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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 lenient sentence....

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal

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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea de...
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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...
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Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jef...
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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...
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Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago...
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House panel wants Alexander Acosta to explain Jefferey Epstein plea deal Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee want Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to appear before the panel to explain his role in a plea de...
2019-07-11, 02:48

Pelosi calls for Acosta to step down over Epstein plea deal, hits Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down for what she called an “unconscionable agreement” with...
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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffre...
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Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal: Axios U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday addressing the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that ...
2019-07-10, 17:32

Top Dems, rejecting Acosta's explanation for Epstein plea deal, renew calls for resignation Top Democrats swiftly rejected Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's explanation on Wednesday for his handling of a 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey...
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Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Epstein plea deal casts light on Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance's role Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is among a growing group of federal prosecutors nationwide who've come under fresh scrutiny in the wake o...
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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...
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House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey E...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionair...
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Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019...
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House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handl...
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Alex Acosta’s recollection of Jeffrey Epstein deal ‘completely wrong’: former state attorney Trump's labour secretary insisted Wednesday that the deal in which the billionaire pleaded guilty to lesser state charges was the toughest he could h...
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'View' hosts call for Alexander Acosta's resignation over Epstein deal: Allowed 'new victims to be victimized' 'The View' hosts blasted Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday, calling for his resignation over his decision to offer billionaire Jeffrey Epst...
2019-07-09, 21:00

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-p...
2019-07-09, 11:32

Trevor Noah: Jeffrey Epstein's plea deal 'was the conspiracy' Late-night hosts consider the conspiracy-laden fallout – including the president’s – from Epstein’s apparent suicide in jailNews broke on Saturday mo...
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Jeffrey Epstein: Florida looks at possible lax monitoring after 2008 plea deal Epstein joined program that gave him time away from jailOfficials: ‘All aspects of the matter will be fully investigated’Authorities in Florida have ...
2019-07-21, 00:00

Democrats Demand Briefing and Documents on Epstein Plea Deal In a letter to the deputy attorney general, Democrats on a House judiciary subcommittee on crime said that they wanted access within two weeks to all...
2019-07-12, 04:00

Prosecutor who helped craft Jeffrey Epstein plea deal resigns from DOJ A prosecutor who is being probed for helping negotiate the secret plea deal that allowed billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein to avoid federal charg...
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Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary...
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Leon Black kept Jeffrey Epstein as charity director after plea deal After his pedophile conviction in Florida more than a decade ago, Jeffrey Epstein was shunned by most on Wall Street — with the notable exception of ...
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Kamala Harris took money from firm behind Jeffrey Epstein plea deal Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris ripped a law firm’s work on a controversial plea deal involving deep-pocketed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — the same...
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Lawyer for Epstein victims claims Acosta hid federal immunity deal from his clients, invites him to visit Florida to explain A former attorney for two Jeffrey Epstein accusers, Paul Cassel, said the agreement reached between Labor secretary Alex Acosta and sex offender Jeff...
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Jeffrey Epstein lavished cash on lawyers’ charities after sweetheart plea deal Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was so thrilled with the sweetheart plea deal his legal dream team scored for him in Florida, that he donated nea...
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Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the admi...
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Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florid...
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Acosta to hold news conference in wake of Epstein case criticism Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon – a day after President Trump said he will look “very close...
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Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous ac...
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Ex-Palm Beach attorney blasts Alex Acosta over Epstein criticism A former Florida state attorney who was in office during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal in the state slammed current Labor S...
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Trump praises Acosta,who faces growing calls to resign over earlier Epstein case House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer were among the Democrats calling on the president’s labor secretary to step ...
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2019-07-31, 18:32

Trump says he'll look into Acosta's Epstein link President Donald Trump says he'll look "very closely" at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of a sex trafficking case involving financi...
2019-07-09, 20:32

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Prince Andrew Defends Relationship With Jeffrey Epstein Prince Andrew, Duke of York, issued a personal statement on Saturday over his past dealings with the late Jeffrey Epstein, saying that he never saw h...
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Petrobras gets $68 mln more related to Braskem plea deal - filing Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it has received 265 million reais ($68.20 million) related to a plea dea...
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Plea deal possible for Queens man who allegedly stuffed ex in suitcase to die A plea deal may be in the works for the Queens man charged with murder for allegedly leaving his ex to suffocate inside a suitcase he left on the sid...
2019-08-18, 11:16

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2019-07-25, 02:16

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2019-05-29, 11:48

Mom accused of abusing, imprisoning kids reaches plea deal LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of two Michigan parents accused of punishing their five children with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom d...
2019-06-19, 16:16

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2019-07-13, 10:00

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UBS loses role in bond deal for Chinese firm on outcry over pig comment UBS has lost a lead role on a U.S. dollar bond deal for state-backed China Railway Construction Corp, just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior ...
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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

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2019-06-17, 19:16

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

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal pros...
2019-07-09, 18:16

Attorney wants Florida judge to toss deal for alleged Epstein cohorts The non-prosecution deal that had prohibited Florida authorities from going after co-conspirators of Jeffrey Epstein should be voided now that the pe...
2019-08-13, 08:00

Nancy Pelosi calls for labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimi...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Sasse demands Barr ‘rip up’ 2008 Epstein deal, bring co-conspirators to justice Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) has urged Attorney General William Barr to “rip up the non-prosecution, non-investigation agreement” for Jeffrey ...
2019-08-14, 15:32

Leon Black Plays Down Ties to Jeffrey Epstein but Is Silent on 2011 Deal Mr. Black of Apollo Global Management has not addressed the stakes that he, his sons and Mr. Epstein took in a company after Mr. Epstein’s guilty ple...
2019-08-02, 00:32

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2019-07-11, 22:48

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
2019-07-09, 15:48

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor ...
2019-07-10, 15:48

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2019-06-10, 23:32

Bill Gates Explains He Met With Jeffrey Epstein Because Epstein Knew 'a Lot of Rich People' On Monday, CNBC reported that Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates met with late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in 2...
2019-09-11, 16:32

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues Ghislaine Maxwell, 3 others; says Epstein 'forcefully raped' her at 15 A woman who says accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein "forcefully raped" her when she was 15 years old, filed a lawsuit Wednesday morning against M...
2019-08-14, 18:32

Jeffrey Epstein’s talent-agent pal spotted scouting ‘fresh flesh’ in Brazil before Epstein arrest Three months before FBI agents arrested Jeffrey Epstein, his old pal and business partner Jean Luc Brunel was busy scouring Brazil for girls who coul...
2019-08-25, 10:16

Jeffrey Epstein lawsuit: Prince Andrew at mansion during victim's 1st visit, Epstein's 'close personal friend' Three additional women who claim to be victims of the alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein filed lawsuits against the late ex-convict's estate Tues...
2019-08-21, 05:48

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...
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Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire...
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'Jim gets it': Acosta says in new book Trump war on press started as an act CNN reporter credits Bannon for ‘enemy of the people’ lineUse of unnamed sources may reignite battle with presidentDonald Trump’s war with the US pre...
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Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump co...
2019-07-12, 23:00

US briefing: Acosta row, Trump slams ‘foolish’ May and RIP Rip Torn Wednesday’s top story: Trump ‘feels badly’ for labor secretary amid calls to quit over Epstein case. Plus, why so many people think the moon landings...
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2019-07-12, 19:32

Even More Evidence That Alex Acosta Doesn't Care About Child Sex Trafficking Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is facing calls for his resignation over his handling of the first Jeffrey Epstein child sex trafficking case when he was...
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The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufa...
2019-06-11, 11:48

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusat...
2019-05-25, 22:16

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the lat...
2019-07-19, 13:00

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor follo...
2019-07-13, 03:48

A Cursed Story About Jim Acosta Singing Christmas Carols With Sarah Huckabee Sanders As Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ time at the White House winds down, some reporters can’t wait to party with the soon-to-be former press secretary. CNN’s J...
2019-06-21, 23:16

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scru...
2019-07-12, 18:48

CNN's Jim Acosta refers to rise of Tea Party as 'ghosts of the 20th century,' says he saw 'racist imagery' at rallies CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta knocked the Tea Party in his new book, referring to the movement as "ghosts of the twentieth century" that eme...
2019-06-13, 00:16

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intel...
2019-05-24, 06:00

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his sho...
2019-06-15, 00:00

Anti-Trump CNN commentator Jim Acosta claims president's fans make some reporters 'feel endangered' CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said some of his media colleagues now live in fear of Trump supporters, during a Tuesday interview for his n...
2019-06-19, 03:00

Gunnarsson's OT plea: 'Need one more chance' After ringing the puck off the post late in the third period, Carl Gunnarsson told Blues coach Craig Berube he needed just "one more chance." He went...
2019-05-30, 10:16

On the Doorstep With a Plea: Will You Support Medicare for All? The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-paye...
2019-06-15, 19:16

Marchionne’s plea to not buy Fiat EV sold at least 1 Most Fiat models could desperately use more buyers. One, the 500e, is notable for a time when Fiat Chrysler’s then-CEO Sergio Marchionne urged people...
2019-06-10, 08:16

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social ju...
2019-06-29, 06:00

Gibraltar releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea Gibraltar’s chief minister said that he had requested the ship’s release after receiving assurances from Iranian authorities on the vessel’s destinat...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made...
2019-07-17, 18:32

Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabu...
2019-06-10, 17:48

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspirac...
2019-06-05, 19:00

Guilty plea in hit-an-run crash that killed 2 politicians NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — A former corrections officer accused of killing a prospective state legislative candidate and a Republican Party official i...
2019-06-04, 18:16

"What Kind Of Petition Is This," Says Chief Justice On Article 370 Plea A legal challenge to the centre's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 was adjourned by the Supreme Court today with...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Court Issues Notice To CBI On Plea By Mehul Choksi A special court today issued notice to the CBI on an application by fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi who termed the investigation into the Punj...
2019-06-03, 19:32

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News...
2019-05-27, 00:32

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected Pakistani court rejects a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence on health grounds in corr...
2019-06-20, 20:32

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Against "Article 15" The Supreme Court this morning refused to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to m...
2019-07-08, 13:48

Shah Faesal's Plea Against His Detention To Be Heard On September 3 The Delhi High Court said on Friday it will hear on September 3 former IAS officer Shah Faesal's plea alleging he was illegally detained at Delhi air...
2019-08-23, 12:16

‘Get to know each other’: Captain’s plea to cops at Johnny Rios’ funeral The funeral of Police Officer Johnny Rios on Saturday became an appeal for cops to care for themselves and each other, marking a somber end to a week...
2019-08-18, 02:00

U.S. Scores Guilty Plea in Mozambique Corruption Case The U.S. Department of Justice has gained a key advantage in its prosecution of an alleged global corruption ring involving $2 billion of Mozambican ...
2019-07-23, 20:00

"Every Minute Counts": Dad's Plea For Backpacker Son Missing In Australia The father of an 18-year-old Belgian backpacker made a heart-rending appeal for help finding his son Monday, as Australian police admitted they were ...
2019-06-17, 08:16

Woman interrupts live TV with passionate Brexit plea A Portuguese woman interrupted a live Sky News interview to deliver an emotional speech about the uncertainty facing EU citizens after Brexit, in a m...
2019-08-30, 13:48

Declare Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" A Fundamental Right, Says Plea In Court The Calcutta High Court on Friday adjourned hearing in a plea seeking its intervention on alleged prevention of and penal action against those who ar...
2019-06-14, 19:32

Bam Margera Arrested for Alleged Trespassing After Plea to Dr. Phil A week after his plea to Dr. Phil for help, Bam Margera has been arrested. The 39-year-old Jackass alum was arrested just before midnight on Tuesda...
2019-08-14, 20:32

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go...
2019-06-06, 12:32

Plea Against Essar Over Toxic Fly Ash Leak In Madhya Pradesh The NGT Tuesday directed an advocate to approach an oversight committee with his plea seeking action against Essar Power MP Ltd for allegedly damagin...
2019-08-20, 16:48

Hong Kong protesters march to U.S. Consulate in plea for help As protests spread across Hong Kong for a 14th straight weekend, massive numbers of demonstrators staged a rally near the U.S. Consulate General on S...
2019-09-09, 08:32

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack wants to pull guilty plea RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man accused of buying the rifles a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 201...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Setback For P Chidambaram, Plea Against Custody Not Listed In Top Court Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, arrested on Wednesday in a corruption investigation, began the day with a huge setback as his petition challen...
2019-08-26, 08:16

IoT botnet creator cops plea to hacking more than 800,000 devices Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Marilyn Nieves) A 21-year-old Washington man has pleaded guilty to creating botnets that converted hundreds of thou...
2019-09-05, 02:00

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President T...
2019-07-11, 04:48

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedl...
2019-07-02, 02:16

Not Guilty Plea Entered For Man Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A not guilty plea was entered on behalf of one of the two men charged in the rape of a 12-year-old girl in Harri...
2019-06-10, 21:32

Mukul Roy's Anticipatory Bail Plea To Be Heard On Friday The Calcutta High Court on Friday will hear an anticipatory bail plea of BJP leader Mukul Roy in a case of alleged payout for a railway panel members...
2019-09-05, 20:00

Rapper Meek Mill is free after misdemeanor plea Rapper Meek Mill pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge Tuesday, ending more than a decade-long legal fight with his felony conviction dropped la...
2019-08-28, 02:48

Seeing China Through Art, Not Politics For those of us hungering for deeper insight into the the country, Sydney’s White Rabbit gallery provides a dizzying and confronting lesson in unders...
2019-05-31, 04:32

Your Taste Isn't Politics “Discovering something about a company, it’s like discovering your boyfriend has been cheating on you for three years,” Anne Mahlum, the chief execut...
2019-08-13, 23:32

Two Independent Karnataka Lawmakers Seek To Withdraw Top Court Plea Two Karnataka Independent lawmakers today urged the Supreme Court to allow them to withdraw their plea seeking its direction to the state assembly Sp...
2019-07-24, 09:48

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyr...
2019-07-10, 23:32

Top Court Rejects Plea To Earmark PoK, Gilgit As Lok Sabha Seats The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the centre to earmark and declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as pa...
2019-07-01, 14:00

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than f...
2019-06-12, 08:48

Top Court To Hear Plea On Deportation Of Illegal Immigrants, Rohingyas The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking identification and deportation of all illegal immigrants and ...
2019-07-04, 16:16

'Value it more': Marta's impassioned plea to Brazil at Women's World Cup – video An emotional Marta bid farewell to another unsuccessful World Cup campaign with a challenge to Brazil's future stars: work harder and do more if you ...
2019-06-27, 21:00

9/11 first responder in hospice care issues final plea to Congress A 9/11 first responder in hospice care issued a final plea to Congress on Fox News on Thursday afternoon, urging them to reauthorize the fund that pr...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Plea Seeking Appointment Of Lok Sabha Leader Of Opposition Rejected The Delhi High Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Lok Sabha speaker to appoint a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the H...
2019-07-08, 13:48

Verdict On P Chidambaram's Bail Plea In INX Media Case Likely Tomorrow The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on the anticipatory bail plea of Congress leader and former Union minister P Chida...
2019-08-19, 23:48

"Daughter In Depression": Polish Woman In Plea To PM For Visa Renewal Polish national Marta Kotlarska, whose 11-year-old daughter Alicja Wanatko had written to PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for help...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure...
2019-07-18, 10:48

Indiabulls Housing Seeks Urgent Listing Of Plea Filed Against It The petition has alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Ind...
2019-06-12, 10:48

Second New Orleans officer enters plea in connection with beating of Hispanic man A New Orleans police officer received a 10-day suspended sentence on Wednesday in connection with the beating of a Hispanic man whom he and another o...
2019-08-08, 13:00

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate chan...
2019-08-01, 22:48

Release Plea Of Jessica Lal, Priyadarshini Mattoo's Killers Rejected Release pleas of model Jessica Lal and law student Priyadarshini Mattoo's killers were rejected by the Delhi Sentence Review Board on Friday, sources...
2019-07-20, 03:00

Latino celebrities in U.S. issue plea to 'speak out loudly against hate' Actresses Eva Longoria, America Ferrara and more than 200 other Latino artists and civil rights leaders on Friday penned a letter of support to the L...
2019-08-16, 20:32

Cuomo won’t bite on de Blasio’s plea to save famed pizzeria Cuomo threw a pie in the mayor's face Wednesday — saying that if hizzoner wants his favorite Brooklyn pizza joint, Di Fara, open again he can pony up...
2019-08-22, 02:48

Odell Beckham makes his Browns plea after opening flop Perhaps we can pump the brakes a bit on OBJ and the Browns being a trendy choice for the Super Bowl. Odell Beckham Jr.’s debut with Cleveland was an ...
2019-09-09, 07:00

Missouri woman to spend life in prison after plea agreement A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disable...
2019-06-20, 00:32

Top Court Rejects Plea Against Special Observers' Appointment In Bengal The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as observers in West Bengal for the L...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections,...
2019-05-22, 01:00

How to talk politics this Memorial Day Is President Trump going to be impeached? Who's going to win the Democratic nomination? Some talking points for the inevitable political debates you'...
2019-05-25, 14:32

On Politics: Mueller Time Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel who investigated whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia, will testify before Congress on Wedne...
2019-07-24, 07:16

On Politics: A Nation in Mourning President Trump addressed the country after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, but he stopped short of endorsing broad gun control measures....
2019-08-06, 12:48

The politics of ugly buildings In 1984, when the British government was planning to build a flashy modernist addition to the National Gallery in London, Prince Charles offered a di...
2019-05-24, 19:01

On Politics: The Trade War Is Here to Stay The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers to mollify an important political constituency hurt by the escalating trade clash with ...
2019-05-24, 08:16

Here’s Why Romanian Politics Is Blowing Up Yet Again  No Eastern Bloc country marked the end of its communist epoch quite as decisively and brutally as Romania, where dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his w...
2019-09-04, 19:32

On Politics: The Would-Be Trump Candidate Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is echoing his onetime boss as he weighs a run for the Senate in New Hampshire. Some Re...
2019-09-04, 10:32

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who...
2019-07-01, 09:48

Heather Locklear faces treatment stint after entering no contest plea Actress Heather Locklear will have to successfully complete a residential treatment program to stay out of jail after she plead no contest to eight m...
2019-08-18, 04:32

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan To Respond On Plea Challenging His Poll Win The Delhi High Court sought Union minister Harsh Vardhan's response today on a plea challenging his election to the Lok Sabha from the Chandni Chowk ...
2019-07-11, 11:32

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of pro-charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, p...
2019-06-05, 22:00

Top Court To Hear Plea Challenging Order Upholding Law On Maratha Quota The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on Friday a plea challenging the Bombay High Court's decision to uphold the law by which the Maratha communit...
2019-07-08, 13:48

Top Court Asks Attorney General's Assistance Over Plea To Define Minority The Supreme Court today sought assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal in dealing with a plea seeking that minority communities be defined on th...
2019-07-19, 12:16

Process Pakistani National's Plea For Indian Citizenship: Court To Centre In relief to a Pakistani woman living here for over 30 years and married to an Indian, the Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to process her ap...
2019-07-24, 16:48

Dad of murdered Colorado mom makes desperate plea amid online attacks The grieving father of Shanann Watts — the Colorado woman whose husband murdered her and their two daughters — says his family is still b...
2019-07-24, 05:32

Hong Kong Protesters Sing UK National Anthem In Plea To Britain Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters singing "God Save the Queen" and waving Union Jack flags rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding t...
2019-09-15, 18:32

Calcutta High Court To Hear Ex-Top Cop's Plea In Saradha Scam On July 2 The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday fixed July 2 for the hearing of former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking quashing of a not...
2019-06-12, 23:32

Final Hearing For Plea Challenging Devendra Fadnavis Election On July 23 The Supreme Court today fixed for final hearing a petition challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state asse...
2019-07-03, 11:48

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea On Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to the Centre to implement measures to control the cou...
2019-05-28, 16:00

Top Court Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Challenging Money Laundering Law The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on Congress lawmaker Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging the amendments made to the Prevention o...
2019-07-02, 12:16

Top Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Entry Of Women Into Mosques For Prayers The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea filed by the Kerala unit of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha seeking directions allowing entry of Muslim women ...
2019-07-08, 16:16

Supreme Court to Hear Plea Against Agusta Case Accused On Tuesday The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by the Enforcement Directorate against the permission granted to Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a mo...
2019-06-24, 09:32

Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Hearing Of Petition On Article 370 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would consider the plea seeking urgent hearing of a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370...
2019-07-10, 17:32

Cuomo won’t bite on de Blasio’s plea to save famed pizzeria Di Fara Cuomo threw a pie in the mayor's face Wednesday — saying that if hizzoner wants his favorite Brooklyn pizza joint, Di Fara, open again he can po...
2019-08-22, 06:48

US judge tosses former SAC Capital trader's insider trading guilty plea A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund o...
2019-06-21, 22:32

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader's insider trading guilty plea A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund o...
2019-06-22, 02:32

German court rejects plea to repatriate suspected jihadi from Syria A German court has found the government isn't responsible for repatriating a citizen imprisoned by Syrian Kurds on suspicion of joining the "Islamic ...
2019-09-11, 03:00

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a pr...
2019-06-08, 02:48

Getaway driver enters guilty plea in slaying of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee An Illinois man suspected of driving a getaway car in the shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in 2015 has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder,...
2019-09-06, 03:32

Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Against Article 370 Move The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging the Presidential Order on Article 370 which revoked Jammu and Kashmir'...
2019-08-08, 17:00

Pak Court Rejects Plea By Qandeel Baloch's Parents To Pardon Her Killers A Pakistan court on Thursday rejected a request made by the parents of social media star Qandeel Baloch to pardon her brothers, who are accused of ki...
2019-08-23, 02:48

Top Court Refuses To Hear Plea Of TikTok Seeking Transfer Of Cases The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear a plea of Chinese social media app TikTok for the transfer of cases relating to ban on it from the Madr...
2019-07-04, 10:48

Reputed Lucchese mobster dodges life in prison with guilty plea A reputed Lucchese crime family capo copped to murder conspiracy and other charges on Tuesday — in exchange for just 13 years behind bars. Steven Cre...
2019-08-21, 07:16

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea bargain A Kazakh rights activist who campaigned against the detention of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in special camps in China has pleaded guilty to a h...
2019-08-17, 12:00

Supreme Court To Hear P Chidambaram's Plea On Anticipatory Bail Tomorrow Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict dismissing his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case will be...
2019-08-22, 22:48

AIIMS To Examine Issue In Rape Survivor's Plea To End Pregnancy: Court The Delhi High Court today asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survi...
2019-06-14, 19:32

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justice...
2019-06-21, 19:16

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in con...
2019-06-14, 07:00

On Politics: Trump’s History With Race Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, President Trump has approached America’s racial divisions as openings to achieve his goals....
2019-07-22, 10:32

A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics Gabriela Cámara, of Contramar and Cala, is on the brink of global culinary fame. But first she’ll return home to Mexico to advise the country’s presi...
2019-06-04, 19:32

65 Migrants Were Picked Up at Sea. Then the Politics Began. We went onboard a ship that rescues migrants in the the Mediterranean and witnessed a standoff between the captain and Italian officials, who view th...
2019-07-23, 11:48

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trum...
2019-06-10, 09:16

Here's how socialism went mainstream in American politics Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have helped to catapult socialism back into mainstream American p...
2019-08-01, 00:16

Can Cardi B and Bernie Sanders fix politics? Er … Everyone wants to encourage young people to vote. But getting a rapper and a senator together in a nail salon may not be the way to do itI am ever mo...
2019-08-01, 18:48

On Politics: Mueller Breaks His Silence The special counsel mostly stuck to his report during his congressional appearances, but he also agreed that the president was untruthful to investig...
2019-07-25, 08:48

On Politics: Sick Migrants Can Now Be Deported Without notice, the Trump administration eliminated a program that had allowed immigrants to avoid deportation while undergoing lifesaving medical tr...
2019-08-30, 12:16

On Politics: Trump to Hit Mexico With Tariffs The president plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico, a tax that would “gradually increase” until the flow of immigrant...
2019-05-31, 07:48

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, meme...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to he...
2019-05-28, 07:48

On Politics: Trump Ousts Pollsters After the leak of internal polls showing President Trump behind Joe Biden in several key states, the campaign is cutting ties with three of its five ...
2019-06-17, 07:48

Court Reserves Order On Plea Of Rajiv Kochhar In ICICI-Videocon Case A special court today reserved its order till June 7 on the plea of Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of former ICICI CEO Chanda Kochhar, seeking cancell...
2019-06-03, 15:32

Court Reserves Order For August 6 On Ratul Puri's Anticipatory Bail Plea A Delhi court today reserved the order for August 6 on anticipatory bail plea of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in c...
2019-08-02, 23:00

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against ...
2019-05-22, 13:32

Motion filed after plea agreement reportedly reached in case against Nogales BP agent TUCSON – A plea agreement appears to have been reached Thursday in the case of Matthew Bowen, the Border Patrol agent accused of depriving a mi...
2019-08-12, 21:00

Bam Margera arrested for trespassing days after social media plea for Dr. Phil's help About a week after reportedly pleading for help from Dr. Phil on Instagram, "Jackass" star Bam Margera was arrested for trespassing.   ...
2019-08-15, 07:00

Former Tennessee cop faces up to 20 years in prison after admitting to 3 rapes, using stun gun in plea agreement A former Tennessee police officer could face up to 20 years in prison after reaching a plea deal Wednesday in which he reportedly admitted to raping ...
2019-09-07, 02:00

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coer...
2019-07-18, 10:48

Social media suffers whiplash as Trump mixes threats with a plea for help in shootings President Trump has claimed for months that Silicon Valley giants are biased against conservatives, threatening antitrust investigations and fuming t...
2019-08-14, 08:32

INX Media Case: High Court Seeks CBI's Reply On P Chidambaram's Bail Plea The Delhi High Court today sought the CBI's response on a plea of former finance minister P Chidambaram, currently in Tihar Jail in the INX Media cor...
2019-09-12, 14:32

Naresh Goyal Moves High Court To Withdraw Plea Against Bar On Visit Abroad Naresh Goyal, the founder of the now-grounded Jet Airways, approached the Delhi High Court on Thursday to withdraw his petition seeking permission to...
2019-08-09, 07:32

Gurmeet Ram Rahim's Parole Plea To Visit Mother Rejected By High Court The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday dismissed as withdrawn a parole plea filed by the wife of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh...
2019-08-27, 18:48

'So hideous' that 16-year-old New York girl's killer is being released, Pataki says in plea to Cuomo An outraged community – and a former New York governor – are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to force the New York State Parole Board to reconsider its deci...
2019-07-04, 05:00

Supreme Court To Hear Plea On Justice Akil Kureshi's Elevation Next Week The Supreme Court said it will deal with a petition next week seeking direction to the Centre to notify the elevation of Justice Akil Kureshi as the ...
2019-09-05, 15:32

Chance the Rapper tweets an emotional plea for help to find a kidney donor for his aunt Chance the Rapper is turning to social media in a last-ditch effort to locate a kidney donor for a beloved family member.     &#...
2019-05-24, 05:48

Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Cites ASAP Rocky in Plea for Trump’s Help “I believe the ordeal of my husband and other unjust detention cases deserve the same level of attention,” said Hua Qu. Her husband has been imprison...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Top Court Rejects Asaram's Bail Plea In Sexual Assault Case In Gujarat The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case registered against h...
2019-07-15, 19:48

Court Refuses To Advance Hearing Rajeev Kumar's Plea To Quash CBI Notice The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused to advance hearing of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's prayer for quashing CBI's notice i...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea Seeking Stay On Release Of Bharat The Delhi High Court today said it will hear later today a plea seeking a stay on the release of Salman Khan starrer "Bharat", saying it was "inappro...
2019-06-03, 15:32

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds ...
2019-06-28, 18:16

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the inter...
2019-07-20, 09:00

Politics is hindering the effectiveness of financial education Financial education is not a conservative or liberal issue. While bipartisanship in today's political environment seems to be in short supply, f...
2019-08-29, 07:48

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the rea...
2019-08-23, 03:16

'We Know We’re Not Taking It Far Enough': A Ubisoft VP Wrestles With Politics In Games A couple of months ago, in a meeting room on the outskirts of the Los Angeles Convention Center during the E3 gaming show, Ubisoft’s Tommy Francois d...
2019-08-14, 20:32

Volatile Politics Rattle the Global Economy The economic warning signs are flashing yellow. In Germany, the U.K., Italy, Brazil and Mexico, growth has stalled. In Japan, business confidence has...
2019-08-22, 18:48

Trump: ‘Not happy’ about ‘messed up’ Israeli politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Israel has got to “get their act together” after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unab...
2019-06-03, 05:32

Cindy McCain calls for more civility in politics in op-ed The late Sen. John McCain's widow is calling for civility in politics in a new op-ed in The Washington Post, encouraging members of Congress to act w...
2019-08-22, 08:16

On Politics: Trump Sees Future in Tariffs Concluding that his tariff threat worked with Mexico, the president vowed to hit Beijing with more levies if it did not accede to America’s trade dem...
2019-06-11, 08:00

How Catalonia Remains a Thorn in Spanish Politics Remember Catalonia? It’s been two years since the region’s then-government tried to stage a breakaway from Spain and riot police clamped down on an a...
2019-09-01, 22:16

The DeanBeat: Would politics make video games better? As I watched my Facebook feed explode about President Donald Trump’s racist comments this week, I couldn’t help but notice that game deve...
2019-07-19, 21:00

Spies may have used an AI-generated face to infiltrate US politics AI-generated faces might be more than just novelties -- they could also be used as espionage tools. Experts talking to the AP believe that spies use...
2019-06-16, 07:48

France’s first lady Brigitte Macron is no fan of politics PARIS (AP) — France’s first lady says Emmanuel Macron’s election as president “terrified” her and insists that she has no pol...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Andy Street: Which is more cut-throat, business or politics? The former John Lewis boss turned West Midlands mayor is this week's guest. Andy Street joins Sophy and Matt to discuss Boris Johnson, devolution, HS...
2019-07-17, 06:00

Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in the final by the undisputed star of th...
2019-07-07, 23:01

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politicia...
2019-08-20, 18:48

For Celebrity Chefs, Politics Proves Precarious Three New York restaurateurs — David Chang, José Andrés and Christina Tosi — pleaded with the developer Stephen Ross to cancel a fund-raiser for Pres...
2019-08-10, 00:32

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's forme...
2019-07-12, 16:32

Trump's pardons appear prompted by TV, friends and politics President Donald Trump, as he considers pardoning military personnel accused of murder and other crimes, is following a pattern for wielding his clem...
2019-05-21, 18:16

With Spanish politics in turbulence zone, what next for Sanchez & Co? Two sets of elections in the past month have left Spanish politics deeply fragmented, paving the way for a complex and hard-to-predict round of horse...
2019-05-31, 19:01

Merkel hints at return to academia after politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to suggest on Saturday that she might return to academia at the end of her current term in office, which end...
2019-08-31, 19:48

On Politics: China Is Using LinkedIn to Recruit Spies Western intelligence officials say Chinese agents are contacting thousands of foreign citizens using LinkedIn, including former government officials....
2019-08-28, 08:16

How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics Kamala Harris is trying not to step in it. As the California Senator turned presidential candidate tours a beef-and-produce farm in south-central Iow...
2019-09-12, 15:00

Motherhood is good prep for politics | Brief letters Motherhood | Awkward teacher encounters | Sheep | NHSI was bowled over by Nell Frizzell’s honesty and common sense (I learned I could be a mum and do...
2019-07-24, 20:48

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you...
2019-05-22, 10:16

Fed Rejects Call to Consider Politics in Policy Decisions A former Federal Reserve official took the unusual step of calling on the central bank to help prevent President Trump’s re-election by refraining fr...
2019-08-28, 15:16

Facebook returns to center of British politics Boris Johnson's most senior adviser played a key role in the Brexit referendum, campaigning for Vote Leave. With a general election looming, are Domi...
2019-09-03, 12:00

On Politics: Is Obama’s Legacy Fair Game? Joe Biden has used his association with Mr. Obama to burnish his candidacy, but during the debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democra...
2019-08-02, 07:16

A$AP Rocky enters not guilty plea as high-profile assault trial begins in Sweden Rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men believed to be members of his entourage went on trial Tuesday in Sweden in a high-profile legal case.  ...
2019-08-01, 14:48

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in...
2019-06-08, 17:48

Rice cooker subway scare suspect Larry Griffin in plea talks: lawyer The West Virginia drifter who caused a bomb scare last week after placing two rice cookers in a subway station is in plea talks with Manhattan prosec...
2019-08-24, 04:16

Ayodhya Case: Supreme Court To Hear Contempt Plea Of Muslim Parties' Lawyer The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on Tuesday a contempt plea filed by senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who is representing Muslim parties in the ...
2019-09-02, 12:00

Darren Sharper’s last-ditch legal effort denied by judge after serial rape plea A federal judge has rejected an attempt by former NFL star Darren Sharper to overturn his 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence for drugging and...
2019-08-01, 21:00

Accused Terrorist Shocks New Zealand Courtroom With Not Guilty Plea For 51 Murders Livestreamed on Facebook The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people and livestreaming the carnage on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in a Christchurch, New Zealand co...
2019-06-14, 15:32

High drama, low politics: can Johnson survive the chaos? As defeat followed defeat, the Brexit masterplan of Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings came undone, torn apart by Tory rebellion and cross-party coll...
2019-09-08, 10:32

"When Are You Quitting Politics?": Posters In Punjab Ask Navjot Sidhu Posters asking Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to keep his promise of quitting politics if Rahul Gandhi lost the elections from Amethi were seen i...
2019-06-22, 14:16

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thur...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show...
2019-05-21, 16:48

| Will Khama return to active politics in new party colours? It was expected to be known tomorrow whether or not Botswana’s former president Ian Khama will lead the charge in a bid to seize power from the gover...
2019-07-05, 20:48

How David Koch and His Brother Shaped American Politics The billionaire, who died Friday, understood the power of changing ‘hearts and minds.’ He spent almost unlimited money on behalf of limited governmen...
2019-08-24, 06:48

Sex, drugs, politics: how the streaming giants are blowing up Bollywood New Amazon and Netflix dramas take in themes that India’s established cinema rarely touches, with millions of potential subscribers available ‘The th...
2019-08-02, 18:32

'What politics is': Sidney Blumenthal on Lincoln and his own Washington life Three volumes into a monumental biography of the 16th president, the Clinton aide is still part of the political sceneIn the Palm restaurant at Dupon...
2019-09-08, 21:32

Arun Jaitley's Last Tweets Show How Much He Missed Politics Former Finance Minister Arun jaitley had a long and illustrious political career - rising up the ranks from a student activist to become a Cabinet mi...
2019-08-24, 16:16

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexu...
2019-07-22, 08:32

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director P...
2019-06-21, 17:16

People hate Uber, but it's because of quality control, not politics Uber is reportedly in “crisis mode" as it works to piece back together its disintegrating reputation. But a Washington Post article from late last mo...
2019-09-06, 02:00

Lawsuit claims politics motivated change to census A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an ...
2019-06-06, 14:16

How the Parkland School Shooting Transformed Florida Politics The mass shooting in 2018 that left 17 dead forced elected officials to talk about gun control and school safety. Politics in the state has been chan...
2019-06-06, 13:32

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speec...
2019-07-17, 18:32

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born ou...
2019-05-22, 01:32

Bahamian evacuees find welcome in Florida but politics dog their presence Thousands forced to flee their homes by Hurricane Dorian found refuge in the Sunshine State but Trump has cast aspersionsThey descended the cruise sh...
2019-09-11, 08:32

Jo Cox's sister calls for 'kinder politics' 3 years after MP's murder The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said politicians and comedians should be careful of the language they use after Jo Brand joked about throwing ba...
2019-06-16, 15:32

American Airlines CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing's 737 Max American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker told employees that politics are playing into federal officials' decision to allow the grounded Boeing 7...
2019-06-24, 01:32

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics Reenactments of the Khmer Rouge genocide are annual events in Cambodia. On the grounds of the famous killing fields of Choeung Ek, outside the capita...
2019-05-21, 17:16

"Not Ready For Politics Right Now. Declined The Offer I Got": Sonu Nigam Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter righ...
2019-05-26, 13:32

World Cup final referee Pitana set to join politics Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana, who worked in the 2018 World Cup final, will start in politics after his participation at Copa America in Brazil ...
2019-06-20, 04:48

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show...
2019-05-21, 22:48

RB Leipzig, Red Bull CEO Dietrich Mateschitz and politics: It's complicated The Bundesliga side is promoting diversity ahead of the Saxony elections. But its previous approach towards fans who publicly oppose discrimination, ...
2019-08-30, 15:16

Mercedes duo: F1 tracks choice too influenced by politics and money Mercedes Formula 1 duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas hope driver input can improve the championship's choice of circuits and avoid races being h...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Yara Shahidi: ‘I’ll put my career on the line to talk politics’ The actor, model and activist is no ordinary 19-year-old. She’s filmed with Eddie Murphy and Angelina Jolie, she’s friends with Michelle Obama – and ...
2019-08-05, 17:48

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response...
2019-06-21, 23:32

Britain’s Queen Is a Figurehead, but She Just Got Dragged Into Brexit Politics When Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament, many who opposed his move hoped she would intervene. But experts say she had littl...
2019-08-29, 17:16

I’m on ESPN. Nobody expects politics on the Disney Channel, so why from Dan Le Batard? Would I like ESPN to sometimes embrace the world beyond stadiums and arenas? Yes, but that’s not part of the cable network’s mission to maximize prof...
2019-08-12, 13:32

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve ...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Air New Zealand boss Luxon resigns, could pursue politics WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon says he is resigning after seven years in the top job at the nationa...
2019-06-19, 12:00

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former c...
2019-05-21, 14:48

UFC’s Colby Covington, the athletic embodiment of Trump's politics The American fighter needs little excuse to profess his support for the US president. But more interesting is what his actions tell us about the firs...
2019-08-05, 12:48

On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates In a live television spectacle involving cards, boxes and a triple-split-screen, CNN revealed who will face off in the next set of Democratic debates...
2019-07-19, 06:32

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friend...
2019-06-28, 01:48

Foreigners are still interested in U.S. tech jobs despite volatile politics Global interest in technology jobs in the United States is holding steady, despite the political situation about immigration, according to job site I...
2019-06-05, 08:32

Google wants employees to stop talking politics at work Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained the tech giant's new guidelines, which now discourage workers from discussing politics on internal communication f...
2019-08-28, 12:16

The Latest: FCA says French politics caused merger pullout PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says political cond...
2019-06-06, 02:16

Will populist politics undo a renaissance at Italy’s Uffizi? The Uffizi Galleries are experiencing a renaissance thanks to reforms granting Italy’s top state-run museums autonomy and allowing foreigners at the ...
2019-08-14, 03:00

The problem with Joe Biden's 'chummy' politics | Nathan Robinson You can be the best friend of everyone in Washington, or you can move the country towards justice. But you can’t do bothThis week, Joe Biden attracte...
2019-06-23, 15:16

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public ...
2019-06-07, 19:32

Mamata Banerjee Does Politics Of Appeasement And Terror: BJP Leader BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee does politics of "appeasement" ...
2019-09-09, 11:32

Trump and May Can’t Escape Shadow of Politics at Portsmouth’s D-Day Ceremony Local leaders originally intended it to be a humble ceremony of remembrance for the surviving combatants of Europe’s finest hour. But the prese...
2019-06-06, 02:16

Cindy McCain: John would be ‘very disappointed’ by politics today Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Republican Sen. John McCain, decried the current state of politics one year after his death Sunday — as she said a...
2019-08-26, 03:16

The Deciders: Meet the voters defining America's politics A retiree worried about his granddaughter's future in Pinellas County, Florida. A factory worker in Racine County, Wisconsin, who doubts politicians ...
2019-06-20, 13:00

Missing pregnant Chicago postal worker’s family makes renewed plea to public for help in finding her The family of a missing pregnant Chicago postal worker has issued a renewed plea for the public’s help in the case nearly a year after she mysterious...
2019-08-27, 21:48

Meek Mill eyes prison reform after misdemeanor plea in 2007 gun, drug charge case Rapper Meek Mill pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge Tuesday in a deal that resolves a 2007 arrest that has kept him on probation or in prison...
2019-08-28, 15:16

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" ...
2019-05-29, 16:48

Jarvis Cocker: 'Politics has turned into Game of Thrones – I can't see it ending well' The former Pulp frontman is back with new band Jarv Is, unable to resist his holy grail: the perfect pop song. He talks about the death of mainstream...
2019-09-05, 19:00

Be a faithful fiduciary — keep politics out of your decisions when investing other people's money Amid growing calls for divestment from several industries, Milton Friedman’s view on the role of business in politics bears repeating. Friedman expla...
2019-05-21, 23:48

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson a...
2019-06-01, 22:32

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whethe...
2019-07-08, 13:32

On Politics: Trump’s Words Are Scrutinized by Candidates in Wake of Shootings Democratic presidential candidates denounced a culture of hatred and white nationalism that some said emanated from the Trump White House after two m...
2019-08-05, 12:48

Billionaire Ross Perot, Who Shook Up US Politics In The 1990s, Dies At 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a...
2019-07-09, 18:16

Sheila Dikshit Almost Quit Politics In 2012, Stayed On After Nirbhaya In the winter of 2012, Sheila Dikshit underwent her second angioplasty and her family wanted her to quit politics but then the horrific December 16 g...
2019-07-21, 03:32

Center ground of UK politics is under threat, finance minister warns The center ground of British politics "is under threat", finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday in a speech at the launch of a review into ...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Google’s new policy forbids employees from having ‘raging debates’ over politics Google used to be the epitome of young, smart, techy culture. Its offices have always been lauded as a workplace where free expression, thinking outs...
2019-08-27, 04:16

Depth of Field: Alex Morgan and the Politics of Women in Celebration The US women’s soccer team forward scored in the team’s semifinal win over England. It is her moment alone. She’s earned it. We would do well to reme...
2019-07-04, 21:32

Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis A looming election seems to offer the last political mechanism left to end the brawl over Brexit. An inconclusive result could reinforce fears that t...
2019-09-05, 05:00

GOP leaders dismiss Dem outcry over Trump tweets as ‘all about politics,’ impeachment House Republican leaders stood by President Trump on Tuesday in response to a Democratic resolution condemning his controversial tweets about four fr...
2019-07-16, 19:32

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on...
2019-08-02, 21:16

Hugs, not macho handshakes: Trump shelves politics at D-Day anniversary President Donald Trump briefly set aside politics and his testy relationship with France's Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, heaping praise on U.S. war ve...
2019-06-06, 16:16

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2...
2019-07-16, 13:32

Trump seeks to link Dayton shooter to liberal politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to link the suspected gunman in the Dayton mass shooting to liberal candidates and organizations. ...
2019-08-08, 01:32

Trump Weighs New Stance on Guns Amid Changing Politics The president is consulting allies about supporting expanded background checks. Mitch McConnell said the idea would be “front and center” when the Se...
2019-08-09, 02:32

The huge decision ESPN’s Dan Le Batard faces after talking politics Dan Le Batard has now boxed himself in. ESPN has called his bluff, leaving him with a choice: Either cowtow to what he described as “cowardly” corpor...
2019-07-22, 21:01

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics Hundreds of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, many gripping umbrellas to ward off Saudi Arabia's blistering summer sun, descended on Mecca this week ...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger Fiat Chrysler pulled out of an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, saying in a statement that France’s political climate wou...
2019-06-06, 03:32

Politics has trumped populism in Italy but it's not over yet, former Prime Minister Renzi says A new left-wing coalition in Rome signals a move away from populism for Italy, according to former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is hopeful that t...
2019-08-29, 17:48

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
2019-05-28, 16:00

2020 Democrat bemoans identity politics, says it's being used to 'tear people apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said identity politics are being weaponized to purposely divide the country and called for unity during an appearance o...
2019-07-22, 19:32

How GOP crusader Andrea Catsimatidis is tackling the risky business of NY politics Andrea Catsimatidis is a billionaire heiress, business bombshell, jet-setter, NYC native and chairwoman of the Manhattan Republican Party — and that’...
2019-07-07, 09:01

On Politics: Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Familiar Grievances The president told a raucous Florida crowd that the election would be “a verdict on the un-American conduct of those who tried to undermine our great...
2019-06-19, 15:00

Meghan McCain to Amy Klobuchar: Leave my father's legacy out of politics Meghan McCain responded to Sen. Amy Klobuchar's claim the late Sen. John McCain "kept reciting to me names of dictators" during President Trump's ina...
2019-05-27, 22:32

Brexit breakdown: 14 days that shook politics | Anywhere but Westminster - video Starting with the unexpected scramble for the European parliament and ending with the byelection buildup in Peterborough, John Harris and John Domoko...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Musicians caught up in politics during Moscow free election protests As local bands recently performed at an opposition rally in Moscow, other pop stars were simultaneously invited by the government to play at 'spoiler...
2019-08-30, 12:16

Malaysia's Anwar says he has support to become PM, decries sex tape 'gutter politics' Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim, jailed twice for what he says were trumped-up sodomy charges, said on Thursday he has the support needed to become prime mi...
2019-07-18, 10:16

Jimmy Neesham: New Zealand all-rounder on cricket, politics and cattle New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham reveals how he nearly quit cricket to sell electronic collars for cows, his views on politics and his career po...
2019-07-08, 14:32

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports...
2019-05-22, 19:16

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for M...
2019-06-14, 21:01

NASA boss Bridenstine thinks we’d be on Mars already if politics didn’t get in the way NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we e...
2019-07-16, 08:48

Democrats' gun control debate expands into an argument about money in politics Gun control emerged as a big issue during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday in Detroit, but then it grew into an argument about money in pol...
2019-07-31, 18:48

Lesson for today: Bush 41 chose friendship over politics in tax fight Long before today's acid relations between Republicans and Democrats, President Trump and "the squad," friendships mattered over daily politics.46193...
2019-07-31, 18:16

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a ro...
2019-07-05, 17:48

US warship crosses through Taiwan Strait after China says U.S. using 'power politics' The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China one day after Beijing said the United St...
2019-07-25, 10:16

Why the Supreme Court’s Rulings Have Profound Implications for American Politics The justices handed Republicans a key victory by refusing to halt even the most extreme gerrymandered maps. But Democrats may have a win on blocking ...
2019-06-27, 23:32

My Father's Path Of Politics Ended On March 17: Manohar Parrikar's Son Reacting to the developments late Wednesday, when the BJP engineered a split in the Congress and inducted breakaway lawmakersinto its fold, Utpal, so...
2019-07-11, 06:00

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor lead...
2019-07-18, 09:16

Bury owner Steve Dale makes late £2.7m plea to fans as clock ticks down to expulsion deadline Bury owner Steve Dale today made an extraordinary late plea for the public to donate £2.7million by midnight to save them from being thrown out of th...
2019-08-23, 15:16

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security ...
2019-08-07, 23:32

Daily on Energy: Tornado alley becomes the place for climate confusion and politics Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-05-30, 22:32

The Point: Hurricane Dorian's dangerous politics and 4 other things to watch this week With 155 days until the Iowa caucuses and a barely winnowed Democratic field still vying for the nomination, the 2020 election is already in full swi...
2019-09-03, 06:00

Fox News hosts join John Rich on country song about politics Fox News host Greg Gutfeld can now add songwriter to his resume after a song he co-wrote with John Rich, which features his fellow co-hosts on the po...
2019-06-11, 20:32

"Vendetta Politics": Mamata Banerjee Rules Out Citizens List In Bengal West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today termed the National Register of Citizens as a ploy by the BJP-led central government to exact "vende...
2019-09-06, 17:00

Poll Results Signal ''End Of Politics Of Dynasty, Casteism'': Mahesh Sharma Union Minister and BJP leader Mahesh Sharma on Thursday described the Lok Sabha results as a signal towards "end of dynasty politics and politics of ...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Winston Churchill’s Grandson Exits Politics and Chides Boris Johnson Nicholas Soames, the grandson of the wartime leader Winston Churchill and a 45-year Tory veteran, has been booted from the Conservative Party for sup...
2019-09-06, 03:32

Taylor Swift likens herself to Hillary Clinton as she explains why she was silent on politics Taylor Swift is coming clean on why she was silent about politics during the 2016 election: She thought she'd actually harm Hillary Clinton's preside...
2019-08-08, 18:32

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: When White Nationalism Takes Center Stage The recent discussion about hate, extremists and the rise of white nationalism represents a significant shift in the national conversation on violenc...
2019-08-06, 01:16

Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves despite more than $80 mil...
2019-05-23, 07:32