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Beto O'Rourke's stance on assault weapons buyback roils Texas politics

Beto O'Rourke's aggressive push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas....

Beto O'Rourke's stance on assault weapons buyback roils Texas politics

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Beto O’Rourke’s new position on assault weapons is reversal from stance in 2018 Beto O’Rourke’s vow during the third round of Democratic presidential debates “to take your AR-15, your AK-47” if elected president appears to be a direct reversal of his stance last year. The former Texas congressman shared an emotional anecdote abo...
18:00 2019-09-13

Kamala Harris says she supports a mandatory buyback on 'assault weapons' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., expressed her support for a mandatory buyback program for "assault weapons" on Monday during her appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."...
18:00 2019-09-17

2020 Dems ramp up calls to mandate assault weapons buyback: ‘All of them’ Democratic presidential candidates are stepping up calls for the federal government to start buying firearms from gun owners, with Beto O’Rourke and others going as far as seeking a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons. ...
18:48 2019-09-04

Republicans seize on O’Rourke’s emphatic call for mandatory buyback of assault weapons Vice President Pence, others in the GOP sought to paint Democrats as overly eager to confiscate firearms in the wake of Thursday night’s presidential debate....
12:16 2019-09-14

Joe Biden releases gun plan that would reinstate assault weapons ban and establish a voluntary buyback program The former vice president has touted past victories over the National Rifle Association, but his current plan stops short of steps advocated by gun control groups...
12:48 2019-10-02

Joe Biden pushes for federal gun buyback program, assault weapons ban in wake of mass shootings During a CNN interview that aired Monday night, Biden offered his most extensive comments since the mass shootings over the weekend that left 31 dead in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio....
12:48 2019-08-06

Democrats try to tempt Trump on guns as Beto beats drum for AR-15 buyback Pelosi and Schumer speak to president on gun controlButtigieg and Paul offer criticism of O’Rourke’s rhetoricNancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Sunday offered Donald Trump a rare and highly symbolic bipartisan win – if he can somehow force Republicans...
04:48 2019-09-16

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 Senate reconvenes....
02:16 2019-08-09

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money in politics and raise ethical standards for elected officials....
21:00 2019-06-05

Beto O'Rourke Confirms 'Hell Yes' He'd Take Your Assault Rifles While speaking about gun violence—an issue he’s made the centerpiece of his campaign since the mass shootings in El Paso—during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, Beto O’Rourke made it abundantly clear that if he is elected president, he’s co...
03:48 2019-09-13

Despite Trump's stance, Bolton amps up accusations of Iran sabotage, desire for nuclear weapons John Bolton accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons and said the regime was behind the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off UAE coast.        ...
23:00 2019-05-29

Assault Weapons Ban: What Would It Actually Look Like? Fifteen years ago, Congress decided not to renew the 1994 assault weapons ban. Now, many 2020 presidential candidates are talking about bringing it back....
00:48 2019-08-17

Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke following Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis,” ...
19:00 2019-09-13

Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15.” “My AR is ready for you Robert Franci...
17:00 2019-09-13

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15 If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’Rourke’s vow that if elected president, “hell yes” he would confiscate AR-15s and other weapons of war...
17:32 2019-09-13

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Texas has caused outcry for tweeting “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis” after Democratic president...
13:48 2019-09-13

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
01:00 2019-09-14

Democrats Want to Revive a Ban on Assault Weapons But with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, an assault weapons ban has little chance of being signed into law before 2021....
23:16 2019-08-12

Texas Rep. Briscoe Cain tweets at Beto O’Rourke, ‘My AR is ready for you’ A Republican lawmaker from Texas told Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke that his own “AR” is ready for him after O’Rourke said he would back a gun-control plan to recall assault-style rifles from Americans. At th...
17:32 2019-09-13

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994 Congress and the White House found a way to come together on guns 25 years ago. It is hard to see that kind of bipartisanship resurfacing in the current environment....
19:48 2019-09-07

Democrats diverge over pursuing assault weapons ban Presidential candidates favor restoring the 1994 ban, but House members set strategy on popular, more modest measures in an effort to pressure Senate Republicans....
20:00 2019-09-11

Beto O’Rourke Calls Texas Lawmaker’s Warning a Death Threat “My AR is ready for you,” the lawmaker, Briscoe Cain, had tweeted in response to Mr. O’Rourke’s pledge to ban AR-15-style rifles and similar weapons....
23:00 2019-09-13

Beto O’Rourke’s gun confiscation rhetoric could doom political future in Texas Beto O'Rourke’s hard-left turn on gun confiscation in the Democratic presidential primary may play well with liberal primary voters across the country – but the former congressman could also be hurting his political future in Texas should he someday ...
23:16 2019-09-23

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
23:16 2019-08-06

Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons Joe Biden said he will push to ban assault weapons if elected president in 2020 -- a pledge that comes as the nation debates how to curb gun violence following two deadly mass shootings that killed more than 30 people in Ohio and Texas....
00:48 2019-08-13

Heading to El Paso, Trump nixes assault weapons ban U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed legislation to ban assault rifles as politically unfeasible on Wednesday as he prepared to visit the sites of two deadly mass shootings that shocked the country and drew criticism of his anti-immigrant rhetoric....
17:32 2019-08-07

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
01:00 2019-08-10

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the US in the wake of a weekend of devastating mass shootings, calls for an assault weapons ban have res...
07:16 2019-08-06

Beto O'Rourke to visit Mexico and hold rally at Texas detention center Beto O'Rourke is set to visit Mexico on Sunday to meet with migrants in an effort to highlight the conditions facing those forced to wait outside the United States as they seek asylum....
20:16 2019-06-30

Bill Clinton joins push to revive assault weapons ban Former President Bill Clinton, who signed a law banning assault weapons in 1994, said congressional lawmakers would have the support of voters if they took action once again to outlaw military-style rifles. Noting how the gun lobby routinely repeats ...
00:00 2019-08-09

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overturned the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.  ...
08:00 2019-08-17

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
01:48 2019-05-29

Walmart to Stop Selling Ammunition for Assault-Style Weapons The nation’s largest retailer will stop selling ammunition for assault-style rifles and handguns, further restricting its gun policies after two deadly shootings in Walmart stores. The retailer said it has no plans to discontinue all gun sales....
00:16 2019-09-04

Democrats voice frustration over blocked gun-control agenda after Texas shootings: 'This is f---ed up,' Beto tweets Democrats voiced frustration over their blocked gun-control agenda after Saturday's shootings in West Texas, with one Democratic presidential candidate tweeting the situation was "f---ed up."...
07:32 2019-09-01

Walmart to stop selling ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it would discontinue sales of ammunition for handguns and some assault-style rifles in stores across the United States, in response to the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
22:48 2019-09-03

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
03:00 2019-05-29

Sparks fly at assault-weapons ban hearing on Capitol Hill, ex-cop vows she would 'not comply' A former police officer made a bold proclamation during a congressional hearing Wednesday regarding a proposed assault-weapons ban: she would not comply....
22:00 2019-09-25

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
22:32 2019-06-10

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
18:16 2019-05-30

Bill Clinton makes the case for reinstating an assault weapons ban a day after Trump dismisses the idea In an essay published by Time magazine, the former president argued that a ban similar to one passed while he was in office would reduce the number of mass shooting deaths....
18:32 2019-08-08

Tim Ryan calls for passage of background check bill, ban on assault weapons following attacks in El Paso and Dayton 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Tim Ryan on Sunday called on Congress to immediately head back to session to pass a background check bill for those seeking to buy firearms and called for a ban on the purchase of assault weapons....
14:32 2019-08-05

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went....
15:32 2019-07-13

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
19:32 2019-05-25

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lake, which is about one hour outside Houston, when a...
13:48 2019-05-30

Texas School District Faces Lawsuit After Staffers Fill in Black Student’s Hair With a Sharpie: ‘That’s Assault’ If ever there was a perfect justification for throwing hands, it’s the discovery that staffers at your 7th grader’s middle school filled in his fade with a Sharpie....
19:16 2019-08-20

'Seek shelter immediately!': Texas braces as tornadoes continue assault on nation A two-week roar of tornadoes that has ravaged much of the Midwest descended on Kansas on Tuesday. Texas could be next.        ...
21:48 2019-05-29

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
11:32 2019-07-20

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
22:16 2019-08-16

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
03:48 2019-06-29

‘Go-Home Gate’ Roils Late Night (and Congress, Too) As lawmakers argued over whether President Trump is a racist, Jimmy Kimmel reminded viewers that they’ll be able to cast their own votes on the subject next year....
11:32 2019-07-18

Politics may be broken. But it’s only politics that can save us | Jonathan Freedland From Trump to Brexit, democracy seems paralysed. But there’s no point waiting for a hero to ride to our rescueNo one would cast Robert Mueller as the lead in a romcom. And yet watching him deliver a statement on Wednesday regarding his inquiry into D...
19:48 2019-05-31

Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
05:48 2019-08-10

Port of Los Angeles September imports fall as trade war roils shipping The Port of Los Angeles, the busiest for ocean trade with China, processed fewer containers of imported goods in September as the prolonged U.S.-China trade war whipsaws global supply chains....
00:16 2019-10-11

Fresh Trump Tariff Threat Roils Investors World-Wide Stocks fell, the Chinese yuan weakened and bonds and haven currencies rallied after President Trump threatened to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports....
07:48 2019-08-02

Saudi oil attack roils global energy markets; Trump says U.S. 'locked and loaded' Global energy prices rocketed higher after a weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities that disrupted more than 5 percent of the world's daily supply.        ...
21:00 2019-09-17

Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics If you paid attention to ESPN channels yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident after tweeting and then deleting his support for pro-...
01:16 2019-10-09

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
02:48 2019-07-19

This buyback-focused ETF is beating the market—here's how TrimTabs' All-Cap U.S. Free-Cash Flow exchange-traded fund is beating the market this year by focusing on high-quality buyback programs, says its manager....
18:16 2019-06-29

Saudi oil attack roils global energy markets; Trump says U.S. 'locked and loaded' Global energy prices rocketed higher after a weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities that disrupted more than 5 percent of the world's daily supply.        ...
15:00 2019-09-16

New Zealand gun buyback: Over 10,000 firearms surrendered in less than a month More than 10,000 firearms have been voluntarily surrendered to authorities in New Zealand as part of a buyback scheme that was introduced after the country's worst mass shooting in modern history....
23:16 2019-08-12

$100M buyback program has taken 10,000 guns in New Zealand A New Zealand firearm buyback program -- announced after shooting attacks killed 51 people at two mosques last spring -- has removed more than 10,000 guns in one month, officials said....
02:32 2019-08-13

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buyback’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, among the most popular guns in the world....
02:16 2019-09-21

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch....
21:00 2019-07-13

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $669,000 worth of now-banned weapons were handed ov...
05:48 2019-07-15

WeWork Bond Prices Surge on Buyback Hopes WeWork’s debt is surging following the company’s S-1 filing for a proposed IPO, as investors bet the company could retire bonds before they mature in 2025....
18:16 2019-08-16

New Zealand gun buyback: 10,000 firearms returned after Christchurch attack Police praise response after thousands of now-banned guns taken out of circulation in less than a monthMore than 10,000 firearms have been bought by New Zealand’s government in less than a month as part of its gun buyback scheme following the Christc...
05:48 2019-08-12

New Zealand's first buyback event since Christchurch collects 224 guns Police in New Zealand said 224 banned firearms were turned over in the country's first buyback event since a gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch....
06:16 2019-07-14

New Zealanders turn in thousands of guns as buyback begins New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by a mass shooting....
21:16 2019-07-21

HSBC announces surprise exit of CEO Flint, up to $1 billion buyback HSBC on Monday announced the surprise departure of Chief Executive Officer John Flint, saying the bank needed a change at the top to address "a challenging global environment", even as it posted a 16% rise in half-yearly profit....
02:48 2019-08-05

New Zealand launches post-mosque attack gun buyback scheme The government hopes the gun buyback scheme will rid society of the rapid-fire type used in the white supremacist attack on two Christchurch mosques. A firearms spokeswoman says owners feel "ripped off."...
12:32 2019-06-20

Trump showed interest in New Zealand gun buyback program, Ardern says Prime minister says she and Trump discussed her country’s reforms on sidelines of UN general assemblyJacinda Ardern, the New Zealand prime minister, has said Donald Trump expressed “interest” in her country’s gun buyback program, as the US president ...
02:48 2019-09-24

Kaveri Seed Shares Rise 3%, Board To Consider Buyback On September 24 Kaveri Seed share price today: By noon, 9,184 Kaveri Seed shares had changed hands on the BSE, as against an average of 23,000 in the past two weeks. Kaveri Seed shares opened higher at Rs 536.00......
13:48 2019-09-17

HSBC first-half profit rises 16%, announces $1 billion buyback HSBC reported on Monday its first-half pretax profit rose 15.9% and announced a further buyback of $1 billion, defying some analysts' expectations it might pause its strategy of returning extra capital to investors....
02:48 2019-08-05

Elliott calls for break-up and bigger buyback at Germany's Scout24 U.S. activist investor Elliott [ECAL.UL] has urged German classifieds group Scout24 to sell its car listings business and ramp up a share buyback program to boost returns to investors....
13:16 2019-08-05

China's Xiaomi plans $1.5 billion buyback to arrest stock tumble Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its cash-management strategy that is aimed at boosting its floundering stock....
09:48 2019-09-03

Indiabulls Housing Finance's Board To Mull Share Buyback On October 14 The announcement comes a day after Indiabulls Real Estate and Indiabulls Ventures said their boards would discuss share buyback at the October 11 meeting....
18:32 2019-10-09

Indiabulls Ventures, Real Estate Approve Share Buyback Plans Capital markets company Indiabulls Ventures said in a filing that its board has approved buyback of upto 6.66 crore equity shares at Rs 150 per share....
15:32 2019-10-11

Over 10,000 Guns Handed Over in New Zealand Buyback Program After Livestreamed Christchurch Attack The people of New Zealand have handed over at least 10,242 firearms since July 13, the start of a nationwide buyback program in the wake of a terrorist attack in March that killed 51 people and injured dozens more, according to a new report from CNN....
19:00 2019-08-12

2020 Dems embrace federal gun buyback program in wake of mass shootings A growing number of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are calling for a federal gun buyback program to reduce the estimated 400 million guns owned by civilians in America -- but the idea faces resistance from gun rights groups who accuse them o...
22:16 2019-08-13

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged on Friday after the company announced a share buyback of more than $1 billion and a partnership with a major gaming competitor....
01:48 2019-05-22

Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT) Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Microsoft's stock price rose 2.8% to an intraday record high on Thursday after the company announced an 11% increase to its dividend and a $40 billion share buyback program. This is the third time Microsoft has pursued a buyb...
05:48 2019-09-20

Opinion: Clemson-Texas A&M, LSU-Texas games in Week 2 signal start of college football season Week 2 in college football brings two major matchups between Clemson and Texas A&M and then LSU and Texas, making it the real start of the season.       ...
15:00 2019-09-06

It's a big weekend for the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry that doesn't exist Measuring-stick games against LSU and Clemson in the same weekend give the opportunity for off-the-field bragging rights, the only battle the bitter rivals can wage....
20:32 2019-09-05

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
02:32 2019-06-10

Opinion: EU stance on tariffs needs another look "Donald Trump" and "tariff war" are terms that, for many people, go together. But does the EU really behave any better? Felix Steiner dismantles a few prejudices....
16:16 2019-10-05

China may be finally softening its VPN stance As part of China's ongoing efforts to attract foreign investment, the city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to invest in VPN services within a trial zone by the end of the year.Foreign investors will soon be allowed to i...
03:32 2019-08-17

Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Congress about the situation in Iran. (May 21)  ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Beto O’Rourke Says He’s a Descendant of Slaveowners (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are descended from people who owned slaves. In a post Sunday night for the website Medium, the former Te...
09:00 2019-07-16

Beto O'Rourke Would Really Like You to Stop Asking When He's Going to Drop Out Beto O’Rourke is back “in it,” as they say, planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after a well-justified break from the presidential race to mourn the victims of the horrific mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso....
19:16 2019-08-14

No, That Isn't a Photo of Beto O'Rourke Pissing Himself Beto O’Rourke might have been a ~hot rocker~ back in the day, but the photo circulating the internet of a man appearing to have had an accident is not the Democratic presidential candidate....
00:16 2019-09-20

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-runner and longtime advocate of socialized healthca...
05:16 2019-06-28

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament....
15:32 2019-05-24

UK opposition Labour to vote on Brexit stance Britain's Labour Party will on Monday decide between two possible Brexit policies: to campaign to remain in the European Union at a second referendum or defer a decision on what stance to take until after an election, a Labour source said on Sunday....
01:48 2019-09-23

Is Germany moving toward Trump's stance on Iran? Having blamed Iran for the drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, Angela Merkel's government seems to be following in the footsteps of Donald Trump's White House. Yet conflicts of interest complicate the German position....
15:00 2019-09-25

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
07:48 2019-05-22

Italy: New government could soften stance on immigration Italy's new Interior Minister Lamorgese is seen as a moderate who may re-open ports to rescue vessels, but PM Conte wants the EU to show more solidarity with Italy in return. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
09:48 2019-09-13

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
02:16 2019-05-25

Beto O'Rourke talks evolution on guns Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he came to support a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons after speaking to mass shooting survivors in El Paso. (Oct. 2)        ...
04:48 2019-10-03

Beto O’Rourke embraces gun licensing plan he once said could go ‘too far’ Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for gun licensing, banning assault weapons and a mandatory buyback program for certain firearms as the former congressman from Texas unveiled his plan to combat gun violence and white n...
21:16 2019-08-16

The Hacking Supergroup That Counts Beto O’Rourke as One of Its Own Joseph Menn’s “Cult of the Dead Cow” is a narrative history of a group of hackers who went from apolitical hobbyists to security advisers for the world’s most powerful institutions....
13:48 2019-05-31

Beto O'Rourke on gun control: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15' – video Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke does not shy away from saying he would require citizens to turn in their military-style weapons when asked about gun control during Thursday night's Democratic debate. 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, y...
13:48 2019-09-13

WTO win won't sway United States from its combative trade stance President Donald Trump has hailed a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that gives the United States the right to hit Europe with tariffs, but his new-found satisfaction with the WTO's rules-based approach is expected to prove short-lived....
16:32 2019-10-04

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 imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
16:00 2019-08-03

Stocks edge down as investors crave clarity on Fed stance Share markets slipped on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts left investors on edge, with the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting exposing rifts over its recent easing....
14:16 2019-08-22

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies would crater his support with this critical bloc....
09:48 2019-06-14

Grieve faces deselection threat over Brexit stance The Pro-EU MP Dominic Grieve is facing possible deselection by local Conservative members following another confidence vote over his stance on Brexit....
18:48 2019-06-08

BJP's "Wait And Watch" Stance As Congress-JDS Coalition Crumbles The BJP today said it would "wait" after two exits from the Karnataka Congress and Janata Dal Secular coalition threatened to plunge the government into a minority if 13 more resignations submitted......
19:00 2019-07-08

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
09:01 2019-06-04

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates think about the federal minimum wage and what they intend to do about it....
20:16 2019-08-07

Australia emphasizes tough stance on people smuggling Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is warning human smugglers and people seeking to enter Australia by boat not to do so, emphasizing that the government continues to enforce the country's tough border protection policy....
14:32 2019-06-04

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the world, has promised the US she will “not defend the...
15:32 2019-06-02

Trump's stance on US dollar is 'short sighted,' economist says "I think it is certainly true that Donald Trump would like a weaker dollar. But I think that's really kind of short sighted," said Bob Baur, Chief Global Economist of Principal Global Investors on Friday....
11:48 2019-07-12

Kamala Harris Clarifies Her Stance on School Busing (INDIANOLA, Iowa) — Sen. Kamala Harris on Thursday clarified her position on federally mandated school busing, saying it’s only necessary in cases where local governments are actively opposing integration. Harris said that in the 1960s an...
07:16 2019-07-06

Mexico's President Under Pressure to Soften His Oil-Industry Stance Several top officials of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s government have stepped up efforts in recent weeks to convince the nationalist leader to give private investors a bigger role in Mexico’s oil sector....
07:16 2019-08-30

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact as Biden Reverses His Stance For years, repealing the measure was not part of the political conversation. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
20:16 2019-06-07

Vettel doubles down on Ferrari's Canadian GP penalty stance Sebastian Vettel coyly avoided questions about his Canadian Grand Prix penalty and his Ferrari Formula 1 team's Friday hearing in France, as he reiterated his belief he did nothing wrong...
21:32 2019-06-20

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
11:00 2019-06-02

Thousands protest mask ban as HK leader toughens stance Defiant masked protesters streamed into Hong Kong streets after the city’s embattled leader invoked rarely used emergency powers to ban masks at rallies in a hardening of the government’s stance after four months of anti-government demonstrations...
16:00 2019-10-04

Stocks nudge down as investors crave clarity on Fed stance Share markets flatlined on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting kept investors on edge....
11:48 2019-08-22

Beto O’Rourke Says Running for Senate Would ‘Not Be Good Enough for This Country’ Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday morning with a major address from his hometown of El Paso for the first time since the shooting that left at least 22 dead and dozens of victims injured earlier this mon...
23:48 2019-08-16

Beto O'Rourke's ancestors were slaveholders, records reveal Exclusive: O’Rourke addresses family history for the first time and admits that he and his children are ‘beneficiaries’ of slaveholdingDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke recently delivered an impassioned speech while meeting with the Gul...
03:48 2019-07-15

Trump mocks Beto O'Rourke over support for gun confiscation President Trump on Monday slammed Democratic presidential primary hopeful Beto O’Rourke for his controversial comment from a recent debate about confiscating semi-automatic weapons – arguing that statements like the one made by the former Texas repre...
03:16 2019-09-24

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign staff for dealing with him as he sometimes acted like a "giant a**hole."...
23:16 2019-05-28

'Running With Beto' provides inside look at life on the campaign trail Temporarily setting politics aside, "Running With Beto" is an intriguing fly-on-the-wall look at Beto O'Rourke's losing 2018 Texas Senate bid, and the nature of a grass-roots Democratic campaign in a red state. The HBO documentary functions less succ...
19:48 2019-05-27

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The presidential candidate has made jogging part of his election toolkit, from his campaign against the de...
21:32 2019-06-12

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’s political weathervane is pointing. And according to new polling numbers, it is not pointing toward...
00:32 2019-06-11

Beto O’Rourke’s Bold Statement on Gun Control: ‘Hell Yes’ He Wants to Take Your AR-15 Beto O’Rourke took a strong stand against assault weapons during the third Democratic debate on Thursday night—following a series of mass shootings, including one in his hometown of El Paso, Texas. When asked by ABC moderator David Muir t...
19:00 2019-09-13

Beto O'Rourke says there's 'room for competing views' among Democrats Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke believes there's room for competing views in the Democratic Party after moderates and progressives clashed during Tuesday night's fiery debate in Detroit....
23:48 2019-07-31

Beto O'Rourke Tries to Start Some Shit With Meghan McCain Meghan McCain says a lot of dumb shit. A lot, a looooot of dumb shit. There are simply not enough hours in the day to take McCain to task for every dumb thing she says, but that isn’t stopped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke from takin...
20:32 2019-09-05

With Beto O’Rourke on the Couldn’t-Care-Less Campaign Trail To observe Mr. O’Rourke recently is to witness an unfiltered attempt at a midcourse transformation. He says he doesn’t care about political niceties....
01:16 2019-09-24

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, among other measures....
18:48 2019-09-12

Julian Castro says his beef with Beto O’Rourke isn’t personal WASHINGTON – Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro walked back comments he made that suggested he believed fellow Texan Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign was toast. “No, of course not,” Castro responded Sunday when CN...
04:16 2019-07-01

Hong Kong’s Lam bans masks in hardening stance on protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks Friday in a hardening of the government's stance on the territory's most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997....
06:16 2019-10-05

Trump Weighs New Stance on Guns as Pressure Mounts After Shootings The president is consulting allies about supporting expanded background checks. Mitch McConnell said the idea would be “front and center” when the Senate reconvenes....
04:16 2019-08-09

Whoopi Goldberg lashes out at Nikki Haley over pro-life stance "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg slammed former UN ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday for her remarks knocking abortion activists who expect that all women should be pro-choice, telling her and pro-life lawmakers, "I don't want you in my coochie!"...
03:32 2019-06-05

NATO's Stoltenberg defends stance on Turkey's offensive in Syria NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkey's attack on Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria as he came under pressure from some members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly to be tougher with Ankara....
15:00 2019-10-14

UK PM Johnson urges Trump to reconsider U.S. crash case stance British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision to let a U.S. diplomat's wife use diplomatic immunity after she was involved in a fatal car crash in England and then left the country....
05:48 2019-10-10

Article 370 "Behind Us": Nitish Kumar's Party Signals Shift In Stance The special status of Kashmir is now over and Article 370 is "behind us", a key leader of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United said today in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament....
18:00 2019-08-08

5 things to know about Walmart's new stance on guns and open carry Walmart's decision to ask customers to refrain from openly carrying firearms cast a spotlight on the balancing act that retailers must maintain.       ...
00:32 2019-09-05

Trump's stance on intelligence questioned as Russia spy extracted from Kremlin US media have claimed President Trump’s recklessness with the CIA cost America its top spy in the Kremlin. Even if the president is not to blame, there is still a lot of tension between him and US intelligence services....
10:16 2019-09-11

Iran further solidifies stance on cryptocurrency mining, but says trading is ‘unlawful’ Iran‘s government has put an end to months of speculation by ratifying a bill that acknowledges that cryptocurrency mining is a legitimate industry. But another recent bill has thrown a spanner in the works as Iran is still refusing to recognize cryp...
15:32 2019-08-05

Cuomo admin. softens stance on $25 license plate replacement Amid an intense public backlash, the Cuomo administration softened its stance Thursday on requiring motorists to cough up $25 to replace old license plates. “The hypocrisy and misstatements from certain legislators seeking cheap press hits are irresp...
15:16 2019-08-30

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to a similar case in France....
19:16 2019-06-07

KTM fully accepting of Pedrosa's no-go stance on MotoGP race return KTM motorsport boss Pit Beirer says he is "100% fine" with MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's decision not to come out of retirement to replace Johann Zarco for 2020...
12:00 2019-10-03

Canada will take a harder stance on China — no matter who wins the next election Canada has been caught between its two largest trading partners as the U.S. and China remain locked in a trade war that's lasted more than a year....
21:32 2019-09-27

Fed Minutes Show Comfort With Make-No-Moves Rate Stance Many Federal Reserve officials said they expected a soft patch in inflation would prove temporary at their April 30-May 1 policy meeting, but several raised concerns about what might happen if price pressures continued to defy expectations by holding...
20:16 2019-05-22

Netanyahu expects tough stance from Trump in any meeting with Rouhani Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared resigned on Thursday to a possible meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, after voicing opposition to world powers opening a dialogue with Iran....
20:00 2019-09-05

The U.N. Secretary-General Says He Has Taken a Forceful Stance on China’s Treatment of Muslims UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly rejected claims by five human rights groups that he hasn’t condemned the Chinese government’s detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region, say...
10:32 2019-09-19

The Democratic Party should adopt the Tulsi Gabbard stance on abortion Tulsi Gabbard is an outlier. Running in a race stacked against her, the Hawaii congresswoman is a singular figure who doesn’t fit neatly into any one ideology, not even within her own party. She’s firmly anti-war in all of its forms (including the wa...
00:48 2019-09-11

U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei when he arrives on Sunday for talks in London....
09:00 2019-08-12

Italy's Di Maio says Rome will seek dialogue with EU but hold its stance Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Rome would seek "a dialogue" with the European Union over its next budget while sticking to its goals of improving workers' pay and cutting taxes....
10:16 2019-06-11

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying said....
21:16 2019-08-16

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shied away from openly chiding China....
00:48 2019-08-15

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negot...
21:00 2019-05-21

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
21:00 2019-07-11

Beto O’Rourke Finds His Voice Helping El Paso Grieve Beto O’Rourke sits in an armchair in his El Paso living room, tapping his foot and trying not to talk about himself any more than he needs to. It’s three days after the mass shooting that left at least 22 people dead and 26 injured at a W...
21:32 2019-08-11

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday...
20:48 2019-08-14

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
20:00 2019-06-05

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for workers and stronger unions....
18:48 2019-08-22

Beto O'Rourke calls for Trump's resignation to 'allow this country to heal' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said Saturday that the "single best thing" to unify the country would be for President Donald Trump to resign for his actions related to Ukraine....
05:32 2019-09-29

Beto O’Rourke says Senate’s top Democrat has accomplished ‘absolutely nothing’ on gun control The White House hopeful escalated his feud with Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, who has distanced his party from an O’Rourke plan to buy back assault-style weapons....
22:48 2019-09-20

Beto Tries to Save His Campaign By Revealing... His Family Owned Slaves??? Beto O’Rourke has the saddest story of the 2020 campaign thus far. After nearly beating Ted Cruz for his Senate seat in the midterms, the buzz around O’Rourke and his fledgling presidential campaign was palpable... until it wasn’t....
07:48 2019-07-15

Beto O'Rourke's plan to legalize marijuana includes clemency Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Thursday morning released a marijuana legalization plan that calls for clemency for everyone currently serving sentences for possession....
16:00 2019-09-19

Beto O’Rourke on Trump and El Paso: 'He is an open, avowed racist' Democratic candidate says president ‘is encouraging racism’O’Rourke: Trump’s rhetoric reminiscent of Third ReichBeto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas representative in the US Houses, was asked by the CNN host Jake Tapp...
03:16 2019-08-05

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
01:32 2019-06-15

Beto O’Rourke campaign blasts Breitbart after ejecting reporter Beto O’Rourke staffers kicked out a Breitbart News reporter from a campaign event in South Carolina this week — and on Wednesday defended their decision, saying the right-wing website walks a fine line between news and hate speech. Joel Pollak wrote ...
06:32 2019-08-29

Democratic debate 2019: Beto O’Rourke vows, ‘Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15’ He didn’t used an “F-bomb” — but Beto O’Rourke was emphatic about taking away people’s assault rifles during Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,&#...
07:00 2019-09-13

Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Ejected a Breitbart Reporter From an Event (NEW YORK) — Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign said Wednesday that it ejected a Breitbart News reporter from an event at a South Carolina college because it wanted to ensure that students felt “comfortable and safe.”...
16:00 2019-08-29

Beto O’Rourke visits Gullah Geechee Nation in SC Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke met held a roundtable discussion in Beaufort, South Carolina with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation. (June 14)        ...
07:16 2019-06-15

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier of candidates who have struggled to compete with the front runners....
05:32 2019-07-16

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the U.S., but were turned away at the border. In his ...
04:16 2019-07-01

Sterling and Southgate 'trust Uefa' and explain England stance on racism "Raheem Sterling and Gareth Southgate discuss how England will react to racism in qualifiers and explain why they have had this internal discussion."...
10:32 2019-10-11

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after officials reversed a ban on the apps in a program for businesses accused of foreign bribery, lawyers...
11:00 2019-06-22

Trump shifts stance on Mueller testimony, questions why Democrats want to hear from him The president had previously said he would leave that decision to Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he has no problem with an appearance by the special counsel....
22:48 2019-05-24

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community, the official People's Daily said an editorial on Saturday....
10:32 2019-06-22

Japan auto group 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance The comments are unusually strong for Japanese industry and reflect growing concern that President Trump may trigger an all-out trade war ahead of U.S. elections next year....
01:32 2019-05-22

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18:32 2019-09-25

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks nudge down as investors crave clarity on Fed stance Share markets flatlined on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting kept investors on edge....
12:48 2019-08-22

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran Saudi Arabia convened emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after recent attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
00:48 2019-05-31

Pompeo’s stance on House testimony differs from his views while on Benghazi committee Four years ago, as a Republican congressman from Kansas, Pompeo attended a deposition with a former State Department official who did not have department counsel present....
07:16 2019-10-03

UPDATE 1-U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on Sunday for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei....
09:00 2019-08-12

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
20:32 2019-08-29

Brad Trost says Andrew Scheer’s stance on abortion debate comes as no surprise Brad Trost says it should still come as no surprise to social conservatives that Scheer insisted this week he personally, and as the prime minister in a Conservative government, would oppose any effort to reopen the abortion debate....
07:00 2019-08-31

Dick's Sporting Goods CEO took a controversial stance on gun control. Then he wrote this book. Dick's Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack's new book, "It's How We Play The Game: Build a Business. Take a Stand. Make a Difference," is set to hit shelves on Oct. 8. CNBC spoke to Stack about why he decided to write the book....
20:32 2019-09-28

Hong Kong leader bans masks in hardening stance on protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam bans protesters from wearing masks in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997...
11:16 2019-10-04

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered a scorching criticism of her fellow candidate in the 2020 electi...
23:32 2019-06-06

The Latest: Hong Kong leader says Taiwan stance aids delay Hong Kong’s leader has said Taiwan’s insistence that it would not hand over a suspect in the slaying of a Hong Kong woman on the island helped her decide to shelve an extradition bill...
12:16 2019-06-15

Japan auto group says 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance Although the comments were unusually strong, the source is no surprise: Toyota President Akio Toyoda is also chairman of JAMA, the influential trade group....
18:32 2019-05-21

RBI Cuts Key Interest Rate To Lowest In 9 Years, Eases Policy Stance The six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously for a rate cut. It also switched to an accommodative bias from a neutral stance adopted in February....
12:16 2019-06-06

Sebastian Coe’s stance on Salazar displays a very British hypocrisy | Barney Ronay The response of the IAAF president and the athletics commentariat to the doping ban of Alberto Salazar, Mo Farah’s former coach, is little short of nauseatingSay what you like about British hypocrisy. It’s still the best hypocrisy in the world. This ...
10:32 2019-10-05

CDC clarifies stance on vaping illness, admits that bootleg THC products are likely to blame In a “better late than never” move, the CDC has issued an update to its documentation on the so-called “vaping illness” that has been sweeping the nation over the past two months. THC products, the agency says, are likely a ma...
00:16 2019-10-01

Trump mocks NBA coach Steve Kerr for China stance, calls him 'little boy' President Trump mocked Golden State Warriors coach and frequent critic Steve Kerr for how he responded to a question about a controversy between China and the NBA, calling Kerr a “little boy.” ...
08:48 2019-10-10

Megan Rapinoe not backing off anti-White House visit stance Megan Rapinoe stands by almost every word she said. The U.S. Women’s National Team captain, who drew the ire of President Trump when video was released this week — by soccer magazine Eight by Eight — of Rapinoe saying, “I’m not goin...
23:00 2019-06-27

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects...
22:48 2019-08-17

US soldier discussed bombing media and targeting Beto O'Rourke, FBI alleges Jarrett William Smith, 24, chatted plans on Facebook Infantryman talked of making IEDs and killing antifa activistsA member of the US military has been arrested after he allegedly discussed plans to bomb a news network, suggested targeting the Democr...
22:16 2019-09-23

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for Senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campaign....
22:48 2019-06-13

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
16:48 2019-07-05

Guy Benson on Beto's debate 'mediocrity': 'Amazing what happens when entire media isn't propping you up' Fox News Radio host Guy Benson panned former Rep. Beto O'Rourke's performance at the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle. ...
19:32 2019-06-27

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
21:00 2019-05-29

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday....
04:48 2019-07-16

Woman who confronted Beto O'Rourke on immigration, guns speaks out on his reaction The Arizona woman who confronted 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke over illegal immigration and his push for the government to confiscate some guns told Fox News he was "pandering to voters" when he campaigned at a town hall in Phoenix on Sun...
18:16 2019-10-10

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
03:48 2019-06-10

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who us...
07:16 2019-05-23

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
05:48 2019-06-11

Beto O'Rourke sounds off on Trump's impeachment: We must 'act now or lose our democracy forever' Former Texas congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke urged Congress to proceed with President Trump's impeachment on Wednesday evening, warning that it would be the "end of democracy" if they don't act. ...
08:48 2019-05-30

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
18:16 2019-06-08

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the rogue nation for an assault on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman...
19:16 2019-06-15

Beto argues Trump's foreign intel comment is grounds for impeachment Beto O’Rourke became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support the idea of impeaching President Trump – arguing that the president’s comments earlier in the week that he’d be open to accepting foreign intelligence on his 2020 rivals is ...
01:32 2019-06-17

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White House bid and has lost support from young voters and minorities, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos n...
20:16 2019-06-06

I Refuse To Read This Incredibly Long Profile of Beto O'Rourke Driving a Van It’s a long weekend in America, three full days of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to spend the holiday than by reading an incredibly long profile of Beto O’Rourke? Well. Let me tell you. There are many better ways to spend this hol...
05:16 2019-05-28

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sweat-drenched Beto O’Rourke. The three-term congres...
11:48 2019-05-28

Beto O'Rourke says he opposes death penalty for El Paso mass shooter On his way to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday, Beto O'Rourke affirmed that he categorically opposes the death penalty -- even in the cases of convicted terrorist Timothy McVeigh and the El Paso mass shooter who killed 22 Wal-Mart shop...
04:00 2019-08-20

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
00:00 2019-06-19

Beto O’Rourke likens Trump’s comments to Nazi Germany – video Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has likened the US to Nazi Germany, saying President Donald Trump has been stoking racial tensions. This comes after a mass shooting in El Paso left at least 20 people dead. O’Rourke, who is from El Pas...
01:16 2019-08-06

McCain clashes with Beto over 'extreme' comparison between Nuremberg and Trump rally "View" host Meghan McCain called out former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, on Tuesday, arguing that he sounded "extreme" when he alluded to Nazis while criticizing one of President Trump's rallies in North Carolina....
00:32 2019-07-24

Canada Conservative leader forced on defensive over dual citizenship, abortion stance The leader of Canada's main opposition Conservative Party was forced on the defensive on Thursday over the disclosure he holds dual Canada-U.S. citizenship and his "pro-life" stance on abortion, less than three weeks before the national election....
08:48 2019-10-04

Risks aside, Trump's team sees China trade stance as strength in 2020 As trade talks resume between China and the United States, President Donald Trump's advisers are confident he can portray his stance against Beijing as a strength in the 2020 election, despite making concessions and having no deal in sight....
12:16 2019-07-11

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star voiced support for police in Hong Kong.Crystal Liu, also known as Liu Yifei, ...
06:16 2019-08-17

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootin...
03:16 2019-08-21

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
10:00 2019-06-02

Andrew Scheer will ‘wait and see’ before taking stance on Liberal plan for conversion therapy ban​ ​ 'We're opposed to any type of practice that would forcibly attempt to change someone's sexual orientation against their will,' Andrew Scheer told Global News....
04:48 2019-07-11

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
16:32 2019-05-21

Merkel ally chides German Social Democrats over stance on EU Commission chief Germany's Social Democrats risk harming the coalition government in which they serve and triggering an EU constitutional crisis by opposing the nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission, a top German conservative said on Thur...
22:32 2019-07-04

Eric Abetz compares The Conversation to Nazis over stance on climate change denial Tasmanian senator says Hitler would be ‘so proud’ after academic website announces it will not tolerate climate change denial The Liberal senator Eric Abetz has compared the Conversation website to Hitler, Stalin and Mao, after it announced a zero-to...
17:32 2019-09-19

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a Trump environmental adviser....
10:00 2019-06-15

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff told a news conference on Thurs...
11:16 2019-06-20

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year'...
19:48 2019-05-29

Robert De Niro drops f-bomb on critics of anti-Trump stance – live on CNN Actor apologises for Sunday morning outburstTrump jumps shark with retweets attacking Fox News hostThe actor and longtime Trump foe Robert De Niro has hit back against his critics at Fox News, saying “Fuck ’em” – live on CNN. Related: Robert De Niro ...
21:48 2019-09-29

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
03:32 2019-06-12

Trump tells ‘phony’ Beto O’Rourke to ‘be quiet’ in wake of El Paso massacre President Trump said late Tuesday that “phony” Beto O’Rourke should be quiet and respect the victims of the El Paso Walmart tragedy — in advance of a presidential visit to the site of the massacre. Trump mocked the former Texas rep&...
15:32 2019-08-07

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace asks Beto O'Rourke to 'play media critic': 'What can we do better?' MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace asked former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, to "play media critic," inquiring, "What we can do better?" in covering his campaign. ...
13:32 2019-05-25

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
05:00 2019-07-16

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adeq...
22:32 2019-06-09

Beto O'Rourke Uses Some Swears to Make an Excellent Point About Mass Shootings and Trump The debate underperformer and El Paso resident Beto O’Rourke returned to his off-the-cuff roots to make his first good point since O’Rourke announced that he’s “just born to be in it” on the cover of Vanity Fair. On Sunday, in response to an asinine ...
09:48 2019-08-05

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
14:16 2019-06-12

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education....
19:32 2019-07-08

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Ge...
05:16 2019-06-15

Trump warns 'Dummy Beto' making gun deal 'much harder' with confiscation rhetoric President Trump warned Wednesday that a possible deal with Democrats for new gun safety legislation has been complicated by presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke's confiscation rhetoric.  ...
17:48 2019-09-18

Beto O'Rourke confronted by woman on illegal immigration, Second Amendment: 'Hands off our guns' A woman took 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke to task over illegal immigration and his push for the government to confiscate some guns, at a Phoenix town hall Sunday....
05:48 2019-10-07

Beto O'Rourke huddles with donors to discuss debate and ways to improve in the next round One donor said that O'Rourke "will be aware of what he needs to do to prepare for the next debate, and fortunately the needed improvements are purely stylistic."...
05:16 2019-06-28

Beto O'Rourke says Trump's rhetoric in part to blame for El Paso mass shooting Democratic presidential primary candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Sunday that President Trump’s harsh rhetoric toward immigrants and Latinos was in part to blame for Saturday’s mass shooting inside an El Paso, Texas Walmart that left 20 people dead and...
19:00 2019-08-04

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
14:48 2019-06-12

Beto O’Rourke rips Trump on border crisis during Ellis Island tour Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made a pilgrimage to Ellis Island Monday and used the opportunity to criticize President Trump over the treatment of migrants at the US border. “Seeing some of the displays and some of the pictures of i...
01:16 2019-07-23

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons....
16:48 2019-08-16

YouTube will remove more white supremacist and hoax videos, a more aggressive stance on hate speech Youtube will remove false videos alleging that major events like the Holocaust didn’t happen, as well as a broad array of content by white supremacists and others in a move to more aggressively crack down hate speech....
20:48 2019-06-05

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" noted Tuesday. ...
18:00 2019-05-21

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
00:32 2019-06-02

Joe Biden reverses stance on Hyde Amendment, announces opposition amid 2020 outcry Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reversed his stance on the Hyde amendment, Thursday, saying he "can no longer support an amendment that makes" a woman's right to an abortion "dependent on someone's ZIP code." ...
05:00 2019-06-07

Alyssa Milano helped convince Biden to change stance on Hyde Amendment: report Former Vice President Joe Biden flipped his stance on the Hyde Amendment — which bans the use of federal funds to pay for abortions — after his campaign spoke with actress-turned-activist Alyssa Milano, according to a report....
14:00 2019-06-09

China could harden its stance on Hong Kong amid perceived interference, says Cornell professor China's perceived interference from the West could harden its stance on Hong Kong, says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University....
10:32 2019-08-29

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
17:16 2019-05-21

Beto O'Rourke hits Pete Buttigieg with expletive-fueled swipe over gun-control comments Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke defended his position on Sunday to ban assault-style weapons and impose mandatory buybacks of AR-15s and AK-47s amid growing Democratic criticism, while also pushing back at those critics, includin...
08:00 2019-09-16

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
08:48 2019-05-22

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans d...
01:48 2019-06-16

Beto O'Rourke links El Paso shooting to Donald Trump's 'racist' rhetoric – video The Democratic presidential candidate has accused Donald Trump of stoking racial hatred after a mass shooting in El Paso that left 20 people dead. The population of the Texan border city is 80% Latino and police said a 'manifesto' posted to the onlin...
16:00 2019-08-05

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vastly expand the federal government's investment in women- and minority-owned businesses....
01:32 2019-06-17

Soros calls Trump’s China stance his ‘greatest’ foreign policy achievement, warns on Huawei George Soros, the left-wing billionaire, offered partial praise for President Trump in an op-ed published Monday night over his tough stance on China but went on to urge Congress not to allow the president to use Huawei—the second-largest smartphone ...
13:00 2019-09-10

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was ...
19:48 2019-08-14

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes.        ...
21:48 2019-05-22

Beto Goes Blue, Warren Wilts and Harris Goes O.G. AG: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 6 Mass shootings hit in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; the stock market crashes; and Toni Morrison passes away. Why is it that every week of the Donald Trump presidency feels like a depressing opening scroll in some post-apocalyptic ’80s movie?...
04:48 2019-08-10

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution p...
02:48 2019-08-19

Booker and Beto blast Trump for retweeting conspiracy theory linking Epstein's death to Clintons Two Democratic presidential primary candidates criticized President Trump on Sunday for retweeting a conspiracy theory that the Clintons had a role in the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein....
19:00 2019-08-11

American Medical Association sues North Dakota, takes rare stance in Trump-era abortion debate The American Medical Association has filed a lawsuit to block North Dakota rules that would require physicians to give patients false information.        ...
10:00 2019-07-03

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even comparing him to an "embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant."...
22:00 2019-06-27

‘El Paso Is the Strongest Place in the World.’ Beto O’Rourke Halts Campaign to Rush Home After Walmart Shooting 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has halted his campaign to return to his hometown of El Paso, Texas after a mass shooting at a Walmart there. “We have just learned a short while ago that there has been a shooting in E...
11:48 2019-08-04

Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke slam Trump in wake of El Paso massacre, face backlash for politicizing tragedy Two Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination faced sharp criticism on social media Saturday after linking the massacre in El Paso, Texas, to President Trump's rhetoric....
19:00 2019-08-04

MSNBC's Brian Williams pushes back after Nicolle Wallace says Beto O'Rourke is victim of negative coverage MSNBC's Brian Williams took exception to co-anchor Nicolle Wallace when she suggested that 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was receiving unjust media coverage. ...
05:32 2019-06-28

Labour Party slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into fourth place....
14:32 2019-07-04

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the president has given permission do you see kids put in cag...
00:32 2019-06-28

US Army soldier allegedly named Beto O'Rourke as potential target, discussed bombing major news network An American soldier at Fort Riley in Kansas has been arrested after allegedly discussing an attack on a major U.S. news network, sharing instructions on building a bomb and targeting Beto O'Rourke, authorities announced Monday....
07:16 2019-09-24

US migrant crisis: Trump stands firm on border stance hours after harrowing picture of dead father and daughter emerges Donald Trump reiterated his support for strict border control today, as the country was shamed by a picture of a father and daughter who drowned trying to reach the US....
21:32 2019-06-27

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 executive of a DC-based fitness chain, told the New York Times last week in a piece about a group of SoulCy...
03:48 2019-08-14

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 understanding....
07:32 2019-05-31

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 dissenting view. The proposed extension, he said, resembled “a monstrous carbuncle on the face of a muc...
07:00 2019-05-24

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....
08:48 2019-08-06

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 China....
06:48 2019-05-24

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 wife Elena were executed by firing squad on Christmas Day in 1989. The president’s death brought hopes...
13:32 2019-09-04

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, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
20:32 2019-05-21

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 Wednesday....
06:48 2019-07-24

Here’s Why Romanian Politics Are 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 wife Elena were executed by firing squad on Christmas Day in 1989. The president’s death brought hopes...
04:16 2019-10-11

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 Republicans are shuddering....
14:00 2019-09-04

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'll face this holiday weekend...
16:48 2019-05-25

Why I can still be best friends with someone whose politics I despise We’ve always disagreed politically, but is a homogenous viewpoint really an informed opinion?This week, chat-show host Ellen DeGeneres received criticism for her friendship with former President George W Bush. A liberal who enjoys spending time with ...
09:48 2019-10-12

Cowboys take hardline stance on Ezekiel Elliott, others: 'Damn sure not going to be a market-setter' Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper are all seeking contract extensions, but Stephen Jones says the Cowboys won't be setting the market.       ...
03:16 2019-08-01

Democrats began sorting the wheat from the chaff. Beto was chaff | Moira Donegan The first debate was won on substance, not theatrics - with surprisingly few references to Trump or BidenThere were passionate diatribes against economic inequality, dire warnings about the climate emergency, and shockingly few references, direct or ...
20:32 2019-06-27

Beto O'Rourke rolls out women's equality plan with workplace protections for pregnant women and parents Beto O'Rourke unveiled Wednesday a plan aimed at guaranteeing women's equality in the workplace, featuring proposals that would mandate equal pay, require accommodations for pregnant women and reduce child care costs....
05:48 2019-10-10

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 hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Mich...
11:48 2019-05-28

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, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors ar...
15:00 2019-05-21

How to Disagree on Politics Without Ending a Friendship In a story for the New York Times, one woman said she threatened to end her 11-year marriage with her husband on the night of Trump’s election. “The next morning, with tears in my eyes, I told Nisim we were going to have to get divorced because I cou...
19:48 2019-09-18

The former professor out to remake Tunisian politics A retired law professor with an awkward public manner, little money, no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to be Tunisia's new president....
22:32 2019-10-13

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 more convinced that the only celebrity we need right now is the Bronx rapper Cardi B, who represents mo...
07:48 2019-08-02

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 treatment....
08:48 2019-08-30

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 Trump?...
13:48 2019-06-10

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 politics....
00:16 2019-08-01

Economic divide in the US is becoming as stark as its politics Republicans and Democrats have long since separated themselves by ideology, leaving each more conservative or liberal than ever. A new data analysis by the Brookings Institution documents just how fast their economic fortunes have diverged as well....
00:16 2019-09-20

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 the crew as criminals....
13:32 2019-07-23

Israeli politics deadlocked after second election: What now? After failing to secure a clear election victory for the second time this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must likely wait weeks to learn if he can stay in office, or whether he must step aside....
20:16 2019-09-18

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 condemning him....
07:16 2019-06-14

Only Rihanna Is Allowed to Talk About Politics From Now On Rihanna has never shied away from getting political, and her latest interview for the cover story in Vogue was a prime example of her willingness to speak truth to power (even though her interviewer was disturbingly underprepared)....
10:48 2019-10-10

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 president on food policy....
20:48 2019-06-04

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....
08:32 2019-07-22

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 pollsters....
08:48 2019-06-17

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 immigrants across the border stopped....
07:48 2019-05-31

Downing Street insists EU 'rethinks' Brexit stance as Brussels officials claim UK focused on no-deal Downing Street has said the EU must change its Brexit stance if a deal is to be secured after Brussels officials reportedly suggested Britain is focused on no-deal....
18:32 2019-08-06

Saudi oil attacks: Weapons 'came from Iran' The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russia has said that military retaliation would be "unacceptable."...
20:16 2019-09-16

The 6 strangest super weapons of the Cold War AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev During the Cold War, both sides raced to design and build weapons that would give them an edge. Some of those designs were more than a little impractical. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Cold War was...
20:16 2019-10-01

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
23:48 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
23:48 2019-05-22

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
16:01 2019-05-23

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:00 2019-05-22

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
01:32 2019-08-28

Running against Trump can be good politics in Canada Polls show President Trump is deeply unpopular among Canadians. But spending too much time criticizing him could backfire as cheap politicking at the expense of more substantive campaigning. And the eventual winner will have to work with him....
01:32 2019-09-19

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 demands....
07:32 2019-06-11

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 real keys to the economic future....
13:32 2019-08-23

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 unable to form a new governing coalition and a second election was set for later this year. Saying the po...
03:00 2019-06-03

'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 described what he thought would be the ultimate video game....
04:48 2019-08-15

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, financial literacy should strive to be one of the few areas of agreement within the political spectrum...
14:48 2019-08-28

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 turned negative for the first time since 2013. China’s industrial output is growing at its slo...
19:48 2019-08-22

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 with civility as her husband did "for the country's sake."...
03:48 2019-08-22

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 attempt to hold an illegal referendum. The quest for Catalan independence, and how it was quickly quas...
09:48 2019-09-01

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 developers are political creatures, just like everybody else. But if you looked at their games for politi...
01:16 2019-07-20

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 Democrats....
09:16 2019-08-02

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 (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
16:00 2019-05-22

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 political ambitions of her own. Oh, and she hates the word “cougar.” In an unusually intimat...
17:00 2019-06-21

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 internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government h...
10:16 2019-07-20

'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 Politician."...
08:16 2019-08-20

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 Iowa on Aug. 11, a crouching campaign aide carefully walks a few feet ahead, pointing out the cow droppi...
16:48 2019-09-12

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....
08:32 2019-08-28

Never mind the politics, get a Brexit deal done, says UK business Prime Minister Boris Johnson needs to make his priority getting a Brexit deal to protect the economy, rather than wooing voters with a political promises, business groups attending the Conservative Party conference said....
19:48 2019-10-01

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 used AI to create a 'photo' of Katie Jones, a non-existent person used in an attempt to infilt...
04:32 2019-06-16

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 President Trump....
05:16 2019-08-10

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 clemency power that relies more on his personal interest in a case and its odds of galvanizing his politi...
17:16 2019-05-21

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 from taking measures to stimulate the U.S. economy....
05:32 2019-08-28

Firefighting In Amazon Battles Environment, Politics Millions of dollars in aid are being pledged. Hundreds of soldiers are heading into the jungle. The Amazon is burning - and the world has taken notice....
06:48 2019-08-27

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 former chief of staff....
20:32 2019-07-12

California Bans Deepfakes in Porn and Politics California has become the latest state to ban politically motivated deepfakes amidst growing concern about how the technology could be used to interfere with the 2020 election. Read more......
18:48 2019-10-07

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 new front...
14:32 2019-06-28

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 Dominic Cummings' notorious digital tactics making a comeback?...
14:48 2019-09-03

Dick’s has destroyed $5 million worth of weapons, its CEO says (CNN) Dick’s Sporting Goods has destroyed more than $5 million worth of assault rifles. That’s according to CEO Ed Stack, who made the announcement in an interview with CBS News. He said the company turned the weapons into scrap metal. “If you have ...
19:32 2019-10-08

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
14:00 2019-05-29

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
06:48 2019-05-23

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
02:16 2019-07-15

Putin Says Weapons Test Was Behind Deadly Blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said a deadly explosion in northern Russia earlier this month occurred during the test of a promising weapons system and cast the Russian personnel who perished as national heroes....
13:48 2019-08-22

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals...
02:32 2019-08-20

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
23:16 2019-08-13

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improvin...
20:48 2019-08-16

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
18:16 2019-07-31

Wisconsin man says he illegally shipped weapons to Australia MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to illegally shipping guns to an Australian weapons dealer using a crate with a secret compartment to fool customs officials. The Journal Sentinel reports that Andy Huebschmann, of New Holstein, adm...
21:32 2019-06-30

SVPD arrests two on narcotic, weapons charges SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Two people were arrested on narcotic and weapons charges, according to Sierra Vista Police Department. Nathaniel Ranier/ Courtesy: Sierra Vista Plice Department The arrests of Nathaniel Ranier, 39, and Danielle Gentry, 40, come ...
18:32 2019-09-05

Surprise: Most Americans Think We Shouldn't Be Selling Weapons To Anyone Seventy percent Americans think showering the rest of the world with tanks, ships, planes, radar and munitions makes the U.S. less safe, according to a new survey, a bipartisan consensus on a policy that both Republican and Democratic administrations...
22:32 2019-09-13

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
19:48 2019-07-13

Air Force arms B1-B bomber with hypersonic weapons The Air Force arming its classic B-1B bomber with long-range, lethal hypersonic weapons able to move at 5-times the speed of sound, skip along the boundaries of the earth’s atmosphere and descend upon targets at lightning speed -- before an enemy mig...
04:00 2019-10-02

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
22:16 2019-09-16

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
00:16 2019-07-10

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hi...
05:16 2019-08-08

U.S. Concludes Syria Used Chemical Weapons in May Attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped short of threatening a military response against President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the chlorine-loaded rocket attack....
02:48 2019-09-27

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
03:00 2019-07-12

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over weapons tests North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon to extend a streak of weapons demonstrations seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear talks and their joint military exercise...
01:48 2019-08-17

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
20:00 2019-06-19

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
10:16 2019-07-13

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 national carrier. Many have speculated that Luxon has political ambitions. In a statement Wednesday, Luxon s...
09:32 2019-06-19

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....
18:32 2019-06-21

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" and "terror"....
05:16 2019-09-09

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 held for "pure political reasons and money"...
12:48 2019-07-16

| 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 out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
01:16 2019-05-22

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 in the European Parliament. Barley’s Social Democratic party, Merkel’s junior-coalition p...
16:16 2019-06-19

Cindy McCain: John would be ‘very disappointed’ by politics today Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Republican Sen. John McCain, appeared to give a nod to the Democratic presidential candidates seeking to limit President Trump to one term as she decried the current state of politics. ​McCain, appearing on CNN on S...
21:48 2019-08-25

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 government....
03:16 2019-08-24

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 speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
18:16 2019-07-17

"Not Ready For Politics Right Now. Decline 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 right now, he says....
11:48 2019-05-26

"Voters Have Rejected Negative Politics": Yogi Adityanath As the BJP marched towards a grand victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said alert voters have rejected the "opportunistic and casteist" politics of......
17:16 2019-05-23

Ukraine Leader Thrust Into U.S. Politics Following Trump Call Ukraine’s new leader, a former comedian who never held office before, is now in the middle of a partisan battle in the U.S., one of his country’s most important backers....
17:32 2019-09-24

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 little sway over the matter....
17:00 2019-08-29

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 forums, in an email to employees Thursday night....
01:00 2019-08-28

N-word and gender politics: How German translators deal with them Can a German version of a book be more politically correct than the original? For International Translation Day on September 30, here are some of the challenges faced by translators updating classics of literature....
15:00 2019-09-30

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 battery acid at "unpleasant characters"....
15:00 2019-06-16

'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 Dupont Circle, amid the buzz of Washington’s political talk, Sidney Blumenthal is discussing John Brown’s ...
15:16 2019-09-08

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks 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 real keys to the economic future....
01:16 2019-08-23

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 profits....
08:16 2019-08-12

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 will improve her life as a single mother....
12:32 2019-06-20

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....
06:48 2019-07-19

401(k) investors shouldn't let fear or politics keep them out of the stock market It is always wise to tune out the noise as fear and even politics can keep investors from missing out on the best days of the stock market.       ...
00:32 2019-09-26

Ex-leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party to withdraw from politics Heinz-Christian Strache has announced that he is withdrawing from politics after his party's heavy election loss on Sunday. The "Ibiza" scandal forced the former vice chancellor from his position earlier this year....
05:32 2019-10-02

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 month gives every indication that it’s a lost cause....
01:00 2019-09-06

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, as well as the views held by Red Bull’s CEO, raise questions....
14:48 2019-08-30

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 collaborationAt 11am last Tuesday a group of senior Tory MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit gathered outside...
15:16 2019-09-08

'Russians have special status': politics and mining mix in Guinea Activist alleges Russian mining companies are given advantages in country that gets third of its revenues from extractive sectorWhen Alpha Condé started hinting he wanted to change Guinea’s constitution to allow himself a third term as president, he ...
06:48 2019-08-27

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 Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena...
16:48 2019-06-21

Dan Le Batard rips ESPN’s no-politics policy but stays on the air ESPN spent Friday telling employees that its no-politics policy is still in place even after Dan Le Batard violated it and remained on the air without any known discipline. ESPN officials were spreading the word through the media Friday that nothing ...
22:16 2019-07-19

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 helm, but populist politics roiling the Italian art world could end the period...
20:16 2019-08-13

Change UK, a party formed to shake up UK politics, splits LONDON (AP) — A pro-European Union political party formed to shake up U.K. politics has split, four months after it was founded. Change UK says it now has five lawmakers, down from 11. The six departures include the party’s leader, Heidi Allen....
20:16 2019-06-04

[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, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
11:48 2019-07-22

Ukraine wants to stay out of U.S. domestic politics: presidential official Ukraine wants to stay out of a domestic political battle in Washington and any attempt by either side to take advantage of Ukraine would damage relations, a top official in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's administration told Reuters....
18:48 2019-09-23

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 attracted controversy after waxing nostalgic about working alongside segregationists in the Senate. After Cor...
02:32 2019-06-24

"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 in Ludhiana on Saturday....
14:32 2019-06-22

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's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
17:00 2019-05-21

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 737 Max plane to fly again....
02:00 2019-06-24

China says US ‘power politics’ undermines global stability China accused the U.S. of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” in the Chinese Defense Ministry’s first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power...
10:16 2019-07-24

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 presence of glittering royals and heads of state at Portsmouth’s D-Day commemoration on Wednesday tu...
00:48 2019-06-06

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 Oprah wants her to be a future US presidentWhen Yara Shahidi was a little girl, she ran out of histor...
16:32 2019-08-05

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 conditions in France caused it to withdraw its offer to merge with French automaker Renault. The company ...
03:32 2019-06-06

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 Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock in Italy....
14:16 2019-08-16

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's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
18:16 2019-05-21

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 friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel Messi again — this time in the quarterfinals of the...
02:16 2019-06-28

Lewandowski calls Trump probes 'petty' politics Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is charging that House Democrats are "going down rabbit holes" and "focusing on petty and personal politics" as he is testifying at what the committee is calling its first impeachment hearing. (Sept. 17...
01:00 2019-09-18

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 Indeed.Read More...
10:16 2019-06-05

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 capital of Phnom Penh, a troupe of young performers will take their positions on an open field. The loudspe...
15:00 2019-05-21

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 counsel....
15:16 2019-05-21

Fertitta on Morey tweet: Rockets are politics-free Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta said he felt compelled to respond to Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the protesters in Hong Kong, stressing that the team does not take political positions....
19:32 2019-10-05

"Vendetta Politics" Says Rahul Gandhi After DK Shivakumar's Arrest Congress's Rahul Gandhi today tweeted his support for DK Shivakumar, the party's senior leader in Karnataka who was arrested last evening. The Enforcment Directorate, which made the arrest, accused......
15:32 2019-09-04

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 first familyOn Saturday night, Colby Covington dominated former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler e...
16:00 2019-08-05

| 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 governing party co-founded by his father almost six decades ago....
22:00 2019-07-05

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 three big ‘no’s in Indian cinema are sexuality, religion and politics,” says Anurag Kashyap. “And in Sa...
21:48 2019-08-02

North Korea confirms third weapons test in just over a week North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
02:16 2019-08-03

FAA warning to idiots who add weapons to their drones: Expect a $25,000 fine There is a rite of passage, it seems, for a certain kind of person who acquires a drone. First, buy said drone. Have fun experiencing the novelty of playing with it. After that, see what you can get away with adding to it — which, for some peop...
22:16 2019-08-24

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
06:00 2019-09-11

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a we...
08:16 2019-08-11

German government bans weapons exports to Turkey The German government is halting arms exports to Turkey. Berlin said the ban would apply where there was a suspicion that weapons could be used in its operation against Kurds in northern Syria....
20:32 2019-10-12

Ohio man who posted that AOC 'should be shot' arrested on weapons charges An Ohio man who posted to Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot" was arrested Thursday on weapons charges, federal officials said....
05:32 2019-08-11

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
07:48 2019-08-11