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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More

The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over....

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More

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Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include...
02:01 2019-07-03

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest. The post Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting li...
14:12 2019-06-11

Sensex Retreats Over 200 Points From Day's High As Markets Turn Choppy Domestic stock markets turned choppy after a positive start on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex fell as much as 200.76 points from its strongest level of 39,785.02 in the session, and the NSE Nifty index.....
18:36 2019-05-28

Japan's Nikkei gains as yen retreats, tech shares tumble Japan's Nikkei share average gained on Tuesday morning as a retreat in the yen helped to lift some exporters while Apple suppliers and other technology firms dropped, in step with Apple....
04:48 2019-07-09

FOREX-Dollar retreats from 2-yr high overnight, set for weekly loss The dollar was on track on Friday to post a small weekly loss after coming off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields as investors feared the Sino-U.S. trade dispute will hurt the U.S. economy more than ...
06:36 2019-05-24

European royalty's most over-the-top summer retreats, from Versailles to Neuschwanstein From France's Versailles to Portugal's Pena Palace, the best royal retreats provide insight into the dynamic, often quirky monarchs who built them.       ...
03:36 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
21:48 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill and demanded her resignation.        ...
22:48 2019-06-18

Carrie Lam: 'Very outraged' at protester vandalism A day after protesters stormed Hong Kong's Legislative Council and vandalized its interior, the island's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she condemned the violence and hoped the public would agree wit...
08:36 2019-07-02

Carrie Underwood breaks record for most CMT wins Carrie Underwood won her 20th CMT Music Award last night, making her the most celebrated in the awards’ history. USA Today reports that Underwood won two prizes at the fan-voted show, including video ...
19:12 2019-06-06

Carrie Underwood Shares the Best Part of Being a Mom to a Newborn Carrie Underwood is loving life as a mother of two. While attending the 2019 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, the country music star told E! News the best part of being the mother of a......
05:12 2019-06-07

Carrie Underwood wins big at 2019 CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood was the star of Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards, taking home top honors -- Video of the Year for her song "Cry Pretty" and Female Video of the Year for "Love Wins."...
20:24 2019-06-06

Carrie Underwood: 'I'd put on a happy face, then go home and fall apart' As she prepares to take Glastonbury by storm, the country star opens a bottle of red wine and talks about the personal tragedy that coloured her new songsSaturday night on the banks of the Ohio River,...
22:24 2019-06-27

Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan to perform at CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood is the queen of the CMT Music Awards with the most wins in the show’s history: 18. And she could take home more trophies Wednesday night. Underwood’s “Cry PrettyR...
14:24 2019-06-05

Lawsuit alleges Carrie Underwood copied ‘Game On’ NFL intro NEW YORK (AP) — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season. The lawsuit was...
02:12 2019-06-20

Carrie Underwood and NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme: lawsuit Country music superstar Carrie Underwood, the National Football League and NBC were sued on Wednesday for allegedly copying the "Game On" theme song used in 2018 for "Sunday Night Football" from an id...
23:12 2019-06-19

Best Dressed at the 2019 CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Sarah Hyland and More It's that time of year, y'all! Country music's biggest stars are bringing the glitz and the glam to the red carpet at the 2019 CMT Music Awards. From larger-than-life gowns to......
02:48 2019-06-06

Carrie Underwood gushes over Mike Fisher, reveals how she knew they were 'meant to be' Country darling Carrie Underwood recently opened up about her marriage to Mike Fisher and revealed how she knew the former hockey player was the one she wanted to spend the rest of her life with....
01:24 2019-06-21

Mark Hamill wants Carrie Fisher to take spot of Trump's Hollywood star West Hollywood officials want to remove President Donald Trump's star, and Mark Hamill knows who should replace it: his late "Star Wars" co-star Carrie Fisher....
19:12 2019-06-20

Sequins, Minis and Metallic: Carrie Underwood's Best CMT Music Awards Looks of All Time Jesus, take the wheel--because these looks are heavenly. Carrie Underwood is no stranger to the CMT Music Awards. In fact, she's been attending since 2006, when she won two of her......
19:12 2019-06-06

Singer says Carrie Underwood stole ‘Sunday Night Football’ theme song A singer and a group of songwriters claim in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday that Carrie Underwood’s “Game On,” theme song for “Sunday Night Football” is actually ripped off from a song that ...
01:12 2019-06-20

From Avengers to Carrie Underwood, A-listers rock wrinkles in epic FaceApp transformations From Drake to Carrie Underwood, celebrities shared what they might look in a few decades, according to the popular FaceApp filter.        ...
10:00 2019-07-18

J.J. Abrams reveals how Carrie Fisher is incorporated in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Disney knew it wouldn't recast Princess Leia in the new movie "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." And a digital version of the late Carrie Fisher wouldn't do her or the character justice. But the dire...
03:00 2019-05-23

Watch Carrie Underwood's baby stop crying as she sings, then start again when Dad does Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's younger son stops crying the minute Mom starts singing. Dad's theory: It has nothing to do with his singing skills.        ...
22:24 2019-06-23

Carrie Underwood shares video showing son crying at his father’s singing, and delighting in hers Carrie Underwood posted an endearing video on Instagram on Sunday that showed her 5-month-old son Jacob hysterical crying when his father Mike Fisher tried his best to sing Vince Gill’s “I Still Belie...
06:48 2019-06-24

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Celebrate Their Ninth Anniversary: See Their Cutest Photos Happy anniversary, Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher! The celebrity couple celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary on Wednesday. To mark the major milestone, Underwood's retired......
19:36 2019-07-11

Daisy Ridley Has a Funny Memory of That Hug Scene With Carrie Fisher That's Going to Be in The Rise of Skywalker The late Carrie Fisher is known for bringing sharp humor to her time working on film sets. The scenes of hers used in The Rise of Skywalker are no different. Read more......
23:36 2019-06-29

Claws Stars Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston Tease More Money, More Problems in Season 3 It's been a wild ride for both Niecy Nash and her Claws character Desna. Fresh off of filming When They See Us, the Netflix miniseries about the Central Park Five that's getting......
01:36 2019-06-08

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deep...
23:36 2019-06-15

J.J. Abrams describes process of working Carrie Fisher into Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker When it was announced last July that J.J. Abrams would be using “unseen footage” of Carrie Fisher to complete General Leia’s arc in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, the news was met with a mix of rel...
18:48 2019-05-22

Mark Hamill calls for Carrie Fisher Walk of Fame star to replace Donald Trump's Trump’s star, defaced multiple times, remains a political battleground after council voted for its removal in 2018Star Wars: The Last Jedi actor Mark Hamill has called for Donald Trump’s Hollywood Wal...
12:24 2019-06-20

Christianity is trending in 2019's country music hits, from Blake Shelton to Carrie Underwood At least seven high-profile songs reference God or his son or wade into the spirit of Christianity.        ...
16:12 2019-06-03

Star dads celebrate Father's Day: Chris Evans, Prince Harry, Drake, Carrie Underwood, more Gushing and wise, silly and sweet messages, plus great Father's Day photos honor Prince Harry, Steph Curry, Adam Levine, Tom Hanks, Carey Hart, more.        ...
10:12 2019-06-17

With No Argument on Substance, Critics Take Aim at U.S.’s Style Attempts to police the joy the United States has taken in rampaging through the Women’s World Cup only confirm what should be clear: the team is different from everyone else....
22:12 2019-07-06

Lowry brushes aside critics: 'I'm a champion' After posting 26 points and 10 assists in the Raptors' title-clinching win, Kyle Lowry basked in his career-defining moment and said, "The critics will have something else to say, which is fine. But I...
13:12 2019-06-14

What Our Critics Think of the 2019 Emmy Nominations This year brought welcome newcomers like “Fleabag” and “Schitt’s Creek,” along with 32 nominations for “Game of Thrones.” Our TV critics discuss the Emmy nominations, surprises and snubs....
21:24 2019-07-16

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charge...
00:36 2019-06-10

Megan Rapinoe To Critics Of USWNT Celebrations: "Wah Wah Wah" The United States Women’s National Team—a squad headed to the World Cup Final this weekend—has spent the duration of the tournament kicking ass and having fun. England—a squad not headed to the World ...
23:24 2019-07-03

Critics pan Jim Acosta's new book: He has 'become a commentator, not a reporter' Reviews of the new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America" are starting to pour in and they're panning the book and its author, CNN liberal star reporter Jim Acos...
00:00 2019-06-14

7 shows nominated for Emmys this year that critics don't actually like HBO The 2019 Emmy nominations were announced earlier this week and not everyone is pleased with them. Shows like "Who Is America?" are nominated for Emmys even though they received many negative rev...
23:48 2019-07-17

The Penetrating Gaze of One of America’s Most Brilliant Art Critics “Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light,” a new collection by Peter Schjeldahl, includes 100 reviews from the past 30 years, capturing his talent for distilling the essence of an artist’s work in a single line....
20:24 2019-05-24

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
23:12 2019-07-10

Why Trump’s critics had a royal meltdown over his visit with the Queen Picture a beautiful day, 72 degrees, low humidity, not a cloud in the sky. One guy says to another guy at the bus stop, “Nice day, isn’t it?” The second guy loses his mind. “Nice day? Whaddya mean nic...
16:48 2019-06-08

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to cr...
02:48 2019-06-05

USWNT shuts out Chile, trolls critics in another World Cup win They took down Chile — and the critics. Carli Lloyd scored twice, while Julie Ertz added a goal of her own to lead the United States women’s national team to a 3-0 win over Chile on Sunday...
21:00 2019-06-16

Critics split on whether 'The Lion King' is revolutionary or revolting Reviews for Disney's remake of "The Lion King" are in and critics seem to have split into two camps: ones that found the film to be a solid reimagining of a classic film and those that found real...
21:36 2019-07-12

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women's World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy....
05:36 2019-06-14

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of ...
17:00 2019-07-19

Megan Rapinoe shuts down critics: 'I think I'm extremely American' FRANCK FIFE / Getty Images Megan Rapinoe has been frequently called "un-American" by critics for her political views throughout the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and her past protests of the national a...
10:12 2019-07-04

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations effort gone bad....
01:12 2019-07-16

Social media critics no problem but not granny, says Kuchar Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disappointing his grandmother was a whole different mat...
04:12 2019-07-11

"Spend A Day In Kedarnath": Uttarakhand Chief Minister To PM's Critics Uttarkhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Tuesday termed opposition criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kedarnath visit "extremely unfortunate" and challenged the critics to spend a day....
18:36 2019-05-21

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
04:01 2019-07-09

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Pho...
00:24 2019-07-09

Trump to ‘worst and most vicious critics’: Happy Father’s Day ​President Trump didn’t forget his critics on Father’s Day. “Happy Father’s Day to all, including my worst and most vicious critics, of which there are fewer and fewer,” Trump ...
18:12 2019-06-16

Darkly comic 'Parasite' gets critics buzzing at Cannes "Parasite", a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong c...
20:36 2019-05-22

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's fo...
05:36 2019-05-29

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Cou...
22:12 2019-07-09

USWNT’s Alex Morgan is wrong about her tea-sipping critics I feel by pointing this out that Alex Morgan will understand I’m only doing what she would expect me to do: treat her exactly as I would a man. The U.S. Women’s national team plays the Netherlands on ...
01:12 2019-07-07

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
04:36 2019-05-22

USA aim golf-clap at their celebration critics and show their steel Carli Lloyd celebrated her goals on Sunday like she was on the links. And while her team are scary in attack the quality of their defence is still a mysteryIn a result that surprised no one, the US wo...
10:24 2019-06-17

Defying critics, Trump promises a July 4th to remember President Donald Trump promised "one of the biggest celebrations" in U.S. history on Thursday ahead of his July Fourth Independence Day speech, joined by tanks and jet flyovers that critics said would...
22:24 2019-07-04

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, o...
19:36 2019-07-09

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary ...
15:48 2019-07-10

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge pa...
20:00 2019-07-09

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that m...
17:24 2019-06-12

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk fest A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honor as the most uni...
15:12 2019-05-24

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland C...
15:00 2019-06-29

Husband, son go 'Southbound' with Carrie Underwood in music video Carrie Underwood previews 'Cry Pretty' tour in new music video for 'Southbound,' which includes guest appearances by Underwood's husband and eldest son. (June 12)   ...
07:36 2019-06-13

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusa...
08:36 2019-06-13

Maritime Cyber Rules Coming in 2021 Are Outdated, Critics Say Hackers are finding the international shipping industry easy prey, experts say, owing to a combination of lax cybersecurity practices and ineffective regulation....
18:24 2019-07-18

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
12:12 2019-07-16

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
19:48 2019-07-09

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges Greece's outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country's supreme court, weeks before a general election....
19:49 2019-05-31

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
20:00 2019-07-09

Disney's Freeform Claps Back at Critics of The Little Mermaid Casting When it was announced last week that Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey, a black woman, will play Ariel in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot, debates were sparked and many......
18:12 2019-07-07

Traffic safety agency says its critics are wrong about its lack of toughness NHTSA is not doing a sufficient job at proactively protecting consumers from unsafe cars, safety advocates say.       ...
18:36 2019-07-22

Rachel Maddow's credibility and ratings at a low ebb following Mueller findings, critics say The New York Times is reportedly blocking its reporters from appearing on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” because it’s too partisan as her ratings suffer in the process....
02:01 2019-06-04

Duterte critics laud UN vote to scrutinize drug killings Critics of the Philippine president’s deadly anti-drug campaign say a vote by the U.N.’s top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of suspects is a crucial step toward bringing perpet...
15:00 2019-07-12

'Mermaids can be black': Network hits back at Ariel critics A Disney-owned cable network has hit out at the "poor, unfortunate souls" criticising the decision to cast singer Halle Bailey as Ariel in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid....
12:24 2019-07-09

KT McFarland says Trump meeting Kim is like Nixon-Mao statecraft, dismisses critics President Trump's ongoing diplomatic efforts with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are reminiscent of former President Richard Nixon opening a channel with China, according to K.T. McFarland....
13:48 2019-07-02

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
21:48 2019-07-10

Trump's Blocking of Twitter Critics Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter's "blocking" function to limit access to his account, which has 61.8......
07:48 2019-07-10

Trump critics 'prefer to insult and incite' rather than legislate, GOP congressman says Democrats critical of President Trump would prefer to hurl insults and launch investigations instead of passing meaningful laws, a Republican congressman claimed Thursday....
06:24 2019-05-24

‘The Lion King’ is dividing critics, but set for a massive opening weekend anyway Box office prognosticators can already feel the love for the Jon Favreau-directed remake of The Lion King that’s set to hit theaters this weekend. Estimates for how well this photorealistic, CGI...
05:36 2019-07-18

Malick's tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival's most divisive premieres yet, with some critics hailing a cinema master at the top of his game and on...
21:48 2019-05-21

SEC’s new rule tells brokers to put clients’ interests first. Critics say it’s too weak. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s requirement falls short of what many consumer advocates argue is needed to address conflicts of interest that permeate Wall Street and is far weaker than a rul...
02:12 2019-06-06

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagr...
22:48 2019-07-09

Valkyrie British GP debut was "two fingers" to Aston Martin critics Aston Martin's first public run of the Valkyrie hypercar it developed with Red Bull was chosen for the British Grand Prix partly to give "two fingers" to the company's critics...
14:36 2019-07-16

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not...
04:12 2019-07-11

For 30 Minutes on a Hot Friday Morning, Trump Lashes Out at a Range of Critics The president’s targets included Bill de Blasio, Paul D. Ryan, the outgoing British ambassador and the press. But he said that Nancy Pelosi was not a racist....
00:36 2019-07-13

Megan Rapinoe slams critics of Alex Morgan’s celebration: ‘Wah, wah, wah’ The US women’s national team has caught the attention of fans worldwide, advancing to the World Cup final and controversially celebrating goals along the way. The team’s latest celebration...
00:00 2019-07-04

New York Times needs to ‘look in the mirror’ if it thinks MSNBC, CNN are too partisan, critics say The New York Times is reportedly blocking its reporters from appearing on liberal cable news programs such as MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “CNN Tonight” with Don Lemon because they’re “too par...
17:12 2019-05-31

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
18:48 2019-07-09

'A narcissistic travesty': critics savage Trump's Independence Day jamboree Breaking with tradition, the president has decreed a military parade featuring jets, tanks – and at the centre, himselfWhen Donald Trump holds an Independence Day celebration with fireworks, flyovers ...
08:24 2019-07-03

NBCUniversal, National Football League and Carrie Underwood sued over Sunday Night Football theme song Football fans, are you ready for some litigation?! Per Yahoo! News, a group of songwriters have filed a federal lawsuit against NBCUniversal, the National Football League, Carrie Underwood, and others...
19:00 2019-06-20

Facebook Faces Critics, Potential Allies at Digital-Currency Hearing Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own dig...
20:00 2019-07-16

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant....
23:48 2019-07-22

UPDATE 3-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -US appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
21:24 2019-07-09

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math the...
07:48 2019-06-30

Watch: USA's Carli Lloyd golf claps critics at Women's World Cup United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd aimed a golf clap at the team's critics after a golazo against Chile in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
18:24 2019-06-17

Kellyanne Conway says critics employ Hatch Act to 'silence' her support for Trump Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway responded to critics Monday after formally defying a Hatch Act-related subpoena from the House Oversight Committee....
12:12 2019-07-16

UPDATE 4-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
22:48 2019-07-09

Trump is avoiding a crisis of his own making with US-Mexico migrant deal, critics say Critics say Trump's deal with Mexico over migrants avoided a political crisis of his own making – one that could have wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy and sparked a political revolt from w...
03:12 2019-06-09

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist ...
02:24 2019-06-12

USWNT star Megan Rapinoe answers critics: ‘I’m extremely American’ U.S. women’s national team star Megan Rapinoe has had a knack for leaving people speechless during this year’s Women’s World Cup. While speaking to the media on Wednesday prior to the semifinal matchu...
00:00 2019-07-04

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
16:12 2019-05-31

A Calm But Occasionally Perplexing Interview With The Ex-NBA Scout Who Beefed With All His Critics On Twitter Bryan Oringher, a former video coordinator for the Wizards as well as a former scout for the Raptors and Hawks, has since left the NBA to make a career in public-facing basketball commentary. The one ...
01:24 2019-05-30

‘She might like it’: Slovenian pipe layer who carved Melania’s statue isn’t laughing with critics Ales "Maxi" Zupevc was born in the same month, the same year and the same hospital as Melania Trump, according to American artist Brad Downey. "But let’s face it,” Zupevc said. “She owns half of Ameri...
22:36 2019-07-08

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will Be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
20:48 2019-07-08

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal...
03:12 2019-06-13

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
01:36 2019-07-17

Defying critics, Trump salutes military in pomp-filled July 4 celebration With U.S. fighter jets flying overhead, President Donald Trump praised the military and reveled in a show of pomp and patriotism on Thursday in a celebration of Independence Day that critics accused h...
05:12 2019-07-05

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals co...
23:36 2019-07-09

US soccer star Carli Lloyd sent message to critics with golf-clap celebration Carli Lloyd knocked in the first of her two goals to help the U.S. defeat Chile on Sunday and after the first one, she celebrated with a resounding golf clap....
15:24 2019-06-17

Tiffany Cabán will turn Queens into the world’s biggest brothel, critics worry Tiffany Cabán, a democratic socialist, has vowed to decriminalize prostitution in the borough and also give a free pass to cathouse owners and customers....
05:36 2019-06-23

Trump faces critics over Mexico deal called 'hostage-taking' by ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy: tariff threats are against spirit of diplomacy Pelosi slams ‘tantrums’ while New York Times questions dealThe immigration agreement imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of p...
03:00 2019-06-09

Darrell Issa calls Trump critics hypocrites, says they'd accept 'oppo research' from anywhere Former Republican Rep. Darrell Issa said critics of President Trump's opposition research comments are being hypocritical on "Outnumbered" Thursday, and claimed they'd have done the exact same thing. ...
02:24 2019-06-14

'Salute to America' critics fueled by 'hate for President Trump': Kayleigh McEnany Critics of President Trump's planned "Salute to America" celebration are letting their disdain for the Republican get in the way of celebrating the Fourth of July, according to the president's reelect...
15:36 2019-07-04

‘Game of Thrones’ critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin Star Wars Thousands of critics of Game of Thrones’ just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next Star Wars film, as planned. Petitioners are urging Disney to ki...
08:00 2019-05-26

Jonny Bairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’ at Cricket World Cup • ‘It’s a typical English thing to do, in every sport,’ says opener• Pietersen and Vaughan led criticism after Australia defeatJonny Bairstow has accused England’s critics of wanting the team to fail ...
19:24 2019-06-27

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
22:24 2019-05-31

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry Political commentator Sandy Garossino is skeptical of the inquiry's intentions. "This is all about discrediting opponents of the pipeline," she said....
03:24 2019-07-06

Ocasio-Cortez leads critics of video showing Ivanka Trump G20 chat First daughter attempts to talk with May, Macron and moreNew York Democrat laments damage to ‘diplomatic standing’The French government on Saturday released a brief clip of a discussion at the G20 sum...
23:48 2019-06-30

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration c...
15:24 2019-07-03

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for simil...
10:00 2019-06-18

Pushback: Trump’s July Fourth critics spending 3-times more on Capitol concerts Congressional Democrats claiming that President Trump “illegally” diverted $2.4 million for the acclaimed July Fourth “Salute to America” have helped to set aside three times as much for holiday conce...
21:00 2019-07-11

Erika Jayne Claps Back at Critics After Posting NSFW "Business Casual" Pic Erika Jayne gives zero f--ks about the critics! On Thursday morning, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star decided to strip it down and give fans a look inside her......
23:36 2019-06-20

Critics gear up for battle after Washington state lawmakers restore affirmative action On the last day of session, critics heckled state lawmakers who passed an affirmative action measure that would allow public colleges and other entities to consider race and ethnicity when making deci...
00:24 2019-06-11

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long term....
06:12 2019-06-14

Byron York says Trump's July 4th 'Salute' exposed contrast between event, critics' predictions President Trump exposed the contrast between pundits' negative predictions about his "Salute to America" event and how the speech played out, according to Byron York....
23:24 2019-07-05

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan...
08:24 2019-06-20

Trump rips into British left-wing critics Khan, Corbyn in press conference President Trump on Tuesday, in a press conference with outgoing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, blasted his British left-wing critics as a "negative force" -- and confirmed that he snubbed the leader...
17:24 2019-06-04

'Game of Thrones' critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin 'Star Wars' franchise Thousands of critics of"Game of Thrones’" just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next "Star Wars" film, as planned....
01:12 2019-05-27

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulation of climate pollution by saying it costs too muc...
00:12 2019-05-22

Consultant plan would strip power from popular subways chief Andy Byford: critics A set of transit proposals aimed at eliminating duplicate work between the MTA’s subsidiary agencies would limit city transit boss Andy Byford’s control over the system, rider advocates co...
05:24 2019-07-13

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
08:48 2019-06-13

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
15:36 2019-05-31

The 'Lion King' reviews are in and critics are saying Disney's remake is beautiful to behold, but lacks soul Walt Disney Studios Disney's reimagining of "The Lion King" will be released on Friday, July 19. Critics are saying that the film's biggest strength is the stunning visuals, but that's also a major w...
01:48 2019-07-12

Carrie Underwood accused of stealing NFL's 'Sunday Night Football' intro, lawsuit says A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce "Sunday Night Football" last season.        ...
13:00 2019-06-20

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversi...
00:12 2019-06-14

NBC, Chuck Todd not ready for primetime? Critics slam Peacock Network, 'Meet the Press' host following Dem debates The second night of NBC’s two-day, audio-issue plagued Democratic debate proved that the Peacock Network may not be ready for primetime, as the broadcast has been panned as frenzied and unorganized wi...
18:12 2019-06-28

Eagles TE Zach Ertz stands up for wife Julie, scoffs at critics of U.S. Women's World Cup team Philadelphia's Zach Ertz is excited about his wife, Julie, playing for the U.S. in the Women's World Cup. He plans to fly to Paris for next game.       ...
05:36 2019-06-13

Carrie Underwood on suffering 3 miscarriages in less than 2 years: 'You wonder if it's you' While dealing with facial surgery for her nasty fall in 2017, the country star was also experiencing the pains of going through multiple miscarriages.        ...
23:00 2019-06-19

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America' Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on...
03:24 2019-06-21

Tanks and planes assemble for Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ — which critics decry as Trump’s salute to himself The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event int...
21:24 2019-07-04

Comic-Con: Jessica Chastain compares bloody 'It Chapter Two' to 'Carrie' on 'steroids' At Comic-Con Wednesday, the cast of "It Chapter Two' teased the horror sequel and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with stories of fake blood.        ...
14:36 2019-07-18

'Do the Right Thing': Spike Lee recalls 'horrendous' white critics on 30th anniversary Filmmaking icon Spike Lee talks to USA TODAY about his controversial classic "Do the Right Thing," which celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer.        ...
21:48 2019-07-22

Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader Swinson takes over from Vince Cable with party newly resurgent in the pollsYouthful veteran long seen as natural heir to Vince CableFollow the day’s political developments - liveJo Swinson has been el...
21:24 2019-07-22

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of her Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date. The party’s key bac...
10:00 2019-05-24

Why the next Tory leader may not become PM on Wednesday The arrival of the 77th prime minister on Wednesday will mark the first time in history the officeholder has been selected by a party membership rather than MPs or the wider electorate - and rarely ha...
12:24 2019-07-22

How will the Tories elect their new leader and the next PM? Conservative officials have revealed the rules for their party's leadership contest, which will also decide the UK's next prime minister. Here's how it works:...
00:01 2019-06-07

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
14:24 2019-05-24

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
18:00 2019-06-29

No negotiations with U.S., says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signaled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions we...
23:36 2019-05-29

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader LONDON (AP) — Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use. Prime...
11:12 2019-06-10

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament Austria's far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal....
12:12 2019-05-27

How Austria’s Leader Is Imperiled by a Video He’s Not In Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work with right-wing nationalists who once were at the ...
18:36 2019-05-24

How Britain's Conservatives will choose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
14:12 2019-06-13

No Negotiations With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions.....
11:12 2019-05-30

Why Greeks Are Turning Against Their Rebel Leader The Greek crisis that began in 2009 and dragged on for eight years has subsided, thanks to tight government spending and billions in bailouts and writedowns. But the political aftershocks from the cou...
15:48 2019-05-31

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Br...
14:48 2019-06-07

China says US should not allow visit by Taiwan’s leader China says the U.S. should not allow an ongoing visit by Taiwan’s president to New York and that it would impose sanctions on American companies that sell arms to the self-governing island as part of ...
15:00 2019-07-12

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials....
02:00 2019-06-20

Hezbollah leader says U.S. seeking to talk The leader of Hezbollah said on Friday that Washington was seeking to open channels of communication despite ramping up sanctions against the Iran-backed movement's officials....
06:48 2019-07-13

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
15:48 2019-07-17

Von der Leyen says she will work with any new British leader The next head of the European Union's executive, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Tuesday she would work "in a constructive way" with any new British prime minister....
20:48 2019-07-16

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for re-election TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a ruling party primary, setting up a likely run for re-election in January. The Democratic Progressive Party announced the primary r...
07:12 2019-06-13

Iran says no talks with US unless supreme leader approves Iran’s intelligence minister says any negotiations with the United States would have to be approved by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and would require the lifting of U.S. sanctions...
12:36 2019-07-04

How Sudan Is Moving on After Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April didn’t usher in peace. Instead, the military council th...
21:48 2019-07-05

"How Can We Stop Them?" Goa Congress Leader To NDTV After 10 Join BJP Congress insiders in Goa told NDTV that despite being aware of the BJP planning a rebellion, there was nothing they could do given the lack of leadership at the centre and the focus on the Karnataka.....
10:01 2019-07-12

Fans Can't Get Enough Of Pokémon Shield's Spooky New Gym Leader All of the new Gym Leader character designs for Pokémon Sword and Shield are great. One recently revealed Trainer, in particular, has been racking up the fan art. Say hello to Allister....
13:24 2019-07-09

Catalonia leader to be tried over separatist propaganda during election The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Quim Torra, will be tried for disobedience after he failed to obey an order to remove separatist propaganda from public offices during election campaigni...
16:48 2019-07-12

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged alleg...
21:36 2019-07-04

In Kolkata, Battle Between 2 Mayors Over Dinner With BJP Leader In Kolkata, the ruling Trinamool Congress has been hit by a curious siege within. The Mayor of Kolkata has called the Mayor of Salt Lake - a township adjoining Kolkata - a "Mir Jaffar", or betrayer,.....
00:24 2019-07-09

"No Animosity, No Friendship": KCR's Party Leader On Support To NDA The TRS would give issue-based support to the BJP-led NDA government, a senior leader of the ruling party in Telangana said Friday, ahead of the commencement of the Lok Sabha session next week....
17:12 2019-06-14

Anger over ‘personality cult’ around German far-right leader The far-right Alternative for Germany is facing a rift after more than 100 elected party officials criticized the “personality cult” surrounding one of its regional leaders...
16:24 2019-07-10

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
10:24 2019-06-07

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who co...
07:36 2019-06-07

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KKK leader....
10:12 2019-07-14

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — He’s known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by...
07:00 2019-06-07

The Latest: Church followers say leader is innocent The Latest on the arrest of the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Worshippers at an East Los Angeles affiliate of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo...
05:12 2019-06-07

Theresa May's last day as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
06:12 2019-06-07

New PNG leader looks to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape signaled his intention on Thursday to toughen laws on natural resources so as to benefit the nation in his maiden speech to parliament after being elected ...
05:48 2019-05-30

New leader chosen for National Corvette Museum BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky museum dedicated to the Corvette will soon have a new leader. The National Corvette Museum’s board of directors has selected Sean Preston to serve as the mus...
12:48 2019-06-28

After Key Congress Leader Quits, A Flurry Of Resignations Key leaders of the Congress have stepped down following the example of Vivek Tankha, the Rajya Sabha member who quit the party post to give Rahul Gandhi "a free hand"....
16:00 2019-06-28

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s former sex den has been condemned The seedy lair of convicted sex cult leader Keith Raniere hasn’t just been seized by the government — it’s also been condemned. While Raniere once used the so-called “Executive...
21:24 2019-06-20

Yankees Homer Twice and May Soon Add Edwin Encarnacion, the A.L. Leader A deal with the Mariners for Encarnacion was near, according to multiple news media reports. In the meantime, Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin went deep in a win against the White Sox....
07:12 2019-06-16

Austrian Leader Ousted After Coalition's Collapse Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, one of Europe’s most popular conservatives, was ousted by a confidence vote following a secret-tape scandal that drove his nationalist coalition partner from power....
23:48 2019-05-27

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan arch...
22:24 2019-06-04

| Sex cult leader found guilty in New York A federal jury in Brooklyn found a US "self-help" guru guilty of all of charges for his leadership of a cult-like organisation of women he treated as sex slaves....
15:00 2019-06-20

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
04:00 2019-05-26

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.”...
18:48 2019-05-24

Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with child rape California authorities have charged the leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz Del Mundo — a church based in Mexico that claims over 1 million followers — with child rape....
03:12 2019-06-05

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of surrendering to the enemy is higher." He also critici...
06:24 2019-06-05

The Latest: May To Step Down As Party Leader On June 7 LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and Britain’s political crisis (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Theresa May says she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contes...
13:00 2019-05-24

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
07:36 2019-05-27

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new...
09:24 2019-05-27

Germany's CDU leader says her party wants to stay in power with SPD Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) want to remain in power with their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Monday after Andrea Nahles resigned as SPD ...
15:36 2019-06-03

Easy win for championship leader Hamilton at French GP Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the French Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch a sixth victory this season and extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 36 po...
18:00 2019-06-23

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his government....
02:12 2019-06-24

Greek Orthodox church in US gets 1st new leader in 20 years NEW YORK (AP) — The Greek Orthodox church of the United States has installed its first new leader in 20 years. Archbishop Elpidophoros was enthroned Saturday in an elaborate ceremony at the Cathedral ...
22:12 2019-06-22

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang at the royal palace, the first time the party has been granted such an audience. Th...
14:12 2019-05-29

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the l...
14:12 2019-05-29

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined ...
13:12 2019-05-29

F1 leader Hamilton fastest in 1st practice for French GP Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton posts fastest time in the first practice session for the French Grand Prix       ...
15:24 2019-06-21

Papua New Guinea leader formally resigns Days after announcing his intention to resign, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has formally stepped down from his post. His resignation puts a major gas deal with French oil and gas giant Total into doub...
11:24 2019-05-29

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakth...
19:24 2019-06-01

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confro...
05:00 2019-05-30

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economi...
11:36 2019-05-28

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracked how they get there....
15:48 2019-07-16

PM Modi Will Lay Groundwork For Next 25 Years, Says US Corporate Leader Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his election victory, a top American corporate leader has asserted that in the next five years, PM Modi will lay the groundwork for India's economic......
06:36 2019-05-24

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — suc...
13:24 2019-07-19

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relatio...
14:24 2019-06-05

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government ...
20:48 2019-06-05

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is sett...
19:36 2019-06-18

Trump Supported Changing New York G.O.P. Leader Edward F. Cox, a son-in-law of Richard Nixon, had fallen out of favor with President Trump, and will be replaced by Nick Langworthy, an early Trump supporter....
03:24 2019-05-22

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to de...
04:00 2019-07-23

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
21:36 2019-06-18

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held....
00:12 2019-07-23

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
06:00 2019-05-22

Poland’s Kaczynski says party will have a new leader in 2023 The powerful leader of the right-wing party that has governed Poland since 2015 says he plans to step down at some point to make way for a new leader in 2023...
02:00 2019-07-15

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
02:36 2019-05-22

Trump welcomes Pakistan’s troubled leader Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s meeting with the president will be a get-together of two celebrity gadflies turned rabble-rousing, nationalist politicians....
12:12 2019-07-22

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war c...
21:36 2019-06-19

The Latest: Church leader still ‘apostle’ despite his arrest LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the la Luz del Mundo church (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo ch...
22:00 2019-06-05

Troy Brown Jr. is still just 19 but working to be a leader for the Wizards In his second NBA Summer League, Brown pulled players together for huddles and shared encouragement with the new guys, including the Wizards’ latest lottery pick, Rui Hachimura....
17:48 2019-07-19

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong pro...
00:48 2019-06-04

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Republican member of sexual misconduct. Speaker Pro T...
01:01 2019-05-23

Everything You Need to Know About Hong Kong’s Extradition Law Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including ...
02:00 2019-06-13

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local government to suspend considerat...
04:36 2019-07-02

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, and both the local and central governments appear to...
13:24 2019-06-15

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of Chi...
06:24 2019-06-10

UK Conservative members issued more than one ballot in vote for leader: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the next party leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
11:48 2019-07-06

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister intentions at every opportunity. But the outspoken ...
11:00 2019-05-29

"PM Tweets For Hurt Cricketer, But Not Bihar Children", Says RJD Leader RJD spokesperson Manoj K Jha served lacerating comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over what he claimed was the PM's silence on the deaths of 136 children due to "brain fever" in 16 districts of....
14:12 2019-06-21

Peru leader forcing showdown with congress on corruption Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption, saying he will use a constitutional provision allowing him to...
04:48 2019-05-30

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:12 2019-07-09

Nxivm leader shunned ‘slave’ after she kissed another man: testimony Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere once refused to talk to one of his "slaves" for more than three years — because she kissed another man, the woman claimed Tuesday....
10:36 2019-05-29

US Economist David Lipton Named As Interim Leader Of IMF American economist David Lipton will serve as interim leader of the International Monetary Fund, replacing Christine Lagarde who was nominated to head the European Central Bank, the IMF board......
00:12 2019-07-03

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking case against him Associated Press Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using systematic shame and humiliation...
01:36 2019-06-20

How NYCHA’s new $400K leader landed the job — and his whopping salary He played hard to get, and it won him nearly half a million dollars a year. Newly appointed NYHCA chairman Greg Russ initially turned down the gig in February — but came back to the negotiating ...
06:00 2019-06-22

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in ...
19:00 2019-05-29

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that ...
11:12 2019-06-10

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere convicted on 7 charges A New York jury on Wednesday found the leader of a purported self-help group guilty on seven charges associated with a scheme to force women into a sexual slavery cult....
01:48 2019-06-20

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to go....
01:12 2019-05-30

Will Keep Reducing Nuclear Commitments, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
23:24 2019-07-16

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration ...
03:36 2019-07-10

Kazakhstan Gets New Leader, but Old System’s Grip on Power Remains After quashing protests, the government said that President Nazarbayev’s handpicked successor had won a lopsided vote. Observers cast doubt on the official count....
17:00 2019-06-10

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “second Holocaust,” a report said Tuesday. Rafi P...
02:48 2019-07-10

Disgraced ex-leader of Austrian far right turns down EU Parliament seat Austrian far-right veteran Heinz-Christian Strache, who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting, said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat, forgoing a m...
10:36 2019-06-17

Why Sudan’s Pain Endures After a Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April hasn’t ushered in peace. Instead, the military council ...
03:24 2019-06-11

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vot...
20:12 2019-05-26

Zelenskiy's second act: Ukraine leader set to win snap parliamentary election The party of Ukraine's new president looks set to win Sunday's snap parliamentary election, repeating Volodymyr Zelenskiy's shock victory in the April presidential race that has upended politics in th...
11:36 2019-07-18

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
00:12 2019-05-23

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group....
14:12 2019-05-26

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from...
06:00 2019-05-26

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election....
21:12 2019-07-19

Madhya Pradesh Congress Wants BJP Leader To Apologise To Official He Hit The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Thursday demanded that BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya publicly apologise to the civic official whom he assaulted with a cricket bat last month, and to the people of his......
18:00 2019-07-18

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
08:24 2019-05-23

Charges Of Rape, Cheating Against Kerala CPM Leader's Son: Police A case has been registered against Kerala CPM leader's son on charges of rape and cheating following a complaint filed by a woman in Mumbai, the police said today....
10:24 2019-06-18

Gandhi Family Alone Can Keep Party Intact, Says Congress Leader The stepping aside of the Gandhi family from the leadership role in the Congress following its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections is not a solution, a senior party leader said Friday, hinting that......
17:24 2019-05-24

New UK Conservative leader expected to be announced by late July The result of the contest to find a new leader of the Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as British prime minister is expected to be announced before parliament breaks for its summer holiday, t...
15:12 2019-05-24

In Video, BSP Workers Attack Leader With Chairs. He Escapes, Somehow In the video, shot on a mobile phone, BSP state-in-chiefSandeep Tajne is seen surrounded by a crowd of agitated party workers who are pulling at his shirt and attacking him with plastic chairs...
11:48 2019-06-18

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
17:48 2019-06-11

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab s...
19:36 2019-06-18

"Won't Intervene In Demolition": Court After BJP Leader Assaults Official The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a stay on demolition of a house, which was in the news last week when BJP legislator Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted a civic official....
09:00 2019-07-03

How a Secret Video Felled Austria’s Wunderkind Leader Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work with right-wing nationalists who once were at the ...
19:24 2019-05-28

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-21

Leader say Brexit shows Scotland must chart a new path BRUSSELS (AP) — Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit and the “horror show” of the British government leadership contest are signs that Scotland needs to chart a diff...
14:12 2019-06-11

Maldives Ex-Leader Mohamed Nasheed Tipped As New Speaker The former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been nominated as the country's parliamentary speaker and is set to be sworn in Tuesday, a party official said....
03:24 2019-05-28

Google walkout leader leaves company after 'retaliation' Meredith Whittaker, one of the Google employees who led global walkouts at the tech giant over sexual harassment claims, has left the company following allegations of a fallout against the protest's o...
12:24 2019-07-16

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU el...
00:12 2019-05-28

Ukrainian leader’s party on track to win parliament majority The party of Ukraine’s president was on track Monday to win an absolute majority in parliament, a first in the country’s modern history that would hand President Volodymyr Zelenskiy a clear mandate fo...
19:00 2019-07-22

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on Tuesday he won’t run in the upcoming vote for ...
14:12 2019-06-11

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European Parliament elections....
01:36 2019-05-27

ICC convicts Congolese rebel leader known as 'The Terminator' with war crimes The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as "The Terminator" of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery fo...
14:24 2019-07-08

BJP Legislator's Son Arrested For Death Threat To Congress Leader In MP The son of a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh's Harda has been arrested for allegedly making casteist remarks and threatening to kill an advocate-cum-Congress leader in April....
22:12 2019-06-20

| Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali....
23:48 2019-05-23

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote helping maintain the military’s dominance of politics five years after he led a coup...
03:36 2019-06-06

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for the world.”...
19:12 2019-06-30

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
17:48 2019-06-07

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
05:00 2019-07-16

"Not 1% Chance" Of Rahul Gandhi Staying On, Says Congress Leader In a first, a Congress leader said today that there is practically no chance of Rahul Gandhi rolling back his decision to quit the top job of the party and staying on. The Congress is expected to hold...
16:00 2019-06-28

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a...
20:48 2019-06-07

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003. National Police sp...
13:24 2019-07-01

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin N...
14:12 2019-07-01

French leader vows to block enlargement until EU is reformed French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the EU until it’s undergone deep reforms, despite warnings that delaying membership talks with Albania and Macedonia could...
15:12 2019-07-01

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
07:36 2019-06-04

Iran's Supreme Leader Rails Against U.S. Peace Plan Iran’s supreme leader accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries of betraying the Palestinians by cooperating with the U.S. and Israel, in an attempt to rally regional supporters and raise the stak...
22:36 2019-06-05

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. ...
23:12 2019-06-03

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s group...
19:24 2019-07-15

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in sup...
20:12 2019-06-03

Thai king swears in coup leader's cabinet Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday swore in the cabinet of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former army chief who seized power in a 2014 coup....
15:00 2019-07-16

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to defend themselves...
02:24 2019-07-13

APNewsBreak: Navy probing claims against war college leader NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The military is investigating the president of the U.S. Naval War College amid allegations that he spent excessively, abused his hiring authority and otherwise behaved inappropria...
14:00 2019-06-07

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
18:00 2019-06-14

Mexican church leader still its ‘apostle’ after rape arrest A spokesman for the Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church says its leader remains the spiritual guiding force and apostle of the church despite his arrest in Los Angeles on charges of child rape and hu...
04:48 2019-06-06

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape...
08:48 2019-06-06

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....
00:48 2019-06-15

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand’s Parliament has selected 2014 coup leader Pra...
19:12 2019-06-05

Kazakhstan set to confirm veteran leader's choice for president Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, looks set to be confirmed in the job in Sunday's election after being hand-picked for the post by former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev who ran the ...
14:48 2019-06-06

BJP Leader Who Hit Official With Cricket Bat Walks Out Of Jail, Garlanded Akash Vijayvargiya, a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh and son of senior party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, was released from jail this morning. The politician, who was arrested for thrashing a civic....
07:24 2019-06-30

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape...
18:48 2019-06-05

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but ...
12:24 2019-06-29

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House maj...
00:12 2019-06-29