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Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention

Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the secon...

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention

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Former Brazil President Temer surrenders following new arrest warrant Former Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday surrendered himself to the country's federal police, marking the second time he will be jailed on allegations that he participated in a vast corruption scheme for decades....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessmen....
23:26, 05/09/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer back in custody on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessmen...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Christian Michel Says "Being Treated Like A Monkey In A Zoo" A Delhi court on Thursday summoned Tihar Jail authorities after Christian Michel, the alleged middleman arrested in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, accused jail officials of serving him boiled food......
21:13, 05/09/2019

Michel Roux, Whose Vodka Success Was Absolut, Is Dead at 78 With the help of Andy Warhol, Kurt Vonnegut and others, Mr. Roux turned a little-known Swedish brand into the top imported vodka in the United States....
04:52, 05/11/2019

Court ruling moves Temer closer to leaving jail A four-judge panel in Brazil has voted to release former President Michel Temer from detention while he faces an investigation into alleged corruption, the latest development in a series of contradictory rulings...
02:26, 05/15/2019

VVIP Chopper Case: Fresh Summons To Christian Michel's Business Partner A Delhi court Thursday issued fresh summons against David Nigel John Syms, an alleged middleman and business partner of British national Christian Michel, in the Agusta Westland VVIP chopper case....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Andy Warhol's friendship with Jean-Michel Basquiat revealed in 400 unseen photos Book offers ‘voyeuristic glimpse’ into the two artists’ lives with hundreds of Warhol’s images and diary entries A “voyeuristic” glimpse into the world of two of the late 20th century’s greatest artists is to be revealed in a book that finally brings...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says she has requested a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is jailed in Britain. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange “on pr...
11:00, 05/20/2019

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday....
00:13, 05/19/2019

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.        ...
14:39, 05/20/2019

Board reveres clearing of officer in veteran detention GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An appeals board has reversed a decision by western Michigan police to exonerate an officer accused by activists of racial profiling by notifying immigration officials about the arrest of a mentally ill Latino war veteran. ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Guatemalan migrant toddler dies weeks after U.S. detention A 2-1/2-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy who was detained last month at the U.S.-Mexico border but released from U.S. custody with his mother during treatment for an illness has died in hospital, authorities said on Wednesday....
07:26, 05/16/2019

A $37 Million Temporary Fix: U.S. Builds 2 New Migrant Detention Centers Satellite images and government documents provide a first glimpse into new tent facilities at the Southwest border. They are the Trump administration’s latest efforts to deal with the increasing number of families and unaccompanied minors from Centra...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Guatemalan migrant child dies after Mexican detention A 10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl died after being taken to hospital from a Mexico City immigration detention center, Mexican authorities said on Thursday, adding to a growing number of deaths of minors migrating from the Central American country...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated....
16:39, 05/07/2019

90 Cubans escape migration detention in southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ninety Cubans have broken out of the Siglo XXI migrant detention center in southern Mexico, the latest escape of migrants at the overextended facility. The National Migration Institute says the migrants escaped in the very early ho...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Police: Teen sex offenders escape Colorado detention center GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for two teen sex offenders who escaped from a juvenile detention center near Denver, apparently using bedsheets to climb down from a broken window. Police say 19-year-old Javier Madera and his 17-year-old ...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” he had an “overstayed visa.”...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Pamela Anderson’s Assange blanket conceals the truth of his detention The actor’s cloak did the talking when she visited the Wikileaks founder in prison. But slogans should be cautiously deployedI see Pamela Anderson has been making yet another fashion statement. What is it?Joel, by emailWe’re a long way from the red b...
21:00, 05/08/2019

The case of a Saudi prince illustrates a pattern of arbitrary detention Human rights groups say Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman's imprisonment illustrates a pattern that's emerged in Saudi Arabia over the last two years, where individuals are detained if they ask questions about a friend or family member who is under arr...
01:52, 04/29/2019

Swedish Prosecutor Requests Julian Assange's Detention Over Rape Case The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Sweden Requests Detention Order for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish cou...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Asylum seekers from 100 countries in detention face shrinking chance of bond The decision to detain asylum seekers indefinitely as the courts work through a backlog is focused on Central Americans at the U.S.-Mexico border. But those from more than 100 other countries also are being detained....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said....
13:13, 05/20/2019

A US city cut ties with its troubled migrant detention center. That could make things even worse The decision could mean more business – and fewer rules – for the private company behind the Adelanto, California, siteThe immigration detention center in Adelanto, California, is flanked by industrial buildings, power lines, and expansive mountain v...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Thousands of Cuban migrants flee Mexican detention center in record escape The National Immigration Institute said 700 of the Cubans had returned voluntarily, but 600 were still on the loose.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Pe...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my mind." This is Biden's first trip to New Hampshire ...
17:13, 05/16/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed during their rescue....
03:52, 05/12/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to testify before a grand jury. The federal grand jury investigating a sealed case against WikiLeaks wr...
06:13, 05/10/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arraigned Monday in Salem Superior Court on charges ...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Sole Remaining Kim Jong Nam Assassination Suspect Freed A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming from the killing despite criticism that the real......
03:26, 05/03/2019

Snake gets trapped in toy skull, freed by dental tools Looks like this slithery snake hit a snag when it got trapped in a toy skull and had to be freed by a vet using dentist tools.        ...
16:52, 05/10/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police have said....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has been released from a Malaysian prison. Maridam Yacfar told reporters at th...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday and immediately summoned to appear before a new grand jury next week, her lawyers said....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
02:13, 05/08/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison YANGON — Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, witnesses said. The two r...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believed to have been set up....
00:13, 05/08/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an airport....
12:13, 05/03/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. The United Arab Emirates foreign ministry said Friday the four, held captive by armed groups in Lib...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her were dropped....
16:00, 05/03/2019

The Vietnamese Woman in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Case Has Been Freed From Jail The Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother has been released from prison, bringing an inconclusive close to the shocking case of a brazenly public assassination that captured the world’...
10:39, 05/03/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in killing of Kim Jong-un's half brother A Vietnamese woman originally accused of assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in 2017, has been released from jail in Malaysia....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Suspected serial rapist may have been freed from jail early in error Police hunt Joseph McCann as urgent review is launched into his release on licenceAn urgent review has been launched over fears that an “extremely dangerous” rape suspect currently being hunted by police may have been wrongly released from prison. Jo...
03:00, 05/02/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign freed 100 black mothers—and raised an additional $1 million to set even more incarcerated women free....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with...
00:52, 05/11/2019

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine is freed on bail KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine has been freed on bail after spending three nights in a maximum-security prison. The lawmaker whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is charged with disobeying statutory auth...
16:00, 05/02/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which two soldiers died, authorities say....
19:00, 05/10/2019

‘He Went Seeking Life But Found Death.’ How a Guatemalan Teen Fleeing Climate Change Ended Up Dying in a U.S. Detention Center Tránsito Gutiérrez remembers her 16-year-old son telling her in April that there was no sign of rain. He had good reason to think so: the family, which lives in a small, remote subsistence farming community only accessible by a winding ...
21:13, 05/13/2019

Judge: Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with strict supervision until trial, a judge ruled Tuesday....
23:52, 05/08/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about the king walked free on a royal pardon....
18:26, 05/10/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasure: ammunition and artifacts from Fort Gadsden, a site occupied by one of the largest communities of ...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences for fallen French commandos Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers killed in the rescue operation....
17:52, 05/11/2019

As last jailed Kim Jong Nam killing suspect freed, a gripping murder mystery ends with a whimper The second woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been set free, bringing one of the world's highest-profile murder mysteries to an anticlimactic end after two years of twists and turns....
04:13, 05/03/2019

Judith Clark, radical leftist and getaway driver in deadly Brink’s heist, freed from prison Former Weather Underground radical and Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark was freed from prison Friday — nearly four decades after the operation killed two responding police officers and a security guard. A parole board voted last month to r...
08:13, 05/11/2019

American hostage among four freed in western Africa following French special forces raid; two soldiers killed An American is among of group of four hostages who have been freed in Western Africa following a French special forces military operation, the European country’s government announced Friday....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
03:52, 05/08/2019

How Barcelona freed up Lionel Messi to 'play like Cristiano Ronaldo' vs Liverpool Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher heaped praise on Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde for a tactical shift which inspired another Lionel Messi magic show....
01:52, 05/02/2019

President Mutharika: "It’s quite obvious that we’re going to win" On the eve of elections in Malawi, President Peter Mutharika gave DW an exclusive interview. Talking to DW’s correspondent Adrian Kriesch, Mutharika accused the opposition of paying foreigners to rig the elections....
16:39, 05/20/2019

Sangakkara appointed MCC president "Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his one-year post in October."...
20:00, 05/01/2019

The US president's executive privilege: What you need to know For the first time in his presidency, US President Donald Trump invoked executive privilege to block the release of an unredacted version of the Mueller report. DW takes a look at the rarely used legal principle....
10:26, 05/09/2019

Brazil’s president says investigators aim at son to hit him RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president accuses prosecutors of targeting his son in a corruption probe as a way to attack him and his far-right administration. President Jair Bolsonaro told journalists Thursday during a visit to Texas that pro...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are eligible to vote for her replacement....
18:39, 05/12/2019

The NRA's New President Seems Like a Great Person Newly elected National Rifle Association President Carolyn Meadows may only be a few days into her job, but she’s already leapt headfirst into the NRA’s proud tradition of saying very bad things....
03:52, 05/07/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows: He has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. During his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The Brian Lehrer Show,” de Blasio conceded that he cur...
22:13, 05/03/2019

President Trump Pardoned a Murderer Michael Behenna, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, was deployed to Iraq in 2007. A year later, two soldiers, both friends of Behenna, were killed in a roadside explosion. Behenna witnessed the attack. U.S. intelligence officers believed that then-...
20:52, 05/08/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
02:39, 05/10/2019

Ex-Prosecutors: Trump Would’ve Been Charged If Not President WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors say in a new letter that President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice for his acts if he were anyone other than president. The letter was signed by more than 370 ex...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Grasshoppers president says he was blackmailed by own fans "The president of fallen Swiss giants Grasshopper Zurich wants tougher sentences for football hooligans and has said he was \"blackmailed\" by the club\u0027s own fans on Sunday."...
14:39, 05/13/2019

Valverde is the coach we want, says Barcelona president "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says coach Ernesto Valverde remains the right man to lead the club next season despite overseeing successive calamitous Champions League exits."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
04:39, 05/09/2019

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine’s next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday morning. Zelenskiy ditch...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Lithuanians choose a president to take over from ‘Iron Lady’ VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Voters are going to the polls in Lithuania to elect a president to succeed Dalia Grybauskaite, who has completed her maximum two terms in office. Nine candidates are taking part in Sunday’s vote, which could require a ...
16:39, 05/12/2019

President Trump’s Rose Garden Strategy Mr. Trump has embraced the Rose Garden as a setting for public events — a literal interpretation of a time-tested strategy for incumbents seeking re-election....
11:26, 05/19/2019

Former US President Jimmy Carter Out Of Hospital After Hip Surgery Former US president Jimmy Carter, who underwent surgery this week after breaking his hip in a fall, was released from hospital on Thursday, the Carter Center said....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Indonesia president says may reshuffle cabinet before second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering reshuffling his cabinet before he is sworn in for a second five-year term in October, according to comments he made in an interview with the Tempo newspaper published on Monday....
09:50, 04/29/2019

Sylvinho to become Lyon coach - club president "Olympique Lyonnais have agreed a deal to appoint Brazilian Sylvinho as their next head coach to succeed Bruno Genesio, the Ligue 1 club\u0027s president said on Saturday."...
11:00, 05/19/2019

AP Interview: Sri Lankan president says country now safe Sri Lanka's president says "99%" of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized....
16:39, 05/07/2019

The Latest: New Ukrainian president disbands parliament KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 11 a.m. Ukrainian television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as president and immediately disbanded the Ukrainian parliament. Disbanding the Supreme Rada was one of h...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Austrian president to issue statement at 1835 GMT Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, who has the power to appoint ministers and dissolve the government, will issue a statement at 8:35 p.m. (1835 GMT) after Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache quit on Saturday, news agency APA reported....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Trump hits back over '$1bn losses' before he was president President Trump has called a report on his tax returns a "highly inaccurate Fake News hit job" after the New York Times claimed he lost more than $1bn over a 10-year period....
22:52, 05/08/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
10:26, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump would have been charged if not US president, says ex-prosecutors Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed a letter saying Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice if he was not president....
01:52, 05/07/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Davidson leaves Jackets to become president of Rangers John Davidson was named president of the New York Rangers on Friday, shortly after he resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets....
01:13, 05/18/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Brother of Algeria’s ex-president reported detained ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official in Algeria says the influential brother of the country’s former longtime president has been detained for questioning. The official on Saturday confirmed Algerian media reports saying Said Bouteflika w...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Oliver North won't serve second year as NRA president National Rifle Association President Oliver North has lost his nomination for a second year as NRA president after the CEO alleged he tried to extort him....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Pendarovski sworn in as new North Macedonia president SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Stevo Pendarovski has been sworn in as the new president of North Macedonia, promising he will serve all citizens in a deeply divided society and will lobby European Union leaders to approve the start of his countryR...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Is America Ready for a Gay President? ‘You’re Going to See the Wall Crumble’ Raymond Buckley, the chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, talks about Pete Buttigieg and what it means to be gay and married and running for president in 2019....
11:26, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:26, 04/30/2019

Soccer: Grasshoppers president says he was blackmailed by own fans The president of fallen Swiss giants Grasshopper Zurich wants tougher sentences for football hooligans and has said he was "blackmailed" by the club's own fans on Sunday....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its actions against Tehran. Several top Iranian aides and lawmakers predicted Sunday that the current tensions...
19:26, 05/12/2019

Ukraine's next president is already getting tough with Vladimir Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Iran to Keep Exporting Crude Oil Despite US Pressure: President Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the nation's crude oil shipments to zero, Iran President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on Iranian state TV on......
11:39, 04/30/2019

Doping: WADA close to deciding on new president The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) could have chosen a new president by Tuesday with Poland's Witold Banka, a former middle distance runner, and Marcos Diaz, a Hall of Fame swimmer from the Dominican Republic, competing to lead the troubled body....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Los Angeles has renamed a street after former President Obama The City of Los Angeles has renamed a nearly 4-mile stretch of road from "Rodeo Road" to "Obama Boulevard," in honor of the country's first African-American president....
02:52, 05/06/2019

Ex-prosecutors: Trump would have been charged if he wasn’t president Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed a statement that contends evidence of obstruction of justice in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report would have resulted in charges against President Trump if he wasn’t in the White Hou...
20:52, 05/06/2019

President calls China tariff war 'a little squabble' President Trump told reporters that he has a "very good dialogue" going with China and touted his "extraordinary" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Buttigieg outlines his first day as president on The Daily Show Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appeared on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” Monday and discussed his campaign including what he would do on his his first day as president if he won the general election in 2020....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Armenian ex-president's case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court....
23:39, 05/20/2019

NYC Mayor De Blasio Is Seeking Democratic Nod For President NEW YORK CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is running for president. The Democrat announced his bid with a video released by his campaign early Thursday morning. In announcing his candidacy, de Blasio is seeking to claim a role o...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Comey: Trump would be charged with obstruction if he was not president Former FBI Director James Comey said President Trump would've been charged with obstruction if he wasn't president, during a CNN town hall broadcast.        ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday presented the official results of the April 21 vot...
20:39, 04/30/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and large swathes of the Midwest and the Southeast, all of which have been torn apart by fires, floods, torn...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Top Aide To Senate President Selected As New LRC Director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky legislative leaders have selected a top staff member in the Senate president’s office to become the next director of the Legislative Research Commission. Jay D. Hartz replaces David Byerman, whose contract was not...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as well as the main opposition party....
15:00, 05/19/2019

Macedonia’s president-elect to focus on EU accession drive SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country’s accession talks in June...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Prosecutor requests 20 years in jail for ex-Peru president LIMA, Peru (AP) — Prosecutors in Peru are asking a judge to sentence former President Ollanta Humala to 20 years behind bars for his alleged role in Latin America’s biggest graft scandal. Prosecutor German Juarez told a judge Tuesday that evide...
22:13, 05/07/2019

The Latest: South Africa’s president votes in election JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 12:25 p.m. South Africa’s president has voted in the national election. President Cyril Ramaphosa tells reporters that he is “truly humbled” by the ...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Trump's lawyers: does serving the president mean undermining justice? Senior attorneys in the executive branch were once seen as guard rails on the president but now seem to be enabling his most constitutionally dubious actionsNot everyone thinks Donald Trump poses a direct and obvious threat to the rule of law. When h...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Macedonia's president-elect to focus on EU accession drive North Macedonia's president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June....
17:13, 05/06/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president, only two campaigns have so far laid out deadlines for transforming Ame...
08:39, 05/08/2019

Trump Would Have Been Charged With Obstruction If He Weren’t President, 370 Former Prosecutors Say (WASHINGTON) — Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors say in a new letter that President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice for his acts if he were anyone other than president. The letter was signed by more than 370...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
15:26, 05/20/2019

TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Ukrainian president disbands parliament minutes after inauguration KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country’s parliament Monday minutes after he was sworn in as president. Zelenskiy, who won 73% of the vote last month in his l...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
11:13, 05/20/2019

Tiger Woods gets Medal of Freedom from President Trump Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Hundreds of ex-prosecutors claim Trump would have been indicted if not president Hundreds of former federal prosecutors have attached their names to a statement saying they believe President Trump would have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe for obstruction of justice if he weren't president....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Opinion: A desperate move by Iranian President Rouhani Iran's move to partially withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal not only jeopardizes the landmark international agreement, but also puts an end to the era of "moderation, diplomacy and hope" in Iran, says Jamshid Barzegar....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Man disturbs memorial observance for Poland's late president A man has disturbed the monthly observances in memory of Poland's late President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others who were killed in a 2010 plane crash, climbing the memorial to the victims and shouting at Poland's top politician....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-President Jimmy Carter home from hospital after breaking hip Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital on Thursday and will recuperate at home after falling and breaking his hip earlier this week while preparing to leave on a turkey-hunting trip, the Carter Center said....
19:13, 05/16/2019

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Nigeria says ex-president and his oil minister took bribes: court filing The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago, a London court filing shows....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Democrat Andrew Yang wants to be president - and give you $1,000 a month Andrew Yang is ready for his closeup next month at the first Democratic presidential debate, when he knows most Americans will have one question: "Who is the Asian man standing next to Joe Biden?"...
00:26, 05/16/2019

Kosovo report blames president for Turks' deportation A parliamentary investigative commission in Kosovo has blamed the president for ordering the deportation of five Turkish teachers and a Turkish doctor last year....
17:26, 05/15/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago....
17:52, 05/13/2019

President Macri’s bid for consensus talks gets lukewarm response I n the course of last week the government broadened its appeal for dialogue over its 10 points of governability to not only the entire political spectrum, including Kirchnerismo, but also the Church and the CGT umbrella union grouping....
18:52, 05/11/2019

Ukraine's president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine's would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide — but would also face a fine....
17:52, 05/13/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to President Daniel Ortega’s government...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Former US President Jimmy Carter Undergoes Surgery After Fall Former US President Jimmy Carter broke his hip in a fall on Monday while leaving his house to go turkey hunting, but was recovering after surgery, the Carter Center said....
11:52, 05/14/2019

Doping: Poland's Banka poised to become new WADA president Poland's Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Banka is set to become the next president of the troubled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after a vote on Tuesday left him as the only remaining candidate....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Estonia’s president plays down criticism over Putin meeting Kersti Kaljulaid’s Moscow visit has provoked flurry of criticism from the other Baltic statesEstonia’s president, Kersti Kaljulaid, has brushed off criticism of her recent visit to Moscow to meet Vladimir Putin, the first meeting between the Russian ...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch A book launch in Buenos Aires became Argentina's hot ticket of the week, drawing raucous crowds on Thursday night to hear ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and fanning speculation about her plans to run in national elections later this year...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Beto's college girlfriend opens up about watching him run for president The world got a deeper look at former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, on Wednesday when his ex-girlfriend Sasha Watson detailed their college relationship and her correspondence leading up to his 2020 announcement....
23:26, 05/08/2019

Trevor Noah says Trump is the first president to ‘actually deliver’ on promises "Ironically, it's funny that Donald Trump would be the first presidential candidate to actually deliver. Hate him or love him, he's doing the things he said he was going to do," the "Daily Show" host told Jimmy Kimmell....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Austrian president, Kurz due to speak after far-right leader quits Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over "catastrophic" video footage of him that threatens to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Armenian court releases ex-president as trial continues YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has freed the country’s former president from jail as his trial continues on charges connected to a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago. The decision Saturday to release Robert Koch...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Mexican president says Pemex will oversee construction of new refinery The construction of Mexico's new refinery will be overseen by state oil firm Pemex after the government declared the tender void, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Report: Wizards make offer to Nuggets' president The Washington Wizards have offered their top front-office job to Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly, according to a report from The Athletic on Friday....
01:13, 05/18/2019

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic.Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going ...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Egypt’s president pardons 560, including prominent columnist CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist who had criticized the establishment. The pardons, announced in the official gazette on Thursday, coincide with the Muslim holy month o...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Ukraine’s coalition collapses in blow to president-elect KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country’s president-elect’s plans to hold early elections. The speaker in the Supreme Rada said Friday that he has rece...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Austrian president eyes September as best time for new vote FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Austria’s president says the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after a covert video scandal shook up the country’s politics. President Alexander Van der Bellen spoke Sun...
13:52, 05/19/2019

Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he thought it was great that a gay married man was running for office. “I think it’s absolutely fine, I do. I ...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore economic rights....
01:39, 05/15/2019

President Trump and Melania host couples dinner Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and First Lady Akie Abe arrive at the White House where President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will host a couple's dinner Friday in the White House residence. (April 26)     &...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting police chief, the latest change in personnel after Easter Sunday suicide bombings....
09:50, 04/29/2019

Trump and Japan PM Abe to play golf at president's course US President Donald Trump took visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a game of golf on Saturday. The two leaders departed the White House for Trump's National Golf Club in Sterling in northern Virginia. (April 27)    &#...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against his being honored as the person of the year by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka bombers had clear links to ISIS, President says Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan intelligence services....
17:26, 04/29/2019

Islamic State may have 'new plan', Sri Lanka's president warns A foreign mastermind may have been behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the president said on Wednesday, as he told Islamic State to leave his country alone....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Acting Michigan State president falls ill at commencement The acting president of Michigan State University Satish Udpa suffered what officials are calling a "health incident" during commencement ceremonies in East Lansing....
17:13, 05/04/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the presid...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Analyst: Barr sounds like the president's lawyer University of Chicago professor William Howell says Attorney General William Barr's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee was impressive for its calm, but corroded public perceptions of independence. (May 2)     ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Former U.S. deputy attorney general: If Trump was not president, he would be indicted Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Emirates president confident Boeing will resolve issues with 737 MAX Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said on Monday he believes Boeing Co will resolve issues with its 737 MAX aircraft, saying the U.S. company has an outstanding track record....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Mexico president kicks off new capital airport project Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday symbolically launched work on a new airport for Mexico City to replace the nearly half-built $13 billion project he cancelled upon taking office....
21:39, 04/29/2019

N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt status....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Brother of Iran's President Rouhani sentenced for graft Hossein Fereidoun, brother and close aide of Iran's president, has been sentenced on unspecified corruption charges, according to IRNA. The president's supporters believe the case is politically motivated....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Taiwanese president-hopeful Terry Gou meets Trump Taiwanese businessman and presidential hopeful Terry Gou has met with US businessman and current President Donald Trump, and received this advice: Being president is a tough job....
04:13, 05/03/2019

Indonesian president to move ahead with relocating capital Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Monday that he will move ahead with plans to relocate the country's capital out of crowded Jakarta and off Java island....
23:26, 04/29/2019

The Big Wet President Blames Kentucky Derby Result On PC Police Given the fact that Donald Trump could probably name every host of Fox & Friends in chronological order before he could name one Supreme Court justice he didn’t nominate, it should come as no surprise that our doughboy president chose to weigh in...
04:00, 05/06/2019

UN chief raised plight of Uighurs with China's president The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uighurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China during a recent meeting with the country's president, Xi Jinping....
03:00, 04/30/2019

President Trump: China Tariffs Will Jump to 25% This Week (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump turned up the pressure on China on Sunday, threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Trump’s comments, delivered on Twitter, came as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to res...
07:52, 05/06/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Mexico president says state will cover internet gaps, others should 'stand aside' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday the government would bring internet to remote areas of the country and that current concession holders should "stand aside" if they cannot do the job....
01:00, 05/12/2019

President Carter to miss rest of turkey season after breaking hip Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering from surgery after breaking his hip yesterday in Georgia. A statement released by the Carter Center said the 94 year old former President, fell while leaving his home to go turkey hunting. The statement wen...
21:39, 05/14/2019

NRA elects new president Carolyn Meadows, reaffirms Wayne LaPierre as CEO The National Rifle Association has elected a new president and voted to retain CEO Wayne LaPierre only days after former leader Oliver North was effectively removed from the organization....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Lithuania vote to succeed 'Iron Lady' president goes to runoff A former finance minister and an economist have defeated Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, who has said he will resign. The popular President Dalia Grybauskaite has reached the end of Lithuania's term limits....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Georgia's Ex-President Swaps Politics For Life Of An Airbnb Landlord Former presidents often take to the lucrative global lecture circuit, join the boards of major corporations, or set up their own foundations. Georgia's low key ex-president has taken a different path:......
11:52, 05/14/2019

Trump to meet with Chinese president, says deal was 95% done before talks broke down President Trump said Monday that he'll hold face-to-face talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan in late June. The meeting comes despite a ratcheting up of tariffs by both sides following a near-breakdown in trade talks la...
01:26, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Lithuania heads to runoff vote to pick president VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The latest on the presidential election in Lithuania (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Voting results from Lithuania’s presidential election indicate a prominent economist and a former finance minister will advance to a run...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Giants president says lefty Holland’s injury wasn’t ‘fake’ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month was legitimate and praised the veteran’s competitive spirit, a day after ...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Ex-president Jimmy Carter breaks hip ahead of turkey hunt Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter fell and broke his hip on Monday as he was preparing to leave his home in Georgia for a turkey-hunting trip, and has undergone surgery to repair the injury, a representative said....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Federal judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the child endangerment conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, one day before he was to enter a county jail to begin serving his sentence....
12:52, 05/01/2019

"Leave My Country Alone": Lankan President's Message To ISIS After Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said a foreign mastermind may have planned the Easter Sunday bombings, claimed by Islamic State, telling the terrorist group to "leave my country alone"....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Celtics President Danny Ainge has mild heart attack BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge has had a mild heart attack and is expected to make a full recovery. The team said in a statement Thursday the 60-year-old executive received immediate medical attention Tuesday night in Milwaukee, w...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's decree relaxing gun laws that experts say is......
22:13, 05/09/2019

President Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan for Secretary of Defense (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, has been leading the Pentagon as acting secretary since Jan. 1, a highly unusua...
22:39, 05/09/2019

FBI Sent Undercover Investigator To Meet President Donald Trump's Advisor The FBI sent an undercover investigator to meet with an advisor to Donald Trump's presidential campaign to try to determine if it was working with Russia, The New York Times reported Thursday....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Taiwanese Game With Art Insulting China's President That Was Pulled In February Is Still MIA Back in February, the makers of the P.T.-inspired Steam horror game Devotion experienced a haunted house horror story of their own. The game came out, and at first, everything seemed to be going all right—great, even. Reviews were unanimously positiv...
03:00, 05/10/2019

U. of Arizona president defends men's basketball coach Sean Miller University of Arizona President Robert Robbins gave head men's basketball coach Sean Miller a vote of confidence as an FBI investigation into college basketball lingers over the program....
22:13, 05/09/2019

Trump ghostwriters slam president after report exposes losses Two prominent ghostwriters of Donald Trump books blasted the president in recent days in the wake of the latest reports that his businesses lost $1.1 billion in the decade between 1985 and 1994. Tony Schwartz, who co-authored the 1987 book “The Art o...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Celtics president Danny Ainge has heart attack in Milwaukee Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainger suffered a heart attack this week in Milwaukee. He is expected to make a full recovery....
07:00, 05/03/2019

Comey says Mueller's evidence enough to charge Trump if he weren't president The former FBI director says there were at least two incidents that prove criminal intent on the president’s part to obstruct justiceJames Comey, the former director of the FBI, has said that the Mueller report contains sufficient evidence that Donal...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Comedian And Ukraine President Takes Office, Dissolves Parliament Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties....
12:00, 05/20/2019

China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate Taiwan, president Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
09:13, 05/10/2019

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO ...
01:39, 05/03/2019

The President of South Africa on Finding That ‘Mandela Magic’ to Fix the Country On April 15, TIME met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at his official residence, three weeks before the May 8 election. A longtime antiapartheid activist and high-ranking official of the ANC, the 66-year-old became Deputy President in 2014 and South A...
17:39, 05/02/2019

EU Council President Tusk: 20-30% chance Brexit doesn't happen EU Council President Donald Tusk says he will never give up hope that the UK will reverse its exit course. He said that Brexit has triggered a pro-Europe movement across Britain....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Burkina Faso president wishes ex-hostages safe return PARIS (AP) — Burkina Faso’s president has received three liberated hostages in the presidential palace in the capital, Ouagadougou, to wish them well as they fly to Paris. Roch Kabore tweeted Saturday he wishes the two French tourists and one S...
15:39, 05/11/2019

Philippine President Flicks Off Cockroach, Jokes It's Opposition's. Watch Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night....
13:39, 05/09/2019

President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is dire...
03:39, 04/30/2019

President Putin Floats "Common Citizenship" For Russians, Ukrainians Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Ukrainians and Russians were "one people" and would benefit from common citizenship, after he angered Kiev by offering to fast-track Russian passports......
03:26, 04/30/2019

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after a video sting brought down the leader of the far-right junior partners in the ruling coalition....
13:26, 05/19/2019

Mead to replace Idelson as Hall of Fame president on June 24 Longtime Los Angeles Angels media relations director Tim Mead will take over from Jeff Idelson as president of baseball's Hall of Fame on June 24, about a month ahead of schedule        ...
22:39, 05/20/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular......
21:39, 05/19/2019

Trump calls Amash ‘loser’ after GOP rep said president’s conduct was ‘impeachable’ _____ President Donald Trump branded Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., a “loser” on Sunday after he became the first GOP member of Congress to publicly assert the president engaged in “impeachable conduct.” “Never a fan of @ju...
05:39, 05/20/2019

Ex-Maldives President Congratulates PM Modi As Exit Polls Predict BJP Win With most of the exit polls predicting a majority for the NDA, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hoping that the island nation would continue to......
07:39, 05/20/2019

Peru ex-president Kuczynski ordered into pre-trial house arrest Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is to spend three years under house arrest while corruption charges are prepared against him for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, the government said on Saturday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

China's president aims to expand Belt and Road project China's President Xi Jinping urged more countries Saturday to support his country's Belt and Road project in his remarks at the second forum on the initiative....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Robert Mueller, The Invisible Prosecutor Who Investigated President Trump As a prosecutor, Robert Mueller took on violent Hells Angels, mob bosses and foreign spies. At the end of his career, he was tasked with hunting the biggest target of all: the president of the United......
14:53, 04/28/2019

Comedian Inaugurated as Ukraine’s New President Immediately Disbands Parliament (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country’s new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country’s east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded parliament, w...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Roe v. Wade ‘Could Well Be Overturned’ With Kavanaugh on the Court, Planned Parenthood President Says Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Leana Wen said Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, “could well be overturned” with the addition of Brett Kavanaugh to the nation’s highest court. “I’m a ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" prison later this year....
14:49, 04/28/2019

President Trump Warns Iran Not to Threaten U.S. Or it Will Face its ‘Official End’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it’ll face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnigh...
15:26, 05/20/2019

Here’s What President Trump Told the Children of White House Reporters President Donald Trump spent some time chatting with kids who were at the White House for “Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day” on Thursday — and used the opportunity to give the media a lot more credit than usual. Children of t...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Mexico president vows justice in slain journalist case President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday that the killings of journalists in Mexico will not go unpunished and he told the son of a slain reporter that he has arranged for him to meet with federal Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero....
08:26, 05/03/2019

Mexican Town Once Welcomed Migrants. Now It Blames Mexico’s President for Them. A relentless series of migrant caravans in recent months has taxed local resources and the patience of residents who are turning their ire on the president....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Austrian president says snap election needed, details open Austrian president Alexander Van der Bellen on Saturday said a snap election was necessary after the leader of the far-right Freedom Party stepped down as vice chancellor....
02:00, 05/19/2019

President Trump to Launch New Legal Immigration Overhaul Push WASHINGTON — After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation’s legal immigration system should ...
02:13, 05/16/2019

Lebanon's president urges 'sacrifice' as budget cuts debated President Michel Aoun urged the Lebanese on Tuesday to end protests and make sacrifices to rescue the country from financial crisis as ministers debate a draft state budget expected to include spending cuts....
02:13, 05/16/2019

Kayleigh McEnany: 'Job-killing Joe' Biden is no match for President Trump National press secretary for President Trump's re-election campaign Kayleigh McEnany argued Monday that former Vice President Joe Biden's history of "killing jobs" doesn't bode well for his presidential bid....
23:26, 04/29/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and...
08:00, 05/16/2019

President Trump Will Provide a Rare Look Into His Finances With His Disclosure Report (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report, whi...
10:52, 05/16/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on Donald Trump. The mayor ann...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Kosovo president sees Washington as key to solve conflict with Serbia The United States is key to settling the ongoing conflict between Kosovo and Serbia, Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said on Monday, pointing to the inability of major European countries to reach a unified position on the issue....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni detained over protest A Ugandan court ordered on Monday the detention of a pop star and lawmaker who wants to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Musaveni at the next election on charges of having organized a demonstration last year against a new tax on social media users....
20:13, 04/29/2019

U.S. President Trump took out new 30-year mortgage in 2018 worth over $5 million U.S. President Donald Trump obtained a new 30-year mortgage in 2018 for a property he owned in West Palm Beach, Florida, according to new financial disclosures made public on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Honduras president’s brother admits knowing drug lords NEW YORK (AP) — Recently unsealed testimony shows that a brother of the Honduran president admitted to U.S. federal agents that he’d accepted presents from violent drug traffickers he’d known for years and once asked Honduran officials ab...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka Police Chief Refusing To Quit Despite President's Request Sri Lanka's incumbent police chief has refused to step down over the Easter Sunday suicide attacks despite President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday naming his successor....
14:00, 04/29/2019

Ashraf Ghani likely to stay on as Afghan president after term ends President Ghani's current term in office is due to end next week — four months ahead of the next presidential elections. His opponents are calling for a caretaker government, but Ghani is refusing to step down....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Davidson resigns as Jackets president, reportedly headed to Rangers John Davidson resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday and is expected to be named to a similar post with the New York Rangers....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Petrobras told to end McLaren F1 deal early by Brazil president Petrobras is seeking to end its partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 team at the request of Brazil's national government, the country's new president has claimed...
15:39, 05/18/2019

Cristina Fernandez surprises Argentina by running for vice president, not top job Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said Saturday she will run as vice president in elections later this year, a surprise move by the firebrand former leader who had been widely expected to be the main challenger to President Mauricio Macri....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
21:39, 05/20/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians will choose between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth...
06:52, 05/05/2019

Brazilian president reveals grand prix will move to Rio for 2020 The Brazilian Grand Prix will move next year to a new purpose-built circuit in Rio de Janeiro that could be named after Ayrton Senna, the country's president has revealed...
03:00, 05/09/2019

President Trump’s Businesses Lost More Than $1 Billion Over Ten Years, According to Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 was “highly inaccurate.” He contended the reported losses were “non monetary,” ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Tiger Woods humbled by President Trump, Medal of Freedom What I'm Hearing: From outside the White House, Golfweek's Adam Woodard details the emotions that went through Tiger Woods as he received his Medal of Freedom from President Trump.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

'Our ticket to Europe': North Macedonia elects pro-western president Stevo Pendarovski wins vote focused on changing country’s name change, consolidating push towards EU and Nato membershipNorth Macedonia’s pro-western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, won a run-off presidential vote after a campaign dominated by division...
18:00, 05/06/2019

ISIS Chose Sri Lanka To Tell World That It Exists: President Sirisena The ISIS terror group chose Sri Lanka to stage a massive attack on Easter Sunday to tell the world that they exist, President Maithripala Sirisena said today, amid reports that the plot was hatched in......
19:00, 05/06/2019

Brazil president says Formula One race to be held in Rio de Janeiro in 2020 Brazilian President Jair bolsonaro told reporters on Wednesday that the Formula One race in Brazil will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 2020 onward, after a new track is built in the city....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Hundreds of Ex-Prosecutors Say Trump Only Ducked Obstruction Charges Because He's President Robert Mueller may not have charged Donald Trump with obstruction of justice, but that hasn’t stopped more than 400 former federal prosecutors from saying what Mueller seemingly wouldn’t: That the only thing saving Trump from “multiple felony charges...
03:52, 05/07/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality The polls opened in Panama on Sunday for a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of bribery scandals and the canal nation's role in hiding the ...
19:26, 05/05/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, Opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not to call the single largest party to form the......
03:26, 05/08/2019

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan isn't about to give it up without a fight....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Ex-Justice officials: Trump would've been indicted if not president after Mueller report More than 400 former Justice Department officials said the Mueller report would have made the case for multiple counts of obstruction against President Trump had he not been protected from indictment by his office....
23:26, 05/06/2019

EU Commission president candidates clash on climate change, migration Germany's Manfred Weber and the Netherlands' Frans Timmermans hope to succeed EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a debate aired on German TV, the two discussed climate change, taxes, terrorism and migration....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Vows a Search of Every Home, as New Violence Erupts Explosions and shootings continued to shake the country, as President Maithripala Sirisena tried to deflect anger at the government’s failure to stop the Easter Sunday bombings....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, after she walked out of the swearing-in ceremony of a Cabinet minister facing allegations of domestic...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Concacaf president Montagliani says Canada abuse claims were treated seriously The former president of Canada Soccer says the women who have come forward with allegations of abuse are ‘courageous as hell’Speaking at length for the first time about abuse allegations within Canada’s elite women’s soccer programs, Concacaf preside...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Melania Trump Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Her ‘Be Best’ Initiative as President Looks On (WASHINGTON) — Melania Trump celebrated Tuesday’s anniversary of her “Be Best” initiative by announcing its expansion and another international trip to promote it. The first lady launched “Be Best,” her first major...
22:26, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Says Country Is Now Safe After Easter Sunday Attacks (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s president says “99%” of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized, and that it is safe for tourists to return to the...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Trump would face obstruction charges if he wasn't president, prosecutors say Hundreds of former prosecutors sign open letter, saying it was clear Trump would have faced charges of obstruction of justice Hundreds of former federal prosecutors – and counting – signed an open letter published on Monday expressing their belief th...
09:13, 05/07/2019

After outrage ensues, Brazil’s far-right president cancels New York trip Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he canceled the trip....
23:13, 05/04/2019

Turkey won't be deterred by U.S. sanctions on missile purchase, vice president says Turkey will follow through on its agreement to purchase the S-400 missile defense system from Russia despite U.S. opposition, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Sunday....
21:26, 05/05/2019

Lanka President Vows To "Eradicate Terrorism" Before Presidential Polls Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" and restore stability before a presidential election due for year-end, vowing to bring to heel all......
23:52, 05/04/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections next week....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Trump would face felony charges if he wasn’t president, hundreds of former prosecutors say A letter signed by nearly 400 former federal prosecutors outlines the reasons why Trump would face obstruction of justice charges — if he were not protected by his title....
02:52, 05/07/2019

'Trump, the clean-up man': Ingraham says president 'wisely using tariffs' to 'punish China' In her "Ingraham Angle" monologue on Monday, Laura Ingraham said President Trump is effectively the "clean-up man" for past presidents who may have been too wary to take a hard line against China on trade policy....
06:00, 05/14/2019

‘President’ de Blasio slammed by Letitia James, Pod Save America crowd Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid got roundly rejected by state Attorney General Letitia James and a crowd of 3,000 jeering liberals during a podcast taping in his home borough of Brooklyn. When asked to rate her excitement over de Blasio...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert The bipartisan group signed a statement saying that “to look at these facts and say that a prosecutor could not probably sustain a conviction for obstruction of justice . . . runs counter to logic and our experience.”...
02:26, 05/07/2019

Karen Pence said her daughter-in-law is teaching her how to divvy up housework with the vice president AP Photo/Alex Brandon Second Lady Karen Pence opened up about her marriage, as well as her son's, while speaking about being an advocate for military families. Her son, Michael Pence, Jr., married his wife Sarah in December 2016 after meeting while...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. The sketch, which aired Saturday night, took the form of an episode of MSNBC&...
03:13, 05/13/2019

Algerian police arrest brother of former president, two former intelligence chiefs: sources Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika, the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and two former intelligence chiefs, Generals Bachir Athmane Tartag and Mohamed Mediene, security sources said on Saturday....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid traveling to the country, fearing the possibility of violence, according to advocates and industry repre...
20:26, 04/28/2019

President Trump Has Decided Not to Impose New Tariffs on Cars and Auto Parts – for Now (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision t...
15:52, 05/17/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin Falls Face-First On Ice In Viral Video Russian President Vladimir Putin scored eight goals during a friendly ice hockey match on Friday, only to trip and fall face-first into the ice after the match....
12:26, 05/13/2019

Nxivm president kept shrine to accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere Nxivm president and co-founder Nancy Salzman kept a bizarre shrine to Keith Raniere — in her home gym. Photos show three portraits of the accused sex cult leader tacked to the wall of Salzman’s basement, near her treadmill and other exerc...
17:13, 05/17/2019

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder's comments about opponent's death 'against the spirit of our sport,' WBC president says Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday....
19:39, 05/17/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
02:13, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: Wife of Ukraine president-elect got penthouse bargain from tycoon The wife of Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy bought a luxury apartment for less than half the market rate from business tycoon Oleksandr Buryak, according to official income and property records....
09:52, 05/01/2019

‘I Don’t Need It.’ President Trump Pledges Not to Use Stolen Information in 2020 Re-election Campaign (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is pledging not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign. And he’s insisting he didn’t use any in 2016, even though he did. Trump told reporters Monday as...
03:13, 05/14/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesman said on Monday, just days after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
03:26, 05/07/2019

Massa: President Macri should negotiate exit strategy with opposition, including CFK "I want to be president. I believe I have the necessary team of people but I understand that it's not yet time, it's not time to discuss candidacies", says Massa....
15:13, 04/30/2019

Estonia minister calls first female president 'emotionally heated woman' Kersti Kaljulaid criticised by far-right minister for leaving swearing-in ceremony of minister accused of domestic violenceEstonia’s new interior minister has called the country’s first female president, Kersti Kaljulaid, an “emotionally heated woman...
07:39, 05/03/2019

Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded to what was largely seen as a referendum on the controversial leader's first three years in office ...
09:52, 05/15/2019

Lebanon president urges 2019 budget deal as veterans protest Lebanon's president called on Tuesday for approval of the 2019 draft budget by the end of May in order to launch long-stalled economic reforms, though military veterans fearing pension cuts took to the streets....
17:00, 04/30/2019

House Intelligence Panel Seeks Interviews With President Trump’s Lawyers WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee has called four lawyers linked to President Donald Trump and his family for interviews as part of an investigation into whether they tried to obstruct the panel’s inquiry into Russian election...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden Says Trump Abused His Office and Calls for a ‘President Who Works for All Americans’ (PITTSBURGH) — Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of abusing the powers of his office and ignoring everyone but his political base Monday in his first public rally as presidential candidate, arguing in the crucial battleground state of Pe...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Russia Says President Trump Initiated Long Phone Call With Putin President Donald Trump initiated a lengthy call with his Russian counterpart on Friday, in which Vladimir Putin urged sanctions relief for North Korea and warned against interference in Venezuela, the Russian embassy in Washington said. The leaders&...
23:39, 05/04/2019

A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning. ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning....
21:52, 05/04/2019

1st Woman To Land On Moon Will Be American: US Vice President Mike Pence The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday, asserting that the first woman to land on Earth's natural satellite will be an American....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Mexican president orders modest budget cuts to support Pemex Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a series of what appeared to be mostly modest cuts to the government's 2019 budget designed to make room for a smaller tax bill for ailing state-owned oil company Pemex....
20:26, 05/04/2019

Indonesian president plans to move capital city: Planning minister Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to move the capital of Southeast Asia's largest economy away from the crowded main island of Java, the planning minister said on Monday....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Trump Campaign Denounces ‘Dishonest’ Fund-Raising That Uses President’s Name and Picture Several people close to Mr. Trump said the statement was aimed at a group run by David Bossie, one of his earliest political advisers and the deputy campaign manager of his 2016 campaign....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Explainer: Will opposition leader Guaido topple Venezuela's President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon President Nicolas Maduro, a day before planned mass protests aimed at toppling the socialist leader....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-Penn State president Spanier's child endangerment conviction tossed out A federal judge in Pennsylvania threw out former Penn State University president Graham Spanier's conviction on a child endangerment charge Tuesday, the day before Spanier was due to report to prison....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Kenyan president's office denies claims he is 'missing' after China trip The chief spokesperson for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta denied claims Kenyatta was absent at public events after speculation went rife about his whereabouts on social media....
05:13, 05/16/2019

India Backs Nigeria's Tijjani Muhammad-Bande As UNGA's Next President India has expressed support to Nigeria's Ambassador to the UN Tijjani Muhammad-Bande as the next president of the General Assembly and called him to make the body more "action-oriented" to deal with......
16:39, 05/14/2019

President Trump Presents Tiger Woods With the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday. “We are in the presence of a true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new le...
09:52, 05/07/2019

Cyprus president fires police chief over serial killer investigations The president of Cyprus fired the country's police chief on Friday over what he described as a failure to promptly investigate the disappearances of women and girls, after a suspected serial killer's murders were discovered by accident....
16:26, 05/03/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” R...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties....
14:50, 04/28/2019

President Trump Touts His Rollback of Environmental Policies in an Energy State Mr. Trump claimed credit for an energy revolution that he said was largely accomplished by demolishing burdensome regulations and unleashing the potential of the energy industry....
07:13, 05/15/2019

Odebrecht corruption probe: Ex-Peru president Humala and wife indicted Ollanta Humala and Nadine Heredia are accused of having received US$3 million in illegal financing from Odebrecht in the electoral campaign that brought Humala to power....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Brother of Algeria's ex-President Bouteflika placed in custody by military judge: state tv An Algerian military judge has placed the youngest brother of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs in custody, state TV reported, joining a string of businessmen and officials under investigation over corruption ah...
19:26, 05/05/2019

Sen. Cotton reveals details of President Trump’s meeting with GOP senators about immigration Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said on Wednesday that “the president wanted to lay out two broad approaches to immigration reform” during a meeting on Tuesday with a group of 12 Republican senators....
23:26, 05/08/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
17:13, 05/06/2019

Clinton: Barr's argument for the President being able to fire investigators is 'the road to tyranny' Reacting to Attorney General William Barr's testimony on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton said the notion that the President can fire any prosecutor investigating him if he feels the accusations are false is "the road to tyranny."...
17:13, 05/02/2019

Trump calls Rep. Amash a ‘loser’ for saying president engaged in impeachable conduct In morning tweets, Trump lashed out at the Michigan Republican, calling him a “total lightweight” and accusing him of playing “right into our opponents hands.”...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Barcelona president relishes treating Lionel Messi’s genius as normal Josep Maria Bartomeu, the Barcelona president, says the club have got so accustomed to seeing Messi perform extraordinary feats on the pitch that they are no longer surprisedLionel Messi placed the ball and all around the ground they watched, 98,299 ...
05:39, 05/03/2019

How a plot filled with intrigue and betrayal failed to oust Venezuela’s president Opposition leaders said their elation turned to a mad scramble on Tuesday as a plan hatched during weeks of secret meetings with top Maduro loyalists abruptly collapsed....
03:13, 05/04/2019

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix Will Continue at Brand-New Track in Rio, President Announces The contract for the long-troubled and long-threatened Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos in São Paulo expires next year. According to Brazil’s president, those troubles will be left behind for another city—and newly constructed race trac...
15:13, 05/09/2019

Under Pressure From US President Trump, GM In Talks To Sell Idled Ohio Plant Under pressure from President Donald Trump, General Motors Co said on Wednesday it was in talks to sell an idled northeast Ohio plant to a cash-strapped electric truck-building company. The No. 1 U.S.......
15:39, 05/09/2019

Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be interrogated over 'financing terrorism' Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's ousted president, is to be questioned over "money laundering and financing terrorism." The order came as tens of thousands of protesters called on the military to give way to civilian rule....
16:00, 05/03/2019

South Sudan president says formation of unity government should be delayed a year The president of oil-rich South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of a unity government should be delayed by at least a year, despite a May 12 deadline in a September peace agreement that ended the civil war....
01:00, 05/09/2019

A Botched Investigation May Have Allowed a Cyprus Serial Killer to Murder More, President Says (NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The president of Cyprus fired the small island nation’s police chief Friday, saying botched missing person investigations might have allowed a self-confessed serial killer to claim more victims. President Nicos Anastas...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Cyprus president sacks police chief over serial killer investigation Nicos Anastasiades criticises botched inquiries after man admits to seven murdersThe president of Cyprus has fired the country’s police chief, saying botched missing person investigations might have allowed a self-confessed serial killer to claim mor...
21:39, 05/03/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum Security, had moved to the outside of the track, ...
07:52, 05/06/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao told reporters on Thursday....
07:39, 05/03/2019

Alan Garcia, former Peru president, dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head as police were preparing to arrest him on Wednesday morning....
14:49, 04/28/2019

All the president’s judges: how Trump can flip courts at a record-setting pace As the Senate confirms nearly 40 circuit court nominees and counting, the third circuit has already moved rightward – which can change the US for decades Mike Pence’s eyes twinkled with the applause line he was about to deliver. Speaking in Washingto...
10:39, 05/11/2019

California bill: President Trump won't appear on ballot unless he releases tax returns California lawmakers are attempting to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns — a move that could bar President Donald Trump from appearing on the state's primary ballot if he does not make the documents publi...
07:13, 05/04/2019

Malawi's president makes final plea for re-election in tight race Malawi's President Peter Mutharika made a last-ditch bid to win re-election on Saturday as candidates for next week's hotly contested election wrapped up their campaigns at rival rallies across the country....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Sri Lankan president shakes up defense forces, says attack warnings went unheeded Sri Lanka’s president has demanded that the defense secretary and national police chief resign after the Easter Sunday suicide bombings.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

President Ram Nath Kovind, Wife Savita Cast Vote In Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind, exercised their franchise today as Delhi went to polls in the penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha elections....
10:26, 05/12/2019

President Trump's golf scores hacked on USGA website Four scores were posted to Trump’s USGA-administered GHIN handicap system on Friday, a day on which the president did not actually play golf.        ...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Top Romanian lawmaker raps president, prosecutors ahead of referendum, EU poll A senior Romanian lawmaker accused President Klaus Iohannis of seeking to hijack this month's European Parliament elections in the country by calling a referendum on the same day on the ruling coalition's contested judicial plans....
16:26, 05/03/2019

Euro Papers: Real president 'in Paris to seal deal for PSG star' "Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is \"in Paris to negotiate a deal\" for a PSG star, according to reports. Will it trigger a summer of big spending?"...
17:52, 05/18/2019

President Donald Trump Delays Decision On Auto Tariffs For Up To 6 Months President Donald Trump on Friday announced a six-month delay in imposing steep tariffs on auto imports, seeking to pressure Europe and Japan into bargaining table concessions on trade....
15:39, 05/18/2019

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential election due by year-end....
18:52, 05/04/2019

President Trump Retweets 60 Comments About Russia Probe, China Trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade tal...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Judge throws out conviction for former Penn State President Graham Spanier A federal judge in Pennsylvania overturned the conviction of former Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier, saying he was tried for child endangerment charges under laws that didn't exist at the time....
10:13, 05/02/2019

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's Brother Gets Jail Term In Corruption Case An Iranian court has sentenced President Hassan Rouhani's brother to an unspecified jail term, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday, in a corruption case the president's supporters allege is......
23:52, 05/04/2019

President Trump Keeps Quoting a Misleading $91 Billion Figure for Puerto Rico Aid. Here Are the Facts President Donald Trump is sticking to his claim that Congress gave Puerto Rico $91 billion in aid money and that, therefore, the island should be “very happy” and stop asking for more. But his claim is misleading, asserting that the islan...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
12:52, 04/29/2019

U.N. Chief Antonio Guterres Raises the Plight of Uighurs with China’s President Xi Jinping UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uighurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China during a recent meeting with the country’s president, Xi Jinping, the United Nations ...
07:13, 04/30/2019

Snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp to mock U.S. president in Britain, protesters say A blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby will fly outside Britain's parliament when the U.S. president makes a state visit next month if protesters can raise 30,000 pounds ($38,000) for advocacy groups....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Even with Biden in the race, former President Barack Obama will wait to endorse a 2020 Democrat Obama is unlikely to endorse him or anyone else until candidates have a chance to make their cases directly to the voters, a source familiar with the former president's thinking told CNBC....
15:00, 04/28/2019

President Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump announced Monday on Twitter he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods’ Masters win.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

De Blasio joins 2020 Dems who previously said they weren't running for POTUS to run for president It isn't out of the ordinary for politicians to dismiss a presidential run before they actually launch a presidential run, but with a record-breaking number of Democratic primary candidates currently running for president in 2020, it appears that a r...
05:39, 05/18/2019

Indonesia President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election Amid Claims Of Cheating Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission's official count......
23:39, 05/20/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were “very fine people on both sides...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
20:52, 04/28/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Turkey’s president calls for a redo after Istanbul’s election — drawing international criticism The results of Istanbul's mayoral election are being scrapped and rescheduled after allegations of electoral fraud — just weeks after the opposition candidate won the contest. ...
08:13, 05/08/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Former French President Sarkozy set for trial over fraud allegations tied to 2012 campaign France’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy - all but assuring the ex-head of state stand trial over alleged illegal financing tied to his failed 2012 re-election bid. ...
17:39, 05/17/2019

Treasury Department Refuses to Fulfill Congressional Request for President Trump’s Tax Returns WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. Mnuchin tells Ways and Means C...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Doug Collins: Dems calling for Mueller testimony to 'throw dirt at a president that they don’t like' House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins ripped Democrats on Monday for pushing forward in demanding that Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify before Congress about his investigation into President Trump....
01:00, 05/07/2019

World Bank's new president skips China's Belt and Road for Africa trip Nearly 40 world leaders and scores of finance officials, including International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, are gathered in Beijing for China's second Belt and Road infrastructure summit, but the World Bank's new president is ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

President Trump Attacks Mueller Testifying to Congress, in a Reversal of Previous Comments President Donald Trump tweeted a fiery rejection of special council Robert Mueller testifying before Congress on Sunday, backtracking previous statements on the matter and going against the position of some House Republicans. “Bob Mueller shoul...
07:52, 05/06/2019

New NRA President Claims Black Privilege Is the Reason Rep. Lucy McBath Won Her 2018 Election Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga.) is the mother of Jordan Davis. In 2012, Davis was mercilessly gunned down after a crazed white man shot into a car full of teens who were playing loud music outside of a gas station and later used the National Rifle Associati...
22:39, 05/06/2019

Lakers won't replace Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations, per report It's the latest odd wrinkle in the Lakers' front office upheaval. General manager Rob Pelinka will report directly to owner Jeanie Buss.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will stop complying with some parts of nuclear deal Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the nation will stop observing some parts of the 2015 landmark nuclear accord it signed with world powers.        ...
13:13, 05/08/2019

The CBC Has Figured Out How to Beat President Donald Lannister With Only 1 Dragon: Biden/Harris in 2020 Everyone can stop worrying about how the Democrats are going to defeat President Donald Trump with only one dragon and a beaten army; the Congressional Black Caucus, also known as the Unsullied, has it all figured out: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as ...
01:26, 05/14/2019

White House Lawyer Says President Trump Will Retain Right to Invoke Executive Privilege (WASHINGTON) — White House lawyer Emmet Flood is objecting to what he calls the “political” report by special counsel Robert Mueller. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr, Flood says President Donald Trump will protect execu...
20:52, 05/02/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Will Buy American Farmers’ Crops to Offset China Trade Losses President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will boost its purchases of domestic farm products for humanitarian aid in an effort to offset lost demand from China as trade tensions flare between the nations. Trump said on Twitter on Friday that the U.S...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Citigroup CEO defends bank's sponsorship of event honoring controversial Brazilian president Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat defended the bank's sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's controversial president Jair Bolsonaro saying the company spends "a lot of time" making sure people understand the company's support of the LGBT...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Acting Michigan State Univ. President Udpa hospitalized after falling during commencement Satish Udpa was appointed acting president of the university in January after John Engler resigned under pressure related to the Larry Nassar scandal.        ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

President Trump Appoints Former Obama Administration Official Mark Morgan as ICE Head (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweets that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration as t...
07:52, 05/06/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a tumble after big performance at hockey exhibition Russian President Vladimir Putin scores either eight or 10 goals in hockey exhibition, then trips on red carpet while taking a post-game lap.        ...
01:26, 05/11/2019

Duterte administration hits back at claims president is involved in drug syndicate Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has strongly denied he has links to a drug syndicate, dismissing explosive allegations made by a man who went by the online pseudonym "Bikoy."...
09:39, 05/08/2019

U.S. Stock Market Falls After President Trump Threatens to Increase Tariffs on China U.S. equities fell by the most since March as investors remained on edge over President Donald Trump’s threat to increase tariffs on billions of dollars of imports from China. Oil dropped and the yen strengthened. The benchmark S&P 500 staged ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

House Democrat Issues Subpoena to Treasury and IRS for 6 Years of President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them. ...
02:26, 05/11/2019

Former real estate president and his wife plead guilty in college admissions scam The former president of a California real estate firm and his wife pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday for using their wealth to improperly get their children into prominent universities as part of the college admissions scandal....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Secretary Pompeo to Meet With Putin as President Trump Seeks Better Russia Ties — Again U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo leaves for Moscow on Sunday, with President Donald Trump again calling for improved ties now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation. Pompeo will meet U.S. diplomats at the American Em...
16:39, 05/11/2019

Firefighter Union Leader Responds After President Trump Lashes Out Over Joe Biden Endorsement President Donald Trump lashed out at the country’s largest firefighter union on Wednesday, claiming to have “done more for Firefighters than this dues sucking union will ever do” after the organization endorsed former Vice President...
03:13, 05/02/2019

President Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Threatens, Then Abandons, a Trip to Ukraine NEW YORK — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, decrying it as an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence...
16:39, 05/11/2019

President Trump Moving Forward With Revamped Fourth of July Celebration: Report President Donald Trump is going full steam ahead on a plan to revamp the traditional Fourth of July celebration in Washington into a more partisan, Trump-focused event, according to the Washington Post. The newspaper, citing administration officials ...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Meets Vietnam's PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday held talks with Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on a wide range of issues and underscored the importance of strengthening the comprehensive......
07:52, 05/12/2019

President Trump’s Trade War With China Wiped $1 Trillion Off Global Markets in a Single Day The flare-up in trade tensions sent global equities to the steepest losses of the year, wiping more than $1 trillion from stock values around the world Monday. The MSCI All-Country World Index fell 2% as of 12:55 p.m. in New York, headed for the wors...
04:13, 05/14/2019

Venezuela: Maduro regime has 'kidnapped' national assembly vice president, says Guaidó Intelligence agents surrounded Edgar Zambrano and towed away the car he was in as crackdown widensThe crackdown against politicians involved in last week’s failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro has intensified with secret police seizing the vice pre...
06:52, 05/09/2019

President Donald Trump asks Congress to end 'unexpected,' 'unjustified' medical bills President Donald Trump called on Congress Thursday to pass legislation to increase transparency on medical billing and end the practice of what he called expensive "surprise" medical bills....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week....
05:00, 05/09/2019

After child-endangerment conviction of ex-Penn State president is vacated, AG vows to appeal Lawyers for former PSU president Graham Spanier, who was fired and charged in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, argued that he should not have been punished by retroactive application of a Pennsylvania law....
03:26, 05/02/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce at its annual...
21:26, 05/04/2019

President Trump Issues Executive Order Seemingly Aimed at China and Huawei (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten U.S. communications systems. The orde...
23:52, 05/15/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Veto to End U.S. Military Assistance in Yemen (WASHINGTON) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen against Iran-backed rebels. Congress has grown uneasy with Trump&#...
03:13, 05/03/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Webpage showing corporate sponsors of event for anti-LGBT Brazil president no longer available The Brazilian Chamber of Commerce webpage that details corporate sponsors of its Person of the Year event honoring president Jair Bolsonaro, who has made offensive comments about the gay community, is no longer available....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Austria’s president recommends September election after vice chancellor resigns over video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chancellor....
17:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. citizen shot dead in Nicaraguan prison was a Navy veteran, critic of President Ortega Eddy Montes, a protestor shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to the Central American country where he fought for a change in government, his family said....
06:13, 05/18/2019

U.K. Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn Refuses to Attend President Trump’s State Dinner (LONDON) — The leader of Britain’s main left-wing opposition party criticized the government Friday for “rolling out the red carpet” for U.S. President Donald Trump’s June visit and said he declined an invitation to atte...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Nick Bosa's tweets on Trump, Kaepernick had no impact on 49ers drafting him, team president says Defensive lineman Nick Bosa created a firestorm after revealing that he cleansed his Twitter of political tweets prior to the NFL Draft in fear that the San Francisco 49ers might draft him....
02:00, 05/07/2019

‘Oh, Do I Look Forward to Running Against Them.’ President Trump Talks Democrats in 2020 at Wisconsin Campaign Rally (GREEN BAY, Wis.) — President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump pointed to the economy’s 3.2% growth in the fi...
18:13, 04/28/2019

President Trump: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Won’t ‘Break His Promise’ Amid Possible Weapons Test President Donald Trump brushed off news of a possible weapons test by North Korea, vowing that leader Kim Jong Un “will do nothing to interfere” and that a denuclearization deal with the U.S. “will happen.” Saturday’s t...
23:39, 05/04/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
00:13, 05/03/2019

White House Economic Advisor Contradicts President Trump on Who Actually Pays for the Tariffs on China White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow seemed to contradict President Donald Trump on Sunday, admitting that Trump’s increasing tariffs on Chinese goods will put an economic burden on American consumers and businesses. Kudlow sat for a...
05:26, 05/13/2019

Kamala Harris Says If She’s Elected President, She Will Ban AR-15-Style Guns, the Weapon of Choice in Mass Shootings On Wednesday, presidential candidate Kamala Harris announced that should she be elected president, she’ll get right down to business when it comes to addressing AR-15s—the weapon of choice in mass shootings....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allies leading by a large margin, indicating that domestic support for his administration remains strong ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
04:52, 05/03/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
20:00, 05/04/2019

College Board president pushing 'adversity score' is same man behind controversial Common Core program The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an "adversity score" is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly sa...
14:53, 04/28/2019

According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a potential war with Iran, to which he responded, “We’ll see what happens.” Cool! Sounds good!...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. Per USA Today, when the judge pushed back, Trump’s lawyers reportedly said even the Watergate probe mi...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Sudanese Prosecutors Charge Ousted President Omar al-Bashir With Involvement in Killing Protesters (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudanese prosecutors have charged ousted President Omar al-Bashir with involvement in killing protesters and incitement to kill protesters during the uprising that drove him from power last month, state news agency SUNA repo...
21:13, 05/13/2019

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Might Run for President Since He Doesn't Think Anyone Can Beat Trump in 2020 It makes sense that after Donald Trump’s improbable, Russian special sauce win for the Iron Throne—aka the White House—any loudmouth, rich, white guy believes he has a shot at being president....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Trump, Swiss president discussed Middle East, Venezuela crises: White House U.S. President Donald Trump discussed crises in the Middle East and Venezuela during a meeting on Thursday with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, a White House spokesman said....
20:26, 05/16/2019

James Comey Called Donald Trump a ‘Chronic Liar’ on National TV and Y’all’s Little ‘President’ Is Pissed Two years to the date after he was unceremoniously fired from his job as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by Donald J. Trump, James Comey took questions Thursday night at a CNN town hall hosted by Anderson Cooper....
23:00, 05/10/2019

President Donald Trump suggests Red Sox's winning streak is due to White House visit The President tweeted Monday that "all the Boston (Red Sox) have done is WIN since coming to the White House!"        ...
15:26, 05/13/2019

Bill de Blasio is reportedly going to announce a 2020 run for president, but all signs point to his campaign being a disaster in the making Lucas Jackson/Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a 2020 presidential campaign next week, the New York Daily News reported on Friday. De Blasio would be the 22nd candidate to join the Democratic presidential field, but all sign...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW’-ur) announced Monday he’s runni...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Pete Buttigieg went to Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class and the former president invited him to read from the Bible Paul Newberry/AP Mayor Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, on Sunday went to former President Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class. The South Bend mayor said he was "humbled" to meet with Carter at his church in Plains, Georgia. Buttigieg had lu...
10:39, 05/06/2019

NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’...
01:00, 05/07/2019

National Security Adviser: President Trump Doesn’t Want Multi-Nation North Korea Talks (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. has little interest in joining other countries in a multi-nation effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Sunday. The United States is not tr...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka's president tells IS leader to leave his country alone in wake of Easter Sunday bombings Sri Lanka's president has pleaded with Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi to leave his country alone in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings....
15:26, 05/01/2019

EDWARD J. JOYCE, CBOE PRESIDENT AND COO, TO RECEIVE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Chicago, November 25, 2009 - Edward J. Joyce, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), will be honored for his philanthropic and corporate achievements with the Anti-Defamation League's Lifetime Achievement ...
04:52, 05/05/2019