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The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay

The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belo...

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay

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Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — The 36-year-old French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 years of the Cannes Film Festival. Her film, “Atlantics,” is about women left behind in Dakar when many...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Yes, Oui, Cannes: Film Director Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman Ever to Win On Saturday French-Senagalese director Mati Diop became the first black female director to win an award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history. She also was the first black woman to ever have a film accepted for competition at the festival....
15:39, 05/27/2019

'Amy' director hopes Maradona doc garners empathy Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia says he wants to show a balanced version of soccer player Diego Maradona in his latest documentary in order to let the "audience decide" what they think of the controversial star. (June 13)     ...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam movie gobbles up The Shallows director Jaume Collet-Serra Just as our old pal Shazam! must pull his mystical, Zachary Levi-transforming powers from an ancient wizard living in a rock, so to does his eventual nemesis, Black Adam, draw his ability to exist from a semi-divine source: Dwayne Johnson’s enduring ...
04:13, 06/08/2019

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
05:52, 06/13/2019

Pine Bluff officials: Flood won’t sink Arkansas city’s hopes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An economically struggling Arkansas city is preparing for record-breaking floods, though local officials say even after the waters recede, the community’s resilience will bolster recovery. Officials in Pine Bluff, Arkan...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
12:26, 05/17/2019

Vincent Kompany's Pile-Driver Goal Keeps Manchester City's Title Hopes Alive No matter what happened in today’s Manchester City-Leicester City match, this brain-meltingly tight Premier League title race was going to come down to the final day of the season. But with the absolute screamer Vincent Kompany scored to give Man Cit...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Nationals’ tandem of Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki not delivering on all-star level hopes at catcher The Nationals hoped before the season that they could have an all-star catcher between Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki. The numbers say that hasn't panned out....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt says she hopes to see her alleged sexual abuser ‘in an orange jumpsuit’ Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt is doubling down on her claims that she was sexually abused as a teenager working in the often unforgiving entertainment business....
20:00, 06/07/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
13:52, 06/06/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
23:26, 06/05/2019

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man.        ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

Black hole may have swallowed neutron star, say astronomers Scientists analyse whether gravitational wave detectors picked up signs of collisionAstronomers may have spotted a neutron star being swallowed by a black hole for the first time, marked by a belch of gravitational waves rippling across the cosmos.If...
21:13, 05/03/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”...
08:52, 05/08/2019

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat a neutron star - the first collision seen between a mixed pair of these massive objects...
18:00, 04/30/2019

LIGO may have spotted a black hole-neutron star merger Enlarge / Our gravitational wave detectors really are a series of tubes. (credit: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab) On April 1, the teams behind the three gravitational wave detectors started them up for a new observational run, the first with all three operat...
21:00, 05/02/2019

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
17:52, 05/15/2019

'Black Mirror' short promo films will star Latinx influencers You don't have to wait until June 5th to get your next fix of Black Mirror -- although it might not be what you were expecting. Netflix has announced a trio of Little Black Mirror short promo films with thematic links to the technology-gone-wron...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Could Beyoncé Be an Alien? Men in Black: International Star Tessa Thompson Thinks So The beloved Men in Black franchise is back on the big screen. While many MiB aficionados have been anxiously awaiting the return of this extraterrestrial blockbuster series, the new lead, Tessa Thompson, is quietly killing the game....
20:52, 06/14/2019

‘Black Mirror’ star Miley Cyrus covers Nine Inch Nails Miley Cyrus makes her return to acting in a role that hits close to home for the household name. In a new episode of Netflix’s “Black Mirror,” which launches its fifth season Wednesday, the former “Hannah Montana” actres...
19:13, 06/05/2019

Watch: Tessa Thompson says she is 'legitimate friends' with 'Men in Black' co-star Chris Hemsworth Tessa Thompson said on "The Late Show" that it was fun starring in "Men in Black: International" with Chris Hemsworth due to already being friends with her co-star....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Gravitational Wave Detectors May Have Spotted a Neutron Star Colliding With a Black Hole A pair of objects, each more massive than the Sun but only as wide as a city, have once again produced ripples in spacetime that were picked up by sensitive gravitational wave detectors on Earth. But this time, scientists think they may have measured...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Ga. Mayor Says City is 'Not Ready' for Black Employee. Councilman Agrees, Citing Jesus' Stance Against Race-Mixing The mayor of a nearly all-white Georgia town has come under fire after allegedly acknowledging that she disqualified a candidate for employment because of his race. Meanwhile, her fellow city councilman excused her actions, explaining that interracia...
07:26, 05/07/2019

Pep Guardiola stands alone as Manchester City’s biggest star | Barney Ronay Manager has raised his side’s standards again, responding to Liverpool’s challenge and guiding City to a second title runningAnd fade to Blue. On a soft spring south-coast afternoon Manchester City retained the Premier League title, completing their ...
22:39, 05/12/2019

From a Star Wars Queen to a Twisted Ballerina in Black Swan, Relive All of Natalie Portman's Epic Roles Throughout her career, Natalie Portman has always been one graceful, beautiful (black) swan. Because of this fact and because today Portman turns 38 years old, it's time to turn our......
00:26, 06/10/2019

Football fans convinced Man City star’s wife has six TOES after Insta snap EAGLE-EYED football fans have flocked to an Instagram post from Manchester City star Nicolas Otamendi – because they’re convinced his wife has six toes....
19:13, 05/23/2019

Rodri to Man City: Atletico Madrid star warned over alternative transfer targets Rodri has been warned that Manchester City are ready to consider alternative targets as a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder continues to be delayed....
13:26, 06/05/2019

‘Tales of the City’ star Murray Bartlett feels at home on Barbary Lane A 90th birthday party for Anna Madrigal is the setting for Netflix’s nostalgic revival of Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” premiering Friday. Madrigal, played with beguiling charm by 89-year-old Olympia Dukakis, was a pioneer — one of TV’s firs...
03:13, 06/07/2019

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Cas...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Man City star Leroy Sane a confirmed transfer target for Bayern Munich Bayern Munich want to sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane as the Bundesliga giants seek to rebuild their attack this summer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Man City star Raheem Sterling wants to meet FA and Premier League about combating racism in football Manchester City's Raheem Sterling hopes to get the opportunity to speak to the Football Association (FA) and the Premier League about improving the fight against racism in football....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce opens about Kareem Hunt release: 'It ripped our hearts out' Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce described his thoughts Saturday about his team cutting Kareem Hunt after a video showed the running back punching and kicking a woman at a hotel in February 2018....
19:52, 06/17/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' star Paul Rudd gets Kansas City barbecue sandwiches shipped to his NYC home every year Paul Rudd loves this Kansas City barbecue joint’s sandwich so much he has it shipped to his New York City home every year — and he says it’s totally worth it....
20:39, 05/01/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Black, 'Star Wars,' Cannes Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges; "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are behind next "Star Wars" film; Cannes Film Festival kicks off with Jim Jarmusch zombie comedy, "The Dead Don't Die." (May 1...
16:00, 05/15/2019

'The universe is a violent place:' Black hole collides with neutron star, scientists say Forget Game of Thrones, now we may have detected a real-life "battle" going on in outer space between a black hole and a neutron star.        ...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Portugal star Bernardo Silva relishing potential battle with Man City's England cohort at Nations League Finals Bernardo Silva is targeting international glory after claiming an unprecedented domestic treble with Manchester City, and is keen for a reunion with some of his club team-mates here in Portugal....
21:39, 06/04/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Man City star Raheem Sterling focused on 'biggest game' of career after picking up FWA award Raheem Sterling was keen to turn focus to the "biggest game" of his career after receiving the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award on Thursday night....
12:13, 05/10/2019

Leroy Sane latest: Bayern Munich confirm offer for Man City star is still a 'long way' off Bayern Munich have not submitted a formal offer for Leroy Sane, with the German giants claiming the winger has not yet decided if he wants to leave Manchester City this summer....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police Week on Tuesday....
19:39, 05/15/2019

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
11:52, 05/15/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
21:52, 05/02/2019

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
22:52, 06/12/2019

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city....
14:39, 06/01/2019

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit sa...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
22:00, 05/25/2019

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Large tornado slams Kansas City area, significant property damage reported west of city A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on several communities with no end in sight....
03:52, 05/29/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
02:52, 05/02/2019

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
04:13, 06/04/2019

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and ex-NBA player David Lee exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married.       ...
00:26, 06/17/2019

Fan-made Star Wars VR Death Star trench run also researches sim sickness Want to take on the Death Star trench run in VR and also fight sim sickness? Check this app from University of Utah computer science student Dylan Stout.Read More...
16:00, 05/20/2019

‘I Loved Him.’ Harrison Ford Bids Farewell to Star Wars Co-Star Peter Mayhew Hollywood actor Harrison Ford gave a heartfelt statement on his Star Wars co-star Peter Mayhew’s death on Thursday. “Peter Mayhew was a kind and gentle man, possessed of great dignity and noble character,” Ford said in a statement t...
08:26, 05/03/2019

‘The Gentlest of Giants.’ Star Wars Actors Honor Late Chewbacca Star Peter Mayhew The Star Wars family is already missing its beloved Wookiee. Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3 actor who played Han Solo’s loyal sidekick Chewbacca in five Star Wars films, including the original trilogy, died Tuesday at age 74, his family announced o...
04:26, 05/03/2019

Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black) Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black)...
01:39, 04/29/2019

Bradley Cooper has dreamed up a reunion with 'Star Is Born' co-star Lady Gaga Bradley Cooper shot down the idea of going on tour with Lady Gaga on "Ellen," but he does have something in mind to reunite the "Star Is Born" leads.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement”...
18:26, 06/12/2019

R.I.P. director Franco Zeffirelli Franco Zeffirelli has died. Although his long career contained many distinct and notable phases—including fighting as a member of the Italian anti-Fascist resistance movement in World War II, directing operas in cities ranging from Paris to New York...
21:39, 06/15/2019

CBO director says economic growth will fall below 2% Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Wednesday that he expected economic growth to dip in coming years, and that President Trump’s trade war with China is slowing economic growth....
01:00, 05/30/2019

New US Secret Service director sworn in James M. Murray was sworn in Wednesday as the new director of the U.S. Secret Service following the departure of the agency’s former leader last month....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died aged 96....
15:52, 06/15/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director: Changes are 'going to happen' That the internet had an uneasy reaction to our first look at the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog live action movie isn't surprising, but the absolute horror induced by some elements of the furry hero's design have not gone unnoticed. This afte...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Director John Singleton dies at age 51 Director John Singleton, known for films including the Oscar-nominated hit "Boyz N the Hood" and "Poetic Justice," has died at age 51 in Los Angeles. He suffered a major stroke earlier this month. (April 29)        ...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Former Pixar Director's Hawaiian Retreat Lee Unkrich, the director of ‘Toy Story 3’ and ‘Coco,’ is selling a Kauai home overlooking Secret Beach with a vintage Hawaiian feel. It is listed for $6.8 million....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M’s athletic director. Bjork, who is the athletic director at Mississippi, will take over for Scott Woodward, who left for the same job at LSU last month. Bjork won’t star...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Director John Singleton to be taken off life support The family of John Singleton, the Oscar-nominated director of Boyz N The Hood, says he will be taken off life support, almost two weeks after suffering a stroke....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
04:39, 05/23/2019

CBO founding director Alice Rivlin dies Alice Rivlin, the founding director of the Congressional Budget Office, has died. She was 88 years old.Rivlin was appointed to CBO in 1975 and holds the record for the longest tenure in that post, until 1983.She served as a staunch advocate for the i...
03:39, 05/15/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Rice brothers reduce their EQT director nominees to seven from nine EQT Corp shareholders Rice brothers said on Thursday they will reduce their director nominees to the company's board from nine to seven, after EQT decided to replace three long-serving directors....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Top Aide To Senate President Selected As New LRC Director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky legislative leaders have selected a top staff member in the Senate president’s office to become the next director of the Legislative Research Commission. Jay D. Hartz replaces David Byerman, whose contract was not...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Bjork introduced as Texas A&M’s athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s incoming athletic director says he’s been admiring the passion of Aggie fans for more than 20 years. Ross Bjork was introduced at Texas A&M on Monday. He’ll begin work on July 8 after he wra...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police have arrested a man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood TV director more than three decades ago. Authorities say the FBI arrested Edwin Hiatt Thursday in Burke County, North Carolina, after DNA evide...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Cardinals promote Wilson to director of pro scouting The Arizona Cardinals promoted former Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to director of pro scouting, in one of several personnel moves announced Wednesday....
09:13, 05/16/2019

Why FBI Director Christopher Wray won’t use the term ‘spying’ FBI Director Christopher Wray refused to use the term"spying" on Tuesday when referring to the bureau's investigation into the Trump campaign — despite the attorney general's use of the term....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Hurricane director looks ahead to 2019 season National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17)       ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

| United expected to announce new technical director Manchester United are reportedly on the verge on appointing their first-ever technical director, with a number of the club's former players linked with the role....
07:39, 05/03/2019

Former Epic Games director originally tried to axe Fortnite Imagine a world where Fortnite didn't exist: millions of gamers wouldn't have enjoyed millions of hours (or spent millions of V-bucks) battling to survive on the island. Well, that alternate reality came closer to happening than you might t...
14:13, 06/17/2019

U.S. film director John Singleton dead at age 51 John Singleton, who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed film "Boyz n the Hood" about young men struggling in a gang-ridden Los Angeles neighborhood, died on Monday at the age of 51, his family said, days after he suffered a stroke....
23:26, 04/29/2019

Edu set to become Arsenal technical director after Copa América • Former Arsenal midfielder agrees deal in principle• Club targeted Edu after missing out on MonchiEdu has agreed in principle to become Arsenal’s technical director this summer. The former Arsenal midfielder is currently working for the Brazilian FA...
18:39, 05/07/2019

The Director of ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Leers Again Can you die from twerking too long? That’s the kind of thought a viewer has while watching Abdellatif Kechiche’s new film, “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo.”...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spied on the Trump campaign during its Russia inquiry....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Zalando’s Director of Engineering on AI and the future of fashion Last week’s TNW Conference featured an amazing lineup of speakers, all sharing their unique knowledge and insights into the future of tech. A prominent theme this year was machine learning and artificial intelligence — namely, how industries can harn...
19:52, 05/16/2019

The New USA Gymnastics Director Of Sports Medicine Lasted Just One Day On The Job It doesn’t seem possible that one organization could find as many different ways to fuck up as USA Gymnastics has over the past several years, but they somehow added another one to the list earlier this week. On Monday, the bankrupt USAG hired its fi...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive directo...
15:00, 06/04/2019

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

F.B.I. Director Defends Bureau Against Spying Accusations: ‘That’s Not the Term I Would Use’ The comments put the head of the F.B.I. in direct conflict with Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he is reviewing the bureau’s investigation....
19:26, 05/07/2019

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

A Director Resolves Not to Recut His Film and a Vision Emerges David Robert Mitchell was urged to re-edit “Under the Silver Lake” after a mixed reception in Cannes. On screens this month is what he intended to show all along....
20:00, 04/28/2019

USAG cuts ties with brand-new medical director USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science. The governing body cited a "conflict of interest" for the decision....
03:39, 05/01/2019

Petrobras likely to space out Brazil fuel price changes -director Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA is likely wait longer between domestic price adjustments for diesel and gasoline, the company's head of refining and natural gas, Anelise Lara, told Reuters on Thursday....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Ian Callum leaves Jaguar after 20 years as design director Callum leaves after transforming brand's look; will "pursue other design projects" while remaining a Jaguar consultant Ian Callum is stepping down as director of design at Jaguar after two decades in the role, the British car maker has confirmed. Th...
17:52, 06/04/2019

John Singleton: maverick director with a radical edge Boyz N the Hood sent audiences reeling and marked the start of an uneven career for a writer-director whose films were rooted in lived experienceHollywood wasn’t ready for John Singleton when he exploded on to the movie scene at the age of 23 – and m...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Trump's trade director has his thinking on imports all wrong Writing about free and fair trade recently in the Wall Street Journal, President Trump’s director of trade and manufacturing policy Peter Navarro took issue with some World Trade Organization rules. He especially dislikes those requiring member natio...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Detective Pikachu Director Explains A Most Unexpected Easter Egg Pokémon Detective Pikachu is full of Easter Eggs—namely, a bunch of Pokémon getting cameos. You’d expect that! But there is one Easter Egg I was surprised to see....
12:52, 05/14/2019

Vox Lux director Brady Corbet: 'The movie is about the desire to be iconic' The US film-maker on creative burnout, working with Scott Walker and his new film starring Natalie Portman as a messed-up pop starHaving made his first, brazenly ambitious feature at the age of 27, and finding himself compared to the young Orson Well...
13:26, 05/05/2019

Director Nahnatchka Khan on Always Be My Maybe and the brilliance of Keanu Reeves Ali Wong and Randall Park star in Netflix’s new romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, the story of estranged childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who reluctantly reconnect after 15 years apart, and soon rediscover the spark between them. At the helm is d...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Police: Award-winning band director had sex with student HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times. News outlets report 30-year-old Jordan Peveler was arrested Wednesda...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Mississippi picks Carter to be interim athletic director OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director. The school made the announcement on Monday. Carter takes over for Ross Bjork, who was named Texas A&M’s athletic director o...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Dean Ryan leaves the RFU to become director of rugby for the Dragons Ex-Worcester coach will also take a seat on Dragons’ boardRyan leaves role as RFU head of international developmentDean Ryan has been appointed director of rugby for the Dragons in a move that will see him leave his role as the Rugby Football Union’s...
14:26, 05/14/2019

Man accused of director’s 1985 death appears in court MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Hollywood television director in 1985 has appeared in a North Carolina court. The News Herald of Morganton reports that a Burke County judge on Friday ordered 52-year-old Edwin Jerry Hiatt held with...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Former acting ICE director slams Gillibrand over immigration stance Former acting ICE director Thomas Homan took Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to task Sunday for her immigration comments and politicians like her are enticing illegal immigrants to come to the United States....
06:26, 05/21/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent furt...
19:26, 06/14/2019

Troy promotes Brent Jones to athletic director TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy has promoted Brent Jones to athletic director following his two-year stint as deputy director of athletics for external operations. Jones, whose promotion was announced Wednesday, had overseen areas including marketing, communi...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
21:39, 05/25/2019

What happened at the Ketucky Derby? UA director explains the outcome TUCSON – “Hold your tickets.” No matter who you thought was the true winner of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, there was one thing circulating through every viewer’s mind by the end of the race – what just happened? Des...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
20:00, 05/17/2019

John Singleton, 'Boyz n the Hood' director, is dead at 51 John Singleton, a versatile director who made a splash with "Boyz in the Hood" and went on to a variety of projects -- including "2 Fast 2 Furious" -- has died after suffering a stroke. He was 51....
23:00, 04/29/2019

‘Romeo and Juliet’ Director Franco Zeffirelli Dies at 96 ROME — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and often extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet,” has died in Rome at 96. Whil...
16:52, 06/15/2019

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96....
13:26, 06/15/2019

Director John Singleton to be taken off life support following stroke, rep says Director John Singleton will be taken off life support after suffering a stroke earlier this month, his spokesperson Shannon Barr told USA TODAY Monday.        ...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Director John Singleton on life support after stroke, rep says Director John Singleton is on life support after suffering a stroke earlier this month, his spokesperson Shannon Barr told USA TODAY Monday.        ...
17:39, 04/29/2019

“Romeo and Juliet” director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of N...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Why Remake The Lion King? Director Jon Favreau Explains When it comes to Disney’s upcoming Lion King movie, most of us have lots of questions. Things like, is it a shot-for-shot remake? Is it live-action? Animation? Will the animals be talking and/or singing? And perhaps most importantly: Why attempt this...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog director pledges to "fix" his fucked-up mammal son Responses to this week’s first major trailer for the Sonic The Hedgehog movie have been decidedly mixed, with reactions ranging from “Oh, hey, Jim Carrey looks like he’s having fun” to “OH GOD, THE TEETH, WHY DOES THE HEDGEHOG HAVE HUMAN TEETH?! THEY...
06:00, 05/03/2019

John Singleton, ‘Boyz N the Hood’ Director, Dies at 51 His first film, which he began shooting when he was in his early 20s, earned an Oscar nomination for best director — the first for an African-American....
23:26, 04/29/2019

Meet the former director at Epic Games who tried to cancel ‘Fortnite’ The video game industry over the last two years came close to looking dramatically different, thanks to an Epic Games ex-director admitting that he actually tried to cancel the super popular Fortnite game before he left the company in 2012. The free-...
06:39, 06/15/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:39, 06/15/2019

'Romeo and Juliet' director Franco Zeffirelli dead at 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," died Saturday at 96....
19:00, 06/16/2019

John Singleton, 'Boyz N the Hood' Director, Dies at 51 John Singleton, the filmmaker who brought African-American stories of the inner city into the center of Hollywood with movies such as ‘Boyz N the Hood’ and ‘Poetic Justice,’ died Monday at age 51....
06:52, 04/30/2019

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
18:52, 06/07/2019

'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. The show's second go-round will be helmed by supervising director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Yannick Bellon, French Director With Feminist Bent, Dies at 95 “I have treated several aspects of the feminine reality,” Ms. Bellon, whose films included a feature that graphically depicted a gang rape, once said....
23:39, 06/11/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director says he hears you about the teeth thing and he'll make changes When the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' trailer came out earlier this week, it immediately set off an internet-wide case of odontophobia. While no re-imagining of a beloved childhood character will ever be without critics, CGI Sonic's human-like teeth and gene...
19:26, 05/03/2019

North Carolina man charged with 1985 murder of top Hollywood director A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors said on Friday....
23:52, 05/10/2019

FFA director issues apology to sacked Matilda's coach Stajcic Football Federation Australia board director Heather Reid issued a public apology to former national women's team coach Alen Stajcic on Friday for fuelling speculation that his shock sacking in January was for misconduct....
08:00, 05/31/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Director on Ghost’s Departure, Brienne’s Collapse David Nutter, who directed three episodes this season, including Sunday’s, is known by the show’s actors for eliciting the unexpected from their performances....
03:52, 05/07/2019

Cannes festival in row after director and baby blocked from Palais entry British film-maker claims she was denied access to Marché du Film, then told to pay fee for baby and wait two days for it to be processedThe Cannes film festival has been criticised for its treatment of mothers and babies after a female director clai...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - Franco Zeffirelli, the film and opera director acclaimed for movies such as "Romeo and Juliet" and opulent lyrical productions on the world's major stages, died on Saturday at the age of 96....
16:13, 06/15/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid criticism that he holds anti-Israel views...
14:52, 06/15/2019

Review: Director Jim Jarmusch puts his deadpan stamp on The Dead Don’t Die Enlarge / Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, and Adam Driver star in Director Jim Jarmusch's deadpan take on the zombie genre, The Dead Don't Die. (credit: Focus Features) With The Dead Don't Die, auteur director Jim Jarmusch puts his unique, deadpan stam...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth m...
19:39, 05/23/2019

How a Pocket Knife Saved the 'John Wick 3' Director's Life Chad Stahelski, who served as a stuntman for ’The Matrix’ and helmed ‘John Wick 3’ on waxing his jackets, relying on knives and the $100k chopper he’s too afraid to ride....
00:26, 05/11/2019

Suspect In Killing Of Director Barry Crane, Arrested After 34 Years A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors......
10:00, 05/11/2019

Browsing Cinefile Video with Joanna Hogg, director of The Souvenir Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama The Souvenir was one of our favorite films to come out of this year’s Sundance Festival. Set in the 1980s, The Souvenir follows a “quietly ambitious film student,” through the ups and downs of her first serio...
20:26, 05/20/2019

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
01:00, 05/26/2019

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletics Championships....
04:13, 05/22/2019

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prol...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits include “Bohemian Rhapsody,” ”Su...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Had...
03:39, 06/06/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs MNG director for Gannett board, rejects two others Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc backed a nominee from hedge fund-owned MNG Enterprises Inc for the board of newspaper company Gannett Co Inc on Thursday, adding a twist in the fight for control of the media company....
16:13, 05/02/2019

Chopsticks Is One Small Step for Netflix, One Giant Leap for Its Director Starring Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol, Netflix Indian movie Chopsticks is about a diffident young woman (Palkar) who teams up with a suave conman (Deol) to recover her stolen car from a goat-loving......
08:00, 05/29/2019

US Open tournament director Brewer leaving after '19 edition U.S. Open tournament director David Brewer stepping down after this year's edition of major championship        ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Army hires Mike Buddie as athletic director from Furman WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Mike Buddie as its athletic director. The U.S. Military Academy announced Thursday that Buddie, who comes from Furman, will replace Boo Corrigan. At Furman, Buddie negotiated a multiyear partnership with Nike, p...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director Barry Crane LOS ANGELES — A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested Thursday in North Carolina after police said DNA and a confession linked him to the crime. Edwin Hiatt was a...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Film producer and director Irwin Winkler spills the beans NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning movie producer Irwin Winkler has lately looked over his many hits — and some misses — for a lively new memoir, “A Life in Movies: Stories from 50 Years in Hollywood.” Winkler’s extraordinary list of fil...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia ...
23:39, 06/10/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
15:26, 06/02/2019

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation....
17:00, 06/14/2019

'Not looking good' for Comey, Rosenstein 'absolutely right to slam' ex-FBI director, Hannity says Sean Hannity said in his "Hannity" Opening Monologue on Monday that former FBI Director James Comey "abused his power" and that there has been "mounting" evidence to that effect....
10:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. film director John Singleton to be taken off life support: family Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, best known for his 1991 film "Boyz n the Hood," will be removed from life support on Monday, his family said in a statement....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Trump taps ex-Obama border patrol chief as ICE Director WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweeted Sunday that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:52, 04/28/2019

A secret romance: the director who is confronting Nazis, race and bigotry Amma Asante’s new movie follows the story of a biracial girl during the Third Reich. How much of it reflects the film-maker’s fears of where we are heading now?Amma Asante’s new film, Where Hands Touch, tells the story of a forgotten piece of history...
14:39, 05/03/2019

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton dies at 51 following stroke Director John Singleton has died after being taken off life support, his spokesperson Shannon Barr told USA TODAY Monday.        ...
00:00, 04/30/2019

ICE will increase family deportations, according to acting director Mark Morgan Mark Morgan said that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will prioritize undocumented criminals, but no illegal immigrants should be exempt.        ...
00:39, 06/05/2019

Boy George biopic in the works at MGM with Anvil! director Sacha Gervasi Depending on your taste for Bohemian Rhapsody and music biopics in general, MGM may really want to hurt you. Deadline reports that the studio is moving forward with yet another biopic in its effort to replicate the commercial success of the Oscar-win...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Adam Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI director Chris Wray House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff threatened to subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray for what he says is the bureau's failure to inform Congress about the status of a counterintelligence investigation into links between President Do...
21:39, 06/12/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
09:39, 06/09/2019

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
22:39, 05/28/2019

North Carolina man arrested for 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
07:13, 05/11/2019

The Nightingale: watch the trailer for the Babadook director's brutal new film – video Described by the Guardian as ‘a particularly brutal serving of Tasmanian gothic’, the second film by Australian director Jennifer Kent is set in 1825 Van Diemen’s Land: a horrific and violent period in history, during which the state’s Indigenous pop...
19:39, 05/23/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director promises character redesign after backlash, but changes could be costly Just days after releasing the first official trailer for "Sonic the Hedgehog," the film's director took to social media to try and assuage disgruntled fans, promising a redesign of the titular character....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
18:26, 06/08/2019

Former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan: I respect Mark Morgan for getting back into the fight Following President Trump's announcement that he's chosen Obama-era Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan says Trump's newest pick will serve the office honorably....
21:39, 05/06/2019

King of the Monsters’ Director on Why Godzilla’s Cinematic Universe Was Way Ahead of Its Time “I truly believe if you add Godzilla to any movie, it becomes a better movie,” director Michael Dougherty said during a Q&A this spring at Toho Studios. “Think about it. Take any movie in the world and 20 minutes in, Godzilla shows up. I guarante...
18:52, 06/06/2019

North Carolina man arrested in 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
21:00, 05/11/2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions....
02:52, 05/25/2019

London Luminary Dominic Jones Is Announced As Creative Director Of Links "What I hope to create with Links is a safe space to buy quality in design and craftsmanship, not to compete on price and offer commoditised products," Jones tells Vogue exclusively...
21:26, 05/29/2019

After trailer outcry, Sonic the Hedgehog director tells fans to expect “changes” What's to come of November's Sonic the Hedgehog film? We thought we knew based on a very odd-looking trailer, but Thursday's news may have changed everything. [credit: Paramount / Sega ...
02:39, 05/03/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He will lead CFE's strategic direction...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Booksmart director Olivia Wilde: ‘Being young is the most painful, most hilarious experience’ The American star on re-energising the high-school movie with her directorial debut and what it’s like seeing your mum run for CongressOlivia Wilde’s directing debut, Booksmart, follows one chaotic day in the lives of Molly (Beanie Feldstein) and Amy...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Jets add longtime Saints scouting director Terry Fontenot to GM candidates A fifth candidate for the open Jets general manager position emerged Wednesday. The team has requested permission to interview Saints director of pro scouting Terry Fontenot, according to the NFL Network. Fontenot joins Joe Douglas, Champ Kelly, Scot...
18:26, 05/29/2019

Trump, Via Tweet, Names Pro-Wall Former Border Patrol Director to Head ICE President Donald Trump has picked Mark Morgan, a former director of the U.S. Border Patrol under the Obama administration, to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
03:00, 05/06/2019

Detective Pikachu director Rob Letterman on bringing the world of Pokémon to life Pokémon: Detective Pikachu marks the first-ever live-action adaptation of the long-running media franchise, with a completely game Ryan Reynolds voicing the title character. Ahead of its release this Friday, we sat down with some of the cast and crew...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner of the internet to investigate. It’s called the Hotel Bed Jumping Community and, as one might suspec...
21:39, 05/28/2019

The Director of Godzilla: King of the Monsters Talks Making Shit Biblical “The Godzilla Sequel Will Feature Mothra, Rodan, And King Ghidorah!” That was a headline here on io9 back in 2014 when Legendary Pictures first announced the film that would become Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which, after five long years, finally...
01:00, 05/30/2019

FBI director: Russia increases interference efforts leading into 2020 election FBI Director Christopher Wray called the 2018 midterm elections a "dress rehearsal" for the Russians to commit even more election interference in the 2020 presidential election....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Boyz n the Hood Director John Singleton to Be Taken off Life Support After Stroke The history-making director John Singleton will be taken off life support on Monday, his family said. He is 51. Singleton, best known for the film Boyz n the Hood, will be taken off life support after suffering a stroke earlier this month, his family...
20:52, 04/29/2019

Trump's nominee for ICE director once said he can tell whether migrant children will join the gang MS-13 by looking into their eyes Associated Press/Cliff Owen President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency once said he could tell by looking in migrant children's eyes that they would be a "soon-to-be MS-13 gang member." Morgan made the comme...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Director Erin Lee Carr On Her Gymnastics Abuse Documentary At the Heart of Gold In 2018, Larry Nassar, the former, beloved doctor for the USA Gymnastics and the Michigan State athletics department, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over a hundred young women and girls who came under his care from MS...
05:00, 05/04/2019

ADL director on California synagogue shooting: Anti-Semitism is a 'vicious problem right now’ Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO and national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said the shooting at a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover proves “anti-Semitism is a virulent and vicious problem right now in America.”...
23:52, 04/29/2019

Elle Fanning, 'The Favourite' director Lanthimos picked for Cannes jury U.S. actress Elle Fanning, French graphic novelist Enki Bilal and the Oscar-nominated director of "The Favourite", Yorgos Lanthimos, will be among jury members at the Cannes Film Festival next month, organizers said on Monday....
04:26, 04/30/2019

After backlash, Sonic the Hedgehog director vows to alter character’s design The internet kicked up a huge stink over the last few days after seeing the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film, and with good reason – the beloved Sega mascot's character design in the movie is ...
06:52, 05/03/2019

John Waters tells Seth Meyers about being a cult director, getting rats to have sex Nobody in Hollywood has let John Waters make a feature film since 2004's A Dirty Shame, which is, well, a dirty shame. Still, the self-proclaimed “filth elder” (according to the title of his new book Mr. Know-It-All: Confessions Of A Filth Elder)...
12:52, 05/17/2019

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
07:39, 06/13/2019

Congress to get act now amid reports of surging numbers at the border: ex-ICE acting director Former acting ICE director Tom Homan said on “Fox and Friends” Thursday morning that Congress needs to get its act together amid the news that over 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April....
18:26, 05/09/2019

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

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I als...
21:13, 05/29/2019

‘When They See Us’ director Ava DuVernay and ‘Exonerated Five’ talk Linda Fairstein backlash during Oprah special Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly called “The Central Park Five” and now referred to as “The Exonerated Five” — at Netflix’s FYSEE location in...
22:26, 06/10/2019

Game Of Thrones' director Miguel Sapochnik talks getting "visually policed" by showrunners When you hear director Miguel Sapochnick say he “pissed off” Game Of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, you might assume it’s because he forgot the lights while filming during “The Long Night.” But, no, by that point Sapochnick had alr...
17:39, 06/14/2019

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Arrest Made in 1985 Murder of Barry Crane, TV Director and Bridge Champion The suspect, identified by DNA, told reporters he did not remember the killing but said “anything is possible back then” because “I was big into drugs.”...
11:52, 05/10/2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ director promises character redesign, but changes could be costly After the reveal of the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie trailer, fans had issues with the video game mascot's teeth and the filmmakers promised changes.        ...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Director promises live-action ‘Sonic’ movie won’t still be nightmare fuel when it’s released Ahead of its release in November, we got our first look this week at the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie thanks to a trailer that dropped on Tuesday. A trailer that promptly sent fans of the beloved Sega character into an uproar over how not-cut...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — a 26-year-old dire...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Outgoing CBO director says Republicans blew Obamacare repeal, but won't take responsibility for CBO's biggest failure Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Republicans deserve responsibility for blowing their effort to repeal Obamacare, but he deflected any accountability for his office's biggest failure....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
07:52, 06/06/2019

Director Stefon Bristol Answers Burning Questions About the Ending of Netflix's See You Yesterday If you’ve had a chance to watch Netflix’s See You Yesterday, you’ve probably laughed, cried (multiple times), and blankly stared at the TV for minutes after the film ended. The film ripped me apart, and I had plenty of questions for the director, Ste...
17:39, 05/24/2019

Roman Polanski's lawyer: Oscar Academy expulsion of director a 'total sham' Attorney outraged by new statement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defending as ‘fair and reasonable’ its process to expel the director in 2018A lawyer representing Roman Polanski has called an explanation by the Academy of Motion ...
17:26, 06/12/2019

The director of Blumhouse's Truth Or Dare is making a Magic 8 Ball horror movie The Transformers movies were printing money for a while there, leading every toy company to believe that every toy and board game should also be made into a movie, but most of those thankfully never made it past the “Hey, Playmobil should be a movie!...
04:00, 06/04/2019

The Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new film The Nightingale as an “honest and necessary de...
13:39, 06/11/2019

Dems' 'Abolish ICE' plans 'reckless,' would make US 'absolutely less safe,' acting director says Democrats' calls to abolish ICE are "reckless and irresponsible" plans that would make the U.S. "absolutely less safe," according to the acting director....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Marvel's Falcon & Winter Soldier Said to Find Director, Cast, Release Date The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has reportedly found a director in Kari Skogland and a potential release date: August 2020. Daniel Brühl and Emily VanCamp are said to be in talks to join the cast......
12:00, 05/21/2019

China says hopes U.S. does not underestimate its determination China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it hopes the United States does not underestimate its determination to protect its interests, even as Washington threatened to extend tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports....
10:26, 05/14/2019

Arsenal’s top-4 hopes all but over after Brighton draw LONDON (AP) — Arsenal looks set to finish outside the Premier League’s top four for the third straight year after being held to a 1-1 draw against Brighton on Sunday in the Gunners’ final home game of the season. Glenn Murray equalized fr...
21:39, 05/05/2019

China says it hopes U.S. does not underestimate its determination China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it hopes the United States does not underestimate its determination to protect its interests, even as Washington threatened to extend tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports....
11:52, 05/14/2019

Koreans cling to slim last 16 hopes Thrashed 4-0 by France in their opener and beaten 2-0 by Nigeria on Wednesday, South Korea have disappointed at the women's World Cup so far but with a place in the last 16 still up for grabs coach Yoon Duk-yeo says his side have much to play for....
06:52, 06/13/2019

With a sensible Brexit, Leadsom hopes to become Britain's PM Andrea Leadsom believes her pitch for a sensible Brexit will not only break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union but also open the door to Downing Street for her to become prime minister....
15:39, 06/11/2019

| S15 knockouts: Why SA hopes may fizzle fast The Bulls and Sharks have made the KO cut, but various factors conspire to make it unlikely the SA challenge will go beyond the quarter-finals, writes Rob Houwing....
23:13, 06/15/2019

High Hopes for Microsoft Beyond the Cloud? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once that meant speculating about cool new laptops or ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Andreescu keeps Canadian hopes alive Bianca Andreescu salvaged Canada's French Open hopes as she came through a tough opening test against Marie Bouzkova on her Roland Garros main draw debut on Tuesday....
21:52, 05/28/2019

Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off "Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner."...
19:39, 05/24/2019

IBM hopes AI can speed up glaucoma treatment A glaucoma diagnosis typically requires multiple painstaking tests to accurately gauge vision loss. If IBM has its way, though, you might just have to ask a computer to do the hard work. The company's research wing has used AI to discover reti...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Cannes winner 'Parasite' captures rich-poor gap in 'basic unit of life': director The South Korean director of "Parasite", the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor."...
13:13, 05/28/2019

Hero director Zhang Yimou finds beauty in opposites in the visually stunning Shadow Politically, there are no shades of gray in Shadow, the latest from Hero and House Of Flying Daggers director Zhang Yimou. You’re either on the side of the patriotic freedom fighters who dream of liberating the walled city of Jingzhou from its occup...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Netflix Teams Up With ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Director for Project on Thai Cave Rescue The project, about the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand last year, will feature two directors, including John Chu of “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
02:13, 05/01/2019

Alen Stajcic: FFA director Heather Reid apologises 'unreservedly' to sacked Matildas coach Reid admitted sending ‘personal communications’ to a number of people, including journalists, making allegations against StajcicFootball Federation Australia board member Heather Reid has unreservedly apologised to sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic ...
05:00, 05/31/2019

Sudanese security orders offices of Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV closed: office director Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) has ordered Qatar-based Al Jazeera Television offices in Khartoum closed without giving any reasons, the office director said....
01:26, 05/31/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
07:52, 06/17/2019

Director John Singleton suffers stroke, Snoop Dogg and more stars send their support Oscar-nominated director John Singleton suffered a stroke, his family confirmed in a statement provided to USA TODAY Saturday by spokesperson Shannon Barr.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe catch lighthouse fever in a new nightmare from the director of The Witch Controversy, like long lines and coffee breath, is inevitable at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, Lars von Trier supplied the lions’ share of it, as is his wont. This year, it comes from Quentin Tarantino, who may or may not dramatize Sharon Tate...
15:39, 05/21/2019

The Director Behind Amazing Spider-Man Could Bring Snow White to Live-Action Life at Disney King Ghidorah hunts Millie Bobbie Brown in a new Godzilla: King of the Monsters clip. Creepshow adds some familiar faces to its cast. The Chucky TV show gets an update. Plus, a new vague tease for Godzilla’s scrap with Kong, and what’s to come on iZo...
16:13, 05/31/2019

The director of American Psycho seeks empathy with the devil in Manson Family drama Charlie Says Mary Harron’s film adaptation of American Psycho has been celebrated for taking the blunt-force satire of its source material and sharpening it to a fine, feminist edge. Her latest, the Manson Family drama Charlie Says, similarly revolves around a ho...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, former director Kelly says Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stock-linked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen ($432,382), former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju....
13:13, 06/10/2019

Retired ICE director suggests operational plan for border crisis: Stop relying on Congress President Donald Trump asked Congress on Wednesday to provide $4.5 billion in emergency spending to fund increased measures in response to the “humanitarian and security crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, a request sure to generate pushback from Demo...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Acting ICE director slams Pete Buttigieg's 'misinformed' criticism: 'He is vilifying the wrong entity' The Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has condemned Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's criticism of his department, calling his rhetoric "misinformed" and "inappropriate."...
16:52, 06/05/2019

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Stephen King/Richard Bachman book of the same name. We still don’t know for sure how good his Scary Storie...
03:13, 05/22/2019

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday....
07:00, 06/10/2019

'SNL' alum Chris Kattan claims Lorne Michaels pressured him to sleep with a film director “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claims in a new book that producer Lorne Michaels once pressured him to have sex with a director so she would stay attached to the 1990s comedy film “A Night At The Roxbury.”...
20:26, 05/29/2019

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu heads 2019 Cannes jury — and Mexico’s new wave The director is the first Mexican to preside over the Cannes film festival jury as it decides the latest Palme d'Or winner. The eight-time Oscar awardee is rightly regarded as one of the best filmmakers of his time....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Roma’s hopes of qualifying for Champs League all but over Roma’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League all but disappeared after drawing at Sassuolo 0-0 in Serie A on Saturday. The result left Roma two points behind Atalanta, which occupies fourth spot and the final qualifying spot for Europe...
23:26, 05/18/2019

UA baseball hopes to rebound from loss to New Mexico St. TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats started five freshmen position players on Tuesday night, who combined to collect 12 of the Cats 19 hits in a 15-13 loss to the New Mexico State Aggies.  The game ended after News 4 Tucson’s Tuesday night broa...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Would-be subway bomber hopes for 2nd chance from cooperating The ringleader of a thwarted terror plot to bomb the New York City subways in 2009 is about to find out if becoming a government cooperator will pay off....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Frustrated House Democrats Pin Their Hopes on Mueller Democrats, hitting a presidential stonewall in their efforts to stoke public anger, believe that testimony from Robert S. Mueller III is the only way to clear up certain ambiguities in his report....
02:39, 05/17/2019

Marseille’s European hopes take another blow in Strasbourg STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Marseille’s hopes of European qualification took another blow Friday in a 1-1 draw at Strasbourg in the French league. After losing 2-1 at home to Nantes last weekend, Marseille needed a win to keep the pressure on fou...
23:26, 05/03/2019

European shares rise on hopes of ECB action European shares rose on Thursday, as expectations the European Central Bank will provide more stimulus for an ailing euro zone economy countered disappointment over the collapse of Renault-Nissan's merger with Fiat-Chrysler....
11:13, 06/06/2019

Leverkusen thrash Frankfurt 6-1 to keep top-four hopes alive "Bayer Leverkusen boosted their chances of a top-four finish in the Bundesliga and a place in next season\u0027s Champions League after scoring six first-half goals for a breathtaking 6-1 home win over direct rivals Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday."...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Huawei hopes for Britain-like solution in New Zealand 5G bid China's Huawei Technologies said Britain's decision to allow the firm a restricted role in building parts of its next-generation telecoms network was the kind of solution it was hoping for in New Zealand, where it has been blocked from 5G plans....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Ferrari hopes Alfa will take control electronics soon "Ferrari hopes Alfa Romeo will switch to new control electronics as soon as possible following the failures that have hit Charles Leclerc and Antonio Giovinazzi in successive Formula 1 races."...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Slovakia keeps hopes of advancing alive with win over France KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia rebounded from three straight losses with a 6-3 victory over France on Friday, keeping alive its slim hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the hockey world championships. Richard Panik scored and had two assists and...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsolescence in a simple way -- by adding a voice assist...
15:13, 06/05/2019

Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
15:13, 05/17/2019

High Hopes for Argentina's Revival Are Dashed President Mauricio Macri’s promise to jump-start exports and boost foreign investment while grappling with an inherited fiscal deficit has so far fallen short, as a currency crisis and soaring inflation take hold....
15:39, 05/09/2019

Tennis: Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner....
18:26, 05/24/2019

MLB notebook: Kluber hopes to return in 2019 Cleveland Indians ace right-hander Corey Kluber is hopeful he'll be able to return from a fractured right forearm at some point during the 2019 season....
09:52, 05/08/2019

Highlights: Nishikori buries Tsonga hopes "Japan\u0027s Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open"...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Would-be subway bomber who cooperated hopes for 2nd chance The ringleader of a thwarted terror plot to bomb the New York City subways in 2009 is about to find out if becoming a government cooperator will pay off....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Wall Street rebounds on U.S. rate cut hopes U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 set for its biggest one-day gain in five months, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would act "as appropriate" to address trade war risks, leaving the door open for a possi...
22:13, 06/04/2019

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
16:26, 05/24/2019

Everything Should Be Ported To Switch (And Other Wild Hopes For E3 2019) Will this E3 be the year we hear about Final Fantasy XVI? Or get that long-awaited Metroid Prime trilogy Switch port? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we shared our best guesses and most optimistic dreams about what will and won’t be rev...
20:52, 06/07/2019

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Kvitova out of Birmingham, still hopes to play Wimbledon Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week's Birmingham Classic because of an arm injury that ruled her out of the French Open, but is still hopeful of playing at Wimbledon        ...
04:13, 06/14/2019

Steve Stricker hopes momentum can help him bag a big major Four police cars cleared a path through Alabama, beginning Steve Stricker’s journey back to Bethpage. Just hours after celebrating, and weeping, and holding up the Regions Tradition trophy, Stricker was escorted to a Birmingham airport for a Monday n...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Best actor at the Cannes Film Festival goes to Antonio Banderas for director Pedro Almodovar’s “Pain and Glory” CANNES, France (AP) — Best actor at the Cannes Film Festival goes to Antonio Banderas for director Pedro Almodovar’s “Pain and Glory”...
22:39, 05/25/2019

French-Senegalese director Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” gets the Grand Prize at Cannes Film Festival CANNES, France (AP) — French-Senegalese director Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” gets the Grand Prize at Cannes Film Festival....
22:39, 05/25/2019

At the Cannes Film Festival, Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne win best director for “Young Ahmed” CANNES, France (AP) — At the Cannes Film Festival, Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne win best director for “Young Ahmed”...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Former charity director who made racist remark about Michelle Obama jailed for embezzling FEMA funds A former West Virginia official who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has been sentenced to jail for embezzlement. ...
17:52, 06/02/2019

United’s Champions League hopes end with draw v Huddersfield HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Manchester United’s hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League ended with a 1-1 draw at already relegated Huddersfield on Sunday, removing the chance of Champions League soccer next season and completing a dis...
18:26, 05/05/2019

China says hopes Canada understands consequences of siding with U.S. China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. After his sharp, 11-point first quarter set...
16:26, 06/11/2019

St. Louis newspaper may have just jinxed the Blues’ Stanley Cup hopes If only they stopped the presses. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch embarrassingly published a letter from team owner Tom Stillman on Sunday that celebrated a championship the team has yet to win. “Winning the Stanley Cup was a dream come true for so...
05:52, 06/10/2019

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:26, 06/07/2019

Harry Kane Hopes To Be Fit For Champions League Final Harry Kane has been sidelined since sustaining an ankle injury in a challenge on Manchester City's Fabian Delph in the quarter-final first leg on April 9....
14:13, 05/09/2019

How Poland’s far-right nationalists went from setting hopes on Trump to rallying against him Whereas Trump’s 2017 Warsaw speech was considered to symbolize the ascent of “nationalist internationalism” at the time, Saturday’s mass rally in the same city proved its limits....
15:13, 05/13/2019

‘Balkan Spring’ Turns to Summer, and Hopes for Change Dim From Serbia to Montenegro and Albania, thousands have taken to the streets for months to protest corrupt, autocratic leaders. Yet nothing has budged....
10:13, 06/01/2019

Spiritual adviser hopes for clemency for death row inmate The spiritual adviser for a Tennessee man scheduled to be executed next week said on Thursday he is still hopeful the governor will grant clemency to the inmate he says has been redeemed by Jesus....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Mark Sanchez has historically high hopes for the Jets Maybe Mark Sanchez still feels bad about the Butt Fumble or maybe he really is buying into the Jets’ new coach and latest attempt at a franchise quarterback. The former Jets signal caller, starting his first year as an analyst for NFL Network, predic...
07:26, 05/10/2019

China hopes Canada understands consequences of siding with U.S. China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China....
14:39, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Slim hopes of a local winner at the Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local): ___ 1:10 p.m. From his giant hilltop palace perched over the streets of the tiny Principality’s winding streets, Prince Albert has seen many races at the Monaco Grand...
14:13, 05/26/2019

UA player hopes to follow aunt’s footsteps with Nat. Title TUCSON – Arizona infielder Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her aunt (former Wildcat softball great Toni Mascarenas). Mascarenas won a national championship with the Cats in 2001.  Arizona’s 2019 team suits ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Arsenal hopes to win Europa League for missing Mkhitaryan BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka and Sokratis Papastathopoulos say they want to win the Europa League title for their teammate Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is missing the final for political reasons. Xhaka says “of course we̵...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stabi...
10:00, 06/12/2019

| Thomas hopes to shake off rust on Canadian debut Justin Thomas is usually bidding to make a splash when he plays a new tournament, but he'll be happy just to make the cut in his Canadian Open debut....
13:39, 06/05/2019

Vettel: Ferrari needs turnaround by summer to have any F1 title hopes Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari needs to turn around its form before the summer break to have any chance of getting back into the Formula 1 title battle...
11:26, 06/07/2019

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are avoided, saying Republicans ar...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Jan Vertonghen hopes for glorious end to ‘craziest Champions League ever’ • Spurs defender praises Mauricio Pochettino as final nears• ‘In every single game something crazy happened’Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen is hoping for a successful end to the “craziest Champions League ever”, as the countdown to Saturday’s final with L...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Wilder hopes to ‘demolish’ Breazeale in title fight Deontay Wilder is on a mission — and not afraid to talk about it — as he prepares to defend his piece of the heavyweight title Saturday against Dominic Breazeale in New York. Wilder tells PodcastOne Sports now co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg that...
02:52, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Father hopes baby cut from slain mom will live CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Relatives of the woman who was strangled before her unborn baby was cut from her womb are expressing relief that their ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

US STOCKS-Futures advance on growing hopes of a rate cut U.S. stock index futures pointed to further gains on Wednesday, after the indexes racked up their biggest one-day gains in five months in the prior session, fueled by rising hopes the Federal Reserve would cut rates to counter any hit from spiraling ...
14:52, 06/05/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA withdrew its offer....
13:52, 06/06/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
23:00, 06/13/2019

National transgender hotline hopes to prevent suicide TUCSON – According to the National Transgender Survey, 41 percent of transgender Americans reported they have attempted suicide. The first transgender suicide hotline is now up and running in the U.S., it is called Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifelin...
18:13, 05/07/2019

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for being "tough" on China, Democrats worry the move will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy. (May 1...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Malaysia's hopes of economic revival under Mahathir fade A year ago, Malaysian land surveyor Muhammad Nur Aliff had high hopes that a shock election victory by 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad could be the catalyst for reform and revival in a country hobbled by sky-high public debt and corruption....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Thailand's World Cup Hopes Could Hinge On Not Getting Stomped By The USWNT In a few hours’ time, barring a sequence of events so improbable as to not even merit serious concern, the USWNT will have easily beaten Thailand in the two countries’ opening 2019 Women’s World Cup match. The extent of that essentially guaranteed re...
22:13, 06/11/2019

El Chapo’s hopes of breathing fresh air squashed by judge Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman won’t be breathing fresh air anytime soon, a judge has ruled. Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan sided with prosecutors in his Monday decision, lampooning Guzman’s hopes for outdoor exercise and...
06:13, 06/04/2019

METALS-Chinese stimulus hopes support copper Copper prices touched their highest in two weeks on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that top consumer China will pump money into building metals-intensive infrastructure....
20:00, 06/11/2019

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
14:39, 06/04/2019

S&P 500 dips as Intel slide counters trade hopes The S&P 500 fell on Wednesday as a late slide in shares of Intel Corp erased earlier gains fueled by hopeful notes from the White House regarding the status of trade negotiations with China....
22:39, 05/08/2019

| Sarri fears Chelsea ban will ruin title hopes Maurizio Sarri said Chelsea have no chance of competing with Manchester City and Liverpool next season unless their two-window transfer ban is overturned....
20:26, 05/08/2019

Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations It's already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it's worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or just inconsiderate folk) who park their gas-based cars in those stations. Colorado, at least, wants to...
21:13, 04/28/2019

'Prince of clay' Thiem hopes his time has come in Paris Austrian world number four Dominic Thiem was a losing finalist at the French Open last year as Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on the Paris clay....
08:13, 05/24/2019

White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa's Abrupt Departure Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors....
00:13, 06/13/2019

Organization Hopes To Teach The Dangers Of Head Trauma To Children LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) — A new video from the organization Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is being sent to birthing centers across the state as a major effort to save young children’s lives from head trauma. This comes as new details emer...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Frankfurt loses to Mainz in blow to Champions League hopes FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt’s hopes of Champions League qualification took a blow Sunday in a 2-0 defeat at home to Mainz in the Bundesliga. Mainz striker Anthony Ujah ended his 18-game run without a goal by scoring twice in f...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Huddersfield’s Mbenza levels to kill off Manchester United’s top-four hopes Manchester United’s slender hopes of a top-four finish were ended in shambolic fashion when they surrendered an early lead to relegated Huddersfield, allowing the club marooned at the bottom of the table with 14 points to claim a wholly unexpected 15...
20:13, 05/05/2019

After Budapest Tourist Boat Accident, Fading Hopes for Survivors At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway to determine the cause....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Edmund retires injured as British hopes in men's draw ends "Kyle Edmund was forced to retire injured against Pablo Cuevas in the third set as British hopes were ended in the men\u0027s draw at Roland Garros."...
13:39, 05/30/2019

Trade sensitive stocks on ropes as deal hopes fade A week of worsening fears on Wall Street leading up to Washington's increase on tariffs on Chinese goods has taken a toll on stocks that rely heavily on global trade....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said if Washington imposed tariffs on Mexican imports, it could be counterproductive to stopping immigration flows across the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:13, 06/03/2019

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

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The German and French foreign ministers went to Ukraine to lend support to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and further reforms. Heiko Maas has hopes of restarting the peace process in eastern Ukraine....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Wall St. rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global...
21:13, 05/27/2019

Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough Dashed as Bipartisan Talks Collapse The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party pulled the plug on Brexit talks with the government, scotching hopes for a bipartisan solution to break the logjam in Parliament over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
03:39, 05/10/2019

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's main indexes rose about 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in U.S. job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, with Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods adding to the upbeat mood....
19:39, 06/07/2019

James Bettcher’s hopes for retooled Giants ‘D’: ‘Aggressive, attacking’ This was not long after the stunning trade became official and the Giants knew they were getting back a young safety, Jabrill Peppers, as part of a mega-deal that shipped Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland. The phone belonging to James Bettcher, the Gian...
03:26, 05/09/2019

United's Champions League hopes end with draw v Huddersfield Manchester United's hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League ended with a 1-1 draw at already relegated Huddersfield on Sunday        ...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Manchester United's Champions League hopes ruined by Huddersfield Ole Gunnar Solskjaer arrival at Old Trafford heralded an upturn in Manchester United's fortunes, but the Norwegian has been unable to sustain the rejuvenation of an ailing club....
00:26, 05/06/2019

The England triumph of 2009 that will fire their Women’s World Cup hopes Four members of Phil Neville’s squad won the Under-19 Euros 10 years ago. They believe that could prove crucial in FranceLucy Bronze recalls a goal from a decade ago as if it were yesterday. “I remember both the goals that we scored in the final,” sh...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Newly crowned Thai king hopes for unity, prosperity Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn has told thousands of cheering people gathered outside Bangkok’s Grand Palace that he is grateful for their good wishes and believes they are a sign everyone will work together for the country’s prosp...
15:39, 05/06/2019

James Comey hopes Donald Trump doesn’t get impeached Former FBI Director James Comey said in a TV appearance Thursday that he hopes President Trump isn’t impeached, he wants him voted out of office instead — and Trump soon blasted back at him on twitter. During a CNN Town Hall, Comey said &...
06:39, 05/10/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people have started voting in a landmark general election in South Africa, where the ruling African National Co...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Pelosi to meet Mnuchin in hopes of deals on debt, spending WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional leaders have arranged to meet with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney next week. They want to explore an agreement to increase the...
20:00, 05/17/2019

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette....
07:39, 05/28/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, hopes to avoid Lyft's fate Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc is set to make its long-awaited stock market debut on Friday, after its initial public offering was priced at the lower end of its expected range....
15:26, 05/10/2019

Wall St. set to open higher after Bullard boosts rate cut hopes Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday, bouncing back from a selloff in technology stocks a day earlier, after a senior Federal Reserve official pointed the way to a cut in interest rates in response to slowing economic growth....
15:26, 06/04/2019

Golden oldie Pizarro deals Dortmund hopes another blow "Borussia Dortmund let slip a two-goal lead and were held 2-2 at Werder Bremen, seriously denting their Bundesliga title hopes, on Saturday with 40-year-old Claudio Pizarro scoring the equaliser for the hosts."...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
14:13, 06/01/2019

European shares boosted by rate-cut hopes before U.S. jobs data European stocks gained ground on Friday as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting indexes on track for their best week in two months....
11:39, 06/07/2019

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
17:39, 06/11/2019

Arizona baseball keeps hopes for NCAA tournament bid alive with win at Penn St. UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona Wildcat baseball team came into their Friday matchup at Penn State ranked 50th in the RPI rankings. The Cats will be trying to sweep Penn State and Washington State in the final series of ...
08:39, 05/18/2019

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said IranR...
19:39, 06/14/2019

Argentina’s beloved book industry hopes to weather crisis As the hugely popular Buenos Aires Book Fair opens its doors to the public once again, the chills of the economic downturn are being felt across the publishing sector....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday and the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record high closes as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dampened expectations the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates....
22:26, 05/01/2019

With trade nailed down, D.C. United hopes other pieces fall into place The deal for left back Marquinhos Pedroso ahead of Saturday's match vs Columbus should allow other players to return to natural positions in the attack, which has sputtered....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Man accused of killing his own family hopes millionaire will free him from jail A Florida man accused of killing his parents and brother hopes to get sprung from jail with a little help from reporters — and a lot from a kind-hearted millionaire, saying he’d be “eternally grateful” for the generosity. Emails sent by G...
20:52, 05/14/2019

George Clooney hopes media ‘kinder’ to Meghan Markle LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. Clooney told The Associated Press Tuesday at the Hollywood premiere of his movie “Cat...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Royals prospect Witt hopes to live up to lofty billing Bobby Witt Jr., the son of retired pitcher Bobby Witt, has been introduced as the highest-profile new member of the Royals' farm system       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

RPT-Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
07:13, 05/22/2019

Ricciardo "torn" over hopes of exciting Zandvoort race in F1 2020 Renault's Daniel Ricciardo is "torn" over Formula 1's return to Zandvoort in 2020 because the "big balls" circuit is likely to be a "processional" race with little overtaking...
11:39, 05/15/2019

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
15:26, 06/11/2019

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

NCAA hopes on line as conference baseball tournaments open Automatic bids for the NCAA Tournament are on the line in 25 conference tournaments this week. The 16 NCAA regional hosts will be announced on Sunday and the rest of the 64-team field next Monday. A look at the tournaments in the power conferences (t...
22:13, 05/20/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
18:26, 05/22/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
17:13, 04/30/2019

Mnuchin hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies look for ways to end their bruising trade war....
12:52, 04/30/2019

Pulisic hopes for chance to play alongside Hazard at Chelsea "Christian Pulisic hopes he can reach the same heights as Eden Hazard when he begins his Chelsea career this summer – and also wants to play alongside the Belgium international next season."...
15:26, 05/22/2019

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplants within two years. “I was wrong,” Ch...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Aidy Boothroyd hopes Under-21s can smooth path to England domination Boothroyd takes squad to the Under-21 Euros determined to add to other junior teams’ triumphs and entertain on the wayAt St George’s Park, where England’s Under-21s have spent the past three weeks preparing for the European Championship, Aidy Boothro...
11:52, 06/14/2019

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Andy Murray upbeat after hip surgery, hopes to play tennis again Andy Murray says he is pain-free after hip surgery but likely won't play at Wimbledon as his surgeons "couldn't give me any guarantees."        ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
00:52, 06/13/2019

Austria's Kurz hopes to sidestep scandal to stay in power Even though he brought the far right into power, Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hopes voters will see him as having put his country first by sticking by his coalition partners despite their history of scandals, and then ditching them....
20:39, 05/20/2019

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
17:52, 06/17/2019

Chelsea’s waltzing wizard Eden Hazard hopes for one last dance Europa League final against Arsenal will likely be the brilliant No 10’s farewell but he has always aimed to leave on a highEden Hazard’s plan was always to go out on a high. That was clear even when times were toughest, a little over three years ago...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
14:13, 05/21/2019

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is preparing t...
17:26, 06/15/2019

Everton beats Burnley 2-0, keeps alive Europa League hopes LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Resurgent Everton kept alive its faint hopes of qualification for the Europa League by beating Burnley 2-0 in the Premier League on Friday. Burnley defender Ben Mee deflected a shot from Richarlison into his own net in the 1...
23:26, 05/03/2019

The Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or prize goes to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite” CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or prize goes to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite”...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Stephens hopes clay will 'neutralise' Konta threat in quarter-final "Sloane Stephens is hopeful that the Roland Garros clay will prove to be the \"neutraliser\" when she faces Johanna Konta in the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday seeking a first win over the Briton."...
17:13, 06/04/2019

Rallying: Sordo wins in Sardinia after late blow to Tanak's hopes Spaniard Dani Sordo won the Rally of Italy in Sardinia for Hyundai on Sunday after Toyota's overnight leader Ott Tanak suffered a steering problem on the final stage and slumped to fifth....
19:26, 06/16/2019

Wall St. opens flat as hopes of a rate cut counter trade worries U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as Washington's tough stance heightened worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, with losses offset by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Murray hopes to play singles again, doesn’t give time frame LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray says he is playing tennis “pretty much pain-free” and is hoping to compete in singles “at some stage this year.” The three-time Grand Slam champion says he doesn’t want to put a time frame on wh...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Dented Fed rate cut hopes drag on stocks; dollar, yields climb Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to lower expectations for a rate cut by the U.S. central bank this ...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Petr Cech hopes for one last shot at Europa League glory in Baku The Arsenal goalkeeper could well play the last match of his career in a major European final against his old club, ChelseaPetr Cech begins at the end. The hope is a playing career that has spanned two decades will extend for another fortnight, that ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Ray Shero hopes Devils’ draft choice reinvigorates Rangers rivalry BUFFALO — He might be at the front of the line with the No. 1-overall pick at the NHL draft on June 21, but rest assured Devils general manager Ray Shero knows the Rangers are not just another team picking at No. 2. “With us, the thing with New York ...
03:26, 05/31/2019

French government hopes to ban supermarkets from destroying unsold non-food items France is examining legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items, said Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday, as governments around the world look to cut down on waste and protect the environment....
01:39, 06/05/2019

Kushner hopes Israel will look at peace plan before any West Bank moves White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday he hopes Israel will take a hard look at President Donald Trump's upcoming Middle East peace proposal before proceeding with any plan to annex West Bank settlements....
05:00, 05/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
20:00, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale CFO says hopes to return to 400 mln tonnes annual output in 2-3 years Brazilian miner Vale SA's chief financial officer said on Friday that the company could restore production to a level of 400 million metric tonnes of iron ore within two to three years after a deadly dam burst curtailed activity at several mines....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Toby Alderweireld returns to Madrid and hopes to exorcise ghosts of 2014 The Tottenham defender was on the losing side against Real Madrid in the Champions League final five years agoToby Alderweireld has been close to a Champions League title before. Close enough, in fact, that there was probably someone squirrelling awa...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions following the resolution of a decades-long name dispute with Greece and the election of a pro-...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after painful defeat by Japan A “terrific” second half in which Shelley Kerr’s Scotland scored what could yet be a vital goal and “finished strongly” was not enough as they slipped to a second World Cup defeat within five days of their first against England .Japan, the winners ei...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Factbox: Japanese say farewell to Emperor Akihito, express hopes for successor Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down in favor of his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito, on Tuesday, ending the 31-year Heisei era during which he sought to bring the monarchy closer to people....
05:52, 04/30/2019

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to stop tariffs on Mexican good...
01:13, 06/07/2019

Rodrigo Duterte hopes to gain control of Senate in Philippines mid-terms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with critics of the government fearing president’s grip on power will tightenFilipinos have started voting in midterm polls that are being seen as a crucial referendum on Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal c...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Tour of Norway: Boasson Hagen hopes stage win a catalyst for success "A promising start the season has given way to disappointment for Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen and Team Dimension Data, but the three-time Tour of Norway winner is happy, healthy and back in yellow following Stage 3 win in Kristiansand …"...
00:52, 05/31/2019

Trade tensions weigh on Wall St., hopes of rate cut limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dropped on Wednesday on worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington hardened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Stocks gain on trade deal hopes, set for worst week since December Global stocks made gains on Friday as investors held out hopes for a trade deal between the United States and China, even as another round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods took effect....
12:26, 05/10/2019

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, China tariff delay Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to the upbeat mood....
18:00, 06/07/2019

AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán hopes to rock the establishment in Queens DA race A young public defender with the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Queens DA race hopes to rock the borough’s Democratic machine. Tiffany Cabán’s campaign has become a test of whether the AOC effect will last into the 2020 elections...
02:26, 06/16/2019

Unai Emery hopes to tap into Arsene Wenger's knowledge of Arsenal Unai Emery revealed he has met Arsene Wenger just once since replacing him as Arsenal boss – but hopes in time the pair will have lunch together to share their experiences....
00:26, 05/29/2019

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin hopes for ‘substantial progress’ in China talks Mnuchin arrived Tuesday in Beijing for the latest negotiations on the trade fight between the two biggest global economies, which has rattled financial markets.        ...
12:26, 04/30/2019

European shares bounce off six week lows on trade deal hopes European shares strengthened on Friday, recovering from six weeks lows, as investors hoped that United States and China would still be able to resolve their trade dispute, even as a planned U.S. tariff hike on Chinese imports took effect....
11:13, 05/10/2019

Wall St. dips on trade tensions, hopes of rate cut limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war were heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by a tame inflation report that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
16:39, 06/12/2019

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
06:00, 06/05/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of salvaging U.S.-China trade deal Prices of copper and most other industrial metals rose on hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, which have been threatening economic growth, even as higher U.S. tariffs on more Chinese goods took effect on Friday....
06:39, 05/10/2019

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly...
21:52, 05/24/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
11:39, 05/27/2019

Mideast peace plan hopes dim amid Israeli political crisis President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace...
19:26, 05/30/2019

Hamilton hopes Vettel's Montreal pole is Ferrari's "turning point" Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton hopes Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix pole position marks a turning point for the Ferrari team this season...
23:13, 06/08/2019

U.S. Treasury chief hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies look for ways to end their bruising trade war....
23:52, 04/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher for second day on rate cut hopes U.S. stocks rose at the open on Wednesday after a report showed smallest monthly private jobs growth in May since 2010, raising bets that the central bank would lower interest rates to counter any economic slowdown....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Brendan Rodgers hails Liverpool ‘dynamic’ as Reds pin hopes on Leicester Leicester’s manager says Liverpool have been transformed since his Anfield spell as he looks to do them a favour when he takes his revitalised Leicester to the EtihadSunday marks five years to the day since Liverpool blew a three-goal lead at Selhurs...
00:26, 05/04/2019

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe in vote The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after he cast his vote on Sunday....
10:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest weekly loss since Decem...
23:39, 05/10/2019

Dow ends higher on hopes of an interest rate cut after weak jobs report The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher after weaker-than-expected hiring likely increased the odds the Fed will have to cut interest rates.       ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America....
02:39, 06/10/2019

U.S. says hopes release of Lebanese man by Iran is positive signs for jailed Americans The United States on Tuesday applauded the release of Lebanese detainee Nizar Zakka, who has U.S. residency, by Iran as a "great day" for him and his family and said it hoped the move was a positive sign for Americans detained by Tehran....
19:39, 06/11/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
21:13, 05/21/2019

Ami Horowitz hopes to 'bring some sanity' to Dem debate stage as he launches 2020 bid Documentary filmmaker Ami Horowitz officially threw his hat in the ring on Wednesday in the ever-expanding 2020 Democratic primary, hoping he'll "bring some sanity" to the Democratic debate stage as he seeks to qualify with 65,000 individual donors. ...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Wall Street Rises on Rate-Cut Hopes, China Tariff Delay U.S. stocks extended gains in a broad-based rally on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while the United States' decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods lifted the mood....
17:52, 06/07/2019

| Arsenal draw ends realistic hopes of Premier League top 4 finish Arsenal's chances of qualifying for the Champions League via a top-four finish in the Premier League were all but snuffed out as they were held to draw by Brighton....
22:26, 05/05/2019

METALS-Copper at near 2-week highs on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper prices hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Turkey's Albayrak says inflation falling, hopes to achieve targets at year-end Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday that the falling trend in inflation continued after consumer prices eased to a less-than-expected 18.71% in May, and added that Turkey will hopefully achieve its targets at the end of the year....
12:13, 06/03/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes At a small migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America...
04:52, 06/10/2019

METALS-Copper rises on demand hopes, nickel up as steel surges Prices of industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Tony Awards host James Corden hopes audience will find ‘joy’ TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political and not worried about any online snark...
18:52, 06/07/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party hopes for first UK lawmaker in Peterborough vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party could win its first seat in Westminster when the eastern English city of Peterborough goes to the polls on Thursday to elect a new member of parliament....
03:26, 06/06/2019

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to make decision on future after Europa League final amid Chelsea sporting director links Petr Cech insists he will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final amid speculation he will return to Chelsea as sporting director....
00:13, 05/22/2019

Ole Miss' NCAA Championship hopes derailed after golfer hits bird with ball The Ole Miss men’s golf team suffered some horrible luck over Wednesday during an NCAA Regional contest in California in which they would have needed to finish in the top five to go to the NCAA Championship....
18:26, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed dents rate cut hopes Europe's share markets struggled on Thursday and the dollar and bond yields trimmed overnight gains made after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened bets that it might be readying its first interest rate cut in years....
16:13, 05/02/2019

US STOCKS-Futures subdued as trade deal hopes offset new China tariffs U.S. stock index futures were muted on Friday, as expectations of a deal during the current round of U.S.-China trade talks blunted the impact from additional tariffs on Chinese goods coming into force....
13:26, 05/10/2019

'Pain-free' Andy Murray hopes to return to singles tennis - video Andy Murray says he is playing 'pain-free' and is hoping to compete in singles tennis at some stage this year. The three-time Grand Slam champion, who underwent hip surgery in January, added that he doesn't want to put a timeframe on when his return ...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Anthony Weiner Has Completed His Prison Sentence, Hopes ‘to Live a Life of Integrity’ (NEW YORK) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. “It’s good to be out,” the disgraced former congres...
22:26, 05/14/2019