019 NBA championship even without Kevin Durant? Some media pundits expressed doom and gloom when Durant injured his calf in Game 5 of Golden State’s series with the Houston Rockets. Though Dur...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Private jet crashes flying to Mexico from Las Vegas A private jet with more than a dozen people on board crashed in north Mexico on its way down from Las Vegas. The passengers had reportedly visited the American city to watch a boxing match....
02:13, 05/07/2019

Jet Traveling From Las Vegas To Mexico Lost, Says Official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
21:00, 05/06/2019

The Greatest Showman – Tyson Fury in Las Vegas Tyson Fury puts on the style in and out of the ring as he crushes Schwarz. Declan Taylor reports from Las Vegas The post The Greatest Showman – Tyson Fury in Las Vegas appeared first on Boxing News....
19:39, 06/17/2019

1st direct KLM flight from Amsterdam arrives in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are marking the start of direct KLM Royal Dutch Airlines service from Amsterdam following the arrival of the first scheduled flight. A water arch ceremony greeted the Boeing 787-9 from Amsterdam Airport Schipho...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Las Vegas is about to take a gamble on Musk’s Boring Company Contract for Tesla-powered underground system reveals lofty goals for a company whose founder is known for missing deadlinesLas Vegas is set to give Elon Musk’s Boring Company its first payout: a $44m contract to build a high-speed underground transi...
08:26, 05/18/2019

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

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas 'marry in Las Vegas' Game Of Thrones actress Sophie Turner and pop star Joe Jonas appear to have tied the knot in a Las Vegas ceremony - complete with an Elvis to oversee the nuptials....
11:26, 05/02/2019

Elderly man dies after woman pushed him off Las Vegas bus LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — “Be nicer to passengers” – Police say it’s the last thing a 74-year-old man told the person who pushed him off a bus. The man later died, and now a suspect has been arrested. Trevor Taylor tried to hold back...
19:26, 05/15/2019

Cambage has 15 points, 7 rebounds to lead Las Vegas ATLANTA (AP) — Liz Cambage had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists in her first start for Las Vegas and the Aces beat the Atlanta Dream 92-69 on Thursday night. Las Vegas scored the first 10 points of the game, held a 19-2 lead, and it was 25...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Vegas bullish on Knicks' summer, '20 title odds The SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas believes the Knicks are the favorites to land Kevin Durant in free agency this summer and have opened them at 16-1 to win the 2020 NBA championship....
03:52, 05/05/2019

‘Titans’ missing from Las Vegas hedge fund conference After taking a hiatus last year, the SALT Conference has changed in several ways, including panels on cryptocurrency and cannabis replacing spots where hedge fund titans once reigned supreme. Conference attendees also noted that the conference, now i...
00:39, 05/11/2019

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas say the museum has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip and is looking for a new location to expand its nuclear testing exhibits. The museum opened in 2005 and be...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Everything We Know About Sophie Turner & Joe Jonas' Secret Las Vegas Wedding What happens in Vegas ends up on Diplo's Instagram. Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner learned that firsthand when they decided to up and secretly get married at a chapel in good ole Las......
16:26, 05/02/2019

MGM Resorts reports $800M ‘possible’ Vegas settlement figure LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts is telling federal regulators it thinks it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the October 2017 mass shooting that became the deadliest in modern U.S. history. The company ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determined to jump off”. The 45-year-old had been struggli...
10:52, 05/08/2019

Ezekiel Elliott likely to face NFL investigation into Vegas incident The NFL likely will investigate an altercation between Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and a security officer to determine whether Elliott violated any terms of a previous suspension agreement, Yahoo Sports reported Monday. Gossip website...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Sophie Turner Returns From Las Vegas With a Wedding Accessory Spotted: a brand new Mrs. On the heels of their surprise nuptials in Las Vegas, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner touched down in Los Angeles on Thursday. While their unexpected wedding was no......
16:00, 05/03/2019

The Las Vegas Aces Swung A Huge Trade For Liz Cambage The best big in the WNBA is on the move to what had been one of the league’s worst teams. Australian scoring champ Liz Cambage has received the trade from Dallas that she requested, though it won’t be to her reported favored team, the Los Angeles Spa...
03:26, 05/17/2019

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show o...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Video released of man shoved off bus in Vegas murder case Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers....
19:13, 05/15/2019

What Has Beyoncé and Kelly Jamming to Janet Jackson in Las Vegas Done for Us Lately? Everything! Destiny was fulfilled in Las Vegas on Saturday when Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter and Kelendria “Kelly” Trene Rowland were spotted getting their jam on at Janet Jackson’s Metamorphosis concert....
23:13, 05/28/2019

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals against the Warriors. Pascal Siakam scored 32 points on 14-of-17 shooting, a surprising X-factor lead...
22:39, 06/02/2019

Ex-housemate: Former model, boyfriend killed doctor in Vegas A former Maxim and Playboy Italia model and her boyfriend murdered a 71-year-old California psychiatrist in Las Vegas, according to a former roommate whose cooperation with prosecutors could get her probation in the case....
23:39, 06/11/2019

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
03:26, 06/01/2019

Alleged MS-13 members indicted in Vegas mutilation killing LAS VEGAS — Three men identified as MS-13 gang members from El Salvador have been indicted in the killing of a 21-year-old Salvadoran whose slashed and bullet-riddled body was found last year in the desert outside Las Vegas. A U.S. District Court gra...
08:13, 05/03/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas shooting Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably poss...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Tyson Fury will finally fulfil his Las Vegas promise Ricky Hatton will join Ben Davison in Tyson Fury's corner for his next fight, writes Declan Warrington The post Tyson Fury will finally fulfil his Las Vegas promise appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39, 05/13/2019

Surprise! Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Get Married in Las Vegas How's this for the shotgun wedding of a lifetime?! Less than two hours after the 2019 Billboard Music Awards concluded, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner headed to a Las Vegas wedding......
16:26, 05/02/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Vegas, baby! SEC, Big Ten to share bowl spot in new stadium The Big Ten and SEC will be heading to the Las Vegas Bowl in coming years, taking turns facing the Pac-12 when the game moves into a new billion-dollar NFL stadium in 2020. The Big Ten, Southeastern Conference and Big 12 unveiled bowl lineups for the...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Video of man shoved off bus released in Vegas murder case Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Why Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Decided to Marry in Las Vegas Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner are officially husband and wife! The Jonas Brothers star and the Game of Thrones actress tied the knot on Wednesday night in a surprise ceremony in Las Vegas.......
10:39, 05/03/2019

You Won't Believe How Much Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's Las Vegas Wedding Cost Love don't cost a thing. And, as it turns out, getting married in Las Vegas doesn't cost much more. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas shocked fans on Wednesday night when they exchanged......
23:39, 05/02/2019

Meek Mill Says He Was Denied Entry to a Vegas Hotel Because He's Black On Saturday, Meek Mill accused a Las Vegas hotel of racism after its staff denied him entry and threatened to have him arrested for trespassing....
04:39, 05/28/2019

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

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:39, 06/11/2019

Cowboys’ Elliott detained by police at Vegas music festival LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival. Police Officer Laura Meltzer said Monday that the 23-year-old running back was detai...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Marine sergeants honored for bravery in Las Vegas mass shooting Two United States Marines were recognized for their actions during the Oct. 17, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. The shooter targeted the crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest festival, killing over 50 people and wounding hundreds more....
15:26, 05/02/2019

Vegas considers stadium-area plan, bid for MLS soccer team Las Vegas is considering giving a developer exclusive rights to develop a proposal to reshape an aging downtown stadium area to boost a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise....
16:00, 05/31/2019

Scaramucci celebrates hedge funds in Vegas at SALT with less glitz After a one-year pause, the hedge fund industry schmooze fest organized by Anthony Scaramucci, the investment manager who briefly served as President Donald Trump's communications director, returned......
22:52, 05/09/2019

50th annual World Series of Poker opens in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 50th edition of World Series of Poker is kicking off in Las Vegas. The seven-week poker festival that opens Tuesday will feature 89 events with an expected combined prize pool of more than $200 million. To celebrate the milestone...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Vegas plays the heel in third season trailer for Netflix hit GLOW Netflix’s hilarious, heartfelt GLOW, a fictionalized spin on ‘80s wrestling outfit Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, transplants its core gang of grapplers to Las Vegas for its third season. There, they’ll break into the big leagues, square off against a...
18:52, 06/17/2019

Vegas adds to Knicks’ Kevin Durant hype with new odds Vegas is a believer. The SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas came out with its first stab at odds for the 2019-20 NBA champion, and only five squads are listed as bigger favorites than a team coming off a 17-65 disaster. The Knicks open at 16/1 to hold t...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Vegas didn’t punish Knicks for losing out on Zion Williamson The Knicks may have lost out on Zion Williamson, but they weren’t losers, according to Westgate SuperBook. The Knicks, who finished with a league-worst 17-65 record, remained a 16/1 choice to win the NBA title in 2020, in odds Westgate released after...
13:13, 05/15/2019

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Chief U.S. Distr...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Lawyer: More than video shows in Vegas bus shove murder case A defense lawyer says there's more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas....
04:00, 05/24/2019

The Boring Company gets the go-ahead to build Las Vegas transport tunnel Elon Musk's Boring Company has officially landed its first commercial contract: A $48.7 million project to build an underground transportation system around the Las Vegas Convention Center. The initiative has been dubbed the Campus Wide People M...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas’ efforts to cut food waste The environmental and financial impacts of leftover food are more important than ever to Las Vegas’ world-famous casinos, which in recent years have developed and expanded innovative practices to cut back on what they send to the landfill by thousand...
05:39, 04/29/2019

Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges LAS VEGAS (AP) — Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places serving alcohol, or on the resort-lined Las Vegas Strip. The City Council on Wednesday approved allowin...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Missing Las Vegas Private Jet Crashes In Mexico, 14 Feared Dead The wreckage of a private jet that was flying from Las Vegas to Monterrey, in northern Mexico, was found Monday, an official said, after the plane disappeared with 14 people believed to be on board....
23:13, 05/06/2019

Apple's Las Vegas Billboard Lands Firm Into Legal Trouble The lawsuit is pegged to a recent Apple billboard put up in Las Vegas, promoting privacy that reads: "What happens on your iPhone, stays in your iPhone."...
07:00, 05/27/2019

Nomadic rolls out new mixed reality arcade in Las Vegas with Area15 Nomadic has unveiled its latest virtual reality arcade for its first-person shooter game Arizona Sunshine in Las Vegas in partnership with Area15.Read More...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Access panel drops off plane, falls into Vegas neighborhood A company that provides training services for the U.S. military says an access panel from one of its aircraft dropped off and fell into a Las Vegas neighborhood near Nellis Air Force Base....
19:13, 06/07/2019

Airplane part falls out of sky, hits Las Vegas apartment building Federal aviation and local law enforcement officials said they're investigating what appears to be a door or panel from an aircraft that fell out of the sky and onto an apartment building in Las Vegas....
06:26, 06/08/2019

Tyson Fury enjoys Vegas sparkle in reanimated heavyweight division British fighter will face Tom Schwarz on Saturday with Andy Ruiz Jr’s win fresh in his mindAnthony Joshua handled the burden of being called the world’s best heavyweight with the earnest diligence of a class try-hard determined to ace his A-levels, a...
18:13, 06/14/2019

Surprise! Basketball Wives' Tami Roman Secretly Got Married in Las Vegas Tami Roman is officially a wife! E! News can confirm the reality star secretly married her longtime boyfriend Reggie Youngblood in Las Vegas last summer. According to court......
21:39, 06/05/2019

D’Angelo Russell spotted in Vegas with WNBA star Kelsey Plum D’Angelo Russell’s summer is off to a hot start. The Nets point guard, who is a restricted free agent this July, is said to be dating WNBA star Kelsey Plum, according to Terez Owens. Russell, 23, and Plum, 24, a point guard for the Las Ve...
22:39, 05/30/2019

Lawyer: Handcuffing of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott in Las Vegas an overreaction Frank Salzano addressed video taken by TMZ of Cowboys star being handcuffed. Elliott was not arrested or charged.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

The GLOW wrestlers’ Vegas season is finally coming to Netflix August 9 When we last saw our favorite ‘80s-era women wrestlers in the season two finale of GLOW, they were on a bus, headed toward an exciting new opportunity in Las Vegas. At the time, the funny, empowering, big-haired Netflix series had not yet been renewe...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Vegas tourism board backs $49M Elon Musk transit system LAS VEGAS (AP) — A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors of the Las Vegas C...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Tyson Fury talks up ‘boxing behemoth’ clash with Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas • Fury strong favourite to defeat German on Saturday• British boxer knows Wilder rematch at stake if he losesAs he faces new levels of expectation Tyson Fury has resumed a role he knows well, that of provocateur, before his Las Vegas bow on Saturday....
22:26, 06/10/2019

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.        ...
22:13, 06/17/2019

OJ Simpson says post-prison life playing golf in Las Vegas 'is fine' Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is living ...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Cannabis lounges are coming to Las Vegas. Is Sin City the next Amsterdam of weed tourism? The legal path to consumption lounges in Las Vegas marks a victory for cannabis entrepreneurs poised to capitalize on new brand of pot tourism.        ...
06:52, 05/15/2019

Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed, but not arrested, after incident with Las Vegas security guard "These are all bumps, and people have challenges," Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said of the star running back, who was attending a music festival in Las Vegas....
10:00, 05/21/2019

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

On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight Gerry Cooney remembers his massive June 11, 1982 clash with Larry Holmes The post On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 06/11/2019

Las Vegas police charge woman with murder after allegedly shoving elderly man off bus Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Sin City suits him: Tyson Fury makes Vegas debut vs Schwarz Although Tyson Fury is the heavyweight division's lineal champion and one of its best fighters in recent years, this British behemoth would be a gifted entertainer in just about any arena....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
22:26, 05/28/2019

Meek Mill gets apology from Las Vegas hotel, drops plans to sue over discrimination Rapper Meek Mill has dropped his plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after the hotel admitted it was wrong to deny him entry last weekend.        ...
05:52, 06/01/2019

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yelled about chicken farms....
11:52, 06/07/2019

Demi Lovato Is the Cutest Christina Aguilera Fangirl at Las Vegas Show Demi Lovato may be the cutest Christina Aguilera superfan ever. The 26-year-old, who has kept out of the spotlight for almost a year amid her addiction recovery efforts, was all smiles on......
23:00, 06/01/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Co. lands first 'people mover' deal in Las Vegas Elon Musk's The Boring Co. has signed up its first paying customer -- the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the company will begin building a "people mover" this summer....
00:26, 05/25/2019

Police Release Surveillance Video In Hopes Of Finding Witness To Las Vegas Crime LAS VEGAS (NBC News)– A 25-year-old woman is accused of pushing an elderly man off a Las Vegas bus. He later died. Now, police have released video of the incident in an effort to find witnesses. Cadesha Bishop, 25, was arrested May 6 and charge...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
07:52, 06/19/2019

Diplo and his dumb cowboy hat are here with footage of Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas’ Vegas wedding Last night after the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner and her equally famous fiancé Joe Jonas decided to throw caution to the wind and head down to one of the city’s many kitschy little wedding chapels to make t...
19:52, 05/02/2019

Private jet leaving Las Vegas crashes in Mexico, killing all 13 people aboard, authorities say Crews in northern Mexico found no survivors from a private jet crash over the weekend. The 10 passengers were returning from a trip to Las Vegas.        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago....
17:52, 06/19/2019

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas had a surprise Las Vegas wedding after Billboard Music Awards Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner celebrated his Billboard Music Awards performance with a surprise wedding ceremony.        ...
17:13, 05/02/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ star tells Vegas crowd he credits win streak to gambling skills “Jeopardy!” sensation James Holzhauer told a Las Vegas crowd Thursday that his gambling skills have helped his winning streak on the hit TV game show.  ...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Julián Castro takes 'eye-opening' tour of Las Vegas tunnel homeless encampments Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Friday toured the flood tunnels underneath the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, accompanied by local organizations working to end homelessness....
23:26, 04/28/2019

The moment Tyson Fury destroyed Tom Schwarz in brutal second round Las Vegas stoppage TYSON FURY put on a spectacular display to defeat Tom Schwarz in the second round at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and reaffirm his claim as the best heavyweight in the world....
08:39, 06/16/2019

Buttigieg takes shot at social conservatives, describes coming out during Vegas LGBTQ gala Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took a shot at social conservatives Saturday in Las Vegas as he described the exclusion he experienced after publically coming out as a gay man....
12:26, 05/12/2019

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and accessories that have never before left Gaga’s personal archive...
18:26, 05/30/2019

JWoww and Boyfriend Zack Make Red Carpet Debut as a Couple on Las Vegas Date Night Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Zack Clayton Carpinello are "red carpet official." The 34-year-old Jersey Shore star and her new boyfriend, a 24-year-old New York wrestler,......
03:13, 05/27/2019

Can they handle the Las Vegas strip? Raiders' looming move weighed on draft decisions Expectations for the newest Oakland Raiders players goes beyond football matters as the franchise’s big move to Las Vegas looms.        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Meet the Bella twins on the Las Vegas leg of USA TODAY's Wine & Food Experience tour USA TODAY's Wine & Food Experience will hit Sin City on October 26, and fans have a chance to meet the Bella twins.        ...
23:26, 05/24/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Company Secures $48.6 Million Contract in Las Vegas Despite Embarrassing Demonstration in L.A. The city of Las Vegas has approved a $48.6 million contract for Elon Musk’s Boring Company to build an underground transit line that’s scheduled to be completed by January 2021, just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show. But it remains to be see...
13:39, 05/23/2019

Ninja, DJ Marshmello, Snoop Dogg, sign on for new video game-music festival in Las Vegas The Metarama Gaming + Music Festival in Las Vegas Oct. 19-20 will feature top esports athletes, video game streamers and musicians including Shaq.        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner had a surprise wedding ceremony in Las Vegas after the Billboard Music Awards Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner celebrated his Billboard Music Awards performance with a surprise wedding ceremony.        ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

ESPN partners with Caesars to open odds-making studio in 2020 on Las Vegas Strip ESPN and Caesars Entertainment have made a deal to open an odds-making studio on the Las Vegas Strip in 2020.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
23:13, 05/20/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom against second Scottish referendum, but 'never say never' Andrea Leadsom, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would fight against Scotland holding a second independence referendum, but that she could "never say never" to granting one....
17:13, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: the country can trust me Former foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could trust him to be prime minister and he would continue to voice his opinions directly as that is what the public wanted....
14:26, 06/12/2019

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31....
13:00, 06/11/2019

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal: PM candidate McVey Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
10:39, 05/26/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, the BBC reported....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for...
19:13, 06/03/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal but with a heavy heart and that he hoped the bloc would engage with a new British leader....
14:52, 06/10/2019

Priyanka Chopra details Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas’ Las Vegas wedding: ‘We randomly invited our friends’ Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner booked their Las Vegas wedding chapel a week in advance, but attendees didn’t get invited until the night of at the Billboard Music Awards....
00:39, 05/10/2019

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
23:26, 06/13/2019

Céline Dion Honors Late Husband as She Is Joined by Kids at Final Vegas Residency Show Céline Dion's final Last Vegas residency show included a touching tribute to her late husband and manager, René Angélil. The 51-year-old Grammy-winning singer performed......
00:26, 06/10/2019

‘I’m Gonna Be Arrested for Being a Rapper?’—Meek Mill Will Reportedly File a Discrimination Suit Against Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas is poppin’ with hot ticket residencies lately, such as Cardi B, Drake and Janet Jackson, but, according to Meek Mill, Sin City is also the residency of discrimination against black rappers....
19:52, 05/28/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
01:52, 06/19/2019

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics Hasan Hai said it was a special moment to see the pride in his own children's faces when he stood with Liberal party incumbents and candidates as premier Dwight Ball dropped the election writ last month....
20:26, 05/05/2019

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White Hou...
12:13, 05/22/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by a rival who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Woo Irish PM to get better Brexit deal, says UK PM candidate Harper Rebuilding diplomatic ties with Ireland is the key to getting a better Brexit deal from the European Union, says Mark Harper, the self-styled "serious underdog" in the contest to be Britain's new prime minister....
17:13, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
12:13, 06/11/2019

"Will Thrash Them Like Dog": BJP's Bengal Candidate Threatens Trinamool A former police officer in West Bengal, who used to call Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "mother" and is now a BJP candidate, has warned Trinamool Congress workers that if they try to intimidate her......
21:00, 05/04/2019

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
15:39, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
12:13, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
02:26, 06/08/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 114 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car and reportedly seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their former boss Bharati Ghosh, who is contesting the......
13:13, 05/10/2019

Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president plans to hold a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
00:52, 05/21/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says future relationship with EU should be changed Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said that he would renegotiate the future relationship with the European Union and would explore the possibility of changing the withdrawal agreement....
12:13, 05/29/2019

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his political career....
13:39, 06/10/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says no-deal Brexit is not an option: FT Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said a no-deal Brexit was not an option for Britain's next leader as the speaker of parliament would thwart it, the Financial Times reported....
09:13, 05/29/2019

I won't use tax system to give wealthy a cut: UK PM candidate Gove Britain's environment minister Michael Gove, one of the candidates hoping to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Monday he would never use the taxation system to give the wealthy a tax cut, a dig at favorite Boris Johnson....
16:52, 06/10/2019

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: PM candidate Javid Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday, as he seeks to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
11:13, 06/13/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
07:26, 05/23/2019

"If Jinnah Was Made PM, India Wouldn't Have Been Divided": BJP Candidate BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Guman Singh Damor on Saturday stoked controversy, stating if Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had not insisted to be the first Prime Minister of India and let Mohammad Ali Jinnah......
23:26, 05/11/2019

Candidate Credits Facebook For Getting Over A Lakh Votes In Kashmir He ran the election campaign on his Facebook page and surprised everyone with over 1 lakh votes in his kitty. Engineer Rashid, an independent candidate from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency......
10:52, 05/24/2019

Former Minnesota candidate sentenced for posting nude photo ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation. Judge Robert Awsumb on Friday placed 39-year...
22:39, 05/11/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
10:00, 05/11/2019

Greek minister targeted over comments about quadriplegic candidate Greece's conservative opposition plans to submit on Monday a censure motion against one of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's closest aides whom they charge with humiliating a quadriplegic candidate in upcoming European Parliament elections....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Greece seeks confidence vote after row over quadriplegic candidate Greece's leftist government triggered a parliamentary confidence vote on Monday to upstage an opposition push to censure an aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for comments about a quadriplegic European election candidate....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Center-right candidate for EU Commission chair says ready to compromise Europe's center-right candidate for the chair of the EU Commission, Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his party was ready to make all necessary compromises over the appointment of the most powerful figure in the bloc....
14:26, 05/28/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do for them during the leadership campaign....
14:26, 06/12/2019

'I'll be PM of change', says Thai opposition candidate ahead of vote for PM An upstart Thai opposition politician vying to become prime minister called for change on Wednesday, as both houses of parliament convened for the first time since a 2014 coup to vote for either him or the chief of the ruling junta to be leader....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Congress Candidate In Odisha Dies Three Days After He Was Shot Congress candidate from Aska Assembly seat in Odisha's Ganjam district, Manoj Jena who was shot by unknown people three days ago succumbed to injuries during treatment, police said on Saturday....
10:52, 05/25/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence. The...
06:39, 05/23/2019

UK PM candidate Gove to meet Trump later today: Sky News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to hold a one-on-one meeting with British environment minister Michael Gove, a contender to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, Sky News reported, citing a government source....
12:52, 06/04/2019

Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate Moderate Peronist Senator Miguel Pichetto will run as vice president under Argentine President Mauricio Macri in October elections, the president wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, a selection that could help broaden the leader's voting base....
22:00, 06/11/2019

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

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party's presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough....
05:26, 06/04/2019

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
02:52, 05/23/2019

BJP Candidate Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised In Bengal's Asansol Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctioning in three states and poll boycott in West Bengal's......
06:39, 04/29/2019

LIVE Updates: Om Birla To Be NDA Candidate For Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The 17th Lok Sabha began on Monday after the national elections during which President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath to pro tem Speaker Virendra Kumar, who in turn......
08:52, 06/18/2019

Miffed With Re-Polling, YSR Congress Candidate's Son Attacked in Chittoor Enraged by the decision of re-polling, people in Chittoor area on Thursday attacked Mohit Reddy, son of YSR Congress Party's candidate Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy....
09:52, 05/17/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson to face court over Brexit claims Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better off outside the EU, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
15:13, 05/29/2019

Guatemala probes judge who ordered candidate's arrest Prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into a Supreme Court judge who ordered the detention of former chief prosecutor and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana, who gained international renown for pressing high-profile graft cas...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans....
15:52, 05/17/2019

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
20:39, 06/08/2019

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

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
22:26, 05/20/2019

UK PM candidate Cleverly says no-deal Brexit not his preferred option James Cleverly, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said Britain could absolutely cope with a no-deal Brexit but it was not his desired outcome....
12:13, 05/29/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
22:26, 05/20/2019

UK PM candidate Javid says Boris Johnson is "yesterday's news" Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was "yesterday's news" and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party....
19:39, 06/12/2019

PM candidate Hancock says UK can't ban Huawei until British replacement is found: The Telegraph British Prime Minister candidate Matt Hancock said that the UK cannot ban Huawei Technologies Co Ltd until a British home-grown replacement is found, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Opposition Candidate Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
02:13, 05/10/2019

Court should throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson: lawyer A lawyer for Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, told London’s High Court on Friday that an attempt to prosecute him for allegedly lying about Brexit should be thrown out....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Goa Congress Bypoll Candidate Denies BJP Claim That He Wanted Ticket The BJP on Sunday claimed the Congress Panaji Assembly bypoll candidate Atanasio Monserrate had approached them for a ticket, a charge denied by him....
02:39, 05/06/2019

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
15:39, 06/07/2019

Denver mayoral candidate couldn’t recall what ‘NAACP’ stands for Denver mayoral candidate Jamie Giellis stumbled this week when asked on a live Facebook program what “NAACP” stands for. Giellis was being interviewed Tuesday on “The Brother Jeff Show,” which focuses on African-American issues. Off camera, a man ask...
22:00, 05/17/2019

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate wins presidential vote North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, won a run-off presidential vote after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country's name that was agreed to mollify Greece and open the way for EU and NATO membership....
01:39, 05/06/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
14:26, 06/04/2019

BJP Candidate Claims Trinamool Placed Special Mark On Voting Machines Bengal's BJP candidate Anupam Hazra has accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of placing a special mark against its election symbol in the Electronic Voting Machine to draw the voters' eye....
15:26, 05/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg 'the most impressive candidate,' maybe since Obama, Brit Hume says Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the "most impressive... candidate" in terms of political talent in the current 2020 Democratic presidential field, Brit Hume said, comparing the South Bend, Ind. mayor's rise in popularity to the "emergence of Barack Obama."...
03:52, 05/21/2019

UK PM candidate Sajid Javid ready for Brexit without deal: The Telegraph British interior minister Sajid Javid, who is running in the leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, would be prepared to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal, The Daily Telegraph reported on Friday....
23:39, 05/31/2019

11 small Thai parties support army-backed candidate for PM BANGKOK (AP) — Eleven small political parties in Thailand have announced they will support the military-backed candidate to form the next government, seven weeks after the country’s first general election after five years of army rule. Their an...
15:26, 05/13/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor....
22:00, 06/19/2019

BJP Workers Evicted From Hotel After Trinamool Candidate Alerts Cops Hours after BJP chief Amit Shah held a rally in West Bengal's Barasat, about 40 km from Kolkata, there was high drama in the constituency last night....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Rape-Accused BSP Candidate "Missing", Mayawati Says "Duty" To Elect Him In Uttar Pradesh's Mau district, a unique campaign is in full swing for Atul Rai, a Bahujan Samaj Party candidate. From party chief Mayawati to Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav, everyone has been......
14:39, 05/15/2019

AAP Picks Transgender Candidate From Prayagraj To Fight National Election AAP's Bhawani Nath Valmiki, popularly known as Bhawani Ma, is contesting against BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Rajendra Pratap Singh of Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance....
16:39, 05/03/2019

Biden: Democratic candidate criticized for supporting abortion funding ban Campaign confirms Biden still supports the Hyde amendment, a law that bars the government from paying for abortion servicesReproductive rights groups have criticized the US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for supporting an abortion restri...
21:39, 06/05/2019

"Shameful": Swara Bhasker On Pragya Thakur's Nomination As BJP Candidate Actor Swara Bhaskar's record of not caring for diplomatic responses still stands strong. Asked about the sensitive subject of "Hindu terror" she emphatically said if the term Islamic terror exists,......
16:52, 05/06/2019

UK PM candidate Gove opens door to Brexit delay: Buzzfeed British lawmaker Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, has opened the door to delaying Brexit beyond Oct. 31 if a deal with the EU were nearly complete, Buzzfeed reporter Alex Wickham said on Twitter....
18:52, 06/05/2019

Guatemalan presidential candidate allegedly plotted to kill rival As Guatemala prepares for elections on June 16, the race has been dogged by controversy, including the arrest of now-former presidential candidate Mario Estrada on drug trafficking charges in the United States....
19:26, 04/28/2019

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Ger...
06:26, 06/17/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest....
20:39, 06/19/2019

EVM Tampering Led To Defeat: Kangra Congress Candidate Pawan Kajal The Kangra Congress MLA said victory or defeat was a common feature in any election but the huge gap of votes indicated "something fishy", suggesting that there was a possibility of tampering with the......
15:52, 05/23/2019

Panama's trailing presidential candidate says will not accept result on Sunday Panama's second-place presidential candidate said that he will not accept any result on Sunday in the day's election in which he is trailing behind the front-runner by less than two points....
06:26, 05/06/2019

Richest Poll Candidate, Worth Rs 1,107 Crore, Loses His Deposit The richest candidate in the Lok Sabha elections -- Ramesh Kumar Sharma, an Independent from the Patliputra seat in Bihar who declared over Rs 1,107 crore -- lost his deposit as he could manage only......
22:13, 05/25/2019

Aide to winning candidate of India's ruling BJP shot dead An aide to an Indian ruling party candidate, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight, police said on Sunday....
09:13, 05/26/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate Heckled, Breaks Down, Party Accuses Trinamool Bharati Ghosh, a former IPS officer and once a trusted lieutenant of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was in tears this morning after she was attacked, heckled and pushed to the ground at a......
10:26, 05/12/2019

Trump tax cut doesn't benefit workers, Dem candidate Andrew Yang says Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that recently released economic numbers do not reflect the situation that many Americans deal with every day....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Mayawati's Warning After BSP Candidate In Madhya Pradesh Joins Congress A day after a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate for the national election quit and joined the Congress to help the party in a parliamentary seat in Madhya Pradesh, a furious Mayawati tweeted that......
10:39, 04/30/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For Mayawati's Party Candidate, Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court Friday refused to grant interim protection from arrest to a SP-BSP alliance candidate from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, who was seeking relief till May 23 in a rape......
18:00, 05/17/2019

Australian prime minister rejects candidate’s Islam posts Australia’s prime minister says his Liberal Party rejects the anti-Muslim views of an election candidate who has become the third to lose the conservative party’s endorsement in as many days over their social media histories...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
14:52, 05/17/2019

BJP Candidate In Trouble For Lunch With Trinamool Leader Claims "Plot" A BJP candidate in trouble after meeting with a Trinamool Congress leader has alleged that he was tricked and the media had been called before his arrival to create a false impression. Anupam Hazra,......
18:26, 04/30/2019

UK PM candidate Raab says suspending parliament remains a Brexit option Suspending parliament remains an option to ensure Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said on Saturday, rejecting criticism of the measure from other Conservative leadership candidates....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Maharashtra Candidate Celebrates Birthday With "Chowkidar Chor Hai" Cake A sour attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the order of the day as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate for the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra celebrated his birthday by cutting a cake with......
14:52, 05/17/2019

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
09:39, 05/22/2019

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the firs...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) said late on Monday....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Corruption Poll Plank For This Maggi Seller, A Candidate From Patiala One of them flips burgers, the other rustles up noodles at a roadside joint. The two are among the 278 candidates who are trying their luck in the May 19 Lok Sabha elections in Punjab....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Candidate loses German election after film makers weigh in BERLIN (AP) — A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany party in a runoff that drew international attention. The dpa news agency reported that Octa...
23:26, 06/16/2019

My Father Paid 6 Crore To Arvind Kejriwal For Ticket: AAP Candidate's Son Just a day before polling in Delhi, the son of an Aam Aadmi Party candidate made a sensational allegation on Saturday, claiming that his father had paid Rs 6 crore to party chief and Delhi Chief......
23:26, 05/11/2019

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

Turkey board to rule on Istanbul election re-run appeal: AKP candidate A ruling on an appeal by Turkey's AK Party (AKP) calling for a re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election will be made on Monday by the High Election Board (YSK), the AKP's candidate said....
11:13, 05/05/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken against Facebook? T...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Smaller parties may back main opposition candidate in Istanbul re-run Several small Turkish parties have signaled they could back the main opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul in an election re-run, in protest at electoral authorities' decision to cancel March's closely fought municipal election....
13:13, 05/07/2019

BJP's Diamond Harbour Candidate Alleges Assault By Trinamool Workers Nilanjan Roy, the BJP's Lok Sabha election candidate from Diamond Harbour in West Bengal, was attacked by a group of men as he headed out to campaign on Saturday. Mr Roy, who was on an open top car,......
08:00, 05/05/2019

Michael Gove to become eighth candidate for Conservative Party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove is due to enter the race to be next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter....
09:26, 05/26/2019

BJP Bengal Candidate Asked to Explain Lunch With Trinamool Leader A BJP Lok Sabha candidate seen with a Trinamool Congress leader on Monday has been asked by his leadership to explain the meeting in a showcause notice....
07:13, 04/30/2019

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

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:13, 06/18/2019

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
16:26, 05/22/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says Trump going to be 'harder to beat than many Democrats think' Presidential hopeful Rep. Seth Moulton, said Tuesday on "America's Newsroom" that he is the best choice in the Democratic field to take on President Trump on issues of national security. ...
21:13, 05/14/2019

De Blasio tied to scandal involving new 2020 candidate Steve Bullock The 22nd Democratic candidate for president threw his hat into the ring Tuesday and was already drawing flak — over his ties to a former Mayor Bill de Blasio aide accused of sexual harassment. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced his presidential bid...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate Allegedly Molests 17-Year-Old Girl, Complaint Filed The BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Diamond Harbour has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl last month when she and her father had gone to lodge a complaint with him....
08:13, 05/11/2019

2020 Dem candidate backs Trump’s 'tough stance' with China: 'He’s absolutely right' Bestselling author and spiritual leader Marianne Williamson, among a field of over 20 candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, told Fox News Monday that she agrees with President Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products....
01:26, 05/14/2019

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who us...
01:00, 05/23/2019

White Mayor Gives Extremely Racist Answer on Why She Won’t Hire Black Candidate A mayor of an overwhelmingly white city outside of Atlanta is facing calls to resign after the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that she stopped considering a candidate for city manager because he is black, reportedly remarking to another city e...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children....
20:13, 06/12/2019

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
06:13, 06/04/2019

UK PM candidate Stewart talking with Gove about combining forces to thwart Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he is in talks with his rival Michael Gove about teaming up to block Boris Johnson's bid to become the country's next leader....
15:00, 06/19/2019

After BJP Candidate's "Thrash Like Dogs" Remark, Poll Body Seeks Report A day after the BJP candidate from West Bengal's Ghatal constituency sparked off a controversy by threatening to "thrash Trinamool Congress workers like dogs", the Election Commission today asked the......
18:39, 05/05/2019

Samajwadi Party's Poonam Sinha Is Richest Candidate In Phase 5 Of Polls Samajwadi Party candidate Poonam Sinha has emerged as the richest candidate in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, to be held on May 6. According to a report released by the Association of......
18:26, 04/30/2019

Georgia GOP candidate appears to threaten Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders in video A congressional candidate in Georgia is targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders all but literally. A campaign video from Republican Harrison Floyd shows images of the progressive darlings, then a clip of himself firing a rifle...
04:39, 05/26/2019

He Is Now A Missing Candidate: Smriti Irani Jabs Rahul Gandhi In Amethi Targeting Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, Union minister Smriti Irani said Tuesday that the Congress president has now become "a missing candidate as well" after remaining a "missing MP"....
02:13, 05/01/2019

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the current exit date of Oct. 31, if Britain was close to signing an exit deal with the European Union....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Shatrughan Sinha Richest Candidate In Bihar's Patna Sahib Seat Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who is contesting from Patna Sahib seat in Bihar on a Congress ticket, has emerged as the richest candidate in the constituency with declared assets of Rs 112......
18:52, 05/01/2019

Small Turkish Islamist party to field candidate for Istanbul mayor A small Turkish Islamist party said on Tuesday it would take part in next month's re-run Istanbul mayoral election, a week after its candidate said he was ready to stand down and support the ousted opposition mayor....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Priority To Create Jobs For Young People, Says BJP Candidate Sunny Deol Bollywood actor and BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Sunny Deol today said that creating employment opportunities for young people will be his top priority. He added that he had come to......
13:26, 05/02/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia Richest Candidate In Sixth Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls With assets worth over Rs 374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections....
04:26, 05/04/2019

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
06:13, 06/04/2019

Ph.D. candidate's maternity-style photo shoot with thesis goes viral Sarah Whelan Curtis, a Ph.D. candidate at Emory University, did a maternity-style photoshoot with her thesis. It went viral on Twitter.        ...
21:00, 06/05/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock vows tax cut for small retailers funded by new Amazon tax -The Telegraph British health minister Matt Hancock, who is a candidate for prime minister, has vowed to "level the playing field" by scrapping the business rates for small retailers while hitting tech giants with the new Amazon tax, The Telegraph reported https://...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Sacked Soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav Named Samajwadi's Varanasi Candidate Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former Border Security Force (BSF) soldier dismissed over his videos criticizing food for the forces at the frontlines, has been named the Samajwadi Party's candidate in......
12:52, 04/29/2019

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary age...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke lays out $5 trillion climate plan U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday laid out one of the most detailed climate policies so far in the crowded Democratic field, calling for a $5 trillion investment in clean energy technology and infrastructure over 10 years with a goa...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Panama presidential candidate Cortizo leads early vote count Panamanian presidential candidate Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo held a narrow lead on Sunday two hours after polls closed, just ahead of rival Romulo Roux, in one of the world's fastest-growing economies that has attracted increased interest from China....
02:26, 05/06/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
19:13, 06/06/2019

North Carolina Republicans to Pick Candidate for Congress in Fraud-Tainted District State officials ordered a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, so Republicans must select one of 10 candidates in the last unsettled House race of the midterms....
12:13, 05/14/2019

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

Hollywood Democrats largely supporting Joe Biden, but reluctant to rally behind single candidate When Joe Biden made one of his first treks to Hollywood for his last presidential race, in 2007, his fundraising had been paltry, he was having trouble getting donors’ attention, and much of showbiz was siding either with the presumed front runner, H...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
03:26, 05/29/2019

Buttigieg brother-in-law rips candidate, accuses campaign of misrepresenting family's past 2020 president hopeful Pete Buttigieg’s brother-in-law is accusing the campaign of falsifying his family’s past for political gain -- an alleged misrepresentation that he says has led to death threats....
15:26, 05/30/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker walks the line between business and the left New Jersey senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker sat down with CNBC's John Harwood in a Des Moines coffee shop to discuss his ideas for expanding the reach of American prosperity....
13:26, 06/13/2019

U.K. PM candidate Boris Johnson balks at Brexit cost as leadership race heats up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Democratic 2020 candidate Moulton says Sanders, Warren too liberal to beat Trump U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying they were so liberal they risked handing President Donald Trump a second White House term....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
14:52, 06/06/2019

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, a leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rush into a no-deal exit that could trigger an election that would propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
14:13, 06/06/2019

Australian right-wing senate candidate resigns after strip-club video emerges The leader of Australia's right-wing One Nation party, Pauline Hanson, said on Tuesday one of her senate candidates has resigned from the party after footage emerged showing him making derogatory comments and touching a dancer in a U.S. strip club....
11:25, 04/30/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson wins bid to stop court case over Brexit campaign bus claim Judges at London’s High Court have thrown out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign....
16:39, 06/07/2019

Guatemala's center-left candidate Torres takes early lead in election Early results from Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday showed center-left candidate Sandra Torres leading the race from her nearest conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei by more than seven percentage points....
07:00, 06/17/2019

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate set to win presidential vote-early results show Early results from North Macedonia's presidential election on Sunday showed pro-Western candidate Stevo Pendarovski on course for victory after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country's name that was agreed to mollify Greece an...
23:00, 05/05/2019

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate appears set to win presidential vote: early results North Macedonia's pro-Western presidential candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, appeared set to win a run-off election on Sunday, according to preliminary results based on 30.6 percent of the votes counted....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Georgia mayor facing calls to resign over alleged comment on black job candidate The mayor of a predominantly white city in Georgia is facing calls to resign after she allegedly said residents weren’t “ready” to have a black city administrator, a report said. Mayor Theresa Kenerly allegedly made the comment to a member of Hoschto...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pillars for his candidacy, Inslee released the first major piece of his policy platform on Friday. One ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Former Minnesota City Council candidate sentenced for posting wife’s topless pic online A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minn., has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to posting a topless photo of his estranged wife to his campaign website during his run for office last July....
23:26, 05/12/2019

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s m...
05:39, 06/09/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
11:39, 06/07/2019

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that ...
09:01, 06/12/2019

US crowns men's, women's 3-on-3 basketball champs in Vegas Former NBA player Robbie Hummel led Ariel Slow & Steady to a 21-12 win over Ariel NYAC to win the men's title, while AP All-American Sabrina Ionescu led Oregon to a 21-20 victory over Drive        ...
11:26, 05/05/2019

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer is getting the key to Las Vegas James Holzhauer, a professional gambler from Las Vegas, has won 20 games and more than $1.5 million so far on "Jeopardy!"        ...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Dem 2020 candidate Andrew Yang: Universal basic income will make Americans healthier Longshot Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that the benefit of his $1,000-a-month “Freedom Dividend” will be healthier Americans--physically and mentally....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Omar uses anti-rape slogan to defend Ocasio-Cortez from 2020 Democratic candidate Rep. Ilhan Omar invoked an anti-rape slogan as she shot down 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney after he renewed his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over universal health care. “No means no!” Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, t...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar With most of the late-night hosts taking this holiday week as a cue for a week-long holiday, Jimmy Kimmel was the only game in town on Tuesday. He’s taking most of the rest of the week off from Jimmy Kimmel Live!, suggesting that he just had to rush ...
13:13, 05/29/2019

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Democratic presidential candidates to declare their plans to tackle the climate crisis are focussing on s...
18:39, 05/23/2019

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, emerging today for the first time as a Libertarian. I’ve always thought of Libertarianism as more of ...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Andrew Yang, 2020 candidate: My '$1,000 per month' plan offers 'economic resources' to every American A proposal to pay every American adult $1,000 per month is an opportunity to "put economic resources directly into" the taxpayers' hands, Andrew Yang said....
13:13, 05/25/2019

CBI Raids Jagan Mohan Reddy's Party Candidate In Alleged Bank Fraud Case The CBI is conducting searches on the premises of Raghurama Krishnamaraju, the Lok Sabha election candidate from Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress Party, in an alleged bank fraud case in Hyderabad....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimination plan Monday—making him the first White Hous...
21:13, 06/11/2019

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
01:39, 06/08/2019

Climate-centric 2020 candidate Jay Inslee calls for mandating 100% clean energy by 2030 Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a plan Friday to impose a 100% clean energy mandate, requiring all U.S. electricity to be carbon-neutral by 2030....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Jay Inslee signs clean-power bill, aims to cement himself as the climate change candidate Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that aims for 100% carbon-free electricity in the state by 2045 and 100% coal-free electricity by 2025....
00:26, 05/09/2019

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Vegas bullish on Yankees beating out Boston Do sharps believe that the New York Yankees can drive a dagger into the Boston Red Sox’s hopes to win the American League East this weekend? Frankly, betting markets were bullish on the Bronx Bombers and bearish on Beantown before the series began. G...
20:52, 05/31/2019

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
05:39, 06/04/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
01:00, 06/14/2019

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
09:52, 06/19/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Violence Erupts at May Day Rally in Paris The police in France fired tear gas after violence broke out at the labor rally, with masked vandals mixing with demonstrators, smashing vehicles and throwing rocks....
17:13, 05/01/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end...
18:52, 06/03/2019

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that s...
19:26, 06/07/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
13:13, 05/27/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
07:26, 05/03/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in the country?...
01:13, 05/04/2019

Trump: violence against people of faith must end President Donald Trump says violence and terrorism against people of all faiths must end. Trump spoke Wednesday to faith leaders at a White House dinner in honor of the National Day of Prayer. (May 2)        ...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez 'entertaining' idea of endorsing 2020 Democratic candidate, possibly Sanders or Warren Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman Democrat, said Thursday that she’s “entertaining” the thought of endorsing a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
18:52, 06/04/2019

Federal election 2019: Littleproud distances himself from Liberal candidate's 'Islamophobic' posts – politics live Minister grilled about Lyons candidate Jessica Whelan, who claims her Facebook page was doctored. Meanwhile, the climate policy debate heats up. Follow all the updates, live 12.26am BST Richard Di Natale was on Sky News talking about the Fisher model...
01:52, 05/02/2019

Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin refuses to apologise for Labour MP Jess Phillips rape comments A YouTuber-turned-Ukip candidate who said he "wouldn't even rape" a female Labour MP has refused to apologise and insisted he was just treating women the same as men....
11:26, 05/08/2019

Dollar Strengthens After Fed Meeting The dollar rose Thursday, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the central bank was unlikely to cut interest rates in coming months....
00:26, 05/03/2019

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may have lost sight of that....
17:26, 06/09/2019

The Honor 20 Pro's release has been put on hold due to US ban Huawei’s inability to work with American companies means that next-gen smartphones from the brand will no longer ship with Google’s range of apps, including the Play Store. Despite this, the company has reassured customers that existing devices, in a...
15:00, 05/23/2019

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
05:52, 06/12/2019

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
09:52, 06/13/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
09:52, 06/19/2019

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest to demand the prime minister’s resignation as the European Union and the U.S. warned them to avoid violence and to hold talks instead to resolve the country’s political deadloc...
22:00, 05/25/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
10:13, 06/19/2019

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
12:39, 06/07/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city an...
18:52, 06/14/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
00:13, 05/29/2019

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a suspect into custody, but have not revealed a possible motive for the shooting....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-...
20:26, 06/18/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
13:13, 06/18/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
04:13, 04/29/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
03:39, 05/02/2019

DA: Gay couples shouldn’t get domestic violence protection NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn’t receive domestic violence protections. Lawyers from across the state say they want the Tennessee Board of Professional ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim ...
08:26, 06/11/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
13:00, 06/13/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by conse...
01:13, 05/29/2019

Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Starwatch: a meeting between the moon and Jupiter There will be two celestial encounters to savour this weekWhereas our first lunar conjunction of the month (with Mars two weeks ago) took place when the moon was very young, this pairing with Jupiter takes place when the moon is just past full. Our n...
17:26, 05/20/2019

"No Information" On Xi-Trump Meeting, Says China The Chinese foreign ministry on Tuesday said it had "no information to offer at present" on a possible meeting between president Xi Jinping and his US counterpart to avert a trade war....
16:26, 05/14/2019

In Meeting With Top Bureaucrats, PM Gives Out A Goal For Next 5 Years Thanking bureaucrats for their work which helped his government win a second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that improving the "ease of living" of people in the country will be the main......
22:52, 06/10/2019

GM goes virtual with 2019 annual meeting GM will host its 2019 annual shareholders meeting on June 4 via a live video webcast. Shareholders will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person....
18:13, 04/29/2019

Cooley stays with Friars after meeting with U-M Ed Cooley, who interviewed for the coaching vacancy at Michigan, will instead remain with Providence. He has led the Friars to the NCAA tournament in five of his eight seasons....
20:39, 05/21/2019

Trump, Xi to Have 'Extended Meeting' at G-20 Summit President Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a “very good” telephone conversation and will have an “extended meeting” later this month at the G-20 summit in Japan. The news boosted U.S. stocks....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Trump says he'll have 'extended' meeting with China's Xi Confirmation of the meeting comes after President Trump repeatedly threatened to raise tariffs if Xi didn’t sit with him at the June 28-29 summit in Osaka....
18:26, 06/18/2019

S&P 500 ends up slightly as Fed meeting in view The S&P 500 edged higher on Monday as investors awaited a Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
22:13, 06/17/2019

Get Out of That Stuffy Room if You Want to Have an Effective Meeting We humans breathe in oxygen—you probably knew this—and we breathe out carbon dioxide. In an enclosed space, it’s possible for carbon dioxide to build up in the air. Some research shows that meeting rooms and classrooms may be enclosed enough to reach...
22:26, 06/05/2019

Global stocks, yields dip with Fed meeting on tap A gauge of global stock markets dipped slightly on Monday after a mostly strong month and benchmark U.S. bond yields edged lower as investors awaited developments this week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
01:39, 06/18/2019

FOMC statement from June 18-19 meeting Following is the full text of the statement released by the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday following a two-day meeting:...
20:52, 06/19/2019

Private jet crashes crashes while on way to Mexico from Las Vegas A private jet with more than a dozen people on board crashed in north Mexico on its way south from Las Vegas. The passengers had reportedly visited the US city to watch a boxing match....
10:00, 05/07/2019

TUSD to hold job fair Thursday TUCSON –Are you looking for a job in the education field? Tucson Unified School District is hosting a job fair on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cholla High School, located at 2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd. The district says that hundreds of positions a...
20:39, 06/04/2019

Twins hold on for 8-7 win after tense 3-run 9th by Angels Minnesota reliever Mike Morin hit former teammate Mike Trout with a bases-loaded pitch that force in a run in the ninth before retiring Shohei Ohtani to end the game on a groundout and preserve an 8-7 victory by the Twins over the Los Angeles Angels ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
00:39, 06/12/2019

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith had to work around a pair of two-out hits and a seven-pitch walk in the ninth inning to keep his perfect season intact with another save. Make it 16 for 16 for the Giants closer, who got Manuel Margot to pop up with th...
09:52, 06/13/2019

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters who dislike him....
16:39, 06/12/2019

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
23:13, 05/30/2019

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
03:52, 06/12/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Ama...
08:13, 05/30/2019

India’s Election Commission curtails campaign after violence KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Election Commission has curtailed election campaigning by a day in the state of West Bengal after several clashes ahead of Sunday’s polls. In an order Thursday, the three-member body cited “growing inci...
12:13, 05/16/2019

After Violence In Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee-BJP War Of Words: 10 Facts BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge today as the rallyists clashed with students holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters. Mr Shah called it......
22:13, 05/14/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
19:26, 06/06/2019

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation......
12:00, 05/27/2019

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
02:26, 06/13/2019

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
18:39, 05/28/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area. WFP said in a statement Tuesday that due to t...
17:00, 06/11/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years......
17:13, 05/21/2019

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
01:39, 06/06/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
08:26, 06/04/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and quality of selections. Two days in, it’s too early t...
15:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas o...
03:26, 06/04/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Argentines protest violence against women in large marches BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thousands of Argentines have taken to the streets of the country’s capital to protest violence against women. Monday’s march coincides with the fourth anniversary of the founding of the activist group Ni Una...
02:00, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the...
02:00, 06/04/2019

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

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
10:00, 06/03/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country’s top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody. Police have denied claims t...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
16:00, 05/26/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
20:13, 05/31/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
02:39, 06/06/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femi...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
13:13, 06/16/2019

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives o...
20:13, 06/17/2019

Trump calls on people of Gaza to ‘end the violence’ against Israel President Trump on Sunday called on the people of Gaza to “end the violence” and make peace with Israel. The president’s appeal came as cross-border fighting between Hamas militants and Israel continued into a third day Sunday, in t...
06:26, 05/06/2019

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and desperation....
01:13, 05/04/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the constitution."...
19:52, 04/30/2019

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month....
13:13, 06/18/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
17:26, 04/30/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The U.S. and European Union lawmakers are calling on Albania’s center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests. Protests over the weekend turned violent with opposition supporte...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
19:52, 04/30/2019

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, 4 more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Four more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, initial information indicates that it continues to be cartel violen...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
13:13, 06/19/2019

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found s...
23:26, 06/16/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday....
05:13, 05/14/2019

Indians vote in fifth phase of election; violence in Kashmir India's northern heartland began voting on Monday in the fifth phase of a staggered general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoping his record on national security will win him a second five-year term....
07:26, 05/06/2019

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least 38 people are dead after the latest series of attacks on villages near the border with Burkina Faso. Mali’s government says the violence took place on Monday in the ethnic Dogon villages of G...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Russell rejoins Cubs after 40-game MLB domestic violence ban CHICAGO (AP) — Shortstop Addison Russell is rejoining the Chicago Cubs after completing a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy and then spending extra time in the minors to get ready. The Cubs recall...
23:00, 05/08/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countries, including the United States....
22:26, 05/08/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month....
15:13, 04/29/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:52, 06/15/2019

Meeting your Islamophobic troll: Chips with Everything podcast A couple of years ago, Hussein Kesvani started receiving anti-Islam messages from a Twitter account called True Brit. A few months later, he travelled to meet the man behind the account. Jordan Erica Webber chats to him about what that was like, as w...
09:26, 06/03/2019

Trump says he's had 'one very brief meeting' about UFOs but remains skeptical Reuters Amid a recent increase in speculation about unidentified flying objects, President Donald Trump has admitted to at least one meeting about the topic. But there's been no proof that alien spacecraft are flying around earth, and Trump himself ...
04:52, 06/16/2019

Shapovalov earns Rome meeting with Djokovic Canadian Denis Shapovalov set up a clash with world number one Novak Djokovic when he beat Pablo Carreno Busta in straight sets in his first round match at the Italian Open on Monday....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Asia markets edge up; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia edged up in Tuesday morning trade as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
03:13, 06/18/2019

Holocaust survivor, former soldier have emotional meeting COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Holocaust survivor welcomed to her suburban Detroit home a former soldier whose U.S. Army unit liberated the German concentration camp where she was being held. Sophie Tajch Klisman (SOH’-fee TIHK’ KLIS&#...
22:52, 05/13/2019