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Iran defends execution of gay people

The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....

Iran defends execution of gay people

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2019-06-06, 14:48

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials...
2019-08-12, 23:32

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business i...
2019-06-04, 13:32

Hamilton defends his 'Britishness' ahead of home race "Lewis Hamilton defended his \u0027Britishness\u0027 at his home race on Saturday, against a backdrop of tens of thousands of fans flying the flag fo...
2019-07-13, 21:32

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its ...
2019-06-03, 16:48

Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta held a news conference Wednesday to defend his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey ...
2019-07-10, 23:32

Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election...
2019-08-03, 20:16

Tyler Cameron Defends Luke Parker After The Bachelorette: Men Tell All Tyler Cameron is sticking up for his fellow Bachelorette contestant Luke Parker. After watching Parker take the hot seat on Monday's episode of The ...
2019-07-23, 19:48

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore...
2019-06-13, 05:48

VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses ...
2019-06-18, 13:16

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the...
2019-07-09, 06:16

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why th...
2019-07-09, 04:32

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who respon...
2019-06-18, 03:48

Gold comfort for Warner as he defends Pan Am decathlon title While a successful defense of his Pan Am Games decathlon title on Wednesday was the result Damian Warner had been aiming for, the chilly conditions m...
2019-08-08, 16:00

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its function...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History In defending his comments about working with segregationists, Joe Biden cited his record on civil rights and his relationship with Ted Kennedy. But h...
2019-06-21, 23:32

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comment about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their b...
2019-07-10, 19:48

India's Modi Defends Decision to Clamp Down on Kashmir Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first public comments since his government’s move to end the autonomy of the disputed state of Jammu and ...
2019-08-09, 06:32

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging American economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may continue to do so, Treasury Secret...
2019-06-10, 12:48

Woman defends herself from assailant by hurling hot grease in his face An Alabama woman hurled a pot of hot grease at a man in what police say was a domestic incident at her home, authorities said. Larondrick Macklin, 51...
2019-08-07, 22:32

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan co...
2019-06-18, 14:32

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has i...
2019-08-03, 21:16

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Dem ‘Squad’ ​WASHINGTON – Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House advis​e​r Stephen Miller on President Trump’s long record of “playing ...
2019-07-21, 19:32

Nets’ Joe Harris defends ‘misunderstood’ Kyrie Irving LAS VEGAS — Joe Harris was around from the start of this Nets’ rebuild, the first full season under GM Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson. He rememb...
2019-07-09, 09:48

Megan Rapinoe defends her national anthem protests US women’s national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe defended her decision to kneel during the national anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernic...
2019-07-10, 15:16

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenie...
2019-07-11, 08:16

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow ...
2019-06-09, 21:32

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions _____ WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following rep...
2019-07-07, 22:00

Verizon Adds Wireless Customers, Defends Early 5G Service Verizon Communications added more wireless customers in the second quarter than some analysts expected as the carrier stepped up its promotions and p...
2019-08-01, 23:48

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United Sta...
2019-06-11, 16:32

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking ...
2019-06-14, 23:32

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended ...
2019-06-11, 15:48

Woods defends his lack of golf ahead of British Open Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into this week's British Open, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining...
2019-07-16, 18:32

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with ...
2019-06-12, 23:32

Jill Biden defends husband from Kamala Harris: Can't say 'that he's a racist' Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, adamantly defended her husband in the wake of criticism from Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif...
2019-07-09, 22:48

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chan...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Network defends Barty snub after 'sexist' broadcast claims Australian broadcaster Seven Network has defended its decision to televise Nick Kyrgios's first round match rather than world number one Ash Barty's ...
2019-07-03, 16:48

Tesla Defends Its Safety Claims As It Maybe Faces A Wider Investigation Tesla stands by its safety claims despite repeated questions from America’s auto safety regulator, General Motors looks at investing in EV charging i...
2019-08-08, 17:32

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyov...
2019-07-03, 18:16

Lawyer defends pervy gym owner by likening him to ‘hands-on’ Joe Biden A defense attorney put his foot firmly in his mouth Friday while arguing for leniency for a gym owner convicted of sexually abusing two of his custom...
2019-07-13, 01:32

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy RICHMOND, Texas — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who ca...
2019-07-13, 00:32

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel ̵...
2019-06-18, 01:48

North Dakota tribe defends its rights to minerals from state FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of a Native American tribe in North Dakota are asking state officials to work with them rather than against them in a disp...
2019-06-01, 19:32

Raiders GM Mike Mayock defends Richie Incognito signing The Oakland Raiders signed veteran offensive lineman Richie Incognito despite a litany of off-field incidents, and GM Mike Mayock defended the move. ...
2019-05-28, 22:32

Justin Turner Defends Pitcher Who Just Plunked Him From Overreacting Umpire The Dodgers beat the hell out of the Phillies Monday night, ripping off a six-run fourth inning and cruising to a 16–2 victory. But that doesn’t mean...
2019-07-16, 09:48

Novartis C.E.O. Defends Company’s Decision to Withhold False Data From the F.D.A. Responding to the agency’s stern rebuke, Vas Narasimhan, the company’s executive, tried to reassure investors that Novartis did not intentionally dec...
2019-08-07, 21:32

Dominic Raab defends calling feminists ‘obnoxious bigots’ The potential future PM says he does not want ‘double standards’ in equality debateToday’s politics news - live updatesTory leadership race: the favo...
2019-05-26, 23:16

Tony Romo successfully defends celebrity golf title Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory in the American Century Championship for his second straight victory in the celebrity tournament at Edgewo...
2019-07-15, 04:48

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize it...
2019-05-31, 21:48

USA's Alex Morgan defends tea-cup celebration before World Cup final – video The USA forward Alex Morgan says the criticism of her goal celebrations at the Women's World Cup is an example of the double standards put on female ...
2019-07-05, 14:32

Former acting ICE chief defends administration response to border crisis Former acting Immigration and Customs Director Ron Vitiello defended President Donald Trump's response to the influx of migrants at the southern bord...
2019-07-04, 21:00

Former Philippine police general defends killing of toddler in drug war A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a three-year-old ...
2019-07-05, 06:16

Joe Biden defends Obama against debate attacks: 'He was a great president. We don’t say that enough' Joe Biden offered his strongest defense yet of former President Barack Obama after Democratic rivals criticized his former boss' policies during a tw...
2019-08-02, 05:32

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by Pre...
2019-08-02, 02:16

Biden Defends Obama Legacy After It Was Bruised in Democratic Debate Mr. Biden has used his association with Barack Obama to burnish his candidacy, but in Wednesday’s debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow ...
2019-08-02, 00:32

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of...
2019-07-14, 01:32

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United Sta...
2019-06-11, 21:32

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in t...
2019-07-10, 05:32

After protests, Alamos CEO defends Turkish mine project against 'misinformation' Canada-based Alamos Gold has defended its environmental record at a mining project in western Turkey against a wave of protests, saying it had paid ...
2019-08-07, 15:00

Protest leader defends 'teammates' over invasion of HK govt building An activist spearheading protests in Hong Kong has defended "teammates" who stormed a government building in the city, as he warned opposition to a c...
2019-07-02, 14:48

Enforcer of Philippine drug war defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a...
2019-07-05, 06:48

Phoebe Waller-Bridge defends Fleabag from poshness criticisms Writer says defining series as being ‘for posh girls’ undermines storyPhoebe Waller-Bridge has responded to criticism that Fleabag is “for posh girls...
2019-07-03, 23:32

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about ...
2019-06-21, 01:32

Biden defends civil rights record during NAACP appearance Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden defended his civil rights record on Wednesday, reminding a crowd of black leaders of his close relatio...
2019-07-25, 01:16

Philippine drug war enforcer defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-o...
2019-07-05, 01:32

Microsoft defends planned partner program changes, but many aren't buying it Microsoft's talk about priorities and a changing partner market as reasons for dropping internal use rights for its products isn't sitting well with ...
2019-07-12, 02:32

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role...
2019-07-10, 23:48

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is ...
2019-06-10, 18:32

Sen. Kamala Harris defends Pelosi, saying she has been ‘very respectful of women of color’ The Democratic senator from California and presidential contender reacted during a radio interview in response to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-C...
2019-07-12, 15:48

Cuomo — at odds with AOC — defends backing Katz in Queens DA race Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his endorsement of Melinda Katz for Queens District Attorney in a proxy battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is ...
2019-06-05, 14:01

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the age...
2019-07-09, 06:16

Park Police officer defends actions in fatal shooting ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Park Police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed motorist after a chase on a northern Virginia parkway is def...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex-abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a d...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by cr...
2019-07-18, 19:48

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Fr...
2019-06-28, 23:48

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his d...
2019-06-30, 11:48

‘Game of Thrones’ Mountain defends his World’s Strongest Man title BRADENTON, Florida — The last time we saw The Mountain on “Game of Thrones”, he was hurtling to his death in a giant fireball at th...
2019-06-16, 16:32

Amanda Knox Defends Her Innocence on First Trip to Italy in Eight Years Amanda Knox, the American college student who was twice convicted and twice acquitted of murdering her British roommate in the Italian city of Perugi...
2019-06-16, 12:16

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial proble...
2019-05-21, 20:00

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend ...
2019-06-09, 21:32

Barra defends GM plan to sell Ohio plant to EV company GM CEO Mary Barra, meeting on Capitol Hill with members of Ohio's congressional delegation, argued that GM's plan to sell the Lordstown plant to a li...
2019-06-05, 23:48

FIFA defends VAR ahead of women's World Cup quarter-finals "FIFA on Wednesday defended its VAR review system, saying referees had reached a 98% accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the w...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” ̵...
2019-07-10, 04:48

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on ...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over declaring that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — sa...
2019-05-31, 16:16

Amid Criticism, Trump Defends Mexico Deal Avoiding Tariffs STERLING, Va. (AP) — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of h...
2019-06-10, 13:48

MotoGP Barcelona: Marquez defends Lorenzo over multi-rider crash Catalan Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says his Honda MotoGP team-mate Jorge Lorenzo "was not out of control" when he caused a multi-rider crash on l...
2019-06-16, 19:32

Amanda Nunes defends bantamweight title again with TKO victory over Holly Holm Amanda Nunes made another successful bantamweight title defense by scoring a TKO victory over former champ Holly Holm at UFC 239.    ...
2019-07-07, 10:32

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing” and credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigr...
2019-06-10, 18:16

EPA chief defends biofuel waivers in meeting with farm senators: sources The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency's expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the country's biofuel l...
2019-07-31, 20:16

Jeremy Hunt defends Donald Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet quoting Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigo...
2019-06-17, 22:32

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new ta...
2019-05-31, 18:48

Cesar Azpilicueta Defends Chelsea Youngsters After Jose Mourinho Jibes Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta insists Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount will live up to their potential following their 4-0 thrashing at Manchester U...
2019-08-12, 18:00

Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title A Lithuanian couple won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for a second time in a row in the Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, triumphing in ...
2019-07-07, 00:32

Bayern chairman defends keeping coach Niko Kovac on his toes MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he didn’t mean to harm Niko Kovac when he consistently failed to back the coach...
2019-05-31, 17:48

Abby Wambach defends USA's 13 goals against Thailand in World Cup opener The U.S. Women's National Team opened Group F play with a rout of Thailand, causing many to accuse the team of running up the score.  ...
2019-06-12, 04:16

Joshua promoter defends Saudi fight as game changer for boxing Anthony Joshua's promoter has defended a decision to stage the Briton's heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. ...
2019-08-12, 19:32

Pep Guardiola defends Manchester City’s spending after Jürgen Klopp’s jibe • City broke own transfer record for Rodri this summer• Liverpool and City meet in Community Shield at WembleyPep Guardiola has dismissed Jürgen Klop...
2019-08-02, 17:48

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist ...
2019-06-17, 18:16

Acosta defends Epstein plea deal as Dems call for his resignation Alex Acosta defended his handling of a controversial plea deal with billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Tuesday as the top three Senate Democratic ...
2019-07-09, 18:48

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a t...
2019-07-05, 20:48

Raiders’ Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown amid retirement threat Antonio Brown’s first training camp with the Raiders has been chaotic, and it apparently might be his last if he doesn’t get what he want...
2019-08-12, 00:00

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTu...
2019-05-27, 01:16

Valentina Shevchenko defends flyweight title with finishing kick for the ages at UFC 238 Valentina Shevchenko knocked Jessica Eye out cold with an amazing kick in the second round of their flyweight title fight at UFC 238.   &#...
2019-06-09, 11:00

DNC Chair Perez defends free healthcare for illegal immigrants: ‘This is not a handout’ A key issue that has come up during the Democratic primary season whether those who enter the United States illegally should be eligible for free hea...
2019-06-30, 18:16

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of E...
2019-05-31, 20:32

Pink Fiercely Defends Picture of Her Kids Running in Holocaust Memorial Pink is calling out critics of her recent Instagram photo. On Sunday, the superstar singer took to social media to post a series of pictures from he...
2019-07-15, 05:48

Frydenberg defends decision to query if he had power to weaken grasslands protections Former environment minister says Angus Taylor made inquiries on behalf of farmers in his electorateJosh Frydenberg has defended a decision when he wa...
2019-07-06, 04:32

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippin...
2019-07-06, 05:32

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of ...
2019-06-10, 17:16

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian c...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forci...
2019-06-30, 19:16

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that...
2019-06-28, 00:48

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as...
2019-06-09, 13:48

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is ...
2019-05-25, 08:32

Cricket Committee Member Defends Kohli On "His Opinion" About India Coach Virat Kohli had said during the press conference before the team's departure for the West Indies that he and the team would be happy if Ravi Shastri ...
2019-08-01, 16:00

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene thera...
2019-06-14, 23:00

Acosta Defends His Role in Brokering Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed calls for his resignation by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to acc...
2019-07-10, 23:00

Jill Biden defends husband Joe after Kamala Harris debate attack Jill Biden on Monday jumped to her husband’s defense after Sen. Kamala Harris criticized him about his record on race during the first Democrat...
2019-07-09, 05:32

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political...
2019-06-15, 00:00

U.S. Homeland Security secretary defends conditions at migrant detention centres He said everyone in the chain of command is worried about the situation of children detained at the border. He said that on June 1, his department ha...
2019-07-08, 01:32

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during...
2019-07-18, 04:16

Priyanka Chopra Defends Meghan Markle and Calls Her a Victim of Racism Feud? What feud? Priyanka Chopra has nothing but nice things to say about her longtime "stunning" friend Meghan Markle, and is one of her biggest def...
2019-06-02, 21:00

Canadian theater chain defends screening anti-abortion film The head of Cineplex Entertainment is defending the decision to show an American anti-abortion movie in the face of strong criticism from some aborti...
2019-07-10, 00:48

Apple defends iPhone ‘unauthorized’ battery warning as a safety feature iPhones running iOS 12 and later now indicate battery replacements with 'unauthorized' parts, an Apple-defended practice that has irked indie repair ...
2019-08-14, 23:32

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marc...
2019-06-07, 21:32

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title r...
2019-07-09, 20:32

As ratings drop, Putin defends record, says better life awaits Russians President Vladimir Putin told Russians on Thursday there were signs that years of falling real wages, which have dented his popularity, were drawing ...
2019-06-20, 16:32

Salesforce's Marc Benioff defends Tableau deal: They 'didn't want our cash' "Tableau didn't want our cash — they wanted our equity, because they know that the real value here is in the company that we're creating to...
2019-06-11, 00:48

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Sat...
2019-08-03, 23:48

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick...
2019-07-04, 22:16

8chan Owner Defends Speech Forum in Wake of El Paso Shooting The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to ...
2019-08-06, 23:32

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Facility Conditions WASHINGTON — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports ...
2019-07-07, 20:32

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
2019-05-29, 15:16

Acting border chief defends agency in Senate hearing on conditions Mark Morgan, the acting chief of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on Tuesday defended conditions at migrant detention facilities as well as the ag...
2019-07-31, 20:32

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get t...
2019-05-25, 04:16

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia • Promoter says negative publicity could help viewing figures • Amnesty International has criticised choice of venueEddie Hearn has defended the deci...
2019-08-12, 21:00

The Latest: Navy prosecutor defends leak probe in SEAL case SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A military prosecutor has downplayed an e...
2019-05-30, 23:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last mo...
2019-06-05, 22:48

Taylor Swift fans accuse Sia of donning blackface after she defends Scooter Braun After defending mega manager Scooter Braun in his ongoing feud with Taylor Swift, musician Sia is now dealing with Swift’s diehard fans going after h...
2019-07-03, 19:32

Netflix Defends Prank Show Starring Stranger Things Actor Following Backlash Netflix has defended its newly announced prank show, Prank Encounters, following criticism that the program is taking unfair (and unfunny) advantage ...
2019-06-19, 19:48

Jada Pinkett Smith defends 'Aladdin,' talks 'Red Table Talk' on 'Kimmel' Jada Pinkett Smith defended her husband Will Smith's latest film "Aladdin" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," stating that critics were unfair to the live-actio...
2019-06-06, 13:32

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal again...
2019-07-18, 00:16

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in Ameri...
2019-07-15, 21:16

Kaitlyn Bristowe Fiercely Defends Bachelorette Hannah Brown Against Slut-Shaming Kaitlyn Bristowe is sticking up for her fellow Bachelorette Hannah Brown. The season 11 star came to the Alabama native's defense on Tuesday after a...
2019-07-03, 16:32

Johnson defends calling burka-wearing women 'bank robbers' at launch A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he will not be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial co...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering rep...
2019-07-10, 23:16

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Flor...
2019-07-11, 01:32

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Aus...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Nike Defends Pulling 'Betsy Ross' Sneaker as Arizona Governor Withdraws Aid Nike Inc. said it was “proud of its American heritage” and was committed to creating jobs in the U.S. after Arizona’s governor said he was withdrawin...
2019-07-02, 23:32

Alyssa Milano defends attending fundraiser for presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Alyssa Milano raised eyebrows by announcing her plans to attend a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.   ...
2019-07-18, 14:00

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 extensio...
2019-06-13, 02:16

Biden Defends Record on Race Before a Black Audience at Rainbow-PUSH Convention A day after getting spanked on the issue of race during the second night of the Democrats’ presidential primary debate, former Vice President Joe Bid...
2019-06-29, 02:16

Biden campaign defends former VP after debate, calls civil rights record 'unassailable' MIAMI--Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign defended the 2020 hopeful Thursday night after his heated exchange with Kamala Harris following con...
2019-06-28, 10:48

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trum...
2019-07-11, 19:48

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but add...
2019-07-11, 21:16

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser,...
2019-08-08, 06:00

Mike Pence Takes a Baseless Shot at AOC and Defends Concentration Camps All in One Speech Vice President Mike Pence, the Trump administration’s liason to the Christian right, spoke today at the annual summit of Christians United for Israel...
2019-07-09, 06:16

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unioni...
2019-07-20, 17:48

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
2019-06-13, 03:00

Rosie O'Donnell defends Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after Sarah Sanders slam Rosie O’Donnell defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Sarah Sanders after the freshmen congresswoman criticized Ivanka Trump for accompanying h...
2019-07-02, 17:16

Channel Seven defends bumping Ash Barty's Wimbledon match for Nick Kyrgios 'epic' Seven says ratings for Kyrgios match were ‘comparable to a Wimbledon final’Channel Seven’s “difficult decision” to stick with the Nick Kyrgios and Jo...
2019-07-03, 08:16

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the...
2019-06-08, 20:01

Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot. Last week,...
2019-07-10, 21:48

John Daly defends Trump amid allegations president cheats at golf Champion golfer John Daly defended President Trump on Tuesday over allegations the commander-in-chief is one of the most prolific cheaters when he pl...
2019-08-14, 20:00

10 Years Later, Eric Dane Defends His Infamous Nude Tape With Rebecca Gayheart Regrets, Eric Dane has had very few. The actor says so in a new interview with Glamour, which delves into his controversial role on HBO's Euphoria ...
2019-08-02, 08:16

Newcastle close in on Emil Krafth as Matt Ritchie defends ‘honest’ Ashley • Swedish right-back set to complete £5m move from Amiens• Ritchie says he ‘does not understand’ Newcastle fan unrestNewcastle’s long pursuit of a ri...
2019-08-07, 17:00

Embattled Alex Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation The episode reignited this week when federal prosecutors in New York brought a new round of child sex-trafficking charges against the wealthy hedge f...
2019-07-11, 14:48

In Newly Released Deposition, OxyContin Owner Defends Response to Reports of Abuse A deposition of Richard Sackler, an owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, from March offers a rare window into his current views on the opioid epid...
2019-05-26, 03:48

Tristan Thompson Addresses ''Wrong Doings'' and Defends Khloe Kardashian From ''Backlash'' Tristan Thompson is setting the record straight for the final time. In heated tweets from Wednesday, the NBA star addresses whether or not he was in...
2019-08-01, 07:32

Amid Anti-Hindi Uproar, BJP's Tejasvi Surya Defends "Misunderstood" Plan The new Modi government's National Education Policy 2019 Draft has alarmed leaders from southern states, particularly Tamil Nadu, who believe it make...
2019-06-02, 15:32

Harris capitalizes on breakout debate performance, as Biden defends record on race After a breakout performance on the debate stage watched by millions of Americans, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is quickly mo...
2019-06-28, 20:48

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handlin...
2019-07-10, 03:16

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday nig...
2019-05-23, 07:32

Conway defends Trump retweeting a baseless Epstein conspiracy theory, saying he wants 'everything to be investigated' REUTERS/Joshua Roberts White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump's retweeting of an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory a...
2019-08-12, 05:00

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
2019-06-06, 19:16

CNN's Brian Stelter defends Avenatti coverage, his past praise as a 2020 'contender' CNN's chief media correspondent and "Reliable Sources" anchor Brian Stelter defended the overwhelming coverage disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael ...
2019-05-25, 05:16

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shov...
2019-06-15, 20:32

McSally defends keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault cases Sen. Martha McSally on Sunday defended keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault matters and deciding which cases proceed, despite oppos...
2019-05-26, 21:00

Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shock defeat Frazer Clarke on why Rob McCracken is the right trainer for Anthony Joshua The post Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shoc...
2019-06-04, 22:16

George R. R. Martin defends 'Game of Thrones' writers, says it's 'silly' to ask if ending is 'real' Fans wondering if "Game of Thrones'" ending was the "true" ending of George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels got an answer fr...
2019-05-21, 17:01

Trump official defends Wayfair bed sale to border camp. How else can they keep kids comfortable? "Those who are protesting Wayfair's sale of beds for unaccompanied alien children need to ask themselves what the alternative should be to keep ...
2019-06-27, 19:32

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 Bab...
2019-06-11, 06:16

Deontay Wilder defends WBC heavyweight title with first-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale – as it happened Wilder defends heavyweight title with savage knockoutAmerican tells fans that fights with Fury and Joshua are comingThe secrets of boxing’s KO kings:...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Former Obama top official defends migrant detention centers, says 'cages' not invented when Trump took office Jeh Johnson, a former Homeland Security Secretary under President Barack Obama, defended the use of migrant "cages" on Friday, indicating that immigr...
2019-07-03, 01:48

‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau defends show’s final season "You don't get this many actors nominated with bad writing," said the Danish star, who portrayed Jaime Lannister in the series. "It just does not hap...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arabia Eddie Hearn claims Joshua-Ruiz rematch 'could change boxing forever' The post Eddie Hearn defends decision to stage Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Saudi Arab...
2019-08-12, 21:00

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor sec...
2019-07-11, 00:00

Rep. John Lewis defends Joe Biden amid controversy on working with segregationists, says remarks not offensive Congressman John Lewis has joined the ranks of Democrats defending Joe Biden after the 2020 hopeful touted his past success in working with racist, s...
2019-06-21, 23:16

Odell Beckham Jr. defends his training schedule, decision to skip Browns' OTAs Odell Beckham Jr. said he knows what it takes to get to "top physical condition" and that sitting out OTAs would not hurt him.    ...
2019-06-06, 04:01

Bill Maher likens Trump event to 'Klan rally,' defends Biden against Booker Comedian Bill Maher took aim Friday night at President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event, which was held in Orlando, Fla., earlier in t...
2019-06-22, 10:48

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in th...
2019-07-24, 23:32

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges includi...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their ...
2019-05-24, 11:16

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roi...
2019-06-10, 18:16

Ben Higgins Defends Girlfriend Jessica Clarke After Hater Compares Her to a High School Student Ben Higgins is not here for your critical comments about his girlfriend. The former Bachelor star, who went public with Jessica Clarke earlier this ...
2019-08-14, 05:00

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” a...
2019-06-29, 03:16

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor [Corrected] A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. ...
2019-08-14, 23:00

McConnell defends blocking election security bill, rejects criticism he is aiding Russia The Senate majority leader invoked “McCarthyism” in singling out a column in The Washington Post, which defended the piece as a “legitimate exercise ...
2019-07-31, 19:00

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their f...
2019-07-03, 21:16

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scand...
2019-05-29, 16:16

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. ...
2019-06-04, 06:16

HUD Secretary Ben Carson defends plan to evict undocumented immigrants: ‘It’s not that we’re cruel, mean-hearted. It’s that we are logical.’ Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee are considering legislation to block a HUD proposal that every family member living in subsidized...
2019-05-22, 00:16

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being...
2019-06-05, 13:16

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Bo...
2019-05-21, 18:16

James Comey defends Strzok, disputes 'treason' accusation in fiery op-ed: 'Dumb lies' Former FBI Director James Comey lambasted the president's claim that he and his committed "treason" during the Russia investigation -- noting that al...
2019-05-29, 03:16

Marianne Williamson defends hiring ex-Sanders staffer accused of forcibly kissing subordinate Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson on Friday defended hiring a former Bernie Sanders staffer to head her Iowa campaign even though he was acc...
2019-08-10, 18:32

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 ...
2019-06-17, 19:16

Watch: Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard defends Damian Lillard following series sweep Portland's Meyers Leonard came to the defense of star guard Damian Lillard after the Golden State Warriors swept the Trail Blazers in the NBA Western...
2019-05-21, 22:32

British actress Sophie Turner defends Alex Morgan ‘sipping tea’ during World Cup: ‘I’m f---ing proud of you’ Sophie Turner took a break from her honeymoon with Joe Jonas to defend American soccer player Alex Morgan as she faces backlash for “sipping tea” as ...
2019-07-06, 04:16

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Brody Jenner Defends "Best Friend" Kaitlynn Carter's Decision to "Move Forward" After Split Brody Jenner has had enough of the negativity. Close to two weeks after news broke of his split from Kaitlynn Carter, The Hills: New Beginnings star...
2019-08-17, 04:00

Cloudflare CEO defends decision to drop website used by El Paso shooting suspect, calls it 'lawless' Since announcing the move to cut off 8chan, the U.S. cybersecurity company has faced criticism from some who say it is wrongfully policing the intern...
2019-08-06, 07:00

Under-fire Alex Acosta defends 2008 prosecution of Jeffery Epstein as defending victims Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes as a decision that protected th...
2019-07-11, 06:00

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than...
2019-07-10, 23:48

Quentin Tarantino praises Roman Polanski, defends Margot Robbie's lines in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Quentin Tarantino was needled at the Cannes press conference for his film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" about Roman Polanski and the fact that Marg...
2019-05-22, 17:48

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed sc...
2019-07-09, 20:32

Isaac Hempstead Wright defends the 'Game of Thrones' finale and his character's arc: 'I am thrilled with the way the show ends' Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode six, "The Iron Throne." Isaac Hempstead Wri...
2019-05-22, 05:16

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential ...
2019-06-20, 21:48

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sander...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier defends requiring players to donate to athletic foundation Louisiana-Lafayette football coach Billy Napier defended having players pay $50 a year to be members of athletic foundation, saying he'll cover ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

UPDATE 2-Short-seller Muddy Waters defends its research on Casino after critical French probe U.S. short-selling firm Muddy Waters on Thursday rejected the preliminary findings of a probe by France's AMF financial regulator into its criticism ...
2019-06-06, 17:16

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionair...
2019-07-10, 00:16

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle ...
2019-06-09, 18:32

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voigh...
2019-05-28, 20:32

Carl Beech latest: Scotland Yard defends investigation into made-up VIP paedophile ring which cost £2 million Scotland Yard has defended its investigation into a fictitious VIP paedophile ring which saw a number of senior politicians falsely accused of hideou...
2019-07-22, 21:32

The Uncle of a Baby Orphaned in El Paso Mass Shooting Defends Trump’s Thumbs Up Gesture in Hospital Photo (EL PASO) — The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting is defending a photo that shows first lady Me...
2019-08-10, 03:32

Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi crown prince in the case The president said there was not direct evidence pointing to the Saudi royal family and Mohammed bin Salman despite reports that have said otherwise....
2019-06-29, 22:01

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends 'concentration camp' tweets Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands by her use of the term, "concentration camps" to describe detention centers holding undocumented immigrants alon...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Mariano Rivera defends support of President Donald Trump on 'Fox & Friends' Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera responds to critics: "I respect what (Trump) does and I believe he's doing the best for the United States of Americ...
2019-07-25, 07:16

Are YA shows too explicit? 'Euphoria' director defends depictions of graphic teen sex HBO's "Euphoria," which stars Zendaya, joins other controversial shows such as "13 Reasons Why" that unflinchingly portray teen characters. ...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Madonna trashes New York Times profile, defends using the term 'raped' The singer claimed that the publication "Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy."        ...
2019-06-07, 06:32

Aaron Carter defends Michael Jackson after saying the star did one 'inappropriate' thing In a clip from “Marriage Boot Camp," Aaron Carter says that there was "one thing that (Michael Jackson) did that was a little bit inappropriate...
2019-05-23, 03:32

Bekah Martinez defends saying 'having a baby sucks.' Candid comment riles shamers The "Bachelor" contestant found herself having to walk back a comment about how crappy parenting can be sometimes.       &#...
2019-06-10, 06:00

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic defends Wimbledon title in five-set thriller Defending champion Novak Djokovic claimed his fifth Wimbledon title beating eight-time champion Roger Federer in a record-breaking five-set thriller....
2019-07-14, 23:16

Amber Heard's friend defends Johnny Depp in court docs, says Heard was 'verbally abusive' toward assistant One of Amber Heard's friends defended Johnny Depp from the actress' harrowing domestic abuse allegations — and accused Heard of being verbally abusiv...
2019-07-16, 18:01

Priyanka Chopra defends 'victory to India' tweet after being accused of stoking Pakistan and Kashmir tensions Actress Priyanka Chopra was confronted at a beauty event in Los Angeles over a tweet in which she appeared to praise Indian military strikes in Pakis...
2019-08-12, 17:32

John Cleese takes another swipe at London as he defends claims the capital isn't 'an English city any more' Comedian John Cleese has taken another swipe London as he spoke out to defend saying the capital was not an "English city any more," a remark which s...
2019-05-30, 08:48

'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown defends Taylor Swift's new music video after backlash Brown is coming to Taylor Swift's defense following criticism of her new LGBTQ-centric video "You Need to Calm Down."     &...
2019-06-28, 01:32

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown: 'I've got a feeling he would play with no helmet' Raiders coach Jon Gruden downplayed Antonio Brown's retirement threats and said multiple times that the wide receiver's foot issues were an...
2019-08-12, 04:32

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied...
2019-06-10, 23:32

Jodi Benson, star of original 'Little Mermaid,' defends Halle Bailey's live-action casting Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney's 1989 animated "The Little Mermaid," defended Halle Bailey after backlash over her live-action casting....
2019-07-10, 05:32

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends 'world class' MS Dhoni over India World Cup exit New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, after the veteran was criticised for slow scoring as his side crashed o...
2019-07-10, 19:16

Quentin Tarantino defends 'arrogant' Bruce Lee depiction in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Quentin Tarantino has taken heat for the cocky portrayal of Bruce Lee in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." But the director is pushing back.  &#...
2019-08-13, 23:32

Jon Voight says racism was 'solved long ago,' defends President Trump: 'He is not a racist' Jon Voight argued that President Trump 'is not racist' during a Twitter video Sunday following two mass shootings.     ...
2019-08-06, 09:48

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.      ...
2019-07-18, 09:00

Coppola defends killing water buffalo in 'Apocalypse Now': 'That was the way they do it' For its 40th anniversary, Francis Ford Coppola has recut "Apocalypse Now," and shared Monday why a water buffalo was stabbed to death for the film. ...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Stephen Curry defends Ayesha Curry's panned Milly Rock dance: 'Slow news day today, I see' Stephen Curry is a warrior on and off the court. The athlete is standing up to critics of wife Ayesha Curry's dance moves.    &#...
2019-07-18, 17:32

Kia e-Niro: the EV for the people The Kia e-Niro does what few of the current crop of electric vehicles can manage. It offers a complete EV (electric vehicle) experience for the peopl...
2019-07-07, 04:48

Wealthy people think they’re better than others, even when they’re not Well, this is rich. Research published online Monday in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people in higher social classes t...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Why Some People Lie to Their Therapists Lying is, for better or worse, a behavior humans take part in at some point in their lives. On average, Americans tell one to two lies a day, multipl...
2019-07-31, 22:00

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked i...
2019-06-20, 17:32

When Important People Die, He’s There You’ve probably never heard of Robert M. Boetticher Sr., but he has helped arrange the funeral services of multiple presidents, first ladies and cele...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Why did people line up to buy this new CPU? AMD has a lineup of new CPUs out now, but good luck finding them. Eager fans lined up at stores around the world to get in on the excellent new produ...
2019-07-11, 02:16

How to Help Your Kid Find Their People My 6-year-old daughter has been complaining about a girl at school. She plays with her often, but lately, she has been frustrated with the way she cu...
2019-06-05, 18:16

Here's What People Wish They Knew at Your Age “You don’t have to be so angry,” I wish I could tell myself at 16. “Get a real job and stick with it,” I wish I could tell myself at 23. You can’t te...
2019-08-07, 06:00

Over 50 people given oath of citizenship in NYC Fifty-two citizenship candidates from over 25 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to become America's newest citizens Tuesday during a natural...
2019-07-03, 13:48

White People Are Boring Soggy toilet paper sheet repurposed as a mesh romper for bougie chipmunks David Brooks emerged from his seltzer waterbed today to warn us that the De...
2019-06-28, 22:16

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis -- mean...
2019-06-07, 18:00

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Right...
2019-07-01, 00:16

E-scooters now seem less likely to run people off sidewalks What a difference a year makes - what was chaos in 2018 has turned orderly, as scooters now get parked in the "furniture zones," of sidewalks.  ...
2019-07-20, 16:00

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million peopl...
2019-06-07, 09:48

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new boo...
2019-06-23, 12:32

Killing Eve season two: is it as bad as some people are saying? The new series following a sociopathic assassin is catching some flak online, with the lack of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s writing being blamed for a drop...
2019-06-11, 23:16

Why people get headaches from looking at buildings It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but in...
2019-07-01, 06:00

Why do people laugh in their sleep? A person may laugh in their sleep due to odd dreams or sleep disorders. Rarely, the cause is a neurological condition. Sleep laughing can also be nor...
2019-06-01, 11:48