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Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to sever...

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet

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AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
10:34, 06/28/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria early last year....
04:17, 05/07/2019

Pelosi announces resolution condemning Trump for racist tweets House Democrats are drafting a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist tweets against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other high-profile freshman congresswomen. “This weekend, the President went beyond his own low standards using disg...
19:17, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Ocasio-Cortez responds after offensive video FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California team apologizing for offensive video showing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says words matter and she’s gotten death threats after hatefu...
04:00, 05/29/2019

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other ...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucus. ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Danny Baker fired by BBC over ‘offensive’ royal baby ape tweet Other broadcasters show support for Baker’s sacking over post about royal baby, ArchieThe broadcaster Danny Baker has been fired by BBC Radio 5 Live following allegations of racism over a tweet about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s newborn son, Arch...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Pelosi responds to AOC drama: ‘I’ve said what I’m going to say’ Nancy Pelosi offered a terse response Thursday when asked about her feud with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other female freshman firebrands — and insisted the rest of her caucus was fully behind her after her stinging rebuke of the four lawmaker...
19:51, 07/11/2019

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York Times opinion piece featuring Pelosi downgraded "th...
04:34, 07/08/2019

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20:34, 06/04/2019

‘I Don’t Do Cover-Ups’: Trump Responds to Pelosi’s Accusation President Trump spoke to reporters in the Rose Garden after walking out of a scheduled meeting with Democratic congressional leaders to discuss infrastructure. Before the meeting, Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of engaging in a cover-up....
04:34, 05/23/2019

You Got Complaint? Talk To Me, Do Not Tweet: Nancy Pelosi To Democrats US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements......
09:34, 07/11/2019

Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line between criticizing the chant and supporting the president’s efforts to turn Somali-born Omar and three other minority lawmakers into the face of the Democratic Party....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Trump hits back after accusations of racism over 'go back' tweet Donald Trump has hit back after being accused of making "racist and disgusting" remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
05:17, 07/15/2019

'Do not tweet': Pelosi scolds progressives in closed-door meeting Speaker Nancy Pelosi chided progressives in a closed-door meeting Wednesday, calling on them to address their intra-party grievances privately rather than blasting their centrist colleagues on Twitter.Pelosi’s comments, which were described as stern,...
19:51, 07/10/2019

Pelosi and Schumer Slam President Trump’s Threatened Deportations WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s threatened coast-to-coast deportations of migrants “outside the circle of civilized human behavior” and the Senate’s top Democrat labeled the warnin...
14:17, 06/25/2019

Iran's defensive strategy can turn offensive if enemies err: Guards Chief The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards warned on Thursday against any aggression targeting his country, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported....
18:00, 07/18/2019

PM Modi Responds To TIME Magazine Cover Calling Him "Divider-In-Chief" Prime Minister Narendra Modi today responded to the TIME magazine cover calling him "India's Divider In Chief" and asking whether India can endure five more years of his government....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Sergeants union chief rips NYPD for tweet about cops ‘cooling off’ “Sometimes you just need to cool off!” Videos posted online Monday — showing NYPD cops being drenched with buckets of water by residents in Harlem and Brooklyn — were being blasted as “reprehensible” and “dis...
09:17, 07/23/2019

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
06:51, 07/13/2019

May calls Trump 'go back' tweet 'completely unacceptable' Theresa May has called comments by Donald Trump about oppositon congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds "completely unacceptable"....
13:17, 07/15/2019

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet [Updated: It's Back] Continuing the summer of site outages... Twitter is now down. Both the mobile and web-based versions of Twitter are failing to load tweets, or even show like and retweet notifications.Read more......
23:34, 07/11/2019

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized...
16:51, 07/18/2019

Pelosi is so 'done' with Trump, the 'diverter in chief' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she's "done" with talking about President Donald Trump and called him the "diverter in chief," saying he manufactured controversies to distract attention from more important issues....
23:17, 06/11/2019

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” ch...
06:51, 07/16/2019

Trump walks back his tweet saying Russia helped him get elected President Trump on Thursday contradicted comments he made on Twitter earlier that morning acknowledging that Russia​’s interference in the 2016 election helped him win the presidency. “No, Russia did not help me get elected,” Trump ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic House members should “go back” to countries they “came from.”...
17:34, 07/16/2019

Ilhan Omar responds to Trump rally 'send her back' chant: 'I am where I belong' – live Congresswoman targeted by president responded by quoting a Maya Angelou poem, which reads in part: ‘Like air, I’ll rise’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.42pm BST 2020 Democratic candidates wasted no time backing Representative...
16:17, 07/18/2019

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Pelosi to meet with Trump's trade chief Wednesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will host President Donald Trump’s top trade official as the president faces backlash from lawmakers in both parties over his increasingly aggressive and controversial trade agenda.Pelosi is set to meet with U.S. Trade Repr...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Dick Vitale Breaks Huge NBA Trade, Walks It Back, Probably Misread A Tweet This afternoon, ESPN basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale praised the New Orleans Pelicans for flipping the fourth pick in the NBA Draft for Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner. The alleged trade also somehow involved the Atlanta Hawks, who have the 10t...
06:17, 06/21/2019

These Democratic Candidates Are Unionizing Their Staffs, And It Could Change Campaign Work Democratic presidential candidates fighting for the endorsements of labor unions and the votes of their rank-and-file have found a new tactic to show their commitment: unionizing their own campaigns. Staffers on four Democratic campaigns have announc...
23:00, 06/05/2019

High-profile injuries in NBA Finals put pressure on training staffs Injuries are front and center in the NBA Finals, and each team's training staffs are under pressure to make sure players are healthy enough to play.       ...
02:51, 06/10/2019

Flame-throwing AOC chief of staff ‘looking for fight’ with Nancy Pelosi Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be putting the heat on Congress, but it’s her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, who’s dropping the napalm. In the last three weeks, he’s accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being a weak leader, moderate Dems of being ...
05:00, 07/14/2019

High-profile injuries in NBA Finals put pressure on athletic training staffs Injuries are front and center in the NBA Finals, and each team's athletic training staffs are under pressure to make sure players are healthy.       ...
04:17, 06/10/2019

AOC fact-checked Trump's tweet seemingly telling her to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' country: I 'come from' the US Patrick Semansky, File via AP, Evan Vucci/AP Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at President Donald Trump, saying the "corrupt" and "broken and crime infested" country he seemed to tell her to "go back" to early Sunday was the Unite...
08:51, 07/15/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Done With’ Trump as She Pushes Back Against Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is brushing back impeachment questions, saying “it’s not even close” to having enough support among House Democrats for a vote. Pelosi said at a policy conference Tuesday that her “sto...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Pelosi’s pals hit back at AOC’s team in angry tweets Progressives in Congress trained more public criticism on the Democratic Party’s centrists, and the House’s official Twitter account hit back with a late-night tweet attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrab...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Trump hits back after Pelosi's cover up comment President Donald Trump hit back shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of obstruction, saying he won't negotiate with Democrats on policy while their inquiries continue. (May 22)        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
07:51, 07/07/2019

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
20:00, 07/23/2019

Jim Clyburn accuses Hoyer, Pelosi of 'tokenism' in staffing, then walks back attacks House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn accused House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi of not prioritizing diversity hiring within their congressional offices — charging that “tokenism is all right with” his Democratic leadership colleagu...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”...
21:34, 07/14/2019

Kellyanne Conway fires back at ‘rich’ Pelosi after clash: ‘Treats me like’ her ‘maid’ Presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway accused Nancy Pelosi of treating her like her "maid," as she fired back at the House speaker Thursday following a tense encounter at the White House. ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Progressives blame Nancy Pelosi for 'horrendous' migrant aid bill and holding them back on impeachment Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Sen. Jeff Merkley blamed Democratic leadership for the $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package Congress passed last week that was bitterly opposed by many progressive Democrats. Jayapal and Merkley, who spoke at the annual Net...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influence of the four freshmen lawmakers who voted against the $4.6 billion border bill signed into law la...
11:17, 07/08/2019

Brit Hume fires back at Pelosi: Trump 'whines' about election results, but he has never tried to negate them Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Nancy Pelosi has no evidence for her claim that Trump may not accept the results of the 2020 election if he's unseated....
22:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution criticizing his "xenophobi...
21:00, 07/15/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
10:17, 05/16/2019

'Racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning Trump's attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Trump’s incendiary remarks telling four congresswome...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Cruz, Kaine introduce bipartisan Senate resolution condemning anti-Semitism Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a resolution condemning "all forms" of anti-Semitism Thursday to mark Israel's observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day....
02:51, 05/03/2019

Trump Insists His Tweets ‘Were NOT Racist’ as House Readies Vote on Condemning His Remarks (WASHINGTON) — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries “were NOT Racist,” and he appealed to fell...
19:34, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump criticised over 'racist' tweets: Thousands call for President to be banned from Twitter over his 'go back' Tweet to democrat 'squad' Twitter users from across the world have called for Donald Trump to be banned from the platform after he launched a tirade of tweets which have been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
07:34, 07/17/2019

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
10:51, 06/06/2019

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehran needs to be resolved through diplomacy....
20:51, 07/16/2019

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
12:17, 06/11/2019

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns 'Medicare for All' would hold back medical progress President Trump's former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the "Medicare for All" debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services....
23:51, 05/10/2019

Small parties back Thai junta chief after rule change gave them seats Eleven small Thai parties that each gained a parliamentary seat after a disputed electoral rule change will back the main pro-army party, leaders said on Monday, giving the ruling junta chief who launched a 2014 coup enough votes to stay in power....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Formally Withdraws From House GOP Caucus WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan formally withdrew from the House Republican conference Monday, days after announcing he is leaving the GOP because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics and “frightened by what I see ...
01:51, 07/09/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
04:17, 06/03/2019

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’s long-simmering divide between progressives and centrists playing out in dramatic fashion on the House flo...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
19:51, 05/21/2019

The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has se The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has several moderate Democratic members, is backing a Republican primary challenger to the center-left Democratic Rep. Katie Hill. I eagerly await the tweet...
06:00, 07/20/2019

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border f...
13:51, 06/21/2019

Booker plays up Vegas connection in crucial Nevada caucus LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Democratic presidential hopefuls hit the ground to woo voters in the early voting state of Nevada, many are touting how closely their home states align with the fast-growing tourist mecca. Only New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker can say ...
17:34, 05/12/2019

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida say they are supporting the California Democrat’s preside...
06:34, 07/01/2019

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
23:17, 06/07/2019

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mar...
09:34, 07/10/2019

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after calling for Trump's impeachment Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
05:34, 06/11/2019

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
01:00, 06/04/2019

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Ilhan Omar comments fuel push for Jewish Caucus on Capitol Hill Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s inflammatory comments about Israel have fueled a new push for the formal establishment of a bipartisan Jewish Caucus for lawmakers on Capitol Hill....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Impeachment caucus forms: Rep’s rogue resolution reveals scores of Dems gunning for Trump A doomed attempt to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump failed miserably Wednesday night as expected, but the roll call put scores of Democrats on record in support of at least keeping the effort alive -- revealing that bloc has gro...
16:51, 07/18/2019

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Red Sox go on offensive, hit 3 HRs in 17-6 rout of Orioles Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a pair of three-run homers, Mookie Betts homered and had three RBIs, and the Boston Red Sox used their most prolific offensive performance of the year to blow out the Baltimore Orioles 17-6       ...
13:51, 07/21/2019

UN says 443 dead and 2,110 injured in Tripoli offensive U.N. health agency says 443 people have died and 2,110 have been wounded in violence in Libya’s capital since the head of the self-styled Libyan National Army launched an offensive against Tripoli last month...
21:51, 05/08/2019

This can be Eli Manning’s best offensive line in a decade Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Up first: The offensive line. No position group is more responsible for the demise of...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Cubs investigating fan’s ‘offensive’ hand gesture CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs say they are investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind a black television reporter who was on the air. The reporter was Doug Glanville, a former major league ...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Pro-China groups step up offensive to win over Taiwan When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island....
05:17, 06/26/2019

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of her nomination....
22:34, 07/10/2019

Yankees sweep Red Sox in London with another offensive barrage LONDON — If MLB and England invite the Yankees back for a second look they undoubtedly will listen to the pitch. Aaron Boone, Brian Cashman and players never missed a chance to gush about what an overwhelming experience playing two games at Lon...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
16:34, 07/09/2019

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Trump Locates the Most Offensive Possible Take on Puerto Rico President Donald Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the White House on Monday, where he used the foreign head of state’s visit to complain about Puerto Rico’s elected officials and boast that he himself was “the best thing to ever ...
05:34, 07/23/2019

A's use late offensive surge to top Mariners 5-2 Franklin Barreto hit his first home run of the season, Robbie Grossman added a pinch-hit two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 5-2       ...
07:36, 07/06/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
20:17, 06/10/2019

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enli...
16:17, 07/03/2019

Offensive fireworks: 5 NFL teams that will be explosive in 2019 The NFL world is quiet around the Fourth of July, but several teams will put on quite the display of offensive fireworks when the season starts.       ...
05:34, 07/05/2019

Terry Bradshaw apologizes for offensive comments about Ken Jeong Former NFL quarterback and sports commentator Terry Bradshaw managed to stick his foot in his mouth twice in the span of mere seconds during the Fox upfronts this past Monday. Per Variety, when he recounted his brief appearance on Fox’s celebrity sin...
18:51, 05/14/2019

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...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Broncos sign offensive lineman Chaz Green The Denver Broncos have signed free agent offensive lineman Chaz Green on the eve of their mandatory minicamp        ...
01:34, 06/04/2019

UK’s Prince Charles visits Germany on 4-day charm offensive BERLIN (AP) — Prince Charles of Britain is visiting Germany on a four-day charm offensive during which he will stress the two European countries’ close ties. Charles’ arrival Tuesday in Berlin comes a day after his younger son, Prince Har...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a Russian-Turkish cease-fire brokered last September....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Mets finally seeing Todd Frazier become an offensive force LOS ANGELES — Todd Frazier was incredulous it took until his latest blast, earlier this week, for somebody to ask about his tradition of pretending to check his watch during his home run trot. “I check my watch and let [the pitcher] know it wasn’t th...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Giants’ revamped offensive line is Eli Manning’s last hope No one can accuse the Giants and their general manager, Dave Gettleman, of accepting the status quo with their offensive line. The group Gettleman inherited when he took over late in the 2017 season is resigned to history, or wherever it is bad offen...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Wilson Ramos finally provides offensive punch for Mets WASHINGTON — The manager, he had a premonition. He had a feeling, a sense, and he was armed with some handy factoids to back it all up. This was around 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, and someone had asked Mickey Callaway about his catcher, Wilson Ramos...
09:34, 05/15/2019

That Time Dave McKenna Played Offensive Tackle Our beloved colleague Dave McKenna tells good stories. He’s done a lot of cool shit, met many weird people in weird ways, and had his run-ins with the law. And after selfishly squirreling all his stories away in Slack and our brains for years, we’ve ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm Syria government forces expand ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel stronghold, despite calls for honoring a cease-fire...
16:17, 05/11/2019

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, not just reconnaissance as has been the case since "...
22:00, 06/15/2019

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Padres-Rockies offensive show ends in least fitting way possible DENVER — In a historically high-scoring series, the outcome was decided by a pinch-hitting pitcher. On a bases-loaded walk, no less, off a starter who was making his first major league relief appearance. That seems appropriate for such a wacky series...
07:00, 06/17/2019

The 10 best offensive lineman in college football for the 2019 season USA TODAY Sports ranks the best college football players at each position. The 10 best offensive linemen are led by Georgia's Andrew Thomas.       ...
19:34, 06/25/2019

'Offensive' tennis shoes taken off shelves by Nike selling for £2,000 Controversial tennis shoes withdrawn from sale by Nike because they featured an old version of the American flag are selling online for almost £2,000....
20:17, 07/02/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
21:17, 05/29/2019

Offensive messages on Arsenal kits as Adidas campaign backfires An Adidas campaign promoting the new Arsenal kit has backfired after Twitter users were able to post racist, antisemitic and offensive messages via the sportswear giant's official account....
23:51, 07/02/2019

Harvard Rescinds Admission for Parkland Student Over ‘Offensive’ Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
19:00, 06/17/2019

As assault grinds on, Tripoli lawmakers reject offensive by UAE ally Lawmakers loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government on Thursday denounced an attack on Tripoli by an ally of the United Arab Emirates and defended their record in fighting terrorism, after the Gulf state said "extremist militias" ruled the capital....
19:51, 05/02/2019

49ers offensive tackle Davis seeks reinstatement from retirement Nearly three years after he retired from the NFL over concussion concerns, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has requested reinstatement to the league in a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell, Pro Football Talk reported....
20:51, 05/03/2019

49ers sign offensive tackle Joe Staley to 2-year extension SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive tackle Joe Staley to a two-year extension that will keep the longest-tenured player on the team under contract through 2021. The team announced the deal at the state of the franchi...
06:51, 06/06/2019

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland ...
00:51, 07/04/2019

Daniel Jones’ speed gives Giants’ offensive coordinator options Mike Shula isn’t running to dig up the old plays he used to call when he was with the Panthers and his quarterback was Cam Newton, but with rookie Daniel Jones showing off some mobility, the Giants’ offensive coordinator may keep a few in mind. “Ther...
11:51, 06/06/2019

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
18:17, 06/20/2019

UK waste firm exported 'offensive' materials including used nappies Biffa Waste Services found guilty of exporting unsorted waste to China it said was paperOne of the UK’s biggest waste firms has been convicted of sending used nappies and other contaminated materials to China illegally.Biffa Waste Services Ltd was fo...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal A...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
22:00, 07/03/2019

TPD responds to shooting in midtown TUCSON – A shooting has shut down Glenn Street between Stone Avenue and Fontana Avenue Monday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, no one was injured in the incident. TPD detectives are current on-scene conducting an investigation ...
01:34, 06/04/2019

Syrian, Russian Strikes Renew Fears of Offensive to Recapture Stronghold Syria’s government and Russia have intensified airstrikes and dropped barrel bombs on the last rebel stronghold in Syria, renewing fears of a military offensive to recapture the area despite the United Nations warning it would cause a humanitarian ca...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump is first president in 39 years to be on 'strategic offensive' against Iran Retired military general and Fox News analyst Jack Keane has praised President Trump's "maximum pressure campaign" against Iran which he said has yielded results not seen in decades....
17:51, 06/24/2019

ISIS will target Christians in annual Ramadan offensive, think tank predicts The Islamic State will target Christians as part of the terrorist group's offensive during the upcoming Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a new report predicts....
07:34, 05/04/2019

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke       ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

72 Philadelphia police officers on administrative duty after alleged offensive posts More than 70 Philadelphia police officers are off the streets after racist or offensive social media posts were uncovered.        ...
22:17, 06/20/2019

62 Border Agents Belonged to Offensive Facebook Group, Investigation Finds Internal investigators are examining agents who were members of social media groups that posted inappropriate images, memes and comments about immigrants and lawmakers....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Phoenix cops’ offensive Facebook posts lead to misconduct investigation PHOENIX (KPNX) — Declaring her “shock” at Phoenix police officers’  inflammatory posts on Facebook, Police Chief Jeri Williams said Tuesday she was assigning an undisclosed number of officers to desk jobs while they’re investi...
05:51, 06/06/2019

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some pa...
08:51, 07/05/2019

Former acting ICE director: Offensive comments by border agents will be investigated and 'dealt with' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan said Tuesday that alleged offensive social media comments by U.S. Border Patrol agents are being taken very seriously by the head of the agency. ...
19:34, 07/02/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Bryce Harper’s offensive numbers are trending down and there’s real reason for concern Monday night’s performance was his 19th game this season with multiple strikeouts -- no other player has more than 16 -- and he’s batting .222 with a .805 OPS entering Tuesday’s contest....
22:17, 05/14/2019

United Nations says 443 died in Libya since offensive began against Tripoli in last month The U.N. health agency says 443 people have died and 2,110 have been wounded in violence in Libya's capital.        ...
23:34, 05/08/2019

IHOP ultrasound pic of pregnant belly full-o-pancakes: Funny or offensive? IHOP posted an ultrasound photo of a pregnant uterus full of pancakes to wish moms a Happy Mother's Day. People found the post offensive.        ...
02:34, 05/14/2019

'Offensive' poem about Condoleezza Rice stokes New Hampshire verse rift Governor drops nominee over sexually suggestive poemDaniel Patrick Moran was published by Asinine PoetryNew Hampshire governor Chris Sununu has abandoned his pick for state poet laureate, amid growing criticism of the man’s work and how he was select...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Teen cheerleader appeared in ‘deeply offensive’ blackface video: district A high school cheerleader in California posted a “deeply offensive” video online of herself in blackface spouting a racial slur, school officials have confirmed. The unidentified white teen slathers dark makeup on her face and leans toward the camera...
00:51, 06/05/2019

Adidas social media campaign backfires after racist and offensive tweets Adidas newest social media campaign was met with widespread backlash after the sports brand accidentally tweeted racist and offensive phrases and slogans....
03:17, 07/03/2019

'The View' slams Kyle Kashuv over offensive texts: 'He could go to Trump University' "The View" co-hosts ripped Parkland student Kyle Kashuv for racist, misogynist, and anti-Semitic texts he wrote in a chatroom when he was 16 that led Harvard University to rescind his acceptance....
01:00, 06/19/2019

App Developer Responds to ‘The Racist Nextdoor’ The company behind a widely used neighborhood networking app has responded to claims of rampant racial profiling and bigotry following The Root’s examination of racism on the increasingly popular genre of neighborhood-based social media....
23:17, 07/01/2019

Nintendo Responds To Sufferers Of Joy-Con Drift Although it’s been an issue for some players since shortly after launch, recently more and more Switch owners have been talking about their issues with “Joy-Con drift,” a condition where the joystick on a controller detects movement even though you’r...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Bucs' McCoy responds to those calling him out Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is not happy with people who are questioning his commitment because he didn't show up to voluntary workouts....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Justin Amash demands congressional approval for any 'offensive military action' against Iran Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., joined Democrats on Friday in calling on President Trump to seek Congressional approval for military action against Iran. ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke.       ...
04:34, 07/20/2019

ICC Responds To World Cup Final Overthrow Controversy A major controversy emerged due to a perceived misinterpretation of rules which resulted in umpires awarding England one extra run in World Cup 2019 final on Sunday....
16:17, 07/16/2019

UK Coastguard responds as migrants cross the Channel LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Coastguard says it has helped Border Force officers respond to reports of boats carrying migrants off the southeastern coast. The number of migrants detained Saturday was not immediately clear. Coastguard officials, howe...
18:17, 06/01/2019

AOC responds to border officers who felt ‘threatened’ by her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Monday night to defend herself — and once again blast the US Customs and Border Protection agency — after an online report accused her of screaming at federal agents “in a threatening...
09:00, 07/02/2019

FX: Market responds to BIS report – ‘That’s evolution, baby’ Participants and analysts have dismissed any concerns about the key findings of the BIS market committee’s electronic markets report relating to the concentration of FX turnover and spot trading fragmentation....
22:51, 04/28/2019

TFD responds to hotel fire on south side A fire broke out in the office of the Extend A Suite Hotel at 755 East Benson Highway. TUCSON- The Tucson Fire Department extinguished a fire Monday, that broke out in the office of a hotel on the southside. Around 3:30 p.m. crews responded to a call...
07:51, 07/02/2019

TFD responds to east side apartment fire TUCSON – Crews responded to an apartment fire Tuesday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to an apartment complex near Broadway and Kolb roads. Officials say the fire is now under control and no injuries have been reported. TFD says...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Oro Valley Police responds to gas line break TUCSON – Oro Valley Police is responding to a gas line break Thursday morning. The intersection of La Cholla Boulevard and Naranja Drive is closed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. Traffic Alert La Cholla and Naranja is closed in all directio...
17:00, 06/06/2019

This Is How Trump Responds When a Republican Jumps Ship Yesterday, Rep. Justin Amash made headlines when he became the first Republican lawmaker to turn on President Donald Trump by acknowledging that the president’s conduct is impeachable, based on a close reading of the Mueller report....
01:17, 05/20/2019

Beshear Responds To Bevin’s Campaign Video FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Attorney General Andy Beshear and Governor Matt Bevin are wasting no time when it comes to the race for governor. The attacks are already gearing up. Coming off of a primary win, Bevin’s campaign released its firs...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Price responds as spat with Eckersley resurfaces Red Sox pitcher David Price said Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley "needs attention," after a previous feud between the two was brought up in a Boston Globe profile on Eckersley....
06:17, 07/18/2019

TFD responds to fire at assisted living home TUCSON- The Tucson Fire Department responded to an attic fire at a home serving as an assisted living facility Saturday evening. Officials said they received a 911 call from a resident of the home in the 100 block of North Avenida Natachee, near Broa...
05:34, 06/30/2019

Ilhan Omar responds to Trump: ‘I am where I belong’ Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to President Trump and his supporters on Wednesday evening, writing on Twitter that they are going to “have to deal” with her serving in the House of Representatives. At a campaign rally in Greenville, North Caro...
10:00, 07/18/2019

AOC responds after Gingrich blasts her as a ‘cruel’ liar in op-ed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich engaged in a put-down battle over her recent visit to the US-Mexico border. “Profoundly vicious, cruel and dishonest,” Gingrich said of the freshman Dem from NYC in a Fox News op-ed...
12:00, 07/07/2019

Fresno Grizzlies losing major sponsors in aftermath of offensive Ocasio-Cortez video Dos Equis and Tecate beers, both owned by Heineken International, said they would no longer sponsor the AAA affiliate of the Washington Nationals.        ...
01:17, 06/01/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Ranking the league's newest offensive coordinators From long-time schemers to first-timers, the outlooks for the league's nine newest offensive coordinators with play-calling duties range from optimistic to nerve-wracking....
16:34, 07/22/2019

Former 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis eyes return three years after retirement, per report Anthony Davis retired in 2016 but now says he appreciates "the strides the NFL is making to protect players and better the game for all."        ...
07:51, 05/04/2019

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, Pew finds But deciding which objectionable content should stay online has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
18:51, 06/20/2019

How to read your first tweet (and all your other old ones) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Whether you’re looking for that hilarious joke you tweeted last year, or worried that some of your old tweets mi...
17:35, 07/06/2019

Anthony Rendon Responds To Ejection With Facts And Logic Nationals slugger Anthony Rendon has previously demonstrated his willingness to call out an MLB umpire over a bad call. When Marty Foster ejected Rendon for no good reason back in 2018, he lamented how there’s “no accountability” for umpires whose mi...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Samsung India Responds to Job Cut Reports, Says Will Hire More Talent Samsung India on Tuesday it will hire more talent across verticals throughout the year as it "continuously realigns resources" as per business priorities....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Semenya responds to court case with victory on track in 800 DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Caster Semenya has easily won the 800 meters at a Diamond League meet, her first race since losing a high-profile court case against track and field’s governing body. The Olympic champion was never challenged Friday when she ...
19:34, 05/03/2019

After China Says "Not Afraid" To Fight Trade War With US, Trump Responds U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid......
23:51, 06/11/2019

New Zealand Coach Responds To Tendulkar's "Next Two Games" Wish For Dhoni India are yet to play New Zealand in the World Cup 2019 as the league match between the two nations was abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled....
02:17, 07/08/2019

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File When Disney ...
23:34, 07/08/2019

Michael Holding responds to ICC ‘censorship’ after criticising umpires • Commentator unhappy with calls in West Indies v Australia• ‘Is objective to protect umpires even when they do a bad job?’Michael Holding has hit back at “censorship” by the ICC following a request to tone down his views on umpiring while commentati...
21:51, 06/12/2019

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "massive attacks against terrorist elements" in Gaza will continue after militants in the coastal enclave fired approximately 600 rockets towards Israel....
16:51, 05/05/2019

Planned Parenthood responds to anti-abortion post TUCSON –  A Tucson Planned Parenthood is making headlines after one man’s social media post goes viral. It all started with a Facebook post from a Tucson man who said he was taking pictures of license plates at a Planned Parenthood facility and...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Bryce Harper’s wife responds to woman who tried to slide into his DMs This is one DM Bryce Harper’s wife will certainly never forget. Taking to social media, Kayla Harper, who recently announced she and the Phillies’ $330 million man are expecting their first child together, revealed she received a note fro...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
22:51, 05/16/2019

CenturyLink responds to 911 system crash in Pima County TUCSON – The 911 system in Pima County was down for about an hour early Tuesday morning. The system crash impacted all fire and police departments in the region. City of Tucson officials say they are waiting on CenturyLink to determine the cause of t...
23:17, 07/09/2019

Target of Trump's tweets, Rapinoe responds with goals If you are going to make yourself the center of attention, particularly in the often bitterly hostile world of modern American politics, you better be on your game....
01:17, 06/29/2019

N Korea responds to Biden jibe and calls him 'fool of low IQ' North Korea has called Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after he said Kim Jong Un was a tyrant....
16:00, 05/22/2019

FDNY responds to fire inside Waldorf Astoria A small fire broke out in the basement of the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel early Thursday morning, the FDNY said. Insulation in a basement wall started to smoke and smolder around 4:22 a.m. and 78 firefighters rushed to the scene to put it out, offici...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Prosecutor responds to detective supporting LGBT executions KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is reviewing all pending cases investigated by a detective who has said the government should execute gay people. Knox County District Attorney Charme (SHARM’) Allen announced the action Wed...
19:17, 06/13/2019

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
05:51, 05/30/2019

New York Times apologizes again for 'offensive' Trump, Netanyahu cartoon that 'included anti-Semitic tropes' The New York Times Opinion section issued a second apology Sunday over a cartoon of President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu which was called offensive because of "anti-Semitic tropes."...
12:51, 04/29/2019

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, study finds How should companies decide which objectionable content should stay online or get the ax? Answering that question has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
06:34, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Nick Bosa must prove he's learned from Colin Kaepernick remark, offensive comments Nick Bosa said he plans to hold himself to a "higher standard," but the No. 2 pick needs to prove that's not just a matter of image repair.        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald ...
18:17, 05/28/2019

This tweet from the USC crew team did not age well No rowing experience? No worries, according to a posting for the University of Southern California’s crew team that appears to have foreshadowed the college admissions scandal. “Want to become a Division I athlete? Look into joining our Trojan Rowing...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Kevin Smith won't let That Tweet die As Kevin Smith’s career has evolved, so has our nostalgia for earlier iterations of the filmmaker, whose name was once synonymous with indie flicks like Clerks and Chasing Amy. But with each new phase comes a begrudging escalation in that nostalgia: ...
07:00, 07/10/2019

How far can a viral tweet get you? Be careful what you wish for Adam Koszary’s ‘absolute unit’ sheep led to a job at Tesla, but his new boss, Elon Musk, has had less social media success – with one missive landing him in courtTwitter is a game with two objectives. The first is to scream your opinions at people wh...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking to force Iran to a negotiation table....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Man Utd and Barcelona target Matthijs de Ligt won't rush decision as Cristiano Ronaldo joins charm offensive Manchester United target Matthijs de Ligt says there will be no quick decision over his future and will take a break after losing the Uefa Nations League Final with Netherlands ....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Shawn Mendes Responds to Fan Who Asks If He Is Dating Camila Cabello Fans are dying to know if Shawn Mendes is dating Camila Cabello. So this weekend, one of them just straight-up asked him about it. The singers have been sparking romance rumors in recent......
23:17, 07/07/2019

Pakistan says wants peace with India, Modi responds after victory speech The Pakistani and Indian prime ministers exchanged messages via Twitter on Thursday hoping for peace, after Narendra Modi returned to power in New Delhi in an election fought in the wake of confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei responds to rumors, says P30 line and Mate 20 Pro will be updated to Android Q Owners of Huawei handsets might not have had any restful sleep since the middle of May when the company lost access to its U.S. supply chain. Google has cut ties with the company, which would theoretically mean no more Android updates for its phones....
02:34, 06/21/2019

Blizzard Responds To Accusations Of Censorship In Hearthstone's Latest Patch In the lead-up to Hearthstone’s upcoming “Saviors of Uldum” expansion, Blizzard Entertainment released a patch yesterday that ran a couple housekeeping alterations to make way for the new content. The update removed some older cards from the game’s S...
18:00, 07/03/2019

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
05:17, 05/31/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Christen Press responds to criticism over partnership with Barstool Sports USA star posted video to Barstool’s official Instagram accountBarstool has history of crude humour and sexist jokesUSA star Christen Press has responded to questions about her involvement with Barstool Sports, a website with a history of misogyny. Pr...
16:17, 07/21/2019

As PM Modi Alleges Rift In UP Alliance, Akhilesh Yadav Responds Attacks from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the mahagathbandhan in Uttar Pradesh spiralling, a joint counter came today from Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav. While Mayawati, in a tacit message to her......
19:34, 05/05/2019

Tiger Woods responds to Hank Haney’s comments, SiriusXM ban DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods usually avoids taking a public stance on any controversial topics the way he tries to avoid water hazards on the golf course. After shooting an even-par 72 in the second round of the Memorial on Friday, Woods hammered his f...
01:17, 06/01/2019

Japanese minister responds to #KuToo campaign by saying high heels 'appropriate' Japan's health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are "necessary and appropriate" in the workplace....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a cautious response on Friday to a report that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had a top envoy executed after a failed summit with President Trump made him look bad. “We’re doing our best to check it out. I do...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Pose's Billy Porter Responds to First-Ever Emmy Nomination: "I'm So Thrilled!" Congratulations, Billy Porter! "Oh my god. I just...I'm so thrilled to sort of be counted in the number," he tells Daily Pop in this highly celebratory clip from Tuesday's......
02:51, 07/17/2019

Gaza Militants Fire Nearly 100 Rockets and Israel Responds With Airstrikes Palestinian militants launched the rockets into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday and one Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire, bringing the death toll since Friday to five....
13:51, 05/04/2019

Lindsay Lohan Sweetly Responds to Paris Hilton's Shade Who needs a Burn Book when you have Andy Cohen and Instagram? In any case, Lindsay Lohan is taking the kill-her-with-kindness route when it comes to frenemy Paris Hilton. The 32-year-old......
17:51, 05/25/2019

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Man...
03:00, 06/02/2019

Omar Responds to Trump's Racist Rally Chants: 'He Is a Fascist' Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called it like it is on Monday amid President Donald Trump’s ongoing racist attacks against her and other members of the so-called Squad of progressive Democratic freshman congresswomen....
03:00, 07/19/2019

"Delhi Girl Challenging You": Priyanka Gandhi Responds To PM's Dare Priyanka Gandhi Vadra sat on top of a slow-moving minibus along with former chief minister Sheila Dikshit as she campaigned for the first time in Delhi today since she joined politics in January....
16:34, 05/08/2019

Joe Biden responds to Trump's claim he 'deserted' Pennsylvania: 'I've never forgotten where I came from' Joe Biden responded Tuesday to President Donald Trump's claim that the former vice president "deserted" Pennsylvania, a critical battleground state in the 2020 presidential election....
06:51, 05/22/2019

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the ...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Trump’s next tweet could get a warning label SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s next tweet might come with a warning label. Starting Thursday, tweets that Twitter deems in the public interest, but which violate the service’s rules, will be obscured by a warning explaining...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
07:51, 05/29/2019

Serena Williams responds to criticism about equality fight after Wimbledon loss Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2016 and after her latest Wimbledon loss to Simona Halep she was asked about her focus on tennis....
16:51, 07/15/2019

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted an effusive letter it received from Gillibrand in 2008, in which the then-congresswoman praised "the...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Coach Dan Mullen responds to Florida's recent legal troubles Florida coach Dan Mullen's personal beliefs about violence toward women haven't resulted in a zero-tolerance policy for his program        ...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Huawei responds to Android ban with service and security guarantees, but its future is unclear Huawei has finally gone on the record about a ban on its use of Android, but the company’s long-term strategy on mobile still remains unclear. In an effort to appease its worried customer base, the embattled Chinese company said today that it ...
14:51, 05/20/2019

Jurgen Klopp responds to Bayern Munich interest after Champions League win Jurgen Klopp has responded to Franz Beckenbauer's call to return to Germany and join Bayern Munich by reiterating he has a long-term contract at Liverpool....
17:17, 06/04/2019

Angry Over Central Berths, Nitish Kumar Responds In Kind In Bihar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who was upset after his party was offered only a single berth in the Narendra Modi government, has hit back at the BJP's state unit. In the much-awaited Cabinet......
11:34, 06/02/2019

Iran Calls Shooting Of Military Drone "Message To America", US Responds Iran shot down a U.S. naval surveillance drone near the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian and U.S. officials said Thursday, adding to weeks of tensions in the Persian Gulf region amid growing concerns of a......
19:34, 06/20/2019

Netflix Responds to Data Connecting 13 Reasons Why With Rise In Teen Suicides 13 Reasons Why, a Netflix show exploring why its protagonist died by suicide, has sparked debate among the research community as to whether it contributed to an uptick in suicide rates. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings responded to this indictment after the...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump Responds to Meghan Markle's Criticism: "I Didn't Know That She Was Nasty" Donald Trump is set to visit the United Kingdom next week and have meetings with members of the royal family. Meghan Markle, who is on maternity leave after welcoming her and husband Prince......
17:34, 06/01/2019

Brunswick News responds amid growing fervor over cartoonist’s dismissal Brunswick News Inc., has attempted to push back against what they call "false information" about their decision to end Charles de Adder's freelance contract....
15:34, 07/03/2019

Pep Guardiola responds to criticism of Manchester City plane song – video Pep Guardiola has apologised to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying his Manchester City side back from their title win in Brighton. In the song it mentions Liverpool fans being 'battered on the streets' and being 'victims of it al...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Mets’ Todd Frazier responds to Jake Arrieta’s scary threat Todd Frazier didn’t fan the flames while explaining his Saturday night blowup. Challenged by Jake Arrieta after the Mets’ 6-5 win, Frazier said the Phillies’ right-hander can “say what he wants.” “I’m just sick of getting hit, especially ...
01:51, 07/08/2019

To Priyanka Gandhi's "Criminals Roaming Freely" Jibe, UP Police Responds Stung by Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's scathing attack on crimes in the state, Uttar Pradesh Police responded today with data and claiming that they have fought effectively against crimes....
19:51, 06/29/2019

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle has joined the cast of the long-rumored, now-finally-happening reboot with LeBron James. We don’t kno...
10:17, 07/12/2019

The Londoner: Racism row over Brexiteer's tweet Anti-Brexit campaigner Femi Oluwole responds to Leave.EU figure's comments / Labour's biscuit bother / Jurgen Klopp wades into politics / Andrea Jenkyns's twitter gaffe...
12:51, 05/31/2019

The Complicated Story Behind Trump’s Casino Tweet On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump shot off a tweet that knocked a proposal he characterized as “a special interest casino Bill.”...
11:34, 05/09/2019

Elon Musk Is Going to Trial Over Bad 'Pedo Guy' Tweet Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to head to trial later this year over a series of bad tweets in which he described a diver as “pedo guy” after the man criticized his plan for saving a young soccer team trapped in a cave system in Thailand.Read more......
04:00, 05/12/2019

Bill Cosby says he is still ‘America’s Dad’ in Father Day’s tweet Despite serving a prison sentence for sexual assault, Bill Cosby stays active on social media. On Sunday, he posted a Father’s Day message on Twitter that social media users said fell flat. “Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad…,” the disgraced act...
18:51, 06/17/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
09:34, 06/25/2019

Londoners surprised after police tweet profanities Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
16:51, 07/20/2019

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
20:00, 07/14/2019

MLB: Umpire union tweet about Machado was ‘inappropriate’ SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the one-game suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following his ejection for arguing a called third s...
05:34, 06/19/2019

Musk faces Oct. trial over 'pedo guy' tweet A U.S. judge said Tesla CEO Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist. U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson said a reasonable jury could conclude that Musk's comments were m...
23:51, 05/10/2019

"Received Message Loud And Clear": Smriti Irani Responds To Rahul Gandhi Smriti Irani, who gave one of the biggest shocks for the Congress by beating Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, targeted Mr Gandhi and said she got his message to take-care-of-Amethi-with-love"loud and clear"....
07:34, 05/27/2019

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays workers ‘starvation wages’ Amazon responded Monday morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays warehouse workers “starvation wages,” saying in a tweet that says it pays workers at least $15 per hour plus full benefits. In response to a que...
18:51, 06/17/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
10:51, 05/30/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any ultimatums but remained committed to the multilateral pact....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat At Dave Harper's family farm in New Zealand's scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy omega-3 fatty acids in the animals' meat....
04:51, 05/16/2019

Vanderbilt Responds To "Fuck You" Barrage From Louisville Pitcher With Ninth-Inning Rally Louisville’s Luke Smith was pitching his ass off against Vanderbilt on Friday. Through eight innings, the junior had struck out 10 while only giving up three hits and one earned run. No one would have blamed Smith for showing a little emotion after s...
20:00, 06/22/2019

13 Reasons Why Creator Responds to Study Showing Youth Suicides Up After Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why creator and showrunner Brian Yorkey is speaking out about the concerns about a possible link between the Netflix series and real-life suicide rates. According to a National......
00:00, 05/30/2019

Firefighter Union Leader Responds After President Trump Lashes Out Over Joe Biden Endorsement President Donald Trump lashed out at the country’s largest firefighter union on Wednesday, claiming to have “done more for Firefighters than this dues sucking union will ever do” after the organization endorsed former Vice President...
03:34, 05/02/2019

‘I Didn’t Know That She Was Nasty.’ Trump Responds to Meghan Markle Criticizing His 2016 Presidential Run President Donald Trump has responded to negative comments that Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, made about him during his 2016 presidential run. In an interview with the British newspaper The Sun that was published on Saturday, Trump was asked how h...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Girl claiming to be daughter of man caught kissing over dead lion responds: 'I don’t consider you my dad anymore' After facing the wrath of the internet, things might have gotten even worse for an infamous hunting couple. Their daughter reportedly plans on never speaking to them again....
03:34, 07/19/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:00, 05/21/2019

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on...
18:00, 06/05/2019

John Cusack apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet Actor John Cusack is apologizing for tweeting an anti-Semitic cartoon and quotation after defending the post, then deleting it. The image showed a blue Star of David above a hand pushing down on a group of people accompanied by a quote frequently mis...
01:00, 06/19/2019

In Pamphlet Row, Gautam Gambhir Gets Notice For "Filth Mr CM" Tweet Arvind Kejriwal had tweeted in support of AAP leader Atishi after details of the sexist pamphlet were released, saying that he "never expected Gautam Gambhir to stoop so low"...
22:34, 05/11/2019

For "Sarcastic" Tweet On Gandhi, Maharashtra IAS Officer Transferred The IAS officer who triggered a row with her tweet thanking Nathuram Godse has been transferred from her post. The government has also issued her a show-cause notice and asked her to explain the......
22:34, 06/03/2019

KLM blasted for sharing tweet about fatalities based on seats The Dutch airline KLM took a social media beating this week after its India team shared a tweet about the seats where passengers are most likely to die, according to a new report. The tweet in question, posted by @KLMIndia along with the hashtags #Tu...
19:34, 07/18/2019

Trial date set for Elon Musk's 'pedo guy' tweet A U.S. judge on Friday said Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist by the chief executive of electric car company Tesla Inc....
23:34, 05/10/2019

BBC DJ fired after royal baby tweet with chimpanzee picture LONDON (AP) — A BBC disc jockey has been fired after using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after posting ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Samsung Deletes Tweet That Warned Its QLED TVs Can Get Viruses Samsung's US Support Twitter account deleted a tweet in which it reminded its followers that it is imperative to regularly scan their QLED TVs for viruses and malwares....
17:00, 06/18/2019

This AI-powered bot is learning how to tweet like Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin There’s a new form of artificial intelligence that mimics Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin with alarming accuracy. Vitalik Boterin is a bot powered by machine learning (ML). It regularly tweets unique nuggets of wisdom that read eerily similar to ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Last night's best Game Of Thrones tweet somehow came from The King Of Queens My eyes are getting wearyMy back is getting tightI’m sitting here in traffic on the Queensborough bridge tonightBut, I don’t care ‘cause all I want to do...is cash my check and drive right home to post a tweet about Game Of Thrones 12 years after thi...
23:17, 05/20/2019

"Sunny, My Son", Says Dharmendra In Tweet That Leaves Users Wondering Newly-elected BJP parliamentarian Sunny Deol received some fatherly advice from Dharmendra today morning, in the form of a confusing social media post...
08:17, 07/04/2019

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to completely shift spaceflight gears in a confusing tweet June 7....
18:34, 06/11/2019

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month eve...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Viggo Mortensen attacks Spain's far-right Vox over Aragorn tweet Actor says his Lord of the Rings character ‘advocates inclusion of the various races’Viggo Mortensen has rebuked Spain’s far-right party Vox for using an image of his Lord of the Rings character, Aragorn, in a political tweet.On election day last mon...
18:34, 05/07/2019

UAE says 'extremist militias' control Libyan capital: tweet "Extremist militias" controlling the Libyan capital, Tripoli, were "derailing" the search for a political solution to the country's crisis, a senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Thursday....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Trump’s Tweet Was Condemned as Racist. His Response: No, They’re the Racists. The president demanded that the representatives apologize to him and “the people of Israel” after he used a racist trope in urging the four Americans to “go back” to their countries....
17:00, 07/15/2019

The 2019 NBA Awards Were a Slam Dunk As a lifelong hoops head, attending the NBA Awards is a bit of a surreal experience. I ran into Nick Anderson, and the 15-year-old Orlando Magic fan buried deep within me had to resist the urge to um … “talk to him” about missing those four free thro...
03:34, 06/26/2019

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
19:34, 04/28/2019

A 24th Slam for Serena or a second for Simona? "Serena Williams enters her 11th Wimbledon final knowing she is just one title away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slams held since the 1970s."...
15:51, 07/12/2019

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person accompanied them....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon responded this morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers "starvation wages" in a tweet that says it pays workers $15 an hour plus full benefits....
16:51, 06/17/2019

More evidence that no best diet exists: A study of 1,100 people shows how everyone responds differently to common foods YIUCHEUNG/Shutterstock A new study followed 1,100 people for two weeks in the US and the UK, and found that no two people's bodies responded exactly the same way to common foods. Lead researcher Tim Spector said a good general rule is still to eat ...
15:34, 06/12/2019

American Airlines responds to rapper Boosie's profane rant after missing flight Rapper Boosie posted a rant against American Airlines on his Instagram riddled with profanity as well as racial and homophobic slurs.       ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Marshae Jones’ Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Manslaughter Charge; DA Responds to Criticism Lawyers for Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman charged with manslaughter after her unborn baby was shot and killed in utero, filed a motion to dismiss the case on Monday morning, calling the indictment against her “unreasonable, unfounded, and unjust.”...
23:17, 07/01/2019

Tiger Woods responds to drunk-driving suit amid allegations tapes were ‘destroyed’ Tiger Woods on Tuesday addressed the death of the employee whose Florida family is suing the PGA legend after their son was killed in a December drunk-driving accident. Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman — cited as the general manager of Woods’ ...
21:34, 05/14/2019

FIFA 20 leak: EA responds to Neymar cover art, official information coming at EA Play 2019 EA has responded to images that suggest Neymar would be the cover star for the newest FIFA game ahead of a more general reveal coming next week at EA Play...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Drake's sideline antics draw ire of Milwaukee Bucks coach, rapper responds to criticism Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer was less than enthused about Drake’s antics on the sidelines during the team’s Eastern Conference Finals game against the Toronto Raptors....
19:17, 05/23/2019

Pentagon responds to Iran by sending additional ship, Patriot missile battery to Gulf The USS Arlington and a Patriot missile defense battery will join the carrier strike group and bomber task force deployed to the Persian Gulf earlier this week, the Pentagon announced Friday....
04:34, 05/11/2019

Trump Calls Sen. Kamala Harris 'Nasty' Because That's What Misogynists Do. The California Congress Woman Responds I would like to say that the president of United States is out of character when he refers to a female senator as “nasty,” but who are we kidding? This president ran on a platform of degrading and belittling women and yet, 53 percent of white women a...
21:17, 05/02/2019

John Cusack under fire for antisemitic 'follow the money' tweet Actor posts message alongside popular far-right motto before backtracking amid barrage of criticismJohn Cusack has apologised after coming under fire for an antisemitic tweet.Cusack retweeted a quotation, accompanied by a Star of David image, popular...
16:51, 06/18/2019

Chase yanks tweet offering advice on how to save money Chase bank was blasted on Twitter Monday following a #MotivationalMonday tweet that offered simple suggestions on how those struggling to make ends meet could save money: make your coffee at home, eat food in the fridge and take a cab when you can....
08:51, 04/30/2019

Tom Brady left 'very confused' over strange 'millennial thing' tweet New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady knows a lot about winning Super Bowls, making the right plays and being able to stay healthy and compete at a high level at his age....
02:17, 05/21/2019

Trump's Japan Visit: Golf, Burgers and a Provocative Tweet Just moments before departing his Tokyo hotel for a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president wrote on Twitter that he is not bothered by North Korea’s recent missile tests....
19:34, 05/26/2019

Trump slams Democratic debate in one-word tweet: ‘BORING!’ President Trump sent his first tweet a little more than half an hour into the Democratic presidential primary debate on Wednesday, and made clear what he thought of the proceeding. “BORING!” Trump tweeted at 9:35 p.m. as Democratic hopefuls — includi...
06:34, 06/27/2019

"Come Out, Every Vote Matters": Rajnath Singh, PM Modi Tweet In Round 6 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh were among the leaders who tweeted early morning asking people to come out in large number and vote in the sixth round of the national......
03:51, 05/12/2019

"No Longer Acceptable": Trump's New Tweet Attack On India Over Tariffs US President Donald Trump lashed out at India once again on Tuesday, saying that the country "has long had a field day" with tariffs and it was "no longer acceptable". Mr Trump's tweet was the latest......
16:00, 07/09/2019

'Yeti' footprints sighted, claims Indian Army tweet For centuries, humans have been searching for the Yeti -- and now, in an unceremonious tweet, the Indian Army is claiming to have found evidence of the mythical Himalayan monster....
09:34, 04/30/2019

Lakers fans’ nightmare worsens with every Magic Johnson tweet Magic Johnson is living his best life. Lakers fans, not so much. Around 35-40 fans marched down to Staples Center in protest on Friday, imploring owner Jeanie Buss to restore the franchise to its past prominence. No arrests were reported, only signs ...
20:34, 05/11/2019

Police investigate Danny Baker's royal baby tweet Police are investigating Danny Baker's tweet about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby that resulted in the radio presenter being sacked by the BBC....
00:17, 05/11/2019

House Democrats pull tribal bills after Trump tweet Democratic leaders have pulled two House bills concerning Native American tribes after President Donald Trump urged Republicans to oppose one of the measures...
23:34, 05/08/2019

House Democrats infighting escalates with late-night tweet US House TV via Reuters Infighting in the House Democratic caucus continued Friday with a late-night tweet from the official House Democrats Twitter account. "Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" t...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special m...
06:51, 06/05/2019

Anderson chases Bauer after tweet; ChiSox rout Indians 9-1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Tim Anderson chased Trevor Bauer after the All-Star tweeted a playful message to him earlier in the day, Yoán Moncada had a two-run homer and four RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox routed Cleveland Indians 9-1 Monday night to stop a th...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Samsung tweet suggests scanning your smart TV for malware every few weeks This morning a Samsung customer support account tweeted an odd warning that, to prevent malicious software attacks on your smart TV, you should scan it for viruses every few weeks. It even included an instructional video to help you do so. The tweet,...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far-right over 'Lord of the Rings' tweet Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character he played in "Lord of the Rings."...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Bleacher Report Deletes Tweet Containing God-Awful USWNT Graphic Whenever an American team is in the championship of an international tournament of any kind, the ensuing victory or defeat can become a vital content farm for sports publications everywhere—present company included. With this in mind, Bleacher Report...
20:34, 07/07/2019

Priest begs gays not to leave church over bishop’s tweet PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. The Boston Globe reports th...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
09:34, 07/04/2019

SEC and Elon Musk tweet agreement gets a judge's seal of approval Elon Musk now knows exactly what Tesla information he can tweet without getting in trouble with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to The Wall Street Journal, US District Judge Alison Nathan has signed off on the agreement the executiv...
10:51, 05/01/2019

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
13:34, 07/17/2019

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
07:00, 05/26/2019

Rich Energy shareholders say "rogue" individual behind Haas F1 tweet The shareholders behind the Rich Energy brand have described the claim that it had terminated its deal with the Haas Formula 1 team as "the rogue actions of one individual"...
17:34, 07/11/2019

Anand Mahindra's Tweet Proves That Nobody Can Beat Indians At 'Jugaad' The Hindi word 'jugaad' can be roughly translated as a "hack" or an innovative work-around - and now a tweet by Anand Mahindra proves, yet again, that nobody can beat Indians at jugaad....
10:17, 05/22/2019

IAS Officer Trolled After "Sarcastic" Tweet On Mahatma Gandhi, Godse A Maharashtra IAS officer landed in trouble after her tweet that appeared to question the celebration of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary. While the Nationalist Congress Party demanded that she be......
11:34, 06/02/2019

Let It Go: Rajnath Singh To Opposition On Kiran Bedi's Now-Deleted Tweet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday appealed to the opposition, particularly the DMK, to put to rest the controversy over a tweet by Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi, saying she has deleted it and......
15:00, 07/04/2019

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested for tweet NEW DELHI – India’s top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom. Prashan...
22:34, 06/11/2019

Chase bank draws backlash with 'Monday Motivation' tweet A tweet sent out by the United States largest banking institution that was designed to encourage Americans to save money instead drew a heavy dose of criticism....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump’s ‘bluff’ in tweet on impeachment In the latest installment of her spat with President Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out his “bluff” after he used comments the progressive darling made about mounting calls to impeach him. “Mr. President, you’re from Queens. ...
14:51, 06/17/2019

Actress Payal Rohatgi Stirs Row With Shivaji Tweet, Then Apologises Payal Rohatgi, after tweet on Chhatrapati Shivaji, clarified, "I apologise with folded hands to all those who thought I was speaking ill about their maharaj."...
10:17, 06/04/2019

Susan Collins tells Trump to delete ‘way over the line’ tweet The storm of criticism surrounding President Trump’s incendary Sunday morning “go home” tweets grew louder Monday as a crucial moderate Republican senator, Maine’s Susan Collins, blasted the social media barrage as “way ...
22:51, 07/15/2019

In Divya Spandana's Congratulatory Tweet To New Finance Minister, A Jibe Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana today congratulated BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman for becoming only the second woman in India's political history to be appointed as the Union Finance Minister,......
17:34, 05/31/2019

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking....
23:51, 07/19/2019

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Ted Cruz slams Ilhan Omar over now-deleted tweet on immigration Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex, called out Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, over a deleted tweet that suggested having a merit-based immigration system would disadvantage Latino migrants....
12:00, 05/29/2019

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Crew says aide’s tweet about her father’s re-election campaign violates rule limiting political activity by federal employeesIvanka Trump was accused on Thursday of violating the Hatch Act that bans government workers from speaking out on political c...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalate U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen....
01:17, 05/20/2019

Samsung Deletes Terrifying Tweet Warning That Its Smart TVs Can Get Viruses The internet of things, in which all of our gadgets are plugged into data connections, will bring some terrible downsides along with its conveniences. We were blessed with a reminder of this uneasy future this morning when Samsung’s Twitter account f...
18:17, 06/17/2019

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton o...
03:00, 06/12/2019

UK Restaurant Owner's Tweet After Manager Serves $5,000 Wine By Mistake Restaurant work is demanding and intense, and managers are not always known for their kindness and understanding. So when one steakhouse in Manchester, England, tweeted a "chin up" message to a server......
04:51, 05/17/2019

Twitter says Trump’s tweet didn’t violate its rules against racism but won’t say why Twitter’s new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Trump called on several Democratic members of Congress to “go back” to their countries —...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Slam-chasing Spieth on the march at PGA Championship Jordan Spieth, who is chasing a career grand slam, surged into contention at the PGA Championship on Friday, grabbing the clubhouse lead during the second round....
22:17, 05/17/2019

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance for the men....
08:34, 07/07/2019

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio that it follows. Touching, raucously funny, adventurous and yes, even profound, Pixar's signature proper...
06:00, 06/14/2019

MLB roundup: Machado, Padres slam Phils Manny Machado hit the ninth grand slam of his career Monday night to cap a seven-run sixth inning as the San Diego Padres earned an 8-2 victory while handing the visiting Philadelphia Phillies a fifth consecutive defeat....
11:17, 06/04/2019

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
09:00, 07/22/2019

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
05:00, 07/19/2019

Bogaerts hits slam in 7-run 8th, Red Sox beat White Sox 9-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam in Boston’s seven-run eighth inning to give the Red Sox a 9-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Mitch Moreland went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and J.D. Martinez and Eduardo Nunez each had ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Stephen Curry’s net worth is a slam dunk Basketball superstar Stephen Curry has a bank account even more impressive than his three-point shots. Thanks to lucrative endorsement deals and a whopping five-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, Steph scores big as one of the highest-earn...
00:34, 05/09/2019

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Tiger bettor's Grand Slam wager would pay $10M James Adducci, the 39-year-old man from Wisconsin who won $1.19 million off an $85,000 bet on Tiger Woods to win the Masters, has placed a $100,000 wager on Woods to win the Grand Slam this year at 100-1 odds....
06:34, 05/09/2019

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row DETROIT (AP) — Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 Thursday to finish a terrible homestand for the Tigers. The Marlins, who had the worst record i...
23:00, 05/23/2019

More storms brewing after tornadoes slam central U.S. More severe weather was in the forecast Wednesday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South a day earlier.        ...
20:34, 05/01/2019

| US Open to be richest Grand Slam in history This year's US Open will be the richest Grand Slam tournament in history after organisers announced prize money for the event had been increased to R790 million....
09:51, 07/19/2019

No. 1 cruising at French, eyes 'Djoker Slam II' Novak Djokovic continued to cruise at the French Open, sweeping to an easy win over 147th-ranked Italian qualifier Salvatore Caruso to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros....
18:00, 06/01/2019

Trump responds to report that the White House wanted the USS John McCain ‘out of sight’ President Trump responds after a story that alleges the White House asked the USS John McCain to be out of sight during the President’s visit to Japan.        ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith's generous gesture at More...
12:51, 05/21/2019

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri responds to Gary Cahill's scathing assessment of his first campaign Maurizio Sarri has praised departing Chelsea captain Gary Cahill's professionalism, but denied seeing the defender's scathing interview in which he criticised the Italian's man-management style....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Elon Musk responds after porn star posts video of sex encounter while riding in Tesla on Autopilot A Los Angeles adult film performer and her boyfriend found a perhaps predictable way to use their time while riding in a Tesla on Autopilot mode last week -- and their online post drew the attention of Tesla CEO Elon Musk....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Mets third baseman Todd Frazier responds to Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta's comments New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier responded to Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta's comments and gave the Mets' side of the incident.       ...
22:17, 07/07/2019

BTS fans prompt apology from Australian TV show over 'offensive' segment Loyal BTS fans prompted an apology from Australia's 20toOne for a segment about the Korean boy band deemed xenophobic and racist.        ...
18:17, 06/20/2019

Miss Michigan stripped of title over 'offensive' social media posts Kathy Zhu received an email Thursday dismissing her as a Miss World America pageant participant and revoking her Miss Michigan World America title.        ...
00:34, 07/20/2019

Ariana Grande, fans poke fun at her 'offensive' new wax figure at Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds London announced that a life-sized Ariana Grande figure would be on display to visitors for a five-week stint.        ...
16:34, 05/28/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
02:51, 06/08/2019

'Deeply offensive' blackface video of California high school student sparks backlash Videos circulating on social media show a California high school student in blackface using a racial slur.        ...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet from a fake Adrian Wojnarowski account that stated Chris Paul making fun of Rockets teammate James Har...
03:51, 06/20/2019

"People Victimized, Karma Catching Up": Punjab CM After Harsimrat Kaur's Tweet Congress leader and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said the protests were the natural result of a decade of victimisation of Punjab by the Badal family...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Ahead Of Trinamool's Mega Rally, Babul Supriyo's Sarcastic Tweet Ahead of Mamata Banerjee's mega Kolkata rally today, Union Minister Babul Supriyo took a dig at the Trinamool Congress and said the ruling party in Bengal will be wiped out of the state by 2021 when......
08:34, 07/21/2019

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
16:00, 05/20/2019

BBC host fired after royal baby tweet featuring photo of chimp BBC broadcaster Danny Baker was fired after a tweet about Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s newborn son that was perceived as racist.        ...
20:51, 05/09/2019

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
20:17, 06/18/2019

Trump, Via Tweet, Names Pro-Wall Former Border Patrol Director to Head ICE President Donald Trump has picked Mark Morgan, a former director of the U.S. Border Patrol under the Obama administration, to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
12:00, 05/27/2019

Police to take no further action over Danny Baker royal baby chimpanzee tweet Police are to take no further action after reviewing an allegation concerning a tweet by broadcaster Danny Baker about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Ethics committee to probe Rep. Matt Gaetz tweet about Michael Cohen The House Committee on Ethics announced Friday it's opening an investigation into whether Rep. Matt Gaetz attempted to threaten Michael Cohen with a tweet about his marriage in February....
02:17, 06/29/2019

Zomato's Viral "Ghar Ka Khana" Tweet Triggers Hilarious Responses On Wednesday, food delivery platform Zomato shared an amusing tweet, asking customers to eat home-cooked food for a change. That bit of advice, coming from a food delivery app, left people chuckling -......
01:34, 07/09/2019

Police apologize for Father’s Day tweet that asked followers to turn in bad dads A Kansas police department has apologized for a tweet it put out on Father’s Day that encouraged parents to turn in dads with any outstanding warrants — sparking a backlash. The since-deleted tweet by the Topeka Police Department read: “Does yo...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Castro calls Trump Jr. a 'coward' for tweet about Harris' racial heritage 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Donald Trump Jr. on Sunday for questioning fellow Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris’ racial heritage, calling the president’s son a “coward” and saying his tweet last week was “disgusting.”...
05:34, 07/01/2019

Elon Musk to Go to Trial Over 'Pedo' Tweet About Thai Cave Diver A US judge has said Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist. A trial is scheduled for October 22....
11:17, 05/11/2019

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
06:51, 07/05/2019

A teacher opens his home to students with deported parents. The tweet went viral. It reads like a feel-good story, but James Tilton — a freshman English teacher at Eastside High School in Lancaster, California — says it isn't.        ...
01:51, 06/20/2019

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… well, actually, that was it. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a benign trend for people to...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Pete Alonso doubles down on ‘hurtful’ tweet reply, push to play Pete Alonso played better defense than the rest of the Mets on Friday night. His defense just happened to initially come on Twitter. The first baseman fought back against the idea that his lobbying to keep Thursday’s game going through the rain led t...
13:17, 06/15/2019

Amarinder Singh's "Discipline" Retort To Navjot Sidhu's 'I Quit' Tweet Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as Punjab minister a month ago, sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today. "There has to be some kind of discipline," the Chief Minister......
11:34, 07/15/2019

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from to help fix their “crime infested places from which they came.”...
15:17, 07/15/2019

Trump's half-cocked and loaded tweet draws barrage of reaction U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."...
22:17, 06/21/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Millennial fighting rare bone cancer responds to Biden vow: Law supported by Trump helped save my life A millennial fighting a rare form of cancer has hit back at Joe Biden's claim that his presidency would "cure cancer," and credited President Trump's administration with saving her life....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Carli Lloyd Responds To Stupid Celebration Controversy With Polite Golf Clap After Scoring An Absolute Screamer In the UWNT’s first game since dealing with the stupid controversy over how they celebrated the goals in their 13-0 rout over Thailand, the question on everyone’s mind was how the team would celebrate when they inevitably scored against an outmatched...
20:34, 06/16/2019

'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland responds to Instagram troll who criticized engagement ring videos “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland, who recently announced her engagement to former “Bachelorette” contestant Wells Adams, has no time for trolls — especially those who criticize her new sparkler. ...
08:51, 07/21/2019

| Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open....
08:17, 05/25/2019

Highlights: Supreme Vondrousova reaches first Slam final "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets."...
14:34, 06/07/2019

German firms slam costly US sanctions against Russia German companies want Angela Merkel to mitigate damage caused by years of tough US sanctions against Russia. The president of an influential German business group said the US was prioritizing its own economic interests....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Johnson completes runner-up grand slam at PGA Championship Dustin Johnson narrowly missed out on winning his second career major at the PGA Championship on Sunday but in doing so he joined some very select company by completing the career runner-up grand slam....
05:51, 05/20/2019

Serena returned to tennis to hunt down Slam No. 24, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou has steered Serena Williams to some of her greatest achievements, but the coach has never seen the American work as hard as she has to battle back from injury and illness in pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles ti...
17:17, 07/10/2019

Will Nadal pass Federer for grand slam wins? Rafael Nadal's 12th French Open title took him to just two grand slams behind Roger Federer's mark of 20. But who will end their career with more majors?...
02:17, 07/03/2019

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’...
02:00, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 8 Juan Martin del Potro to reach his first Grand Slam quarterfinal     &...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 on Friday night. The Pirates gave Feliz his first major league start in...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea More than a hundred public housing tenants demanded answers from the city’s embattled Housing Authority over a controversial plan to knock down a portion of a Manhattan’s Fulton Houses to make room for private apartment towers. The proposal is part o...
12:17, 06/05/2019

What’s overshadowing Jordan Spieth’s grand-slam chase The question was asked innocently enough of Jordan Spieth on Wednesday in advance of Thursday’s PGA Championship opening round at Bethpage Black. “As you’re in this bit of a slump … ’’ it began. “Was,’’ Spieth corrected the questioner, with a forced ...
08:17, 05/16/2019

| Spieth thinks more about finding form than career Slam Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth is more concerned with finding form off the tee than completing a career Grand Slam at this week's PGA Championship....
05:17, 05/16/2019

More storms brewing Thursday after tornadoes slam central USA More severe weather was in the forecast Thursday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday and Wednesday.        ...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Highlights: Thiem ends Djokovic’s Slam streak "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open final."...
20:51, 06/08/2019

Biden more than holds his own despite race-based slam from Harris Joe Biden emerged largely unscathed during a high-decibel debate Thursday night, turning in a surprisingly passionate performance and fending off a racially charged attack by Kamala Harris....
05:34, 06/28/2019

| Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros....
23:00, 05/25/2019

Never count out Queen Serena on her quest for a Grand Slam "Serena Williams might be struggling for fitness and for form - but that does not mean she can\u0027t fight her way through to yet another Grand Slam final at Roland Garros."...
00:17, 05/28/2019

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 Tuesday night to snap a five-game skid. Bruce tied a career high with six RBIs in his second game since being acquired by the...
10:00, 06/05/2019

A Tiger Woods slam would set up controversial bettor for life James Adducci is on the prowl for another payoff. After turning his first sports bet into an astounding $1.275 million following The Masters, the 39-year-old Wisconsin daytrader is doubling down on Tiger Woods, betting on the star golfer to win the G...
10:51, 05/09/2019

Spieth shuts down grand slam talk at PGA Championship Never mind completing the career grand slam, Jordan Spieth is simply happy to be back on the leaderboard, especially at a major, as he plays his way back from a mini-slump....
04:17, 05/18/2019

| Federer into Wimbledon last 16 with record 350th Grand Slam win Eight-time Wimbledon singles champion Roger Federer posted yet more landmarks as all the main contenders encountered few problems in reaching the last 16....
06:51, 07/07/2019

Brett Baty’s first Mets home run is a grand slam Brett Baty’s first professional home run definitely made some noise. The Mets’ first-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft stepped up to the plate for the Gulf Coast rookie league squad and went deep in the second inning for a grand slam during a 9-1 win ...
04:34, 07/02/2019

Jordan Spieth in position to at least dream about career slam Seventeen questions. That’s how many inquiries Jordan Spieth fielded from reporters Friday at the PGA Championship before he finally was asked the most pertinent one of all: about him inching closer in his pursuit of a career Grand Slam. A PGA Champi...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Renfroe’s grand slam in 9th lifts Padres over Dodgers 8-5 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning off Kenley Jansen to give the San Diego Padres a thrilling 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday and avoid a three-game sweep. Renfroe drove ...
01:34, 05/06/2019

Wimbledon is Federer's best chance to win 21st slam: Wilander Wimbledon is Roger Federer's best chance to win another Grand Slam but, at 37, the Swiss maestro is no longer an outright favorite to prevail in multiple five-set contests over two weeks, seven-times Grand Slam champion Mats Wilander said....
18:17, 06/30/2019

MLB roundup: Padres beat Dodgers on PH, walk-off slam Pinch hitter Hunter Renfroe hit a walk-off grand slam off Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with two out in the bottom of the ninth Sunday afternoon to give the host San Diego Padres an 8-5 victory to avoid being swept in a three-game series a...
09:17, 05/06/2019

Rosario hits slam in 8-run first as Mets rout Marlins 11-2 Amed Rosario hit a grand slam during an eight-run outburst that marked the Mets' biggest first inning in three decades, and New York rolled to an 11-2 rout of the Miami Marlins        ...
07:17, 05/11/2019

Second 'Nole Slam' would put Djokovic up with Federer and Nadal: Wilander Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career and should he do it by winning the French Open, it would surpass anything Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer have achieved, said Mats Wilander....
15:51, 05/26/2019

McIlroy's grand slam bid on life support at Masters "Rory McIlroy\u0027s quest to complete the career grand slam at this year\u0027s Masters was on life support after the misfiring Northern Irishman failed to make a move during his third round on Saturday."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close the gap at Wimbledon on Sunday."...
09:00, 07/15/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
04:34, 07/12/2019

Grand slam bet on Tiger Woods not smart, but these wagers may be It’s already clear in the mainstream media’s initial coverage of sports wagering that stories about big bets will create a lot of buzz. Don’t you get caught up in the drama. Learn how to bet smart! You probably heard about the gambler in Las Vegas wh...
16:51, 05/10/2019

Win Wimbledon, win the all-time Grand Slam title race? "With Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semi-final action on Friday, what bearing could this Grand Slam have in their three-way race for the all-time men’s record?"...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Spanish far-right party’s anti-LGBT tweet makes star of tiny gay ghost Vox’s tweet shows Lord of the Rings’ Aragorn as party tackling LGBT symbolAragorn, son of Arathorn, pal of hobbits, scourge of orcs and wielder of a legendary sword, appears to have met his match in a tiny gay ghost.A few hours after the polls opened...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Stanley Druckenmiller sold everything and bought Treasurys after Trump's tweet threatening China Billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller says he sold nearly all of his investments and piled into Treasurys following Trump's China tweet in May....
17:51, 06/04/2019

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media pl...
07:00, 05/22/2019

BBC host Danny Baker fired after tweet depicting royal baby as a monkey Danny Baker's tweet showed a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee wearing clothes, captioned with the text, "Royal Baby leaves hospital."        ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Trump, after tweet backlash, hits Dems 'sticking up for' people bad-mouthing America After triggering backlash over tweets urging progressive congresswomen to go back to their "broken and crime infested" home countries, President Trump appeared unbowed Sunday night, suggesting it was "so sad" to see Democrats sticking up for the lawm...
15:17, 07/15/2019

Vivek Oberoi Apologises Amid Anger Over Aishwarya Rai Meme, Deletes Tweet Actor Vivek Oberoi today deleted his tweet sharing an offensive meme on exit polls featuring actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and posted his apologies, hours after a display of defiance....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Seth MacFarlane Parodies Constance Wu With NSFW Tweet Celebrating The Orville Renewal Seth MacFarlane boldly went there. Constance Wu recently drew criticism, accusations of being "ungrateful" when she tweeted profanity-filled negative tweets immediately following......
04:51, 05/13/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decries ‘myth’ of low-paying jobs in emotional tweet In an emotional outpouring, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared her feelings about graduating from waitress work to being a member of Congress — and railed against the stigma of low-paying jobs on Twitter....
22:51, 05/11/2019

Elon Musk Doesn't Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet We’re not even a year on from Tesla founder Elon Musk’s settlement in a case over using an aritst’s work without credit and we’re back here again, this time over some fan art of Nier Automata’s star 2B....
06:34, 06/17/2019

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later forced to clarify his tweet. ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Shares, Then Deletes, a Tweet Questioning Kamala Harris’s Race But the original tweet that questioned the racial background of a presidential candidate of Indian and Jamaican descent had already gone far and wide....
02:17, 06/29/2019

Deal For Workhorse To Buy Ailing GM Lordstown Plant Is 'Roughly Preliminary' Despite Trump Tweet Earlier today, President Donald Trump tweeted that “subject to a UAW agreement etc., GM will be selling their beautiful Lordstown Plant to Workhorse, where they plan to build Electric Trucks.” It was a victory lap of sorts for the Commander-in-Chief...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said in a tweet on Friday....
14:34, 07/05/2019

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Twitter CEO personally calls Omar to explain policy after Trump tweet: report Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly called Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Tuesday, the same day he met with President Trump at the White House, to explain to her why Twitter didn’t take down a tweet from Trump that she said caused death threats...
22:17, 04/28/2019

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
17:51, 06/29/2019

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......
01:00, 05/30/2019

Booker dodges question about spokesperson's Biden 'senate judiciary hearing' tweet 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker was unable on Sunday to clarify a tweet his spokesman sent out about former Vice President Joe Biden getting “his own Senate Judiciary Hearing.”...
21:51, 07/21/2019

British wrestling champion Adrian McCallum dies at 36 after haunting final tweet British wrestler Lionheart today died aged 36 – hours after posting a haunting message online. The world heavyweight champion said: “One day you will eat your last meal, you will hug your friend for the last time”. His message ̵...
03:51, 06/20/2019

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees with. “It’s 2019 & @JoeBiden is longing for the goo...
20:51, 06/19/2019

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats sa...
03:00, 07/03/2019

Sports: Serena Chases a Grand Slam Record at Wimbledon This is the third Grand Slam final for Serena Williams since she gave birth to her daughter. She lost the first two — can she win Saturday at Wimbledon?...
21:17, 07/12/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under house arrest in Italy....
19:17, 07/02/2019

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced at the Australian Open ...
10:51, 05/13/2019

Harper’s grand slam keys Phillies’ 11-1 rout of Cardinals ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a grand slam, his first with the Phillies, and Rhys Hoskins added four hits, including a homer, to spark Philadelphia to an 11-1 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Harper’s homer capped a six-run...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Serena Williams opens bid for 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam Serena Williams renews her bid for her 24th Grand Slam title and eighth at Wimbledon with a Centre Court match against Giulia Gatto-Monticone of Italy....
14:34, 07/02/2019

Dylan Alcott on track for calendar year grand slam Alcott defeated Wagner 6-2, 4-6, 6-2Wins at Wimbledon and the US Open will see him equal Rod Laver’s featAn emotional Dylan Alcott reached out to his fans via Twitter to thank them for their support as he became the first Quad Wheelchair Champion at ...
10:34, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Halep says Slam losses helped her beat Williams Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon       ...
00:17, 07/14/2019

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers for cutting spending on how events will be presented at venues next year. At the annual conference of Summer Games sports federations Tuesday, senior judo offi...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended in the French Open semifinals because he made some odd strategic choices, because the wild weather bothered him, because the chair umpire got under his skin....
22:34, 06/08/2019