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Campaign chaos sows disillusion ahead of Guatemala vote

The road to Sunday’s presidential election in Guatemala has been a flurry of court rulings and shenanigans, illegal party-switching and allegations of malfeasan...

Campaign chaos sows disillusion ahead of Guatemala vote

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Guatemala applauds Belize vote, says to work on next steps Guatemala's government on Thursday applauded a referendum vote in Belize in favor of sending the countries' long-running territorial dispute to a top U.N. court, saying the move will help deepen bilateral relations between the two neighbors....
19:13, 05/09/2019

Belizeans vote for U.N. court to settle Guatemala border dispute Belizeans have voted to ask a top United Nations court to decide on neighboring Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, setting the scene for potential resolution of a dispute that has rumbled on for centuries....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Belizeans vote to ask U.N. court to settle Guatemala border dispute Belizeans have voted to ask the United Nations world court to decide Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, setting the scene for a resolution to a dispute that has rumbled on for centuries....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruptio...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
00:00, 05/10/2019

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health ser...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Ocado sows $22 million 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology group's business....
11:39, 06/10/2019

Berlusconi leaves Italian hospital, to campaign for EU vote ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has left a Milan hospital, six days after intestinal surgery, vowing to keep running for the European Parliament. The 82-year-old Berlusconi told reporters Monday he feared he had reached the ̶...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Indians vote in final stage of gruelling election campaign Constituencies going to polls include Narendra Modi’s, where he won huge majority in 2014Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a gruelling six-week-long campaign.Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party i...
12:39, 05/19/2019

Blaming government 'failure', Britain's Labour launches European vote campaign British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will urge both pro-EU voters and Brexit supporters on Thursday to vote for his opposition party at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the Conservative government's "complete failure" to steer the c...
01:39, 05/09/2019

EQT to replace three directors ahead of shareholder vote - WSJ Oil and gas producer EQT Corp plans to replace three of its long-serving directors as it heads into a proxy fight with Rice brothers who want to take over running the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Europe's far-right rallies in Milan ahead of EU vote Nationalist and far-right parties from across Europe held a rally on Saturday, led by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, promising to reshape the continent following next week's EU parliamentary election....
18:13, 05/18/2019

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead if vote An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party...
16:00, 06/07/2019

'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

UPDATE 1-EQT nominates three new directors ahead of shareholder vote EQT Corp on Wednesday said three long-serving directors will step down from the company's board, at a time when the oil and gas producer fights a proxy battle with Rice brothers....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Austrian resignation a blow to populists ahead of EU vote Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor...
20:13, 05/18/2019

Nationalist and far-right parties rally in Milan ahead of EU vote AfD leader Jörg Meuthen and France's Marine Le Pen were among those rallying in Italy in support of Matteo Salvini's new alliance of Europe's nationalist parties ahead of the EU elections. Austria's FPÖ stayed away....
22:39, 05/18/2019

Ahead Of Vote Count, NDA Gets Together For Dinner Hosted by Amit Shah Two days to go for the counting of votes, BJP chief Amit Shah is touching base with the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance, with a special dinner this evening....
13:52, 05/21/2019

Macron says Bannon, Russians eroding Europe ahead of EU vote French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe’s nationalists to dismantle the European Union...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Peru Congress debates ahead of confidence vote on government Peru's Congress was headed toward a confidence vote on the government on Tuesday that was summoned by President Martin Vizcarra in a bid to pressure lawmakers to pass his anti-graft proposals....
23:39, 06/04/2019

Taiwan parliament weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote Taiwan's parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the first in Asia to adopt such legislation, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
08:13, 05/17/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Kurz's party far ahead in Austrian EU vote, projection shows Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's party came a clear first in European elections, the country's main projection showed on Sunday, strengthening his hand on the eve of a no-confidence motion against him in parliament....
18:26, 05/26/2019

Hungary's ruling party threatens to leave pro-EU bloc ahead of vote Hungary's foreign minister has said that migration policy would determine whether the ruling Fidesz Party remains in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) grouping after the European parliamentary elections....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Ita...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investiga...
17:39, 06/12/2019

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
13:00, 05/16/2019

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
20:39, 06/01/2019

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
11:26, 06/10/2019

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Voters head to polls for byelection in Nanaimo, an important indicator ahead of federal vote Voters are heading to the polls to elect a member of Parliament in the British Columbia riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith today in what could be an indicator of the October federal election....
14:26, 05/06/2019

Ahead Of Delhi Vote, BJP Raises 1984 Memories, Tweets Rajiv Gandhi Speech Two days before voting in Delhi for the national election, the ruling BJP has tweeted a video of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The video posted on the BJP's official Twitter handle includes a clip of......
08:26, 05/10/2019

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt ahead of NBA Finals Game 2 Kerr sported a black T-shirt at his media availability about 90 minutes before Sunday's tip-off with the slogan "Vote For Our Lives" in response to the latest mass shooting in the United States....
04:26, 06/03/2019

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Defamation vs Defamation In AAP-BJP Pamphlet War Ahead Of Delhi Vote Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir, the BJP's East Delhi candidate, has said he will sue Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and the Aam Aadmi Party's star......
08:26, 05/10/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke attempts to reboot campaign on 'The View,' bemoans his 'privilege' and 'elitist' campaign launch Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, tried rebooting his 2020 campaign on "The View" Tuesday, admitting that he made some missteps in his initial launch earlier in 2019....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Sanders campaign adopts workplace 'Campaign Equity Blueprint,' including 'buddy system' for staffers Bernie Sanders' campaign on Tuesday unveiled a new "Campaign Equity Blueprint" that calls for a "buddy system" to protect staffers, as well as a recruitment system that deliberately tries to include at least "two women or minority candidates" in fina...
23:52, 05/07/2019

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection....
12:39, 05/24/2019

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the ...
06:13, 06/09/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Guatemala court rules out run by ex-dictator’s daugher GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Constitutional Court says the daughter of former dictator José Efraín Rios Montt cannot run for president in the country’s June election. The court’s decision on Zury Rios Sosa’s candidacy Mon...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Shock: Over 1% of Guatemala, Honduras entered US since September In a shocking demonstration of the latest surge of illegal immigrants border officials are struggling with, over 1% of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras have entered the United States since September, according to the Homeland Security Depart...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Spain arrests 5 in Guatemala corruption investigation MADRID (AP) — Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors have arrested five people who are suspected of being involved in payoffs by a Barcelona company to the former president and vice president of Guatemala. Prosecutors say Wednesday the case concerns the...
18:13, 05/08/2019

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

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats Guatemala's top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections....
00:39, 06/13/2019

Guatemala volcano kills 75 as ash buries entire villages The Fuego volcano in Guatemala has exploded and spewed out molten rock and ash, killing at least 75 people in the country's most violent eruption for over a century...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Sunnyside wrestling great talks about Pan Am Games in Guatemala GUATEMALA – Former Sunnyside wrestling great Roman Bravo-Young, who ended his high school career with four state championships and no losses, has just won another gold medal. Bravo-Young talks about his experience at the Jr. Pan-Am games with T...
12:52, 06/10/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated what promised to be a new dawn for Guatemala.The p...
10:52, 06/13/2019

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad souped-up buses at the crossroads known as Cuatro Caminos, or Four Roads. This is the busy roadway one...
23:52, 06/01/2019

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
18:52, 06/01/2019

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....
07:39, 05/26/2019

16-year-old migrant boy from Guatemala dies while in U.S. custody: officials A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy from Guatemala fell ill after he was transferred to a government shelter in Texas and later died, officials said Wednesday....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Guatemala, Belize take territorial dispute to World Court The International Court of Justice said on Wednesday it had been notified by Guatemala and Belize that they wish it to help them resolve a border dispute....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday i...
02:39, 06/12/2019

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted the party in droves in European elections amid anger over the country's delayed departure from the E...
11:39, 05/27/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transport cocaine to the United States....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Guatemala busts alleged $10 million people-smuggling ring Guatemalan officials say they have broken up a people-smuggling ring that purportedly moved 800 migrants a year through the country and took in some $10 million doing so...
18:39, 05/29/2019

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

Guatemala court ruling all but ends ex-prosecutor's election hopes Guatemala's top court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to clear the way for a former attorney general to seek the country's presidency next month, all but ending her chances of competing....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Guatemala says it’s working with the U.S. to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart told The Post that officials are working with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to revise its border-control agreement with its Central American neighbors....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
00:13, 06/16/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, here, still half alive.” The chilling words of Ros...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Global court to hear Guatemala-Belize territorial dispute Guatemala and Belize have asked the United Nations' highest body for inter-state disputes to help resolve a border disagreement that has rumbled on for centuries, the court said on Wednesday....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Belize votes on whether U.N. court should resolve Guatemala border dispute Belizeans on Wednesday began voting in a referendum on whether a top U.N. court should rule on neighboring Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, a dispute dating back to Spanish and British colonial rule....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
17:13, 05/18/2019

US and Mexico working on plan to stop migrants at Guatemala border: report US and Mexican officials are floating a plan to deploy thousands of Mexican troops on the Guatemalan border to choke off the flow of illegal immigrants — and persuade President Trump to back off imposing tariffs on Mexican imports. Mexico would send ...
05:26, 06/07/2019

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in this frontier outpost named for a Mayan warrior. Mar...
06:13, 06/09/2019

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Trump declares 'invasion' at border after DHS says 1 percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered US A day after the acting Homeland Security secretary estimated that more than 1 percent of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras had entered the U.S. since September, President Trump declared an “invasion” at the U.S.-Mexico border....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Amending Guatemala ‘reconciliation law’ would lead to unjust amnesty, warns Bachelet A bid to give amnesty to all those found guilty of grave human rights crimes during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, by amending the National Reconciliation Law, could represent a “drastic set-back” to the whole legal system and overall accountabi...
18:52, 04/28/2019

UN anti-corruption body in Guatemala rebuts government’s reasons for expulsion order In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Iván Velásquez, the senior UN official in charge of the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) in Guatemela, has responded to the accusations made by the Government to justify...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana....
03:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
03:52, 06/15/2019

Homeland chief cuts deal to stop historic flow of illegal immigrants from Guatemala Guatemala, which has lost over 1% of its population to the United States via illegal immigration since just September, has signed a deal with President Trump’s Homeland Security chief to stop the surge....
03:00, 05/29/2019

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support for her Brexit deal while members of her cabinet resigned in protest. Plus: in an exclusive extract f...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Britain’s EU divorce delves into chaos Britain’s divorce from the European Union devolved into chaos Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government. Nearly three years after the UK voted to leave the EU, it ...
05:13, 05/18/2019

The Raptors Won But Finals Chaos Still Reigns It’s cheap to say that the Raptors beat the Gldn Stae Warors (which is to say, 63 percent of the Golden State Warriors) in Game 3 of the NBA Finals; in fact, it isn’t much of a stretch to say that the Raptors might have won the game anyway....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Competitive Fortnite Is About To Experiment With Controlled Chaos Last weekend, a vault opened beneath Loot Lake in Fortnite. Players were given the option of bringing back one of the game’s previously retired weapons. They chose the Drum Gun, one of the most overpowered weapons in the game’s history. Then, on Thur...
03:39, 05/11/2019

Le’Veon Bell sounds off on Jets’ chaos: ‘I’m used to this’ Adam Gase may have to do some damage control with his star running back. Sources told The Post’s Brian Costello that Gase was not in favor of paying Le’Veon Bell as much as the Jets did (four years, $52.5 million), feeling they could get...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Surprisingly Rude Canadian Motorist Causes Chaos Police in Mississauga, Ontario are looking for a suspect in a hit-and-run accident in which the culprit caused a 180-degree spin before fleeing the scene. Talk about no more Mr. Nice Guy, eh?...
00:13, 05/16/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according to reports. The asteroid, 99942 Apophis, will come within 19,000 miles of Earth on April 13, a decad...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. (June 13)        ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Shooting inside California Costco causes injuries, chaos CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Witnesses say a shooting at a Costco store southeast of Los Angeles sparked a stampede and left several people injured. Police swarmed the Costco Friday night and several ambulances were also parked outside the store in the city...
06:52, 06/15/2019

The NRA's Internal Chaos May Cripple Its Lobbying Power in 2020 Every election cycle, the NRA uses its massive financial and political power to support the worst possible candidates and the worst possible causes. This is an uncomfortable reality of modern politics and the hold the gun lobby has over hundreds of p...
08:00, 05/07/2019

The high-stakes East playoffs could end up in leaguewide chaos How this round shakes out could determine the uncertain futures of stars such as Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard, with an epic domino effect across the NBA....
14:39, 05/02/2019

These Hidden Women Helped Invent Chaos Theory Two programmers played a key role in developing chaos theory and the famous butterfly effect, but they've been left out of virtually all accounts of the work....
15:00, 05/26/2019

Tiamat, Mesopotamian Mother Goddess: From Chaos to Creation Tiamat is an ambiguous deity who played an important role in the creation myth of ancient Mesopotamia. She was their personification of the primordial sea, from which the first generation of gods were born. Eventually, Tiamat is defeated by Marduk, t...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Mickey Callaway spared for now as Van Wagenen addresses chaos Mickey Callaway will live to see another day. Amid rumors that Callaway would be fired Monday afternoon upon the Mets’ return home from a disastrous trip through Washington and Miami, GM Brodie Van Wagenen instead issued a vote of confidence fo...
23:26, 05/20/2019

Political chaos results in fall of Papua New Guinea PM Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
06:13, 05/29/2019

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Police shooting in Tennessee leads to anger and chaos MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A chaotic scene erupted as authorities in Tennessee investigated a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Wednesday night that its agents were on the scene ...
10:13, 06/13/2019

| After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges A picture of a determined local militant cell that suddenly went global is slowly emerging from the aftermath of grief and confusion of Sri Lanka's Easter bombings...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Four killed in Sudan protests, military rulers say they will not allow chaos Sudan's ruling military council warned that it would not allow "chaos" after four people were killed in violence that broke out over an agreement on a political transition reached by the generals and protest groups....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Indonesian rallies were coordinated to cause chaos, says president's chief of staff Indonesian authorities believe different groups coordinated plans to exploit political rallies last week to cause chaos, which included a bid to create "martyrs" by shooting protesters, President Joko Widodo's chief of staff said....
15:13, 05/29/2019

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
14:39, 05/30/2019

Ford closes UK plant as Brexit chaos slams manufacturing Ford has announced plans to close an engine plant in Wales, dealing yet another blow to a UK industry that is being ravaged by weak car sales and uncertainty over Brexit....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Sudan's military council: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' The deputy head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said that he was ready to negotiate with the opposition but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
12:39, 04/30/2019

"Against Civilized Behaviour": India Attacks Pakistan Over Iftar Chaos Indian High Commission letter criticised Pakistan for "intimidation and coercion" of guests invited to its Iftar party in Islamabad, calling it violation of "basic norms of diplomatic conduct" and......
15:26, 06/02/2019

Gregorius? LeMahieu? Solving Yankees’ upcoming infield chaos How’s this gonna work? Back in January, many Yankees fans fumed about the idea of DJ LeMahieu ever being in their team’s lineup. Now, with Didi Gregorius set to rejoin the team Friday in Cleveland, having neared completion of the rehabilitation from ...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Papua New Guinea PM formally resigns after weeks of political chaos Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
05:13, 05/29/2019

NASA's excited about the God of Chaos asteroid heading toward Earth There’s an asteroid out there called 99942 Apophis that’s over 1,000 feet wide, and it’s scheduled to fly by Earth on April 13th, 2029.        ...
20:26, 04/30/2019

APNewsBreak: Emails show chaos before Kansas player’s death WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Newly released emails show the chaos surrounding the heatstroke death of a 300-pound football player after practice at a Kansas community college. The emails obtained by The Associated Press through an open records request show t...
20:39, 06/06/2019

"Those Responsible For Protecting Nation Creating Chaos": Jaya Bachchan Samajwadi Party leader Jaya Bachchan claimed that the person responsible for safeguarding the country is the one who is creating chaos and disorder, in an apparent reference to Prime Minister Narendra......
08:13, 05/01/2019

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders is up over 50 percent in the first three months of this year compared to 2018, according to MTA data....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Josh Donaldson plunking sparks Braves-Pirates chaos ATLANTA — Pittsburgh right-hander Joe Musgrove and Atlanta third baseman Josh Donaldson have been ejected for triggering a benches-clearing confrontation. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle also was ejected by home-plate umpire Brian Gorman for arguing the...
03:13, 06/11/2019

Trade conflicts are threatening the world with 'chaos,' expert warns Nations need to cooperate to overcome their differences instead of resorting to retaliatory measures that hurt global growth, an international trade expert told CNBC on Friday....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Sudan's military rulers: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' Sudan's military rulers said they were ready to negotiate with the opposition over the political future of the country but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
19:52, 04/30/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Death, carnage and chaos: a climber on his recent ascent of Everest – podcast On 23 May, an image taken by the climber Nirmal Pujra went viral. It showed a long queue of climbers waiting to reach the summit of Everest. Elia Saikaly, a film-maker, was on that climb. He describes the ascent, while the Guardian’s Michael Safi dis...
06:39, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’s suddenly uncertain future doesn’t necessarily me...
02:00, 06/12/2019

MTA worker’s bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for an MTA worker during Friday’s morning rush-hour disrupted subway service on five different lines, according to the transit agency and a report. The bathroom break caused temporary service changes on th...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and rainy Pacific coast. She delivers babies into a world where families are big but food, medicine and ev...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos With more than 40 percent of English local council vote results declared, the Conservative Party had lost 359 councillors and the Labour Party had lost 74 councillors, according to a BBC tally....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Trump State Visit to U.K. Faces Turbulence Amid Brexit Chaos When the American president arrives in London on Monday, it’s not clear how much more he can shake up a country that is already roiled by the Brexit debacle....
16:00, 06/02/2019

Elia Viviani stripped of Giro d’Italia stage win after sprint chaos • Italian relegated over blocking; Fernando Gaviria awarded stage• Britain’s Simon Yates second overall behind Primoz RoglicElia Viviani was stripped of victory as stage three of the Giro d’Italia ended in a chaotic sprint in Orbetello.Deceuninck-Qui...
01:00, 05/14/2019

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
14:52, 05/26/2019

'Shale is not superman.' Geopolitical chaos is testing the limits of America's oil boom America's new role as the world's leading oil producer made it easier for President Donald Trump to crack down on Venezuela and Iran with punishing sanctions....
03:13, 05/06/2019

‘Cupid of Chaos’ busted for bigamy vanishes from halfway house after sentencing A state-hopping bigamist nicknamed the “Cupid of Chaos” vanished this week after pleading guilty to criminal charges, authorities said Friday. Loser lothario Michael Middleton, 43 — who married four women in four states to get his hands on their mone...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Chaos, hope, change: stories from 70 years of the People's Republic of China Seven decades after Mao declared the beginning of a new era, Chinese people reflect on the dizzying and jolting changes that have forged the modern nationThis year marks 70 years since Mao Zedong stood in Tiananmen Square in Beijing and declared the ...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Women’s World Cup ticket fiasco shows Fifa’s capacity for chaos Organiser’s reaction when it emerged some tickets booked together are not next to one another left a lot to be desiredFollowing the still simmering fury over Uefa’s choice of Baku for the Europa League final and its corporate-heavy ticket policy for ...
13:39, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, blaming the chaos at the end of the race on politi...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Chernobyl review – chaos reigns in confusing nuclear disaster epic With Jared Harris starring, this miniseries about the 1986 meltdown should be gripping – but instead strands viewers in a bewildering cloud of unanswered questionsChernobyl is like the 80s nuclear horror-drama Threads crossed with the disaster-movie ...
01:26, 05/08/2019

BlackRock's Larry Fink slams the UK for its 'irresponsibility' amid Brexit chaos The UK is due to leave the European Union on March 29 but Parliament has not yet agreed on, let alone ratified, a Brexit deal with the EU, raising the prospect of a "no-deal" departure....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to riders and MTA officials. Twitter user @Amelia_Vogler tweeted that someone threw the “lit, explosive...
22:26, 05/31/2019

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his threat to slap tariffs on Mexican imports, and she called on him to work with Congress on immigration r...
00:26, 06/01/2019

A Sri Lankan town eyed the newcomers warily. Then came chaos as police arrived. At least 15 people, including six children, were killed in bomb blasts and gunfire as Sri Lankan security forces closed in on a house in a seaside town. Police believe the fiery explosions were triggered deliberately — the final violent acts of a gro...
18:26, 04/28/2019

We need a timetable czar to hit stop button on train chaos, says watchdog boss The UK's rail watchdog today repeated demands for a "timetable czar" after it was revealed there is still no single person in charge of overseeing the complex operation — and order a stop if it starts going wrong again....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
17:13, 06/10/2019

Chase Elliott wins Cup race at Talladega as chaos erupts on final lap How the GEICO 500, the 10th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.        ...
01:26, 04/29/2019

Danish PM suggests coalition with main opposition to avoid political chaos Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen voiced readiness on Thursday to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties....
14:00, 05/16/2019

London tubes, schools and homes 'face climate change chaos' Heatwave of 2018 will become the capital’s new normal, claims Green party in reportHundreds of schools, hospitals and tube stations in London are at risk of flooding or overheating as the climate crisis accelerates and global temperatures continue to...
14:39, 05/01/2019

The great UK rail disruption: How Virgin Train restored order from chaos Virgin Train, a ServiceNow customer, is undergoing transformation like so many industries. Where it differs is with its team, its perspective, and its success. Listen to John Sullivan, Virgin Train CIO tell you about it. You will learn something....
15:52, 06/11/2019

The Indy 500's pit road chaos, from wild tires to an injured crew member The 2019 Indy 500 had just as much action on pit road as the track — and that's not a good thing.        ...
02:26, 05/27/2019

Stopped in his tracks: New York 'subway bandit' suspect arrested for brake chaos Isaiah Thompson, 23, was charged for allegedly activating the brakes of a 2 train amid a recent pattern of subway disruptionA suspect has been arrested in the case of the mysterious “subway bandit” who has wreaked havoc on New Yorkers’ rush-hour comm...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Arnaud Démare wins stage 10 of Giro after Ackermann crash sparks chaos Frenchman holds off Viviani and Selig in reduced sprint Points leader Ackermann hits tarmac close to finishArnaud Démare claimed his first win of 2019 with victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia in Modena.The Frenchman held off the Italian national...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle East peace plan appeared to abruptly lose its remaining energy after an overnight crisis in Israeli ...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos: partial results British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party were both punished by English voters in a local election for the deadlock over Brexit, partial results showed on Friday....
09:26, 05/03/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads left gridlocked....
09:00, 06/11/2019

Roglic extends lead as Carapaz wins stage 4 after crash chaos derails Dumoulin "A massive crash with five kilometres remaining tore through the peloton and ended Dutchman Tom Dumoulin’s chances of Giro glory as Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic extended his lead in stage 4, won by the Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz."...
18:13, 05/14/2019

English voters punish both Britain's main parties for Brexit chaos: early results English voters used local elections to punish both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party for the deadlock over Brexit, partial results showed on Friday....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Cocaine, racy texts and a potentially fraudulent email: A week of chaos roils one statehouse Calls are growing for Republican House Speaker Glen Casada to resign after the disclosure of text messages and past behavior from his chief of staff....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial turned to violent chaos....
11:26, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos....
14:13, 06/12/2019

New York overtakes London as world's financial capital amid Brexit chaos, survey claims Uncertainty surrounding the U.K.'s departure from the EU has seen New York overtake London as the financial center of the world, according to a new survey of financial professionals....
16:26, 05/28/2019

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented political stalemate.        ...
21:26, 05/30/2019

Tuttii Fruittii: meet the clown hairdressers creating colourful chaos at London's most fun salon They're bright and bold and impossible to miss. Richard Gray heads to Deptford's Tuttii Fruittii to meet the experimental hairstylist clowns playing by their own rules...
13:39, 05/09/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terro...
18:39, 04/28/2019

'Political chaos' envelops tennis as French Open approaches Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
02:13, 05/04/2019

Stan Wawrinka points out 'political chaos' enveloping tennis Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
15:52, 05/03/2019

'It was a lot of shots': 911 calls from UNC Charlotte shooting describe campus in chaos One of the callers told a 911 operator she had escaped from the class where the shooting unfolded. “He was still shooting when we left.”        ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age returns with chaos-proof plan! Some kids still won't get a toy The maker of "furry friends" toys has a plan to avoid long lines and closed stores of last summer. But not every child who wants a toy will get one.        ...
16:26, 06/11/2019

Tornadoes roar through nation: 'All the windows exploded, it was just chaos' A wide swath of the nation was bracing this week for damaging wind gusts, hail and tornadoes as communities woke up to damage from the last round.        ...
23:13, 05/19/2019

UK weather forecast: 'Danger to life' warning as intense rainfall to spark flooding and rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems on roads across the UK....
05:00, 06/13/2019

TfL Tube delays: travel chaos as Jubilee line part-suspended after 'fire alert' at Bond Street station Commuters travelling into central London are facing travel chaos this morning after a fire alert at Bond Street station left the Jubilee line part suspended....
12:13, 05/23/2019

John Bradley breaks down epic 'Game of Thrones' battle: 'The darkness added to the chaos' John Bradley, who plays Samwell Tarly on 'Game of Thrones,' talks about filming the epic battle, seeing it on screen and how it all affects Sam.        ...
21:39, 04/30/2019

‘Everyone knows it will be a disaster’ – May’s invisible campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides, wan...
17:52, 05/22/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop using the image....
03:39, 05/02/2019

I’m Actually Laughing at How Little Trump’s Campaign Cares About the Law If you had to place bets on which presidential campaign would do some big ol’ election law violations, though I don’t know why you would have to do that, you would be insane to put your money on anyone other than Trump. According to the conservative ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

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

Leaders campaign until the end of Australian election day Political leaders are continuing frenetic 11th-hour campaigning as Australians vote at an election likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years...
07:26, 05/18/2019

Warren's Campaign Is Now a Union Shop On Tuesday night, the Wall Street Journal reported Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign staff will unionize. The union will be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320; the union’s business manager told the Journal t...
18:52, 06/05/2019

Would you like to help us shape a future global ad campaign? We are holding a focus group in a London Kings Cross location and we need people who have opinions to help us! We will be reviewing elements of a new creative campaign for a well know global brand. You will be shown different elements of the cam...
02:13, 05/08/2019

'Fun run' participants unaware they were contributing to AOC campaign Participants in a "fun run" organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in her Queens district Saturday did not know their registration fees went to the freshman New York Democrat's campaign rather than her environmental agenda....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Are These Teenagers Really Running a Presidential Campaign? Yes. (Maybe.) The retired senator Mike Gravel gave two young fans his Twitter password and permission to campaign in his name. It might be a stunt — or the future of politics....
17:13, 06/06/2019

Participants in AOC's 'fun run' didn’t know they were donating to her campaign Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a 5k in Queens Saturday that she billed as “a Family Fun Run supporting U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal on the Saturday following Earth Day.”...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Manohar Parrikar's Son, Not Named For Bypolls, Says Will Campaign For BJP Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal Parrikar will not make his electoral debut yet. After much discussion, the ruling BJP has decided to field Manohar Parrikar's former aide Sidharth Kuncalienker instead for......
11:13, 04/29/2019

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
05:13, 06/11/2019

Stirewalt: Joe Biden campaign rollout was 'quite successful' Fox News digital politics editor Chris Stirewalt Tuesday praised the start of former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 campaign, noting his high fundraising and polling numbers....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Political consultant gets 18 months for campaign schemes PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia political consultant has been sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison over campaign finance violations involving two Democratic congressional campaigns. Kenneth Smukler told the judge Friday that h...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Biden establishes campaign headquarters in Philadelphia The former vice president is setting up camp in a state that will be key to any Democrat’s prospects in next year’s election against President Trump....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Former Trump campaign advisers say Biden would be tough foe LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two members of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign say former Vice President Joe Biden would present the toughest 2020 challenge for the president, though they disagree on whether Biden can first win his party’s nomina...
02:13, 05/10/2019

The 4 Dumbest Questions of the 2020 Campaign Season Your teachers all lied to you. There is such a thing as a dumb question. We are literally surrounded by dumb questions every day. By definition, a dumb question is any question where the person being asked the question couldn’t possibly know the answ...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Beshear Responds To Bevin’s Campaign Video FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Attorney General Andy Beshear and Governor Matt Bevin are wasting no time when it comes to the race for governor. The attacks are already gearing up. Coming off of a primary win, Bevin’s campaign released its firs...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Trump campaign raising big bucks from women President Trump’s early fundraising numbers show he not only has a stockpile of cash -- raising over $30 million in the first quarter -- but is doing particularly well among one donor demographic: women....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Netanyahu says Gaza campaign is not over despite ceasefire deal Hours after an Egypt-brokered ceasefire deal was reached in Gaza, the Israeli military on Monday lifted protective restrictions on residents in the southern part of the country — but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that “the campaign is not ...
18:52, 05/06/2019

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
22:52, 06/07/2019

Trump says his 2016 campaign was ‘conclusively spied on’ President Trump said Friday that his 2016 presidential campaign had been “conclusively” spied on in an act of “treason.” “My Campaign for President was conclusively spied on. Nothing like this has ever happened in American Politics. A really bad situ...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Trump’s re-election campaign will kick off next month President Trump will officially kick-off his re-election campaign next month and then embark on a swing through several must-win Rust Belt states where polls show he is lagging behind surging Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, according to ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Campaign aims to get people to better prepare for death Initiative comes as survey suggests talking about dying is still an uncomfortable subjectIt comes to us all in the end. But despite the inevitability of death, few of us feel comfortable talking about it and most have made no plans for how we would l...
11:26, 05/11/2019

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes broug...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Biden says 'I am a union man,' at first 2020 campaign event Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his White House campaign on Monday by hosting a union event in Pittsburgh just hours after securing his first labor endorsement....
23:39, 04/29/2019

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
16:00, 05/22/2019

The next Call of Duty campaign is an emotional hellscape Jaws, not Saw. That's one of the guiding mantras for the developers building Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, this year's installment of the legendary first-person-shooter franchise. Modern Warfare comes out on October 25th and it's at o...
22:26, 05/30/2019

Dunford: Intel indicated Iran was mounting a ‘campaign’ against US IRAN THREAT EXPLAINED: Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian Gulf region, which he recommended after reviewing intelligence that indicated an omino...
13:52, 05/30/2019

Biden raises $6.3 million in first 24 hours of campaign U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign, providing a stronger showing than any of his rivals....
18:26, 04/28/2019

We Have Entered the 'Campaign Reboot' Phase of 2020 The 2020 campaign season is already shaping up to be the longest ever. Hillary Clinton announced her doomed campaign for the presidency on April 12, 2015; by that point in this year’s contest, we had about 18 candidates and were just waiting for Joe ...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Fact-Checking Joe Biden on the Campaign Trail Since announcing his candidacy, he has defended his decades-long record on criminal justice and climate change, rejected assertions he is a moderate and gone after President Trump. Here’s how his claims stack up....
11:26, 05/18/2019

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Campaign helps teach students financial skills TUCSON – Young students learned how to save money through the “Teach Children to Save Campaign” on Tuesday, May 7. Wells Fargo and The American Banker Association teamed up to teach students at C.E. Rose K-8 about important financial skills. Th...
07:26, 05/08/2019

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces loyal to the ruling military council killed more than 100 protesters....
05:13, 06/10/2019

YouTuber's rant dents German conservatives' campaign Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a 26-year-old's hour-long YouTube polemic, which has been watched over 5 million times in just five days....
17:26, 05/23/2019

"Disturbing": Chandrababu Naidu On Bengal Campaign Being Cut Short Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has termed as 'disturbing' the Election Commission's action cutting short the election campaign in West Bengal by a day and has said that the poll......
13:13, 05/16/2019

Prakash Raj Begins Week-Long Campaign For AAP In Delhi Actor Prakash Raj on Saturday began his week-long campaigning for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the national capital on Saturday and urged people to come together to reclaim the republic....
21:00, 05/04/2019

FBI Director Says No Evidence of Illegal ‘Spying’ on Trump Campaign (WASHINGTON) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be “spying” and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored President Donald Trump’s campaign durin...
02:52, 05/08/2019

"Constitutional Machinery Breakdown": BJP On Curtailed Bengal Campaign Finance Minister Arun Jatiley today targeted the Mamata Banerjee government over the Election Commission ordering the cutting short of campaigning in Bengal for the final phase of the national......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Ed Cox will exit as New York’s GOP chief, join Trump campaign New York’s Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox won’t be seeking reelection, paving the way for Erie County GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy to fill the top post. And Cox, the son-in-law of former President Richard Nixon who led the party since 2009, got a n...
02:13, 05/21/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia's prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition's campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation....
09:26, 05/12/2019

Is Melania Trump's Be Best campaign doomed by her husband’s presidency? First lady marks first year of initiative as sceptics question how it measures up to those of past first ladiesJust for once, Donald Trump entered the White House rose garden without fanfare, did not say a word and seemed content to play second fiddl...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:26, 06/10/2019

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and even some of her own ministers to her latest Brexit gambit....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Germany's AKK accused of calling for 'censorship' during election campaign The head of Germany's conservative CDU party wants to hold a debate on whether opinions expressed online ahead of elections should face regulation. The idea has sparked an outcry, with critics warning of censorship....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now he...
23:39, 05/27/2019

'Running With Beto' provides inside look at life on the campaign trail Temporarily setting politics aside, "Running With Beto" is an intriguing fly-on-the-wall look at Beto O'Rourke's losing 2018 Texas Senate bid, and the nature of a grass-roots Democratic campaign in a red state. The HBO documentary functions less succ...
21:26, 05/27/2019

Rap Artist Indicted for Obama 2012 Campaign Donations Former Fugees rapper Pras Michel was indicted on charges of funneling millions of dollars in foreign money to then President Obama’s 2012 re-election effort, amid widening fallout of the multibillion-dollar fraud scandal at a Malaysian government fun...
09:26, 05/11/2019

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
19:00, 05/25/2019

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

Trump Needs a Target to Stay Interested in His Campaign. For Now, It’s Biden. On Tuesday, President Trump will engage with the former vice president, if indirectly, for the first time during the 2020 campaign when they both make appearances in Iowa....
01:52, 06/11/2019

Corbyn defies call to start referendum campaign 'now' Jeremy Corbyn has defied calls from Labour MPs to start campaigning for a Brexit referendum but agreed any deal passed by parliament should be put to one....
18:13, 05/30/2019

"Roshan Baig Tried To Help BJP And Sabotage My Campaign": Rizwan Arshad Congress's Bengaluru Central candidate Rizwan Arshad today hit out at his party's miffed lawmaker Roshan Baig stating that he has tried to help the BJP and attempted to sabotage his campaign....
08:00, 05/23/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight The U.N. women’s agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year’s 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted the only global platform to achieve women’s rights...
04:52, 05/07/2019

Australia's PM launches official campaign six days out from election Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party's election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he will lose....
08:26, 05/12/2019

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance case WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 election. The Justice Department announced the charges Friday against Prakazrel R...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Choose your future: EU tries to raise turnout with viral campaign Officials are hoping to raise voter numbers for first time since 1979 European electionsA bawling newborn is lifted on to the chest of its exhausted mother. A tear slips down a father’s face. The camera cuts to another baby, revealing the moment of i...
11:13, 05/23/2019

| Where's Joe? Biden taking it slow in early campaign days While Democratic presidential hopefuls barnstorm through early voting states, 2020 party nomination frontrunner Joe Biden is working at a different pace altogether, rolling out his campaign in limited stages and to moderate numbers of voters....
23:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:13, 05/11/2019

Another Campaign Ban For Azam Khan, This Time For "Provocative" Speeches Azam Khan, the Samajwadi Party candidate from Rampur, has been banned again from campaigning in the ongoing national election for violating the model code of conduct...
18:26, 04/30/2019

EC's Juncker regrets EU silence on Brexit campaign 'lies' The EU was wrong to stay silent ahead of the 2016 Brexit referendum, Jean-Claude Juncker said as he prepares to step down. Being vocal would have 'destroyed' campaigners' lies. He called for a high turnout in May....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Under Fire, Trump Says He Would ‘Absolutely’ Report Foreign Campaign Help The president appeared to backtrack on comments earlier in the week when he said he would not necessarily call the F.B.I. if Russia or another hostile power offered damaging information about a rival....
16:39, 06/14/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY — Politicians convicted of felonies would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways — donating to state...
20:26, 05/07/2019

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
11:13, 05/22/2019

| Plagiarism charges hit Joe Biden, campaign blames error With several 2020 presidential hopefuls unveiling their climate plans this week, Democrat Joe Biden has released his own ambitious proposal, but it made headlines for the wrong reasons....
10:39, 06/06/2019

Bernie's Campaign Is Now Directly Supporting Strikes, Which Owns The Bernie Sanders campaign used its massive platform and organizing apparatus to rally support for University of California workers’ one-day strike on Thursday, per a new report by HuffPost. Nice!...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign Australia’s opposition leader said he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Warren recognizes 2020 campaign staff union Elizabeth Warren acknowledged Thursday that her presidential campaign staff had unionized, meaning that she will not contest the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 claim, announced two days ago, to become the workers' exclusiv...
20:39, 06/06/2019

GoDaddy shuts down 15k subdomains used in massive spam campaign Web hosting provider and domain registrar GoDaddy has taken down over 15,000 subdomains following a two year investigation into a spam operation that tried to sell consumers fake products.First users would receive a spam email promoting a product and...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Sessions sides with Barr over FBI's 'spying' on Trump campaign Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday sided with his successor, Bill Barr, over FBI Director Christopher Wray in describing the FBI’s surveillance of Trump associates during the 2016 presidential campaign as “spying.”...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twitter....
21:26, 06/06/2019

Spanish official who helped end militant ETA campaign dies MADRID (AP) — Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending the militant group ETA’s violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, died Friday at 67. The Spanish Socialist party said Rub...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Trian May Wage an Activist Campaign at Legg Mason Trian Fund Management LP may wage an activist campaign at Legg Mason Inc. and push the money manager to improve its flagging results, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, also called PrEP, is a daily pill that prevents those who take the drug from transmitting to their pa...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Observers' Advice For Immediate End To Bengal Campaign Overruled: Sources Election Commission observers had recommended that the campaign for the last round of voting in West Bengal for the ongoing national polls should end immediately following the violence in Kolkata......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 Campaign Is Off to a Great Start! Well, he finally did it. Large New York City Mayor and rodent extermination enthusiast Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, ending months of extremely unenthusiastic speculation about whether he’d elb...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian presidential elections. The Atlantic Counc...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Former French president Sarkozy set for trial over 2012 campaign France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Gay Israelis hold mass wedding to campaign for same-sex unions ‘We will marry, and in a huge way,’ organisers say of wedding ceremony not legally recognised in IsraelTwenty-three gay couples have held an unofficial mass wedding in Tel Aviv, walking down the aisle and exchanging vows to highlight the country’s di...
14:26, 06/05/2019

New Volkswagen Ad Campaign Is a U-Turn for a Company Caught Cheating A marketing push hatched by the firm that makes ads for Adidas and Google zooms past contrition on its way toward a greener future for the world’s largest automaker....
12:39, 06/05/2019

Tohono Chul’s fourth annual Adopt-A-Bee campaign TUCSON – Ever been interested in adopting a unique pet? Now is your chance, during Tohono Chul’s Adopt-A-Bee campaign. The campaign was created to increase awareness of various native bee species in southern Arizona as well as promote the...
08:00, 06/12/2019

As Buttigieg Builds His Campaign, Gay Donors Provide the Foundation In amassing a small fortune, the South Bend mayor has had the backing of an exuberant L.G.B.T. donor base. But relying on wealthy contributors carries political risk....
11:22, 04/30/2019

UK’s Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign LONDON (AP) — Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament election with an attempt to appeal to Brexit-backers and pro-Europeans alike. Britain was supposed to have left the European Union by now...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital....
21:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. campaign against Huawei hits a snag south of the border After a long push in Mexico, China's Huawei landed a coveted job in 2017: supplying equipment for the country's so-called "red compartida," an ambitious telecommunications network built for carriers delivering the latest generation of technology....
13:39, 05/09/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe the army is delaying the transition to a civilian government....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Eoin Morgan says England are ‘as ready as we can be’ for World Cup campaign • Captain desperate to get going with South Africa opener• Jofra Archer believes he is ready to deal with pressureA confident Eoin Morgan declared England to be “in the best possible place” and simply desperate for the World Cup to start after their ...
23:52, 05/21/2019

MTV launches ‘Save Our Moms’ campaign to combat mortality MTV is launching a campaign aimed at stemming the rise of maternal mortality in the U.S. Thursday’s launch of “Save Our Moms” comes as Mother’s Day approaches and will feature original content and educational resources across all MTV platforms...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Former Clinton campaign adviser: AOC can’t help Sanders with black voters Former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Antjuan Seawright said Friday that whether or not Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports 2020 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, he would still have the same problem “with the most dominant voting block in ou...
23:26, 05/10/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
02:26, 05/17/2019

UK's Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign Britain's main opposition Labour Party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament election with an attempt to appeal to Brexit-backers and pro-Europeans alike....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Ilhan Omar fined for campaign finance violations Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar has been ordered to reimburse her campaign account about $3,500 and to pay a fine of $500 after an investigation found she illegally used campaign funds in 2016 and 2017, a report said Thursday. The illegal donations date bac...
11:39, 06/07/2019

New Yorkers react after de Blasio announces presidential campaign Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to court Iowa farmers, Texas truckers and Washington software developers if he wants to win the presidency — but he can’t even get the guy who makes his breakfast to back him. “He’s a real nice person, but he’s delusional!”...
05:13, 05/17/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign Europe’s new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s populist playbook when it comes to mobilizing support ahead of this month’s European elections, says the co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party...
13:52, 05/08/2019

Trump Campaign Reportedly So Desperate It Thinks It Can Win Oregon Two years in and President Donald Trump’s approval rating has been in a constant state of “in the shitter.” Now, even Texas, my lovable but Republican and oft-misguided Texas, would maybe rather vote for a different idiot than elect this idiot again....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Guy Verhofstadt joins Lib Dems for Euro election campaign Sir Vince Cable's Liberal Democrats showed off a new recruit in the election battle today — the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Real Madrid end campaign with 12th league defeat Real Madrid's harrowing season came to a fittingly miserable end on Sunday as they slumped to a staggering 12th La Liga defeat, losing 2-0 at home to Real Betis as many fans left the stadium early and those who stayed booed the players off the pitch....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Italy's Berlusconi hospitalized but vows to resume campaign Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was hospitalized with severe kidney pain on Tuesday but his political party said the 82-year-old planned to quickly resume campaigning for European Parliament elections due next month....
12:39, 04/30/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris Is Trying to Reset Her Campaign by Taking On Trump In the months since 20,000 people gathered to kick off her candidacy, Ms. Harris has found herself in a vise, squeezed by factions in her party and her own campaign....
18:39, 05/08/2019

VW takes ‘progressive path’ with highly idealistic ad campaign VW set the stage for the highly idealistic campaign with an attention-grabbing spot that debuted last week featuring the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” ...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Iron Man himself will help promote the OnePlus 7 Pro in 'long-term' ad campaign In case you were wondering what Tony Stark was up to after the dramatic conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Infinity Saga (spoiler alert, I guess), the answer is closely related to the biggest smartphone launch of the past couple of months....
14:13, 05/16/2019

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
21:52, 06/06/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will canvass for Congress candidates in Kundgol......
21:26, 05/10/2019

This Google sister company showed you can buy a troll campaign for $250 As social platforms continue to be threatened by state-sponsored disinformation operations, Google’s parent company Alphabet has kicked things up a notch. Jigsaw, its side-arm devoted to fighting extremism, censorship, and other forms of cyberattacks...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Ex-Trump aide Bannon praises Marine Le Pen's campaign Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Monday praised French far-right politician Marine Le Pen's political recovery but said he was in France as an observer of the European elections rather than actively playing a role in Le Pen's campaign....
16:52, 05/20/2019

'Fed up' grassroots Tories refuse to join election campaign Something odd is happening in the depths of Derbyshire. And it's all to do with European elections no one thought for a minute we would be taking part in....
07:39, 05/20/2019

Trevor Noah: Trump is the first president to 'actually deliver' on campaign promises "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night and offered some rare praise for President Donald Trump for being the first president to "actually deliver" on his campaign promises....
15:52, 05/17/2019

"Feel Sorry For Poll Body," Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wrath bubbled over today as the Election Commission cut short the campaign in her state by a day, after Tuesday's violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in......
19:52, 05/15/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win "Serena Williams began her French Open preparations with a routine 6-4 6-2 victory over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday."...
17:26, 05/13/2019

"Very Professional Campaign": Omar Abdullah Praises PM, Amit Shah Election Results: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has credited Prime Minister Narendra and BJP president Amit Shah for their parties stellar performance in the Lok Sabha elections...
10:52, 05/23/2019

Message Undelivered: Weak Election Campaign Hurts Congress In January, Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late last year....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen vaping....
20:39, 05/12/2019

Nigel Farage shelters on campaign bus to avoid milkshake attack Brexit party leader told to remain on vehicle after possible assailants spottedNigel Farage has been forced to seek refuge on his campaign bus after being stalked by people carrying milkshakes in Kent, according to reports.The Brexit party leader and...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Bill de Blasio officially launches 2020 presidential campaign He’s late — again. After nearly half a year of hemming and hawing, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday entered the 2020 presidential race, becoming the 23rd Democrat to join the jam-packed field. The termed-out politician, known for his habitual tardine...
16:52, 05/16/2019

INSIGHT-U.S. campaign against Huawei hits a snag south of the border After a long push in Mexico, China's Huawei landed a coveted job in 2017: supplying equipment for the country's so-called "red compartida," an ambitious telecommunications network built for carriers delivering the latest generation of technology....
14:13, 05/09/2019

Trump 'livid' after report a former campaign aide misled on fundraising President Donald Trump directed his reelection campaign to issue a blistering statement implicitly condemning a longtime political adviser who used Trump's name to raise millions of dollars for an unaffiliated political group, several people familiar...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Tory treasurer cleared of false campaign spending claims Scotland Yard has dropped a case against a former treasurer of the Conservative Party accused of making false declarations about the party's 2015 election campaign in key marginals, the Standard has learned....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
23:26, 05/16/2019

De Blasio quietly opens presidential campaign office in Brooklyn Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pipe-dream presidential campaign has quietly opened a headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn that’s operating with a tiny staff and limited resources, he revealed Monday. “I’m very clear about the fact that we are going to start wit...
06:52, 05/21/2019

Trump repeatedly interrupted by fainting fans at campaign rally People were falling all over themselves to see President Trump during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania Monday night. At least five people fainted during the 7 p.m. stop in Montoursville, forcing Trump to stray from his remarks to continually call for...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the first time in the state capital. They argue fully decriminalizing sex work would let pimps and trafficke...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Corrupt execs cop plea over illegal donations to de Blasio campaign Two corrupt brothers whose engineering firm was awarded millions of dollars in city contracts pleaded guilty Monday to illegally funneling cash to Mayor de Blasio’s 2013 election campaign. Husam Ahmad, the CEO of HAKS and part-owner of SIMCO, copped ...
04:26, 05/14/2019

Report links vast online disinformation campaign to Iran Internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast years-old and multi-lingual campaign aimed at seeding anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and anti-American stories across the internet...
10:26, 05/14/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Editor Carine Roitfeld posed nude for her perfume ad campaign As the former editor of French Vogue and founder of CR Fashion Book, Carine Roitfeld’s boundary-pushing fashion shoots have inspired countless readers. Photos of her own outfits spread like wildfire across blogs, then Instagram. But for Roitfeld, it’...
15:39, 05/08/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram: study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Barack Obama’s memoir may drop during 2020 presidential campaign WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected to be released this year, setting up the likelihood that the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign. Publisher Penguin Random House st...
13:26, 05/08/2019

Edelen attack spurs Beshear response in Democratic campaign FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After Adam Edelen went on the attack in Kentucky’s increasingly feisty Democratic primary, rival Andy Beshear pushed back on Wednesday, saying any infighting benefits Republicans. First came ads in recent days by Edelen an...
10:13, 05/08/2019

De Blasio can’t escape police union protesters on the campaign trail More than 700 miles from the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the police union. The mayor, on a swing through South Carolina just days after joining the crowded Democratic field of candidates, was welcomed at a local BBQ joint by a prote...
20:52, 05/19/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into overdrive....
16:26, 05/16/2019

Prosecutors: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe is active NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors aren’t quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer. A federal judge in New York agreed Tuesday to keep search warrant materials related to the inv...
18:00, 05/21/2019

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

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
19:52, 05/17/2019

'Punches, attacks, milkshakes': inside the Tommy Robinson campaign As the far-right activist fights to become an MEP, the Guardian learns new details of his modus operandi and support networkA drone hovers high above the crowd on a Wigan housing estate. About 300 men, women and children are gathered before a mobile ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Sen. McConnell’s reelection campaign is selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ t-shirts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign team has rolled out “Cocaine Mitch” t-shirts in a help to boost up support for his 2020 Senate reelection campaign....
21:52, 05/08/2019

The Latest: EU chief rues failure to enter Brexit campaign LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:35 p.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says one of his biggest mistakes in office was failing to get involved in the Brexit referend...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Trump pledges not to use stolen information in 2020 re-election campaign U.S. President Donald Trump pledged Monday not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign, even as he wrongly insisted he hadn't used such information to his benefit in 2016....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Laverne Cox's New H&M Pride Collection Campaign Will Make You Feel the Love Laverne Cox has the perfect reminder for you to stay true to yourself. In honor of H&M's upcoming "Stay True Stay You" collection in celebration of Pride, the equal......
20:13, 05/21/2019

Macron camp seeks reset after EU campaign 'false start' A series of missteps by Emmanuel Macron's lead candidate for European Parliament elections has unsettled the French president's camp barely three weeks before the vote, which Macron sees as crucial for French influence in Europe....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Australia's prime minister gets egged by protester while on campaign trail Plenty of politicians end up with figurative egg on their face, but Australia's prime minister on Tuesday got an actual egg to his head during a protest that also resulted in a 70-year-old woman being knocked over. ...
20:39, 05/07/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign freed 100 black mothers—and raised an additional $1 million to set even more incarcerated women free....
02:13, 05/15/2019

No Evidence Of Illegal Spying On Donald Trump's Campaign, Says FBI Chief FBI Director Chris Wray said today that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be "spying" and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored US President Donald Trump's campaign......
20:39, 05/07/2019

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections Facebook says it has identified a private Israel-based influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts that engaged in spreading disinformation....
17:13, 05/16/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram - study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed....
20:00, 05/20/2019

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as ...
00:13, 06/07/2019

Japanese minister responds to #KuToo campaign by saying high heels 'appropriate' Japan's health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are "necessary and appropriate" in the workplace....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Poland’s leaders campaign to save wild cows from slaughter Poland’s ruling party leader and the president have weighed in to save the lives of a herd of some 180 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and were ordered slaughtered...
14:52, 05/31/2019

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, according to new research published Tuesday....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Japan begin World Cup campaign with goalless draw against Argentina Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a dull goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the tournament on Monday....
00:39, 06/11/2019

Poland's leaders campaign to save wild cows from slaughter Poland's ruling party leader and the president have weighed in to save the lives of a herd of some 180 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and were ordered slaughtered....
18:26, 05/31/2019

Mamata Banerjee Draws Parallel With Sepoy Mutiny In Campaign Against PM Trinamool chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today invoked the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 to draw a parallel with the efforts by her party to dislodge the Narendra Modi government in the......
18:26, 05/02/2019

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience campaign called by the opposition to push military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
15:39, 06/11/2019

US women’s national team kicks off World Cup campaign against Thailand The United States women’s national soccer team is finally kick-starting its World Cup campaign when they hit the field against Thailand on Tuesday – and no one is more excited than their former teammate Heather O’Reilly....
20:26, 06/11/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
03:00, 05/06/2019

Trump has not ruled out Bannon campaign return, new book claims President tells Best People author ‘nobody says anything better about me’ – though he was speaking before Michael Wolff’s returnDonald Trump has not ruled out asking former White House strategist Steve Bannon to help run his 2020 presidential campaig...
13:39, 06/11/2019

These Democratic Candidates Are Unionizing Their Staffs, And It Could Change Campaign Work Democratic presidential candidates fighting for the endorsements of labor unions and the votes of their rank-and-file have found a new tactic to show their commitment: unionizing their own campaigns. Staffers on four Democratic campaigns have announc...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
14:13, 05/29/2019

Warren supports campaign staff decision to join union Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Thursday endorsed her campaign staff's decision to unionize, an expected move from the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts who has made workers' rights a major part of her 2020 platform....
03:26, 06/07/2019

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A campaign of civil disobedience to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted as the working week began on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Beto O'Rourke's campaign for climate socialism is deeply unserious Reading former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke's newly released climate plan on Monday, I was struck by that famous Sherlock Holmes line: "When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the tr...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Unlikely, Untested, Unprecedented Presidential Campaign As Pete Buttigieg addressed supporters off a back porch in Marshalltown, Iowa, the Devil was whispering his name. “Pete,” the Devil hissed into a microphone. “You’re sooo smart, Pete.” Buttigieg ignored the heckler, plow...
14:26, 05/02/2019

UK PM frontrunner fends off court case over Brexit campaign bus claim Judges at London’s High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about the financial benefits of Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign....
18:39, 06/07/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amounts....
14:52, 05/02/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Biden is 'toast' after latest campaign hiccup Are former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential hopes 'toast'? "The Five" discussed Biden's "flip-flop" Friday on the Hyde Amendment and co-host Greg Gutfeld  voiced his thoughts saying this latest hiccup may push the Democratic presidential front...
06:52, 06/08/2019

South Africa sweeps into final election campaign weekend JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s political parties are sweeping into the final weekend of campaigning ahead of Wednesday’s election in which the ruling African National Congress might find its greatest challenge from within. Twenty-five...
14:13, 05/04/2019

Metro Vancouver floats two new terrible mascots for 'Unflushables' campaign If you see Pee and Poo floating around in the streets Vancouver, don’t be alarmed, they’re just the newest mascots in a campaign to remind residents that “the only things meant to be flushed are pee, poo and toilet paper.”...
03:26, 05/05/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the situation with tele...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare reveal: Old name, new campaign, new brutality A familiar face, but Captain John Price returns to Call of Duty in an entirely new timeline and plot. [credit: Infinity Ward / Activision ] ...
00:52, 05/31/2019

Authorities Subpoena Information on Andrew Gillum’s 2018 Campaign Mr. Gillum, who lost his race for Florida governor, had previously been shadowed by an F.B.I. inquiry into city government in Tallahassee, where he was mayor....
03:13, 05/31/2019

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
02:13, 06/14/2019

Biden campaign blasts Trump for saying he 'smiled' over Kim's 'low IQ' dig at 2020 hopeful Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Tuesday slammed President Trump’s controversial comments about the 2020 hopeful over the weekend, calling his rhetoric “beneath the dignity of the office.”...
21:13, 05/28/2019

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the show’s 2019 Emmys “For Your Considerati...
23:52, 06/04/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the pre...
05:13, 06/14/2019

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials made clear that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout and influence voters.Read More...
12:13, 06/14/2019

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego....
07:00, 05/25/2019

Cybersecurity: A critical, expensive issue heading into 2020 campaign WASHINGTON — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks continuing well into Donald Trump’s presidency. And it all s...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign....
15:39, 06/02/2019

Osaka opens clay campaign by beating Hsieh in Stuttgart Top-ranked Naomi Osaka opened her clay-court season by beating Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan 6-4, 6-3, on Thursday to reach the Porsche Grand Prix quarterfinals        ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate they are enduring a similar episode....
23:39, 05/02/2019

Pelosi assails Trump for ‘unconstitutional’ acts in new messaging campaign The California Democrat is sharply escalating her criticism of the president for blocking congressional oversight, accusing him of a displaying a “growing pattern of obstruction.”...
12:39, 05/01/2019

Campaign Aims to Keep Judge’s Copy of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ in U.K. The auctioned copy of D.H. Lawrence’s novel was used in perhaps the most famous British obscenity trial of the past century and has been designated a cultural treasure....
17:00, 05/25/2019

President Trump Said He Would Take Foreign Campaign Help. Here’s What Past Candidates Did in That Situation This week, President Donald Trump once again found himself defending his stance on accepting campaign help from a foreign government. The latest round of debate on the issue began Wednesday, when Trump said in an interview with George Stephanopoulos ...
00:39, 06/15/2019

#DaretoCare: This Father’s Day, Scotch Porter Decodes Masculinity With a New Campaign What is masculinity? That is the question grooming brand Scotch Porter is posing to men ahead of Father’s Day, with a new campaign aimed at getting to the heart of our often outdated ideas about masculinity (which is too often confused with patriarch...
22:26, 06/13/2019

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
15:52, 06/13/2019

It Sure Seems Like the Trump Campaign Is Trying to Stick El Paso With a $500K Bill for Its Rally President Donald Trump’s long history of screwing contractors and employees out of money seems to be continuing, with a new report claiming his campaign is more than a month late paying back the city of El Paso nearly a half a million dollars in cost...
05:13, 06/04/2019

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
09:26, 06/13/2019

Cuomo enlists Robert De Niro for gubernatorial campaign event Gov. Andrew Cuomo is giving fat-cat donors an offer they can’t refuse: an evening with Robert De Niro. Cuomo’s campaign committee is getting ready to raise cash for a fourth run for the governor’s office with a megadollar Taste of NY event at Lincoln...
06:26, 05/06/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Democrat Inslee tries to separate from pack with campaign climate plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday outlined a plan to achieve 100% clean electricity, zero-emission new vehicles and zero-carbon buildings and retire the U.S. coal power plant fleet by 2030, aiming to position himself as the most aggressive Dem...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Jigsaw Bought a Russian Twitter Troll Campaign as an Experiment In a controversial move, the Alphabet-owned tech firm played both sides of an online argument in Russia with the aim of testing disinformation-for-hire services....
02:26, 06/13/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
18:13, 06/03/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
22:13, 05/17/2019

1.5 Lakh Km Air Travel, 142 Rallies Part Of PM's Poll Campaign: Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew 1.5 lakh km and addressed 142 public rallies during the most extensive campaign for a Lok Sabha election since Independence, BJP president Amit Shah said today....
22:13, 05/17/2019

The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it has ratified its new union contract. Now do every other campaign, and company....
18:13, 05/08/2019

Biden 'misheard' ACLU activist's question about Hyde Amendment: campaign Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign said on Wednesday that the 2020 frontrunner "misheard" a question that effectively fed speculation that he flip-flopped on his support for the Hyde Amendment, a law blocking federal funding for abortion....
04:39, 06/06/2019

William Barr doubles down on campaign spying claims, slams Democrats Attorney General William Barr doubled down in a new interview Friday on his claims that President Trump’s 2016 campaign was spied on — and vowed to get to the bottom of “exactly what happened” with counterintelligence activities. In an interview with...
19:26, 05/17/2019

De Blasio, Trump face off in dueling videos after campaign launch: ‘We’re coming for you’ President Trump and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio traded barbs in dueling videos Thursday after the liberal mayor announced he was running for president -- and told his fellow New Yorker: “We’re coming for you.”...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Praise for Gandhi assassin caps acrimonious Indian election campaign PM admonishes candidates who lauded Mahatma Gandhi killer as a ‘patriot’Campaigning in the most acrimonious election in recent Indian history has ended with an admonishment by the prime minister, Narendra Modi, of some of his hardline candidates for ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on T...
03:26, 06/05/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
03:26, 06/05/2019

Trump campaign lawyers cite Mueller report to fight DNC suit NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign say Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings should end a lawsuit alleging conspiracy between the campaign and Russia. The arguments on behalf of Donald J. T...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Colbert thinks Alabama's new viral marketing campaign for The Handmaid's Tale is going a little far It’s been a bad week in America—which is to say, it’s been a bad couple of years in America, and this week saw that badness manifest in one of its most obviously upsetting forms—as a number of states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the campaign will save many lives, but there are some drawbacks....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relativ...
19:39, 06/12/2019

Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring....
21:26, 06/12/2019

4 left-leaning states up for grabs in 2020, Trump campaign manager says Brad Parscale, the campaign manager for President Trump’s 2020 campaign, said on Sunday that he believes states that normally vote Democrat could be flipped, according to recent data....
07:39, 04/29/2019

Busy Philipps stars in ACLU ad for #YouKnowMe abortion access campaign In the wake of revealing to “Busy Tonight” viewers that she had had an abortion — and creating the #YouKnowMe hashtag on social media — Busy Philipps is teaming up with the ACLU on a “You Know Me” ad campaign meant to rebut recent legislation in seve...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Amit Shah Covers 301 Lok Sabha Seats For BJP's Poll Campaign This Year With the Lok Sabha election campaign entering its final lap, BJP president Amit Shah has held public rallies and programmes in over 301 of the total 543 constituencies so far, covering a total......
02:13, 05/14/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political opponents from foreign governments sparked comparisons to the Clinton campaign and the DNC's funding...
22:39, 06/14/2019

Shapovalov's clay-court campaign begins with 1st-round loss Denis Shapovalov's clay-court campaign got off to a poor start when he lost 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 to Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters        ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Feds accuse Jho Low, Pras of funneling cash to Obama re-election campaign The feds have slapped new charges against fugitive Malaysian playboy Jho Low — this time for alleged campaign-finance violations connected to President Obama’s 2012 re-election. The latest allegations accuse Low of transferring $21.6 million to...
07:26, 05/11/2019

‘I Don’t Need It.’ President Trump Pledges Not to Use Stolen Information in 2020 Re-election Campaign (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is pledging not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign. And he’s insisting he didn’t use any in 2016, even though he did. Trump told reporters Monday as...
01:13, 05/14/2019

Tennis: Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win Serena Williams began her French Open preparations with a routine 6-4 6-2 victory over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications "The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va....
07:52, 05/13/2019

Joe Biden Called Heather Heyer’s Mother After Campaign Video Debut Susan Bro, whose daughter was killed at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., said she warned Mr. Biden to tread carefully around the episode and spoke with him about grief....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Spaniards flock to polls in wide-open election after tense campaign A divided Spanish electorate flocked to the polls on Sunday, responding to a plea from party leaders for a high turnout in what promises to be the country's most open-ended and potentially pivotal election in decades....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Taylor University student starts 'I Like Mike' campaign in support of Pence After unexpected public backlash to Vice President Mike Pence being tapped as commencement speaker, a Taylor University student started an "I Like Mike" to show the overwhelming majority at the small Christian college in rural Indiana support the sta...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Message undelivered: Weak election campaign hurts India's Congress In January, India's main opposition Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late last year....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Ghosn's image-boosting campaign undermined by Versailles party video A YouTube video of a lavish party given by Carlos Ghosn at Versailles on his 60th birthday paid for by Renault-Nissan has undercut his efforts to improve his public image....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Stephen Colbert mocks Biden's 'new' MAGA campaign slogan: 'Little awkward to say' Stephen Colbert hinted that former Vice President Joe Biden may need to tweak his "new" 2020 campaign slogan — especially if he wants to compete with President Trump's popular "Make America Great Again" rallying cry....
22:13, 05/01/2019

Michael Bloomberg gives $500M to campaign to kill coal and wound natural gas Former New York City mayor and climate change crusader Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he is giving $500 million to a campaign to finish killing coal and start killing oil and gas....
15:39, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
18:39, 06/08/2019

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
12:00, 06/09/2019

| Rugby Australia slams Folau 'media campaign' after leaked letter Rugby Australia has lashed out at Israel Folau for disrupting the sport after an explosive letter accusing the governing body of leaking details of his code of conduct hearing was made public....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Cristiane hat-trick gives Brazil perfect start to Women's World Cup campaign Brazil’s Cristiane scored a hat-trick as the former finalists sealed a superb 3-0 victory over Women’s World Cup debutants Jamaica on Sunday to kick off their campaign in style.Victory at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble meant Vadao’s side maintained ...
18:52, 06/09/2019

Help prevent children ‘from becoming victims in the first place’, implores Guterres at campaign launch  From killing and maiming, to recruitment, sexual abuse and abduction, “violence against children in armed conflict can take many forms”, said Secretary-General António Guterres, in a special message delivered at the launch of a new UN advocacy campai...
18:39, 04/28/2019

John Sununu on Joe Biden's lead slipping in Iowa: His campaign has been 'a little bit inept' Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will have to over-perform in the party’s upcoming debates if he hopes to reverse his falling poll numbers in Iowa....
23:39, 06/10/2019

Biden holds campaign rally in Philadelphia as Democratic rivals prepare to take him on Since entering the race last month, Biden, 76, has largely ignored the other 23 contenders in the Democratic field, instead training his fire on Republican Trump....
20:13, 05/18/2019

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she'...
03:39, 06/11/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show Biden, who was already the early front runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democratic presidential primary contest last week following months of hesitation....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Missing Types campaign launches to raise awareness of blood shortage TUCSON- The American Red Cross and Banner UMC are launching a campaign to raise awareness for people to donate blood. The campaign is called “Missing Types,” which the letters A, B, and O will be disappearing from major brand logos and we...
04:26, 06/12/2019

Sheila Dikshit's Poll Campaign In Northeast Delhi Hinged On Development Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today said that development was the main issue she highlighted while campaigning for the Northeast Delhi Lok Sabha constituency in the ongoing general......
14:13, 05/12/2019

Joe Biden is using race as a divide and conquer campaign strategy: Deroy Murdock During a campaign train stop in Columbia, S.C. over the weekend, 2020 hopeful Joe Biden told voters that "Jim Crow is sneaking back in," and Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock believes its the former vice president's attempt to divide voter bases....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Boris Johnson ordered to court over alleged lies during Brexit campaign Johnson, who is the front-runner to be Britain’s next prime minister, was accused of misconduct in a public office. He called the prosecution a “stunt.”...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Biden labels Trump a 'clown' during campaign stop in South Carolina Former Vice President Joe Biden took a page out of President Trump’s playbook on Saturday when asked at a South Carolina fundraiser if he had a nickname for the president....
17:52, 05/05/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mo...
01:00, 05/19/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency....
07:52, 05/19/2019

PCSD joins ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign, enforces seat belt use Click It or Ticket campaign runs through June 2, 2019. / Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department joined state and local law enforcement agencies in supporting National “Click It or Ticket,” a seat belt enf...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthentic behavior" on social media....
00:39, 05/29/2019

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying they ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" that led to more than 46,000 deaths in the state over a decade....
18:13, 05/28/2019

Biden Makes First Campaign Appearance in South Carolina, Key Primary State The speech indicated how Mr. Biden will bring his “working class Joe” brand to a more diverse Democratic electorate with black voters playing a dominant role....
02:00, 05/05/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unveiled sweeping new guidelines to combat sexual misco...
19:52, 05/07/2019

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

Ocasio-Cortez takes break to campaign for old college buddy in Boston Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took a break from bashing President Trump and the capitalist system to support an old college pal outside Boston....
00:52, 05/05/2019

Klobuchar isn't apologizing to Meghan McCain for invoking father on campaign trail Minnesota senator and 2020 Democratic presidential canddiate Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing for invoking the late-Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, in an attack aimed at President Trump despite the wishes of his daughter, Meghan McCain. ...
02:13, 05/29/2019

Biden campaign touts digital fundraising after kickoff rally: $1,000 per minute Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign announced Tuesday that they hauled in more than $1,000 per minute during the former vice president’s kickoff rally in Philadelphia this past weekend....
18:39, 05/21/2019

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself....
04:13, 05/29/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of his first run, sources said on Monday....
23:13, 05/20/2019