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Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech

“The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech

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Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV news man How...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Watch the opening number from last night’s Tony Awards, featuring Bryan Cranston having to pee Last night, host James Corden kicked off the annual Tony Awards ceremony as you might expect: By singing a song about the magic of theater. Specifically, Corden’s song-and-dance routine made the case that a night on Broadway is far more interesting t...
02:26, 06/11/2019

Bryan Cranston, musical 'Hadestown' score top nominations for Broadway's Tony awards Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening and Laurie Metcalf were among top nominees for Broadway's Tony awards on Tuesday, with musical "Hadestown" leading all shows with 14 nods....
15:39, 04/30/2019

CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan to perform Carrie Underwood is the queen of the CMT Music Awards with the most wins in the show's history: 18. And she could take home more trophies Wednesday night....
17:00, 06/05/2019

JWoww Praises Son Greyson on His Speech Progress as They Celebrate His 3rd Birthday Jenni "JWoww" Farley is happy to report that her son Greyson Mathews is speaking better than ever as he celebrates his third birthday, following months of therapy to overcome developmental......
18:52, 05/05/2019

2019 APME awards honor AP journalists for powerful stories NEW YORK (AP) — Accounts of perseverance in the wake of disaster, deep investigative looks into cyber threats against American democracy, and images that highlighted the human side of controversial political issues are among the stories that have won...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Who Won and What Happened at the 2019 Tony Awards “Hadestown” won eight prizes, including best musical. And Ali Stroker became the first wheelchair user to receive a Tony, for her role in “Oklahoma!”...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Tony awards 2019 – in pictures Some of the best photographs from the 73rd annual Tonys at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The night’s big winner was Hadestown, a folk opera musical based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, which won eight awards, including b...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Scenes From Inside the 2019 Tony Awards Our photographer Sara Krulwich is at Radio City Music Hall, looking for moments that might stand out — a stirring song, a striking emotion, a bit of visual razzle dazzle....
07:00, 06/10/2019

Stroker, Linney, Ratajkowski take over the Tony Awards Ali Stroker, Laura Linney, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Ratajkowski, Tina Fey, Zachary Quinto commanded the red carpet at the Tony Awards. (June 10)        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

In photos: Moments from the Tony Awards red carpet Theater performers, orchestra members and nominees arrive on the red carpet at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2019 in New York City....
10:00, 06/10/2019

There’s Great Dance on Broadway. Hello, Tony Awards? Standard or (worse yet) slight fare gets nominated for best choreography while quality work — “Oklahoma!,” “The Prom” — goes unrecognized. An exception: Camille A. Brown’s dances for “Choir Boy.”...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Five Things to Watch For at Sunday's Tony Awards Broadway legends, Hollywood stars, a horse race for best musical and James Corden will converge for the 2019 Tony Awards ceremony, airing Sunday at 8 p.m. Eastern time on CBS....
23:00, 06/08/2019

Pride celebrated on Tony Awards carpet Stars including Zachary Quinto, James Corden, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Bryan Cranston celebrate the LGBTQ community at the Tony Awards. (June 10)        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of winners The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be presented Sunday, the one night of the year where all of Broadway's stars come together to celebrate the best performances of the year....
16:13, 06/10/2019

A musical set in hell is the show to beat at Tony Awards NEW YORK (AP) — The big question at this year’s Tony Awards is whether hell can triumph. The arty and original “Hadestown,” which takes place in the underworld of Greek mythology, has a leading 14 Tony nominations going into Sunday ...
18:13, 06/09/2019

Tony Awards Red Carpet: Dresses to Impress, and the Men Wore Them Well Billy Porter continued to challenge gender norms at high-profile events by wearing a gown to Sunday night’s awards show. And this time, he wasn’t alone....
04:00, 06/10/2019

Tony Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List Oh, what a night! James Corden hosted tonight's 2019 Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The star-studded soiree featured appearances from the biggest names on......
09:26, 06/10/2019

Tony Awards 2019: The shows and actors we think should win this year The 2019 Tony Awards are Sunday, June 9, from 8 to 11 p.m. on CBS. Here are the actors and shows we think should win.        ...
23:26, 06/08/2019

Here Are the Best, Weirdest and Wildest Moments of the 2019 Tony Awards James Corden is aware that you may not have seen Hadestown, The Boys in the Band, Ain’t Too Proud or To Kill A Mockingbird. He knows that it’s expensive and midtown Manhattan is a nightmare and there is lot of good television on. He is aw...
16:39, 06/10/2019

Why this year's Tony awards lacked that Broadway magic With most of the awards landing in predictable hands and a host who failed to add the requisite pizzazz, the annual Broadway love-in felt rather flatThe 2019 Tony awards began with James Corden slumped on a sofa in a schlubby sweatshirt. A man who le...
18:52, 06/10/2019

Tony Awards 2019 predictions: Prepare for some big surprises A top Broadway executive e-mailed the other day to say, “I really think the only winner during this period of time is the pharmaceutical industry, as the demand for beta blockers and anxiety medicine is high.” It’s a good assessment of the mood in Sh...
03:39, 06/07/2019

Tony Awards favorites: ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ could pull off upset win Broadway’s roaring into the homestretch with the Tonys next weekend, and I’ve never seen so many nervous people in Shubert Alley. Many races are up in the air, which should make for an exciting Tony telecast June 9. I’m not making any predictions yet...
06:39, 05/31/2019

Tony Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's almost time for the 2019 Tony Awards! On Sunday, stars such as Judith Light and Aaron Tveit hit the red carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, where the ceremony takes......
00:39, 06/10/2019

‘Be More Chill’ didn’t deserve face slap from Tony Awards What little drama there was at Sunday’s low-rated Tony Awards telecast centered on “Be More Chill,” Joe Iconis’ struggling musical. When James Corden, Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles sang “James in the Bathroom,” nearly everyone at Radio City Music Ha...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Tony Awards: Cynthia Erivo, cast of 'Ain't Too Proud' to perform Actress Cynthia Erivo, along with the casts of multiple stage plays such as "Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations," are set to perform at the 73rd annual Tony Awards on Sunday....
18:39, 06/07/2019

Stage Presence: The Stars Show Out for the 2019 Tony Awards Feathers, tulle, velvet, yards of train and even more star power; the theatrical community celebrated its biggest honors Sunday night at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Forget the Tony Awards: Here are Broadway’s worst moments this season Broadway raked in $1.8 billion at the box office this past year — and some of us want our money back. Overhyped performances, silly plots and sheer, WTF awfulness made us groan into our overpriced, sippy-cup cocktails. Which is why, ahead of Broadway...
03:39, 06/07/2019

Tony Awards offered little surprise, a lackluster James Corden A Tony Awards that had the potential to deliver some jaw-dropping upsets delivered nothing but a lackluster telecast hosted by James Corden, who, though he did a brilliant job three years ago, seemed past his sell-buy date. As expected, “Hadestown” w...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — you are,”...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Glee's Ali Stroker Makes History With 2019 Tony Awards Win Congratulations are in order for Ali Stroker! The 31-year-old Broadway star made history at Sunday night's Tony Awards when she took home the trophy for Best Performance by an......
15:13, 06/10/2019

2019 Tony Awards: André De Shields Is a Winner in Hadestown Curtain Call! The 73rd Annual Tony Awards was full of drama (the good kind) in New York City on Sunday night, and the big winner was a town where the wind blows...any way....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater....
20:26, 06/09/2019

Tony awards 2019: folk musical Hadestown triumphs while Brits win big The mythic musical was the night’s big winner but Sam Mendes and The Ferryman also made an impression in a diverse ceremonyA box office record-breaking season on Broadway led to a varied set of winners at 2019’s Tony awards along with a quieter night...
09:00, 06/10/2019

Tony Awards host James Corden hopes audience will find ‘joy’ TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political and not worried about any online snark...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Tony Awards 2019: Best and worst moments, full winners list It’s the 73rd Annual Sloooowny Awards! Sunday night’s trophy ceremony for a Broadway season suffering from a lack of must-see shows and real star power suffered from, well, a lack of must-see shows and real star power. It wasn’t a total flop. T...
07:13, 06/10/2019

James Corden takes on TV binge-watching in Tony awards opening number James Corden kicked off the 73rd Annual Tony Awards Sunday night with a boisterous, colorful number that highlighted the importance of Broadway in the time of streaming services....
16:13, 06/10/2019

Tony awards 2019: nominations reveal snubbed stars and dark themes With a refreshing embrace of both experimental plays and difficult themes, this year’s nominations offer up an interesting, hard-to-predict raceWhat does it say about Broadway that a play about a troubled belief in the American experiment was not nom...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Let's revisit Neil Patrick Harris' incredible opening performance to the 2013 Tony Awards As awards-ceremony opening numbers go, the Tonys are a pretty high bar. Since they celebrate stage shows, you would think/hope that they would have the best command of the stage. James Corden hosts again this Sunday, and he previously offered a lovel...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award at the 2019 Glaad media awards, with a rousing sp...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Tony Awards host James Corden won't get too political, hopes audience will find ‘joy’ TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political.        ...
13:13, 06/08/2019

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Cardi B Is a Total Boss in Acceptance Speech at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Cardi B is here to slay, okurrr? The rapper is taking home the award for Best Rap Song at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards for her song, "I Like It" with J. Balvin and Bad Bunny,......
14:13, 05/02/2019

Tony Awards 2019: Wheelchair-using actress Ali Stroker makes history; 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins Ali Stroker, a wheelchair-using actress from "Oklahoma!", made history and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists at the Tony Awards.        ...
00:26, 06/11/2019

'Hadestown,' Cranston win big at Tonys, 'Ferryman' best play "Hadestown," a folk opera about a young couple's dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway's Tony awards on Sunday winning eight honors, including the top prize best musical....
08:13, 06/10/2019

Horribly Botched High School Track Meet Awards, Strips, Then Awards Top Runner Last Thursday’s Iowa Class 1A boys 3,200-meter run was a wreck. A high school state track champion won a bungled race, had his gold medal stripped, and then received a new one in less than a week....
00:52, 05/22/2019

Cranston: Reproductive right laws 'draconian' Speaking at the Tony Awards, actor Bryan Cranston says "powerful old white men... should not be determining what women should and should not do with their bodies." (June 10)        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Bryan Ave. Shut Down Due To Gas Leak LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Bryan Avenue is shut down between Shawnee Avenue and Locust Avenue due to a gas line break. Lexington police did not have a duration of closure. Utility officials are on scene. Detours have been established. Please avo...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 to r...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Hey, if HBO doesn't want Bryan Cogman, Amazon's Lord Of The Rings will happily take him Back in April, writer Bryan Cogman revealed that the Game Of Thrones spin-off idea he had pitched to HBO had been rejected, freeing him up to take an overall deal with Amazon instead. Cogman was the writer behind what we can all confidently say was t...
09:39, 05/22/2019

Transparent's Jill Soloway replaces Bryan Singer on Red Sonja After its bizarre decision to hire Bryan Singer, an unreliable director accused of numerous instances of sexual assault, to helm the female-centered Red Sonja—an action film about a sexual assault survivor—Millennium Films has now appointed Transpare...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Bryan Adams and Billy Idol and launch co-headlining U.S. tour A pair of '80s icons – Billy Idol and Bryan Adams – will share the stage this summer. Find out if they're coming to your city.        ...
18:39, 04/29/2019

Bryan Habana: 'World Cup win for Siya Kolisi would be bigger than Mandela' In Manhattan, the Springbok great discussed retirement, race and how the Rugby World Cup in Japan could eclipse the events of 1995Lunch with Bryan Habana happens in New York, which is not where one would usually find a great South Africa wing. Not lo...
03:39, 05/24/2019

Old timer's day: Karlovic, Bryan bros. in wins for the ages At age 40 with 2 kids keeping him busy at home, midnight gym sessions were the key to Ivo Karlovic's French Open preparations        ...
06:52, 05/29/2019

Bohemian Rhapsody's Bryan Singer To Pay $150,000 To Settle Rape Allegation UPDATE: Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer will pay $150,000 to settle a rape accusation, according to documents obtained by E! News. Singer still denies any......
20:39, 06/13/2019

Bryan Stevenson: the lawyer devoting his life to fighting injustice Michael B Jordan is to play him in a new film – but first a documentary tells the incredible true story of a man taking on America’s criminal justice systemIn the 30 years since he founded the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, Bryan St...
10:52, 06/26/2019

Winning Tennis Titles Again, Bob Bryan Is Inspiring Athletes With Hip Injuries Last spring, Bryan thought his career was over. But after an operation on his right hip, he has reunited with his twin brother on the tennis court and resumed winning doubles championships....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Holy hell, Bryan Fuller is still out here talking about bringing back Hannibal Once upon a time, dear readers, there was a TV show called Hannibal. It was about two handsome men staring at each other in meaningful ways—in the hopes that one of them would finally give in to their wildest passions and murder the other—and it was ...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Luke Bryan crowd goes wild for Gronkowski’s Gillette Stadium return Rob Gronkowski retired from the NFL, but he’s apparently not done catching passes at Gillette Stadium. The former Patriots tight end returned to his old stomping ground Friday night during a Luke Bryan concert and the crowd went wild upon seein...
17:52, 06/23/2019

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Bryan Hoch talks Yankees injuries, pitching depth, and 2009 stories On Monday’s episode of The Bronx Pinstripes Show, co-host Andrew Rotondi spoke with Yankees beat reporter Bryan Hoch about the Yankees slow start, Gio Gonzalez, Aaron Boone, and more. Hoch has been the Yankees beat reporter for MLB.com since 20...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Blake Shelton steals a kiss with Gwen Stefani at Luke Bryan concert Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton sure aren’t afraid to show off their love. The couple attended a Luke Bryan concert on Thursday night, which Stefani, 49, recorded on her Instagram story....
01:52, 05/25/2019

Only Andy Murray could return to summit of men's tennis after major hip surgery, says Bob Bryan Andy Murray has been backed to return to the top of men's tennis and play at Wimbledon approaching his 40s by the man who had the same major hip surgery....
19:39, 06/20/2019

Luke Bryan, Maren Morris & More Celebs React to Granger Smith's 3-Year-Old Son's Death Country music singer Granger Smith shared the heartbreaking news that his 3-year-old son passed away. "I have to deliver unthinkable news. We've lost our youngest son, River Kelly......
00:26, 06/07/2019

Anthony Joshua hot favourite to beat Andy Ruiz Jr on his US debut | Bryan Armen Graham British heavyweight champion is expected to beat an opponent who stepped in at short notice but a potential unification clash with Deontay Wilder is the talk of boxingThere was a laid-back energy to Anthony Joshua as he charmed and held court with th...
21:13, 05/31/2019

Boxing is leaving Amir Khan behind after Terence Crawford defeat | Bryan Armen Graham The latest loss for the former world champion underlines he has little hope of returning to the summit of the sportIt was less than an hour after Terence Crawford’s comprehensive beatdown of Amir Khan on Saturday night and the conversation had alread...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Beth Grant on "discovering" Mindy Kaling, working with Bryan Fuller, and getting murdered by Chucky While promoting her film Crazy Heart back in 2010, character actress Beth Grant stopped by The A.V. Club for a Random Roles interview where she talked about Rain Man, Speed, and Donnie Darko....
23:39, 06/19/2019

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
21:13, 06/05/2019

WWE Raw: Roman Reigns storms into Shane McMahon's VIP area, Seth Rollins battles Daniel Bryan Roman Reigns got some much needed payback against Shane McMahon and his partner Drew McIntyre on Raw after The Big Dog ambushed them inside their VIP suite....
15:13, 06/18/2019

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Rep. Adam Schiff: U.S. not doing enough to protect journalists Eight months after Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, U.S. lawmakers and press freedom advocates renewed calls for justice....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
09:13, 05/07/2019

'Kommersant' Russian journalists quit over censorship Two veteran reporters were fired, and their colleagues on the political desk quit in protest at the 'Kommersant' business newspaper. The billionaire owner apparently disapproved of an article....
03:39, 05/21/2019

Chelsea Manning: Trump administration ‘clearly’ wants to go after journalists Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning on Sunday accused the Trump administration of “clearly” wanting to go after journalists by using the FBI and Department of Justice....
12:13, 05/13/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release....
03:13, 05/08/2019

The Best Way For Jeffrey Goldberg To Help Diverse Journalists Would Be To Quit His Job On Thursday, Nieman Lab published a friendly discussion with The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the magazine’s recently-promoted executive editor Adrienne LaFance, in which they addressed the great progress The Atlantic has made in a...
02:26, 06/08/2019

Al Jazeera Suspends Two Journalists Over Holocaust Video Al Jazeera announced the suspension Sunday of two journalists over a video that reportedly claimed the extent of the Holocaust was deliberately misrepresented by Jews. The Qatari broadcaster said in a statement that the offending clip and accompanyin...
09:39, 05/20/2019

Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev Enjoy Disneyland Double Date With Brie Bella and Bryan Danielson Disney delights! Nikki Bella and her beau Artem Chigvintsev started their weekend festivities early, as they spent their Friday at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. The pair enjoyed the theme......
11:00, 05/04/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Charge Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
02:13, 06/14/2019

After Leh Journalists' Bribe Claim, CCTV Clip Emerges. BJP Says Will Sue After a group of journalists in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh accused the BJP of "trying to bribe reporters for favourable coverage" to influence the national election, a video has emerged of envelopes......
10:39, 05/08/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after over 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after more than 500 days....
06:39, 05/07/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that police protect them and give them space to work. Unidentified gunman shot jou...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
03:00, 05/04/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release....
21:13, 05/08/2019

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India. It was the third incident...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
12:52, 05/07/2019

Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'Holocaust denying' video The Qatari broadcaster has come under fire for a controversial video about the Holocaust. The Israeli Foreign Ministry said it represented "the worst kind of pernicious evil."...
11:13, 05/20/2019

Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'offensive' Holocaust report Images of the persecution of Jews accompanied narration asking ‘why is there a focus only on them?’Al-Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced that claimed the extent of the Holocaust was being misrepresented by Jews.The...
07:52, 05/20/2019

Al-Jazeera fires two journalists over 'Holocaust denying' video The Qatari broadcaster has come under fire for a controversial video about the Holocaust. The Israeli Foreign Ministry said it represented "the worst kind of pernicious evil."...
06:13, 05/20/2019

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’...
06:00, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the “unprecedented charges” against his client threaten all journalists ...
23:52, 05/23/2019

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

How Monsanto manipulates journalists and academics | Carey Gillam Monsanto’s own emails and documents reveal a disinformation campaign to hide its weedkiller’s possible links to cancerOver the past year, evidence of Monsanto’s deceptive efforts to defend the safety of its top-selling Roundup herbicide have been lai...
08:00, 06/02/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose...
05:39, 05/17/2019

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
16:00, 06/03/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
04:26, 05/21/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists' release, with a caveat The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a "very dire situation" remains for freedom of expression in the Asian country....
16:39, 05/07/2019

More Journalists Are Being Killed, Arrested and Assaulted as Authoritarianism Spreads Myanmar, nudged by the conscience of the world, recently released two Reuters journalists imprisoned for more than 500 days – good news in what otherwise has been a dismal period for media freedom. The 2019 Press Freedom Index by Reporters With...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
03:52, 04/30/2019

Making nice at end, Trump praises outgoing May President Donald Trump is easing up on his frequent criticism of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal...
18:39, 06/04/2019

Trump Praises Controversial Hungarian Leader President Trump offered praise for Hungary’s controversial prime minister during the European leader’s first White House visit in more than 20 years, describing him as a highly respected figure who has done what he must to keep his country safe....
08:13, 05/14/2019

Vladimir Putin praises Mueller report Vladimir Putin on Tuesday praised special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 US elections as “objective,” The Hill reported. “On the whole he had a very objective investigation and he confirmed that there ar...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Journalists quit Russia's leading business daily over report Leading journalists at Russia's main business daily newspaper say they have been forced to quit over an article that predicted the resignation of the speaker of the country's upper house of parliament....
14:52, 05/20/2019

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
22:26, 05/28/2019

Myanmar can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK's Hunt Britain welcomed Myanmar's release of two Reuters journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said could open a new chapter in relations....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Ugandan journalists reassigned after government upset by opposition coverage More than a dozen Ugandan media outlets said on Tuesday that they will reassign senior journalists in response to government complaints over coverage of opposition lawmaker and pop star Bobi Wine, prompting criticism that media freedoms are under att...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Freeland says Canada ‘closely following’ reports of attacks on Russian journalists Prominent Russian investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was beaten and kept in custody for 12 hours without a lawyer after he was stopped by police in Moscow last Thursday, according to his lawyer...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Trump, press secretary appear at rally, skip journalists' event President Donald Trump and his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, skipped a journalists' event in Washington, D.C., in favor of a friendly crowd at a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wis....
18:26, 04/28/2019

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reporting on the “natural world” of dolphins, polar bears,...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Qatari Broadcaster Al Jazeera Suspends Journalists Over Holocaust Report Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced claiming the extent of the Holocaust was being misrepresented by Jews....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Noida TV Channel Journalists Granted Bail in Defamation Case Three journalists of a Noida-based TV news channel, who were arrested for allegedly airing defamatory content against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, were granted bail in the defamation......
19:39, 06/19/2019

Rahul Gandhi Condemns Arrest Of UP Journalists, BJP Brings Up Karnataka A post by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi condemning the arrest of journalists by Uttar Pradesh authorities on defamation charges sparked off a war of words on social media today, with the BJP calling him......
14:52, 06/11/2019

"Will Return With Full Majority": PM Modi Tells Journalists - Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending a press conference with BJP president Amit Shah, talked about elections, his last five years as prime minister and his experience while campaigning for the......
19:52, 05/17/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep ...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Al Jazeera suspends journalists over anti-Semitic Holocaust video Al Jazeera on Sunday suspended two journalists over a video that accused Jewish people of exploiting the Holocaust — and Israel of being the genocide’s “greatest beneficiary.” The viral clip, posted Friday by the broadcaster’s...
09:13, 05/20/2019

Father of slain California officer praises department SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The father of a slain California police officer says it is offensive and hurtful to suggest authorities were responsible for her death. Tara O’Sullivan died Wednesday after being shot while helping a woman gather her t...
01:26, 06/26/2019

| Djokovic says Gimelstob right to quit ATP board, praises contribution Player Council president Novak Djokovic has paid tribute to Justin Gimelstob's work as an ATP board member but said the American had made a "wise" decision to quit. `...
01:39, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Trump praises Powells, humorist Russell The Latest on President Donald Trump's activities on Sunday (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says retired Gen. Colin Powell and his wife, Alma, are "two people to really look up to."...
12:39, 06/03/2019

Trump praises Mexico for ‘huge deal’ on immigration President Trump spiked the football on his immigration agreement with Mexico and taunted his media critics with a tweetstorm that called the accord “a huge deal.” “MEXICO HAS AGREED TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN BUYING LARGE QUANTITIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Sachin Tendulkar Praises PM Modi's "Cricket Diplomacy", Says Thank You Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for promoting cricket after he gifted the Maldives President a bat signed by the Indian national team....
09:26, 06/12/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health ser...
00:52, 06/15/2019

"Another Strike On Pak...": Amit Shah Praises Team India After Big Win The Indian cricket team's comfortable 89-run victory over Pakistan yesterday at the ongoing cricket World Cup in England earned them lavish praise from Home Minister Amit Shah and other top leaders....
10:39, 06/17/2019

| Trump praises Hungary's Orban, says 'kept country safe' President Donald Trump has praised the record of Hungarian leader Viktor Orban as he hosted him at the White House, saying the anti-immigration firebrand had kept his country "safe"....
16:26, 05/14/2019

Ex-Trump aide Bannon praises Marine Le Pen's campaign Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Monday praised French far-right politician Marine Le Pen's political recovery but said he was in France as an observer of the European elections rather than actively playing a role in Le Pen's campaign....
14:13, 05/20/2019

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran had continued......
12:39, 06/18/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims have been pardoned and rele...
09:13, 05/07/2019

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists....
23:52, 05/23/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
10:13, 05/07/2019

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

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists....
21:52, 06/11/2019

White House welcomes release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed in Myanmar for more than a year....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by developers. “Sniper 3D Assassin,” which is available on iPads and smartphones, had a mission...
02:26, 05/21/2019

ABC journalists call on news chief to explain why Adani story was pulled Staff urge management to defend public broadcaster amid allegations of editorial interference by mining giantABC journalists have condemned alleged editorial interference by Adani and called on the news director, Gaven Morris, to explain why a story ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Ugandan government clamps down on journalists for reporting on Bobi Wine case Uganda's communications commission has suspended over 30 journalists for their roles in reporting about the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. He faces trial for staging a protest and has since been released on bail....
23:26, 05/02/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
17:39, 04/28/2019

Amnesty urges Yemen's Houthis to free 10 journalists held for spying Amnesty International called on Yemen's Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, to free 10 journalists held for nearly four years on what the rights group described as trumped-up spying charges....
09:52, 05/01/2019

Trump praises Hungary's far-right leader Orbán: 'He’s a respected man' – live Trump welcomes Viktor Orbán to White House as Pompeo heads to meeting of EU nations in apparent attempt to soothe relations over Iran dealSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.04pm BST Former White House advisor Omarosa Manigault New...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Barney Frank praises Buttigieg, says O’Rourke may be ‘regretting that he’s straight’ Former Congressman Barney Frank said Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s sexual orientation is helping him in the polls, adding that voters give him credit for being open and honest about himself....
16:26, 05/04/2019

UN Praises Weather Department For "Pinpoint Accuracy" On Cyclone Fani The UN agency for disaster reduction has commended the Indian Meteorological Department's "almost pinpoint accuracy" of early warnings that helped authorities conduct a well-targeted evacuation plan......
09:39, 05/04/2019

BJP Credits PM For Masood Azhar Listing, Opposition Praises Diplomats The United Nation Security Council's decision to list Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist created a flurry in political circles today, with those from the ruling BJP laying the......
19:00, 05/01/2019

Victim's group praises indictment of Houston-area priest A victim advocacy group says the indictment of a Houston-area Roman Catholic priest on child indecency charges sends a message that "those who hurt children can and will be held accountable."...
22:52, 05/03/2019

Trump Praises Hungary’s Viktor Orban, Brushing Aside Criticism In a high-profile Oval Office meeting, the president expressed approval for Mr. Orban’s tough immigration policies and emphasis on “Christian communities.”...
00:39, 05/14/2019

Xi Jinping praises a historic student protest. It could never happen today In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against the government....
11:00, 04/30/2019

'Like me, a little controversial': Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM Orban U.S. President Donald Trump praised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday, describing him as "like me, a little controversial," and brushing off concerns about threats to democratic norms in Hungary during Orban's tenure....
02:26, 05/14/2019

VP Pence praises members of black churches torched by arson Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
17:13, 05/04/2019

Trump praises Britain’s Theresa May for handling of Brexit deal President Trump on Tuesday praised outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit negotiations after criticizing her over the weekend for not putting more pressure on the European Union. At a joint news conference with May, Tr...
17:39, 06/04/2019

Trump praises D-Day veterans at solemn 75th anniversary ceremony President Trump gave a touching tribute Thursday to the D-Day invasion veterans who turned the course of World War II, calling them “among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trump and other world leaders gathered in France at the Norman...
16:39, 06/06/2019

President Trump Praises U.K.’s Theresa May and Says Brexit ‘Would Be Good for the Country’ President Donald Trump has praised Theresa May, the outgoing British Prime Minister, and called the Queen a “fantastic person” in a joint press conference in London after a key meeting between the two leaders mid-way through Trump’s...
19:13, 06/04/2019

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall, it actually drew a big round of audience applause and cheers. The iPhone maker, which has reported...
04:39, 06/13/2019

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more ass...
03:39, 05/29/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
17:26, 05/07/2019

Samantha Bee has barbs for Trump and gratitude for journalists at ‘Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’ The alternative White House correspondents' dinner featured a robot version of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a sensual, slow-jam ode to the Gray Lady and Robert De Niro calling the president “a relentless, unrepentant scumbag."...
01:00, 04/29/2019

Maya Rudolph Tells Obnoxious Hypothetical Journalists to ''Suck My D--k'' on Busy Tonight The women of Wine Country have been making great content for decades. So it's pretty bizarre that some journalists still start interviews with Maya Rudolph and say, "Well,......
19:39, 05/14/2019

Amid Opposition Uproar, Pranab Mukherjee Praises "Perfect" Elections Former President Pranab Mukherjee complimented the Election Commission over its "perfect" handling of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday, taking a starkly divergent stand on the matter from that of the......
02:52, 05/21/2019

Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
14:52, 06/15/2019

China Praises Pak For "Swift Action" After Terror Attack At Gwadar Hotel China on Monday praised the Pakistan's security forces for their "swift action" in neutralising the terrorists who attacked a luxury hotel in Gwadar and ensured the safety of the Chinese personnel and......
23:00, 05/13/2019

Trump praises Bolton amid suggestions he's frustrated with his hawkish adviser President Trump on Thursday indicated that talk he is growing frustrated with national security adviser John Bolton is untrue, describing his famously hawkish aide as giving him "good advice."...
22:52, 05/09/2019

Trump praises Johnson and Hunt in race to be British prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump said Boris Johnson and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt were both strong candidates to become prime minister, when he was asked about the race to succeed Theresa May....
16:39, 06/04/2019

‘Younger’ star Miriam Shor praises Diana as ‘unapologetically powerful’ Miriam Shor said it is a joy to play Diana Trout on "Younger" because she is nothing like the supremely demanding and self-assured marketing executive....
19:13, 06/12/2019

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks. Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his solidarity with the victims and families of the March Christchurch mosque attacks...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Schumer praises Trump's decision to lift tariffs on Canada and Mexico Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised President Trump’s decision to lift tariffs against Mexico and Canada on aluminum and steel, but said there are “still many other issues” that must be resolved before the Democrats will back his proposed ne...
02:26, 05/18/2019

Pak Military To Voluntarily Cut Defence Budget, Imran Khan Praises Move In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
13:39, 06/05/2019

Bannon praises Trump for staying tough on China trade talks Former White House adviser Steven Bannon said China is waging an economic war against the United States and credited President Trump for standing strong against Beijing’s attempts to backpedal on trade talks. “This radical cadre, led by P...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
22:39, 06/13/2019

Rahul Gandhi Praises Women For Playing Key Role In Lok Sabha Polls Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard....
11:52, 05/19/2019

Oprah Praises Meghan and Harry's Birthing Plan And For "Standing Up For What Works" For Them “Who is ready to walk out and stand before the world and put that face on, you know, a day after you’ve had a baby?” Oprah said of the Duchess of Sussex’s birthing plan...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Mike Pence praises West Point cadets, Trump at ceremony Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point’s 985 graduating cadets – along with his boss – at their commencement ceremony Saturday. “This is a class full of amazing Americans,” he said. “You are, as the president likes to say, the best of the...
01:39, 05/26/2019

The rehabilitation of Tony Blair? Tony Blair’s legacy since leaving office has been the subject of heated debate both within the Labour party and the country at large. As Paul Lewis reports, his re-entry into the national debate on Brexit comes at a time of a crisis of trust in Briti...
07:39, 06/18/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and tw...
10:13, 05/27/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his showboating behavior is a sign of a "healthy, functioning democracy."...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Al Jazeera suspends journalists over Holocaust denial video suggesting Zionists blew it ‘out of proportion’ Al Jazeera Media Network suspended two journalists on Saturday over a video that claimed the Zionist movement benefited from the Holocaust and Jewish people “exaggerated” the outcome....
19:52, 05/20/2019

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs....
16:13, 05/24/2019

Fox News host Tucker Carlson praises Elizabeth Warren's economic policies Conservative news show anchor praises the Democratic 2020 election candidate for promoting ‘economic patriotism’ Conservative news show anchor Tucker Carlson has praised Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s economic policy plan, ...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Magic Johnson praises Los Angeles Lakers on reported Anthony Davis trade: 'Job well done' Magic Johnson appeared to try and bury the hatchet with the Los Angeles Lakers front office after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans....
17:26, 06/17/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Praises Arun Jaitley In Tweet Wishing Him Speedy Recovery Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wished a speedy recovery and a healthy life to senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to excuse himself from being......
20:26, 05/29/2019

Giants' Evan Engram praises rookie QB Daniel Jones for picking up playbook New York Giants tight end Evan Engram says rookie quarterback Daniel Jones isn't having much trouble picking up the playbook ahead of the 2019 season....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Seeks Parole, Jail Chief Praises Him For "Good Conduct" Rape and murder convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim is not a "hardcore" criminal and had a good conduct in prison, the jail superintendent of Rohtak district said while seeking opinion from Haryana's Sirsa......
20:00, 06/24/2019

Trump praises ex-adviser Flynn, offers 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
15:39, 06/13/2019

Watch" Donald Trump praises 'integrity,' 'devotion' of Air Force Academy graduates President Donald Trump praised nearly 1,000 Air Force cadets for their "integrity, devotion and commitment" during their commencement ceremony Thursday in Colorado Springs....
22:26, 05/30/2019

Ahead of UK visit, Trump praises Brexit-supporting 'friends' Johnson and Farage U.S. President Donald Trump lauded Britain's most high-profile Brexit supporters - Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage - as his friends on Thursday, weighing into Britain's political crisis just days before his state visit to London....
21:26, 05/30/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part of Africa, that deserves more international support...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Barack Obama Praises Sikh Man Who Wore Rainbow Turban At Pride March A San Diego-based neuroscientist who is celebrating this year's Pride Month with a rainbow turban has found support from former US President Barack Obama....
10:13, 06/05/2019

Rabbi praises off-duty border agent who fired at California synagogue shooter The rabbi wounded in Saturday's deadly shooting at his California synagogue praised an off-duty U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent who fired at the fleeing suspect....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an ho...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Portugal’s Bernardo Silva eyes Nations League glory and praises João Félix • Portugal face Switzerland in first semi-final on Wednesday• Teenager Félix is being tracked by Silva’s Manchester CityManchester City’s Bernardo Silva wants to end a memorable season with a bang by helping Portugal win the Nations League final.The ...
01:52, 06/05/2019

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be...
19:13, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump praises Red Sox at White House ceremony as several players, manager skip event A group of primarily white Red Sox players, executives crowded behind Donald Trump, while most persons of color associated with team skipped trip.        ...
07:13, 05/10/2019

US Open: Phil Mickelson belts 370-yard drive, posts third-round 75, praises USGA Phil Mickelson had some impressive shots in third round of US Open at Pebble Beach, but his back nine was littered with bogeys.        ...
11:39, 06/16/2019

Adam Driver, others react to their Tony nominations Adam Driver, Jeff Daniels, Laurie Metcalf, and Bob Mackie react to their Tony nominations at a media event in New York on Wednesday. (May 1)        ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

No limitations: Ali Stroker makes history with Tony win NEW YORK (AP) — When she sings, Ali Stroker says, she has “no limitations.” That was clear on Sunday as Stroker performed and made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to capture a Tony Award. She earned the trophy for her portrayal...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Tony Parker announces retirement after 18 NBA seasons After 18 seasons in the NBA, all but the last with the San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker announced his retirement on Monday. “At the end of the season, I just knew it was time,” Parker told The Undefeated. Parker, 37, had previously stated h...
21:13, 06/10/2019

‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical....
09:39, 06/10/2019

Tony Todd Teases His Involvement in the New Candyman Meet Forky in a new clip from Toy Story 4. Bryce Dallas Howard talks about making The Mandalorian. Get new looks at what’s to come on Black Mirror. Plus, creepy alien trees on The 100, the Clifford the Big Red Dog movie gets some casting and a bonker...
15:52, 05/29/2019

Tony Hawk turned down a $500,000 royalty check in his 20s — here's why Skateboarder Tony Hawk turned down a buyout offer from Activision and his instinct paid off: His licensing deal ran for 16 years until 2015 and the Tony Hawk series generated an estimated $1.4 billion in sales worldwide....
10:26, 06/13/2019

Tony Gum's best photograph: the emotional toll of abortion ‘Women need to be equipped for how gruelling an abortion can be. It does mess with your mind. I was trying to put myself back together again’This image, Sweet Saboteur, was inspired by a painting I did last November, during a particularly difficult t...
07:39, 06/13/2019

Tony Parker, Former Spurs Star, Retires From NBA Parker, 37, was a six-time N.B.A. All-Star and the Spurs’ point guard during their run of four championships. He was the first European-born finals MVP....
06:26, 06/11/2019

Anti-Trump MSNBC host Chris Matthews praises president for calling off Iran strike MSNBC's Chris Matthews has been one of the president's most unhinged critics, but even he couldn't resist praising Trump for refraining from a military strike on Iran, saying he's "glad" he didn't go through with it. ...
03:26, 06/25/2019

Verizon Media Group CEO Praises Yahoo Sports' Important Coverage, Like This Syndicated Wire Story Verizon Media Group CEO K. Guru Gowrappan began his memo to staff today by praising Yahoo Sports for writing a story on the theme of the Women’s World Cup: equity. It was a nice thought, but Yahoo Sports didn’t even write that story....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Whoopi Goldberg praises George Bush on immigration efforts after 'View' co-hosts bash Trump Co-hosts on "The View" were irate on Thursday as they reacted to news that the Trump administration had decided to cut English classes and other services for migrant children in U.S. custody....
03:26, 06/07/2019

Rep. Ayanna Pressley praises UMass Boston graduates as ‘Trump’s worst nightmare’ at commencement ceremony Freshmen Rep. Ayanna Presley, D-Mass., praised University of Massachusetts Boston graduates as being “President Trump’s worst nightmare” during her commencement address on Friday....
02:13, 06/03/2019

California chief praises cop allegedly slain by illegal immigrant, hits lawmakers who make it 'more difficult’ The police chief of a tiny California department that lost an officer the day after Christmas when he was killed after stopping an illegal immigrant suspected of driving drunk took a swipe at lawmakers Monday during a ceremony to pay respects to peac...
22:26, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Some big Hollywood stars attend Tony rehearsals NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Tony Awards dress rehearsal — normally with few actual stars in attendance — got a shock of A-listers this year, including Samuel L. Jackson and his wife, LaTanya Richards...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Ali Stroker Accepts Tony in a Wheelchair, Making History “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,” said Ms. Stroker, who won for her role as Ado Annie in “Oklahoma!.”...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Tony Chambers' cultural roundup for June Tony Chambers shares the best of the Barbican's new artificial intelligence show, takes a trip to Monkey Island and lights up over Doshi Levien studio...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Tony Robbins’ book shelved after sex harassment claims It may be the end of the road for “The Path.” Self-help guru Tony Robbins’ forthcoming book has been shelved amid allegations he sexually harassed fans and staffers, according to a new report. Simon & Schuster will no longer publish...
08:52, 05/31/2019

Hillary Clinton’s brother Tony Rodham dead Hillary Clinton’s youngest brother Tony Rodham died on Friday night, the politician announced. He was 65. “It’s hard to find words, my mind is flooded with memories of him today,” Clinton tweeted Saturday. “When he walked into a room he’d light it up...
19:52, 06/08/2019

Vacation like an Avenger in Tony Stark's cabin from "Endgame" Ever dream of living like Marvel's "Avengers"? Well, now you can vacation like one. The cabin that serves as a home for Tony Stark and the site of his funeral in "Avengers: Endgame" is available to rent on AirBNB....
01:39, 06/12/2019

Tony Horwitz, ‘Confederates in the Attic’ author, dies at 60 BOSTON (AP) — Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the best-selling author of “Confederates in the Attic,” has died. He was 60. Sarah Hutson, director of publicity at Penguin Press, said in an email that Horwitz died Mond...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Tony La Russa Says Farewell To His Dear Friend Grumpy Cat Grumpy Cat, the cat that went viral for looking grumpy, has died at the age of seven. The apparent cause of death was a urinary tract infection. We now turn our attention to former baseball manager Tony La Russa to see how he’s handling the news:...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Tony Stark's cabin from Avengers: Endgame is on Airbnb Do you need a place to get away for a bit? Did you fail to stop an intergalactic genocidal maniac from wiping out half of all life and then drifted in space for a while, playing paper football with a cyborg? And then when you got back to Earth, reuni...
18:26, 06/16/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
08:52, 05/23/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report....
21:13, 05/17/2019

Tony Romo makes impressive eagle but still nowhere near making cut Tony Romo is on his way to missing another PGA Tour cut, but at least this time, he will have a cool memory to go with it. Romo, playing on a sponsor exemption in the Byron Nelson as an amateur at his home course of Trinity Fores, had a chip-in eagle...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ali Stroker’s breakthrough win as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony topped an evening of feel-good moments as Broadway honored its own. Stroker won best featured actress in a musical for her sexy, saucy perfo...
12:13, 06/10/2019

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts...
21:13, 05/23/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
00:52, 05/03/2019

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships. The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French national team....
01:52, 06/11/2019

| Trump praises Orban | Brexit demands defence spending: WATCH the top World news videos for today Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM | Hunt: UK should boost defence spending after Brexit; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:52, 05/14/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
20:13, 06/09/2019

Celebrity chef Jose Andres praises 'hero' cafeteria worker fired for giving lunch to a student The story of a New Hampshire cafeteria worker who was fired after providing a free lunch to a student who couldn't pay has caught the attention of celebrity chef Jose Andres....
04:39, 05/20/2019

My Night: Tony Tubbs explains why 15-round fights should return Tony Tubbs and Greg Page had history and this time, the WBA heavyweight title was on the line. Tubbs tells the full story The post My Night: Tony Tubbs explains why 15-round fights should return appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 05/01/2019

'Hadestown,' 'Ain't Too Proud,' 'Tootsie,' 'Beetlejuice' earn top Tony nods "Ain't Too Proud," "Beetlejuice," "Hadestown," "The Prom" and "Tootsie" were nominated for the Best New Musical Tony Award in New York on Tuesday morning....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Tony Award-winning ‘Hamilton’ ending Chicago run in January CHICAGO (AP) — The musical “Hamilton” will end its more than three-year run in Chicago in January. Producers made the announcement Thursday, saying the production playing at downtown Chicago’s CIBC Theatre would close Jan. 5, 2020. ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advanc...
23:52, 05/30/2019

Tony Pulis leaves Middlesbrough after contract as manager is not renewed • Pulis took job in December 2017 with aim of promotion• Middlesbrough finished outside play-off places this seasonTony Pulis has left Middlesbrough after the Championship club announced his contract as manager would not be extended.Pulis took over a...
12:00, 05/17/2019

First Tony Romo then Dak Prescott: How Cowboys QB cracked Post Malone hit The story behind how Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott wound up in rapper Post Malone's popular song "Wow," and how it predicted a Hall Mail touchdown.        ...
13:52, 05/23/2019

Tony Hale on Toy Story 4 and capturing Forky's existential angst All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. Ahead of its release on Friday, we sat down with Tony Hale—who pla...
19:13, 06/20/2019

Former Florida Gator Tony Joiner Charged With Murdering His Wife The Fort Myers News-Press is reporting that Tony Joiner, former standout football player at the University of Florida, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife....
01:52, 06/10/2019

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

Hannity praises Trump's 'genius setup' against Dems, claims president setting trap with 'nonstory' about foreign info Fox News' Sean Hannity supported President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they approached him with information on a political opponent, calling it a "genius setup" by the president....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Tony Hawk to revive Huckjam format as part of music festival SAN DIEGO (AP) — Skateboarding pioneer Tony Hawk says he’s bringing back his Huckjam format as part of the Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival on San Diego’s waterfront Nov. 22-24. Two other San Diego athletes, baseball Hall of Famer Trevor...
04:39, 06/04/2019

The Londoner: Tony Blair blasts Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism Former PM says Labour leader is anti-Semitic but "doesn't think he is"/ James Cleverly and Matt Hancock show pulling power/ Grayson Perry on Glastonbury...
15:52, 06/05/2019

Ex-Florida football player Tony Joiner charged with murdering wife Joiner played safety for the Florida Gators from 2004-07 under head coach Urban Meyer, serving as a team captain his senior season.       ...
05:26, 06/10/2019

Tony Paige, longtime WFAN host, leaving station in September This WFAN retirement might stick. Tony Paige, the longtime overnight host on the sports station, announced on his show Tuesday morning that his last day would be Sept. 14. Paige has been at WFAN for 16 years. “I just think it’s time. There’s more stu...
17:52, 06/04/2019

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Indy 500 Carb Day practice: Tony Kanaan fastest for AJ Foyt's team AJ Foyt Racing driver Tony Kanaan led the last on-track session before the 2019 Indianapolis 500 as IndyCar teams made final tweaks and preparations on 'Carb Day'...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating rape victims Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report. The famed 59-year-old motivational speaker’...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Hillary Clinton announces death of younger brother Tony Rodham ‘We lost my brother Tony last night,’ former senator saysSibling was a sometimes unruly presence in politician’s lifeHillary Clinton’s youngest brother, Tony Rodham, died on Friday night, the former Democratic presidential candidate said on Twitter.R...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Tony Finau leads local favorite Spieth by 1 to open Colonial FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday. Defending champion Justin Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, shot 74 as all f...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Longtime Spurs guard Tony Parker announces retirement after 18 seasons in the NBA Tony Parker has announced his retirement after 18 seasons in NBA. He leaves the league with six all-star appearances and four championship rings.       ...
04:39, 06/11/2019

Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
00:13, 05/29/2019

Tony Finau claws way into early lead in Charles Schwab Challenge Tony Finau changes his putting grip and shoots 64 to take the early lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.        ...
07:13, 05/24/2019

Tony Romo throws one in for eagle at Byron Nelson PGA Tour event Tony Romo, playing in his third PGA Tour event, chipped in for eagle on the 7th hole on Thursday in...        ...
01:26, 05/10/2019

Tony Romo chips in for eagle at Byron Nelson Classic, finishes with 76 Tony Romo has almost no chance of beating professional golfers at the AT&T Byron Nelson Classic this weekend but he did get the crowd pumped up on the seventh hole when he chipped in for eagle....
20:26, 05/10/2019

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony Bl...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Tony Romo to compete in U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round after AT&T Byron Nelson Romo will compete in a U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas following the AT&T Byron Nelson.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

Ex-Florida Gators star Tony Joiner charged with murdering his wife in 2016 Tony Joiner, 33, a former Florida Gators football star, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife over three years after she was pronounced dead in her Florida apartment....
01:39, 06/10/2019

Australian election: Tony Abbott loses his Warringah seat to Zali Steggall Independent knocks former PM out of parliament with pro-climate action campaignOne of the Liberals’ leading conservatives and Australia’s 28th prime minister, Tony Abbott, has lost his blue-ribbon Sydney seat of Warringah after moderate Liberal voter...
16:13, 05/18/2019

Tony Hawk: 'Chasing a skateboard career into adult life is the bravest thing I've done' Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk has broken his pelvis and elbow, fractured his skull and had more than 20 concussions — but still won't walk away from the sport....
07:52, 06/12/2019

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Cowboys see key role for rookie RB Tony Pollard in keeping Ezekiel Elliott fresh Ezekiel Elliott will remain the centerpiece of the Cowboys' offense, but rookie RB Tony Pollard could play a big part in his first year.        ...
04:13, 05/11/2019

Magic Weekend: Tony Gigot edges Catalans Dragons past Wakefield • Wakefield 18-25 Catalans Dragons• Dragons withstand comeback to boost play-off hopesTony Gigot’s late drop goal helped Catalans Dragons withstand a second-half comeback to beat Wakefield 25-18 in the opening encounter of Magic Weekend.The Dragons l...
18:13, 05/25/2019

Four new women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins is facing new allegations of sexual misconduct in a new report published Wednesday by BuzzFeed News.        ...
16:26, 05/23/2019

Tony Robbins Slams Allegations of Sexual Misconduct and Berating Abuse Survivors Tony Robbins, America's most famous motivational self-help guru and life coach, denies sexual misconduct and verbal abuse accusations lobbied against him in a BuzzFeed News report. On......
23:13, 05/17/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims.        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Coach Tony Bennett says Virginia men’s basketball team will not visit White House The national champions would decline an invitation, Bennett said, because of logistical concerns with several players leaving school to prepare for the NBA draft....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Live Updates: Tony Award Nominations 2019: ‘Hadestown’ Leads the Pack The new musical received 14 nods, while two high-profile hit plays, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Network,” were ignored in the best new play category....
16:13, 04/30/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces new allegations of sexual misconduct in a report published by BuzzFeed News.        ...
14:13, 05/24/2019

Henry Cejudo becomes 4th UFC fighter to hold 2 belts at once; Tony Ferguson gets TKO win vs. Donald Cerrone Henry Cejudo scored a TKO win over Marlon Moraes to become just the fourth fighter in UFC history to hold multiple title belts simultaneously.       ...
16:52, 06/09/2019

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the exterior shots of Tony Soprano’s house on HBO’s T...
07:26, 06/03/2019

Shocking audio documents Tony Robbins telling a woman she was 'lying' about being abused by her husband Richard Drew/AP Photo According to an investigation from BuzzFeed News, self-help guru Tony Robbins has been accused of yelling at abuse victims and making sexual advances at his followers during his famous seminars. The outlet obtained a 50-minute ...
00:52, 05/18/2019

BuzzFeed News issued cease-and-desist letter from woman in Tony Robbins scandal BuzzFeed News has been accused of using illegal and unethical means to obtain some information used in its recent bombshell accusing self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual wrongdoings, according to a cease-and-desist letter obtained by Fox News -- but...
01:52, 05/23/2019

Self-Help Guru Tony Robbins Chanted Racial Slurs With 'Militant Black' Audience to Help Them 'Be Free' In a recently unearthed video, Tony Robbins, an allegedly world-renowned self-help guru, extolled the virtues of shouting out racial slurs in the pursuit of getting your mind free....
18:13, 05/24/2019

Wish granted: Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett and his dad to play golf at Augusta National After his Cavaliers won the national championship, Bennett told Jim Nantz that he and his dad had a little bet involving an iconic golf course.        ...
06:13, 04/30/2019

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta Wedding: Sundar Pichai, Tony Blair Are Guests A slew of dignitaries and international guests have started arriving at the wedding ceremony of Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta that is taking place at a hotel in Mumbai....
14:53, 04/28/2019

In photos: Jeff Daniels, Judith Light among actors celebrating Tony Award nominations Tony Award nominees, including Jeff Daniels, Bob Mackie and Judith Light, walk the red carpet at the media event for the awards on May 1, 2019 in New York City....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Trump's Health Secretary Praises Trump for Opening Up 'Debate' on Vaccines That Is 'Settled' Now The nation’s top health official, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, praised his boss Donald Trump on Monday for supposedly contributing to some kind of scientific “debate” about whether vaccines cause autism (they do not) and that it ...
19:13, 04/30/2019

"Great, Great Woman": Trump Praises Queen Elizabeth During UK Visit Donald Trump hailed Queen Elizabeth II as a "great, great woman" as the British monarch threw a lavish banquet for the US president on Monday to kick off his three-day state visit....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Trump praises NFL No. 2 pick Nick Bosa, doesn’t mention top pick Kyler Murray Many were quick to point out on Twitter that Trump ignored Murray, who is black, while congratulating Bosa, who is white and has previously expressed support for the president....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Tony Romo, Julius Peppers, Josh Heupel on College Football Hall of Fame ballot Former Dallas Cowboys and Eastern Illinois quarterback Tony Romo is among the players on the ballot for the 2020 class of the College Football Hall of Fame....
21:26, 06/03/2019

Donald Cerrone's Controversial Loss To Tony Ferguson Might've Ended Because He Blew His Nose At The Wrong Time As promised, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tony Ferguson delivered unrelenting action in the people’s main event at last weekend’s UFC 238. The bout earned fight of the night honors, though it ended in a controversial way that left nobody involved very...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Gwen Stefani praises boyfriend and 'favorite human' Blake Shelton on his 43rd birthday Shelton celebrated his 43rd birthday Tuesday with an aquarium date in Chicago with Stefani, who shouted him out in a birthday post on Instagram.        ...
17:13, 06/19/2019

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text...
08:39, 06/20/2019

Madonna's emotional speech While being honored at GLAAD's 30th Annual Media Awards Saturday night, Madonna took the chance to explain why she has long identified with the LGBTQ community....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech A gay student who came out during a valedictorian speech at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University said Monday he hopes the speech helps ease loneliness felt by other LGBTQ students at the school. (April 29)        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
22:39, 06/14/2019

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
01:52, 05/30/2019

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
14:26, 05/29/2019

The baby boy’s speech has suddenly exploded. But what is he saying? All of a sudden, he’s gone far beyond mere ‘bababababa’ and ‘plpplpplpplp’After 10 months of patient silence, this week saw an explosion in my son’s vocabulary, as his wayward mash of vowels and consonants gave way to a torrent of altogether more def...
18:13, 05/19/2019

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
00:26, 06/10/2019

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
17:00, 06/18/2019

Google trains its AI to accommodate speech impairments For most users, voice assistants are helpful tools. But for the millions of people with speech impairments caused by neurological conditions, voice assistants can be yet another frustrating challenge. Google wants to change that. At its I/O developer...
05:26, 05/08/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media....
00:52, 05/11/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “internalizing disorders” such as anxiety and depre...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
06:13, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday that American and allied forces who stormed the be...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
05:39, 06/05/2019

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech India Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5. The Budget speech will be closely watched by individuals, corporates, economist, taxpayers......
23:52, 06/13/2019

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
06:39, 05/29/2019

Trump to deliver immigration speech Thursday WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will deliver an immigration speech on Thursday. Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has been working to finalize a plan that focuses on border security and changes to the legal immigratio...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri praises 'dangerous' Luka Jovic and explains Gonzalo Higuain snub in Frankfurt draw Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri praised 'dangerous' Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic, and warned his side they will have to do a better job of dealing with the Serbian at Stamford Bridge next week if they are to reach the Europa League final....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
17:52, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) has condemned...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Reggie Fils-Aime Gives First Speech Since Leaving Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime, who retired from Nintendo after spending 15 years at the video game company, will deliver the commencement address at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida later today....
22:00, 05/09/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
15:00, 04/29/2019

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
03:00, 05/27/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
00:39, 05/22/2019

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The stand-up comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
13:13, 06/06/2019

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports that Parkersburg High School P...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Stocks Gain, Yields Slip After Dovish ECB Speech European stocks reversed early losses and bond yields dropped after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi raised the possibility of fresh stimulus for the eurozone.....
12:39, 06/18/2019

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love RallyR...
09:26, 06/18/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
10:39, 06/25/2019

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as PM in emotional speech outside Number 10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
00:00, 04/30/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
06:39, 06/21/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to creeps. It’s that I don’t want him exposed to the hate...
20:39, 05/14/2019

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while maintaining a speaker's voice and cadence. The tool...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
04:00, 05/31/2019

In a first, Facebook will hand over hate speech data to France Facebook has agreed to hand over identifying information on French users suspected of using hate speech on its platform, making it the first deal of its kind between the social media giant and a government. According to Reuters, the decision appears ...
14:39, 06/26/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
00:26, 05/15/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
18:52, 06/06/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
04:13, 05/31/2019

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School Di...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroye...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
14:49, 04/28/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named DALLAS (AP) — School officials in Dallas say they’re investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Conrad High School valedictorian Rooha Haghar to...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
19:39, 06/04/2019

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
20:26, 05/28/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
12:52, 06/05/2019

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wag...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a huge surprise to learn that the first words of Don...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
12:39, 05/31/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from...
17:26, 05/31/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
01:00, 05/09/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
02:26, 05/09/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
02:26, 06/12/2019

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal ...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
02:52, 05/30/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Wall St. sinks on trade jitters ahead of Powell speech Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as simmering geopolitical and trade concerns, combined with disappointing economic data, kept buyers at bay and investors looked to remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell expected later in the session...
18:39, 06/25/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
16:52, 04/29/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
19:26, 05/13/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
17:26, 05/19/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an es...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Trump's Big Show On July 4: Patriotic Speech Or Campaign Rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to......
01:52, 06/20/2019

Confident Trump handicaps Democratic field during energy speech President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
05:52, 05/15/2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
05:00, 05/23/2019

New Zealand MP gets security cover after threats over hate speech debate A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a rare precaution in a country where politicians mingle freely with the public....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close to the people...
06:26, 05/01/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said......
16:39, 05/15/2019

Report On PM's Barmer Speech Sent To Poll Body: District Authorities The district polls authorities in Rajasthan's Barmer on Monday said a factual report has been submitted to the Election Commission following allegations by the Congress that Prime Minister Narendra......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
00:00, 06/22/2019

World Cup 2019: Brazil's Marta gives emotional speech to next generation Brazil legend Marta gives an emotional speech calling on her country's young players to follow in her generation's footsteps after their last-16 World Cup elimination to France....
13:39, 06/24/2019

Rosenstein calls Comey a 'partisan pundit' in revealing speech Rod Rosenstein took aim at James Comey Monday, calling him a "partisan pundit" in prepared remarks for a speech that included the most public retelling yet of the twists and turns of the Russia investigation by the man who oversaw it....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Hammond Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British finance minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Trump Takes Over July 4 Celebration; Changes Venue, May Deliver Speech President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation's premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be......
07:39, 05/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg Confronts Race and Identity in Speech to Gay Group Speaking at a fund-raiser for L.G.B.T. causes, Mr. Buttigieg warned that identity politics was corrosive and urged greater unity among historically oppressed groups....
11:13, 05/12/2019

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles – but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their full percentageWhen Donald Trump addresses coalminers, farmers or Christian evangelicals, even ardent su...
03:26, 05/18/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
18:39, 05/15/2019

Sarah Stiles talks Tony-nominated 'Tootsie' Sarah Stiles discuss her character and how "Tootsie" has been modified to fit the #MeToo era. (May 1)        ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Tony-nominated 'Ferryman' tackles N. Ireland troubles Based on partner Laura Donnelly's family tragedy, Jez Butterworth tackles Northern Ireland troubles in “The Ferryman.” The play has received nine Tony nominations. (June 7)        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Ali Stroker calls Tony nomination 'a dream come true' Speaking before she won the Tony Award for best actress, "Oklahoma!" star Ali Stroker called her nomination "a dream come true." (June 10)        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Everything you need to know for the 2019 NBA awards Giannis Antetokounmpo or James Harden for MVP? Luka Doncic or Trae Young for Rookie of the Year? The wait is almost over for the 2019 NBA Awards Show -- here's what you need to know....
16:52, 06/24/2019

PM's Speech In Maharashtra Doesn't Violate Model Code: Election Body Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Maharashtra's Wardha, where he accused the Congress of insulting the Hindus through its party chief Rahul Gandhi's candidature from Kerala's Wayanad, does not......
03:39, 05/01/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, a move aimed to averting increasing tensions with Beijing, a White House official s...
20:13, 06/21/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
05:39, 05/08/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
09:52, 05/01/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which has been a patron of since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
11:26, 06/13/2019

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class...
11:39, 06/13/2019

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage, all of which have caused Republicans to dismiss ...
04:52, 06/12/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to run normally," Cédric O, France's min...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the school after a 2018 shooting left 17 dead while re...
16:26, 06/03/2019

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty on whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in July as has been expected....
02:26, 06/26/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
08:26, 06/17/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief...
18:39, 06/06/2019