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Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media

The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with repo...

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media

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Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Journalists, Calls PM Modi "Coward" Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Tuesday pushed aside a microphone, made fists and used an expletive at reporters who questioned him about his "neech" (vile) jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Mani Shankar Aiyar's "Neech" Slur An Attempt To Stay In News: Congress After initially going soft on Mani Shankar Aiyar, the Congress party today condemned the senior leader's article where he justified the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra Modi,......
19:52, 05/14/2019

"Batting On Their Own": PM's Dig At Mani Shankar Aiyar, Sam Pitroda Prime Minister Narendra Modi, referring to the controversial statements of Congress leaders Sam Pitroda and Mani Shankar Aiyar, said today that "two closest courtiers" of the Gandhi family had started......
14:52, 05/15/2019

"Was I Not Prophetic?" Mani Shankar Aiyar Revives "Neech" Controversy Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has resurfaced, with one more round of voting to go in the national election, with an article justifying the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra......
08:13, 05/14/2019

PM Recaps "Storm In Gujarat" As Mani Shankar Aiyar Justifies "Neech" Slur Prime Minister Narendra Modi, targeted again by Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar - this time by an article justifying his two-year-old "Neech" (vile) slur - retaliated through the day. From party chief......
04:13, 05/15/2019

KM Mani: Kerala Legislator Who Served For 50 Consecutive Years Veteran Kerala Congress leader KM Mani, who died in Kottayam today, had been a dominant player in Kerala's coalition politics for over four decades, serving under six Chief Ministers. He was a......
14:53, 04/28/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Abuses Protesters, Faces Backlash Mercurial Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday lost his cool when a group of people raised slogans against him as he was campaigning in a village in Ambala....
03:26, 05/08/2019

Listing Abuses, PM Targets Rahul Gandhi's "Love Dictionary" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been facing what has been called 'Gandhigiri' from Rahul Gandhi, today said no one has taken the Congress chief to task....
14:26, 05/08/2019

"Shehzadi Teaching Abuses": Yogi Adityanath Jabs Priyanka Gandhi Yogi Adityanath, the BJP stalwart, slammed Congress's newly minted general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over a widely circulated video in which children used abusive language for Prime Minister......
23:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Trust Exercise by Susan Choi review – masterly study of power and its abuses The Pulitzer-nominated novelist develops the issues raised by #MeToo within the setting of a suburban American drama schoolSarah and David, 15-year-olds at an elite and unconventional drama school in 1980s suburban America, fall in love. An early mis...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad Among 4 Union Ministers Contesting In Bihar As many as four Union ministers are among the 157 candidates in Bihar whose electoral fortunes will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of general elections....
09:13, 05/18/2019

Bihar's Patna Sahib Set For Shatrughan Sinha, Ravi Shankar Prasad Clash A clash of titans is on the cards in Patna Sahib where Shatrughan Sinha is seeking to retain the seat for a third consecutive term, this time on a Congress ticket, surmounting a formidable challenge......
10:13, 05/18/2019

Yogi Adityanath Urges Patna Voters To Support Ravi Shankar Prasad Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has urged people of the Bihar capital to vote for BJP candidate from Patna Sahib, Ravi Shankar Prasad, calling him the 'pairokar' (advocate) for Ram......
10:39, 05/16/2019

Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a former prisoner herself, resisted pressure to release the journalists, becoming angry when their case was raised....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Key facts about Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were freed on Tuesday months after being sentenced to seven years in jail on convictions under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners....
08:39, 05/07/2019

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

Libyan TV says 2 reporters kidnapped amid Tripoli fighting A Libyan television channel says two of its reporters were kidnapped by forces loyal to a military commander while covering fighting in the capital, Tripoli...
15:52, 05/03/2019

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

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

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan forces....
07:39, 05/11/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spending 511 days in prison, bringing a long-awaited close to one of the world’s most high-profile pre...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Leh Press Club Alleges BJP Trying To Bribe Reporters, Files Complaint A journalist body in Ladakh has accused the BJP of "bribing reporters for favourable coverage" to influence the national elections in the constituency which votes on Monday in the fifth phase. An......
11:13, 05/05/2019

Reporters Charged For Revealing Jammu And Kashmir Rape Victim's Name The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday charged certain "social media reporters" for revealing the identity of a minor girl who was allegedly raped in Ganderbal town earlier this week....
22:13, 05/15/2019

Did PM Modi Pray For Poll Victory In Kedarnath? What He Told Reporters Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking to the media at the Kedarnath shrine, said he was "grateful to the Election Commission for a two-day reprieve to spend time in solitude" and reflect upon his......
07:13, 05/19/2019

2 Reuters Reporters Walk Free After Spending 500 Days In Myanmar 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......
06:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Pardons Two Reuters Reporters Jailed for Exposing Massacre of Rohingya Two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims have been released after spending more than 500 days behind bars. Reporters Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, walked free Tuesday morning after a ...
06:13, 05/07/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the public’s view of Washington journalism....
19:39, 05/03/2019

| Myanmar frees reporters| New Zealand prayers for Ramadaan: WATCH the top World news videos for today Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty | New Zealand: Ramadaan prayers at Linwood mosque; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:13, 05/07/2019

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies include David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions, Killer Films, and t...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Hundreds demand election boycott in Kazakhstan Hundreds of Kazakhs rallied in their two main cities on Wednesday, calling for a boycott of June presidential elections that they dismissed as a cover for an orchestrated handover of power....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Madonna vows to sing at Eurovision, despite calls for boycott Madonna intends to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, Israel, this weekend, despite calls by activists for her to boycott the event, the singer said Tuesday....
20:39, 05/14/2019

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year's Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will "never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda."...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Top women's hockey players to boycott professional leagues More than 200 women's hockey players, including the game's biggest names, said on Thursday they will not play in North American professional leagues next season as part of a boycott they hope brings about a more economically viable league....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:52, 05/17/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic....
17:39, 05/17/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Wolf Alice back boycott of Israel-hosted Eurovision Mercury prize winning band Wolf Alice have accused Israel of 'weaponising culture' and are supporting a boycott of this year's Eurovision song contest....
06:26, 05/14/2019

Hollywood producers, actors call for Georgia boycott over abortion law Georgia's passage this week of one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States has drawn considerable business backlash from companies opposed to the change, including some Hollywood filmmakers....
19:52, 05/10/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
18:26, 05/11/2019

Gaza artists call on Eurovision singers to boycott Israel Palestinian artists are calling on Eurovision song contest contestants to boycott the international music competition that Israel is hosting next week...
16:13, 05/08/2019

5 Villages In UP Threaten To Boycott Polls To Protest Water Shortage Facing acute water shortage throughout the year owing to government apathy, voters of five villages in the Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to boycott elections on April......
18:52, 04/28/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Women's hockey players announce boycott of pro leagues Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared they will not compete in North America next season.        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

'We're not going to play': Will a player boycott save women's hockey ... or harm it? More than 200 of the world’s best players say they won’t play in North America. They hope that their actions will usher in a better era for the gameLast week an estimated 200 women’s hockey players took part in a social media blitz, issuing a stark s...
11:26, 05/06/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott in demand for 1 league More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable league. The announcement Thursday comes after the C...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land, grant Arab citizens equal rights and recognize the right of return of Palestinian refuge...
22:13, 05/17/2019

Women’s hockey stars demand one North American league with boycott Tired of the status quo and low pay, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players announced Thursday they will not play at all this year in an attempt to establish a single, economically viable professional league in North America. &#...
03:39, 05/03/2019

Georgia’s new abortion law spurs boycott by multiple film production companies Multiple production companies have announced they will no longer film in Georgia after the state passed a restrictive abortion law. The law, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, on Tuesday, bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, wh...
18:00, 05/10/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Yankees fans threaten boycott after ban of Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” has been scrapped at Yankee Stadium, but Bronx Bomber fans are going to bat for her over allegations of racism. Smith’s niece, Suzy Andron, told The Post she is “honored” by the groundswell of support for...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
19:13, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott of North American pro league The National Women’s Hockey League is the lone surviving top-level outfit in North America, and most players lack health insurance benefits and can earn as little as $2,000 in a season....
18:39, 05/02/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
19:39, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
22:39, 05/17/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until those leagues start paying players livable wages....
02:26, 05/03/2019

Dalit Groom Rides Horse, Community Faces Village Boycott In Gujarat In Gujarat's Mehsana district, the village sarpanch, along with some other village leaders, had issued a diktat asking the villagers to boycott the Dalit community members as a Dalit man rode a horse......
19:00, 05/10/2019

Qatar Airways says return to Syrian airspace part of overcoming Gulf boycott Qatar Airways' return to flying over Syria as its eight-year war dies down is part of its efforts to grapple with a nearly two-year Gulf dispute that has blocked it from using the airspace of many of its neighbors, CEO Akbar al-Baker said on Saturday...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to stop production in Georgia....
04:13, 05/12/2019

Dean Cain: Hollywood boycott of Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill is an 'absolute joke' Actor Dean Cain said it's an "absolute joke" that Hollywood celebrities are boycotting filming in Georgia over the state’s controversial “heartbeat” abortion bill....
16:13, 05/13/2019

Nadler likens Trump to 'dictator,' threatens Barr with contempt after hearing boycott House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed a "reckoning" Thursday after Attorney General Bill Barr boycotted a scheduled hearing before the panel, speaking in grave terms as he likened President Trump to a dictator and threatened the Jus...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Twitter will now allow you to add media to a retweet We would love to tell you that Twitter now offers an editing tool, making it easier to correct mistakes and spelling errors. We know of at least one guy wearing a long red tie, living in a white house that would really appreciate the ability to go ba...
02:39, 05/07/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Co...
12:13, 04/29/2019

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

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become more private in recent years as she......
17:26, 05/15/2019

Roku CEO: Media companies are partnering with us, not destroying us "We can really help those companies build scale if they want to use some of the marketing techniques we have on our platform," CEO Anthony Wood says....
01:39, 05/16/2019

Verizon reportedly will dump one of its well known media properties Back in June 2013, Yahoo purchased micro-blogging and social networking app Tumblr for $1.1 billion (including liabilities). Then Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wanted to bring some younger users to Yahoo, and she thought that Tumblr would help. Three years...
06:39, 05/03/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
19:52, 05/17/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
20:39, 04/30/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Shooting in St. Louis kills three, wounds two: media Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials....
13:13, 05/14/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
11:39, 05/12/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
15:00, 05/15/2019

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
17:52, 05/12/2019

Liberal Media Scream: It’s all Trump’s fault, says MSNBC This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a new attack on President Trump from MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" show, this time blaming the president for inciting terrorism and anti-Semitism....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
07:26, 05/16/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization talks with the U.S....
23:26, 04/29/2019

'Did I upset you, boss?': Can Dundar on the collapse of media in Turkey Living in exile in Germany, journalist Can Dundar has been highly critical of the clampdown on the media under Erdogan. In a DW exclusive, he wrote about the collapse of the independent press in Turkey....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
21:13, 04/29/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name actually reveal?...
21:26, 05/06/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China - media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
08:00, 05/17/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
20:00, 05/03/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
07:52, 05/03/2019

Iranian media say reformist magazine closed by authorities TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say the country’s authorities have shut down a reformist magazine that urged negotiations with the United States. Another reformist newspaper, Arman, reported Sunday that a court had suspended the weekly magazi...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
13:00, 05/11/2019

New Zealand Media Set Rules For Mosque Shooting Trial New Zealand's major media outlets vowed Wednesday to prevent the man charged with the Christchurch mosque shooting from using his trial as a platform for extremist propaganda....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Chappaquiddick special shows the media can’t let go of Kennedy myth It is increasingly dispiriting to hope, even in the #MeToo era, that the mainstream media will ever fully divest from the Camelot myth. The latest example is Tuesday night’s deplorably named ABC News special “The Girl in the Car” — a cheap riff on su...
00:52, 05/09/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, without debate moderators asking him a single questi...
14:09, 05/01/2019

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are planning to testify. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on what to expect on Capitol Hill....
17:00, 05/15/2019

What is contempt of Congress? 5 key questions House Judiciary Committee Democrats voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing a refusal by the Trump administration — which has asserted executive privilege — to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of...
05:13, 05/11/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
20:13, 05/04/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Janelle Monae, Don Lemon, 'Pose' win GLAAD Media Awards in NYC Janelle Monae won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist and "Pose" was voted Outstanding Drama Series at a ceremony in New York Saturday night....
08:00, 05/05/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Joe Concha: Biden's campaign getting more media attention 'than every other candidate combined' Former Vice President Joe Biden is dominating other Democrats in the primary thanks to getting the most media attention since he announced his 2020 presidential bid, says The Hill media reporter Joe Concha....
16:13, 05/17/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
09:13, 05/18/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
13:00, 05/18/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
15:13, 05/18/2019

One Marine dead, six injured in training accident in California: media One Marine was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Thursday morning when their light-armored vehicle rolled-over at Camp Pendleton, California during a training drill, media reports said....
21:26, 05/10/2019

Charles Barkley is bigger news than gun attack in media’s sad epitome The story is almost impossible to visualize, let alone explain. Yet these days such stories make scant, one-and-out news. Nothing more to see here, break it up. According to witness and police reports, on Sunday evening, Mother’s Day, three car loads...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social me...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico: media The remains of a plane have been found after it disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico, an official of Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday, with local media reporting that all 14 on board had died....
21:39, 05/06/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immediately known....
12:26, 05/14/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his stri...
04:26, 05/14/2019

W Series frontrunners felt pressure of media interest in first race Inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick admitted to feeling extra pressure over the Hockenheim weekend because of the high-profile media interest in the series...
03:00, 05/09/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
16:39, 05/13/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open: state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
20:52, 05/12/2019

George Clooney hopes media ‘kinder’ to Meghan Markle LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. Clooney told The Associated Press Tuesday at the Hollywood premiere of his movie “Cat...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
00:26, 05/01/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
05:13, 05/12/2019

Study: Media shifts to opinion, advocacy, ‘personal perspective' That shift many have sensed from hard news to opinion and advocacy in the media, especially on cable TV, is real, according to a new and authoritative report from research giant Rand Corporation....
23:52, 05/14/2019

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
23:26, 05/13/2019

Many in media wanted Trump-Russia case to be 'next Watergate': Joe Concha Many in the mainstream media wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to result in a scandal similar to Watergate, reporter Joe Concha of the Hill said Wednesday night on Fox News' "Hannity."...
05:26, 05/16/2019

Trump grants pardon for former media baron Conrad Black Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain's Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem Post....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Florida man who tried to pawn his baby off, claims it was a social media prank 43 year-old Brian Slocum entered the shop carrying his infant son into a local pawn shop and asking the pawn shop owner if he could pawn his baby.        ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
23:13, 05/15/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
17:13, 05/09/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I r...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
23:13, 05/11/2019

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 at The Hotel at th...
16:13, 04/28/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
16:13, 04/28/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
20:26, 04/29/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
02:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
18:39, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that th...
20:39, 04/30/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
16:26, 05/01/2019

New Zealand media to avoid ideology at mosque shooting trial New Zealand’s major media organizations have pledged not to promote white supremacist ideology when covering the trial of the man charged with killing 50 people at two mosques in March...
08:26, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Ban On Social Media, Security Remains Tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
11:39, 04/30/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally l...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress in his testimony Wednesday to lawmakers about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 2)       ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Congress clamors for more intel on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said Thursday, amid broad bipartisan demands for more information on the president’s approach.S...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Trump: Mueller 'should not testify' before US Congress Democrats are expected to call Robert Mueller to testify in the US congress, but Attorney General William Barr has the power to block it. The president's comment puts the White House on a collision course with Congress....
04:52, 05/06/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. House and Senate Republicans ...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Congress must make sure air ambulances are covered Air ambulances save lives. When a health emergency strikes, doctors or first responders call upon air ambulances to transport patients to the closest, most appropriate hospital quickly so they can get the care they need. In most cases, the patient is...
16:52, 05/13/2019

Ajay Rai, The Congress's Man For Varanasi Against PM Modi Ajay Rai, a five-time Congress lawmaker, is once again the party's pick in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the 2014 election, he polled 75,000 votes, a......
14:53, 04/28/2019

Ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame is running for Congress Ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame is running for an open House seat in New Mexico. Plame, rumored to run, made it official Wednesday when she filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run as a Democrat in the state’s 3rd congressional district. ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Court records: Bevin blocks thousands of social media users LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reasons such as surpassing “a limit on idiocy” and “trolling.” The number of blocke...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Virgin Media makes more cable connections as mobile base shrinks Virgin Media connected another 102,000 premises to its cable network during the first quarter of 2019 as the number of subscribers to its mobile service remained relatively static.The company is currently in the middle of the single biggest network e...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Cyclone Fani Forecast Equivalent To A Category 4 Hurricane: Foreign Media Cyclone Fani, packing winds of nearly 110 mph, is set to slam northeastern India later this week, bringing with it destructive winds, rain totals topping a foot and a potentially devastating storm......
10:13, 05/01/2019

MEDIA LINK-Shake up looms at CBS News as new boss makes her mark CBS Corp's news division is set to make sweeping changes to its morning and evening anchor lineups with announcements coming from CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as soon as Monday, according to a New York Times report, which cited "several people g...
00:26, 05/06/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the American leader....
16:13, 05/16/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy with the free money they get.” Continue reading......
22:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Rwanda's Paul Kagame – an enemy of the media parading as a statesman  Paul Kagame's rigorous suppression of the media has made him Rwanda's unchallenged leader. So don't buy it when he suddenly says journalists should not be jailed for insulting the president, warns DW's Fred Muvunyi....
23:26, 05/02/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in t...
05:39, 05/14/2019

As Army Claimed Yeti Footprints, Internet Wasn't Having It: Foreign Media Breaking news: Yeti are real, and they're on the move - at least according to the Indian army, which said Monday that its mountaineering expedition team stumbled upon a set of "mysterious footprints"......
10:13, 05/01/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of statements promoting white supremacist ideology....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Journo compares Trump to McCarthy, wants GOP to denounce This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a respected author and former Washington Post journalist calling on Republicans to denounce President Trump as they did former Sen. Joe McCarthy a half century ago....
19:52, 05/13/2019

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
02:13, 05/14/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expedition found footprints that belong to the fabled Yeti.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Trump signs full pardon for ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison, the White House said....
02:39, 05/16/2019

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

Estonian nationalist party sees media bias in violence case Estonia's interior minister is blaming the Baltic country's media of having double standards when reporting on a former government official from his party who resigned after being investigated for domestic violence....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul convicted of fraud Black was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent more than three years in prisonDonald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of jus...
05:26, 05/16/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
05:52, 05/16/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served three years in prison, according to The Guardian....
11:52, 05/16/2019

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump boasts about ‘very good call’ with Putin, slams news media President Trump boasted about his “very good call” with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin — and slammed his media critics — in a Saturday tweet. “Tremendous potential for a good/great relationship with Russia, despite what you read and see...
08:52, 05/05/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to create media apps for Android Automotive-equipped car...
20:52, 05/01/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players....
05:26, 05/11/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilities while gazing at exotic fish - and a turtle....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Life Comes To A Complete Halt In Odisha: Foreign Media On Cyclone Fani An extremely powerful cyclone roared ashore Friday morning in eastern India, bringing pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour, as tens of millions of people in the......
19:26, 05/03/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Syria intercepts projectiles from Israeli territory, state media reports Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reports. Israel has previously targeted Iranian and Hezbollah sites in the war-ravaged country....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
23:13, 05/04/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and fake news. In an audience Satur...
18:13, 05/18/2019

China state media says three main differences remain in U.S. trade talks Three main differences remain in the China-U.S. trade talks, including the removal of all the additional tariffs, Chinese state media said on Saturday, following the end of the latest round of negotiations in Washington....
20:52, 05/11/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....
08:00, 05/05/2019

Iran has mobilized all resources to sell oil in 'grey market,' state media says Iran has mobilized all its resources to sell oil in a "grey market", bypassing U.S. sanctions that Tehran sees as illegitimate, state media quoted Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia as saying on Sunday....
14:13, 05/05/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
00:52, 05/05/2019

PM Modi A "Modern-Day Aurangzeb", Says Congress Leader Adding another to the season of name-calling, Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "modern-day Aurangzeb" who has destroyed hundreds of temples in Varanasi....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Trump reverses course, says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress President Donald Trump on Sunday reversed course, saying special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress just two days after telling reporters the attorney general should make that decision....
02:39, 05/07/2019

Police tow No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress to jail in car Venezuelan Security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader of the opposition-controlled congress as President Nicolás Maduro’s government begins going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week...
05:00, 05/09/2019

"Has Not Resigned From RSS": Congress Leader's Dig At Shatrughan Sinha Acharya Pramod, Congress candidate from Lucknow took strong exception to party leader Shatrughan Sinha campaigning for his wife Poonam, who is the Samajwadi Party candidate in the constituency....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
06:13, 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

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
02:52, 05/18/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
12:52, 05/09/2019

On Mallikarjun Kharge, HD Kumaraswamy's Veiled Dig At Congress In a veiled attack at the Congress, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said that senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge was not given enough recognition for his work by his party....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Mueller not testifying because he has nothing to tell Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller isn't appearing before Congress because he has "nothing to tell" and he doesn't want Democrats to be "mad at him," at least that's according to radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
05:39, 05/18/2019

#ConstitutionalCrisis? Trump's battle with Congress comes to a head The president’s claims of executive privilege over the Mueller report have set new alarm bells ringing for the fate of democracyPolice this week arrested an alleged arsonist who started a fire outside the National Archives building in Washington, cla...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Former CIA operative and Trump critic runs for Congress SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has decided to run for the Democratic nomination for an open congressional seat in New Mexico. Plame told The Associated Press on Thursday that she wants to give back to a community that welcom...
19:26, 05/09/2019

Trump Objects to Mueller Testifying Before Congress The stance put the president at odd with Democrats and his own attorney general, setting up another confrontation over presidential authority and the separation of powers....
22:26, 05/05/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
20:39, 05/16/2019

In Reversal, Trump Says Mueller 'Should Not Testify' Before US Congress US President Donald Trump said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "should not testify" before Congress on his Russia election meddling inquiry, setting up a confrontation with Democrats......
02:39, 05/06/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Schiff predicts Mueller will testify before Congress Rep. Adam Schiff on Sunday predicted special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his Russia investigation as Democrats and the White House square off over subpoenas. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
15:13, 05/08/2019

"Will Remain In Congress Throughout My Life": Shakeel Ahmad Former Union Minister Shakeel Ahmad, suspended by the Congress for contesting the Lok Sabha elections as an Independent from Madhubani, has said the party's action against him was harsh and that he......
01:13, 05/13/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, sharing intimate details about the families he met while imploring the US to...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Congress Will Form Alliances For 'UPA Plus Plus': Jyotiraditya Scindia Predicting that no single party will get a majority in the Lok Sabha Election 2019, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia says his party will forge a strong alliance of like-minded entities to create a......
14:26, 05/08/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

George Clooney hopes the media is ‘a little kinder’ to Duchess Meghan George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy.        ...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
16:39, 05/01/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has left the country: lawyer and media A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on social media....
13:13, 05/01/2019

American Media exec behind Jeff Bezos ‘extortion’ emails quietly sidelined Dylan Howard, the embattled editorial director of American Media Inc. who was accused of holding a penis pic over the head of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has been sidelined from working on the National Enquirer and other celebrity magazines in David Pecke...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Brad Marchand finds real culprit of his blindsided punch to head: media If it weren’t for the media, Brad Marchand believes his punch to the back of Scott Harrington’s head would be no big deal. During a stoppage of play in Tuesday’s Game 3 loss to the Blue Jackets, the Bruins winger delivered a jab fro...
21:13, 05/02/2019

Trump warns he’ll 'monitor the censorship’ on social media after Facebook banned some far-right leaders President Trump on Friday said he would "monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS" on major social-media sites, a day after Facebook permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the host of InfoWars....
03:26, 05/04/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers", his website reported....
16:26, 04/28/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to sue journalistic outfits, issued (empty) threats t...
04:39, 05/16/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
03:26, 05/03/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
10:39, 05/17/2019

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’re legal citizens, anyway. For Conservatives like Trump, a man who rose to prominence on the backs of...
06:52, 05/16/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
11:52, 04/29/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Trump takes swipes at media in rally during White House correspondents dinner President Donald Trump attacked the press during a rally he held in Green Bay, Wisc. Saturday that aimed to be counter-programing to the White House correspondents dinner.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to their “so wrong” coverage of the Russia investigation -- as he raised concerns about the banning of conse...
16:26, 05/04/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
01:39, 05/03/2019

China is fighting to 'protect its legitimate rights and interests' in trade war with US, state media says China is fighting back against the U.S. in the trade war to “protect its legitimate rights and interests,” state media said in a scathing editorial Tuesday....
10:52, 05/14/2019

Chinese state media touts '5,000 years of trials and tribulations,' gearing up for trade war In the midst of a full blown trade war, China's state media is using propaganda to drum up support against the United States and President Donald Trump....
19:13, 05/14/2019

Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media reports Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
09:26, 05/15/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term mark...
03:26, 05/03/2019

Drone Drops Anti-Media Swastika Flyers Outside Ariana Grande Concert Last Friday, a drone dropped flyers with swastikas and anti-media messages written on them outside an Ariana Grande concert at Sacramento State University, according to BuzzFeed. The school newspaper, the State Hornet, was the first to report the inc...
14:52, 05/07/2019

Viewing media coverage of traumatic events may fuel long-term distress When a violent world event occurs, you may want to find out as much about it as possible. But exposure to media coverage may cause long-term anxiety and stress...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-yea...
05:39, 05/07/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN expressed "grave concerns" about food shortages....
16:39, 05/15/2019

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

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for being "tough" on China, Democrats worry the move will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy. (May 1...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s ...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Four detained as enquiry into shooting attack near Congress progresses Officials say at least four people have been detained for the brazen shooting attack near Congress on Thursday that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón....
02:52, 05/11/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Wednesday....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Border Patrol official to Congress: 'We can't arrest our way out of this problem' A top U.S. Border Patrol official tells Fox News that the immigration situation unfolding in America is “no longer constrained to the border” – forcing other officers to be pulled away from their duties to deal a crisis that is “beyond the breaking p...
19:39, 05/10/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said Thursday....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elec...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Argentine lawmaker in serious condition after shooting near National Congress An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires....
17:26, 05/09/2019

Trump’s Immigration Plan Won’t Pass Congress. But It Could Be the Future of the GOP When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” people and declared that immigrants were bringing drugs, crime and rape to America. Nearly four year...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Valerie Plame, Outed C.I.A. Agent, Will Run for Congress in New Mexico “My career in the C.I.A. was cut short by partisan politics, but I’m not done serving our country,” said Ms. Plame, who is running for the House as a Democrat....
23:52, 05/09/2019

Former CIA officer Valerie Plame running for Congress in New Mexico Valerie Plame, a former U.S. intelligence officer whose cover was blown by officials in the administration of former President George W. Bush in the run-up to the Iraq War, said on Thursday she would run as a Democrat for an open U.S. Congress seat i...
05:13, 05/10/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
20:13, 05/09/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will canvass for Congress candidates in Kundgol......
05:52, 05/11/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
05:13, 05/16/2019

The Library Of Congress would like to share a selection of free cat images with you If there’s one thing the internet isn’t short of, it’s pictures of cats. Every variety of image, documenting weird feline poses or photoshopping spider legs onto furry bodies, is in wide circulation, bombarding social media or easily searchable with ...
19:26, 05/15/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of......
19:52, 05/14/2019

PM Modi Extends Attack On Sam Pitroda To Congress "Forefathers" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose remarks on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have triggered a political storm, today said the Congress asks for votes in the name of its forefathers, but has a......
21:13, 05/13/2019

Honduras Congress stalls reforms after violent protests The Honduran Congress announced on Tuesday it will suspend ratification of new health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatization and job losses, after mass protests against the policies left three people wounded and several bu...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Man Allegedly Shot At Cousin For Voting For Congress In Haryana A man allegedly shot at his cousin brother for voting for the Congress in Jhajjar in Haryana on Monday. According to residents at Jhajjar, a clash between Congress and BJP supporters broke out on......
05:39, 05/15/2019

Court Allows Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor To Travel To US A special court today allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to the US after he was stopped from going abroad pending a decision in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case....
10:13, 04/30/2019

How Will Congress Give "Nyay", Has Always Done Injustice: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday charged that the Congress has "lies" in its DNA and asked how it will give "Nyay" when it has always done injustice....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Two States, Two Rapes And BJP-Congress Sparring In National Election Two horrific gang rape cases, one in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh and the other in Congress-ruled Rajasthan, have become fuel for political battle ahead of the last phase of national elections....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Native nations. And yet, some of the art found around the Capitol still manages to be jarring in its ahis...
22:13, 05/15/2019

'No do-over': White House says Congress is trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to conduct a “do-over” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 201...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Barr Threatens to Refuse to Testify Before Congress This Week The House Judiciary Committee was planning to question Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday. But he objects to the panel’s proposed format for questioning....
18:26, 04/28/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
02:13, 05/17/2019

Self-impeach? Talk shifts toward Trump defiance of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump’s actions: “self-impeaching.” The more Democrats push their investigations into the special counsel’s Trump-...
15:39, 05/11/2019

Six arrests as investigation into shock shooting near Congress progresses Officials say at least six people have been detained for Thursday’s attack that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón, including the alleged perpetrator....
18:52, 05/11/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and Republican lawmakers asked for more information....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Congress Goes To Top Court Over Election Body 'Inaction' On PM's Speeches The Congress today approached the Supreme Court against alleged "inaction" by the Election Commission in looking into alleged poll code violation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit......
07:26, 04/29/2019

"Madhya Pradesh Has 2.5 Chief Ministers": PM Modi's Jab At Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Congress government was in a shambles, with more than one Chief Minister wielding power in the state. "In Madhya Pradesh, a certain......
01:13, 05/13/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Man Disrupts Congress Presser Over Use Of Yogi Adityanath's Real Name With the national flag in hand, a man today disrupted a Congress presser briefly raising objections on calling Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by his real name Ajay Singh Bisht. He......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
05:39, 05/02/2019

'Tentative date' of May 15 agreed for Mueller to testify before Congress Democratic congressman says: ‘We hope that the special counsel will appear’ while Trump tweets: ‘Bob Mueller should not testify’Robert Mueller may be one step closer to being questioned in public on Capitol Hill, with a representative of the special ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

"A Crybaby This Election": Arun Jaitley's Jibe At Congress Amid multiple model code violation allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in a blog post today that the poll code cannot encroach upon the right to free......
03:26, 05/08/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress, telling reporters, "That's a crime."...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Trump says he's not inclined to let former counsel McGahn testify to Congress President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress, saying McGahn had already spoken to the special counsel on the Russia probe....
01:52, 05/03/2019

US Attorney General facing contempt vote in Congress US House Democrats are set to vote on whether to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to release a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used his executive privilege....
22:39, 05/08/2019

"Congress Will Accomplish 'Mission 25' In Rajasthan": Sachin Pilot Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot today said that BJP had failed to tell people during the Lok Sabha election what had they done for them in the last five years....
14:00, 05/04/2019

McConnell Tells Congress to Move On From Mueller Report “The special counsel’s finding is clear: Case closed,” Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared in a speech that was quickly criticized by top Democrats....
21:26, 05/07/2019

"BJP Wants Only Deaf And Dumb Dalits," Alleges Congress's Udit Raj The BJP wants "deaf and dumb" dalits, Congress'sUdit Raj has alleged; he had recently quit the BJP after he was denied a ticket to contest the national elections....
07:13, 05/08/2019

Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the countries while the Democrats demanded stronger worker protection language....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Congress Bathinda Nominee's Wife Says It Is A "One-Sided" Contest Campaigning for Congress's Bathinda candidate Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Amrita Warring slammed sitting lawmaker Harsimrat Kaur Badal for "doing nothing" for the constituency in a decade....
14:26, 05/08/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
03:13, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro....
04:00, 05/08/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, the subject of an extensive In...
04:26, 05/09/2019

Ram Madhav's Remarks Show BJP In "Electoral Depression": Congress The Congress on Monday took a dig at BJP over senior party leader Ram Madhav hinting that the BJP would need allies for comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha, saying that statements of its leaders......
08:52, 05/07/2019

McCarthy doesn't believe Barr lied to Congress On Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters he does not believe Attorney General Barr lied to Congress his testimony. (May 2)        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Trump says he will decide over next week whether to let McGahn testify for Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify before U.S. lawmakers or whether he will invoke executive privilege to block his testimony....
09:39, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump doesn't want Don McGahn to testify in Congress President Donald Trump said he doesn't want any of his current or former administration officials, including former White House counsel Don McGhan, to testify to the U.S. House about possible obstruction of justice by himself....
09:52, 05/03/2019

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

The Subpoena and Contempt Fight Between Trump and Congress, Explained Here is how Trump’s use of executive privilege to thwart congressional oversight, and lawmakers’ threat to hold his aides in contempt, could play out....
19:52, 05/08/2019

Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report. What does that mean?...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress: 'That's a crime' – live House speaker criticized attorney general’s failure to show up for House hearing during her weekly press conferenceSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.34pm BST President Trump just tweeted Stephen Moore, his pick for a Federal Rese...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:39, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
12:26, 05/13/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
15:52, 04/28/2019

Drone drops anti-media flyers with swastika over Ariana Grande concert: report Hundreds of anti-media flyers – some of which included a swastika – were dropped over a Sacramento State University fundraising dinner and outside a nearby Ariana Grande concert on Friday, according to reports....
12:52, 05/06/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
10:13, 05/13/2019

Andrew McCarthy slams Comey for media appearances, handling of Clinton, Trump investigations Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy said Friday that while rhetoric from Republicans and Democrats questioning the credibility of the FBI is "disturbing," the country's top cops handled their role in the 2016 presidential elections "pretty...
19:13, 05/10/2019

The Harvey Weinstein judge has barred media from hearing arguments about whether other allegations can be heard at trial A New York Supreme Court judge has banned reporters and the general public from portions of Friday's pretrial hearing in the sexual assault case against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein....
14:53, 04/28/2019

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

Donald Trump Pardons Disgraced Media Mogul Conrad Black: White House President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned disgraced media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison in the US for fraud and obstruction of justice....
05:00, 05/16/2019

James Comey, a media star after Trump fired him 2 years ago, now dogged by 'spying' accusations against FBI In the two years since President Trump fired James Comey, the former director of the FBI has gone from the left’s folk hero – rewarded with a book deal for his supposed selfless public service – to someone at the epicenter of an FBI “spying” scandal ...
13:39, 05/09/2019

Vice Media Raises $250 Million in Debt From Group of Investors Including George Soros Vice Media said it has raised $250 million in debt from a group of investors including George Soros, a move intended to help the struggling new media company fund its turnaround strategy....
02:26, 05/04/2019

Florida woman accused of sending pics of male's genitals over social media: report A 24-year-old mother of two who allegedly “maliciously posted” photos of a man’s genitalia on his own social media accounts and demanded he pay her money to “stop her actions” was arrested in Florida Saturday on a federal extortion charge....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theorists, a prominent anti-Semite, and other far-right figures, saying that he's "monitoring and watching ...
16:26, 05/04/2019

Virgin Media DOWN: Mobile internet, calls and data all offline as huge outage hits UK Virgin Media customers have been complaining of a massive outage in the UK as services have been down since around 11am - here's what you need to know....
19:39, 05/14/2019

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled by the election of President Trump that he fears threatens the nation....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra In Rae Bareli After Attack On Congress Legislator Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi flew to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday to meet Congress legislator Aditi Singh and members of the zila panchayat who had been injured in an attack......
22:13, 05/15/2019

For Congress, OROP Means One Rahul, One Priyanka, Says Amit Shah BJP President Amit Shah asserted at a public rally in Himachal Pradesh's Nahan that the Narendra Modi government not just ensured national security but also brought in One Rank One Pension scheme for......
01:13, 05/13/2019

Congress has no right to conduct ‘do-over’ of Mueller investigation: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Bankura District Magistrate Removed After BJP-Trinamool Congress Clashes The Election Commission today ordered the removal of Bankura District Magistrate Uma Shankar, following clashes between Trinamool Congress and BJP workers in the West Bengal constituency during the......
01:13, 05/13/2019

Yale's Sonnenfeld explains how Congress should approach Boeing's hearings on the 737 Max Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what might happen if Boeing executives are called to testify in front of Congress about the developments in the 737 Max....
15:13, 05/08/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What does that mean?...
23:00, 05/06/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Urmila Matondkar Latest Bollywood Personality To Be Fielded By Congress Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar, who joined the Congress this week, is the latest Bollywood figure fielded by the party from the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency, a BJP stronghold....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Uruguay to extradite suspect allegedly involved in Congress shooting Juan José Navarro Cádiz was arrested in Uruguay in the aftermath of the May 9 shooting and held in custody pending the hearing of an extradition request from Argentina....
20:26, 05/15/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts 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....
02:52, 05/07/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wants to deal with it....
23:26, 04/29/2019

Message Undelivered: Weak Election Campaign Hurts Congress In January, Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late last year....
14:52, 05/15/2019

Congress Lines Up Star Campaigners For Delhi Ahead Of Polls The star campaigners of Congress including its president Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Shatrughan Sinha will blaze the campaign trail for......
08:52, 04/30/2019

Congress Lists 6 Surgical Strikes During Its Tenure, Returns BJP Barbs The Congress on Thursday came out with a list of six anti-terror surgical strikes carried out during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rule, asserting that it never tried to take political......
01:13, 05/03/2019

Congress Worker Stabbed, 3 Polling Officials Suspended In Odisha A Congress worker was stabbed to death, while three polling personnel were suspended for violation of norms in Odisha, where the fourth and final phase of polling were conducted on Monday in six Lok......
22:39, 04/29/2019

Second deadline for DOJ to give Congress full Mueller report expires A second congressional subpoena deadline for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report expired at 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT) on Monday....
20:00, 05/06/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
20:13, 04/30/2019

Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here’s Why That’s Changing Carrie Carpenter started as a full-time waitress at a South Dakota Cracker Barrel in 2016. Seven months later, she had her fourth child. Before her daughter Celena was born that August, Carpenter was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. The temporary...
12:52, 05/04/2019

Many BJP MLAs Will Join Congress After Poll Results, Claims KC Venugopal Congress General Secretary K C Venugopal Monday claimed that several BJP legislators would join his party after the Lok Sabha poll results are declared and dismissed speculation about the longevity of......
08:13, 05/14/2019

On PM's Congress-Samajwadi "Games" Allegations, Mayawati's Unity Message Mayawati today countered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Congress and the Samajwadi Party were using her, with a strong message of unity. The Congress, who had been kept out of the Uttar......
11:13, 05/05/2019

Goa Congress Responds After Rape Survivor Who Accused Leader Goes Missing The "missing" rape victim who, in 2016, had accused Congress leader Atanasio Monserrate, now a candidate for the Panaji assembly bypoll on May 19, could have gone for a party or a wedding and may not......
16:39, 05/14/2019

After Godse Row, Congress Switches To Mahatma Gandhi Photo On Twitter The Congress changed its Twitter profile photo to that of Mahatma Gandhi to attack the BJP in the Nathuram Godse comment row exacerbated by Pragya Singh Thakur...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription costs and surprise medical bills....
22:13, 04/28/2019

Mayawati's Warning After BSP Candidate In Madhya Pradesh Joins Congress A day after a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate for the national election quit and joined the Congress to help the party in a parliamentary seat in Madhya Pradesh, a furious Mayawati tweeted that......
10:13, 04/30/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a leading House Democrat's request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stage for a lengthy court battle between lawmakers and the Trump administration....
00:26, 05/07/2019

Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh Gets Bail In Defamation Case A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to Congress leader Jairam Ramesh in a defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval's son Vivek against him and ''The Caravan'' magazine for an article published in......
13:26, 05/09/2019

Valerie Plame, Famed Ex-CIA Operative, Announces Run for Congress in New Mexico (SANTA FE, N.M.) — Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has decided to run for the Democratic nomination to an open congressional seat in New Mexico, taking on an already crowded field in a heavily Democratic district in the northern part of the ...
14:52, 05/10/2019

Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congress The Library of Congress hosts a vast library of public domain images that can be used for anything you want, including commercial use. And they occasionally curate small collections from their database of over 800,000 photos, prints, and drawings. Th...
15:13, 05/16/2019

IRS commissioner Charles Rettig is the man standing between Congress and Trump's tax returns A showdown between the White House and House Democrats over the release of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns comes down to one man: Charles Rettig, head of the Internal Revenue Service....
02:52, 05/06/2019

Congress displays political art of the empty chair after Barr no-show Political theater sometimes calls for props. On Thursday Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pulled out a classic: the empty chair....
22:13, 05/02/2019

No Exam Fee For Government Jobs If Congress Wins: Rahul Gandhi Rahul Gandhi, in Uttar Pradesh, said, "We have decided that no one will have to pay the application fee for appearing in exams for government posts."...
19:00, 05/01/2019

"Congress Hates Me, Dreams Of Killing Me", Says PM Modi In Madhya Pradesh Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Congress "dreams of killing me" but the entire nation stood behind him, as he campaigned in Madhya Pradesh for the national election. He also attacked the......
19:00, 05/01/2019

Congress Has Joined Hands With Those Baying For PM's Blood: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani today blasted Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, saying his party has "joined hands" with a political outfit whose candidate was baying for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's blood....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Congress Moves Poll Body Against Alleged Misuse Of PMO For Campaigning The Congress has moved the Election Commission against alleged misuse of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to collect information in advance about places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to......
19:00, 05/01/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a party spokesperson, said PM Modi spent the last......
02:26, 05/09/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Mamata Banerjee, In Fight With PM Modi, Gets Congress, Mayawati Support Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, fighting to defend her turf against the BJP's aggressive campaign to score in the national election, today thanked a range of opposition parties, including the......
18:26, 05/16/2019

Crisis point? High stakes in Trump’s showdown with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — They call it a “constitutional crisis,” but is it? Stunned by the White House’s blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, Democrats warn the Trump administration is shattering historic norms and testing...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Deadline expires for DOJ to give Congress full Mueller report A congressional subpoena deadline for the U.S. Justice Department to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report expired at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) on Wednesday....
22:26, 05/01/2019

"You Made Taxis Of IAF Jets, Paying Rs 744," Congress Tells PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegation - that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had used the Navy's aircraft carrier INS Viraat as a personal taxi for going on a family vacation - has been......
13:26, 05/09/2019

New York Inches Closer on Law That Would Let Congress See Trump’s State Tax Returns (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-ru...
04:52, 05/09/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
21:39, 05/01/2019

‘This Is Unprecedented.’ Why William Barr’s Contempt of Congress Charge Matters Tensions between the legislative and executive branch have been simmering for weeks, but they reached a boiling point Wednesday. House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failin...
04:52, 05/09/2019

FIR Against Congress Leaders Over Poll Code Violation In Madhya Pradesh An FIR has been filed against sitting MP from Ratlam and senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Surendra Singh Honey Baghel for campaigning on Saturday after the......
05:26, 05/19/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medical bills that leave patients suffering from sticker shock. Saying it’s “one of the bigges...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Congress Of 2019 Is Different, Says Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh The Congress of 2019 is different from that of 2014 as the party is giving more importance to regional leaders than it was doing earlier and has also become more aggressive, says Punjab Chief Minister......
05:26, 05/19/2019

Pelosi: Congress can use impeachment to legally justify Trump subpoenas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been loath to endorse the ideas of impeaching President Trump or using Congress' inherent contempt power to detain Attorney General Bill Barr, but on Thursday she suggested that Democrats use the concepts of these power...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Don't Let PM Travel With Motorcade In Varanasi, Congress Tells Poll Body The Congress on Saturday asked the Election Commission not to grant Prime Minister Narendra Modi permission to travel with his motorcade in Varanasi on polling day as this would amount to a roadshow......
22:00, 05/18/2019

Congress Has No Problem If It Doesn't Get PM's Post: Ghulam Nabi Azad Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said that his party does not have any problem if it did not get the Prime Minister's post, adding that its sole objective has always been to stop......
06:13, 05/16/2019

William Barr grilled by Congress after release of Mueller Report Attorney General William Barr testifies before Congress for the first time since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the election.    ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Pelosi accuses Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress, blasting him in a closed-door meeting and later at a news conference.“We saw [Barr] commit a crime when he answered your question,” Pel...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Congress Slams Poll Body Over Clean Chit To PM Modi The Congress has expressed disappointment over the Election Commission's clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech in Wardha, saying it has become "crystal clear" that the model code......
13:39, 05/01/2019

Shakeel Ahmed, Contesting As Independent In Bihar, Suspended By Congress Shakeel Ahmed, a Congress stalwart, has been suspended by the party for playing spoilsport in the Bihar mahagathbandhan's efforts to consolidate anti-BJP votes in Madhubani by filing papers as an......
19:26, 05/05/2019

For Weaker Candidates, Congress Has A Strategy. Priyanka Gandhi Explains Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today said the party will cut into BJP votes in Uttar Pradesh where its candidates are not strong enough for an outright victory. The BJP would "lose badly" in the......
13:39, 05/01/2019

Madhya Pradesh Will Teach Congress A Lesson, Says Shivraj Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said there are two major issues in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections -- National security and welfare of people....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Juan Williams says Congress is asking 'legitimate questions,' not 'going after' Trump Jr. with subpoena President Trump slammed The Senate Intelligence Committee after they issued a subpoena for his son, Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday, but Fox News host Juan Williams says Congress is “asking legitimate questions.”...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Ask RBI To Disclose List Of Wilful Loan Defaulters: Congress To Centre The Congress on Sunday demanded that the BJP-led government direct the RBI to disclose the list of wilful loan defaulters, alleging it was not doing so to protect its "crony capitalist friends"....
05:52, 04/29/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
07:39, 05/01/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
08:00, 05/17/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she reportedly was discovered dead in a Mexico City hotel room. Fatimih Davila Sosa — who represented her country at the Miss Universe...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker, Andy Cohen and More Stars Shine at GLAAD Media Awards New York It was a star-studded night in the Big Apple as celebrities gathered at the New York Hilton Midtown for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The organization, which honors "media for......
12:39, 05/05/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
11:13, 05/11/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outfit social media users likened to a “grandma quilt....
02:26, 04/30/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
08:39, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminates contract over social media posts – as it happened Rugby Australia terminates four-year, $4m contract of star WallabyCEO Raelene Castle: ‘When we say rugby is a game for all, we mean it’ Mike Hytner’s report on a landmark day in Australian rugby 7.37am BST So - we await now what word will emerge from...
09:13, 05/17/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
09:13, 05/10/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
22:39, 05/06/2019

Kim Jong Un oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to keep ‘high alert posture’: State media North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile....
14:52, 05/05/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
19:00, 05/10/2019

YouTube recommended a Russian media site thousands of times for analysis of Mueller’s report, a watchdog group says YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government....
14:49, 04/28/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
05:39, 05/01/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....
08:52, 05/02/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
06:52, 05/09/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
06:13, 05/04/2019

House Judiciary schedules vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote for later this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full unredacted report....
19:13, 05/06/2019

Will Move Court Over Poll Body Inaction Against PM, Amit Shah: Congress The Congress is planning to move court today against the Election Commission's alleged inaction on complaints lodged against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for repeatedly......
02:39, 04/29/2019

Trump just said Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress and claimed that Democrats were 'looking for a redo' Associated Press On Sunday, President Trump suggested in a pair of tweets that special counsel Robert Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress. Mueller was called to do so last month by Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee. Trump claimed that...
10:39, 05/06/2019

"Still Hurts": Gautam Gambhir Invokes Mumbai Attack To Slam Congress BJP's newly minted leader Gautam Gambhir, who is campaigning for the May 12 polling in the national election, on Monday made reference to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in a poll meeting as he claimed......
22:39, 04/29/2019

Trump says Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress about Russia probe findings President Trump says the special counsel's report found no collusion and therefore there is no need for the special counsel to testify. "No redos for the Dems!"...
23:39, 05/06/2019

Congress Leader Jitin Prasada's Sister Finds Out Her Vote Is Already Cast Former union minister Jitin Prasada said my sister went to the polling booth, she found her name had been ticked and the presiding officer told her that vote had been cast. This is how fake voting is......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Showdown looms between Congress and attorney general over Mueller report deadline U.S. Attorney General William Barr is headed for a showdown on Monday with Democrats in Congress, as lawmakers prepared to begin contempt proceedings against the top U.S. law enforcement officer if he fails to hand over the full, unredacted Mueller r...
07:39, 05/06/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges contempt of Congress finding for Barr U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she believed that Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress for not providing it with the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller....
15:52, 05/08/2019

Mumbai Votes With Congress-Ruled Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh: 10 Facts Voting for the fourth phase of the national election is taking place in the heartland states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh today. The highlight of this round is Mumbai, the country's financial......
05:52, 04/29/2019